Estella Premium Cruise Day trip

Halong Bay - Dark Cave & Light Cave


Estella Premium Cruise is one of the newest day vessels in Halong that would offer you a wonderful journey around the bay. With short time of transfer, you will have more time to explore the bay that not many day cruises have to offer. With 7 hours on the bay, you will have the experiences that only can be found in 2-day program. The cruise is designed to serve the most luxury stay for your vacation. So don't need to consider anymore, Estella Premium Cruise is the perfect choice for you!

Duration: 1 day
Departure: Daily from Hanoi Old Quarter
Daily from Hanoi Old Quarter
Theme: Off the beaten track, Relaxation
Suitable: Family with children, Travel with friends, Active traveler, Solo traveler


  • Explore mysterious Dark and Light cave and kayak amidst a maze of incredible rock formations rising majestically from jade-green water
  • Take a bamboo boat rowed by a fisher folk and gently gliding through stalagmite caves leaded into hidden lagoons
  • Make famous traditional Vietnamese spring rolls when joining cooking class
  • Admire appealing beauty of sunset on cruise

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Full day: Estella Premium Full day Cruise

07:00 - 07:15: The limousine and tour guide will pick up at hotel in Hanoi and join a short drive about 2.5 hours to Tuan Chau harbor, Halong city via the new expressway.

09:45: Arrival and embark on Estella Premium Cruise. The cruise will take you on an odyssey of 7 hours in deep exploration through remote Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay, discovering many hidden splendors of untouched natural wonders. Enjoy breath-taking scenery at the bay.

11:00: Lunch is served on cruise. While cruising through a maze of toweling limestone mountains, you revel in the elegance restaurant that full equipped with air-conditioning. A Vietnamese fusioncuisine lunch is served and spectacular seascape is always in view through expanded windows.

13:00: Drop anchor at a cave amid dramatic natural scenery in Dark and Light grott archipelago. After an introduction from our expert on how to paddle safely, you will do kayaking amidst a maze of incredible rock formations rising majestically from jade-green water. Every turn brings another surprise and secret passages of an array of stalagmite caves leaded into hidden lagoons with a unique eco-system, getting close to sea creatures and coral reefs. Taking a bamboo boat rowed by a fisher folk and gently gliding through stalagmite caves leaded into hidden lagoons.

15:00: Swimming or kayaking on crystal clear emerald water with amazing backdrops. This is a quiet tourist paradise in Vietnam.The region is known for its pristine beaches and spectacular beauty, having about 400 fascinating islands. You may prefer to try your hand at kayaking or simply just enjoya swim. This is a great experience, immersed in the crystal clear waters of the bay.

16:00: Cooking demonstration on the boat. You will join with our short class of cooking demonstration, our chef will guide youhow to make famous traditional Vietnamese spring rolls. Here you will understand the culinary culture of the Vietnamese

16:30: Enjoy tea break on cruise. There is something magical about the tradition of taking the tea at the sea – fresh biscuit, Vietnamese traditional cake, green tea and seasonal fruit are served by our crews while you mingle with other guests to savor the unique moment of sunset.

17:30: Disembark for the ride back to Hanoi. Arrive at hotel at around 19:30. End of services.

Meals: Lunch
Accommodation: NA

Important Notes:

  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.

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Mr.Pat Cochran

South Africa

14 October, 2019

"We had a wonderful time."

Your staff were fantastic especially Tom who went out of his way to make sure that we were informed and comfortable.
Thank you so much for a great experience

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Asked by Larry kassis, December 23, 2019
We are 3 people arriving along bay seabourn cruises. Since we don't require transport from Hanoi what will the fare be for your day cruise...I assume it would be less than$79?
Larry kassis, December 23, 2019
Dear Larry kassis, We will discount 10 USD/person if you dont join bus. BestPrice