DAY 1: HANOI – HA LONG (L/D)
07:45 – 08:30 Tour guide and shuttle bus of Athena Cruise pick you up then take 3.5 hour scenic drive to
Ha Long city. Have a break 20 minutes en-route to free your legs.
12:15 Embark Bai Chay harbor, get transferred to Athena Cruise by a tender and enjoy a welcome drink.
13:00 Receive a cruise briefing. Savor delicious lunch while cruising among wonderful limestone island, islets.
14:30 Stop at Ti Top Island one hour for swimming, sun-bathing or getting a panoramic view on island peak.
15:30 Do kayaking among hidden parts and around Bo Nau cave to discover mysterious beauty of Ha Long.
16:30 Experiencing unforgettable memory passing through “tunnel cave” to a secluded lake.
17:30 Drop anchor in calm water area and enjoy some local wine, fruits on the sundeck at sunset.
18:00 Take part in a “cooking class” on board making some special dishes with our chef then enjoy it.
19:00 Have a delectable dinner in cozy restaurant of Dragon Cruise in the middle of Ha Long.
20:00 Entertain evening by karaoke singing or try your luck doing squid-fishing. Overnight on Athena Cruise.
DAY 2: LAN HA BAY – MONKEY ISLAND – CAT BA TOWN (B/L/D)
07:00 Start your new day with complimentary tea or coffee, then enjoy breakfast on board.
08:00 Visit Sung Sot “amazing” cave, the most beautiful with millions of surprising stalactites and stalagmites
08:45 Get changed onto a day-boat and cruise to an emerald water of Lan Ha bay area for second day activities.
10:30 Get on Monkey Island, if lucky you can see wild monkeys and endangered white-headed langurs.
11:30 Enjoy barbecue lunch on board in Lan Ha bay.
13:00 Stop at Viet Hai harbor. Enjoy 5km cycling ride through wonderful jungle to Whisper of Nature Bungalow in Viet Hai village. Do a short trek inside Cat Ba National Park.
Opt 1) If you stay overnight in Bungalow, you get your room right after the trek. Have dinner in Whisper of Nature. Free and easy in the afternoon.
14:00 Do cycling 5 km back to the harbor again.
15:30 Arrive Beo harbor for a bus drive to Cat Ba town. You can choose one of these following options:
Opt 2) Have dinner and overnight stay in Hung Long/Sea Pearl (3 stars) hotel in Cat Ba town.
Opt 3) Have dinner and overnight stay in Sunrise resort/Cat Ba island & Spa (4 stars) in Cat Ba town.
DAY 3: CAT BA – HA LONG – HANOI (B/L)
07:30 Have breakfast in your hotel. Enjoy the morning landscape of Cat Ba town and photograph nice pictures
08:00 Check out hotel. Bus takes you to harbor and get on the transfer boat to Ha Long Bay again.
09:30 Get changed onto Dragon Cruise. Relax on sundeck for sun-bathing while sailing back to the harbor.
11:30 Leave Dragon Cruise, have a short rest and take a bus drive to a local restaurant for lunch.
13:30 Say goodbye to Ha Long bay then return to Hanoi. Have a rest half-way to free your legs.
17:30 Get dropped off at your hotel. Tour ends.
Price: USD480.00 per pax
The tour Package cost per pax $209 Option 1; $209 Option 2; $279 Option 3
2 people share one cabin
Single supplement on board: Pay extra $33 (If you request your own cabin).
Traveling alone on 3day trip, you must pay extra 600,000 VND for hotel single supplement second night.
Bicycle is scheduled & offered free in Viet Hai, if you use other transports you must pay for that.
Itinerary is subject to be changed without prior notice due to bad weather: possible strong wind, cyclone, fog.
Bring your passport with valid visa (a must), insect repellent, hat or umbrella, swimsuits, cash…
Some local wine, fresh fruit on board in the afternoon.
Pick up and drop off at your hotel by air-conditioned bus.
Professional English speaking guide
All entrance and sightseeing fees in Halong
Kayaking and activities on board
Meals as indicated.
Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, shopping…)
Others not mentioned in inclusions
Under 5 years old: Free of charge, sharing room with parents.
From 5 up to 9 years old: charge 50% (one child sharing room with parents); charge 75% (two children in private room).
From 10 years old up: Charge adult price.