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Immerse in the fishermen’s lifestyle in Vung Vieng village
Discover Sung Sot cave, the most famous cave in Bai Tu Long bay
Kayaking or swimming in Cong Do area
Explore Vietnamese cuisine through Cooking class
Observe the beautiful sunset on the sea
Bai Tu Long Bay Day Tour will be a highlight of your dream vacation to visit Bai Tu Long bay in tight schedule. With only 6 hours of cruising, you can enjoy exploring the spectacular view of Bai Tu Long Bay, discovering the life of the local people in Vung Vieng fishing village, and joining in many interesting activities such as kayaking, swimming and admiring the sunset on the beach.
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07:30 - 08:00 AM: In the early morning, our tour guide from AZ Local Trip will pick up you at your hotel or the confirmed meeting point in Hanoi Old Quarter and we will transfer to Bai Tu Long Bay.
11:45 AM: Around noon, we will reach to Halong Bay, one of the World Heritage Site. Welcome tourists to the cruise! Before embarking on Bai Tu Long bay cruise, you can take a rest and wander along the sundeck to feel the natural atmosphere of Bai Tu Long bay.
12:30 AM: When embarking the cruise, the cruise will be reaching to Bai Tu Long bay. Tourists will seek a wonderful chance to observe the alluring limestone seascapes of Bai Tu Long bay. This bay is noted for unique islets and islands in various shapes and colors including Teapot islet, Blockhouse islet and Goat Head islet. Every islet in Bai Tu Long bay is related to a particular legend about its origin and name.
Sailing through this spectacular bay, tourists can play with the cool fresh sea water and observe the pristine natural beauty of Bai Tu Long bay. Then you can have lunch on the board full of fresh seafood and Halong specialties.
02:00 PM: Arrive at Vung Vieng Village. Vung Vieng fishing village is among the most popular villages in Halong Bay, which appeals lots of tourists coming here annually. Vung Vieng village in Bai Tu Long bay is off the beaten track because this floating village is far from famous Cat Ba Island brimful of accommodation, beaches and mysterious caves.
With approximately 50 families and the population between 200 and 300 residents, fishermen are enjoying their tranquil life with the traditional career attaching to the waves and tides. Sitting on woven bamboo boats of fishermen, tourists can listen to folk song duets in the romantic setting of flower garlands and colorful lanterns.
Spending time with local fishermen, tourists can hear the stories about their daily life and visit their fish farms. If the weather is permitted, tourists can do kayaking around Vung Vieng village.
04:00 PM: The next destination in tour journey will stop by Cong Do area. With the area of nearly 23.4 square kilometers, Cong Do area is considered as a masterpiece of the Sea Mother. This area includes a huge number of coral reefs, underground lakes, mysterious caves and sandy beaches. One highlight of Cong Do area is its diverse coral reef ecosystem with more than 700 meters in length and 300 meters in width. It is an ideal horizon for scuba-diving and snorkeling, which are very suitable for those who love adventuring. In addition, Cong Do area is home to many marine species including fish, squid, shrimp and crab. Thanks to the beautiful beaches full of fresh water and white sand, Cong Do area is an ideal place for swimming.
Thien Canh Son Grotto (called Dong Co by locals) is located on Bai Tu long bay. It appeals lots of both domestic and foreign tourists from all parts of the world. Known for pristine limestone stalactites, this grotto boasts its unique and rare natural beauty. On the walking journey about 100 stone steps, tourists will be overwhelmed by the mysterious charm inside the cave.
05:00 PM: After spending time walking along the coastal full of bright white sand, tourists can come back your cruise and take part in an intriguing activity called cooking demonstration. In this activity, tourists will be taught how to cook some traditional Vietnamese dishes such as spring rolls or pho. For those who are keen on Vietnamese cuisine, it is a great chance for them to cook a Vietnamese dish by your own.
Or if you are tired after the long journey, you can simply sit on the sundeck and sip a cup of sunset tea. Some locals say that your journey in Bai Tu Long bay will not be completely full without observing the alluring sunset view in Bai Tu Long bay. The night is embracing the sunlight of the sun and Bai Tu Long comes back to its tranquility and peace.
06:00 PM: Our cruise will come back to Tuan Chuan harbor. You can pass by Dragon islet to observe its unique shape of a dragon. Then back to your board and take a rest.
09:30 - 10:00 PM: On arrival in Hanoi, our driver will drop off at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
One day in Bai Tu Long ends here.
Hope you have unforgettable memories with AZ Local Trip.
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