Really professional guide with a good sense of humour! We had to wait for a replacement bus, but Tan took good care of the group and by the time we reached Halong Bay we had all forgotten about it. Great boat trip and lunch and...More
8:00 – 8:30 AM: Pick up guests from their hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
12:00 PM: After a drive of around 3.5 hours with one short break, arrive at Tuan Chau harbor in Ha Long to get ready for the cruise.
At the harbor, the guide will lead you to the cruise where your tasty lunch is readily served on board. The lunch offers fresh seafood from the bay prepared in Vietnamese cooking style.
The cruise will be around 4 - 4.5 hours, during which you will visit one of the most beautiful cave in Halong, Thien Cung cave (or Heavenly Palace Cave in English). The cave is full of stunning stalactites and stalagmites in various shapes and sizes.
Another highlight of the trip besides cave visiting is kayaking or a short bamboo boat trip of around 40 minutes to visit Ba Hang peaceful area to relax and immerse yourself in the beauty of the bay. With the bamboo boat, a local will row for you.
4:00 PM: By this time, you will be back to Tuan Chau harbor and get ready for the departure from Halong Bay.
8:00 – 8:30 PM: Drop you off at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and your Halong day trip concludes.
Notice: This is a group tour, not private tour.
Limited time in Hanoi needn’t mean missing out on Halong Bay. Sop up some of the highlights on this to-the-point day cruise that includes kayaking (or a bamboo boat ride), a cave tour, beautiful island views, and a delicious seafood lunch on board the boat. Your tour includes door-to-door round-trip transportation from Hanoi Old Quarter hotels.
Cruise the islands and islets of Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site
Enjoy a kayak trip or bamboo boat ride and explore a cave
Savor a delicious seafood lunch on board, including Halong specialties