Starlight Cruises

Cruise Overview

Starlight Cruise 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.

Cruise Itineraries

Starlight Cruise - 2 days 1 night on Ha Long bay

Day 1: Halong Bay (L/D)
08.00: Leave Hanoi for Halong City
12.00 – 12:30: Embark Starlight Cruise. Enjoy welcome drink, get a brief introduction about cruise and safety guidelines. Check-in your cabin
13.00: Have lunch while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay
15.00: Arrive at Van Gia fishing village, take rowing boat through the village
16.00: Continue our exploration to the only pearl farm in the north of Vietnam to understand pearl farming and what makes a good pearl
Optional: Instead of pearl farm visiting, you can enjoy swimming in the emerald clear water of Halong Bay
17.00: Head to overnight anchoring point
18.00: Happy hours with free finger food and various drinks on discounts. Playing mini golf on the top deck or taking part in a cooking demonstration and food décor with our Chef
19.00 – 21.00: Dinner is served
Optional: Clients can fix time and place for their private dinner with service charge of 10$ per table
21.00: Join squid fishing with the crew members, sing karaoke or just laze around or relax in your cabin

Day 2: Halong Bay (B/L)
06.30: Early morning risers can enjoy Taichi lesson on sundeck
07.00: Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast
07.45: Free time for:
Option 1: Join a guided visit to Sung Sot Cave (also called Surprising Cave)
Option 2: Visit Titop Island, swim and photo hunt.
Option 3: Get your hand on some kayaking to explore hidden parts of the bay

09.30: Check out your cabin. Continue exploring Halong Bay’s 2000 islets including the Cock-fighting, Human Head Islet while cruising back to the harbour
10.30: Have lunch.
12:00: Disembark. Cruise ends.

What to take
We suggest a small, lightweight daypack for cameras, extra film, bottled water, swimming gear, insect repellents, original passports, credit card and cash.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees, taxes and service charge
  • English speaking guide
  • Luxury accommodation with A/C, bathtub & shower, mini bar
  • Exclusive cruise through Halong Bay
  • Welcome drink
  • Meals on-board
  • Sunrise Tai Chi demonstration
  • Starlight Cruise’s special gift
  • Insurance on-board

Exclusions

  • Kayak fee on 2nd day (10$/pax)
  • Drinks
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Private dinner with service charge of 10$ per table

Note

  • The above cruise itinerary is subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice. Please get final information from our sales staff before your date of cruise.
  • Promotion might be applied, inclusions and exclusions might be change – you will be informed of changes upon booking.
  • For safety reasons, these below visitors are not recommended to cruise overnight in Halong Bay:
    • Person with disability: physical or sensory
    • Person who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed, epilepsy…
    • Person who is older than 80
    • Person who is overweight (>120kg)

Starlight Cruise - 3 days 2 nights on Ha Long bay

Day 1: Halong Bay (L/D)
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 (B/L/D)
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 (B/L/D)
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.

What to take
We suggest a small, lightweight daypack for cameras, extra film, bottled water, swimming gear, insect repellents, original passports, credit card and cash.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees, taxes and service charge
  • English speaking guide
  • Luxury accommodation with A/C, bathtub & shower, mini bar
  • Exclusive cruise through Halong Bay
  • Welcome drink
  • Meals on-board
  • Sunrise Tai Chi demonstration
  • Starlight Cruise’s special gift
  • Insurance on-board

Exclusions

  • Kayak fee on 2nd day (10$/pax)
  • Drinks
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Private dinner with service charge of 10$ per table

Note

  • The above cruise itinerary is subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice. Please get final information from our sales staff before your date of cruise.
  • Promotion might be applied, inclusions and exclusions might be change – you will be informed of changes upon booking.
  • For safety reasons, these below visitors are not recommended to cruise overnight in Halong Bay:
    • Person with disability: physical or sensory
    • Person who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed, epilepsy…
    • Person who is older than 80
    • Person who is overweight (>120kg)
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