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Spectacular Halong Bay 2-Day Tour with Deluxe Cruises

Product ID: 37075
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Experience the karst landscape of Halong Bay on a 2-day cruise, with round-trip transfers from Hanoi. Climb aboard a traditional junk boat and sail among thousands of small islets. Stop to swim and kayak in the emerald waters, and discover hidden caves.
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Duration 2 days
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Vietnamese, English

Pickup included

If your hotel is outside the Old Quarter, or if you are staying in an Airbnb or private accommodation, please make your way to the local partner's office at 37a Hang Thung, Hoan Kiem (near Hoan Kiem Lake).

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  • Cruise among the limestone karst islands and islets of Halong Bay
  • Learn the secrets of Vietnamese cooking at a cookery class
  • Kayak to a local fishing village and experience life in the Bay up-close
  • Relax on deck and gaze at the stars
  • Explore one of the hidden caves of Halong and marvel at the stalagmite formations
  • Join the crew on a night fish for squid
  • Wake up your body with a morning exercise against a stunning backdrop
Full description
Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (L - D)

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM: Pickup at your hotel located in the Old Quarter of Hanoi by shuttle bus. You will have the chance to join in with the group and make friends with other travelers from all around the world.
10:00 AM: Take a rest at the Humanity Center and enjoy local specialties and handicraft products.
12:00 PM: The captain and tender welcome you to the cruise. Savor the delicious lunch as the cruise passes through thousands of islands and islets of different shapes
3:30 PM: Cruise stops at the floating house for an hour of kayaking in the middle of the bay to admire the fascinating rock formations in the bay. 
3:30 PM: Visit Titop Island if possible
6:00 PM: Enjoy a cooking demonstration for famous Vietnamese spring rolls.
7:30 PM: Enjoy a delicious and romantic dinner on board.
9:00 PM: Free time for entertainment with activities such as squid fishing, karaoke, star-gazing on the deck.

Day 2: Ha Long Bay discovery – Hanoi (B - L)

6:30 AM: Start your new day on Halong bay with morning exercises and photos. Have breakfast with coffee or tea.
8:30 AM: Relax and enjoy the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the crystal-clear water of the bay.
9:30 AM: Return to cruise, check out of your cabin.
10:00 AM: Explore the biggest and the most amazing cave in Halong Bay – Surprise Cave.
10:30 AM: Head back to the ship's restaurant to enjoy lunch.
12:00 PM: Disembark and transfer back to Hanoi.
4:00 - 5:00 PM: Arrive in Hanoi. Trip ends.
  • Shuttle bus transfers Hanoi-Halong-Hanoi
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off (Hanoi Old Quarter)
  • Accommodation in a deluxe cabin
  • Single room (for single travelers)
  • All meals on board (2 x lunch; 1 x dinner; 1 x breakfast)
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Cookery demonstrations
  • Kayaking/bamboo boat activities
  • Complimentary bottled water (every day)
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Massage
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Hotel transfers outside of Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Transfers from AirBnB (or other accommodation without a clear address)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Please note that you will need your passport to check in
• Please be advised that the air conditioning on the boat is turned on at 18:00
• Please follow the guide's safety instructions
• Please advise of any dietary restrictions or allergies on booking or prior to departure
• Please note, in case, the cruise is fully booked, another cruise will be arranged with a similar quality or there will be an upgrade to a better cruise

From US$ 191.25 per person

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Product ID: 37075