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halong bay tour in feb/march

adelaide
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halong bay tour in feb/march

i want to do a day tour to halong bay during feb/march but ive read that its quiet cold in south vietnam during this time.. will it be too cold to go to halong bay for water activities ect?

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1. Re: halong bay tour in feb/march

bodhi, Halong Bay is in the north of Vietnam, where there is a definite winter. In February/March the water and ambient temperature will be too cold for swimming and kayaking.

Another thing is, you say you want to take a day tour but perhaps you're not aware that the round trip by road from Hanoi takes about 8 hours so there wouldn't be time for water sports anyway - just a very short cruise on the bay.

adelaide
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2. Re: halong bay tour in feb/march

oh right thankyou, ive only just started planning so dont know a whole lot yet

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3. Re: halong bay tour in feb/march

If you make your way to Halong bay, you'd better to go there in latw April or in May when it's warmer and you can enjoy different water activities. Plan one night on a wooden junk boat to experience Halong bay and appreciate the natural beauty.

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4. Re: halong bay tour in feb/march

ya, this time of year you better stick with the south as its sunny and nice.

beautiful beaches that you can easily spend few days such as Nha trang, Mui ne, Phu Quoc.

Mekong Delta is the highlight of the region which you should not miss, the Saigon, Cu Chi tunnels etc. many options for you there.

Cheers,

Nhung

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5. Re: halong bay tour in feb/march

2 water activities is swimming & kayaking, absoulutely no swimming this time but kayaking still ok, it's cold but still have sunny sometime.

adelaide
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6. Re: halong bay tour in feb/march

thanks everyone!

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