4. From Hanoi: Ha Long & Bai Tu Long Bay 3-Day Cruise with Food
Experience a cruise and discover the Bai Tu Long and Ha Long Bay area. Kayak all around the island, swim on the beach, visit a fishing village by bamboo boat, and try night fishing on this multi-day adventure.
Day 1: Hon Gai Pier – Bai Tu Long Bay – Cong Do – Cap La
07.45 – 8:30: luxury limousine or shuttle bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi and start a trip to explore the most amazing bay in the North of Vietnam. On the way, we will have a quick stop in the middle of the way to rest.
12.30: Arrive in the office at Hon Gai Pier, you will have a bit of time to relax and enjoy a cup of tea/coffee. Wait for the captain to finish the registration and transfer by tender to our boat.
12.45: Enjoy a welcome drink and spend a couple of minutes to briefing about safety on the boat and activities included then we check in the cabin.
13.30: Delicious Vietnamese set menu will be served while leisurely cruising further into Bai Tu Long Bay.
15.00: Arrive in the kayaking area – that is Cap La Island. Enjoy kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature, swimming, and relaxing.
17.30: Get back to the boat and enjoys a Sunset party while our cruise sailing to the overnight anchorage.
19.00: Sumptuous set dinner on board.
20.30: Free time to challenge yourself in Vietnamese puzzle games, or gathers your group/family for a board game; try your luck with squid fishing or simply have a cocktail and enjoy the quiet night on the bay.
Day 2: Vung Vieng Village – Cong Dam – Cong Do
06.00: Start your day with a Tai Chi routine on sundeck or catch a morning view of the stunning bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.
07.30: Breakfast will be served in Western style, familiar to you to fulfill your strength, and ready for another exploring day.
09.00: Transfer to a day cruise, we cruise passing several floating hamlets including Cap La and Cong Dam, we enter the Centre of pristine Bai Tu Long Geology Park. There, we will visit Vung Vieng fishing village to interact with local people.
12.00: Back to the boat for a delicious hot lunch at noontime
14.00: Spend more time kayaking and swimming at Cong Dam, or relaxing on the boat. If the weather allows, we can take a glance at Thay Cave before back to the anchor point.
16.30: Return to the main boat and enjoy the sunset party afterward
19.00: Dinner will be served.
20.30: Free time for joining Games, you may also try your luck with squid fishing.
Day 3: Thien Canh Son Cave – Hon Gai Harbor
06.30: Start early Tai Chi demonstration on sundeck.
07.30: Breakfast will be served in Western style and furthermore with Vietnamese traditional food.
08.00: Explore the well-hidden Thien Canh Son Cave and enjoy a white sandy beach at Hon Co Island. The tour guide will provide some interesting stories of Ha Long Bay and this cave, made by Mother Nature.
09.00: Back to the boat to pack and check out of your cabin. Prepare to join in a traditional cooking demonstration.
10.30: Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.
11.00: Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
12.00: Disembark in Hon Gai pier. Farewell Halong Bay then returns to Hanoi
15.00: Finish your excursion