Halong Bay Port Of Call 2019, 2020, & 2021
Are you currently on a sea adventure to explore the world? If so, why not take advantage of your spare time to discover the legendary Halong Bay? This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a masterpiece sculpted by Mother Nature, waiting to be explored by you.
Our team has extensive experience in serving passengers from renowned cruise lines such as Silversea Cruises and Windstar Cruises. As the pioneer company to offer overnight Halong Bay cruises and the largest operator in the Bay, Bhaya Group is honored to be your host.
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Our Signature Cruises
Bhaya Group offers two cruise lines with distinctive features and styles to match your needs.Bhaya Legend Cruise
The exclusive itinerary with charter and sharing services set Bhaya Legend Cruise apart from any other cruises in Halong Bay, making it the best choice for your excursion in this World Heritage Site.
With a capacity of 2 to 10 passengers, the junk and the whole crew are reserved especially for you. This allows maximum flexibility in your cruise schedule and eliminates any waiting time there might be in between. A private butler to guarantee guests the utmost comfort and a stress-free vacation.
As a boutique-style vessel, inspired by traditional Vietnamese junk, Bhaya Legend Cruise was made of natural materials like local wood, bamboo, and ceramics. The interior design with elegant oriental carvings and handmade decor details delivers a hint of mystic Oriental charm.
For an overnight stay, you can book your cruise directly via our official website at www.legendhalong.com
For day-cruise or special requests, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The junk is made in a classic style with a touch of quintessential Vietnamese spirit while incorporating modern facilities for passenger comfort.
Each boat features 15 to 20 cabins which are the ideal size to accommodate a group of passengers but at the same time secure privacy and personal space.
Bhaya Classic Cruise provides you with two options of 2 2-day 1 1-night and 3-day 2-night cruise which takes you to discover the hidden limestones and traditional floating village etc.
Please note that Bhaya Classic Cruise runs a fixed schedule that starts at around 12:30 a.m. Therefore, you might need to consider the disembark time from your ocean cruise ship. Our staff will assist you in matching the schedule and reducing wait time if there is any.
For the overnight stay, you can book your cruise directly via our official website at www.bhayacruises.com
For day-cruise or special requests, please contact us via email at email@example.com
The Au Co Cruise
The Au Co Cruise brought an exclusive continuous three-day journey encompassing the breadth of the world-renowned Halong Bay, as well as less-crowded destinations of the neighboring Bai Tu Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay, and beyond.
Unlike more common three-day two-night cruises which use transfer boats, guests will remain on the same Au Co for the entire trip to have the best Halong Bay experience.
With a capacity of 32 cabins, the Au Co is a powerhouse that can carry a large group of passengers who would like to discover the inner beauty of Halong Bay.
Graceful and sophisticated in every detail, The Au Co Cruise promises to offer our passengers a true sense of Vietnamese culture and beyond. This is reflected in every subtle detail of interior design, the decoration, onboard activities, the delicate menu, and the exclusive destinations designed on the route.
Your Permit to Enter the Mainland
All foreigners are required to attain visas to enter the mainland of Vietnam. However, if you are a passport holder of one of these countries, you will only need to get the Certificate of Visa Exemption. There are 02 ways to legally enter Vietnam mainland:
(1): If you directly apply for the permit, please contact Bhaya Cruises so we can advise you on the steps to complete the documents upon your arrival at Halong Bay.
(2): If you apply via your cruise bringing you to Halong Bay, it will be less complicated as you might have all the documents needed in your hands.
We highly recommend working closely with your cruise operator if you plan to visit Halong Bay.
Your Registration Status
When leaving a cruise ship, it’s necessary to register with local authorities for permission to stay in Halong Bay.
A: If you are already registered, get prepared to embark Bhaya Cruise,
If you haven’t registered yet, don’t worry! The Bhaya team will assist you with the necessary paperwork. All you need to do is provide us with your information, including your passport number and cruise ship details. We will go over the specifics with you once you book your cruise with us.
When you disembark the cruise ship, Bhaya Cruise will pick you up at four different locations.
Van Hai Port is located in Bai Chay Ward of Halong City, just a 4-minute drive from Bai Chay Bridge and directly across from Wyndham Legend Halong.
Cai Lan Port is located on Highway 18, Halong City, and it’s expanding to become one of Vietnam’s largest ports.
