5 HOURS CRUISE – SURPRISING CAVE – BEST ROUTE
KAYAK/SAMPAN ROWING / Lunch on boar / Sunset finger foods-snack
Type of cruise: Air-conditioned Traditional Cruise
Departure: Daily from Hanoi and Halong city
Type of tour: Halong bay private day tour
Beside the overnight cruise, Halong bay private day tour also a good option for travelers to visit the nature wonder. With our high-standard facilities as brand new limousine van, go on new expressway in return, traditional boutique junk, or full of experienced Tour guide, supported by new audio guide technology, nicely crew… we ensure you will have memorable trip to Halong bay with Genesis team to get experience in World nature wonder, getting knowledge about floating life, amazing mountain cave, explore tranquil scenery, touching the nature by bamboo sampan or self-kayaking…
Highlights of tour (Halong bay day tour):
- Private transfer, Guide and boat. Customized itinerary.
- Professional-experience Tour guide for whole trip
- Follow the route as overnight cruise, route number 02, around 5.5 hours on board
- Visit Surprising cave and do kayaking/sampan in Hangluon area
- Using limousine van for transfer, expressway in the way back
- Using audio guide system to support no-English speaking travelers
07.45: Hotel Pick up
Our English-speaking Guide will pick up guests from hotels at Hanoi Old Quarter, Timing from 7.30AM (ready)-8.00AM, for an on time trip and not impact to other guests, please be ready in above range time.
Then the van will heading to expressway of Hanoi-Hai phong, we are the once company organize the trip by this way to save time and get comfort. On the way, you could see the local beauties by rice fields, road-side lifestyle…and we also skip the commercial shopping center as usual.
11.00-11.30: 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
12.05: Check in
The bus will arrive Tuan Chau marina, reach our Reception, meanwhile the Captain is going to register for the travelers list.
12.20: Boarding cruise
Easily get on Genesis Cruise by private pier, and then Crew, who will serve you along the trip, warmly welcomes you. Welcomed drink is served following Cruise manager’s briefing. While the boat heading the bay.
13.00: Lunch on board
Enjoy a nice set-menu lunch. By local flavors in each dish, it vitally helps to recuperate after a 4-hour-car drive. In the meantime, Genesis boat goes among islets, that make Halong 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 Genesis makes your trip different is not the sights of Halong, but the line that you are on. It is the best to watch unparalleled sceneries of Halong in slow motion.
14.00: Kayaking / Sampan rowing boat
The boat will move to Hangluon (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 – an indispensable water activity in Halong, 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. if 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…Normally, this area is full of Cruises and tourists, but Genesis is one of the first cruise come here for afternoon, so it is really peaceful and less-touristic.
14.45: 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 Halong 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 coctails, fruits, snack, egg coffee (included) will served to full fill the romantic ambience.
17.30: Get on bus
It is the time to say goodbye Halong bay, Disembark to get on the bus, moving to new express way to get back Hanoi
18.30: Sort break
Short stop for rest room if needed, only 5 minutes.
20.00-20.30: Hotel / Farewell
PUBLIC PRICE (Per person in US$) : $75
- Children under 04 years old: Free of charge
- Children 05 to 10 years old: Charge 75% rate of adult
- Children from 11 years old and above: full charged as adult
THINGS TO BRING ALONG
- Cash in Vietnam dong
- Sport shoes prefer
- Sun cream
- Anti-insect cream
- Phone headset to listen audio guide (if you do not have, we will provide in trip)