WORLD HERITAGE: HALONG BAY BOAT

Board a boat and cruise to Halong Bay, whose emerald waters contain thousands of limestone islands. Weigh anchor as the sun sets over the bay and enjoy a delicious dinner on board.

TOUR INTRODUCTION

2 Days, 1 Night     FROM US$ 279 PER PERSON

Board a boat and cruise to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay, whose clear emerald waters are home to floating villages amongst thousands of limestone islands. Weigh anchor as the sun sets over the bay and enjoy a delicious dinner on board before settling down for a night in the beauty of the bay.

Leave Hanoi for the boat trip to Halong Bay, watching everyday life in Vietnam as you drive to the pier. Arrive at Halong City in the late morning and board your chosen boat for an overnight journey into the bay.

Sail past a variety of rock formations, many named after their resemblance to things, before weighing anchor as the sun begins to set over the bay. Enjoy a relaxed dinner and settle down in the bay for the night. Next morning, have a healthy breakfast on board as your boat sails past gorgeous scenery and limestone rock formations to Halong City. Upon disembarkation your driver will meet for the drive back to Hanoi

 

Each of our itineraries can be tailored to your requirements, allowing us to create the perfect holiday just for you. Contact us with your holiday ideas, no matter how big or small, and our destination based teams will start planning a unique and personalized trip.

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Board a traditional wooden junk (or a classic replica steamship- The Emeraude) for an overnight journey into the bay
Take part in a Vietnamese spring roll cooking demonstration on the sundeck.
After dark, watch the Award Winning film Indochine that is set in Halong Bay will be screened on board.
Join Tai Chi class on the sun deck.



Daily Itinerary

Daily Itinerary

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  • Day 1: Halong Bay

    Leave Hanoi for the boat trip to Halong Bay, watching everyday life in Vietnam as you drive to the pier. Villagers work in their rice fields and plough them using buffaloes, while others cycle to market with their wares loaded wherever they can fit them.

    Arrive at Halong City in the late morning and board a traditional wooden junk (or a classic replica steamship- The Emeraude) for an overnight journey into the bay. Sail past a variety of rock formations, many named after their resemblance to things (Sail, Dog, and Incense Pot), before weighing anchor as the sun begins to set over the bay.

    Enjoy a relaxed dinner before settling down for the night.

    Overnight in Halong Bay

    Meals included on this day: Lunch and Dinner

    Halong Bay landscape, VietnamPrincess Junk
  • Day 2: Cruise along Halong Bay

    Have a healthy breakfast on board as your boat sails past gorgeous scenery and limestone rock formations to Halong City. Upon disembarkation your driver will meet you and drive you back to Hanoi.

    Meals included on this day: Breakfast

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All of our Tours can be Tailored, Just Ask!

Local vietnamese woman

Tour Details

All of our itineraries can be tailored to your requirements, allowing us to create the perfect holiday just for you. Contact us with your holiday ideas, no matter how big or small, and we’ll start planning your unique personalized trip!

Tour prices are a guideline only, and are based on two persons travelling together, sharing a double or twin room in luxury accommodation. Each tour price and can be adjusted depending on budget, activities included and standard of accommodation desired.

Tour and airfare prices include all applicable taxes and are subject to change without prior notice until services are booked.

You, your holiday and booking direct: Backyard Travel are on the ground year-round in Asia, which means you are booking direct with a local travel company, allowing you to save on the cost of your holiday. Our tailor-made tours are designed by local Travel Specialists who investigate every aspect of the trip themselves, giving you a unique view of each destination.

icon Included in this Backyard Travel tour:

Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
Service of English speaking guides in every location
Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

icon Not included in this Backyard Travel tour:

Domestic and international flights
Departure taxes if applicable
Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
Tips for guides and drivers
Personal travel insurance
Visa fees (contact us for further information)

Why Backyard Travel?


Our experienced travel specialists possess years of local insider knowledge, because they live here.

We have offices in all of our destinations in asia, fully staffed and open all year-round.

With backyard travel you are booking direct, allowing you to save and benefit local residents.

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