Halong Bay Islands and Caves: Full-Day Tour from Hanoi

Day Trips & Excursions in Halong City

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On this Full day excursion from Hanoi you’ll take a transfer from Hanoi then traditional cruise to discover the beauty of Halong Bay. Visit Islands and Caves and Floating fishing village, and Enjoy delicious seafood on board. Stop at crafts workshops on the drive from Hanoi as well.
After you’re picked up at your hotel 08:00. you’ll head out on the drive to Halong Bay, making a short stop en route in Hai Duong to visit crafts workshops, where you’ll see marble stone sculptures, plaque paintings, and hand-embroidered items.Arrive in Halong City tourist wharf around 12:00pm. Here you'll board a traditional wooden junk and head into the bay. A fresh seafood lunch (vegetarian available if requested) is served on the way out. The limestone bedrock and sheer cliffs of the countless islets have inspired local people to come up with equally fanciful names: Stone Dogs island, Duck island, Finger island, Incense Burner island, and Fighting Cocks Island, the symbol of Halong Bay. You will then head on to Thien Cung (Heavenly Palace Grotto) and Dau Go (Hidden Wooden Stake Cave), two magnificent and otherworldly caves. Explore their huge chambers adorned with stalactites and stalagmites of all kinds. Finally, enjoy 45 minutes of Bamboo boat at the Floating Village to visit the islands and water tunnels and bask in the charm of this natural paradise. Around 4:30pm you will be brought back to the Halong tourist wharf, where our vehicle is waiting to take you back to Hanoi. The trip ends at your hotel around 8:00pm.

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Bamboo boat at the Floating Village on the Bay
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip transfers by shuttle bus

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities


  • All-inclusive tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water