What you’ll get

  • Duration : 1 day

  • Departure : Daily from Hanoi Old Quarter

  • Suitable : Family with children, Group of friends, Active travelers

  • Type : Cruise tour

  • Product Code : T88HLL01


Halong Bay is a natural UNESCO World Heritage site just waiting for all tourist to explore. This one day tour on a new completely day boat is designed for all travelers who have time limitation but still wish enjoy the best service and scenic Halong in a day. Let's come and join us for a memorable time.


    • Explore Halong bay on a new day cruise in one day
    • Join kayaking or rowing-bamboo boat trip to visit breathtaking scenes
    • Discover Surprising grotto(Sung Sot cave)-the most famous grottoes in Halong Bay

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Option 1: Visit Thien Cung cave

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Option 1: Visit Thien Cung cave

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Option 2: Visit Sung Sot cave

Option 2: Visit Sung Sot cave

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  • Meals
    1 lunch
  • Transportation
    Luxury Fuso Dcar (16 seats)
  • Accommodation
  • Price Includes
    • Welcome drink
    • English speaking guide
    • Entrance and sightseeing fees
    • Lunch on board (Vietnamese & seafood)
    • Complimentary 02 bottled mineral on bus
    • On board insurance and service charges
    Price Excludes
    • Luxury van transfer round trip (next step)
    • Beverages
    • Sampan boat rowing/kayaking (optional)
    • Tips and other personal expenses
    • All other services not clearly mentioned above
  • Cancellation by Customer

    For almost of our tours, once tour is confirmed and fully paid but for one reason they cancel the tour, the following charges will apply in the event of cancellation prior to tour commencement:

    • More than 30 days before arrival: No charge
    • 15-30 days before arrival: 10% of total tour price.
    • 7-15 days before arrival: 50% of total tour price.
    • 4-7 days before arrival: 75% of total tour price.
    • Within 3 days before arrival: 100% tour price.


    • There will be no refund given for any unused or missed ground arrangements, sightseeing, meals or hotel accommodations.
    • For no show cases, there will be no refund.
    • All cancellations must be in person or in writing and received by us
  • Cancellation by Weather

    In case of an unexpected situation/ bad weather causes an effect on your trip after commencement, we serve the right to change the itinerary of your booked tour for the safety of all clients in the group. If there are more than one solution, we will ask for your permission and agreement to do the next step. In such kind of cancellation, the refund of any payment on the un-used portion of transportation service, hotel service, car rental or tours will be given.

  • Children Policy
    • Under 4 years: Free of Charge.
    • From 4 to 8 years old: 50% of adult’s fare.
    • From 9 to 11 years old: 75% of adult’s fare.
    • Students with ID student card: 95% of adult’s fare.
    • Over 11 years old: 100% of adult’s fare.


Hanoi - Tuan Chau Marina - Halong Bay - Thien Cung Cave - Ba Hang fishing village - Hanoi

07.15 - 08.45: Optional pick up at hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
10.00: Have a break en-route at a Rest Stop in Hai Duong City. Relax, have a cup of tea or coffee, or take a look around the arts and crafts center within 25 minutes. It is also time for our driver to take a short rest after 2 hours driving in order to ensure the safety of the trip.
12.15: Arrive at Tuan Chau Harbor. Check-in and embark on our cruise. The cruise leaves Tuan Chau Harbor for an incredible trip to explore the beauty of Halong Bay.
12.30: Lunch is served with Vietnamese traditional specialties while cruising towards Hoa Cuong area. Along the way, enjoy extraordinary scenery of thousands of limestone islands and islets in Halong Bay such as Dog Rock, Duck Rock, Fighting Cock Rock, Lu Huong Islet. Camera should be well prepared to take amazing pictures at these places.
14.00: Arrive at Hoa Cuong area, one of the most beautiful corners of Halong Bay. Surrounded by majestic limestone mountains, Hoa Cuong presents to you a mysterious world with wild and gracious beauty. Just like a sleeping princess, it is waiting for you to wake up.
Especially, you will see a beautiful limestone islet rising from seawater in the shape of a giant thumb, which is then called Thumb Rock. Mother Nature has put Thumb Rock here to send a message of goodness to every passenger cruising in Halong. Camera should be well prepared to take amazing pictures of this place.
14.30: The cruise heads towards Ba Hang area, formerly known as Ba Hang fishing village but now villagers have moved to another area. Exploring the hidden charm of the gorgeous Ba Hang in 45 minutes by kayaking
15.15: Back to Halong Sen Cruises and continue the exciting trip to the next stop.
15.30: Arrive at Thien Cung cave, one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay. Together with our best guide, you will explore this unique and magnificent museum of natural arts elaborately created by the magic hands of Mother Nature.
16.15: On the way back to harbor, you will be participating in a cooking class to make fresh spring roll demonstrated by our chef on the sundeck. You also have a chance to enjoy Vietnamese lotus tea served with delicious candied lotus seeds.
The lovely subtle bitterness of the tea and the nice elegant sweetness of candied lotus seeds mingle in a perfect way, creating an unforgettable taste lingering in your mouth. Delicacy, elegance, and sophistication of the two specialties make Vietnamese people proud of their own unique culture. Also, take the chance to learn how to make the tea in traditional way through a nice demonstration from our expert.
17.00: The boat arrives at pier. End of the itinerary and transfer back to Hanoi.

