‍One of the best ways to immerse yourself in the serenity of this breathtaking landscape is getting through cave on a bamboo boat ride.

A bamboo boat is a traditional Vietnamese vessel made of bamboo and wood. It is a small, lightweight boat that has been used by locals for centuries to navigate the intricate waterways of Halong Bay and fishing. These boats are skillfully crafted by hand using bamboo poles, strips and wood to create a sturdy and eco-friendly mode of transportation. The bamboo is treated to withstand the elements, ensuring the boat’s durability and longevity.

Embarking on a bamboo boat ride in Halong Bay is a truly unique experience. As you glide through the calm waters, you will be treated to breathtaking views of towering limestone karsts, lush green islands, and hidden caves. The tranquility of the bay, combined with the gentle rocking of the boat, creates a sense of peace and serenity that is hard to find elsewhere.

Experience a bamboo boat tour to admire Ha Long Bay

Where to explore on a bamboo boat

  • Luon cave
  • Bright cave
  • Vung Vieng fishing village
  • Ba Hang area

A bamboo boat ride allows you to explore the hidden gems of Halong Bay that are inaccessible to larger vessels. One of the must-visit destinations is Luon cave & Ba Hang area in Halong Bay, the Dark and Bright Cave in Lan Ha Bay. This cave is famous for its picturesque stalactites and stalagmites, and you can navigate through its narrow passages on a bamboo boat, marveling at the natural wonders that surround you.

Another enchanting spot to explore is Vung Vieng Fishing Village. This floating village is home to a community of fishermen who have preserved their traditional way of life for generations.

Bamboo boat ride in Halong Bay
experience bamboo boat in Vung Vieng fishing village
go bamboo boat in Luon Cave

How to explore Halong Bay on bamboo boat?

The bamboo boat ride is a part of Halong Bay cruise experience, you can join this interesting activity by joining a day cruise or overnight cruise.

  • For Halong Bay cruise, on a 4 hour day cruise, there would be bamboo boat ride in Ba Hang area while a 6 hour – 8 hour day cruise or overnight cruise, there would be bamboo boat ride in Luon cave, Halong Bay
  • For Bai Tu Long Bay cruise, you will visit Vung Vieng fishing village on bamboo boat
  • For Lan Ha Bay cruise, you will visit Bright cave on bamboo boat

Bai Tho Junks offers the 1 night and 2 night cruise to explore Halong Bay, that will include a bamboo boat ride in Luon cave, the water cave and lagoon with stunning nature.

Check out the itinerary here:

A bamboo boat ride in Halong Bay offers a unique opportunity to connect with nature and immerse yourself in the serenity of this picturesque destination. From the intricate craftsmanship of the bamboo boat to the breathtaking views of the limestone karsts, every aspect of the experience is an ode to the beauty of Halong Bay.

So, why wait? Embark on a bamboo boat ride in Halong Bay and unveil the charm of this serene paradise for yourself.

Exciting experience when paddling a bamboo boat on Ha Long Bay
Bamboo boat ride in Halong Bay