Duration:3 days 2 nights
Tour route:Hanoi - Halong - Sung Sot Cave - Cat Ba island - Halong - Hanoi
Dolphin Diamond Sail is a traditional junk, small enough to be intimate but large enough to be comfortable, is the perfect way to explore the bay. The Dolphin Sail boat has 6 – 8 cabins, all -conditioned, en-suite cabins and a glorious picture-window salon with sofas and easy chairs, this vessel elegantly explores the islands and bays. The Vietnamese food on board is exceptional, served by friendly local staff…
Joining in our trip, you will have an unforgettable experience on a splendid, luxurious cruise as well as enjoy the superb sceneries in Ha Long bay – a famous World Heritage – with more than 3000 islands and islets rising from deep emerald sea water, dipping yourselves in natural beautiful landscapes, feeling the clean and fresh air, watching the dawn and sunset and particularly the moonlight over the bay.
Day 01 : Ha Long bay – Sung Sot cave ( L, D)
7h45 – 8h00: Pick you up at your hotel and depart to Ha long Bay.lan ha
12h00 – 12h30: Arrive at Ha Long City
12h45 – 13h00: Transfer to cruise ship
13h00: Board our junk with soft welcome drink, check-in registration,
13h15: Have lunch on the boat where you will be satisfied by many kinds of seafood.
14h15-17h00: Cruise towards Bai Tu Long Bay for pristine scenery, especially, you will be cruised to explore the mystery of Sung Sot Cave (the cave of Surprise), kayaking before the romantic sunset.
17h30: Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the sundeck with local red wine and fresh fruit.
18h30: Join in cooking class demonstration (Teaching you how to make our specially, Spring rolls) on board.
19h00: Get free time, enjoy fresh seafood dinner.
20h00 – 22h00: Relaxing on your cabin or join some activities organized on boat like drinking, dancing, karaoke… You might also try your luck at the squid fishing from the boat. Over night on Dolphin Junk. lunch on the boat where you will be satisfied by many kinds of seafood
Day 02 :
* Option 01: 02 nights on boat – Fullday Kayaking (B, L, D)
06h00 – 07h00: If you like enjoying Ha Long Bay’s sunrise, Kayaking in Halong bayplease get up early before 6h00 A.M.
07h00 – 08h00: Breakfast, coffee and tea served.
08h30 – 09h00: Transfer to smaller boat to explore Day and Night cave. Guided kayaking through pristine natural caves lapped by the turquoise water.
12h00 – 13h00: Have lunch on boat
14h00: Swimming, snorkeling or relaxing on Ba Trai Dao island (three peaks island), one of the most beautiful isolated beaches (private, wild and fresh air). You also can discover the wild surrounding area by kayaking.
15h30: Visit Halong Pearl farm village to learn how local people are farming oysters and collecting pearls.
16h30: return to the Dolphin Junk for second night.
17h00: Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the sundeck with local red wine and fresh fruits.
19h00: Fresh seafood dinner is served on board.
20h00 – 22h00: Relaxing on your cabin or join some activities organized on boat like drinking, dancing, karaoke… You might also try your luck at the squid fishing from the boat.
Overnight on Dolphin Junk.
* Option 02: 01 night on boat & 01 night at hotel in Cat Ba island
06h00 – 07h00: If you would like to enjoy to Ha Long Bay’s sunrise, Cat Ba Islandplease get up early before 6h00 A.M.
07h00 – 08h00: Have some coffee and a tasty breakfast.
08h00 – 08h30: We will cruise to Cat Ba Island, from Gia Luan Dock
08h30: Our bus will take you to the National Park which is home of 32 different types of mammals and more than 2000 species of flora. Take a short trek through the forest and climb up the Ngu Lam Mountain. From the peak of the mountain you can see the whole landscapes of Cat Ba Island.
11h00: The guide takes you back to your hotel,
12h00: Have lunch at hotel
14h00 – 17h00: Our guide takes you to Monkey Island. Stop at Monkey Island Beach for swimming and trekking to the top of the Monkey Island. Maybe change Monkey Island by Lan Ha bay, depending on the weather permit.
