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Halong Bay, Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam

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Bai Tu Long Junk is one of the most favorite budget cruises in Halong Bay. Having design of traditional Chinese junks in the combination with Vietnamese style and contemporary amenities, Bai Tu Long Junk is an ideal choice for tourists in Halong travel.

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Bai Tu Long Junk is one of the most favorite cruises in Halong Bay. The unique feature to recognize the junk among unnumbered ones in this bay is its pagoda roof. Bai Tu Long Junks were launched in 2003. Bai Tu Long Junk fleet as four junks: Bai Tu Long 69 and 79, Bai Tu Long 89, and Bai Tu Long 99. These superior cruises in Halong Bay have a length of 23.5 – 32 meters, and a width of 5.8 – 8 meters. Accompanying with passengers is the crew of well-trained staff who will bring the best satisfaction to you during your voyage. In addition, there is a large playground of 30 square meters. The junk is well equipped with life buoys, fire extinguishers, and medicine boxes. You will have memorable experiences with this junk.

Bai Tu Long Junk 69 and 79 with the design based on traditional Chinese junks of 14th century possess 07 standard, well-appointed and comfortable cabins. All cabins are attached with private bathrooms, hot water showers, a closet and night tables. In each cabin, passengers will enjoy the elegant design of the polishes woodwork and cozy style. For your convenience, there are also 03 sharing bathrooms onboard. Meanwhile, the Bai Tu Long 89 is quite suitable to private, family or small group. It is outfitted with 04 deluxe cabins, and en-suite bathrooms with shower and hot water. The Halong Bay cruise has a spacious sundeck of 70 square meters. The dining area is maximum for 15 passengers joining. The Bai Tu Long 99 is an old French styled boat. The junk has 09 deluxe cabins fully equipped with air-conditioning, and en-suite bathrooms. The guest room and bar have an area of 70 square meters. The area is designed in Asian style in the combination with Western modern equipment.

Enjoying your Halong Bay cruises with Bai Tu Long Junk, you will have wonderful time of relaxing on the sundeck with comfortable lounge chairs, fresh breeze and magnificent scenes of the bay. Otherwise, in the morning, you should not miss Sunrise Tai Chi classes on the sundeck to have a full-energy day of traveling. Kayaking is another interesting thing to do with the junk during your trip. By dint of kayaking, you will have chances to explore more about the local life of fishermen and many striking islets and islands in this bay. Bai Tu Long Junks will be your ideal choices for having unforgettable moments in Halong Bay travel.

 

Bai Tu Long Junk 69 and 79 has 07 Standard Cabins. Each cabin has an area of 12 square meters. All cabins are outfitted with modern amenities such as air-conditioning, en-suite bathroom, and comfortable bedding (bed of 155 cm x 198 cm). Bai Tu Long Junk 89 has 04 deluxe cabins (02 Single and 02 Double cabins). All cabins are well appointed with contemporary amenities. Meanwhile, Bai Tu Long Junk 99 has 09 Deluxe Cabins which are furnished with twenty-first-century facilities and amenities. Each cabin is decorated with wooden walls, creating coziness and comfort to passengers all along their trip. Staying in one of the Halong Bay superior cruises, passengers can easily unwind and revitalize after a hard and long day of traveling. You will be provided with all high-quality services, attentiveness and enthusiasm of staff.

 

Amenities in cabins

 

Bathrobe

En-suite Bathroom

Hot water

Shower

Wardrobe

Beauty mirror

Flower & fruit basket

Individual controller air-conditioning

Slippers

Complimentary Drinking Water

Hair-dryer

Safety Equipment and Life Vests

Toilet

 

 

 

 

Services

The crew of Bai Tu Long Junk Halong Bay is well trained to provide best services to passengers all the time. With the enthusiasm and attentiveness of staff, you will definitely feel comfortable and homely. Bar and dining areas are places where you can enjoy a warm and romantic atmosphere. All dishes are made of fresh materials by professional chefs who will serve all types of cuisine, from Vietnamese traditional dishes to international ones. Located on the top floor, the capacious sundeck is an excellent place for sunbathing and contemplating panoramic views (if the weather is favorable). Sipping a drink in the bar and enjoy a wonderful sunset in Halong Bay, you will have a memorable trip in this bay.

