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Bhaya Classic Cruise - 3 days in Halong Bay

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Duration: 3 days Transportation: Bus or Car, Boat

Route: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Cat Ba Island - Hanoi

Languages: English Tiếng Việt (View map)

from US$ 292
(per person)
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Early Bird 30 and 45 days (not apply for Mar, Nov, from 15-31 Dec 2017), not combined with other promotions

Built in oriental style with contemporary luxury, Bhaya Cruises established new standards of luxury cruising in Vietnam. Our fleet consists 04 Bhaya Classic vessels. Bhaya Cruises with total 80 Cabins and Suites, proudly presents the premium cruise operator in Ha Long Bay which guarantees greater availability for your cruises.


- Visit hundreds of islands and islets on Halong Bay
- Luxurious cabin with large window and en-suite bathroom.
- Enjoy kayaking trip on the water
- Visit fishing village by local rowing boat and observe the daily lives of the locals.
- Witness spectacular sunsets and delightful dawns over the Bay.

Deluxe: (12.5m2) offers all the amenities necessary for you to feel comfortable: twin beds (convertible into double bed) or a queen-size bed, air-conditioner, wall fan, refrigerator, en-suite bathroom with shower. Each features a picture window, providing added light and memorable views.
Royal Suites: The two sumptuous Royal Suites (16.5m2) are located in the forward section of the upper accommodation deck and offer panoramic 180° views. Each Royal Suite offers all the standard amenities of the Deluxe Cabins, plus a larger en-suite bathroom, a plush sofa, extended picture windows and an exclusive, private viewing area on the foredeck.

Prices are in US Dollars per person and valid to 30 April 2018

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Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay (Lunch, Dinner)
08:00  Scenic three-hour drive from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay.
12:00  Check-in at Bhaya Café, Ha Long City. zEmbark on Bhaya Classic for a Welcome drink followed by a cruise briefing.
13:00  Savor a delicious Vietnamese buffet lunch as Bhaya Classic heads to Bai Tu Long Bay passing the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Mat Quy (Monster Head) and Am Tich (Teapot) Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village.
15:30  Visit the fishing village by local rowing boat (1 hour) then return to the vessel for free time at your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Kayak into the floating village or swim near the Bhaya. Optional onboard activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, etc…
17:00  Bhaya Classic cruises through the Bay to its overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien. Vietnamese cooking demonstration on the Sundeck.
19:30  Sumptuous set-menu seafood dinner onboard. Take in the movie on the Lounge Deck or retire to your cabin. Overnight onboard Bhaya Classic.


Day 2: Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba Island (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
06.15  Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck.
07:00  Bhaya Classic weighs anchor to cruise the Bay. Have breakfast in the Dining Room.
08:30  Transfer to Bhaya Spirit for the Lan Ha Bay excursion.
10:00  Cycling on Cat Ba Island if weather permits or guided kayaking and swimming at Three Peach Beach, a pristine natural beach lapped by turquoise waters.
12:00  Fresh seafood lunch is served onboard.
13:30  Continue on to discover Ho Ba Ham Islet, the most remote point in Lan Ha Bay and bordering the Gulf of Tonkin. Visit its quaint fishing village and lagoon. Possibility of kayaking through an amazing tunnel under a karst mountain (time and tides permitting).
16:00  Return to Bhaya Classic.
17:00  The vessel cruises back through the Bay to its overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien. Happy Hour and Vietnamese cooking demonstration on the Sundeck.
19:30  Sumptuous Set-menu dinner onboard.
21:00  Take in the movie on the Lounge Deck or retire to your cabin. Overnight onboard Bhaya Classic.


Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi (Breakfast)
06:15  Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea and coffee are served.
07:00  Bhaya Classic weighs anchor to cruise through the Bay passing beautiful spots like Trong (Drum), Trinh Nu (Virgin) and Me Cung Caves, Coc Ngoi (Toad) Islet, etc.
08:30  Explore Sung Sot (Surprise) Cave.
09:30  Return to Bhaya Classic. Buffet brunch is served onboard. The vessel cruises leisurely back to harbor.
11:00  Disembark at Bhaya Café, Ha Long City. Return to Hanoi.
15:00  Arrive in Hanoi. End of program.

