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Destinations: Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay (budget 2*+)
Duration: 3 Days & 2 Nights

Day 1 : Apricot Cruise 3D2N (Lunch and dinner)

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Itinerary day 1: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay – Lunch - Titop Island – Surprising Cave – Sunset party – Dinner – Fishing

7:45 - 8:30: Our guide will meet you at your hotel. The shuttle bus or private car pick up. 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.

Back to the APRICOT Cruise, We will take you to visit the Titop Island – swimming Climbing up to the Top of the Island – take the best view of Halong Bay in the Summer time  or visit  a floating Pearl Farm Village  and learn the technique for making high quality pearls in the Winter time .

Continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way.

After that, come back to the boat, enjoy the Sunset Party on 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 : Apricot Cruise 3D2N (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

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Itinerary day 2: Halong – Dong Tien Lake – Pearl Farm – Kayaking - Swimming – Sunset Party – Fishing

6.00 Start your day with Tai chi exercises or a photo hunt.

7.00 Breakfast, coffee and tea and served while cruising to Halong Bay

8.20 The tour guide will pick you up at the Apricot Cruise to transfer you to   the Day Boat.

8.40 Board the Day Boat and start cruising, passing many beautiful islets on the bay like, Head Man's Face Islet,  Saddle Horse Islet, Fairy Lake, Drum Cave and Virgin Cave.

9.30 We visit Dong Tien Lake.

10.00 We go for kayaking around Trong Cave area.

11.00 Time for swimming and boat jumping around the boat for about 30 minutes.

12.45 Have lunch on boat.

14:30 The cruise will take you to the Pearl Farm Village to show you the technique for making high quality pearls.

15.30 We have a small sunset party with free Vietnamese Coffee and Tea.

16.20 The tour guide will bring you back to Apricot Cruise, you will have free time to enjoy the sunset party (free wine and fresh fruit) at 6pm on the sundeck to relax and make friends with the new group.

19.00 Have dinner at the restaurant.

Evening Relaxing:

Take the opportunity to refresh and join friends for a pre-dinner drink in the bar. Dinner will be served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around. Overnight on the cruise.

Day 3 : Apricot Cruise 3D2N (Breakfast and lunch)

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Itinerary day 3: Tai Chi – Breakfast – Kayaking – Cooking demonstration – Lunch – Hanoi

Morning in the bay:

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

Have breakfast on board while the boat starts cruising to the Natural Preservation Zone where you’ll have some more time for kayaking before we board the cruise again.

Take time to refresh and relax before checking out. Bags can be left in luggage store .

Join a Cooking Demonstration, teaching you how to make our specifically (Spring rolls) while we make our way back to the harbor and before an early lunch is served.

11: 30 – 12: 00: Disembark at the harbor, Tuan Chau Marina.

Transfer to minibus or private and return to Hanoi

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

The given price per person on our website is based on 2 people sharing a deluxe cabin.

For Apricot 3D2N it is possible to overnight 1 night on Monkey Island or at our hotel in Cat Ba town. We are more than welcome to provide you the extra options, conditions and prices.

Due to the Vietnamese goverment decision, from 01st Apr 2017, entrance fee has been increased by 10$ (included in our price)

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
  • Exciting games & fishing equipment
  • 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 Invoice 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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