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From Hanoi: 2-Day & 1 Night Halong Bay Tour

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Experience the limestone karst rock formations of Ha Long Bay in luxury aboard a 4-star junk boat cruiser. Immerse yourself in the everyday lives of the locals and get spectacular views from Ti Top Island.
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Duration: 2 days
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Pickup included

Pick-up available from hotels in Hoan Kiem District and the Old Quarter.

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  • Experience the limestone karst rock formations of Ha Long Bay with different amazing shapes: Dog, Head, Duck, Swan and Fighting Cock
  • Enjoy kayaking in emerald water or bamboo boat at Luon Cave area
  • Impress yourself with a spectacular view of the whole bay from Titop Island
  • Visit Surprise Cave – the largest one of Ha Long Bay
  • Participate in a short cooking class where you can make Vietnam spring roll
  • Feast on fresh seafood and overnight on 4-star cruise
  • Enjoy a fiery sunrise/ sunset in the bay
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Experience the stunning landscapes of Ha Long Bay aboard a 4-star junk boat. Get the chance to learn how to make authentic Vietnamese spring rolls and go on a night squid fishing tour. Visit some of the limestone karst islands and marvel at the rock formations of the caves.

 Day 1: Hanoi – Halong – Overnight on-board 

At 07:40 to 08:30, you will be picked up from your hotel and depart to Ha Long Bay. The bus journey will take around 3.5-hours. Stop en route around 30 minutes at a rest stop. Climb aboard at Tuan Chau International Marina and get a refreshing welcome drink as you check into your cabin. Then, cruise amongst the limestone rocks of Ha Long Bay and feast on fresh local seafood. Sail to islets such as "Dog Head" and "Swan" and pass the floating village of Ba Hang. Then, explore Luon Cave by bamboo boat and get some time to swim at Ti Top Island. Watch the sunset from the sun deck of the boat before dropping anchor for the night. Go on a night squid fishing adventure after dinner, or just relax in the bar.

Day 2: Halong - Hanoi

Wake to stunning views of Ha Long Bay and take a guided tour of the stalactites and stalagmites of Surprise Cave. Pass the islands of "Fighting Cock," "Incense Burner" and "Stone Dogs" on the way back to the harbor. Watch a demonstration on how to make spring rolls and enjoy lunch before your arrival. Board the bus for the return journey to Hanoi, with estimated hotel drop off at around 4:00 PM.
  • English-speaking guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Bamboo boat trip or kayaking
  • Demonstration on how to make spring rolls
  • Drinking water in the cabin (2 bottles)
  • Meals as indicated
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
What’s Not Included
  • Single traveler supplement fee ($40 per night)
  • Drinks at the bar
  • Personal expenses
  • Taxes
  • Surcharge for Gala dinner on 24 Dec or 31 Dec: US$ 25/ person
  • Surcharge for travel stay during Lunar New Year: US$ 10/ person/ night. (04-07 Feb 2019, 24-27 Jan 2020).

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport
  • Camera
  • Breathable clothing
  • Shorts
  • Charged Smartphone
Know before you go
• Bring your original passport for registration
• Notice to supplier by email or tour guide on travel date your food requirement if you are a vegetarian on diet or allergic to some kinds of food
• Have light luggage for 1 or 2 nights. However, in case that you will not come back to Hanoi any longer, you could bring all your luggage
• Bring your camera and phone (keeping them dry yourself)
• Have shorts/ light clothes for climbing, visiting the cave, kayaking and swimming
• Contact tour tour guide for any assistance when you are on the tour
• Towels, shampoo, toothpaste & brush, comb, toilet paper in the bathroom and towels for your swimming will be provided
• Free Wi-Fi will be offered but the connection in the bay is sometimes not good
• A surcharge of $40 USD will be required to be paid in cash if you need 1 private cabin for you only (solo traveler)
• In case of any cancellation due to bad weather or other tour operation, you should directly contact GetYourGuide
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