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3-Day Halong Bay and Gulf of Tonkin Cruise From Hanoi

Highlights
  • Overnight cruise of the Gulf of Tonkin from Hanoi
  • Visit the Surprise Cave, Cat Ba Island and Vung Vieng floating village
  • Admire the scenery of Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay from the water
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3-Day Halong Bay and Gulf of Tonkin Cruise From Hanoi
From US$ 434.00
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Deluxe Cabin & Bus TransferMost Popular
3-day exclusive cruise trip with Deluxe Cabin and round-trip transfer by bus from Hanoi center to Halong City. 06 meals included: 02 breakfast - 02 lunch - 02 dinner.
From US$ 434.00
Executive Cabin & Bus Transfer
3-day exclusive cruise trip with Executive Cabin and round-trip transfer by bus from Hanoi center to Halong City. 06 meals included: 02 breakfast - 02 lunch - 02 dinner.
From US$ 518.00
Long Quan Suite & Bus Transfer
3-day exclusive cruise trip in the luxurious Long Quan Suite with round-trip transfer by shuttle bus from Hanoi center to Halong City.
From US$ 733.00
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Overview
Spend a memorable three days cruising around Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay on this luxury cruise, including round-trip transfers by bus or seaplane from Hanoi (depending on option selected). Hop off to visit Surprise Cave; enjoy hiking or biking on Cat Ba Island; and kayak around the Viet Hai Lagoon, then take a bamboo boat cruise through the Vung Vieng floating village. Make the most of on-board activities too, like Tai Chi classes, squid fishing, a Vietnamese cooking class and a traditional tea ceremony.
What to Expect
Day 1:     Lan Ha Bay (L/D)
12.30:     Arrive in Halong Bay. Check-in at the cruise center, take rest and get ready to start your lifetime cruise.
12.45:    Depart from Tuan Chau Island, meet the crew on board and receive the safety briefing.
13.00:    Let the vacation begin with a delicious lunch as the boat cruises toward South East Ha Long Bay passing by Chicken Crock, Finger Islet, Toad Islet…
15.00:    Explore Dark & Bright Cave by bamboo boat or kayak.
    Optional: Traditional massage (chargeable), sunbathing on board or swimming around platform in Dark and Bright Lagoon.
17.30:    Bar opens for the Happy Hour "Buy one get one free".
18.00: Traditional cooking demonstration on sundeck (or in the restaurant if weather does not allow) while The Au Co cruises back to overnight area.
19.30:     Set menu dinner is served in the restaurant while the boat is anchored for our overnight stop.
21.00:     Free time to be spent watching movies in the restaurant, squid fishing at reception area.

Day 2:     Ha long Bay – Lan Ha Bay (B/L/D)
06.15:    Start your day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee.
07.30:     Have breakfast on-board while The Au Co cruises through the Bay passing a lot of beautiful spots. It’s good time to take amazing pictures.
09.00:     Arrive at Cat Ba Island.  Cycling and exploring the tropical junk in national park with the guide from crew members.
10.30:    Return to the boat. Take time to relax.
12.00:     Enjoy lunch in Ha Long restaurant while The Au Co slowly passes by beautiful karst towers.

14.30:    Our captain and chief engineer will show Bridge and Engine room. A special tour allowed by the captain.
15.00:    Visit Ho Ba Ham area by kayaking (If weather does not permit, alternative: Ang Du area).
16.30:    Back to the boat for relaxation on board.
17.30:    Make the most of an extended Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1 free on drinking).
19.30:    Enjoy the barbecue buffet in the restaurant while the boat is at anchor.
21.00:    More free time to be spent watching movies in the restaurant, squid fishing at the reception area OR join our kitchen staff for the fruit carving session.

Day 3:     Halong Bay (B)
06.30:    Start the day with a Tai-Chi lesson on the sundeck or enjoy the breath-taking views of the bay while The Au Co cruises leisurely in Halong Bay.
07.00:    Take your time over breakfast.
08.00:    Explore one of the biggest caves in Ha Long Bay, beautiful stalactites and stalagmite in Surprise cave.
09.00:    Back to the boat, prepare for check out: passenger’s bags must be put in the corridor.
09.30:    Join a Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony before check-out.
10.45:    Disembark in Tuan Chau port.
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Reviews (29)
1 - 5 of 26 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
Beautiful and scenic

Did a 3 days 2 nights tour in Halong Bay using Bellezza Cruises. It was a good experience as everything is all arranged from picked from the Hotel in Hanoi and being delivered back afterwards. The food in this cruise is very tasty and abundant....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maria3851
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lovely Trip to Halong Bay

There are seemingly endless options for cruises in Halong Bay and we read and researched about nearly every possible boat before deciding on Bhaya. We made the right choice. The extra money to cruise with Bhaya was well worth it. The cruise staff on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Compass60697004546
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile
Amazing tour and crew

We've just come off the classic 3 cruise and awesome seems an understatement. Tom the host was lovely as was the rest of the staff. Floating village, kayaking under a limestone island, swimming, caves and gorgeous food. Wish now I'd booked for longer.

Thank lucyliu13
Reviewed 17 October 2018
Amazing a Must Do

We were a group of six celebrating a special birthday with Bhaya Premium. Small group of only 16 on the boat. You have to do a 2 night cruise to relax and appreciate all the beauty around you. Food was plentiful and delicious and staff...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kathy r
Reviewed 9 October 2018
Dream boat

This two night cruise was absolutely wonderful from the moment we got on board until we disembarked. The staff were so friendly and wanting to make our stay perfect. The food and activities were amazing. Loved every second. I would highly recommend this two-night cruise.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Fran C
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Dan G
20 May 2018|
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Response from Bevo-the-bin-babe | Reviewed this property |
You need to book the Auco, not the Classic
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