Day trip

From Hanoi: Ha Long Bay and Ti Top Island Cruise with Stops

4.4 / 5

94 reviews

Activity provider: Go Asia Travel
Day trip

From Hanoi: Ha Long Bay and Ti Top Island Cruise with Stops

Activity provider: Go Asia Travel

From US$ 50 per person


Experience the scenic beauty of Ha Long Bay on a multi-stop cruise with lunch. Stop at the beach on Titov Island to swim, go kayaking, and visit a cave with thousands of stalagmites and stalactites.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Hotel pickup services will be included in the itinerary if your hotel is located in Hanoi Old Quarter Area (Hoan Kiem District). The pickup time will be between 8:45 AM and 9:15 AM. Please kindly contact the local partner 24-hours before departure to confirm your hotel.


  • Cruise around the karst rock formations of Ha Long Bay
  • Climb to the summit of Titov Island for panoramic views
  • Journey through the uninhabited islets of a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Full description

Experience the scenic beauty of Ha Long Bay on a 1-day cruise departing from Hanoi's Old Quarter. Head for the island of Tuan Chau and Ha Long city, where you will board a cruise boat at 12:30. Get a safety briefing at the start of your cruise. Then, set off to explore a UNESCO World Heritage Site of astonishing beauty.

Marvel at the limestone karst rock formations as you travel through uninhabited islets, and see outcrops that have been given imaginative names by the locals, such as "Cock Fighting," "Incense Burner" and "Thumb" (to name a few). Enjoy a mouth-watering Vietnamese lunch on board the boat, and then journey to the Bo Hon archipelago (14:00), where you can choose to kayak around the area or relax on the boat.

Then, go to the island of Titov to discover a sandy beach adjacent to a towering limestone mountain, where you can climb to the summit for panoramic views. Return to the boat and set sail for Tuan Chau Harbor at 16:00. Enjoy some free time to sunbathe on the upper deck of the boat with music and meet fellow travelers from around the world. Later, board the bus for the journey back to Hanoi.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees at Ha Long Bay
  • Complimentary mineral water (2 bottles per person)
  • Lunch
  • Beverages
  • Travel insurance
  • Tax
  • Tips for the guide
  • Personal expenses
  • Pick up from hotel outside Hanoi’s Old Quarter
  • Kayaking (optional)

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Please do not bring oversize or too much luggage
  • Please advise if you are vegetarian
  • Umbrellas will be provided
  • Please bring sunglasses, suncream and bug repellent
  • Wear comfortable shoes for trekking to the caves
  • Please arrange your own travel insurance before the trip
  • Please note that the itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions
  • A doctor or pharmacy will not be available on-board the boat
  • The estimated time of arrival back in Hanoi at the end of the tour will be 21:00 to 21:30. If you need to catch a flight, bus or train later in the evening, contact your guide to assist you with your schedule and transportation choices
  • Cash is needed for paying for personal expenses on the boat such as drinks and extra food
  • Please bring a valid passport with any necessary visa requirements
  • From December through March, you are advised to bring warm clothes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 94 reviews

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It was a breathtaking experience, must do if visiting Hanoi, Vietnam. They picked us up and dropped us back, The tour guide was lovely, and helpful. Even did a personal performance on a flute to show gratitude for us. Little nice gestures goes a long way to make the experience wonderful.

April 1, 2023

This was an amazing trip. From the very beginning, Viet made sure to communicate with us to ensure our booking and experience went smoothly. Anthony was a nice and knowledgeable tour guide. The activities were fun and enjoyable. I recommend bringing a jacket if you’re going in the wintertime. Overall, I would recommend this trip to anyone looking for a trip to Ha Long Bay!

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April 1, 2023

The trip was arranged as the program had been advertised. It was a bit rushy otherwise all could not fit in. The toilet break at the Handcraft shop and the kajaking/bamboo boating was waste of time. Had to wait in a huge hectic mass of people for our turn for the "bamboo boat", which has not seen any bamboo parts ever, lasted for 10-12 mins only, total chaos. Our boat Violet, was the most rusty one in the harbour but did not sink, so no complain. The food was dry, tasteless and totally cold. Chicken and sea food, really bad, made on the boat. Better not to see the "kitchen" where it was made. They made vegetarian food for some travelers, it looked better but much left, so not sure it was better. Of course the drinks payable. The places we visited were really pretty (that´s why I chose this trip although more expensive than others but not better quality). The cave, the route in Halong Bay, Titop Island and the sunset were amaizing. Guide nice, tried her best but speaks bad English.

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April 1, 2023

Product ID: 99882