Discover the Three Bays of Tonkin Gulf on Gray Line - 3 days 2 nights

The Gray Line Halong Cruise is honored to welcome you on board this first oceanic overnight cruise throughout the 103-year history of the Gray Line Worldwide. Her exquisite luxury and intimate setting together with her unrivalled customized service are all designed for you to feel a home from home experience and an unforgettable way to enjoy the serene exceptional natural beauty of Ha Long Bay.
Cruise highlights:
  • Discover the three exotic bays of Tonkin Gulf: Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay.
  • Enjoy local food amid thousands of islets.
  • Visit Viet Hai, the village on the mountainside in Cat Ba National Park.
  • Cycle through rice paddy fields. Visit rock caves. Trek to Bat Cave.
  • Visit the pristine Lan Ha Bay. Have a half day kayaking and swimming at a private beach.

Available Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay

8:00 AM                 Pick up at your hotel and transfer to Halong Bay.
12:15 PM               Embark at Tuan Chau Marina Pier (Tuan Chau Island).
12:30 PM               The tender will take you to the Gray Line Halong Cruise. Let the crew treat you to a welcome drink at Gray Line Private Lounge before we brief through your cruise and check in your cabins.
1:00 PM                 Your set lunch is ready as we cruise to Vung Vieng Floating Village.
3:00 PM                 Arrive at Vung Vieng – the most beautiful fishing village in Halong Bay. We will take you through 65 houses, a school and an information center, which are all floating, for your unique experience of witnessing and touching the local on-water life surrounded by a magnificent landscape of lime-stone mountains and sea caves. If you wish to discover the village on your own, our luxury kayaks are ready to serve.
4:15 PM                 Return to the cruise and set off for visiting Drum Cave.
4:45 PM – 5:30 PM              Enjoy your time for swimming (within our cruise surrounding area & under suitable weather condition) or relaxing on the sundeck to admire the sunset view and embrace our photo opportunities.
6:30 PM                 We will hold a cooking demonstration on the sundeck for you to awake your talents by trying making the fresh / fried spring rolls and mix fish sauce.
7:30 PM                 You are invited to a deluxe buffet BBQ dinner (available for group of 10+ pax) serving a variety of Vietnamese and Western food under the magnificent night sky and unique atmosphere of Halong Bay.
9:00 PM                 The customized night activities await you to participate and enjoy either film entertainment in the outdoor bar, squid fishing on boat with our crew or the squid cooking with our chef assistance.
10:00 PM               Anchor overnight near Drum Cave – the quietest sleeping point recognized by Halong Government Office.

Day 2: Ha Long Bay

6:30 AM                 Greet the dawn on the bay. Our Tai Chi class is awaiting to help heating up yourself for your most alive trip ahead (Tai Chi class is upon your request and subject to weather condition).
7:30 AM                 It is time for us to regale you with a light breakfast including bread, pastries, bacon, ham, egg, juice, tea or coffee, sausage…
8:30 AM                 Day boat at Lan Ha Bay, a small and peaceful bay, where you will be overwhelmed by its breathtaking beauty and uniqueness brought by hundreds of small beaches. Enjoy swimming or kayaking at those beaches.
Then we will sail straight to Viet Hai Village – a small village on the mountainside and far away from the center.
10:00 AM              Disembark at Viet Hai Pier and take a bicycle trip through untouched forests to the village located in a small valley of a mountain, which owns a tranquil landscape of rice fields, buffalos and farmers.
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM         Take a trekking trip from the core of Cat Ba National Forest to Bat Cave and then return to the village (800m / trip). You are at your wishes to sightsee the graceful village sceneries along the way.
12:30 PM               Your lunch with local seafood specialty will be awaited you at this time.
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM              Take a kayaking to the Dark Cave or you can enjoy swimming (within the cruise surrounding area) which will bring you the extraordinary feeling of being immersed in wide & fresh blue sea water.
4:00 PM                 Cruise back to our overnight anchorage near Drum Cave.
6:00 PM                 It is an opportune time for you to admire the sunset view and have yourself well relaxed. Later we will rouse your night with a cooking class & other night activities.
7:00 PM                 Seafood dinner is served.
8:00 PM                 You are invited to a large range of evening activities such as film entertainment in the dining room, board and card games, squid fishing, or karaoke singing at Star Bar.
10:00 PM               We will anchor overnight near Drum Cave.

Day 3: Ha Long – Hanoi

6:30 AM                 Get energized up with us in our Tai Chi class on the sundeck.
7:30 AM                 Enjoy a light breakfast of coffee, tea and pastries.
8:30 AM                 You will be amazed as we take you to the Amazing Cave (Hang Sung Sot)a must-see place and a symbol for geology value of Halong, discovered by the French in 1901.
10:00 AM              It is time for checking out, resting on sundeck or in the dining room and enjoy the charming sceneries on your trip back to the pier. Your lunch will be ready on board.
11:30 AM: You will disembark at Tuan Chau Marina Pier and have some relaxing time at Gray Line Private Lounge before being transferred to Hanoi by land.

  • Tour cost is in US dollars and based on the above suggested hotels & room categories. It is subject to change due to hotel availability and increase in airfare upon confirmation.
  • Quoted program prices are per person, based on group of 2 persons, double / twin share.
  • 2-night package on Gray Line Cruise (join-in cruise / private Deluxe cabin)
  • Private transfer from your hotel to Tuan Chau Pier in Halong and vice versa
  • English speaking guide for round-trip transfer
  • Admission fees to the sightseeing spots as indicated
  • Kayaking & Cycling
  • Small boat rowing
  • Meals on board: 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners (drinks are on consumption)
  • Mineral water, coffee / tea (from jug) is included during breakfasts
  • Bottled water and cold hand-wipes during your transfers
  • Visa to Vietnam
  • Accommodation in Hanoi
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary and drinks during meals
  • Overweight luggage
  • Travel & Trip insurance
  • Fuel surcharges (if any)
  • Other expenses which are not clearly mentioned in inclusive services
  • Crew gratuities (USD 10 / person / day is recommended)


Discover the Three Bays of Tonkin Gulf on Gray Line

Package price: USD 550 per person

: USD 1,100

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