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Top 10 Cheap Cruises in Halong Bay 2022

Now you can enjoy your time in Halong Bay without financial worries. Here are the top recommendations of Halong Bay cheap cruise providing full experiences at a very reasonable price.
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An overview of cheap cruises in Halong Bay

Most of the budget cruises in Halong are wooden boats of small size. Despite their modest scale, these cruises are equipped with 3-star facilities with cozy cabins (from 12m2) including double or twin beds, a private bathroom, and an air-conditioner; besides, there is also a small restaurant for having all meals during the trip and a quite large comfortable sundeck for sunbathing.

The price for experience on a budget cruise overnight is cheap, only from US$ 120/person which is very reasonable if you are traveling on a budget, with a deluxe cabin, all meals, and sightseeing tickets (according to the itinerary) are included in the price.

Swan Cruise - 3* Cruise in Halong Bay

Swan Cruise - 3* Cruise in Halong Bay

The itineraries of these cheap cruises are varied. You can choose to travel to Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay, or Bai Tu Long Bay. However, Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay is the most popular travel route for budget cruises which will take you following an off-the-beaten-track path to visit Thien Canh Son Cave, Vung Vieng village, and Cong Do area.

On the other hand, for first-time travelers, as to have a general view of Halong Bay, you should choose to book a cruise which has the classic itinerary to explore some most well-known attractions in Halong such as Sung Sot Cave, Me Cung Cave, Titop (Titov) Island, and Cua Van fishing village.

In addition, based on your preference, you can also choose to travel with a budget Halong Bay 2d1n cruise or a 3d2n cruise to explore more in the bay.

Enjoy Sunset view on Sundeck of budget halong cruise

Enjoy Sunset view on Sundeck


Besides the sightseeing, during the trip with a cheap Halong Bay cruise, you can also join some other interesting activities such as kayaking, night fishing, cooking class, and Tai Chi class which keep you a little bit busy during the trip and cannot be bored. Most of the tourists expect to enjoy an unforgettable swimming experience in Halong Bay.

However, according to the government law to preserve the natural ecosystem in Halong and its brother bays, there are only a few places that allow swimming in these areas. Therefore, you should choose to book a budget cruise that includes the Ba Trai Dao beach or Titop island in its activities so that you can swim, or sometimes, the swimming area is at the middle of the bay that was not mentioned in the itinerary, you should ask your travel consultant if swimming is included in the itinerary. In addition, you can also spend some time on spa & massage service on deck to relax your body and free your mind & soul.

Kayaking when doing budget Halong Bay Cruise

Kayaking in Halong Bay

Understand the worry about the travel budget of many tourists, BestPrice Travel created a list of the best Halong Bay budget cruises to help our guests on choosing the cheapest boats with perfect services.

Cheap Halong Cruise Recommendation:


Many clients find the cheapest Halong Bay Cruise because their budget is not too much, however at BestPrice when we decide to sell a product on our website it needs to meet our qualities standard. So you can see there are not too many budget Halong cruises. The cheapest one we sell which included a shuttle bus round trip Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi is Swan Cruise Halong.

We currently offer 7 options for cheap cruises in Halong Bay, among these cruises we highly recommend you the Glory Legend Cruise which is got a very high rating on Tripadvisor or on BestPrice Travel.

Budget Halong Bay Cruise price is between the US $110 - $120 per person for 1 night on a cruise and the US $60 - $70 person for a day cruise. However, the price can be changed due to season, available, and cabin types. You should contact us to get the exact price for your travel date.

Yes, we do have. Our basic standard for the cheap overnight Halong cruise are:

  • Private cabin on board
  • Meet standard amenities like a private bathroom, private toilet, restaurant, food & drinks...
  • Meet international hygiene standards.
  • Great customer services
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I am in Ha Long and looking for a Cruise for like „backpackers“. I want to go tomorrow and want to stay 2 Nights until 25, November. My pricerange is 200-300$


You can try the Oriental sail with costs 319 USD for a solo traveler 2 nights program.

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We are a couple looking for overnight cruise in hlb. At end of Nov. Any cruise you can recommend below usd120?


For cruise budget under 120 USD you can consider Majestic Cruise, please have look and lets me know if you want to process.

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Hi, This is Urmi Dutta from India.. We are planning to visit Halong bay on 24 Oct. We want to know the details of Phoenix Cruise. For 2 days 1 night for 2 persons including transportation of Hanoi- Halong- Hanoi.. Please tell me the total cost if book is available for that date.. Do you have any pickup facilities from Noi Bai airport? And if you have any WhatsApp no.. Please tell us that will be easy to contact you. Tell me the cheapest cruise options you have on 24 Oct. We want to book. Please reply to me fast if possible.

@Urmi Dutta:

Current we still have available cabin on 24 Oct on Phoenix cruise. Cost for 2 persons 302 USD included transfer round trip. We dont pick up from Noi Bai, you need to take taxi back Hanoi old quarter to catch the bus. Yes our hotline number is whatsap no, you can easy to contact us.

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Hi I’m looking for a cheap cruise on 20th September at ha long bay please tell me which cruises are available on that day or 19th September for one night two days



Current we have Swan Cruise and Renea available on both 19 or 20 Oct. PLease reivew and confirm the one you prefer.

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Hi what is the cheapest cruise starting tomorrow for 2 days from ha long bay for one person? What time does the bus depart Hanoi?

@Aidan whelan:

Which cruise option are you looking for? overnight or just day trip?

If day trip you can have look at Phoenix Cruise

For overnight - Swan Cruise.

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