ORIENTAL BRIDGE CRUISES IN HALONG, LAN HA AND BAI TU LONG
CRUISES ON A COLLECTIVE BUDGET STANDARD OR SUPERIOR JUNK


If our private or deluxe junk cruises are over your budget, we can make reservation for you on a les expensive collective budget boat managed by highly reputable companies. We recommend the excellent superior junks SWAN and OCEAN 7, and the standard junks DRAGON GOLD.

If, after your cruise in Halong Bay, you wish to spend one or 2 days in the magic « Halong Bay on Land » of Tam Coc (Ninh Binh), please refer to the paragraph COMBINATION HALONG BAY / HALONG BAY ON LAND (TAM COC/NINH BINH) of the previous page ORIENTAL BRIDGE CRUISES IN HALONG BAY – CRUISES ON OUR OWN PRIVATE JUNK “ORIENTAL SUN” www.orientalbridge.com/halong-oriental-sun-fr.htm


CRUISES ON THE SUPERIOR COLLECTIVE JUNK SWAN


Swan Cruises operates three beautiful junks: 8, 9 and 12 cabins, all deluxe with balcony and superior. Bar-dining-room and a 100 sq m upper sun-deck.

Two-day cruise

Day 1: HANOI – HONGAI – CONG DO ISLAND – CAP LA ISLAND – TRA SAN (lunch, dinner)

    A minibus picks you up at your hotel around 8:00 for the transfer Hanoi-Halong. Boarding, welcome cocktail and cruise briefing. Traditional lunch while your junk sails through Halong and Bai Tu Long Bay. Kayaking and swimming, weather permitting, among the limestone peaks of Cap La Island. Return on the junk for relaxation and dinner. Games or calamar fishing. Night on board.  

Day 2: TRA SAN – THIEN CANH SON CAVE – HON CO ISLAND - HONGAI - HANOI (breakfast, lunch)

Early (6 :30) Tai Chi course on the deck, followed by breakfast. Visit of the Thien Canh Son Grotto, followed by a stop on the small Hon Co Island for more swimming and kayaking. Return on the junk. Cooking demonstration and lunch. Return to Hon Gai and transfer to Hanoi, where we drop you at your hotel around 17:00.

Three-day cruise

   
Day 1: HANOI - HON GAI –BAI TU LONG – CONG DO – ILE DE CAP LA – TRA SAN (lunch, dinner)

A minibus picks you up at your hotel around 8:00 for the transfer Hanoi-Halong. Boarding, welcome cocktail and cruise briefing. Traditional lunch while your junk sails through Halong and Bai Tu Long Bay. Kayaking and swimming, weather permitting, among the limestone peaks of Cap La Island. Return on the junk for relaxation and dinner. Games or calamar fishing. Night on board.
 


 
Day 2: THIEN CANH SON GROTTO – VUNG VIENG FISHING VILLAGE – VUNG HA (3 meals)

Early (6 :30) Tai Chi course on the deck, followed by breakfast. Visit of the Thien Canh Son Grotto. Transfer on a small boat to reach the fishing village of Vung Vieng. Seafood lunch on board and arrival to Vung Ha for relaxation, swimming and kayaking. Return on the junk, dinner, games or calamar fishing. Night on board.
 



Day 3 : CAP LA ISLAND - BAI TU LONG – HON GAI – HANOI (pt déj, déj)


Early (6 :30) Tai Chi course on the deck, followed by breakfast. Cooking demonstration and lunch. Return to Hon Gai and transfer to Hanoi, where we drop you at your hotel arond 17:00


CRUISE ON THE STANDARD COLLECTIVE JUNK OCEAN 7

     

Built in 2017, the 28.50 m, 7-cabins junk Ocean 7 includes a bar-restaurant and a sun-deck. We propose her to you for a 2-day cruise including one night on board.


Day 1 : HANOI – HAIPHONG – CAT BA – BAIE DE LAN HA (lunch, dinner)

    We meet you at your hotel between 7:15 and 8:30 depending where it is located. Transfer Hanoi-Haiphong by bus, then one-hour speed-boat ride to Cat Ba Island. Boarding and explanations on the cruise. Sailing stars in quaint Lan Ha Bay, with a seafood lunch around 12:30. Kayaking or ride in a small boat among the limestone peaks, visit of grottoes and, weather permitting, swimming.

Back to the junk around 17:30 and fresh fruits degustation. Relaxation on the sundeck or cooking class at your choice. Dinner around 19:00, followed by a choice of activities: squid fishing, games, etc. Night on board.
 

Day 2: CAT BA – VIET HAI - HAIPHONG – HANOI (breakf., lunch)

  Breakfast while the junk sails back to Cat Ba Island. We leave the junk to bicycle to the fishing village of Viet Hai (12 km), to observe the life of the local people. Back to the junk around 10:30, lunch, return to Haiphong with the speedboat and bus to Hanoi, where we drop you at your hotel around 17:30.    


CRUISES IN THE STANDARD COLLECTIVE JUNK AUTHENTIC

       

The Authentic boat counts 12 confortable cabins, all with large windows, an elegant restaurant an a large sun-deck. Exccellent emals ans service.

2-DAY CRUISE

Day 1 : HANOI – HALONG BAY (lunch, diner)

We pick you up at your hotel by minibus around 8:00 and arrive in Halong City to embark on the junk. Welcome cocktail and lunch while the boat navigates through Halong Bay. Visit of the superb Sung Sot Grotto and kayaking to admire a floating fishing village; swimming weather permitting. Delicious seafood dinner and night on board.

