Halong Bay 1 day
¤ Time : 1 day
¤ Start date : Daily
¤ Price : 35 USD
Being one of the world’s natural wonders and world heritage as recognized by UNESCO, Ha Long Bay is a truly attractive destination. 1,969 islands protrude from the sea with red sail junks dotting the horizon. Come and see what the Vietnamese call “the descending dragon”.
7.30 – 8.30: Pick you up at your hotel, leave Ha Noi capital for Ha Long city. Enjoy the interesting 3 hour driving to Ha Long. On the way, take a 20 minute break in Hai Duong city.
12.00: On arrival, get on the wooden-classic boat. Take a short rest for the view of the bay, take photo of the stunning scenery before having seafood lunch while cruising through the emerald water between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, visit THIEN CUNG cave (the cave of the heavenly palace-famous for its stalagmites and stalactites), the cave has only opened to the public since 1998. A short way to visit the DAU GO grotto (wooden stakes- where in 1288 one of Vietnam’s most famous General Tran Hung Dao planted hundreds of stakes deep inside the cave prior to a battle with an invading Mongolian army).
Optional tour: Nearly 1 hour kayaking among the bay.
Back to the boat and keep cruising on the bay to visit the Dog Stone, the Burning Incense islet and the Fighting Chicken rock. Back to the harbor and transfer back to Ha Noi.
19.30 – 20.00 Arrive in Ha Noi. Tour ends.
Price : 30USD/person (without kayaking)
35USD/person with kayaking
42usd/peson with superior tour & kayaking
Vehicle (A/C): transport with 16 to 29 seats (model 2009)
Driver: proficient, enthusiastic, experienced
English speaking guide: enthusiastic and experienced
Vietnamese seafood and hygienic meals
Day junk (A/C): safe, clean and beautiful
Optional service: Kayak
Exclusion: Insurance, drinks, telephone, tips for guide and other not mentioned