Halong Bay, Vietnam Luxury Cruises

Halong Bay is located in the north of Vietnam, around 100 miles east of the city of Hanoi. The bay is well-known for the thousands of tiny islets situated just offshore, which create an enchanting and captivating environment, often regarded as being amongst one of the greatest wonders of the world. This magical bay boasts breath taking natural beauty and a fascinating local culture, creating a particularly memorable holiday destination that has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site due to its remarkable landscape and mystical ambience. The name Halong translates to English as Bay of Descending Dragons, an apt named for a location that looks like something taken straight from the pages of a story book.

Sightseeing in Halong Bay

One of the easiest and most exciting ways to explore the many islets and beautiful locations situated around Halong Bay is by boat. Boat trips from Halong Bay allow guests to discover the stunning beaches, unspoilt landscapes and hidden coves found on many of these wonderful and exquisite islets. Day cruises and overnight cruises are available from the bay, voyaging to many of the most remarkable and beautiful parts of this unique archipelago. The cruises on offer often also incorporate enjoyable activities, aside from going ashore at a variety of the small islands in the bay, such as kayaking and cocktail parties. Alternatively, visitors who do not wish to set sail across the bay can stay on the mainland and gamble in the Ha Long Bay Casino. Some of the most popular islands and islets in the bay include:

Cat Ba

Cat Ba is the largest island in Halong Bay and is half-covered by a verdant national park. This incredible island is home to the extremely rare and endangered primate known as Cat Ba langur or golden-headed langur. Other native wildlife includes the oriental giant squirrel and civet cats. The island also features a collection of splendid caves and beaches, access to the nearby Monkey Island and a US naval fort built in 1942.

Bo Hon Island

Bo Hon Island is famous for its deep caves and caverns, which are surrounded in local legend and myth. The Hung Sung Sot Cave contains many interconnected chambers and an array magnificent stalactites.

Quan Lan

Quan Lan is a incredibly scenic island with a sparse population of permanant inhabitants. The island is accessible by boat from Halong Bay and features a range of beautiful beaches along its coastline.

Shopping in Halong Bay

The local Halong Market is well known for its fresh seafood and edible produce, whereas the nearby Mong Cai Market offers item such as fabrics, clothes and electronics at affordable prices. The night market in Bai Chay town is one of the best places in the region to pick up gifts and souvenirs, including traditional hats, chopsticks and ceramics.

Eating out in Halong Bay

Several Vietnamese specialities are available in eateries around Halong Bay, where tourists can pick up local cuisine including seafood dishes such as Tu Hai and rice-based meals such as Gat Gu.

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1 Vietnam & Thailand Intensive
16 October 2019 - 15 nights

Hong Kong | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Koh Samui | Singapore | Singapore more

Fly Cruise£2939pp
Cruise Only£2229pp
2 Hong Kong to Singapore
04 November 2019 - 14 nights

Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Chan May | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Singapore | Singapore more

Fly Cruise£6929pp
Cruise Only£7469pp
3 Southeast Asia & Hong Kong - Hong Kong to Bangkok
15 November 2019 - 14 nights

Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Haikou, China | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand more

Fly CruiseCall
Cruise Only£5290pp
4 Southeast Asia - Hong Kong to Bali
15 November 2019 - 26 nights

Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Haikou, China | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Gulf Of Thailand | Kuala Lumpur | Singapore, Singapore | Jakarta | Jakarta | Semarang, Java (Indonesia) | Subaraya, Java | Bali, Indonesia more

Fly CruiseCall
Cruise Only£8990pp
5 Singapore to Hong Kong
07 December 2019 - 14 nights

Singapore | Koh Samui | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Chan May | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Hong Kong | Hong Kong more

Fly Cruise£4749pp
Cruise Only£3779pp
6 Vietnam & Thailand
04 January 2020 - 14 nights

Hong Kong | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Ko Kood, Thailand | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Singapore more

Fly Cruise£5619pp
Cruise Only£5619pp
7 Singapore to Hong Kong
04 January 2020 - 14 nights

Singapore | Koh Samui | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Chan May | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Hong Kong | Hong Kong more

Fly Cruise£5229pp
Cruise Only£4259pp
8 Grand Southeast Asia
18 January 2020 - 28 nights

Singapore | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Ko Kood, Thailand | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Xiamen | Hundred Islands National Park | Manila | Manila | Coron, Philippines | Coron, Philippines | Puerto Princesa, Palawan | Kota Kinabalu | Singapore more

