Duration:3 days 2 nights
Tour route:Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi
Launched in November 2009, the Halong Violet reflects the 1930’s Indochina style. The ship provides a dining room with sea view, library & lounge, spa & gym and six comfortable rooms with marble bathroom, Jacuzzi & balcony. The cabins on the cruise allow tourists to have private space as well as chances to enjoy natural seascape of the World Heritage, Halong Bay. Enjoying seafood or authentic Vietnamese cuisine in a spacious boutique dining room while watching the sunset surely brings you unforgettable experiences. Private balconies allow streams of light into rooms and suites featuring elegant decoration and stunning views. Noteworthy leisure activities are beach visit, fishing village visit, kayaking, cooking classes, wine tasting and sunrise Tai Chi.
Cruising, enjoy swimming on quiet beaches , visit water tunnel, snorkeling and kayaking in the crystal water of HaLong Bay
Enjoy cocktail while watching sunset and later unwind at Violet restaurant
Visiting water tunnels, fishing villages or kayaking
Practise Tai Chi in the Sunrise
Visit a beautiful limestone grotto
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (L,D)
8:30: Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi and head out for Halong bay approximately three hours away (optional)
En route we have a short stop at a handicapped children center for short break. Upon arrival at Ha Long Bay you will be met by captain of cruise and transferred to Violet Cruise.
Welcome on board of Halong Violet and set sail through bay while lunch is served. Passage into the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons’ teeth.
Opportunity to visit beautiful limestone caves, go swimming or sunbathing. Enjoy cocktails while watching sunset and later unwind at the restaurant. If weather permits, a short night cruise could bring you a nice discovery of the sea life by night.
Overnight on Violet cruise.
Day 2: Halong Bay – relaxing (B,L,D)
After breakfast, transfer to your day – trip boat with private crew and cruise to the bay’s most untouched areas. Enjoy swimming on quiet beaches, visiting water tunnels, fishing villages or kayaking.
Lunch served on board by your private chef.
Return to the mother boat for the night.
Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B,L)
Greet the day with a morning Tai Chi exercise with an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay.
After breakfast, visit a beautiful limestone grotto, then return to the boat for a final glimpse of Halong Bay while cruising back to the pier.
After lunch at Royal Park Restaurant,
11.00: Check out and transfer back Hanoi.
Return transfers from Hanoi to Halong
English speaking guide
Luxury accommodation with A/C, hot shower, mini bar
Exclusive Cruise through Halong Bay
Kayaking (included for the 2nd day)
Vietnamese Seafood Lunch and Dinner
International Brunch Buffet
Sunrise Tai Chi Class
Violet cruise’s gift
Insurance on board
Entrance fees, Taxes and Service Charge
Beverage and other personal expenses
Gratuity on board
All other services not mentioned in Inclusions
Check-in: 12:30 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Shuttle bus: Daily departure from Hanoi at: 7:30 – 8:00 AM
Guide: English Speaking Guide
Children and Extra beds:
Free of charge for child under 4 years old, in parents’ room and using existing bedding.
More than 30 days before the beginning of the trip: 20% of the total rates.
15 to 30 days before the trip: 50% of the total rates.
From 7 to 14 days before the trip: 75% of the total rates.
No refunds for cancellations 7 days before the journey.
Surcharge 25% for Christmas 24/12, New Year 31/12, Lunar New Year’s Eve