About Halong

Nature really favored Halong by gifting this city the famous wonder of Halong Bay. A fantastic destination, Halong Bay is for anyone who craves the wonderful nature of unprecedented beaches and limestone islands, or relaxes on an overnight journey to shelter in the beauty of this World Heritage Site.

Best Time To Visit Halong

The best time to travel to Halong is from March to September, when the air is cool, breezy and pleasant. This is also the best time for cruise tours to visit the beautiful bay.


The distance from Hanoi to Halong city is about 180km long and takes about 3-4 hours to move. Besides public vehicle such as shuttle, you can drive your own car if you want to experience a long journey yourself. In addition, there is a new choice for you with modern and luxurious seaplane that allows you to enjoy the seascape from 150 to 3,000 meters above sea level.


Time zone

GMT +07:00


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North Vietnam Bike Blitz
Hanoi - Pu Luong - Ninh Binh - Halong
Our thoughtfully curated 10-day North Vietnam Bike Blitz tour program is an ideal choice for your two-week adventure in Vietnam. Meticulously designed by our experienced travel experts, this cycling itinerary promises a truly remarkable journey. However, we understand that everyone has unique preferences, so we offer the option to customize the program to meet your specific requirements. Our dedicated team of experts will collaborate with you personally, ensuring a tailor-made solution that exceeds your expectations. If this tour captures your interest, please don't hesitate to send us a request. We also invite you to share any additional details or specific needs you may have, so we can further refine the program to create the perfect experience for you.
Tour Operator: Custom Travel
Price: Contact us
Best of Northern Vietnam - 6 days
Halong - Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Sapa
Best of Northern Vietnam in a 6-day tour package offers you authentic value with the region's top attractions and flexibility on plenty of amazing experiences. Let’s take an overnight cruise to discover the breathtaking scenery of Halong Bay, travel to Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, the first capital of Vietnam, and meet the Hmong and other minority cultures on a Sapa hill tribal excursion. And importantly, don’t miss out on this trip if you are a young-spirited individual longing for an unforgettable solo travel journey!
From US$ 489.00 /Pax
Romance of Northern Vietnam for Couple - 9 days
Halong - Hanoi - Sapa
Experience a romantic journey through the enchanting landscapes of Northern Vietnam with our 9-day tour. Discover the vibrant streets of Hanoi, trek through picturesque villages in Sapa, and cruise the majestic Halong Bay. Join us on this dreamy honeymoon package and create unforgettable memories together in these enchanting destinations.
From US$ 922.00 /Pax
Peony Cruise Halong Bay - 2 days
Peony Cruise is a top-selling family cruise in Lan Ha Bay that showcases Vietnam's natural beauty. It combines classic European refinement with rustic Vietnamese charm. Peony is the only boat offering Halal food prepared in a Halal kitchen, with a Halal Certificate from the Halal Vietnam Association. With expert services and an experienced crew, Peony promises an unforgettable trip for all passengers.
From US$ 149.00 US$ 216.00

Top 5 most luxurious overnight cruises in Halong Bay in 2023

Scarlet Rearl Cruise (5-star service standard) Launched in 2019 Itinerary: 02 days – 01 night and 03 days – 02 nights Tour price: 3,350,000VND/pax   The Scarlet Pearl yacht, the style of 1 superyacht, has officially launched for visitors from August 15, 2019. Scarlet Pearl has a maximum capacity of 66 passengers and nearly 50 crew and staff. The ship has 23 bedrooms, divided into 4 room classes: Silver Pearl, Golden Pearl. Onyx Pearl and Scarlet Pearl, designed based on inspiration from the traditional interior decoration art of North Vietnam, blending with the simple but delicate lines of Western architecture, the yacht promises to bring you satisfaction in every detail.  Photo: Fapage Scarlet Rearl Cruises   Heritage Cruises (5-star service standard) Launched in 2019 Itinerary: 02 days – 01 night and 03 days – 02 nights Tour price: 3,300.00VND/pax   Heritage Cruises is designed with 20 luxury rooms divided into 4 different room classes with a maximum capacity of 60 guests. Besides, there is a chain of high-class facilities for guests, including 2 Indochinese and Northern style restaurants, a unique swimming pool and pool bar. In particular, Heritage Cruises also owns an art gallery L'art de l'Annam with works by artist Pham Luc – who is known as the Picasso of Vietnam and Bach Thai Buoi library, which displays rare photos documenting the life of North Vietnamese people in the period before the March 8 revolution.   Photo: Heritage Cruise Fanpage  Paradise Grand Cruise (5-star service standard) Launched March 2023 Itinerary: 02 days – 01 night and 03 days – 02 nights Tour price: 3,250,000VND/pax   Paradise Grand Cruise is a new high-end product in the Paradise cruise system with more than 10 years of experience in operating 5-star luxury yachts on Lan Ha Bay. The yacht is designed in a modern style including 39 bedrooms, restaurant, bar and airy sundeck so that visitors can fully enjoy the scenery in Lan Ha Bay. The highlight of the service is that guests will enjoy the best traditional Vietnamese and Western fusion dishes on board, by Michelin Chef-Chef 2*.  Photo: Fapage Paradise Grand Cruises Indochine Cruises (5-Star Service Standard) Launched in 2019 Itinerary: 02 days – 01 night and 03 days – 02 nights Tour price: 3,190,000VND/pax    The Indochine yacht has 45 luxurious rooms, all rooms are synchronously equipped with high-end amenities. Overflow glass windows and large balconies to help customers enjoy the scenery of Lan Ha Bay to the fullest. Indochine Cruise has a luxurious and spacious Indochinese-style "Cochinechine Lounge" area where guests can enjoy music, relax and admire impressive bay views. 'Tonkin' and 'Annam' restaurants are run by award-winning chefs for their à la carte and set menu. The onboard bar offers aperitifs, spirits, cocktails, beers and fine wines curated from around the world. Photo: Indochine Cruises Fanpage   Ambassador Cruises (5-Star Service Standard) Itinerary: 02 days – 01 night Pick-up point: Sun Group International Cruise Ship Port Tour price: 2,990,000VND/pax    Ambassador Cruise Ha Long is the latest 5-star luxury yacht launched in November 2018. Ambassador Cruise will bring visitors the best experience and relaxation with the main sightseeing route Ha Long Bay – Sung Sot Cave – Titop Island. Ambassador Cruise is designed in steel with 46 rooms, private balconies, accommodating up to 110 people, along with the largest sundeck ship in Halong Bay, luxury spa on board, Jacuzzi tank on sundeck, piano room and restaurant.  Photo: Ambassador Cruises Fanpage    Source: General 

Getaway & Resorts 30/06/2023

Top 5 most luxurious overnight cruises in Halong Bay in 2023

Based on the criteria of safety, service quality, facilities, cuisine, price and itinerary, this is the top 5 yachts chosen and booked by customers in the past 3 years.

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