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$100 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Halong Bay Small Group Tour with Cruise, Lunch from Hanoi

Your Halong Bay tour begins with a 3.5-hour drive from the hectic pace in Vietnam's capital city, Hanoi, to the tranquil and beautiful Halong Bay. En route stop at the Hong Ngoc Humanity Center, a handicraft outlet developed to provide support to communities in the area including people's with disabilities. The handicrafts made at the center are available for you to purchase.On arrival in Halong City board the Chinese junk for your cruise on Halong Bay, famous for its lime karsts jutting out of the green waters creating a spectacular vista as nearly 2000 islands fill the bay. A UNESCO listed World Heritage site since 1994, Halong Bay means "Bay of the Descending Dragon". Legend has it that a long time ago when the Vietnamese were fighting off foreign invaders, the gods sent a family of dragons to assist in the fight. During the battle the dragons spat out jewels that would later become the islands that now are scattered around the bay.The cruise explores some of the grottos and caves that have formed in many of the islands that fill Halong Bay. Visit a fishing village where you learn about the culture and customs of the local inhabitants and enjoy a scrumptious seafood lunch on board the boat before returning to Hanoi.

$29 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Hanoi Street Food Walking Tour

Your walking tour begins in Hanoi’s largest covered market, Dong Xuan. Breathe in the aromatic scents wafting from street hawker stalls selling everything from exotic fruit to seafood. Led by a local guide, hear stories about the ingredients and history of Hanoi’s food culture and northern Vietnamese specialties.After sampling fruit and street snacks at the market, continue walking to Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Visit a local restaurant to watch the chefs at work, then dine on a famous local dish of pork crepes, called banh cuon. Then take a wander down Hanoi’s atmospheric lanes of houses, shops and street stalls, stopping to sample flame-grilled meat snacks at a local barbeque stall.To add something sweet to the menu, try the local specialty of fresh fruit served in a cup with crushed ice and condensed milk. Your evening walk ends with a visit to one of Hanoi’s best-kept secrets, a tucked-away cafe with amazing views over Hoan Kiem Lake. Here you can try the local favorite, egg coffee, or perhaps a chilled beer. Your tour ends here, so you can either continue exploring on your own, take a taxi or ask your guide for directions and suggestions.

$32 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Full-Day Halong Bay Islands and Cave Tour from Hanoi

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Halong Bay, Halong Bay, Quang Ninh ProvinceHalong Bay is a beautiful natural wonder in northern Vietnam near the Chinese border. The Bay is dotted with 1,600 limestone islands and islets and covers an area of over 1,500 sqkm. This extraordinary area was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. For many tourists, this place is like something right out of a movie. The fact is that Halong Bay features a wide range of biodiversity, while the surrealistic scenery has indeed featured in endless movies. The best way to get to Halong City is by car, minibus or bus from Hanoi which is only 170km away. If budget is not a problem, an hour-long helicopter transfer is also available.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Dong Thien Cung, Halong Bay, Quang Ninh ProvinceThien Cung Cave (Heavenly Palace Cave) is located in the southwest of Halong Bay, which is considered the most beautiful primitive cave of the Bay. The cave is 10,000 square meters with complicated interior structure, many floors, and high ceiling. The cave becomes famous thanks to a unique system of stalactites and stalagmites with different forms and shapes.Exploring Thien Cung Cave’s craggy cliffs is no easy task. Going through a narrow door, you would be surprised by a large space inside the cave that the further you walk, the more beautiful formation of stalactites come to your eyes.On the wall of the eastern side of the cave, an impressive picture of stalactites and stalagmites give tourists the most fantastic feeling ever. The travel guide would never forget to tell you legends or folk tales interpreted from the picture by the local Halong people.Make full use of your imagination to create pictures of fish schools, flocks of birds, and the daily life of people from a giant natural rock pillar all naturally sculptured by stalactites inside your mind when you come to the center of the cave.Above your head, on the ceiling of Thien Cung Cave, amazing rows of stalagmites drooping through million years that create colorful pictures and melodies thank to the light and the wind flowing inside the cave.Leaving the cave, tourist would feel a lingering sensation like just finish a tour to a massive art museum created by the Mother Nature.Duration: 45 minutesPass By: Charming Vietnam Travel, HanoiCharming Vietnam Travel is one of the most prominent products of Hoan Kiem Travel Co., Ltd offering customers the easiest way to book cruises and tours to Halong Bay, Sapa, Hoa Lu – Tam Coc or City Tour. Specially, the package in Vietnam.As you navigate through our website, get ready for a virtual adventure, where we will show you the very best of Vietnam.Our site use the safest payment gateway in Vietnam with Onepay.vn which bring you the best way for payment process.Pass By: Dragonfly Cruise, HanoiDragonfly Cruises offer the easiest way with Instant Confirmation to book Halong Day Tours from Hanoi. Help travelers to see the best of Halong with the World Natural Heritage areas recognized by UNESCO.Take the most interesting activities just in Full day tours.We also offer Packages with Halong bay tours Full day or Multi-day Tours help travelers to choose the best fit for the schedules.View our Verified reviews for your right choice with Options from Join-in Group tour, Small group tour and Private cruise tours. We offer the best of All included packages help customers have free of hassle on the trip and enjoy the best of their time with us. Stop At: Hon Ga Choi Island, Halong Bay, Quang Ninh ProvinceA distinctive pair of karst islets jutting out from the calm waters of Halong Bay; the unique Hon Ga Choi Island has become one of the bay’s most memorable landmarks and among the most photographed attractions for cruise visitors. Located right in the heart of the bay, the jagged rock formations loom 12 meters over the water, improbably perched on narrow, weatherworn bases and appearing to lean towards each other.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Hong Ngoc Fine Art, Hai Duong, Hai Duong Province Hong Ngoc Shopping Center (Chan – Thien – My Company). Founded in 1996 with just one small store, it is now a vast shopping area of about 5000m2 and has a system three large stores located along the major highway between Hanoi and Halong. The stores are unique in that they have a social initiative in place to provide free vocational training and job creation for people with disabilities.The products include embroidery, clothing, ornamental carving, lacquer, ceramic, gemstones, and jewelry.Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Halong Bay, Halong Bay, Quang Ninh ProvinceSeafood Lunch on Halong Bay.Visitors to Ha Long possibly would definitely be surprised by the incredible gastronomy of this charming bay. Also, not only seafood here is worth tasting, but a plenty of Vietnamese traditional foods and international cooking styles appeared in Dragonfly Cruises would satisfy the pickiest tourists.Whenever visiting any tourism destination in any country in the world, most travelers spend a considerable amount of time exploring and enjoying the wild wonders of cuisines there. Visitors to Ha Long possibly are not an exception, and they would definitely be surprised by the incredible gastronomy on Dragonfly Cruise while cruising on the bay. Comparing to sea food of other beach in the North of Vietnam, Halong seafood became a brand. Squid sausages, Sweet and sour fried snails, grilled squids … are the most delicious meals. Seafood in Halong is very diverse. Halong has not only the shrimp, prawn, squid, oyster, crab and fish… but also other weird type of seafood like: Cu Ky (a kind of crabs), Be Be (it’s look like a prawn but not), Sa Sung – a kind of sea worms…Stop At: Halong Bay, Halong Bay, Quang Ninh ProvinceKayaking is an exciting activity that you can not miss when visit Halong Bay. Sitting on a tiny kayak, paddling in the blue water, wriggling into the cave, or touching the stalactites...To feel all the grandeur of Halong nature and discover cliffs below the waves rolling up thousands of years, or watch birds on the cliffs or touch thousands years old stalactites.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Halong Bay, Halong Bay, Quang Ninh ProvinceBamboo Boat in Halong Bay.Bamboo boat is a familiar transport of fisherman. The small one is used to move, larger one is used to transport goods, even home of the whole family.Tourists can choose to learn how to drive the boat under the instruction of local people, or having a fisherman rowing boat for you. Each bamboo boat can only sit from 4 to 6 people, tourists can visit the caves, limestone mountains, gorgeous beach. During that time, visitors are free to immerse themselves in the fresh air of the sea, take pictures and film, chat with the enthusiastic fishermen.Duration: 40 minutes

