Early arrive in Hanoi around 5:00 am. Pick up from here, transfer to restaurant for breakfast and morning coffee.
08:30 Leave Hanoi for Halong Bay by parivate car
11:30 Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
12:15 Transfer by tender to the boat – enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.
12:30 Depart by boat to Halong Bay - start cruise and check-in to cabins.
13:00 Enjoy deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu Lunch. Massage service available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise. Please book in advance with your Cruise Manager.
14:30 Arrive at Titop Island. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach and climbing the steps to the top of the mountain on the island for fantastic views and photo opportunities. Water and towels will be supplied. We will spend about 45 minutes on the island..
15:15 Return to the boat and sail for about 45 minutes to our second stop - the Bat Cave area. 16:00 Arrive at the Bat Cave area. There are two programs to choose from at this time. One option is a 40 minute kayaking program to the nearby Bat Cave and lagoon and surrounding waters. Kayaking is $10. per person unless already booked as part of your package. Water is supplied. The second option is to visit the Cua Van floating fishing village, the largest floating fishing village in Halong Bay. There are about 130 floating houses and about 600 people live and work in the village. We will travel to the village on the tender and tour the village for approximately 20 minutes.
17:45 Depart and sail for about 30 minutes to Luon Bo area, where we will anchor for overnight.
19:30 Enjoy deluxe Vietnamese & Western Buffet /Set Menu Dinner. 20:30 Evening activities include: film entertainment in the dining room at approximately 9:00, board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. We also offer Squid fishing on the boat.
21:00 Happy Hour! Buy one drink - get one free (wine excluded) 23:00 End of Program for Day One