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Halong Albatross Cruise

Bai Chay Dock, Halong Bay (the cruise with 10 cabins)

Excellent 8.7 - Score from 18 traveler reviews

Halong Albatross Cruise
Halong Albatross Cruise
Halong Albatross Cruise
Halong Albatross Cruise
Halong Albatross Cruise
Halong Albatross Cruise
Halong Albatross Cruise
Halong Albatross Cruise
Halong Albatross Cruise
Halong Albatross Cruise

2 days from us $99/person

3 days from us $169/person

How to book a cabin and Important Notes. Click here !
Please Note: Low season(Months:5,6,7,8,9) - High Season(Months: 10,11,12,1,2,3,4) Rates in “High Season” are normally higher than “Low Season” ( Rates from some luxury cruises only).
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Shuttle bus: You might also have to pay the shuttle bus fees if you book on some 5 stars cruises(rate from us $ 30/person for 2 ways: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi). Superior cruises & some Deluxe Cruises included.
@ Shuttle bus fee only included for the route: Hotel in Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hotel in Hanoi
Final payment: After make a deposit or your whole group(Please visit our payment page here). The rest money, you are going to pay us once we meet you at your hotel in Hanoi. We'll tell you more information about the trip, then give you travel ticket.
Or you can pay online before 1 to 15 days to save your time.
Pick up/Drop off: Our modern & safe shuttle buses pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi every morning around 07:45 am - 08:30 am, and drop you off at the same place around 04 pm - 05 pm on the final day of your trip.(another place? please request !) .
// All cruises in Halong Bay leave from the docks around 12:00 - 12:30 pm daily and arrive back at the docks around 11am: 11:30 am on the final day of the trip.
@ If you have flights at late afternoon after your halong bay tour, please inform us ASAP, so we can arrange a car directly to the airport for your group.
What to bring?: Passports, sunglasses,camera, sport shoes, essential luggage,jackets & sweaters(winter in months:11,12,1,2,3,4), some medicine for sea-sickness(optional).
@ You can leave your big suitcases at your hotel in Hanoi while on a cruise.
@ If you do not stay at your hotel in Hanoi again after the trip, please bring all luggage with you.
How far?: 170km from Hanoi to Halong Bay,  around 4 hours to go(included break time en route).
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Halong Albatross Cruises is combined the charm and great comfort with traditional style junks. Our staff is trained to provide the best possible service to our passengers at all times. The relaxed and welcoming manner of our hospitality creates an atmosphere in which our guests feel that they are at home away from home.

What better way to experience the natural beauty and spectacular seascape of this UNESCO World Heritagesite than on board the Albatross Cruises!

Halong Albatross Cruise Cabins

These are cruise cabins for Halong Albatross Cruise:
Cabin Cabin Size (m2) Bed Type Extra Bed
12
Double bed
NO

Cabin: Deluxe Double Cabin

Bed size: Double bed

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services
12
Double bed
NO

Cabin: Deluxe twin Cabin

Bed size: Double bed

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services
14
2 single beds
NO

Cabin: Deluxe Twin Ocean View

Bed size: 2 single beds

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services
14
Double bed
NO

Cabin: Deluxe Double Ocean View

Bed size: Double bed

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services
14
Double bed
NO

Cabin: Honeymoon Cabin

Bed size: Double bed

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services
16
Double bed
NO

Cabin: Family Triple Ocean View

Bed size: Double bed

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services
24
2 double beds or 1 double bed and 1 twin bed
NO

Cabin: Family Connecting Ocean View

Bed size: 2 double beds or 1 double bed and 1 twin bed

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services

Halong Albatross Cruise Facilities

General of Halong Albatross Cruise

  • Reception
  • Safety box at reception
  • Boutique Library
  • 24-hour Security
  • Doctor on call
  • Conference and meeting facilities
  • Tender for sightseeing
  • Rowing Boat
  • Theme Cruise
  • Newspagers and magazine
  • Gymnasium
  • Observatory
  • Sundeck
  • Restaurant

Services of Halong Albatross Cruise

  • Baby cot
  • Cabin Service (Snack Meals)
  • Bar
  • Laundry service
  • Turndown service and daily presents
  • IDD at the reception
  • Library
  • Boutique shop
  • Masssage and Spa

Activities on Board

  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Snorkeling
  • Wooden Game
  • Dinner in Cave
  • Cooking classes
  • Movie nights
  • Cycling
  • Tours of caves
  • Tours of Fishing Floating village
  • BBQ Beach
  • Singing and Dancing
  • Taichi in the morning
  • Swimming
  • Dinner on the beach
  • Rocking and Climbing

Cruise Restaurant

Restaurant

  • Vegetarian food
  • Western Food
  • Buffet lunch or dinner
  • Set menu
  • Soft drinks and Cocktails
  • Seasonal fruits
  • Vietnamese Food and Seafood
  • International breakfast
  • Morning buffet brunch

Cruise Policies

CHILDREN POLICIES

  • From 0 – 4 years old: Free of charge
  • From 5 – 9 years old: 75% of adult rates if using existing bed in the room
  • Over 9 years older: 100% as adult rates

