When you should visit Halong Bay, Vietnam | Halong Bay Airport

When you should visit Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay

Halong Bay cruise, located in the Gulf of Tonkin, within Quang Ninh Province, in the northeast of Vietnam, is 165 kilometers from the capital of Hanoi. Covering an area of 43,400 ha and including over 1600 islands and islets, most of which are uninhabited and unaffected by humans, it forms a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars and is an ideal model of a mature Karst landscape developed during a warm and wet tropical climate. The property’s exceptional scenic beauty is complemented by its great biological interest.

Halong Bay

Halong Bay

Lying in the tropical zone and consisting mainly of water, Halong Bay enjoys a warm and wet climate with two seasons: hot and damp summer versus dry and cool winter. The average temperature of Halong is around 15 – 25 Celsius degree with the hottest months being Lune – August.

Sunset in Halong Bay

Sunset in Halong Bay

Winter in Halong Bay lasts from November to March which lead to cold weather and getting cold in January and February. In addition, summer time lasts from May to early September, as other part of the Northern country, Halong Bay is sunny and hot for swimming under clear blue sky.

Limestone Islets

Limestone Islets

Halong Bay can be visited the whole year round, however there are months when the temperature rises and storms develop in this bay. The best time to visit Halong Bay is from March to June, because during this time, tourists have a chance to swim off the boat and relax on sundecks. Besides, visitors can shoot photos with blue and sky. Moreover, the dry climate and pleasant temperature will enable you to enjoy all activities. Especially, the period between August and October is the typhoon season. However, Halong Bay is lucky not to be much affected by heavy storms because of the nature of a closed-sea area. The strongest storms on this bay normally are at level 9 or 10.

When you have an opportunity to travel Halong Bay, you shall enjoy its natural beauties, such as mountains, water, islands, grottoes, etc. Each season will bring you a different felling that you will never forget.

The Indochina Voyages team.

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