Ha Long Private City Tour and Day Cruise

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Explore Ha Long City with this ultimate cruise! Participate in a demonstration cooking on board, get to know local people and their traditions, and get a taste of their amazing local food!


Tours in Ha Long
Departs From:
Ha Long
Meeting Point:
Cai Lan port or hotel pick-up
7 hours
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After pick-up from port or hotel, head to Long Tien Pagoda under the Poem Mountain, a tranquil place where you can enjoy a fresh atmosphere.

Continue on to the streets - see some amazing sights, such as Buddhist monks on motorbikes, or the local butcher delivering pigs on his motorbikes.You might even get to see local florists creating intricate magnificent floral arrangements and much more.

Head next to Ha Long Market, where you can stroll and taste an amazing Ha Long specialty - Cha Muc (squid paste cake)!

Next, you will be taken through a residential area, the village of Hung Thang, where you see how the locals live. Here you'll get a feel of their daily lives. Visit also Traditional Sculpture Coal Workshop, famous for its fantastic products considered as black gold.

At 12:00 noon, hop aboard the junk boat, where our on-board chef will give you a demonstration cooking on the sun-desk for lunch. You will get to prepare, cook and enjoy lunch while cruising under the blue sky in a mystical landscape of limestone islets.

Take in the magnificent views as you head on to Ha Long Bay. Caves may be visited at your request.


  • Private deluxe junk cruise

  • Private car transfer

  • Entrance fee

  • On-board cooking demonstration and lunch with soft drink

  • Cha Muc (squid paste cake) tasting


  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • This tour must be booked at least 2 days in advance.

  • This tour has a 2 passenger minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm.

  • Please wear comfortable shoes or sandals. Bring your hat, camera, swimming gear, sun-glasses and sun-cream.

  • Children 3 years old and below are free of charge.

  • Other departure times are available upon request. Please inquire.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 46 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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