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08.00: Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi by shuttle bus or private car/van.
12.30: Boarding our boat at Tuan Chau Port – enjoy welcome drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.
13.15 – 14.00: Passengers enjoy the deluxe Vietnamese set menu lunch. Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the cruise. Please book in advance with your cruise manager.
14.00 – 16.30: Cruise through Halong Bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet areas including Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Finger Islet.
16.30: Arrive at Cua Van Floating Fishing Village. This is one of the largest fishing villages on the Bay. Guests can choose between kayaking through the village or visiting on small bamboo boats (sampans) rowed by villagers (for those who wish to kayak, please book with cruise manager on the boat, or book in advance). Kayakers will depart from the boat in two-seater, self-rowed kayaks, kayaking 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, and anchor overnight.
18.00 – 18.30: Attend the Fruit and Vegetable carving lesson led by our Head Chef. During the lesson, the chef will conduct Fruit and Vegetable carving, showing the guests how we decorate and make some traditional Vietnamese food.
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 to the guests.
20.45: Evening activities. Board games like cards or Parcheesi are available, as well as massage service (massage service is available throughout the cruise). Also, everyone can try their luck at squid fishing on the boat with help from 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 1.
06.45: Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
07.00: Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (lasting for about 30 minutes).
07.45 – 9.00: Guests are transferred by tender to the Titov Island. About one hour is spent on the island, allowing time to climb to the peak for a breathtaking 360 degree view of the Bay (there is also an expansive viewing deck half way up). After the climb, there is time left to relax on the beach and have a swim.
09.00: Upon returning to the boat, guests will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please collect all of your belongings from the cabins and leave heavy luggage outside the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier).
09.30: Enjoy a full breakfast in the dining room. Bills are settled after breakfast.
Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.00: Arrive at Tuan Chau port, relax inside the pier, and transfer back to Hanoi.
14.30 - 15.00: Arriving at your hotel in Hanoi.
Note: The itinerary is subject to change upon the weather condition.
- Rates are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy, including TAX and SERVICE CHARGES.
- The FOC rate for children under 5 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults.
- The child rate for children from 5 to 12 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults. In case the child occupies the sole cabin, the rate for adults is applied.
✪ JANUARY PROMOTION: Get 10% off if you book a 2 day/1 night program of the Indochina Sails leaving from Jan. 1st 2015 to Jan. 31st 2015.
- Welcome drinks
- Boat trip & specified program
- English speaking guide on board
- All meals per program
- All entrance and sightseeing fees
- Tax and service charges
- Insurance on board
- Vietnam visa arrangements, learn more.
- Personal travel insurance
- Drinks, tippings
- Other personal expenses.
- Transfer round trip (on request)