   
Day 2 : HALONG BAY – HANOI (breakf, lunch)


We continue the cruise while you have breakfast. Class of dish decoration by the junk Chef. The junk crosses the bay again to return to Halong City, where you have a delicious lunch before returning to Hanoi. Return to your hotel around 16:00.
 


3-DAY CRUISE

Day 1 : HANOI – HALONG BAY (lunch, dinner)

We pick you up at your hotel by minibus around 8:00 and arrive in Halong City to embark on the junk. Welcome cocktail and lunch while the boat navigates through Halong Bay. Visit of the superb Sung Sot Grotto and kayaking to admire a floating fishing village; swimming weather permitting. Delicious seafood dinner and night on board

 
Day 2 : HALONG BAY - ECOTOURISM IN CAT BA ISLAND (3 meals)

We continue the cruise while you have breakfast. The junk arrives at the small harbour of Gia Luan, in Cat Ba Island, where we ride a bicycle on 4 km until the beautiful Suoi Goi Ecolodge. Cooking class and you enjoy for lunch the dishes that you prepared. Then, a minibus crosses the mountainous island until the harbour of Cat Ba. Swimming on one of the Cat Co Beaches, weather permitting. Excellent dinner and night in the 3-star Holiday View.
 



Day 3 : HALONG BAY - HANOI (breakf, lunch)

During breakfast, we cruise back to Gia Luan Harbour and re-embark on the junk. The junk crosses the bay again to return to Halong City, where you have a delicious lunch before returning to Hanoi. Return to your hotel around 18:00.


Prix par personne en dollars US

SWAN

1 JANUARY-30 APRIL 1 OCTOBER -31 DECEMBER

  Deluxe Suite + balcony Communicating cabins
1 pers. 2 pers. 3 pers. 1 pers. 2 pers. 4/5/6 pers.
2-day cruise $165 $130 $130 $175 $140 $130
3-day cruise $310 $240 $240 $240 $240 $240

1 MAY-30 SEPTEMBER

  Deluxe Suite + balcony Communicating cabins
1 pers. 2 pers. 3 pers. 1 pers. 2 pers. 4/5/6 pers.
2-day cruise $162 $127 $127 $172 $137 $127
3-day cruise $304 $234 $240 $324 $354 $234


COZY BOUTIQUE

  Deluxe Deluxe + balcony
1 pers. 2 pers. 1 pers. 2 pers.
2-day cruise $205 $165 $210 $170
3-day cruise $350 $270 $330 $280


OCEAN 7

  1 pers. 2 pers.
2-day cruise $190 $155
3-day cruise $320 $250


AUTHENTIC

  1 pers. 2 pers.
2-day cruise $140 $115
3-day cruise $262 $212


CRUISES IN A SUPERIOR COLLECTIVE JUNK (ORIENTAL SAILS)

THE ORIENTAL SAILS JUNKS

Oriental Sails operates 2 junk, a 16-cabins (6 doubles and 10 twins) and an 8-cabins (3 doubles , 4 twins and one triple), all with elegant rattan furniture and their own bathroom. Some cabins communicate to form family suites.




THE ORIENTAL SAILS CRUISES

2 days / 1 night cruise : HALONG AND LAN HA BAY

 
Day 1 : HA NOI – HALONG CITY – HALONG BAY

We pick you up at your Hanoi hotel for the three-and-half hour minibus transfert to Halong City, where you board your junk and have a welcome cocktail. The junk sails through Halong Bay among the limestone peaks and islets. Visit of a grotto. We then stop alongside a floating house and board kayaks to visit the Fairy Lagoon, accessible through a tunnel. Return aboard the junk where we serve you a seafood platter, followed by a delicious diner. Night on board.
 


Day 2: HALONG BAY - HALONG CITY – HA NOI

Sunrise Tai chi on the deck, followed by breakfast while the junk navigates through the bay. Visit of the Van Gia floating fishing village. Seafood lunch on board while the junk sails back to Halong City. Return to Hanoi, where you arrive around 16:30.


3 days / 1 night cruise : HALONG AND LAN HA BAY

Day 1: HA NOI – HALONG CITY – HALONG BAY

We pick you up at your Hanoi hotel for the three-and-half hour minibus transfert to Halong City, where you board your junk and have a welcome cocktail. The junk sails through Halong Bay among the limestone peaks and islets. Visit of a grotto. We then stop alongside a floating house and board kayaks to visit the Fairy Lagoon, accessible through a tunnel. Return aboard the junk where we serve you a seafood platter, followed by a delicious diner. Night on board.


Day 2: HALONG AND LAN HA BAY

Sunrise Tai chi on the deck, followed by breakfast while the junk navigates through the bay. We then board a smaller junk to sail into the smaller Lan Ha Bay, part of Cat Ba National Park. Relaxation on a beautiful Cat ba beach (Van Boi or Ba Cat), kayaking in the bay, and return to the larger junk for seafood diner and a second night on board.


Day 3: HALONG BAY - HANOI

Sunrise Tai chi on the deck, followed by breakfast while the junk returns into Halong Bay. Visit of the Van Gia floating fishing village. Seafood lunch on board while the junk sails back to Halong City. Return to Hanoi, where you arrive around 16:30.


Rates per person in US dollars

Please note that, if you are alone, you have the choice between sharing a cabin or paying a supplement for a single one.

  1 pers. 2 pers.
2-day cruise $216 $144
3-day cruise $426 $282


Children rates when sharing a cabin with the parents :

- Less than 6 years: free
- 6 to 11 years : 25% discount

Included
: Roundtrip transfers by minibus, English-speaking guide, the cabin, all the meals on board, the permit to visit the bay, the site entrance fees, the activities (kayak, etc.), taxes and service.

Not Included : your personal insurance, drinks, and your personal purchases.