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Halong Bay Overnight Junk Boat Cruise aboard Glory Legend

Glory Legend Cruises offer an elegant, relaxing and fulfilling ways to explore Halong bay. The cruise brings you into contact with local people in different floating villages of the famous bay and gives you ample opportunity to sample local culture and food.

Believing that “4-star” has various shapes, Glory Legends has strived to perfect its luxury line for fresh experiences in Halong Bay, with an upgraded level of premium cruising services.

Operating since December 2014, they use modern and tastefully designed boats with well-appointed cabins, large en-suite bathrooms, sundecks with comfortable lounging furniture and elegant dining rooms and bars.

Get ready for an elegant, relaxing and fulfilling visit to the magnificent Halong bay.

Itinerary (subject to change):


  • After being collected from your central Hanoi hotel, drive to Halong City and enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta country side.
  • Arrive at Tuan Chau island and take a break and welcome drink at Glory Legend Cruise Lounge before boarding.
  • Receive cruise briefing, safety instructions, another welcome drink and start cruising around Halong Bay, one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
  • Enjoy a lunch of Vietnamese dishes while cruising through beautiful areas such as Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Soi Sim beach, Coconut Three Island.
  • Visit the Tung Sau area which is popular for pearl fishery. Meet a real-life pearl maker and witness the process of the jewel, from culturing to harvesting and sculpting, Moreover, you have a chance to do kayaking if you wish.
  • Visit the beautiful Ti Top beach for swimming (if the weather permits) and a walk up the hill to take in a spectacular panorama view of Halong Bay.
  • Back to the boat and free time while sailing to Luon Bo area, and anchor overnight.
  • Attend the Cooking class on sundeck – Learn how to make Vietnamese spring rolls - then enjoy Happy Hour (Buy one drink-get one free). It is time for chit chat and relaxing and to watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay.
  • Deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Dinner Menu
  • Evening activities include: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar, watching movies and many sort of Vietnam cultural films, relaxing and spending a romantic night on Glory Legend Cruise’s music, playing cards, chess are available, reading magazines in room and dining room. You may also try your luck at squid fishing & fishing from the boat.
  • The day starts early with optional Tai Chi session on the sundeck.
  • Coffee, tea and pastries is served for breakfast in the dining room with morning view of the bay’s landscape.
  • Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave, one of the biggest caves in Halong Bay, and take in the beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Proper shoes are highly recommended.
  • Back to the boat, check out and have a lunch while cruising back to the Tuan Chau Wharf. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room and enjoy the bay scenery while approaching the wharf.
  • Say goodbye to the crew, disembark and return to Hanoi by shuttle bus. Visit a traditional workshop enroute for a refreshment stop before arriving in Hanoi.

Experience Includes

  • An unforgettable 2-Day/1-Night cruise exploring Halong Bay
  • Sail on Glory Legend, a stylish, 4-star, modernised traditional junk boat
  • Visit hidden lagoons and hard-to-reach islets by kayak
  • English-speaking guide/staff
  • Accommodation in an air-conditioned deluxe cabin with ensuite bathroom
  • All meals on board (one breakfast, two lunches and one BBQ dinner)
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, complimentary two bottle of mineral water in each cabin
  • Kayaking, cooking class, Tai chi exercise, bamboo boat, swimming (if the weather permits), movies, squid fishing and more
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Return shared 1.5 hour transfers from Hanoi in air-conditioned vehicle

Experience Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Additional drinks/snacks not specified - these can be purchased on board
  • Personal expenses
  • Beauty Spa Services & Massage
  • All other services not clearly mentioned in the Inclusions


Daily, year round.

Departure location

Your hotel in Hanoi.

Start times

Around 7.30am - hotel pick-up times can vary. Precise time will be advised when you reconfirm locally.


2 Days - the tour returns to Hanoi at about 3.00pm on Day 2.

Additional information

    Terms & Conditions

    • Please note, the price for a Deluxe Cabin is a price per person but based on 2 people sharing a Twin/Double. Solo passengers are welcome onboard however they must pay the Single Passenger Rate.
    • Itinerary subject to change without prior notice.
    • Children aged 2 and under travel FREE.
    • Drinks onboard are not included.
    • Please note that credit card payments are not available on the boat.
    • Cancellation policy: Cancellation charges will apply if you cancel within 16 days of travel. Free cancellation if you cancel outside of 16 days.