Vinashin Port is located in No.6A, Le Thanh Tong Street, Hon Gai Ward, Halong City
Halong International Cruise Port is located at No.9 Halong Road, Bai Chay Ward, Halong City
Bhaya Group offers both roadway and waterway pickup options at two ports.
To reach the Bhaya Cruise Centre, our shuttle bus will pick you up from the entrance of Van Hai Port and take around 30 minutes. The distance is the same between Cai Lan Port and Hon Gai International Port. If you’re arriving at Vinashin Port, which is located further to the east, it will take around 19.5 km to reach the Bhaya Cruise Centre.
Please be aware that there is an extra charge for the shuttle bus service.
If any of the passengers are interested in visiting Hanoi and have the time, we can provide a shuttle bus or a private car for their convenience. Please note that the transfer may or may not be included, depending on how the cruise was booked.
If weather and location permit, we’ll sail to your cruise ship dock. Otherwise, our tender boat will take you to Bhaya Group Cruise Center.
*Note: Transfer by waterway is free of charge but it is possible for only guests departing from Vinashin Port.
Waterway (Free of Charge)
|Cai Lan Port|
|Van Hai Port|
|Halong International Cruise Port|
List of Cruises visiting in Halong Bay in 2019:
|Hapag Lloyd||ms Europa 2||30-Dec-18||13:30-18:00|
|Holland America||ms Westerdam||11-Jan-19||06:00-19:00|
|Holland America||ms Westerdam||29-Jan-19||07:00-24:00|
|Windstar Cruises||Star Legend||29-Jan-19||08:00-24:00|
|Holland America||ms Westerdam||30-Jan-19||00:00-17:00|
|Windstar Cruises||Star Legend||30-Jan-19||00:00-13:00|
|Windstar Cruises||Star Legend||11-Feb-19||00:00-13:00|
|Dream Cruises||World Dream||13-Feb-19||10:00-20:00|
|Celebrity Cruises||Celebrity Millennium||22-Feb-19||08:30-17:30|
|Hapag Lloyd||ms Europa||26-Feb-19||14:00 – —|
|Celebrity Cruises||Celebrity Millennium||12-Mar-19||12:00-22:00|
|Hapag Lloyd||ms Europa||30-Mar-19||13:00-18:00|
|Norwegian Cruises||Norwegian Jewel||15-Apr-19||09:00-20:00|
|Viking Cruises||Viking Orion||17-Apr-19||—|
|Royal Caribbean||Voyager of the Seas||5-Sep-19||07:00-18:00|
|Princess Cruises||Sun Princess||28-Sep-19||07:00-18:00|
|Azamara Cruises||Azamara Quest||18-Oct-19||—|
|Princess Cruises||Diamond Princess||22-Oct-19||—|
|Holland America||ms Westerdam||11-Nov-19||08:00-23:00|
|Holland America||ms Westerdam||5-Dec-19||08:00-23:00|
|Holland America||ms Westerdam||23-Dec-19||08:00-23:00|
|Mein Schiff||Mein Schiff 6||23-Dec-19||07:00-20:00|
|Celebrity Cruises||Celebrity Millennium||31-Dec-19||12:00-22:00|
List of Cruises visiting Halong Bay in 2020:
|Celebrity Cruises||Celebrity Millennium||7-Jan-20||07:00-13:00|
|Norwegian Cruises||Norwegian Jade||22-Jan-20||09:00-20:00|
|Princess Cruises||Diamond Princess||28-Jan-20||08:00-18:00|
|Holland America||ms Westerdam||29-Jan-20||07:00-23:00|
|Norwegian Cruises||Norwegian Jade||1-Feb-20||06:00-17:00|
|Crystal Cruises||Crystal Symphony||11-Feb-20||13:00-18:00|
