Best time to visit Halong Bay

When to visit Halong Bay?

Weather: Ha Long has typical weather of tropical coastal climate with two different seasons: rainy season with hot weather from April to September and dry season with some cold months from October to March. The average temperature of Ha Long Bay is 22.5°C in a year. The temperature can reach to 37°C in summer while it might drop to below 8°C in winter. The rainfall is highest in months from May to August with 80-85% of the total rainfall of the year.

Best time to travel: The periods September – November and March – May can be known as best time to visit Ha Long Bay because of good weather. The dry climate allows you to enjoy all activities onboard and visit anywhere. These periods also are busy seasons so large crowds and busy traffic is expected. From Jun to August, it is low season because of rain weather and storms can occur. However, the price is much cheaper which you can save as much as 10-20% on a cruise trip compared with other time of the year.

Useful tips for tourist when traveling to Ha Long Bay

  • Go with travel agencies is easiest way if you are first-time visitors to travel Ha Long Bay

  • Bring binoculars to Halong Bay Cruise for a better experience of sightseeing on the bay


    • Sun Glasses
    • Sun Block
    • Wide Brim Hat
    • Insect Repellent
    • Swim Suits
    • Camera
    • Warm Clothes (in winter from November to April)
    • Original valid passport is required upon check-in on-board


    • The itinerary is subject to change without prior notice if adverse weather or tide conditions occur.
    • Day boat is a sharing boat, used for outdoor activities on the second day only.
    • Advanced reservationsare required with complete passenger details, including Full Name, Gender, Date of Birth, Nationality, Passport Number, Visa Expiry Date.
    • Please inform us of special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) before departure. 



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