Best cruises in Halong bay

Halong Bay is one of the most popular destinations on many travelers' bucket list. There are many different ways to enjoy the spectacular beauty of the Bay but none is as fulfilling as taking an overnight cruise trip. The trip not only takes you deeper into the most secluded part of the Bay but also organizes many activities for you to understand more about the local culture. There are both day trip, 2 day trip, 3 day trip and even longer trip available. Pick the best one and you will have your moment of a life-time.

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Stellar of the Seas Cruise

Stellar of the Seas Cruise

Tuan Chau Marina, Ha Long, Vietnam
9.8/10 Editor Rating

Stellar of the Seas Cruise belongs to Aclass cruises company, a leading brand for leisure and cruising in Halong Bay. This 5-star cruise vessel offers a winning combination of contemporary luxury and authentic decor that impresses you from the first step onboard. Stellar of the Seas cruise is especially a definite choice for intrepid travelers with a unique route and culturally-enriching voyages pioneering to Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay.

$180AVG
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Orchid Classic Cruise

Orchid Classic Cruise

Block 32, Tuan Chau Marina, Halong, Quang Ninh
9.8/10 Editor Rating

Inherited a long tradition of being the most luxurious cruise line in Halong Bay, Orchid cruise has continued to escalate the standard of “5-star” luxury by striving for perfection. This is the best choice for families and groups with large cabins and abundant amenities. Meanwhile, adventurous travelers can satisfy their wanderlust with exotic voyages to a lot of pristine beaches, unknown lagoon, fishing villages, and islands on Lan Ha Bay.

$180AVG
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Scarlet Pearl Cruises

Scarlet Pearl Cruises

Halong International Cruise port, 9 Halong road, Bai Chay, Ha Long, Vietnam
9.7/10 Editor Rating

Scarlet Pearl Cruise is the best choice for those whose desire is to stay in a floating hotel. Known as an exotic catamaran-style boat, Scarlet Pearl Cruise offers the ultimate in luxury and top-notch amenities. This sleek steel vessel is not only well-furnished but also operates unrivaled itineraries to the less-crowded Lan Ha Bay.

$180AVG
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Elite of the Seas

Elite of the Seas

Tuan Chau Marina, Ha Long, Vietnam
9.7/10 Editor Rating

Either you spend 2 days or more on Elite of the Seas Cruise, your vacation will always be unforgettable. Contemporary style and outstanding services and facilities characterize this brand-new vessel. Wonderful onboard experiences aside, the itinerary is also action-packed and enjoyable.

$245AVG
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Heritage Cruises Binh Chuan

Heritage Cruises Binh Chuan

Tuan Chau Marina, Ha Long, Vietnam
9.6/10 Editor Rating

Heritage Cruises is perhaps the most recognized name in Halong Bay which redefines the standard with spacious staterooms and grand style. This fleet of vessels offers an excellent array of onboard entertainment and state-of-the-art facilities. The cruise itinerary is ideal for young-at-heart travelers who want to avoid the touristic Halong Bay and discover more about Lan Ha Bay.

$188AVG
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Ambassador Cruises

Ambassador Cruises

No 1 Tuan Chau Marina, Ha Long, Vietnam
9.5/10 Editor Rating

As you’d expect from a giant cruise ship, Ambassador cruise offers everything on a large scale. Moreover, embark on Ambassador Cruise, you’ll join an enchanting itinerary through Halong Bay to discover a wealth of culture hidden amongst limestone karsts and admire primitive areas.

$180AVG
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Indochine Cruise

Indochine Cruise

No 22, Port 2, Tuan Chau Wharf, Ha Long, Vietnam
9.5/10 Editor Rating

The brand-new Indochine Cruise is the largest overnight vessel in Lan Ha Bay so far. It provides absolute luxury and a laid-back atmosphere onboard. Guests will be thoroughly entertained with a variety of iconic facilities and programs. What’s more, this 5-star cruise provides an elaborate list of fantastic destinations that escorts visitors through the poetic and tranquility Lan Bay Bay.

$155AVG
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Peony Cruises

Peony Cruises

Block 16, Tuan Chau Marina, Halong, Quang Ninh
9.4/10 Editor Rating

Peony has taken outstanding features of its line to become the best mid-range cruise on Halong Bay. The cruise is well-known for its innovative ship design and exceptional 5-star services. In addition to this, since its debut, Peony smashed other lines of the same size as the first 4-star cruise ship to operate in Lan Ha Bay.

