Halong Bay Cruise - Shore Excursion

Cai Lan Port or Hai Phong Port

Port Pick-Up & Drop-Off

Private Groups

Welcome to Northeast Vietnam! Famed for its emerald waters and limestone islands, Halong Bay is out of this world! Join us on a 6-hour cruise of this stunning bay, venturing into Sung Sot Cave and Titop Island. Work up an appetite for your seafood lunch by kayaking on the crystal waters, taking a dip, or simply admiring the incredible views!


Pick-Up & Drop-Off From Cai Lan or Hai Phong Port

English-Speaking Guide & Air-Conditioned Transport Included

Cruise UNESCO World Heritage Site Halong Bay

Enjoy a Delicious Fresh Lunch

Explore Sung Sot (‘Surprising’) Cave

Swim, Kayak, or Take in the Incredible Views

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Tour Details

Cai Lan Port

Price from $220

  • 1 person: $420
  • 2 people: 320 per person
  • 3 people: $280 per person
  • 4 people: $260 per person
  • 5-8 people: $240 per person
  • 9+ people: $220 per person

Hai Phong Port

Price from $250

  • 1 person: $450
  • 2 people: $350 per person
  • 3 people: $310 per person
  • 4 people: $290 per person
  • 5-8 people: $270 per person
  • 9+ people: $250 per person




All private tours are approximately 8 hours or longer depending on your time constraints. At the end of the private tour, we always make sure that you return on time to board the cruise ship.

Meeting point

Cai Lan Port or Hai Phong Port

Port Permit Service

  • Opt to purchase port permit service: For a fee of 25 USD/person, our guide and transport can go inside the port, right to your cruise ship for pick-up and drop-off. This requires passport details such as full name, passport number, DOB, expiry date and nationality. We recommend this service for safety and comfort during the hot or rainy days, as well as a reliable transport service.
  • Opt not to purchase port service fee: Please walk out of the port for 15 minutes – 20 minutes where our guide and driver will welcome you with a sign and a smile. This does not include a fee.

Max Group Size

We can accommodate a big group of up to 35 people. However, we recommend a max of 15/group to get the best experience.


  • All Entrance Fees
  • All Taxes
  • Fully Air-Conditioned Vehicle
  • Unlimited Bottles of Water
  • English-Speaking Guide
  • Fresh Seafood Lunch on Board

Not included

  • Gratuities
  • Booking Fees

What to bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Insect Repellent
  • Light Jacket
  • Warm Clothes During Vietnam Winter
Cruise UNESCO World Heritage Site Halong Bay

Upon your arrival, our private guide and car/van will greet you at your port of choice with a smile and welcome sign! After a transfer to Tuan Chau wharf, we’ll board the Private Junk for a 6-hour tour through the heart of Halong Bay. Prepare for breathtaking beauty as we journey through these seascapes! The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay is renowned the world over for its forest-topped limestone islands and crystal water. Choose to swim, kayak, or simply take in the ethereal views.

bay with boats and green mountains


Explore “Surprising” Cave!

Our route winds through stunning landscapes and offers incredible views of thousands of limestone karsts and the most beautiful islets such as Stone Dog, Fighting Cocks, and Incense Burner. As we cruise to the heart of the Bay, you will have the opportunity to explore Sung Sot Cave and to see the surprising (literal translation of Sung Sot) interior! Sung Sot is the largest and most renowned of Halong’s many caves. Your expert guide will share information about the formation of Halong Bay and help you explore the fascinating cave famed for its breathtaking beauty. As we make our way back to the Junk, we will hop in our kayaks to explore a hidden lagoon!

bay with boats and green mountains


Enjoy Lunch in Stunning Surroundings

A delicious, seafood lunch will await you upon your return! Enjoy your fresh meal in one of the most incredible landscapes in Vietnam, and even the world! Next, we’ll cruise to Titop island for swimming, sunbathing, or a journey up to the top for a worthwhile view! On return to the Junk, we’ll make our way back to Tuan Chau wharf for a private transfer to your cruise ship. We are expert time-keepers, so no need to worry about missing your departure – simply sit back and allow your guide to return you to port in plenty of time.

plate of vietnamese seafood

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