CANCELLATION POLICIES

Cancellations only become effective once our sales office receives notification of cancellation IN WRITING to our email: kim.bookingonline@gmail.com

For individual guests or group of guests with number of person lower than 6:

  • If cancelled up to 7 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged
  • If cancelled up to 3 days before date of arrival, 50 percent of total will be charged
  • If cancelled before 1 days or No – Show, the total of reservation will be full charged

For group of guest with number of person larger than 6:

  • If cancelled up to 10 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged
  • If cancelled up to 5 days before date of arrival, 50 percent of total will be charged
  • Later or No – Show, the total of reservation will be full charged

For group of guest whose charters the boat

  • If cancelled up to 30 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged
  • If cancelled up to 15 days before date of arrival, 50 percent of total will be charged
  • Later or No – Show, the total of reservation will be full charged

NOTES FOR PASSENGERS

  • You might also pay more us $ 15/person for Gala Dinner at Merry Christmas and New Year's Eve
  • Registration is required. Guest must contact with us 1 day before to supply passport’s information as: full name, gender, date of birth, nationality, passport number, visa expiry… otherwise, guest will get introduction about the method to check in, policies…. we will not responsible for any extra charge in case of late, missing. All of above cases are considered as no-show (not arrival).
  • Please note that the time may be changed depending on the policies of Halong bay management or weather permission. We will inform you before getting on the cruise.
  • For using the transfer service only: Daily shuttle bus departs from Hanoi Old Quarter at 8.00 – 8.30am, arriving Halong Bay at 12.00 – 12.30pm)
Cruise Tour:

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit both Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay, enjoy the beautiful & tranquil atmosphere of the Bays.
  • Enjoy excellent Vietnamese Cuisine & special seafood on board.
  • Visit Amazing Cave, TiTov Island and Swimming Area.
  • Enjoy the romantic sunrise & sunset
  • Fishing and dancing at night with your hubby & your friends.
  • Amazing day Kayaking through the grottoes & limestone of the Bay

DAY 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay

8:00 – 8:30 : Our shuttle bus or private car and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel. Travel to Halong city for about 3.5 hours.

10:00: Take a short break at a stopover in Hai Duong city.

12:30: Upon Halong City arrival, Transferred by tender to Albatross Cruise– enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check into cabins and begin your cruise

12:45: The fresh sea food lunch served on board while the junk cruises on the Heritage Site, Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, passing by thousands of stunning islands, islets rising from emerald water and floating villages…

14:30: A Visiting to a floating village ( Vung Vieng, Hoa Cuong or Ba Hang village) by kayak (spending 01 hour) into the village then return to the vessel for your leisure.

15:30: Keep sailing to the calm, romantic lagoon for staying overnight. Take a trek to the top of Ti Top Island to view the panorama of the bay ( if the time permits).

16:30: Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by beautiful islets for swimming and snorkeling (upon the availability).

17:30: Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the sundeck with local wine and fresh fruits.

18:30: Join cooking class demonstration (Teaching you how to make our specialty, Spring rolls) on board.

19:00: Dinner coming with barbecued courses is served in the restaurant.

21:00: Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (please book in advance with your tour guide), board games and playing cards are available. You might also try your luck at squid fishing from the boat. Overnight on board.
      
DAY 2: Halong Bay - Hanoi

7:30: Breakfast, coffee and tea served, while sailing to Sung Sot (Cave of Surprise) cave.

8:30: Drop anchor to explore Sung Sot cave (Cave of Surprise).

9:30: Back to Albatross Cruise, relax before checking out. Set sails to cruise back Halong city, passing by Titop Island, Thien Cung, Dau Go Caves and Fighting Cock Rock Islet…

11:00: Lunch is served on board.

12:15: Disembark at the harbor, Halong city. Take our shuttle bus to return to Hanoi.

16:30 - 17:00: Arrival back at your hotel or home in the Old Quarter, Hanoi. Trip ended.

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit both Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay, enjoy the beautiful & tranquil atmosphere of the Bays.
  • Enjoy excellent Vietnamese Cuisine & special seafood on board.
  • Visit Amazing Cave, TiTov Island and Swimming Area.
  • Enjoy the romantic sunrise & sunset
  • Fishing and dancing at night with your hubby & your friends.
  • Full day Kayaking through the grottoes & limestone of the Bay

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay

8:00 – 8:30: Our shuttle bus and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel, homes in the Old Quarter, Hanoi. Travel to Halong city for about 3.5 hours.

10:00: Take a short break at a stopover in Hai Duong city.

12:30: Upon Halong City arrival, Transferred by tender to Albatross Cruise – enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check into cabins and begin your cruise

13:00: The fresh sea food lunch served on board while the junk cruises on the Heritage Site, Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, passing by thousands of stunning islands, islets rising from emerald water and floating villages…

14:30: A Visiting to a floating village( Vung Vieng, Hoa Cuong or Ba Hang village)  by kayak (spending 01 hour) into the village then return to the vessel for your leisure.

15:30: Keep sailing to the calm, romantic lagoon for staying overnight. Take a trek to the top of Ti Top Island to view the panorama of the bay ( if the time permits).