$140AVG
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Paradise Elegance Cruise

Paradise Elegance Cruise

Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh, Viet Nam, Ha Long, Vietnam
9.4/10 Editor Rating

Belongs to Paradise group, a fleet of well-equipped vessels, Paradise Elegance cruise is destined for luxury cruising. The lavish cruise takes its unmatched service and facilities to the sea where guests stay in amazing suites and are treated with the best dining. Moreover, shore excursions to Halong Bay aim to open a window into the bay’s culture and legendary wonders.

$185AVG
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Rosy Cruises

Rosy Cruises

Tuan Chau Marina , Ha Long, Vietnam
9.3/10 Editor Rating

Rosy cruise is one of the newest premier cruises in Halong Bay. The ship boasts 5-star standards with modern comforts and well-equipped cabins. It develops an exciting itinerary to see enchanted sceneries of Lan Ha Bay within 2 days and 3 days.

$130AVG
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Emperor Cruises Ha Long

Emperor Cruises Ha Long

No.28 of Tuan Chau International Marina
9.3/10 Editor Rating

Emperor Cruises Halong treats passengers to a luxurious all-inclusive cruise experience. All-suite accommodations, top-notch services, and exquisite upscale dining options set Emperor Cruises apart from other lines. The ship even exceeds guests’ expectations with engaging enrichment programs and destination-focused excursions around Halong Bay.

$277AVG
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Sealife Legend Cruises

Sealife Legend Cruises

Slot 27 Tuan Chau Wharf , Ha Long, Vietnam
9.3/10 Editor Rating

Sealife Legend Cruises are top-of-the-line addition to its fleet that takes visitors beyond ordinary excursions to the Lan Ha Bay area and Cat Ba Island. The 2 twin offerings are particularly notable for culinary excellence, outstanding all-suite accommodations, and a comprehensive program onboard. They are also two of a few luxury cruise ships that combine the intertwining between Yin and Yang in the design.

$271AVG
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Athena Royal Cruise

Athena Royal Cruise

Hon Gai Wharf, Ha Long, Vietnam
9.3/10 Editor Rating

The all-inclusive Athena Royal Cruise appeals solo travelers, couples, and families with kids who are looking for a mid-sized ship and luxurious accommodations. Unparalleled services and authentic Vietnamese cuisine allure any guests coming to the cruise. In addition, with a well-researched itinerary, guests can immerse themselves in the region and soak up as much culture and history of Bai Tu Long Bay as possible.

$178AVG
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Huong Hai Sealife Cruise

Huong Hai Sealife Cruise

Hon Gai Port (Vinashin Dock), Ha Long, Vietnam
9.3/10 Editor Rating

Established in 2013, Huong Hai Sealife is a member of Sealife group, a leading cruise operator in Halong Bay. The 4-star cruise is among the top pick of both business and leisure travelers for its superior services, high-end suites, and a wealth of food and entertainment options. More significantly, Huong Hai Sealife brings an unparalleled travel experience to Bai Tu Long Bay, a quieter part of the Halong Bay area.

$186AVG
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Orchid Trendy Cruise

Orchid Trendy Cruise

Block 32, Tuan Chau Marina, Halong, Quang Ninh
9.3/10 Editor Rating

Orchid Trendy showcases luxury and femininity right at the doorstep. The elegant cruise line secures a relaxed living place with all 5-star amenities and pampering services alongside with unique route through the magnificent beauty of Lan Ha Bay.

$155AVG
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The Au Co Cruise - Managed by Bhaya Cruise

The Au Co Cruise - Managed by Bhaya Cruise

Tuan Chau Marina Port, Ha Long, Vietnam
9.2/10 Editor Rating

Launched in 2012, the Au Co cruise is the first ship to bring a 5-star standard to Halong Bay. This leading line treats travelers to a luxury cruising experience with subtle interior design, a delicate menu and an exceptional destination-focused itinerary. Uniquely, the cruise only focuses on the 3-day journey encompassing jaw-dropping destinations on Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay.

$515AVG
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Doris Cruise

Doris Cruise

Gate 31 Tuan Chau Habour Halong bay, Ha Long, Vietnam
9.2/10 Editor Rating

When it set sail earlier this year, Doris cruise is a brand-new 5-star cruise that is designed with the luxury in mind. The ship includes abundant amenities and a stylish interior. Seasoned travelers love the adventure found on Doris cruise as it sails to both popular and smaller destinations on Lan Ha Bay.

