Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour: Best choice for sightseeing

2 days 1 night
Vung Vieng, Thien Canh Son cave

  • Visit Halong bay by less touristy route
  • Visit Vung Vieng fishing village
  • Do kayaking or bamboo boat ride
  • Join in cooking class, fish for squid
  • Visit Thien Canh Son cave





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Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour brings you to the less touristy area of Halong bay. In this tour, you will spend most of the time for sightseeing and do kayaking. You will also visit a small cave on the second day. This 2 days 1 night tour will not go to Halong bay core but other side of the bay. The scenery looks nicer but you have no chance to swim here. Let’s check out tour details.

Pick up for Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour

Regarding to pick up for Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour, we do not have fixed place. Almost all of our customers are in different hotels or homes. So we will go directly to their addresses to pick up.

In Hai Phong, we pick up from 10h30 am to 11h00 am. If you are in city center, the meeting point is at your place for example your hotel, home, apartment. We also pick up at Cat Bi airport. In case your flight lands in Hai Phong earlier than pick up time, please take a break at coffee shop.

In Hanoi Old Quarter, pick up time is from 8h45am – 9h15am. If you are in Hanoi but outside Old Quarter, please present at Hanoi Opera House at around 8h30am for the last pick up.

We also pick up outside city center with some small surcharge. Othewises, please consider private car transfer service. If you manage transfer yourself, please present at Halong International Cruise port from 12h00 am.

After pick up, we drive you to harbor in Halong and ready for Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour.

Route of Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour

Once arriving at harbor, 12:00, our tour guide will regroup all people and lead you all to the overnight cruise. Time to check in your room and settle. Please note that if you have big luggage (suitcases), please inform to receptionist of tour guide. They will transfer heavy luggages to the cruise first via different way. If not, please handle luggages yourself and they are considered carry luggages.

Day 1: Vung Vieng fishing village (lunch, dinner)

After settle at your room, please go to restaurant to have lunch. We serve set menu lunch or buffet depending on grade of cruise you booked with Hai Phong Tours. It could be 3 or 5 star cruise.

The highlight of this Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour is on the first day. You will spend your afternoon at Vung Vieng fishing village by doing kayaking or bamboo boat ride. If you do kayaking, there are maximum 2 persons in one. This is more freedom and recommended to get more experience. But you may have alternative option by have a seat on bamboo boat. Then local boatman will paddle you around the area. The visit at Vung Vieng fishing village takes you around 1 hour. In this case, after boat trip, you should give to boatman a small tip (from 1USD).

Located among many islands on Bai Tu Long Bay, Vung Vieng fishing village (also known as Vong Vieng) impresses visitors as a destination not to be missed on the road to discover the world heritage of Ha Long.
Vung Vieng fishing village of Vung Ha archipelago is located in an important protected area on Bai Tu Long Bay, about 25 km from mainland. The entrance to the village is very unique, a giant stone arch created by nature. Currently, Vung Vieng has begun to participate in tourism development and construction of a cultural center.

Next, we get back to overnight cruise to refresh and join in sunset party on sundeck. Cooking class is free to join and you will have dinner at restaurant. After dinner time, you are free at leisure. You can just relax on sundeck or go fishing at tender. Stay overnight in private room onboard.

Day 2: Thien Canh Son cave (breakfast, lunch)

Start new day on Bai Tu Long bay with Tai Chi exercise on sundeck with our guide. After breakfast at restaurant, we continue our Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour with a visit to Thien Canh Son cave.

Thien Canh Son is a pristine cave located on Bai Tu Long Bay. Cave belongs to Cong Do Nature Reserve. The cave is famous for its unique natural beauty and lyrical landscape, attracting thousands of visitors to Bai Tu Long Bay.

Inside the cave, visitors will be impressed by the magical beauty of stalactites with unique shapes formed millions of years ago. Although the area is smaller than Sung Sot cave, Thien Canh Son still possesses an irresistible beauty. Outside the cave, visitors can admire the romantic natural scenery of Bai Tu Long Bay, enjoy the fresh and cool air of the bay.

Then, get back to cruise, check out your room and get ready for lunch.

Drop off after Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour

Regarding to drop off options, we can bring you back to Hai Phong city centerHai Phong airport (Cat Bi airport) or Hanoi Old Quarter. If you need to get dropped off at Hanoi airport, we will bring you to Hanoi. Then please grab taxi to airport. Or you can go directly to Hanoi airport by using our private car transfer service.

