With thousands of gorgeous limestone mountains and cliffs jutting from its calm waters, Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders. We offer the best Halong Bay one day tour for tourist traveling on a really tight schedule. Be ready for stunning sceneries, but also for long drives between Hanoi and Halong.
Nowadays, there are two options to travel Halong Bay like by seaplane to save time for business and by car to save money. However, if you have just spent one day in the trip, you should book the plane ticket in Noi Bai airport. As instead of 4 hours by car, daily flight from Hanoi to Halong Bay, the flight takes only one hour and gives you the beautiful panoramic view of Halong Bay (including 15 minutes seeing Halong Bay from above). The price ticket for one person fluctuates around 280$.
7.00 a.m: You will take a taxi at your hotel and come to the airport.
Upon arrival at Tuan Chau island, grace overview from above by seaplane during 25 minutes. Board the seaplane for the flight to Halong Bay; you have an opportunity to see Halong Bay from the sky before landing. A flight in seaplane has only seven people including one pilot and six passengers. Especially, you completely register alone if you traveled by seaplane.
Annually, there is one to three round-trips flight between Halong Bay and Hanoi, but there are five to ten flights over Halong beach. Nowadays, a number of foreigners choose the trip to Halong Bay by seaplane to have an overview of scenery from overhead.
9.30a.m: Landing on Halong Bay, you are pick-up by the tender to the cruise.
10a.m: The tour guide will lead you to a yacht.
10.30a.m: You enjoy the lunch with delicious seafood in the restaurant. The fish dish is Grilled Chopped Squid (Cha Muc), which is absolutely one of the most Vietnamese excellent seafood. Many other delicious foods are saltwater bivalve, a succulent texture and a good source of zinc. During the meal, time for visiting the most beautiful place of Halong Bay through the unique islets. Cruise through the emerald waters between the limestone outcrops and long corridors which lead you to see the impressive limestone islets like Fighting Cocks, Duck, Finger, Incense Burner, and Stone Dog. Besides, if you have more time, you can visit two famous caves such as “ Hidden Wooden” and “Heaven”, which usually attract more foreigners by amazing.
Continuing Halong Bay one day tour, you will discover a number of famous landmarks such as Sung Sot cave which is considered like one of the largest caves and the most beautiful of Halong Bay. “Surprise cave” has two chambers like a theater hall decorated with the stalactites on the ceiling and the natural skylight the grotto and creating amazing scenery. This cave is one of the most stunning Halong Bay caves which covers about 10,000 m2 with thousands of stalactites and stalagmites. Then groups move to Kayak boat to explore freely the immense view of water and mountains. You can freely swim, conquer the summit and grace overview of Halong from above.
One of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay is Thien Cung Grotto. This is one of the most attractive caves in the UNESCO World Heritage area. Spending 45 minutes, you will grace many strange images on the stone from birds, fish to the scenes of human life. Thien Cung Grotto has some beautiful fairies that are dancing and singing in honor of the wedding while in some place. You can hear the sound of a drum sent from the wind blowing across the stone. There are many legends of this cave that you also know the story of a young lady named May and the Dragon Prince from the tour guide.
After finishing Halong Bay one day tour, you need a taxi to Van Don airport and come back to Hanoi. In reality, it is the interesting trip with the strange scenery and the delicious foods. Let’s gain more experience in Halong Bay as soon as.