Indochina Sails is a susidiary of Huong Hai Junks, one of the first companies to offer tourist cruising on Halong Bay.
Backed by more than 10 years experience hosting international guests on the tranquil waters of Halong Bay, Indochina Sails has set a new standard for luxury cruising. The first company to offer overnight cruises on the bay, Indochina Sails is now widely known as the number one choice for discerning travelers, operating a fleet of six newly built wooden junks designed in time-honored traditional style, with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities. The two newest Junks are Valentine Premium with 5 cabins and Indochina Sails Premium – the largest Junk with 24 cabins.
Our boats feature spacious, well-appointed cabins and suites with large en-suite bathrooms, large sundecks with comfortable lounging furniture and elegant dining rooms and bars. We have designed and fitted our boats to international standards while maintaining traditional styling, creating the perfect balance of modern comforts and nostalgic ambiance.
Our goal is to offer a soothing as well as stimulating experience that you will remember and cherish. Our dedicated and professional management and staff await you and look forward to serving you on magnificent Halong Bay.
To be the Number One Cruise Operator in Halong Bay.
To provide a product of consistently superior quality.
To provide the best service possible at all times.
To provide professional service in a personalized and friendly manner.
Philosophies and Values
To maintain the philosophy of CQI - Continuous Quality Improvement.
To be attentive to the feedback of our Travel Industry Partners.
To be attentive to the feedback of our guests.
Our guests are our number one priority.
Our employees are our most valued resource.
To continue to grow and improve our company in order to maintain our standing as a premier provider of world-class services to the visitors of Vietnam in general and Halong Bay in particular.
Beyond expectation service
We booked a Halong Bay 2 day/1 night on Indochina Sails and it was the highlight of our trip in Vietnam. Everything was smooth from the beginning to the end. Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay are so wonderful in its nature. The boat was spacious and nic... Read More »
Sailing Halong Bay
In my hometown of Vancouver, we take topography for granted; we’re spoiled by scenery. Moving to Bangkok, your perspective changes; scenery morphs into concrete. Traveling out of Bangkok reminds you how much you miss a “nice view”. ... Read More »
Indochina Sails Recommends Tips for Female Travellers When Stay in Vietnam
The International Women's Day is coming soon. On this occasion, Indochina Sails - the most luxury cruise & safest in Halong Bay sending to all women over the world love and wishes your day is as unique and special as you are! Vietnam is a peaceful co... Read More »
Halong Bay – How to Choose your Junk
Halong Bay, Vietnam is AMAZING and completely worth the time and effort to plan. Before going, do put some time and effort into choosing what tour you do, as this will make a big difference to whether you come back raving about your trip or warning o... Read More »
The Fishermen of Halong Bay, Vietnam
“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru Mesmerizing panoramas of limestone karsts often co... Read More »
Halong Bay‘s sunset praised on CNN
Thanks to its unique beauty, Halong Bay was selected as one of Asia’s top five tropical island paradises which possess the most beautiful sunset. With this spirit of maritime adventure in mind, CNN asked Herman Ho, Boat Asia 2012 managing direc... Read More »
Indochina Sails attends International Tourism Fair in Spain
Indochina Sails announces to attend the International Tourism Fair in Spain from January 30, 2013 to February 3, 2013. We welcomes all attendees to discuss about the possibilities of working together. Indochina Sails is the first and biggest company ... Read More »
Christmas atmosphere is everywhere in Vietnam
How is Christmas in Vietnam celebrated? Despite Christmas not being traditionally celebrated in Vietnam, the Christmas spirit has certainly arrived in recent years, with decorations proudly lacing many an office and apartment building. Today, Christm... Read More »
Tips for cruising with children in Halong Bay
It is a great experience when your family can spend time travelling together. However, travelling with children can cause some difficulties for parents. Here are some tips that parents should know when joining a cruise in Halong Bay: Preparation Trav... Read More »
Halong Bay Water-based Activities
