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Halong Bay 1-day Cruise with Kayaking from Hanoi

Highlights
  • 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

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Halong Bay 1-day Cruise with Kayaking from Hanoi
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Halong Bay 1-day Cruise with Kayaking from Hanoi
USD 47.99
Overview

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.

What to Expect


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.

  • All fees, activities, and sightseeing tickets are handled by the tour guide.
  • Notice: This is a group tour, not private tour.

Reviews (14)
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile
Lucky if your tour guide is Tam (a.k.a. Tom Cruise)

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

2  Thank julia louise ch... d
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile
Tom cruise group

Nice tour with a really cool, enthusiastic and friendly guide, tom cruise. Lunch was excellent, boat trip went on smoothly. Guide was professional im his work. Provided many details and information about the different place we visited.

3  Thank vimal C
Reviewed 28 February 2018
A superb day visit which left me in awe

Our Tour Guide Benjamin spoke perfect English and took great care of us for the day, introducing each sightseeing spots precisely and giving us sufficient time to take pictures. Albeit the long and tiring journey from Hanoi, he got us fired up for the cruise...More

1  Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile
Horrible

Rude tour guide!! Uncomfortable buses Commission based tour guiding. We were not allowed to do any shopping apart from the agreed shops and obviously as they are taking commissions from these shops. What was striking is that these shops were more expensive. As we tried...More

8  Thank Ethem T
Reviewed 9 December 2017
A long day but well worth the trip

Our guide was excellent and the bus ride interesting albeit long. The street scenes and the chaos of the roads were an interesting time passer for the trip. Halong bay is extraordinary and the short time on the water in either a kayak or bamboo...More

1  Thank Paul h
traveller09748461, Guest Relations Manager at Wati Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Dear Paul h, We are very glad to learn that you have enjoyed and appreciated every aspect of the trip from the busy roads to the beauty of the bay. Thank you very much for sharing your review with us. We hope to see you...More

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6 August 2018|
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25 June 2018|
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Yes, after the tour they take you to your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
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