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There are many options to choose with a Hanoi Cruise. Hanoi is situated in the Red River Delta in North Vietnam and has a lot of rivers flowing through it like Duong, Cau, Kim Nguu, Nhue, Tich and To Lich.
Halong Bay Cruise
Halong Bay is a World Heritage Site and a very popular tourist spot. It covers an area of 1,500 square kilometers. You can see thousands of limestone peaks rising up from the clear emerald waters. There are cruises available through various private companies that can range from 1 to 3 days. These cruises offer you a visit to one of the numerous limestone caves with a great seafood lunch or dinner. You can also swim and kayak. The cruise lasts for 2 days and 1 night. Accommodations are available in twin size as well as a single basis. The cost of an overnight cruise can range from $175 to $250. It departs daily in the morning at 8:15 a.m. A Halong day cruise is also available at a cost of around $70.
Perfume Pagoda Tour
Perfume Pagoda is a religious Buddhist site in Vietnam. The temple is built into the limestone cliffs. It can only be reached by walking and boating. You will need to climb mountain paths and float along beautiful waterways to reach the Pagoda. The trip generally takes 10 hours and can cost around $150 per person.
Hoa Lu Tour
Hoa Lu is situated approximately 80 miles south of Hanoi. You can see old sanctuaries and tombs that have survived over the years. It is a very splendid area, having limestone peaks whose beauty outdoes that of Halong Bay. You will enjoy the experience of boating along the Boi River as you pass between the limestone peaks. The cost of a tour can be around $85 per person.
International Cruises to Hanoi
International cruises that travel from Hong Kong to Singapore often have Hanoi and Halong Bay as stop-over destinations. The Silver Shadow and Silver Spirit cruises run by Silversea Cruises are quite popular. These cruise liners offer royal, grande and silver suites. They have spas and various dining options as well as casinos, reading rooms, a movie center, a beauty salon and a fitness center. Each passenger also gets his own butler. These cruises last anywhere from 9 nights to more than 100 nights. The Hong Kong to Singapore cruise covers such cities as Chan May, Nha Trand and Ho Chi Minh as well as Hanoi and Halong Bay.
March 04, 2010 new by piyushjain
Day 1:Hanoi -Halong ( L,D)8h00 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi for Ha Long. Come to Ha Long Bay wharf around 12: 00, check -in registration, Board HaiAu junk. Have lunch on board with welcome drink. The cruise will take you by exotic islets with shapes of Dog, Incense Urn, Sail, Fighting Cocks, which are naturally formed by process of erosion between the see water and lime stone mountains. Arrive Surprise Cave and explore the by bay kayak, paddle to Luon cave, this cave is a natural tunnel thrusts through a mountain’’s foot and leads to an exotic more..