-> We travel both way by new and faster highway to reduce your travel time! -> 5-hours of cruising on a route that is normally only done on 2 days and 1 night overnight itineraries -> Visit Surprised Cave, Titov Island, Luon Cave -> Swimming and relaxing on... View more
Destinations: Halong Bay
Duration: 1 Day

This cruise is run 2-way by new and faster highway and 5-hours cruising!

Discover Halong Bay aboard Hana Premium Cruise, a steel Asian junk that combines classic beauty with modern comfort. With our hospitable crew and experienced tour guide will show you to explore tranquil scenery in the safest conditions. You will have a chance to know about the floating village, discover their lives and visit a beautiful cave in Halong Bay.

Itinerary Details

07:00 - 07:30: - Pick-up from hotel/stay in Old Quarter Hanoi and depart for Halong Bay.

09:30: - Comfort stop on the way.

12:00 - 17:30: - Arrival Tuan Chau Harbor, boarding Hana Premium Cruise to start cruising into the bay.

Hana Cruise will take you on a 6 hours journey via the 2 day-sleeper boat cruise routes. We pass uninhabited islets and limestone peaks that have been given imaginative names by the locals, due to their perceived shapes, including Cock Fighting, Incense Burner, and Thumb. A wonderful lunch with Vietnamese dishes will be served while cruising.

13:15: Arrive at Sung Sot Cave (Surprised Cave or Amazing Cave) on Bo Hon Island, one of the most spectacular and largest grottoes of Ha Long Bay. The mouth of the grotto is reached by ascending about a hundred stone steps.

The boat will move on to Luon Cave (three tunnels) area, a water cave for kayaking, rowing bamboo boat or just stay on board for relaxing.

Discover the area’s tranquility by kayak – an indispensable water activity in Halong, for those who love challenging themselves. Alternative is to relax while sitting on a bamboo boat (Sampan) and admire the breathtaking scenes. This is a moment you get closer to Halong’s nature. if you do not join any above activities, you can stay on sundeck to relax.

We visit Titov Island where you can enjoy swimming, relax on the sandy beach or climb to the top for magnificent views of the bay.

16:15: - Return onboard, cruise back toward Tuan Chau harbor while enjoying the views from the upper deck.

17:30: - Disembark for the bus ride back Hanoi, short break on the way

~20:30: - Drop off your hotel/ stay in Old Quarter Hanoi where the trip ends.

What’s included?

  •         Transfer from hotel/stay in Hanoi Old Quarter to Halong Bay and return by A/C bus. We take the new highway to reduce your travel time.
  •         Visit Surprised Cave, Titov Island, Luon Cave
  •         2 bottles of water per person on bus and welcome drink on boat 
  •         Lunch
  •         English speaking guide during the trip 

What’s excluded? 

  •         Entrance fees and kayaking
  •         Beverages
  •         Tips and personal expenses
  •         Travel insurance
  •         All not indicated in our itinerary 

What do I need to bring? 

  •         Booking voucher from us
  •         Valid Passport with valid visa
  •         Cash for personal expense 

What do I need to know?

During the period March to November it will good to pack your swimming gear, a towel, a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect repellent, toiletries, a camera and lots of batteries. Warm clothing for the cooler months of November to March are advised. How much luggage can I take? Your vehicle has limited space so please keep your luggage to a maximum of 15kgs in a backpack or soft over-night bag and include a small day pack to hand carry for easy access to camera, sunscreen, water etc. Inhibitions can be left in the luggage storage rooms at your hotel with your other unwanted baggage.

Get Up and Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!

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