7.30-8.00: Pick up at hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and depart for Halong
10.30: Upon arrival at harbour where you will check-in and get on board the cruise, then unforgettable trip to discover the beauty of the world heritage Halong bay. Along the way, you will have chance to pass through the grandeur of the legendary bay with thousands of limestone islands such as: Dog Rock, Duck Rock and especially Thumb Rock – a beautiful limestone islet rising from sea water in the shape of a giant thumb. Mother Nature has put Thumb Rock here to send a message of goodness to you cruising in the ancient bay. The cruise will stop 5 minutes to take pictures of the breath taking view here.
11.45: Discover Sung Sot Cave, the largest and most beautiful cave of Halong bay. The cave also offers a variety of unique shaped stalagmites that are nowhere to be found. The path to Sung Sot cave lies beneath the forest canopy with stone steps perched on the rocky cliff, which will delight you with the pleasure of climbing and the excitement as if you are heading to the sky.
12.30: Back on board, you will enjoy your delicious lunch with special dishes featuring the unique taste of Vietnamese cuisine while the cruise heads toward Trinh Nu Cave area, an unspoiled stop with very few boats passing by. This stop is usually designed for 3 day 2 night tours.
13.30: Upon arrival at Trinh Nu Cave, you will have chance to do kayaking. Kindly note that you need to kayak with all cruise members to get to the bathing area at Trinh Nu beach.
15.00: Back onboard to continue the journey to Ti Top Island. You can see Titop island from sundeck
15.30: Enjoy the Sunset party and cooking class while the cruise goes ashore. You have time to relax, enjoy Vietnamese traditional tea and coffee, admire the romantic scene of sunset in Halong Bay on the sundeck and make the delicious Pho roll on your own.
17.15: Back to the harbour, you disembark and depart for Hanoi.
19.30-20.00: Drop off your hotel and end of the trip.
Option1 with a common daily tour to share a bus together.
The price: 90USD per person
Option2 with special requirement with a private car (driver only)
The price: 130USD per person (need at least 2 persons or more)
- Bus transfer & the new Highway
- Shared 7 hours cruise & max 30 visitors
- Kayaking or bamboo boat
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fees.
- 1 bottles of water per person.
- Vietnamese lunch
- Drinks for lunch
- Tips for tour guide and personal expenses.
- Pick up from hotel/ stay outside Hanoi’s Old Quarter
- This tour you will have the best check in time is 10.30- 11.00, so you could avoid the crowded tourists at 12.00, (you leave hotel 7.30 to check in 10.30, other clients do hotel at 9.00 to check in 12.00)
- Normally all cruises with 2 working shift from morning is 7.00- 12.00 and afternoon is 12.00- 18.00.