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Overnight cruising is the best way to experience Halong Bay. The most popular is a 2-day, 1-night cruise, which is just enough time for travellers to experience the beauty of the bay with a range of fascinating excursions. With a 3-day, 2- night cruise, guests travel deeper into the bay and visit more “off the beaten track” locations. Reward yourself with an overnight cruise in the natural beauty of Halong Bay aboard an elaborate wooden junk or a trendiest steel vessel. Kayak through limestone islands in emerald waters, discover the spectacular karst grottoes, enjoy water activities, sandy beaches and visit unique floating villages. Embark on a pleasure journey today with our best recommendations.

Visit halong bay by cruise

Day 1:
Hanoi - halong bay ( L/D )

07h00 : Pick up you in Hanoi , transfer to HALONG bay
11h30 : ARRIVE halong bay
Check in cuise
Departs: 12:30 PM


Trinh Nu area, including Trinh Nu cave which is the finest sunlight-filled cave in Halong Bay and a stunning private beach surrounded by Halong Bay’s crystal water.

Activities (on-board & off-board):

Swim in a private beach of Trinh Nu area

Munch in the stunning views of Trinh Nu area by taking a swim or do a kayak in the jade-colored water or sunbathe on a private beach nestled behind Trinh Nu cave.

Masterchef “Halong Bay Edition”

Try your hand to create authentic Vietnamese dishes and observe fruit carving demonstration by our chefs. Don’t forget to check out the magical Halong sunset scene serving as background.

Squid-fishing like a Local

One of the most bonding activities onboard is squid-fishing, and this is when the whole group can try out the technique like a local to get the squids from the ocean while having a wonderful time together.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 2:

Main attractions: Ho Ba Ham area; Cua Van Fishermen Village

Things to do: Kayak in Ho Ba Ham area/ Visit Cua Van Fisherman Village by rowing boat/ Rejoice at Happy Hour


Cua Van Fisherman Village

Cua Van floating village is exceptional as it is home to generations of fishing families and a lot of the residents never depart. It offers the opportunities to enjoy rowing boat by the local people around the village while watching how the locals live on their floating house.

Ho Ba Ham (Three Tunnel Lake)

Ba Ham Lake is a very beautiful place for kayaking in Ha Long Bay. The lake is about 20km from Tuan Chau Marina International Port. There are three lakes connecting three tunnels together with vertical cliff which offers beautiful scenery and enjoyable kayak. All the lakes has clear water and some is surrounded by limestone and variety of marine flora, fauna and abundant underwater creatures.

Activities (on-board & off-board):

Kayak in the tranquil Ho Ba Ham

Soaking in the incredibly pristine water of this lake, you can sense peaceful moments as Time seems to stop. The beach is a hidden gem with the picturesque appearance of the tall sea-almond tree pair, especially during the autumn.

Try the local rowing boat in Cua Van Fisherman Village

Soak up the stunning views of the floating village while leisurely moving along the incredible tranquil emerald-colored sea. It is the chance to experience moments in the life of the local fishermen who were born on the water.

Rejoice at Happy Hour – Buy 1 Get 1

Taste our most exquisite drinks varied vastly on selection, while enjoying the scenic panorama view of Halong Bay in Happy hour, time to rejoice with buy 1 get 1 promotion.

Have fun with fruit-carving demonstration

Have you ever seen how an artist turns fruit into lively shapes of animals or aesthetic patterns? To learn more about this handicraft, joining a demonstration onboard will be a new experience for you.

*On this day, passengers will transfer to a Bhaya Spirit wooden junk to enjoy the day’s excursions & return to the Bhaya boat at around 3-4pm.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3:

Đảo Titop Hạ Long

Main attraction: Sung Sot cave

Things to do: Tai Chi on sundeck/ Visit Sung Sot cave


Sung Sot Cave, Halong Bay’s largest and most marvelous cave in Halong Bay.

Activities (on-board & off-board):

Tai Chi on Sundeck

Rejuvenating the body and spirit with a refreshing Tai Chi lesson as the sun rises over the acclaimed UNESCO Heritage Site is one of the most relaxing experiences that passengers have. Practicing this beautiful art regularly can help treat a number of human ailments.

Be amazed at Sung Sot Cave’s beauty

Paying a visit to the largest and most renowned cave will definitely awe you with many good surprises. Behold for the impeccable creation by Nature and use your imagination to connect with the ancient folklore.

Check-out: 10:30 AM

Breakfast, Lunch


  • 3 Days/ 2 Nights cruise in Halong Bay
  • 02-night stay in your chosen cabin type (air-conditioned & en-suite)
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Complimentary use of Kayaks
  • Excursion as indicated in cruise program*
  • 02 Lunches, 02 Dinners, 02 Breakfasts, 01 Brunch
  • Onboard insurance, tax and service charges
  • *Subject to real-time weather & operation condition & might change without prior notice.


  • All airfares, transfers, hotels and visa arrangements.
  • Beverages, spa, and personal expenses.
  • All services & excursions not clearly indicated in 'Inclusion' list.

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