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  1. Vietnam
  2. Hanoi
  3. Ha Long Bay

Halong Bay: 2-Day Imperial Legend Cruise with Cooking Class

Product ID: 103175
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Admire the natural beauty of Halong Bay on a 2-day cruise. Spend the night in a comfortable cabin on a traditional junk boat, take in a spectacular sunset and sunrise and savor delicious traditional Vietnamese food. Enjoy a cooking class on board.
About this activity
Duration 2 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones

Pickup included

Hotels in Hanoi's Old Quarter
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore Halong Bay on a cruise by traditional junk boat
  • Enjoy delicious Vietnamese cuisine on board
  • Take in a beautiful sunset and sunrise from the boat
Full description
You’ll travel from Hanoi to Halong Bay for this 2-day cruise. Board a traditional junk boat to discover the spectacular beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy meals on board, savoring the tastes of Vietnam, and take advantage of the leisure activities on offer.

Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (Lunch, Dinner)
Enjoy breakfast at your Hanoi hotel before being picked up at around 08:00. You’ll depart soon afterwards, and arrive at Tuan Chau port at noon. Once you have checked in for the cruise on a traditional junk boat, you’ll sit down to a seafood lunch as you cruise through the most beautiful parts of the Bay.

Later on, you’ll have the opportunity of kayaking in tranquil blue waters alongside limestone cliffs. You can even enjoy a swim, weather permitting.

A sunset party will be held on the upper deck in the late afternoon before you savor a special dinner cooked by a professional chef. In the evening, you’ll have free time for leisure activities.

Day 2: Halong Bay –- Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch)
After admiring the sunrise and enjoying breakfast, you’ll visit the Surprise Cave – the most beautiful of all in Halong Bay.

Join in a cooking class and then enjoy a farewell lunch before disembarking at Tuan Chau port at around 11:15. You’ll be transferred back to Hanoi by bus, arriving at around 17:00.
  • Round-trip bus transportation from Hanoi
  • Double/twin Sharing cabin on the boat with air-conditioning and en-suite bathroom
  • All meals on board
  • Bottled water in the cabin
  • Welcome drink
  • Admission and sightseeing fees
  • Cooking demonstration
  • English-speaking guide
  • Tour itinerary could change due to the weather condition
  • Kayaking and swimming could be cancelled due to the weather condition and non refundable
What’s Not Included
  • Other beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa arrangements
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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Important information
Know before you go
• You must register with the cruise at least 24-hours in advance: registration requires your full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number and visa expiration date. A valid passport is required at check-in
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• A vegetarian option is available (please advise when booking if required)
• Tours are subject to favorable weather conditions. If the tour is canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
• Tour itinerary could change due to the weather condition
• Kayaking and swimming could be cancelled due to the weather conditions and non-refundable
• AC turns on from 6:00 PM to 7:00 AM
• Cabin check-out at 9:30 AM
• Passengers are advised not to bring large luggage for convenience (luggage can be stored at your hotel)
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Product ID: 103175