HALONG BAY 3 DAY 2 NIGHT CRUISE

– VICTORY STAR & VICTORY CRUISE – 

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Halong Bay with our 3 day 2 night cruise, immersing yourself in the breathtaking beauty of both Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay. Experience kayaking, explore Sung Sot cave, bamboo boat riding in Luon cave, and Bright cave,  exploring the pristine beach on Titop island, Ba Trai Dao area, getting to know Pearl Farm. Our ancient junks, blending traditional Vietnamese design with modern amenities, ensure your comfort throughout the voyage. Let our personalized service and attention to detail introduce you to the authentic charm of Vietnam, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Discover the stunning beauty of Halong Bay with Bai Tho Junks

Trip Highlights 

  • Opulent cabins equipped with private balconies overlooking the bay, offers a personal, uninterrupted view of the serene bay
  • Experience the local culture through its decoration with traditional Vietnamese symbols 
  • Savor the rich flavors of authentic Vietnamese cuisine onboard
  • Journey through Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay, both recognized as natural heritage sites
  • Discover breathtaking landscapes by paddling through tranquil water
  • Unearth the marvels hidden within stunning caves
  • Hike to high viewpoints for a panoramic view of the surroundings
  • Explore pristine beaches, untouched islands, and a  pearl farm
  • Revel in a lively sunset party before dinner
  • Engage in night-time squid fishing, an unusual but exciting activity
  • Invigorate your senses with a morning Tai Chi session in the open air

Destinations & Experience 

Sung Sot cave in Halong Bay

Explore Sung Sot cave

Sung Sot Cave, also known as Surprise Cave or Amazing Cave, is the largest and most well-known cave in Halong Bay. Reaching 25 meters above sea level, it’s divided into two chambers filled with stunning stalactites and stalagmites sculpted by millions of years of water erosion.

Titop island Halong Bay

Beach & Hiking in Titop Island 

Nestled amidst the majestic limestone cliffs of Halong Bay, Titop (Titov) Island beckons with its crescent-shaped Ti Top Beach. Beyond the beach, Titop Island offers panoramic vistas from its peak. Hike to the summit for breathtaking views of the emerald bay dotted with towering karst formations.

Luon cave Halong Bay

Bamboo boat in Luon cave

This enchanting cave is renowned for its unique geographical features, with a tranquil lake at its heart surrounded by towering limestone cliffs. Accessible by local bamboo boat or kayak, exploring Luon Cave offers an immersive experience to navigate the serene waters and marvel at the lush vegetation

Kayaking in Bright cave

Bright cave: located in  the border between Halong Bay & Lan Ha Bay, Bright cave is a hidden gem of Lan Ha Bay, the 80 meter length cave is accessible by kayak  and local bamboo boat, entering a cathedral-like cavern adorned with sparkling stalactites and stalagmites.

Beach at Ba Trai Dao

Ba Trai Dao, meaning “Three Peaches” in Vietnamese, lives up to its name with three charming islets that rise from the emerald waters of Lan Ha Bay.Kayak through the hidden lagoons around the islets, marveling at the limestone cliffs adorned with lush greenery and discovering secluded beaches.

Pearl Farm in Halong Bay

Local Pearl Farm 

The Pearl Farm stands as a unique gem, offering visitors an enchanting glimpse into the world of cultured pearls. Located on one of the bay’s tranquil floating area, this captivating farm invites guests to witness the meticulous process of cultivating exquisite pearls from oysters.

DAY 1: HANOI – HALONG BAY – LUON CAVE – TITOP (L,D)

  • 08:00 – 08:30 Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in the Old Quarter (A short break on route for refreshments about 20 minutes)
  • 11:30 – 11:45 Arrive at Halong International Habor
  • 12:15 Embark on the cruise by tender. Check-in, enjoy welcome drinks and cruise briefing
  • 13:00 Enjoy lunch while cruising to magnificent Ha Long Bay, and admire the fascinating formations on the way
  • 14:45 Luon cave – kayaking or bamboo boat Luon cave excursion on bamboo rowing boat by locals or kayaking. This is one of the must-do activities in the bay.
  • 16:00 Titop Island – Climbing, Beach & Swimming. Your next stop is Titop Island with its famous crescent moon-shaped beach and tranquil beautiful blue waters. Viewing Halong Bay from the peak of Titop Island is another not-to-be-missed activity.
  • 17:00 – 18:30 Enjoy the best moments of the day at sundeck as the sun hits the water between the dramatic limestone peaks and emerald-green coves, enjoying drinks and a cooking demonstration.
  • 19:15 Savour a delicious dinner
  • 21:00 Night-time squid fishing
  • 22:30 Free of mind with sweet dreams
Bamboo boat ride in Halong Bay
Titop island Halong Bay

