4.5 star rating: Recommended 118 Reviews

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  • Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Duration:  11 hours (approx.)

Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Halong Bay Small Group Adventure Tour including Cruise from Hanoi. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

The tour guide was fabulous - for a Vietnamese his English is incredibly fluent and he was very friendly and knowledgeable. He was also very patient with everyone - whenever we requested a photo he would happily take it for us and his photo-taking skill was great! We did many jumping shots at Halong Bay. I also like that the tour was small in number.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

Although the weather was overcast the experience was amazing, the scenery unbelievable.. The seafood lunch was excellent. A fantastic value tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2014

Very enjoyable tour of this beautiful UNESCO World Heritage site. Knowledgeable and pleasant tour guide, and excellent food on board the boat.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2014

This was a great trip. A long day (about 8 of the 12 hours spent traveling) but worth it if you don't want to stay overnight. Although the day was cloudy, the closer we got to the rocky formations, the clearer they were so I was able to get some good photos. Lunch was sufficient and the caves were worth seeing. It was a shame that the merchandise at the handicrafts centre was so expensive. A purse I bought around the corner of the hotel was 5 times more expensive at the centre. Our guide San was terrific and had excellent English.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2014

Wow a definite must see, fabulous coffee break , rest area too

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2014

An amazing excursion - Halong Bay is spectacular. Our guide was awesome.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2014

The tour was great, Tour guide very knowledgeable , good value

colly2467
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2014

Excellent day trip if a little bit tiring (4 hours from Hanoi) but time spent on the boat more than made up for the long journey.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2014

We absolutely loved our tour and Thanh was a witty and well-informed guide! He was amazing and enhanced our tour with his very funny quips and good nature. We enjoyed other tour members and the lunch on board was delicious! We would highly recommend this tour... could not have been more pleased! Thank you! We will definitely book through Viator again!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2014

Very good trip to do if you do not have much time to spend in Halong Bay. Guide was very informative and friendly and the seafood lunch was very tasty.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

This trip was an amazing experience for me and my daughter. The small group made it more personal and everyone on the trip shared an amazing experience. The food on board the boat was excellent and the rew could not have been nicer. Our tour guide did an amazing job. Would highly recommend this trip to anyone. I have made some new friends as a result and found Halong Bay to be mystical and magical.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

Although it was a long drive to get there for a day trip, it was beautiful once we got there! The road is being widened and re paved so it should make for a better journey in the future!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

I have taken tours with Viator in several different countries and have never been disappointed. This tour to Halong Bay was no exception. Great communication, friendly and knowledgeable guide who spoke English. Clean and comfortable tour bus with safe driver. It turned out to just be 4 of us on the tour and that was fantastic. The boat was beautiful inside and the lunch was fresh and delicious. Most people who visit Halong Bay do an overnight but we were very happy with this day trip, just enough time to cruise about and also visit a cave. The little stops on the way were interesting and we didn't feel pressure to buy anything. I would highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2013

Excellent Tour, it was a three and half hour trip to our boat but was well worth it when we got there. There were only six of us and Thoa our guide (seven crew also) on the boat and it was so much better than being on the other boats we saw with forty or more people on board. We enjoyed a lovely silver service lunch and then just wandered around the deck looking at the wonderful scenery. Thoa was very helpful answering our questions and I highly recommend the tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2013

Excellent day. The long drive was worth the investment. Each part of the day was very interesting. Our guide was very good.

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