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Imperial Classic Cruise

Bai Chay dock, Halong Bay( the cruise with 12 cabins)

Super 9 - Score from 164 traveler reviews

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2 days from us $95/person

3 days from us $160/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).
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The Imperial Junk, traditional sailboat built of wood with modern facilities and first class service, is perfect for exploring Halong Bay on Imperial Cruise.

Relaxing, enjoying the amazing Halong Bay on the comfortable sundeck.

Exploring the mystery of Halong Bay kayaking.

The main food in Imperial Cruises is Vietnam traditional dishes made of local seafood. Besides, experienced cooks of Imperial Cruise will bring to you other delicious dishes from beef, chicken with fresh herbs and spices in set menu.

Imperial Classic Cruise Cabins

These are cruise cabins for Imperial Classic Cruise:
Cabin Cabin Size (m2) Bed Type Extra Bed
16
1 Double bed
YES

Cabin: Double Ocean view

Bed size: 1 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
2 single beds
NO

Cabin: Twin bed 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
1 double bed
YES

Cabin: Superior Double Cabin

Bed size: 1 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: Superior twin bed 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
1 double bed and 1 single bed
NO

Cabin: Family Triple Ocean View

Bed size: 1 double bed and 1 single 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
1 double bed
NO

Cabin: Standard Double

Bed size: 1 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: Standard twin bed

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

Imperial Classic Cruise Facilities

General of Imperial Classic 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 Imperial Classic 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

Imperial-classic-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:

  • Visit  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 

07:45 – 08:00 Pick-up at your hotel and depart for Halong city.

12:00 – 12:15 On arrival at Halong city, you will board your Imperial Junk Boat and you are warmly welcomed by professional and friendly crew. Check into cabin.

13:00 Enjoy specially prepared lunch while cruising towards thousands of amazing limestone islands emerging from emerald water, passing by Stone Dog islet, floating fishing village, incense burner islet, fighting cocks islet,…

15:00 visit Surprising Cave – the most beautiful one in Halong Bay.

16:00 Kayaking for an hour or more through slide rock cliffs.

17:30 Swimming time, this is great chance to relax in water, jumping, diving, take a back flip, somersault.

19:00 Enjoy dinner.

20:30 Evening activities like singing karaoke, dancing, squid fishing, playing cards or relax at leisure

Day 2: Halong Bay – Hanoi 

07:00 Breakfast, coffee, tea, fruits will be served.

08:00  Check Out and start cruising further to discover the hidden charm of the bay, taking photos many islets with outstanding shapes as frog island, turtle island,…

10:00 Cooking class opened right on the cruise for all the people are interested in cooking, especially cooking Vietnamese food.

11:15 Farewell lunch served on the cruise before you arrive at harbor

12:30 Get on the bus back to Hanoi

16:30 Transfer you back to your hotel. The tour ends

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit  Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island 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
  • Great time to enjoy Cat Ba Island and trekking to discover the Cat Ba Island & Pearl Farm.

(NOTES: After you make the booking, please send us a request if you prefer to stay at a hotel in Cat Ba or at ).

Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay 

07:45 – 08:00 Pick-up at your hotel and depart for Halong city.

12:00 – 12:15 On arrival at Halong city, you will board your Imperial Classic Cruise and you are warmly welcomed by professional and friendly crew. Check into cabin.

13:00 Enjoy specially prepared lunch while cruising towards thousands of amazing limestone islands emerging from emerald water, passing by Stone Dog islet, floating fishing village, incense burner islet, fighting cocks islet,…

15:00 visit Surprising Cave – the most beautiful one in Halong Bay.

16:00 Kayaking for an hour or more through slide rock cliffs.

17:30 Swimming time, this is great chance to relax in water.

19:00 Enjoy dinner.

20:30 Evening activities like singing karaoke, dancing,squid fishing, playing cards or relax at leisure

 Day 2: Halong Bay – Catba Island 

07:30 Breakfast, fruits, coffee and tea will be served. Continue to cruise further before stop over the pearl farm to sea real pearl cultivated by local fisherman.

09:00 Back to the cruise for check-out.

09:30 Take a local boat to Lan Ha Bay.

11:30 Check in at bungalow for whom stay there.

12:00 Lunch time.

