10 Best Halong Bay Cruises: Price & Review Apr, 2024

Introducing Ha Long Bay Cruise

In recent years, Ha Long cruise (Quang Ninh) or HaLong Bay cruise ship is the form chosen by many Vietnamese tourists for their vacation.

Considered a floating hotel on the bay, the cruise ship has a full range of convenient services, meeting the needs of tourists with a variety of types: 5-star, 4-star, 3-star cruises, Vinh Lan cruises. Ha, Cat Ba,…

Each cruise ship will have its own tour schedule, taking visitors to explore and admire the beauty of HaLong Bay cruise.

Besides, visitors will also have the opportunity to experience many extremely interesting activities such as: kayaking, swimming on the bay, practicing tai chi, participating in cooking classes,…

The tour schedule is divided into many types such as: HaLong Bay cruise 3 days 2 nights, 2 days 1 night, day cruise so visitors can choose depending on their personal needs.

Du thuyền Elite
Du thuyền Elite

High-class services and amenities on the yacht

Each type of yacht will have different amenities and services. To fully experience all the high-end services, visitors should book a luxury 5-star cruise with a 2D1D or 3D2D itinerary.

In addition to the above amenities, many ships are now also equipped with elevators, movie theaters, karaoke rooms, libraries, mini museums… to meet the diverse needs of tourists.

Unique experience on Ha Long cruise tour

HaLong Bay cruise 2 days 1 night and 3 days 2 nights cruises often have the most activities to experience due to their longer schedules. For 1-day or hour cruises, because of limited time, the itinerary will mainly focus on visiting the bay and exploring interesting caves.

Swimming in the clear blue water

Cruise schedules often take tourists to Titop island or Soi Sim island, which are the islands with the most beautiful and clean beaches among the beaches here.

Some cruise ships that do not have a schedule to go to the island can stop in the middle of calm waters for tourists to jump in and swim and are provided with full life jackets and buoys.

Explore mysterious caves

Nhà hàng du thuyền Era Cruise sang trọng và cao cấp
Nhà hàng du thuyền Era Cruise sang trọng và cao cấp

Exploring the cave system is always one of the experiences not to be missed when traveling to Ha Long.

And during the cruise’s journey, tourists also have the opportunity to visit many famous caves such as Sung Sot cave, Luon cave, Dau Go cave…


Ha Long Bay is one of the top 25 kayaking tourist destinations in the world voted by National Geographic Adventures magazine. This is also the most popular activity among tourists.

Each kayak is usually for 2 people. Visitors will be able to row their own oars and explore the island bay. Some beautiful and moderately windy areas suitable for tourists kayaking are: Luon cave, Ba Trai Dao island, Trong cave and Trinh Nu cave,…

Sunbathe and take check-in photos

Normally, Ha Long cruise ship schedules have a certain amount of rest time on the cruise ship.

Therefore, visitors can take advantage of this time to sunbathe on the sundeck, watch the sunset and take check-in photos. In addition, visit the bar area and enjoy a cocktail, or enjoy some snacks during your rest and relaxation time.

Squid fishing at night at sea

Toàn cảnh du thuyền Aquamarine Cruise 5 sao
Toàn cảnh du thuyền Aquamarine Cruise 5 sao

In the evening, the cruise also has a very interesting activity: night squid fishing. Visitors will have the opportunity to “play the role” of a seafaring fisherman, fishing for fresh squid themselves.

Stay overnight on the boat to visit the bay

After a long day of fun and exploration, visitors will enjoy a wonderful sleep right in the middle of the island bay. Rooms with full amenities and quality are no different from 5* hotels, making visitors feel most comfortable.

In addition to the activities mentioned above, the schedules of some Ha Long cruise ships also include mountain climbing experiences, cycling on the island, cooking classes,…

Besides, the yacht’s amenities are very diverse, visitors can experience a number of activities: sing karaoke, watch movies, play golf,… or organize special celebrations such as birthdays or prayers. kiss.

Attractive destination to visit when experiencing HaLong Bay cruise

Tour du thuyền Heritage Cruise
Tour du thuyền Heritage Cruise

Depending on the itinerary (1 day, 2 days 1 night or 3 days 2 nights) and the tourist attractions you choose, the cruise will take you to visit some attractive destinations below:

Ha Long Bay route:

Sung Sot Cave: Located in the top most beautiful caves in Ha Long Bay, Sung Sot Cave is known as a natural wonder, with unique architecture and a lighting system that creates a magical space.

