3 days / 2 nights
Discover Halong Bay Cruise
Join in on the fun that is Halong Bay! On this cruise you will be seeing and experiencing all the offerings of Halong Bay with various on- and off-board activities.
Assistance on Arrival Daily Full Breakfast Hotel Accommodation on twin / double sharing basis. All tours / activities / shows as per the itinerary All entrance tickets as per itinerary All Pick up drops / transfers mentioned in the itinerary Transport in A/C car / Bus as mentioned Meals as per the itinerary / included in the itinerary
Air Tickets (International / Domestic) Visa and Insurance Hotel Taxes Suggested optional activities/ tours if any. Any meals / snacks other than mentioned in the itinerary Camera Fee and any other entertainment charges Tips of any kind – Guides, Driver, Cruise Crew, etc. Portages at airport Personal Expenses such as Laundry, Telephone etc Beverages of any kind
Approx. 8:45am Pick-up at hotels if located in the Hanoi Old Quarter departing to Halong Bay with stopovers for refreshing en route. 12pm Arriving and enjoying fresh tea at the Lobby before check-in. 12:30 - Entering Gray Line Cruise via a private pier and being warmly welcomed by the crew. Enjoying welcome drinks when listening to the briefing of the main tour guide and check-in. 1:30pm - Having a delicious Lunch while the Cruise goes ahead to the Bay. At your leisure after lunch to enjoy hundreds of limestone islands with various shapes. This is the best time to watch unparalleled scenery of Halong in a slow motion. 3pm - Arriving at Luon Cave by tender boat. We will discover the area’s tranquility by kayaks or rowing boats. Relaxing on the kayaks and boats is a more brilliant way to really experience the special view of this sea. 4pm - Stopping over at Titov Island. We will have various choices to be by your own, having sunbath, swimming or conquering the peak of the Titov to admire the Bay’s panorama (strongly recommended). 5:30pm - Going back to the boat for relaxation at the dusk. Enjoy FREE seasonal fruits on the sundeck. Other drinks will be subject to special rates or seasonal promotions. 6:30pm - Joining a cooking demonstration on the sundeck. Try to make it well and check how well you can cook or prepare Vietnamese food. 7:30pm - An elegant dinner with local gourmet will be served. After dinner: Free choice of evening activities (movie watching, fishing tools and guitars, cards, etc. are all available). Some activities are to be ordered in advance.
6am - Waking up early for the morning exercise (Tai Chi Quan) or greeting the dawn on the ocean (exercises are upon desire) 7am - Light breakfast will be ready with cakes, bread, tea and coffee, noodle soup, etc. 8:30am to 6pm - A sightseeing boat (without cabins) will pick you up to another part of Halong Bay. It will be the real time to watch Halong scenery in vaster area. Below are all activities you can join: - Discovery at Ho Dong Tien (Fairy Lake), one of symbolized images of The Bay, thanks to its beauty and rich value of geology, geomorphology and history. - Kayaking or swimming (depending on the tide & weather) around Trong (Drum) cave area, which are beyond expectation of those who love kayaking. - Or just laying down at the beach and enjoy the seascape and your absolute leisure time. We will end our visit of the day at one of the famous pearl farms in Halong, where we can see and learn an entire process of making pearl and expensive jewelry, from the first steps of feeding to harvesting. Having a rest with tea break on the way back to the main boat. Any activities can be skipped if you just wanna leisure time. 4:30pm - It is time to get back to Gray Line Cruise and recapture your energy. 5:30pm - Relaxing, enjoying sunset with free fresh fruits on the sundeck. 7:30pm - Having dinner in mellow sound of sea and music. 10pm - Overnight on the sea.
6am - Waking up at dawn for morning exercise (Tai Chi Quan) or enjoying beautiful moments when a blazing sunrise breaks the clouds of the island on the bay (exercises are upon desire). 7am - Light breakfast will be ready with cakes, bread, tea and coffee, noodle soup, etc. 7:45am - Tender boat will pick us up to visit the Surprising (Sung Sot) Cave, discovered in 1901, and now being a must-to-see tourist attraction for its extensive space. After the rock formation and millions years of water erosion, the cave is now featured by hundreds of marvelous stalactites, stalagmites and grandeur stone chambers which are incomparable with any cave in Gulf of Tonkin. (Shoes, sandals and convenient clothes are recommended to visit the Cave). 9:15am Coming back to our cruise for freshening check-out. Cabins will be cleaned up soon whilst we can enjoy drink and sunbath on the half-open-air sundeck of the Gray Line. 10:30am Enjoying a tasty farewell buffet lunch while the boat continuously cruises back. 11:30am Time for us to say good bye with the Crew, and give them feedback about the trip. We can have some tea or other drinks at Gray Line Lobby and wait for our shuttle bus (or private cars) to return to Hanoi or the next destination.
4-star cruise in Halong bay or similar
- Above rates are subject to availability.
- Cancellation charges as per company policy.
- The above rates are subject to change in case of travel during the festive season
- In case we are not able to provide the same hotels as mentioned, then we shall provide similar alternate properties, change in the cost if any will be advised.
- In case of Political Unrest, bad weather or sudden breakdown of the vessel we may shift guest to alternative govt ferry and no refund will be entertained during that situation.
- Our Executive may change your itinerary depending on the weather condition and ferry availability same will be update to you daily basis.
Schedule Opening dates Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday, 08:00 - 16:00 Duration: 3 Days Guide options Guide type: Guide Tips type: Optional Group type: Shared Languages English Others In case the Gray Line Halong cruise is fully booked, we will change to another cruise with similar star category