Emperor Cruises Halong Bay
No.28, Tuan Chau International Marina, Halong Bay, Vietnam
9.7Excellent - 152 reviews

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Emperor Cruises Halong Bay

No.28, Tuan Chau International Marina, Halong Bay, Vietnam
9.7Excellent - 152 reviews
Launched in 2017
8 Cabins

Highlight Services & Facilities

  • Bar
  • Cafe & Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa & Massage
  • Steam/Sauna
  • Vovinam Class
  • Themed Dinner
  • Private Balcony
Why choose Emperor Cruises?
  • All-inclusive cruising experience

  • Your meals are served anywhere your request

  • Small boat but provide one of the most luxurious overnight cruises in Halong

Cabin & Rates

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Hanoi - Saigon Suites Best Value

Hanoi - Saigon Suites

2 pax
35.0 m2
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Signature Suites

Signature Suites

2 pax
43.0 m2
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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State Suites

State Suites

2 pax
50.0 m2
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Royal Suites

Royal Suites

2 pax
72.0 m2
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Booking Policy
Price Includes
  • Welcome drink
  • Fresh seasonal fruit, snacks, and nuts, water bottle, tea & coffee in rooms
  • All-inclusive drinks all the time: Tea, coffee, wines, spirits, local beers, fruit juices, soft drinks, cocktails, and mocktails.
  • All-inclusive use of Massage, Sauna & Gym
  • English speaking Butler service
  • All Signature, State, Royal Suite cabins with private balcony & full ocean view, Jacuzzi bathtub
  • 2D1N Cruise: 01 set menu lunch, 01 a la carte dinner, 01 breakfast, and 1 brunch
  • 24h Dining menu in the room
  • Experiences Director on board, tailor-made your itineraries
  • Local guide service for unlimited exploration
  • 24-hour room service with no additional charges.
  • Mini-bar replenished daily
  • Music, bars & art gallery. A fun club for kids & library
  • Cookery & tea demonstration
  • Vovinam session
  • Kayaking, squid fishing, visiting caves, fishing villages, boating
  • All sightseeing tickets, Service charges, and government tax.
Price Excludes
  • Transfer round trip Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi (book in next step)
  • Visa and passport arrangement services
  • Air fares to and from Noi Bai Airport (Hanoi) or Cat Bi Airport (Hai Phong)
  • Accommodation pre- and post-cruise
  • Personal expenses
  • All other services not mentioned above
Cancellation Policy
  • For Group under 3 cabins:
  • More than 30 days prior to check-in: FREE of charge.
  • From 30 to 10 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
  • From 9 to 4 days prior to check-in: 70% of total rates
  • Less than 72 hours prior to check-in: 100% of total rates
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates.

If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:

  • Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
  • During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.
  • The trip be cut down from 2 nights to 1 night, tourists will be charged a 2 days/1 night trip, plus other used services, the rest will be refunded.
  • The final cost will be confirmed by your consultant via email. In all cases, please contact us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!
Children Policy
  • FOC for 01 child under 5 years of age sharing bed with parents. Surcharge for the second child under 5 years old is 940,000 VND/night.
  • The surcharge for 01 children from 5-11 years of age is 70% of an adult per night (shared bed). In case children need an extra bed, 705,000 VND/night more would be charged.
  • Maximum 02 children from 5-11 years of age sharing the room with an adult. 12 years of age and above are considered adults.

Cruise Itineraries

2 days
3 days 2 nights
Day 1: Hanoi - Tuan Chau Port - Luon Cave
Day 2: Me Cung Cave - Tuan Chau Port - Hanoi

Important Notes:


About Emperor Cruises

Emperor Cruise was inspired by Emperor Bao Dai, Vietnam's penultimate emperor, and his luxurious lifestyle. This 5-star junk boat aspires to provide a genuinely all-inclusive cruising experience. You will be served like kings and queens with superb cuisine, 24-hour room service, and an engaging itinerary with many exciting activities during your luxury overnight cruise in Halong Bay.

