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Full-Day Halong Bay Islands and Cave Tour from Hanoi

  • 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
Full-Day Halong Bay Islands and Cave Tour from Hanoi
From US$43,00
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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
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
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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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.
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1 - 5 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Easy & affordable way to see Ha Long Bay on a budget

We were looking for a way to see Ha Long Bay on a backpacking budget- this was it! Great experience from start to finish. Picked up promptly from our hostel in the morning. Comfortable air conditioned bus ride to Ha Long Bay (Free bottle of...More

3  Thank ho93
Reviewed 1 week ago
Superb for one day

Our families like to see nature so we take a long trip. The company arranged very professional so we have a happy day!

1  Thank _the_nguyen_family
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Day Oit!

Given our time tour guide was amazing! So funny and knowledgable about Halong Bay and it’s history. The kayaking was fab as well. Thank you so much!!

Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
The picturesque Halong Bay

A true paradise for the photographers out there. A perfect balance between nature and human interaction. The place is not overly commercialized like a majority of other tourist destinations in the northern part of Vietnam. Despite this the simplicitly of the nature is carefully preserved...More

1  Thank Abhishek P
Customer S, Customer Care Team of Dragonfly Cruise at Charming Vietnam Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Abhishek P, Warmest greetings from Dragonfly Cruise - a Brand of CharmingVietnamTravel.com. It is great pleasure to hear that you had a very memorable time with us and giving us a perfect review. We are more than happy to learn that you enjoyed our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Quick but valuable way to see Ha Long Bay

This tour is very high quality - the tour guides are very experienced and have structured the tour perfectly over many iterations. The food was not great but this is irrelevant when considering how excellent the other features of this trip is. Highly recommendMore

1  Thank Hannah F
Yen H, Manager at Charming Vietnam Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Hannah F, It is our greatest pleasure to have you here with Dragonfly Cruise and Charming Vietnam Travel Team. Thank you for giving us a perfect rating. I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed everything and especially our high quality personalized service...More

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15 August 2018|
Response from Lillian C | Reviewed this property |
if your group is big they will definately pick you up in your hotel even if it is out of the way. If yours is a small hotel and small crowd they will try to arrange nearby to pick you up
Amy B
7 August 2018|
Response from Abhishek P | Reviewed this property |
The tour is practically for a day around 10- 12 hours (including the time on road) and you would be back by 7 or 8 in the evening.
25 July 2018|
Response from Lillian C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure which hotel that they pick up but normally if your hotel is small and not a big crowd they will try to arrange nearby hotel or landmark to pick you up