Jasmine Junk


The Ha Long Jasmine Junk first set its sails in 2007. Since then, it has charmed its passengers with its gracious flair and abundant, charming details. Every centimetre has been carefully adorned and furbished with precious timber.


Twenty four luxuriously equipped cabins provide the backdrop for supreme relaxation and comfortable cruising around the UNESCO world heritage Ha Long Bay. Explore mystic dripstone caves, romantic fishing villages and magnificent sand beaches.


And then, of course, read more » there is Ha Long Bay’s chief attraction: thousands of vast limestone pillars that rise out of the azure blue ocean like pointed dragon teeth. The Jasmine Junk has been designed to offer you panoramic views from just about every point of the ship.


Settle down to a sizzling barbecue on deck or a romantic candle-light dinner at the elegant Jasmine Restaurant. No matter your choice, the Jasmine’s dedicated team of chefs works its intriguing magic for the benefit of your taste buds.


Incidentally, the Jasmine Junk is the largest ship to cruise Ha Long Bay, measuring 55 metres from bow to stern and eleven metres from port to starboard.



Set sails with the Jasmine Junk and experience the “Dragon Passage” on a sensational two day cruise:


On the first day, the crew warmly welcomes you aboard and introduces you to the ship’s ample facilities. Gently, the Jasmine Junk slips away from the quay and sets course for Mat Quy Island, passing through a maze of soaring sandstone pinnacles en route. Having reached your destination, you continue underground into the depths of the Ong Cave system sporting age-old stalactites and stalagmites.


Cast off again and set sails for Cua Van, Ha Long’s oldest fishing village! Small boats shuttle you across to the village composed of floating house boats designed in the traditional style. A charming setting! Back aboard, the captain orders you to the pots: Unravel the secrets of the Vietnamese cuisine in an entertaining and lip-smacking cooking class!


As the sun slowly dips towards the horizon, it is time to make yourself comfortable. Sip a cocktail mixed to perfection and admire the scenery bathed in the dramatic light of the setting sun. Just before dinner, you may enjoy a presentation of Ha Long Bay that combines detailed information with inspiring visual impression.


Start the second day aboard the Jasmine Junk with an energy boost: A Tai Chi lesson before breakfast is just the thing to get your full force flaring and to raise your appetite! Afterwards, shuttle across to an immaculate, white sand beach and take a refreshing dip in the bay. Pure bliss for body, mind and soul! Those with energies to spare may also climb a hill that boasts a magnificent view out over Ha Long Bay.


Later, the Jasmine Junk slowly turns back to port in Ha Long. Rest your eyes on the magnificent scenery of Ha Long Bay one last time before saying your goodbyes to the friendly crew.




Two days are not enough? Step it up to the wonderful three-day cruise “Jewels of Ha Long Bay” featuring the following itinerary:


The three-day cruise starts with the “Dragon Passage” programme and introduces you to all of the fascinating region’s splendour as detailed above. However, the extra day ensures a more complete experience of Ha Long Bay.


In the morning, you board a day boat that takes you deep into Lan Ha Bay. Back on firm ground, you may decide to cycle along the coast from Cat Ba to Viet Hay village. Take a breather in the beautiful village full of traditional houses and observe the locals going about their daily business. Back aboard, you set the course past awe-inspiring rock formations towards Ho Ba Ham.


Should the weather be unfavourably, an alternative programme ensures an equally enjoyable day. Explore the island wonderland in a kayak or just kick back and take a dip in the welcoming water of the bay. The setting is spectacular, no matter the weather. In the early afternoon, you will be arriving at the “Surprise Cave” open to visitors. Alternatively, take a kayak to the Luon cave tunnels.


Those that prefer a slow day and stay aboard will surely appreciate the spa’s superb range of treatments and massages. Then again, you may decide to spend a few hours in the kitchen studying the Vietnamese cuisine. Pick up a few new recipes to culinarily revive your Vietnam holiday back home.



After another relaxing night aboard the Jasmine Junk, start the day with a Tai Chi lessons and a hearty breakfast. A tender boat shuttles you across to the wonderful beach with crystal-clear water. Those itching with energy may decide to take the climb to a lookout point commanding a striking view of Ha Long Bay.


Time to start saying goodbye. The Jasmine Junk pulls up its anchor and slowly turns back towards its home port in Ha Long. On a fine day, why don’t you make yourself comfortable on the deck to marvel at the wonderful scenery one last time!


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Welcome aboard the Jasmine Junk! Welcome to your comfortable cabin, home away from home for the next few days! The Jasmine Junk’s twenty four elegantly furnished cabins are divided into the Premium, read more » Deluxe and Junior Suites. However, the uniting element between the different units is the austere elegance, dedication to comforts and unique ambience.


Luxuriously equipped, the cabins invite you to make yourself comfortable in fine style. Turn up the heat in the glass-walled shower and slip into the soft bathrobe to enjoy the breathtaking views of Ha Long Bay.


Help yourself to a refreshing drink from the mini bar and stretch out on the comfortable bed in eager expectation of wonderful days to come! The 13 Jasmine Premium Cabins (17 square metres large) are located on the main deck and boast a wonderful view with large panorama windows.


The upper deck accommodates the 18 cosy Jasmine Deluxe Cabins, which boast a private balcony. Camera and a cold drink at the ready, settle down and enjoy the tropical heat, ocean breeze and wonderland scenery!


The two Jasmine Junior Suites are the Junk’s top-of-the-rack accommodation units: 24 square metres are plenty of space to spread out. Take a soak in your private whirlpool and rest your gaze on the fantastic seascapes. Later, as the setting sun strikes the scenery on fire, step out onto your private balcony to enjoy the magic of the moment!


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The Jasmine Junk’s unhurried pace takes you from scenic highlight to sun-kissed beach. Dig your toes into the warm sand or take a refreshing dip in the ocean. Stroll down the gently curved bay or explore read more » one of the unique floating villages. Then, later, take a peek beneath the surface, exploring one of the mystic caves or tunnels.


At your request, almost everything is possible: Skip across to an uninhabited island in a kayak or explore along the main coastline. Every corner turned reveals more marvellous beauty.


The Jasmine Junk is legendary for its exquisite Vietnamese cuisine. Be a part of it! The ship’s chefs invite you into their realm to learn the secrets of Vietnamese cooking. And to add the finishing touch, complete you new culinary expertise with a wine tasting event!


Last but not least, the Jasmine’s spa leaves nothing to be desired: Enjoy pure bliss and professional treatments applied by experienced and caring hands while your eyes rest on the wonder all around!


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