HALONG BAY 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT TOUR WITH APRICOT PREMIUM CRUISE
(2 nights on the boat – itinerary in 2018 )
Located in the centre of North Vietnam, Hanoi is the cultural capital of Vietnam. its heart and soul. The name of Ha Noi (city in the river) has been derived from an ancient language which is literally known as a land area located in the inner side of Red River. It does not mean that the city is inside the river, but it is embraced by about 100 km of the Red River dykes. For thousands years of being the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has endured numerous invasions, occupations, restorations and name changes. Since the first State of ancient Vietnam was established, Hanoi has been considered a sacred and typical part of Vietnam which is attractive travellers all the world.
Hanoi oldquarter or “”Hanoi 36 Old Streets” is the centre of Hoan Kiem District like as well as Hanoi city which is nearby Hoan Kiem Lake. Each street had merchants and households specializing in a particular trade, such as Hat Street(Hàng nón) , Silver Street ( Hàng Bạc) or Coopper Street (hang Đống)…inside old quarter has a lot of hotels, spas, bars . also insde old quarter has a lot of activities which are attractive travellres all over the world such as: Dong Xuan night market in Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Hanoi Bars Tour, Hanoi cooking class, Hanoi Street food tour , Hanoi walking tour and HALONG BAY 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT TOUR WITH APRICOT PREMIUM CRUISE is a special activity like that.
Halong bay is inside HaLong city of Quang Ninh province which is meaning “Desending Dragon” has an area around 1553 km2, contains around 1696 islands . in 1994 , Ha Long bay is become World Heritage Site. The distance from Hanoi to Halong bay is 183 km, it takes 3,5 hours to get there.
DAY 1: HANOI – HALONG BAY ( Lunch/Dinner ):
7.00: you have breakfast in your hotel and check out, pay the bill.
7.50: you are in lobby then wait our guide and driver come to pick you up.
08:00 Picking up at the hotel (located inside Hanoi Old Quarter) and departing for Halong Bay. On the way have shortbreak in Hai Duong Province. the first routine of HALONG BAY 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT TOUR WITH APRICOT PREMIUM CRUISE is that our guide in driver take you from hanoi old town across Chuong Duong bridge, our guide will introduce to you about history of Hanoi city, Red River, Red River delta and Long Bien bridge. And our bus go on road 1A to direct Bac Ninh province where has Quan Ho folk song which is recognised as the Intangible Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO in 2009. Our guide will indoduce to you about this art. On the other hand, Bac Ninh province is the homeland of the king Ly Thai To who transferred capital from Hoa Lu to Hanoi. Your guide will talk to you about him. In Bac Ninh has also a lot of famous pagodas and temples such as: Do Temple where is a place of worship of 8 kings in Ly dynasty, Phat Tich pagoda which is the national pagoda of Vietnam in Ly dynasty. Continuing in HALONG BAY 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT TOUR WITH APRICOT PREMIUM CRUISE we will go to Hai Duong province and have stop over here.
10.00: Arrived Hai Duong province where is famous with green bean cake in Vietnam and here also has famous temple called “ Kiep Bac” where is is a place of worship of Nguyen Trai who was talent politic, army in Le dynasty and Tran Hung Dao who was well-known general in Tran dynasty. You have 30 minutes for relaxing , eating somethings and by souvenir if you want. After stop over we continue the way to Halong Bay. On the bus our guide will talk to you about history and cuture of Hai Duong province. It takes about 45 minutes to say goodbye Hai Duong and the next place on the way of HALONG BAY 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT TOUR WITH APRICOT PREMIUM CRUISE is Dong Trieu district where is famous with the pottery and ceramics in Quang Ninh province as well as Vietnam.
11.15: arrived Dong Trieu district, please to say hello with Quang Ninh province and Halong bay. Our guide will introduce to you about history, some famous village and famous temple here such as : Yen Duc village and An Sinh temple where is original of Tran dynasty..the next place is Uong Bi city where has famous pagoda called “Yen Tu” where the king named “ Tran Nhan Tong” to be monk and religion. Our guide will introduce to you about Tran Nhan Tong and the denomination “ Truc Lam Yen Tu”. Before arriving halong city we go pass Quang Yen city where had famous combatant in Tran Dynasty in 14 century.