$133AVG
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Calypso Cruises

Calypso Cruises

Got Wharf, Cat Hai, Cat Ba, Lan Ha Bay, Vietnam
9.2/10 Editor Rating

Calypso gains a reputation for a fleet of new ships that cruise to Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island. Onboard, travelers will find plenty of family-oriented amenities, spacious staterooms, and a vast selection of dining options. Meanwhile, journeys to the destinations are full of excitement and valuable experiences.

$151AVG
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Aphrodite Cruise

Aphrodite Cruise

Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long, Vietnam
9.1/10 Editor Rating

Aphrodite cruise belongs to the Aphrodite line, a fleet of traditional wooden junks. Since its debut in 2013, this luxury boutique cruise has escalated in unparalleled luxury cruise experience to discover the majesty of Halong Bay. Uniquely, the cruise carries an eco-friendly mission that encourages staff and travellers to manage waste properly.

$175AVG
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Paradise Peak Cruise

Paradise Peak Cruise

Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long, Vietnam
9.1/10 Editor Rating

Paradise Peak cruise prides itself on offering opulent interior and upscale experience. Travelers can expect abundant dining options and a variety of stimulating programs. This hi-end wooden junk specializes in visiting popular tourist attractions on Halong Bay so that tourists can both soak up the rustic feeling, spectacular stalagmites and stalactites, and delve into the local cultures.

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Frequently asked questions

1.How much does a Halong bay cruise trip cost?

The prices for a cruise trip in Halong Bay vary depending on the length of your travel, the availability and types of cruises you choose, the date you travel, and services you use. Have a glance:

  • A day cruise normally costs from $60 - $90/pax.
  • A 1-night cruise is priced from $130 - $320.
  • A 2-night cruise costs from $220 - $400.

Halong bay cruise price table 2022:

Cruise Types2 Days 1 Night Cruise Trip3 Days 2 Nights Cruise Trip
Luxury cruisesUS$290 - US$350US$480 - US $590
Mid-range cruisesUS$220 - US$290US$390 - US $495
Budget cruisesUS$190 - US$220US$280 - US$350
Charter cruisesUS$1500 - US$2500US$3200 - US$4500
Day cruisesUS$55 - US$75 (mid-range)US$95 - US$155 (luxury)
Halong transfer (Limousine)US$35 - US$55 (pp/round-trip)US$45 - US$65 (pp/round-trip)

Notes: The average prices include all meals on board. May/may not include shuttle bus and kayaking service.

The price can be cheaper if you travel during off season from June to August. By contrast, it is much more expensive for cruise vacations during peak season from November to April. Charter cruise is another available option for groups and the price is much higher.

2.Is a Halong bay cruise worth it?

Halong Bay is definitely worth your visit. The bay is well-known worldwide for magnificent natural seascapes, typically unique limestone formations and an surprising cave system. Additionally, your cruise vacation will be provided with once-of-a-lifetime experiences namely kayaking, visiting caves and ancient floating villages, swimming, snorkeling and diving, biking, mountain trekking, mountain climbing and so on not to mention a lot of fun-filled onboard entertainment activities.

3.Which cruises are sailing in Lan Ha bay?

A variety of cruise lines call on Lan Ha bay including Peony Cruises, Orchid Cruises, Heritage Cruises Binh Chuan and Mon Cherry Cruises.

4.What is the newest cruise in Halong bay?

Elite of the Seas is the latest luxurious cruise ship to be announced by Stellar of the Seas. It is about to launch in September 2022, the ship will feature many of the contemporary innovative facilities, such as open air swimming pool, stunning mini golf course and the unique wine and cigars cellar.

5.Are there any 6-star cruises in Halong bay?

Currently, there is no 6-star cruise in Halong bay. However, in our opinion, the most luxurious cruise in Halong bay is the Stellar of the Seas.

6.What cruise is best for couples?

There are many luxury cruises in Halong Bay that parallel the intercontinental mega-cruise in terms of services and luxury. For best luxury cruise for couples, you can take a look at exclusive cabin on Orchid Cruise, or senior suite on Stellar of the Seas. If you prefer a smaller cruise boat which allows better privacy and intimacy, you can take Paradise Peak or Orchid Premium Cruise.

7.We are travelling with young children and wonder which cruise is kid-friendly?

If you have the budget, we recommend you consider the cruises with butler service where the cruise staff can help you baby sit your kids and you can have some time on your own. Cruises with butler service includes Hera Cruise, Orchid Premium and Paradise Peak. However if you need a more budget-friendly option, you can consider Azalea Cruise - the only cruise that has both connecting cabins and kid play room.

