Travel Updates

Travel Update: April 17-18th, 2017

Warm weather with no rain and mild sun. This is one of the best time to visit Halong Bay on a cruise!

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Last minute promotions:

Free shuttle bus for all Signature Cruise trips for April 22-28 period

Save $30/person on shuttle bus fee when you book Signature Cruise with us: https://www.halongbaytours.com/cruise/signature-cruise.html - travel period from 22-28 April 2017, applied new bookings made on 8 April onward only. To book this special deal please email us: info@halongbaytours.com

Important updates:

Kayaking in Halong Bay to be temporarily suspended from 1 April 2017

On 29 March 2017, Halong City Administration has issued a decree numbered 2195/UBND which will suspend all kayaking activities in Halong Bay, including those offered by day cruises and overnight cruises. Any cruise operators found violating this new decree will have their license withdrawn for at least 30 days.

(Source: http://baoquangninh.com.vn/xa-hoi/201703/tu-ngay-14-dung-hoat-dong-dich-vu-cheo-kayak-tren-vinh-ha-long-2336826/)

Entrance and Sightseeing Fee Increase for all overnight cruises from 1 April 2017

Effective from 1 April 2017, Halong Bay's entrance and sightseeing fee will be adjusted, according to Halong Bay Management Board. Following the new fee policy - Decree 4278/2016/QĐ-UBND, each passenger will be surcharged 140,000-180,000 (about US$7-9) for 2 day 1 night trip and 340,000 -380,000 (about US$17) for 3 day 2 night trip. This fee increase applies for all cruises visiting Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay. Travellers whose trip date falls into this period will receive our email notice of the surcharge and fee increase. 

Source (Halong Bay Management Board: http://www.halongbay.com.vn/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1055%3A2017-01-10-07-46-08&catid=12%3Atin-tc-s-kin&Itemid=250&lang=en)

Halong Bay to offer free wifi in sightseeing points

Quang Ninh province is implementing its free wifi project that covers major caves and islands that receive tourists daily. Security camera will also be installed as part of the plan. Major sights such as Thien Cung, Dau Go and Titop Islands already have wifi installed while other anchoring areas such as Three Peaches Beach will soon have wifi covered.

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