Enjoy a day trip through the Gulf of Tonkin to experience natural beauty and local culture. Spend a leisurely day floating down the river marveling at the natural beauty, and then head underground to the impressive Thien Chung Caves.
What to Expect
Ha Long City offers the visitor spectacular limestone outcroppings, long corridors of smooth rock, and supernatural caves. Today on your day trip, you can experience all this and more with a friendly and informative guide who will help you understand all there is to see.
You'll depart your hotel early and enjoy an interesting 3.5-hour drive to Ha Long City. Once we arrive, you will enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch. After replenishing, it's time for a 4-hour boat journey taking you through the emerald waters between spectacular limestone outcroppings. It's a photographer's dream, so make sure to have your camera ready.
Next we'll head into Thien Chung Cave, one of the most famous sites for stalagmites and stalactites in this area. This cave has only been open to the public since 1998 and is an incredible place filled with lots of history. Here in 1288, General Tran Hung Dao piled hundreds of stakes deep inside the cave to prevent the invading Mongols from getting to him!
We'll arrive back to Hanoi by 20:30 by comfortable minibus.
- Boat trip
- Entrance fee
What's Not Included
- Other costs not mentioned above