1. Vietnam
  2. Hanoi
  3. Ha Long Bay

Halong, Thien Cung Cave, Kayak 1 Day on Phoenix Cruise 4Star

Product ID: 111649
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The trip leads you to the famous Halong Bay and through the most attractive areas of the Tonkin Golf. This well-designed cruising route offers you an excellent opportunity to see the most beautiful high points of this World Heritage Site.
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Duration: 1 day
Starting time 7:45 AM
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Live tour guide
Vietnamese, English

Pickup included

Pick-up available from hotels in Hoan Kiem District and the Old Quarter.

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  • Enjoy the scenic drive through the Red River Delta
  • Spend 4 hours at the famous World Natural Heritage Site of Halong Bay
  • Enjoy the stunning view from a traditional wooden junk
  • Explore a limestone cave with gorgeous stalactites and stalagmites by kayak or bamboo boat
Full description
First, you will be picked up at your hotel between 8:00 and 8:30 for 3.5 hour bus ride through the country side of the Red River Delta to Ha Long City. Water buffaloes, paddy fields (rice transplanting time: February and June) and daily Vietnamese farmer life are on both sides of the way.

Arrive in Tuan Chau Marina Pier around noon, board a traditional wooden junk and start the cruising trip to the center of the bay. Fresh seafood lunch (vegetarian menu available) is served while the boat is gliding out. Get ready for exotic photos and absorbing the most magnificent natural splendors, limestone bedrocks and sheer cliffs of tiny islands highlighted with fanciful names: Fighting Cocks (symbol of Halong Bay), Duck, Swan, Incense Burner, and Stone Dogs.

Then, cruise around Ba Hang area and spend about 30 minutes kayaking/bamboo boat riding to discover this area in your own way. After that, keep cruising to the most beautiful cave named Thien Cung (Heaven Palace Grotto) and explores huge chambers adorned with stalactites and stalagmites of all kinds. Drinks are prepared to welcome passengers back to the boat. Continue to enjoy this relaxing cruise on the way back to Ha Long harbor, the waiting vehicle transfers you back to Hanoi. Trip ends at your hotel around 20:00-20:30.

  • Transfer to/from your hotel
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Kayaking/bamboo boat riding
  • 4 hours cruising on traditional wooden junk (including Thien Cung cave )
  • One bottle of water on bus
  • One soft drink/beer/bottle of water for lunch
  • Seafood lunch on boat (vegetarian menu available)
What’s Not Included
  • Water and snacks
  • Extra drinks

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What to bring:
• Passport
• Water and snacks
• Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat
• Warm clothes in winter
• Money for drinks on boat
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Product ID: 111649