DAY 2: HALONG BAY – LAN HA BAY – BRIGHT CAVE – BA TRAI DAO – PEARL FARM (B,L,D)

  • 06:30 Enjoy sunrise on the Bay. Morning Tai Chi session on sundeck
  • 06:45 Light breakfast. Coffee, tea, and pastries served in the restaurant
  • 08:15 – 08:30 Pick up guests by a transfer boat, starting to explore Lan Ha Bay
  • 10:30 Bright Cave, Visit Lan Ha Bay, a splendid bay within the Cat Ba Archipelago. The boat stops at the Bright Cave area for kayaking activities.
  • 11:30 Lunch on board
  • 12:30 Ba Trai Dao (Three Peaches area). Transfer to the Ba Trai Dao area to enjoy a refreshing swim in crystal-clear waters and the breathtaking white sandy beach
  • 13:30 Return to Halong Bay to continue the exploration journey
  • 14:45 Pearl Farm. The boat stops at a Pearl Farm to learn about pearl cultivation and harvesting by locals
  • 15:25 Return to the main boat
  • 18:00 Enjoy the best moments of the day at sundeck as the sun hits the water between the dramatic limestone peaks and emerald-green coves, enjoying drinks and a cooking demonstration.
  • 19:15 Savour a delicious dinner
  • 21:00 Night time squid fishing
  • 22:30 Free of mind with sweet dreams
Pearl Farm in Halong Bay

DAY 3: HALONG BAY – SUNG SOT CAVE – HANOI (B,L)

  • 06:15 Enjoy the sunrise on the Bay. Morning Tai Chi session on sundeck
  • 06:30 Light breakfast. Coffee, tea, and pastries served in the restaurant
  • 07:20 Sung Sot cave excursion. Explore Sung Sot Cave – the biggest and most stunning cave in Halong Bay
  • 09:15 Check-out of cabins & bill settlement. Start cruising back to the port
  • 09:30 Buffet brunch served at the restaurant
  • 10:45 – 11:00 Back to the port. Farewell and disembark
  • 11:15 – 11:30 Get on the bus back to Hanoi. Arrive at approximately 14:30-14:45
Sung Sot cave in Halong Bay
Victory Star Cruise

CRUISE MAP 

The cruise map show you how the cruise will move within 3 day 2 night. The cruise will not move for the whole time but let you enjoy and anchor to visit different areas for outdoot activities and visit the most highlights of Halong Bay. 

Halong Bay 3 day 2 night cruise map

INCLUSIONS

  • The cabins with A/C and en-suite bathroom
  • Complementary welcome drink
  • Complementary 01 mineral water per person per night (in room) 
  • English and Vietnamese-speaking tour guide 
  • 2 day 1 night cruise itinerary
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Cooking class, Tai-chi session, Squid fishing, and Sunset party
  • Sharing bamboo boat or kayaking
  • 1 Lunch + 1 Dinner + 1 light Breakfast + 1 Brunch 
  • Tea/coffee for breakfast 
  • Onboard Insurance and service charges 

EXCLUSIONS

  • Limousine/private transfer Hanoi <=> Ha Long (upon request)
  • Airfares, Hotels, and Visa Arrangements
  • Beverages
  • Spa and Massage
  • Tips and Personal expenses
  • Surcharge on Christmas, New Year, and Lunar New Year
  • VAT Tax 
  • All other services and items not mentioned specifically above

PERSONAL BELONGINGS 

  • Valid passport
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses, hat, swimwear, sunscreen, insect repellent
  • Any personal medication (if applicable)

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • Wi-Fi connection is available in the restaurant/bar and at times due to the remote location the signal may be weak. We hope for your kind understanding as the cruise is far from the mainland.
  • Advance registration is required. Please provide your full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number, and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in, otherwise, boarding may be denied by the port authority
  • The above is an outline itinerary and specific timing and more detail will be given by the tour guide during the trip
  • Please note itineraries in the Ha Long Bay region are subject to change without prior notice depending on weather conditions, tidal levels, and local authority regulations
  • All meals are included on board. Please advise If you have any special requests for food preference, allergies, or dietary requirements should be informed at least 2 days before the departure date.