1. Vietnam Transportation
In general, Vietnam still has an inconvenient transportation system. This in itself has been an obstacle for the Vietnamese to overcome while advancing economically. Although improvements have been attempted, particularly major roadways is still under construction/ maintenance which might causes long drive and awkwardness to travelers.
2. Shuttle Bus Information
The Pelican Cruise Shuttle departs every day, we do pick up Guests directly from their hotels in the Hanoi Old Quarter to Tuan Chau Harbor, Halong City
Type: Small Van â€“ the Mercedes Sprinter 313 with 16 seats
Capacity: Maximum 10 Passengers
Pick up time 07h30 to 08h00/Drop off time 15h45 to 16h30
Distance (Hanoi â€“ Halong Bay): 180 Km
Travel time (approximately): 4 hours
Rest Stops at the middle of the drive:
The Rest Stop way approximately 20 minutes is a Stop Over with clean toilet where you can refresh and stretch out. Shopping is not at any pressure.
3. Private Transfer Information
Private transfer is available; please contact your Sales staff for the detail quotation and advices
3.1. Noi Bai International Airport
If your flight is right before the cruise, you arrival time at Noi Bai Airport must be no later than 8h30 AM. In this case, you need to book a private transfer from Noi Bai International Airport to travel directly to Halong Bay.
If your flight out of Noi Bai International Airport is right after your cruise, your departure time must be no earlier than 5h30 pm. In this case, you can book a private transfer directly from Halong Bay to Noi Bai International Airport.
Otherwise, you can also take the shuttle bus service to travel from Halong Bay, and then, at the intersection in the highway back to Hanoi, we can arrange a private transfer you from there to Noi Bai Airport, extra services upon request.
3.2. Hai Phong Domestic Airport
If your flight is right before the cruise, you arrival time at Hai Phong Â Airport must be no later than 9h30 AM. In this case, you need to book a private transfer from Hai Phong Â Airport to travel directly to Halong Bay.
If your flight out of Hai Phong Airport is right after your cruise, your flight departure time must be no earlier than 3h00 PM. In this case, you also need to book a private transfer directly from Halong Bay to Hai Phong Airport.