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Top 10 Day Cruises in Halong Bay 2022

Don’t worry if you can't arrange the time for a cruise overnight. Take a Halong Bay day trip to join sightseeing and short activities around the bay. Let's try this perfect alternative to your desire.
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About Halong Bay Day Trip

There are some options for the Halong bay day cruise itinerary:

  • 4- hours route: the main route is: Thien Cung Cave - Dau Go Cave
  • 6 - hours route: Sung Sot Cave & Titop Island or cruise in Lan Ha Bay
  • 7 - 8 hours route: available for charter only you can do more activities such as kayaking, swimming, and sightseeing.

Most of the tourists book a one-day trip from 6 to 8 hours to maximin their travel time in Halong. If you prefer sightseeing, especially discovering the ancient natural cave, you should choose to book a day cruise that brings you to Sung Sot Cave, Dau Go Cave, Thien Cung Cave, Tien Ong Cave, Titop Island, etc. which are the most popular attractions in Halong Bay.

Another is enjoying a one-day tour to Lan Ha Bay or Bai Tu Long Bay where only has a few attractions for sightseeing but owns many spectacular sites for swimming and kayaking such as Luon Cave, Dark & Light Cave, Ao Ech Area, etc.

Luxury Halong Bay day Cruise

 

Day cruises are usually small wooden boats with the simplifying classic local design which normally only have a modest guest cabin that is also the restaurant where tourists enjoy meals and drinks, and a lovely sundeck zone with the wooden or artificial grass floor, some sunbathing chairs, and big umbrellas. Most of these boats were built before 2018 and generally have the same design.

FAQs

Yes, there are many options for a day cruise in Halong Bay that provide you a short tour between 4 - 8 hours in the bay. If you don't know which one is best let's visit our website to see all the detailed information about the Halong Bay day cruise.

Yes, Most day cruise operators will organize a full package for a Halong Bay day trip from Hanoi. Tours normally start from early morning and back Hanoi late evening between 20:00 - 21:00 depending on each cruise.

There are not many options for luxury day cruises in Halong Bay. You can find 3 popular options on our website Jade Sails, Estella Premium Day Cruise, or Amazing Sails. Each cruise offers a different itinerary and style, please contact us to help you select a great one.

Halong Bay tour 1-day price is between USD 59 - USD 99 per person including entrances fees, lunch, cruise, transfer from/ to Hanoi. The exact price is different from budget to luxury. You can view our top list of Halong Bay day trips and select your preferred one.

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28/04/2022

Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to go on a Day Cruise on 18th Nov 2022 to visit a cave/s and a fishing village. Can you please recommend me one. I would also like to ask how much would a private car cost for 4 adults and 3 pieces of luggage from Hanoi Noi Bai Airport to Ha Long Essence Hotel at 12.30 noon on 17th Nov. And then transfer back to Hanoi Old Quarter on 18th Nov after the Day Cruise. Thank you! Kim

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29/04/2022
@Low Ming Kim:

We have some option for day cruise on 4 Nov and will send you detail via email. Please check.

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05/03/2022

Is Day Cruise included transfer or not? I can't find this information. please help. thanks

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05/03/2022
@Kaarina Naughton:

Most of Day Cruise already included transfer from/to Hotel in Hanoi. What time do you plan to go?

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05/03/2022

We have been married 10 years ago and plan a long trip in Vietnam so only want to take private Day Cruise. Do you have available this option?

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05/03/2022

Because it's a special occasion so we strongly recommend you take overnight cruise for wedding anniversary which will be very special. But incase you don't have time, you can refer L’Azalee Private Cruise which is most suitable for us.

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05/03/2022

I want to take overnight cruise but due to limited time. Which is good and luxury Day cruise do you recommend?

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05/03/2022
@Jim Rinaldi:

There is not much luxury cruise run Day Cruise, but id you want to take one, you can refer Jade Sail Cruise which get much good recommendation by a lot of vistor both are foreign and domestic.

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17/02/2022

Due to my work and limitted time, we can only take Day trip but want to ask for day cruise which we can stay longest time on boat. What is this?

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17/02/2022
@Allison Jame:

Most of Day Cruise welcome guests at noon then back to pier in the afternoon, but if you want to stay longer on the boat, Jade Sail and Estella Day Cruise will be a good choice which around 6- 7 hours cruising. What time do you want to go with us?

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