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  • Explore Ha Long Bay in a luxury cruise ship
  • Enjoy kayaking in Lan Ha Bay
  • Travel to the floating Cua Van Village
Join us on this cruise trip and get the chance to be part of a memorable 4-day, 3-night journey through the stunning Ha Long Bay, one of the world's greatest natural wonders.

Your journey to the bay starts from Hanoi, where you will be staying at a charming retreat in the heart of Vietnam's capital city. Drive to the bay in a private car and board the cruise ship. Start your journey through a unique landscape dominated by limestone karsts jutting out of the water surface.

Visit a floating village located in the heart of the bay on the second day of the trip. Explore Lan Ha Bay, which has become a quieter alternative to the busy Ha Long Bay. Enjoy kayaking and visiting a cave. A traditional Vietnamese tea ceremony will take place on the cruise ship before it sails back to the port. We will transfer you to Hanoi from the port.
4 hours 5 Star Hotel at Apricot Hotel
Welcome to Hanoi. Travel to the starting hotel of the trip, Apricot Hotel, which is located on Hang Trong Street. Please note that the checkin time is 2:00 pm. You are free for the reminder of the day. Please contact us if you are interested in making the most of the day by booking optional activities (own expense).
8 hours 5 Star Hotel at Au Co Cruise
Your private driver will be waiting for you outside the hotel at 8:30 am for your transfer to Ha Long Bay. Upon arriving at the bay, board your luxury vessel, the Au Co, for a 2-night cruise trip. Enjoy welcome drinks while your cruise manager gives you a safety briefing. Sit down for a set-menu lunch and enjoy the scenery as the ship heads southwest, weaving its way through over 3,000 limestone islands (karsts) rising majestically out of the water.

Visit the floating village of Cua Van, regarded as the heart of this World Heritage site, by kayaking or in a traditional boat. A cooking class will be organized on board the cruise ship after you are back. Admire sunset views from the deck of the cruise ship while it anchors for an overnight stay.

A five-element signature dinner will be served while the boat anchors in a calm, sheltered location for the night.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8 hours 5 Star Hotel at Au Co Cruise
Start your day with a tai chi session, which is often accompanied by an amazing sunrise, or simply enjoy the breathtaking views around you. Head for the shore after breakfast and visit a local village. If the weather condition allows, you have the option to spend the whole morning cycling and exploring the area with a guide.

Enjoy kayaking in the afternoon. Explore the beauty of the Ho Ba Ham area before heading to the cruise for a barbecue buffet dinner. You might even get the chance to try your luck at squid fishing after the dinner is over.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8 hours
Go for a tai chi session in the morning or spend time on the deck enjoying your complimentary tea/ coffee. Visit Tien Ong Cave next. A traditional Vietnamese tea ceremony will take place on the cruise while it sails back to the port. Transfer back to Hanoi.
what’s included
  • Accommodation: 3 days/2 nights on the cruise in the Ha Long Bay. 1 night in the 5 star Apricot Hotel in a twin/double room
  • Meals: 2 breakfast, 2 lunches & 2 dinners
  • Private car service from Hanoi to Halong and vice versa. Pickup included
  • All entrance fees to destinations as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking cruise manager on board
  • Kayaking among Luon Cave (Halong Bay largest grotto)
  • Squid fishing at night
  • Pre-dinner cooking class (spring rolls making and food décor) on sundeck
Optional Addons (Available during check-out)
  • Single Supplement May-Sep 2018
  • Single Supplement Oct-Dec 2018
  • Single Supplement Jan-Apr 2019
  • Single Supplement P 2 2019
  • Single Supplement Oct-Dec 2019
what's excluded
  • Pickup and drop off (can be arranged on request. Please click on the blue 'Make an Inquiry' button to send an inquiry to your personal journey planner)
  • Airfares (international and domestic)
  • Early checkin & late check out
  • Travel insurance policy
  • Optional activities as per the itinerary. Contact your personal journey planner to arrange any extra service
  • Additional transfer required due to any emergency situation
  • Items that are personal in nature (phone calls, laundry, beverages, etc)
  • Anything not mentioned in the 'What's Included' section
  • Anything mentioned optional on the itinerary
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Duration 4 days
Tour Type Private Tour
Age Requirement 1 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English & german
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Hanoi, Vietnam
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A deposit of 20% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

Travel Insurance

We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.

Other Practical Information Special promotion offered by Sens Asia Travel only: Any booking made will get 50% off for your companion. Traveling date valid until 31 December 2019 (except some peak periods of 24 Dec 2018, 31 Dec 2018, 04-07 Feb 2019, 24 Dec 2019, 31 Dec 2019 with surcharges at the moment of booking). The promotion price is the per-person price for a group of 3 travellers or more and based on twin-share accommodation in both the hotel and the cruise. To book optional activities, contact your personal journey planner at yourtrip@sensasia.com
Cancellation20% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.
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