3 Day 2 Night Signature Halong Cruise
This 5-Star Luxury Cruise Package includes: Return shuttle bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay City, 2 nights on-board 5 Star Signature cruise, activities as per itinerary, entrance fees at monuments, Local professional driver and English Speaking tour guides, Drinking water during the cruise, 2 Breakfasts (B), 3 Lunches (L), 2 Dinners (D)
|Travel Dates:||01-May-18 to 30-Sep-18|
|Sale End Date:||30 Sep 2018|
Cost is subject to class availability and exchange rate, may change without prior notice.
This 5-Star Luxury Cruise Package includes:
- Return transfers from Hanoi hotel to Halong Bay,
- 2 nights on-board 5 Star Signature cruise,
- activities as per itinerary,
- entrance fees at monuments,
- Local professional driver and English Speaking tour guides
- Drinking water during the cruise
- 2 Breakfasts (B), 3 Lunches (L), 2 Dinners (D)
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long (L, D)
Our cruise bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi and we will make our way through the Red River Delta from Hanoi to Halong City. On arrival, our excursion boat which will transfer you to our main vessel, Signature Cruise Halong Bay.
Upon boarding you will be greeted by our friendly Captain and Crew and enjoy a complimentary welcome drink. After a brief introduction and safety procedures overview, you will be checked into your cabin and have some free time to relax and explore the cruise boat.
Enjoy lunch on board while cruising through the magnificent limestone formations that make up Halong Bay.
After lunch we visit Bai Tu Long Bay passing extraordinary limestone karst landscapes, Oan Lagoon, Teapot and Monster Head Islets, and the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha. Next we head to Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boats or kayaks to explore the interesting daily lives of its inhabitants.
Once back on board the Signature Cruise Ship we will drop anchor near Hang Trong Islet for our overnight stay surrounded by incredible landscape. Our qualified chef will conduct a Vietnamese cuisine cooking demonstration and invites you all to participate in the preparation of these mouth-watering delights before enjoying dinner on board the cruise.
In the evening, enjoy watching the sunset, take advantage of our on board facilities or just relax to your heart’s content. Our professional massage and spa centre will give you the pampering you deserve after a hard day of cruising. Later in the evening try your luck at night squid fishing, watch a film or simply relax on our roof top deck under the cover of a star filled sky. Overnight on Signature Halong Bay Cruise.
Day 2: Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay (B, L, D)
Early morning you have the option to attend sunrise Tai Chi on our upper deck, enjoy a coffee, tea or juice or take a dip in the emerald waters. After that we will raise our anchor and cruise past incredible sites such as Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu (Virgin) cave, Coc Ngoi (Toad) Islet and more as you enjoy a buffet breakfast on board.
After breakfast we board our excursion boat to head to Lan Ha Bay, best known for its crystal clear sandy beaches. Enjoy kayaking, swimming or just relax on a stunning secluded beach. A mouth-watering BBQ lunch will be served on the beach (weather permitting).
After lunch we continue on to the most isolated area of Lan Ha Bay near the border of The Gulf of Tonkin and explore Toi and Sang Caves. We visit a beautiful lagoon and charming fishing villages and depending on the weather and tides, kayak through an incredible tunnel under a limestone karst.
After lunch we reboard our Signature Cruise boat, take some time to freshen up, take a nap or just relax at your leisure as we cruise to Ho Dong Tien for our overnight stay. Witness one of the most brilliant sunsets you will ever see while enjoying a special a la carte dinner.
The evening is free at your leisure or enjoy the cruise activities on board including: movies, board games and trivia quizzes. Overnight on Signature Halong Bay Cruise.
Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
This morning Tai Chi will be conducted again today on our upper deck and is a terrific way to feel as one with the peaceful surroundings.
Enjoy our renowned buffet breakfast will be served this morning before boarding the excursion boat to visit Surprise Cave (Sung Sot). Climb 100 stairs and explore this incredible cavern with its stunning formations and magnificent views of Halong Bay and surrounding areas.
After that we will re-board the boat and check out of your cabin. After an early lunch and a last goodbye from our crew, you will board our excursion boat and head back to the wharf where you will be transferred back to your hotel in Hanoi. End of services.
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