* HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TRIP:
+ Transferring by air-conditioned shuttle bus between Hanoi and Halong Bay including hotel pickup and drop off
+ Enjoying 4-star amenities Cruise on Halong Bay, a UNESCO listed World Heritage
+ Passing by Hoa Cuong Village, Luom Bo Area, Coconut Three Island
+ KAYAKING and Swimming in the area of Lan Ha bay.
+ Cruising among the thousands of limestone islands in Halong Bay and visit the most beautiful cave in the Bay, Sung Sot (Surprising) Cave
+ Shooting photos from sightseeing deck or aboard your kayak as your tour
+ Participating the cooking demonstration of Vietnamese traditional cuisine or early TAI CHI CLASS
+ Witnessing spectacular sunsets and delightful dawns over the Bay
+ Joining sunset party and other activities on this Halong Bay Cruise
DAY 1 : HANOI – HALONG BAY – LAN HA BAY – OVERNIGHT ON CRUISE ( L – D )
07:30 Be picked up at our Essence Hanoi hotel, heading to Ha Long bay
10:30 Stopover in Hai Duong City where you can experience our hand-made Vietnamese handicraft products.
12:30 Arrive in Tuan Chau Marina Pier (Tuan Chau Island). Followed by activities such as: boarding Flamingo Cruise for departure, Welcome drink will be served and cruise briefing, safety instructions, check-in cabins by Cruise Manager
13:30 Great lunch is served while cruising passing by islets.
15.00 Kayaking around Pearl Farm Village, visit Titop Island. Free choice of activities such as sunbathing, swimming and conquering the peak of the biggest island in Halong and taking panoramic photos of Halong bay in the afternoon.
17:30 Happy Hour. Buy 2 beverage get 1 for free
18.00 Cooking Class. The 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
18:30 Enjoy Sunset Party with fruits and tea
19:30 Under the magnificent night sky, our luxury set menu dinner is served with variety of Vietnamese and Asian foods
21:00 Joining the squid fishing on boat with our crews and can enjoy the squid cooked with assistance from our chef or laze yourself with our happy-hour drinks at the bar
Overnight on Flamingo Cruises
DAY 2 : HALONG BAY – HANOI ( B – L )
06:15 Tai Chi class on the Sun-Deck
07:15 Have light breakfast with Coffee, tea, and bakeries on board
07:45 Arrive at the Surprising cave, the biggest cave in Ha Long Bay with 10,000 square meters, when you visit the cave like our Vietnamese house with three chambers as lobby, dining room and bedroom with most beautiful stalagmites and stalactites. We will tour the cave for about 60 minutes.
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.
10:00 Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier
10.45 Brunch is served.
After brunch, Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11:45 Disembark at Marina coffee – Gate 26 in Tuan Chau New Marina.
+ Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice.
+ Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are subject to nonrefundable.
+ In-advance register is required with name, passport, nationality, gender, and visa for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.
+ 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.
+ For safety: First aid kit is available at the Reception desk; Life jackets are in the drawer under your bed; No smoking in restaurant and cabin; Be aware of long jelly fish (seasonal)
+ Kayaking activity is currently banned by Quang Ninh province Authorities (since 01st April 2017)
- Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure
- A child from 11 years old up will be considered adult.
- A child from 5 to 10 years old are charged 75%, sharing room with parents.
- A child under 5 years old are FOC, sharing room with parents.
- Surcharge USD 30/ Person for check-in on Lunar new year, Christmas’s Eve, New year’s Eve.
This itinerary is subject to change without prior notice. Please get final confirmation from our sales staff before your departure.