Discovery the beauty of Ha Long Bay on our Sapphire 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 especially 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 and Cua Van area.
Biking in Viet Hai village – one of the peaful village surrounded by the high mountain ranges of Cat Ba National Park
Swim and relax in Three Peaches beaches
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 - TUAN CHAU – LAN HA BAY (Lunch/ Dinner)
8:30- 8:45: Pick-up time For those who book our transfer service, you will be picked up at your hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter. Moving through the expressway and shortly arrive at Tuan Chau MARINA in 2,5 hours. If transfering from Hanoi is not required, we will see you at Tuan Chau Marina, Tuan Chau island.
11:30: Welcome at TuanChau habour in Halong Bay.
11:30 – 12:00: You will be taken on our tender from the wharf and make your way out onto the bay to board our luxurious craft, Sapphire Cruise. You will be welcome aboard and greeted with a complimentary drink. Our Crew will conduct a compulsory safety procedures session and then you are free to check into your cabin and freshen up. Take some time to have a look around the vessel or watch the magical landscape go by
13:15 : A special lunch of fresh seafood and an assortment of appetizing favorites will be served. We set sail for Lan Ha Bay passing to Da Chong islet where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago.
14:00 : When lunch is about to finish, it is just nice that the Cruise completes its entry through Cua Van area to Lan Ha Bay (as part of Halong Bay). The area is surrounding of a lot of extraordinary limestone karst landscapes. Guests can start their journey to explore the Lan Ha Bay by Kayaking and swimming in the crystal clear waters of the bay.
17:00: Back to the main boat, and cruising to a place for staying overnight.
17:30: Join the sunset party on the sundeck in a warm and romantic atmosphere, making friends with other members in the group, enjoy fresh local fruit, listening soft, light music.
18:00: Cooking class opened right on the Cruise, you will be guided how to prepare and make spring rolls
19:15: Relish special dinner in restaurant.
20:45- 00:00: Your free time to relax with an exotic cocktail or whatever takes your fancy. Our bar has a wide range of wines, beers, and liquors and is always a welcome sight for guests after a day on Bay. Order a Spa service or take any activities on boat cruise such as watching documentary movies, squid ﬁshing or simply relax on our rooftop deck under the cover of a star ﬁlled sky.
DAY 2: LAN HA BAY - VIET HAI VILLAGE (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
06:30: Early birds are welcome to attend sunrise Tai Chi on our upper deck and it's an excellent way to get your energy levels up for today's adventures. You will be fascinated by the exquisiteness in the early hours as you enjoy a coffee or tea.
07:00: Enjoy a buffet breakfast with the best local coffee brand and fresh fruit juices.
8:00 - 8:30: Get picked up at the Tra Bau area
8:30 – 9:00: Boat cruises through Lan Ha Bay before disembarking at Viet Hai dock
10:00: Go cycling a short trip of 5km to Viet Hai village – a small village amid the jungle, surrounded by the high mountain ranges of Cat Ba National Park. The area has become popular with foreign tourists, without attracting mass tourism so it is still very rustic. For those who are not fancy cycling will be arranged by electric car.
11:30: Return to the dock and board our day boat again to sail further to the other side of Lan Ha Bay
12:00: The dayboat anchors for a peaceful lunch.
13:00-14:00: Kayaking around the Tai Quéo cave area, a tunnel cave, to a lake like “Dragon Eye”.
14h00 – 14:30: We move on to Ba Trai Dao (Three Peaches) Beaches.
14h30 – 15h30: We are free to swim in this beautiful & clean area. Enjoy finger fruits dishes while cruising back toward Tuan Chau island
16:00 – 16:30: Arriving Tra Bau area
17:30 – 18:00: The moment you choose your way to relax after dinner
Note: We use a normal small boat to explore Lan Ha Bay and come back on the Sapphire Cruise in the evening
DAY 3: DARK & BRIGHT CAVE – HA LONG BAY - HANOI (Light Breakfast/Brunch)
06:00: The nicest time of the day on Lan Ha Bay is the morning. Head to the upper deck to participate in our daily Tai Chi sessions. Relax with an early morning cup of tea, coffee or juice anywhere you wish on the boat and watch the never-ending miraculous scenery unfold before you.
06:30 : Light breakfast will be served in our restaurant (pastries, tea, coffee)
07:30 – 09.00: Enjoy the last stage of your trip to Dark & Bright cave and islets by local rowing boats which is a wild and mysterious beauty in the middle of the World Heritage. Back to our main board afterward.
09:00 – 09:15: Check out of your cabin as we draw closer to the mainland.
09:45 : Enjoy your brunch on the boat.
10:45: You will board our tender and head back to the wharf where you will be met by your return trip vehicle to transfer you to Hanoi.
11:45: Tour ends at TuanChau habour in Halong Bay
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!!!
Pick-up Meal as indicated in the itinerary
Welcome drinks with warm/cold tissues.
Entrance fees and sightseeing fees
Accommodation in a luxurious air-conditioned en-suite cabin, including a private bathtub. Private balcony with sea view
In house English-speaking guide
All activities outlined above, including swimming, kayaking, cooking and night squid fishing.
A bottle of wine is included when you stay in the Suite Rooms.
Drinks in restaurant and inside minibar
Tips for tour guide and driver;
Personal expenses; Limousine bus Hanoi Halong Hanoi
All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above
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 - Tuan Chau - Lan Ha Bay - Viet Hai Village - Dark & Bright Cave - 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 Cruises