Bai Tu Long Bay 3 days 2 nights cruise

Bai Tu Long Bay 3 days 2 nights cruise

December 2, 20232024-05-20 22:58


3 day 2 night cruise through Bai Tu Long Bay is a fantastic experience. In this longer journey, you will explore the untouched area of Bai Tu Long Bay, go kayaking in Cap La through the karst and breathtaking nature, visit a floating village of Vung Vieng, and spend time for a cave, beach, and more kayaking… During this tour, you might not find other more tourists but enjoy your journey, just relax and get off-the-beaten-track 


  • Cruise in Bai Tu Long Bay, the less visited part of Halong Bay
  • Traditional wooden boats for small groups, a unique experience
  • Cozy cabin with large windows and en-suite bathroom
  • Go kayaking to explore limestone islands on a watery landscape
  • Visit the floating village, for a glimpse of local life
  • Explore a cave for a panoramic view of the bay
  • Authentic Vietnamese cuisines
Renea Cruise Boutique boat


Halong Port– Bai Tu Long Bay - Cong Do– Cap La island ( L ,D )

07.45 – 8:30: Our shuttle bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and start your trip to explore the most amazing bay in the North of Vietnam. On the way, we will have a quick stop at the middle of the way to rest. This also let you have a glance at Hai Duong Province and taste their traditional “Green bean cake”.

12.30: Arrive in our office at Halong International Pier, you will have a bit time to relax and enjoy a cup of tea/coffee. Wait for our captain to finish the registration and transfer by tender to our boat.

12.45: Enjoy welcome drink and spend a couple minutes for briefing about safety on boat and activities included then we check in our cabin.

13.30: Delicious Vietnamese set menu will be served while leisurely cruising further into Bai Tu Long Bay.

15.00: Arrive in kayaking area – that is Cap La Island. Enjoy kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature, swimming, and relaxing.

17.30: Get back to the boat and enjoys our Sunset party. 

19.00: Sumptuous set menu-dinner onboard.

20.30: Free time to challenge yourself in Vietnamese puzzle games, or gather your group/family for a board game; try your luck with squid fishing or simply have a cocktail and enjoy the quiet night on the bay.


Cong Dam - Vung Vieng village – Cong Do (B, L, D)

06.30: Start your day with a Tai Chi routine on sundeck or catch a morning view of the stunning bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.

07.00: Breakfast will be served in Western style, familiar to you to fulfill your strength, and ready for another exploring day.

8.45 – 09.00: Transfer to a day cruise, spend more time kayaking and swimming at Cong Dam, or relaxing on the boat. If the weather allows, we can take a glance at Thay Cave before going back to the anchor point.

12.00: Back to the boat for a delicious hot lunch at noontime.

13.00: we cruise passing several floating hamlets including Cap La, we enter the Center of pristine Bai Tu Long Geology Park. There, we will visit Vung Vieng fishing village to interact with local people.

14.30: Return to the main boat and enjoy a sunset party afterward.

15.30: Time for relaxation you can choose (more time kayaking & swimming and relaxing

17.30: Enjoy our Sunset party. 

19.00: Dinner will be served. 

20.30: Free time for joining games, you may also try your luck with squid fishing.

3 day 2 night cruise Bai Tu Long Bay


Thien Canh Son Cave - Halong Port (B,L)

06.30: Start early Tai Chi demonstration on sundeck. 

07.30: Breakfast will be served in Western style and with Vietnamese traditional food.

08.00: Explore the well-hidden Thien Canh Son Cave and enjoy a white sandy beach at Hon Co Island. Our tour guide will provide some interesting stories of Ha Long Bay and this cave, made by Mother Nature.

09.00: Finish packing and check out of your cabin. Prepare to join in our traditional cooking demonstration. 

10.00: Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.

10.15: Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch.

11.40: Disembark in Halong International

12.00: Farewell Halong Bay then return to Hanoi

15.00: Arrive in Hanoi. Trip ends

*Note: The itinerary is subject to change due to the weather, tide level, and operating conditions without prior notice.



Cruise Map

3 day 2 night cruise map in Bai Tu Long Bay

Cruise Includes - Excludes

Cruise Includes:

  • English Speaking Guide from Hanoi and on board
  • Entrance and Sightseeing fees
  • Cruise through Halong Bay
  • All meals on board (3 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts)
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Sunset party
  • Tai Chi every morning
  • Kayaking
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in cabin
  • Service charge, Insurance on board

Cruise excludes:

  • Round-trip shuttle bus transportation
  • Airfares
  • Visa Arrangements
  • Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
  • All other services not mentioned in the “Inclusions”

Visiting sites on 3 day 2 night cruise

Thien Canh Son Cave

Thien Canh Son cave is in Hon Co (Paradise) island, Cong Do area. To visit the cave,  the small boat will reach the island for you to climb up to 100 steps, then reach the entrance of the cave. Getting up to the entrance of Thien Canh Son cave, it offers a panoramic view of Bai Tu Long Bay. The viewing point is ideal for photography. Following a narrow path to enter the cave you will be amazed by this spectacular masterpiece of nature.

Inside the cave, there are two caverns connected by a small passageway, and each cavern has unique stalactites and stalagmites creating unique natural rock formations.

The visit to Thien Canh Son cave is 30 minutes long.

Vung Vieng Floating Fishing Village

Vung Vieng village is a group of floating houses in Bai Tu Long Bay, which is 24km from the mainland.

In the past, Vung Vieng fishing village had a population of hundreds local of livings. They live on fishing, with food and water being transported from the mainland a dozen kilometers from there. But, they have moved to the mainland now to settle for a better life, the village is still a peaceful location viewing the charming landscape, an ideal place to know about local floating life on Halong Bay.

To visit the Vung Vieng fishing village, you will join the bamboo rowing boats around the village for about 1 hour.

Cap La area 

Cap La area is one of the most beautiful areas of Bai Tu Long Bay, where you can find pristine natural landscapes. The water is calm with hundreds of limestone islands around so Cap La is a very nice place for kayaking. The boat will anchor at Cap La for you to enjoy kayaking and relaxing in stunning nature.

Cong Dam area 

Cong Dam area is known as the geological museum of Bai Tu Long Bay with its unique rock formations. Far from the mainland, the Cong Dam is an isolated area so it still retains many primitive beauty. On the 3-day 2 2-night cruise with Renea, you will go kayaking and relaxing in Cong Dam.

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