12.30: Arriving at Tuan Chau Island. please check your property again such as : camera, jewely …and wait our guide buy tickets and transferring to the cruise. Get welcome drinks and start the trip of HALONG BAY 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT TOUR WITH APRICOT PREMIUM CRUISE
12.45: On board: Quick briefing of the itinerary and safety information by Cruise Manager.
13.00: Enjoying Vietnamese set menu lunch as the boat cruises towards through the Baitulong bay to Halong bay.
15.00: Discovering Sung Sot (suprising Cave) Cave which is one of the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay, covered with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites.our guide will tell you legend of halong bay, legend of the cave. We have 90 minutes to visit the cave, everyone should be on time because we have more activies. Then kayaking or taking a bamboo boat for 30min. around small islands (excl.)
16.30: Back to the APRICOT Cruise, We will take you to visit the Titop Island – swimming Climbing up to the Top of the Island – take the best view of Halong Bay in the Summer time or visit a floating Pearl Farm Village and learn the technique for making high quality pearls in the Winter time.
Continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way. After that, come back to the boat, enjoy the Sunset Party on sundeck (free wine & fresh fruits).
17.15: Back to the boat. Our boat take you to the place for sleeping on the way, you can see beautiful islets and beautiful landscape on the bay : Head man’s face islet , Saddle horse islet , Fairy lake , drum cave , Virgin cave . you can relax, take photos, have small party in sundeck with vietnamese fresh fruit and green tea.
18.15: Have quick bath and repair for dinner.
19.00: Have dinner on the boat.
20.30: enjoy your time on the boat such as: dancing, karaoke, watch movie or go fishing….
DAY 2: BAITULONG BAY –HALONG – HANOI ( Breakfast/Lunch ):
6.00: wake up , welcome sunrise and take a taichi on the sundeck.
7.00: Have breakfast, while cruising ahead to Baitulong Bay.
8.15 : Kayaking to explore around the area or visit a floating house and learn about the daily life of the local fishermen who live there.
We board the cruise again .Take time to refresh and relax before checking out. Bags can be left in luggage store .
9.30: We board the cruise again .Take time to refresh and relax before checking out. Bags can be left in luggage store .
10.30: join Vietnamese cooking class on boat.
11.30 : Have lunch on cruise.
12.00 : Arrive at the Harbor. please to say goodbye to the staff members
12.45 : Get on bus back to Hanoi
15.30 : Stopover in route for soft break in Hai Duong province and in Bac Ninh province who want to get to the airport please ask the guide. He will show you the way to the airport if you do not comeback Hanoi old town again
17.30 : Arriving at Hanoi and dropping off at hotel . Finished HALONG BAY 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT TOUR WITH APRICOT PREMIUM CRUISE
|-Air conditioned bus/ van/ car & boat.
– Entrance fee.
– kayak or bamboo boat.
|– Kayak. – insurance.
– Tip to guide.
– Bever– – Beverages and personal expenses. – All services not mentioned above.
|– Chidren under 4 years old is free.
– 5 – 7 years pay 50%.
– Over 7 years pay 100%.
|– Get discount 5$/ per person if you book on vietbeautytours.com group of 5 people.
– Get 10% for next bookings of our tours bellow.
Tour routine of HALONG BAY 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT TOUR WITH APRICOT PREMIUM CRUISE IN 2018:
Hanoi old town – Chuong Duong bridge – Road 1A – Bac Ninh province – Hai Duong province – Dong Trieu district – Uong Bi city – Quang Yen Town – Ha Long city – Tuan Chau island – Floating village – Sung Sot cave – Bai Tu Long bay.
Note in HALONG BAY 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT TOUR WITH APRICOT PREMIUM CRUISE:
- You should not be drunk before the day tour.
- This is normal tour for 2 days if you want detail cruise please visit:
- Cruise itinerary and schedule are somtime change by bad weather, kayaking and bamboo boat are cacelled in bad weather.
