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Halong Gray Line Cruise

Tuan Chau Marina, Halong Bay (the cruise with 14 cabins)

Excellent 8.4 - Score from 12 traveler reviews

Halong Gray Line Cruise
Halong Gray Line Cruise
Halong Gray Line Cruise
Halong Gray Line Cruise
Halong Gray Line Cruise
Halong Gray Line Cruise
Halong Gray Line Cruise
Halong Gray Line Cruise
Halong Gray Line Cruise
Halong Gray Line Cruise

2 days from us $170/person

3 days from us $280/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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Gray Line Halong Cruise is a brand new cruise in Halong Bay but not new to the world.

Welcome onboard. Recently brought to Vietnam, Gray Line Halong is proud to be the first oceanic overnight cruise along the 103-year history of Gray Line Worldwide. Be charmed by her exquisite luxury, intimate setting and unrivalled home from home service. An unforgettable way to witness the serene, calm settings of HalongBay's exceptional natural beauty.

Gray Line Halong is passionate about sophistication.

Spreading over 3 decks, she has 14 luxury cabins offering boutique interiors with oak-wooden wall, all rooms and bathrooms having sea-view, private sundeck and private balcony. Gourmets must be quick to reserve outdoor dining tables if you want to combine the scenic atmosphere with your delectable cuisine. 2 distinctive bars (1 outdoors, 1 indoors) are ready to ease your mind by special cocktails or gear-up youngsters’ adrenaline by rock music. The top deck serves as a perfect place to enjoy lingering in the sunshine and discovering the splendid beauty of Halong bay with a 360° view, thus promising unforgettable and thoroughly relaxing moments. See cruise description in details.

Halong Gray Line Cruise Cabins

These are cruise cabins for Halong Gray Line Cruise:
Cabin Cabin Size (m2) Bed Type Extra Bed
15
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
15
2 single beds
NO

Cabin: Deluxe Twin Cabin

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
18
Double bed
NO

Cabin: Deluxe Double Private Balcony

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
18
2 single beds
NO

Cabin: Deluxe Twin Private Balcony

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
20
King size bed
YES

Cabin: Suite Double Private Balcony

Bed size: King size 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 Gray Line Cruise Facilities

General of Halong Gray Line 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 Gray Line 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 a dult 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:

  • Embark at Tuan Chau, the best and famous Marina Pier in Halong. Enjoy free tea at Gray Line private lounge.
  • The longest routes and cruising time provide guests more time to discover diversified landscape of Halong bay compared to other Cruise Operators.  Almost 24 hours staying on Cruise.
  • Visit Gray Line exclusive floating House; Experience how different life is compared to mainland.  Learn about their foods, how they earn a living, their children, their culture and their pearl farm.
  • Discover the Dark and Bright cave, the most amazing place in Lan Ha bay by Kayak or bamboo boat. Very un-touristic area.
  • Explore Bewitching Grotto or Amazing Cave - one of the most stunning caves in Halong Bay.
  • BBQ buffet dinner with fresh seafood.
  • Quiet sleeping anchorage.

Day 1 : Hanoi - HaLong Bay

7:45 - 08:15: Pick up at hotel.

12:15: Embark at Tuan Chau Marina pier (Tuan Chau island, Halong city). Enjoy complimentary drink at Gray Line private lounge.

12:30:  Transfer to Gray Line Halong Cruise by tender. Welcome drink, followed by cruise briefings. Check in your cabins.

13:00: Enjoy a great set lunch. Relax on sundeck and grab the unparalleled scenery of Halong Bay while cruising ahead to the Bay. Cruise through Hoa Cuong floating fishing village.

14:30: Arrive at Me Cung Cave ( Bewitching Grotto).  Join tour with guide to explore the cave. Climb up several rugged stone stairs to see a great lake considered as a royal garden and surrounded by mountains.  Its water is blue all year round. 

16:00: Back to the cruise and head to Bright Cave - a very beautiful lagoon belongs to Lan Ha bay, Cat Ba Island. Forget about the distance of geography, the cave now introduced by Gray Line Cruise. Visit some tunnel caves by Kayak or bamboo boat. Time to savor the beauty and amazing islet’s stalactites in detail. 

Enjoy swimming around the cruise ( upon weather condition). Relax on the sundeck. Enjoy fantastic views and take stunning pictures of gleaming sunsets.

18:30: Join Cooking demonstration on the sundeck. Learn how to make the fresh/fried spring rolls and mix fish-sauce. 

19:30: Enjoy fabulous buffet BBQ dinner (available for group 15 pax and above+) served with a variety of Vietnamese and Western foods. 

21:00: Evening activities: watching film at the outdoor bar, playing board and Card games; squid fishing on boat.  Enjoy squid cooked after fishing.

22:00: Overnight at the quietest sleeping area. End of Day 1.

Day 1 : Halong Bay -  Hanoi

06:30: Tai Chi class on the Sundeck.

07:30: Have breakfast with Coffee, tea and bakeries on board.

08:30: Arrive at Gray Line exclusive floating house, Rang Dua area by tender – one of few existing houses left after the regulation of Management to relocate the traditional floating village to main land.

Spend about 1 hour to experience how different life compared to mainland.  Learn about their foods, how they earn a living, their children, their culture and their pearl farm.

Just for Gray Line customer only.

09:30 - 11:00: Check out cabin. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room to enjoy the bay scenery on the way back to Tuan Chau pier. Farewell Lunch served on board.

11:45: Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina. Relax at Gray Line private lounge. Transfer back to Hanoi. 

