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Travel from Vientiane to Halong Bay

To travel from Vientiane to Halong Bay, firstly we find the way to travel from Vientiane to Hanoi as Hanoi is the transaction point to reach the bay

  1. Travel by air
- There are 2 main non-stop flights per day from Vientiane to Hanoi, one is operated by Laos Airlines QV and another with Vietnam Airlines 

- It takes 1 hour and 10 minutes to reach Hanoi

- Fares: US$ 160 per one way

2. Travel by bus
- There are night buses from Vientiane to Hanoi
- It takes 20 hours to go
- Bus fare: US$ 30 per person

Then, from Hanoi, you can join our Red Dragon Cruise shuttle bus to Halong Bay. Happy travelling


Day 1: Vientiane – Hanoi (Dinner)

Pick up your group at Noi Bai airport noon flight and transfer to hotel in Hanoi. The rest of day is at leisure till having dinner at local restaurant. After dinner, enjoy the water puppet performance, a unique and famous traditional performance in Thang Long Water Puppet Centre (by the Hoan Kiem Lake). Overnight in our recommended hotels in the old quarter of Hanoi.

Day 2: Hanoi- Halong Bay

07.45 Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi by car/ bus. Drive to Halong. Stopover on the way.
12.00 Embark at Hon Gai International harbor
13.00 Check-in, enjoy welcome drink & cruise briefing
13.30 Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring by the fascinating formations of the Bay
15.00 Enjoy swimming in the crystal water.
15.40 Explore the well-hidden Thien Canh Son Cave
16.45 Short cruise to Hon Co island where you can enjoy relaxing on white sandy beach, swimming or kayaking.
18.00 Back to junk for relaxing.
19.00 Have dinner and overnight on board the Red Dragon.

Day 3: Bai Tu Long Bay- Hanoi

7.30 Morning view of Bay landscape with cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the fresh air
08.30 Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic row-boat, meet the local people and pass through the floating school and fish farms.
09.30 More time for swimming in the middle of the bay.
10.00 Start cruising towards the harbor while an A la carte lunch is served.
11.45 Disembark. Farewell.
16.00 Optional visit to Yen Duc village
After that you will transfer to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi. Overnight at our recommended hotels in the old quarter

Day 4: Hanoi - Vientiane
7.30 Breakfast at your hotel in Hanoi. Free to explore the city main attractions like Van Mieu- temple of literatures, museum of ethnology, dong xuan market. Check out at noon and our guide will transfer you to the airport for flight to Vientiane

Contact us in Hanoi:

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Hanoi Capital

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