Best price guaranteed
Customizable by local experts
Money back guarantee

The 10 Best Cruises in Halong Bay 2022

See our top-recommended cruises from budget to luxury ones for your unforgettable boat trip in Halong Bay. Choose the best boat and enjoy BestPrice Travel's hot deals for all early bookings!

STAR RATING

Price

NUMBER OF CABINS

CRUISE PROPERTIES

TRAVEL STYLES

DEPARTURE FROM

  • BestPrice’s choices
  • Price [Low to High]
  • Price [High to Low]
  • Review Score

About Cruises in Halong Bay

As being a Natural World Heritage, Halong Bay owns a unique beauty that could not be found anywhere in the world. A cruise is a great choice to explore the Bay as cruising is the only way that you can admire all the glory conveniently.

Just about 2 hours shuttle buses from Hanoi to Halong Bay, a cruise will bring you on an unimaginable trip through the majestic karst small and big mountains in interesting shapes, visit stunning natural caves, kayaking, and swim in the offshore crystal clear seawater, observe the local daily life floating in the Bay, etc. 

 

Various Halong cruise itineraries

Not all cruises in Ha Long Bay do the same itinerary. You can easily find and choose the Halong Bay itinerary with deferent in cruise duration, port, and areas based on your preference.

You can choose a day trip, two days 1-night, three days 2 nights, or a custom itinerary with duration. Based on the cruising area, you can choose a cruise in Halong Bay central, Lan Ha Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, or Cat Ba Island. With cruise port, you can choose cruises from Halong International cruise port, Tuan Chau harbor, Hon Gai pier, or Got port.

FAQs

Yes, the Halong Bay cruise is worth trying. Halong is definitely a place you should not miss when traveling to Vietnam because of its unique beauty. You will get a memorable experience that combines relaxing and exciting activities: kayaking, boat rowing, cave exploring, rock climbing, etc. while cruising in Halong bay.

You can find more reasons at Is Halong Bay Worth It?

Halong bay cruise price is based on departure, availability, duration, cruise style, and services. Normally the price is between $60 - $90/ person for a day trip and $110 - $200/person for an overnight cruise. To get the exact price, please enter our website for a day cruise or overnight cruise, choose your favorite one, then click to choose your date, and the number of people continues to click to check the rate you will see the final price.

Yes, you should book your Halong Bay cruise before arriving in Vietnam. There are 3 main reasons below:

  • You can get early bird deals which can save a lot.
  • More time research to find the best Halong cruise
  • Find the best agent who offers the best price and best support.

All cruises in Halong Bay must have permission from the Management Board of Halong Bay to stay overnight in the Bay. Based on the weather conditions (high winds, monsoon, thunderstorm, cyclone, storm...), the Management Board has the authority to cancel all cruises on a certain day to guarantee the safety of tourists.

In those cases, the following policies will be applied for Cruise:  

  • If the cancellation is informed before you leave Hanoi to Halong Bay (you have not used any service yet): 100% refund.  
  • If the cancellation is informed during the trip (you have already used some services: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong,...): Only the fee of these services will be charged and we will refund the whole remaining amount  
  • If the trip is cut down from 3 days/2 nights to 2 days/1 night, we will charge as 2 days/1 night trip, plus other services you have already used, and refund the remaining amount.

Important Notes:  

  • The cancellation is announced ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and often on short notice of time. Therefore your understanding of these situations is highly appreciated  
  • The period from May to July is considered storm weather in Halong Bay with many unpredictable weather conditions. Hence more cruises will be canceled with short notice during this season.
  • In all cases, please contact our consultants directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!

=> Read more What should you do if Halong Bay Cruise is canceled

It is not easy to find the best cruise Halong Bay among over 100 cruises. Below are 4 small tips for you:

  • Decide Itinerary & travel route: Halong Bay (main area), Lan Ha Bay (new trend), Cat Ba Island, or Bai Tu Long Bay (off the beaten track).
  • Estimate your budget: There are different types of cruise from budget, mid-range to luxury, so let's check how much you want to spend.
  • Check which cruise fits with your needs: for family with kids, vegetarian, Halal food (Mon Cheri Cruise)...
  • Choose the best agent to book

You can read detail at 3 steps for choosing the best Halong bay cruise

Sale Support
"Traveling is our passion"
Let us help you plan an unforgettable trip! Tailor-made your own trip

Related articles

5 Best Ways to See Halong Bay & Discover True Beauty
5 Best Ways to See Halong Bay & Discover True Beauty
Halong Bay, named UNESCO's World Heritage Site, is a destination worth visiting…
Halong Bay Day Trip or Overnight Cruise: Complete Guide to Choose the Right One
Halong Bay Day Trip or Overnight Cruise: Complete Guide to Choose the Right One
Halong Bay offers an extraordinary seascape that attracts many tourists every year.…
Halong Bay Full Day Itinerary 2022
Halong Bay Full Day Itinerary 2022
What will you do if there’s only one day in Halong Bay? Join this full-day…
Hanoi to Halong Bay: 6 BEST Ways to Travel 2022
Hanoi to Halong Bay: 6 BEST Ways to Travel 2022
Hanoi to Halong Bay is one of the most popular travel routes in Vietnam, which is…
Top 5 Most Beautiful Halong Bay Floating Villages
Top 5 Most Beautiful Halong Bay Floating Villages
Before Halong Bay was recognised by UNESCO as a world natural heritage, and before…
5 Scams to Avoid While Booking Accommodations in Halong Bay
5 Scams to Avoid While Booking Accommodations in Halong Bay
Are you wondering which scams to avoid while booking accommodations in Halong Bay?…
See more

Questions & Answers (127)

Ask a Question
06/05/2022

Hello, I would like to know the best value room for a family of 4 on a 4-5 star cruise along Halong Bay with some fun activities for teenagers - 9th of Jan 2023. Thank you in advance. Regards Kylie

Reply
07/05/2022
@Kylie:

Can you please kindly advise more information of how many day for cruise and child’s date of birth for our exactly quotation

Reply
05/05/2022

Looking for a departure for a couple for 1 night from Hanoi and return to Hanoi. We stay 1 night in Halong bay on 14th night. Do you have something available?

Reply
05/05/2022
@Viswa:

Móst the cruises are sold our in the weekend due to peak season tourist of Vietnamese. We now have options with Indochine, Renea, and Dragon Legend. Please check your email for more detail.

Reply
27/04/2022

hello, we are looking for a Halong bay cruise we have a budget of 500 USD for 2 days 1 night 1-2. may two rooms we need 3 adults and 2 kids(6,9years) we don't need extra bed kids to sleep together with grandma have you something for us?

Reply
27/04/2022
@Aďka Leova:

We have 1 cabin left on Renea Cruise, please see my offer price via email.

Reply
23/04/2022

Hi, is there any other possible transports that I can take from my hotel to Ha Long Bay for the cruise then back to the airport after I disembark from the cruise? I am looking to book a cruise for my family on the 3 May 2022.

Reply
24/04/2022

Hi Yuting,

The bus will not transfer you to airport so you can take a private transfer with extra cost. There are few options available on 3 May I will send you via emial

Reply
23/04/2022

Hi, I am looking to book for my family of 5 for Jun 24-25 (2days/1 night). We are 2 adults and 3 teenagers. What are the best options for rooms? We don’t mind if someone sleeps on the floor too.

Reply
23/04/2022
@Christine:

We have some cruise that are available the family room and can accommodate your family of 5. We will send you detail please check your email.

Reply