Surrounded by thousands of limestone mountains, Ha Long Sea creates a charming beauty for the bay and makes it unbelievably unique. Coming to Halong Bay, you will be entering a world of water wonders.Exciting water sportsImmense water surface in Ha L... Read More »
Enjoy Lobsters When Visiting Halong Bay
When you are on your favourite Vietnam Tours and you think you have marvelled enough on the beauty of Halong Bay, then you have only satisfied one of your senses. Of course the landscape, the emerald sea, the more or less 2000 limestone karst and the... Read More »
Ha Long Week aims at European market
SThe Ha Long Week 2012 will take place in the northern province of Quang Ninh from November 27-30 at Ha long city, with a focus on European market. During the week, participants and European tourists will have the chance to enjoy art and cultural pro... Read More »
Sa Sung in Halong
There are many special foods in Ha Long Bay . Almost people will talk about Sa Sung firstly when talk about special food here. Sa sung (Vietnamese: Sá sùng) is a kind of sea worn. It is found in some sea areas in Vietnam such as: Quang ... Read More »
Special Foods In Halong Bay
Culinary is one of part that can’t miss in each of trip. When travelling to any destination, most of tourist not only visit beauty spots, search about cultural, historical values but also discovery and enjoy culinary there. In facts, they often... Read More »
Vietnam wants waterway tourism safety
The number of life jackets on tourist boats accommodating guests overnight must be twice the number of passengers on board, according to the draft of a circular to be issued by the Ministry of Transport.The forthcoming regulation will require all pas... Read More »
Kayaking in Halong Bay – Things to know
Halong Bay attracts thousands of passengers every month. Nearly five hundred cruises run every day and hundreds of passengers stay on board every night. Halong Bay is famous for its natural beauty and thousands of limestone islands and islets. When y... Read More »
Coppy right PJandMikeWell yes I am back - I know you have all missed me whilst I have been scanning off on Halong Bay. So here goes, we get picked up on time by the cruise company and start picking up the other passengers. This is where the fun began... Read More »
Vietnam Mid Autumn Festival_The children’s festival
In Vietnam, Têt-Trung-Thu (tet-troong-thoo) or the Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most popular family holidays. It is held on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month.Vietnamese families plan their activities around their children on this special... Read More »
Great 3 day trip through Halong Bay!
Coppy right Blogger BertBoAmsterdam, The Netherlands We had booked a 3 day trip through Halong Bay with Indochina Sails on board of their Indochina Sails 1 or 2 and we stayed in two Superior rooms. A good mid size boat with in total 15 cabins. It was... Read More »
My Heart is still in Halong Bay
"It is the wonder that one cannot impart to others" - Ho Chi Minh's thoughts on Halong Bay.The night I spent in Halong Bay will be one I treasure forever, for more than one reason. I fell in love with the area as soon as our junk boat left the harbou... Read More »
What will you do if your cruise is canceled in Halong Bay!
You’ve got a good deal and now are dreaming about an interesting trip with beautiful cabin, delicious food, friendly staff waiting for you in Halong Bay, Vietnam. You’ll be relaxing on the sundeck while the boat cruises around the rising ... Read More »
Indochina Sails kicks off hot offer for the Summer 2012
Halong Bay - one of the New Seven Wonder of the world, has become the most attractive destination for tourist when come to Vietnam. Visit Halong Bay, tourist will have chance to see the spectacular nature which the Creator award for Halong. Go with t... Read More »
Visiting Vong Vieng floating village in Halong bay
As a large and age-old fishing village in Ha Long bay, Vong Vieng attaches great historical and cultural value and has currently attracted lots of tourists.There are 4 fishing villages in the World Heritage site: Ba Hang, Cua Van, Vong Vieng and Cap ... Read More »
Best cruise in Halong Bay – How to select!
Halong, literally "Descending dragon Bay", is a true wonder of Vietnam and natural heritage site which is recognised by UNESCO. Around 3,000 limestone islets rise from the emerald waters, and no matter how many pictures, stories, and movies of Halong... Read More »
Halong Bay needs to be preserved and promoted the values of culture.
On 24th July 2012, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST) and the Quang Ninh People’s Committee held an int'l conference on “preserving and developing the values of Ha Long Bay world natural heritage - new vision” in Ha... Read More »
Well worth the premium over the budget cruises!