Cabin & Suites

On this elite junk boat, you can experience world-class qualities with eight en-suite cabins with private balconies, ocean views, and butler service available. Furthermore, you have the freedom to dine whenever and wherever you like. All cabins have world-class qualities and unique aristocratic décor, including four types of deluxe non-smoking rooms.

Hanoi - Saigon Suites

  • Area: 35m2
  • Maximum capacity: 02 adults
  • Highlight facilities: En-suite bathroom

Located on the upper deck, Hanoi - Saigon suite features a sophisticated design of old Hanoi and Saigon from 1945. Two cabins (Hanoi Suite & Saigon Suite) have distinct vintage styles of Northern and Southern Vietnam, bringing a unique stay on board compared to other overnight cruises.

Emperor Hanoi Suites

The classic vibe of the Hanoi Suite

Signature Suite

  • Area: 43m2
  • Maximum capacity: 02 adults
  • Highlight facilities: Private balcony, En-suite bathroom

This kind of Suite has 02 cabins: the Do Son and Lak Lake Suite. Two cabins are on the main deck, which convertibly offer a double bed or twin bed.

Luxury Emperor Do Son Suite

Luxury Signature Suite with private balcony

State Suite

  • Area: 50m2
  • Maximum capacity: 02 adults
  • Highlight facilities: Private balcony, En-suite bathroom & Jacuzzi bathtub

Like Signature Suite, State Suite also has 04 different named rooms on the main and upper deck: Nha Trang Suite, Dalat Suite, Hue Suite, and Vung Tau Suite. These suites are extensive and suitable for a nuclear family for a Halong cruise.

Vung Tau Suite with million-view balcony

Vung Tau State Suite with a stunning view

Royal Suite

  • Area: 72m2
  • Maximum capacity: 02 adults
  • Highlight facilities: Private terrace, En-suite bathroom & Jacuzzi bathtub

As their name suggests, King Suite and Queen Suite are arranged on the upper deck with the most fantastic view of the Bay. The King Suite, located at the heart of the Emperor Cruises, is the most spacious and elegant. The Queen Suite is the same size as the Emperor's cabin but is more feminine and intimate. 

Royal Suite with traditional decor

Royal Suite with traditional decor

Facilities & Deck Plan

In this small junk boat, the capacity is low, so guests will experience a relaxing time with the most luxurious facilities possible:

Can Chanh Restaurant

This restaurant is decorated with wood equipment to bring a royal atmosphere in the traditional Vietnamese style.

Mekong Lounge

Visit this lounge, guests can see the wine bottles arranged in wooden boxes. There are many delicious and precious wine types, from Vietnamese wine to global wine for you to try.


Designed with ample space and a spiral staircase in the middle, bringing the classic beauty between Vietnamese and French architecture.

Gym Area

Training yourself with modern equipment in the cruise gym studio to keep your health and witness the seascape.

Sun Deck

Located on the top deck to give the guests fresh air, an oversea view, and an excellent space to stretch their minds.

Wear Vietnamese clothes and enjoy dinner

Wear Vietnamese clothes and enjoy a tasty dinner

Deck Plan

In addition to the location of the suites mentioned above, the Emperor Honeymoon Cruise possesses many convenient amenities, such as the Can Chanh restaurant at the back of the yacht, the Mekong lounge, and the gym on the upper deck. Each deck has an independent lobby area. 

Moreover, Emperor Overnight Cruise has a large sun deck above the upper deck. Sun deck is also the favorite area in the guest's hearts. It is not only the place to sunbathe and admire the magnificent scenery of Halong Bay but also to practice Vovinam, attend afternoon parties, and do other exciting activities. 

