Enjoy the spectacular scenery of Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the most complete way with Halong Bay Full day tour departing from Hanoi. You will “get lost” among thousands of limestone mountain drawing breathtaking views which can be seen from the cruise. Relaxing on the sundeck and joining interesting recreational activities would help you truly escape from the hustling and bustling cities.
Duration: From 07.45 am – 20.30
7.45 am - 8.30 am: After breakfast time, tour guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel lobby in the Old Quarter. The more precise picking-up time will be informed to you before departure day, so you should be ready at the lobby at least 5 minutes before that.
While the coach is driving you to Halong Bay, you can enjoy the peaceful landscape of the countryside with rice paddies, buffaloes, and farming activities.
10.30 am -10.45 am: After about 2 hours on the long journey, you will have 15 minutes for a midway stop at Hai Duong city. You can go to the bathroom if you wish. There is also a local exhibition showing handicraft products made by disabled people in this region. Moreover, don’t miss trying green bean cake (traditional cake in Hai Duong) which is often accompanied by green tea.
Around 11.00 am, come back to the coach and continue going to Halong Bay.
12.15 - 12.30: You will arrive at Tuan Chau Harbour, then embark on the boat. After briefing about the itinerary and safety information, you will be served many delicious dishes for lunch. If you have any special requests for diets and allergies. Please, inform clearly in advance.
13.30 - 13.45: After sailing through majestic scenery to the midst of Halong Bay, our boat will stop at a floating village where you can visit the fishing farms of local people with various fishes. Then, it’s time to do kayaking. In case, you aren’t interested in kayaking, there is an alternative option of bamboo boat which is rowed by a local. Our route is to visit Ba Hang cave.
14.30 - 14.35: Back to the boat, we continue going to Thien Cung cave which is one of the most amazing caves in Halong Bay for around 45 minutes. Thien Cung Cave is highlighted by its various stalactites (in shapes of tortoise, lion…) and wonderful architecture of natural grotto.
15.45 - 16.00: When the dusk comes, you will be back on the sundeck for Sunset Party with wine, coffee, and fruit. Lying on the sundeck, sipping a cup of wine, enjoying the best romantic sunset ever, all of which is everything you need for one of the most ideal Halong bay full-day tours.
One the way heading back to the harbour, you will pass by fighting cock islet, stone seadog, duck islets, and other lively objects in Halong Bay.
16.15 - 16.30: The boat arrives at Tuan Chau harbour, say goodbye Halong Bay to get on the coach back to Hanoi.
20.30 - 21.00: You will be dropped at your hotel in the Old Quarter. The tour ends.