Alova Gold Cruise on Halong Bay

Alova Gold Cruise on Halong Bay
Alova Gold Cruise on Halong Bay

What You’ll Do

  • Experience the breathtaking views of Halong Bay
  • Enjoy a special feast of Vietnamese cuisine
  • Relax on the sundeck or enjoy kayaking or swimming
  • Visit a pearl farm to see how pearls grow


Experience the breathtaking views and serenity of Halong Bay on a 3-day, 2-night Alova Gold Cruise. Tours depart daily from Hanoi and include food, transfers, deluxe cabins, tour guide, kayaking, delicious Vietnamese cuisine, and much more!

What to Expect

Enjoy an intimate cruise on Halong Bay in the comfort of a luxury cabin where you’ll feel right at home. There are only 9 cabins on the Alova Gold cruise ship, with a maximum capacity of 20 passengers.You’ll have 3 days to take in the beauty of this unique location, while enjoying delicious Vietnamese cuisine, spending time relaxing on deck, kayaking, and swimming.

>> Halong bay tour 3 days 2 nights

Visit Sung Sot cave and Ti Top Island, and take part in a cooking class. The tour is family-friendly and suitable for children.

Day 1
07:45: Hotel pick-up in Hanoi’s Old Quarter
08:15: Depart on drive to Halong Bay
10:30: Rest stop
12:30: Arrive at Halong Bay harbor
12:45: Board Alova Gold cruise ship and enjoy welcome drink
13:00: Safety briefing and check-in to cabin
13:30: Lunch featuring Vietnamese cuisine
15:30: Kayaking and swimming at Ti Top Island, or just relaxing
18:00: Cooking class
18:30: Squid fishing activity available
19:30: Dinner featuring Vietnamese cuisine followed by a romantic night at the bar or squid fishing

Day 2
07:00: Wake-up call
07:30: Captain’s breakfast
08:15: Visit Sung Sot Cave
09:30: Board the smaller Alova day cruiser to explore Ha Long Bay
10:30: Cruise, relax, and kayak around Lan Ha Bay
12:00: Barbecue seafood lunch on board
14:00: Visit pearl farm to see how pearls grow
16:00: Re-board Alova Gold cruise ship
18:00: Cooking class
18:30: Squid fishing activity available
19:30: Dinner featuring Vietnamese cuisine

Day 3
07:00: Wake-up call
07:30: Captain’s breakfast
08:15: Relax on board
09:30: Check-out
10:30: Chef demonstrates how to carve vegetables
11:00: Time to say goodbye to the crew and board the tender to Halong harbor
11:30: Lunch featuring Vietnamese cuisine at Halong Bay harbor
12:30: Board shuttle bus for transfer to Hanoi
15:00: Rest stop
16:30: Hotel drop off in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Please be ready on time for our pick-up service. Note that we only accept cash payments on board. A corkage fee applies if you bring your own beverages.

Traveling light is best. You can arrange to store larger luggage at your hotel.

What’s Included

  • Pick-up at accommodation in Hanoi’s Old Quarter
  • Transfer by modern air-conditioned bus (Hanoi-Ha Long Bay-Hanoi)
  • English-speaking guide for the duration of the trip
  • 2 bottles of water per person on the bus
  • All entrance fees as indicated in the description
  • 1 hour kayaking on the 1st day
  • 2nd day cruising, relaxing, kayaking around Lan Ha Bay
  • Squid fishing available after 18:00
  • Cooking class
  • Visit to Sung Sot Cave
  • Visit to Ti Top Island
  • Complimentary bottle of water in cabin and welcome “mocktail” drink
  • Vietnamese lunch (2 times)
  • BBQ Lunch on the 2nd day
  • Vietnamese dinner (2 times)
  • Captain’s breakfast (2 times)
  • Safety instructions on board
  • Anything else included in the description

What’s Not Included

  • Beverages
  • Any costs not indicated in the description
  • Pick-up from accommodation outside of Hanoi’s Old Quarter

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