We stayed on the Indochina Sails Premium boat in a deluxe cabin on the 2nd Floor, doing the 3 days/2 nights tour. Firstly, I really recommend doing 2 nights instead of 1 - the full day out is relaxing and interesting, and less 'touristy' than the 1 n... Read More »
Halong Bay islets
Am Islet On the route to Quan Lan – Ngoc Vung islands; Am Rock or Kettle Islet is situated in Bai TuLong Bay. An island jutting out of the seawaters, the teapot of the Jade Emperor, who accidentally dropped it into Ha Longso, and its handle was... Read More »
Luxury Cruise through Vietnam's Historic Halong Bay with Indochina Sails
Halong Bay, only 105 miles from Hanoi, is a UNESCO World Heritage site and considered to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. Guests will be surrounded by hundreds of lush islands, each with names that reflect their unique shapes, like V... Read More »
Ha Long Bay announces hot-line for tourism
A hot-line including phone numbers, fax and email have been officially released by QuangNinh Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism on July 3. The province possessing numerous stunning tourist destinations and a new wonder of the world - Ha Long Ba... Read More »
Daily life in the Halong Bay
The beauty of Halong Bay is not only famous for Vietnamese but also for people all around the world. Beside the different size limestone mountains and the unique ecological environment which attracts visitors, there is another beauty of Halong which ... Read More »
Discovering Halong Bay by Kayaking
If you’re looking for a different and fun way to experience Halong Bay, I can assure you a kayak tour is the best way to go. Though notorious for being misty this time of the year, the scenery was incredibly dramatic as it created a mystical- a... Read More »
The Beauty of Halong Bay
For generations of visitors arriving by sea in North Vietnam, the geological marvel known as Halong Bay has been their first introduction to this remarkable country. The weathered limestone Karst pillars can be seen at several locations across southe... Read More »
Beautiful boat for a great tour
This is one of the most beautiful places I've ever been! Halong Bay was breathtaking and a once in a lifetime experience I will never forget. It is no wonder why this place is a UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. We arrived at the pier mid-day and were... Read More »
Indochina Sails - Luxury Cruises on Halong Bay Vietnam
One hundred and seventy kilometers from Hanoi, in northeastern Vietnam,Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Natural Heritage website and undoubtedly 1 of the most gorgeous locations on earth. The bay is a magical blend of land and sea with thousands of limes... Read More »
Tips for enjoying Descending Dragon Bay without going completely insane
By far one of the most beautiful landscapes on Earth can be savored while sitting on the deck of a boat in “Descending Dragon Bay,” otherwise known as Halong Bay, off the coast of North Vietnam. A beautiful ocean landscape, Halong Bay is ... Read More »
Indochina Sails Cruise chosen as “Dream Hotel” by famous German Movie Series
The popular, long-running German movie series called “Das Traumhotel” was filmed on Indochina Sails. The series of movies Das Traumhotel, which translates in English to “Dream Hotel”, features 5-Star properties from all over t... Read More »
Indochina Sails kicks off the Summer Saver Sensation 2012
This promotion is valid from May 1st, 2012 to September 30th, 2012 2Days 1Night cruise: Superior Double: 448 USD/cabin (for 2 adults) Superior Single: 338 USD/cabin (for 1 adults) Deluxe Double: 500 USD/cabin (for 2 adults) Deluxe Single: 380 USD/cab... Read More »
How to Choose a Ship for Halong Bay Luxury Cruises
There are so many ships that can take you on Halong Bay luxury cruises. Since you pay a lot to go on these Halong luxury cruises, you need to ensure that you get value for your money. There are a few things that you can look out for when you are choo... Read More »
Ha Long Bay to focus on safe tourism, clean environment
Ha Long Bay has seen a boom in tourism over the last two months, as a result, authorities in Quang Ninh Province are paying special heed to ensure safety and security for visitors and implementing measures to protect the environment. Ever since Ha Lo... Read More »
Halong Bay Treasures the Caves of the Dragon
Vietnam is one of the most beautiful countries of Southeast Asia and one of the most popular destinations for European tourists. Among its natural landscapes the Halong Bay in the north of the nation, continues to surprise visitors from around the wo... Read More »
Discover the beauty of Ha Long Bay in your own style
Have you already started planning for next vacation? If you are planning to spend the vacation outside the country, you can think about Vietnam, especially Ha Long Bay. About Ha Long Bay Ha Long Bay has been declared as world heritage by UNESCO and n... Read More »
Halong is magical no matter the weather
I’ve been haunted by Halong Bay for years. This beautiful spot on the north coast of Vietnam screams ‘dream holiday’ from every photo, with its famous blue skies, clear seas and towering limestone columns. We ignored the hundreds of... Read More »
Indochina Sails announces to attend World’s Leading Travel Trade Show
Indochina Sails fleet of six newly built wooden junks is designed to combine the very best of traditional styling and contemporary luxury. We provide our passengers with a sumptuous "home away from home” in which to enjoy the spectacular scener... Read More »
Sung Sot – one of most beautiful caves in the world
Sung Sot (Amazing) cave, one of the largest caves in Ha Long Bay, has been selected as one of the world’s ten most beautiful caves by the Association of Tourism Offices and Brokers in the Czech Republic. According to the Association, Sung Sot c... Read More »
Halong Bay – A Impressive Holiday Experience
Halong Bay is a very popular travel and leisure destination. It’s location is in the Quang Ninh province of Vietnam and is also acknowledged as being a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is a body of ocean of roughly one thousand five hundred squar... Read More »
The stunning Halong Bay
Luxury cruising through the stunning Halong Bay, swimming in turquoise waters, lazing on island beaches, kayaking through caves, cocktails on deck - for me anyway - and amazing 6 course meals.... such has been our lot for the last few days. It's a ha... Read More »
Fantastic cruise service on Halong Bay
I really enjoyed Indochina Sails during my visit with family over the Christmas holidays. We weren't sure how Christmas on a junk would turn out, but I was blown away. We all agreed that the crew made it one of the most memorable Christmas' for us wi... Read More »
The Perfect Love Cruise
The Indochina Sails is the perfect cruise to Halong Bay. The staff is friendly. It is always nice to chat with the locals to know them and Vietnam better. The food is delicious and in abundance. When you are travelling with 3 growing teenagers, it is... Read More »
Experience of a lifetime
It is hard to choose a cruise for Halong Bay - there are so many, and there is very little to differentiate between the companies. I chose to book with Indochina Sails because of their mention of adequate life jackets etc (which is important to know ... Read More »
“Fantastic and attentive crew and serenity at its best.”
