Halong Bay – Monkey Island Tour - 3 Days

Halong Bay – Monkey Island Tour

The World Heritage seascape of Halong Bay, dotted with jagged limestone pinnacles, is one of Vietnam’s biggest attractions. Halong Bay has over 1000 beautiful small islands and pristine sandy beaches, laid between two stone mountains. Just imagine that you can relax after a long day exploration of caves and grottoes with our “Halong Bay – Monkey Island Tour”.

Monkey Island is a private island located 2 miles from Cat Ba town. The beach here is one of the most beautiful beaches on Cat Ba Island. The sea water surrounding the island is beautifully clean and a wonderful emerald blue.

Come and enjoy our Halong Bay – Monkey Island Tour, you will have a wonderful time staying in your beautiful bungalow. Enjoy the fresh air of the ocean and enjoy swimming at the private beach. You can also try kayaking in the bay, swimming, playing football, volleyball or billiards. You may like to climb up the mountain for the spectacular view of Lan Ha bay.

Exploring Monkey Island Resort with a small boat is a part of your unforgettable cruising experience.

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Day 1: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay – Lunch – Titop Island – Surprising Cave – Sunset party – Dinner – Fishing

Day 2: Tai chi – Breakfast – Kayaking – Lunch – Lan ha bay –Monkey island – Dinner – Free time for activities

Day 3: Monkey Island – Breakfast – Cooking demonstration – Lunch – Tuan chau Marina – Your hotel

Day 1
Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay – Titop Island – Surprising Cave

7:45 – 8:30: Our guide will meet you at your hotel. Then, you will be transferred by the shuttle bus or private car. Let’s enjoy the peaceful scenery and travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta.

12:00 – 12:30: Arriving Tuan Chau Marina. Welcome to the cruise. You will meet the captain, crew and join us for a welcome drink, then we will tell you about life on board.

13:00: Check into your cabin. It’s time to refresh and unwind.

13:30: You will have a delectable lunch while cruising ahead to Ha Long Bay.


Explore the Surprising Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay. It is one of the widest grottoes in Halong Bay with thousands of stalactites and stalagmites.

Visit the top Island – Climbing up to the Top of the Island – Take the best view of Halong Bay or visit a floating Pearl Farm Village and learn the technique for making high-quality pearls in the Winter time.

Continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoying beautiful seascape on the way.

After that, come back to the boat, enjoy the Sunset Party on the sundeck (free wine & fresh fruits).


You will have a great dinner with seafood. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid,…

Overnight on board: clean air-conditioned rooms with a private washroom.

Day 2
Tai chi – Lan ha bay – Monkey Island

You will have a fascinating morning on the boat with a view of the sunrise.

Start your day with Taichi exercises (optional) and a photo hunt.

07: 00: Breakfast, coffee, and tea are served while the boat pass over some beautiful places.

Transfer to smaller boat to explore Lan Ha Bay. Guided kayaking a pristine natural cave lapped by the turquoise water.


You will have a delicious lunch on the boat.

Discover Monkey Island. You also can go swimming, and trekking up to the mountains…

Return to your boat, take time to refresh and relax at Lan Ha Bay.

15:00 – 15:30 Check in Bungalow in Monkey Island.


You will have your free time after to explore the beach.

Dinner will be served at the bungalow.

Overnight in the nice rooms in the bungalow on the beach.

Day 3
Monkey Island – Tuan chau Marina – Your hotel

It will be an awesome morning for you on Monkey Island.

6:45 – 7:00: You will have breakfast and check out of the bungalow. Our tour guide will pick you up at your bungalow, then transfer using smaller boats and get back to Apricot Cruise.

Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and other beautiful places…

Join in the Cooking Class, you will learn how to make our specifically ( Spring rolls ) before an early lunch is served.

11:30 – 12:00: Disembark at the harbor, Tuan Chau Marina. Take a sit and relax.

16:30/17:00: Our driver will pick you up and return to Hanoi Old Quarter.


* Free for under 4 year-old children sharing with their parent

* Charge 50% for the child from 5,6,7 year-old sharing with their parent

*Charge 75% for the child from 8,9,10 year-old sharing with their parent

*Full charge for the child over 11 year-old


  • English speaking guide
  • Shuttle bus (round trip)
  • Mineral water on bus
  • Entrance fee & sightseeing fees
  • Welcome drink
  • Kayaking
  • Fully furnished cabin with A/C & hot shower
  • All meals on boat
  • Exciting games & fishing equipment
  • Cooking class & Tai Chi demonstration


  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • All services & items are not mentioned specifically in the above list
  • NOTE: Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels, and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather.

Price per person in USD ($), based on 1 night on Halong  Bay cruise and 1 night on Monkey Island

Superior Room


Garden View Room


Sea View Room


Suite Sea View Room


Price based on 2 people sharing.

Return transfers from your hotel in Hanoi (Around Old quarter area) are Included as part of this tour.

Price From USD 219 USD $ 199/person
Total $ 199 USD

Trip Facts

  • Ha Long Bay – Titop Island – Surprising Cave - Tai chi – Lan ha bay – Monkey Island – Tuan Chau Marina
  • 3 days - 2 nights
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (See Itinerary)
  • Customer Selection
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