DAY 1: HANOI – HAI PHONG - HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY (L, D)
9:15 - 9:45: You are picked up from your hotels in Hanoi for 2.5 hour driving on 5B highway to the Got Harbor in Hai Phong Province for the cruise.
12:00 - 12:30: Tender will transfer you to embark Calypso Cruises. You will be served with a welcome drink and a towel.
Followed by our cruise briefing where you will also be given safety instructions before checking into your cabins. While the cruise sailing, you enjoy a bon-appetite lunch and being impressed by the beauty of hundreds of karst islands on your way passing Halong Bay to Lan Ha Bay.
15:00: Visit Light and Dark Water Cave, where you can do kayaking or bamboo boat rowed by local people.
17:30: Return to Calypso Cruise. Go swimming in the crystal water of Lan Ha Bay
It’s time to admire the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin and enjoy happy hour (buy 2, get 1 more free).
You take part in cooking demonstration to learn our Vietnamese cuisine.
19:00: A great dinner awaits you.
20:30 Your free time to enjoy the landscapes of the Bay on the top deck, sing karaoke, enjoy ordered drinks from the bar, try your luck at squid fishing or just relax in your cabins, etc. All free activities like karaoke or squid fishing finish at 22:00.
Overnight on board.
DAY 2: LAN HA BAY - CAT BA ISLAND – HANOI (B, L)
06:30: Wake up early to enjoy the dawn and start a perfect new day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
7:00 – 7:45: Have a buffet breakfast in the restaurant.
7:50: Cruising to Gia Luan Pier then you take a bus route for about 20 minutes on Cat Ba Island to visit Army Hospital Cave, a special place to save the significant Vietnamese history during the resistance war. During the travel, you will be immersed in the wild fresh natural scenery of Cat Ba National Park.
09:30: Back to Calypso Cruise. Check out your cabin.
You have lunch while the Calypso Cruise back to the harbor.
12:00: Disembark Calypso Cruise and return to Hanoi.
14:30 – 15:00: You arrive in Hanoi. End the trip.