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Full-Day Halong Bay Islands and Caves Tour from Hanoi

  • Cruise on UNESCO-listed Halong Bay, round-trip from Hanoi
  • Visit Thien Cung Cave and ride a boat to a fishing village
  • Seafood or vegetarian lunch on board
Full-Day Halong Bay Islands and Caves Tour from Hanoi
From US$40.00
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Halong Full-Day Join In GroupMost Popular
Join-in group tour from Hanoi. Enjoy a delicious lunch on the cruise. Visit the most beautiful cave of Halong. See the floating village of local fishermen by kayaking or sampan boat.
From US$40.00
Small Group Halong Full Day
Enjoy an intimate atmosphere on this small-group tour, which operates with group of 20 passengers on bus. Pleasure your palate with a sumptuous seafood onboard and capture fantastic photographs
From US$79.00
Private Tour for 2 People++
Take a private Halong tour with car/guide for best comfort. Delicious lunch on the cruise. Visit the most beautiful cave of Halong, the floating village of local fishermen by kayaking or sampan boat.
From US$125.00
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Cruise past the limestone karsts and islands of UNESCO-listed Halong Bay on this 12-hour day trip from Hanoi. You'll take a kayak or sampan boat to the floating village of local fishermen, visit Thien Cung (Heavenly Palace Cave), and feast on a seafood lunch. At booking, select a group tour or upgrade to a private tour if preferred.
What to Expect
Begin your day trip to Halong Bay with hotel pickup in Hanoi's Old Quarter. Travel past water buffalo and farmers working in the rice fields of the Red River Delta during a 2-hour drive by coach or private vehicle — depending on option selected at booking. You'll make a brief stop at a handicrafts center before arriving at the Halong wharf around midday.

Here, board a traditional wooden junk and cruise into the World Heritage–listed bay, peppered with limestone karsts and the sheer cliffs of countless islets. Your guide will point out landmarks such as Stone Dogs Island, Duck Island, Finger Island, Incense Burner Island, and Fighting Cocks Island. 

After a seafood lunch (vegetarian option is available), set out to explore the chambers of Thien Cung Cave, translated as Heavenly Palace and adorned with stalactites and stalagmites. Following a 40-minute kayak or bamboo boat ride around a fishing village, you'll head back to the wharf for the return transfer to your hotel in Hanoi.
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Reviews (15)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Very good value day-trip

They communicate with you the day of to ensure pick-up spot and timing. The bus ride was long but it was comfortable and in good condition. You stop at one location for bio breaks. You get fed immediately on-board. The food was just okay, I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dan C
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile
Loved it!

Had such a good day on this tour. The bus was new with good AC, the boat trip was perfect, the bamboo boat was fun and relaxing, the cave was interesting to learn about and the food was delicious! Our tour guide, Benjamin, made the...More

Thank cmacfarlane93
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Great day from start to finish! The bus was comfy and the tour guide Benjamin was friendly and really funny! The tour itself didn’t feel rushed and was really efficient! The food was great and the boat trip and bamboo boat will live long in...More

Thank BossmanGeorge93
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile
Beautiful Ha Long Bay excellent Guide

Our guide Cong was friendly and knowledgeable and gave us just the right blend of history, culture, geography and personal anecdote. The bus trip was very long (4 hours to drive 160km and the seats a bit cramped. The catering for lunch was very good,...More

Thank Dreamer600136
Yen H, Manager at Charming Vietnam Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating. It is our greatest pleasure to have you here with Dragonfly Cruise a Brand of CharmingVietnamTravel.com. I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed everything and especially our tour guide - Mr Công who...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile
Amazing day around Halong Bay!

Just a fantastic tour to Halong Bay. Thanks to our awesome guide, Cong, who gave us a bunch of info about what we would see, plus help all through the trip, it was as educational as it was fun and beautiful. The first entrance into...More

Thank tokyomike55
Customer S, Customer Care Team at Charming Vietnam Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Dear Tokyomike55, It is pleased to receive your nice words due to your recent experience with our Halong Full Day Tour from Hanoi with CharmingVietnamTravel.com. We can not thank you enough for recommending our tour and services to other travelers. I will surely forward your...More

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