$7 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Hanoi Arrival Transfer: Airport to Hotel

Travel from Hanoi Airport to your Hanoi hotel in a private vehicle. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When making a booking, you will need to advise your flight details and your accommodation details. Your transfer will be confirmed within 24 hours and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. Vehicles used: • Air-conditioned Sedan Car: 1 to 3 people • Air-conditioned Minivan: 4 to 9 peopleAt time of booking, you must include the following flight and hotel details: • Arrival Flight Number • Arrival Time • Hotel Name (where you would like to be dropped off) • Hotel AddressDon't forget to book your Hotel to Airport transfers.Price is per person, based on 9 adults per car/vehicle.

$39 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Hoa Lu and Tam Coc DELUXE Tour from Hanoi, Including BUFFET Lunch

You’ll depart Hanoi in the early morning and head to Ninh Binh province where you’ll visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu. Later, on arrival at the Tam Coc wharf you’ll explore the caves by sampan boat. Cycle to Bich Dong before returning to Hanoi. A Vietnamese buffet is included.Detailed Itinerary07:45: Pick-up at your accommodation in Hanoi’s Old Quarter08:15: Head out on the drive to Ninh Binh province10:00: Arrive at the ancient capital of Hoa Lu10:15: Visit the temples of King Dinh and King Le11:30: Arrive at Tam Coc wharf11:45: Buffet lunch featuring Vietnamese cuisine13:00: Sampan boat trip through the caves (90 minutes including rowman)15:00: Return to Tam Coc wharf for a short break15:15: Bike around countryside villages16:00: Shuttle leaves for Hanoi18:30 to 18h45 pm  Arrive at your accommodation in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

$33 Day Trips & Excursions

Halong Bay Full-Day Trip

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Halong Bay, Halong Bay, Quang Ninh ProvinceAfter pick-up, you will depart for Halong Bay. The drive to Halong Bay is approximately a 3-hour journey. Along the way relax and enjoy the stunning scenery of the peaceful villages, farm workers in their green fields, herding their water buffalo and trading garden herbs by the side of the road. You'll make a rest stop at a halfway point before continuing to Halong Bay.Arriving in Halong Bay, board your traditional wooden junk for your day cruise on the bay. Sailing around the stunning natural wonders of Halong Bay with thousands of gorgeous limestone cliffs jutting from its calm jade waters (such as: Dog Rock, Incense Burner, Fighting Checking islet...). the UNESCO World Heritage site offers spectacular scenery for a relaxing excursion.While on board, you will be served set menu lunch with plenty of seafood dishes. After lunch, enjoy stops to explore 2 water caves at Ba Hang Floating village for kayaking or bamboo boat activities. Then continue cruising to Dau Go island for hiking to Thien Cung (Heavenly Cave) with your experienced guide during an hoursHead back to the shore and re-board the bus for your relaxing drive back to Hanoi. Your tour ends back at your Hanoi hotel at approximately 8:00pmDuration: 12 hours

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