This is my first experience on board a junk and I must say, it leaves me wanting more. The scenery is absolutely beautiful. The place is so tranquil that you really at peace with the world.The crew is fantastic too. Our cruise manager, Mr Le Xuan Hoa... Read More »
Just got off the Indochina Sails - spent 2 nights on it. Everything is exceptional from the food to the service to the rooms. There is nothing we can fault. It is definitely worth doing the 2night, the people who only did the 1 night regretted it as ... Read More »
"romantic, sublime, beautiful, awe inspiring..."
Words cannot do justice to the beauty and tranquility of Halong Bay... We could not have been happier picking Indochina Sails for our 2 day, 1 night trip - the staff was AWESOME, the level of service was just amazing, the food incredible irregardless... Read More »
Indochina Sails Announces New Itinerary on Halong Bay
It’s time for a change! In order to adjust to the increasing traffic on the Bay and to choose the optimum routes and locales to ensure the very best Ha Long Bay experience for our guests, Indochina Sails launches a new itinerary as of 10 Decemb... Read More »
A dream journey in stunning surroundings
We travelled on the beautiful Indochina Sails junk on Halong Bay. Overall well organised, staff go the extra mile (like retrieving a fellow travellers camera bag left in another tour bus after an initial mix up on the drive to Halong City). The boat ... Read More »
Indochina Sails - Luxurious
My husband and I were in Halong Bay in September. Our tour operator, Haivenu booked us on a 2 day/ 1night cruise on Indochina Sails Premium. The boat was luxurious, the bedroom and en-suite bathroom were luxurious. The bedding and towels felt luxurio... Read More »
Ha Long Bay is New Wonder of Nature
Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay is one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature, announced the New7Wonders Foundation on November 12 after the first count of global voting ended a day earlier.In alphabetical order, the seven winners are the Amazon, Ha Long Bay... Read More »
Magical Halong Bay
Our destination may still be a few hours away but I’m already tingling with anticipation for a night on Vietnam’s mythical Halong Bay.The karsts (limestone pillars) that jut out from the waters of the bay may date back nearly 500 million ... Read More »
That is what we want!
