Overnight 4-Star Halong Bay Cruise

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Northern Vietnam

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A fantastic journey covers most of attractions in Halong Bay and well-organized in 2 days 1 night. The tour takes you to explore beautifully famous sights in a comfort way. Gray Line Halong does ordinary things extraordinarily!Sea activities: Kayaking, visiting Titov Island, visiting Surprising CaveOnboard activities: Cooking demonstration, Tai-Chi exercises, Squid fishing, Bar & sundeck entertainingThese activities are INCLUDED and can be skipped for your absolute relaxation at your willDrinks & beverages are EXCLUDED. Be aware of the rates and daily promotions
Day 1: Halong (L – D)Appox 07.45: Pick-up at hotels if located in the Hanoi Old Quarter (upon your private booking of Gray Line shuttle bus); departing to Halong Bay with stopovers for refreshing en route.12.00: Arriving and enjoying fresh tea at Gray Line 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-in13.30: Having a delicious Lunch while the Cruise goes ahead to the Bay. This is the best time to watch unparalleled scenery of Halong in a slow motion.15:00: Arriving at Luon Cave by tender boat. We will discover the area’s tranquility by kayaks or rowing boats. 16:00: 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. Recommendation: Climb up the top of the island and enjoy bird's-eye view!17:30: 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.18.30: Joining a cooking demonstration on the sundeck. Try to make it well and check how well you can cook or prepare for Vietnamese foods.19.30: A dinner with local gourmet will be served with BBQ fresh seafood. After dinner: Free choice of evening activities (movie watching, squid fishing, etc.). Some activities are to be ordered in advance.Day 2: Halong (B – L)06.00: 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).07.00: Light breakfast will be ready with cakes, bread, tea and coffee, noodle soup, etc.07:45: 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).09:15: 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.10:30: Enjoying a tasty farewell buffet lunch while the boat continuously cruises back.11:30: Time for us to say goodbye 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.

What’s included

  • 1 night(s) in your chosen cabin
  • English-speaking guide for whole trip
  • Meals on board: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner 
  • All entrance fees of activities as mentioned in Itinerary

What’s not included

  • Shuttle bus service - 25$/person/return, Hanoi hotel pick up and drop off
  • Drinks on order
  • Nail service and foot massage
  • Tips and personal expenses

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Dinner included

Itinerary

Day 1: Halong (L – D) Appox 07.45: Pick-up at hotels if located in the Hanoi Old Quarter (upon your private booking of Gray Line shuttle bus); departing to Halong Bay with stopovers for refreshing en route.12.00: Arriving and enjoying fresh tea at Gray Line 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-in13.30: Having a delicious Lunch while the Cruise goes ahead to the Bay. This is the best time to watch unparalleled scenery of Halong in a slow motion.15:00: Arriving at Luon Cave by tender boat. We will discover the area’s tranquility by kayaks or rowing boats. 16:00: 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. Recommendation: Climb up the top of the island and enjoy bird's-eye view!17:30: 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.18.30: Joining a cooking demonstration on the sundeck. Try to make it well and check how well you can cook or prepare for Vietnamese foods.19.30: A dinner with local gourmet will be served with BBQ fresh seafood. After dinner: Free choice of evening activities (movie watching, squid fishing, etc.). Some activities are to be ordered in advance.
Day 2: Halong (B – L) 06.00: 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).07.00: Light breakfast will be ready with cakes, bread, tea and coffee, noodle soup, etc.07:45: 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).09:15: 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.10:30: Enjoying a tasty farewell buffet lunch while the boat continuously cruises back.11:30: Time for us to say goodbye 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.
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