13:30-15:00 Free time for kayaking and many activities in Nam Cat island exploring untouched area in Lan Ha Bay or join the trip to Viet Hai village (if you stay in Cat Ba Sandy Beach resort) – biking to visit the village in the valley – located in the middle of Catba national park (The trip to Viet Hai village is optional and not included: Extra USD 5/per for entrance fee, boat trip, tour guide, bike and insurance )

15:00 Back to the boat (option to stay in boat in the 2nd night) or hotel in Catba island.

19:00 Buffet dinner at Bungalow, go fishing, relax on the sandy beach, listening to sea wave at very peaceful and quite place.

 Day 3: Cat Ba Island – Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B, L)

/// If you stay at Cat Ba Sandy Resort

07:20 Breakfast served at bungalow

08:00 Pick-up at Bungalow by boat (If you stay at the hotel in Catba Town: 07:00 Breakfast at the hotel. 07:30 Pick-up at the hotel by bus back to the boat)

09:30 Get on the cruise to attend the cooking class while cruising back Halong harbor

11:15 Farewell lunch served on the cruise before you arrive at harbor around 12 and get on the bus back to Hanoi

16:30 Transfer you back to your hotel. The tour ends.

/// If you stay at Hotel in Cat Ba

08:00 Breakfast, fruits, coffee and tea will be served.

09:30 Cooking class while cruising back Halong harbor

11:15 Farewell lunch served on the cruise before you arrive at harbor around 12 and get on the bus back to Hanoi

16:30 Transfer you back to your hotel. The tour ends.

 

 

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 -  Imperial Classic Cruise

07:30 – 08:30 Our tour guide and bus pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter.

08:30 Departure to Halong Bay for 3.5 Hours.

10:00 Arrive in Hai Duong province, and have 20 minute short break.

12:00 Arrive Bai Chay harbor, Halong Bay.

12:15 Welcome to Imperial Classic Cruise and enjoy Welcome drink, Enjoy welcome drink get a brief introduction about cruise and safety guidelines. Check-in your cabin.

12:30 Have Vietnamese seafood and vegetarian lunch, while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.

14:30 arrival in Van Gia floating fishing village, take rowing boat through the village or kayaking to visiting around the floating fishing village.

15:30 Continued exploration the bay.

16:00 Visiting Halong Pearl Farm Village, and Swimming in the bay.

17.30 Back to Imperial Classic Cruise and relax

18:00 Join cooking class guided directly by Chef of Imperial Classic Cruise. You have chance to practice Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring roll or famous cuisine of Vietnam.

19:30 Time for dinner enjoying special seafood dinner on the cruise.

21:00 Evening entertainments: play game on the cruise: cards game, chess, karaoke, squid fishing, and overnight on the Imperial Classic Cruise.

Day 2: Halong Bay – Viet Hai Village – Lan Ha Bay

06.30: Early morning sun risers can enjoy Tai Chi lesson on sundeck.

07.00: Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast.

08:00: Transfer to the daily cruise and begin to cruise to some of Halong Bay’s most secluded and untouched area.

09:30 Arrive in Viet Hai Harbor, Enjoy 5 km cycling ride through wonderful jungle to Viet Hai village.

12:00 Back the daily cruise and have lunch. In the afternoon activities to explore Lan Ha Bay.

14:00 Enjoy kayaking to explore the Dark Cave and Bright Cave.

15:30 Daily cruise take you back the Imperial Classic Cruise for overnight.

16:30 Arrive Majestic Cruise to refresh and relax and make new friends from new group.

19.30: Enjoy dinner on cruise.

21:00 Evening entertainments: play game on the cruise: cards game, chess, karaoke, squid fishing, and overnight on the Cruise.

Day 3: Halong Bay -  Hanoi

06.30: Early morning sun risers can enjoy Tai Chi lesson on sundeck.

07.00: Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast.

08:30 Arrive Sung Sot Cave (Amazing Cave) and joining with guide to visiting and explore the cave.

10:00 Check-out and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay.

11:00 Enjoy the lunch on cruise.

12:00 Majestic Cruise is landing Halong Bay harbor, tourist say goodbye to sailors and finish the cruise.

12:30 Return to Hanoi by shuttle bus.

14:30 Stopover in Hai Duong province to visit a ceramics workshop.

16:00 Arrive in Hanoi end your trip

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)

TOUR EXCLUSION

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

9
Based on 164 reviews

Score breakdown

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

Traveler rating

Excellent:28
Very good:124
Good:12
Average:0
Poor:0
Terrible:0

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