OVERVIEW

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Halong Bay spreads on an area of approximately 1,553 km2 including 1,969 islets, most of which are

Limestone topped with thick jungle vegetation rising from the ocean

Cua Van Floating Village

The largest of five remaining floating fishing villages with an estimated population of 733 in habitants living in 176 households

Tung Sau Pearl Farm

An area in Halong Bay dedicated to growing pearls and practicing a handmade technique based on Vietnamese tradition and Japanese technology.

Luon Cave

A destination best for kayaking located on the north-eastern part of Bo Hon Island

Sung Sot Cave

Commonly known as Surprise Cave, it is the largest cave in Halong Bay. Discovered by a group of French

explorers in the early 1900s, the cave is popular because of its panoramic views of the bay from the top

Tien Ong Cave

Officially opened to the public in 2010, Tien Ong Cave contains stone artifacts from the Hoa Binh

Culture, one of the first inhabitants in Halong Bay

TiTop Island

Named after the Russian astronaut German Titov during his first visit to Halong Bay, the only beach in the bay with a 200-step path that leads to a spectacular view point of the majestic World Heritage Site

Tuan Chau Island

The main entrance to the UNESCO World Heritage Site with an estimated population of 1,500

ITINERARY

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong (Meals: -/ L / D)

Welcome to Halong Bay!

12:00 Check-in at the President Cruise – Tuan Chau Island

12:15 Transfer to President Cruise

12:30 Welcome drinks, cruise information and safety briefing at the restaurant

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch at the restaurant

14:30 – 15:30 Cruising and sightseeing along Halong Bay

Enjoy an afternoon spa treatment at La Parfum Spa (enjoy a spa treatment at Le Perfume Spa with surcharge)

15:45 – 16:45 Visit Sung Sot Cave or kayak*around the islets

Enjoy an afternoon tea at the restaurant and a spa treatment at Le Perfume Spa

17:00 – 18:30 Happy Hour* on the sundeck as we anchor near the Coconut Tree Island

18:00 – 19:00 Cooking demonstration on the Sundeck

19:30 – 22:00 Savor a royal Bao Dai Dinner at the restaurant

21:00 Squid fishing at the reception, movies at the restaurant, or relax at your leisure

Overnight on board in Halong Bay

Day 2: Halong – Hanoi (Meals: B/ L / -)


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Inclusions:

+ Accommodation with daily breakfast on board (02 persons in Ambassador Balcony Cabin)

+ Welcome drink upon arrival

+ Meals as listed in the program B= Breakfast; L= Lunch & D = Dinner: pre-arranged on board restaurants based on local food

+ Entrance fees, other boat fees where applicable

+ Tours with local English/Vietnamese speaking guide

+ Service charges and Government tax

 

Exclusions:

Transfer services Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi

Kayak

Vietnam Visa stamp fees (if any)

Beverage for all meals

Surcharge for special request on food, and meals

International travel insurance, gratuities

Tip for guide, driver

Personal expenses (telephone, laundry… etc.)

Surcharge for public holidays (30 April, 01 May, 01 September, 02 September)

Others are not indicated in the above inclusion