Alova Day Cruise Halong Bay

Day Cruises, HALONG BAY

Alova Day Cruise is specifically designed for couple, families and small groups of travellers, which is expressed via its medium but cosy space. Also, special outer appearance with superior white colour truly attracts travellers and impresses them at their first sight.

    About Alova Day Cruise:

    If you want to visit Halong Bay but do not have much time, a full day tour would be your choice. This join in tour offers you the overview of Halong Bay with at least 3,5+ hours cruising on Halong Bay. Discover Halong Bay aboard the Alova Day Cruise, a wooden Asian junk that combines classic beauty with modern comfort. The professional crew and experienced tour guide will show you to explore tranquil scenery in the safest conditions. You will have a chance to know about the floating village, discover their lives and visit a beautiful cave on Halong Bay, Haven Palace Cave (Thien Cung Cave). If you want to do kayaking, it is also available on this tour. Let’s go and enjoy the World Natural Heritage of Vietnam – Halong Bay. Alova Day Cruise is daily join in tour from Hanoi, max 30 guests. The activities include kayaking, visiting Thien Cung cave & lunch.

    Unique Experience:

  • Cruise through stunning Halong Bay on traditional Asian junk
  • Vietnamese feast of delicious seafood.
  • Highlights :

  • Free pick up and drop off in Hanoi [Old Quarter].
  • Professional English speaking tour guide.
  • Seafood lunch (we have Vegetarian Menu for vegetarians).
  • Visit fishing village.
  • 45 minute kayaking around Halong Bay.
  • Visiting Thien Cung Cave.
  • Kids & Family friendly.
  • Lunch menu for Alova Day Cruise:

  • French fries.
  • Steamed prawns.
  • Fried squid with butter.
  • Vietnamese spring rolls.
  • Stir fried chicken.
  • Steamed fish.
  • Sautéed veggie.
  • Steamed rice.
  • Fresh fruit platter.

  • Notes

  • Our menu can be change upon seasons.
  • Beverage excluded.
  • We can serve any kinds of special food request as Vegetarian, vegan or food allergies with your pre-notice.


A full day trip to Halong Bay with Alova Cruise. Meals =Lunch.

7:50 – 8:40: The modern bus and tour guide pick up at your address, start the bus trip to Halong Bay, on the way, passing Bac Ninh province where Folk Songs – the traditional singing are very famous. You can take photos of the green rice fields in the countryside. Stop for a rest at the local shop where some disabled children are working to make the lovely hand made products.

12:15: Arrive in Bai Chay tourist wharf, welcomed by crew on Alova Cruises and enjoy welcome drinks, take photos.

12:45: Start a dreamy cruise to stunning scenery with thousands of limestone mountains and have seafood lunch (we serve you with Vietnamese traditional dishes, in case you are vegetarian, we have other food options for you) while cruising through the emerald water passing by the Dog Stone, the Burning Incense islet, After that visit Fighting-Cock rock and the Heavenly Palace (Thien Cung cave) – which has opened to the public since 1998 with stalagmites and stalactites. Back to Alova Cruise. Our staff serves you cold tissues and fresh fruits.

16:15: Back to Tourist wharf and get on bus to Hanoi.

20:00: Arrive in Hanoi. Our tour guide and driver say goodbye to you at your address. Trip ended.

Rates are Inclusive:

  • Transfer from hotel/stay in Hanoi Old Quarter to Halong Bay and Return by A/C bus.
  • All entrance tickets to sites indicated in Itinerary.
  • Complementary bottles of water on bus and Welcome Drink.
  • Lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine.
  • English Speaking Tour Guide during the trip.
  • Kayaking or Bamboo boat rowing.
  • All taxes and service charge.
  • FREE payment fee by credit cards online.

Rates are Exclusive :

  • Private car (upon request).
  • Additional drinks.
  • VAT tax.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Tips and other personal expenses.
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above.
  • Pick up and drop off from your hotel outside of Hanoi Old Quarter.


Children policy:

  • Children under 4 years old: are FOC.
  • Children from 4 to 9 years old: are charged 50% of the adult rate.
  • Children from 9 and over: are charged at the adult rate.

Cancellation Policy:

  • All cancellation must be made in writing to us through email only.
  • Cancellation made by the cruise itself: No cancellation fee applied
  • 07 days prior to check - in date: No cancellation fee applied
  • 03 – 06 days prior to check - in date : 30 % of each cancelled room.
  • Less than 03 days prior to check - in date : 100% of total room charge.

Cancellation policy due to bad Weather:

  • All cruises in Halong Bay must have permit from Management Board of Halong Bay to stay overnight in the Bay.
  • Based on the weather conditions (high winds, monsoon, thunderstorm, cyclone, storm,...), the Management Board has the right to cancel all overnight cruises on certain day to guarantee the safety of tourists.
  • In those cases, following policies will be applied:
  • - If the cancellation is informed before you leave Hanoi to Halong Bay (you have not used any service yet): 100% refund.
    - If the cancellation is informed during the trip (you have already used some services: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong,...): Only the fee of these services will be charged and we will refund whole remain amount. - If the trip are cut down from 3 days/2 nights to 2 days/1 night, we will charge as 2 days/1 night trip, plus other services you have already used and refund the remain amount.

    Important Notes:

  • The cancellation is announced ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and often in short notice of time. Therefore your understandings in these situations are highly appreciated.
  • Food: In Halong, It is mainly seafood; please let us know if you are vegetarian.
  • Doctor and Pharmacy are not available on boat.
  • The period from May to July is considered as storm weather in Halong Bay with many unpredictable weather conditions. Hence more cruises will be cancelled with short notice during this season.
  • In all cases, please contact our consultants directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!
  • What to Bring:

  • Passport with valid visa.
  • Some cash in Vietnamese Dong or small US dollar notes for personal expenses.
  • Sunblock or insect repellent.
  • Sport shoes & swimming suit.
  • Bring something warm to wear [From Dec till March].
  • Please be ready on time for our pick up service.
  • We only accept cash payments on board.
  • Outside beverage have applicable corkage fee.
  • Travel light, as you can please arrange to keep big luggage at your hotel.