8.When is the best time to book a cruise?

Generally there are many cruise options and you do not have to book too long in advance. However December is the peak travel season in Halong Bay and the top choices are always fully booked well in advance so we recommend you to book your trip at least 3 months in advance to guarantee space.

9.How much money should I bring on board?

In general, all cruise fares already include transportation, accommodation, food and entrance fee. However drinks are not included and you may also take part in the paid activities on board such as spa or bar services. You may expect to spend extra $20-100/person for your cruise trip. Also you do not need to bring too much cash as all cruises accept payment by credit card.

10.How many cruises are there in Halong bay?

The number of cruises grow by month and at the moment there are over 500 boats operating in Halong Bay, both overnight and for day trip purpose. These boat spread over 3 different terminals/ piers (Tuan Chau, Got and Hon Gai) with different level of luxuries and capacities. It is best that you read some online reviews to pick the best value one instead of waiting until the day before your trip and get a random choice.

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Marlisa 2 weeks, 6 days
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I am flying into Hanoi around the 21st of December and want to do a cruise to explore the bay. I also want to do some kayaking, visit the caves and the beach- it may be too cold to do this and to snorkle but wanted some ideas. Could I stay in Halong bay and do day trips for kayaking, caves and the beach?

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Mia Nguyen 2 weeks, 6 days
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@Marlisa Yes, you can book a hotel in Halong bay and do a day trip to Halong on a day cruise to explore caves, beaches and enjoy kayaking on the bay. No cruises offer snorkeling in their activities so you need to book a separate tour. However, it is cold in Halong bay during December so this tour is not available.

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Rhonda Wilkinson 4 weeks, 1 day
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My husband and I will arrive in Hanoi on Feb 11 2023 and possibly spend two nights there, so wanting to book either a day cruise or an over-night cruise on the 13th. I do not swim and don't want to do any kayaking, we are not interested in doing many caves, but do want to go to beaches, and see Cho Da islet, Lu Huong islet, and Fight Cock islet, Titop Island, and Cua Van Floating Village. Which cruise would you suggest? And do we find our own transportation from Hanoi to Halong Bay? Thank you, Rhonda and Matt.

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Mia Nguyen 4 weeks, 1 day
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@Rhonda Wilkinson Most cruises include swimming and kayaking in their itinerary. However, if you do not want to join those activities, you can just stay onboard. For the all attractions you list, Bhaya cruises will cover them all and I have emailed you with their cruise itinerary! Thank you

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Denys Cruz 1 month
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Hello, To get to Halong Bay, is it better to fly into Van Don Airport or into Hanoi Airport? Can I make arrangements for someone to pick me up at the airport and take me to HB pier? What is unclear to me is how to connect from any airport to HB so I will surely arrive on time to board the ship. Usually, what time is boarding? Once I book my cruise, will someone from the cruise line help me iron out the details?

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Mia Nguyen 1 month
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@Denys Cruz Van Don Airport is the closest airport to Halong bay. Therefore if you fly there, it takes only 45 minutes to transfer from airport to Halong bay cruise port. Most cruises do not offer transfer from the airport to their ship, kindly book your own transfer (private car or taxi). We also emailed you with transportation details and recommended cruises. Thank you

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Sherry 1 month
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Hi, I am looking for a Halong Bay cruise, can you help me find an one night cruise that will go to both Cua Van fishing village and Sung sot cave? We have 5 adults and want 2 luxury cruise rooms with balcony!

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Mia Nguyen 1 month
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@Sherry Bhaya Cruises is the only cruise that visits both Cua Van floating village and Sung Sot cave at the moment. We just emailed you with excursions details. Thanks

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Abhishek 1 month
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So, we are confused between a day trip and an overnight cruise. Looking for guidance here. We want to ideally do overnight but are also mindful of the additional cost that it brings. Secondly, we are arriving at 5:50 AM in Hanoi. After going through Visa processes and baggage up, we ideally should be ready by 8 AM. We are wondering if we should directly head to the cruise that day itself or should we settle in Hanoi first. Would love to do it on 21 only so that we don't have to break our Hanoi exploration into two. In that case, do cruises offer airport pickup? Or is it only from Hanoi Old Quarters. Our budget would love to be under 2.500.000 dong but can stretch upto 4.000.000 dong per person if the cruise speaks to us! We are 4 people, two couples. Thank you!

