Traveling to Ha Long this summer is the choice of many tourists. You want to go to Ha Long 2 days 1 night with the lowest cost and the most fun. This is also your first time coming to Ha Long and there is not much useful information yet. Never mind, the article will give you some useful suggestions for your Ha Long trip.
What area is Ha Long in?
Ha Long is the central city of Quang Ninh province, in the Northeast region of Vietnam. The city has a 50km long coastline, bordering Ha Long Bay and Cat Hai district, Hai Phong to the south. The East borders Cam Pha city, the West borders Uong Bi city. Ha Long is considered the most livable city in Vietnam.
See Ha Long city from above
What means of transport to Ha Long?
Ha Long is a traffic hub in the Northern region. Road, rail, waterway and air traffic here are all very developed. From the northern and southern provinces with air routes, you can go to Ha Long by plane.
Travel from Hanoi to Ha Long
If traveling from Hanoi to Ha Long, there will be the following means of transportation:
From Hanoi to Ha Long by car, you can travel the shortest distance of only about 155km. Take Route 5 to Sai Dong junction to Bac Ninh. From Bac Ninh, take Highway 18 towards Pha Lai through Chi Linh. Going to Dong Trieu via Uong Bi will arrive in Ha Long.
Buses from Hanoi to Ha Long are always available at My Dinh and Giap Bat bus stations. The bus ride takes about 3 to 4 hours. Bus to Bai Chay Ha Long bus station. The ticket price for the trip is about 100,000 VND/ticket. Sleeper bus is about 200,000 VND/ticket.
If you like sightseeing, experience by train, you choose Gia Lam wharf. The train to Ha Long takes about 6 hours with a ticket price of only about 100,000 / way.
If you want to save time traveling, you can go by plane. You take a plane to Van Don airport. From Van Don you take a taxi to Ha Long.
Moving from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Long
If going from Ho Chi Minh City, you can travel by these means:
You take a bus with a seat or a bed on the route from South to North. The journey will take about 30 hours. This is a vehicle for those who like to experience traveling through Vietnam.
This is a popular choice of tourists from the southern provinces when coming to Ha Long. You go from Tan Son Nhat airport to Van Don airport in Quang Ninh and then take the car to Ha Long. Choosing a plane is the means to save time and reduce fatigue for the journey.
Van Don International Airport – Quang Ninh
Journey to Ha Long 2 days 1 night
The first day
In the morning you arrive in Ha Long and check in to the hotel. If you arrive early, you will check-in to take advantage of the time you can go out. Otherwise, you will check in, eat and sleep, and then in the afternoon will start to explore Ha Long.
You come to Ha Long Bay to visit the world’s natural heritage. You can take a taxi from the hotel to the pier. Here you buy tickets to the yacht to visit the bay. There are different tours for you to choose from.
There are 2 popular sightseeing routes to choose from. The 4-hour route includes the points of Thien Cung, Dau Go, Dinh Huong, Ga Choi, and Ba Hang. Time for route 1 is 4 hours. Route 2 includes the points of Dinh Huong, Ga Choi, Sung Sot cave, Ti Top Island. Travel time is about 6 hours. After visiting the bay, you return to the hotel and take a shower and then go out.
In the evening, you can go to Ha Long night market. There are many delicious dishes here for your convenience. There are stalls selling beautiful and cheap items for you to shop freely. If you like romance, you can go to Bai Chay bridge area to walk and cool off. Here you can see Ha Long at night shimmering and fanciful.
Since there is not much time left, you can go to Sun World Ha Long Complex right away. This is the most attractive and modern entertainment complex in the North. You can freely play the most exciting and adventurous games at Sun World. You should buy a ticket to go to the sun wheel or the Queen cable car. From these two locations, you can see the beauty of Ha Long from above.
See Ha Long from the Queen’s cable car cabin
After having fun from Sun World, if you have time, you can visit Quang Ninh museum. A unique architectural work located right near the heart of Ha Long. The museum is inspired by coal, the outer wall is surrounded by black stone bricks. Above the black stone background is a white font that says “Quang Ninh Museum”. This destination is very attractive to tourists, especially young people who come to check-in.
Recommend cheap Ha Long hotel
If you have not found an accommodation for your 2 days 1 night trip to Ha Long, you can stay at White Crown. This is an international standard 3-star hotel located in the heart of Ha Long. You can go to attractions, entertainment areas very conveniently.
White Crown hotel room photo
There are rooms of various sizes to choose from. The rooms are fully equipped with modern equipment. The add-ons are very high quality. You can refer to the official website of whitecrownhotel.com for more information.
Above are suggestions for you about the most attractive itinerary to Ha Long 2 days 1 night. Hope you got more useful information for your upcoming trip. With only 2 short days, you can also explore the typical beautiful scenes in Ha Long. Wish you will have a trip to Ha Long in the nearest day.