Tour route:Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi
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Type of cruise: Halong Bay Luxury Day Tour
Departure: Daily from Hanoi
Type of tour: Joining small group – 24 persons max on board, 12 passengers/Guide/Bus
Beside the overnight cruise, Halong Bay Luxury Day Tour from Hanoi is also a good option for travelers to visit the nature wonder. With our high-standard facilities as brand new limousine van, go on new toll expressway, iron trendy cruise, or full of experienced Tour guide, supported by new audio guide technology, nicely crew… we ensure you will have memorable trip to Halong bay with Genesis team to get experience in World nature wonder. Getting knowledge about floating life, amazing mountain cave, explore tranquil scenery, touching the nature by bamboo sampan or self-kayaking…
This is ideal tour for who want to get the highlight of Halong bay but do not want to stay overnight on board.
Highlights of Halong Bay Luxury Day Tour
Professional-experience Tour guide for whole trip
Follow the route as overnight cruise, route number 02, around 5.5 hours on board
Visit Sung sot cave, the most beautiful cave of Halong bay, the core of heritage
Do kayaking/sampan in Hangluon area, beautiful water tunnel
Using limousine van for transfer, go by NEW TOLL EXPRESSWAY to save 50% time
Using audio guide system to support none-English speaking travelers (Korean, French)
08.00: Hotel Pick up
Our English speaking Tour guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel as scheduled. Use the NEW EXPRESSWAY Hanoi-Haiphong-Halong in comfort and time saving. On the way, you could see the local beauties by rice fields, road-side lifestyle, longest sea-cross bridge…and we also skip the commercial shopping center as usual.
10.50-11.15: Visit Pearl Workshop
Halong bay is famous with some floating pearl farm, the products for exporting. Visit pearl farm is interesting activity, however in one day tour, we have not enough time to do it. So we could visit a workshop on land to see how is a process of pearl collecting and see craft-man create the jewels from pearl.
11.45: Boarding cruise
The bus will arrive Tuan Chau marina, easily get on Genesis Cruise by private pier, and then Crew, who will serve you along the trip with welcomed drink is served following Cruise manager’s briefing. While the boat heading the bay. Genesis uses Expressway to go, so early reach Halong bay and Cruising at first to be ‘’lonely on the bay’’.
12.40: Lunch on board
Enjoy a nice set-menu lunch. By local flavors in each dish, it vitally helps to recuperate after a 4-hour-car drive. In the meantime, Genesis boat goes among islets, that make Halong becomes wonderland.
After lunch, you are free to relax on sundeck. While the light of afternoon decreases slightly, hundreds of islands with different shares definitely amaze you by its natural beauty. What Genesis makes your trip different is not the sights of Halong, but the line that you are on. It is the best to watch unparalleled sceneries of Halong in slow motion.
14.00: Kayaking / Sampan rowing boat
The boat will move to Hangluon (three tunnels) area, a water cave for kayaking, rowing bamboo boat or just stay on board for relaxing and the boar will slowly moving around to sightseeing more on the bay.
You will discover the area’s tranquility by kayaking – an indispensable water activity in Halong, for those who love challenging themselves or sitting on bamboo boat (Sampan), for those who love being gentle and sophisticated, to admire breathtaking scenes. This is moment you get closer to Halong’s nature. if you do not join any above activities, you could stay on sundeck for relaxing, then the boat will take you around the bay, do sightseeing other beautiful islets…such as Human head, Horse seat…Normally, this area is full of Cruises and tourists, but Genesis is one of the first cruise come here for afternoon, so it is really peaceful and less-touristic.
15.05: Discover Surprising Cave – Core area of Heritage site
You will leave the boat and having around 01 hour to explore Sung Sot (Surprising) cave. This least known cave locates on a remote island, which is rare in cave-lake seascape. The compartment in the heart of Sung Sot cave is surrounded by extremely beautiful niches. The outside section has a high ceiling with lots of hangover. In particular, the second compartment suddenly expanded immensely with curved domes printed in streaks of very smooth and smooth hats, wholly over the head like a large, wide theater. This is the hugest and most beautiful cave in Halong bay, locates in core area of heritage site.
16.15: Sunset watching in afternoon tea break
This is moment will take a rest after activities and capture the sunset on the bay. You also have time to enjoy other amazing sceneries of the wonder. A tea break with coctails, fruits, snack, egg coffee (included) will served to full fill the romantic ambience.
17.15: Get on bus
It is the time to say goodbye Halong bay, Disembark to get on the bus, moving to new express way to get back Hanoi.
18.15: Sort break
Short stop for rest room if needed, only 5 minutes.
19.30-20.00: Hotel / Farewell
Say goodbye to you and hope you just enjoy the trip with us, see you again. Halong Luxury Day Tour.
Lunch on board (Vietnamese & sea food)
Mineral, WIFI, movie on bus
Afternoon finger foods before disembark
Entrance and sightseeing fees
Luxury van transfer (round trip)
English speaking guide
On board insurance and service charges
Sampan rowed boat/kayking (Plus 5$/pax)
Tips and other personal expense
10% VAT (tax)