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Monkey Island Cruise

Hon Gai port ( the cruise with 11 cabins).

Excellent 8.5 - Score from 67 traveler reviews

Monkey Island Cruise
Monkey Island Cruise
Monkey Island Cruise
Monkey Island Cruise
Monkey Island Cruise
Monkey Island Cruise
Monkey Island Cruise
Monkey Island Cruise
Monkey Island Cruise
Monkey Island Cruise

2 days from us $110/person

3 days from us $165/person

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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:
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Monkey Island Cruise is a comfortable cruise which is beautifully designed in traditional Oriental style. The boat has 11 comfortable cabins, equipped with air-conditioner, high quality beds and en-suite bathrooms. There are 02 cabins with a balcony where you can see unforgettable views of scenery such as the islands and fishing villages. The sundeck is spacious and has two parts, one part for sunbathing and the other is a place where you can sit for a drink while enjoying spectacular views of the world heritage - Halong bay.

Monkey Island Cruise Cabins

These are cruise cabins for Monkey Island Cruise:
Cabin Cabin Size (m2) Bed Type Extra Bed
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
16
Double bed
YES

Cabin: Deluxe Double

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
2 single beds
YES

Cabin: Deluxe 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

Monkey Island Cruise Facilities

General of Monkey Island 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 Monkey Island 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 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.
  • Kayaking through the grottoes & limestone of the Bay

DAY 1: HANOI - HALONG BAY (Lunch, Dinner)

08h00 – 08h30: Our tourguide comes to pick up you at your hotel.

08h30 – 12h30: Enjoy scenic four hours drive from Hanoi to Halong Bay. We stop for 20 minutes en-route break in Hai Duong province.

12h30 – 13h00: Arrive Hon Gai harbor (Halong Bay), embark on Monkey Island Cruise, enjoy your welcome drink and check-in your room.  13h00 – 14h00: Our boat starts cruising on magnificent Halong bay when you are enjoying your delicious lunch.

14h30 – 15h30: Visit “Thien Cung” cave ( Heaven cave) – one of the most beautiful, huge caves in Halong Bay with a lot of surprising stalactites and stalagmites.

15h30 – 16h00: Boat passes Dog islet and stops at Dinh Huong islet ( Incense islet). Here, you will have chance to take  beautiful pictures of one of the most beautiful sighseeing place in Halong Bay.

16h00 – 17h00: Do kayaking around some beautiful islets and floating village then our boat continues to cruise to a nice and clean area for swimming.

18h30: Have dinner, enjoy a romantic night in the restaurant or have some drinks on the top of the boat. Overnight on boat 

DAY 2: HALONG BAY - HANOI (Breakfast, Lunch)

07h00 - 07h30: Have breakfast and enjoy sunrise on Halong bay. Check - out your room

07h30 - 07h45: Proceed to visit Hospital Cave (Hang Quan Y) in Cat Ba National Park

07h45 - 09h00: Our tour guide will lead you to explore the cave. He will will show you around the 17 rooms, point out the old operating theatre and take you to the huge natural cavern that as used as a cinema.

09h00 – 09h15: Get on bus to come back Gia Luan Habour

09h30: The boat will pass Duck islet, stop at Fighting cocks islet and you will go pass by Bai Tu Long Bay area.

10h30  - 11h30: Have lunch on boat on the way to Hon Gai harbor at about 12h00

12h30 – 17h30: Bus will take you back to Hanoi.

17h30: Bus arrive Hanoi. Tour finishes.  

One night stay on boat, one night stay in Monkey Island Resort will give you all the expectation of the tour: Beautiful sightseeing, cruising, kayaking, swimming and sleeping on deluxe boat and bungalow, seeing monkeys, camping fire, BBQ dinner on beach...This tour will give you unforgettable time with Halong & Cat Ba Island.

DAY 1:  HANOI – HALONG BAY ( Lunch, dinner)

08h00 – 08h30: Our tour guide comes to pick up you at your hotel.

08h30 – 12h30: Enjoy scenic four hour drive from Hanoi to Halong Bay. We stop for 20 minutes en-route break in Hai Duong province.

13h00: Arrive Tuan Chau harbor (Halong Bay), embark on Monkey Island Cruise, enjoy your welcome drink and check-in your room.

13h15: Our boat starts cruising on Halong bay when you enjoy your delicious lunch.

14h30: Visit “Thien Cung” cave ( Heaven cave) - one of the most beautiful, huge caves in Halong Bay with a lot of surprising stalactites and stalagmites.

15h30: Boat passes Dog islet, stops for visiting Dinh Huong islet ( Incense pot). Here is one of the most beautiful area in Halong bay, you will have chance to take many beautiful pictures.

