3 Days Cultural Cooking Cruise in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

3 Days Cultural Cooking Cruise in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

  • Han Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay - Vietnam

Vietnam Culinary Tour

Join this tour and have a taste of Vietnamese cuisine while sailing through beautiful, calm waters! Get on board the Legacy cruise ship and head off to some of the top attractions in Vietnam and start an unforgettable cultural journey. Breathe in the fresh sea breeze, enjoy delicious meals, and explore places of legends and exuberance. Leave this experience in the hands of the crew who guarantee you a first class service throughout the length of your journey.


  • 1 cooking class
  • Fun kayaking and boating excursions
  • Relaxing cruise through Vietnamese waters
  • Gorgeous sightseeing of islands and islets landscapes
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Daily delicious meals
  • 3 days with instruction
  • English
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During this tour, you will stay either in a private or a shared room. The Legacy Legend cruise has seven spacious cabins full of luxury equipment with private en-suite bathrooms and either a double bed or two single beds. The air-conditioning in the cabins will be on after dinner to 7:00 a.m. of the next morning.

The cruise has a large sundeck, an elegant dining room, and a lounge bar. Based on a unique style, the Legacy cruise is designed with a harmonious mixture between tradition and luxury in details of wood, stone, and bronze.

The dining room is located on the second floor of the cruise and it is designed to serve guests at private tables carved from precious wood giving it a comfortable and romantic atmosphere while looking at the beauty of the bay. The bar is the perfect, coziest place to enjoy cocktails and other drinks. These settings along with the hospitable, well-trained staff guarantee you a good time on board.

Day 1

On the first day of this tour, once you arrive at Hongai harbor, next to the Baitho mountain, you will board the Legacy cruise and enjoy welcome drinks as the journey begins at 12:30 p.m. The lunch will be served while cruising through the Bai Tu Long Bay at 1:00 p.m.

After lunch, you will visit the Vong Vieng floating fishing village. You will get there by either rowing in a small bamboo boat or kayaking at 3:30 p.m. In the village, there will be a guided tour around the local community.

Once you are back to the Legacy cruise at 4:30 p.m. you will sail to the Drum cave for docking and spend a relaxing afternoon enjoying the small party on board with fresh fruit and Vietnamese tea and join a cooking class. The dinner will be served later at the restaurant at 7:00 p.m. From 9:00 p.m. onward, you may use your free time as you wish.

Day 2

The second day of this tour will start with an early breakfast on board at 7:00 a.m. Then, you will be transferred to another boat to sail towards either the Three Peach beach or the Soi Sim island, all depending on the weather, at 8:30 a.m. During this visit, there will be time to engage in some recreational activities from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

The next stop will be at the Light and Dark Cave at 10:45 a.m. to swim in the area before lunch. Then you will continue exploring the cave by kayaking at 1:00 p.m. Finally, you will visit a floating pearl farm to learn about the technique to make high-quality pearls at 3:00 p.m. Then you will return to the cruise to do as you please at 4:00 p.m. The dinner will be served at 7:00 p.m.

Day 3

The last day of this tour will start with an early delicious breakfast served while cruising back to the Ha Long Bay at 7:00 a.m. During the way back, the will be a visit to the Sung Sot cave at 8:00 a.m. Back to the cruise, you may take some time to refresh and relax while cruising through the waters and check-out later on at 9:00 a.m.

Finally, there will be an early lunch served at 10:45 a.m. The cruise will arrive at the pier where it will be time to say goodbye to the crew at 12:00 p.m.

  • Guided visit to the Vong Vieng floating fishing village
  • Kayaking tour around Halong Bay
  • Visit to the Dark cave area
  • Visit to the Light cave area
  • Visit to a floating pearl farm
  • Visit to the Soi Sim island
  • Visit to the Sung Sot cave
  • Visit to the Three Peach beach

This culinary tour will take place on board the Legacy Legend cruise in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam. The cruise ship will sail from Ha Long harbor and arrive at Lan Ha Bay. The cruise will pass by many beautiful islands, islets, and areas such as Bai Tu Long Bay, Vong Vieng, Dinh Huong, Man's Head, and the Saddle Horse islets as well as some caves such as the Trong (Drum) cave.

During this tour, you will be served two breakfast with tea and coffee, two dinners, and three lunches along with daily fresh fruit in your room and a welcome drink. All meals offered on board will include traditional Vietnamese and Western food prepared by the cruise's own chef and are guaranteed to give you a taste of the best local and traditional flavors. You will also enjoy a Vietnamese cooking class during this journey.

During this cruise, you may take some time to relax and make the most of the deck to sunbathe or take photos of the surroundings. Inside the boat, you may watch a movie or read a book outside or engage in some squid fishing.

  • 1 cooking class
  • 1 excursion to a pearl farm
  • 1 excursion to the Light and Dark cave and surroundings
  • 1 excursion to the Sung Sot cave
  • 1 excursion to the Three Peach beach or Soi Sim island
  • 1 excursion to Vong Vieng
  • 2 breakfasts with tea and coffee
  • 2 dinners
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • 3 lunches
  • English speaking guide on board
  • Fees for entrance to touristic spots
  • Fishing equipment to use freely
  • Insurance on boat
  • Kayak and boat fees for the excursions
  • Welcome drinks
  • Additional activities
  • Additional drinks
  • Additional transportation
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Hanoi Noi Bai Airport (HAN). Halong Promotion Tours can arrange a transfer from this airport on request for an additional cost.

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Hanoi, Vietnam

Halong Promotion Tours is one of the best tour operators in Vietnam offering personal travel services and private tours in Vietnam.

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