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Estella Luxury Cruise Day trip

Hanoi - Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay


Estella Luxury Cruise is one of the newest day vessels in Halong that would offer you a wonderful journey around the bay. With short time of transfer, you will have more time to explore the bay that not many day cruises have to offer. With 8 hours on the bay, you will have the experiences that only can be found in 2-day program. The cruise is designed to serve the most luxury stay for your vacation. So don't need to consider anymore, Estella is the right choice for you!

1 day
Group tour, Small group
Departure: Daily from Hanoi Old Quarter
Daily from Hanoi Old Quarter

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Important Information


1 Lunch



Price Includes

  • 8-hour excursion of cruise
  • Entrance fees of sightseeing
  • Wonderfully delicious lunch with Vietnamese cuisine
  • Afternoon tea break and bottled water per passenger
  • Kayak/bamboo-boat ride
  • English speaking guide
  • Insurance on board
  • Round trip transfer by limousine

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 15 days prior to check-in: FREE of charge
  • From 15 to 10 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
  • From 9 to 3 days prior to check-in: 75% of total rates
  • Less than 72 hours prior to check-in: 100% of total rates
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates

Cancellation due to bad weather

If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:

  • Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
  • During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.
  • The trip be cut down from 2 nights to 1 night, tourists will be charged a 2 days/1 night trip, plus other used services, the rest will be refunded.
  • The final cost will be confirmed by your consultant via email. In all cases, please contact us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!

Children Policy

  • Child under 4 year old - FREE of charge
  • Child between 4 - 11 year old: 75% adult price
  • Over 11 year old: full adult price


Full day: Estella Luxury Full day Cruise

07:15 - 07:30: The limousine and tour guide will pick up at hotel (book transfer in next step) and join a short ride of 1.5 hour to Cat Hai Island, Hai Phong province via newest expressway.

09:45: Arrival and embark on Estella Cruise. The cruise will take you on an odyssey of 8-hours in deep exploration through remote Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay, discovering many hidden splendors of untouched natural wonders. Enjoy breath-taking scenery from river to the sea. Lunch is served on cruise.

13:00: Drop anchor at a cave amid dramatic natural scenery in Kiem Lam archipelago. After an introduction from our expert on how to paddle safely, you will do kayaking amidst a maze of incredible rock formations rising majestically from jade-green water. Every turn brings another surprise and secret passages of an array of stalagmite caves leaded into hidden lagoons with a unique eco-system, getting close to sea creatures and coral reefs. Alternative kayak, taking a bamboo boat rowed by a fisher folk and gently gliding through stalagmite caves leaded into hidden lagoons.

15:00: Swimming on crystal clear emerald water with amazing backdrops. Passages of the genuine floating house of local where the indigenous life that have been living on for centuries. Back to cruise and join the cooking demonstration by chef. You will also have chance to practice yourself.

16:30: Enjoy tea break on cruise. There is something magical about the tradition of taking the tea at the sea – fresh biscuit, Vietnamese traditional cake, green tea and seasonal fruit are served by our crews while you mingle with other guests to savor the unique moment of sunset.

17:30: Disembark for the ride back to Hanoi. Arrive at hotel at around 19:00. End of services.

Meals: Lunch
Accommodation: NA

Important Notes:

  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.

Questions & Answers

Waheda Rahman
Do you pick up from & return to the L’Opera Hotel by Sofitel at the French Quarter?
Response from BestPrice Travel
HI, Of course we pick-up and drop-off at L’Opera Hotel by Sofitel Cheers
Waheda Rahman
is this an aircon cruise?
Response from BestPrice Travel
HI All cruises we co-operate with in Halong Bay have the Air- Condition in the cabin Cheers
Hi, i would like to have 1 night stay in batulong bay cruise instead.. For 2 people . How much is it? On the 27mar19... I can be contacted at +6598715889... Thank you
Response from BestPrice Travel
Hi Our travel consultant will contact you soonest today Cheers
Theresa Brennan
I am staying in Ha Long Bay, Novotel. Do you still pick me up from there please?
Response from BestPrice Travel
Hi The Estella Cruise depart from Got Pier- Hai Phong Province So we could arrange the private car pick you up from Novotel Halong. Please advise how many people in your group and departure date, we could check and send you the quotation Cheers