Service & Activities

Start your voyage from No.28 of Tuan Chau International Marina, then sail through Tra Bau and Maze Cave to explore Halong Bay’s beauty and 1000-year culture in a 2-day-1-night cruise tour. If you want to discover more deeply, please try a 3-day-2-night cruise to bring you to Cua Van floating village and Tien Ong cave on Day 2. 

During this luxury cruise, you will take part in various fun activities below:


A morning exercise in traditional Vietnamese martial arts helps the practitioner have good physical strength. Experiencing this martial art in the morning will make your voyage more dynamic.


Pad around the Bay by a kayak or a bamboo boat. Kayaking is a new experience that most travelers recommend trying once when visiting Halong Bay.

Cooking Demonstration

Learn how to make traditional Vietnamese cuisine under the cruise chef’s guidelines, then try your products. 

Afternoon Tea

At sunset, you can enjoy your tea with cookies and choux that were prepared before. 


Relax and immerse yourself inside Halong Bay’s fresh beach under the sunlight. 

Caves Visiting

Discover Tien Ong Cave and Me Cung Cave and admire the natural beauty of stalagmites and stalactites. 

Admire the scenery by local boat

Admire the stunning scenery on a local boat

Food & Drink

Emperor overnight cruise offers delicious meals based on your chosen packages. The dishes are served with local seafood, fusion, and Vietnamese cuisine. Following the statements below to know more about your meal arrangement:

  • 2-day-1-night package: 04 meals including 1 set lunch menu, 1 A La Carte dinner, one breakfast, 1 A La Carte brunch.
  • 3-day-2-night package: 07 meals including 2 set lunch menus, 2 A La Carte dinners, 2 breakfasts, 1 A La Carte brunch.

At the cruise lounge, a lot of liquid, wines, beer, and cocktails are willing to be provided you with a surcharge based on the menu price. Moreover, an afternoon tea party is implemented on Day 01, so you can attend it. Each room has provided 02 complimentary bottled water. 

Royal meal with salmon

Royal meal with salmon


You will be transported by a luxury limousine with full facilities. The car will guarantee you a smooth and pleasant ride from start to finish.

From Hanoi

Meeting time from 8.30 to 9.00; the Emperor elegant limousine will transfer you to Halong Bay junk boat cruise from Hanoi (within the old quarter).

From Tuan Chau Marina

If you move to Halong Bay by yourself, please meet your tour guide and crew team before 11.30 at No.28 of Tuan Chau International Marina. Then listen to safety guidelines and check in your cabin. 

Transfer in the Halong International Cruise Port

Transfer to the Halong International Cruise Port


BestPrice's Overall Rating: 9.4/10

Emperor junk boat deserves a high rating for its quality and service. The property is stunningly new, lovely, and continually improving. Wealthy tourists adore Emperor Cruises' utmost luxury, blending 5-star services with traditional elegance.

Cabin - BestPrice's Review: 9.5/10


  • 8 suites are large, tastefully decorated, and well-equipped with a private balcony for spectacular sea views
  • A personal butler service and various amenities, including an en-suite bathroom, a trendy bed, fancy carpets, and gorgeous artwork. 
  • Complimentary bottles of water and soft drinks are added to the mini-bar daily. 
  • The seating area is great for reading books and taking in the sunset.


Highlight Services and Facilities - BestPrice's Review: 9.6/10


  • The ship is known for providing exceptional modern amenities and individualized services uncommon on cruise ships. 
  • The expansive sundeck offers beautiful views for tanning and wine drinking.
  • The restaurant offers delectable cuisine to customers in a regal setting. 
  • A terrace, outdoor furniture, BBQ pits, and spa services are also available.


Food & Drink - BestPrice's Review: 9.0/10


  • The Panorama Restaurant offers various Vietnamese and foreign cuisines that appeal to cruise passengers.
  • The lounge bar offers a variety of cocktails, alcoholic beverages, wines, and beers for visitors to enjoy after meals.


  • The buffet is suitable for the masses. It doesn't have any special dishes.