- If you arrived Tuan Chau marina , your trip was cacelled by bad weather , our company will refund money to you. But you have to pay lunch and 2 way bus tickets.
- You should bring water, hats, sunblock, towels sunglasses and camera.
- The food in tour is set up who is vegetarian please talk to guide to order food.
- 00 we arrived Hanoi and who has the bus, train ticket to sapa or taxi to airport. Ous bus will drop at Hoan kiem lake in the first stop.
- After tour you can stay Halong city and you can take the bus to Ninh Binh or to the south.
- Before getting out please check your property carefully.
- In festival day such as : Christmas Days, New Year’s Dec 31st, Lunar New Year. Surcharge 10$/pax.
Why should book HALONG BAY 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT TOUR WITH APRICOT PREMIUM CRUISE from our companies?
– Our compay has 3 years experiences in organising tours 2 days in Hanoi and surroundings with professional guides.
– Our compy has high rate on Tripadvisor.
– Easy to purchase ticket, you can book online 1 day, 2 days or longer in advance if you go on Vietnam holiday time.
– Beside we have worked with a lot of tour compaies the whole years, so we always have available tours for you even you go on our holiday as long as you let us know before 48 hours (on holiday time).
– Flexible and convenient in payment, you can pay online by Visa, Master, American Express card (3% bank fee will be added), Paypal, Western Union
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– We are free of charge you want to change departure date as long as we are informed 24 hours in advance by confirmation to you. Here is all information of our tour that you need to know.
SOME QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS HALONG BAY 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT TOUR WITH APRICOT PREMIUM CRUISE in 2018:
– Q: can I take myown drinks get on boat in the tour?
– A: no, you can not, all the drinks outside are not allow.
– Q:are the drinks on the boat expensive?
– A: yes, they are very expensive.
– Q: how can I get to Halong bay myself from hanoi?
– A: normal you book tour from hotels and agencies in Hanoi old town or you can book the bus tour to halong bay yourself. Arrived halong bay you can join the tour but im sure that it is very expensive if you book tour your self inn halong bay and it is very difficult to rent the boat. If you do not book bus tour from agency or hotel , you take a taxi to My Dinh bus station then take a local bus to Halong city.
– Q: can I get the Halong bay from noibai airport?
– A: yes, you can take a taxi from the airport or book a car to direct to Halong Bay. It is about 3,5 hours.
– Q: What can i do in 1 full day in Halong bay?
– A: you can visit cave, do kayak , bamboo boat and swimming…
– Q: can I do Halong bay tour myself?
– A: no, I do not think so because it is very difficult for you to book boat or cruise..
– Q: What can I see in Halong bay?
– A: Thien cung cave, Sung sot cave, stone dog, Dinh Huong islet, Fighting Cock Islet…
– Q: can I you ceditcard on boat for bills?
– A: I think that you should use note money because some boats have auto machine somes do not have.
– Q: does the boat have wifi?
– A: all boats have wifi but it is not so strong, it is better you should use 3G.
– Q: how much 1 day tour in Halong Bay?
– A: depend on your tour , its cost about 35$ – 45$ / per day.
– Q: can I book Halong 1 day tour for single?
– A: yes, you can.
– Q: can I book 2 days halong tour for single?
– A: yes, you can.
– How much for 2 days tour on boat?
– Q: about 110$/pax.
– Q: can I book private tour for halong bay tour?
– A: it is okay , but it is very expensive for you.
– Q: how about food in tour?
– A: food in tour is set up.
– Q: does the boat have wifi?
– A: yes, it has.
– Q: does the boat has sundeck?
– A: yes, it has.
– Q: can I take halong 1 day tour from Cat Ba island?
– A: yes, you can take the halong bay tour from Cat Ba island.
– Q: can I stop at Cat Ba island after Halong bay tour?
– A: no, you can not stop in Cat Ba because from 2017 who book 1 day tour from halong only comeback halong city.
– Q: can I stop at Halong city after tour?
– A: yes, you can stop at Halong city and the next day you can go to Ninh Binh or come back Hanoi.
– Q: do I have time to get the train station to Sapa after the tour?
– A: normal it is on time for you to get train station but some problem we can not control.
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