Bhaya Cruise

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Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay is a legendary world just waiting to be explored. Bhaya Cruises cleverly combine oriental style with contemporary luxury to provide a unique and unforgettable experience as you journey through the dramatic landscape. Bhaya Cruises offer one and two-night Halong Bay cruises aboard their larger Classic boats or their private cruise craft known as the Bhaya Legend.

There are four Bhaya Classic vessels in the fleet. Three with 20 luxury cabins and suites accommodating up to 40 passengers, and a fourth with 15 cabins, accommodating up to 30 passengers.

The Bhaya Legend offers exclusive, customized private charters through Halong Bay and the Gulf of Tonkin. They also do single day cruises. Indulge yourself in elegant, intimate, privacy and luxury as your dedicated butler and crew serve your personal requests. There are eight luxury junks within the fleet. The number of cabins ranges from one to four. For the ultimate privacy, the one-cabin junk will offer the ultimate romantic adventure.

The Deluxe cabins and Suites are beautifully appointed with handcrafted hardwood furniture, delicate upholstery, modern amenities and large windows to ensure each cabin is bright and airy. For the ultimate comfort and luxury the sumptuous Royal Suites benefit from large en-suite bathrooms with a bathtub, panoramic views and exclusive access to a private viewing area on the upper deck.

Dining is one of the highlights of a Bhaya Cruise. In an atmosphere of elegant luxury, you can enjoy three-course gourmet dinners and lavish buffets featuring a wonderful array of Vietnamese and International cuisines.

Start the morning with some Tai Chi in the open air, relax and enjoy the magnificent scenery with a cocktail on the sundeck, or enjoy a massage in the spa. More energetic activities include snorkelling and kayaking in the crystal clear turquoise waters of Halong Bay, exploring caves or rowing to a fishing village. Cooking demonstrations are also arranged on board.

Children are welcome on board Bhaya Cruise junks and babysitting can be arranged. There is also an on board doctor.

Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Halong Bay into a greater Vietnam or Asian holiday. Take a look at Classic Vietnam as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.

Bhaya Cruise Information

Location & Getting There

Bhaya Private Cruises depart from Halong Bay Port, which is a 3-4 hour drive from Noi Bai International Aorport in Hanoi.


The Legend fleet comprises of 1 one-cabin junk, 2 two-cabin junks, 4 three-cabin junks and 1 four-cabin junk. These luxury cabins offer the ultimate comfort and relaxation, featuring a dining room, bar and a sundeck in each. The Royal Suite cabins even feature a private balcony with panoramic views of Halong Bay.


- Spa/massage
- Library
- Dining: 1 restaurant, 1 bar


Guests can choose from a 1-day cruise, 2 day/1 night cruise, 3 day/2 night cruise or even hire a private charter to customise their itineraries and travel to more remote destinations. Activities include kayaking and swimming in Lan Ha Bay, exploring caves in Halong Bay, visiting remote fishing villages and exploring magnificent limestone islets.

Note that due to the long driving time between Hanoi and halong Bay, Lightfoot does not recommend 1-day cruises, and instead opts for a minimum of 1 night and 2 days.


Children are welcome but occupancy of each room is limited to 2 adults and 1 child.

Bhaya Cruise Price Guide

3 out of 5

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Bhaya Cruise Testimonials

Hi Josie,

Our holiday aboard Bhaya Cruise was absolutely incredible.  It was one of the most heavenly trips we’ve ever taken and the whole family (adults and children) loved every second.  The crew were absolutely wonderful and couldn’t have been kinder and more thoughtful. Honestly, it was one of the highlights of our time in Asia.

Thank you so much for your help in organizing it.

I look forward to arranging other trips with you in the future.

Kind regards,


Hi Mei,

Our tour guide was brilliant! He took very good care of the group and took time to explain history/sights along the drive to make the 3hrs ride a lot more interesting. He tailored the journey according to our needs and was our translator at every point. He was always around when we needed help while respecting our privacy at the same time.

The cabins on Bhaya Legend were clean and comfortable. We were really thankful for the hot water. The food on the cruise was great and activities were fun yet not too overwhelming for 2 days. Thank you once again! We really appreciate the planning and will definitely be contacting you for our next holiday!


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