Escape Hanoi and discover Ha Long Bay, the Ha Long Warf, Sung Sot Cave, and the tranquil Ti Top Island.
An all-day tour of Halong Bay is a Vietnam must-do. You can take a day boat to see Halong Bay and return to Hanoi in a single day with just a 2.5-hour transfer from Hanoi. Travellers with limited time who yet wish to experience the breathtaking grandeur of the World Natural Heritage Site might consider this one-day tour.
8.45–9.15: Your tour guide and driver will get you from your hotel and take you to Ha Long Bay via the expressway.
From 11:00 to 11:30: Take a break at a rest stop close to Halong City. Unwind at a pearl workshop and witness the process of how this priceless stone is extracted from the bay and enhanced to create opulent jewellery.
12.00: Reach the harbour in Tuan Chau. After checking in, start your cruise. The cruise departs at Tuan Chau Harbour and embarks on an amazing journey to discover the splendour of Ha Long Bay.
12.30: Lunch is served with seafood and traditional Vietnamese delicacies while sailing towards the Gia Luan Cat Ba area. From there, a small boat cruises to the western part of Halong Bay. After taking in the breathtaking scenery, our trip continues via Hoa Cuong area. Enjoy the breathtaking landscape of thousands of limestone islands along the way.
14.20: Reach the Hoa Cuong region, one of Ha Long Bay’s most picturesque nooks. Encircled by imposing limestone peaks, Hoa Cuong unveils to you an enigmatic realm of untamed yet exquisite splendour. Like a princess who is fast asleep, it is waiting for you to awaken. In particular, you will witness Thumb Rock, a stunning limestone islet that rises from the ocean in the shape of a massive thumb. Thumb Rock was placed here by Mother Nature as a kind reminder to all travellers on the Ha Long Bay. Make sure your camera is ready to capture breathtaking images of this location.
14.40: See the completed farm and floating home after that The cruise travels toward the Ba Hang region; en route, you will visit and have the opportunity to photograph Dog Rock, Duck Rock, Fighting Cock Rock, and Lu Hung Islet, which was once home to the fishing community known as Ba Hang but is now home to other residents. In 45 minutes, you can discover the hidden charms of the stunning Ba Hang by going on a bamboo boat or kayaking tour to explore the tunnels.
15.30: Return to the boat and carry on the thrilling journey to the following destination.
16.30: Reach one of Ha Long Bay’s most exquisite caverns, Thien Cung Cave. You will tour this one-of-a-kind and spectacular museum of natural arts, intricately crafted by Mother Nature’s magical hands, with the assistance of our best guide.
From 17.30 to 18:00: The boat returns to the harbour. Final itinerary and return transportation to Hanoi.
We will return to Hanoi between 19.00 and 19.30 pm and drop you off at your hotel.
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