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From Hanoi: 3-Day/2-Night Luxury Lan Ha Bay Cruise

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Experience a luxurious and unique 4-star plus cruise catered with top-notch services. Onboard this lavish boat, you will travel to Cat Ba island, Lan Ha Bay, and Halong Bay.
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Your hotel in Hanoi's Old Quarter

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  • Explore Halong bay and Lan ha bay with exciting activities onboard
  • Progress to the Tra Bau area of Lan Ha Bay
  • Visit the Dark and Bright Cave by bamboo boat
  • Try kayaking
  • Cycle in Viet Hai Village
  • Take part in an onboard cooking class and learn how to make traditional Vietnamese dishes
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Day 1: Hanoi, Hai Phong, Lan Ha Bay, Halong Bay

Your day will begin as you are collected from your accommodation in the Hanoi Old Quarter at 9:00AM, at which point you will head to the highway to Got Port. From here you will transfer by tender to your boat, where you will spend the next 2 nights.

You will be welcomed onboard, at which point you will check in, enjoy a welcome drink, and receive your cruise briefing. You will then sit down for lunch while you pass the local islets, as you progress to the Tra Bau are of Lan Ha Bay. After you have arrived you will be free to try kayaking, or can alternatively simply just enjoy a swim.

You will return to the boat at 5:30PM, at which point you may join a traditional cooking class. Your chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnamese dishes, and in the early evening the boat has its "happy hour" deal.

Dinner will then be served at 7:30PM, when you will enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you. Later that evening you can enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. You can relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar, or you can choose to try your hand at night squid fishing or watch a movie in the restaurant.

Day 2: Viet Hai Village – Lan Ha Bay

Your day begins early at 6:00AM with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Coffee, tea and pastries for a light breakfast will also be served in the dining room. At 8:30AM you will transfer to a day-boat to visit the Viet Hai village. Once there, you will take the bicycle trip along the village path, and will also travel through rain forests and dark tunnels. You can enjoy stunning scenery of the rice fields on the way, before you stop at a village to relax. At the village, you will visit an ancient local house made from straw, mud, and bamboo. This village will paint an accurate picture of what life is like for these local villagers.

You will then head back to the boat to enjoy lunch, while you progress to the Ba Trai Dao Beach area of Lan Ha Bay, a separate part of Halong Bay. Here you can try kayaking, or can simply just enjoy a swim. You will return to your boat at 4:00PM, at which point you will once again have the opportunity to join a traditional cooking class or indulge in the boat's happy hour. Dinner will then be served, before you either relax on the top deck, try squid fishing, or watch a movie in the restaurant.

Day 3: Lan Ha Bay – Hanoi

Your day will begin early once again with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which you will enjoy a light breakfast.
Upon completing breakfast you will continue your journey, heading out in a bamboo boat to explore the bay in an area where the Dark & Bright Cave is situated. Following this, you will return to your boat for check-out procedures, and whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch. You will then return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where you will disembark the boat.
  • English-speaking tour guide on boat
  • All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries, (3 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 light breakfasts) for 3 days and 2 nights
  • Kayaking, cooking class, tai chi exercise, swimming (if the weather permits), squid fishing, and music entertainment
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Luxury air-conditioned cabin
  • Day boat for exploring Ba Trai Dao beach, Viet Hai village, and kayaking
  • Tour guide for the 2nd day
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flowers and fresh fruits basket
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in each cabin
What’s Not Included
  • Luxury van from Hanoi to Haiphong
  • Airfares or visa arrangements
  • Beauty spa services and massages
  • Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above

From £329.16 per person

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