Ha Long bay covers an area of 1,553 square kms with over 3000 limestone islands that rise from the clear, emerald water of the gulf of Tonkin near the Chinese border. Ha long Bay is one of the natural marvels of Vietnam. Due to its typical terrain of sea depression dotted with limestone islands, 300 square kms, it was recognized as the world natural heritage by UNESCO in 1994. Ha long bay is a truly remarkable destination, Come and see what the Vietnamese call -the “descending dragon”.
In the northeast corner of Ha Long Bay is another beautiful bay as its famous neighbor, less touristy, more peaceful, more pristine is called Bai Tu Long Bay
DAY 1: HANOI – HALONG (L/D)
07:45 – 08:30 Meet your tour guide then go for HaLong Bay.
12.00: – Embark Tuan Chau harbor, transferred by tender to cruise. Enjoy a welcome drink, receive cruise briefing.
12.30 – 1.00 : Savor lunch on board and visit Sung Sot “amazing” cave with millions of surprising stalactites and stalagmites.
15.00 – 16.00: Stop at Titop island one hour for swimming, sun-bathing…
16.30 – 17.00: Drop anchor in a calm water area, relax on the sundeck at sunset, taste some local wine, fruits.
17.30 – 18.00: Join in a “cooking session” on board with our chef making some special dishes with suggested recipe.
19:00 Have dinner on board. Have fun with karaoke singing, or try your luck with squid-fishing.
DAY 2: LAN HA BAY – MONKEY ISLAND – CAT BA TOWN (B/L/D)
07:00 Enjoy a new day with complimentary tea and coffee served. Have breakfast on board
8.00: Visit a Pearl farm, see the real pearl products and understand process of pearl making in HaLong.
8.30: Change onto a Day-boat going Lan Ha Bay. Visit Monkey Island with endangered wild monkeys.
9.00-9.30: Stop at Viet Hai harbor. Enjoy 5km cycling ride through wonderful jungle to Viet Hai village.
10.00- 10.45: Do cycling 5 km back to the harbor again. Enjoy lunch on board in Lan Ha bay.
13.30: Arrive Beo harbor for a bus drive to Cat Ba town ( over night at the hotel/ bungalow/resort)
19:00 Have dinner in hotel restaurant and free time at night to discover Cat Ba town.
DAY 3: CAT BA – HALONG – HANOI (B/L)
07:00 Enjoy spectacular view of the morning landscape of Cat Ba town while having breakfast
08:00 Check out hotel/bungalow. Bus takes you to harbor and get on the transfer boat to HaLong Bay again.
9.00: change on to cruise, relax and photograph wonderful pictures of HaLong on the way back.
11.30: Leave cruise, have a short rest and take a bus drive to a local restaurant for lunch.
13.30: Start bus dive back to Hanoi. Have a rest half-way to free your legs.
17:30 Drop you off at your hotel. Tour ends.
– Cooking class.
– Some local wine, fresh fruit on board in the afternoon.
– Pick up and drop off at your hotel by air-conditioned bus.
– Professional English speaking guide.
– Tunnel cave.
– Entrance fees, activities on board.
– All meals as indicated in itinerary.
– Kayaking in Halong Bay
Special offer at our hotel:
* Bathroom or room for you to fresh, take shower between the trips.
* Breakfast every morning when you back from the trip
* Welcome drink
* Luggage storage