Day trip

From Hanoi: Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay Luxury Boat Tour

4.4 / 5

8 reviews

Activity provider: Journey Vietnam
Day trip

From Hanoi: Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay Luxury Boat Tour

Activity provider: Journey Vietnam
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From US$ 119 per person

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Spend the day on a luxury sail boat as you travel around the stunning Ha Long Bay. Admire breathtaking scenic views, visit the picturesque Tien Ong Cave and Cua Van Fishing Village, then enjoy an onboard canapé tea party.

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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
Optional audio guide
Pickup optional
Pickup service from hotels in the central Hanoi districts of Hoankiem.
Wheelchair accessible


  • Spend the day onboard a luxury sail boat
  • Learn about Vietnamese history as well as local culture and life in Ha Long Bay
  • Admire stunning views of Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch and canapé party on board the boat
  • Relax on deck and soak up the sun, or treat yourself to a massage service
Full description
The day begins with pickup from your hotel in the Old Quarter of Hanoi at around 7am and heads to Ha Long International Cruise Port, approximately 2-3 hours away. Upon arrival at the port, board your luxury boat for the day and receive a warm welcome from the tour team. Once everyone’s onboard, set sail towards the remote areas of Ha Long Bay and admire the mystifying and magical landscapes of the rocky islets and islands that surround you. At midday enjoy a delicious lunch onboard the boat as you continue to sail through bay and marvel at the stunning and magnificent limestone mountains all around. After lunch, arrive at Tien Ong Cave, a natural cave in the middle of the sea which is home to an array of incredibly beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. At the cave learn about the historical and cultural values of prehistoric sea fishermen who inhabited the location thousands of years ago. From the cave continue on towards Cua Van fishing village, the biggest floating village in Ha Long Bay. Explore the village by kayak or a bamboo boat and visit the quaint onsite museum to learn about local lifestyle and customs. Next, enjoy some free time on the boat to soak up the views, relax on deck, or treat yourself to a massage service. At 5pm watch an incredible fruit carving demonstration then enjoy a delicious canapé party against the backdrop of the glowing sunset. Finally, head back to the cruise port where your transfer service is waiting to take you safely back to Hanoi.
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Pickup and drop-off in Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Luxury limousine transfer service
  • Meals (lunch and finger food sunset party)
  • All tickets and entrance fees
  • 2 bottles of water per person
  • Kayaking or bamboo boat in the fishing village
  • Entry to onboard gym
  • Pickup and drop-off outside Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Onboard spa services (foot massage, body massage etc), please book prior to departure
  • Beverages
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities for tour guide/driver
  • Personal expenses
  • Other optional activities or tours

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash

Know before you go

  • Pickup and drop-off offered for guests staying in the Old Quarter of Hanoi
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • The tour itinerary may change depending on weather conditions. This will happen without prior notice but you will be offered an alternative or a refund
  • Kayaking is subject to weather conditions and is non-refundable
  • Please bring sunscreen, a hat, and comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 8 reviews

Review summary

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Great experience. Crew were very friendly and helpful. Pick up was easy enough and got a WhatsApp message to confirm reg number and pick up location.

March 15, 2023

It was a very successful trip! We were picked up on time, the process was as described. The food was very tasty and the service was great. If we were to book the same thing again, it was definitely worth the money!

January 9, 2023

the guide was nice

November 26, 2022

Product ID: 311878