Halong Sapphire Cruise


DAY 1: HANOI - HALONG – LAN HA BAY (Lunch/ Dinner)

  • 11: 45- 12: 00 - welcome at waiting room 26 Tuan Chau harbour in Halong Bay
  • 12:00 . You will be taken on our tender from the wharf and make your way out onto the bay to board our luxurious craft, Sapphire Cruise. You will be welcome aboard and greeted with a complimentary drink. Our Crew will conduct a compulsory safety procedures session and then you are free to check into your cabin and freshen up. Take some time to have a look around the vessel or watch the magical landscape go by.
  • 13: 15  While our boat starts to cruise ,  enjoy the special lunch of fresh  seafood and vietnamese food  cooked by one of the best Chef in halong bay . 
  • 15:00  After cruising for nearly 2 hours to explore the tranquil Bay , passing by thousands of islands and islets , the boat reaches the best area to do kayaking to see a lot of amazing limestone karst landscapes . Our boat will not bring you to the crowded and tiny beach for swimming . Our boat will stop in the middle of the Bay so that you can have chance to jump into water , take a backflip or somersault ..
  • 16:30  Keep cruising to admire the stunning beauty of the Bay from our Sundeck where you can capture great  photos
  • 17:00  Attend the cooking class opened right on the Sundeck , our guide will show you how to prepare and make our vietnamese traditional dish that is spring roll
  • 17: 45  Join the Sunset party , enjoy fresh fruit , making friends with other members in the group , listening to soft and light music.
  • 19 :00  Enjoy the special Dinner with fusion food prepared by the excellent skills of decoration of our Chef .
  • 20: 30  Your free time

DAY 2: DARK & BRIGHT CAVE – HA LONG BAY - HANOI (Light Breakfast/Brunch)

  • 05:45 - The nicest time of the day on Lan Ha Bay is the morning. Head to the upper deck to participate in our daily Tai Chi sessions. Relax with an early morning cup of tea, coffee or juice anywhere you wish on the boat and watch the never-ending miraculous scenery unfold before you.
  • 06:30 - Light breakfast will be served in our restaurant (pastries, tea, coffee)
  • 7:00 - 8:15 - Enjoy the last stage of your trip to Dark & Bright cave and islets by local rowing boats which is a wild and mysterious beauty in the middle of the World Heritage. Back to our main board afterward.
  • 09:15-9:30 - Check out of your cabin as we draw closer to the mainland.
  • 09:45 Enjoy your brunch on the boat.
  • 11:00 you will board our tender and head back to the wharf where you will be met by your return trip vehicle to transfer you to Hanoi.
  • 11:45 Tour ends at TuanChau habour in Halong


  • Welcome drinks with warm/cold tissues.
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing fees
  • Accommodation in a luxurious air-conditioned en-suite cabin, including a private bathtub. Private balcony with sea view
  • In-house English-speaking guide
  • All meals.
  • All activities outlined above, including swimming, kayaking, cooking, and night squid fishing.


  • Transfer to and from Halong Bay a big coach (optional). If it is included: free pickup will be offered at your hotel which is located in Hanoi's old quarters (8.00-8.45) or at Hanoi Opera House at 8.45.  If you are in Halong, please be ready at Tuan Chau harbor, gate 26 before 12.15.
  • Airfares.
  • Visa arrangements
  • Beauty spa and massage services
  • Other beverages, tips, and personal expenses
  • All other services not mentioned mentioned

Children policies:

  • A group with 2 adults and 1 child: the child under 5 years old is FOC, sharing a bed with parents.
  • A group with 2 adults & children: One child under 5 years old is FOC, and the other children under 5 years old are charged at 75% based on the adult rate, sharing a bed with parents.
  • Children from 5 to under 9 years old are charged at 75% based on the adult rate, sharing a bed with parents.
  • Children from 9 years old are charged at 100% based on adult rates
  • 100% adult ticket will be charged for 2nd child


  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels, and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be canceled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals onboard are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies, or dietary requirements at least one (1) day before the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number, and visa expiry date for all passengers. Please fill in the form one day before at: https://sapphirecruise.com/data or send us your passport photos one day before. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by the port authority.
  • The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels, and operating conditions.
  • Special requests (diet or vegetarian, ...) should be sent before your departure date.
  • Tourists should bring sneakers, lotion, shadow glasses, swimsuits, and hats throughout the cruise Halong Bay Tours package to ensure their health. Special visitors should be followed the tour guides' arrangements and rules of the landscape...