HALONG BAY & LAN HA BAY – ALOVA CRUISES 2D1N
This Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay cruise is an excellent choice for those looking for a unique route through the less touristy areas of both Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay and to do it in comfort and style. A truly unique experience.
This romantic boutique cruise has 11 nicely designed cabins for a journey in comfort while we take you deep into the natural wonder with various interesting activities, like kayaking and swimming.
HANOI – HALONG BAY – LAN HA BAY – KAYAKING BRIGHT & DARK CAVE – SWIMMING (L-D)
08:00 – 08:30 | Pick-up for those who book transfer service, our bus will collect guests from hotels around Hanoi Old Quarter.
11:30 | Arrive in Tuan Chau Marina, after finishing boarding procedures, you get on transit tender to Alova Cruises.
13:00 | Welcome aboard with welcome drinks, check in cabin and have lunch while cruising to the bay.
15:00 | The ship cruises toward Dark and Bright cave to experience kayaking and swimming in the emerald water with the beauty of more than 400 limestone islands around you, which you’ll greatly enjoy.
17:00 | Happy hour – After kayaking and swimming in the sea, you get back to Alova Cruises to refresh and attend the Flower Carving instructed by skillful chef and enjoy Happy Hour with buy two – get one free with fantastic cocktails and mocktails made by bartender.
19:00 | You will have dinner on the ship to enjoy the special local cuisines.
21:00 | After dinner, you have free time to chat with fellow passengers or join the Squid Fishing. You finish the day with a comfortable sleep in a quite area of the bay.
TRA BAU – LAN HA BAY – HALONG BAY – HANOI
06:30 | Sunrise getting up with fresh air and join the Taichi practice which help you to warm up and attract more energy for a new day.
07:00 | You have light breakfast at Alova restaurant.
08:15 | Discover Tra Bau area where Kong Skull Film scene was made here, enjoy the spectacular scenery of Lan Ha Bay.
09:30 | Return to the boat for check-out
10:00 | Have brunch with a great variety of local food while Alova Cruise heads back to Gia Luan for disembarkation. You get on the transit tender to cruise back to Tuan Chau Marina. Get to waiting room at Tuan Chau marina for your transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi.
15:00 – 16:00 | Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
- Full furnished cabin with A/C, hot water
- All meals on board:
2 lunches, 1 dinner and 1 breakfast
- Entrance and sightseeing fees
- Kayaking & cycling and trekking on Cat Ba
- English speaking guide
- Shuttle bus (only in Hanoi old quarter)
- Taxes and Service Charges
- All other (alcoholic) beverages
- Tips and personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- All not indicated in our itinerary
- Booking voucher from us
- Valid Passport with valid visa
- Cash for personal expense
Specific food requests
Please let us know if you have specific eating restrictions, allergic for certain things or if you are vegetarian, we can take that into account during the trips.
Especially for the north and central Vietnam;
In the period between November and April, the weather is variable, from sunny to cold and rainy. It is advisable during this period to bring some rain gear with some warmer clothes. In the period from April to November, it is good to pack a hat with a wide brim, sunscreen (at least SPF15) and a reliable insect repellent. A thin rain poncho is useful all year round.
The south of Vietnam is generally a lot warmer all year round, so warm clothing is not really necessary.
Get Up And Go Vietnam does everything to make your trip an unforgettable experience. Unfortunately, we have no control over weather conditions. Our apologies for that!
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!