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


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

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 – BAI TU LONG BAY – CONG DO – CAP LA ISLAND ( lunch, dinner)

Our bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi around 8:00 and start direction Halong Port, with short rest on the way. You board the junk around 12.30 to enjoy a welcome drink and the captain’s explanations about safety on the boat. The junk starts sailing towards Bai Tu Long Bay. Delicious Vietnamese set menu at 13:00. We arrive at Cap La Island around 15.00;. Enjoy kayaking, swimming and relaxing. Back to the junk at 17.30, Sumptuous set dinner on board.at 19:00, followed by challenging yourself in Vietnamese puzzle games or gathering for a board game, trying your luck with squid fishing or simply haing a cocktail and enjoy the quiet night on the bay.
 


 
Day 2: VUNG VIENG VILLAGE - CONG DAM - BAI TU LONG (3 meals)

Start your day with a Tai Chi routine on the sundeck or catch a morning view of the stunning bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Breakfast is served in Western style. We cruise passing several floating hamlets including Cap La and Cong Dam. We enter the center of pristine Bai Tu Long Bay. There, we will visit Vung Vieng fishing village to interact with local people. Back to the boat for a delicious hot lunch at noontime.

Spend more time kayaking and swimming at Cong Dam or relaxing on boat. If the weather allows, we can take a glance at Thay Cave before going back to the anchor point. Return to the main boat and enjoy sunset party afterwards. Dinner and free time for joining games
 



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


Early 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 around 17:00


CRUISE ON THE SUPERIOR COLLECTIVE JUNK COZY BOUTIQUE

YOUR JUNK


Built in July 2019, the 40-m junk includes 11 elegant cabins, a bar-restaurant and a large sun-deck on the roof.

YOUR CRUISE

   
Day 1: HANOI – HAIPHONG – CAT BA - LAN HA BAY (lunch, dinner)

Meeting at your hotel between 7:15 am and 8:30 am depending on its address, and departure from Hanoi, direction Haiphong, followed by the speed boat for Cat Ba Island. Boarding, explanations on the cruise. Beginning of the navigation in Lan Ha Bay around 12:30 p.m., with a seafood lunch on board. Kayak or small bamboo boat ride in the middle of the peaks. Visit of caves and, weather permitting, stop at a beach for a swim.

Return to the junk around 5:30 p.m. and fruit tasting. Relaxation on the deck or cooking class. Dinner around 7 p.m., followed by various activities of your choice: squid fishing, board games, etc. Night on board.
 


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

Breakfast on board while the junk sails to Cat Ba Island. Disembarkation and bicycle to the village of Viet Hai (12 km), where you can see the life of the locals. Back on the junk around 10:30 am, lunch, disembarkation, return to Haiphong by speedboat and bus to Hanoi, where we drop off at your hotel around 18:00.


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.    


Prix par personne en dollars US

SWAN

  2 days 3 days
1 pers 2 pers 1 pers 2 pers
Double $221 $152 $409 $269
Suite $240 $164 $447 $292
Suite balcony $211 $181 $351 $298


COZY BOUTIQUE

  2 days 3 days
1 pers 2 pers 1 pers 2 pers
Superior $215 $165 $370 $270
Deluxe $220 $170 $380 $250


OCEAN 7

  2 days 3 days
Single $195 $330
Double $155 $250



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
(lunch, dinner)

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 (breakfast, lunch)

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 (lunch, dinner)

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 (3 meals)

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 (breakfast, lunch)

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.