Tour Code: VCR-HL/INDO2
Hanoi - Halong Bay    Journey Map
Halong Bay is the jewel in the crown of Vietnam’s travel destinations. One hundred and seventy kilometers from Hanoi, in northeastern Vietnam, Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage site and undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on earth. Travel Halong Bay in style on Indochina Sails - a newly built wooden junk fleet featuring twenty luxurious cabins furnished in classic Eastern style. A truly memorable experience awaits you as you cruise this delightful Bay, reveling in its tranquility as you escape the bustling tourist sights. Start your day with calming Tai Chi - a good exercise method for health, dine on fresh seafood on the deck, then retire to your own plush cabin - just some of the highlights of Indochina Sails’s exceptional Halong Bay cruise.
   Halong Bay Vietnam is one of the world’s natural wonders with more than one
    thousand awesome limestone karsts and islands of various sizes and shapes

   Passage into the magical bay and witness limestone islands

   Visit the largest fishing village in Halong Bay, swimming, kayaking and mountain
    climbing on Titop Island

   Enjoy services available on board

Day 1: Hanoi -Halong Bay (L, D)
11.30 Arrive at Bai Chay/ Halong
12.15 Transfer by tender to the boat – enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.
12.30 Depart by boat to Halong Bay - start cruise and check-in to cabins
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch – enjoy deluxe Vietnamese Set Menu.
14.45 Transfer 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 kayak 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 overnight.
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: film entertainment in the dining room at approximately 9:30, board games and playing cards available, join squid fishing from the boat with our crew, and massage services are available.
21.00 – 22.00 Happy Hour – ‘Buy One, Get Two’ at Bar and Sundeck
Overnight on board.
Day 2: Halong Bay -Hanoi (B)
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. There is a small fishing village here
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 Upon return to the boat please check-out of cabins. Please leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer to the pier).
09.30 Enjoy Breakfast in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.00 Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation.
Road transfer from and to hotel in Hanoi
Luxurious Cabins and Suites with A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
Welcome Drink, Deluxe Vietnamese and International Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
Cruise Itinerary and Program, Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
Airfares and Hotels, Visa Arrangements
Kayaking services, Massage Services
Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
All other services not clearly mentioned above
Price per person in USD 2 PAX 3 - 5 Pax Single Supplement
Superior cabin, shuttle bus 0 0 0.0000
Superior cabin, private transfer 0 0 0.0000
*The above prices are based on the group from 4 - 6pax and valid until Sep, 2008. All prices might be changed subject to your group size and travel period. Some tours have Deluxe Option available. Please contact us for further information.
Times of activities may vary slightly. Itinerary and Program subject to change when necessary.
Advanced reservation is required with full passenger details, including Full Name, Date of Birth, Nationality, Passport Number, Visa Expiry Date etc...
A valid passport is required upon check-in onboard

Related information:

Halong Bay - Vietnam World Natural Heritage Site
Hotels in Halong City
Indochina Sales 03days/ 02nights
Valentine Cruise Halong

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