Halong Sails Cruises, formerly known as Bai Tho Junk, is the new branding of Bai Tho Trading Investment and Tourism Service (Bai Tho JSC.,) which located in Halong City and has been running boat cruises in Halong bay since the end of 1990s. The Halong Sails actually is a fleet of Junk Cruises with many different types:
Halong Sails 88: 18 cabins, launched in 2007
Halong Sail 86:18 cabins, launched 2005
Halong Sail 99: 15 cabins, launched 2008
Halong Sails 89: 15 cabins, launched 2008
Halong Sail 39: 11 cabins, launched 2008
Halong Sails 01: 6 cabins, launched 2003
Halong Sails 12: 2 cabins, launched 2009
Halong Sails also offers wonderful “day boats” with very special decoration for day trip to visit Halong Bay. The Halong Sails traditional junk is small enough to be intimate but large enough to be comfortable is the perfect way to explore the seclude Halong Bay.
Each of the Halong Sails Cruise equipped with air-conditioned, en-suite cabins and a glorious picture-window salon with sofas and easy chairs. This vessel elegantly explores the islands and bays.
Food on Halong Sail Cruises
The Vietnamese food on board is exceptional, served by friendly local crews. Joining in our trip, you will have an unforgettable experience on a splendid, luxurious cruise as well as enjoy the superb sceneries in Halong Bay - a famous World Heritage - with more than 3000 islands and islets rising from deep emerald sea water, dipping yourselves in natural beautiful landscapes, feeling the clean and fresh air, watching the dawn and sunset and particularly the moonlight over the bay.
Moreover, Halong Sail Cruises will take us to many untouched islands in exotic and different shapes created by the erosion of water on limestone mountain, such as Fighting cock island, Incense Urn island, Tortoise island…
We will have the feeling as comfortable as in your own home thanks to our well- equipped rooms on the junk, with bathroom, air -conditioner, dressing table and wardrobe. The standard designed and deluxe main hall on the cruise is the place where you can watch the views and listen to the whisper of the sea.
TThere is also the top deck for those who love sunbathing. Please come to the cruise’s bar for relaxation, entertainment as well as for drinks. We can also enjoy delicious Vietnamese dishes prepared by gourmet cuisine at the dinning room.
Cabin & Facilities on Halong Sail Cruises
Double/ Twin Bedded room
Restaurants and Bar
Kayaking Service (Optional)
A/C cabins with en-suite bathrooms
First Aid Kits
Emergency Tender boat
Safety box at the reception
IDD at the reception
Halong Sails has a large sundeck with a lot of deluxe sun bathing chairs where you can take a rest on the top of sail right in the bay with very fresh air and calm.
Dining room on the Halong Sails While visiting Halong bay through many beautiful islands, you will have a chance to experience very fresh Halong sea food cooked by our very talent Halong Sails’ chef in the cozy and spacious restaurant with concept of simplicity but elegance and comfortableness. Further, you can have a chance to enjoy coffee or cocktails with your love or friends at our bar while experiencing the magical natural beauty of Halong bay.
Activities on the Halong Sails
Come and relax on Halong Sails operated and managed by one of the leading and the first boat operators in Halong bay – Bai Tho JSC to be free in mind to enjoy the truly relaxing on world heritage site's trip.
Coming to Halong Bay and let your body relaxing on the water, that is one of the most unforgettable experiences in Halong Bay. Swimming in the bay and enjoy the most beautiful view of stunning beach.
Visiting local culture fishing village
The marvelous combination between nature and people make the unique culture of each area in Halong bay, a traditional floating fishing village right in the most beautiful bay. Come to discover a fish man’s real and daily life by Halong Sails…
The land mark destinations you will visit:
Sung Sot cave (or Surprise Cave) is the most famous cave in Halong Bay which is in the Centre of the UNESCO World Heritage area. It takes at least 45 minutes for visiting this cave by round trip. You must trek up about more than 1oo steps to reach its gate then go inside with spacious ceiling, amazing stalactites and stalagmite shapes. You trek down more than 1oo steps to get the cave pier.
Titop Island, one of the highest islands in the bay, is an idea place for trekking to view Halong bay’s panorama. After trekking, you will enjoy swimming or doing kayaking to discover Halong Bay by your own way.
The Luon Cave
Luon Cave located in the northeast of Bo Hon Island, about 14 kilometers to the south from Bai Chay Beach and very near Con Rua Islet (Turtle Islet) and Surprise Cave. This cave has been protecting by Halong Bay management for further research its outstanding valuables. It is so fantastic to visit Luon with traditional rowing boat by locals.
Amazing islands You will pass numbers of amazing islands such as Burn of Incense Island, Dog Island, fighting Cock Island, Man Head Island, and Tortoise Island…
A culture of Halong Bay
Living on Natural Heritage Site is a culture of local fishermen, in this itinerary; you have a chance to pass some floating fishing villages on the bay. You will see amazing local simple life but so peaceful such as having lunch or dinner right on their floating house in the bay, some dog or cat barking, or rowing boat by foot of small child.