This 2-day package tour lets you visit Halong city for a taste of local life and cruise on marvelous karsts of Halong Bay when the dawn begins.
Day 1: Hanoi - Ha Long city
07.30 - 08.00: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
After nearly 4 hour drive, there comes Ha Long city, check in hotel and have lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch we will be ready for the half day tour to visit the most interesting sites of Ha Long coastal city.
The electric car picks up you from hotel to visit Bai Tho Mountain, you will have time for a short trekking to have an aerial view of Halong city then visit cultural complex at the foot of Bai Tho Mountain including Long Tien pagoda, the oldest temple in the area, Bai Tho Mountain cultural center and Tran Quoc Nghien temple.
On the coastal road named Cot 5, which is one of the most beautiful coastal roads in Vietnam, you will see a fishery village. The electric car stops at Quang Ninh museum and library, the very special and well-designed architectural complex, then continue to visit Do Kha photographer’s house displaying a collection of beautiful paintings and pictures of Halong bay.
Have dinner in a local restaurant and overnight in Halong city.
Meals: Lunch and dinner. Hotel in Halong city.
Day 2: Halong city - Dragon Bay cruise - Yen Duc village - Hanoi
Get up early, have breakfast at hotel then depart to harbor to board on our Dragon Bay Cruise, start cruising to Bai Tu Long Bay, enjoy the beautiful limestone seascape while passing by Teapot islet, Blockhouse islet, Goat Head islet...
Arrive at Cong Do area, choose one of these two experience to discover natural beauty of the bay.
- Visit mysterious Thien Canh Son cave and relax on the beach
- Kayak to explore this beautiful area then relax on the beach
On the way cruise back to harbor, pass by Dragon islet then have lunch on board, disembark and say goodbye to the crew.
Get on the van the drive to Yen Duc village for a water puppet show in countryside and arrive in Hanoi at 17.30 PM. The trip ends.
Meals: Breakfast and lunch.
- Transportation round trip Hanoi – Halong Bay
- Boat trip
- Meals as specified in itinerary
- Hotel in Ha Long
- Local English speaking guide on board and Ha Long city
- Entrance and sightseeing fee
- Welcome drinks
- Water puppetry in Yen Duc
- Personal expenses
- Extra drinks
- Spa service
- Bank charge (for payment by credit cards)
What's to bring
- Sun Glasses
- Sun Block
- Wide Brim Hat
- Insect Repellents
- Warm Clothes (in winter from November to April)
- Original Passport
NOTES: This itinerary might subject to change due to the weather conditions without prior notice.