1. Vinpearl Resort & Spa Ha Long
Vinpearl Halong on a summer day (Photo: Vinpearl.com)
Our number one is without a doubt the Vinpearl Resort. This place breathes luxury and meets all your needs. Located offshore in Halong Bay, you will need a boat to reach the resort as it is on a private island.
Bay view room
The staff is well trained and speaks English. Rooms are clean and most have stunning sea views. There is an indoor and an outdoor pool, so you can swim even in a storm.
Overlooking the magnificent bay in absolute peace and quiet, private beaches and beautifully landscaped gardens, Vinpearl Resort should also be high on your list.
- Vinpearl Resort & Spa is about 5 km from Halong Railway Station.
- As it is on a private island you will need to take a boat to and from the resort. A ferry departs from Ha Long Bay and the resort approximately every 20 minutes.
- Free WiFi, indoor and outdoor pool, jacuzzi and free parking on the island.
- Rich breakfast buffet. A mix of Western and Vietnamese cuisine.
- The resort has a spa, gym, private beaches, and three elegant restaurants, one of which is open seasonally.
- The resort is very child friendly.
- Each room has a balcony overlooking the sea.
- It is an all inclusive resort (all meals included).
- Check in at 2pm. and check out at 12pm.
- Close to Sun World theme park.
The price for a double/twin room starts at around US$175 per night.Don't reserve Booking.com
- Vinpearl Halong, Ilha Reu, Cidade Halong, Quang Ninh (Map and Directions)
- (+84) 1900 636 699 - (+84) 243 974 9999
2. Wyndham Legend Halong
Number two on our list is the 5-star Wyndham Legend Halong Hotel. This luxurious and beautiful hotel is located over a kilometer from Sun World Theme Park. The distance from Halong railway station to the hotel is about 8 kilometers.
The room size with 2 single beds is 33 m²
Guest rooms are contemporary with floor to ceiling bedroom windows offering city or bay views. With 24/7 room service and private lounge access for suites and club rooms, this hotel is ideal for relaxing, unwinding and enjoying your privacy.
Double Room with Sunworld Theme Park View
With clean, spacious rooms, an outdoor pool, fitness center, and several wonderful restaurants and bars to enjoy, the Wyndham Hotel is definitely worth considering.
- Wyndham Legend is about 8 kilometers from Halong Railway Station.
- It is close to the beach and Sun World theme park.
- Free WiFi, outdoor pool, jacuzzi, spa, gym and free parking on site.
- Free breakfast buffet.
- The hotel offers fine dining Japanese and French-Italian restaurants. You will also find two elegant cocktail bars and a café in the hotel. The hotel is child friendly.
- Modern rooms with large windows overlooking the city or the sea.
- Check in at 2pm. and check out at 12pm.
The price for a double room starts at around 100 USD per night.Don't reserve Booking.com
- 12 Bai Chay, Halong City, Quang Ninh, Vietnam (maps and driving directions)
- +84 203 3636 555
3. Royal Halong Hotel
The elegant Royal Halong Hotel is located in a beautiful green residential area, about 2 km from the sea and 5 km from Halong Railway Station.
Spacious room overlooking the bay
All rooms are cosily furnished with beautiful wooden floors and offer maximum comfort. Superior rooms offer bay views and villas have balconies overlooking the pool. Some of the more expensive houses have separate living rooms.
Royal Halong Restaurant
There is a casual buffet restaurant on site, and other amenities include an indoor pool, an outdoor pool with loungers, a lounge, and a casino.
- Royal Halong Hotel is about 5 km from Halong Bay Railway Station and 2 km from the beach.
- Free Wi-Fi, outdoor pool with loungers, indoor pool, lounge, spa, gym and even a casino can be found at the hotel.
- Free parking is available at the hotel.
- Free breakfast buffet.
- It offers a wide range of rooms, including pool view villas and sea view rooms.
- Comfortably furnished rooms.
- Suitable for children.
- Not all inclusive.
- Check in is at 2pm. and check out is at 12pm.
- Disabled access
The price for a double room starts at around 110 USD per night.
- Royal Hotel Halong: Bai Chay, Halong City, Quang Ninh
- +84 203 3848 777
4. Royal Lotus Ha Long Resort & Villa
This elegant hotel is located on the coast of Ha Long Bay, 2 km from the QL18 main road and about 8 km from Tuan Chau Island. Tuan Chau Island is a popular tourist destination with beautiful beaches and lots of entertainment.
