Enjoy Cruising in Thành phố Hạ Long, Vietnam on Swan Passenger Boat

80 Guests

About This Tour

Enjoy Thành phố Hạ Long, Vietnam by boat!

Jonque Swan is launched in 2015. Embarkation on a Swan junk. Swan boats are traditional small wooden junks. We have one of 8 cabins, one of 9 cabins and another of 11 cabins.

Strong Points:

  • Traditional small wooden junk.
  • Cruise on Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long.
  • Activities: Thien Canh Son cave tour, culinary demonstration, free kayak.
  • A BBQ dinner on board.
  • Spacious and comfortable room.

Cruise Description:


  • 07:30 - 08:00 Welcome to your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Ha Long (transfer not included in the cruise fare).
  • 10:00 Stop at Hai Duong for a rest.
  • 12:00 - 12:15 Arrival at the pier of Hon Gai. Enjoy drinks at the coffee lounge (drink at your own expense) before check in in the boat. Swan boats are traditional small wooden junks. We have one of 8 cabins, one of 9 cabins and another of 11 cabins.
  • 12:30 Boarding at the Swan Junk.
  • 12:45 - 13:30 Welcome drinks on the dining room, then cruise briefing and safety instructions.
  • 13:30 - 15:00 Lunch at the restaurant on board during the cruise passing by beautiful landscapes and limestone mountains.
  • 15:15 Visit to the Thien Canh Son cave:
  • - One of the largest and most beautiful cave in Bai Tu Long Bay.
  • - Bring your phone, camera to take pictures, please!
  • - Afterwards, free time for nautical activities: swimming and kayaking.
  • 16:30 - Back on the boat, enjoy the sunset.
  • - Happy hours (16:30 - 18:30) with "Buy two and get a third free" on the following drinks:
    • House of wine by the glass.
    • Bière of Hanoi, Heineken and Tiger.
    • Cocktails: Long Island ice tea, Maitai, Shandy ...
    • Mix: Gin, vodka, whiskey + orange, coke, tonic, soda, pineapple ...
  • 17:30 Participate in the demonstration at the fruit and vegetable sculpture while the boat sails in Cong Do - the place to drop anchor.
  • 19:00 Barbecue dinner is served in the restaurant.
  • 20:30 Free time (Possibility to take squid fishing or play cards or listen to and understand the history, geography, customs of Halong Bay by watching the video at the restaurant.
  • + Enjoy "Gold happy hour" with "buy one, get another free" on the following drinks: Cocktails, smoothies, wine by the glass.
  • 22:00 Free time and spend the night on the boat.


  • 06:30 Start your new day with a Taichi class on the terrace.
  • 07:00 Enjoy the sunrise and then have breakfast.
  • 07:45 Visit of the floating village of Vung Vieng abandoned (quiet and peaceful place in Bai Tu Long). You can take kayak or bamboo boat or another option:
    •  Cruise in fishing boats (about 1 hour and half) to collect shells, squids, fish ... with the local fisherman.
    • Learn how to use fishing nets.
    • Free time to take pictures and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere.
    • Exploring the outside of the bay, if you are interested, the surcharge for this service is about 100 USD / local boat.
  • 09:00 Back on the boat and release the room. While the boat returns to the pier, you can do a cooking class (make spring rolls).
  • 10:00 Brunch is served in the dining room.
  • 11:30 Landing at the port of Hon Gai. Say goodbye to the crew of the junk.
  • 12:00 Return from Halong to Hanoi.
  • 14:00 Stop on the way for a refreshing break.
  • 16:00 - 17:00 Arrival in Hanoi.


  • Starts from $155 USD per person for 2 day/1 night

Price Includes:

  • All meals with refined seafood as mentioned in the program.
  • A welcome drink.
  • Bottle of mineral water per person per night
  • All admission tickets
  • Session of Tai Chi martial, culinary demonstration on board (it depends on weather and climate).
  • Accommodation in private, air-conditioned rooms with hot water
  • Kayak
  • Anglophone guide service on board (French speaking guide depending on availability).
  • Insurance on board.


  • $80 USD


  • Type: Cruising
  • Capacity: 80 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 hour
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 30 Days Prior

Rental Requirements

Cancellation Policy:

  • Full refund: 30 days prior
  • 80% refund: 8-29 days prior
  • 50% refund: 4-7 days prior
  • No refund: Less than 3 days prior

Additional Fees:

  • Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi: Private car Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi: $140 USD / car of 4 places & $170 USD / car of 7 places
  • (Hanoi - Halong -, Massage and beauty services
  • Drinks, tip


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Inboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Chart Plotter
  • Dinghy
  • Twin Engine
  • Generator
  • Inverter
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Head

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