Get out on the water and escape the crowds on land during a cruise that offers the best views of Halong Bay. Ideal for first-time visitors, this activity-packed excursion includes a kayaking tour, swimming at a beautiful beach, a visit to Surprise Cave, and a hiking trip to Titop Island.
Enjoy a scenic drive through the rural landscapes of northern Vietnam followed by a Halong Bay cruise.
This full-day tour, round-trip from Hanoi, . Head for the island of Tuan Chau and Ha Long city, where you will board a cruise boat at 12:30.
Get a safety briefing at the start of your cruise. Then, set off to explore a UNESCO World Heritage Site of astonishing beauty.
Marvel at the limestone karst rock formations as you travel through uninhabited islets, and see outcrops that have been given imaginative names by the locals, such as "Cock Fighting," "Incense Burner" and "Thumb" (to name a few).
Enjoy a mouth-watering Vietnamese lunch on board the boat, and then journey to the Bo Hon archipelago (14:00), where you can choose to kayak around the area or relax on the boat.
Then, go to the island of Titov to discover a sandy beach adjacent to a towering limestone mountain, where you can climb to the summit for panoramic views.
Return to the boat and set sail for Tuan Chau Harbor at 16:00. Enjoy some free time to sunbathe on the upper deck of the boat with music and meet fellow travelers from around the world. Later, board the bus for the journey back to Hanoi.