Discovery the beauty of Halong bay on our Dragon Bay cruise will bring to you several wonderful experiences. Participating this trip you will have an opportunity to enjoy exciting cruising to discovery not only Ha Long Bay (one of the seven wonders over the world) but also Lan Ha Bay. Especiall you can do many different sport activities such as swimming, kayaking, explore the beautiful cave, enjoy sunset party…so join us to have a great trip!
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- Enjoying views of the Red River Delta on smooth and quick transits to and from the bay
- Enjoy exciting cruise through thousand big and small islets on Halong Bay
- Kayaking through the outstanding area of the deep tranquility surrounding by yourself or take a sampan boat rowed by a local people in Dark and Light cave.
- Visit Tra Bau Floating Village where you can see the fish raft and interact with local fishermen to explore daily life and traditional fishing methods.
- Join a lot fun activities such swimming, Tai Chi, cooking class, admire sunset or sunrise from our cruise or take photo hunter to keep great memory pictures.
- Visit Viet Hai Village to see the old house made from straw, mud, bamboo ... find out the lives of local people.
- Swim and relax in Ba Trai Dai area where is beautiful beach with nature amazing white sand, very quiet and less tourists.
- Enjoy a lot of delicious local food of Halong.
- Relax and sleep overight on the cruise
- Explore Lan Ha Bay the most beautiful natural bay
DAY 1 : HANOI – HA LONG BAY – LAN HA BAY (B,L)
08:00 – 08:30 : Pick-up time .For those who book our transfer service will be collected from hotels around Hanoi Old Quarter to explore Halong Bay.
11:30 – 12:00 : Arrive Tuan Chau Harbor
12:00 : Transferred to main boat by tender. Embark on Dragon Bay Cruises. Warmly welcome to Dragon Bay Cruises! While enjoying welcome drink, our cruise manager will deliver cruise briefing and safety introduction. After that you will check in your cabin.
13:00 : Fabulous lunch is served while Dragon Bay Cruises – Luxury Cruises starts his sail into magnificent Ha Long Bay – an extension of Ha Long Wonder which is much quieter and has fewer tourists. He will pass famous Finger Islet, Candle Islet and thousands of uniquely shaped limestone towers and islands.
15:30 : Explore Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long Bay
We will visit the Dark and Bright cave – famous for the pristine natural beauty and poetic, attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. Here you will take some photos of the romantic, lyrical local see-sights. This is also the best time for tourists to enjoying bamboo boat or kayaking or swimming – which is an interesting activity to discover the truest beauty of the Limestone Mountains and the blue sky of Lan Ha Bay. Afterwards, visitors immerse in the emerald green water of Lan Ha Bay with exciting swimming activities (Please prepare swimming suite, sun cream, sun class with you).
17:00- 18:00 : Sunset Party, Happy Hour and Cooking Class .Back to Dragon Bay Cruises and relax on cruise. It’s time for Sunset in Ha Long Bay, There’s something magical about sunsets. It’s not only the colors but the feeling, the atmosphere, the temperature. The way you feel at a certain moment. Enjoy our “Sunset Party “and “Happy Hour Deal- Buy 1 Get 1 Free” in all bars on cruise.
Cooking Demonstration is an onboard activity which helps passengers not only to sample fine cuisine but also learns more about Vietnamese culinary culture. Cruise Chef will show and guide you how to make Vietnamese traditional dishes such as fresh or dried springing roll and/ or how to carve different kinds of vegetables and fruits. You may be invited to participate in a fun competition with other passengers to find who is the fastest to make the dish.
Finally, you can have your own dish of food, enjoin yourself or share it with your companions. An interesting activity for those who love cooking and cuisine!
Before dinner, our experienced captain will choose the most tranquil area to anchor for overnight
19:00: Savor deluxe dinner. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff, night view on Lan Ha Bay is incredible.
21:00 – 23:00: SPECIAL ACTIVITIES (Optional):
- Option 1: Enjoy overnight activities on board as squid fishing, the fabulous drinks on our bars, movies, spa therapy, or just relax in your room
- Option 2 (Extra charge): Transferred by tender to a fishing village nearby to do squid fishing then having BBQ party, you can do more kayaking and swimming here. This is a high light- a unique experience only has on Dragon Bay Cruise.
12:00: If transfer to Hanoi Hanoi is not required, say goodbye to Halong. If transfer to Hanoi is required, starts returning to Hanoi with the tour guide
15:00 : Arrive at Hanoi. End of the trip.
DAY 2: LAN HA BAY – VIET HAI VILLAGE – CAT BA ISLAND
06:00: Be an early bird for photo hunt and join our Tai-chi session on the sundeck to refresh your body and mind.