Royal Lotus Ha Long: Reception
The tastefully furnished rooms of the hotel have a balcony and the villas have a small kitchen and living room. The hotel's most luxurious rooms overlook Ha Long Bay.
In addition to free breakfast, other hotel amenities include a bar, events center, outdoor pool bar with loungers, spa, restaurant, and children's playground.
large family suites
- Easily accessible as it is approximately 2km from the main QL18 road. About 8 kilometers from the popular tourist destination of Tuan Chau Island.
- Free WiFi, outdoor pool bar with sun loungers, spa, gym and children's playground.
- Free parking spaces available at the hotel.
- Free breakfast buffet.
- Suitable for children.
- It offers a wide variety of rooms, including bay-view rooms and villas with a living room and small kitchen.
- Modern rooms.
- The hotel is child friendly.
- Not all inclusive.
- Check in at 2pm. and check out at 11am.
The price for a double room starts at around 75 USD per night.
- Peninsula, 2, Hung Thang Street, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh 200000
- +84 203 3593 999
All of the above hotels offer a shuttle bus service to the airport.
5. Paddington Hotel Halong Bayview
Whether you come to Halong for business or leisure, Paddington Hotel Halong is one of the sophisticated hotels with quality facilities that will enhance your stay. The 145 spacious rooms are fully equipped with contemporary interior design and state-of-the-art furniture.
The hotel offers a delicious culinary journey that combines authentic flavors with modern touches. In a bright, neon-lit environment, the Dynasty Restaurant satisfies lovers of Cantonese cuisine. Meanwhile, the Blue Lagoon Restaurant starts your day with an extensive breakfast menu. After your meal, enjoy your favorite coffee at the Hideout Cafe or a glass of cocktail at the Glow Sky Bar.
World-class wellness facilities include an Oval Blue Pool, state-of-the-art Pump Fitness and a sumptuous 700m2 Serenity Spa. Here you will find a wide range of facilities such as jacuzzi, snow sanctuary, sauna and hot steam baths and deep tissue massages.
Why we love:Paddington Hotel Halong consists of different room types and sizes for different types of guests. It is particularly suitable for business travellers. In addition, the 5-star hotel offers exclusive dining experiences and shuttle service to Noi Bai, Cat Bi and Van Don International Airport.
Luxury features:state-of-the-art event and meeting facilities for large events of up to 2,000 guests, an oval-shaped freshwater pool with natural light streaming through the glass ceiling.
Preis:Ab 110 US-Dollar.Don't reserve Booking.com
6. Luxushotel Muong Thanh in Quang Ninh
Located in one of the most scenic corners of Halong city, Muong Thanh Luxury Quang Ninh Hotel is a top choice for tourists. This luxurious hotel comprises an impressively large collection of 508 well-appointed rooms. A good night's sleep is just right here, cozy in light brown tones and leather furniture.
The multifunctional Van Xuan Restaurant is recognized as an ideal venue for banquets. The maximum capacity is 600 guests. For casual dining, head to Thien Cung Restaurant, which offers a la carte, set menu and breakfast buffet options. As for drinks, the Minh Chau Lobby Lounge is fully stocked with mixed cocktails. If you're looking for a cooler spot to party, don't hesitate to head to Ha Mai Poolside Bar for a plethora of snacks and cocktails.
Regalis Spa & Massage is perhaps the hottest spot at Muong Thanh Luxury Hotel. It's a complete way of seduction, well equipped with sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and new massage facilities.
Why we love:Enjoy panoramic views of the bay and city from this high-rise hotel. There is a variety of relaxing activities including karaoke, playing tennis, working out in the fitness center and enjoying the Regalis Spa & Massage.
Luxury features:gleaming, sumptuous furniture in the rooms, a world-class tennis court, a state-of-the-art fitness facility.
Preis:Ab 120 US-Dollar.Don't reserve Booking.com.
7. Novotel Hotel Halong Bay
At first glance, the Novotel Halong Bay Hotel presents itself as a modern building with a curved shape overlooking Halong Bay. Its privileged location allows guests to go directly on footPraia Bai Chay. The hotel's design offers a perfect blend of European grace and Vietnamese accents, with a crisp white exterior and intimate interiors.
Generously spread throughout the hotel, there are 225 standard rooms and deluxe suites with large windows and spacious balconies overlooking Ha Long Bay and the lush mountains. The Hotel Novotel Halong Bay emphasizes culinary diversity with a selection of international and traditional Vietnamese specialties. There is also a barbecue corner with quality wines. If you are looking for a romantic spot to admire the gorgeous sunset, the Lobby Lounge Bar is a great option. For meetings and banquets, the hotel offers 7 meeting rooms with a capacity for 300 guests.