|Norwegian Cruises||Norwegian Jade||15-Feb-20||09:00-20:00|
|Crystal Cruises||Crystal Symphony||17-Feb-20||07:00-14:00|
|Celebrity Cruises||Celebrity Millennium||18-Feb-20||07:00-13:00|
|Mein Schiff||Mein Schiff 6||9-Mar-20||07:00-20:00|
|Celebrity Cruises||Celebrity Millennium||10-Mar-20||12:00-22:00|
|Crystal Cruises||Crystal Symphony||13-Mar-20||13:00-19:00|
|Oceania Cruises||Oceania Nautica||15-Mar-20||11:00-19:00|
|Regent Seven Seas Cruises||Seven Seas Voyager||20-Mar-20||07:00-17:00|
|Cruise & Maritime Voyages||CMV Columbus||25-Mar-20||07:00-23:00|
|Hapag Lloyd||ms Europa||21-Apr-20||12:00-18:00|
|Viking Cruises||Viking Orion||27-Apr-20||—|
|Hapag Lloyd||ms Europa||19-May-20||08:00-14:00|
|Oceania Cruises||Oceania Insignia||20-May-20||11:00-18:00|
|Viking Cruises||Viking Orion||1-Oct-20||—|
|Princess Cruises||Diamond Princess||8-Oct-20||10:00-20:00|
|Viking Cruises||Viking Orion||16-Oct-20||—|
|Celebrity Cruises||Celebrity Eclipse||21-Oct-20||07:00-13:00|
|Crystal Cruises||Crystal Symphony||19-Dec-20||13:00-20:00|
|Celebrity Cruises||Celebrity Millennium||23-Dec-20||07:00-13:00|
List of Cruises visiting Halong Bay in 2021:
|Hapag Lloyd||ms Europa||1-Jan-21||13:00-18:00|
|Celebrity Cruises||Celebrity Millennium||13-Jan-21||13:00-22:00|
|Crystal Cruises||Crystal Symphony||7-Feb-21||13:00-20:00|
|Celebrity Cruises||Celebrity Millennium||10-Feb-21||13:00-22:00|
|Regent Seven Seas Cruises||Seven Seas Explorer||11-Mar-21||07:00-16:00|
|Crystal Cruises||Crystal Serenity||31-Mar-21||18:00-22:00|
|Viking Cruises||Viking Orion||10-Apr-21||—|
List of Cruises visiting Halong Bay in 2024:
|Cruise line||Arrival time|
|29 Oct 2022 – N/A|
|30 Oct 2022 – N/A|
|09 Nov 2022 – 07:00|
|12 Nov 2022 – 08:00|
Mein Schiff 5
|12 Dec 2022 – 07:00|
|13 Dec 2022 – 07:00|
|06 Jan 2023 – 07:00|
|10 Jan 2023 – 08:00|
|19 Jan 2023 – 10:00|
|21 Jan 2023 – 08:00|
|03 Feb 2023 – 07:00|
|20 Feb 2023 – 08:00|
|23 Feb 2023 – 14:00|
28 Feb 2023 – 08:00
|03 Mar 2023 – 07:00|
Mein Schiff 5
|06 Mar 2023 – 07:00|
|07 Mar 2023 – 08:00|
Ms Europa 2
|08 Mar 2023 – 07:00|
|09 Mar 2023 – 10:00|
Seven Seas Mariner
|19 Mar 2023 – 07:00|
Mein Schiff 5
|26 Mar 2023 – 07:00|
|27 Mar 2023 – 07:00|
Ms Europa 2
|14 Apr 2023 – 07:00|
Mein Schiff 5
|29 Apr 2023 – 08:00|
|30 May 2023 – 09:00|
|26 Oct 2023 – N/A|
|27 Oct 2023 – N/A|
|27 Oct 2023 – 08:00|
|13 Nov 2023 – 10:00|
|14 Nov 2023 – 07:00|
|18 Nov 2023 – 07:00|
|19 Nov 2023 – 07:00|
|07 Dec 2023 – 10:00|
|12 Dec 2023 – 07:00|
|24 Dec 2023 – 06:00|
|31 Dec 2023 – 10:00|
|02 Jan 2024 – 09:00|
|04 Jan 2024 – 08:00|
|05 Jan 2024 – 07:00|
|24 Jan 2024 – 10:00|
|29 Jan 2024 – 07:00|
|01 Feb 2024 – 08:00|
|17 Feb 2024 – 10:00|
|22 Feb 2024 – 07:00|
|22 Feb 2024 – 13:00|
|29 Feb 2024 – 07:00|
|04 Mar 2024 – 08:00|
|11 Mar 2024 – 14:00|
|12 Mar 2024 – 10:00|
|17 Mar 2024 – 07:00|
List of Cruises visiting Halong Bay in 2025:
|Cruise line||Arrival time (to be updated)|
|Regent Sevent Sea|
|Viking Ocean Cruises|