Ha Long Bay - Cat Ba Island



Day 1: Hanoi –Ha Long Bay (L, D)  
Scenic cruise, kayaking, swimming                                                                                                       
07:45 - 08:15: Pick up at your hotel and depart for Ha Long City.
12:30 - On arrival at pier, you will board your Royal Palace Cruise and you are warmly welcomed by professional and friendly crew. Check intocabin
13:00 - Enjoy specially prepared lunch while cruising through most beautiful parts of the magical Bay with thousands of amazing limestone islands emerging from emerald water. Sailing with Royal Palace Cruise in very tranquil route, exploring the exotic beauty of the legendary Bay, a feeling in paradise will come to you. Royal Palace brings our valued customers to the most tranquil parts of the Bay where you can’t find any boat there, cruising zigzag through hundreds of islands.
15:30 - Small tender brings you to visit Titop island, hiking to the top of the island from where tourists can capture panoramic view of Halong Bay.
16:30 - Swimming time, this is great chance to relax in water.
18:00 - Join the sunset party on the sundeck in warm and romantic atmosphere, making friends with other members in the group, enjoy fresh local fruit, listening soft, light music, wearing traditional costumes for kings, queens and mandarins.
19:00 - Enjoy the special dinner cooked by our professional chef.
20:30 - The moment you choose your own way to relax after dinner, listening to music, singing karaoke, relaxing on the sundeck, squid fishing available for entertainment during the night time.
Day 2: Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay (B, L, D)
06:00 – Morning exercise with our Tai Chi master, a perfect healthy way to start a new day.
07:00 – Enjoy your breakfast, coffee, tea, fruits.
08:00 – Visit the Surprising Cave – the most beautiful one in Ha Long Bay
09:30 - Transfer to our daily boat, sailing through Lan Ha bay for 2 hours.
11:30 - Arrive at bungalow for check in.
12:00 - Lunch in the restaurant at the bungalow. Enjoy your private time at leisure, relaxing, sunbathing on the beach or using some services available on the bungalow like playing football, volleyball, badminton, play pool, table tennis, kayaking to explore untouched area near by bungalow. Optional trip (biking trip to Viet Hai village) must be booked in advance, extra U.S. $5/ person.
Option to stay on Catba island, 15h30: take a boat from bungalow to Cat Ba Island. (Dinner at local restaurant.)
Day 3: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B, L)  
07:00 - Breakfast
08:00 - Check-out, transfer to the daily boat to get on your Royal Palace Cruise. Keep cruising towards Ha Long Bay to explore another part of the huge bay
Option to stay on Catba island, 07:00 Breakfast at the hotel. 07:30 Pick-up at the hotel by bus back to the boat)
10:00 - Cooking class opened right on the cruise.
11:00 - Farewell lunch served on the cruise before you arrive at harbor.
12:30 - Get on the bus to Hanoi.
16:30 - Transfer you back to your hotel.

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Price of 3 day/2 night trip: Per person in US$ (2018)


Cabin Category

2 persons

4 persons

Single Supplement

Deluxe Elegance room




Ocean View room




Royal Suite room







- Surcharge USD15 per room per night to upgrade to 1 Bungalow Sea-view with air conditioning

- Surcharge USD30 per room per night to upgrade to 1 Bungalow Ocean View with air conditioning

- Peak season surcharge 25%

- Due to the shortage of electricity power at the bungalow, the air conditioning will be just available from 19:00. If you find this uncomfortable, please consider to change to the Hotel in Cat Ba island with surcharge. Please advise for further discusstion.


  • Welcome drink
  • Accommodation: 1 night on Royal Palace Cruise & 1 or 2 night in the Bungalow Sea-view (without A/C) at Cat Ba Sandy Beach Resort
  • Transports Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi by  29 seated shuttle bus.
  • Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Kayaking



  • Private transfers
  • Beauty Spa Services and Massage
  • Drinks
  • Tips and other personal services
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Optional tour to Viet Hai village - Extra US$ 5/person.