07:00 : Have light breakfast
08:30 : Discover Cat Ba Island- Lan Ha Bay on the hidden route. You will be transferred to the day tour cruise to visit the bay to go further than Lan Ha Bay. You start the journey to discover Viet Hai village - a peaceful village with extremely beautiful scenery by bike, through vast rice fields. You stop to rest and visit the old house made from straw, mud, bamboo ... find out the lives of local people.
12:00: Return to the day tour cruise. You will be served lunch with a variety of dishes at the restaurant.
14h00: The cruise takes you to the pristine beach area- Ba Trai Dao beach. This is the most beautiful beach in Lan Ha Bay with nature amazing white sand, very quiet and less tourists, you are free to swim or participate in kayaking activity.
16:30: Return to Dragon Bay Cruise. You will be watching the sunset fall on Lan Ha Bay, immersed in soothing or vibrant music, sipping a cocktail.
19:15: Enjoy dinner at a restaurant on Dragon Bay Cruise.
20:45 – 00:00: Enjoy the nightlife of Ha Long Bay from the deck. Immerse yourself in music, enjoy a glass of cocktail from the bar, sing karaoke and relax on the cruise. Otherwise, you can fish squid with the sailors or simply relax in the room and watch Ha Long Bay from the balcony. Overnight on Dragon Bay Cruise!!!
DAY 3: LAN HA BAY – HA LONG BAY – HANOI
06:00 : Be an early bird for photo hunt and join our Tai-chi session on the sundeck to refresh your body and mind.
07:00 : Dragon Bay Cruises continues to passing amazing karst towers. Tea, coffee and light breakfast is served with fresh air and peaceful surroundings.
08:00 : Explore Tra Bau floating village. Our small boat brings you to visit a fishing village names “ Tra Bau “ to Join the kayaking experience to explore the Tra Bau area – the famous filming location for Kong Skull Island (King Kong) in Quang Ninh in 2018. You can visit the fish raft and interact with local fishermen to explore daily life and traditional fishing methods. Our conveyer boat will pass slowly through the pearl farming village so you can see how the locals cultivate pearls.
09:30 : Back to the boat for check-out
10:00 : Brunch time. During the time well prepared lunch is served, Our Cruises slowly navigates emerald water and thousands of Karst Mountains towards the Harbor.
11:30 – 12:00 : Back to Tuan Chau Harbor.
12:00- 12:30 : If transfer to Hanoi Hanoi is not required, say goodbye to Halong. If transfer to Hanoi is required, starts returning to Hanoi with the tour guide
15:00 : Arrive at Hanoi. End of the trip
Pick-up and drop-off
Meal as indicated in the itinerary
Fully furnished cabin with private ocean view balcony.
English speaking guide on board.
All meals onboard mentioned (02 lunchs, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast).
Complimentary 2 bottled water in each cabin.
Entrance and sightseeing fees.
Kayaking, floatting trampoline.
Beverage, Spa and massage
Tips for guide and driver ( if you happy )
Gratuities for guide and driver
Personal expenses, Other things are not mentioned in our tour program
FOC for under 4 years - old children, sharing with their parent.
Charge 75% for children from 4 to Under 8 years - old, sharing with their parent.
Children from 8 years - old to over, charge the same as adult.
80 Hang Quat Street, Hoan Kiem District, Ha NoiOpen in Google Maps
Ha Noi - Ha Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay - Viet Hai Village - Cat Ba Island - Ha Long Bay - Ha Noi
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING:
You should bring the most important thing such as sunscreen, camera, small local money, An Umbrella or raincoat…
Please Passenger’s passport is required to bring along the trip for overnight registration
Passenger’s personal information is required to send to reservation before departure
The above cruise itinerary is subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice.
The meals were mentioned above may be changed to set menu if clients are less than 25 people
Promotion might be applied, inclusions and exclusions might be changed – you will be informed of changes upon booking.
For safety reasons, these below passengers are not highly recommended to do overnight cruise in Ha Long Bay:
Person with Absolutely follow the instructions of the guide when kayaking
Disability: physical or sensory
Person who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed, epilepsy…
Person who is older than 80
Person who is overweight (>120kg)
For the purpose of environmental protection, Ha Long Bay is PROHIBITED to use/carry plastic bags and bottles, one use plastic bottle. If you intentionally violate, you will be refused service and may be fine according to Notice No. 475/TB-UBND of Quang Ninh province and Notice No.370/BQLVHL/NVNC.
You absolutely abide by the Rules - Regulations of Calypso Cruise