Halong Bay Day Tour

from $45
Day tour    Halong bay,
  • halong day cruise
  • kayaking halong bay
  • visiting fishing village halong

Get on wooden boat for day trip cruising around the magnificent Halong Bay among thousands islands that jut out of the sea with its spectacular natural environment, would be a great experience traveling Halong bay day tour. You also visit the floating village, grottoes, kayaking and enjoy the sumptuous seafood lunch.

Tour Itinerary

1 day explore Halong Bay on board

Depart from your hotel in Hanoi at 8.00AM for the journey East of Hanoi (approximately 3,5 hours) to Halong City, the gateway to Halong Bay. En route you will pass fields of busy workers farming their rice fields using traditional methods of cultivation.

Upon arrival, board a traditional junk and set sail around this magnificent bay and among thousands islands that jut out of the sea with its spectacular natural environment while lunch is served. You also have the opportunity to stop visiting one of the many grottoes. We then continue cruise to the southern part of the Bay, where we will admire view of many strange-shaped islands, visit floating village of the local fishermen and do kayaking to further remote area of the bay. Continue sailing back to Halong wharf, get on car and return to Hanoi. Tour ends at your hotel.

Optional Day Tour Cruise Route:

Thien Cung cave – Ba Hang (4-hour cruise)

On this four-hour cruise we will visit to Dong Thien Cung (Heavenly Palace Grotto), located on a remote island in the bay. As the name suggests, the cave adorned with fantastic stalactites and stalagmites. Colored lights transform the scene into a fairytale palace. Then sailing past some of the bay’s most iconic locations, including Thumb Island, Incense Island and Ba Hang floating village.

Amazing cave – Titop island (6-hour cruise)

This six-hour cruise we will travel further to visit Amazing Cave or Cave of Surprises is the largest cave in Halong Bay. Then enjoy a stop at Titop Island, with its powdery white sand and crystal water; Titop beach is a favorite place for a swim. A steep path leads to a lookout and a small pentagon-shaped pagoda that offers a breathtaking view of the whole bay scenery.

Halong bay and Bai Tu Long Bay (8-hour cruise)

A full day 8-hour cruise is designated for travelers who want to discover Halong bay in depth and on this private boat trip you will cruise Halong bay and Bai Tu Long bay to many other remote areas, islands and caves.

Day tour cruise map route

halong day cruise route

Tour price


Standard tour (4-hour cruise)
Deluxe tour (4-hour cruise)
(Smaller group, included kayak)
Luxury tour (6-hour cruise)
(Smaller group, included kayak)


Group size 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-8 pax 9 pax above
Price in USD/pax
4 hours cruise
$129 $98 $68 $56
Price in USD/pax
6 hours cruise
$152 $115 $76 $62
Price in USD/pax
8 hours cruise
$185 $139 $92 $74

Additional kayaking extra: $5/person on double kayak

Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Tour inclusive

  • Private A/C vehicle transferring as per program, pick up and drop off at hotel
  • Entrance & sightseeing fees
  • Boat cruising on Halong Bay
  • Lunch on board
  • English speaking guide
  • Mineral water

Tour exclusive

  • Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Travel insurance

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