VL23: STARLIGHT CRUISE (3 DAYS)

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    Starlight Cruise is the newest member in The Luxury Collection of the Oriental Sails Co., Ltd. This five-star cruise features 32 spacious cabins with at least 22m2/each and becomes the most enjoyable way for those who wish to explore Bai Tu Long Bay in grand style. With Starlight, cruising on the World Heritage Site is more than just a touring experience that we offer - it's a passion that we are delighted to share with you.
     
    DAY 1: HA NOI - BAI TU LONG BAY (L/D)
    12:30 – 13:00 At Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, guests check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall - The OS Lounge.
    Later embark on Starlight followed by cruise briefing.
    13:00 – 15:30 Savor a delectable lunch as Starlight Cruise further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay.
    15:30 – 16:30 You are free to choose one of the below options:

    Option 1: Fishing village visit
    Those are interested in local daily life: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip (around 45 minutes) around Vung Vieng fishing village - one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen. The village is set in closed lagoon, surrounded by mountains, excellent settings for some good photos.

    Option 2: Beach and kayaking
    For those who like some water activities and beach. The tender shall take you to Ban Chan beach, where you can enjoy yourself on the beach, swimming or playing volleyball…, or try your hands in some kayaking in the magnificent setting for Halong Bay.
    16:30 – 17:30 Return to Starlight and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set.
    17:30-19:00 Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck and take part in our cooking class with Starlight Chef
    19:00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00.
    Overnight on board at Cong Do Area.

    DAY 2: BAI TU LONG BAY (B/L/D)
    06:30 – 07:00 Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck. Enjoy a cup of coffee or refresh yourselves in Bai Tu Long majestic Bay.
    07:00 – 08:00 Have breakfast in the restaurant.
    08:15 – 09:30 Discover the bay by one-day itinerary on our professional day boat.
    9:30 – 12:00 Visit Thay Cave, coral reef reservation area, free swimming and jumping from the cruise to emerald water of the Bay.
    12:00 – 13:30 Have lunch on our day boat, relax for couples of minutes.
    13:30 – 15:30 Follow the itinerary, Vung Ha Lagoon is chosen to be next destination. You are free to visit a water cave, relax or swim on a beach, do kayaking.
    15:30 – 17:30 Transfer back to Starlight Cruise. Have dinner and night activities on board.
    Over second night on board at Cong Do area.
     
    DAY 3: 
    BAI TU LONG BAY – HA NOI (B/L)
    06:30 – 07:00 Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
    07:00 – 09:00 Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave.
    09:00 – 09:30 Visit Thien Canh Son Cave, the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay.
    09:30 – 10:00 Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.
    10:00 – 11:00  Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board.
    Disembark Starlight at around 12h00.

     
    PRICE FOR PER CABIN (USD)
    Cabin Twin/double Single cabin Extra bed
    Deluxe      
    Executive      
    Suite      
     
     
    Cruise inclusions      
    - Entrance fees
    - Kayaking with tour guide or Bamboo Rowing Boat trip with local rower
    - English speaking guide
    - Luxury accommodation with A/C, Jacuzzi & shower, mini bar
    - Exclusive cruise through Bai Tu Long Bay
    - Welcome drink
    - Cooking class 1 time/trip
    - Snacks in happy hour
    - Meals on-board
    - Sunrise Tai-chi exercise  
    - Insurance on-board
    - Complimentary a bottle water/ person in bus and in room
     
    Cruise exclusions
    - Transportation Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi by shuttle bus: 20usd/person/2 ways
    - Drinks
    - Gratuities
    - Personal expenses
    - Private dinner (in cabin, on sundeck, in wine cellar, etc.) with service charge of 10$/pax
     
    What to take
    We suggest a small, lightweight daypack for cameras, extra film, bottled water, swimming gear, insect repellents, original passports, credit card and cash.
     
    Note:
    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)