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HALONG BAY AND LAN HA BAY CRUISE - APRICOT CRUISE 3D2N (boat + private island)

-> Hike to the top of Titov Island for breathtaking views of Halong Bay -> Explore one of the biggest cave in the bay, Surprising Cave -> Cruising and kayaking through less touristy Lan Ha Bay -> Visit a pearl farm in the bay -> Overnight on the cruise and... View more
Destinations: Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay (budget 2*+)
Duration: 3 Days & 2 Nights
$199.00
$185.00

Day 1 : Hanoi – Ha Long Bay –Surprising Cave - Titop Island (Lunch and dinner)

Picture of Hanoi – Ha Long Bay –Surprising Cave - Titop Island

Itinerary Details Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay –Surprising Cave - Titop Island

7:45 – 8:30: Our guide will meet you at your hotel in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River Delta.

12:00 – 12:30: Arriving Tuan Chau Marina. Welcome aboard the cruise. Meet the captain, crew and join us for welcome drink as we tell you about life onboard. Check into your cabin. Time to refresh and unwind.

Served a delectable lunch while cruising ahead to Ha Long Bay. 

Afternoon Activities:

Explore the Surprising Cave – the most beautiful cave in Ha long Bay. It is one of the widest grottoes in Ha Long Bay with thousands of stalactites and stalagmites.

We return to the cruise and continue our way to visit Titop Island for swimming or to climb to the top for some breathtaking views of the bay in summertime or visit a floating Pearl Farm Village and learn the technique for making high quality pearls in the winter time. 

We continue cruising to a quiet area while enjoying beautiful seascape on the way.

After that, we return to the cruise to enjoy the sunset on the sundeck (free wine & fresh fruits).

Evening Relaxing:

Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around.

Overnight on board: Clean air – conditioned rooms with private washroom

Day 2 : Tai Chi – Dong Tien Lake – Pearl Farm Village – Private Island (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Picture of Tai Chi – Dong Tien Lake – Pearl Farm Village – Private Island

Itinerary Details Day 2:
Tai Chi – Dong Tien Lake – Pearl Farm Village – Cat Ong Island

 

Morning Activities:

6:30 – 6:45: Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt

07h00:Breakfast, coffee and tea are served while cruising ahead to Lan Ha Bay.

Transfer to smaller boat to explore Lan Ha Bay

 

Afternoon Activities:

Passing many beautiful islets on the bay: Head man’s face islet, Saddle horse islet, Fairy lake, drum cave, Virgin cave…

Explore the Du Cave (Hang Dù) by kayak. Swimming and relaxing at the Dong Tien Lake ( Hồ Động Tiên ) , a pristine natural cave lapped by the turquoise water. Lunch is served on board.

Visit a floating Pearl Farm Village and learn the technique for making high quality pearls. If the weather permits, we continue cruising to a remote beach for swimming. We return to the cruise from where we transfer you by small tender boat to Cat Ong Island.

 

Evening Relaxing:

Enjoy dinner at the restaurant and have a relaxing evening on the island.

Overnight in deluxe sea view bungalow with private washroom

Day 3 : Cruising & Passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet – Cooking Class – Hanoi (Breakfast and lunch)

Picture of Cruising & Passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet – Cooking Class – Hanoi

Itinerary Details Day 3: Cruising & Passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet – Cooking Class – Hanoi

Morning Activities:

6:45 – 7am: After an early breakfast they will transfer you back to the cruise.

Have breakfast on board while the boat starts cruising to the Natural Preservation Zone where we take the kayaks to explore the area around a floating house and learn about the daily life of the local fishermen who live there.

We board the cruise again, time to refresh and relax before checking out. Bags can be left in luggage store. 

Join in our cooking demonstration, teaching you how to make our specifically (Spring rolls) before an early lunch is served.11:30 – 12:00.

Disembark at the harbor, Tuan Chau Marina, for the bus journey back to Hanoi.

Arrival back at your hotel approximately 16:30/17:00

NOTE:Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather.

The given price per person on our website is based on 2 people sharing accommodation.

What’s included?

  • English speaking guide
  • Shuttle bus (round trip)
  • Mineral water on bus
  • Entrance fee & sightseeing fees
  • Welcome drink
  • Full furnished cabin with A/C & hot shower
  • All meals on boat
  • Kayaking
  • Overnight on the boat and on the private island
  • Cooking demonstration & Tai Chi demonstration

What’s excluded?

  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • All services & items are not mentioned specifically in the above list

What do I need to bring?

  • Booking voucher from us
  • Valid Passport with valid visa
  • Cash for personal expense

What do I need to know?

During the period March to November it will good to pack your swimming gear, a towel, a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect repellent, toiletries, a camera and lots of batteries. Warm clothing for the cooler months of November to March is advised. How much luggage can I take? Your vehicle has limited space so please keep your luggage to a maximum of 15kgs in a backpack or soft over-night bag and include a small day pack to hand carry for easy access to camera, sunscreen, water etc. Inhibitions can be left in the luggage storage rooms at your hotel with your other unwanted baggage.

Get Up and Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!

NOTE: Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather.

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