The Best Junk Boat Tours of Halong Bay (from Hanoi)

The Best Junk Boat Tours of Halong Bay (from Hanoi) Halong Bay, Vietnam
Hanoi is often the launch point for trips to Halong Bay, as it is so close and so many tour options are available. There are several exciting options available for tours and boat trips to the famous bay which is full of sights and activities. From swimming and beaches to hiking and caves, there is something for everyone. Don't miss the monkeys on various beaches, or kayaking, or the amazing sunsets, or the floating villages.... the list goes on and on!

The tour and boat trips below will give you a good idea of what's possible and what type of prices to expect.

Halong Bay Overnight Junk Boat Cruise
offered by Viator

Explore one of Vietnam's most intriguing UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites on a 2-day cruise of Halong Bay. Marvel at the spectacular sight of more than a thousand limestone peaks rising from the emerald waters of the ocean as your junk boat sails past mysterious caves and blissful bays. Soak up the soothing sunshine on the tanning deck; plunge into the crystal clear waters during a refreshing dip or kayak ride; and pleasure your palate with delicious Vietnamese cuisine throughout the 2-day expedition. Enjoy the luxurious facilities of the junk boat, which include: hot and cold running water; en-suite bathrooms with powerful showers; an elegant dining room and licensed bar serving an extensive selection of wines; a courteous crew; and a sun-tanning area and relaxation deck.

Price: $344.00
Halong Bay 3-Day Junk Boat Cruise
offered by Viator

Marvel at the natural wonder of Halong Bay on this three-day junk boat cruise that showcases the best of this UNESCO World Heritage listed site. Relax on the sun deck of this traditional vessel as you cruise through the placid waters of this popular destination and marvel at the thousands of limestone islands that dot the placid waters. Go for a dip in the clear fresh water and enjoy typical Vietnamese cuisine served up by your own private, attentive and professional crew. Intrepid travelers have the option of exploring more remote lagoons on modern kayaks. Visitors can navigate narrow channels and back waters with ease.

Price: $469.00
Halong Bay Small Group Adventure Tour including Cruise from Hanoi
offered by Viator

Immerse yourself in the majestic beauty of Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed natural wonder, on a small-group adventure tour from Hanoi. Depart in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and relax during the scenic 3.5-hour drive to the beguiling Halong Bay. Watch the scenery transform from metropolitan sprawls to scenic natural beauty as you approach your destination. Stop at Hong Ngoc Humanity Centre en route to purchase handicrafts made by undeveloped communities in the region. On arrival in Halong City, climb aboard a Chinese junk to cruise around the idyllic limestone islands of Halong Bay with its spectacular vistas and majestic multitude of islands. Gaze at more than 2,000 islets as your guide regales you with legends of dragons and secreted treasure. Discover secret grottoes and mystical caves then disembark at a rustic fishing village to delve into the culture and customs of local inhabitants. Return to your boat and feast upon a sumptuous seafood buffet of freshly caught fish. Relax during your return journey to Hanoi City and travel back in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach.

Price: $100.00
Halong Bay day cruise to Sung Sot cave - Titop Island
offered by Viator

Visit Halong Bay's largest limestone cavern, Sung Sot Cave, during a private cruise around the World Heritage area. Upon pickup at your centrally located hotel in the morning, you'll transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay, a distance of about 3.5 hours with a short break on the way. Arriving in Halong Bay at midday, embark on a 2-hour boat cruise to Sung Sot (Amazing Cave), Halong Bay's largest cave. On the way, a fresh seafood lunch is served on board while you drift among hundreds of islets and discover unspoiled pockets of the emerald-green bay. After visiting the cave with your guide, you have two options: visit a floating house and take a kayak on the water to explore the bay on your own, or make a stop at Ti Top Island where you can swim or hike to the top of the mountain for panoramic views and photo ops. Following several hours of fun in the sun, cruise back to the harbor and board the transfer vehicle back to Hanoi. After roughly 13 hours you're dropped off at your hotel.

Price: $106.00

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