This four day three night cruise to Bai Tu Long Bay is absolutely unique and impressive with many activities. You will kayak to get closer to small limestone islands, fishing with local people, enjoy a BBQ lunch in the private beach…

Keeping you off the beaten track with 3 nights staying in the Bay, you will be guided to admire the spectacular nature and get into local life in the floating village. The crews follow you during the trip and dedicate to personal service.

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Day 1: Hon Gai harbour – Bai Tu Long Bay – Cap La (L, D)

7.30 – 8.00: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi’s Old Quarter area.

12.00: Embark at Hon Gai International harbour.

13.00: Check-in, enjoy a welcoming drink and cruise briefing.

13.30: Have lunch while cruising in the magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.

15.00: Cruise to Cap La.

16.30: Enjoy paddling around Cap La and Tra San by kayak.

17.45: Back to junk for swimming or relaxation.

19.00: Have dinner and stay overnight on board.

Day 2: Cap La – Cong Dam – Cong Do (B, L, D)

06.30: Enjoy the bay’s morning landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the open air.

08.30: Cruise to Cong Dam while appreciating the rock formations of Halong Bay.

09.00: Kayak through hidden lagoons and Cong Dam geological park

11.30: Sunbathe, relax or swim at Tra Gioi Beach.

12.30: BBQ lunch followed by relaxation on this deserted beach.

15.30: Cruise to Van Gio area.

16.30: Back to Cap La for swimming or kayaking

19.00: Have dinner and stay overnight on board.

Day 3: Cap La – Vung Vieng fishing village – Thien Canh Son cave (B, L, D)

08.00: Enjoy the morning on the bay while having breakfast. Start cruising to Vung Vieng fishing village.

09.15: Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by rowing boat.

10.30: Cruise back to Thien Canh Son Cave to swim, kayak and visit the cave.

11.45 : Back to the boat. And have Lunch on Boat.

15.00: Cruise and discover the Cong Do area, Hang Thay Cave then back to Hai Quan area.

16.30: Attending making Vietnamese summer roll or carving fruits and vegetables with chefs on board.

17.30: Relax and swimming in Cap La.

19.00: Having dinner and stay overnight onboard.

Day 4: Cong Do – Hon Gai harbour (B, L)

08.00: Enjoy the morning on the bay while having breakfast.

08.30: Swimming or kayaking.

09.00: Cruising back to the harbor.

10.00: Check out of the cabin.

10.45: Having lunch onboard.

11.45: Disembark. Drive to Yen Duc village in Dong Trieu province.

14.00 – 14.30: Enjoy water puppet show performed by local artist.

17.00 – 17.30: Arrive in Hanoi. Trip ends.

Optional Yen Duc village 5 hour tour with extra savingsNEW

Yen Duc is a beautiful Vietnamese village on the way from Halong Bay to Hanoi, which can provide many cultural experience and Vietnamese local life in rural area. Within 5 hours tour in this village, you can get a glimpse of village life and delicious Vietnamese cooking dinner.

The tour has included shuttle bus transfer with cruise, dinner in village, farming activities, water puppet show and English speaking tour guide during 5 hour tour in village.

  • Price for Yen Duc village 5 hour tour: 54 USD/person (sharing option)

12:00: Disembark from cruise at Hon Gai harbor and transfer to Yen Duc village.

13.30: Arrive in Yen Duc village, enjoy a water puppet show which performed by local artists. Cycling around the village to visit the culture house of village then a local house in the village for a warm talking with the host. Experience the farming activities such as: harvesting and planting vegetables, fishing with the traditional basket, milling and pounding rice…

17.15: Relax in the fresh air and enjoy homemade Vietnamese cooking dinner.

18.50: Fare well and return to Hanoi

21.30: Arrive in Hanoi.

Boat for this itinerary


  • All land transportation Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi.
  • Welcoming drink.
  • Luxury, en-suite cabin with A/C, hot water.
  • All meals on boat.
  • Tea & coffee.
  • Guide on board.
  • Kayaking.
  • Water puppet show.


  • Personal expenses.
  • Extra drinks.
  • Bank charge (for payment by credit cards).

What’s to bring?

  • Sun Glasses
  • Sun Block
  • Wide Brim Hat
  • Insect Repellents
  • Swimming Suits
  • Warm Clothes ( in winter )
  • Original Passport

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  • This itinerary might subject to changes without prior notice. Please get final information from our sales staff before your date of cruise.
  • Promotion might apply, inclusions and exclusions might change – you will be informed of changes upon booking.
  • For safety reasons, these below visitors are not recommended to cruise overnight in Halong Bay:
  1. Person with disability: physical or sensory
  2. Person who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed, epilepsy…
  3. Person who is older than 80
  4. Person who is overweight (>100kg)
  5. Person who is taller than 2 meters