We just spent a sweet holiday in Halong bay with Indochina Sails cruise. This was also our 2nd anniversary so I needed a perfect and special place for us. It was useful to visit Trip Advisor because I found a long list of cruises instead of being los... Read More »
“Indochina Sails - Halong Bay - fantastic”
Like many others it was hard to choose and book before we left Australia out of the many on offer, but we couldn't have picked better - we sailed on the Indochina Sails 1, absolutely tip-top in every way - food was excellent, staff were great, cabins... Read More »
Cruising with Indochina Sails- “Spoil yourself - you won't be disappointed”
We have just returned from a 2 night 3 day cruise on Indochina Sails 1.The boat had 24 cabins of which there were only 11 passengers on the 1st night. As soon as we were collected from the terminal the treatment began, smiles and assistance where nee... Read More »
Indochina Sails-“Well worth paying the extra for a Deluxe Cruise”
Myself and my girlfriend have just come back from a 3 day, 2 night Indochina Sails Deluxe Junk cruise and we both have to say it was one of the best things we have done on any of our holidays! The boat itself was fantastic and well worth paying the l... Read More »
“Halong Bay In My Eyes”-Photo Competition sponsored by Indochina Sails, Halong Bay, Vietnam
The competition is intended to highlight the incredible beauty of Halong Bay and encourage more travellers to see the Bay for themselves. In addition, it is hoped that more people will become aware of the online “New Wonder of the World” ... Read More »
Sunset at Halong Bay, Vietnam
Sitting here in my flat in Berlin (pretend I’m British for a moment, will you?), I can’t help but remember that just two months ago I was on a boat trip in Halong Bay, Vietnam. Don’t get me wrong, I’m happy to be here even if ... Read More »
Valentine Junk-“Extraordinary Sailing in Luxury”
Exploring Halong Bay on a small cruise ship or junk is an unforgettable experience, particularly if it is as seamlessly performed as the Valentine Junk company does.From the first class cabin to the attention of the staff and wonderful food to the st... Read More »
Indochina Sails - “Much more than we expected”
We went on the 2 day, 1 night trip on Halong Bay with Indochina Sails on the premium junk. Our trip was organized as part of a tour of Vietnam so we really didn’t know what to expect, but it was fantastic from start to finish. We were welcomed ... Read More »
Indochina Sails - “Amazing! A Must Do! 2 Nights”
Halong Bay is an absolute must. I have been traveling through South East Asia for a month now and this is by far my favorite spot/attraction. Secondly I have to totally disagree with the last review. I also did the 2 nights cruise and I would suggest... Read More »
Halong Bay Vietnam, A Valley Of Surprises
Halong Bay considered as an incredibly gorgeous tourist vacation destination is an organic wonder that attracts men and women from round the globe. Dotted with limestone karsts and sparkling islands, they’re of assorted shapes and sizes appeali... Read More »
Halong Bay Viet Nam : A Earth Of Mystery Awaits You
When you were to go to sleep and wake in an Asian brushstroke landscape, Halong Bay Viet nam might be where you’d probably find yourself. Majestic and mysterious, Vietnam’s Halong Bay is actually a breathtaking location with over 2000 ext... Read More »
Ha Long, the masterpiece of nature
I experienced the beauty of Halong Bay through the material and narrative pictures of everyone. How poetry, the music soothing, so much the fine words in favor of dedicated people for this place that I have long cherished once came to discover beauty... Read More »
Indochina Sails - The luxury we deserved
We booked the 2 days / 1 night stay on Indochina Sails, deluxe room, 2nd level. Our boat was the 'Indochina Sails Premium', which has only been sailing since Nov 2010, and is very new and luxurious. The rooms (24 rooms) were 5 star hotel rooms essent... Read More »
Halong Bay, Vietnam Natural Enchantment
After breakfast and check out at a hotel in the old town of Hanoi, the trip to Halong Bay was begun that morning. Tour to one of the sites in the world of natural magic, who had entered the list of candidates for New 7 Wonders of Nature, it passed th... Read More »
Fabulous 2 night stay on the Indochina Sails Halong
After a shaky start (not caused by Indochina but the cancellation of our origional trip with the Junk A) we boarded the Indochina sails and were greated by a lovely welcome party, a cold drink and face towel. The boat we were allocated was a beautifu... Read More »
My wonderful trip - Halong Bay
According to local legend, a long time ago when the Vietnamese were fighting Chinese invaders, the gods sent down a family of dragons to help defend the land. They began spitting out jewels and jade which transformed into thousands of islands and isl... Read More »
Vietnam’s Halong Bay is mysteriously beautiful
Mysterious and inspirational are words that come up when thinking of the natural wonder Halong Bay. Imagine nearly 2000 incredibly beautiful islands and rock formations, rising up out of the emerald green water of the Gulf of Tonkin, and you’ll... Read More »
Hot Promotion in Halong Bay: Summer Saver Sensation with Indochina Sails
Dear distinguished customers, Greetings from Indochina Sails – The most luxury and safest on Halong Bay, Vietnam! Summer is coming! Join us to enjoy the summer in Halong Bay, Vietnam with our special promotions. Summer Saver Sensation Promotion... Read More »
A Look into Beautiful Halong Bay in North Vietnam
Halong Bay -Halong meaning “Descending Dragon”- is named after the thousands of island with bizarre rock formations and limestone cliffs that are within the Gulf of Tonkin, in the north shores of Vietnam. It is composed of more than 3000 ... Read More »
Indochina Sails, the unique Guide Awards’ Winner for Luxury Cruises in Halong bay Vietnam
Indochina Sails (www.indochinasails.com ) has just won the Guide Awards 2010 for “the Year’s Best” products and services in the tourism sector in Vietnam in Furama Resort Danang, celebrating their award winning service. The Guide Ma... Read More »