Activities & Itinerary - BestPrice's Review: 9.6/10


  • Various thrilling trips on Bai Tu Long Bay include kayaking and finding Thay Cave, rowing a bamboo boat around Vung Vieng fishing town, and touring Thien Canh Son Cave and Hon Xep Nature Park.
  • The cruise offers extended excursions to Halong and Bai Tu Long Bay and private voyages for the charter ship.


No, Emperor rate are all-inclusive price, you do not need to pay any thing eles onboard

The itinerary is created with diverse activities like visiting caves, villages and lagoons, joining Vovinam sessions, cookery classes, kayaking, squid fishing, and so on.

Yes. A private balcony and bathroom with a bathtub are provided in everyroom.

The meals are different following your package that you choose:

2D1N Cruise provides 01 set menu lunch, 01 a la carte dinner, 01 breakfast and 1 Brunch

3D2N: 02 set menu lunch, 01 a la carte dinner + 01 BBQ dinner, 02 breakfast and 1 Brunch

Transfer fee excludes from the cruise price and you can choose either shuttle bus or private transfer on the optional services.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

Based on 149 customer's reviews

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  • Cruise quality 9.8
  • Food/Drink 9.6
  • Cabin quality 9.8
  • Staff quality 9.7
  • Enter/act 9.4
Excellent - Thanh Le
Easy trip, thanks My Uyen

We appreciate My Uyen’s effort in organizing everything and keeping us updated throughout the trip. Fantastic communication, as well as being really helpful and dependable. We will definitely contact her again for our future vacation because our journey was seamless and fun.

Excellent - Montgomery
Pretty ship

I don't like the crowd, so from the beginning, I chose a small, beautiful yacht, focusing on sophistication and quality of service for our family trip. Emperor Cruise was my final choice, and it was indeed a very good choice. The scenery of Halong Bay is so beautiful. The ship has only 8 cabins, and… More

Excellent - Julian L
Great time in the wonderful Halong Bay

We had great memories with friends on Emperor Cruises. The ship has a classic, royal style with many beautiful paintings. The Royal suite we stay in is big, clean, and comfortable. Delicious foods in all the meals; Enthusiastic, interesting staff. If you love royal beauty, this yacht will be the most… More

Excellent - Charles
Amazing service

We were pretty surprised by the quality of this cruise. Everything was perfect and better than we thought! The boat is majestic and modern. The crew members were always ready to help. The meals are excellent! My wife didn’t feel good in the morning, and they were willing to help and care for her. I appreciate that.

The cruise
Excellent - Ms. Linna Collins

There are several activities available on board, such as tai chi, kayaking, sightseeing, and culinary lessons. You might spend hours just soaking in the splendor of Halong Bay since the panorama is so spectacular. You'll feel like royalty thanks to the opulent lodging and services. Additionally, you… More

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Questions & Answers (28)

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Hello, how can I book the massage service on this cruise? Can you send the information via my email?

@Sam Fowler:

They have massage room and you can go in and book direct with them. Or you can book through us and we can make a reservation for you

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Can you arrange a private transfer from Peridot Hotel at 33 Duong Thanh Street for us? Is it possible to be dropped off at the airport after the cruise? If yes, how much is it per person?

@Christine Crosby:

Yes we can book a private transfer for you. The price will depend how many person will travel on private transfer

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Who do I contact to reserve a private dinner for our wedding anniversary?

@Betty Myers:

We do it with Private dinning option in room with surcharge.

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Does this cruise have connecting cabin? I'm finding a suitable cruise for our family trip in November.

@Blanche G:

This cruise is not have connecting cabin so if you want a connect cabin, you should check for Scarlet Pearl Cruise or Stellar of the Sea Cruise

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In the 45% Deal, it says Unlimited all drinks & massage all time. Is this mean I can get free drink and massage using this deal?


Yes you can use all the drink and massage with this deal

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