Halong Bay Explorer - 3 Days
Imagine heading to an uncrowded area of Halong Bay through the finest limestone landscape. To sail into a hidden bay – just few boats around you, quietness, nature’s roughness and beautiful surroundings. Explore limestone universes covered in rainforest, with eagles cruising above. Then relax on-board your ship or explore the caves and cliffs around you. Cruise along the steep, rocky shores of Cat Ba National Park and kayak below the karst islands. You go beyond the beaten track, but you do it in comfort on-board a perfect exploration boat, serving a fine extensive seafood rich lunch.
While going beyond you still get to explore the classic sights of Halong Bay, too – to discover the grottos and stargaze at night. This tour is for your, who wants to explore Halong Bay with a twist, off the beaten track.
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|Unique Experiences:||· Explore the uncrowded parts of UNESCO-certified Halong Bay – away from the tradutional tourist route.
· Discover impressive caves, swim in the emerald green waters, kayak below the karst islads, explore the raw beauty of nature and relax onboard your ship.
· Stay overnight on board a beautiful wooden ship, and spend the evening stargazing on the upper deck.
|Participants:||Shared Group Experience – normally has more than 2 people in a group and expect to share your experience with up to 20 others on the boat.
Please note that this tour might have fixed departure days. We recommend you to check and book in advance to secure your preferred departure day.
|Trip Length:||3 Day(s) 2 Night(s)|
|Tour Departure Dates:||Daily
|Travel Season:||All Year
March to May: Some days have light rain. Clear with blue sky
June to August: Hot months! Some days have heavy rain which is mostly quickly over. High season in Halong Bay – Cat Ba Island. There will be a lot of travellers and many Vietnamese tourists, especially in the weekends.
September to November: The best time to enjoy Halong Bay with cool temperature
December to January: Cold with strong wind. Sometimes it is misty and rainy
This product may be affected by Vietnamese TET (New Year) – normally in Jan/Feb. Specific dates are blocked in the booking calendar if and when not bookable.
What can you expect during TET? The lunar New Year is very important to the Vietnamese. The days are spent together with family and relatives in private homes to celebrate. Expect the streets to be fairly empty and life at street level to be very limited.
|Type of Transportation:||Minibus and boat
|Type of Accommodation:||Deluxe boat in private rooms with private bathrooms.
|Child Policy:||Child age: 3 – 6 years old. Infant below 3 years old.
Child price: See under “rates”. Infants are free of charge.
This tour is recommended for: all ages.
|Included in Price:||Meals: 2x breakfast, 3x lunch, 2x dinner.
Accommodation: 2 nights on deluxe boat with private bathroom.
Entrance fees: All entrances fees, Ha Long Bay tourist registration included in the trip.
Transport: Mini bus and boat according to itinerary.
English speaking tour guide: Included for the entire tour according to itinerary.
|Excluded from Price:||· Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
· Tips to guide and driver
· Drinks and personal expenses
All other expenses not stated as included in the above
- Locations Visited:
- Ha Long Bay, Cat Ba National Park, Sung Sot cave, Remote parts of Halong Bay
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ItineraryDAY 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay – Surprising Cave - Titop Island - Trong Cave or Luon cave
You will be picked up around 8:00 – 8:40 am from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and slowly leave Hanoi to Halong Bay. Enjoy the peaceful scenery through the countryside with paddy fields of rice and we will make a short break along the way.
Once arriving at Tuan Chau Hobor roughly around 12:30 pm, you will be transferred by boat to Fantasea Cruise. Enjoy your welcome drink, check-in to your accommodation, relax for a bit, have your lunch that will be served at the restaurant and begin cruising to Halong Bay.
We will first cruise to Ga Choi mountain and stop at Surprise Cave to admire the most beautiful wonder cave. Then we continue cruising to Luon cave for some fun activities, kayaking or swimming.
After have fun some fun and relaxing with some water activity, you will return back to the boat and join a cooking class.
Your dinner will be served at the restaurant around 19:00 – 20:00 pm, the rest the evening is left free for you to go squid fishing, drink on the sundeck or even go for karaoke night!
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight on Fantasea Cruise at the most possible quiet area permitted by the Government authority.
DAY 2: Halong Bay – Trong Cave - Me Cung
Get up early to enjoy the beautiful sunrise, have your breakfast, tea and coffee that are served at 7:00 am in the restaurant.
At 9:00 am, you can choose to stay on the cruise or transfer to a smaller boat and sail along the peaceful bay to explore the majestic limestone islands Trong Cave (Trinh Nu Cave) and have fun kayaking. After the activity, we’ll cruise to this very quiet and remote area nearby Me Cung Cave for lunch.
By 13:30 pm, we’ll be visiting Me Cung Cave for about an hour passing by Pearl Farm and amazing islets and head to Luon Cave for kayaking (if the weather permits).
Your BBQ dinner is served at the restaurant deck at 19:00 pm. After delicious meal, you can join the fishing excursion, watch a movie, have some drinks at the bar, play some games or even stay relax and sit with your favorite book.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight on Fantasea Cruise at the most possible quiet area permitted by the Government authority
DAY 03: Halong Bay – Titop Island – Hanoi
Breakfast is served with coffee and tea at the same time this morning, 7:00 am. Cruising along Halong Bay to Titop Island while having breakfast. At Titop Island, you can climb to the top to check out the fantastic view of Halong Bay.
Check-out by 9:30 am and relax on the sundeck. Enjoy your last day of Halong Bay scenery over lunch as the boat cruises back to the harbor.
At 12:30 pm, you will take the bus ride back to Hanoi, a short break will be made on the way.
Arriving back to Hanoi as your trip ends here approximately around 17:00 pm, you will be dropped off at the hotel (in Hanoi Old Quarter area only).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Note: The itinerary will be changed subject to the weather, tide level and operating conditions without prior notice.
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