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Full-Day Halong Bay Islands and Caves Tour from Hanoi

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    What to Expect
    Begin your day trip to Halong Bay with hotel pickup in Hanoi's Old Quarter. Travel past water buffalo and farmers working in the rice fields of the Red River Delta during a 2-hour drive by coach or private vehicle — depending on option selected at booking. You'll make a brief stop at a handicrafts center before arriving at the Halong wharf around midday.

    Here, board a traditional wooden junk and cruise into the World Heritage–listed bay, peppered with limestone karsts and the sheer cliffs of countless islets. Your guide will point out landmarks such as Stone Dogs Island, Duck Island, Finger Island, Incense Burner Island, and Fighting Cocks Island. 

    After a seafood lunch (vegetarian option is available), set out to explore the chambers of Thien Cung Cave, translated as Heavenly Palace and adorned with stalactites and stalagmites. Following a 40-minute kayak or bamboo boat ride around a fishing village, you'll head back to the wharf for the return transfer to your hotel in Hanoi.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam
    2: Tuan Chau Island, Tuần Châu, Hạ Long, Quảng Ninh, Vietnam
    3: Charming Vietnam Travel, 03 Phố Gia Ngư, Hàng Bạc, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam

    Traveler pickup is offered

    Ticket Counter No 01, Tuan Chau Island Port, Halong City, Our traditional cruise departure from Tuan Chau Island, Halong Bay. This option also offer the pick up/drop off in Tuan Chau
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Cruise
    • All activities
    • Lunch
    • Driver/guide
    • Entry/Admission - Dragonfly Cruise
    • Entry/Admission - Halong Bay
    • Entry/Admission - Dong Thien Cung
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Not recommended for child aged 2 and under
    • Minimum age is 3 years
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We did the one day trip to Ha Long Bay. The bus picked us up at our Hostel in the Old Quater. The trip to Ha Long takes ca. 4h, the big Bus had enough leg space for me(I am 6‘3“). The stop on the way to Ha Long and back is a little bit unnecessary but at least you get the
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    Response from Charming T, Giám đốc quan hệ khách hàng at Full-Day Halong Bay Islands and Caves Tour from Hanoi
    Responded 22 Mar 2019
    Dear Mr/Mrs johannesh0205, It is our greatest pleasure to have you and your friends due to your recent trip to Halong bay Islands and Cave Full day tour from Hanoi with DragonFly Cruise. Thank you very much for your beautiful words for Mr Uy and the time you took to share it with us and other travelers. I am extremely glad to hear that you completely enjoyed the tour even it is 12 hour trip. We do invest a lot of time in effort to well train our staff in order to maintain our personalized service. If you are around this area again, please do not hesitate to contact me then. Best regards, Lisa Hai Yen Dragonfly Cruise Customer Care Team
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    They communicate with you the day of to ensure pick-up spot and timing. The bus ride was long but it was comfortable and in good condition. You stop at one location for bio breaks. You get fed immediately on-board. The food was just okay, I guess we were expecting better because
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    Had such a good day on this tour. The bus was new with good AC, the boat trip was perfect, the bamboo boat was fun and relaxing, the cave was interesting to learn about and the food was delicious! Our tour guide, Benjamin, made the trip even better!
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    Response from DragonflyCruise, Quản lý bộ phận lễ tân at Full-Day Halong Bay Islands and Caves Tour from Hanoi
    Responded 11 Feb 2019
    Dear Chelsea M, Great to meet you, Thanks a lot for your kind commentary of the quality of the Dragonfly Cruise - from DragonflyCruise - a Brand of CharmingVietnamTravel.com. It is love of our valued guests that they review us and give 5 out of 5 for our services. Such a great review written by you. I would like to tell you that we are Officers at Hanoi, Benjamin, driver all enjoying every words of your excellent review. We always wish to make our trip very special so our customers will feel happier than ever. Hope to see you soon on our new tour service, Min Tran Customer Care Team of Charming Vietnam Travel
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    Great day from start to finish! The bus was comfy and the tour guide Benjamin was friendly and really funny! The tour itself didn’t feel rushed and was really efficient! The food was great and the boat trip and bamboo boat will live long in my mind. HaLong Bay is a must see
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    Response from DragonflyCruise, Quản lý bộ phận lễ tân at Full-Day Halong Bay Islands and Caves Tour from Hanoi
    Responded 11 Feb 2019
    Dear George S, Firstly, Charming Vietnam Travel would like to express our deepest appreciation to your compliment as well as making choice of our services. It is our greatest pleasure to have you here with Dragonfly Cruise a Brand of CharmingVietnamTravel.com. As aims to make the best things for customers during the tour, we are very glad to see that you are happy with our services as transportation, food and especially our tour guide – Mr Benjanin who takes care all of you. And I am surely that if he see your feedback, it would be a great motivation to going on his work. At last, a special thanks for your appreciation and if you have any requests for the next trips, we are looking forward to you. Sincerely, Min Tran Customer Care Team of Charming Vietnam Travel
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    Our guide Cong was friendly and knowledgeable and gave us just the right blend of history, culture, geography and personal anecdote. The bus trip was very long (4 hours to drive 160km and the seats a bit cramped. The catering for lunch was very good, and most attentive to my
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    Response from Yen H, Manager at Full-Day Halong Bay Islands and Caves Tour from Hanoi
    Responded 21 Jul 2018
    Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating. It is our greatest pleasure to have you here with Dragonfly Cruise a Brand of CharmingVietnamTravel.com. I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed everything and especially our tour guide - Mr Công who takes care all of you from the beginning till the end ò the tour. From your beautiful feedback, we know that our effort in arranging the services for you was successful. Thank you again and we are looking forward to welcoming you back here at the soonest. Warmest regards, Lisa Hai Yen Customer Care Team of DragonFly Cruise A member of Charming Vietnam Travel
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 12h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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