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Light Cruise Full Day
Day Cruise Area | Tuan Chau International Cruise Port, Halong Bay, Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam
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Light Cruise Full Day

Day Cruise Area | Tuan Chau International Cruise Port, Halong Bay, Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam
9.6Excellent - 23 reviews
Launched in 2021
Day Boat
Metal Boat
Halong Bay - Sung Sot Cave - Luon Cave - Titov Island
BestPrice Travel
Styles: Day Cruises,
Cruise-Lines: Light Day Cruise
Why choose Light Day Cruise?
  • Elegant and unique interior design

  • Modern light and audio systems meet all the demands of organizing various lively events

  • Admire the most famous attractions of Halong Bay for only 6 hours

Cabin & Rates

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Day Cruise
Day Cruise
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
Day Cruise + Bus
Day Cruise + Bus
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
Booking Policy
Price Includes
  • Shuttle bus transfer round trip Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi
  • Delicious Vietnamese lunch on board
  • Complimentary water on a shuttle bus (for guests who use our transfer service) and a welcome drink on board
  • Activities: cave visiting, swimming on the island, afternoon tea, cooking demonstration, kayaking or bamboo boat
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • English speaking guide
Price Excludes
  • VAT tax
  • Beverages (cocktail, wine, other drinks)
  • Transfer service
  • Tips and other personal expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above
Cancellation Policy
  • More than 21 days before check-in: FREE of charge
  • From 11 to 20 days before check-in: 30% of total rates
  • From 7 to 10 days before check-in: 50% of total rates
  • Less than 7 days before check-in & 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
  • Below 5: Free of charge
  • From 5 – 9: 75% adult price
  • From 10 to above: As adult price

Cruise Itineraries

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Full day
Full Day: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Sung Sot Cave - Luon Cave - Titop Island

Morning

7:30: We will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter to Tuan Chau International Marina by our shuttle service (book in the next step with an additional fee).

If you go to Halong Bay by yourself, please arrive on time at Tuan Chau International Marina, Halong Bay, around 11:30 - 11:45.

You will embark on Light Cruise and enjoy the beautiful landscape of Halong Bay with a welcome drink while sailing leisurely in the heart of the Wonderful Heritage of the World.

A delicious lunch with delicious seafood dishes will be served on the cruise. Please enjoy your meal and adore the breathtaking scenery of the famous Fighting Cocks Islet along the emerald water of this Wonderland.

Afternoon

The first stop for sightseeing is Sung Sot Cave, the largest cave in Halong Bay, discovered by a group of French explorers in the early 1900s. To get inside this stunning cave, you have to climb more than 100 steps of stairs, so this is such a wonderful adventure for those keen on natural breath.

The second attraction is Luon Cave. If Halong Bay is famous for various special caves, this is a signature example of that. The only way to discover this stunning cave is by bamboo boat or kayaking. Because of the unique water topography and limited height, you must crawl through the cave by boat. (Luon means crawl in Vietnamese).

Continue moving to Titop Island, one of the most significant islands in Halong Bay, which owns the most beautiful beach - Vang Trang (Moon Beach). You can either enjoy the bay view from the peak or immerse yourself in the cool and calm tutorial water.

After coming back to the ship, you can relax or join some exciting activities on board, such as enjoying afternoon tea and participating in the cooking demonstration onboard to learn how to make traditional Vietnamese cuisine.

Time to say goodbye to the cruise team and disembark Light Cruise around 18:00 and prepare for return to Hanoi.

Evening

If using our transit, the driver will pick you up at the harbor and transfer you back on the new highway to Hanoi. At 20:30, we arrived at Hanoi and also the end of the trip.

Meals: Lunch
Accommodation: NA
Last update 15:06 Wednesday 31 Jan 2024

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

About Light Day Cruise

Officially launched in 2021, Light Cruise is the most beautiful VIP day cruise in the 48-guest-boat segment in Halong. This Halong Bay cruise provides a Halong Bay tour service for visitors in daylight.

Compared to the other 48-guest boats, this cruise is bigger with a more luxurious and graceful design. Being made of metal, the cruise oozes a vibe of modernity and elegance. This is also equipped full of necessary safety devices such as fire extinguishers, and life jackets,… the safety of the cruise is set at the top.

With a comfortable but still luxurious interior, the decorations and furniture are arranged delicately, satisfying the most fastidious customers. Join us for the trip on this luxurious day cruise in Halong Bay for 6 hours, you can enjoy the stunning beauty of the bay to the fullest!

 

Facilities & Deck Plan

Deck Plans

The Light Cruise has 2 large decks to arrange airy and comfortable accommodations for up to 48 passengers on board to have the best experience.

  • The first deck: The spacious lower floor is designed into two separate compartments, with a backdrop and luxuriously designed furniture, the beauty exudes from the smallest details.
  • The second deck: The upper floor also has a luxurious private room and a beautifully decorated viewing deck, which will bring visitors beautiful virtual living corners on Ha Long Bay.

 

Highlight Services And Facilities

The cruise offers the best experience on board for passengers with convenient, deluxe services and facilities:

  • Luxury restaurant: an ideal place to savor fresh seafood while enjoying the breathtaking view of the bay.
  • A modern light and audio system: on both the 1st deck and 2nd deck meet the needs of arranging events such as gala dinners, birthday parties, karaoke…
  • Clean white bathrooms and toilets: are organized at the stern of the boat, bringing a comfortable trip for guests.
  • A spacious upper deck: is used for sightseeing and sunbathing.