Why we love:You can walk to the beach and nearby leisure facilities. The hotel is not only a glamorous place for big budgets, but also for business travelers and families.
Luxury features:an outdoor pool with mosaic tiles, spacious meeting rooms with state-of-the-art amenities, the In Balance Spa by Novotel with luxurious treatments.
Preis:Ab 64 US-Dollar.Reservations not Booking.com
8. Dragon Legend Halong Hotel
The newly built Dragon Legend Halong Hotel started operations in 2019 and offers 4-star accommodation and services. With a prime location in the center of town, guests not only have easy access to the beach, but also to popular restaurants and bars nearby.
Dragon Legend Halong Hotel proudly presents its neoclassical architectural design. Its exterior glows with golden lights. Inside, the hotel houses a large collection of 135 tastefully furnished rooms. An excellent breakfast buffet is served daily. You can also enjoy pampering moments in the spa and wellness center with sauna and massage service.
Why we love:Dragon Legend Halong Hotel is a new 4-star hotel in the center of Halong City. It is only a 2 minute walk to the nearest beach. A variety of recreational facilities offer exciting experiences for fun-seekers.
Luxury features:a relaxing rooftop pool, a state-of-the-art gym and spa, state-of-the-art meeting and conference facilities.
Preis:Ab 50 US-Dollar
9. Citadines Marina Halong
Citadines Marina Halong is located in Bai Chay, a popular tourist area known for its scenic views and easy access to Halong Bay. It is a great choice for anyone wanting to explore the city and bay while enjoying a comfortable and convenient stay.
Address: 2 Hong Gai Street, Bai Chay, Halong, Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam
Preis:Ab 60 US-Dollar
frequently asked questions
Is it worth staying in Ha Long Bay?
Halong Bay is a popular tourist destination known for its stunning scenery, abundant wildlife and traditional floating villages. If you enjoy nature, outdoor activities like kayaking and hiking, and want to learn about local culture, Ha Long Bay might be a great option for you. On the other hand, if you prefer more urban or fast-paced environments, it might not be for you.
What is the best area to stay in Ha Long Bay?
Here are some options to consider:
Halong City: This is the largest city near Halong Bay and offers a variety of accommodation options from budget guesthouses to high-end hotels. Halong City is a good choice if you want to be close to the bay but also have access to city amenities.
Bai Chay: This is a popular tourist area known for its beaches and is located on the mainland near Ha Long Bay. Staying at Bai Chay gives you easy access to the bay, but it can also get crowded in high season.
Cat Ba Island: This is the largest island in Halong Bay and offers a more remote and natural experience. Cat Ba is a good choice if you're looking for a peaceful getaway, but be aware that the island can be quite remote and there may be limited dining and entertainment options.
What is the best month to visit Halong Bay? ›
October to December (Fall) is the best time to visit Halong Bay thanks to the pleasant weather and low chance of rain, though you can expect double of the crowds. However, with some planning, you can have an amazing Ha Long tour with half of the normal price.Is it worth staying in Halong Bay? ›
Halong Bay is definitely a go-to destination if you are a nature lover. From untouched beaches to ancient floating villages, secluded islands, and an amazing system of natural caves and grottoes, natural beauty is what the bay draws your attention to.Which route in Halong Bay is best? ›
The most common route is visiting the Sung Sot Cave ( Surprising Cave) and Titop Island on the first day, and then visit Luon Cave on the second day before disembark the cruise. These destinations are also the most beautiful and precious quintessence of the bay.What are the threats to Halong Bay? ›
IUCN noted many threats to the site, including increase in tourism; the infrastructure developed may have potential to impact adversely on the site; the coal loading operations through the inshore waters of the Bay; large fishing presence in the Bay, and urban and industrial development.How many days are enough for Halong Bay? ›
Normally, people will need to stay in Halong Bay for 2 days to 3 days either on cruise or a hotel on land.When not to visit Halong Bay? ›
However, the months of July – August often see sporadic hurricanes and storms, which may render cancellation and delay of your trip. In those cases, you can switch around by visiting another destination in the North of Vietnam and visit Halong Bay later. These storms will not last longer than 3-4 days.How much is a taxi from Hanoi to Halong Bay? ›
The traveling time is about 1.5-2.5 hours. It takes about 1h 30m to get to Hai Phong by taxi, quite the same time if you go by personal means of transport like a motorbike or private car. The taxi cost is $75 – $95.Is Halong Bay one of the 7 Wonders of the world? ›
(TITC) - Ha Long Bay was officially recognized by New7wonders as one of the new 7 natural wonders of the world on 11/11/2011. Since then, Ha Long Bay has become part of the global memory and one of the seven landmarks forever remembered by history.How much do you tip on Halong Bay cruise? ›
We recommend tipping between 50.000 VND and 100.000 VND to individual staff that you would like to thank. To thank the crew in general, we recommend tipping around 200.000 VND per cabin for a 2 day 1 night cruise, and 250.000 VND for a 3 day 2 night cruise.What is the difference between a 2 day and 3 day Halong Bay cruise? ›
A 3-day cruise itinerary gives you a chance to explore the most secluded and faraway destinations, not only in Halong Bay, but also in Bai Tu Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay. Compared to 2 day trip, you will have more opportunities to kayak or swim, cycle or trek, and see more for less.
