FASCINATING HALONG BAY WITH ROYAL
(2 Days /
Day 01: Hanoi – Halong bay (L, D)
- 8h30: Our guide and shuttle bus will
pick you up at your hotel or private address and then transfer to Halong city.
On the haft way, you have a short break around 20 minutes at Hai Duong city
where you can experience our hand-made Vietnamese handicraft products such as
lacquer wares, paintings, sculptures, embroideries, clothing etc, made by Hai
Duong inhabitants and children war victims. After that, we go straight to
12h30: Arrive Halong Bay, Welcome aboard with drinks. Checking in
and setting sail through the mysterious bay whilst an exquisite lunch is served
in a relaxing ambiance. Our cruise sails amongst natural rock formations of
picturesque beauty; boasting views of the UNESCO World Heritage unique seascape
of Halong Bay, offering an opportunity to admire a collection of sculpted
islets with amazing shapes resembling: Fighting Cock islet, Human heads islet,
Swans islet, Toads, Finger islet and Rocky Dog islet
14h30: Visiting Ba Hang (three caves area) floating village by
local rowing boat - one of 4 fishing villages serving major tourist attractions
in Halong Bay, located in the region of well-known three caves, next to Thien
Cung (heaven) grotto, Dau Go grotto ... only with about 50 families spending
their whole lives here. Excursion to floating village: Taking a rowing boat by
a local woman and visiting the floating villages of fishing folk that will
provide you with a unique cultural insight of warm and friendly people of the
sea who have lived their whole lives aboard tiny bamboo boat.
16h00: Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by beautiful
islets for swimming, kayaking to visit Luon cave, surrounded by luxuriant trees
and high dangerous stone walls. Exploring by kayak: After a lesson with our
expert on how to paddle safely, you will kayak a maze of incredible rock
formations rising majestically from green water, every turn will bring you new
surprise. Secret passages leading to hidden lagoons and magical sea caves with
a unique ecosystem, getting close to sea creatures and coral reef.
17h00: Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the sundeck with
local wine and fresh fruits. At this time, our guide also takes this chance to
share more about local people’s living and customs.
17h30: Join Cooking demonstration.You will be guided by our chef
step by step how to make a Vietnamese traditional cuisine. This is a very great
chance for you to know about their daily life in Northern of Vietnam and
understand more Vietnamese ingredients and its substitution that we use for our
cooking class on the boat.
19h30: Dinner is served in the
restaurant. A perfect moment for talking with friends and having a discussion
on the next day’s exploration.
21h00: Relaxing at your cabin or trying
squid fishing with the Royal crew, watching a movie, having a drink at the bar,
internet access or playing exciting games. Overnight on board.
Day 02: HALONG PACKAGE TOUR WITH ROYAL HERITAGE CRUISE:
Halong bay – Hanoi (B, L)
7h30: Light Breakfast, coffee and tea served, while sailing to
Sung Sot cave
8h30: Drop anchor to explore Sung Sot cave (Surprising cave) - one of
the largest and the most beautiful caves in Ha Long Bay, regarded as an Opera
theatre on Ha Long Bay with 3 main chambers covering an area of over 10,000
9h30:Back to Royal before checking out
09h45 – 11h15: Buffet Lunch will be served on board whilst the Cruiser
keeps on its route through the BaybacktoHaLongCity.
12h00: Disembark at the harbor, Halong city. Take our shuttle bus to
return to Hanoi
16h30: Arrival back at your hotel or home.
and sightseeing fees
English speaking guide
cabins with A/C
meals on board
bottle of water
bus ( round trip)
other services not clearly mentioned above.
Passport, sun cream, sun glasses, shoes or sandals, insect repellent.
The itinerary may be subject to be changed due to the bad weather condition.