- Tour code: HLI2D
- Tour type: Luxury Tour
- Tour Valid: December 31st 2017
- Duration: 2 Days/ 1night
- Destination: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi
Enjoy your time in the premier tourist destination of Vietnam aboard a Halong Indochina Sails vessel, to see the wonderful site.
Enjoy your time in the premier tourist destination of Vietnam aboard a Halong Indochina Sails vessel, to see this wonderful site.
You will be picked up from your Hanoi hotel between 8am and 8:30am, and transfer to Halong Bay, enjoying a stop on the way for refreshments and toilet break.
Itinerary of the cruise
11.30: Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
12.15:Transfer by tender to the boat – enjoy a Welcome Drink, receive a cruise briefing and safety instructions.
12.30:Check in and begin cruising to Halong Bay.
13.00: Lunch is served – enjoy a 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.
14.45Transfer to 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.
15.45: Return to the boat and sail for about one hour to our second stop – Cua Van Floating Fishing Village, the largest fishing village in Halong Bay.
17.00:Arrive at the fishing village. There are two options for visiting the village, by kayak or by sampan. For those who do not wish to kayak we will travel by tender and then transfer to small bamboo boats (sampans) rowed by villagers. For those who wish to go by kayak the kayaking option is $10.00 per person (unless pre-booked). Kayakers will depart from the boat in two-seater, self-rowed kayaks and paddle to and through the village and back to the boat. A kayaking tour guide will lead the way.
18.00: Depart and sail for about 30 minutes to Luon Bo area, to anchor for your overnight stay.
18.00 – 19.00: First of two Happy Hours! Buy one drink-get one free (wine by the bottle excluded).
19.30:Dinner is served.
20.45: Evening activities include: Happy Hour!, board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat with the crew.
21.00 – 22.00: Second Happy Hour! Buy one drink-get one free (wine by the bottle excluded).
23.00:End of Program for Day One.
06.45: Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
07.00: Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes).
07.00: Arrive at the Surprise Cave area, where there is a small fishing village.
07.45: Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 150 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 150 steps and return to the boat.
09.00: On your return to the boat 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 in the dining room. You will settle all bills after breakfast, then 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 the pier, relax inside the pier building while waiting for your return transportation. Your road vehicle will transfer you back to your Hanoi Hotel, where your journey ends