Inspired by the spirit and ambition of Vietnamese entrepreneur Bach Thai Buoi in the early 1900s, Heritage Cruises Binh Chuan Cat Ba Archipelago follows the footsteps of the legendary “King of Ships” through the Gulf of Tonkin’s three bays, Halong, Lan Ha, and Bai Tu Long. Ranging from classic overnight programs to in-depth 4-day voyages, each luxury Halong cruise itinerary is designed to showcase the wild beauty and enchanting culture of this exotic destination. Journey through time on the vessel’s 1930’s design, wandering down hallways framed with historic mementos and stories to learn about this iconic period of Vietnamese history. 20 luxurious suites further this theme with their high ceilings, hand-painted mosaic tiles, four-poster colonial beds, panoramic full-length windows, and original artwork. Onboard the ship, guests benefit from a multitude of dining opportunities with two restaurants, indoor and outdoor lounges, a wine cellar, and pool bar to choose from, as well as recreational fun in the form of a spa, swimming pool, library, and gym. Art lovers are especially in for a treat as an art gallery featuring original works from renowned painter Pham Luc can also be enjoyed at any time during the cruise.