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Essential Collection

Ha Long Buddhist Heritage & City Tour

Access from: Halong Bay


Key info

  • Tour ID: 37191
  • Duration: ​4 hours
  • Pick up point: ​Halong Bay Port
  • Activity level: Moderate

Top highlights

  • ​Bai Tho Mountain (Poem Mountain)
  • Panoramic view of Ha Long Bay
  • Long Tien Pagoda
  • Ha Long Market
  • Quang Ninh Museum
  • Ha Long Pearl Workshop

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Key info

  • Tour ID: 37191
  • Duration: ​4 hours
  • Pick up point: ​Halong Bay Port
  • Activity level: Moderate
  • Optional extras available

Top highlights

  • ​Bai Tho Mountain (Poem Mountain)
  • Panoramic view of Ha Long Bay
  • Long Tien Pagoda
  • Ha Long Market
  • Quang Ninh Museum
  • Ha Long Pearl Workshop

Itinerary

Tour Operates: When Cruise Ship is in Port. (Not suitable for Embarkation/Disembarkation Days)

When does my tour start?

This tour generally departs in the morning but can be fixed to suit your cruise ship porting times.
When do I return to port after my tour/excursion?

The tour is 4 hours in length and you will be returned in plenty of time for your cruise ship departure.
All tour times are based on Shore time (i.e. local time, - not ship time)

Please note:  Due to ships schedule and opening hours of attractions, the itinerary can be changed but still ensure visit the attractions as listed. The tour guide will discuss with the group and make final decision.

Clients will be met at the port by a Cruising Excursions Representative.

Your journey through Halong Bay will begin from Bai Chay Pier, this is where you will drive to Quang Ninh Museum through the streets, where you will see the most breaktaking sights such as "Buddhist Monks on Motorbikes" or the local butcher delivering his "Pigs on Motorbikes" Somewhere you can only see in the amazing Halong Bay. Whilst taking all of the culture in, you will have the chance to learn about the local florists creating intricate magnificant floral arrangements and much more. You will see the most spectacular scenery, such as the cultural and historical value, cliffs, caves, green tree-lined, this will certainly give you the chance to admire the panoramic view of the amazing Halong Bay. The museum will be able to take in Halong's history and diversity of flora and flora in the bay. 

You will continue down to the bustle Halong market, exploring the exciting atmosphere, this is where you will have the chance to buy souvenirs, taste the local snack, such as Cha Muc (squid paste). Stroll down the mountain to visit Long Tien Pagoda that located at the foot of Bai Tho Mountain- largest and most beautiful temples of the city. Here, immerge tranquility atmosphere among shade of trees and ancient pagoda while learning about religion in Vietnam. 

Last stop is Ha Long Pearl workshop, this is fantastic stop for shopping as this has great pearl product before finish the trip at your cruise. 

Please note: in order to participate in this tour, passport details (including passport number, date of birth and date of issue/expiry) and full name of all the passengers are required. Please contact our guest service team to provide this information prior to your departure.

Basic Itinerary:

- Pick up from the port

- Drive to Bai Tho Mountain

- Enjoy the views from the top of the bay

- Stroll down to Long Tien Pagoda and discover its spiritual life

- Continue to Ha Long Market for shopping and local snack tasting

- Drive to Quang Nih Museum and admire curious siights

- Explore the museum with your guide

- Stop in Ha Long Pearl workshop

- Return to the port

Please note: Due to ships schedule and opening hours of attractions, the itinerary can be changed but still ensure visit the attractions as listed. The tour guide will discuss with the group and make final decision.

  • Full details

    Key info

    • Tour ID: 37191
    • Duration: ​4 hours
    • Pick up point: ​Halong Bay Port
    • Activity level: Moderate

    Top highlights

    • ​Bai Tho Mountain (Poem Mountain)
    • Panoramic view of Ha Long Bay
    • Long Tien Pagoda
    • Ha Long Market
    • Quang Ninh Museum
    • Ha Long Pearl Workshop

    Itinerary

    Tour Operates: When Cruise Ship is in Port. (Not suitable for Embarkation/Disembarkation Days)

    When does my tour start?

