This 3-day cruise package is an ideal choice for keen novice and experienced kayaks alike. Modern equipment gives you the necessary speed and maneuverability for both open sea crossings and to enter into hidden lagoons and caves. Sample the delights of this exhilarating sport in one of Vietnam’s most impressive natural sites, aboard the modern and luxurious White Dolphin.
Luxury White Dolphin Cruise 03 days/ 2 nights ( sleep on boat and Monkey Island Resort)
Day 1: Explore Bai Tu Long Bay and Vung Vieng floating village (L, D)
08h00: Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Ha Long City through the paddy fields in the Red River Delta.
10h00: Stopover on the way for a refreshment break.
12h00: Embark at Hon Gai wharf – have a break and photography time
12h30: Board cruises on Bai Tu Long bay, enjoy a welcoming drink and cruise briefing.
13h30: Have lunch while cruising, admire different fascinating rock formations in the bay.
16h00: Visit the Vung Vieng floating village by small bamboo boat for an hour or Kayak in to the village then return to cruise for your leisure or join Sunbathing, playing chess, taking photos…when our cruise continues to take you from Bai Tu Long bay area to Halong bay beautiful area.
16h30: Enjoy swimming in the crystal clear water. Join cooking class on boat.
19h00: Vietnamese style set dinner is served on board.
21h00: Take some leisure time to enjoy chatting at the bar or enjoy some night fishing.
Relax and spend a romantic night on cruise.
Day 2: Day 2: Explore Amazing cave (Halong bay) – Viet Hai village (Lan Ha bay) – Monkey Island (B, L, D)
7h30: Complementary tea and coffee is served. Have breakfast on boat.
08h00: Transfer by tender to Amazing cave. Our tour guide will take you to a huge cave with many interesting stalactites and stalagmites in different amazing shapes like elephant, Buddhism, turtle…. After about 45 minutes visiting, you will go back to tender and return to the boat.
09h30: Get on another transfer boat to start your trip to discover Lan Ha bay with many islets and sandy beaches around.
10h45: Arrive in Viet Hai harbor, get on land and go by bicycle about 06 km in a lovely forest road to Viet Hai fishing village. You have time to discover the village with buffalos working on green field, visit local family, old houses and then ride bicycle back to harbor.
12h30: Get on boat and have lunch in a silent and beautiful area. After that, boat continues cruising to Monkey Island. Check in your bungalow of Monkey Island Resort.
Afternoon: You are free to go swimming, go kayaking around in the bay, play football, volleyball, billiard, table tennis or ping pong…
15h30: (optional) our tour guide takes you to go hiking on mountain, take photos of spectacular view of Lan Ha Bay, visit monkeys living on another beach of the island.
19h00: Have dinner (often BBQ dinner). Enjoy your romantic evening with listening to soft music, play in house games or walk to the beach to lie on long chair, listen to the waves and see thousands of stars in the sky. Stay overnight at Monkey Island Resort.
Day 3: Monkey Island – Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
7h30: Breakfast is served in the beach restaurant.
08h00: Check out the room and go by small boat to Cat Ba Island. Bus takes you on a lovely road of Cat Ba national park to come to Gia Luan harbor.
09h45: Get on boat (normally Monkey Island Cruise) to cruise Ha Long Bay by different route.
11h00: Lunch is served on board
12h30: Disembark at Hon Gai harbor, Ha Long city. Take our shuttle bus to return to Hanoi
16h30: Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi Old quarter. End of the trip.
[tab:Price]Price for group tour (USD/pax) – Valid to 31 Dec 2014
NOTE FOR upgrade fee from deluxe cabin to Suite cabin on boat is 25 USD
- Shuttle bus Hanoi – Ha Long -Hanoi.
- 02 night’s accommodation in a twin share or double cabin on board
- All meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B-= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner, BR=Brunch)
- English Speaking Guide
- Sightseeing admissions
- Government taxes
- Personal expenses
- Tips and the other not mentioned in the itinerary