3 days in total
Meals, cruise, transport included
Pick up in Hanoi center
What To Expect
With such worldwide reputation, the bay of “descending dragons” is a huge tourist attraction. This trip will help you escape the tourist traps and enjoy the most comfortable and rewarding tour you could ever find in the area.
Superior service with safety as first priority
The safety and security of travelers and team members is paramount. Each cabin is connected to the integrated boat-wide alarm system, and is equipped with a fire extinguisher, hammer, flashlight and life jackets. Boats are all equipped with integrated boat-wide alarm systems, life rings, life rafts and fire extinguishers. Before each cruise, all passengers take part in a safety briefing.
Comfortable and luxurious accommodation
The cruise is one of the few that offers panoramic window in every cabin, so that you can easily witness the marvelous views of the iridescent waters and more than 2,000 idyllic limestone islands! The handmade wooden furniture and luxurious bed & bath linen will ensure you a comfortable and satisfying stay.
Off-the-beaten-path and unique routes
Following the less travelled paths of the bay, your cruise offers unique cruising experience. In this two-day trip, you will visit Tien Ong Cave, which is not only a beauty spot but also an archaeological site. Covering an area of 1,000 m2 with stunning stalactites and stalagmites, the cave is one of the finest caves in Halong Bay. Cua Van floating village, one of the 11 insanely beautiful towns according to The Huffington Post, is also a main destination in the itinerary.
Various interesting activities onboard and off board
Participate in a variety of activities onboard and off board including swimming, kayaking, rowing, and squid fishing. If you are a food lover, don't miss out on our Master-Chef Competition and Fruit Carving Demonstration. The cruise also feature a sundeck with long chairs, which is perfect for sunbathing. Start off your morning on the second day with a Tai Chi class hosted on the sundeck. And plenty of other interesting activities and services are waiting for you to explore, so hurry up!
Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay (lunch & dinner included)
08:00: Around 8:00, our shuttle bus will pick you up at your hotel in the center of Hanoi.
12:00: Arrive at Tuan Chau International Passenger Port.
12:45: Boarding on Bhaya Classic cruise. Enjoy welcome drinks while our Cruise Manager does the itinerary and safety briefing.
13:00: Let the vacation begin with a tasty lunch while the boat cruises towards the southwest of Halong Bay.
15:00: Discover the mysterious Tien Ong Cave.
17:00: Bar opens for the Happy Hour "Buy one get one free". Take the chance to get more delicious drinks and fun.
17:30: Take part in our “Master-Chef Competition” and fruit carving demonstration, learn and try your hands with authentic Vietnamese food. The winner or the Master-Chef of Cruise would be awarded surprising gifts. It's also time to admire the sunset over enchanting Halong Bay while the boat anchors for an overnight stay.
19:00: Enjoy set-menu dinner on board while your Cruise Manager introduces the following day program.
21:00: Retire to your cabin or join our staffs for squid fishing. Overnight on board.
Day 2: Halong Bay (breakfast, lunch, dinner included)
06:30: Start off your day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee being served. Enjoy dawn on the bay.
07:00: Full breakfast is served onboard. The boat weighs anchor to sail to Hang Trai Island.
08:45: Transfer to Bhaya Spirit (day boat) for the second day's activities.
09:00: Bhaya Spirit will pass by Ang Du area, Hang Du, Kong Skull Island filming area to reach Coc Cheo Islet area. Kayaking and swimming freely in Coc Cheo Islet area - a less touristic and more private area.
11:00: Back to the boat, Bhaya Spirit takes you to a floating pearl farm for a special local lunch experience, while the boat passes Ho Ba Ham Area, Ba Men Temple, But Island, Me Cung Cave. Discover around to learn about pearl cultivating and handicraft process and local life in Ha Long Bay with our tour guide.
12:30: Lunch is served on floating farm with authentic Vietnamese style menu.
15:00: Come back to Bhaya Classic cruise and relax.
17:00: Bar opens for the Happy Hour "Buy one get one free", enjoy relaxing time on the sundeck.
19:00: Enjoy set-menu dinner onboard while Cruise Manager introduces itinerary for the next day.
21:00: Enjoy a movie at restaurant area or join with our staffs for squid fishing. Overnight on board.
Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi (breakfast & lunch included)
06:15: Take part in Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee.
07:00: Light breakfast is served onboard. The boat weighs anchor to sail to Cua Van floating village.
07:45: Take your time to visit the village. You can choose either kayak or traditional rowing boat to go around discovering local life on the waters.
09:00: Return to your boat and relax. Enjoy the brunch in the restaurant.
10:45: Disembark at Tuan Chau International Passenger Port.
12:00: Transfer back to the pier by tender.
16:00: You will arrive at your hotel or original meetup location.
- Passport is required at check-in.
- Inclement weather, tide levels and operating conditions at sea may force changes in cruise itinerary and schedule at any time. Kayaking and swimming excursions, in particular, may be canceled due to rough weather.
Plan your trip
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What is the cancellation and refund policy?
We believe that this is the fairest way to ensure that both our travelers and local guides are happy. In case the trip is cancelled due to weather, you will receive a full refund.
What should I prepare before the trip?
- First, you will be requested to send personal information in order to appropriately register your cruise with the port authorities, and if such information is missing or incorrect we cannot guarantee your permission to board.
- Please bring with you all personal items and necessities for the 3 days that you are going to be on the cruise. Keep in mind the activities you expect to take part in as you pack your luggage. Suggested items: sunscreen, swim gear, warm clothes (for trips from Dec to Feb).
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Do you have medical service or doctor onboard?
In case of urgency, our tender can return to pier to take you to the nearest hospital within 01 hour. The whole boat can also return to pier within 02 hours.
Are all life boats and vessels available?
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What dining options are offered on board?
- Buffet lunch: 1pm – 2pm
- Set-menu dinner: 7pm – 9pm
- Buffet breakfast: 7am – 9:30am
The cruise also offers: tea, coffee, soft drinks, fruit juices, mock tails, cocktails, beers, spirits and wine.
Bhaya Classic cruise does not offer an in-room dining service due to the limited space in the cabins, but private dinners or theme parties are possible upon request and are subject to extra charges. You should advise Bhaya Classic cruise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (01) week prior to your cruise.