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Full-Day Halong Bay Islands and Cave Tour from Hanoi

  • Magnificent photo opportunities: junk boat cruise around Halong Bay
  • Paddle around the islands on a sea kayak or bamboo boat
  • Personalized experience: choice of private or group tour
Full-Day Halong Bay Islands and Cave Tour from Hanoi
From US$ 42.00
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Halong Bay Full Day from HanoiMost Popular
Experience Majestic Halong in 1-day with Comfortable Bus and Traditional Wooden Cruise. Visit the magical grottoes, floating villages. Enjoy Delicious Set Menu Seafood Lunch, Kayaking or Bamboo Boat
US$ 42.00
Small-Group Halong Full-Day
Enjoy an intimate atmosphere on this Small-group Tour, which operates group of 20 passengers on bus. Pleasure your palate with a sumptuous seafood lunch on board and capture fantastic photographs
US$ 69.00
Private Guide and Car 2 People
Travel in a Small group. Private comfortable Car, Tour guide, Private table with special meal with Seafood. Shared the cruise. Free pick up/drop off at hotels! Good choice for hotels far Old Quater!
US$ 149.00
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Halong Bay is one of Vietnam’s most famous natural wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This tour takes in the highlights on a day trip from Hanoi and is ideal for those short on time. Travel through the Red River Delta, cruise around Thien Cung Cave and Dau Go Cave on a traditional junk boat, enjoy a kayaking or bamboo boat excursion, and dine on a seafood lunch on board.
What to Expect
After an early-morning pickup from your Hanoi hotel, admire the Red River Delta scenery on the approximately 4-hour drive to Halong Bay.

Then, board your boat—a traditional wooden junk—in Halong Bay. Keep your camera on hand as you set sail across the bay for endless photo opportunities.

Listen as your guide points out notable landmarks, all with unique names, such as Fighting Cocks Island, Finger Island, Duck Island, and Incense Burner Island, and glide through Thien Cung Cave (Heavenly Palace Grotto), filled with majestic stalactites and stalagmites.

Transfer to a small bamboo boat or sea kayak to get a closer look at the caves and islands, and enjoy about 45 minutes of paddling around one of the bay’s most scenic spots. Then, sail back to the wharf, where your driver will be ready to take you back to Hanoi.

Your tour ends with drop-off at your Hanoi hotel.
Reviews (164)
1 - 5 of 63 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
Good tour overall

The description provided by other users is helpful enough. I would like to shed some light from my own experience. I'd mention just the things that for me mattered. 1. The tables in the junk boat are shared by 6 people (I am kinda introvert...More

Thank carloscharmy
Reviewed 3 days ago
Halong Bay Tour

We practically have a private 7 hour boat tour. The boat has full staff with just 3 passengers, nice treat for us. There's a chef and server on board, so we were really pamperred. We were served tea first , then a short time later...More

Thank lettyjen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Full Day of travel

The guide was Ton, Vietnamese. He was knowledgeable, and kept the group together. It was a very well organized trip. The bus only picks up those on this tour, and the boat is only for those on this tour. You don't share with another tour...More

2  Thank blackgelee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Customer should come first

One of the worse days for weather - but we were extremely lucky that there was a break in the rain to allow us to enjoy this beautiful Bay There is a new highway between Hanoi and Halong Bay - reduces the trip to 2...More

4  Thank WilliamS6772
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent tour

This is a very well organized tour. The tour guide was very professional. Great value for money. You get the whole experience of Halong Bay without paying unreasonable money for overnight cruises. The stops are great. Even though there will no time for swimming, wear...More

2  Thank Nicholas K
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Jennifer C
22 October 2018|
Response from amyngocnguyen |
I am looking for this tour as well! Anyone know which one is the executive/premier tour? I am looking to book 11/19
20 October 2018|
Response from lettyjen | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you want 2 hour road trip, book the executive or premier Halong bay tour, its 2 hours bus ride each way and 7 hours boat tour, the lower category is almost 4 hours bus ride each way and shorter boat tour. The bus... More