Things you need to know when cruising in Halong in summer

Summer time is the ideal time to rush to the beach with blue sky, clear seawater and full of sunlight. Ha Long Bay – UNESCO World Heritage Site is a perfect place for summer lovers all over the world. The summer on Halong bay lasts from May to September each year with the average temperature getting as high as 25oC. The bay stands out with thousands of limestone islands rising out of water, long white sandy beach and rich biodiversity. However, to completely materialize your summer dream, you should pay attention to some tips as below.

Things you need to know when cruising in Halong in summer

Check the weather forecast before your departure date

Due to the unique geological and topographic characteristic, Halong Bay area has some storms/ typhoons in summer which obviously can impact on your cruise. Without prior notice, the cruises could be postponed, shortened or canceled due to unexpected bad weather to ensure trips’ safety. Halong Bay Management Board will be in charge of making such decisions. You should check the weather forecast before your departure date for better preparation of backup plan.

You can find some useful advices if this unexpected situation happens at email:

With outside activities

Summer is the best time throughout a year to join a series of outside activities such as kayaking, swimming, visiting floating villages or caves, BBQ lunch on beach, relax on beach or sundeck to watch the sunrise and sunset… Such great things will make you immersed into marvelous beauty of surrounding nature. However, in May, June, July, you should ask the tour guide or captain for advice in swimming activities because it is when the poisonous jellyfish are most active. Jellyfish mostly doesn’t cause too much trouble but popular symptoms such as hives, and rashes…

Necessary things to bring when travel in Halong Bay

Headed to the seashore on Halong bay in summer? Use this essential beach packing list to help you pack everything you’ll need for a relaxed beach getaway. Best of all, it can ensure your enjoyment as well as your own beauty since packing the right things.

Sunglasses, sunscreen/ sun block, sun cream
Swimming suits, large T-shirt or beach cover-up
Disposable wipes, towel
Sandals/ Flip-flops, hat, Water bottle
Insect repellent

Summer is coming now. Grab your luggage and head off to travel to Halong bay!