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Full-Day Halong Bay Islands and Cave Tour from Hanoi

Highlights
  • Magnificent photo opportunities: junk boat cruise around Halong Bay
  • Paddle around the islands on a sea kayak or bamboo boat
  • Personalized experience: choice of private or group tour
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Full-Day Halong Bay Islands and Cave Tour from Hanoi
From US$42.00
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Halong Bay Full Day from HanoiMost Popular
Experience Majestic Halong in 1-day with Comfortable Bus and Traditional Wooden Cruise. Visit the magical grottoes, floating villages. Enjoy Delicious Set Menu Seafood Lunch, Kayaking or Bamboo Boat
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Small-Group Halong Full-Day
Enjoy an intimate atmosphere on this Small-group Tour, which operates group of 20 passengers on bus. Pleasure your palate with a sumptuous seafood lunch on board and capture fantastic photographs
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Private Guide and Car 2 People
Travel in a Small group. Private comfortable Car, Tour guide, Private table with special meal with Seafood. Shared the cruise. Free pick up/drop off at hotels! Good choice for hotels far Old Quater!
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Overview
Halong Bay is one of Vietnam’s most famous natural wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This tour takes in the highlights on a day trip from Hanoi and is ideal for those short on time. Travel through the Red River Delta, cruise around Thien Cung Cave and Dau Go Cave on a traditional junk boat, enjoy a kayaking or bamboo boat excursion, and dine on a seafood lunch on board.
What to Expect
After an early-morning pickup from your Hanoi hotel, admire the Red River Delta scenery on the approximately 4-hour drive to Halong Bay.

Then, board your boat—a traditional wooden junk—in Halong Bay. Keep your camera on hand as you set sail across the bay for endless photo opportunities.

Listen as your guide points out notable landmarks, all with unique names, such as Fighting Cocks Island, Finger Island, Duck Island, and Incense Burner Island, and glide through Thien Cung Cave (Heavenly Palace Grotto), filled with majestic stalactites and stalagmites.

Transfer to a small bamboo boat or sea kayak to get a closer look at the caves and islands, and enjoy about 45 minutes of paddling around one of the bay’s most scenic spots. Then, sail back to the wharf, where your driver will be ready to take you back to Hanoi.

Your tour ends with drop-off at your Hanoi hotel.
Reviews (173)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
A gorgeous bay with magnificent rock formations but a long day on the bus

Halong bay is a Unesco World Heritage site, generally considered a must-see when visiting Hanoi. It can be done in a very long day trip, 4 hour bus ride each way and 4 hours on the bay. It is extraordinarily beautiful and you will have...More

2  Thank Ron B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
A nice and easy way to visit Halong

We booked this tour two days before the date, and it was a nice decision and experience. The agency and the guide (Uy) were super kind and always available. Uy was super detailed on the stories about Vietnam, Hanoi, and Halong Bay. We have learn...More

Thank 570ivanm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Good tour guide - Cương Benjamin. Nice itinerary.

It is very good experience. Nice food. Nice tour guide. I bring my kid 4 years old. I found this tour is suitable for family.

Thank ginny g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Halong Bay 1 Day Trip

A lovely day exploring the islands and caves. Benjamin was a brilliant tour guide with lots of facts about everything we were seeing. Food was good and they catered well for my vegetarian partner. Kayaking was excellent and a great way to get your own...More

1  Thank Traveller030214
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Halong Bay day trip

The tour guide, Benjamin, is excellent, view was breath-taking and the food served on the boat was awesome. The only thing that spoils a bit is that the lady of the bamboo boat keep on asking for tips. Overall experience is good, but it will...More

Thank Zeyen L
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Response from Ron B | Reviewed this property |
I dont remember exactly. almost 4 hour bus ride. you arrive about noon pretty good lunch on the boat, then 4 hours on boat and cave tour, and then 4 hours back on the bus so pretty late. my last cave picture was about 330... More
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