Luxury Restaurant On Light Day Cruise With Halong Panorama

Luxury Restaurant On Light Day Cruise With Halong Panorama

 

Service & Activities

You will depart from Tuan Chau International Marina and embark on the cruise to discover Halong Bay. Join the Light Cruise full-day tour, you will have a chance to discover the unspoiled beauty of a series of impressive limestone islands, rock formations, and caves in the bay.

  • Visit Sung Sot Cave: Explore the largest caves in Halong Bay with abnormal rock formations illuminated by colored lights.
  • Take a bamboo boat/Go kayaking: Pay a visit to Luon Cave, the smallest yet most unique cave.
  • Climb to the peak of Titov Island: Have a panoramic view of the bay from the top of the island.
  • Cooking demonstration: Join the cruise’s cooking class among the gorgeous scenery of the bay.

Spacious Sundeck

Spacious Sundeck

Food & Drink

Onboarding with Light Cruise for a day, you will be served a lunch meal with various fresh seafood dishes and traditional Vietnamese cuisine.

Other beverages served upon request, including beer, coke, and energy drink,… will be paid separately according to the price on the menu of cruise.

Transportation

Please contact us to book a transfer service. You will be transferred to Halong by shuttle limousine bus, which is fully equipped with modern car seats, bringing you a comfortable experience.

  • Transport from Hanoi: Around 8:15 - 9:00, you will be picked up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, and transferred to Tuan Chau International Marina.
  • From cruise port: If you go to Halong Bay on your own, please arrive on time at Tuan Chau International Marina around 11:30 - 11:45.
Reviews

BestPrice's Reviews

Cruise: 9.4/10

  • (+) Pros
    • The cruise is designed with an elegant & modern style
    • A medium capacity of 48 guests - not too small for group travelers
  • (-) Cons
    • The boat's outside is not as impressive as inside
    • If you are a fan of lavish & polished design, the cruise may not be your taste

Facilities: 9.6/10

  • (+) Pros
    • Luxurious & refine wooden furniture is arranged inside the boat
    • Modern design in the sundeck & restaurant
    • Impressive lounge design uses wine bottles as decorations
  • (-) Cons
    • May not have enough seats for all the guests on the sundeck
    • The sunbeds aren't quite comfortable

Food: 9/10

  • (+) Pros
    • Lunch with Vietnamese traditional courses
    • Relaxing afternoon tea free
  • (-) Cons
    • Other drinks served upon request are paid individually

Services: 9.2/10

  • (+) Pros
    • Can arrange small events such as gala dinners, birthday parties, karaoke, etc.
    • Friendly & kind cruise staff on board
  • (-) Cons
    • There is no spa/gym on board

Activities: 9.4/10

  • (+) Pros
    • Visit must-see spots of Halong Bay
    • Cooking demonstrations, kayaking, and bamboo boat aren't charged individually
  • (-) Cons
    • A common route like many other cruises
    • May not be suitable for active travelers

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

Based on 21 customer's reviews

9.7
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Traveler rating
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  • Cruise quality 9.7
  • Food/Drink 9.7
  • Cabin quality 9.7
  • Staff quality 9.7
  • Enter/act 9.6
9.5
Excellent - Raymond
14/01/2024
New boat. Stunning view

We spent hours upon hours of unearthly, postcard beauty. There are 16 persons on the boat. A comfortable bus ride to and from Hanoi. Capable personnel. The ship does not appear outstanding from the outside, but once aboard, it is very good. Onboard, we had a fantastic Vietnamese lunch.

9.3
Excellent - Noah
14/12/2023
A glimspe of Halong Bay

We went on a day cruise and Janet from BestPrice assisted us from the beginning to the end. The cruise price was reasonable for students. Deluxe restaurant and spotless floor. The route to the most famous destinations in Halong Bay was fantastic.

9.6
Excellent - Josie
28/10/2023
A camera cannot capture this Halong Bay on film

Hours upon hours of breathtaking, picture-perfect splendor. The boat held sixteen people. pleasant journey to and from Hanoi on a good bus. competent crew. From the outside, the boat doesn't appear very stunning, but inside, it's pretty nice. Fantastic Vietnamese meal while on board.

9.3
Excellent - Zixuan
19/09/2023
6 hours of postcard-like splendor

We had a big group of 16 traveling from Hanoi on a lovely bus and took a comfortable trip on the boat in Halong Bay. I really appreciate the capable staff and the fantastic Vietnamese 11-course meal. One thing that disappointed was the outside appearance looking different in real life. It wasn't as pretty as the photo. Overall, the onboard experience was great and Halong Bay was beautiful.

9.8
Excellent - Ms.Pauline Korse
02/08/2023
Fantastic cruise

On the leisurely cruise over Halong Bay, we had a wonderful day. The views are breathtaking, and the crew was excellent. Best Price Travel also provides excellent customer service. Booking this cruise is something I strongly advise.

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Questions & Answers (9)

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29/06/2023

Can we stay on board to relax if we do not participate in visiting cave activities? And except for the sundeck, what's else place will be available for our comfortable?

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29/06/2023
@Veera:

You can stay on sundeck to enjoy or have some drink from the bar

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30/05/2023

Hi. Does this cruise have squid fishing service?

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30/05/2023
@Anny:

This is a day cruise so there will be no squid fishing service available

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23/05/2023

Hello, does the lunch on this day cruise have a separate menu for vegetarians?

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23/05/2023
@Anana:

If you note with the cruise before the trip start, the cruise can prepare for you vegen meal

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03/05/2023

Hey. Where will we sit (or relax) while the cruise sails into the destination for visiting?

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03/05/2023
@Andy:

they have table for you to sit enjoy or can get on sun deck to enjoy the view

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04/04/2023

Hello. Does this cruise have a babysitter service while we kayak or swim?

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05/04/2023
@Venelopez:

No but the staff can help for a while.

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