 

24-hour Security

Reception

Tender for sightseeing

Doctor on call

Rowing boat

Theme Cruise

Newspapers and magazines

Safety box at reception

Baby cot

IDD at the reception

Bar

Restaurant

Fresh flower

 

 

 

Activities and recreation

Once coming to Halong Bay, passenger cannot stand exploring the spectacular bay with many interesting things. Only by kayaking can passengers discover all corners of this bay and understand more about the local life. In addition, you have a chance to uncover the seabed by snorkeling. Otherwise, you can relax and have a lot of fun with rocking climbing or fishing. The sundeck will be an ideal place to enjoy magical sunset in Halong Bay, or enjoy fresh air with Tai Chi exercise in the morning. Those who adore private space can order drinks or food to their cabin. That will be a wonderful moment.

 

Cooking classes

Fishing

Kayaking

Snorkeling

Swimming

 

 

 

With Bai Tu Long Junk, passengers will have wonderful time to admire spectacular scenes of Halong Bay. Apart from lying in the sun, sipping some delicious cocktails, or fresh seafood, taking unique photos of the bay, your voyage is varied with cruise tours to famous attractions in this bay such as Dinh Huong Islet, Fighting Cocks Islet, and Sung Sot Cave, etc. Bai Tu Long Junk provides two options of tours:

 

Halong Bai Tu Long Cruise 2 Days 1 Night

The cruise tour will take passengers to outstanding beauty spots in Bai Tu Long Bay and Halong Bay. This tour is suitable to couples, honeymooners, and groups of friends. The rate of the 2-day-1-night tour is from 100 USD/pax. This price may be changed due to the time of booking and related promotions.

 

Tour package

1 pax

2 - 3 pax

4 - 6 pax

Over 7 pax

SingleSup

Standard

$100.00

$95.00

$90.00

$85.00

$80.00

 

Inclusions

Exclusions

Transfer Hanoi-Halong Bay-Hanoi by Mini bus. Pick up from Hotel

Drinks

Accommodation sharing a twin or double room on Board

Pre-post accommodation in Hanoi

All Meals

Government tax

English Speaking Guide on Board

Personal expense

Welcome Drink on Board (soft drink, tea or coffee)

Tips are welcome

Insurance on Board

 

Kayaking

 

Sightseeing tickets

 

 

Day 1

In the morning, you will depart for Halong City. After checking in, you will be served with welcome drink and enjoy lunch then. During the lunchtime, you will be taken to the bay. You will have chances to contemplate the magnificent scenes of Dinh Huong Island, fishing villages, Fighting Cocks Islets Stone Dog Islet, and explore amazing Sung Sot Cave. In the afternoon, you can enjoy kayaking, swimming, and sunbathing at Ti Top Island, or climbing up the peak and admire panoramic views of Bai Tu Long Bay (if the weather is favorable). In the evening, you have dinner onboard. At night, it is time to relax at bar, or join night fishing with the crew.

 

Day 2

You will be served with tea, coffee and cake on the sundeck while the bay is at its best in the morning. After that, you can visit Luon Cave and go kayaking around for an hour to explore the area. Then, you come back to the junk and cruise to Bai Tu Long Bay, Toad Islet, and Bai Tho Mountain. You will be provided with a brunch before coming back to Halong City. On the way back to Hanoi, you will drop by Dong Trieu Town for visiting a ceramic workshop.

 

Halong Bai Tu Long Cruise 3 Days 2 Nights

The highlights of this tour are interesting activities as cruising, swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking in the turquoise water of the bay. Besides, you have opportunities to visit fishing villages by rowing boat, pop in Dinh Huong Islet, Fighting Cocks Islet, and explore Sung Sot Cave. This tour is preferred by couples, honeymooners, and groups of friends. The price of this tour ranges from 185 USD/pax.

