Halong Bay (Day Trip)
Experience one of Vietnam's top attractions, the World heritage listed HalongBay, on this day trip with Vietnam Today Travel.
Journey cross the bay on board this Vietnamese-style junk and feast on fresh seafood bought from local fishermen, visiting one of the gorgeous caves in this area, swimming in the Gulf of Tonkin if weather permitted the nice drive pass the country side of Red river delta.
08:00 departure. Enjoy the interesting 3 hour drive to Halong City, along the way you will see rice fields, water buffalo and everyday Vietnamese village life.
Arrive in Halong City and board your private boat for a 4-hour journey. Cruise through the emerald waters between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, visit Dau Go Cave 'Grotto of the wooden stakes' where in 1288 one of Vietnam's most famous Generals, Tran Hung Dao amassed hundreds of stakes deep inside the cave prior to a battle with an invading Mongolian army.
A short walk away visit the newly discovered Thien Cung Cave ('Grotto of the heavenly palace'), famous for its stalagmites and stalactites the cave has only been opened to the public since 1998.
A seafood lunch will be served on board before journeying back to Halong City where your car will be waiting for you to take you back to Hanoi.
Arrival in Hanoi about 7:00 PM.
Include: Transportation by private car,English or French speaking guide, Private boat cruise, Lunch on board and all entrance fee.
Exclude:Meals, Drinks, tipping and other personal expenses.