Fly Cruise£10179pp
Cruise Only£10179pp
9 Thailand & Vietnam
18 January 2020 - 14 nights

Singapore | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Ko Kood, Thailand | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Hong Kong more

Fly Cruise£5819pp
Cruise Only£5799pp
10 South China Sea Circle
01 February 2020 - 28 nights

Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Xiamen | Hundred Islands National Park | Manila | Manila | Coron, Philippines | Puerto Princesa, Palawan | Kota Kinabalu | Singapore | Singapore | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Ko Kood, Thailand | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Hong Kong more

Fly Cruise£9699pp
Cruise Only£9699pp
11 Thailand & Vietnam
15 February 2020 - 14 nights

Singapore | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Ko Kood, Thailand | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Hong Kong more

Fly Cruise£5519pp
Cruise Only£5519pp
12 Hong Kong to Singapore
15 February 2020 - 14 nights

Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Chan May | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Singapore more

Fly Cruise£5899pp
Cruise Only£4939pp
13 Vietnam & Thailand
29 February 2020 - 14 nights

Hong Kong | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Ko Kood, Thailand | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Singapore more

Fly Cruise£5139pp
Cruise Only£5139pp
14 Hong Kong to Bangkok
01 March 2020 - 26 nights

Hong Kong | Keelung, Taiwan | Ishigaki | Naha, Okinawa | Kagoshima, Japan | Miyazaki, Japan | Osaka | Osaka | Shimizu | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Ishigaki | Hong Kong | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Chan May | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) more

Fly Cruise£12929pp
Cruise Only£11839pp
15 Tokyo to Bangkok
13 March 2020 - 14 nights

Tokyo, Japan | Ishigaki | Hong Kong | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Chan May | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) more

Fly Cruise£8399pp
Cruise Only£7529pp
16 Tokyo to Abu Dhabi
13 March 2020 - 34 nights

Tokyo, Japan | Ishigaki | Hong Kong | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Chan May | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Koh Samui | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Penang, Malaysia | Phuket (Thailand) | Sabang, Indonesia | Colombo, Sri Lanka | Cochin | Mangalore | Mormugao (Goa) | Mumbai | Mumbai | Muscat | Dubai | Abu Dhabi more

Fly Cruise£15059pp
Cruise Only£14069pp
17 Southeast Asia - Bali to Hong Kong
05 April 2020 - 26 nights

Bali, Indonesia | Cruise The Bali Sea | Subaraya, Java | Semarang, Java (Indonesia) | Jakarta | Jakarta | Singapore, Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Gulf Of Thailand | Cruise The Strait Of Malacca | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Gulf Of Thailand | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Haikou, China | Hong Kong | Hong Kong more

Fly CruiseCall
Cruise Only£9990pp
18 Southeast Asia Horizons - Bangkok to Tokyo
17 April 2020 - 28 nights

Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Haikou, China | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Keelung, Taiwan | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki, Japan | Busan, South Korea | Hiroshima | Hiroshima | Osaka | Shimizu | Shimizu | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan more

Fly CruiseCall
Cruise Only£11990pp
19 Hong Kong to Singapore
16 January 2021 - 10 nights

Hong Kong | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Chan May | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Singapore more

Fly CruiseCall
Cruise Only£4069pp
20 Grand Pacific Explorer - Auckland to Vancouver
17 February 2021 - 92 nights

Auckland | Auckland | Rotorua, New Zealand | Napier | Wellington | Christchurch | Dunedin | Hobart | Melbourne | Cruise The Gippsland Coast | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | New Castle (Australia) | Brisbane, Australia | Whitsunday | Townsville | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin & Moraleda Canal Passages | Darwin & Moraleda Canal Passages | Komodo Island | Lombok (Indonesia) | Bali, Indonesia | Bali, Indonesia | Subaraya, Java | Semarang, Java (Indonesia) | Jakarta | Jakarta | Singapore, Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Haikou, China | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Keelung, Taiwan | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki, Japan | Busan, South Korea | Hiroshima | Hiroshima | Osaka | Shimizu | Shimizu | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Sapporo | Sapporo | Korsakov | Petropavlovsk | Petropavlovsk | Dutch Harbour | Kodiak | Seward (Anchorage) | Valdez, United States | Icy Strait Point | Sitka | Ketchikan | Vancouver more

Fly CruiseCall
Cruise Only£36490pp
21 Australia, Asia & Alaska - Sydney to Vancouver
03 March 2021 - 78 nights

