Halong Bay is one of world’s natural wonders and is one of the top tourist attractions in Vietnam. The literal meaning of “Ha long ” is “Descending Dragon”. A local legend says that a family of dragons was sent to defend the land long ago when the Vietnamese were fighting the Chinese invaders. These dragons had descended upon what is now Halong Bay, famous for its scenic rock formations, has been listed among the World Heritage Sites by Unesco.
“Halong Standard Day Tour- 4 hours Boat”
From 8.00- 8.30, our tour guide pick you up at your hotel and start the trip, it takes about 3.5 hours (170km) driving to Halong bay, on the middle way in Hai Duong province, have short break around 30 minutes at the handicraft center, and then keep going to Halong Bay.
At 12.00, arrival Halong city, take the boat trip and have lunch on the boat and seeing some floating villages, experience the local’s lives.
About 3.5 hrs journey cruising through the emerald waters between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, visit Thien Cung cave (the cave of the heavenly palace famous for its stalagmites and stalactites) the cave has only opened to the public since 1998. It is a great time to visit the newly discovered Dau Go grotto “wooden stake cave”where in 1288 one of Vietnamese most famous Generals Tran Hung Dao amassed hundreds of stakes deep inside the cave prior to a battle with an invading Mongol army..
At 16.00, back to Halong city where our driver will be waiting for you to take you back to Hanoi
Around 20:00- 20.30, finish the tour in your hotel, see you again!
This quotation for group tour, maximum 22 guests.
|Group size|| 1- 3pax
|| 4- 6pax
|| 7- 12pax
+ Group joining tour, maximum 22 guests.
+ Joining bus, boat trip, entrance fee, normal lunch and English tour guide.
*Excluded: personal expenses, drink, kayaking, tips for any good services (appreciation)
Enjoy your time with us!