Warnings & Dangers
OVERALL RISK : LOW
The area is safe in terms of crimes and assaults. The only danger you may enforce is a violation of safety regulations. However, choosing the reputable cruiser/transfer provider, you can almost eliminate any risks.
PICKPOCKETS RISK : LOW
There are no pickpocketing risks in Halong.
MUGGING RISK : LOW
There is no kidnapping or mugging risk.
SCAMS RISK : LOW
You should be aware of scams in the rental service. We advise taking photos before signing the rental agreement.
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK : N/A
There are poor road conditions on the way to Halong. The fatality is high. Use only reputable transfer companies in order to reduce the possible risks.
NATURAL DISASTERS RISK : MEDIUM
During rainy season between June and December, flooding is common. Typhoons and Tsunami are also common. Information on natural disasters can be obtained from the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System. If a natural disaster occurs, follow the advice of local authorities.
TERRORISM RISK : LOW
Terrorism is considered as a worldwide threat.
WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK : LOW
Halong bay is very safe for women travelers. The assaults are rare and almost doesn’t exist.