Halong City is a major industrial center in Northern Vietnam with one of the biggest sea ports, which receive imported fuel and oil for the whole North Vietnam. Not only famous by Halong Bay, Halong city is also famous for its own culture and history: Three battles of Bach Dang River against the invaders form the North of Vietnam and Mongol with the victories for the dynasties of Vietnam

  • Visiting Halong museum, historical sites and other cultural sites
  • Traditional market with specialties
  • Observing the daily life of fisherman
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Itinerary Details

07h45 - 08h00 Car and guide meets you at Halong port. Take in the beautiful scenery as you will drive along the beach side road to other part of Halong city named Hon Gai.

First, your guide will accompany you to visit city’s fish market where the fishermen and vendors go about their everyday activities. Strolling along the market and taste amazing Ha Long specialty Cha Muc (Squid paste)
Continue the journey at the foot of the historic Bai Tho(Poem Mountain), along the most beautiful and poetic road of Ha Long, where you can observe fishermen boat in & out in the morning. You’re off to Long Tien Pagoda under the Poem Mountain, it is a tranquility place to enjoy fresh atmosphere
Then continue to visit Quang Ninh Museum - a new work put into operation with unique architecture, charming space and plenty of valuable artifacts.
Thanks to specific architecture, the building looks like a giant mirror reflecting the image of the world natural heritage, Ha Long Bay.
The museum is a comprehensive work that preserves, presents and introduces the history of Quang Ninh Province/Halong city from prehistory to today in a comprehensive, rich, continuous and comprehensive way.
With more than 20,000 original artifacts exhibited at three levels (can travel with lift)inside and out in a distinctive, attractive and modern form that accurately reflects the history, culture, people and nature of Quang Ninh.

A typical example is the collection of artifacts about biodiversity and natural resources in Quang Ninh province, Ha Long culture, Van Don commercial port; The image and artifacts of >Bach Dang victory are also displayed here to share the stories about two most glorious and decisive battles in the Bach Dang river Estuary marks the end of 1000 yrs of Chinese occupation in Vietnam repel Kublai Khan’s Mongol armies in 13 century; War relics of anti-French colonial period and American imperialism, the collection of spiritual culture that is Yen Tu relics, Tran Dynasty, collection of artifacts about the history of the coal industry, Halong ethnic groups, Uncle Ho with people of different ethnic groups in Quang Ninh province and large collections of Vietnamese, Japanese, Chinese, Thai ...

After your time there, depending on the time you have and your interest, guides can make a stop for shopping area of Halong city before riding back to dock for cruise departure.

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Van & Group size:

  • 1 pax: Private 4 or 7 seat van
  • 2 – 3 pax: Private 7 seat van
  • 4 – 8 pax: Private 16 seat van
  • 9 – 15 pax: private 29 seat van
  • 16 – 20 pax: Private 35 seat van
  • 20 – 25 pax: Private 45 seat van

Packing lists:

  • Summer time: Comfortable shoes or sandal, camera, sunglasses, sunscreen
  • Winter time: Warm clothes, Comfortable shoes or sandal, camera

Meals: If requested for drinking & lunch & dinner on day 1, extra 10 USD/person/meal

Pick up & Drop off:

  • Pick up: Pick up at the back ground of the international passenger station where electric car/shuttle drop you. (Ship will dock at New international cruise terminal then by the ship, there are lots of shuttle waiting to take passengers out). Just get in one of them. Shuttle will take you to the shuttle to the back yard of the cruise passenger’s station, guide pick you up at the place shuttle drop you
  • Drop off: Same place as pick up

Travel Insurance: Local travel insurance included on the entrance ticket.

Payment methods: Need a refundable deposit (30%) by either Pay Pal or Credit card, to process your booking. - Balance can be paid in USD cash on arrival to our guide. If the ship skips port(s) due to unforeseen circumstances, no fee charge but requires you to inform us 12 hrs. in advance so that we have enough time in advance to release services reserved for your group

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Rates applied from 1 October 2019 to 31 December 2020

Number of Persons 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 - 11 12 - 13 14 - 15 16 - 18
Price Please contact us for best price upon your travel date, number of travelers and specific needs


  • Port fee
  • Private car transfer
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • Entrance fee
  • English Speaking guide through the trip
  • Mineral water (01 bottle/person) & tissue on coach


  • Requested drinking
  • Tip for guide and driver
  • Any other services not mentioned at inclusions portion

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