18h00: Have dinner at hotel
19h00: Free time at Cat Ba town.
* Option 03: 01 night on boat & 01 night at Bungalow in Cat Ba island
07h30: Have breakfast on boat and enjoy beautiful sunrise on Halong bayGia Luan Harbour
09h00: Boat takes you to Gia Luan harbour. Get on Halong bay tourbus and then our driver will take you along a small road going through Catba national park with the two sides are mountains, forest trees and many kinds of tropical flowers.
10h00: Come to Beo harbor, get on boat for going to to Monkey Island.
10h30: Arrive Monkey Island, put your luggage at the lobby and start trekking up to the top of Cat Dua mountain, discover beautiful nature on the way, have overview and take panorama pictures of Lan Ha bay with hundreds of islets around.
11h30: Back to Monkey Island Resort and have lunch in the restaurant closed to the beach.
Afternoon: Free kayaking, play football, volley ball on the beach or you can play billiard, pingpong, talble football in the entertainment area of the resort.
15h00: You will trek up Monkey Island mountain, take panorama pictures of Monkey Island then go go to other face of Monkey Island to see lovely monkeys playing on the beach then go back to Monkey Island resort.
18h30: Have dinner in the restaurant at the beach ( often BBQ dinner).
Evening: You will have “ warm up friendship” activities as singing karaoke, drink or take some dance in bar, play games or have free time seeing and listen to the sound of sea wave at Monkey Island romantic beach
Day 03 : Ha Long- Ha Noi (B, L) (Option 1)
06h00 – 07h00: If you like enjoying Ha Long Bay’s sunrise, Halong bayplease get up early before 6h00 A.M.
07h00 – 08h00: Have some coffee and a tasty breakfast.
08h00 – 10h30: Cruise to Titop beach, swimming (if the weather permitted), walking up to the top of Titop for a spectacular scenery of the bay. Cruise through the emerald water between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, En route, you have time for sightseeing with many beauty spots of the world natural heritage including Finger island, Fighting Cock islet, Incense Burner islet, Dog islet, Dragon, Horse Neck, Buffalo Head islet and many other strange shape islands.
10h30 – 11h30: Lunch is served on boat.
12h00 – 12h30: Take our shuttle bus to return to Hanoi.
16h30 – 17h00: Arrive in Hanoi about 18h00. Trip ended.
or Day 3: Cat Ba Island – Ha Long – Ha Noi (Option 2,3 )
06h00 – 07h00: Get up early for walking and swimming at Island and breakfast.
08h00: Check out room. Then the bus takes you to Gia Luan quay and get on boat back to Halong Bay. The boat will go another way – through amazing islets amid dramatic natural scenery, take photos of Fighting Cock Islet, Dog Islet, Incense Burner Islet, and Fishing Village…
11h00: Have lunch on the boat.
12h30: Road trip back to Hanoi with stop-over in Hai Duong province. Arrive in Hanoi about 16h30.
Rates are inclusive of:
Transportation by A/C bus Ha Noi – Ha Long – Ha Noi
Accommodation based on twin share (Wooden cabin), Cabin with A/C, private bathroom with hot water and shower
Meals as specified in the itinerary
Boat trip in Lan Ha bay
Morning tea, coffee and cake
Kayaking on Ha Long bay
English- speaking guide (other languages are available upon request).
Sightseeing as specified including entrance fees
Rates are not inclusive of:
Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc
Others which are not mentioned in the inclusion
Necessary things to bring: Passport (valid passport is required when check-in), Sunglasses, hat, insect repellent, swimsuits, cash
Passages are advised not to take along big luggage for your convenience
Cruise itinerary and schedule subject to change upon weather and operations conditions. The itinerary above may be changed a litter bit at the time of booking, but the mentioned activities will not be changed.
The FOC (Free of charge) rate for children under 4 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults.
The Child Rate for children from 4 to 8 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults. In case the child occupies the sole cabin, the rate for adults is applied.
Child from the age of 9 must solely occupy a cabin and pay full cabin rate.