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Pollack 1 month, 1 week
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I am interested in a four day three night, or three day two night, Halong / Lan Ha Bay cruise. Prefer four day / three nights. Desire to embark on cruise on either Dec 26th or 27th, 2022. Plan to fly-out from Hanoi (HAN) on a 12:25am flight on December 31st. For cruise, criteria desire are: Family friendly toward 13 year old teenager; I have active activities such as kayaking, swimming at beach areas, cave exploring, & hiking; want full board (meals all included in rate), definitely want vessel to have either an outside whirlpool and / or swimming pool (whirlpool preference); well appointed cabins with private full bathroom for three passengers (2 adults and 13 year old teenager); and want transfers from Hanoi to vessel and vessel back to Hanoi. I will select Hanoi hotels myself. Please let me know if there is availability for such cruise for this December, and if yes, information on the vessels, cabin types, and costs (incld what the RT transfer costs would be for the three of us.

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Mia Nguyen 1 month, 1 week
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@Pollack Currently, there are very few options for 4D3N cruises. You can consider a package for 3 day 2 night cruise + a night at a hotel either in Hanoi or Halong bay. We already emailed with details and available 4D3N cruise packages.

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Jim Ye 1 month, 2 weeks
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We (myself and my wife) will arrive at Hanoi on 07 December 2022 at 20.45 and leave from Hai phong airport for Ho Chi Minh city at 18.50 on 22 December 2022. We are interested in visiting Halong bay, Cat Ba island, Ninh Binh. We are okay to spend couple of days at Hanoi (we have be at Hanoi previously) and also couple of days at Hai Phong. We are both in our 60th so may not be capable of some kind of activities for young people! By the way, my wife can speak Vietnamese so she has no problem to communicate with locals. It would be much appreciated if you could help us, with your professional expertise plan an efficient and effective itinerary to maximise our enjoyment in this area of Vietnam!

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Mia Nguyen 1 month, 2 weeks
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@Jim Ye As you have quite a long vacation, do you want to visit Sapa as well? To be honest, Hai Phong will not have too many things to do actually. You have a total of 15 days, so you may consider staying in Hanoi, for 3-4 days, Sapa for 4-5 days, Ninh Binh for 2-3 days and Halong for 3-4 days. You can consider an overnight cruise trip for 3 days 2 nights and stay an extra night in Halong if you prefer. We also emailed you with details so you can consider. Thank you

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Sandra Bauer 1 month, 3 weeks
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We have a family of 6 people visiting Halong bay next June 2023 from Australia, can you recommend a small cruise boat, preferably less than 10 cabins. Thank you

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Mai Nguyen 1 month, 3 weeks
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@Sandra Bauer: If budget is not a concern, then we advise that you go with Orchid Premium, a boutique cruise with only 5 cabins. It is a well-known luxury cruise brand in Halong bay.

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Marlisa 2 weeks, 6 days

I am flying into Hanoi around the 21st of December and want to do a cruise to explore the bay. I also want to do some kayaking, visit the caves and the beach- it may be too cold to do this and to snorkle but wanted some ideas. Could I stay in Halong bay and do day trips for kayaking, caves and the beach?

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Mia Nguyen 2 weeks, 6 days

@Marlisa Yes, you can book a hotel in Halong bay and do a day trip to Halong on a day cruise to explore caves, beaches and enjoy kayaking on the bay. No cruises offer snorkeling in their activities so you need to book a separate tour. However, it is cold in Halong bay during December so this tour is not available.

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Rhonda Wilkinson 4 weeks, 1 day

My husband and I will arrive in Hanoi on Feb 11 2023 and possibly spend two nights there, so wanting to book either a day cruise or an over-night cruise on the 13th. I do not swim and don't want to do any kayaking, we are not interested in doing many caves, but do want to go to beaches, and see Cho Da islet, Lu Huong islet, and Fight Cock islet, Titop Island, and Cua Van Floating Village. Which cruise would you suggest? And do we find our own transportation from Hanoi to Halong Bay? Thank you, Rhonda and Matt.

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Mia Nguyen 4 weeks, 1 day

@Rhonda Wilkinson Most cruises include swimming and kayaking in their itinerary. However, if you do not want to join those activities, you can just stay onboard. For the all attractions you list, Bhaya cruises will cover them all and I have emailed you with their cruise itinerary! Thank you

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Denys Cruz 1 month

Hello, To get to Halong Bay, is it better to fly into Van Don Airport or into Hanoi Airport? Can I make arrangements for someone to pick me up at the airport and take me to HB pier? What is unclear to me is how to connect from any airport to HB so I will surely arrive on time to board the ship. Usually, what time is boarding? Once I book my cruise, will someone from the cruise line help me iron out the details?

