No trip to Vietnam will be complete without a visit to Halong Bay. Known as the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Halong Bay appeals to world-wide tourists by its picturesque natural scenery. The Bay is endowed with a cluster of limestone islands and islets rising from the sea in a variety of shapes and sizes & a large number of magnificent caves and grottos with impressive stalagmites and stalactites.
The best way to get to Halong City is by car, minibus or bus from Hanoi which is only 170km away. If budget is not a problem, an hour-long helicopter transfer is also available.