Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (-/L/D)
08:00AM meet our driver at the lobby of your hotel. Enjoy 03h30 drive to Halong Bay, listed as UNESCO's World Heritage Site (This transfer is on your request).
11.30 Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
12.15 Transfer by tender to Indochinasails Cruises – enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.
12.30 Embark on Indochinasails cruises. Sail through beautiful Bai Tu Long Bay enroute to Halong Bay.
13.00 Lunch - enjoy deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu Lunch.
Massage service available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise. Please book in advance with your Cruise Manager.
14.45 Arrive at Luon Cave. Depart from Indochinasails Cruises and journey past such popular sites as “Đầu Người” Head Island, “Con Rùa” Turtle Island and “Cổng Trời” Heaven’s Gate Island on the way to the cave. There are two options for exploring the cave and surrounding area. One option is to transfer to small bamboo boats which are rowed by the local people. The second option is to travel by kayak (passengers row kayaks for themselves). The kayaking option is $10.00 per person unless pre-booked.
15:45 Return to Indochinasails Cruises and sail for about 15 minutes to our second stop – Titop Island.
16.00 Arrive at Titop Island. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach and climbing the steps to the top of the mountain on the island for fantastic views and photo opportunities. Water and towels will be supplied. We will spend about 45 minutes on the island.
17.00 Depart and sail for about 30 minutes to Luon Bo area, where Indochinasails Cruises will anchor for overnight.
19.15 Dinner - deluxe Vietnamese & Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner.
20.45 Evening activities include: film entertainment (on some boats) in the dining room at 21.00, board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.
21.00 – 23.00 Happy Hour! Buy one drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
23.00 End of Program for Day One. We stay on Indochinasails Cruises tonight.
Day 2: Halong Bay – departure (B/-/-)
06.45 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
07.00 Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on Indochinasails Cruises sundeck (duration about 30 minutes).
07.00 Indochinasails Cruises arrive at the Surprise Cave area. There is a small fishing village here.
07.45 Transfer by tender from Indochinasails Cruises to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to Indochinasails Cruises.
09.00 Upon return to Indochinasails Cruises, you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove all of your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier). Depart for Bai Chay/Halong pier.
09.30 Enjoy Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.00 Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier. Transfer by tender to Indochinasails Cruises pier, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation.
Our driver will pick up you at Indochinasails Cruises dock,then drive back to Hanoi (This transfer is on your request). Drop off at your hotel or residence in Hanoi. Tour ends.
Prices: from US$195/ person. Please contact our Travel Specialist at any time to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs
- Welcome Drink
- Cruise Itinerary by Indochinasails Cruises
- Entrance, Sightseeing Fees
- English Speaking Guide on Indochinasails Cruises
- Luxurious Cabins, Suites with A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
- Deluxe Vietnamese, International Lunch and Dinner
- Vietnamese and International Breakfast
- Conference Equipment (Charter only)
- Insurance, Taxes, Service Charges
- All kind of airfares
- Transfers Hanoi - Indochinasails Cruises - Hanoi
- Hotels in Hanoi
- Vietnam visa arrangements
- Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
- Kayaking (Ten dollars U.S. per person, when not pre-booked)
- Beverages, Tips, Personal Expenses on Indochinasails Cruises
- All other services not clearly mentioned above