Discover the untouched beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay on a 3-day, 2-night cruise with Swan Cruise. Immerse yourself in the natural wonders and local life of this hidden gem, where you’ll explore a cave, go kayaking, and visit a floating village. Our off-the-beaten-track route ensures a unique and unforgettable experience, while our attentive staff caters to your every need. Indulge in authentic Vietnamese cuisine onboard and enjoy the comfort of traditional boats with Oriental-designed cabins featuring large windows and en-suite bathrooms. Embark on a memorable journey and make your trip to Vietnam truly remarkable.
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong City – Bai Tu Long Bay.
8:00 – 8:30 AM: Our comfortable bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi, marking the start of an incredible 3-day, 2-night adventure in the captivating Bai Tu Long Bay. During the journey, we’ll make a quick stop to allow you to rest and refresh.
11:40 AM: Arrive at our waiting lounge situated at Ha Long International Cruise Port, where you can take a moment to unwind and prepare for the upcoming experience. Our captain will handle the registration process, and soon after, you’ll be transferred to our Swan Cruise via a tender.
12:35 PM: Receive a warm welcome with a refreshing drink and participate in a brief but essential safety briefing, providing you with important information about the boat and the exciting activities planned for your enjoyment. Once the briefing concludes, you can proceed to check in to your comfortable cabin.
1:00 PM: Treat your taste buds to a delightful Vietnamese set menu as we leisurely cruise further into the enchanting Bai Tu Long Bay. The flavorsome dishes will leave you satisfied and ready to continue the journey.
3:00 PM: Reach the kayaking area, located at the picturesque Cap La Island in Bai Tu Long Bay. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the karst formations and the breathtaking natural scenery as you embark on a kayaking adventure. Take a refreshing swim or simply relax and absorb the serenity that surrounds you.
5:30 PM: Return to the Swan Cruise and join in our lively Sunset party as we sail towards our overnight anchorage. Experience a Vietnamese cooking demonstration and discover the secrets behind a simple yet delicious Vietnamese dish, expertly guided by the acclaimed 2 Michelin Star Chef, Gordon Ramsey. Alternatively, challenge yourself in the art of fruit and vegetable carving, adding a creative touch to your culinary repertoire.
7:00 PM: Indulge in a sumptuous set dinner served on board, featuring a delectable array of dishes carefully crafted to tantalize your taste buds and satisfy your appetite.
8:30 PM: Embrace your free time to engage in Vietnamese puzzle games, gather with your group or family for a lively board game session, try your hand at squid fishing, or simply unwind with a refreshing cocktail while relishing the peaceful ambiance of Bai Tu Long Bay’s nighttime charm.
Day 2: Bai Tu Long Bay Exploration.
6:30 AM: Begin your day with a rejuvenating Tai Chi routine on the sundeck, immersing yourself in the tranquility of Bai Tu Long Bay while practicing this ancient martial art. Alternatively, you can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee while taking in the breathtaking morning view of the stunning bay’s landscape.
7:00 AM: Delight in a hearty Western-style breakfast, carefully prepared to provide you with the nourishment and vitality necessary for another day of exploration and adventure.
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM: Embark on a scenic journey as we transfer you to the day cruise. Traverse the captivating waters, passing by the picturesque floating hamlets of Cap La and Cong Dam, before venturing into the heart of the pristine Bai Tu Long Geology Park. Discover the vibrant culture of Vung Vieng fishing village and engage with the friendly locals.
12:00 PM: Return to the main boat and indulge in a mouthwatering hot lunch, showcasing the flavors of the region and satisfying your appetite.
1:00 PM: Continue your escapades with kayaking and swimming at Cong Dam, embracing the refreshing waters, or simply unwind on the boat, savoring moments of relaxation. Weather permitting, we may also explore the fascinating Thay Cave, adding an extra layer of enchantment to your journey.
2:30 PM: Return to the main boat and join in the festive ambiance of the sunset party, as we celebrate the captivating colors painting the sky during this magical time of day.
7:00 PM: Relish a delectable dinner, thoughtfully crafted and served onboard, offering a tantalizing selection of flavors inspired by the region’s culinary delights.
8:30 PM: Unwind and enjoy your leisure time, engaging in lively games or trying your hand at squid fishing, creating cherished memories that will stay with you long after your Swan Cruise in Bai Tu Long Bay comes to an end.
Day 3: Bai Tu Long Bay – Halong City – Hanoi.
6:30 AM: Start your day off right with a revitalizing sunrise Tai-chi session on the sundeck, immersing yourself in the tranquility of Bai Tu Long Bay while practicing this ancient martial art. Alternatively, you can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee while taking in the breathtaking morning view of the stunning bay’s landscape.
7:00 AM: Fuel up for the day ahead with a delicious and fulfilling breakfast served in a familiar Western style, ensuring you have the energy to fully enjoy your explorations.
8:00 AM: Embark on an exciting journey to uncover the hidden gem of Thien Canh Son Cave, a magnificent natural wonder that will leave you in awe of its beauty and formations.
9:00 AM: Return to the Swan Cruise and take some time to freshen up and pack your belongings, preparing for the next phase of your adventure.
10:00 AM: Indulge in a mouthwatering traditional Vietnamese lunch served onboard, savoring the authentic flavors and culinary delights while soaking in the peaceful ambiance of Bai Tu Long Bay.
10:30 AM: As we sail back to the harbor, cherish the remaining moments in Bai Tu Long Bay, reflecting on the incredible experiences and memories created during your 3-day, 2-night journey.
11:00 AM: Disembark at Ha Long cruise port, where our dedicated staff will be there to assist you with a smooth departure.
11:30 AM: Relax and enjoy the comfortable bus ride back to Hanoi, taking in the scenic views and reminiscing about the captivating beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay.
3:30 PM: Arrive in Hanoi, marking the end of our services and the conclusion of an unforgettable 3-day, 2-night exploration of the majestic Bai Tu Long Bay with Swan Cruise.
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.
Meals on board are fusion. Vietnamese, seafood and international. Guest should advise of any special food reference, allergies or dietary requirement at least 1 week prior to the cruise date.
Bai Tu Long bay cruise tours
Lotussia Travel is a local tour operator that offers a variety of cruise tours in Halong bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, and Lan Ha bay, Vietnam. You can choose from Bai Tu Long 1-day tour, Bai Tu Long 2-day trips, or Bai Tu Long 3-day cruise tour. You can stay on a shared boat or a private chartered cruise and explore the hidden gems of the wonder. The itinerary above is just an example that we can customize to suit your preferences. You can follow it or contact us to design your ideal adventure.