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Hanoi - Tuan Chau Marina - Halong Bay - Luon Cave - Sung Sot Cave - Hanoi

08.00 - 08.30: Optional pick up guests from hotels at Hanoi Old Quarter. Use the NEW EXPRESSWAY Hanoi-Haiphong-Halong in comfort and time-saving. On the way, you could see the local beauties by rice fields, road-side lifestyle, longest sea-cross bridge…and we also skip the commercial shopping center as usual.

10.45 -11.15: Halong bay is famous with some floating pearl farm, the products for exporting. Visit pearl farm is an interesting activity. However, in one day tour, we have not enough time to do it. So we could visit a workshop on land to see how is a process of pearl collecting and see craft-man create the jewels from pearl

11.45: The bus will arrive Tuan Chau marina, easily get on Genesis Cruise by private pier, and then Crew, who will serve you along the trip with welcomed drink is served following Cruise manager’s briefing. While the boat heading the bay. Genesis uses Expressway to go, so early reach Halong bay and Cruising at first to be ‘’lonely on the bay’’.

12.40: Enjoy a nice set-menu lunch. By local flavors in each dish, it vitally helps to recuperate after a 4-hour-car drive. In the meantime, Genesis boat goes among islets, which make Halong becomes wonderland.
After lunch, you are free to relax on sundeck. While the light of afternoon decreases slightly, hundreds of islands with different shares definitely amaze you by its natural beauty. It is the best to watch unparalleled sceneries of Halong in slow motion.

14.00: Kayaking / Sam-pan rowing boat 
The boat will move to Hangluon (three tunnels) area, a water cave for kayaking, rowing bamboo boat or just stay on board for relaxing and the boar will slowly moving around to sightseeing more on the bay.
You will discover the area’s tranquility by kayaking – an indispensable water activity in Halong, for those who love challenging themselves or sitting on bamboo boat (Sampan), for those who love being gentle and sophisticated, to admire breathtaking scenes. This is moment you get closer to Halong’s nature. if you do not join any above activities, you could stay on sundeck for relaxing, then the boat will take you around the bay, do sightseeing other beautiful islets…such as Human head, Horse seat…Normally, this area is full of Cruises and tourists, but Genesis is one of the first cruise come here for afternoon, so it is really peaceful and less-touristic.

15.15: You will leave the boat and having around 01 hour to explore Sung Sot (Surprising) cave. This least known cave locates on a remote island, which is rare in cave-lake seascape. The compartment in the heart of Sung Sot cave is surrounded by extremely beautiful niches. The outside section has a high ceiling with lots of hangover. In particular, the second compartment suddenly expanded immensely with curved domes printed in streaks of very smooth and smooth hats, wholly over the head like a large, wide theater. This is the hugest and most beautiful cave in Halong bay, locates in core area of heritage site.

16.15: Sunset watching in the afternoon tea break. This is moment will take a rest after activities and capture the sunset on the bay. You also have time to enjoy other amazing sceneries of the wonder. A tea break with cocktails, fruits, snacks, egg coffee (included) will be served to full fill the romantic ambiance.

17.15: It is the time to say goodbye Halong bay, Disembark to get on the bus, moving to new expressway to get back Hanoi.
18.15: Shortstop for restroom if needed, only 5 minutes.
19.30 - 20.00: Say goodbye to you and hope you just enjoy the trip with us, see you again. 

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Georgia Carmichael

27 Aug 2019
Wonderful trip! We went out for a day tour to Halong Bay. Huy was the best tour guide. He is knowledgeable and funny. The day was our best on Vietnam holiday. Highly recommended to everyone who looking for a thril... See more

We went out for a day tour to Halong Bay. Huy was the best tour guide. He is knowledgeable and funny. The day was our best on Vietnam holiday. Highly recommended to everyone who looking for a thrilling authentic experience in Vietnam.


Liam Dore

09 Jun 2019
Awesome day tour! We had an excellent service with this cruise. The tour guide speaks English very well so we do not get any problem to communicate. They served good food on the boat. We also had a chance to see Sur... See more

We had an excellent service with this cruise. The tour guide speaks English very well so we do not get any problem to communicate. They served good food on the boat. We also had a chance to see Surprising Cave. Then, we go kayaking. All went well for us and timing is so perfect. It was an awesome day in Halong Bay. We highly recommended this tour for those who want to visit the beautiful nature of Halong Bay.


Dielle Clavet

14 May 2019
Great boat experience! The weather is not good, but tour guide and crew members made us feel happy with the tour, we would like thanks them and definitely, recommend this cruise.


13 May 2019
Fascinating trip We had a very amazing experience when we visited there. Huy was a great guide. He is so funny and helpful. He ensured the food was served correctly according to our request.

Maria Pia Capon

06 May 2019
Value for money The trip to Ha Long Bay is excellent. The tour guide was polite and friendly. He explained very well everything about Halong Bay. Thumbs up to Viet.