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Halong Bay Cruise – Tour from Hanoi

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Activity Schedule

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  • Duration

    12-13 hours

  • Start time

    0830h (08:30am)
    Duration: 12-13 hours

  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    Your hotel in Hanoi

Key Highlights

  • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Board an authentic wooden junk boat while exploring the delights of the renowned Halong Bay
  • With almost 3000 islands, Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Includes a seafood lunch on the boat while taking in all the stunning scenery of the bay
  • Upgrade to the private tour for a more intimate experience


Halong Bay is one of Vietnam’s highlights and an absolute must-visit during your time in Hanoi.

After travelling from Hanoi by road board a traditional vessel and explore Halong Bay’s craggy limestone islands and grottos. Designated as a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site, this bay has exquisite scenery.

You’ll see the Man’s Head Island, which resembles a man standing and facing the mainland and the Dragon Island that resembles a dragon hovering above the emerald water of the bay. Other islands resembling their namesakes are: the Sail, the Pair of Roosters, the La Vong and the Incense Burner. Also spot some wonderful grottos such as Thien Cung (Heavenly Residence Grotto), Dau Go (Driftwood Grotto), Sung Sot (Surprise grotto) and Tam Cung (Three Palace Grotto) among others.

During the course of the cruise a delicious seafood lunch will be served on board.


  • You will be picked up in an air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel in Hanoi's Old Quarter. Today is sure to be one of the highlights of your holiday as you head towards the scenic Halong Bay. Designated a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site, this bay offers exquisite scenery. Travel in your land cruiser to the port where you board your charming traditional wooden junk for cruising through the Bay. A wonderful fresh seafood lunch will be served while boat cruising through the bay. You will cruise by rock formations with such names as Stone Dog, Incense Burner (Dinh Huong), Fighting Cock (Ga Choi). At the core of the islets, there are two wonderful caves and grottoes to visit as Thien Cung (Heavenly Residence Grotto), Dau Go (Driftwood Grotto) before returning to Halong pier. Disembark at Halong pier and jump into the land cruiser for the return to your hotel in Hanoi.


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • English speaking guide
  • Land transfer by air-con vehicles to the harbour
  • Boat trip on Halong Bay
  • Lunch with seafood onboard.

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details. 

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • 4
    Halong Bay
    08/23/2011 Adam Trew, Australia
  • 4
    interesting trip
    01/19/2018 KANZO OUE, Japan

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