Trip Highlights:

  • Embark at Tuan Chau, the best and famous Marina Pier in Halong. Enjoy free tea at Gray Line private lounge.
  • The longest routes and cruising time provide guests more time to discover diversified landscape of Halong bay among other Cruise Operators.
  • Visit Gray Line exclusive floating House; Experience how different life is compared to mainland.  Learn about their foods, how they earn a living, their children, their culture and their fish farm.
  • Discover the Dark and Bright cave, the most amazing place in Lan Ha bay by Kayak or bamboo boat. Very un-touristic area.
  • Cycling through  Viet Hai village, rain forest and rice fields; Trekking to Bat Cave; Half day kayaking thru Caves with emerald pure water; sunbathing and swimming on private beach in Lan Ha Bay.
  • Explore the Me Cung (or Bewitching Grotto), one of the most stunning caves in Halong Bay.
  • Enjoy BBQ buffet dinner with fresh seafood.
  • Quiet sleeping anchorage.

Day 1: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay

7:45 - 08:15: Pick up at hotel.

12:15: Embark at Tuan Chau Marina pier (Tuan Chau island, Halong city). Enjoy complimentary drink at Gray Line private lounge.

12:30: Transfer to Gray Line Halong Cruise by tender. Welcome drink, followed by cruise briefings. Check in your cabins.

13:00: Enjoy a great set lunch. Relax on sundeck and grab the unparalleled scenery of Halong Bay while cruising ahead to the Bay. Cruise through Hoa Cuong floating fishing village.

14:20: Arrive at Me Cung Cave ( Bewitching Grotto).  Join tour with guide to explore the cave. Climb up several rugged stone stairs to see a great lake considered as a royal garden and surrounded by mountains.  Its water is blue all year round.

16:15: Back to the cruise and head to Bright Cave - a very beautiful lagoon belongs to Lan Ha bay, Cat Ba Island. Forget about the distance of geography, the cave now introduced by Gray Line Cruise. Visit some tunnel caves by Kayak or bamboo boat. Time to admire the beauty and amazing islet’s stalactites in detail.

16:45 - 17:30: Enjoy swimming around the cruise ( upon weather condition). Relax on the sundeck. Enjoy fantastic views and take stunning pictures of gleaming sunsets.

18:30: Join Cooking demonstration on the sundeck. Learn how to make the fresh/fried spring rolls and mix fish-sauce.

19:30: Enjoy fabulous buffet BBQ dinner (available for group 15 pax and above+) served with a variety of Vietnamese and Western foods.

21:00: Evening activities: watching film at the outdoor bar, playing board and Card games; squid fishing on boat.  Enjoy squid cooked after fishing.

22:00: Overnight at the quietest sleeping area. End of Day 1.

Day 2: Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba Island

06:30: Tai Chi class on Sundeck.

07:30: Have breakfast with Coffee, tea and bakeries on board.

08:30: Transfer to Gray Line sightseeing boat, depart to Lan Ha bay, Cat Ba island.

10:00 - 12:00: Arrive at Viet Hai pier – take the bicycle trip along the village path and go through rain forests and dark tunnel. Enjoy stunning scenery of rice fields on the way. Stop at the village to relax. Take a short trek to the core of Cat Ba National Forest to visit Bat cave.

12:00 - 13:00: Cycle back to Viet Hai pier. Back to Cruise. Lunch served on board.

14:00 - 16:00: Kayaking at Three-Peach Islet – an ideal place with light wind and gentle wave, emerald pure water and none-touristic feeling. Swimming on the beach ( upon weather and tide condition).

17:30: Cruise back to anchorage area.

18:00: Relax and enjoy sunset on the Sundeck.

18:30: Join Cooking demonstration on the sundeck. Learn how to make the fresh/fried spring rolls and mix fish-sauce.

19:30: Enjoy fabulous buffet BBQ dinner (available for group 15 pax and above+) served with a variety of Vietnamese and Western foods. 

21:00: Evening activities: watching film at the outdoor bar, playing board games and card; squid fishing on boat.  Enjoy dishes from squid cooked after fishing.

22:00: Overnight at the quietest sleeping area. End of Day 2.

Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi

6:30: Tai Chi class on the Sundeck.

07:30: Have breakfast with Coffee, tea and bakeries on board.

08:30: Arrive at Gray Line exclusive floating house, Rang Dua area – one of few existing houses left after the regulation of Management to relocate the traditional floating village to main land. 

Spend about 1 hour to experience how different life is compared to mainland.  Learn about their foods, how they earn a living, their children, their culture and their pearl farm. 

Just for Gray Line customer only. 

09:30 - 10:30: Check out cabin. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room to enjoy the bay scenery on the way back to Tuan Chau pier. Farewell Lunch served on board.

11:45: Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina. Relax at Gray Line private lounge. Transfer back to Hanoi. 

TOUR INCLUSION

  • Cabin with ensuite bathroom on Gray Line cruise
  • Private boat for Day 2 (3 days/2 nights itinerary)
  • English Speaking Guide on board
  • Entrance and Sightseeing fees
  • All meals on board:
  • 2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 light breakfast (2 days/1 night itinerary)
  • 3 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 light breakfasts (3 days/2 nights itinerary)
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Kayaking
  • Cycling (3 days/2 nights itinerary)
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in rooms daily
  • Daily fresh fruit in rooms daily
  • Tax, service charge, insurance on board

TOUR EXCLUSION

  • Shuttle bus transfer Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi (Book in "Next step")
  • Beverages, tips and personal expenses
  • Snorkeling/ diving (upon your request)
  • Meeting package (upon your request)
  • Wedding package (upon your request)
  • Accommodation in Viet Hai village (upon your request)
8.4
Based on 12 reviews

Score breakdown

Cruise quality
8.8
Food/Drink
8
Cabin quality
8
Staff quality
9
Entertainment
8

Traveler rating

Excellent:8
Very good:3
Good:1
Average:0
Poor:0
Terrible:0

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