Itinerary Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay (L-D)
9.20-9.40 You will be picked up from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the highway to Got Port, Haiphong where we arrive at around 11.50.
12.00: Transfer by tender to Maya Cruise. On the way to the main boat, you will have a chance to see Cai Trap canal.
12.15: We welcome our guests onboard for a Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Start cruising and explore Lan Ha Bay & Ha Long Bay.
12.40: We set off to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have lunch while passing via the islets. These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out of the sea in an impressive manner.
15.00: We progress to Tra Bau area of Lan Ha Bay- a separate part of Halong Bay. This is a quiet tourist paradise in Vietnam. You can try at kayaking or simply just enjoy a swim. This is a great experience, immersed in the crystal-clear waters of the bay and enjoy free cocktail on Floating Bar.
17.30: Returning to the cruise, you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you may join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. Enjoy sun set party and Happy Hour deal
19.30: Dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting
21.30: Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing, watching a movie in the restaurant.