Depart from Hanoi in the morning to drive through the lush countryside and the impressive red river delta to Halong Bay.
On arrival at around 12.30, board a traditional wooden junk and begin cruising through the beautiful landscape of Halong Bay. Enjoy lunch while passing strange rock formations including Stone Dog, Incense Burner (Dinh Huong) and Fighting Cock (Ga Choi). Visit one of the caves in the centre of the islands such as Thien Cung (Heavenly Residence Grotto). Cruise back to Halong Pier, disembark at approximately 16h00 and return back to Hanoi by road.