# Cruising Through Bays And Monkey Island

Cruising Through Bays And Monkey Island

#3 days 2 nights
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About the Tour

Joining this Cruising Through Bays And Monkey Island Tour in 3 days 2 nights, you will cruise from Halong Bay to Lan Ha Bay, through the most beautiful limestone karsts. Fresh local seafood would be served in every meal, and you also get to explore the combination of caves on the bay, which are the best photo-material places. In addition, you will have a chance to spend one night on the boat and one night at a bungalow on a private island. Furthermore, there will be some free time for different sporty activities like kayaking, playing volleybal and football on the sandbank,…

The tour will be guided by a local experienced tour guide. This is a luxury yet active and adventurous tour that is very suitable for either couple, family or a group of friends to travel together. Let’s take a look at the detail now!


  • Discover the most beautiful bays in Vietnam
  • Luxury cruise with decent service
  • Local experienced tour guide
  • Enjoy fresh local seafood
  • Spend a night in a private bungalow near the beach

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (L, D)
You will be picked up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter area (or at Hanoi Opera House) by the shuttle bus. We will drive to Halong and embark the boat on Tuan Chau island to start the cruise in Ha Long Bay. After lunch on the boat, you will visit Sung Sot Cave and have a chance to swim at Ti Top Island (or climb up to the top for panorama view). Ti Top island is a perfect spot for watching the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. After that, you can spend the rest of the day relaxing, dinner and overnight on boat.
Day 2
Ha Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay – Monkey Island (B, L, D)
You will start your day having breakfast while cruising through tranquil area to Gia Luan harbour on Cat Ba island. After disembarking the boat at Gia Luan pier, you will have a bus drive through Cat Ba National Park to Beo harbour, view the tropical forest and limestone mountains. Upon reaching Beo harbour, a small boat will take you to Monkey Island resort. Check in then having lunch beside lovely beach.

In the afternoon, you have free time for swimming, kayaking, playing football, volleyball on the beach, or play chess, billiards, Ping-Pong, table football in entertainment area. Take a hike up the mountain for panorama view and pictures of Monkey island and Lan Ha Bay, then down to another beach to see monkey life. After that, it is time for relaxing and dinner at a beachside restaurant. Overnight is in the bungalow.
Day 3
Monkey Island – Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
Have breakfast and check out your room. You will take a small boat back to Cat Ba island as a bus drives you to Gia Luan pier. After embarking the big boat for cruising back to Halong, you will pass rock formations while having lunch served. By noontime, you will reach Tuan Chau harbour and get on shuttle bus for driving back to Hanoi. You will be dropped off at your hotel in Old Quarter around 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

Note: In case of bad weather, the route may be changed at last minute, you probably return to Hanoi from Cat Ba island by car and ferry through Hai Phong highway.


  • Shuttle bus transfers to and from Halong
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing fees
  • Accommodation on boat & Monkey Island Resort on twin/double sharing
  • English speaking guide
  • All meals as mentioned Choice of bungalow on Monkey Island as price offered


  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Other services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Hotel in Hanoi
  • Visa

Special Notes

  • No wheelchair access
  • Travelers should have no heart problems and other serious medical conditions 
  • Bring long sleeve clothes, sun cream, umbrella or hat, sunglasses, comfortable walking shoes
  • Itinerary can be changed due to weather conditions or traffic jam
  • Surcharge us$ 10/person during Tet Holiday
  • 3% surcharge if you pay all bills by credit cards
  • Free for children under 3 years of age and 1.2m
  • Off 25% for children from 4-8 years of age
  • 100% of adult price for children from 9 years of age

The luxury tour Cruising Through Bays And Monkey Island is a chance for you to take part in many different activities, ranging from adventurous, active things to more relaxing and comfortable feeling. For more booking information, please contact us and we will help you to customize the tour to your preference!

  • Transfers

  • Accomodation

  • Cruise

  • Flights

  • Meals

  • Sightseeing

  • Tour guide

  • Visa

Included destination(s): Halong Bay, Surprising Cave, Ti Top Island, Gulf of Tonkin, Cat Ba national park, Lan Ha Bay

Start from: $180 /person

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