    This tour generally departs in the morning but can be fixed to suit your cruise ship porting times.
    When do I return to port after my tour/excursion?

    The tour is 4 hours in length and you will be returned in plenty of time for your cruise ship departure.
    All tour times are based on Shore time (i.e. local time, - not ship time)

    Please note:  Due to ships schedule and opening hours of attractions, the itinerary can be changed but still ensure visit the attractions as listed. The tour guide will discuss with the group and make final decision.

    Clients will be met at the port by a Cruising Excursions Representative.

    Your journey through Halong Bay will begin from Bai Chay Pier, this is where you will drive to Quang Ninh Museum through the streets, where you will see the most breaktaking sights such as "Buddhist Monks on Motorbikes" or the local butcher delivering his "Pigs on Motorbikes" Somewhere you can only see in the amazing Halong Bay. Whilst taking all of the culture in, you will have the chance to learn about the local florists creating intricate magnificant floral arrangements and much more. You will see the most spectacular scenery, such as the cultural and historical value, cliffs, caves, green tree-lined, this will certainly give you the chance to admire the panoramic view of the amazing Halong Bay. The museum will be able to take in Halong's history and diversity of flora and flora in the bay. 

    You will continue down to the bustle Halong market, exploring the exciting atmosphere, this is where you will have the chance to buy souvenirs, taste the local snack, such as Cha Muc (squid paste). Stroll down the mountain to visit Long Tien Pagoda that located at the foot of Bai Tho Mountain- largest and most beautiful temples of the city. Here, immerge tranquility atmosphere among shade of trees and ancient pagoda while learning about religion in Vietnam. 

    Last stop is Ha Long Pearl workshop, this is fantastic stop for shopping as this has great pearl product before finish the trip at your cruise. 

    Please note: in order to participate in this tour, passport details (including passport number, date of birth and date of issue/expiry) and full name of all the passengers are required. Please contact our guest service team to provide this information prior to your departure.

    Basic Itinerary:

    - Pick up from the port

    - Drive to Bai Tho Mountain

    - Enjoy the views from the top of the bay

    - Stroll down to Long Tien Pagoda and discover its spiritual life

    - Continue to Ha Long Market for shopping and local snack tasting

    - Drive to Quang Nih Museum and admire curious siights

    - Explore the museum with your guide

    - Stop in Ha Long Pearl workshop

    - Return to the port

    Please note: Due to ships schedule and opening hours of attractions, the itinerary can be changed but still ensure visit the attractions as listed. The tour guide will discuss with the group and make final decision.

  • Essential information

    Included in this tour

    • Air-Conditioned Transportation
    • Professional English Speaking Guide
    • Entrance fees to all attractions
    • Bottled Water
    Please note: in order to participate in this tour, passport details (including passport number, date of birth and date of issue/expiry) and full name of all the passengers are required. Please contact our guest service team to provide this information prior to your departure.
    Activity Level Scale: 2/3
    1 - Easy going
    2 - Light Walking
    3 - Walking up to 2km which may involve steps and Inclines
    4 - Quite Strenuous with walking, steps and Inclines
    5 - Hard Physical Activity
    Local Currency: Vietnamese Dong
    We recommend that you bring sun cream, a sun hat and some bottled water with you, as at times it can get extremely hot. Please wear comfortable footwear for this excursion as it involves some walking on uneven ground, inclines and steps.
    Please note: It is not possible to drive up the mountain top, but there are steps to climb to the top that takes about 25 mins easy walking. It is not a strenuous walk, however clients can freely relax at ‘Long Tien pagoda’ if they choose to, while others climb to the top. This is located at the foot of the mountain. If all participants do not want to climb, we can ignore it without effecting the tour’s quality.

    Joining instructions

    You will be met at the entrance of the port of Halong Bay by a Cruising Excursions Representative (your English-speaking professional guide) who will guide you to your air-conditioned tour bus, ready to commence your tour.
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