Halong Bay Full-Day Cruise with Bamboo Boat Ride or Kayaking
Join this 11-hour day trip and cruise the Halong Bay on a traditional wooden junk. Enjoy kayaking or relaxing on a bamboo row boat as you observe a local village. Take in the beauty of the scenery as you coast along the bay, enjoying a seafood lunch along the way.
This day trip leads you to the famous Halong Bay and through the most attractive areas of the Tonkin Gulf. Our well-designed cruising route offers you an excellent opportunity to see the most beautiful high points, in and around the water of the World Heritage site, in a very relaxed way. You witness the tranquil beauty and breathtaking scenery from sundeck of a comfortably traditional junk, from which you can enjoy the bay landscapes, the serene floating village which are slowly passing by.
After getting picked up from your hotel, embark on the 3.5-hour bus ride through the countryside of the Red River Delta to Halong City. As you ride by, observe the water buffalo, paddy fields, and farmers as they go about their daily lives. Arrive in Halong City around noon and board a traditional wooden junk to being a cruise to the center of the bay. Enjoy a delicious seafood lunch, or optionally vegetarian, as the boat takes off. Take photos of natural formations such as Fighting Cocks, Incense Burner, and Duck, to catch a quick swim.
Stop for a trip in a bamboo row boat or kayak to cruise around Ba Hang Floating Village. Keep floating to an often frequented cave, Thien Cung, also known as Heaven Palace Grotto. Explore chambers adorned with stalactites and stalagmites of all types. Once you are done rowing or kayaking, reboard the junk the brought you to this destination. Ride the junk back to Halong harbor where a vehicle will be waiting to bring you back to your hotel.