Which is better Halong Bay or Lan Ha Bay? ›
For beach-lovers, head to Halong Bay for larger but more touristic beaches and come to Lan Ha Bay for small, pristine, or even private beaches. If Titov and Soi Sim are the 2 most famous sandy beaches on Halong Bay, Ba Trai Dao and Van Boi Beach are the two most beautiful ones on Lan Ha Bay.Is Halong Bay polluted? ›
At present, water in Halong Bay shows pollution by oil and coliform. Other pollutants such as heavy metals, chlorinated pesticides, cyanide, organic mater… are still lower than Vietnamese standard for coastal water.Is Halong Bay water polluted? ›
At present, water sample measurements in Halong Bay shows signs of pollution by oil and coliform. Other pollutants; namely heavy metals, chlorinated pesticides and organic matter are also above the limits set by the state for water management.Is Halong Bay water clean? ›
The bay is not only an ideal place for sunbathing with dazzling sunlight, but also a beautiful beach with calm tides, clean, and green water. It would be even much more enjoyable if you have a chance to swim far away from the beach, maybe diving from a cruise, because the water there is much more clear.Is Ninh Binh worth it? ›
Known as 'Halong bay on land', Ninh Binh province is an area of natural beauty and is definitely worth visiting when you are travelling in Vietnam.Can you swim in Halong Bay Vietnam? ›
Swimming in Halong Bay is an absolute sensation you should not miss. Nothing can cool off hot summer days better than swimming in the bay. There are many stunning beaches surrounding with a collection of green limestones such as Titov Beach, Ban Chan Beach, etc., which will make you fall in love right away.Why is Halong Bay so special? ›
What Halong Bay Is Famous For? Ha Long Bay as known as a UNESCO World Heritage Site is famous because its stunning limestone mountains raising up from emerald waters that formed from thousand years ago. You also can have a chance to explore amazing caves as well as the culture of Ha Long.Which month is best for Hanoi? ›
The best time to visit Hanoi is between the months of October and April, when the region experiences a pleasant weather along with a low level of humidity. However, December and January are the peak months to visit Hanoi.Is there a train from Hanoi to Halong Bay? ›
Time and where to catch the train
The train leaves once a day from Yen Vien station in Hanoi at 4:55 am. and arrives at Halong station at 11:41 am, a total travel time of 6 hours and 45 minutes. Once the train arrives in Halong City, you have to arrange additional transportation to reach your hotel or the cruise port.
Unique experience. Cave dinner, kayaking through the tiny tunnel, swimming on a secluded beach amidst the caves and grottos, biking past the rainforest on an island, squid fishing at night, practicing Tai Chi as you watch the sun rises over the Bay – these are just some of what a cruise trip to Halong Bay has to offer.
