CRUISE TOUR: BUDGET ONE DAY TOUR IN HALONG

Halong is a famous destination in Vietnam. Its beauty has attracted a lot of visitors every year. Therefore, the cruise tours appear and bring a lot amazing experiences for the nature lovers. In this article, we will help you to get a brief of the One Day Cruise Tour in Halong for your best trip in Vietnam.

Cruise One Day Tour In Halong: General Information

The Cruise One Day Tour offers you a trip to indulge in nature. It will be a perfect option for the busy people. With the duration from 4-10 hours, you can see the overview of Halong on our cruise with an amazing guide. However, despite the limited time,  One Day Cruise Tour will provide you with a lot of interesting activities like kayaking, boat rowing, so on… through the beautiful destinations.

The list below will be helpful for your trip.

 Attractions on Cruise you can visit:

Kissing Rocks ( Hon Trong Mai):

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hon trong mai

Hon Trong Mai is located near Dinh Huong islet in the southwest of the bay, about 5 km from the Bai Chay port. This is a group of islets shaped like a cock and a hen which are about 10 meters high. This imagination is the symbol on the logo of Ha Long Bay and in the guiding travel material of Vietnam as well. 

 Thien Cung Cave:

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thien cung cave

The Cave is located in the north of Dau Go island, 4 km from the port of the island. It is one of the most beautiful caves in Ha Long thanks to the wide space, numerous levels with many limestone stalactites and stalagmites with unique shapes.

Dau Go cave:

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dau go cave

The Cave is about 5000m2, located on the height of 27m above the sea level. In the middle of the beautiful Ha Long Bay, there is a cave named with a rustic folk name: Dau Go Cave. The cave is located on Dau Go island. Looking from the distance, the cave’s entrance looks like a blue jellyfish where we can reach after going through 90 stone steps. In addition, the cave arch is about 25m high, from the ceiling, hundreds of stalactites hang down like a mystery waterfall.

Sung Sot Cave:

 

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Sung Sot Cave

Discovered by a Frenchman in 1901, the original name of the cave is “Grotte des Surprises” (French Cave). This limestone cave is an gorgeous experience after conquering the steps of Bo Hon island from northeast of Ha Long Bay, located on 15 km to the southeast of Tuan Chau Port.
At an altitude of about 25 meters above sea level, the cave system has an acreage of about 10,000 m2 consists of two impressive beauty, attractive caves. After climbing about 50 steps to the cave entrance, visitors seem to enter to another world: a combination of the mysterious world of the Sung Sot with the bright outside world.

Tuan Chau Island

Tuan Chau Island - CRUISE TOUR: BUDGET ONE DAY TOUR IN HALONG
Tuan Chau Island is located in the north-west of Halong Bay, 8 km south-west of Ha Long City. The island is the perfect choice for nature lovers. The calmness of this island will help you to relax along with the interesting history of Tuan Chau told by friendly guide if you join the Cruise One Day Tour. 

One Day Cruise Tour in Halong:

Let’s have a look at our suggested cruise one day tour for your trip in Halong. Depends on your travel plan, you can read information of the departure time and price below to make a right purchase for yourself and partner.

Alova Day Cruise: 64 USD /pax

Alova Cruise - CRUISE TOUR: BUDGET ONE DAY TOUR IN HALONG

Enjoy the World heritage site of Halong Bay on the charming Alova. Take a sip of tea as you walk through the emerald water of Halong Bay.

Alova Cruise is specifically designed for couple, families and small groups of travelers, which is expressed via its medium but cozy space. Also, special outer appearance with superior white color truly attracts travelers  at their first sight.

A standard itinerary on Alova Day cruise will last from 7:45am when shuttle bus picks you up from your hotel to 8:30pm when you are dropped off. Cruise hours is from 12:30pm to 4:30pm daily.

Day Tour Itinerary:
07:45 – 08:30:  Picking you up from hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and depart for Halong.

10:30: Stopping over to stretch the legs on the way.

12:15: Arriving Tuan Chau harbor.

12:30: Boarding Alova Day Cruise with welcome drink.

13:15: Safety briefing and seafood lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine.

14:00-16:00: Visiting Thien Cung Cave – one of the biggest caves in Halong Bay. Cruise through many caves and grottos before returning to disembark at 16:30.

16:30: Disembark and get on the shuttle bus to return to Hanoi

20:00: Arrive back at your hotel. Trip ends.