What's Included:
- Welcome cocktail
- Entrance and sightseeing fees
- Kayaking/bamboo boat
- Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin
- 02 Lunches; 02 Dinners; 01 Breakfast and 01 Brunch
- Tea and Coffee in the meals
- Onboard insurance
- Service charges


What's Not Included:
- All airfares & visa arrangement
- Roundtrip transfers by Bhaya Shuttle Bus from Hanoi to Halong
- Beauty Spa Services
- Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses


Good to Know:
- Roundtrip transfers by Bhaya Shuttle Bus from Hanoi to Halong:
US$ 32/adult/roundtrip by bus
a) Departure place in Hanoi: Fixed place at 47 Phan Chu Trinh, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
b) Expected departure time in Hanoi: 08.00 am (recommended to be present min. 10 minutes before the time).

- Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
- Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
- A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.
- Surcharge of US$ 55 per adult and US$ 27 per child will be added for cruises on December 24 & 31
- If one person prefers to stay in a private cabin, the single supplement must be paid. 

Children Policy:

- Free of charge for children under 6 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults without extra bed
- Children from 6 to under 12 years old sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults on an extra mattress (on request) are charged US$185/child. Maximum 01 child per cabin.
- Two children below 12 years old sharing a private cabin are charged at 75% of the full cabin rate.
- Children from 6 years old are charge as adults for charter boat.

Cancellation Policy:
*** Less than 5 cabins:
- More than 8 days before departure: No charge
- 5-8 days before daparture: 50% charge
- Less than 5 days or No show: 100% charge
*** More than 5 cabins:
- More than 31 days before departure: No charge
- 9-31 days: 30% charge
- 5-8 days before daparture: 50% charge
- Less than 5 days or No show: 100% charge

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Mr. Willem Jost Netherlands Stayed 09/07/12 21:03

Good: "From the moment you are welcomed on board under a shower of rose petals you can be assured of a truly memorable experience cruising the waters of Halong Bay with Bhaya. This welcome set the tone for the whole cruise. At all times staff were smiling, helpful, courteous and friendly. Nothing was too much trouble.
Our vessel, the Bhaya Cruise ,is designed in the traditional wooden junk style which adds to the whole experience of cruising amongst spectacular rock formations.

Under the excellent care of Cruise Director, Ronald, and Ops Manager, Edgar, we were treated like royalty. They went out of their way to make everyone welcome, circulating amongst the guests ensuring all were comfortable and ensuring the smooth running of all aspects of the cruise.

It's quite a trek from Hanoi to Halong, so if you can, the 2night/3day cruise option is the way to go. With Bhaya you get the bonus of transferring to a smaller boat to explore quieter, more picturesque areas of the Bay on the middle day. This was one of the highlights of the cruise. (It can get quite busy at scenic spots on the Bay with all the different cruise boats jockeying for position. We only saw a couple of other small boats on our excursion.)

Different activities are offered depending on the prevailing conditions. We were extremely lucky to have just the 2 of us on board for the day-it was like our own private boat! Capt.Mr.Ha took us around some amazing areas, Cook Mr Hung prepared a delicious and abundant lunch and the other staff members on the boat ensured we were well looked after, esp.many thanks to our kayak tour-guide, it was great fun and the swimming was good too.
The standard of the food provided was excellent. In particular, the beef fillet offered in the evening meal was cooked to perfection. Delicious!

The sundeck hosted many great activities: from early morning tai-chi (the rocks in the early morning light are ethereal), to cooking demonstrations, to just enjoying the passing scenery. A table for two on the open deck adjacent to the dining room is perfect for taking in the views.

With so many operators offering tours in this area, with differing standards of service and amenities offered, we were so glad we chose Bhaya for our cruise.

We would not hesitate in highly recommending them to other travellers.

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Mr. Angela Nicklin United Kingdom Stayed 13/03/12 10:41

Good: "We took a 3 day/2 nights tour with Bhaya. We had booked a Royal Cabin . Our cabin was very comfortable and the food was wonderful. The weather was cold whilst we were there, but both the cabin and dining area had heaters which kept us warm. If travelling to Halong Bay at this time of year, do remember to take warm clothes and waterproofs! The highlight of our trip was the kayaking and the visit to the Surprise cave. Try to get to the cave early before it gets too busy. Because we were on a 3 day tour this allowed us to spent time in Lan Ha Bay and we really appreciated the tranquility there after Halong Bay which was very crowded in comparison. If you do have time for an extra night's stay, it's well worth it.

Bhaya Cruises were amazing! Staff very attentive. I get seasick but was 100% OK! Very calm waters! I would recommend a 1 night cruise as it is a long 4 hour drive from Hanoi

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