Indochina Junk Company wants its guests to have a unique experience in the Natural Wonder of the World which is Halong Bay, and that is why Dragon Legend Cruise takes guests to Bai Tu Long Bay with an off the beaten track itinerary, far away from the crowds.
A two day, one night cruise to Bai Tu Long Bay is an ideal way to discover the natural beauty and local life on a limited time schedule. You will get to visit an enchanting cave, go kayaking through a magnificent limestone islands. This trip takes you deep into natural wonder to experience a memorable experience and relaxing night on the majestic bay.
DAY 1: HON GAI HARBOR – BAI TU LONG BAY – VUNG DANG – CONG DAM – TRA SAN ( L, D)
07:40 – 08:00: Pick up at your hotel (near the Old Quarter in Hanoi) by Luxury van.
12:00 – 12:30: Embark at Hon Gai International harbor.
12:30 – 13:00: Check-in. Cruise begins with welcome drink and safety briefing.
13:30 – 14:30: Set menu lunch served in the outdoor dining room (depending on the weather) while cruising into magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; admire the fascinating limestone karsts on the way.
15:00 – 17:00: Cruise to Vung Dang – Cong Dam area: Swim or relax on a white sandy beach; Go kayaking through the mystery Karst Mountains in Vung Dang area.
18:00 – 20:30: Return to Dragon Legend Cruise to refresh yourself in Mineral Seawater Pool, Fitness Room or the Spa and Massage Services before dinner.
20:30: Spend the rest of your evening relaxing, talking with the on board team, watching movies, listening to music… Overnight in Tra San area
DAY 2: TRA SAN – THIEN CANH SON CAVE – HON GAI HARBOR ( B, L)
06:30 – 07:00: Start a new day with a Tai Chi demonstration on the sun-deck.
07:00 – 07:30: Take in the morning view of the Bay's landscape with a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy breakfast in the fresh air.
7:30 – 09:45: Cruise to Cong Do area to explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son Cave.
10:00: Check out your cabin.
10:45 – 11:30: Enjoy a Buffet while cruising towards the harbor.
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 might subject to change due to the weather or tide condition 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)