Things To Do In Halong Bay's Autumn

Things To Do In Halong Bay's Autumn Experience the exciting onboard activities and eating delicious foods as the temperatures cool in Halong Bay's autumn. Autumn in most parts of Vietnam is from September to November.

Halong Bay is one of the world’s natural wonders, and is the most beautiful tourist destination of Vietnam. Visiting Ha Long Bay in autumn, you will have the opportunity to fully enjoy the beauty of Ha Long in the autumn, the most beautiful and romantic season of the year, Halong Bay features more than one thousand awesome limestone karsts and islands of various sizes and shapes along the coastline of Halong Beach. Autumn is considered as one of the most stunning times in the year. The autumn weather with cool breezes and pleasant sunshine is a wonderful condition to take a cruising trip in Halong Bay. The average temperature decreases to 240C at night and 280C during daytime. Average humidity is around 72% and the rainfall levels at 600mm. Explore Halong Bay for first time in Autumn with a luxury cruise is one of the most ideal plans. Halong Bay Cruises normally include transport to and from Hanoi, meals, some drinks, accommodation, entertainment and excursions. This Halong Bay tour is perfect for first time travelers. Here are best things to do in autumn/fall.

1. Fantastic Cruise Experience In Autumn

Halong Bay is an explosion of beauty and charm in four seasons, where nature flourishes, the air is fresh and sweet, the scenery is breath-taking, and the temperature is perfect, but  In the autumn, there will be less sunshine in Ha Long, the sky and water seem to merge into one, the breeze wind carrying the salty smell of the sea brings us a gentle and relaxed feeling. Halong Bay features more than one thousand awesome limestone karsts and islands of various sizes and shapes along the coastline of Halong Beach. The best way to tour, see and enjoy Halong Bay scenery is cruise trips, browse our page to select the cruise boats that most suit you. When cruise around the bay's islands, in the early morning: while standing on the sundeck and watching the unfurled sails on the sea, you will feel the blue sky and sea merge into one like an amazing watercolor painting of the sea, in the evening: release your soul in a melodious music under the fanciful moonlight on the bay and enjoy the silence of the sea to completely immerse yourself in the nature.

2. Sleeping On Board In Autumn

What's the best thing about sleeping on a cruise boat in this Autumn? It's the escapism. The freedom of your own space and the sense of peace by being surrounded by water. Watching the sunset and waking up to the sound of the sea and wind in Halong Bay. Or maybe it's the lifestyle that you'll love the most. Enjoying the luxury of a Halong Bay cruise for a few nights without the stresses of owning (or even sailing) one. Taking an overnight cruise is the best way to enjoy Halong and all of its charm. The cruise guarantees a stress-free vacation with most of the best things to do being arranged into 2 or 3 days on Halong Bay Cruise. After one night in Halong Bay, tourists can know that their money is not wasted at all.

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3. Food Lovers

You will experience Halong Bay in true style eating on board with delicious foods, the quiet ambient, the panoramic view. This food will absolutely make you fall in love with Halong Bay in Autumn, so you must be sure that you will try them at least once. Join in a Halong Bay Cruise with a local foodie and try the best tasting on the bay. There are many fun things to do with such as sharing your first feeling when you eat Cha Muc at the first time, telling many funny stories,... Eating delicious foods, meeting awesome people, visiting one of world heritage sites and sharing memorable moments with your beloved, how could it be more incredible!

4. Morning Taichi in Autumn

Tai Chi is known as an exercise which enhances health, releases stress and relaxes the mind and body. Taking part in short Tai Chi exercises on your Cruise’s sundeck while surrounded by Halong’s limestone karsts and fresh air is a special way to start a new day.

5. Cooking Class

A fun and useful way to learn about Vietnamese culture is by cooking Vietnamese cuisine this Autumn. Join in the Cruise cooking class with your friends and savor dishes you make with your own hands. The class will also teach you how to decorate a dish with vegetables in order to create a beautiful presentation.

6. Kayak in Autumn

With instructions from trained and attentive tour guides on how to paddle and remain in a safe area, you can take your kayak and explore the breathtaking beauty of Halong Bay, visiting caves, hidden lagoons and floating villages along the way.

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7. Pearl Farm Visit

The ideal way to get a closer look at part of Halong’s culture. Guests will observe the lives of locals on a floating pearl farm village while contemplating the sparkling beauty of the pearls. During the visit, guests will learn the process of using pearls to make high-end jewelry, and see the initial step in this process first-hand, all while surrounded by stunning limestone karsts and the bay’s calm water.

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8. Take Good Photos in Autumn

One of the most photogenic corners of this beautiful world, Halong Bay boasts perfect scenery at every turn. During a day, you can catch the beautiful moment of Halong bay anytime on your cruise boats, but the most preferable time is sunrise and sunset. It’s advised to book a 2 day or 3 day Halong Bay tour with, it allows you to enjoy the entire beauty of the bay from dawn to when the night falling down.

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9. Try Bamboo Boats in Autumn

The bamboo boat is actually a traditional vehicle of local villagers for hundreds of years. They use the bamboo boat to go from their place to another. Don’t be surprised if you see someone rowing the boat with their feet! Nowadays, when tourism thrives in the area, traditional bamboo boats become a tourist transport service. Each boat can accommodate up to 4 people. The local villager will row the boat for you. Compared to kayaking, this is an effortless way to enjoy the scenery in fall.

10. Squid Fishing

If you stay overnight on Halong Bay, trying squid fishing is a must. This is a fun late night activity which is very easy that anyone can do. However, how much squid you can catch is another story. The point is you have fun doing it.

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11. Visit Floating Villages

Floating village is a interesting feature of the daily life of Halong Bay locals. For most of us, a cruise on the emerald clear green water of Halong Bay is a unique experience, so it might be hard to imagining living everyday life surrounded by the beauty of this well-known bay. However, for a large number of families of the traditional floating fishing villages in Halong Bay, water world is their second hometown. This sounds strange but it does. Rising and falling with the natural tide, these floating villages have been “warm” homes to many generations of fishermen in Halong Bay. These families earn their living from the diversified supply of the marine life. You could understand more about the real life of those fishermen on floating boats by chatting with them. Pay a visit to one of those charming villages, meet playful kids, and meet some grinning fishermen. This way, you are experiencing of the most interesting things to do in Halong Bay.

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12. Discover Caves And Grottos in Autumn

There are hundreds of caves (name and unnamed) that scatter throughout Halong Bay. No one knows the exact number. Many caves have remained untouched where majestic limestone formations are still building up. The caves in Halong Bay is the result of tectonic movement and different types of erosion over millions of years. Let your imagination run wild with giant stalactites and stalagmite found inside the caves.

13. Explore more areas on the bay this fall

The Gulf of Tonkin, the area that covers the three major bays, Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, and Lan Ha Bay, Although the whole area is mostly known as Halong Bay, there are in fact 3 different bays: Ha Long, Bai Tu Long and Lan Ha Bay. They all have a similar charming landscape of limestone cliffs, gorgeous bays, caves and beaches. Here is a quick look of cruise routes that helps you decide between these three bays.

Lan Ha Bay

14. How to book a Halong Bay Tour in this Autumn

Joining a Halong Bay cruise is a good option for first-timers. Go to the home page of Halong Bay Cruises at and picking the itinerary right for you. Offering special rates and savings on cruise bookings with cruises in Halong Bay, we are so confident in our cruise packages that each and every deal is backed by a price guarantee. You won't find these prices on other cruise booking sites. Book a cruise today and enjoy the excitement of cruising the Halong Bay with us!

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