HALONG BAY - PRE-DEPARTURE INFORMATION
Halong Bay, located in the Gulf of Tonkin, is formed of some 2000 or more incredible islands and islets
rising from the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin and freshwater swamp forests. Geographically,
Halong Bay spread approximately 1,500 square kilometres in north Vietnam with a 120 kilometre of
coastline in the Gulf of Tonkin, near the border with China, and 170 kilometres east of Hanoi. Because of
their precipitous nature and exceptional esthetic values, the bay is famous worldwide with its stunning
network of thousands of monolithic limestone islands that jut up from its calm waters. These tiny islands
are dotted with beaches and grottoes created by years of wind and waves, and have sparsely forested
slopes ringing with birdsongs and serene nature tunes which make truly breathtaking majestic mighty
getting ready for your trip
- Passports are always required of any travellers to check on board
Must be valid for at least 6 months after your trip � if not, apply or renew immediately
Visitors must obtain visa approval prior to entry. Please Note: All Vietnam visas are SINGLE ENTRY - unless
you have specifically requested MULTIPLE ENTRY and this is stamped into your passport. Please ensure
you have a multiple entry visa if you are entering Vietnam twice. The status of a tourist visa cannot be
changed from SINGLE ENTRY to MULTIPLE ENTRY once a client has arrived in Vietnam.
MARGUERITE JUNKS can arrange visas at reduced cost for visitors who travel with us. The procedure is as
Note: Visitors cannot obtain a visa on arrival and must have either an approved letter or a valid visa
- Passport details, arrival and departure dates are faxed to MARGUERITE JUNKS not later than 14 days
before passengers' departure to Vietnam.
- MARGUERITE JUNKS submits details to the Immigration Department.
- The Immigration Department emails the approval letter to MARGUERITE JUNKS who then forwards it
to the client.
- The client then brings this along with them at arrival
The current on board is 220 volts AC.