Day 1: Hanoi - Bai Tu Long Bay - Ha Long Bay (L/D)
8h00 - 8h30 Pick up at hotel and start the 3 hour and a half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails private waiting hall - The OS Lounge.
12h00 - 12h30 Embark on Oriental Sails followed by cruise briefing.
13h00 - 15h30 Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay and pass by Oan Islet (where a sense of the film L’Indochina was shot by Paradis Film with the famous French actress Catherine Deuneve played since 1992), Teapot Islet, Monster Face Islet, Torch Islet, Dragon Islet, Porcupines Islet and then anchor at Titop beach area.
15h30 - 17h30 Visit Amazing Cave for an hour and then return to the main boat to prepare for kayaking along the hidden parts of the bay.
17h30 - 18h00 Get your hands on some kayaking to visit Luon Cave, a tunnel to a little bay surrounded by a mountain range.
18h00 - 19:00 Return to Oriental Sails and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set.
Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck.
19h00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00.
21h00 Have second Happy Hour till late evening. Overnight on board.
Day 2: Ha Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay (B, L, D)
9h00 - 16h30 Have the whole day relaxing and kayaking around Lan Ha Bay – the less touristic area of Halong. Discover Dark and Light Caves on kayaks, swim and relax on natural beaches. Drop by Halong Pearl Farm on the way back to the Oriental Sails.
Option 2: Kayaking & Rock Climbing with Western instructors (Minimum for 2 pax, booked and paid in advance, compulsory surcharge is applied)
10h15 - 12h30 Kayaking in Moody’s Beach area
13h00 - 14h00 Lunch and transfer to Thap Ngiem (Hai Pai Beach)
14h15 - 16h30 Rock Climbing on Hai Pai Beach (optional: kayaking)
18h00 - 22h00 Contemplate romantic sunset. Enjoy dinner, partying, fishing or just lazing. O/n on board.
Day 3: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (B/L)
6h30 - 7h00 Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
7h00 - 9h00 Have breakfast at sunrise. Visit Titop Island: climb up to mountain’s peak to enjoy the panoramic views of Halong Bay and swimming at the beach.
9h30 Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.
9h30 - 11h00 Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on boat.
12h00 Disembark Oriental Sails.
12h00 - 16h30 Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30.
Children from 01 to 05 years old are FOC, sharing room with parent(s).
Children from 6 to 11 years old are charged 75%, sharing room with parent(s).
Ages of children are counted based on year of birth.
*** Opposite rooms, side-by-side rooms, extra mattresses (maximum 01 mattress/ 01 room) are available on request.
Pick-up and transfer by private A/C vehicle or shuttle bus
Waiting room at Hon Gai Tourist Wharf
Meals as mentioned
Accommodation on board (twin/ double basis)
English speaking tour guide
Tai Chi exercise
Internet on boat (Table computer with 3G connection)
Welcome drink, fresh fruit
Complimentary a bottle water/ person in bus and in room
- What to bring: Original passport, swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent, credit card or cash
- Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure
- Passenger’s passport is required to bring along the trip for overnight registration
- Passenger’s personal information is required to send to reservation before departure
- The above cruise itinerary is subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice
- Promotion might be applied, inclusions and exclusions might be changed – you will be informed of changes upon booking
- For safety reasons, these below passengers are not highly recommended to do overnight cruise in Halong Bay:
+ Person with disability: physical or sensory
+ Person who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed, epilepsy…
+ Person who is older than 80
+ Person who is overweight (>120kg)
RATES 2015 - ORIENT SAILS (8 or 18 cabins)