Another way to see Halong Bay: sightseeing flights by helicopter

June 10, 2019

Cruising Halong Bay has long been one of the top things to do when visiting Vietnam. And now tourists have a new way to experience the dazzling natural attraction. By helicopter. The first helicopter sightseeing flights over the scenic Halong Bay area have been launched by the Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company, a subsidiary of state-owned helicopter operator Vietnam Helicopter Corporation. Flights depart from and arriving at Tuan Chau island, which is about…

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New highway cuts travel time from Hanoi to Halong Bay by half

September 14, 2018

The world-famous Halong Bay is now just an hour and a half away from Hanoi starting from this September. The Hai Phong – Ha Long Highway, which was opened on September 1st after three years of construction, will reduce travel time between Ha Long and the northern port city of Hai Phong from two hours to 30 minutes. It consists of 19.8km of roads and 5.4km of Bach Dang Bridge….

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Vietnam among top 50 most beautiful places in Asia

June 28, 2016

Sapa, Hoi An and Ha Long Bay in Vietnam have recently been listed among the 50 most beautiful places in Asia in the Readers’ Choice Awards 2016 by Conde Nast Traveler, one of the world’s premier luxury and lifestyle travel magazines.   According to this magazine, Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam still remains its nostalgic beauty with mossy house, wooden bridges, and slow paced lifestyle always…

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