Kayaking Halong Bay is part of World Expeditions’ 11-day Bike, Hike and Kayak Northern Vietnam trip. Cost: $2090 a person. Visit worldexpeditions.com or call 1300 720 000.
HOW TO GET THERE
Vietnam Airlines has regular flights from Australia to Hanoi.
HANOI STOPOVER Eat:
Cha Ca La Vong Restaurant, Cha Ca St.
Cafe Giang, 39 Nguyen Huu Huan, Hanoi
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Hanoi, vme.org.vn Cuc Phuong National Park cucphuongtourism.com