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Most visitors plan this as an overnight or two-night excursion from Hanoi. It’s an easy day trip to go out, around the bay, and back, but it’s far more pleasant to spend a night (or two) in a local guesthouse.

 

The typical trip is a morning departure from your hotel in Hanoi, a three- to four-hour bus ride to the bay, and then a cruise across the bay to Cat Ba Island, which has a number of mid-range hotels. Your trip will probably include all meals. 

 

The outbound trip usually includes a stop at one or more craft shops. There is a great handicraft shop on the outbound trip to Halong Bay. The products are made by disabled people, are of excellent quality, and reasonably priced. Most tour buses stop there, and it’s one of the few such stops I found worthwhile. The embroidery is fabulous, and you are helping some of the most downtrodden people in the country get and keep gainful employment.  

 

The first or second day of your trip includes a cruise around the bay, with several stops to see floating villages and karst caves 

 

If your plan is to spend some quiet time, use a travel agency for transportation, then book your own hotel and leave the tour group until it’s time to return to Hanoi. 

 

You can also go by train to the harbor area and hire a boat or take the ferry or hydrofoil to Cat Ba Island.  

 

You find hereunder links to travel operators specialized in Halong Bay cruises.


Links

Cham Island Cruises
Cham Island Company operates cruises to Cham Island (snorkeling, fishing, sightseeing,...) by speed boats and junks, as well as Hoi An river cruises, sunset dinner cruises, cooking cruises, and more.
Cat Ba Sailing Junk, Halong Bay
These junks take you to customized and off the beaten roads cruises to Halong bay and Cat Ba Island far away all the big boats.
Cruise Halong Bay
A 100-year worldwide brand Gray Line with new Halong bay Cruises and Halong Junk: Enjoy our Halong luxury Cruise holidays within 2 or 3 days tours.
Emotion Cruise best price
Designed in the 1910’s Indochina style, the Halong Emotion offers the perfect mix between traditional elegance and modern comfort. Special attention has been paid to the decoration and interior of the junk.
Halong Bay Cruises
Are you looking for Halong bay cruises, Halong bay tours with best rate and best service? No need to find anywhere, just book with halong-bay-cruises.com and enjoy your trip.
Halong Bay Cruises
Darian Culbert is an expert on Halong Bay cruises: visit his Halong Bay cruises website or contact him if you are not sure what cruises to travel with in Halong Bay, Vietnam.
Halong Bay Cruises
Halong Bay Cruises: unique overnight cruises in Halong Bay on boutique & traditional boats.
Halong Bay cruises
Halong Bay cruises: Halong wooden junk cruises, Halong luxury boat cruises, and more - The Bay consists of more than 1.600 islands and islets hiding inside many spectacular caves.
Halong Bay Cruise
Far East Tours offers deals for Halong bay cruises, vietnam cruise tours, and Halong bay junk tours.
Halong Bay Cruise
Halong Bay Cruise is an online booking platform managed and operated by Aquarena Travel. It specializes in providing overnight cruises, tours and travel services in Halong Bay: all kinds of tours to match your demand.
Halong Bay Cruise Tours
Halong Bay cruises & cruise deals in Halong Bay (Vietnam) with all the top cruise lines: find and book online with this site today at an unbeatable rates.
Halong Bay junk boat
Halong Bay junk boat offers cheap rate for all Halong Bay junks: halong bay cruise with many kinds of junks from cheap to luxury junks.
Halong Bay Legends
Ha Long Bay Legends provides all Halong and Bai Tu Long package tours with well-known cruises and guarantees the best prices: you will save most of your time when booking with Ha Long Bay legends.
Halong Galaxy Cruise junk, sail boat of Halong bay
Halong Galaxy cruise with Indochina traditional cruise style: the cruise includes 9 luxury cabins, warm restaurant, sundeck with comfort sitting to experience the spectacular scenery of Halong Bay or just relax.
Halong Oriental Sails Cruise
The cabins are designed and fitted international standards, featuring a rich wooden decor, with large windows from which to enjoy the spectacular scenery of Halong Bay: the comfortable bedding with luxuriant linens ensures you a restful sleep in style.
Indochina Sails junk Halong bay
The new deluxe junk of the fleet - Indochina Sails -has been in service since april 2007: after the success of Ginger Cruise and the high demand of the customers, this sister boat has been launched.
Paradise cruise Halong bay
Halong paradise cruises is proud of being the perfect product of luxury in Halong Bay, setting new standards with an internationally leaded team, spacious and smart designed cabins, and panoramic view balcony on selected cabins.
Paloma cruise
Newly launched in 2009, the Paloma Cruise Halong is a brand new Chinese style wooden junk crewed by a professional team.
Prince junk in Ha Long bay
Differences from the classic junk include large bedroom windows and a covered outdoor deck for meals: keen attention to detail has been put into all aspects of comfort and viewing pleasure.
Food & Gastro Tours in Hoi An
Enjoy the finest authentic Vietnamese cuisine, surrounded by spectacular river views on Cinnamon cruises that offers a variety of cruises, from cooking class in Hoi An, My Son and cooking Cruise to a romantic sunset dinner cruise on Thu Bon river.

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