Top list: 29 best cruises on Halong bay

Halong Bay always enchants visitors with many different tones of experiences. Once visiting Halong, you will not miss a trip floating on the water to contemplate wonderful beauty of nature, explore the life of local people in fishing villages and immerse in romantic nights on the bay. Travellive would like to introduce a list of the most luxurious cruises among 100 vessels operated in Halong bay. Recognized as a world heritage, Halong bay holds many legends that are waiting for your discovery.

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1.Paradise Luxury

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights
  • Price: From USD 971/single cabin (about 20,391,000VND) and USD 1360/double cabin (about 28,560,000VND)
  • Cabin: 17

Paradise Luxury is one of the most luxurious cruises in Halong. It is built in anciet designs and equipped with modern amenities. This luxury cruise promises to bring about the fascination and comfort for visitors to remain their memorable moments while indulging in the mysterious beauty of Halong bay. Apart from the café and restaurant of Paradise Luxury, which are favorite destinations of many visitors, the spa, Jacuzzi, sauna and massage offer unforgettable experiences.

2.Emeraude Classic Cruise

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights
  • Price: from 209 USD (about 4,180,000 VND)
  • Cabin: 37

Started in Halong Bay in 2003, Emeraude cruise is the symbol of the luxury, gentle and perfect services. The cruise will take you back to the past with memories of the Roques and their fleet in Halong Bay since 1910.

Built as an ancient cruise operated by steam with classic French interiors, Emeraude features three floors with 37 opulent cabins, which can hold up 74 guests with perfect services as a five-star hotel on the sea, including massage, taking up taiqi in the morning and cooking class… In addition, visitors will also have a chance to enjoy a wide selection of Eurasian food and seafood buffet.

3.Bhaya Classic Cruises

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 night
  • Price : From 160 USD (about 3,360,000 VND++)
  • Cabin: 20, hold up 40 guests

Built in Oriental style with contemporary luxury, two five-star Bhaya Classic cruises in Halong bay were designed by skillful French architects. Each cruise has three brown and white floors with private spas, which are harmoniously built with Vietnamese massage therapies and aromatic spices. Restaurants on the third floor of the cruises offer five-star services with professional cooks. Apart from contemplating the beautiful landscape, you can also have a chance to tour around famous attractions in the bay and join in many exciting entertaining programs.

4.Glory Cruise

Four-star Glory Cruises, built in Oriental style, feature 14 cabins, a big sea-view restaurant and two bars. Most of modern and luxurious amenities were made by skillful artisans.

5.Au Co

The Auco fleet, designed by the French architect, Anne Drouse, and operated on the Gulf of Tonkin, consists of two five-star vessels with 32 spacious cabins and suite each, large dining room with terrace view, semi cover bar, open-air spa. The vessels combine state of the art safety standards and innovative Oriental Design, providing luxury and dedication in every detail. Each ship has 32 spacious cabins of minimum 20 square meters each. It also boasts private balconies and well-equipped bathrooms. Besides view the magnificent Halong Bay, guests also have a chance to take part in many interesting activities such as kayak, bicycle riding, visiting national forests, historical sites, touring Lan Ha bay, Bai Tu Long bay and Cat Ba island.

6.Aphrodite Supreme

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights
  • Price: From 230 USD  (about 4,830,000 VND++) (for 2 days/1 night)
  • Cabin: 17

Aphrodite Supreme is the best quintessence of the traditional Vietnamese shipbuilding. Each cruise is 43m long, 9m wide, including 3 floors with a restaurant, spa, entertainment center and 10 well-appointed cabins, which is the combination of Oriental style and Occidental modern amenities. Especially, each cabin owns a private sauna and Jacuzzi. On board, guests can enjoy a wide selection of fresh seafood, ethnic food and Eurasian cuisine in the luxurious restaurant on the third floor and sip a glass of wine at the bar or sunbathe at sunrise or sunset on the sundeck.

7.Hương Hải Junks

With a team of six to fifteen years of experiences, Huong Hai Junks offer guests perfect vacations. The fleet includes 9 wooden cruises – 2 built in traditional Vietnamese style, 6 in royal Chinese designs and 1 European with sails, which embellish for Halong bay. With 5-9 cabins each cruise, Huong Hai Junks is the biggest fleet, which provide dinner in caves such as Cock Cave, Fairy Cave or Titov beach… for groups.

8.Halong Violet

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights
  • Price: From 350 USD (about 7,350,000 VND)
  • Cabin: 6

Launched on November 2009, the newest five star junk – the Halong Violet – fitted out in the 1930’s Indochine style. It owns beautiful bedrooms of 43m2 each, which was designed as a palace. Halong Violet is an ideal destination for couples, who are enjoying their honeymoon or wedding anniversaries of families. The cruise features a boutique dinning room, library & lounge, Spa & Gym and 6 individual theme cabins with marble bathroom, jacuzzi & balcony. Cooking class in the afternoon and taiqi lessons in the morning will make your vacation more memorable.

