Halong bay tour from Ho Chi Minh or Saigon is a must in Vietnam for travellers. Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and popular travel destination in Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam. Administratively, the bay belongs to Halong City, Cam Pha town, and is a part of Van Don District. The bay features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various shapes and sizes. Halong Bay is a center of a larger zone which includes Bai Tu Long Bay to the northeast, and Cat Ba Island to the southwest. These larger zones share a similar geological, geographical, geomorphological, climate and cultural characters.
From Ho Chi Minh or Saigon, travellers have choise such as do Halong bay day tour, Halong bay 2 days tour or Halong bay 3 days tour or event hire private boat to do 1, 2, 3 or 4 days tour by take flight directly from Tan Son Nhat airport to Noi Bai airport in Hanoi then transfer to center of Hanoi Old Quarter to find hotel. Next day, Vietnam Explorers will pick you up for the tour. Otherwise, you can flight from Tan Son Nhat airport to Cat Bi airport in Hai Phong, then Vietnam Explorers will pick you up from airport to go straight to Halong bay. This is closer (around 1.5hour driving)
If you prefer a less touristy place, Bai Tu Long bay is and ideal option.
If you do not have much time, Halong Bay One Day Tours are alternative option.
All in all, if you are looking for group tour or private tour to Halong Bay from Hanoi, please feel free to contact Vietnam Explorers via firstname.lastname@example.org or +84975200357.