Bai Tu Long cruise 3 days off the tourist trail

Tour Information

  • Tour location: Bai Tu Long Bay
  • Departure: 8:00 am
  • Tour Duration: 3 days 2 nights
  • Tour Runs: Minimum 2 persons. Maximum on request
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Highlights of Bai Tu Long Bay cruise

  • A small group cruise with interesting flexible itineraries, friendly services
  • Visit break-taking view of Bai Tu Long bay
  • Cruise off the beaten track
  • Board a sampan to explore tranquil setting at Vung Vieng  fishing village .
  • Enjoy kayaking through the hidden lagoons
  • Swimming and mountain view on the beach
  • Visit one of the most beautiful caves in Bai Tu Long Bay – Thien Canh Son cave
  • Fishing with local people

Overview of Bai Tu Long Bay cruise off the beaten track

This 3 days 2 night Bai Tu Long cruise is absolutely unique and impressive with many activities. You will kayak to get closer to small limestone islands, fishing with local people, relaxing on board, try our lucj at night squid fishing enjoy a BBQ lunch on board…

Keeping you off the beaten track with 2 nights staying in the Bay, you will be guided to admire the spectacular nature and get into local life in the floating village. The crews follow you during the trip and dedicate to personal service.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long bay – Thien Canh Son Cave(L,D)

Day 2: Kayaking & Fishing (B,L,D)

Day 3 : Cong Do – Vung Vieng Fishing Village – Hanoi (B,L)

Detailed itinerary

Day 1 : Hanoi – Bai Tu Long bay – Thien Canh Son Cave (L,D)

8.00 : You will be picked up at your hotel and have 4 hours drive through  the peaceful scenery and farmlands in Red River delta. On the way, you will have a short break about 25 minutes to relax and unwind.

12.30 : Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by our crew members at cruise’s office where you can get some coffee and tea and prepare to check-in. You will be transferred to our cruise by a tender. After that, you will set out on a junk cruise on the bay while lunch is served. We sail though Bai Tu Long Bay enroute to magical Halong bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons’ teeth.

15. 00 : : You will be transferred by a tender to visit one of the most  beautiful and the largest limestone cave in Bai Tu Long Bay call Thien Canh Son Cave . You will be amazed. There’s plenty of photo opportunities so don’t forget to bring your camera for shooting cool photos

16.00 : Return the boat.  Enjoy some Vietnamese green tea before joining cool activities such as swimming or kayaking round karst mountain and enjoy amazing nature landscape.

18.00 : It’s a good chance to take part in Vietnamese cooking demonstration enjoying cooking class and eating class.

19.00. BBQ Dinner will be served .

20.30. We are at leisure to join the following activities : Board games and playing cards. You might also try your luck at squid fishing from the boat.

22.00 : Free at your leisure and stay overnight on boat

Day 2 : Kayaking – Fishing (B,L,D)

07.00 Enjoy the fresh air and gentle breezes of the bay in the morning whilst having breakfast on board and the boat sets sails to Vung Ha.

09.00 : Afterward,  you reach Vung Ha where you are able to enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach as well as kayaking to see  spectacular view of  Bai Tu Long Bay with tons of surrounding islets, you may feel lost in a mysterious land and don’t forget to take as many photos as possible.

11.00 – 12: 00 : Having lunch on board and enjoy scenic view of amazing Bai Tu Long Bay

14: 30 :  Disembark and travel on the sampans rowed by the local people to explore the biggest floating fishing village in Halong Bay – Vung Vieng. They will be your guides through their fishing village where you can meet the locals, visit the school and pearl farms as well as learn how to row bamboo boat. See at first-hand what life is like living on the water.

Then board a local fishing boat for hands-on fishing experience with local fisherman and learn to catch  shellfish, squids, fish using fishing net. It’s so fun to things to do.

16.0 : Back to the boat. Cruise back to Cong Do and stay overnight.

17:00 : Enjoy “Pruning fruits and flowers class” whist cruising to Cong Do, stop to anchor for staying overnight.
19:00 Have dinner on board with set menu

20:30 – Free at leisure on board. You can join in squid fishing, playing board games or watching movies or other art performances such as tranditional Vietnamese folk : Tuong/ Cheo on TV
22:00 Staying overnight on board


07:00 Enjoy the morning on the bay whilst  having breakfast.

8.00 : Enjoy kaking or swimming at Cong Do or Be Ong Dau area. Or you may choose to stay on board for shooting photos and relax

9.00 : Upon return to the cruise, we take half an hour to freshen up and finish packing.

09.30 : Please take all your belongings outside the cabin for checking out. You may leave your heavy luggage outside the cabin and our staff will bring it back to the harbour.

10.45. You will enjoy a light brunch at the dinning room. After brunch, we clear all bills. We may unwind on a sundeck or in the dining room to enjoy bay view before disembarking at the pier.

11.15 -11. 30. We will be transferred by a tender to Hon Gai Habour. You can hang out at the office to enjoy free tea or coffee as well as relax for return transportation.

14:00 : Rest stop on the way for refreshment.

16.00 – 17.05 : You will be back to your hotel. Say goodbye t0 unforgettable trip.

Tour rate : $435/per person (at least 2 people on tour) – private tours only sharing van, $330/per person for a seat in coach tour (group tour)


  • Private car transfer Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi
  • Welcome drink
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Luxurious Cabin and Suites with AC and en-suite bathroom.
  • Kayaking
  • Complimentary mineral water in room
  • Complimentary morning Tea & coffee
  • All meals on board( Breakfast : B, Lunch L: Dinner : D)
  • Fishing equipment
  • In-house English-speaking guide


  • Beverages and personal expenses
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • All services not clearly mentioned
  • Private transportation (Upon request)

Note :

  • All of eco-tours are private tour
  • Tour rate changed without prior notice.
  • All rate is American Dollar
  • In case of bad weather, the itinerary can be changed
  • Booking tours required at least 1 month before tour date

Don’t miss this chance to tour amazing off the beaten track Bai Tu Long Bay cruise trip with us for the very best cruise tour in Halong Vietnam

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