How many days do you need in Hanoi? ›
3 days is the average time that most visitors spend in Hanoi. 1 or 2 days seems to be a little tight as there are plenty of tourist attractions, cool bars, nice restaurants and great cafes offering panoramic views over the city.Is Uber allowed in Vietnam? ›
Ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft are not available in Vietnam in 2023. The good news is that there are a few Uber alternatives in Vietnam that you can use instead. Keep reading for all about how to use other ride-hailing apps in Vietnam, like Grab and Gojek!Can I use Uber in Vietnam? ›
Uber offers 4 types of transport services + 1 deliver service in Vietnam (Uber MOTO, Uber X, Uber BLACK, SUV, Uber DELIVER). The Prices for transport with Uber in Vietnam are almost one third versus Vietnamese taxi services. However, these prices are almost the same in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.How deep is the water in Halong Bay? ›
Halong Bay has an area of 1553 km² and coastline spanning 120 km. The bay is relatively shallow with its deepest depth measuring at 33 feet (10 metres).What is the number 1 wonder of the world? ›
1. The Great Pyramid of Giza. Of all the ancient seven wonders of the world, the Great Pyramid of Giza is the one and only wonder that has survived to stand tall through thick and thin.Is the Blue Lagoon one of the wonders of the world? ›
Iceland's Blue Lagoon is considered one of the wonders of the world, and it's a spot on many travelers' bucket lists. With the new Sky Lagoon, residents and visitors get to continue to enjoy Iceland's natural geothermal waters and landscapes.What happens if you don't tip on a cruise? ›
When you forego tipping on your cruise, you aren't hurting the corporation. You're just lowering the pool of funds that hard-working service employees share at the end of the journey. Automatically added gratuities take the confusion out of tipping on your cruise.Is it rude not to tip at all-inclusive resorts? ›
Do I Need to Tip at an All-Inclusive Resort? While tipping is a discretionary and optional gesture, at all-inclusive resorts in Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and others, it is certainly encouraged.Do you tip in the dining room on a cruise? ›
It's not necessary, but a small tip can be offered for in-room dining. Personally, when I have a great housekeeper, even on a ship that includes gratuities, I will leave a small cash bonus (maybe $20 per passenger) at the end of the cruise. The same goes for waiters.What is the best month to go to Vietnam? ›
The best time to visit Vietnam is from March to April, when rainfall is low and temperatures are milder. In a country more than 1,600 kms (1,000 miles) long, the weather in Vietnam varies considerably as you go from north to south, from a temperate to a tropical climate.
Are luxury goods cheaper in Vietnam? ›
As a general rule of thumb, the more luxurious and verifiable the item, the less you'll save in Vietnam. If you go to a high-end retailer, the prices will look similar to London or Paris or Milan. The real savings come from shopping at local markets and boutique shops.How many days is enough for a cruise? ›
If you're bringing the whole family, a 5 or 7 day cruise might be the best way to make sure everyone has an awesome getaway. And for those lucky folks with even more time to spare, a cruise of 10 days or more will give you an incredible experience of all the best things a cruise has to offer.How many days can you stay on a cruise ship? ›
Generally speaking, cruise ships can only stay at sea for around twelve days before they need to refuel. Despite this most cruise ships will refuel every few days as they stop at different ports. Just because a cruise ship could in theory stay at sea for 12 days, this doesn't mean that they do.Why have movies been filmed at Halong Bay? ›
In recent years, well-known producers in Hollywood have discovered Halong Bay as an ideal place for filming movies. In the past, the Vietnam War was the main topic that brought producers to Vietnam. “The Quiet American”, “Indochine” and “The Lover” are the most famous movies working well from this topic.Which is better Da Nang or Hoi An? ›
Hoi An's beaches are probably nicer, although Da Nang's beaches have their champions too. Both have excellent seafood. The photo ops in Hoi An are so plentiful that it's almost impossible to take a bad picture. Da Nang's photo ops are a bit harder to find, but some say that makes them all the more treasured.How do I get from Hanoi to Lan Ha Bay? ›
To get to Lan Ha Bay, you will have to transfer to Cat Ba Island first. From Hanoi, you can take a tourist bus directly to Cat Ba, travel by train to Hai Phong and travel to Cat Ba from Hai Phong, and get to Halong and transfer to Cat Ba. If you travel by tourist bus, it will take about 3,5 hours.Is Halong Bay beautiful? ›
Why should you visit Halong Bay? The unique beauty of the bay, with its towering limestone karsts, make this a natural wonder worthy of a UNESCO World Heritage listing. There are more than 1,600 islets in the bay, their limestone worn down by 500 million years of tropical downpours, and topped by thick jungle growth.Is Halong Bay a tourist trap? ›
Ha Long Bay is one of Vietnam's most renowned travel destinations. However, over the years it has gained a reputation of being swamped with tourists and having expensive boat tours in a polluted bay.Where do you fly into for Halong Bay? ›
Van Don, Noi Bai and Cat Bi are the closest airports to Halong Bay.How far is Halong Bay from airport? ›
Distance and travel time.
|Airport||Distance to Halong Bay||Travel Time|
|Van Don International Airport (Quang Ninh)||53 km||35-45 minutes|
How much does it cost to go to Halong Bay? ›
The Halong Bay entry fee is US$13 per person for a day cruise and US$25 for an overnight cruise. This is generally included in your ticket, though it's worth double-checking for the cheapest cruises. Activities like kayaking and island bike rides may cost extra.
