Get a cruise on time
In order to take a cruise in Halong Bay perfectly, you should know what time excactly cruisers leave harbour for the bay, therefore Halong Tour Vietnam would like to provide you this essential information for travellers who come to Viet Nam in the first time.
Before arriving in VietNam and take a cruise in Halong Bay, you should be provided cruisers' departure time by operator, all cruiser leave harbour at about 12h 30' pm. Nomarly travellers get to Hanoi at least 1 day before departure date, but if you can't do that kindly pay attention to below-mentioned information:
Every Halong Bay tour operators picking you up between 8.00 and 8.30 Am from your Hotel in Hanoi, in case you arrive at the Noi Bai international airport on the same cruiser's departure date, you should inform this matter for tour operator, if your flight delay and you arrive at the ariport later than 9.00 AM, please make a call for tour operator immediately to be arranged a private car to tranfer to Halong Bay, in this case the best way you yourself catch a taxi to go straight to Halong bay to get on cruiser in time. On the contrary if you arrive at the airport later than 10.00 Am, for your safety we advise you to cancel tour on that day, you can deal with tour operator to change Halong Bay tour to next day.
Because from Airport to Halong Bay is about 200 km, it usually takes you 4 hours, moreover the road in Viet Nam is not in good condition so you consider going to HaLong Bay or not in this situation. Have a good trip.