Itinerary day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay
07:45 - 08:30 Pick you up from hotels at Hanoi Old Quarter and have a stop over before reaching Halong Bay.
12:00 Await and enjoy fresh tea at Gray Line lobby before checking in.
12:30 Get on the Gray Line Cruise by private pier where the crew will warmly welcome you. Enjoy welcome drink following tour guide’s briefing. Check in your cabin and take a rest. Please inform if anything is wrong with your reserved cabin!
13:30 Enjoy a nice set-menu lunch while the boat goes ahead to the Bay’s center. After lunch, you are free to relax. While the lights in the afternoon decrease slightly, hundreds of islands with different shapes definitely will amaze you. What often make’s your trip memorable is not only the sights of Halong, but also the route you go, which is the best time to watch unparalleled sceneries of Halong Bay in slow motion.
15:00 WeArrive at Luon cave by tender. You will discover the area’s tranquility by kayaking or sitting on a traditional rowing boat. No matter what you choose, the activity centrally offers the serenity, particularly in the midafternoon.
16:00 By tender we visit Titop Island. Free choice of activities: sunbathing, swimming and especially conquering the peak of the biggest island in Halong Bay for some breathtaking bird's-eye view!
17:30 We return to the cruise to relax and enjoy free seasonal fruits on the sundeck.
18.30 Join in cooking demonstration on the sundeck. Try to make traditional spring rolls and taste your skills!
19.30 A dinner that gives you an appetite will be served in romantic ambience with BBQ fresh seafood. No beverages are forced to buy. It is up to you!
21:00 Free time to relax.
22:00 The first day ends with your sound sleep!