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Activities you should not miss onboard in Halong Bay

When it comes to must-try experiences in Vietnam holidays, taking a Halong Bay overnight cruise is always on the top of every travel guide. Halong Bay Cruises are not only a great idea for relaxing but also a perfect place for you to join interesting activities as follows.

Halong Bay Activities

1. Tai Chi in the morning

It couldn’t be greater than waking up in the early morning on board, enjoy fresh air and participate in Tai-Chi Session. Tai Chi is a useful exercise that gives great benefits to health, both the mind and the body. What is better than greeting the first sunlight in the fresh ambiance amidst karst islands and islets. Start your new day in Halong Bay with this kind of experience will make your trip even better than your expectation.

Tai Chi in Halong Bay

2. Sunbathing on Deck

If you’re familiar with cruise trips, sunbathing is one of the common activities for all travelers, and you also can do it when you’re taking Halong Bay Cruise trip. Dip yourself in bright warm sunlight, relax with a cup of tea/ fresh beer while indulging breathtaking views surrounding will bring to you unforgettable memory about Halong Bay. Don’t forget to save moment of your life with check-in picture from top deck of Halong Bay Cruise.

Sunbathing on deck

3. Traditional Cooking Demonstration

One of the unique experiences onboard that you will have a chance to join in Halong Bay Cruises is traditional Vietnam cuisine class. Maybe you’ve ever heard about cooking class in Ancient House in Old Quarters or somewhere, and now why not joining in a short cooking class in Halong Bay with other guests on cruise with you? It would be a huge advantage to make your new friends, know more about various traditions all over the world and know more about Vietnam's culinary customs as well.

Traditional Cooking Demonstration

4. Swimming onboard

For many guests, swimming would be indispensable in their trip to the sea. Halong Bay has some attractive sandy beaches where are ideal places for swimming, however, Halong Bay is more famous for dense limestone island scenery. Therefore, if you’re looking for leisure time for swimming, you can consider taking yourself a cruise package which has a swimming pool on board. Only a few luxurious cruises, which have spacious public areas, can afford this for you. Don’t hesitate to save your moment in Halong with swimming pool on cruise.

Swimming onboard

5. Spa treatment

If you are looking for refreshment after various activities in Halong Bay, why don’t you make a special request for spa treatment onboard? Relaxing with healthy therapies leads you to the next level of tranquility; treat yourself with our beautification and relaxation treatments that soothe the body and the mind. Using spa service for recharging your batteries must be clever decision while enjoying your trip on Halong Bay Cruises. You just need to tell staff then they will afford your desire (surcharge will be applied). 

Spa Treatment

6. Squid Fishing

Actually, there are not many night activities onboard after you enjoy a full day of outdoor activities and savor a delectable dinner. However if you want more, the suggestion for you is Squid Fishing - an interesting recreation for anyone has patience and enjoys leisure time. Dropping a fishing rod and waiting for hours is not something boring but joining the activity like a real local fishermen makes it one of many highlights in a fascinating Halong Bay excursion.

Squid Fishing in Halong Bay

Note: The best time for squid fishing in Halong Bay is from April to January next year. The highest peak to catch big squids usually begins from August to December and the biggest squids can be found in October and November.

7. Evening Entertainment


Evening Entertainment

If you’re feeling unlucky for your squid hunting, don’t worry because there will be another option for you to enjoy your night in Halong Bay. There are several luxurious cruises in Halong Bay offer live music show each night, which let you enjoy a drink while enjoying lively melody from artists. How fantastic it is! In case your cruise does not offer live music, don’t hesitate to join music party among guests on cruise, or simply enjoy music in public area then relax your mind. Also, some cruises will have minigames on board after dinner, don’t miss a chance to try yourself at the very first time to join the game that you’ve never heard before.

Once you visit Halong Bay, you must be amazed by the spectacular scenery here. You can even make your trip much better with interesting activities onboard mentioned above. Feel free to let our Cruises Expert Team know your plan and we will help you have a memorable trip to Halong Bay. For reference, take a look at our list of Best Halong Bay Cruises for a suitable option. 
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