Genesis Cruise day tour is combining the luxury in service on traditional wooden junks and a 6-hour on board cruising to the Amazing cave of Halong Bay, introducing the stunning nature of Halong bay and also the unique local culture.
- 2 hour transferring on luxurious limousine via new expressway
- Follow the route as overnight cruise, around 5.5 hours on board
- Visit Surprising Cave (Amazing Cave) and do kayaking/sampan in Hang Luon area
- Small group tour, dedicated services
- Audio guide system to support none-English speaking travelers
08.00-8.30: Pick up at the hotel. Depart to Tuan Chau marina on the EXPRESS WAY in comfort and time saving, also skip the commercial shopping center as usual.
10.45-11.15. Visit Pearl Workshop
Halong 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 is a process of pearl collecting and see craft-man create the jewels from pearl
11:45-12.00. Embark GENESIS Cruise
The bus arrives to Tuan Chau marina, get on Genesis Cruise at private pier, and welcomed by the crew, enjoy a drink following Cruise manager’s briefing. While the boat heading the bay.
12.45. Lunch on board
Enjoy a nice set-menu lunch. By local flavors in each dish, it vitally helps to recuperate. In the meantime, Genesis boat goes among islets, that make Halong bay becomes wonderland.
After lunch, you are free to relax on sundeck. While the light of afternoon decreases slightly, hundreds of islands with different shapes definitely amaze you by its natural beauty. What Genesis cruise makes your trip different is not the sights of Halong bay, but the line that you are on. It is the best to watch unparalleled scenery of Halong bay in slow motion.
14.00. Kayaking / Sampan rowing boat
The Genesis 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 boat 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 bay, 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.
15.00. Discover Surprising Cave – Core area of Heritage site
You will leave the Genesis boat and spend around 01 hour to explore Sung Sot (Surprising or Amazing) 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 afternoon tea break
After discover Halong bay with some majors activities, the boat takes you back pier. Time for you to take a rest after activities and capture the sunset on the bay. A tea break with cocktails, fruits, snack, egg coffee.. will served to full fill the romantic ambience.
17.15. Get on bus to return
It is time to say farewell to Halong bay. Disembark to get on the bus, heading back Hanoi.
19.30: Drop off at your hotel in Hanoi
End the trip.
Price quoted in USD/person (join group tour)
GENESIS CRUISE DAY TOUR: US$78/person
Contact us for planning this PRIVATE TOUR
- Comfort limousine transfer from Hanoi, express transfer
- About 6 hours on board cruise Halong bay, Amazing cave
- Lunch on board (Vietnamese & sea food)
- Mineral, WIFI, movie on bus
- Afternoon tea break, finger foods before disembark
- Entrance and sightseeing fees
- English speaking tour guide
- Sampan rowed boat/kayking – 5$/pax
- Tips and other personal expenses