Hanoi city- Being one of the top five most budget-friendly destinations
According to the world largest tourism website – TripAdvisor, Hanoi city- capital of Vietnam is cited in the top five most budget- friendly destinations in over the world.
This result from the survey of 67 cities around the globe, based on the criteria of the typical costs for a couple travelling and doing hotel accommodation at 5 star hotel, including dinner, coctails, a bottle of wine and two taxi fares. Rounding out the top five list are Jakarta (Indonesia), Mumbai (India), and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).
The fact is when visiting Hanoi, with only around 200 to 300 usd/ person, the tourist could do Halong bay tour 2 days/1 night, hotel accommodation in 2- 3 star in Old Quarter, in the case you could do combo package tour, even you could be free picked up from Noi Bai airport to hotel. Some cruises could be mentioned here are Royal Heritage cruise (around 130 usd/ pax) or Canary cruise (107 usd/ pax). Those cruises are mid- range Halong bay cruises and it is suitable for whom are seeking for a good service and reasonable Halong bay tour.
Besides, the transfer service from airport to hotel in Hanoi is not so expensive at all. With 19 usd only, you could do private transfer in 4 seaters car. In the case you would like to do full day tour from Hanoi, there are some reasonable tours like Hoa Lu- Tam Coc or Perfume Pagoda, even Halong bay, it is also available for full day trip and the price vary from 30 to 50- 60 usd/ pax.
Thanks to all advantages above, Hanoi capital in particular and Vietnam in genaral becomes more and more attractive with international tourists and the number of abroad visitors is sharly increasing in recent years.