Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay (Lunch and dinner included)
Depart from Hanoi at 8.00 for a 3.5 hours drive to
Halong City through the Red River Delta. Upon arrival,
get on board of the Treasure Junk. Start cruising from
Hon Gai pier to the boundaries of Halong bay while lunch
with fresh seafood is served (vegetarian and kids menus
After lunch, just make yourself at ease and relax. We
are slowly getting off the classic cruising routes, far
from the usual clichs of this busy tourism spot.
Limestone rock formations will parade all around us for
about 2 hours before our first stop.
We reach the perfect spot, remote and scenic, where the
waters of Halong and Bai Tu Long hit and wave together.
Let's get ready for serious things. Swimming suits, ok.
Kayaks and tender boat, ok. Paddles and gears, ok. Let's
get closer to the water and explore the bay in depth.
After one/one and a half hour kayaking, we get back on
board to refresh and start the aperitif on the sundeck.
The boat cruises to its secluded anchorage area. Dinner
is served either inside or outside depending on weather
conditions. Overnight on board in a cozy air-conditioned
cabin with en-suite bathroom facilities.
Day 2: Halong cruise - Hanoi (Breakfast
We will be back at the pier about 11am, and driven to
Hanoi with an expected arrival time about 4pm. The day
will be short so lets wake up early to take the maximum
Coffee, tea and cakes will be served from 6.30am. Wake
up smoothly while witnessing the silence of beautiful
misty bay. A 30-minute Tai Chi session will be
organized, energize your body and soul or just allow
yourself some idle time on a sunbath with a cup of
About 7.45am, we hop on bamboo boats to go visiting a
secluded floating village surrounded by the mountains.
We spawn our way between numerous floating houses and
small rowing boats that serve the everyday life as
vehicle, itinerant shops, fishing utility, sometimes
Back on treasure before 9am, we start cruising back to
the pier. From 9.30am, a brunch will be served. Take a
last glance at the rocks, standing still as the eternal
guardians of a kingdom, we are about to reach the pier.
Once on land, we sit in a small caf to wait for our
overland vehicle. 16h00: Arrive in Hanoi. End of trip.
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