The second time after
becoming one of the world's natural wonders, Quang Ninh
Province is planning to
increase sightseeing tickets to
visit Halong Bay twice, starting in 2014.
Currently tickets to visit Halong is devided into 2
categories, day trips and overnight trips. Estimated fare to
visit Ha Long Bay will be adjusted from level 60.000 vnd and
130.000 vnd to 150.000 vnd -200.000 vnd respectively for a
ticket, equivalent to twice the current price.
With the new prices, there will be additional funding to
partially offset the investment and renovation,
conservation, promoting the value of the world's natural
Ha Long Bay. Besides, the fare increase will
provide the basis for the bidding of the Halong sightseeing
fee collections for the coming years, according to Quang
Ninh people's committee.
With the new prices, Quang Ninh in 2013 will reach 200
billion vnd from ticket sales. The entire amount will be
used for maintenance and reinvestment of the bay.
Along with Halong Bay, the provincial authorities are
planning to collect fee to
visit Bai Tu Long bay, the
neighboring to Halong. Tickets for day trips lasting from
6.30 am to 18.30 is 100.000 vnd per person, equivalent to 5
usd, passengers staying overnight on board in the bay will
pay 150.000 vnd per person, fees for 3 day tours with 2
nights aboard on the bay is 200.000 vnd a person.
The authorities have also decided to provide free entry for
those who have contributions to the country's revolutions,
children under 15 years old pay half the adult fares, people
with disability and more than 60 years old also be provided