16h00: Go kayaking around islets and floating village then our boat continues to cruise to a lovely and clean area for swimming

17h00: Enjoy sunset party and experience cooking class (Learning how to make Vietnamese spring rolls)

18h30: Have dinner, enjoy a romantic night in the restaurant or have some drinks on the top of the boat. Overnight on boat.

DAY 2: HALONG – LAN HA BAY – MONKEY ISLAND (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)

07h30: Have breakfast and enjoy beautiful sunrise on Halong bay.

09h30: Boat takes you to Gia Luan harbor ( Cat Ba island), get on bus and our driver will take you along a lovely road, passing through Cat Ba national park with the two sides are tropical flowers, green trees and mountains.

10h30: Come to Ben Beo harbor, get on boat to discover Lan Ha bay with visiting Cai Beo floating village  - one of the oldest floating village in Vietnam.

11h30: Arrive and check in at Monkey Island Resort. You will have lunch at about

12h00: in the restaurant beside lovely beach. Afternoon: Free kayaking, play football, volley ball on beach or you can play chess, billiard, ping pong, table football in the entertainment area.

15h00: Our tour guide will take you to go up mountain, take panorama pictures of Monkey Island and Lan Ha bay then arrive another beach to see some monkeys playing.

18h30: After seeing sunset on Lan Ha bay, you will have dinner (often BBQ dinner) in the beach restaurant when listen to softly sound of ocean waves. Evening: you will have “warm up friendship” hour with activities like singing karaoke, drink or take some dance in bar, play games or just go to the sand beach to chat with friends. Have a good sleep in your lovely private bungalow of Monkey Island Resort.

DAY 3: MONKEY ISLAND – HALONG BAY – HANOI ( Breakfast, lunch)

07h30: Have breakfast, check out your room.

08h00: Leave Monkey Island Resort, boat takes you to Ben Beo harbor to get on bus to come to Gia Luan harbor.

09h30: Our boat will take you to many beautiful rock formations to take pictures such as Duck Islet, Fighting Cocks Islets.

13h00: Bus take you to go back to Hanoi.

17h30: Arrive Hanoi Old quarter. Tour finishes.

 

With only 02 days, we also can arrange for you a join group tour that included visiting Halong bay and then you will have 01 night sleep at Monkey Island Resort. The next day, you have full morning to go swimming, go kayaking and join many activities on Monkey Island. After lunch time, we will arrange a package ticket for you to go back to Hanoi. You will arrive Hanoi before evening time comes.

DAY 1:  HANOI – HALONG BAY - MONKEY ISLAND ( Lunch, Dinner)

08h00 – 08h30: Our tour guide comes to pick up you at your hotel.

08h30 – 12h30: Enjoy scenic four hour drive from Hanoi to Halong Bay. We stop for 20 minutes en-route break in Hai Duong province.

13h00: Arrive Tuan Chau island, embark on cruise, enjoy your welcome drink and check-in your room.

13h15: Our boat starts cruising on Halong bay when you enjoy your delicious lunch.

14h30: Visit “Thien Cung” cave ( Heaven cave) - one of the most beautiful, huge caves in Halong Bay with a lot of surprising stalactites and stalagmites.

15h30: Boat passes Dog islet, stops for visiting Dinh Huong islet ( Incense pot). Here is one of the most beautiful area in Halong bay, you will have chance to take many beautiful pictures.

16h00: Go kayaking around islets and floating village then our boat continues to cruise to a lovely and clean area for swimming

17h30: Boat arrives Gia Luan harbour, our bus take you to Ben Beo harbour ( about 25 km) and then boat takes you about 15 minutes to Monkey Island Resort. Check in your bungalow and have dinner ( Often BBQ dinner) at the restaurant closed to the beach.

Evening: you are free to play games, enjoy singing karaoke or just have some drinks on beach or in the bar on mountain.

Overnight at private bungalow.

DAY 2: MONKEY ISLAND - CAT BA - HANOI ( Breakfast, Lunch)

You can wake up early to see sunrise on Lan Ha bay.

07h30: Have breakfast in the restaurant on beach.

Morning: Free kayaking, play football, volley ball on beach or you can play chess, billiard, ping pong, table football in the entertainment area. Our receptionist will give you information or a map so that you can go trekking up mountains for panorama view of Lan Ha bay.

11h30: Have lunch in the restaurant closed to the beach.

13h00: Leave Monkey Island Resort, boat takes you to Ben Beo harbor to get on bus to come to Cat Ba center. You will go by Hoang Long bus leave at 14h00 to go back to Hanoi ( including boat trip and bus).

18h30: Arrive Luong Yen bus station, you are free to go by taxi back to your hotel. Tour finishes.

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), BBQ dinner  on beach for 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.

8.5
Based on 67 reviews

Score breakdown

Cruise quality
8
Food/Drink
9
Cabin quality
8
Staff quality
8.5
Entertainment
9

Traveler rating

Excellent:18
Very good:20
Good:28
Average:1
Poor:0
Terrible:0

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