Heritage Cruises
Heritage Cruises
US$180 US$202
Ambassador Cruise
Ambassador Cruise
US$180 US$198
Peony Cruise
Peony Cruise
US$140 US$161
Orchid Cruises
Orchid Cruises
US$180 US$198
Stellar of the Seas
Stellar of the Seas
US$180 US$189

Best Halong Bay Cruises for Singles

Explore Halong Bay's stunning landscapes and cultural treasures while forging new connections on these exceptional solo travelers focused cruises.

  • Choose Destination
  • Halong Bay
  • Lan Ha Bay
  • Cat Ba island
  • Bai Tu Long Bay
  • Sung Sot Cave
  • Choose Prices
  • Under 100 USD
  • 100-150 USD
  • 150-200 USD
  • 200-300 USD
  • 300+ USD
  • Choose Option
  • Free bus
  • Free kayaking
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Ambassador Signature Cruise

(0 reviews)
Launched 2023 - Steel - 39 cabins
All cabins with balcony - Cooking class - Spa - Bar
Lan Ha Bay
236$ (Save 8%)

La Regina Classic Cruise

(0 reviews)
Launched 2022 - Wooden - 22 cabins
Cooking class - Bar - Bai Tu Long Bay route - All meals included
Bai Tu Long Bay

Indochine Premium Cruise

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Launched 2023 - Metal - 37 cabins
Ultra luxury - All cabins with balcony - Kid-friendly - Facilities for disabled guests
Halong Bay
423$ (Save 8%)

Catherine Cruise

(0 reviews)
Launched 2023 - Metal - 39 cabins
Outdoor swimming pool - Ultra luxury - Family rooms - Spa
Halong Bay
504$ (Save 8%)

Elite of the Seas

(7 reviews)
Launched 2022 - Metal - 35 cabins
Outdoor swimming pool - Ultra luxury - Elevator - Fine dining
Lan Ha Bay
297$ (Save 9%)

Indochine Cruise

(10 reviews)
Launched 2019 - Metal - 43 cabins
Cooking class - Triple room - Elevator - Lan Ha Bay route
Lan Ha Bay
174$ (Save 8%)
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Overview of Singles

Solo travel, in general, and solo cruising adventure, in particular, have gained immense popularity in recent years. In fact, embarking on a cruise independently offers a unique and unforgettable experience that should not be missed by those seeking meaningful and extraordinary experiences. Whether you look for a serene getaway to find solace in nature or a social experience to connect with new people and make friends, this cruising style presents a perfect choice thanks to its gorgeous seascapes and amicable locals. To ensure an enjoyable and secure journey, be sure to check out this helpful guide!

Why go on a solo cruise?

The ultimate freedom 

Independent travelers can get a sense of independence without relying on others and peace in mind while being surrounded by stunning natural wonders. You'll also have the flexibility to pursue your own interests and experiences and freely indulge in what truly brings you happiness

Making new friends

These voyages offer welcoming and sociable atmosphere that enables you to get acquainted with new people. From shared dining areas and engaging onboard activities to authentic off-deck experiences, you can soak up a cozy ambiance for striking up conversations and forming meaningful friendships. 

Self-reflection and discover yourself

With limitless entertainment and authentic adventures, you have the perfect opportunity to reconnect and discover yourselves. The tranquility of the open seas makes an ideal setting for you to escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, allowing space and time for self-reflection. It is a great chance to rediscover passions and embrace personal growth, building a stronger and more genuine bond with oneself.

Having meaningful experiences

Cruising alone allows you to delve into a world of meaningful experiences, where you have the opportunity to explore and learn new things on your own. This enriching journey brings about valuable lessons as well as fosters self-love, pride, and appreciation.

Cruising tips for lone travelers 

Watch for promotions

You are usually charged a single supplement since you occupy a cabin alone, hence it is recommended to keep an eye for promotions, discount events, last-minute deals, and so on to reduce the travel expenses. However, it is advisable to note that these special offers are often sold out quickly. Therefore, to secure the best prices, you may want to consult a reputable travel agent to find the most suitable cruise choices.

Efficient packing

It is important to pack smartly, ensuring both convenient and ease of transportation. It is recommended to pack adequate essentials without overpacking, allowing for easy commuting and transfers when going on a cruise. Additionally, you should not bring valuable or expensive items because these things may attract unwanted attention and put you at risk.

Make the best of dining experiences

As you dine in a shared area, to ensure the utmost convenience and comfort, you can contact the cruise team and they can help arrange you at a table with fellow solo travelers. This provides an enjoyable culinary experience as well as a great opportunity to naturally make new friends during meals.

Be flexible with your options

Cruising without company can be a very memorable experience for you to relax and unwind the mind, but also a chance to socialize and connect with new people. Hence, it is important to be flexible and enjoy the freedom that comes with cruising alone. You can both immerse in the quiet alone moments with nature and still take advantage of entertaining activities to connect with others. By remaining open and adaptable, your adventures will become more enriching and fulfilling.

Perfect cruises for solo travelers

The cruise should encompass certain characteristics that contribute to your comfort and experience. Firstly, it is important to create an amicable welcoming atmosphere where solo travelers can feel comfortable and easily connect with others. This can be achieved through organized meetups, group activities, and designated areas for socializing such as clubs, library, shared lounge, and so forth. Additionally, the cruise itinerary should also be thoughtfully crafted to the interests and preferences of independent visitors.

There are several cruises in Halong bay that can offer experiences that are both memorable and meaningful.

Social cruises for forming new relationships:

If you are seeking a social and entertaining cruise where you can meet new people and make friends, the following options are highly recommended: Oasis Bay Party Cruise, Mon Cheri Cruise, Orchid Cruise, Peony Cruise, and Capella Cruise. These cruises provide a lively and engaging environment for you to connect with like-minded individuals.

Tranquil cruises for self-reflection and nature discovery:

If you are in search of a serene cruise that offers privacy and an opportunity for self-reflection, check out these cruises with unique itineraries ensuring a peaceful experience for self-reflection: Swan Cruise, Signature Cruise, Nostalgia Cruise, and Sena Cruise. These cruises offer a peaceful and rejuvenating environment, perfect for ones eager for solitude and a deep connection with nature.

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Frequently asked questions

1. Are solo cruises safe?

Yes, in fact, most cruises in Halong bay are safe because each cruise is required to ensure standard safety and security, guaranteeing every guest has an enjoyable worry-free vacation experience.

2. When I stay alone in a cabin, will I be charged for a single supplement?

Yes, most cruise cabins are designed for a minimum of 2 guests, therefore, if you occupy a cabin alone, you may incur a single supplement charge.

3. Is it available and safe for me to kayak alone?

Yes, you can kayak alone and it is totally safe because you will be provided prior instructions as well as safety equipment and secure staff are there to help at any time.

4. Besides a single supplement, are there any other charges when going on a cruise?

No, besides a single supplement, there are no other charges except for services that are not included in the inclusion list. You can enjoyably experience a worry-free vacation.

5. If I travel on my own, can I have a cabin of my own or do I have to share with someone else?

You can certainly have a cabin all to yourself. However, it's important to note that since most cruise cabins are designed to accommodate at least two guests, there may be an additional charge called  a single supplement fee for single occupancy.