Halong bay day tour (also known as Halong bay 1 day, Halong bay one day trip, Halong day trip or Halong one day tour) is perfect option for those do not want to stay overnight onboard. Book this one day tour with us and you will really enjoy the essential things to do on Halong bay You will have chance to walk inside the nicest cave named Sung Sot, do kayaking at Luon cave, swimming at Titov beach or sightseeing from Titov island’s peak.
Total time on the bay ranges from apx. 12:20 till 5:30-6:00. (5-5.5 hours). Join in Halong bay day trip from Hai Phong will save your transfer time (50 minutes). THIS IS THE NICEST DAY TOUR ROUTE OVER HALONG BAY.
Halong bay day tour options
Surcharge 22USD every group <=3 person for transfer in different cities;
+22$ for solo traveler (pick up/drop off in Haiphong only)
Option 1: 75USD – hot
- Shared with group of max 65 persons
- Buffet lunch
- Bigger boat
- Shared transfer
US$75/person (group of 2+)
Option 2: 119USD (VIP)
- Shared with group of max 34 persons
- Buffet lunch
- Medium boat, more space per person
- Private car transfer (Haiphong <>Halong)
US$119/person (group of 2+)
Option 3: 65USD (budget)
- Shared with group of max 48 persons
- Set menu lunch (basic)
- Smaller boat
- Shared transfer
w as 68$ (end of Aug)
There is no difference in itinerary, activities in 3 of above options. Things make it different are: maximum visistors in group, lunch, boat size.
Halong bay day cruise photos (Option 1)
Halong bay day cruise photos (Option 2 VIP)
Halong bay day cruise photos (Option 3 Budget)
Halong bay day tour activities
Pick up for Hai Phong Halong bay day tour
- In Haiphong: from 10:45 to 11:00 AM
- In Hanoi Old Quarter: from 8:30 to 9:00 AM
Pick up in Haiphong
To start Halong bay day tour, we pick up at your hotel, home or at Cafe A1 gate Cat Bi airport (Hai Phong airport). If you land in Hai Phong earlier than pick up time, please just relax cafe.
Pick up in Hanoi
Pick up at Tuan Chau pier
When you are already in Halong city and want to join in our Halong bay day tour, please present at Tuan Chau harbor from 12h00 am.
Halong bay day tour schedules
After pick up, our driver takes you to Tuan Chau harbor.
12-12:15, our guide does check in customs and gets you checked in onboard.
Lunch will be served onboard (Buffet for Option 1 and 2). Set menu for option 3 and 6 people will share food together on a table.
During your lunch time, our cruise heads to Sung Sot cave. And on the way, you can express your eyes to admire Halong bay landscape surrounded by thousands of islands and islets. When you reach the first stop, it’s also the core of Halong bay. And this is highlight of Hai Phong Halong bay day tour.
To get to Sung Sot cave’s entrance at 30 meter high, you may need to pass 100 concrete steps. So please consider your health. We spend around 50 minutes here. Then we move to Titov island nearby to continue Halong bay day tour.
On reaching the Titop island, we do spend around 1 hour here. If you plan to swim, please bring towel, clothes or necessary things with. You can not come back to the cruise. As it’s not allowed to anchor right at the island. And washing shower fee not included in the package (around 50.000VND ~2.5USD per person).
Now, please choose either do swimming, sunbathing at the beach or reach the Titop peak for sightseeing.
You should also bring small bottle of water with you or buy right on the cruise, on island. Do not bring plastic bottle.
Next, we get back to the day cruise and continue Halong bay day tour at Luon cave.
Luon cave or Luon lake is must go place on visiting Halong bay especially in day tour. At this stop, you are free to choose either paddle kayak or have seat on bamboo boat. You will do around trip through Luon cave to a lake.
After finishing 3 stops: Sung Sot cave, Titop island and Luon cave, we get back to harbor.
Drop off after Halong bay day tour
We can bring you back to Hai Phong city center, Hai 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: 08:30pm – 09:00pm
- Hai Phong: 06:30pm – 07:00pm (Cat Bi airport or city center)
- Round way car/bus transfer
- Lunch onboard (vegetarian food available)
- English speaking tour guide onboard
- All entrance fees
- Kayaking or bamboo boat trip ride
- Tip for driver, tour guide (recommended)
- Additional Services
NOTE: 6 Hours Quality Hai Phong Halong bay day tour is name of itinerary. The boat may operate within 5.5-6 hours depends on situation of the day. No change in places to visit.
Child offers for this Halong bay day tour
Child age = current year – birth year
- Every 2 adults can escort 1 child under 5 year old. We charge 75% of adult price for the next 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
- What to bring with me for the Halong bay day tour?
There are some things to bring with such as: flip flop, camera, mobile phone, cap, sun cream, sunglasses, towel, clothes.
- Do I need to bring passport to the day cruise?
Passport is required if you stay overnight onboard only. This is day cruise tour. So you do not need to bring it with.
- Can I bring water to the boat?
Yes you can. But please do not bring plastic bottle. Glass or inox bottle is fine. Wine maybe charged for service fee.
- 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.
- I am vegetarian, can you prepare food for me?
Yes we can. We will serve tofu, streamed rice, vegetable, peanut, fish sauce instead.
Book Halong bay day tour
To Book Hai Phong Halong bay day tour, we provide some convenient options as following:
- Chat: We are available on Whatsapp, Zalo, Kakao talk. Please find us by this phone number: +84975200357. You can also find quick chat button on the Right-Bottom corner on our website.
- Directly chat support platform: On our website: haiphongtours.com, please find chat button on the Right-Bottom corner, choose “Live chat”. Then please fill in your name, email, phone number or Whatsapp, your question and click on “Start Chat”. We will be with you within seconds.
- Send email: If you do not find above convenient, please send email to [email protected] to book Hai Phong Halong bay day tour. We do get back to you shortly.
- Book directly on website: Please choose an option above and fill in required fields, 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 Halong bay day tour (Halong bay day trip). If you need us to clarify anything else, please contact us.
Thank you and happy travel!
Hai Phong Tours team.