Enjoy a Full-day cruise on board a Traditional junk boat and get a Unique Vietnamese experience among the stunning limestone karst mountains of the spectacular World Heritage listed site of Halong Bay. A UNESCO listed World Heritage site since 1994, Halong Bay means "Bay of the Descending Dragon". Legend has it that a long time ago when the Vietnamese were fighting off foreign invaders, the Gods sent a family of dragons to assist in the fight. During the battle the dragons spat out jewels that would later become the islands that now are scattered around the bay.
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
08:00: You will be picked up by tour guide and car from your hotel in Hanoi center. It’s a scenic drive to Halong Bay, passing Bac Ninh province, famous for its traditional folk singing. We will pass through green fields of rice. En route stop at the Hong Ngoc Humanity Center, a handicraft outlet developed to provide support to communities in the area including people with disabilities. The handicrafts made at the center are available for you to purchase. At the shop, you can see disabled children are making arts and crafts. Have free time to choose the best quality collection of handicraft products in the north of Vietnam. Or a cup of traditional coffee for stretch your legs after long drive.
12:00: Arrive in Tuan Chau Tourist Wharf and climb aboard your cruise boat. The crew will welcome you with a refreshing drink.
12:15: Start your dreamy cruise through thousands of limestone karst mountains. Enjoy seafood lunch, served with traditional Vietnamese dishes on a private table. Vegetarian options are also available. The cruise would stop at floating village area for taking Bamboo boat to visiting local fisherman village to understand the local life of fisherman in Halong Bay. Or taking the Kayaking to discover the limestone mountains in the bay of Halong. Cruise the emerald waters, passing Dog Stone and the islet of Burning Incense (Printed on money note 200.000vnd), continue to the rock of Fighting Cock islands - The symbol of Halong Bay. Take a visit to the most beautiful cave of Halong Bay - Heavenly Palace (Thien Cung Cave) to see stunning stalagmite and stalactite formations. Staff will then serve fresh fruits for an afternoon snack.
16:15: Cruise back to Tourist Wharf and transfer to the bus back to Hanoi with your guide and car.
20:00: Arrive in Hanoi and say goodbye to your guide and driver.
Inclusions & Options
Vehicle (A/C): Ford transit 16 seats or County 29 seats
Driver: Proficient, safe, experienced.
Tour guide: English speaking guide (enthusiastic, experienced).
Entrance fees: During tour.
Lunch: Vietnamese meal (standard and hygienic meal).
Halong Holiday Inn Cruise: Safe, clean and beautiful.
Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change upon weather conditions. Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number, valid visa to Vietnam for all passengers
Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
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