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Ha Long Bay
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5 days 4 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

20 people




This private tour is a great opportunity to sight-see the highlights of Hanoi and Halong Bay within 5 days.

It is ideal for those who wish to explore these famous attractions, starting with Vietnam’s capital – Hanoi. These visits include Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, Hoan Kiem Lake, The Huc Bridge, and much more.

A highlight of this private tour is the chance to cruise Halong Bay, where you can observe and learn about Tien Ong Cave, Hang Trai island, Ang Du area, Kong Skull island, and much more. Along the cruises, you can enjoy a variety of exciting activities, including a “Master-Chef Competition”, squid fishing, kayaking, swimming, and much more.



  • This 5-day tour features an itinerary covering Hanoi and Halong Bay. It is a private tour just for you and your group (not sharing with any other travelers), with both private tour guide speaking your language and private transportation arrangements. The elements of the private tours are flexible, fully customisable , and can adapt to your specific preference.


Day 1: Ha noi (Arrival)
Day 1: Ha noi (Arrival)

Upon your arrival in Hanoi we shall warmly welcome, pick you up and take you to your hotel. You will have the rest of the day to settle down, explore Hanoi and relax.

- Meals included: None
- Overnight in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi (City tour)
Day 2: Hanoi (City tour)

After having breakfast at the hotel take a full day city tour of Hanoi. Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum– the large memorial in Hanoi capital built to show the Vietnamese deep gratitude to the Leader. Continue with the Presidential Palace, a memento of French contribution to the architectural splendor in Indochina. President Ho Chi Minh Stilt House where Ho Chi Minh live from 1958 to 1969. One-pillar pagoda (Mot-Cot pagoda)– architecture from the 11th century with the shape of a lotus flower which has been recognized as the building with the most unique architecture by the Asian Records Organization. After this we enjoy lunch at Jacksons Steak House.

In the afternoon we visit to the Temple of Literature (Van Mieu), dedicated to the great Chinese scholar Confucius. It was founded in 1070 as the first university of Vietnam to educate Viet Nam’s administrative and warriors class. After that, visit Returned-Sword Lake– a beautiful basket of flowers at the heart of Ha Noi and Ngoc Son Temple, a place for worshipping Tran Hung Dao (1226-1300), a Vietnamese general, scholar and master of the martial arts.

- Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
- Overnight in Hanoi

Day 3: Halong bay
Day 3: Halong bay

After having breakfast at the hotel we take the 2.5 hour ride through the Red River Delta to Ha Long Bay, where you board a cruise going through the spectacular seascape of limestone pillars, with the option to explore one of the caves found on the islands.

Bhaya cruise schedule for today (option 2)

12:00 Arrive at Bhaya Group Cruise Centre at Tuan Chau International Passenger Port.
12:45 Embark your cruise onboard Bhaya Cruises. Enjoy welcome drinks while our Cruise Manager does the itinerary and safety briefing.
13:00 Let the vacation begin with a tasty lunch while the boat cruises towards the southwest of Halong Bay.
15:00 Discover the mysterious Tien Ong Cave which is not only a beauty spot but also an archaeological site. Covering an area of 1,000 m2 with stunning stalactites and stalagmites, the cave is one of the finest caves in Halong Bay.
17:00 Bar opens for the Happy Hour “Buy one get one free”. Take the chance to get more delicious drinks and fun.
17:30 Join exciting “Master-Chef Competition” and fruit carving demonstration, learn and try your hands with authentic Vietnamese food. The winner or the Master-Chef of Bhaya Cruise would be awarded surprising gifts. It’s also time to admire the sunset over enchanting Halong Bay while the boat anchors for an overnight stay.
19:00 Enjoy set-menu dinner on board while your Cruise Manager introduces the following day program.
21:00 Retire to your cabin or join our staffs for squid fishing. Overnight on board.

-Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
-Overnight on-board

Day 4: Halong Bay
Day 4: Halong Bay

06:30 Start off your day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee being served. Rejuvenate your body and mind with the slow movement of Tai Chi and enjoy the dawn on the bay.
07:00 Full breakfast is served onboard. The vessel weighs anchor to sail to Hang Trai Island.
08:45 Transfer to Bhaya Spirit (day boat) for the second day’s activities.
09:00 Bhaya Spirit will pass by Ang Du area, Hang Du, Kong Skull Island filming area to reach Coc Cheo Islet area. Kayaking and swimming freely in Coc Cheo Islet area – a less touristic and more private area.
11:00 Back to the boat, Bhaya Spirit takes you to a floating pearl farm for a special local lunch experience, while the boat passes Ho Ba Ham Area, Ba Men Temple, But Island, Me Cung Cave. Discover around to learn about pearl cultivating and handicraft process and local life in Ha Long Bay with our tour guide.
12:30 Lunch is served on floating farm with authentic Vietnamese style menu. 15:00 Comeback Bhaya Cruise and relax.
17:00 Bar opens for the Happy Hour “Buy one get one free”, enjoy relaxing time on the sundeck.
19:00 Enjoy set-menu dinner onboard while Cruise Manager introduces itineraries for next day.
21:00 Retire to your cabin or join with our staffs for squid fishing. Overnight on board.

-Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
-Overnight on-board

Day 5: Halong Bay - Hanoi - Departure
Day 5: Halong Bay - Hanoi - Departure

After the spectacular morning cruise, disembark the cruise and drive back to Hanoi before flying home.

Bhaya cruise schedule for today (option 2)
06:15 Take part in Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee.
07:00 Light breakfast is served onboard. The boat weighs anchor to sail to Cua Van floating fishing village.
07:45 Take your time to visit the village which is voted as one of the 11 insanely beautiful small towns around the world by You can choose either kayak or traditional rowing boat to go around discovering local life on the waters.
09:00 Return to your boat and relax. Brunch will be served in the restaurant
10:30 Disembark at Tuan Chau International Passenger Port

Transfer to airport for flight to next destination, conclude tour.

- Meals included: Breakfast, Brunch


  • Accommodation
  • Meals as indicated
  • Private English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees & Boat trips
  • Transportation (Air conditioned)
  • Mineral water and cool facial towels during visits.
  • Kayaking
  • Visa processing fees
  • Travel insurance
  • International flights
  • Beverages at restaurants
  • Early check-in and late check-out from hotel
  • Tips for local guide & personal expenses
  • Services not listed in above inclusions
  • Other meals not mentioned in the program
  • Compulsory gala dinner price varies by the selected hotel

Tour style

Adventure and exploring culture

Tour's Location

Ha Long Bay


This tour can be tailored?

Yes, off course. Depend on customer, we will design specific tour program match to requirement with best experience & optimized budget.

Child policy

Children below 5 years old are F.O.C sharing room with parents.
Children from 5 to 12 staying on separate bed: charge 75% adult price, sharing room with parents
Children over 12 years old are considered adults

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