9.Indochina Sails

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  • Duration:  2 days 1 night; 3 days 2 nights
  • Price: from  264 USD/cabin (about 5,544,000 VND++) for two (2 days 1 night)
  • Cabin: 66

Indochina Sails were built in Vietnam with local wooden materials by skillful artisans. Interiors made of aromatic wood bring about the fascination for the cruises. Each cruise of Indochina Sails fleet features well-appointed cabins with marble bathrooms. In addition, the cruises also own private restaurant and bars on open deck. On board restaurant can seat up to 40 guests with big windows, where visitors can view magnificent Halong Bay when enjoying Vietnamese cuisine.

10.Royal Heritage Cruise

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights
  • Price: From 139 USD (about 2,819,000 VND++) (for 2 days 1 night); 239 USD (about 4,919,000 VND++) (for 3 days 2 nights)
  • Cabin: 7

Royal Heritage Cruise started from December 2011 with 7 modern, well-apointed cabins, which are blend of Oriental designs and modern Vietnamese architecture, with marble bathrooms. The cruise features an open sundeck with comfortable interiors, warm dining room and an opulent bar.

11.Prince Halong

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights
  • Price: From 190 USD (about 3,990,000 VND++) (for 2 days 1 night); 285 USD (about 5,985,000 VND++) (for 3 days 2 nights)
  • Cabin: 2-4

The luxurious Prince Cruise of Indochina Junk will offer guests a memorable trip on Halong Bay. Although the cruise only serve a small group of maximum 8 visitors, its modern luxurious design and friendly staff will make your journey around Halong Bay unforgettable.

12.Life Heritage Resort

With a fleet of 22 junks, each Life Heritage Resort Halong features large cabins of 32sqm each with local designs. Cabins are pressed with wood and carved sophisticatedly with big windows, where guests can view the panorama of immense sea and limestone islands in Halong bay. On board Life Heritage Resort Halong, visitors can experience exotic Halong bay on your own way.

13.Halong Marguerite Junk

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days 2 nights
  • Price: From 2,500,000 VND++ (for 2 days 1 night); 4,500,000 VND (for 3 days/2 nights)
  • Cabin: 21

Halong Marguerite Junk is one of three-star Deluxe fleets with overnight services on Halong Bay. The fleet has two cruises and 21 luxurious cabins with modern amenities


Designed in classic Chinese style, Paloma cruise features 20 four-star cabins, a bar with soft chairs, plasma TV, 02 big playgrounds, restaurant and high-end spa. The roofdeck on the fourth floor is an ideal location to view limestone peaks, lagoons, caves and turquoise sea. In addition, Paloma cruise also offers a variety of interesting activities such as swimming, kayaking, squid fishing and cooking class…

15.Halong Emotion

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days 2 nights
  • Price: From 2,900,000 VND++ (for 2 days 1 night)
  • Cabin: 28

Halong Emotion is the perfect combination of classic architecture and modern style with 28 well-appointed cabins that can satisfy standards of a four-star hotel. The sunbathing area is an ideal destination for guests, who would like to relax, view sunrise or sunset and immerse in the fresh air of the immense ocean.

16.Poseidon Sail

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  • Duration: 2 days 1 night
  • Price: From 2,000,000 VND
  • Cabin: 8 – 2 cabins double và 6 cabins twin.

Designed traditionally in contemporary Vietnamese architecture, Poseidon Sail impresses its guests with sophisticated carvings. The roofdeck of 200sqm. featuring sunbathing couches of 26m long and 60m wide will bring about unforgettable experiences.

17.Victory Star Cruise

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights
  • Price: From 150 USD (about 3,150,000 VND)
  • Cabin: 32 and 24

Victory Star features 32 cabins with 32 high-end five-star bedrooms and Victory Star with 24 cabins with a dining room, which can seat up 48 – 66 guests, private balcony, glass doors viewing to the bay and a bar serving 24/24h. Victory Star can host 64 guests for overnight and 150 guests in the day. The on board spa features a sauna, jucuzzi and massage area.

18.Red Dragon Junk

Inspired from the ancient boat of the river area, wharf and Far East sea, Red Dragon is built in classic Chinese architecture with prominent decorations from wood, stone and bronze. With 5 well-appointed wooden cabins, Red Dragon is the perfect choice for a fantastic journey of small groups of 4- 10 guests. In addition, Red Dragon provides exciting tours in the bay.

19.Princess Halong

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights; 4 days/3 nights, 5 days/4 nights
  • Price: From 360 USD (about 7,560,000 VND++)
  • Cabin: 1

Princess Halong started in 2007 with 4 cruises with modern services. Its designs are the combination of different materials such as wood, stone and bronze in harmonious, modern and refined styles. The cruise featuring a luxurious cabin with a dining room, sunbathing area, playground, bar, bathroom and air conditioner 24/24h will bring about a romantic, warm and peaceful space, especially for couples.

20.Classic Sail

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights
  • Price: From 170 USD (about 3,570,000 VND++)
  • Cabin: 7

Floating around the exotic bay, Classic Sail is specially designed in classic Indochina style with 7 high-end cabins, in which 06 luxurious cabins and a VIP cabin. All cabins of Classic Sail are largely designed with a private balcony. Especially, on board interiors are made of valuable black wood, white silk, linen and silver accessories. Classic Sail is proud of its restaurant, where visitors can enjoy an array of Eurasian food.

