► Availability: Available daily
► Duration: 2 days 1 night
► Tour type: Group tour - Max 45 participants
► Guide language: English
► Accommodation: Cruise
►Transportation: Shuttle buses (or car), Kayak, bamboo
► Destinations and activities: Hanoi, Bai Tu Long bay, Vung Vien fishing village, Thien Son Canh cave, kayaking, swimming, cooking class
► Meeting/start point: Pick-up at your hotel or destination in Hanoi, Vietnam
DAY 1: HANOI - BAI TU LONG BAY - VUNG VIENG FISHING VILLAGE - OVERNIGHT ON CRUISE (L-D)
07:30 Our shuttle bus with tour guide will pick you up at your hotel or your location in Hanoi Old Quarter
(Note: This pick-up is just applied for those who use our shuttle bus service)
10:30 Stop off in Hai Duong City where you can experience our hand-made Vietnamese handicraft products.
12:30 Arrive in Hon Gai Pier. Followed by activities such as: boarding Cruise for departure, Welcome drink will be served and cruise briefing, safety instructions, check-in cabins by Cruise Manager
13:30 Enjoy a great lunch while cruise goed further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay, heading to Vung Vieng fishing village – one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen.
14:45 – Option 1: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip around Vung Vieng Fishing Village
– Option 2: Take kayak and go kayaking by yourself with help and instruction of tour guide around the Village
17:30 Return to Cruise and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set. Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck.
18.30 Cooking Class. Our Chef will demonstrate the preparation of a particular Vietnamese cuisine in the dining room. Our guide will let you know what item will be prepared and will explain the process during the demonstration. Duration about 20 – 30 minutes
19:00 Enjoy set menu diner on the board Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00.
Overnight on Cruises
DAY 2: HALONG BAY - THIEN CANH SON CAVE - HANOI (B-L)
06:30 Practive one of the oldest traditons of East Asia:Tai Chi - A beautifu and relaxing experience on the open deck.
07:00 Have light breakfast with Coffee, tea, and bakeries on board while cruising toward Tien Canh Son cave.
07:30 Explore Thien Canh Son cave. Witness its beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Note: There are about 200 steps to get the cave, it has a medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay.
09:00 Upon return to the boat you will have time to freshen up and finish packing. When checking out please remove all of your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins.
19:00 Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier
09:30 Brunch is served. After brunch, Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
PRICES: (In USD/per person)
11:00 Disembark at Hon Gai pier. Get back to Hanoi
16:30 Arrive back your hotel or your location.
Option: When the tour finish, we can drop you off at the in Hon Gai harbor, where you can travel by your own.
- • Full furnished en-suite cabin with A/C, hot water
- • English Speaking tour guide
- • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
- • 2 water bottles per room on boat daily.
- • All meals on board (01 breakfast, 02 lunches, 01 dinner)
- • Cooking demonstration
- • Tai Chi class
- • Entrance and sightseeing fees
- • Kayaks
- • Fishing equipment, movie, exciting games.
- Shuttle bus from Hanoi to Halong: $15/person/way
- Private car (4 seats): $90/car/way
• Beverages, Tax, insurance.
• Pick up and drop off ousite Old Quarter
• Tips, Personal Expenses & those not clearly meantioned above.
GOOD TO KNOW
Change of the itineraries:
The Cruises’ itinerary may change occasionally due to the weather conditions or the instructions given by the Halong Bay Management Authorities.
Wifi on board:
Wi-Fi is available on board but sometimes it is limited due to weak signal points across the mountainous bay.
Surcharge on Christmas 24/12 and New Year Eve 31/12
Policy for single and extra bed:
The third person using extra bed: Price as one adult
Policy for Children:
• 01 child under 5-year-old (sharing a bed with parents): Free of charge
• 01 child from 5 and under 9-year-old (sharing a bed with parents): 75% of the price per an adult
• 02 children under 5 years old (staying with parents): 75% of the price per an adul
• From 9-year-old: price as an adult.
• A deposit of 30% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged up on booking.
• Payment in cash: Cash shall be paid at our office or will be collected at your hotel.
• Credid card: credid card fee is applied to the total amount and different from type of card
• Bank transfer: Please note that the bank fee in Vietna, and the international bank for transmission are covered by the client.
What to bring:
Sunglasses, Sun cream
Camera and film
Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.