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LAN HA BAY CRUISE - MAYA CRUISES 3D2N

Join us on this trip through the heart of Halong Bay. We travel from the sheer limestone peaks of Halong Bay and on to the delights of less visited Lan Ha Bay. Besides cruising we spend quality time kayaking, swimming, cooking and relaxing ... Come and experie... View more
Destinations: Lan Ha Bay (mid-range 3*+)
Duration: 3 days & 2 nights
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Day 1 : Hanoi - Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay (Lunch and dinner)

Picture of Hanoi - Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay

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.

Day 2 : Viet Hai – Cat Ba NP – Lan Ha Bay (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Picture of Viet Hai – Cat Ba NP – Lan Ha Bay

Itinerary Day 2: Viet Hai – Cat Ba NP – Lan Ha Bay (B, L, D)

06.00: The day starts early onboard MAYA CRUISE with Tai Chi session on the sundeck.  Coffee, tea and pastries for light breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape, then continue our journey.

08.30: Transfer to day boat for visit Viet Hai village. You will take the bicycle trip along the village path and go through rain forests and dark tunnel. Enjoy stunning scenery of rice fields on the way. Stop at the village to relax. Visit an ancient local house, made from straw, mud, bamboo…you will have chance to see the local life on a valley of local people. Optional electric car service is available (at an extra cost).

Back to day boat for visiting Lan Ha Bay. Lunch served on day boat.

13.30: We progress to Ba Trai Dao beach area of Lan Ha Bay- a separate part of Halong Bay. This is a quiet tourist paradise in Vietnam. The region is known for its pristine beaches and spectacular beauty, having about 400 fascinating islands. Unlike the main, Ha Long Bay, the islands of Lan Ha Bay are forested, and most are small in stature. 

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, in the Ba Trai Dao area. (if the weather permit).

16.00: Return to the cruise. You can join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. Watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. 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. Overnight on board.

Day 3 : Lan Ha Bay – Halong Bay - Hanoi (Breakfast and brunch)

Picture of Lan Ha Bay – Halong Bay - Hanoi

Itinerary Day 3: Lan Ha Bay – Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)

06.00: Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve light breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Toi Sang cave is situated.

09.30: Upon return to the boat you will have about 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.

10.00: Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch.

11.35: We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.

12.10: We bid farewell at Got port, this is the end of the program.

14.30: Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of service.

What’s included?

  •        Full furnished deluxe cabin with A/C, hot water
  •        All meals on board: 3 lunches, 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts 
  •        Welcome drink 
  •        Cooking demonstrations 
  •        Entrance and sightseeing fees 
  •        Kayaking 
  •        English speaking guide 
  •        Luxury 2-way transfer (only in Hanoi old quarter) 
  •        Taxes and Service Charges
  •        Wi-Fi
  •        Tai Chi 

What’s excluded?

  •        (Alcoholic) beverages
  •        Tips and personal expenses
  •        Travel insurance
  •        All not indicated in our itinerary

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!

 

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