Drop off time

  • Hanoi Old Quarter: 16:00
  • Hai Phong: 13:00 (Cat Bi airport or city center)

Tour includes

  • Round way transfer
  • Meals onboard (vegetarian food available)
  • English speaking tour guide onboard
  • All entrance fees
  • 1 night onboard
  • Kayaking or bamboo boat ride

Tour excludes

  • Drinks
  • Tip for driver, tour guide (recommended)
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance

Child offers for this Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour

Child age = current year – birth year

  • Every 2 adults can escort 1 child under 5 year old.
  • Child under 5 year old is free of charge
  • Child from 5 to 8 year old is charged 75% of adult price (taller than 1.2 meters is considered adult).
  • From 9 year old, we charge 100% of adult price

FAQs about Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour

  1. Can I swim in this 2 days tour to Bai Tu Long?
    Sorry, you can not. Swimming is not allowed on Bai Tu Long bay. Please consider Halong bay or Lan Ha bay.
  2. When is the best time to visit Bai Tu Long bay?
    Bai Tu Long bay can be visited any time. But the best periods to visit are September – November and March – May. The dry climate and pleasant temperature will allow you to enjoy all activities and nicest views.
  3. What to bring with me for the Bai Tu Long bay 2 days tour?
    There are some things to bring with such as: flip flop, camera, mobile phone, charger, cap, sun cream, sunglasses, clothes, passport.
  4. Do I need to bring passport to the cruise?
    Passport is required for this overnight trip. But it’s needed to show only if Halong administration requests directly.
  5. Can I bring water to the overnight cruise?
    Yes, you can. Wine maybe charged for service fee.
  6. Is it ok to pick up in Hanoi and drop off in Hai Phong?
    Yes it is. This is very common. Or you can do pick up in Hai Phong, drop off in Hanoi also.
  7. I am vegetarian, can you prepare food for me?
    Yes we can. We will serve tofu, streamed rice, vegetable, peanut, fish sauce instead.

Review Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour

If you are looking for leisure tour to Bai Tu Long bay, you’ve made the right choice. Less activities added in this Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour. So you will feel very relaxing Also, scenery on Bai Tu Long bay area looks nicer and water also cleaner. If you are looking for more activities tour, please consider the Halong bay 2 days tour or Lan Ha bay 2 days tour.

Transfer to Bai Tu Long bay

When you do this Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour with Hai Phong Tours, we will go on highway (Hanoi > Hai Phong) to save transfer time. But in Hai Phong, we use car instead such as Toyota Vios, Altis or Innova. If you are looking for better car, we also have Fortuner, Camry or Sedona for business man. We all will stop at Halong International Cruise port.

  • Pros: more comfortable, faster
  • Cons: more cost

Itinerary of Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour

Because the Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour is for leisure purpose. So there are only 2 stops on the Bai Tu Long bay. They are Vung Vieng fishing village and Thien Canh Son cave. To explore the fishing village, you will need a kayak or bamboo boat. This is common activity on Halong bay or Lan Ha bay too. The Thien Canh Son cave is not as big as Sung Sot cave or Thien Cung cave. But it’s less touristy and also attracting when visited.

  • Pros: less touristy, suitable for leisure tour
  • Cons: no big cave to visit, no swimming

Bai Tu Long bay 2 days cruises

To run Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour, we choose 2 classes of Bai Tu Long bay cruise. The 3 star cruise is Oriental Sails and the 5 star one is Starlight Cruise. They are not the luxury ones but in good conditions and providing good services quality.

The 3 star – Oriental Sails features all basic amenities in room which are similar to 3 star hotel onland. The 5 star cruise have Jacuzzi so that you can relax after a touring.

  • Pros: providing good services, good budget
  • Cons: no luxury cruise option

Tour guide

All of English speaking tour guides are well-trained and have International Tour Guide License. They are young, knowledgeable, enthusiastic  and funny.

  • Pros: professional
  • Cons: only speak English. If you need tour guide speak other language, please request us in advance with more fee.

Food and Drinks

Food is prepared and cook in kitchen onboard. When the cruise leaves, there’s no chance to order. If you have food restriction, please let us know before departure date. There is bar at restaurant and sundeck.

  • Pros: fresh, cook and serve directly
  • Cons: can not order or change order after cruise leaves, drinks fee higher than on land.

Book Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour

To Book Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour, we provide some convenient options as following:

  • Social chat: We are available on Whatsapp, Zalo, We Chat, LINE, Kakao talk. Please find us by this phone number: +84975200357. You can also find quick chat button on the Left-Bottom corner on our website.
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  • Send email: If you do not find above convenient, please send email to [email protected] to book Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour. We do get back to you shortly.
  • Book directly on website: Please choose any option (if any) in the tour, select number of person in your group, then click to “Request now”. Next, please fill in required fields and click “Send request” and wait for few seconds. Please note that this is to send request only. You will not be charged any kind of fee online.

Above is everything about Hai Phong Bai Tu Long bay 2 days 1 night tour. If you need us to clarify anything else, please contact us.

Thank you and happy travel!

Hai Phong Tours team.

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