16:30: Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by beautiful islets for swimming and relaxing.

17:30: Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the sundeck with local wine and fresh fruits.

18:30: Join cooking class demonstration ( teaching you how to make our specialty, Spring rolls) on board.

19:00: Dinner coming with barbecued courses is served in the restaurant.

21:00: Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (please book in advance with your tour guide), board games and playing cards are available. You might also try your luck at squid fishing from the boat. Overnight on board.
      
DAY 2: Full Day Kayaking

7:30: Breakfast, coffee and tea served.

8:30: Transferred to a smaller boat for full day cruising. Guided kayaking, swimming...

12:00: Lunch is served on board.

14:00: Discover Ba Trai Dao Beach or sunbathe on one of the natural secluded beaches (private, wild and fresh air). You also can optionally take kayaking or swimming.

15:30: Cruise around Soi Sim Beach. Optional short trek (if the time permits) to the top, from there, you can have overview of Halong bay and Halong city.

17:00: Return to Cruise, take time to refresh and relax. Swimming is optional.

17:30: Enjoy the complimentary sunset party (optional joining) on the sundeck with local wine and fresh fruits.

19:00: Dinner coming with barbecued courses is served in the restaurant.

21:00: Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (Please book in advance with your tour guide), board games and playing cards are available. You might also try your luck at squid fishing from the boat. Overnight on board.
      
DAY 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi

7:30: Breakfast, coffee and tea served, while sailing to Sung Sot (Cave of Surprise) cave.

8:30: Drop anchor to explore Sung Sot cave (Cave of Surprise).

9:30: Back to Albatross Cruise, relax before checking out. Set sails to cruise back Halong city, passing by, Titop Island, Thien Cung, Dau Go Caves and Fighting Cock Rock Islet…

11:00: Lunch is served on board.

12:15: Disembark at the harbor, Halong city. Take our shuttle bus to return to Hanoi.

16:30 - 17:00: Arrival back at your hotels, homes in the Old Quarter, Hanoi. Trip ended.

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Overnight on Boat

8:00 – 8:30: Our shuttle bus and tour guide will pick you up at your hotels/homes in the Old Quarter Hanoi. Travel to Halong city for about 3.5 hours.
10:00: Take a short break at a stopover in Hai Duong city.
12:30: Upon Halong City arrival, Transferred by tender to Albatross Cruises – enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check into cabins and begin your cruise
13:00: The fresh sea food lunch served on board while the junk cruises on the Heritage Site, Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, passing by thousands of stunning islands, islets rising from emerald water and floating villages…
14:30: A Visiting to Vung Vieng floating village by kayak (spending 01 hour) into the village then return to the vessel for your leisure.
15:30: Keep sailing to the calm, romantic lagoon for staying overnight.
16:30: Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by beautiful islets for swimming and relaxing.
17:30: Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the sundeck with local wine and fresh fruits.
18:30: Join cooking class demonstration (Teaching you how to make our specialty, Spring rolls) on board.
19:00: Dinner coming with barbecued courses is served in the restaurant.
21:00: Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (Please book in advance with your tour guide), board games and playing cards are available. You might also try your luck at squid fishing from the boat. Overnight on board.

Day 2: Trekking Cat Ba National Park - Overnight at hotel on Cat Ba Island

7:30: Breakfast, coffee and tea served on board.
7:45 - 8:00:Transfer to another boat to go to Cat Ba Island to join other group, trekking on Cat Ba National Park or go biking along the beautiful forest roads.
In the afternoon: Kayaking around Lan Ha bay, much time for swimming on beach, and visit Monkey Island. Check in at hotel (Hung Long hotel or Holiday View Hotel or similar upon the availability) in Cat Ba Island.
19:00: Have dinner at hotel and free time explore Cat Ba town by yourself. Overnight in hotel in Cat Ba Island.

Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi

8:30: After breakfast at hotel, take the coach to Gia Luan quay.
9:30: Board on the day boat, cruising back to Halong city.
11:00: Arrive in Halong City, have lunch in restaurant.
12:30: Take our shuttle bus to return to Hanoi.
16:30 - 17:00: Arrival back at your hotels/homes in the Old Quarter, Hanoi. Trip ended.

TOUR INCLUSION

    Full furnished cabin with A/C
    Hot water on boat
    1 breakfast, 2 lunches and 1 dinner (2 days/1night itinerary)
    2 breakfast, 3 lunches and 2 dinners (3 days/2nights itinerary)
    Welcome drink
    Cookery demonstrations.
    Entrance and sightseeing fees
    Kayaking. Local rowing boat
    Fishing equipment
    Exciting games
    English speaking guide
    Shuttle bus (round trip: Hotel in Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hotel in Hanoi)
    Fruits and local wine party

TOUR EXCLUSION

    Beverages.
    Personal expenses.
    All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above.

8.7
Based on 18 reviews

Score breakdown

Cruise quality
8.9
Food/Drink
7.8
Cabin quality
8.8
Staff quality
9
Entertainment
9

Traveler rating

Excellent:12
Very good:4
Good:2
Average:0
Poor:0
Terrible:0

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