Halong to introduce electric cars

Halong to introduce electric cars

Halong Bay is known as the "must-see" destination in Vietnam with a lot of interesting things for enjoying in there. Besides enjoying by lands tour or cruise tour, you can also try the new way to explore Halong Bay by electric cars.

Quang Ninh, 13 May 2015: An electric car service could be up and running by next month in Halong City, a gateway destination to the UNESCO-recognised Halong Bay.

Halong to introduce electric cars

Vietnam National Administration of Tourism told local media that the service should launch this June.

The cars will carry visitors to some of the city’s major tourist attractions on two routes.

The first route, Bai Chay, connects Marine Plaza, Bai Chay Tourist Boat Wharf, Bai Chay Tourism Complex, and Bai Chay Bridge.

The second route, Hon Gai, departs Vincom Halong and has stops at Halong Market 1, Bai Tho Mountain, and Quang Ninh Museum.

The service will use Japanese-made cars capable of transporting from nine to 12 passengers each and costing around USD35,000.

Fares vary from USD1 to USD3 depending on the destination.

Four other destinations in Vietnam use electric cars, namely Hanoi, Sam Son Town in north-central Thanh Hoa province, Dong Hoi in central Quang Binh province, and Cua Lo Town in central Nghe An province.

Halong to introduce electric cars

According to the Ministry of Transport’s statistics released in November, last year, the four localities in the northern and central regions have 621 electric cars in use. There are 50 operating in Hanoi.

Hope that after the post, tourists will know about the new transport and the way to explore Halong Bay by electric cars. If you need more information for traveling to Halong Bay, you don't forget to visit our website to get the more useful and necessary information for traveling in Halong Bay in particular and Vietnam in general.