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Mia Nguyen 1 month

@Denys Cruz Van Don Airport is the closest airport to Halong bay. Therefore if you fly there, it takes only 45 minutes to transfer from airport to Halong bay cruise port. Most cruises do not offer transfer from the airport to their ship, kindly book your own transfer (private car or taxi). We also emailed you with transportation details and recommended cruises. Thank you

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Sherry 1 month

Hi, I am looking for a Halong Bay cruise, can you help me find an one night cruise that will go to both Cua Van fishing village and Sung sot cave? We have 5 adults and want 2 luxury cruise rooms with balcony!

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Mia Nguyen 1 month

@Sherry Bhaya Cruises is the only cruise that visits both Cua Van floating village and Sung Sot cave at the moment. We just emailed you with excursions details. Thanks

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Abhishek 1 month

So, we are confused between a day trip and an overnight cruise. Looking for guidance here. We want to ideally do overnight but are also mindful of the additional cost that it brings. Secondly, we are arriving at 5:50 AM in Hanoi. After going through Visa processes and baggage up, we ideally should be ready by 8 AM. We are wondering if we should directly head to the cruise that day itself or should we settle in Hanoi first. Would love to do it on 21 only so that we don't have to break our Hanoi exploration into two. In that case, do cruises offer airport pickup? Or is it only from Hanoi Old Quarters. Our budget would love to be under 2.500.000 dong but can stretch upto 4.000.000 dong per person if the cruise speaks to us! We are 4 people, two couples. Thank you!

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Pollack 1 month, 1 week

I am interested in a four day three night, or three day two night, Halong / Lan Ha Bay cruise. Prefer four day / three nights. Desire to embark on cruise on either Dec 26th or 27th, 2022. Plan to fly-out from Hanoi (HAN) on a 12:25am flight on December 31st. For cruise, criteria desire are: Family friendly toward 13 year old teenager; I have active activities such as kayaking, swimming at beach areas, cave exploring, & hiking; want full board (meals all included in rate), definitely want vessel to have either an outside whirlpool and / or swimming pool (whirlpool preference); well appointed cabins with private full bathroom for three passengers (2 adults and 13 year old teenager); and want transfers from Hanoi to vessel and vessel back to Hanoi. I will select Hanoi hotels myself. Please let me know if there is availability for such cruise for this December, and if yes, information on the vessels, cabin types, and costs (incld what the RT transfer costs would be for the three of us.

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Mia Nguyen 1 month, 1 week

@Pollack Currently, there are very few options for 4D3N cruises. You can consider a package for 3 day 2 night cruise + a night at a hotel either in Hanoi or Halong bay. We already emailed with details and available 4D3N cruise packages.

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Jim Ye 1 month, 2 weeks

We (myself and my wife) will arrive at Hanoi on 07 December 2022 at 20.45 and leave from Hai phong airport for Ho Chi Minh city at 18.50 on 22 December 2022. We are interested in visiting Halong bay, Cat Ba island, Ninh Binh. We are okay to spend couple of days at Hanoi (we have be at Hanoi previously) and also couple of days at Hai Phong. We are both in our 60th so may not be capable of some kind of activities for young people! By the way, my wife can speak Vietnamese so she has no problem to communicate with locals. It would be much appreciated if you could help us, with your professional expertise plan an efficient and effective itinerary to maximise our enjoyment in this area of Vietnam!

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Mia Nguyen 1 month, 2 weeks

@Jim Ye As you have quite a long vacation, do you want to visit Sapa as well? To be honest, Hai Phong will not have too many things to do actually. You have a total of 15 days, so you may consider staying in Hanoi, for 3-4 days, Sapa for 4-5 days, Ninh Binh for 2-3 days and Halong for 3-4 days. You can consider an overnight cruise trip for 3 days 2 nights and stay an extra night in Halong if you prefer. We also emailed you with details so you can consider. Thank you

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Sandra Bauer 1 month, 3 weeks

We have a family of 6 people visiting Halong bay next June 2023 from Australia, can you recommend a small cruise boat, preferably less than 10 cabins. Thank you

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Mai Nguyen 1 month, 3 weeks

@Sandra Bauer: If budget is not a concern, then we advise that you go with Orchid Premium, a boutique cruise with only 5 cabins. It is a well-known luxury cruise brand in Halong bay.

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