TiTop Island: Possesses a beautiful beach for tourists to swim and relax on the white sand. Besides, you can also choose to climb the mountain and enjoy the panoramic view of Ha Long Bay from above.

Luon Cave: Located on Bo Hon Island, this is a popular place for tourists to participate in kayaking and bamboo boats to enjoy the pristine natural beauty.

Lan Ha Bay route:

Trung Trang Cave: The largest cave on the Cat Ba archipelago, famous for its cave system and limestone formations formed over millions of years. This promises to be an interesting destination for nature-loving tourists.

Bright – Dark Cave: Located adjacent to Ha Long – Lan Ha bay, possessing a unique structure that only small boats can pass through. Visitors will sit on bamboo boats rowed by local people or kayak through the caves to explore the landscape here.

Ao Ech: Is a wonderful place with clear blue water, so most cruise ships on the Lan Ha route choose to anchor for tourists to participate in swimming, kayaking, etc.

Ha Long cruise tour price 2024

Tour Du Thuyền Le Theatre Crusie 5 sao cao cấp
Tour Du Thuyền Le Theatre Crusie 5 sao cao cấp

In general, Ha Long cruise tour prices range from 1,200,000 VND – 4,000,000 VND depending on tour time, yacht type and cabin class.

Overnight tour on the Bay: from 2,500,000 VND – 4,000,000 VND/person

Tour to visit the Bay by hour or day: from 1,200,000 VND – 2,000,000 VND/person

This price includes meals on board and scheduled sightseeing. This price will depend on a number of factors such as: star class of the yacht, travel time, schedule length, etc.

One thing to note is that prices may change depending on the time of year. Normally in the summer (from May to September) cruise prices will be cheap and there are many promotions for Vietnamese guests. Prices will be high during the peak season of foreign tourism (from October to April every year) and especially high at the end of the year, or during Tet holidays.

Therefore, before booking the service, visitors should consult and compare prices and amenities between different cruise ships to make the most suitable choice for themselves.

10 Best Halong Bay Cruises: Price & Review Apr, 2024

Tour du thuyền Scarlet Pearl 2 ngày 1 đêm 5 sao cao cấp
Tour du thuyền Scarlet Pearl 2 ngày 1 đêm 5 sao cao cấp

Below are suggestions for the top 10 Ha Long and Lan Ha cruises most booked by tourists for your reference:

  • Mon Cheri Cruise
  • Scarlet Pearl Cruise
  • Peony Cruise
  • Heritage Cruise
  • Capella Cruise
  • Stellar Of The Seas Cruise
  • Paradise Elegance Cruise
  • Rosy Cruise
  • La Casta Regal Cruise
  • Ambassador Cruise

Experience on a Ha Long Bay cruise

Tour du thuyền Elite of the Seas 3 ngày 2 đêm
Tour du thuyền Elite of the Seas 3 ngày 2 đêm

To book a Ha Long Bay cruise at a good price that fully meets your needs and desires, visitors should:

Determine in advance some issues such as: departure time, length of the trip (2 days 1 day or 3 days 2 days), how much is expected to cost, and are there any special requests (swimming pool, room with private balcony, etc.) …). Or some tourists will like to cruise Cat Ba, Lan Ha Bay,… From there, choosing the right cruise will be easier.

Plan and book your cruise early to get the best price. Normally, if you book a Ha Long cruise in the low season, with promotions, you can save up to 30% on costs and sometimes even get free shuttle deals.

Compare different cruise ships in terms of price, schedule, included amenities, etc. Note, tourists should consider choosing reputable units that have been operating for many years and have transparent information to book. service.

Before checking in and boarding the ship, tourists will gather at the cruise ship’s waiting area, and move to the cruise ship’s parking area by speedboat, which takes about 10 – 15 minutes.
If you want to organize a party, you need to notify in advance so the staff can prepare. Normally, high-end 4-star cruise ships or higher will offer free honeymoon room decoration services or birthday parties.

Book a quality Ha Long cruise tour at smile travel

With more than 13 years of experience in the industry, smile travel – Vietnam’s leading yacht agency is always committed to providing quality services at the best prices to tourists. Please contact smile travel at hotline 0869167868 for advice and to book services at the best price.

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