Type of cruise: Halong Bay Luxury Day Tour – Route no 2
Departure: Daily from Hanoi or Halong city

Type of tour: Joining small group – 24 persons max on board
12 passengers/Guide/Bus

Beside the overnight cruise, Luxury Halong Bay Day Tour is also a good option for travelers to visit the nature wonder. With our high-standard facilities as brand new limousine van, go on new expressway in return, iron trendy cruise, or full of experienced Tour guide, supported by new audio guide technology, nicely crew… we ensure you will have memorable trip to Halong bay with Genesis team to get experience in World nature wonder, getting knowledge about floating life, amazing mountain cave, explore tranquil scenery, touching the nature by bamboo sampan or self-kayaking…

Highlights of  Luxury Halong Bay Day Tour

  • Professional-experience Tour guide for whole trip
  • Follow the route as overnight cruise, route number 02, around 5.5 hours on board
  • Visit Sung sot cave, the most beautiful cave of Halong bay
  • Visit Surprising cave and do kayaking/sampan in Hangluon area
  • Using limousine van for transfer, go by NEW EXPRESSWAY to save time and more comfortable
  • Using audio guide system to support none-English speaking travelers (Korean, French)

Cruising Map:

Halong Bay Luxury Day Tour

PICK UP/DROP OFF LOCATION Hanoi – Hotels in Center
Or from Halong city by transfer car
Or in Tuan Chau marina, meeting point
DEPARTURE TIME Get ready at hotel lobby from 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM (go by new expressway)
Halong city hotels: 11.20 AM
Tuan Chau marina: 11.45 AM
RETURN TIME Around 7:00 – 7.30 PM – Return by highway, normal traffic condition
WEAR Comfortable clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
Entrance and sightseeing tickets Luxury van transfer
English speaking Tour guide Traditional sightseeing boat
Afternoon refreshment: fruits, snacks Water, WIFI, movie…on bus
 Lunch on board

Kayaking/bamboo boat – $5 / person

 Travel Insurance

10% VAT tax

 Drink by order
Tip for Guide and others
For far-center hotels, apply extra charge for transfer car to meeting point for shuttle, if order.


KAYAK/SAMPAN ROWING / Lunch on boar / Sunset finger foods-snack


08.00: Hotel Pick up

Our English-speaking Guide will pick up guests from hotels at Hanoi Old Quarter, Timing from 8.00AM (ready)-8.30AM, for an on time trip and not impact to other guests, please be ready in above range time.

Our English speaking Tour guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel as scheduled. Use the NEW EXPRESSWAY Hanoi-Haiphong-Halong in comfort and time saving. On the way, you could see the local beauties by rice fields, road-side lifestyle, longest sea-cross bridge…and we also skip the commercial shopping center as usual.

11.45-11.15: Visit Pearl Workshop

Halong bay is famous with some floating pearl farm, the products for exporting. Visit pearl farm is interesting activity, however in one day tour, we have not enough time to do it. So we could visit a workshop on land to see how is a process of pearl collecting and see craft-man create the jewels from pearl


11.45: Boarding cruise

The bus will arrive Tuan Chau marina, easily get on Genesis Cruise by private pier, and then Crew, who will serve you along the trip with welcomed drink is served following Cruise manager’s briefing. While the boat heading the bay. Genesis uses Expressway to go, so early reach Halong bay and Cruising at first to be ‘’lonely on the bay’’.


12.40: Lunch on board

Enjoy a nice set-menu lunch. By local flavors in each dish, it vitally helps to recuperate after a 4-hour-car drive. In the meantime, Genesis boat goes among islets, that make Halong becomes wonderland.

After lunch, you are free to relax on sundeck. While the light of afternoon decreases slightly, hundreds of islands with different shares definitely amaze you by its natural beauty. What Genesis makes your trip different is not the sights of Halong, but the line that you are on. It is the best to watch unparalleled sceneries of Halong in slow motion.