THINGS TO BRING& TO KNOW

  • Passport with valid visa
  • Some cash in Vietnamese Dong / USD for personal expenses
  • Sun block or insect repellent, sport shoes
  • Bring something warm to wear [From Dec till March]
  • Please be ready on time for our pick up service
  • We do not accept credit card payment on board
  • Outside beverage has applicable corkage fee
  • Travel light, as you can please arrange to keep big luggage at your hotel

NOTES

  • Itinerary is subject to change upon weather conditions.
  • Doctor and Pharmacy are not available on Alova Day Cruise
  • If you hotel/ stay is not located in the Hanoi old Quarter, please come to our office at 7.45 am to get on shuttle bus.
  • We arrive back in Hanoi between 8:30pm & 9:00pm – if you have to catch a flight, bus or train later in the evening, contact us to assist you with your schedule and transportation choices.
INCLUSIONEXCLUSION
  • Transfer from hotel/stay in Hanoi Old Quarter to Halong Bay and return by A/C bus
  • All entrance tickets to sites indicated in itinerary
  • 2 bottles of water per person on bus and welcome drink on boat
  • Lunch with Vietnamese dishes
  • English speaking guide during the trip
  • Kayaking or bamboo boat rowing (5 USD/1 person with ticket to Ba Hang Cave)
  • Beverages
  • Tax & service charge
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Pick up from hotel or stay outside Hanoi’s Old Quarter
  • Travel insurance
  • All not indicated in our itinerary

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 Phoenix Day Cruise: 69 USD/pax

Phoenix Day Cruise - CRUISE TOUR: BUDGET ONE DAY TOUR IN HALONG

With unique wooden style which is combination of traditional and modern Vietnamese style, Phoenix Cruise now introduces one day trip with excellent services for customers who are not willing to spend a night on boat.

Phoenix Day Cruise can host up to 40 passengers,making trip to the highlighted parts of Halong Bay in its compact 4 hour cruising adventure such as Incense Burner grotto and Heavenly Cave. Reasonable price and attentive tour guide also factor in Phoenix Cruise’s today popularity.

Day Tour Itinerary:

Morning:

Tour guide and bus driver pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi at 8:00AM then drive straight forward Halong City. En route, contemplate the natural beauty of Vietnam with lush green paddy fields, grandiose mountains, and romantic rivers. Arrive at Halong harbor by noon.

Afternoon:

Get on our traditional wooden junk and start cruising to the centre of the bay. The seafood lunch is served in the dining room while the cruise ship is moving deeper into the bay for more beautiful landscapes of thousands limestone islets such as Fighting Cocks (symbol of Halong Bay), Duck, Finger, Incense Burner, and Stone Dogs.

Cruise continues and the next destination is tempting, which is Thien Cung (Heaven Palace) Grotto. Like the name of it, the cave amazes even the pickiest visitors thanks to spectacular formations of thousand-year old stalagmites and stalactites.

Come back to the main vessel for the way back to Halong. Arrive at the harbor at 16:00 and get on the car right after to travel to Hanoi. Tour ends.

Note: shuttle bus service, if booked, will pick up guests at 7:30am.

INCLUSIONEXCLUSION
  • Transfer round trip Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi by Mini Bus
  • Junk in Halong Bay
  • Lunch with seafood
  • Entrance fee (s)
  • English speaking guide
  • Additional drinks
  • Tips and other personal expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above
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 L’Azalée Day Cruise: 62 USD/pax

Lazalee - CRUISE TOUR: BUDGET ONE DAY TOUR IN HALONG

Currently the best day cruise in Halong Bay featuring wooden panelled junk, L’Azalée offers a memorable and luxury day trip for its travelers. You will enjoy a 4 hour cruise trip that visits caves and grottos, as well as the fine dining offered on board.

The vessel is retouched with colorful pillows and cusions, on the background of white furniture and chic wall deco. Cruise departs daily and maximum capacity is 40 passengers.

Day Tour Itinerary:

7:45 am: Pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi.

11.00 am: Arrive at Tuan CHau island, transfer to the Day cruise boat. Enjoy welcome drink and meet your crew. Cruise due south with Cat Ba Island on your starboard side and Ha Long Bay – port side.

12.00 pm: Arrive at Dao Tung Lam Bay, drop anchor and relax for 45 minutes while lunch is served.

12.45 pm: Continue your trip toward the Bay, you will pass by the main highlighted rocks and caves of the Bay. These caves and rocks include Fighting Cocks island, Incense Island, Ba Hang gloating village.

2.00 pm: Arrive at the Paradise Cave and take a leisurely hike around the island and explore the amazing nature carved limestone.

2.45 pm: Slowly cruise back to Tuan Chau Marina.

