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Lagoon Explorer

Daily tour from Hanoi. This 5 days 4 nights tour departs from your hotel, overnight on Lagoon Explorer Junk.


Day 1  : Hanoi- Bai Tu Long – Cap La

07.45  Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi by shuttle bus.
12.00   Embark at Hon Gai International harbour.
13.00   Check-in, enjoy a welcoming drink and cruise briefing.
13.30   Have lunch while cruising in the magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
15.00  Cruise to Cap La.
16.30  Enjoy kayaking around Cap La and Tra San.
17.45   Back to junk for swimming or relaxation.
19.00  Have dinner and stay overnight on board.

Day 2: Cap La – Cong Dam

07.30  Enjoy the bay’s morning landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the open air.
08.30 Cruise to Cong Dam while appreciating the rock formations of Halong Bay.
09:00 Kayak through hidden lagoons and Cong Damgeological park.
11.30 Sunbathe, relax or swim at Tra Gioi Beach.
12.30 BBQ Lunch followed by relaxation on this deserted beach.
14:30 Visit Cong Dam Fishing Village by a rustic rowing boat, meat the local peopleand pass through the lagoons.
16.00   Cruise back to Cong Dam for swimming or kayaking.
19.00   Have dinner and stay overnight on board.

Day 3: Cong Dam – Ngoc Vung – Vung Ha

07:30   Have breakfast in the fresh air.
08.30  Cruise to Ngoc Vung Island.
10:00  Cycle around Ngoc Vung Island.
12:30  Have lunch and relax on board.
15:30   Cruise back to Vung Ha while enjoying the sunset.
19.00   Have dinner and stay overnight on board.

Day 4 : Vung Ha – Ba Cua – Vung Vieng – Cong Do

07:30   Enjoy the morning on the bay while having breakfast.
08:30   Fish with the local people and learn about local fishing techniques.
09:30   Cruise to Ba Cua Beach for relaxation and swimming. Discover Bo Hung (Dor-beetle) Island by kayak.
11:30   Have lunch in a homestay on Vung Vieng fishing village.
14:00   Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by rowing boat
15:00   Cruise back to Cong Do for swimming and kayaking.
19:00   Enjoy a deluxe dinner in Thien Canh Son Cave, stay overnight on board.

Day 5 : Cong Do – Hon Gai Harbour- Hanoi

07.30 Enjoy the fresh air and gentle breezes of the bay in the morning while having breakfast on board.
08.30   Free time for kayaking, swimming or relaxation.
10.00 Cruise towards the harbour while an a la carte lunch is served.
11.45 Disembark. Farewell.
15.45 Arrive in Hanoi. End of trip. First Choice is to serve you next time!


Day 1: Escape from Hanoi ( Hanoi- Halong)

Pick up from Hanoi & transfer to Halong (3.5 hour drive), The staff welcomes you on board. Enjoy welcome drink, then check in the room. Lunch with fresh seafood will be served right after. We start a 3.5-hour cruise into mystical Halong Bay to see the amazing karsts with different formations: Mat Qui (Monster face) islet, But Moc islet, Cap De islet, Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu cave, floating fishing village, with its unique way of life. Then head to Luon cave, enjoy swimming, sun bathing at Titov beach or climb the peak of the mountain for a breath-taking panorama view of Halong bay. Dinner and overnight aboard Lagoon Explorer junk.

Day 2: Halong to Quan Lan Island

Breakfast at 8:00.  The boat starts cruising in to Bai Tu Long Bay, arrive Quan Lan Island at 13:30. Relaxing  and great for admiring sunset.  Dinner. Overnight on Lagoon Boat.

Day 3: Enjoy the beauty of Quan Lan bay & discovery
Afrer brakfast, cycling yourself to explore small Quan Lan town, the ecological tourism resort, to Minh Chau Beach for sunbathing, relaxing. Enjoy BBQ lunch on beach and lot of time for relaxing. Cycle back the boat, BBQ dinner on the beach & overnight on the junk

Day 4: Cruise to Sen Hemlet

8:30 A.M breakfast while the boat starts cruising to Sen Hamlet, cycling to explore Sen Hamlet. Lunch with local products in a local house. Getting back the boat at second wharf (4km) for cruising to Cong Tay Island, swimming, have dinner on board. Overnight near Cong Tay at the quite beach on Lagoon Explorer

Day 5: Retreat (Halong- Hanoi)

Enjoy the morning swim, and at 8:30 A.M our Lagoon Explorer will speed towards the wharf through Bai Tu Long Bay. Have brunch at 10:30 A.M, check out, We arrive at wharf at 12:00 noon. Say goodbye to the crew. Drive back Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi around 16h00 P.M. First Choice is to serve you next time!



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  • All prices are in USD for chartering the whole junk
  • Lagoon Explorer  has 4 cabins. All the cabins are with private toilet in room

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