Discovery the beauty of Halong bay on our Nostalgia 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 Ao Ech area.
Visit Trung Trang Cave - the cave was chosen as the operating place of the naval headquarters during the American war, from 1964 to 1968 and it is home to many creatures such as reptiles, insects, birds, and bats.
Swim and relax on the blue water in Tra Bau and Ba Trai Dao area – one of the most beautiful scenery in Lan Ha Bay
Visit an ancient local house, made from straw, mud, bamboo in Viet Hai Village by bicycle
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
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 – HALONG BAY – LAN HA BAY (Lunch & Dinner)
08:30 : Luxury van picks you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta on the way to Ha Long Bay.
11:30 : Arriving at Tuan Chau Marina – have check-in procedures at the waiting lounge. You can take special tea at lounge by warm welcome.
12:15 : Transfer to Nostalgia Cruises by a tender boat. Welcome aboard, we'll have some welcome drinks and gather at the restaurant for a cruise briefing and some safety instructions.
13:00 :Passengers will be taking lunch while we cruise and visit Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay - one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
15:00 : We progress to Trung Trang cave by our bus on Cat Ba Island which is located in the middle of Cat Ba National Park with Kim Giao Forest around the cave.Trung Trang cave located in Trung Trang Valley, which is 15km away from the northwest of Cat Ba town. The cave is 300m long through the mountain, possessing a mysterious beauty due to the geological tectonics in million years along with many historical vestiges. The cave has many stalactites with different shapes that stimulate human imagination and amaze visitors.
17:00 : Nostalgia Cruises enters a less populated area at Tra Bau – Lan Ha Bay. Enjoy a nice swim in the green, emerald water.
18:00 : Onboard you may join a cooking demonstration and enjoy the Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1) at the bar while watching the view of the bay at sunset.
19:15 : Savor a fusion dinner made with the freshest ingredients in a sophisticated space with elegant French neoclassical style and traditional oriental touches.
Tea Ceremony is served at the restaurant. You will learn how to enjoy Vietnamese tea and Vietnamese cultural at this ceremony. Joining Tea Ceremony with our crews team and have great fun with us!
21:00 : It's time to admire the beauty of the night on the bay, our bar on the sundeck and in the restaurant welcomes you. You may want to try your luck with squid fishing or watch a movie in the restaurant, we also have chess and cards for you. Over night on board.
DAY2 : LAN HA BAY (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)
06:15: The day starts early onboard Nostalgia Cruises with Tai Chi session on the sundeck.
07:00 : The breakfast is served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape, then continue our journey.
08:30 : Transfer to tender to visit Viet Hai village. You will take the bicycle trip along the village path and go through rain forests and dark tunnel. Enjoy stunning scenery of rice fields on the way. Stop at the village to relax. Visit an ancient local house, made from straw, mud, bamboo…you will have chance to see the local life on a valley of local people. Optional electric car service is available (at an extra cost).
14:00 :Visit Ba Trai Dao (Three Peaches islets), this peaceful body of water has beautiful scenery, making it the perfect place for scenic kayaking or relaxing on a sandy beach.
17:00 :Return to Nostalgia Cruises. Enjoying swimming at the untouched area. Then, you will join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. Watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. In the early evening the boat has its Happy Hour deal.
19:30 : Deluxe Dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting.
21:30 :Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing, watching a movie in the restaurant.
Overnight on board.
Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu).
23:00 : End of Day Two program.
DAY 3 : HA LONG BAY – HANOI (Breakfast & Lunch)
06:30 : Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve light breakfast.
07:00 : We will have breakfast at the restaurant while continuing the cruise.
07:30 : Kayaking Activities in the Ao Ech area are held to discover the hidden charm of Halong – Lan Ha Bay. Second chance to do swimming.
09:00: Return to Nostalgia Cruises boat for check-out procedures.
10:00 : Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch.
11:35 : We bid farewell at Tuan Chau port, this is the end of the program.
15:00 : Back to your drop-off point at our hotel in Hanoi.
Pick up transportation
Pick-up Meal as indicated in the itinerary
English speaking in-house tour guide on boat
All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries (02 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfasts, 01 brunch) for 3 days
Tai chi exercise
Swimming (if the weather permits)
Satellite TV, Tea ceremony
Sightseeing entrance fees
2 night on luxury cabin with A/C
Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin
Tips for guide and driver ( if you happy )
Gratuities for guide and driver
Airfare, visa arrangements
Beauty Spa Services & Massage
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.
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Hanoi - Lan Ha Bay - Three Peach islet - Ha Long Bay
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 Cruises