3.30 pm: Arrive back at Tuan Chau Marina and disembark for transfer to the L’Azalee Cruises Reception Lounge. Trip ends.

Note: shuttle bus service, if booked, will pick up guests at 7:30 am.

 

INCLUSIONEXCLUSION
  • Taxes and service charge
  • English Speaking guide for the duration of the trip
  • Buffet lunch
  • All entrance fee
  • All indicated in our itinerary
  • Gratuities and personal Expenses
  • All not indicated in our itinerary
  • Transfer round trip Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hanoi
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Cristina Day Cruise: 65 USD/pax

Cristina Cruise - CRUISE TOUR: BUDGET ONE DAY TOUR IN HALONG

Cristina Diamond Cruise is one of the most prominent products of Halong Bay, offering customers the easiest way to book cruises and tours to Halong Bay. As you navigate through our website, get ready for a virtual adventure, where we will show you the very best of Halong Bay.
Day Tour Itinerary: 

Morning:

8:00 Tour guide and bus driver pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi then drive straight forward Halong City.

12:00 Arriving at Halong harbor.

Afternoon:

13:00 Get on our traditional wooden junk and start cruising to the centre of the bay. The seafood lunch is served in the dining room while the cruise ship is moving deeper into the bay for more beautiful landscapes of thousands limestone islets such as Fighting Cocks (symbol of Halong Bay), Duck, Finger, Incense Burner, and Stone Dogs.

Cruise continues and the next destination is tempting, which is Thien Cung (Heaven Palace) Grotto. As the name of it, the cave amazes even the pickiest visitors thanks to spectacular formations of thousand-year old stalagmites and stalactites.

Come back to the main vessel for the way back to Halong.

16:00 Arrive at the harbor and get on the car right after to travel to Hanoi..

20:00  Ending tour.

INCLUSIONEXCLUSION
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel with modern bus with air-conditioner
  • drink and fresh fruits
  • Seafood lunch & entrance fees.
  • Kayaking or bamboo boat rowing
  • Drinks
  • Insurance
  • personal expenses and others not clearly mentioned above
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Dragonfly Day Cruise:  36-38 USD/pax

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Experience majestic Halong Bay in One day, with round-trip transport from Hanoi. Aboard Dragonfly Cruise, you’ll cruise for 4.5 hours past an epic landscape of limestone pillars and tiny islets. Enjoy a fresh seafood lunch, take a kayak or bamboo boat ride, and visit the stunning caves of Thien Cung (Heavenly Palace Cave).

Day Tour Itinerary:

07:45 – 08:15: Pick-up at hotels in the Old Quarter, the bus ride through the Red River delta is a great opportunity to see what daily life is like for Vietnamese farmers. Rice fields and water buffalo flank both sides of the road.

The most interesting glimpses into rural life come during February and June hen whole families are busy transplanting the young rice plants to the growing fields.

12:15: Arrive in Halong City Tourist Wharf. Here you’ll board a traditional wooden junk of Dragonfly Cruise and head into the bay. A fresh seafood lunch (vegetarian available if requested) is served on the way out.

The limestone bedrock and sheer cliffs of the countless islets have inspired local people to come up with equally fanciful names: Stone Dogs Island, Duck Island, Finger Island, Incense Burner Island, and Fighting Cocks Island, the symbol of Halong Bay.
You will then head on to Thien Cung (Heavenly Palace Grotto), a magnificent and otherworldly cave. Explore their huge chambers adorned with stalactites and stalagmites of all kinds.
Enjoy 45-minutes of Kayaking or Bamboo boat around the islands and water tunnels and bask in the charm of this natural paradise.

16:30:
 You will be brought back to the Halong tourist wharf, where your vehicle is waiting to take you back to Hanoi. The trip ends at your hotel around 8.30 pm.

INCLUSION
EXCLUSION
  • Special seafood lunch (Vegetarian/ Halal/ Muslim available)
  • Kayaking trip or Bamboo boat
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees to Halong and Cave visit
  • Round-trip transfers by shuttle bus
  • Drinks by orders
  • Gratuities (optional)
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Different from Halong Bay overnight cruise, with One Day Halong Cruise you will do the tour from Hanoi to Halong Bay and back to Hanoi just in one day. Therefore, that is suitable for the people who do not have much time. 

This cruise supplies tourists for the spectacular Halong bay – the UNESCO World Heritage Site sightseeing with many interesting places.  Besides, you can enjoy seafood right on board and the comfortable transfer buses are availble (depends on each tour). 

If  you would like to book a one day cruise tour for the trip in Halong with a budget price, contact us via Email or WhatsApp

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