Day 1 Hanoi – Halong Bay
08.00 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Halong City through the paddy fields in the Red River Delta.
10.00 Stopover on the way for refreshments, toilet, or just to stretch your legs.
12.00-12.30 Arrive at Tuan Chau Wharf – Break and photo opportunities at Glory Cruises Marina Private Lounge, and enjoy a Welcome Drink
12.30 Transfer by tender to the boat, receive a cruise briefing and safety instructions.
13.00-13.30 Check in and begin your cruise. Enjoy a deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu Lunch while cruising through the bay.
15.00 Visit exciting Ba Hang fishing village, the village is free from busy roads and streets, electric lights, houses and high rise buildings. Instead, there are only herds of little boats and rafts. You will have the chance to discover the traditional culture and customs of the fishermen. Enjoy kayaking, or just relax on the cruiser.
16.00 Return to the boat and join a cooking class by Glory Cruise’s Chef.
16.30 Time for relaxing onboard our boat.
17.00 Enjoy swimming on Soi Sim beach, if the weather permits, you can reach the top of Soi Sim beach, to have a panoramic view of Halong Bay.
19.00 Dinner – Deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu Dinner
21.00 Evening activities include: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar. Watching movies and many sorts of Vietnam cultural films. Relaxing and spend a romantic night on your Glory Cruise, where music, playing cards,and chess are available, or reading magazines in your room or the dining room. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing & fishing from the boat.
21.00 – 23.00 Happy Hour! Buy two drinks- get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
23.00 End of Program for Day One.
Accommodation: Glory Premium Cruise
Activities: Swiming, Kayaking, Climbing, Cooking Class, Rowing Boat, Playing games
Day 2 Halong Bay – Hanoi
06.30 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
07.00 Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes).
07.45 Transfer by tender to the Sung Sot 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 the boat. Proper shoes are highly recommended
09.15 Return to the cruiser by tender, then check-out and continue your fantastic cruise on the bay.
10.00 Buffet brunch (breakfast/lunch) or A-la-carte Menu while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room, enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.45 Transfer by tender to the pier. Time to say goodbye to the crew
12.00-12.30Return from Halong to Hanoi by shuttle bus/car.
14.00 Stopover in Hai Duong province to visit a ceramics workshop, use the toilet or just to stretch your legs.
16.00-17.00Arrive back to your Hanoi hotel, which signals the end of our services.