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Emperor Cruise 2 Days 1 Night

  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
Emperor Cruise 2 Days 1 Night
From $588.00
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Emperor Cruise 2 Days 1 Night
From $588.00

Venture off-the-beaten track, go kayaking and visit floating fish farms and villages to experience the daily life of the locals. There is plenty of time for nature lovers to discover many secluded beaches, lagoons, coves and caves. Cruising, it is all about you and the experience. We ensure that your cruising experience is comfortable and special, with excellent food, friendly staff, an interesting cruise itinerary with many activities on board, on the water and under water, service excellence, attention to detail, elegance, sophistication and, of course, safety guaranteed.

What to Expect

 7.00 Pick up guest from hotel in Hanoi by Limousine. Travel to Ha Long bay.
12.00 Upon arrival at Emperor Cruises, located at Vinashin dock, our team will welcome you in our lounge before boarding.
12.30 Our Experiences Manager will assist you with boarding to start cruising in Bai Tu Long Bay.

Check in to your cabin as we set sail from Vinashin dock to cruise among the many beautiful islets (scenes from the film ‘Indochine’ were filmed here).

 13.00 An a la carte lunch will be served at our Royal Restaurant on the main deck. Savor delicious Vietnamese food while admiring the grace of the bay.

 15.30 Visit Vung Vieng fishing village, the famous pearl-growing village, to view the fishing tanks of the local people. You have time to observe the process of feeding pearl as well as learning a little about the life of the local people.

 16.30 Proceed to Vung Vieng floating village to board bamboo boats so the locals can row you around their village and oyster pearl farming plots. Return to the boat by speedboat.

 16.35 The cruise continues from the Vung Vieng fishing village to Cong Do (sleeping area), where you will enjoy the wonderful beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay at sunset, admire the striking islands and islets, relax, indulge yourself and savor the peaceful atmosphere which can only be found out here among the islands.

 17.20 Choose from kayaking, just relaxing or taking afternoon tea and watching the sky color change as the sun sets.

 18.15 Attend our chef’s cooking demonstration and try your skills in the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking (making spring rolls) in a truly stunning setting.

 19.00 Enjoy our a la carte 5-course menu for dinner on

 21.00 Evening activities: enjoy our Movie Night, Board Games or our Massage and Spa services or even go squid fishing. Overnight on board Emperor Cruises.


6.30-7.45 Before enjoying breakfast have cookies and tea and then try the tai chi session on the sundeck as the sun rises over Bai Tu Long Bay

7.45-8.45 Explore the area of Hon Co Island and Co Cave (Grass Cave, also known as Thien Canh Son).

9.15 Arrange the luggage and check out.

9.30-10.30 Enjoy brunch on board while cruising back to the mainland.

11.15 Arrive back at Emperor Cruises dock, Halong City for disembarkation where your driver waits to take you back to Hanoi 

12.00 Limousine take guest from Ha Long city back to Hanoi city. Drop off guest at hotel as request.

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Reviews (74)
1 - 5 of 74 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
Extremely Coureous Staff especially Chris

It was a very interesting Cruise. We had children and an elderly on board. The staff on this cruise is so well trained and so good that you would not like to leave. Especially Chris was ensuring much of our special request for Vegetarian Food,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rusabhshah
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Unforgettable birthday celebration

I chose to book the cruise in order to celebrate my 25th b-day as I wanted to make it special. I was going with my spouse and stayed in Delat Signature State Suite room, opting for 2days-1night version (now I wished I had taken 3days-2nights...More

4  Thank libeliga
Reviewed 1 week ago
An incredible experience in every way

My Husband and I went of a 2 day one night cruise with Emperor cruises. To say we had an amazing time is a complete understatement. We stayed in the King suite with its own private balcony. Everything about this cruise was private. There were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Elissa C
JOHN P, Owner at Emperor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Elissa C, Good morning from Bai Tu Long Bay! On behalf of the Emperor whole team, I would like to thank you for your kind remarks as above. It’s people like you who make our special effort worthwhile. I will forward your compliments to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beautiful overnight on Halong Bay

Hello. Last week, we enjoyed an overnight on the Emperor Cruise in Halong Bay. The staff was amazing, so very attentive. And the accomodations were breathtaking. We had a large jacuzzi soaking tub under a full wall window overlooking the bay. We felt like royalty....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank kurtzmans
JOHN P, Owner at Emperor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear kurtzmans, Good morning from the natural wonder of Bai Tu Long Bay, Vietnam! I would like to take a moment to thank you for your kind remarks as above. Your praise of our service and its people is most gratifying especially our team is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Fabulous and luxurious cruise

Enjoyed our 2 day cruise very much. Facilities were beyond our expectations. Staff very friendly and helpful. Enjoyed kayaking and the cookery class. Food and boat was 5 stsr over the expectation . Highly recommendMore

1  Thank sandrasE112BQ
JOHN P, Owner at Emperor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear sandrasE112BQ, Good morning from Bai Tu Long Bay! On behalf of the Emperor whole team, I would like to thank you for your kind remarks as above. It’s people like you who make our special effort worthwhile. I will forward your compliments to all...More

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December 5, 2018|
Response from Elissa C | Reviewed this property |
It is possible to book as a single person as there was one on our trip - not sure of cost of course. They are super attentive to any allergies or dietary restrictions. I would simply let them know up front - and they ask... More