Day 1: Hanoi - Ha Long
Depart Hanoi to Ha Long Bay by road through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta and the scenery of rice fields (harvest time: 5th month and 10th month of Lunar New Year), water buffalos and everyday Vietnamese village life on both side of the highway No.18.
12.15pm Arrive in Ha Long city, board our traditional wooden junk boat, Huong Hai Junk, for an overnight journey. Sip on a refreshing welcome drink upon check in before you begin your cruise through the bay. Feast on a delicious lunch as you cruise among hundreds of islets (Dinh Huong islet, Ga Choi – Fighting Cock islet, Dog islet, Finger islet, etc.) to discover unspoilt pockets of Halong Bay and visit Sung Sot cave, one of the most imposing grottos of the Bay. Swim at Soi Sim beach or Titov beach or a short trek to the top of Titov Mountain for a magnificent panorama scenery.
07.30pm Enjoy your dinner with fresh seafood on board.
09.00pm Squid fishing or relax and chatting with your partner, friends, family.
Overnight on Ha Long Bay aboard Huong Hai Junk.
For those who book transfer option: A private car or Huong Hai shuttle bus will pick you up at your hotel from 7.45am - 8.30am and transfer you to Ha Long city.
For those who book kayaking option: After visiting Amazing cave, you can go kayaking from Soi Sim beach to Luon Cave to enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the bay (or from Bo Nau cave, to Soi Sim beach to TiTov)
Visit: Amazing Cave, Soi Sim or Titov Beach, Ga Choi, Dinh Huong islet, etc.
Meals: Lunch and Dinner on board.
Accommodation: Double or Twin sharing cabin. (Single cabin upon request)
Transfer option from Hanoi to Halong city: 3.5 hrs
Kayaking option: 45 minutes - 1 hour
Huong Hai Junks / Itineraries
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Day 2: Ha Long - Hanoi
07.00am For early riser’s complimentary tea, coffee, fruit and cake are served.
08.00am Visit Luon cave on small bamboo boat paddle by out crew staff and enjoy the quiet atmosphere enclosed by high islets and mountains. Be back to our Huong Hai Junk. Sail past rock formations such as Man’s Head islet, Tortoise islet, Butterfly cave, Lion islet, Bai Tho Mountain, enjoy the tranquil scenery as the boat meanders its way through the bay on the way back to Ha Long city, etc. Arrange your luggage and do the check out onboard at around 9.00 am. Enjoy a wholesome brunch as your boat weaves through strange-shaped limestone rock formations.
11.45am Arrive back at Ha Long city for disembarkation where your driver waits to take you back to your Hanoi. Trip ends.
Transfer option by shuttle bus or private car: Arrive Hanoi city at around 4.00pm
Visit: Luon Cave, Man's head islet, Tortoise islet & Bai Tho Mountain.
Transfer option from Ha Long to Hanoi city: 3.5hrs
Transfer option by shuttle bus or private car:
Arrive Hanoi city at around 4.00pm
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch