Halong Bay

Listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO 1994, Halong Bay is a stunning limestone archipelago stretching over some 1500 square kilometers and comprising nearly 2000 islets. Also known as the bay of ‘the descending dragon’, legend has is that the bay was formed when a dragon plunged into the sea whipping its tail from side to side that carved a stunning seascape of craggy limestone karst islands.

Explore the bay with the following tours:

HALONG BAY ( Full day )

HALONG BAY ( 1 night on boat )

HALONG ( 2 nights on boat )

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HALONG BAY ( Full day )
HALONG BAY ( 1 night on boat )
HALONG ( 2 nights on boat )

Take 4hrs drive North East of Hanoi taking you across the Red River delta, the second biggest in Vietnam and through the scenic country side to reach Halong Bay – a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Upon on your arrival, embark on your private cruise for 4hours among breathtaking scenery of the Bay. Visit to Thien Cung’s magnificent grotto, one of the major ones in the archipelago. Accessible after a short walk up an islet amidst the rain forest, this recently discovered 130-meters long cave is now a real attraction, with amazing shapes and state-of-the-art lightshow. After this visit, the cruise will offer you a lunch on board while getting back to Halong City. Driver transfers you back to Hanoi city.

DAY 1: HANOI – TUAN CHAU HABOR – HALONG (-/L/D)

07.45 – 08.15 :  Pick up at your hotel in Ha Noi and transfer to Halong
12:00 – 12:30 : Check in Pelican & Image café (Tuan Chau Island)
12:30 – 13:00 : Transfer to Image boat by tender
13:00 – 13:15 :  Welcome on boat enjoy welcome drink and follow Operation Manager briefing safety on boat as Image Halong Cruise heads to Hoa Cuong, Ngon Tay, Duoi Ca.
13:30 – 14:30 : Have lunch on boat
15:00 – 15:45 : Transfer to small bamboo boat to visit Luon cave.

Option:  Kayaking service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly. Rate is USD 10 per person ( unless pre – booked ).

15:45 – 17:00 :  Visit Titov island
17:00 – 18:00 : Back to the boat continues cruises to find safety place for overnight ( near 587 islet or Luon cave). Free time on boat
18:00 – 19:00 : Happy hour ( buy two drink, get one free )
18:30 – 19:00 : Cooking Class
19:30 : Have dinner on boat
21:30 – 23:00 : Join squid fishing. Overnight on boat

DAY 2: HALONG – HANOI (B/L/-)

06:15 – 06:45 : Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the Sundeck
07:00 : Have breakfast on boat
07:45 – 08:45 : Explorer visit Surprise cave (about 60 minute by walk)
09:00 – 09:30 : Check out, payment in reception area
10: 30 : Have lunch on boat
11:30 : Back to Tuan Chau pier. Transfer by tender to Pelican & Image cafe. End of the trip

Note:
– Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.

– Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.

– Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.

3* boats:

Dragon’s Pearl Junk
Oriental Sail Junk
Legacy Cruise
Phoenix Cruise
Syrena Cruise
Glory Cruise
Image Cruise
Halong Emotion Cruise

4* boats:

Treasure Junk
Bhaya Cruise
Aphrodite Cruise
Indochina Sails
Ginger Cruise
Pelican Cruise
Signature Cruise

5* boats:

Paradise Cruise
Paradise Privilege (3 Cabins Boat)
Paradise Peak (8 Cabin Boat)
Dragon’s Legend Junk
Starlight Cruise
Jasmine Cruise
Violet Cruise (6 Cabins Boat)

DAY 1: HANOI – HON GAI HABOUR – BAI TU LONG BAY – CAP LA (-/L/D)

07.45 – 08.15 : Pick up at your hotel in Ha Noi and transfer to Halong
12.00 – 12.30 : Embark Dragon Pearl Junk at Hon Gai International harbor.
12.30 – 13.00 : Check-in, enjoy welcome drink & cruise briefing.
13.30 – 15.00 : Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; admire the fascinating formations.
15.00 – 16.30 : Cruise to Cap La.
16.30 – 17.30 : Enjoy paddling around Cap La fishing village by kayak.
17.45 – 19.00 : Back to junk for swimming or relaxing.
19.00 – 21.00 : Have dinner and overnight on board in Cong Do.

DAY 2: CAP LA – CONG DAM – THIEN CANH SON CAVE – CONG DO (B/L/-)

07.30 – 08.00 : Morning view of Bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the fresh air.
08.30 – 09.00 : Start cruising to Cong Dam while discovering geological values of Bai Tu Long Bay.
09.00 – 11.00 : Enjoy kayaking through the hidden lagoons and geological park in Cong Dam. Go swimming in the crystal water.
11.30 – 14.00 : Back to junk for lunch and relaxing.
14.00 – 19.00 : Cruise to Hon Co Island for swimming or kayaking to discover the stunning scenery of the Bay.
19.00 – 21.00 : Explore the well- hidden and have a deluxe dinner in Thien Canh Son cave. Overnight in Cong Do area.

DAY 3: CONG DO – VUNG VIENG – HON GAI – HANOI (B/L/-)

08.00 – 08.30 : Enjoy fresh air & gentle breeze of the bay in morning. Have breakfast on board.
08.30 – 09.30 : Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic row-boat, meet the local people and pass through the floating school and fish farms.
10.00 : Check out of the cabin. Start cruising towards the harbor while an A la carte lunch is served.
11.45 – 12.00 : Disembark. Drive to Yen Duc village in Dong Trieu province.
14.00 – 14.30 : Enjoy water puppet show performed by local artists.
14.45 – 17.30: Arrive in Hanoi. Trip ends.

3* boats:

Dragon’s Pearl Junk
Oriental Sail junk
Legacy cruise
Phoenix cruise
Syrena Cruise
Glory Cruise
Image Cruise
Halong Emotion Cruise

4* boats:

Treasure Junk
Bhaya Cruise
Aphrodite Cruise
Indochina Sails
Ginger Cruise
Pelican Cruise
Signature Cruise

5* boats:

Paradise Cruise
Paradise Privilege (3 cabins boat)
Paradise Peak (8 cabin boat)
Au Co Cruise (32 cabin boat)
Dragon’s Legend Junk
Starlight Cruise
Jasmine Cruise
Violet Cruise (6 cabins boat)


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