 

Tour package

1 pax

2 - 3 pax

4 - 6 pax

Over 7 pax

SingleSup

Standard

$185.00

$168.00

$165.00

$160.00

$80.00

 

Inclusions

Exclusions

Transfer Hanoi-Halong Bay-Hanoi by Mini bus. Pick up from Hotel

Drinks

Accommodation sharing a twin or double room on Board

Pre-post accommodation in Hanoi

All Meals

Government tax

English Speaking Guide on Board

Personal expense

Welcome Drink on Board (soft drink, tea or coffee)

Tips are welcome

Insurance on Board

 

Kayaking

 

Sightseeing tickets

 

 

Day 1

In the morning, you will depart for Halong City. After checking in, you will be served with welcome drink and enjoy lunch then. During the lunchtime, you will be taken to the bay. You will have chances to contemplate the magnificent scenes of Dinh Huong Island, fishing villages, Fighting Cocks Islets Stone Dog Islet, and explore amazing Sung Sot Cave. In the afternoon, you can enjoy kayaking, swimming, and sunbathing at Ti Top Island, or climbing up the peak and admire panoramic views of Bai Tu Long Bay (if the weather is favorable). In the evening, you have dinner onboard. At night, it is time to relax at bar, or join night fishing with the crew.

 

Day 2

In the morning, after transferring to another boat, you will have breakfast on it, and cruise to Tortoise Islet, Man’s Head Islet, Dong Tien Lake, and Van Gia Floating Village. After having lunch, you can relax on the sundeck or in your cabin. In the afternoon, you can go kayaking to Bat Cave and explore the bay more. In the late afternoon, you unwind by swimming in cool and turquoise water or enjoying sunset on the sundeck. In the evening, nutritious dinner is waiting for you in the restaurant. At night, you can relax by having some drink at bar, or participate in night fishing with the crew.

 

Day 3

You will be served with tea, coffee and cake on the sundeck while the bay is at its best in the morning. After that, you can visit Luon Cave and go kayaking around for an hour to explore the area. Then, you come back to the junk and cruise to Bai Tu Long Bay, Toad Islet, and Bai Tho Mountain. You will be provided with a brunch before coming back to Halong City. On the way back to Hanoi, you will drop by Dong Trieu Town for visiting a ceramic workshop.

                                                                                                                       

Check-in/Check-out

According to the policy of Bai Tu Long Junk, the check-in time is 12:00 am and the check-out time is 11:00 am. Yet, you should present at about 11:30 am to make sure that you prepare well for the voyage.

 

Cancellation

If unexpected circumstances arise and affect your holiday plans, it would be glad to assist you with the cancellation procedures and refund your money. The rates of refund are derived from our suppliers' requirements, and can be summarized as follows:

 

30 Days before trip commencement

80% will be refunded

14 Days before trip commencement

70% will be refunded

7 Days before trip commencement

60% will be refunded

No refund for cancellations within 2 days before departure

 

For authentication purposes, only written cancellation notices (e-mail or fax) will be accepted. The refund will be made through bank transfer or credit card, depending on the original method of purchase. Bank fees, if applicable, will be for your account.

 

Children and extra beds

- All rates are in US dollar and based on Twin sharing basic
- Children under 2 sharing room with parents will be free.
- Children from 3 to 6 sharing room and bed with parents will be charged at 55 USD/ night
- Children from 3 to 12 staying in separate bed will be charged 75% of the rate

 

Cards accepted

- Bai Tu Long Junk accepts VISA, MARTERCARD. Please note that there is a surcharge 3% of the bank fee for Visa and Master card payment.
- Besides, the junk accepts online payment via Paypal. When you receive our proposal with quotation. In the email body, you will see a link, click on it you will be taken to the secure online web site to make payment. If you are a PAYPAL member simply follow the usual system. If you are not a member it is easy to join and it is free!

