2 Days 1 Night Cruise
Boutique Voyages

Two days one night cruise to untouched Bai Tu Long Bay (a less visited part of Halong Bay) on one of the boutique traditional boats of Indochina Junk, this is ideal for you to discover the natural beauty and local life in a limited time schedule, you will get to visit a cave, go kayaking and visit a floating village. This trip takes you deep into natural wonder and experiences a memorable night in the majestic bay. The route is off the beaten track and our staffs are keen on taking care of customers’ requests, it is quite potential to be your highlight trip in Vietnam.

  • Cruise in Bai Tu Long Bay, the less visited part of Halong Bay
  • Traditional wooden boats and authentic experience
  • Oriental-designed cabin with large windows and en-suite bathroom
  • Explore Halong Bay by kayak, visit the cave, and a bamboo boat trip to the floating village
  • Authentic Vietnamese cuisines onboard

Which boats for this itinerary? 

This 2 day 1 night boutique cruise itinerary is for wooden traditional boats, to offer you the unique authentice cruise experience in Bai Tu Long Bay, enjoy the path less travelled with small group.  

Cruise Itinerary

Itinerary Map (Click to download)

Day 1: Ha Long International Harbor – Bai Tu Long Bay – Thien Canh Son Cave (L, D)

08:30 – 09:00: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter

11:20 – 11:50: Arrival and check-in at the Waiting Lounge in Indochina Junk Ha Long Office. 

12:00 – 12:15: Transfer to the port by Electric car.

12:30 – 13:00 : Check-in, enjoy welcome drink & cruise briefing.

13:30 – 15:00 : Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; admire the fascinating formations on the way.

15:15 – 15:40 : Explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son Cave.

15:45 – 18:00 : Enjoy relaxing on a white sandy beach at Hon Co Island and kayaking.

18:00 – 19:00 : Back to junk for refreshing before having dinner on board.

20:00 – 21:00 : Relax, enjoy fresh air & overnight on board.

Day 2: Vung Vieng Fishing Village – Ha Long International Harbor (B, L)

07:30 – 08:00 : Morning view of Bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the fresh air.

08:30 – 09:30 : Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic rowboat, meet the local people and pass through the floating school and fish farms.

10:00 : Check out of the cabin. Start cruising towards the harbor while an A la carte lunch is served.

11:30 – 12:00 : Disembark. Drive to Yen Duc village in Dong Trieu province.

13:00 – 13:45 : Enjoy water puppet show performed by local artists.

16:00 : Arrive in Hanoi. Trip ends.


On the return, you will have a short break at Yen Duc Village – a typical Vietnamese agricultural village which is rich in culture and traditions. This is a great chance to visit the charming fields while wandering narrow alleyways in the odorous fresh air and enjoying the WATER PUPPET SHOW there.

This itinerary might be subject to change due to the weather or tide conditions without prior notice.


  • Hanoi- Halong- Hanoi ( Luxury Van)
  • Welcoming drink.
  • Luxury, en-suite cabin with A/C, hot water.
  • All meals on boat.
  • Tea & coffee free with breakfast.
  • English speaking guide on board.
  • Kayaking.
  • Water puppet show


  • Personal expenses.
  • Extra drinks.
  • Bank charge (for payment by credit cards).
  • Spa and Massage Services


  • Person with disability: physical or sensory
  • Person who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed, epilepsy…
  • Person who is older than 80


  • Sunglasses
  • Sun Block
  • Wide Brim Hat
  • Insect Repellents
  • Warm Clothes (in winter from November to April)
  • Original Passport

Visiting sites & Experience 

Thien Canh Son cave in Bai Tu Long Bay

Explore Thien Canh Son cave

Exploring Thien Canh Son cave is an experience that you won’t want to rush. Take your time to admire the intricate details of the rock formations and soak in the tranquil ambiance of the cave. A visit to the cave typically lasts between 30 to 45 minutes, giving you plenty of time to fully appreciate its beauty. When you arrive at Thien Canh Son cave, you will be greeted with an awe-inspiring view of Bai Tu Long Bay. With sandy beaches, crystal-clear green water, and elegant sailing boats dotting the scenery, this panoramic view is truly a sight to behold.

Hon Co island in Bai Tu Long Bay

Hon Co island 

Hon Co Island, located in the tranquil Cong Do area of Bai Tu Long Bay. While still relatively unknown to tourists, Hon Co Island remains a hidden gem within the breathtaking Bai Tu Long Bay. Its pristine white sandy beaches and mesmerizing emerald green waters create an idyllic setting for those seeking solace away from the bustling crowds. Visitors can relax on the sandy beach on this island. Moreover, Hon Co Island boasts the magnificent Thien Canh Son Cave, an absolute must-visit destination within Bai Tu Long Bay. 

Kayaking in Bai Tu Long Bay

Kayaking in Bai Tu Long Bay 

Kayaking in Halong Bay is not only a popular activity  but it is also the best way to explore the breathtaking beauty of Halong Bay. By joining this interesting activity, one can truly immerse themselves in the serene surroundings and witness the mesmerizing landscapes. Paddle through the islets and navigate the calm waters of Bai Tu Long Bay, where you can discover hidden caves, lagoons, and unspoiled beaches that are untouched by the hands of time…
Vung Vieng fishing village

Visit Vung Vieng floating village

One of the highlights of visiting Vung Vieng Fishing Village is taking a bamboo boat ride through the village’s narrow waterways. Glide along the calm waters as your friendly local guide navigates the boat, providing insightful commentary along the way. This immersive experience allows you to truly appreciate the tranquility of the village and gain a deeper understanding of the local way of life.


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