The boutique beauty of the cruise will charm all the guests at the first glance. Among hundreds of boats and cruises in Halong Bay, Royal Palace Cruise is a unique one which was designed specially like a Royal Palace. Totally different with any other one in Halong Bay, you will never see anyone which look same the Royal Palace Cruise


Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (L, D) – Scenic cruise, hiking, swimming, Kayaking

07:45 – 08:15 Pick up at your hotel and depart for Ha Long City.

12:30 On arrival at pier, you will board your Royal Palace Cruise and you are warmly welcomed by professional and friendly crew.

13:00 Check-in cabin and enjoy specially prepared lunch while cruising through most beautiful parts of the magical bay with thousands of amazing limestone islands emerging from emerald water. Sailing with Royal Palace Cruise in very tranquil route, exploring the exotic beauty of the legendary Bay, a feeling in paradise will come to you.

14:30 Keep cruising to the most beautiful parts of Halong Bay. This is the best time to relax after lunch and enjoy your privacy, capturing stunning photos of the legendary bay.

15:30 Small tender brings you to visit Titop island, hiking to the top of the island from where tourists can capture panoramic view of Halong Bay.

16:30  Kayaking & swimming

18:00 Join the sunset party on the sundeck in warm and romantic atmosphere, making friends with other members in the group, enjoy fresh local fruit, listening soft, light music, wearing traditional costumes for kings, queens and mandarins.

19:00 Enjoy the special dinner cooked by our professional chef.

20:30 The moment you choose your own way to relax after dinner, listening to music, singing karaoke, relaxing on the sundeck, squid fishing available for entertainment during the night time.

Note: Spend the night on Royal Palace Cruise

Day 2: Ha Long Bay Lan Ha Bay – Bungalow on Nam Cat Island (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)

06:00  Morning exercise with our Tai Chi master, a perfect healthy way to start a new day.

07:00  Enjoy your breakfast, coffee, tea, fruits.

08:00 Visit the Surprising Cave, the most beautiful one in Ha Long Bay

09:30 Transfer to our daily boat, sailing through Lan Ha bay for 2 hours sailing through Lan Ha bay for 2 hours.

11:30 Arrive at bungalow for check in.

12:00 Lunch in the restaurant at the bungalow. Enjoy your private time at leisure, relaxing, sunbathing on the beach or using some services available on the bungalow like playing football, volleyball, badminton, play pool, table tennis, kayaking to explore untouched area nearby bungalow.

18:30 Enjoy the BBQ diner in Bungalow.

20:30 Relax at leisure on your own or joint some activities in Bungalow.

Optional trip

Optional trip (biking trip to Viet Hai village) must be booked in advance, extra U.S. $5/ person.

Note: Spend the night on Cat Ba Sandy Beach Bungalow or hotel on Cat Ba island

Day 3: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (Breakfast + Lunch)

07:00 Breakfast

08:00  Check-out, transfer to the daily boat to get on our Cruise. Keep cruising towards Ha Long Bay to explore another parts of the huge bay

10:00  Cooking class opened right on the cruise.

11:00 Farewell brunch served on the cruise before you arrive at harbor.

12:30  Get on the bus to Hanoi.

16:30  Transfer you back to your hotel

Joint-in Group Price

Type Description Price Book tour
Deluxe 2 nights in the boat 266 Book this!
Ocean View 2 nights in the boat 286 Book this!
Royal Suite 2 nights in the boat 346 Book this!
Deluxe 2nd night in bungalow (sea view) 246 Book this!
Ocean View 2nd night in bungalow (sea view) 256 Book this!
Royal Suite 2nd night in bungalow (sea view) 286 Book this!
Deluxe 2nd night at Catba Island Resort & Spa 291 Book this!
Deluxe 2nd night at Catba Sunrise Resort 304 Book this!
Inclusive services:


Complimentary Water in Cabin
Accommodation on board: Safe ensuite cabin with A/C, hot water.
Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Diner)
Kayaking Safe & Clean,
Cooking Class Demonstration
Happy Hours, Tai Chi lesson
Entrance fees.
English speaking guide.

Exclusive services:

Transports Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi by shuttle bus. Free pick up and drop off in Hanoi Old Quarter area, Hoan Kiem district if you book transfer service with us
Airfare, VISA arrangements
Beauty Spa Services & Massage
Travel insurance.

Single Supplement: US$ 50.00/person/room/nite in Deluxe Cabin on boat. US$60/room/nite Ocean view cabin US$ 90/room/nite Royal Suite cabin
Tips and other personal services.
Any fee for emergency case

Children policies:

A group with 2 adults and 1 child: the child under 5 years old is FOC, sharing bed with parents.
A group with 2 adults & children: One child under 5 years old is FOC, the other children under 5 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rate, sharing bed with parents.
Children from 5 to under 9 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rate, sharing bed with parents.
Children from 9 years old are charged at 100% based on adult rates, sharing bed with parents.
100% adult ticket will be charged for 2nd child


Bungalow in Catba Sandy Beach resort : It is suitable only for relaxing, loving nature, doing row-kayak. Since it is in remote island, the facility/room is simply basic, with wifi/internet is available (but it s not strong) , electronic power sometimes is not stable. So if you would like to have a better accommodation, please choose the option to stay at the hotel or resort at the Catba mainland)

In option 2:

In bungalow of 2nd night – seaview room (with AC) is arranged. Extra USD US$25/room/night is for air-conditioning family ocean view room
Tour guide : We use the local guides in the boat and the bungalow in Catba, so you may find there are some guides in the trip, not only one.
In case of bad weather (the boat is not allowed to push off or not allowed to overnight in the sea), please choose of the below options: 1- Staying at the hotel (first night in Halong bay – 4* standard) – Tour cost is not changed. (hotel expense will be covered by the organizing company). 2- Back to Hanoi on the first day – Tour cost is charged as one of Halong bay one day trip.
All rates are in US$ per person.
The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date.

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