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Halong Starlight Cruise

Bai Chay Dock, Halong Bay (the cruise with 22 cabins)

Super 9.2 - Score from 26 traveler reviews

Halong Starlight Cruise
Halong Starlight Cruise
Halong Starlight Cruise
Halong Starlight Cruise
Halong Starlight Cruise
Halong Starlight Cruise
Halong Starlight Cruise
Halong Starlight Cruise
Halong Starlight Cruise
Halong Starlight Cruise

2 days from us $205/person

3 days from us $380/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).
How to book cabin(s): Check rates » Choose No.Rooms » Book it » Check Out (You might also book different cabins by choosing "No.Rooms" then "Book it" one by one » Check Out) » Book other services in next step » Send request » We check rates & availability » Make changes » You make deposit » Confirm.
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).
Cruise Tour:
Departure Date:
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  • Itinerary
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  • Reviews

Starlight Cruise Halong Bay is a truly remarkable ship as she offers the luxury of more spaces than any other cruise ship on Halong Bay as well as features elegantly decorated cabins and public areas. The ship's 32 spacious staterooms feature all the high-end amenities of a five-star hotel of international standard.
Starlight's elegant-appointed public areas include a restaurant, two lounges, a library, a gift shop, a spa and a wine cellar. The expansive Sundeck is haven for relaxation; where passengers can mingle into unforgettable Halong Bay scenery on comfortable longer chairs while enjoying a cool drink served from the Uranus Bar.
On Starlight Cruise, we know that great service is more than just fulfilling your travel needs. It's the genuine smile that greets you each day and the security of your expertise. It's unprecedented warmth, care and consideration affording you pleasure from the first day on board to the end of your memorable holiday.

Halong Starlight Cruise Cabins

These are cruise cabins for Halong Starlight Cruise:
Cabin Cabin Size (m2) Bed Type Extra Bed
50
King Size Bed
YES

Cabin: Suite 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
22
King Size Bed
YES

Cabin: Executive Double Ocean View

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
22
Queen Bed
YES

Cabin: Deluxe Double Ocean View

Bed size: Queen 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
22
2 single beds
YES

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

Halong Starlight Cruise Facilities

General of Halong Starlight 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 Starlight 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

  • Please note that the price is not included transfer service by bus. It is available and costs us $ 30 to us $ 45 per person. Passenger needs to inform us to use this service 1 day before departure.
  • Surcharge 25% for Merry Christmas, New Year's Eve and Chinese Lunar Year
  • 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  Halong Bay, enjoy the beautiful & tranquil atmosphere of the Bays.
  • Enjoy excellent Vietnamese Cuisine & special seafood on board.
  • Visit Amazing Cave, Floating village, TiTov Island and Swimming Area.
  • Enjoy the romantic sunrise & sunset
  • Fishing and dancing at night with your hubby & your friends.
  • Kayaking through the grottoes & limestone of the Bay
  • Happy hour on the cruise and cooking class
  • Enjoy Massage service

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay

08h00: Pick up at hotel from Hanoi, transfer to Halong Bay City by shuttle bus or private car (transportation is NOT INCLUDED in cabin price).
12h00 – 12h30: Embark Starlight Cruise. Enjoy welcome drink and get a brief introduction about cruise and safety guidelines. Check-in your cabin.
13h15: Have lunch while cruising in the magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations such as: Teapot Islet, Monster Face Islet, Torch Islet, Dragon Islet, Porcupines Islet, Pineapple Entrance. Pass by Drum Cave, Virgin Girl Cave, Van Gia Floating Village’s Entrance, Pearl Farm, … then anchor at Titop Island area.
16h00: Join a guided visit to Sung Sot Cave (also called Amazing Cave), one of the biggest and the most beautiful caves in Ha Long Bay.
17h20: Return to Starlight Cruise, enjoy the sunset while relaxing with happy hours from now to dinner time at the bar.
18h00: Enjoy happy hours with free finger foods and various drinks on discount. Try mini-golf on the top deck or take part in a cooking demonstration and food décor with our Chef.
19h00 – 21h00: Dinner is served. Private dinner is available on request.
21h00 – 22h00: Time of second happy hours to the late night or join squid fishing with the crew, sing karaoke or just laze around or relax in your cabin.

