Sunset over Halong Bay, Vietnam
Sunset over Halong Bay, Vietnam
Scenic Halong Bay panoramas & Cruise boat
Scenic Halong Bay panoramas & Cruise boat
Cruise ship overview
Cruise ship overview
Floating Village, Surprising Cave and Cruise Boat, Halong Bay
Floating Village, Surprising Cave and Cruise Boat, Halong Bay

Overnight Cruise on Halong Bay

from £189 per person


Halong Bay; a UNESCO World Heritage area formed by a scatter of limestone islands, lush rainforests, and the vibrant Emerald Sea, is a truly unique place to explore in Vietnam. See it all with an overnight boat cruise, winding you through incredible sceneries and giving you unforgettable backdrops as you relax, taste delightful food, and rest your head for the night. This remarkable tour is the perfect way to see the ethereal beauty of Vietnam from a completely new perspective. (LT)


  • Spend the night on a traditional Vietnamese cruise boat
  • Drift through striking rock formations and limestone islet
  • Cruise along the Emerald Sea to Surprising Cave
  • Swimming at Titop Island
Whats included?
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Tour Guide and Meals as stated
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Hanoi - Halong Bay

Your private car will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi for an early departure to Halong Bay; the journey is around 3.5 Hours and on the way you can enjoy the landscape of the the Red River Delta country side. Towards noon, check in at the dock and embark on your cruise boat, before being welcomed on board with a sumptuous lunch.

In the afternoon visit some of Halong Bay’s natural treasures up close, you may be able to experience a gentle kayak excursion within ancient caves, kayak around Pearl Farm Village or Luon cave, and visit Titop Island for swimming and conquering the peak of the biggest island in Halong, perfect for taking panoramic photos.

Around 17.30 the boat will set anchor among stunning karst formations and you can join your fellow passengers for Happy Hour, watch a cooking class as the sunsets and enjoy a set menu dinner served under the stars. Finish this very special day with a game of cards, watching a movie or try your hand at squid fishing with the crew.

Day 2

Surprising Cave & Halong Bay

Wake up early for a Tai Chi class on deck and watch the sun rise above the scenic islands with a light breakfast. Transfer by tender to the Surprising Cave for a tour of this, the biggest cave in Ha Long Bay covering 10,000 square metres with the most beautiful stalagmites and stalactites.

Check out of your cabin and enjoy a leisurely brunch as you cruise back to port to disembark just before noon.

Return to Hanoi by comfortable air-conditioned shuttle bus, possibly with a stop at a ceramics workshop to stretch your legs. Arrive in Hanoi around 16:00-16:30 to return to your hotel in Hanoi or continue onto the airport for an evening flight onwards to your next destination.


The above itinerary is based on our recommended cruises (cabin details can be found below).  Other cruise lines and vessels are also available; call our experienced team for a detailed quote and availability. The exact route taken by the ships is subject to change and weather dependent.

  • Return transfers from Hanoi
  • English speaking tour guide on boat
  • Luxury Cruise through Halong bay (apply for 2 days 1 night)
  • All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries (2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast)
  • Cooking class, Tai chi exercise, Bamboo boat, Swimming (if the weather permits), Movies, Squid fishing, Kayaking or rowing
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Deluxe cabin with Air Conditioning
  • Welcome drink, complimentary two bottle of mineral water in each cabin

Please note that Tet Vietnam New Year is from 24 – 30 January 2020, therefore places can be closed or become busy during this time of celebration.

Alex Cooper
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