Transfer Description & Sample Itinerary
Need a private car with driver, car hire, car rental in Hanoi? Check out our best car rental rate we offer for private car hire Hanoi to Halong bay and the ceramic village of Bat Trang. Our car, driver pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi on day 1, take to to Halong bay where you enjoy the overnight cruise tour on a boat house. the next day, you will be picked up again at Halong boat pier and brought to the ceramic village of Bat Trang, and then back to your hotel in Hanoi. Halong Bay, listed as one of Vietnam’s five UNESCO World Heritage Sites, covers 933 square miles (1,500 square km) with more than a thousand limestone peaks rising up from the emerald waters. Your two-day itinerary gives you a chance to relax on the tanning deck, swim or kayak, try night fishing, see the sights and enjoy delicious Vietnamese cuisine – all while being looked after by your attentive crew.
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay
After early morning pickup from your hotel, depart from the capital for Halong Bay – an approximate four-hour drive by comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Upon arrival at Halong Bay around midday, you’ll be greeted by a tour representative and transferred to the traditional junk boat.
Meet the expert crew and get acquainted with your small group while you dine on a delicious seafood lunch, including tea and coffee. After lunch, unwind and soak up the sun on the top deck – a great spot for photographing the natural wonders of the bay – as your captain finds a secluded area, perfect for swimming in the clear waters.
You’ll have the chance to try your hand at kayaking and explore some of the ancient limestone caves dotting the bay. As you glide along the most secluded lagoons, admire the surrounding limestone karsts amid unforgettable scenery only accessible by kayak! The modern kayaks are lightweight and easy to maneuver, and all participants will be issued water buoyancy vests. The junk boat will be nearby at all times, serving as a back-up vessel for those who need it.
After exploring, retire to the boat for more relaxation on the deck and enjoy a refreshing drink from the bar if you’d like. In the evening, your cook will prepare a splendid meal comprised of fresh seafood dishes as well as traditional Vietnamese fare as your crew weighs anchor in the heart of the bay. Afterward, you’ll have the opportunity to try some night fishing from the boat.
Day 2: Halong Bay – Bat Trang Village – Hanoi
Rising to the tranquil beauty of the bay, there’s time for an early morning dip followed by breakfast. Then, head to the Cave of Surprises – the biggest cave in Halong Bay – where you’ll discover magnificent stalagmites and stalactites as you walk along the lit paths on a guided tour.
After another delectable lunch around midday, start your cruise back to the main harbor before transferring to your awaiting vehicle for the four-hour journey back to Hanoi.
Stop en route for visit Bat Trang village, traditional porcelain and pottery village with history of seven centuries, is an interesting attraction in Hanoi that tourists should not ignore.