5 tips to travel in Tuan Chau

Tuan Chau island, only 2km away from the mainland, is one of the most tourist attractions in the North of Vietnam. People come here for beautiful beaches endowed with white sands and jewel-blue water.

How to have the best time here seems to be concerned a lot. The five tips below will be beneficial for you on planning a trip visiting Tuan Chau. Travel Indochina Vietnam

The best time to travel to Tuan Chau

The best time to have a trip to Halong Bay might be from April to October due to the ideal weather. In addition, to stay away from the overload of tourists, you should weekday rather than weekend and special occasions of Vietnamese.

How to get to Tuan Chau from Hanoi

The most popular choice for people to travel from Hanoi to Tuan Chau is express bus. There are several brands of bus depart from My Dinh bus station every 30 minutes. Kumho Viet Thanh is one of the express bus strongly favored by the local for a trip from Hanoi to Halong. Another highly recommended bus is Hoang Long Express, departing from Kim Ma station on Nguyen Thai Hoc Street (near the Old Quarter) every 15 minutes.

Kumho Viet Thanh bus from Hanoi to Halong
Kumho Viet Thanh bus from Hanoi to Halong-source: http://taxivietthanh.com.vn/

Bus ticket from Hanoi to Halong is about VND100.000 (US$5) per person. All the buses drop off upon requirements, so travelers can ask to get off at Tuan Chau Marina. From the entrance, you can easily catch a taxi or motorbike taxi to reach the island.

Where to stay

As a major tourist destination in Quang Ninh, it has attracted hundreds of thousand tourists every year. As a result, the need for accommodation urges the expansion of resorts and hotels with the magnificent view to islands.

Entrance to Tuan Chau international amusement park and recreation
Entrance to Tuan Chau international amusement park and recreation-source: http://www.panoramio.com/

There are all types of hotels in Tuan Chau, from the affordable to the most deluxe ones. The price ranges from US$14 to US$22 for basic hostels, from US$70-US$130 for comfortable hotels and US$220-520 for luxurious resorts and exclusive cruises. Le Cochinchine

Tuan Chau Holiday Villa
Tuan Chau Holiday Villa-source: http://tuanchau-halong.com.vn/

What to see in Tuan Chau

Besides cruises and beaches, Tuan Chau international amusement park and recreation is an indispensable part for a trip to Tuan Chau. There are a number of indoor and outdoor activities including motor racing, canoeing, parachuting and etc..

Thrilling games here such as the “Fly Away”, “Apollo”, “Pirates Wave”, “Ferris Love” and so on are strongly favored by the foreign. These adventure entertainments give you the pleasure of flying like a super hero and have breath-taking views over the island. Besides, children space with funny games such as “Fairy Trains”, “Skating Lane” and etc. promises to satisfy kids.

Thrilling games in Tuan Chau
Thrilling games in Tuan Chau-source: http://tuanchau-halong.com.vn/

Thrilling games here such as the “Fly Away”, “Apollo”, “Pirates Wave”, “Ferris Love” and so on are strongly favored by the foreign. These adventure entertainments give you the pleasure of flying like a super hero and have breath-taking views over the island. Besides, children space with funny games such as “Fairy Trains”, “Skating Lane” and etc. promises to satisfy kids.

Outdoor playground in Tuan Chau
Outdoor playground in Tuan Chau-source: http://tuanchau-halong.com.vn/

Moreover, Crocodile club, where hair-raising performances with aggressive crocodiles take place, and amazing shows of dolphins and seals, are all tempting to tourists. Then, water music performances are also expected with 12.000 seats. The combination of lively sounds, thousands taps of water and colored lights promises to give audience the great night time. The entrance fee is about VND100.000 (US$5) per adult and VND60.000 (US$3) per child.

To international amusement park and recreation opens from 8am to 10pm and charges an admission of VND200.000 (US$10) per person.

Where to eat

Quang Ninh will surprise you by its diversity of delicious seafood. Some cuisine must be tried are Squid sausage, streamed shrimps and sea snails. It is not overstated to say if you had not tried these stuff, you had not visited Quang Ninh. As a part of Quang Ninh, Tuan Chau have all these tasty cuisines. However, you should be aware that foods in the area of Tuan Chau amusement park can be charged much higher than those in Halong and Bai Chay because the island is about 10km away from the city center. So the best option is to have dinner in Bai Chay, then move to Tuan Chau to enjoy night shows.

Squid sausage
Squid sausage-source: http://news.zing.vn/

So now you get all the know-hows to have exciting time in Tuan Chau. Why don’t you and your beloved people make ready for a trip to Tuan Chau together?

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