DISCOVER HA LONG BAY ON GOLDEN LOTUS PREMIUM CRUISE 3** 3D2N
Hạ Long Bay (Vietnamese: Vịnh Hạ Long, listen, literally: “descending dragon bay”) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and popular travel destination in Quảng Ninh Province, Vietnam. Administratively, the bay belongs to Hạ Long City, Cẩm Phả town, and is a part of Vân Đồn District. The bay features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various shapes and sizes.
Hạ Long Bay is a center of a larger zone which includes Bái Tử Long Bay to the northeast, and Cát Bà Island to the southwest. These larger zones share a similar geological, geographical, geomorphological, climate and cultural characters.
Hạ Long Bay has an area of around 1,553 km2, including 1,960–2,000 islets, most of which are limestone. The core of the bay has an area of 334 km2 with a high density of 775 islets. The limestone in this bay has gone through 500 million years of formation in different conditions and environments.
The evolution of the karst in this bay has taken 20 million years under the impact of the tropical wet climate. The geo-diversity of the environment in the area has created biodiversity, including a tropical evergreen biosystem, oceanic and sea shore biosystem. Hạ Long Bay is home to 14 endemic floral species and 60 endemic faunal species.
Historical research surveys have shown the presence of prehistorical human beings in this area tens of thousands years ago.
- Explore Halong Bay on cruise
- Visit Surprising Cave and walk up 100 steps to the cave entrance, then enjoy kayaking or relaxing on the cruise
- Experience overnight on cruise
- Enjoy kayaking to explore Dark Cave and Bright Cave, then sunbathing on sundeck
- Swim or sunbath on the small ambiance beach in Ba Trai Dao Area
- Explore the largest Van Gia fishing village in Ha long Bay by kayak
- Visit Ti Top Island to view Ha Long Bay from the top of Ti Top
DAY 1: HA NOI - HA LONG BAY - SUNG SOT CAVE - KAYAKING - COOKING CLASS ( L,D )
The morning: Our car and guide will pick you up at your hotel (Hanoi Old Quarter) or your places, departure to Ha long bay. On the way to Ha Long Bay we have a short break about 20 minuttes. the car will arrive at Bai Chay, Halong Tourism harbour.
12.15: Transfer by tender to the Halong Golden Lotus Garden Cruise. Enjoy welcome drink, after that tourists will start cruising to visit Ha Long Bay - one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, UNESCO World Heritage Site and check in your cabin.
13.00. Have lunch - enjoy deluxe Vietnamese Set Menu.
after lunch visitors will transfer by tender from boat to Surprising Cave (Sung Sot Cave). Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. and then we will enjoy kayaking or relaxing on the cruise.
19.00 Have dinner - enjoy Vietnamese food.
21.00 - 23.00: Evening activities: sing karaoke, join squid fishing or relax on the sundeck, sightsee Halong Bay at night.
Overnight on the Golden Lotus Garden Cruise.
DAY 2: HA LONG BAY - KAYAKING - DARK CAVE - BRIGHT CAVE ( B,L,D )
The morning: Have breakfast on Cruise and the transfer to the Day Cruise Boat and begin to cruise to some of Halong Bay’s most secluded and untouched area.
09.00: Enjoy kayaking to explore the Dark Cave and Bright Cave.
11.00: Return to the boat and relaxing, sun bathing on sundeck.
12.00: A multi-course lunch will be served mid-day with seafood and grills.
13.00: Cruise further to the Ba Trai Dao area, Swimming or sunbathing on the small ambiance beaches in Ba Trai Dao area.
15.30: Explore the largest Van Gia fishing village in Halong Bay by Kayak. You will have chance to interact with local fishers.
17.00: Return to Golden Lotus Classic Cruise.
19.30: Have dinner and overnight the second night on the boat.
Ba Trai Dao area
DAY 3: HA LONG BAY - TI TOP ISLAND - HA NOI ( B,L )
The morning: After breakfast. Depart to Ti Top island. Climb to the top of Titop, sightseeing Halong Bay's panorama view or relaxing, swimming at the Ti Top beach.
9.30: Return to the boat. Check out cabins. Enjoy relaxing & have a sunbathing on sundeck while our boat is back on different route
10.45: Enjoy Set Menu served in dining room while seeing the bay scenery when we approach the pier (passing Fight Cocks, Incense Burner, Stone Dog)
(Or have lunch at restaurant near Halong Harbour).
12.00:Transfer by tender to the pier and relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation
12.20: Transfer back to Hanoi. You will arrive in Hanoi approximately at 16:30.
Finish the tour. See you again!
|Premium||> 20 pax||280 USD|
|Garden||> 20 pax||240 USD|
|Classic||> 20 pax||210 USD|
***Rates are in
- Children under 5 years old are FOC.
- Children from 5 - 11 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rates.
- Children above 12 years old are charged at 100% based on adult rates.
Tour Price Includes:
- All transfers and transportation with air-con vehicles
- Driver: proficient, safe, experienced
- Tour guide: English speaking guide (enthusiastic, experienced)
- Welcome drink
- Entrance fees: During tour
- Vietnamese meals as mentioned (standard and hygienic meal)
- Golden Lotus Premium Cruise 3** : Safe, clean and beautiful
- Luxury cabin with Air-conditioner, private bathroom, hot water, shower
- Insurance on board