Halong Bay is a must-to-see site once you visit Vietnam . Cruise Halong and spend one night among its spectacular limestone, amazingly scattered from the emerald water, will give you an lifes time experience. Valentine Cruise offers international-standard cabin design with rich wooden interior, comfortable bedding with luxuriant linens and marble ensuite bathroom with Massage and Rainfall Showers and separate Tub/Jacuzzi.
Day 1: Hanoi-Valentine Cruise Halong (Lunch, Dinner)
We depart from the capital at 8 :10am for Halong Bay approximately three hours away by Private Car. En route we have a short stop at the Sao Do center run for and by handicapped children for short break. Upon arrival at Halong Bay 12:00pm
12:15 Transfer by tender to the Valentine Cruise boat – enjoy Welcome Drink. Receive cruise briefing and check in to cabins and begin cruise.
13:00 Lunch – luxurious Vietnamese and International Set Menu.
Massage service is available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise.
14.30 Arrive at Titop Island. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach and climbing the steps to the top of the mountain on the island for fantastic views and photo opportunities. Water and towels supplied. We will spend about 45 minutes on the island.
15.15 Transfer back to the boat and sail for approximately 45 minutes to our second destination – the Bat Cave area.
16.15 Arrive at the Bat Cave area. There are two programs to choose from at this time. One option is a 40 minute kayaking program to the nearby Bat Cave and lagoon and surrounding waters. Kayaking is $US30/per person unless already booked as part of your package. Water is supplied.
The second option is to visit the largest floating fishing village in Halong Bay. We will travel to the village on the tender and tour the village for approximately 20 minutes.
18:30 Arrive at Luon Bo area – anchor for overnight.
19:00 Dinner – luxurious Vietnamese & Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner.
20:30 Evening activities include: film entertainment in the dining room at approximately
21:00 – 23:00 Happy Hour! Buy one drink – get one free (wine excluded).
23.00 End of program for day one
Day 2: More Cruise Halong Bay on Valentine Junk – Hanoi (Brunch)
6:45 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
7:00 Arrive at the Surprise Cave area, there is a small fishing village here. Relax on board. You may join Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck at 7:00, duraion about 30 minutes.
8:00 Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up the 100 steps to the entrance of the cave and tour on foot for approximately 45 minutes.
9:00 Upon return to the boat take time to freshen up and please check-out of cabins. Please leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer to the pier). Depart for Bai Chay/Halong pier.
9:30 Enjoy Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet served in the dining room. Settle bills in the dining room after breakfast.
10:00 Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room and enjoy the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
10:45 Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
11:00 Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation by Private Car.
Arrive Hanoi at 4.00pm. The Trip ends at your hotel or transfer to airport (Upon request!).