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Halong Bay 1 Day Essential Tour - Basic Option

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What to Expect

8:15 am: Meet up in front of Hanoi Opera House (1 Trang Tien).

8:30 am: Depart from Hanoi and start your trip to Halong Bay.

11:45 am: Arrive at Tuan Chau Harbor, Halong Bay, Quang Ninh. The guide will help you buy entrance  tickets.

12:15 pm: Board the cruise and have lunch on board. Go sightseeing around famous islands and islets such as Cock Fighting islets, Dog islet, or Incense Burner islet.

1:30 pm: Visit Ba Hang Area by kayaking, 2 people per kayak, or bamboo sampan boat for 40 minutes.

2:30 pm: Visit Heavenly Place (Thien Cung) Cave. Inside the cave, you can see the beauty of natural formed stalactites and stalagmites. Return to Tuan Chau Harbor after visiting the cave.

4:30 pm: Arrive at Tuan Chau Harbor

7:30 pm: Drop off at Hanoi Opera House. The tour ends.

- This is a group shared tour.
- Maximum number of participants is 42 people per group. The average group size is 30 - 42 people.

Inclusions: Shared bus/coach, shared cruise, lunch, and English-speaking guide.

Exclusions: Drinks, tips, personal expenses, and entrance fees (290,000 VNĐ/ person) and kayaking/bambo boat (40,000 VNĐ/ person).
- You should prepare the local currency (VNĐ) to buy entrance tickets at the site. 
- Pickup and drop-off location: Hanoi Opera House, 1 Tràng Tiền
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hanoi Opera House, 1 Tràng Tiền
Departure Time
Meet-up time; 8:15 am at Hanoi Opera House
Departure time: 8:30 am
Return Details
Hanoi Opera House, 1 Tràng Tiền
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide (English-speaking)
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach (round trip)
  • Shared cruise
  • Meet up and drop off at Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Bottled water
  • Entrance fees, kayaking/bamboo boat
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • 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 42 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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We enjoyed our trip to Halong Bay with Wati Travel last November 8. Thanks to our excellent tour guide, Circus, who made sure everyone was safe and comfortable throughout the trip and who also provided a lot of interesting tidbits about the place. The tour coordinator constantly
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By: Wati Travel
733 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
The best trekking I ever did
We did it in the dry season and it was absolutely amazing, it was really through the middle of the jungle. We did
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Toronto, Canada
So beautiful!
Our tour guide was Huan and the driver was Ha. We had a beautiful day on the water. The weather wasn’t too hot
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London, United Kingdom
Hard work but worth it!
I'm not a hiker... more a city girl but I really enjoyed the 'hard' hike. Guide was super nice. Swam in the little
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Hoi An, Vietnam
A great day out!
We organised a day trip to Halong Bay with our Hotel in Hanoi. Huy picked us up from the hotel promptly. He asked
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Haikou, China
Well worth the visit
We did this in very late 2019. It was a very wet and misty start to the hike, but the fresh air and scenery
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Hiking the Bach Ma National Park
Had an amazing time hiking through the jungle. Very safe and adventurous. Not too difficult, but not too easy
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Deb P
Point Cook, Australia
Fantastic day trip from Hanoi
So glad I did this day trip, the Hoa Lu and Tan Coc areas are beautiful and well worth visiting. I’m planning a
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Ollie D
Norwich, United Kingdom
A great day out
Just back from a day tour, just to repeat the previous 3 reviews ! It’s a great day out, Dat our guide was great!
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Lynda S
Awesome day hiking at Bach Ma
We have just returned from a fabulous day with Lee as our guide in Bach Ma National Park. It is an awesome walk
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Woerden, The Netherlands
Excellent hike, somewhat adventurous
We were in a group of four with guide Tom and a helper. The most strenuous part was the hike along five lakes.
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A memorable trip
I booked this tour from Klook. My family and I were picked up on time at our Airbnb homestay. It was a well
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Nice vans crammed too full and not comfortable
The vans they use for this trip are clean and comfortable but not well suited to how many people they put in them.
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 Day with Surprising Cave / Ti Top island / Kayaking (Halong Bay)
We were picked up right on time by Mr Circus. Very experienced and friendly tour guide. We went to a pearl farm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Rainforest Trek with Stunning Views
I was a little hesitant to book this tour after reading some reviews that called it a "dangerous hike", but I’m
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Quezon City, Philippines
Worth it!
We enjoyed our trip to Halong Bay with Wati Travel last November 8. Thanks to our excellent tour guide, Circus,
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  • Duration: 11h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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