Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (L,D)
08.00 Bus picks you up from your hotel for a 3.5 hour journey to Halong City.
12.30 Enjoy a welcome drink on the boat and check into your luxury cabin.
13.00 Lunch is served while cruising through the bay
15.30 Visit the spectacular Thien Cung with an expert guide
16:00Enjoy swimming at a very tranquil place near Finger islet.
17:00 After swimming the boat will have 1 hour cruising to Gia Luan – very peaceful and quiet place for sleeping. It’s relaxing time on the sundeck, enjoy the view coming to sunset and wonderful cocktails from the bar.
18:30 Before dinner there’s special cooking class with some traditional dishes presented by our excellent Chef.
19:00 Dinner with special fresh Halong bay’s seafood. Enjoy after-dinner cocktails at the bar, test your vocal chords with some karaoke or night cuttlefish (squid) fishing from the boat.
Day 2: Halong Bay – Cat Ba discovery (B,L,D)
A new day has come with beautiful sunrise view from your cabin
06.00 Optional to wake up for sunrise or swimming.
08.00 Breakfast with complimentary tea & coffee.
09.00 Get off the boat and van transfer through Cat Ba national park to visit Hospital (Quan Y) cave which used to be hospital cave during American war.
10.00 Continue driving for another 10 minutes to visit local family’s zoo in the center of Cat Ba Biosphere Reserve recognized by UNESSCO.
10.40 Having tea break at local family before getting ready for riding the 7 km silk road along costal line with breathtaking panorama ocean view, vegetable garden and rice field. The last 2 Km riding on the country side road will lead you to Cat Ba Eco – lodge where we will stop for lunch and resting.
12.00 Lunch served on traditional house on stilt of Muong People.
14.00 Getting things ready for 2 hours trekking and hiking deeper and deeper inside Cat Ba national park to get to Lien Minh village. This trekking and hiking route is used to be single trail for transferring fresh water by bamboo pipe from Suoi Goi Spring over rocky mountain to Lien Minh Village in the past time. Now the fresh water is supplier by state – government Water Company, so it’s almost forgotten and covered in bust.
16.15 Van pick up and heading back to Gia Luan dock to get back to your overnight Junk in Ha Long bay.
Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B,L)
07.00 Enjoy an international breakfast on the boat
08.00 Visit the quiet and peaceful fishing village where you will have the chance to discover the traditional culture of the local fishermen. Kayak or take a local bamboo boat around the majestic limestone columns, or just go for a dip.
09.00 Enjoy a buffet brunch while cruising past beautiful islets, islands and fishing villages.
11.30 Arrive at Hanoi pier where it’s time to say goodbye to the crew.
12.00 Bus transfer back to Hanoi with a brief stop in Dong Trieu to visit a local ceramics’ workshop.
16.00 Bus drops you off at your hotel in Hanoi where you say goodbye to your guide.
Price for group tour (USD/pax)
Pick up & Drop off