Stella Maris Cruise Halong Bay 8h

One day trip Halong Bay aboard the luxury Stella Maris Cruise, offers a fun-filled day of up to 8 hours with many activities on the bay. Stella Maris Cruise is a new andideal choice for travelers who have limited time to experience the best of Halong Bay as possible. During the journey, Stella Maris Daily Cruise will take you in the most beautiful landscapes of the World Heritage Site including Sung Sot Cave, Luon cave, and Titop Island, kayaking/bamboo boat ride, fishing village

Trip highlights

  • Limousine bus transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay & return on the express road.
  • Kayaking or bamboo boat
  • Delicious lunch with Vietnamese & seafood buffet on board
  • Explore Sung Sot Cave – one of the biggest caves in the bay
  • Go kayaking in Luon cave
  • Enjoy the panoramic view of Ha Long Bay while climbing to the top of Titop island
  • Great chance to join in interesting activities on board like sunset party, relax andadmire the sunset at Halong bay.

Duration: 13-14 hours (7.00-20.00) from Hanoi.
Luxury Stella Maris cruise day tour Halong Bay


06.30 – 07:15. Our bus picks you up from hotel/stay in the old quarter Hanoi and depart on the highway for Tuan Chau Island, gateway to Halong bay, stop over for a rest on the way.

09:30  Upon arrival at Tuan Chau harbour, you will check-in and get on board the Stella Maris cruise then starts the trip to discover the World Heritage Halong bay. Meet our cruise crew and enjoy welcome drink.

10:00 – 11:30  The cruise departs from Tuan Chau harbor for a joyful journey to discover the beauty of the world heritage Ha Long Bay. Along the way, you will have chance to pass through the grandeur of the legendary bay with thousands of limestone islands such as: Dog Rock, Duck Rock and especially Thumb Rock – a beautiful limestone islet rising from sea water in the shape of a giant thumb. Mother Nature has put Thumb Rock here to send amessage of goodness to every passengers cruising in the ancient bay.

12:30 Have a huge buffet lunch* with variety of dishes including seafood and Vietnamese traditional food.

13:30 Stop at Bo Hon Island. Our tour guide will take you to Sung Sot Cave/Surprising Cave, the largest and the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay. After about 200 steps under forest canopy, the entrance of the cave shows up. A paradise of appear in front of you. You will discover the cave in about 45 minutes before getting back to the cruise (For those who can’t walk much, you can stay on boat, chilling out on the sundeck).

14:30 Say goodbye to Sung Sot Cave, Stella Maris cruise heads to Luon Cave. In this area, it’s time for you to heat up with kayaking (about 30 minutes kayaking).

15:30 Stop at Titop Island. On this small island, you can climb half way up the mountain to enjoy apanoramic view of Ha Long Bay. Looking down from high above gives you a wonderful sensation; at the same time offers you a spectacular view of every corner of the bay.

16:30 After that, you will get back to cruise and ready for our Sunset Party. Vietnamese tea, coffee, fresh fruits and snacks will be served when you’re relaxing on the sundeck. On the way back, the cruise will pass by Hoa Cuong area, one of the most beautiful spot in the bay.

17:00 Arrive in Tuan Chau port. Disembark and get on bus going back on the high way to Hanoi.
20:45. Drop off at your hotel / stay, trip ends.

Note: Due to operation or weather conditions, itineraries and food may change without prior notice.
*A set lunch will be served instead if the number of guests on board below 30

stella maris cruise day tour


Price quoted in USD/person (join group tour Stella Maris Cruise)

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  • Transfer from hotel in Hanoi to Halong Bay and return
  • All entrance tickets to sites indicated in itinerary
  • Exclusive 8-hour cruise on Stella Maris boat
  • Buffet/Set Lunch on boat with Vietnamese/seafood dishes
  • Kayaking or bamboo boat rowing
  • English speaking guide
  • Complementary mineral water & afternoon tea


  • Beverages
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Other expenses not mentioned above