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From Ninh Binh: 3-Day Lan Ha Bay Cruise with Meals & Lodging

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Explore Halong Bay on Dragon Bay Cruises days is absolutely recommended for visitors to discover an authentic local culture and hidden beauty spots on the Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay.


  • Kayakking and swimming in Lan Ha Bay
  • Discover Ha Long Bay
  • Squid fishing at night
  • Sunset in the bay


DAY 1 | NINH BINH – EXPLORE HA LONG BAY – LAN HA BAY 07:00 | Pick-up time Get pick up from your hotel/homestay in Ninh Binh and departure to Ha Long Bay. 11:30 – 12:00 | Arrive Tuan Chau Harbor 12:00 | Transferred to main boat by tender. Embark on Dragon Bay Cruises Warmly welcome to Dragon Bay Cruises! While enjoying welcome drink, our cruise manager will deliver cruise briefing and safety introduction. After that you will check in your cabin. 13:00 | Enjoy fabulous lunch Fabulous lunch is served while Dragon Bay Cruises – Luxury Cruises starts his sail into magnificent Ha Long Bay – an extension of Ha Long Wonder which is much quieter and has fewer tourists. He will pass famous Finger Islet, Candle Islet and thousands of uniquely shaped limestone towers and islands. 15:30 | Explore Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long Bay We will visit the Dark and Bright cave – famous for the pristine natural beauty and poetic, attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. Here you will take some photos of the romantic, lyrical local see-sights. This is also the best time for tourists to enjoying bamboo boat or kayaking or swimming – which is an interesting activity to discover the truest beauty of the Limestone Mountains and the blue sky of Lan Ha Bay. Afterwards, visitors immerse in the emerald green water of Lan Ha Bay with exciting swimming activities (Please prepare swimming suite, sun cream, sun class with you). 17:00- 18:00 | Sunset Party, Happy Hour and Cooking Class Back to Dragon Bay Cruises and relax on cruise. It’s time for Sunset in Ha Long Bay, There’s something magical about sunsets. It’s not only the colors but the feeling, the atmosphere, the temperature. The way you feel at a certain moment. Enjoy our “Sunset Party “and “Happy Hour Deal- Buy 1 Get 1 Free” in all bars on cruise. Cooking Demonstration is an onboard activity which helps passengers not only to sample fine cuisine but also learns more about Vietnamese culinary culture. Cruise Chef will show and guide you how to make Vietnamese traditional dishes such as fresh or dried springing roll and/ or how to carve different kinds of vegetables and fruits. You may be invited to participate in a fun competition with other passengers to find who is the fastest to make the dish. Finally, you can have your own dish of food, enjoin yourself or share it with your companions. An interesting activity for those who love cooking and cuisine! Before dinner, our experienced captain will choose the most tranquil area to anchor for overnight 19:00 | Savor deluxe dinner Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff, night view on Lan Ha Bay is incredible. 21:00 – 23:00: SPECIAL ACTIVITIES (Optional): - Option 1: Enjoy overnight activities on board as squid fishing, the fabulous drinks on our bars, movies, spa therapy, or just relax in your room - Option 2 (Extra charge): Transferred by tender to a fishing village nearby to do squid fishing then having BBQ party, you can do more kayaking and swimming here. This is a high light- a unique experience only has on Dragon Bay Cruise. Overnight on Dragon Bay Cruise. DAY 2: LAN HA BAY – VIET HAI VILLAGE – CAT BA ISLAND 06:00 | Sunrise Tai-chi section on sundeck Be an early bird for photo hunt and join our Tai-chi session on the sundeck to refresh your body and mind. 07:00 | Have light breakfast 08:30 | Discover Cat Ba Island- Lan Ha Bay on the hidden route. You will be transferred to the day tour cruise to visit the bay to go further than Lan Ha Bay. You start the journey to discover Viet Hai village - a peaceful village with extremely beautiful scenery by bike, through vast rice fields. You stop to rest and visit the old house made from straw, mud, bamboo ... find out the lives of local people. 12:00: Return to the day tour cruise. You will be served lunch with a variety of dishes at the restaurant. 14h00: The cruise takes you to the pristine beach area- Ba Trai Dao beach. This is the most beautiful beach in Lan Ha Bay with nature amazing white sand, very quiet and less tourists, you are free to swim or participate in kayaking activity. 16:30: Return to Dragon Bay Cruise. You will be watching the sunset fall on Lan Ha Bay, immersed in soothing or vibrant music, sipping a cocktail. 19:15: Enjoy dinner at a restaurant on Dragon Bay Cruise. 20:45 – 00:00: Enjoy the nightlife of Ha Long Bay from the deck. Immerse yourself in music, enjoy a glass of cocktail from the bar, sing karaoke and relax on the cruise. Otherwise, you can fish squid with the sailors or simply relax in the room and watch Ha Long Bay from the balcony. Overnight on Dragon Bay Cruise. DAY 3 | LAN HA BAY – HA LONG BAY – HANOI 06:00 | Sunrise Tai-chi section on sundeck Be an early bird for photo hunt and join our Tai-chi session on the sundeck to refresh your body and mind. 07:00 | Have light breakfast Dragon Bay Cruises continues to passing amazing karst towers. Tea, coffee and light breakfast is served with fresh air and peaceful surroundings. 08:00 | Explore Tra Bau floating village Our small boat brings you to visit a fishing village names “ Tra Bau “ to Join the kayaking experience to explore the Tra Bau area – the famous filming location for Kong Skull Island (King Kong) in Quang Ninh in 2018. You can visit the fish raft and interact with local fishermen to explore daily life and traditional fishing methods. Our conveyer boat will pass slowly through the pearl farming village so you can see how the locals cultivate pearls. 09:30 | Back to the boat for check-out 10:00 | Brunch time During the time well prepared lunch is served, Our Cruises slowly navigates emerald water and thousands of Karst Mountains towards the Harbor. 11:30 – 12:00 | Back to Tuan Chau Harbor Bus transfer service by the highway from Halong to Hanoi is available for booking in advance. Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter at around 15:00 – 16:00, end of unforgettable trip. For a long trip you should wear comfortable outfit.


Hotel pickup and drop-off Fully furnished cabin with private ocean view lalcony. English speaking guide on board. All meals onboard mentioned (03 lunch, 02 dinner, 02 breakfast). Complimentary 2 bottled water in each cabin. Entrance and sightseeing fees. Kayaking, floatting trampoline, Tea ceremony

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