Day 2: Halong Bay - HANOI
 

06h30: Welcome a new day with amazing dawn on the Legendary Gulf of Tonkin. Refresh your body & soul by a Tai-chi lesson on sundeck.

07h00 – 08h00: Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast.

08h00 – 09h00: You are free to choose one of the below options:

Option 1: Get your hands on some kayaking to explore hidden parts of the bay. For those who do not fancy kayaking can share a sampan rowed by local people.

Option 2: Climb to the peak of Titop Island for the panoramic views of the bay. Relax on the beach, swim in the emerald water.

09h00: Return to Starlight Cruise for freshening up.

09h30: Check out your cabin. Starlight Cruise weighs the anchor to continue roaming around the picturesque route toward Bai Tho Mountain near the harbor.

10h30: Have early lunch.

12h00: Disembark. Cruise ends. Our transfer takes you back to Hanoi around 16:00.

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit Bai Tu Long Bay, 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
  • Enjoy cooking class,taichi  and great massage service on boat

Day 1: Halong Bay

08.00:   Leave Hanoi for Halong City
12.00:   Meet and be transferred by tender to Starlight Cruise. Follow by brief introduction of Cruise facilities and services. Check-in your room
12.30:   Lunch shall be served
12.30:   Start our amazing cruise of Halong Bay. The Cruise shall take you through the most scenic area of Halong Bay
14.30:   Arrive at Van Gia fishing village, take rowing boat through the village, and stop at some houses to see how people here live
15.15:   Continue our exploration to pearl farm to understand pearl farming and what makes a good pearl. Later on enjoy activities like swimming at deserted beach, kayaking, relaxing, playing mini-golf...
16.30:   Heading to anchoring overnight site
17.30 – 19.00:   Happy hours with free cocktails and finger food, and various drinks on discounts. Those who are interested can join in the cooking and food décor lessons
19.00 – 21.30:   Dinner shall be served. Clients are free to fix time and place for their private dinner.

Day 2: Halong  Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay – Cap La floating Village

06.30:   Early morning risers can enjoy Taichi lesson on Sundeck
07.30:   Morning tea with biscuits and fruits
08.30:   Transfer to our small boat to cruise to Bai Tu Long Bay – the most stunning sceneries of all three beautiful bay of The Gulf of Tonkin.
09.30:   Arrive to Cap La floating village where you can experience the daily life of the fishermen and their family.
10.15:   Head out with the fishermen for a catching experience.
10.45:   Spend sometime on your kayak to explore the area before we go back to our boat for a delicious seafood lunch.
12.00:   Lunch and have some rest on the boat.
13.30:   we start our afternoon by an expedition to one of the most beautiful cave on the kayak.
15.30:   another cruise back to the Starlight ship for a recreation.
17.30 – 19 00:   Happy hours with free cocktails and finger food, and various drinks on discounts. Those who are interested can join in the cooking and food décor lessons.
19.00 – 21 30:   Dinner shall be served. Clients are free to fix time and place for their private dinner.

Day 3: Halong Bay

06.30:   Early morning risers can enjoy Taichi lesson on Sundeck
07.00:   Morning tea with biscuits and fruits
08.00:   We offer 02 options on this day:
Opt 1: Join a guided visit to Sung Sot Cave – the biggest one in Halong Bay.
Opt 2: Take a short walk to Titop island for an amazing view of Halong Bay with many photo opportunities.
09.30:   Start cruising back to harbor, passing Human Head island and Bai Tu Long Bay
10.30:   Lunch and check-out
11.40:   Disembark. Cruise ends.

Included:

Welcome Drink
Cruise Itinerary and Program
Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
Kayaking(Included in 3 days/2night itinerary only)
Luxurious Cabins and Suites with A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
Deluxe Vietnamese and International Lunch and Dinner
Vietnamese and International Breakfast
Conference Equipment (Charter only)
Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges
Starlight Cruise’s special gift

Excluded:

Airfares.
Kayaking (2 day/1night) - Please book the service after click "Check out"
Transfer(Hanoi-Halong Bay-Hanoi) by shuttle bus or car - Please book the service after click "Check out"
Visa Arrangements
Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
All other services not clearly mentioned above.

9.2
Based on 26 reviews

Score breakdown

Cruise quality
9.5
Food/Drink
9.5
Cabin quality
9
Staff quality
9
Entertainment
9

Traveler rating

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

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