Bai Tu Long Bay Cruises

A remote, less visited neighbour of Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay is a wonderful choice if you’re looking to escape crowds and still enjoy the area. Choose from among our Bai Tu Long Cruises and have the timeless beauty of the Halong Bay area all to yourself!
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Luxury Cruises

Experience unparalleled elegance and comfort on a Bai Tu Long Bay luxury cruise. These cruises offer exquisite cabins, gourmet dining, and exceptional service. Standout features typically include private balconies, onboard spas, and various activities to enhance your journey through this spectacular region.

  • Elegant accommodations with plush amenities.
  • Private balcony/terrace for unrivaled views.
  • Onboard swimming pool and fully-equipped gym.
  • Personalized service and private transfers.
  • Diverse onboard experiences: Tai Chi, cooking classes, and mini-golf.
  • Exciting offboard excursions: kayaking, cycling, and cultural visits.

Romance & Honeymoon

Tailored for couples, these cruises provide an intimate and enchanting setting. Enjoy secluded dinners, private excursions, and the romantic ambiance of the bay. Special services might include couples’ spa treatments, romantic cabin setups, and exclusive deck areas to enjoy the stunning vistas.

  • Intimate and luxurious accommodations.
  • Private jacuzzi and spa bath.
  • Exclusive balcony/terrace for each suite.
  • Personalized room service for private, candlelit dinners.
  • Tailored activities for couples: romantic kayaking, secluded beach visits.

Family and Group Cruises

Perfect for making lifelong memories, these cruises cater to guests of all ages with spacious accommodations, engaging activities, and services that consider children’s and adults’ needs. Enjoy family-friendly excursions, kids’ clubs, and relaxation zones for everyone to unwind.

  • Family-friendly accommodations with adjoining rooms.
  • Kid-friendly activities.
  • Adult relaxation areas with sunbeds and spa services.
  • Onboard swimming pool for family fun.
  • Diverse activities for all ages: swimming, cave explorations, and cooking classes.

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Introduction to Bai Tu Long Bay

Discover Bai Tu Long Bay, a tranquil and pristine escape in the Gulf of Tonkin. With its off-the-beaten-path appeal, this area features stunning seascapes dotted with numerous islands, captivating limestone karsts, and secluded beaches. Less crowded than its famous neighbor Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long offers a unique blend of natural beauty and serenity, making it a hidden gem for travelers seeking an intimate connection with nature.

Titop island

Bai Tu Long Bay is renowned for its breathtaking and undisturbed natural beauty. From the Thien Canh Son Cave to the remote beaches on the islands, it’s a place where nature’s artistry is on full display. Visitors can explore the Vung Vieng fishing village, kayak through the tranquil waters, and discover secluded bays.

Offering a peaceful retreat, Bai Tu Long Bay is the perfect destination for those looking to avoid the crowds. Its unspoiled landscapes provide a more relaxed and personal experience, where the bay’s beauty feels like it’s entirely yours to explore.

As a haven for biodiversity, Bai Tu Long Bay encompasses ecosystems where various species thrive. The bay’s clear waters are home to diverse marine life, and its islands serve as sanctuaries for birds and other wildlife. Ecotourism is encouraged, with sustainable practices and environmental respect at the forefront of all activities.

Detailed Cruise Information


Explore Bai Tu Long Bay with a 2-day, 1-night or 3-day, 2-night itinerary. The 2-day itinerary includes kayaking, swimming, cooking demos, and squid fishing, while the 3-day itinerary includes cultural activities, a BBQ dinner, and visits to Hon Xep Nature Park and Thay Cave. Both itineraries include a visit to Vung Vieng fishing village and meals on board the cruise. Return to Hanoi after disembarking at Halong City.

Onboard Experience

Expect a range of amenities and activities onboard, from delicious dining options to cultural performances and relaxation areas. Each cruise offers unique features, whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or a bit of both.

Safety and Guidelines

Safety is a top priority, with all cruises adhering to strict protocols and equipped with the necessary safety gear. Crew members are trained to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip for all guests.

Bai Tu Long Bay Travel Guide

Best Time to Visit

The ideal time to visit Bai Tu Long Bay is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November), when the weather and scenery are most vibrant.

Common asked questions

Bai Tu Long Bay is often less crowded and pristine than the popular Ha Long Bay, offering tranquil and more untouched scenery.

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Kayaking, visiting local fishing villages, exploring caves, and relaxing on secluded beaches.

Typically includes cave exploration, swimming, local village visits, and overnight stays on the cruise.

Options include a shuttle bus, private car, or organized tour directly to the bay.

A more relaxed exploration with time for various activities, cultural experiences, and enjoying the serene beauty of the bay.

Key attractions to visit are Vung Vieng Fishing Village, Thien Canh Son Cave, and the Cong Dam area.

Bai Tu Long Bay is indeed part of the larger Ha Long Bay region, often considered its quieter, less-visited area. 

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