Vietnam has a diverse topography, and a varied ecosystem seen its myriad of beautiful destinations which are famous throughout the world such as Halong Bay, Son Doong Cave, and Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. This is some of the reasons why it attracts millions of domestic and international visitors each year.
Halong Bay – with its combination of mountains, caves and blue sea create an incredible, pristine beauty. It is a destination not to be missed by the intrepid traveler. The number of tourists to Ha Long Bay is steadily increasing, and it is only around 2 hours from the airport.
If you fancy a quick break during the journey, then look no further than Hong Ngoc Shopping Center (Chan – Thien – My Company). Founded in 1996 with just one small store, it is now a vast shopping area of about 5000m2 and has a system three large stores located along the major highway between Hanoi and Halong. The stores are unique in that they have a social initiative in place to provide free vocational training and job creation for people with disabilities.The products include embroidery, clothing, ornamental carving, lacquer, ceramic, gemstones, and jewelry.
1.Hong Ngoc – The Red Star Shop is the oldest facility and has been in operation since 1996 with the overall area about 5000m2 of which the factory has an area of more than 1000m2. The shop is located in the center of Chi Linh Town; Hai Duong Province, around 70km from Halong Bay. Each day, more than 1000 visitors converge on the location to enjoy shopping, dining, and relaxation.
2. The second Hong Ngoc shop is at Hoang Tan, on Highway 18, which connects Hanoi and Quang Ninh. Opened in 2007, the shop is on a site of around 5 ha with a factory outlet area of over 4000m2. With a spacious shopping area, high-quality merchandise and professional staff, Hong Ngoc attracts over 3,000 domestic and foreign tourists every day.
3. Located in the Que Vo District, Bac Ninh, the final store was opened in 2005 on a site of the 4 ha with a factory area of 3000m2. Situated on the busy transit tourist route, it welcomes more than 2,000 travelers per day.
With the factory and shopping area all in one place, visitors can watch the craftsmen making the products and experience all the skill and finesse that goes into making the souvenirs. With 20 years of experience, Hong Ngoc shopping always ensures absolute security, safety, and quality control.
The staff is friendly and highly professional. They have many years of experience working with foreign visitors and speak various languages including as English, French, German, and Spanish. The quality of service with the warm welcome smiles of the workers makes Hong Ngoc different from any other shopping experience.
Hong Ngoc Stopover has received countless good reviews about the quality of its products and services TripAdvisor. Ms. ChiwitKong Nak Muay from Malaysia wrote: “If you travel from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay, you would want to stop here. In fact, most tour buses will make a toilet stop anyway. A good 30 minutes should be sufficient, but for serious women shoppers, they might need an hour or more. There are plenty of lacquer pieces, framed art, silk garments, jewelry and embroidered cloths for sale. There are also beautiful carving products and stone statues. The larger items can be shipped across the world directly to your door”.
On your trip to Halong Bay, do stop by Hong Ngoc Shopping Center, where travelers can find outstanding quality, exceptional service, and reasonable prices. What more could you ask for?