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2D1N Halong Bay Cruise - Stylish Boutique Boat, Green Fuels, Yummy Cocktails

By Secret Halong Cruise


2 days 1 night
Group trip
Price from USD$147.90 3.427.387 VND per person
This option is a 2D1N cruise to the islands and caves of Halong Bay. Cruise into the heart of Halong Bay, enjoy fishing and kayaking at Trong Cave, and head to Titov island for hiking and swimming. This is a small boutique boat with a great crew and yummy cocktails! This option includes return transport from Hanoi Old Quarter.
  • Return transport from Hanoi Old Quarter
  • 1 night's stay in private AC cabin
  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing fees
  • All meals on board
  • Activities such as tai chi class, kayaking, fishing, swimming and hiking
  • Welcome drinks with warm/cold tissues
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in cabin
  • On board insurance
  • Transport outside of Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Tips
  • Alcohol
Same Price as What You’d Find Locally
Free Date Change ~ 3 Days Before
Community-Based Guides
Low Carbon Footprint
Always Available to Chat
Guaranteed Trip Even with 1 Guest

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Secret Halong Cruise

Secret Halong Cruise is a 4-star steel boat, that departs from the main port of Tuan Chau for the most popular route of Halong Bay. Their attention to detail will delight you as you meet the lovely local staff, and taste the fresh delicacies. You can also sail on carefree knowing that Secret Halong use only green fuels, so as to not pollute the waters of Halong Bay. Secret Halong has one boat with 8 cabins and 22 person capacity.
Fluent English
Green Fuels


Trips available daily
Dec 21
Dec 26
Dec 27
Dec 28
Dec 29
Dec 30
If you require an earlier date, please request to book.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Hanoi - Tuan Chau Port - Trong Cave
Hanoi - Tuan Chau Port - Trong Cave

Today you'll get to fish at one of the biggest and most beautiful caves in Halong Bay.

Accommodation: Secret Halong Cruise Boat - Deluxe Room

  • 8:00am: Depart from Hanoi Old Quarter
  • 12:30pm: Embark on cruise ship at Tuan Chau Port
  • 1pm: Lunch
  • 4:30pm: Kayaking and fishing at Trong Cave. Trong (or ‘Drum’) Cave has a tragic folklore associated with it. Local legend tells the story of a fisherman who took refuge in Trong Cave during a storm. His lover was hiding in the cave just opposite from Trong Cave, but he died before he was able to reach her.
  • 6pm: Enjoy sunset
  • 7pm: Dinner on sundeck
  • 8:30pm: Squid fishing
Day 2: Titov Island - Tuan Chau Port - Hanoi
Titov Island - Tuan Chau Port - Hanoi

Today you'll get to explore Titov Island, famed for its romantic beaches and panoramic views of Halong Bay.

  • 6am: Taichi course
  • 7am: Breakfast
  • 8am: Swimming and hiking at Titov Island. Hike up to the viewpoint on Titov Island. It’s an easy-moderate hike with 426 steps and handrail in parts. Once at the viewpoint, you’ll be rewarded with one of the most iconic views of Halong Bay – a panoramic view of the bay and numerous boats dotted about.
  • 10:30am: Brunch
  • 11:30am: Return to port
  • 4pm: Return to Hanoi Old Quarter



Customer's Hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
Customer's Hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
Other Notes

The above timings are approximate and exact time will be confirmed at the time of booking.

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What others are saying

4.9 out of 93 helpful reviews
15 days ago on TripAdvisor
My friends and I recently used this company for the 2 day, 1 night trip. It was fantastic. From the start, we got lost and went to the wrong harbour - Chuyen (tour leader) - quickly arranged for us to be picked up. The boat itself was beautiful and the rooms were a good size - the bathrooms were great with lovely hot showers and the beds were soft. Everything was lovely and clean. They provided delicious seafood throughout and a fantastic vegetarian selection for my friend. Chuyen was knowledgeable about everything and all the activities were accessible for all. A great mix of relaxation time and active time!
MichelleN1939, Canada
22 days ago on TripAdvisor
This tour was very good, time keeping a little off but that was due to one group from Malaysia constantly being late to activities and meals. The kayaking and caving were nice. Really liked the very attentive manager Chunyun. When we were taking the bus back to Hanoi, we asked him to promise that we wouldn’t be taken ‘shopping’ brought into a mass organised Vietnamese tourist scam shop and left there for 30 mins while our driver had lunch. He reassured us when waving us off after our cruise that we wouldn’t and I find myself writing this review while sitting outside a bus of the very scam shop right now. Quite a disappointment after what was a very nice trip.
Uli H
24 days ago on TripAdvisor
This was a good excursion for our family. It’s very busy on halong bay but the boat was clean and had a great crew. Only complaint would be the smoking by crew in areas that were supposed to be non smoking. Would be nice if crew spoke a little more English as they cater to English speaking tourists.
Bshum06, Auckland
about 1 month ago on TripAdvisor
The boat is really clean and the rooms are really comfortable! Chuyen was a great host - really thoughtful touches and really look after the people onboard. The bay itself - is really crowded and is hard to squeeze in amongst all the other boats but secret Halong cruise try their best! Dao Linh was also very helpful with our booking. They helped us with the shuttle there from Hanoi which was on time and perfect (would not recommend the awkward toilet/ souvenir top half way though) and they also helped us with the car to Hai Pong. I would recommend Secret HaLong cruise to my friends!!
Kalina T
about 1 month ago on TripAdvisor
After an extensive research on which Ha long bay cruise to book, we finally decided on this one and were more than happy with our choice! The boat is very nice and not too big ( just 20 guests in total), so it has a very nice atmosphere. We were also very happy with the activities during the tour - especially loved the kayaking and the visit to the cave during the first day and the tai chi lesson at sunrise during the following day. The tour route was planned to try avoiding the crowds as much as possible, so we were happy with that, especially on the first day we were not bothered by big crowds of people. Our guide Chuyen was really great! He was very nice and helpful, told us of a lot of interesting information about Ha long bay and made sure that we enjoyed the activities without being in a rush. The whole crew on the boat was really professional and took great care of its guests. Overall would definitely recommend this cruise! It’s a great way to experience the beautiful Ha long bay.

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
Strict Cancellation Policy
You can be fully refunded for cancellations within 24 hours of booking. Other cancellations will not be refunded.
Flexible Date Policy
You can change your trip date once for free up to 3 days before your trip. Any date change will be subject to availability, and will not count as a cancellation.
Packing list for the trip
Backup batteries and charger
Cash (for purchasing drinks during happy hour, buying souvenirs or tips)
Change of clothes
Electrical adapter
Hat (it gets sunny!)
Hiking shoes
Insect repellent
Light jacket/sweater (for the evenings)
Passport (required for registration on the boat)
Shorts & T-shirts
Umbrella and/or light rain jacket

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