Essence Grand Cruise 2 Days 1 Night

2 Days


Essence Grand Cruise – a superlative, green, safe, and modern cruise in Ha Long Bay; harboring an avant-garde vision in sustainable tourism development.

“Journey of the Legacy”

Respecting and proud of the masterpieces of nature that stretch across the S-shaped land, Essence Grand Halong Bay Cruise aims to provide a green retreat experience for our valued customers throughout the journey of touching the natural world’s wonders.

Beyond that, Essence Grand takes the lead of conservation and enhancement of the distinguished values of nature. The super cruise is a creation of Vietnamese strength and intelligence, meeting international standards, and worthy of being the Green, Safe, and Most Modern in Halong Bay.


  • Special cruising route with famous attractions
  • Innovative Transfer through Hanoi - Halong highway (2.5 hours)
  • Discovering Luon Cave by kayaking or bamboo boat
  • Visiting the most beautiful cave in Halong - Sung Sot Cave
  • Impressive cocktail demonstration at Lighthouse rooftop bar
  • Indulging fine-dining experiences at the romantic Cloud Nine Restaurant
  • Enjoying a spa treatment or pampering yourself at sundeck


08:00 - 08:30 Pick up

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in the Old Quarter or at our cruise waiting lounge (if you have booked the shuttle with us). The journey time to Halong Bay takes approximately 2.5 hours.

09:50 Comfort stop

A short break on route for refreshments (15 minutes).

11:30 - 11:45 Tuan Chau International Marina

You will be presented at Tuan Chau International Port (Navigation: ), where Essence Grand Cruise staff will welcome and assist with check-in procedures.

12:30 Check-in

You will check in at the reception, on the first floor.

13:00 - 14:30 Enjoy the welcome drinks and have lunch

Enjoy our welcome drink and be introduced about the itinerary and safety policies.

Lunch will be served in the Dining By The Bay restaurant.

15:30 - 16:30 Explore the Sung Sot Cave

The transfer boat and the Essence Grand Cruise staff team will take you to the Sung Sot Cave, one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay, discovered by a group of French explorers in 1901.

*For the guests who do not get involved in experience activities.

You can enjoy our services on the cruise including spa & massage, 4-season pool, cigar & lounge, kid clubs, etc.

17:30 - 18:30 Sunset and Happy Hour time

Enjoy the best moments of the day as the sun hits the water between the dramatic limestone peaks and emerald-green coves, choose and savour Canapé and your favourite drink offerings at the Sky bar.

19:00 Dinner at restaurant

Tantalise your taste buds with a selection of Western and Vietnamese cuisine.

21:00 After dinner

After dinner, chill out in your suite; pamper yourself at the spa; experience squid fishing back of the boat on the first floor; or spend time with your fellow companions at our cigar and wine lounge, karaoke club, sky bar or the pool bar.
Overnight on the Essence Grand Halong Bay Cruise.

05:30 - 06:00 Amazing sunrise time

Enjoy the magnificent sunrise across heritage bay, immerse yourself in the sound of waves and be ready for a chill and fresh day.

06:00 - 6:30 Meditation on Sundeck

Start your new day full of energy with meditation exercises that help balance and regenerate energy or fitness exercises at the gym on the cruise ship.

06:30 - 7:30 Light breakfast

A light breakfast will be served in the restaurant.

07:30 - 08:30 Visit the Luon cave by a bamboo boat

Our speed boat will transport you to Luon Cave – the best destination for visiting by rowing bamboo boat, located on the north-eastern part of Bo Hon Island. Then, you will join kayaking - an unskippable activity in Halong Bay.

09:30 - 10:30 Check out and enjoy a brunch buffet

Check out at our reception desk on the first floor.

Enjoy the brunch buffet on the cruise while returning to the port.

10:45 Get back to the Essence Grand Lounge

Cruise back to the Essence Grand Cruise port.

11:00 Start your trip back to Hanoi

Arrive back in Hanoi approximately 14:30 - 14:45.

End of your 2 days 1 night trip.


  • - Shuttle bus Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi
  • - Full equipped luxury en-suite cabin with Chilled Water Central Air Con, marble bathroom, and finest bathroom amenities
  • - All meals on board
  • - Tender/speedboat transfer
  • - Welcome drink
  • - Live Music
  • - 24-hour room service with no extra charges
  • - 24-hour food ordered with no extra charges
  • - Refilled bottled fresh water with no limit
  • - Cocktails demonstration
  • - Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • - Tai chi, games, gym, four seasons and salt water pool, billiard, table tennis, table soccer and library, meeting room
  • - Beach activities such as kayaking, bamboo boating, caving, squid fishing
  • - Internet wifi, Satellite - HD LED Tivi
  • - Fishing and golf equipment
  • - English speaking guide
  • - On board insurance and service charges


  • - Beverages
  • - Tips and other personal expenses
  • - All other services not clearly mentioned above.

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Essence Grand Cruise 2 Days 1 Night