Day 1: Hanoi - HAI
PHONG � HALONG BAY � LAN HA BAY (Lunch and dinner included)
09h30- 10h00: You will be pick up from Hanoi Old Quarter
to take the highway Hai Phong to Gia Luan Port, Haiphong
where we arrive at around 11h30
12h00: Transfer by tender to the MAYA CRUISE. On the way
to the main boat, you will have a chance to see Cai Trap
12h15: We welcome our guests onboard the CRUISE and then
check in, enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing,
safety instructions and check in. Start cruising and
explore Halong Bay � one of the New Seven Wonders of
12h40: MAYA CRUISE proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you
can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years
ago. Have lunch while passing via the islets of Con
Vit.These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out
of the sea in an impressive manner. This area is
untouched, as not many cruise ships use the route via
the Cat Ba Island � Thoi Quyt area � Coc Ngoi islet �
through Cua Van to Ba Trai Dao area.
15h00: We progress to Ba Trai Dao beach area of Lan Ha
Bay- a separate part of Halong Bay. This is a quiet
tourist paradise in Vietnam. The region is known for its
pristine beaches and spectacular beauty, having about
400 fascinating islands. Unlike the main, Ha Long Bay,
the islands of Lan Ha Bay are forested, and most are
small in stature.
You can try at kayaking or simply just enjoy a swim.
This is a great experience, immersed in the crystal
clear waters of the bay, in the Ba Trai Dao area.
17h30: Returning MAYA CRUISE, you can watch the
magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you
may join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will
instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. In
the early evening the boat has its Happy Hour deal
19h30: Dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food
prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard
catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate
21h30: Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the
top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try
your hand at night squid fishing, watching a movie in
Day 2: HALONG BAY � HANOI (Breakfast
06h00: Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we
serve light breakfast.
Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head
out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the
Toi Sang cave is situated.
9h30: Visit then return MAYA CRUISE for check-out
10h00: Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful
11h35: We return to the quay side in the south of the
bay, where our visitors disembark.
12h10: We bid farewell at Gia Luan port, this is the end
of the program.
14h00: Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the
Transfers round trip by shuttle van
English speaking guide on board
Accommodation on board
All meals on board as mentioned in the itinerary
Entrance fees and permits
Insurance on board
Tour does not include:
Pre & post trip arrangements in Hanoi
Beverages and meals not mentioned
Tips, Personal expenses
Price per person in USD