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1 Day Halong Cruise (w/ Fast Expressway transfer from Hanoi)

By Sunrise Day Cruise

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From US$ 43
No booking fee. Cancel for free 24 hours after booking.

At a Glance

At a Glance

1 day
Group trip (40 travellers per group)
This is a good value one-day option that covers all the Halong Bay highlights like fishing villages, bamboo boating/kayaking and Heaven Palace Cave. As a bonus, the bus transfer from Hanoi takes the fast expressway, which reduces travel time by half and avoids the usual tourist trap shops on the highway.

Choose this if

You are short on time and want to view the beauty of Halong Bay on a traditional boat! Bonus: It takes the fast expressway transfer & saves you time from Hanoi!

Trip Highlights

Halong Bay

What's included

What's included

US$ 43 1,015,583 VND
  • Round trip shuttle-bus transfer from Hanoi Old Quarter via Expressway
  • 500ml drinking water/ person
  • Entrance fee
  • Set menu seafood lunch
  • English speaking guide
  • Kayaking/ Bamboo boat
  • Other beverages
  • 5 USD surcharge per person (for travel dates between 24-28th Jan; Vietnamese Holiday)
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal Expense
  • Gratuities
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Transport

Transport

Pick-up
08:45AM
Your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter area, Hoan Kiem district
Drop-off
08:00PM
Your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter area, Hoan Kiem district
Other Notes

The timings can be changed due to weather, tide levels, and other operating conditions.

Availability

Availability

Trips available daily
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Bookings should be made at least 3 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.

Itinerary

Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent. Start/end times may depend on transport chosen.
Day 1: Hanoi - Tuan Chau Port - Halong Bay - Hanoi
Hanoi - Tuan Chau Port - Halong Bay - Hanoi

Today you will cruise alongside limestone cliffs, explore water caves and local fishing village.

  • 08:45am - Pick-up at
  • 8:45 AM - 9:30 AM Bus and the guide will pick you up at the hotel (in Hanoi Old Quarter area), depart to Halong Bay.
  • 12:15 PM Arrive at Tuan Chau port in Halong City, Get on the boat and start discovering the legendary bay. Lunch will be served while cruising to the most beautiful area of Halong Bay. This is a great chance to enjoy the stunning scenery with amazing rock formations such as Fighting Cock, Incense Burner, Duck, Dog and Thumb amongst many others.
  • The boat will pass by Hoa Cuong fishing village and stop at Ba Hang fishing village where you can kayak alongside limestone cliffs, through water caves and around the fishing village to discover the daily life of the fishermen living here. Bamboo boats are available for those who wish to skip kayaking. The last destination of the trip is one of the most beautiful caves – Thien Cung cave, also known as the heaven palace cave.
  • 4:00 PM Return to the harbour.
  • 5:00 PM Get on your bus back to Hanoi
  • 8:00 PM Transfer to your hotel.
  • 08:00pm - Drop-off at

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Sunrise Day Cruise

Sunrise Day Cruise is owned by a team of experienced bus and boat operator in North Vietnam. Travellers praise the well-coordinated team efforts for providing a relaxing and stress-free trip to the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
20 years experience
Fluent English
Refuse Plastics
Litter-Free

Sunrise Day Cruise Policies

Sunrise Day Cruise Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Sunrise Day Cruise pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Camera
Cash (for purchasing drinks or tips)
Electrical adapter
Flipflops
Hat (it gets sunny!)
Passport (required for registration on the boat)
Sunglasses
Sunscreen
Umbrella and/or light rain jacket
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