Following concept of Indochina Junk Company, Dragon Legend cruise offers trip to Bai Tu Long Bay in the less touristy area, the itinerary has been researched to extremely off the beaten track.
Three day two night cruise to untouched Bai Tu Long Bay is ideal for you to discover natural beauty and local life in a limited time schedule, you will get to visit cave, go kayaking and visit a floating village, have a BBQ lunch on beach. This trip takes you deep into natural wonder and experience a memorable night in the majestic bay.
DAY 1: HON GAI HARBOR – MUA HOA – CAP LA (L,D)
07:30 – 08:00: Pick up at your hotel (in Hanoi Old Quarter).
12:00 – 12:30: Embark at Hon Gai harbor.
12:30 – 13:00: Check-in, enjoy the welcome drink & cruise briefing.
13:30 – 14:30: Have lunch in the outdoor dining room (depending on the weather condition) while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay, admire the fascinating formations on the way.
15:30: Arrive at Mua Hoa area to enjoy swimming or kayaking through the mystery Karst Mountains
17:30: Back to the boat for refreshing yourselves in the outdoor or indoor Mineral Seawater Pool, Fitness Room or enjoying the spa and massage services while cruising to Cap La area.
19:00: Elegant dinner served on board.
20:30: Free time for relaxing, communicating with the staffs, evening activities (watching movie listening to music, squid fishing…). Overnight on Bai Tu Long Bay.
DAY 2: CAP LA – VUNG VIENG FISHING VILLAGE – THIEN CANH SON (B,L,D)
07:00 – 08:00: Start a new day with Tai Chi on the sundeck & morning view of Bay's landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.
08:00 – 08:30: Have breakfast in the fresh air while cruising to Vung Vieng Fishing Village.
9:50: Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic row-boat.
11:30: Swimming, kayaking or visiting Thien Canh Son cave.
12:30: Having a BBQ lunch on the beach.
15:00: Back to the boat and start cruising to Cong Dam or Cua Lach area (depending on weather conditions) to explore the mystery Karst Mountains
17:30: Cocktail party and bar demonstration on board to admire sunset
19:00: Having dinner on board.
20:30: Have dinner and free time for communicating with staffs, evening activities (squid fishing, beauty spa…) and service on board. Overnight on board.
DAY 3: CAP LA – HON GAI HARBOR (B,L)
07:00: Start your day with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the fresh air.
9:30 – 10:00: Start cruising towards the harbor. Enjoy the scenic on the way. Checkout cabin and pack your luggage.
10:45: Buffet lunch will be served.
11:30 – 12:00: Disembark. Drive to Yen Duc village in Dong Trieu province for a short break in this typical Vietnamese agricultural village which is rich in culture and traditions.
13:30 – 14:00: Enjoy water puppet show performed by local artists.
17:00: Arrive in Hanoi. Trip ends.
OPTIONAL YEN DUC VILLAGE 5 HOUR TOUR WITH EXTRA SAVINGS NEW
Yen Duc is a beautiful Vietnamese village on the way from Halong Bay to Hanoi, which can provide many cultural experience and Vietnamese local life in rural area. Within 5 hours tour in this village, you can get a glimpse of village life and delicious Vietnamese cooking dinner.
The tour has included shuttle bus transfer with cruise, dinner in village, farming activities, water puppet show and English speaking tour guide during 5 hour tour in village.
PRICE: 54 US$/person for sharing option, combine with Halong Bay cruise, the best extra savings of this unique local tour is only 20 US$/person.
12:00: Disembark from cruise at Hon Gai harbor and transfer to Yen Duc village.
13.30: Arrive in Yen Duc village, enjoy a water puppet show which performed by local artists. Cycling around the village to visit Canh Huong Pagoda then a local house in the village for a warm talking with the host. Experience the farming activities such as: harvesting and planting vegetables, fishing with the traditional basket, milling and pounding rice…
17.15: Relax in the fresh air and enjoy homemade Vietnamese cooking dinner.
18.50: Fare well and return to Hanoi
21.30: Arrive in Hanoi.
This itinerary is subject to change due to the weather or tide condition, the cocktail party can be organized to early or late afternoon without prior notice.
Luxury van: 7 people maximum. Deluxe van or bus available for groups of 8+
On the return, you will have a short break at Yen Duc Village – a typical Vietnamese agricultural village which is rich in culture and traditions. This is a great chance to visit the charming fields while wandering narrow alleyways in the odorous fresh air and enjoying the Water Puppet show there.
Visitors not be recommended on board (for safety reason): People with physical or sensory disabilities; Person with symptoms of hallucination, sleepwalking, claustrophobic, epilepsy.
Hanoi- Halong- Hanoi ( Luxury Van)
Luxury en-suited cabin with A/C, hot water
All meals on boat
Tea & coffee free with breakfast
English speaking guide on board
Water puppet show
Bank charge (for payment by credit card)
Spa and Massage Services
WHAT TO BRING?
Wide Brim Hat
Warm Clothes (in winter from November to April)