IUCN noted many threats to the site, including increase in tourism; the infrastructure developed may have potential to impact adversely on the site; the coal loading operations through the inshore waters of the Bay; large fishing presence in the Bay, and urban and industrial development.Does Halong Bay have crocodiles? ›
Other attractions during your stay in Ha Long, beside exploring Ha Long Bay itself, if to visit the Royal Park in Halong City, Water Music, a circus performance by dolphins, sea lions, crocodiles, and much more.Which part of Halong Bay is best? ›
Quan Lan – Best Area in Halong Bay for Families. Quan Lan is one of the outermost islands in Halong Bay, making it a peaceful destination throughout the year and perfect for families. The large, unspoiled beaches offer panoramic views of the ocean on one side, and towering Halong Bay mountains on the other side.What is the best season to visit North Vietnam? ›
The best time to visit northern Vietnam is during spring (March to April) and autumn (September to November), when days are generally warm and sunny.What is the best time of year to visit Siem Reap? ›
The best month to visit Siem Reap is December with the tourism industry exploding during this period, especially between Christmas and New Year. Another part of the year when it is a good time to visit Siem Reap is later during February to April when the temperatures are low, and crowds are a bit sparse as well.Is September a good time to visit Halong Bay? ›
Overall, September is a pretty good time to visit Halong Bay. If you are still concerned about the weather, you may consider booking your trip from mid-September onward.What is the best time of year to visit Hoi An Vietnam? ›
January to March. From January to March is the ideal time to visit Hoi An, since Hoi An weather is cool, dry and comfortable with the average temperature varying from 18 to 23OC.How much money should I take to Vietnam for 2 weeks? ›
For a two-week trip, your Vietnam travel budget should be about $2,530 per person based on my suggestions and itinerary as indicated above.Where is the most beautiful city in Vietnam? ›
- Ho Chi Minh – bustling city. Photo: Hai An. ...
- Hanoi – the 1000 year-old city. Photo: Hoang Ha - Tuan Mark. ...
- Tuy Hoa – city of oil lamps and braziers. Photo: Duy Huynh. ...
- Nha Trang – City of delicious food. ...
- Danang city – All in one.
How much money do I need for 3 weeks in Vietnam? ›
This route cuts down on travel costs as the only expense there would be renting a motorbike, which is quite easy to do in Hanoi Old Quarter or Pham Ngu Lao in Ho Chi Minh. You shouldn't spend more than $4-$6 per day. Three weeks could be done as cheaply as $800, but more realistically aim for $1,500.
Malaria risk is present throughout the year in all areas except Phnom Penh, other main cities, Angkor Wat, Siem Reap and close to Tonle Sap. Risk is highest in the north east regions of Preah Vihear, Stung Treng, Ratanakiri and Mondolkiri. Malaria precautions are essential.Is Siem Reap worth it? ›
It's home to interesting architecture, a thriving food scene, and a surprising nightlife that make it a favorite destination for both backpackers and expats. We were intrigued. Angkor Wat may be its main draw but there's enough to see and do in Siem Reap to keep you busy between temple visits.What is the best month to visit Angkor Wat? ›
Ostensibly, the best time to visit Angkor Wat is during the dry season, which runs from November through to mid-April. During this period, temperatures dip, making the days cooler.Why is Halong Bay so famous? ›
What Halong Bay Is Famous For? Ha Long Bay as known as a UNESCO World Heritage Site is famous because its stunning limestone mountains raising up from emerald waters that formed from thousand years ago. You also can have a chance to explore amazing caves as well as the culture of Ha Long.How many days in Vietnam is enough? ›
Planning Your Trip to Vietnam
Travelers with limited time can rejoice that Vietnam is small enough to experience the highlights in just a few days. That said, the ideal timeframe is about 10 days, as it takes at least this long to immerse yourself in Vietnam's rich culture.
- Cu Chi Tunnels. ...
- The Royal Tomb of Minh Mạng. ...
- Hải Vân Mountain Pass. ...
- Hội An. ...
- Tien Ong Cave. ...
- Dao Thuc Village. ...
- Jade Mountain Temple. ...
- Hạ Long Bay. A seascape of tall islets and rocks that freckle the emerald waters of northeast.
Summer lasts from May to October when it is hot and humid and the region experiences its highest rainfall. July to September are often the wettest months of the year.