Sydney, Australia | New Castle (Australia) | Brisbane, Australia | Whitsunday | Townsville | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin & Moraleda Canal Passages | Darwin & Moraleda Canal Passages | Komodo Island | Lombok (Indonesia) | Bali, Indonesia | Bali, Indonesia | Subaraya, Java | Semarang, Java (Indonesia) | Jakarta | Jakarta | Singapore, Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Gulf Of Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Gulf Of Thailand | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Haikou, China | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Keelung, Taiwan | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki, Japan | Busan, South Korea | Hiroshima | Hiroshima | Osaka | Shimizu | Shimizu | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Tsugaru Strait | Sapporo | Sapporo | Korsakov | Petropavlovsk | Petropavlovsk | Dutch Harbour | Kodiak | Seward (Anchorage) | Valdez, United States | Yakutat Bay | Icy Strait Point | Sitka | Ketchikan | Vancouver more

Fly CruiseCall
Cruise Only£29790pp
22 Hong Kong to Tokyo ( Yokohama )
09 March 2021 - 28 nights

Hong Kong | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Chan May | Nha Trang, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Maura, Brunei | Kota Kinabalu | Hong Kong | Keelung, Taiwan | Ishigaki | Shanghai, China | Shanghai, China | Dalian | Beijing (Tianjin), China | Incheon | Hososhima | Kyoto, Japan | Tokyo, Japan more

Fly Cruise£14719pp
Cruise Only£13539pp
23 Hong Kong to Hong Kong
09 March 2021 - 12 nights

Hong Kong | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Nha Trang, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Maura, Brunei | Kota Kinabalu | Hong Kong more

Fly Cruise£7339pp
Cruise Only£6249pp
24 Southeast Asia - Bali to Hong Kong
19 March 2021 - 26 nights

Bali, Indonesia | Cruise The Bali Sea | Subaraya, Java | Semarang, Java (Indonesia) | Jakarta | Jakarta | Singapore, Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Gulf Of Thailand | Cruise The Strait Of Malacca | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Gulf Of Thailand | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Haikou, China | Hong Kong | Hong Kong more

Fly CruiseCall
Cruise Only£9990pp
25 Tokyo to Singapore
02 November 2021 - 30 nights

Tokyo, Japan | Shimizu | Osaka | Osaka | Cochin | Miyazaki, Japan | Nagasaki, Japan | Naha, Okinawa | Ishigaki | Keelung, Taiwan | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Chan May | Chan May | Nha Trang, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Koh Samui | Singapore more

Fly Cruise£14549pp
Cruise Only£13599pp
26 World Cruise - Roundtrip San Francisco
05 January 2022 - 120 nights

San Francisco | Honolulu, Oahu | Honolulu, Oahu | Kahului | Hilo | Nuku Hiva | Fakarava | Moorea | Papeete | Papeete | Raiatea | Bora Bora | Pago Pago | Apia | Suva | Lautoka | Port Vila | Auckland | Auckland | Bay Of Islands | Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand | Napier | Wellington | Akaroa | Dunedin | Burnie | Melbourne | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane, Australia | Brisbane, Australia | Airlie Beach, Australia | Townsville | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin & Moraleda Canal Passages | Komodo Island | Bali, Indonesia | Bali, Indonesia | Surabaya | Semarang, Java (Indonesia) | Singapore | Singapore | Koh Samui | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Nha Trang, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Xiamen | Xiamen | Shanghai, China | Shanghai, China | Nagasaki, Japan | Naze (Oshima Island), Japan | Naha, Okinawa | Kyoto, Japan | Kyoto, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Hakodate | Petropavlovsk | Dutch Harbour | Kodiak | Seward (Anchorage) | Sitka | Ketchikan | Vancouver | Vancouver | San Francisco | San Francisco more

Fly Cruise£52299pp
Cruise OnlyCall
27 Bangkok to Tokyo
18 February 2022 - 18 nights

Laem Chabang (for Bangkok) | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Nha Trang, Vietnam | Chan May | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Kagoshima, Japan | Kochi, Japan | Osaka | Osaka | Osaka | Shimizu | Tokyo, Japan more

Fly Cruise£9899pp
Cruise OnlyCall
28 Tokyo to Singapore
20 March 2022 - 18 nights

Tokyo, Japan | Shimizu | Osaka | Osaka | Naha, Okinawa | Ishigaki | Keelung, Taiwan | Kaoshiung | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Chan May | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Singapore more

Fly Cruise£10199pp
Cruise Only£9149pp
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