21.Halong Ginger

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights
  • Price: From 200 USD (about 4,200,000 VND)
  • Cabin: 10

With yellow sails, wooden interiors, which are designed harmoniously with nature, Halong Ginger Cruise is the combination of classic beauty with modern comfort. The custom-designed junk features three decks that house an elegant restaurant, lounge, two bars, a small boutique, library and ten luxurious sleeping cabins, in which 02 deluxe Ginger cabins feature king-size beds and 03 big windows, where guests can view magnificent Halong bay. With so much space, passengers can truly unwind.

22.Halong Jasmine

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights
  • Price: from 220 USD (about 4,620,000 VND)
  • Cabin: 24

Launched in late 2007, the attention to detail and quality of design is apparent in every inch of this newly-built junk, artfully marrying space, rich 1930s Indochine-style wooden décor and exquisite ornamentation throughout its air-conditioned 24 bedrooms, restaurant, bars and communal spaces. Jasmine always offers BBQ parties on the sundeck or in the restaurant and caves.

23.Paradise Peak

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights
  • Price: From 971 USD/ single cabin (about 20,391,000 VND and 1360 USD/ double cabin (about 28,560,000 VND)
  • Cabin: 8

Paradise Peak – the latest member of Paradise Cruises, is regarded as a super-luxurious floating hotel. This opulent cruise includes 08 well-appointed suites with luxurious services such as high-end massage room, library and gym…

24.Calypso Cruiser

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights
  • Price: From 3,339,000 VND (for 2 days 1 night)
  • Cabin: 12

Launched in 2009, the myth of Calypso has been inspirited into the Calypso Cruiser with Oriental designs. “Glamour” and “Grandeur” are best to characterize Calypso. The cruiser features 12 luxury cabins, all finely equipped, and exposed to the widest view of the Bay; a restaurant features a feast for the senses; and a panoramic sundeck allowing different activities with the beauty of Halong Bay as backdrop.

25.Oriental Sails

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights
  • Price: From 2,080,000 VND++ (for 2 days 1 night)
  • Cabin: 16

Built in 2007 in ancient Vietnamese style, Oriental Sails features 16 deluxe cabins of traditional style combined with modern facilities and comfort. The junk boasts rattan & wooden furnishings. Especially, Oriental Sails offers a distinctive program, which is different from almost all of cruises in Halong Bay (only for 3 days/2 nights): visiting Lan Ha bay and mountain climbing with European equipment. In addition, the cruise also takes its guests to fascinating attractions such as Surprise cave, Luon cave, Fighting Cock islet, Rocky Dog islet and Ba Hang fishing village. The junk features a multitude of windows for amazing views from the inside, and a panoramic sundeck allowing different activities with the beauty of Halong Bay as a backdrop.

26.Syrena Cruises

Your journey at the magnificent Halong bay will be more memorable when going on the five-star Syrena Cruises. This four-floor wooden cruise is regarded as a litte mermaid with pristine and perfect beauty, which is the blend of traditional architecture and modern Western comforts. The Syrena Cruises fleet of 2 boats offers a total of 34 luxury cabins & suites. All deluxe cabins and Suites are well appointed, with traditional Vietnamese hardwood creating lavish warmth…Syrena Cruises offer massage and sauna services and a private area for sunbathing and relaxing. Guests can both witness the turquoise sea and enjoy an array of Eurasian food, cooked from classy ingredients at Hoa Sen restaurant on the third floor.

27.Golden Lotus Cruise

Operated in 2010 in the name of the national flower, Golden Lotus Cruise features a large and beautiful sundeck and a good bar with various kinds of drinks will complete your relaxation. Visitors can lie on long couches to enjoy the serene Halong Bay. Luxurious restaurant equipped with wooden facilities will bring about a memorable vacation.


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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights
  • Price: 315 USD/double cabin (2 days/1 night); 630 USD (3 days/2 nights)
  • Cabin: 22

On March 2, 2012, the luxurious Pelican with a capacity of 48 guests was officially operated with four-star services. This is one of first white steel cruises in Halong Bay. Apart from four-star amenities with 20 Deluxe cabins, 2 Royal Suite, 2 bars, restaurant and spa…, Pelican is specially designed: two steel bilges, lifebelts and warning system… Along with other white cruises, Pelican promises to embellish for the magnificent natural wonder of Halong bay.

29.Halong Phoenix Cruise

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  • Duration: 2 days/1 night; 3 days/2 nights
  • Price: From 125 USD (about 2,625,000 VND++)
  • Cabin: 30

Phoenix Cruise is desined in traditional Oriental style of the 14th century with wooden material to bring about a close feeling with nature and create a warm and comfortable space for visitors. The fleet includes Phoenix Cruiser 01 with 16 cabins and Phoenix Cruiser 02 operated at the end of 2011 with 14 well-appointed cabins. Each cabin is equipped with air conditioner, fridge, bar, silk and rattan interiors and large windows, where visitors can view magnificent Halong bay.

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