Overview Situated in the Tonkin Golf, Halong bay is one of the world’s natural wonders – a bay with more than 3,000 islands, which time, wind and waves have sculpted into fantastic shapes. The best way to appreciate this magical scene is from a boat, cruising between these karst cliffs, which loom like fairy-tale castles, complete with rocky spires and hidden caves. Moreover, it will be great to visit fishing village to know more about local culture by kayak or rowing boat. Itinerary 8.00 : We will be met by our local tour guide at the lobby of hotel; then we all take a journey for 3,5 hours drive to Halong Bay, Quang Ninh province. Driving along the Red River Delta where we can enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands with outskirt of Hanoi ; Bac Ninh province, the home-land of “Quan Ho folk song” which is one of the World Culture Heritage of Vietnam; Hai Duong province where you will have a short break to relax and unwind around 10:00 . We keep going on driving to Quang Ninh province we can see the land of coal, the land of sea… 12.00 : We arrive at Bai Chay wharf at midday, welcome by crew team and enjoy welcome drink on the boat. We start cruising 4 hour boat trip. A delicious seafood lunch will be served when we are completely relax on boat. We are both having seafood and seeing the wonderful sightseeing outside. We will pass World Nature Heritage part to see the Incense Bowl islet, Flighting Cock Sail islet…. We stop at fishing village . Our guide will give you some information and interesting facts about this fascinating village and its local community. There will be 2 options for you Option 1 : Disembark and travel on the sampans rowed by the local people. They will be your guides through their fishing village where you can meet the locals. See at first-hand what life is like living on the water. Option 2 : You can spend time kayaking around this area to discover the floating village by yourself We get back to the boat heading to one of the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay. We walk into the Thien Cung cave (Heaven Palace cave) to see thousands of stalactites and stalagmites colored by hundreds of neon lights. After 1 hour stay in the “Heaven Palace”, we are back to the boat for cruising back to the habour. 16:00 : We finish our boat trip and back to our vehicle for transferring to Hanoi. At around 20 : 00 we will be back to your hotel to finish unforgottable trip in Halong.