The Halong Bay tour from Cai Lan Port gives you the chance to admire Vietnam’s most popular tourist destination. Listed as one of the World Natural Wonder, Halong Bay is a pretty place to see the lush jungle, spectacular karst caves, and unique limestone mountains. Relaxing on the tanning deck, visiting the appealing fishing village and discovering spectacular caves are striking experiences in your Halong Bay day tour.

Tour Route: Cruising around Halong Bay – Visiting Paradise Cave, Islands & Islets – Soi Sim Island – Man’s Head Island
Duration: 7 Hours
Start/ End: Cai Lan Port/ Cai Lan Port
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Halong Bay Tours from Cruise Ships

Highlights of Halong Bay tour from Cai Lan Port

  • Soak up the breathtaking scenery of Halong Bay
  • Gentle pampering of the wind on the sundeck
  • Admire limestone towers soaring out of turquoise water
  • Savory seafood lunch on board
  • Full Itinerary
  • Price & Inclusion
  • Photos

Halong Bay Tour in the Morning (L)

Upon your arrival at Cai Lan port at around 7:00 AM, you are advised to walk out a short distance to the port gate where our guide & driver are waiting to pick you up

8:00: Arrive at Bai Chay Wharf, check in on board! Here we move to our private junk for cruising & visiting the Bay in 4 hours. On the way, you will see incredible seascape of thousand islands and islets and emerald water among picturesque rock formations.

halong bay shore excursion from Cai Lan port

9:00: Stop at Thien Cung Cave (Paradise Cave) – one of the most magical grottoes as its name. Passing through a narrow gateway covered by thick forest, you are amazed by the very animated beauty made from stalactite. The unique, interesting and meticulous fine-art museum created by nature leaves you a great impression.

thien cung cave halong bay

10:00: Continue the tour by cruising through Halong Bay and passing by numerous beautiful islets: Dog Rock Islet (a piece of stone which can be figured out in the shape of a dog sitting with its back to the sea, standing guard for the safety of seagoing boats), Incense Burner Islet (consists of only one huge stone in the shape of an incense burner whose four pins beneath only visible when the tide is low.) and Fighting Cock Islet (two limestone islets that one looks like a rooster while another has the shape of a hen) which is also known as the symbol of Halong Bay.

halong bay kissing chicken rock halong bay shore excursion

11:30: Enjoy local seafood lunch served on boat while the junk sails on

Halong Bay Tour in the Afternoon

13:00: Journey to Man’s Head Island to see the magnificent creation by Mother Nature and reach Soi Sim Island to spend time relaxing on the beach and swimming in the clear water of Halong Bay.

soi sim beach in halong bay

14.00: The boat continues to cruise on the Bay till going back to Bai Chay pier and we are picked up by our own vehicle for returning to Cai Lan seaport.

15:00: End of our day tour in Halong Bay and keep enjoying your time on ship cruise.

What’s Included:

  • Private transfer & transportation by car/van/bus up to group size with A/C.
  • Private local wooden day-boat at good quality cruise on the Bay 4-hours.
  • Experienced English speaking guide pick up & during the tour.
  • Entrance/sightseeing fees during guided time
  • Meal is Lunch with seafood served on boat.
  • Cold mineral bottle of water per person: 1 bottle of 500ml.

What’s Excluded:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Drinks are not indicated & others not mentioned above.
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and Gratuities


If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can server you better.