14.00: Kayaking / Sampan rowing boat

The boat will move to Hangluon (three tunnels) area, a water cave for kayaking, rowing bamboo boat or just stay on board for relaxing and the boar will slowly moving around to sightseeing more on the bay.

You will discover the area’s tranquility by kayaking – an indispensable water activity in Halong, for those who love challenging themselves or sitting on bamboo boat (Sampan), for those who love being gentle and sophisticated, to admire breathtaking scenes. This is moment you get closer to Halong’s nature. if you do not join any above activities, you could stay on sundeck for relaxing, then the boat will take you around the bay, do sightseeing other beautiful islets…such as Human head, Horse seat…Normally, this area is full of Cruises and tourists, but Genesis is one of the first cruise come here for afternoon, so it is really peaceful and less-touristic for a Halong Bay Day Tour trip.

15.05: Discover Surprising Cave – Core area of Heritage site

You will leave the boat and having around 01 hour to explore Sung Sot (Surprising) cave. This least known cave locates on a remote island, which is rare in cave-lake seascape. The compartment in the heart of Sung Sot cave is surrounded by extremely beautiful niches. The outside section has a high ceiling with lots of hangover. In particular, the second compartment suddenly expanded immensely with curved domes printed in streaks of very smooth and smooth hats, wholly over the head like a large, wide theater. This is the hugest and most beautiful cave in Halong bay, locates in core area of heritage site.


16.15: Sunset watching in afternoon tea break

This is moment will take a rest after activities and capture the sunset on the bay. You also have time to enjoy other amazing sceneries of the wonder. A tea break with coctails, fruits, snack, egg coffee (included) will served to full fill the romantic ambience.


17.15: Get on bus

It is the time to say goodbye Halong bay, Disembark to get on the bus, moving to new express way to get back Hanoi.


18.15: Sort break

Short stop for rest room if needed, only 5 minutes.


19.30-20.00: Hotel / Farewell

Say goodbye to you and hope you just enjoy the trip with us, see you again in other Luxury Halong Bay Day Tour


(Per person in US$) : $103


  • Lunch on board (Vietnamese & sea food)
  • Mineral, WIFI, movie on bus
  • Afternoon finger foods before disembark
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Luxury van transfer (round trip)
  • English speaking guide
  • On board insurance and service charges
  •  Beverages
  •  Sampan rowed boat/kayking – 5$/pax
  •  Tips and other personal expense
  • 10% VAT (tax)



  • Trip cancelled by bad weather or any force majeure case:
    – If you take the lunch: charge 15$/person
    – If you do not take the lunch: FREE of charge
  • Trip cancelled any sensible reason from customer as sick, flight delayed, go to hospital: 100% refund (with documents)

Children Policy:

  • Children under 04 years old: Free of charge
  • Children 05 to 10 years old: Charge 75% rate of adult
  • Children from 11 years old and above: full charged as adult


  • Cash in Vietnam dong
  • Camera
  • Sport shoes prefer
  • Sun cream
  • Anti-insect cream
  • Phone headset to listen audio guide (if you do not have, we will provide in trip)



1 – Sour-spicy seafood soup

 2 – Mixed vege salad with vinegar sauce
3 – Fried springroll

 Main courses

4 – Steamed Prawn with lemongrass

5 – Fried squid with butter

6 – Deep-fried Halong fish in tomato sauce

 7 – Beef with black pepper sauce

8 – Sautéed vegetable with mushroom

 9 – Steamed fragrant rice


10 – Fresh tropical fruits

 11 – Fresh water for whole meal


1 – Tea and coffee
2 – Cocktail or traditional Egg coffee

3 – French fried with cheese
4 – Cakes, biscuits

5 – Seasonal fresh fruits



1 – Sour & spicy soup

2 – Mixed vege salad with vinegar sauce
3 – Fried sweet potato with cheese

 Main courses

4 – Fried dumpling

5 – Soya-curd with tomato sauce

6 – Vegetarian spring-roll

7 – Vegetarian fake meat with tomato sauce

8 – Vegetarian noodle

9 – Steamed fragrant rice


10 – Fresh fruits

 11 – Fresh water for whole meal