Traveling in Halong Bay: Weather and Sight Seeing

Ha Long Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin, includes some 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. Because of their precipitous nature, most of the islands are uninhabited and unaffected by a human presence.


In order to discover the full beauty of this New Natural Wonder, remember to carefully pay attention to the weather in Halong bay. Let’s take a look to find some useful tips when traveling to this wwonderful destination.

1. Weather in Halong bay

Halong Bay is a part of the Gulf of Tonkin, where the weather has 4 separated seasons. Especially, in the winter (from November to March), the weather is very cold, while in the summer (from April to October), the weather is extremely hot. This makes Halong becoming an ideal destination for tourists all over the year.


The best time to visit: A perfect time for Vietnamese tourists to visit Halong Bay is in the summer (from April to October) every year. On the other hand, the winter is an ideal time for foreign tourists. The summer is the main tourist season of Halong Bay. Therefore, you should travel to this tourist attraction from March to May or from August to October.

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However, you should not pay a visit to Halong Bay from June to July because of these reasons:

  • At weekends in June and July, the beaches are full of tourists and the higher fee, therefore, you may feel unpleasant on these days.
  • The natural climate of Vietnam in June and July usually experiences a lot of storms, of which final destinations are the Gulf of Tonkin and Halong Bay. Therefore, please be careful when traveling to Halong in June and July.

2. Best places to visit in Halong Bay

Co To Island

In order to contemplate the beautiful coral reefs of Co To Island, you can travel by boat to the island and enjoy the beach here.



The pristine beauty ofCo To Island is still well-preserved, which you can hardly find in the business of Halong Bay.

Tuan Chau Island


Tuan Chau Island is one of the most beautiful islands among 1969 islands of Halong Bay and the sole island that have residents inhabiting. This island also possesses the largest man-made beach in Vietnam.

Yen Tu Tourist Site


 Halong is not only famous for its oceans and caves but also for the mountains. If you want to pay a visit to a pagoda, then, you should not forget to travel to Yen Tu Tourist Site. It includes a great system of pagodas, shrines and banyan trees with the beautiful natural landscape.

Cua Van Fish Village


Cua Van Fish Village is one of the most attractive destinations of Halong Bay. You will not only have the opportunity to enjoy the relaxed and peaceful atmosphere but also learn about the culture, the life of the fishermen as well as how to catch fishes with the locals.

Halong, as well as Vietnam in general, warmly welcomes you to enjoy Vietnamese cuisine and to make your trip in smooth water, turn your plan into real by quick hands to obtain Vietnam visa at and for Vietnam eTicket at

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