Essence of Halong: The Bay of Descending Dragons

Drift into the majesty of Halong Bay aboard a private junk on a customisable tour of the “Bay of Descending Dragons”. Decide on board where you’d like to venture, drop by tranquil coves, entrancing caves, kayak, swim or lounge on deck — the choice is yours!

Destinations included:
Halong Bay

We pride ourselves in creating personalised travel experiences that suit all your preferences and needs.

With this tour you can:

  • Choose your own departure date
  • Select the comfort level of accommodation
  • Adjust activities to cater to special interests
  • Modify any aspect of the tour as needed
  • Exploring the endless jade-green waters of Halong Bay by private junk boat
  • Marvelling a the statuesque jungle-covered karst mountains that jut out of the water
  • Connecting the dots between fishing villages, fascinating caves and tranquil coves
  • Kayaking to those beautiful but hard-to-reach spots that the bigger boats can't get to
  • Plotting your own journey to either the bay's Western or Central Isles
  • Enjoying a sumptuous breakfast on the decks of your boat as the sun rises over the bay
  • Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast
  • Tours as mentioned and air-conditioned transfers
  • Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
  • Meals listed in the itinerary
  • Expert English-speaking local guide
  • Boat cruises and rides while on tour
  • Service charges and government VAT tax

Experience the very best of Halong Bay on an illuminating two-day journey by boat deep into the bay. After a short transfer from Hanoi, board your private junk and set off into the endless jade-green waters. Flanked by mesmerising karst topography layered in lush jungle foliage, these stunning formations have earned the Bay the nickname "Bay of Descending Dragons".

During your cruise through the bay, connect the dots between fishing villages, fascinating caves and tranquil coves, with plenty of opportunities to kayak, swim and lounge on deck. Your dedicated on-board crew is there to help you, including plotting your tailored journey through the very best of the bay's Western and Central isles. On your second morning, choose to either enjoy a leisurely breakfast on deck or set off for more adventures to the many islands and coves - the choice is yours. After your day of adventuring, return to the marina and head back to Hanoi.

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