Hanoi: 2-Day Private Halong Bay Cruise

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Pick-up is provided at central Hanoi hotels only. The guide will arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled departure to go over trip details.

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What You'll Do
  • Experience the beauty of Halong Bay
  • Enjoy fabulous local seafood during the cruise
  • Take part in activities such as kayaking, swimming, and exploring caves and fishing villages
Experience the stunning beauty of Halong Bay aboard a classic, luxury junk on a 2-day cruise that takes you on a tour of the bay’s islands. Swim, kayak, and visit caves and fishing villages. Enjoy delicious local seafood prepared for you on board.
What to Expect
Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay on a traditional junk. You’ll enjoy a luxury, air-conditioned cabin, and 3 meals on board that feature fresh seafood, Vietnamese cuisine, and other Asian and international dishes. Explore tunnel caves by kayak and visit fishing villages. Enjoy tai chi exercises in the early morning, on request.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Hanoi to Halong Bay Cruise (Lunch, Dinner)
07:45-08:15: Pick-up at your central Hanoi hotel. Transfer to Halong Bay.
12:00-12:30: Board the traditional junk for your cruise.
13:00: Check- in, and enjoy a welcome drink and a cruise briefing.
13:30-15:00: Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating island formations in the bay.
15:00-15:30: Take a swim in the crystal-clear waters.
15:40: Explore the well-hidden Thien Canh Son Cave.
16:45: Enjoy a short cruise to Hon Co Island, where you can relax on a white sand beach, swim, or go kayaking.
18:00: Return to the junk.
19:00: Enjoy dinner on board.
21:00: Fish or relax and spend the night on board the junk.
23:00: End of the first day’s program.

Day 2: Halong Bay Cruise and return to Hanoi (Brunch)
07:30-08:00: Enjoy the early morning views of the bay with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the fresh air.
08:30-09:30: Travel to Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic rowboat. Meet local people and pass by the floating school and fish farms.
09:30-10:00: Enjoy a swim in the middle of the bay.
10:00-11:30: Cruise toward the harbor while enjoying an a la carte brunch.
11:45-12:00: Disembark.
12:00: Transfer by tender to the pier, where you’ll be picked up for the return trip to Hanoi.
16:00: Arrive in Hanoi.
What's Included
  • Round-trip transfers between Hanoi and Halong Bay
  • Accommodation on board (private cabin with sea view window, hot water, western-style toilet, and air-conditioner)
  • Meals on board (1 lunch, 1 dinner, and 1 brunch with fresh seafood, Vietnamese food, and other Asian and international dishes)
  • English and French speaking guide on board
  • Welcome drink on board (soft drink, tea, or coffee)
  • Insurance during the cruise
  • Tai Chi exercise in the morning (by request)
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing tickets
  • Visits to caves and fishing villages
  • Kayaking to explore tunnel caves
  • All taxes and services charges
What's Not Included
  • Visa arrangements
  • Pre-tour and post-tour accommodation in Hanoi
  • Personal expenses
  • Other services not clearly specified in the description
  • Tips
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Pick-up is available for guests staying in hotels in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. If your hotel is far outside of Old Quarter of Hanoi, please meet your tour guide at: Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre, 57B Dinh Tien Hoang Str, Hanoi. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
Lunch on the last day is not included. You can buy a light lunch at the handicraft shop on the way back to Hanoi. The meals for the driver and guide have been paid for already.

Tai Chi in the early morning is available on request, at no charge.

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