 

Junks in details

Specifications

Bai Tu Long Junk 69-79

Bai Tu Long Junk 89

Bai Tu Long Junk 99

Operated since

2003

2003

2003

Length

N/A

N/A

N/A

Width

N/A

N/A

N/A

Height

N/A

N/A

N/A

Depth

N/A

N/A

N/A

Dining Room

Served with Western, Asian & Vietnamese Food

Served with Western, Asian & Vietnamese Food

Served with Western, Asian & Vietnamese Food

Bar/ Sundeck

32 sqm, maximum 14 persons

50 sqm, maximum 08 persons

50 sqm, maximum 24 persons

Massage cabin

N/A

N/A

N/A

Number of cabins

07

7

12

 

 

Buying Tickets for Trips on the Bay

Every tourist needs at least one ticket to travel on the Bay.

- A ticket for Tour 1 is valid for Thien Cung and other caves (except Sung Sot Cave).
- A ticket for Tour 2 is valid for Sung Sot and other caves (except Thien Cung Grotto).

 

Kind of tourist

Route 1

Route 2

Both routes

Vietnamese & Foreigners

Adults

30.000 (~1.5 USD)

30.000 (~1.5 USD)

60.000 (~3USD)

Children

10.000 (~0.5 USD)

10.000 (~0.5 USD)

20.000 (~1USD)

 

 

How to hire a boat

There are over 300 boats permanently based at Bai Chay Tourist Wharf. Boats are classified by size as follows:

- 10 – 15 seat, wooden boats: small size with a single deck. They travel slowly (8 – 13km per hour.)
- 15 – 25 seat, wooden boats: These are larger boats and offer better viewing for tourists from their top deck.
- 35 – 60 seat, wooden boats: these have enclosed passenger compartments with wind and rain proof glass windows with seats on the upper deck. Individual bunks are located in the hold. Their average speed is from 12 to 15km. per hour.
- 60 – 80 seat, steel-hulled boats: these have been converted from military navigation vessels.
- Speedboats: these are small with 10 – 15 seats only, but can travel at speeds of up to 40km. per hour.

 

Boat Capacity

4 hour tour

6 hour tour

8 hour tour

Whole
Boat

One person

Whole
Boat

One person

Whole
Boat

One person

10 -15 seats

280.000

20.000

380.000

25.000

490.000

35.000

15 -25 seats

360.000

20.000

500.000>

25.000

630.000

35.000

25 - 35 seats

400.000

20.000

550.000

25.000

700.000

35.000

30 -60 seats

450.000

20.000

600.000

25.000

750.000

35.000

60 -80 seats

800.000

20.000

1.100.000

25.000

1.400.000

35.000

 

A list of fixed prices is displayed in the ticket office. However, prices rise sharply at peak times and may be discounted at off peak times.

The cost of hire of the whole boat can be negotiated at the ticket office or directly with the boat’s captain at the tourist wharf.

 

Safety

To help tourist experience the most memorable and safest cruise, Bai Tu Long Junk is always outfitted with safety amenities and services such as leakage alarm systems, fire safety system, 24-hour security staff, regular safety inspections, etc. This cruise is also well equipped with glass hammers, fire extinguishers, automatic alarm facilities of smoke and fire.

There are adequate buoyancy aides for all passengers and crew. Cabins, passageways and public areas are free from hazards. All stairs have handrails and are free from trip hazards. First Aid kits are fully stocked and carried onboard. The accommodation areas including cabins, public areas and passageways are free from oil/fuel and other odors.

 

What to bring?

- Sun Glasses

- Sun Block

- Wide Brim Hat

- Insect Repellents

- Swimming Suits

- Warm Clothes (in winter)

- Original Passport

- Candy, cakes, books, notebooks, pens, pencils or

other learning tools for children and elderly in the fishing village

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