Halong Bay - Luxury Tour - Best Route

Opt : group or private tour - everyday departure

Trip code: HLBC5

Beside the overnight cruise, Ha Long Bay Luxury Day Tour is also a good option for travelers to visit the nature wonder. With our high-standard facilities as brand new limousine van, go on new toll expressway, iron trendy cruise, or full of experienced Tour guide, supported by new audio guide technology, nicely crew… we ensure you will have memorable trip to Ha Long bay with Genesis team to get experience in World nature wonder. Getting knowledge about floating life, amazing mountain cave, explores tranquil scenery, touching the nature by bamboo sampan or self-kayaking…


This is ideal tour for who want to get the highlight of Ha Long bay but do not want to stay overnight on board.


Highlights of Ha Long Bay Luxury Day Tour: 

  • Professional-experience Tour guide for whole trip
  • Follow the route as overnight cruise, route number 02, around 5.5 hours on board
  • Visit Sung sot cave, the most beautiful cave of Ha long bay, the core of heritage
  • Do kayaking/sampan in Hang Luon area, beautiful water tunnel
  • Using limousine van for transfer, go by NEW EXPRESSWAY to save 50% time
  • Using audio guide system to support none-English speaking travelers (Korean, French)

5 Hours Cruise – Surprising Cave – Kayak/Sampan Rowing (L)


08.00 – 08.30 Hotel Pick up

Our English-speaking Guide and driver will pick up guests from hotels at Hanoi Old Quarter. We 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.

10.50 - 11.15 Visit Pearl Workshop

Ha Long bay is famous with some floating pearl farm, the products for exporting. Visit pearl farm is 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 a process of pearl collecting is and see craft-man create the jewels from pearl

11.45 Boarding cruise

The bus will arrive Tuan Chau Marina, welcome aboard, and safety briefing. Our cruise will take you on a 5 hour journey via 2 day-sleeper boat cruise route which renowned for its striking passages. Normally, this area is full of Cruises and tourists but while the cruise heading the bay, we use Expressway to go so you will be one of the first cruises come here for afternoon, so it is really peaceful and less-touristic.

12.40 Lunch on board

Enjoy a nice set-menu lunch. By local flavors in each dish, it vitally helps to recuperate after a 3-hour-car drive. In the meantime, our cruise goes among islets, that make Ha Long 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. What we make your trip different is not the sights of Ha Long, but the line that you are on. It is the best to watch unparalleled sceneries of Ha Long in slow motion.

14.00 Kayaking / Sampan rowing boat

The boat will move to Hang Luon (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 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 Ha Long’s nature. Iif 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…

15.05 Discover Surprising Cave – Core area of Heritage site

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 Ha Long bay, locates in core area of heritage site.

16.15 Sunset watching in 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, snack (included) will be served to full fill the romantic ambience.

17.15 Get on bus

It is the time to say goodbye Ha Long bay, Disembark to get on the bus, moving to new express way to get back Hanoi. ON the way, short stop for rest room if needed (5 - 10 minutes)

19.30 - 20.00 Hotel / Farewell

Say goodbye to you and hope you just enjoy the trip with us, see you again.

Type of tour You're 2 people
per person in $US
You're 3-4 people
per person in $US
You're 5-8 people
per perso in $US
Group Tour 84 USD 79 USD 74 USD
Private Tour 169 USD 159 USD 129 USD

Peak season surcharge:

+25% on Lunar New Year’s Dates



- Group Tour is high quality  and the most popular to be wanted by traveller, daily departure with maximum 32 passengers on board and 16 passengers/Guide/Bus

- Private tour is the group that organized for group of friends or family separately. Private groups create a perfect private space and customize the time go and stop along the way. We use car or van from 4 to 16 seats to transfer (depending on the number of guests) with new air-conditioned system, driver and tour guide enthusiastic. Tour departs daily, pickup and return at hotel in the city center.


Children Policy:

 - Child under 5 free charge 

 - Child from 5-9 charge 75% adult  

 - Child from 10 and above charge as adult  


Things To Bring and To Know:

- Some cash in Vietnamese Dong/ USD for personal expenses.

- Sun block or insect repellent, sport shoes.

- Bring something warm to wear (from Dec till Mar).

- Please be ready on time for our pick up service.

- The itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Other excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.

- Lunch is Vietnamese. Guests should advise any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least two (2) days prior to the cruise date.

- Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers.

Book this tour
  • Pick up/drop off by luxury bus
  • 5 hours Cruise
  • Lunch on Cruise (Vietnamese & sea food)
  • Complimentary 02 bottled mineral on bus
  • Welcome drink
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Local rowing boat/Kayak (optional)
  • English speaking guide
  • On board insurance and service charges
Exclude:  Beverages, Tips, Personal expenses, All other services not clearly mentioned above.