Tour program: Our tour guide and driver will pick up at your hotel in Hanoi at 8:00 then start the journey east of Hanoi (approximately 3 to 3,5 hours) to Ha Long City, the gateway to Halong Bay. En route you will pass fields of busy workers farming their rice fields using traditional methods of cultivation, arriving to Halong City at about 12:00.
You will be welcome onboard and start 4 hours cruise around this magnificent bay and among thousands islands that jut out of the sea with its spectacular natural environment - you will also have the opportunity to stop at two of the many grottoes.
We will stop to visit Dong Thien Cung (Heavenly Palace Grotto), located on a remote island in the bay. As the name suggests, the cave adorned with fantastic stalactites and stalagmites. Colored lights transform the scene into a fairytale palace. You will surprise at nature’s creativity, this cave seems to glisten with gold and silver. We sail around to enjoy the beauty of Halong bay and back to harbor for driving back to your hotel in Hanoi. Arrive your hotel at around 20:00. End of the trip.
English speaking tour guide, other language tour guides are available on request.
Modern/Private car or mini van from Hanoi to Halong Bay and return
Private boat cruise in Halong Bay
Sea food Lunch on the boat
Accommodation in Hanoi
Other not mentioned in the tour program
Personal expenses such as drink on the junk boat, telephone, tips