The waterway program with well chosen Private cruise will go to visit Bai Tu Long Bay in an unique way. The boat will cruise to special sites: Cap La, Tra San, Cong Dam, Vung Ha, Van Gio, Cong Do the Halong Bay and Vung Vieng Floating village...
Bai Tu Long Bay is in the northeast of Vietnam. It covers a sea area of Halong City, Cam Pha Town and Van Don island district. It is adjacent to Halong bay in the southwest, to Campha district in the west, to Coto district in the northeast, toward the Eastsea. Bai Tu Long Bay includes hundreds of islands, many of them are large and inhabited.
Climate:Bai Tu Long Bay has the island’s climate with 2 distinct seasons: hot, humid summer and cold, dry winters. The annual average temperature is from 15°C to 25°C; rainfall is about 2,000 mm / year. Bai Tu Long Bay also has a tide system at about 3.5-4m/day. Salinity ranges from 31 to 34.5 MT in the dry season and lower during the summer.
Landscape:Bai Tu Long Bay with Halong bay has become one of the natural wonders of the world. It is also imprinted by thousands years of Halong culture and also preserved quite intact definition of primitive islands with pristine beaches. With these beautiful islands and white sandy beaches, Bai Tu Long bay attracts more and more foreign tourists to visit. The ecological zone of Bai Tu Long, stretches over an area of 100ha with over 10km of coastline besides the eco-tourism zone is built on the basis of harmonious combination of traditional Asian architecture and modern western style. The stilted houses are closed to the sea to give a sense of nature, leave the noisy, bustling modern world behind and blend to immense sea..
Bai Tu Long National Park has been selected as one of the representatives of marine conservation in Vietnam. According to the recent survey results from customers of eco-tourism company Gecko Travel (UK), the Bai Tu Long Bay is in the “top five” of the best tourists destinations in Southeast Asia.
Sea and Islands: The islands of Bai Tu Long bay are of such types as limestone and schist, the ancient images of the tectonic age terrain of about 300 million years ago. The corrosion process has been creating water-color paintings of sea and islands. On the islands,there are also caves, especially the Quan cave (Navy cave) for ships hiding when the sea moves. In addition, the Bai Tu Long Island also has soil islands for residents living on livestock and horticulture such as Quan Lan, Minh Chau, Ngoc Vung, Dong Chen.. Especially the Monkey Island which is located not far from Cam Pha Town, has many gold monkey, breeding for making pharmaceuticals vaccine against cerebral palsy.
Historic: Bai Tu Long History is also associated with the history of Vietnamese people with such famous places as Van Don, the busy seaport of Ly dynasty almost 900 years ago, a ship wharf area with bustling traders from Thailand and China, further from India, Japan and the Middle East. Bai Tu Long Bay is also home to commemorate the epic battle of the General Tran Khanh Du against Mongolian Invaders in 1288. In addition, the Bai Tu Long bay has famous temples such as the Temple of Tran Quoc Tang, yearly festival celebrated on full moon january (lunar month); The National Guard Station of the Mac dynasty; 100 cells Pagoda in Thang Loi ward (Van Don-Quang Ninh) – one of the largest buildings on the Northeast strip.
Biodiversity:Bai Tu Long Bay is the focus of biodiversity with typical ecosystems such as mangrove ecosystems, coral reef ecosystems, ecology of tropical forests. Survey results show that the diversity of marine animals reveals in 391 species. Most marine animals here are with high economic value and great scientific meaning. Specifically, there are 51 species of plankton, 132 benthic species, 19 species of fish, 79 coral species (including 17 species listed in Vietnam Red Book).
With the special values in terms of landscape, geomorphological, biological diversity, along with the cultural deposits,
Bai Tu Long is one of the cradles of the ancient Vietnamese that should be under much concern and deserve protection.
Visit Bai Tu Long bay in one of our luxury cruises to experience the Bay.
Day 1: Hon Gai Harbour – Bai Tu Long Bay – Cap La
07.45 Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi by shuttle bus.
12.00 Embark at Hon Gai International harbour.
13.00 Check-in, enjoy a welcoming drink and cruise briefing.
13.30 Have lunch while cruising in the magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
15.00 Cruise to Cap La.
16.30 Enjoy paddling around Cap La and Tra San by kayak.
17.45 Back to junk for swimmingor relaxation.
19.00 Have dinner and stay overnight on board.
Day 2: Cap La -Cong Dam – Vung Ha
06.30 Enjoy the bay’s morning landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the open air.
08.30 Cruise to Cong Dam while appreciating the rock formations of Halong Bay.
09:00 Kayak through hidden lagoons and Cong Damgeological park.
11.30 Sunbathe, relax or swim at Tra Gioi Beach.
12.30 BBQ lunch followed by relaxation on this deserted beach.
14:30 Visit Cong Dam Fishing Village by a rustic rowing boat, meat the local peopleand pass through the lagoons.
16.00 Cruise back to Vung Ha for swimming or kayaking.
19.00 Have dinner and stay overnight on board.
Day 3 : Vung Ha – Ba Cua – Vung Vieng – Cong Do
07:30 Enjoy the morning on the bay while having breakfast.
08:30 Fish with the local people and learn about local fishing techniques.
09:30 Cruise to Ba Cua Beach for relaxation and swimming. Discover Bo Hung (Dor-beetle) Island by kayak.
11:30 Have lunch on board.
14:00 Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by rowing boat.
15:00 Cruise back to Cong Do for swimming and kayaking.
19:00 Enjoy a deluxe dinner in Thien Canh Son Cave, stay overnight on board.
Day 4 Cong Do – Hon Gai Harbour
07.30 Enjoy the fresh air and gentle breezes of the bay in the morning while having breakfast on board.
08.30 Free time for kayaking, swimming or relaxation.
10.00 : Check out of the cabin. Start cruising towards the harbor while an A la carte lunch is served.
11.45 – 12.00 Disembark. Drive to Yen Duc village in Dong Trieu province.
14.00 – 14.30 Enjoy water puppet show performed by local artist.
17.00 – 17.30 Arrive in Hanoi. Trip ends.
All land transportation Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi.
Luxury, en-suite cabin with A/C, hot water.
All meals on boat.
Tea & coffee.
Guide on board.
Water puppet show.
Bank charge (for payment by credit cards).
WHAT’S TO BRING?
Wide Brim Hat
Warm Clothes ( in winter )
Candy, cakes, books, notebooks, pens, pencils or other learning tools for children and elderly in the fishing village
This itinerary might subject to changes without prior notice. Please get final information from our sales staff before your date of cruise.
Promotion might apply, inclusions and exclusions might change – you will be informed of changes upon booking.
For safety reasons, these below visitors are not recommended to cruise overnight in Halong Bay:
Person with disability: physical or sensory
Person who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed, epilepsy…
Person who is older than 80
Person who is overweight (>100kg)
Person who is taller than 2 meters