What to expect.
- Small group tour, maximizing your personal experience, (18 max on board)
- Luxury minivan transfer on Express highway (2,5 hours driving)
- Unique route to explore further corners of Halong Bay (5-6 hours cruising on boat)
- Large sundeck with lovely sunshine and an open-air restaurant
- Enjoy fresh seafood for lunch, to visit the most famous sights of Halong Bay.
- Kayaking hikking, Bamboo Boat and visit cave
8.30 to 9.00: Pick up at hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter or nearby. Depart for Tuan Chau island on the highway. Have a break en-route at a Rest Stop Near to Halong Bay City. Relax at a Pearl workshop to see how this precious gem is collected from the bay and refined into luxurious jewelry.
12.00: Arrive at Tuan Chau Harbor. Check-in and embark on our cruise. The cruise leaves Tuan Chau Harbor for an incredible trip to explore the beauty of Halong Bay.
12.30: Lunch is served with Vietnamese traditional specialties and seafood while cruising towards Gia Luan Cat Ba area where little boat cruising to here, after see amazing landscape here our cruise continues cruising though Hoa Cuong area. Along the way, enjoy extraordinary scenery of thousands of limestone islands and islets in Ha Long Bay such as: Dog Rock, Duck Rock, Fighting Cock Rock, Lu Huong Islet. Camera should be well prepared to take amazing pictures at these places.
14.20: Arrive at Hoa Cuong area, one of the most beautiful corners of Ha Long Bay. Surrounded by majestic limestone mountains, Hoa Cuong presents to you a mysterious world with wild and gracious beauty. Just like a sleeping princess, it is waiting for you to wake up. Especially, you will see a beautiful limestone islet rising from sea water in the shape of a giant thumb, which is then called Thumb Rock. Mother Nature has put Thumb Rock here to send a message of goodness to every passenger cruising in Halong bay.
14.40: The cruise heads towards Ba Hang area, formerly known as Ba Hang fishing village but now villagers have moved to another area. Exploring the hidden charm of the gorgeous Ba Hang in 45 minutes by kayaking or bamboo boat trip for you explore the tunnels..
15.30: Back to Authentic Sail and continue the exciting trip to the next stop.
16.00: Arrive at Thien Cung cave, one of the most beautiful caves in Ha Long Bay. Together with our best guide, you will explore this unique and magnificent museum of natural arts elaborately created by the magic hands of Mother Nature.
On the way back to harbor, you will be participating in a cooking class to make fresh spring roll demonstrated by our chef on the sundeck. You also have chance to enjoy Vietnamese lotus tea served with delicious, candied lotus seeds. The lovely subtle bitterness of the tea and the nice, elegant sweetness of candied lotus seeds mingle in a perfect way, creating an unforgettable taste lingering in your mouth. Delicacy, elegance and sophistication of the two specialties make Vietnamese people proud of their own unique culture. Also take the chance to learn how to make the tea in traditional way through a nice demonstration from our expert.
17.00 to 17.30 The boat arrives at pier. End of the itinerary and transfer back to Hanoi.
19.30 to 20.00 pm will arrive back to Hanoi and drop off at your hotel.
Tour prices quoted in USD per person in group (Seat in coach).
For private tour option, please contact us for planning the tour for your own group.
Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.
- Luxury van transferring, pick up/drop off at your hotel.
- English speaking tour guide
- Lunch with seafoods and traditional Vietnamese food
- Entrance & sightseeing fees,
- Available activities: bamboo boat or kayaking, cooking demonstration..
- Free bottle of water on transfer vehicle.
- Insurance on-board
- Personal expenses, tips, drinks..
- Other optional activities or tour.
- Other not mentioned above
- Travel insurance