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A Halong Bay Day Tour with traditional cruise is the best choice for you to experience the magnificent Halong Bay with our ‘all-in-one’ itinerary for those with a limited time schedule. Take a day cruise tour to visit the spectacular Halong bay – the UNESCO World Heritage Site with many interesting activities: visiting the Ba Hang fishing village, kayaking, observing the unique islands and islets, exploring Thien Cung Cave…
Welcome tourists to Halong Bay Day Tour!
8:00 AM: Enthusiastic tourist guides from AZ Local Trip will pick up you at your hotel or the meeting point in Hanoi Old Quarter. Let’s start a 3.5-hour trip transferring from Hanoi to Halong bay.
It offers a great chance to observe the rural charm of provinces along the Red River Delta. Tourists will catch a glimpse of rural landscapes of the countryside from the train window as you make your way along the journey.
12:45 - 01:00 PM: Arrive in Tuan Chau Harbor. Afterwards, tourists will embark the cruise. The crew will introduce you a short cruise briefing before starting your one-day cruise to Halong Bay.
While checking in your cabin, you can spend little time relaxing or wandering along the traditional and beautiful cruise
01:00 PM: While cruising along Halong Bay, tourists get a tremendous opportunity to enjoy the stunning sceneries of this bay. Halong is noted for thousands of limestone karst formations and green beaches. The lunch will be served in the cruise with a lot of delicious seafood. You can get to know more about Vietnamese traditional dishes.
After lunch, tourists can visit unique and strange islets in Halong Bay. These islets, namely the Dog Stone and the Burning Incense islets are famous for its special shapes and colors. You can listen to intriguing legend related to the origins of these islets. Don’t forget to capture artistic photos to memorize unforgettable things in your journey.
One highlight of Halong Bay is intriguing fishing village floating in the sea with many generations living together under the same roof. Your voyage to Halong Bay will not be completed without a visit to these amazing fishing villages. In this journey, AZ Local Trip will accompany you to Ba Hang village.
For those who desire to enjoy the tranquil and peaceful atmosphere of Halong, Ba Hang fishing village is definitely your ideal choice. This idyllic village is home to many households with their traditional career handed down from generation to generation.
You can do kayaking or simply sit in a bamboo boat rowed by locals here to explore this beautiful village. Struggling the ups and downs with tidal waves and even heavy storms, the fishermen here still keep their optimism by cheo songs or hat gheo about their dream about a peaceful daily life.
Adjacent to Ba Hang fishing village, Thien Cung cave or also called Heaven Cave is one can’t-miss destination in the journey to Halong bay. Located in the northern direction of Dau Go cave, Thien Cung cave boasts its diverse stalactites and stalagmites in various and strange shapes. The name of this cave is originated from the unique stalactites’ shape inside the cave such as dragon, phoenix and Four Pillars, which reminds us of wonderful heaven.
Wandering along the mysterious and spectacular landscape of Thien Cung cave, tourists will have the feelings of entering a heavenly place full of bright lights and shapes. You can hear an amazing legend about an ancient Dragon King who helps Vietnamese defeat invaders.
04:45 PM: Our cruise will come back to the harbor. Our driver will be waiting for you and they will transfer you to Hanoi by bus.
08:30 PM: On arrival in Hanoi, our driver and tour guide will drop off at your hotel. Halong Bay Day Tour ends here.
The tour was well organized and our tour leader Jade has been very kind and friendly