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Dec 12th, 2017, 06:47 PM
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Junk boat cruise-halong Bay,VNam

A group of 4 want to do a day tour on a Halong Bay Junk tour. Can anyone recommend a boat ?
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Dec 16th, 2017, 12:53 AM
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We were happy with Swan Cruises that we just took this fall.

http://www.swancruiseshalong.com/

We took an overnight on a boat that was about 12 couples.
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Dec 16th, 2017, 06:26 AM
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It is a boring four hour drive to get to Halong Bay. And another equally boring four hours back. Are you sure it is worth it for a "day" trip?
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Dec 21st, 2017, 06:36 AM
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We went with Greyline and were very happy with the service (pick up from hotel in company minibus and overnight cruise in a premium cabin with all meals included).

I strongly recommend you stay onboard overnight rather than go for a day trip due to the length of the drive (I'm assuming you'll be coming from Hanoi?). Most of the organised tours have a break half way through the drive for refreshments/shopping so it does actually split the journey up fairly well.
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Dec 21st, 2017, 06:37 AM
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Sorry, forget the linkbr />
http://www.graylinehalong.com/
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Dec 30th, 2017, 01:24 PM
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I agree with thursdaysd. The ride is very boring. In fact, we wished we had stayed two nights on the junk in Halong Bay, a beautiful experience.
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