From Hanoi: 2-Day Ha Long Bay Cruise and Surprise Cave Kayak

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Discover the beauty of Ha Long Bay on a cruise with sea-facing rooms. Enjoy traditional seafood, enjoy a boat ride in Surprise Cave, kayak in Luon Grotto, fish for squid, and hike to Titop Island.


  • Visit the Sung Sot (Surprise) Cave, the biggest cave in Ha Long Bay
  • Kayak inside the unique Luon Grotto in Ha Long Bay
  • Taste regional dishes of fresh seafood with striking views
  • Partake in a squid fishing experience on a boat with the crew
  • Enjoy the panoramic view from Ti Top Island


See the best of Halong Bay on this 2-day guided cruise. Taste the local seafood and try your hand at cooking traditional dishes. Swim, kayak, fish, sunbathe, and more on this activity-filled adventure.  Day 1:  Hanoi/ TuanChau - Halong Bay If you chose the option with a transfer, get picked up at your hotel and drive to Tuan Chau Marina. Otherwise, embark on the cruise,and enjoy a warm welcome drink. Check-in at your cabin. Enjoy a tasty lunch, and a sample of fresh regional seafood while cruising on the clear waters, passing Incense Burner Island, Fighting Cock islet, and Stone Dog. In the late afternoon kayak inside Luon Cave and visit Ti Top Island, or just relax on the boat’s sun deck and take in the views of the bay. Join the sunset party and a cooking class, where you can learn how to make fried spring rolls with fish sauce. In the evening, indulge in the set-menu dinner of Vietnamese and Asian foods. Afterward, join a squid fishing outing with the crew. Cook the fresh squid, play cards or sing your heart out at karaoke.  Day 2:  Halong bay - TuanChau/Hanoi Set your alarm early and enjoy the sunrise on the sundeck. Take in the morning view of Halong Bay with a cup of tea or coffee over breakfast. Then get transferred to the smaller boat at Suprise cave to explore the most beautiful limestone cave in Halong Bay and its different points of interest and most scenic locations. Cruise to some of Halong Bay’s most untouched areas like Finger Islet and Fighting cook islets. Then, enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch while cruising back to the pier end your excursion in Halong Bay. For the option with a transfer, around 11:30-11:45 am, the bus will pick you up at Tuan Chau Marina back to your hotel in Hanoi


Transportation from Hanoi (if option selected) Guide Welcome drink 1-night cruise accommodation Kayaking/bamboo boat Entry fees Sunset party Cooking class Squid fishing All meals on board

Important Information

  • Meals are available at fixed hours Please send your hotel address to the activity provider after booking to arrange your pickup service The itinerary is subject to change without prior notice due to the weather, tide level, and other operating conditions Advanced reservation is required with full passenger details, including full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number, and gender Please advise of any dietary requirements or room decorations for a honeymoon, birthdays, etc. at the time of booking

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