Duration:3 days 2 nights
Tour route:Tuan Chau Island - Cua Van Fishing Village - Dau Be - Me Cung Cave
Launched since 2013, Aphrodite Cruise will become a wonderful cruise for your holiday on Halong Bay. Spreading over 4 decks, our vessel is equipped with luxurious cabins and offers a range of appealing services. Our nicely decorated interiors will definitely help you feel comfortable as being at home. Pamper yourself on the beauty of Halong Bay with Signature cruise with professional staff and wonderful services; you will fully enjoy the best of your holiday.
• Visit Cua Van fishing village and explore the local people’s life
• Join a Tai Chi class – a wonderful way to start your day!
• Taste local seafood and Vietnamese traditional cuisine
• Discover the amazing Me Cung cave and its spectacular complex structure
Day 1: Tuan Chau – Cat Ba National Park – Cua Van fishing village (L,D)
12h30: Arriving on Tuan Chau Island pier, you will be welcomed by our Aphrodite team and crew. Then tourists will take a drive embark the main ship Aphrodite Junk and enjoy a welcome drink. You will have some leisured time relaxing on board during the cruise along the route of back side of Cat Ba National Park. Lunch will be served on the top floor restaurant.
14h00: Meet up with your tour guide and listen to an introduction about your travel and activities of the day.
15h30: Take a Sampan boat trip towards Cua Van fishing village. There you are free to choose to pay a visit to a village school, fish farm and local fishing museum; or you can enjoy kayaking for about an hour around the village for sightseeing. (There is an option of 1 hour kayaking activities around Cua Van Fishing village at the same time. )
16h30: Back on board and cruise towards the Coconut Beach Island for anchorage.
18h00 – 19h00: Enjoy the Tope deck Sunset Happy Hour
19h00: Enjoy a delicious dinner in the Fine Dining Room, or on your private balcony.
20h00: Enjoy evening activities: Board games, and story tales of legends Top Deck Bar.
Day 2: Halong Bay – Dau Be – Kayaking on bay (B,L,D)
06h30: Join a traditional Tai Chi class on the sundeck with our skilled staff.
08h00: Enjoy a buffet breakfast served at the restaurant.
09h00: You will be picked up for a private transfer on day trip boat. We will go through many scenic spots to reach furthest side of Ha Long bay – Dau Be. It is famous for the tunnel lagoons, turquoise waters and isolated beaches… Take kayaking through the fabulous tunnels and secret lagoon.
11h30: Enjoy lunch with seafood and traditional Vietnamese cuisine onboard while have sightseing at the beautiful anchorage. After lunch time, you will have some free time for swimming and sunbathing at the beach.
13h30: You are free to choose visiting local fish farm, relaxing on beach or more kayaking. You can also gain an insight into traditional culture by coming to see the beach temple and local floating fish farm.
16h30: Back on board for resting at night.
Day 3: Halong Bay – Me Cung Cave – Tuan Chau – Hanoi (B,L)
07h00: Join a traditional Tai Chi class on the sundeck with our skilled staff.
07h30: Enjoy a buffet breakfast served at the restaurant.
08h00: Discover the Me Cung cave. Take a chance to explore its amazing complex structure with many separated rooms in the cave. By the end of the walk, the panoramic view of Ha Long bay is very spectacular.
09h00: Back to the main ship and check out. Travel back to Tuan Chau pier. Enjoy a brunch served on board during the way.
10h00:Take some picture-pretty shoots while cruising through the Eastern part of Ha Long bay – an area rarely seen by tourists.
11h15: Transfer by van back to Hanoi.
16h00: Arrive in Hanoi. End of service.
Car Transfers and Hotels
Cruise Itinerary and Program
Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
Luxurious Cabins and Suites with A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
Luxury Vietnamese and International Lunch and Dinner (Set Menu)
Vietnamese and International Breakfast
Sampan boat trip
Tai Chi session
Conference Equipment (Charter only)
Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges
Kayak on day 2
Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
Kayaking (…..dollars U.S. per person, when not pre-booked)
Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
All other services not clearly mentioned above
Check-in: 12:00 PM-12:30 PM
Check-out: 11:15 AM
Shuttle bus: Daily Departure
Guide: English speaking guide
Children and Extra beds:
FOC rate for child under 5 years olds applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults.
The child rate for children from 5 to 11 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults will be charged 105usd/01 child/per night.