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Halong Bay 1-day Cruise with Kayaking from Hanoi

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    What to Expect
    8:00 – 8:30 AM: Pick up guests from their hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.

    12:00 PM: After a drive of around 3.5 hours with one short break, arrive at Tuan Chau harbor in Ha Long to get ready for the cruise.

    At the harbor, the guide will lead you to the cruise where your tasty lunch is readily served on board. The lunch offers fresh seafood from the bay prepared in Vietnamese cooking style.

    The cruise will be around 4 - 4.5 hours, during which you will visit one of the most beautiful cave in Halong, Thien Cung cave (or Heavenly Palace Cave in English). The cave is full of stunning stalactites and stalagmites in various shapes and sizes.

    Another highlight of the trip besides cave visiting is kayaking or a short bamboo boat trip of around 40 minutes to visit Ba Hang peaceful area to relax and immerse yourself in the beauty of the bay. With the bamboo boat, a local will row for you. 

    4:00 PM: By this time, you will be back to Tuan Chau harbor and get ready for the departure from Halong Bay.

    8:00 – 8:30 PM: Drop you off at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and your Halong day trip concludes.
    • All fees, activities, and sightseeing tickets are handled by the tour guide.


    Notice: This is a group tour, not private tour.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hanoi Old Quarter, Vietnam
    Traveler pickup is offered


    We pick up at hotels in the Old Quarter between 8:00 - 8:30 am. Hotels outside the Old Quarter, please go to the Opera House at 8:30 am to join the tour.


    We pick up at hotels in the Old Quarter between 8:00 - 8:30 am. Hotels outside the Old Quarter, please go to the Opera House at 8:30 am to join the tour.


    We pick up at hotels in the Old Quarter between 8:00 - 8:30 am. Hotels outside the Old Quarter, please go to the Opera House at 8:30 am to join the tour.


    We pick up at hotels in the Old Quarter between 8:00 - 8:30 am. Hotels outside the Old Quarter, please go to the Opera House at 8:30 am to join the tour.


    We pick up at hotels in the Old Quarter between 8:00 - 8:30 am. Hotels outside the Old Quarter, please go to the Opera House at 8:30 am to join the tour.


    We pick up at hotels in the Old Quarter between 8:00 - 8:30 am. Hotels outside the Old Quarter, please go to the Opera House at 8:30 am to join the tour.


    We pick up at hotels in the Old Quarter between 8:00 - 8:30 am. Hotels outside the Old Quarter, please go to the Opera House at 8:30 am to join the tour.


    We pick up at hotels in the Old Quarter between 8:00 - 8:30 am. Hotels outside the Old Quarter, please go to the Opera House at 8:30 am to join the tour.


    We pick up at hotels in the Old Quarter between 8:00 - 8:30 am. Hotels outside the Old Quarter, please go to the Opera House at 8:30 am to join the tour.
    Departure Time
    8:00 - 8:30 am
    Duration
    24h
    Return Details
    Guest's hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
    Inclusions
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Lunch (without beverages)
    • Halong day cruise
    • Kayaking/ Bamboo boat
    • Professional English-speaking guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (within the Old Quarter, Hanoi or at Hanoi Opera House)
    • Round-trip transfer by air-conditioned coach
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Personal expenses
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Outside of the Old Quarter)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is sporty and casual.
    • Recommend bringing sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, and an additional pair of pants if you take kayaking.
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Really professional guide with a good sense of humour! We had to wait for a replacement bus, but Tan took good care of the group and by the time we reached Halong Bay we had all forgotten about it. Great boat trip and lunch and fun kayaking experience. Definitely recommended!
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    Nice tour with a really cool, enthusiastic and friendly guide, tom cruise. Lunch was excellent, boat trip went on smoothly. Guide was professional im his work. Provided many details and information about the different place we visited.
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    Our Tour Guide Benjamin spoke perfect English and took great care of us for the day, introducing each sightseeing spots precisely and giving us sufficient time to take pictures. Albeit the long and tiring journey from Hanoi, he got us fired up for the cruise as he talked us
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    Rude tour guide!! Uncomfortable buses Commission based tour guiding. We were not allowed to do any shopping apart from the agreed shops and obviously as they are taking commissions from these shops. What was striking is that these shops were more expensive. As we tried to do
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    Our guide was excellent and the bus ride interesting albeit long. The street scenes and the chaos of the roads were an interesting time passer for the trip. Halong bay is extraordinary and the short time on the water in either a kayak or bamboo boat was very pleasant. I would
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    Response from traveller09748461, Guest Relations Manager at Halong Bay 1-day Cruise with Kayaking from Hanoi
    Responded 25 Dec 2017
    Dear Paul h, We are very glad to learn that you have enjoyed and appreciated every aspect of the trip from the busy roads to the beauty of the bay. Thank you very much for sharing your review with us. We hope to see you again on another tour in the future! Kind regards, Anna - On behalf of Wati Travel
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