Duration:3 days 2 nights
Tour route:Halong bay - Bai Tu Long Bay - Cua Van Fishing Village - Titop Island
With over 10 years of experience in dealing with foreign visitors visiting Halong Bay, Indochina Sails has become one of the most prestigious Halong cruising brands. In 2007, Indochina Sails started up its business with the act of launching three luxury yachts (Indochina Sails 1, Indochina Sails 2, and Valentine), aiming at serving VIP travelers. Thanks to the cruise’s continuous effort in meeting customers’ need by facilities and equipment improvement, staff’s serving skills, Indochina Sails is proud of being the number one choice for several domestic and foreign travel groups. With each one possesses 21 cabins, junk ships of Indochina Sails are designed and installed in accordance with international standards and still maintain traditional features at the same time, creating the perfect balance. Ship structure is made from a special type of timber that smells comfortably, and its furniture and accessories are made from Bat Trang ceramic and Van Phuc silk, guaranteeing to bring customers the most convenient experience.
Tour around some highlight attractions in the area of the Bay
Drop in some traditional villages, enjoy the rustic yet charming atmosphere
Cruise to many typical sites along the travel
Enjoy picturesque scenery
Take joyful Vietnamese cooking classes
Day 1: Bai Tu Long Bay – Cua Van fishing village (L,D)
The cruise of Indochina Sails starts at 12:15 pm. Upon boarding guests are served with a welcome drink and then gather in the dining room for an extended safety and boat orientation briefing according to itinerary details.
After checking in, we have some leisure time before lunch time at 1:00pm. There has a multi-course Vietnamese and Western set menu for lunch.
As we are having lunch, the boat is heading its way through the Bai Tu Long Bay, through the most stunning and poetic sites in Bai Tu Long Bay and Halong Bay to hit the Cua Van Fishing Village, the largest fishing village of the Bay. At the village, there are about 600 residents living in about 150 floating households. Guests can go kayaking through the village or visiting on small bamboo boats (sampans) rowed by the villagers for optional.
After visiting the village, guests will back on board and enjoy some free time (one and a half hours) before joining the Cooking Class on board, led by our Chef, which are available for all of the passengers. During the Class, the guests will be introduced how make some Vietnamese traditional dishes and have chance to taste the food in the end. In addition we will have the first of our double happy hours from 6:00 till 7:00 during which time one free drink will be received for each one ordered. At 7:30pm, guests will enjoy a delightful dinner of sumptuous buffet featuring an array of salads, seafood, meat dishes, seasonal fresh fruits and deserts.
Later, guests can relax at the dining room, lounge or on the upper deck and enjoy your own free time from 9:00 till 10:00. Board games and playing cards are available, as well as massage services (available throughout the cruise). Also, guests can experience squid fishing with help from the crew.
Day 2: Halong Bay – Bat Cave – Pearl Village (B,L,D)
Today, guests will enjoy breakfast and drinks at 6:45. And then Tai Chi lessons led by our tai chi master will be started at 7:00 before we have breakfast at 7:45. Then, guests will take Indochina Sails Day Boat (a wooden junk with lounge, dining room and a sundeck) at 8:30 to cruise to the less trafficked area around the Bay to enjoy swimming, kayaking at the Bat Cave and pay a visit to Pearl Village to witness fish farms and the process of making pearls, also a showroom of pearl.
At noon, a delightful lunch is served and guests will get back to Indochina Sails Boat at 4:00 p.m and enjoy their own leisure time till a light meal from 6:00 to 7:00 and the main dinner at 7:30. Later, guests can relax at the dining room, lounge or on the upper deck and enjoy your own free time from 9:00 till 10:00. Board games and playing cards are available, as well as massage services (available throughout the cruise). Also, guests can experience squid fishing with help from the crew.
Day 3: Halong Bay – Titop Beach (B,L)
Today, guests will enjoy breakfast and drinks at 6:45. And then Tai Chi lessons led by our tai chi master will be started at 7:00 before we take a walking tour of Titov Beach Island at 7:45. After one hour spent on the island, climb up the steps to the peak to admire the breathtaking 360 degree view of the Bay (there is also an expansive viewing deck half way up), and then relax on the beach and enjoy swimming.
Later, back on board for final packing and freshening up before enjoying a full breakfast buffet, including traditional Vietnamese Noodles (Pho). Then, guests may relax at the dining room and lounge or on the deck for witnessing the very last views of Bay. Later, disembark at 11:00am.
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
Deluxe Vietnamese and International Lunch and Dinner
Vietnamese and International Breakfast
Conference Equipment (Charter only)
Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges
Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
Kayaking (Ten 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
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Shuttle bus: Roundtrip transfers Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi
Guide: English or French guide on boat
Children and Extra beds:
The FOC Rate for children under 4 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults (No extra Mattress)
The Child Rate for children from 4 to 10 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults: 75%
Adult rate (No extra Mattress)
Only 1 (one) child under 4 years traveling with 2 (two) adults is allowed for FOC per group
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% 0n Lunar New Year, Christmas’ Eve: 24/12, New Year’s Eve: 31/12