Starlight Cruise is one of the most luxury cruises in Bai Tu Long Bay. This cruise features 32 spacious cabins equipped fully with modern furniture. Sailing with Starlight Cruise is more than just a tour experiencing the World Heritage Site, it is a passion that the cruise team is delighted to share with you. Starlight Cruise team promises to help you enjoy every single moment on your cruise trip and make it to become a truly memorable experience in your vacation in Vietnam.
Things to do, ways to relax
Dining, drinking, and snacking
Available in all rooms
08.00 am – 08.30 am: Picked up by Starlight shuttle Limousine Bus from your hotel in the Old Quarter (If you book transfer service with us)
Then, we have a 3 – 3.5-hour drive to Halong International Port. Take a break in the Oriental Sails’ Waiting Lounge.
12.00 – 12.30: Transferred to Starlight Cruise by using a tender. Warmly welcome you to Starlight Luxury Cruise. Enjoy a welcome drink served by our crews and listen to our cruise manager’s instructions on onboard safety and brief itinerary before you receive the key and go to your cabin.
13.00 – 13.30: While Starlight Cruise is sailing along the limestone cliffs of Bai Tu Long Bay, you will savor a delicious lunch in the restaurant.
14.00 – 14.30: The cruise reaches Vung Vieng Fishing Village – of the largest and most famous fishing villages in Bai Tu Long Bay to experience the local life of the fishermen.
Here, you have 2 options:
17.00 – 18.00: Go back to Starlight Cruise and take a shower, and then head to the sundeck to enjoy the sunset view of Bai Tu Long Bay.
At the bar, we have a promotion of Buy 1 Get 1 during Happy Hours from 17.00 – 19.00 when you can buy drinks with a cheaper price.
Join Cooking Class on the sundeck before we have dinner at 19.00
19.00 – 19.30: Return to the dining room for dinner.
After dinner, we organize many onboard activities such as night squid fishing, singing, dancing… Join them and socialize with other passengers of Starlight Cruise.
Our cruise sets anchor at Cong Do Area for staying overnight.
06.00 am – 07.00 am: Participate in Tai Chi Class on the sundeck and welcome the first rays of the sunlight in Bai Tu Long Bay.
07.00 am – 08.00 am: Enjoy your morning with a light breakfast and a cup of tea or coffee while Starlight Cruise is sailing toward Thien Canh Son Cave.
08.00 am – 09.00 am: Discover Thien Canh Son Cave which is located on the top of the mountain and remains the history of geological value and the natural beauty of rock formations.
09.30 am: Return to Starlight Cruise. It’s time to prepare your luggage and check out the cabin.
10.00 am – 11.00 am: While the cruise is heading back to Halong International Port, an early lunch is served in the dining room. Take your leisure time to enjoy Bai Tu Long Bay before we disembark the cruise at around 12.00 at noon.
12.30: Get on the shuttle bus and our driver will transfer you back to your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter area.
15.30 – 16.30: Arrive at Hanoi. Trip finishes.
08.00 am – 08.30 am: Meet the tour guide and driver at your stay in Hanoi Old Quarter. We follow a 3 – 3.5-hour drive to get to Halong International Port from Hanoi.
12.00 at noon: Arrive at the Port, you will have a short break at the waiting lounge of Starlight Cruise while our cruise team finishes the check-in process to get on the cruise.
12.00 – 12.30: Reach Starlight Cruise by using a transfer boat. Our staff serves you with a welcome drink and cool tissues while our cruise manager or our tour guide gives you some notes of safety instructions and our 3-day 2-night itinerary.
Receive your key. Our staff helps you to bring your luggage to your cabin.
13.00 – 13.30: Enjoy a delicious lunch in the dining room while the cruise is passing through limestone islands and islets of Bai Tu Long Bay.
14.00 – 14.30: Visit Vung Vieng Fishing Village to have a great experience on the local life of the fishermen.
To discover Vung Vieng Fishing Village, you have 2 different choice.
17.00 – 18.00: Return to the big boat to enjoy the stunning view of sunset over Bai Tu Long Bay. Bring your camera to capture this beautiful moment with your partners and friends.
Take part in our Cooking Demonstration organized on the sundeck to know more about Vietnamese traditional food.
19.00 – 19.30: Have dinner under the romantic lights and among the night beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay.
Stay your first night on the cruise.
06.00 am – 06.30 am: Start a new day by doing Tai Chi exercises with other guests on the sundeck. For early risers, you can have a chance to enjoy the view of sunrise in Bai Tu Long Bay.
07.00 am – 08.00 am: Enjoy a light breakfast in the cruise restaurant.
08.30 am – 15.30: Move to our day boat to go further into Bai Tu Long Bay.
The day cruise will put a stop at Tra San and Vung Ha Island where you can do kayaking and have a closer look into the wild nature of Bai Tu Long Bay. We can also stop at a lovely small beach for swimming.
Lunch is served on the day cruise.
15.30 – 17.00: The day boat transfers you back to Starlight Cruise.
Take your time to relax on the sundeck or enjoy a massage and spa treatment on the cruise.
19.00 – 19.30: Dinner is served in the dining room.
Stay your second night on Starlight Cruise.
06.00 am – 07.00 am: Wake up early and enjoy the beauty of sunrise in Bai Tu Long Bay.
07.00 am – 08.00 am: A light breakfast, teas and coffee are served in the restaurant.
08.00 am – 09.00 am: Our cruise moves to visit Thien Canh Son Cave – one of the most attractive caves in Bai Tu Long Bay. From the high level of this position, you can see the panoramic views of Bai Tu Long Bay.
09.30 am: Turn back to Starlight Cruise. Check out the cabin.
10.00 am – 11.00 am: An early lunch is served while the cruise is heading back to the port.
12.00 at noon: Disembark Starlight Cruise. Say goodbye to the crews and follow the transfer boat to reach the port.
12.00 – 12.30: Follow the shuttle service or your private transfer to return Hanoi or your next destination.
15.30 – 16.30: The driver drops you at your hotel. End of services!