With thousands of gorgeous limestone mountains and cliffs jutting from its calm waters, Ha Long Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders. Indochina Sails is a traditional junk built of aromatic wood and other special materials, and is the perfect vessel for exploring this magnificent seascape.
Meals: lunch and dinner | Accommodation: Indochina Sails junk
7:45 to 8:15 – shuttle bus pick up from your hotel (in the city centre)
We then leave Hanoi for a 3.5 hours drive to Ha Long city with a short break en route. Indochina Sails boarding time is at 12:15 pm. Upon boarding guests are greeted with a welcome drink and gather in the dining room for a comprehensive safety and boat orientation briefing followed by itinerary details.
After the briefing and check in we have a bit of free time till lunch is served at 1:00pm. Lunch is a multi-course Vietnamese and Western set menu. Any and all dietary needs will be catered to.
During lunch we cruise through the Ha Bay, cruising through the most beautiful part of Halong Bay to visit Cua Van Floating Fishing Village (the largest fishing village on the Bay). At the village, which has a population of about 600 residents living in about 150 floating houses, guests can choose between visiting on small bamboo boats rowed by the villagers or kayaking (with a surcharge)
Back on board after visiting the village there will be one and a half hour free until a small food decoration course led by our Head Chef. During the course, he will conduct some fruit and vegetable carving and show you how to decorate and make some traditional Vietnamese food.
Evening activities include: Happy Hour! Board games like cards or Parcheesi are available, as well as massage service (massage service is available throughout the cruise). Also, everyone can try their luck at squid fishing on the boat with help from the crew.
Meals: brunch buffet | Accommodation: N/A
The next morning coffee, tea and breakfast pastries are on offer from 6:45. Tai Chi lessons are led by our tai chi master at 7:00.
7:45 – a tender transfer you from the boat to Titov island, where you’ll have about 1 hour for a climb up the steps to the peak for a breathtaking 360 degree view of the Bay, relax on the beach or have a quick swim.
Back on board it’s time for final packing and freshening up before enjoying a full breakfast buffet, including traditional Vietnamese Noodles (Pho). After breakfast guests may relax in the dining room and lounge or on the deck enjoying the last Bay views before disembarkation at 11:00am.
12:15 – our shuttle bus pick up and brings you back to Hanoi. Trip ends at around 16:30.
PRICE PER PERSON in USD based on group tour
|Validity||Cabin category||Price per pax
base on twin share
|1 Jan - 31 Mar 17||Superior||
|1 Apr - 30 Apr 17||Superior||US$ 203
[vnd 4568 000]
|1 May - 30 Sep 17||Superior||
|1 Oct - 31 Dec 17||Superior||
* Single supplement: applies for those who travels
** An upgrade to Deluxe/Suite cabin is available with surcharges