Little Known Beauties of Halong (2D/1N)
Embark at Tuan Chau Marina, enjoy free tea at Gray Line private reception room
Visit to less-touristic places and experience the longest route and cruising time; ALMOST 24 hours on the Bay
Swim and conquer the panoramic peak at Titop Island
Go kayaking at Luon cave in off-peak time and admire the serenity of escape
Explore Maze Cave – one of the little-known caves in Halong located at a very peaceful island
Enjoy dinner with BBQ seafood in cozy and romantic ambience
Stay overnight at the quietest area in Halong Bay
FIRST DAY: Hanoi – Halong (L – D)
07.45 - 8.15: Pick up guests from hotels at Hanoi Old Quarter( if using Gray Line's shuttle service )
12.15: Embark at Tuan Chau Marina. Enjoy free tea at Gray Line reception room
12.30: Get on Gray Line boat easily by private quay. Then you will be warmly welcomed by crew team, who will serve you during the trip. Welcome drink will be served instantly during cruise briefing. Check in your reserved cabin and take a rest.
13.20: Enjoy a nice set lunch. Relax on sundeck and grab the unparalleled scenery of Halong Bay while cruising ahead to the Bay. Cruise through Hoa Cuong floating fishing farm.
15:00: By tender, visit Titop Island. Have free choice of activities such as sunbathing; swimming; conquering the peak of the biggest island in Halong named of a Russian space hero and taking panoramic photos of Halong bay in the afternoon.
16.00: Challenge yourself at Luon cave by kayaking – an indispensable water activity in Halong offering the serenity of escape and cooling your soul down to recover after a 4-hour-car drive.
17:30: Go back Gray Line boat for relaxation. Regain your energy by enjoying fantastic views of Halong on sundeck at dusk. Enjoy the mini sunset party with complimentary seasonal fruits and finger foods. To get memorable sunset moment, you should order some Halong styled glasses of cocktail by joining buy-one-get-one-free program, made by our skillful bartenders.
18.30: Join cooking class on the sundeck. Gray Line's chef shows you how to make Spring Roll - an authentic specialty, which is voted for World's 50 best foods by CNN
19.30: A sophisticated dinner that gives you an appetite will be dedicatedly served in romantic ambience, especially with BBQ fresh seafood and a variety of Vietnamese and Western foods.
21:00: Evening activities: watching film at the outdoor bar; playing board, guitar and card games; going fishing squid on tender. Enjoy squid cooked after fishing.
22:00: Overnight at the quietest sleeping area. End of the first day in Halong.
SECOND DAY : Halong - Hanoi (B - L)
06.30: Start a new day by doing Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck or be ready your camera while Dawn breaks over the sea.
07.30: Have a light breakfast with coffee, tea and bakeries at Gray Line restaurant.
08.30: Explore Me Cung (Maze) cave, which is rare in cave-lake seascape. Climb up several rugged stone stairs to admire the miracle of stalactites in a very complex structure, then overloooking gradually to the west, a great lake will appear infont of you, considered as a royal garden surrounding by natural mountain walls. you will be seemingly isolated on the bay. Its water looks blue all year round and breathtaking from high above. Moreover, values of nature and archeology about Maze cave as well as the life of local ancient people in thousand years ago will be revealed by your professional tour guide.
9.30 - 10.30: Come back the cruise. It's time to check out your cabin, relax among grand views. Farewell lunch is deliciously served whilst Gray Line keeps on its route back to the marina.
11:45: Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina. Relax at Gray Line reception room. Go back to Hanoi. End of services.
All timing above are estimated, the exact timing will be given by Tour Guide in that day
Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions
All activities in itinerary are included, just ignore some of them if you would love to have more relaxation
English Speaking Guide on board
Entrance and Sightseeing fees
All meal on board
Cooking, Taichi demonstration
Kayaking, sampan boat
Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
2 bottles of mineral water in rooms daily
Daily fresh fruit daily
Tax, service charge, insurance on board
Shuttle bus transfer Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi
Beverages, tips and personal expenses
Snorkeling/ diving (upon your request)
Meeting package (upon your request)
Wedding package (upon your request)
Accommodation in Viet Hai village (upon your request)
Things to bring:
Original passport (must bring to check in)
Sun glasses, hat