Halong Bay Cruises with Indochina Sails

Halong Bay Cruises with Indochina Sails

Trip code: VCHLT03

Duration: 2Days/1Night

Journey: Ha Noi - Ha Long - Ha Noi

Schedule Details

Departs: Hanoi & Surround

Departure Point: Hanoi & Surround

Departure Time: 7h45 - 8h30 AM

Return Details: Hanoi

Hotel Pickup: Yes

Brief itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi – Welcome to Halong Bay – Titop Island - Bat Cave area - Sea Kayaking Explore- Indochina Sails -Overnight at Luon Bo area.

Day 2: Halong Bay Sunrise Cruising - Suprise Cave - Hanoi Retreat

Itinerary Details
Day 1: Hanoi – Welcome to Halong Bay – Sea Kayaking Explore- Indochina Sails Overnight (L/D)
8.00am - Depart Ha Noi from your hotel for a 3.5 hour drive to Ha Long City through the Red River Delta with a break stop on the way.
11:30 Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
12:15 Transfer by tender to the Indochina Sails boat and enjoy a welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing and check in cabins and begin cruise.
13:00 Lunch - Deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu.
Massage service is available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise.
14.30 Arrive at 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 supplied. We will spend about 45 minutes on the island.
15.15 Transfer back to the boat and sail for approximately 45 minutes to our second destination - the Bat Cave area.
16.15 Arrive at the Bat Cave area. There are two programs to choose from at this time. One option is a 40 minute kayaking program to the nearby Bat Cave and lagoon and surrounding waters. Kayaking is $10 per person unless already booked this part of your package. Water is supplied.
The second option is to visit the largest floating fishing village in Halong Bay. We will travel to the village approximately 20 minutes.
18:30 Arrive at Luon Bo area - anchor for overnight.
19:00 Dinner - Deluxe Vietnamese and Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner.
20:30 Evening activities include: film entertainment in the dining room at approximately 9:15, board games and playing cards are available, join squid fishing from the boat with our crew, massage services are available. Also at this time, we offer, when possible - depending on weather conditions, an excursion to a nearby squid fishing boat. We travel by tender and you will be able to board the squid boat and see how the local fishermen catch squid and other fish, the excursion lasts about 45 minutes.
21:00 – 23:00 Happy hour! Buy one drink - get one free (wine excluded).
23.00 Stay overnight in your luxurious room on Indochina Sails.
Day 2: Halong Bay Sunrise Cruising- Hanoi Retreat (B/L)
6:45 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries is served in the dining room.
7:00 Arrive at the Surprise Cave area. There is a small fishing village here. Relax onboard. You may join Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck at 7:00, duration about 30 minutes.
8:00 Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up the 100 steps to the entrance of the cave and tour on foot for approximately 45 minutes.
9:00 Return to the boat. It's time to freshen up and please check-out of cabins. Please leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer to the pier). Depart for Bai Chay/Halong pier.
9:30 Enjoy Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet which is served in the dining room. Settle bills in the dining room after having breakfast.
10:00 Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room and enjoy the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
10:45 Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
11:00 Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation.
12.30 Depart from Hon Gai/ Halong to Hanoi . Trip ends in Hanoi drop at your hotel about 16h00 ~ 16h30.
NOTES: 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 / Major credit cards are accepted on board.
Tour and Pricing Options

Daily Departure!
Price Per Person (in U.S Dollar)
Rates are Valid Until April 30th, 2013
For 2days/1night
Superior Room
+ 85.00
Deluxe Room
+ 95.00
Indochina’s Suite Room
+ 110.00
For 3days/2nights
Superior Room
Deluxe Room
Indochina’s Suite Room381.00 
Children Under 4 Years Old
Free of Charge
Children From 4-10 Years Old
Children Over 10 Years Old
Full Charge

Note: Rates are valid until December 30th, 2013 by Vietnam Culture Travel Co., Ltd. All rates above are quoted per person in U.S Dollars. Rates are net and inclusive of all service charges and 10% VAT tax.
Tour Price Includes: 

* Welcome Drinks
* Speaking English Experience guide
* All the entrance fees in Halong Bay
* Cruise through to Halong Bay with Indochina Sails.
* Accommodation on boat in Twin / Double Private Luxury Cabine with A/C with Bath Room.
* All Vietnamese and Seafood’s meals as tour mentioned with brunch buffet
* Foreign management and multilingual crew and service staff. Insurance on Board
Tour Price Excludes:

Transportation in new modern mini van/coach: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Hanoi.
* All personal expenses (drinkings, extra services and tips...)
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Additional information
* Sun Block, Wide brim hat, Camera + Film, Comfortable shoes, Rain gear, Warm clothes, Insect, Repellent, Original Passport...


* Vietnam Culture Travel is a fully escorted tour and best-available all year round; the only thing you need to prepare in advance is the international air-ticket from/to your country.

* If you don’t have enough time to complete visa before your departure, we will help you to obtain visa on arrival easily (getting visa at the airport, on your arrival).

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