With thousands of limestone moutains and cliffs jutting from its calm waters, Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders. The Indochina Sails, a traditional junk built of aromatic wood and other special materials, is the perfect vessel for exploring this magnificent seascape.
Come explorer Halong aboard the Indochina Sails, and let us meet all your travel needs.
Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi at 8:30 am for a four-hour drive through the Red River Delta to Ha Long City.
11.30. Arrive at Bai Chay/ Halong pier. 12.15. Transfer by tender to the boat. Welcome drink. Cruise briefing and safety instructions. 12.30 . Start cruising on Halong Bay . Cabin check-in 13.00. Enjoy deluxe Vietnamese and International set-menu lunch. 14.30. Arrive at Titop Island . Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach and climbing the steps to the top of the mountain on the island for fantastic views and photo opportunities. Water and towels will be supplied. We will spend about 45 minutes on the island. 15.15. Return to the boat and sail for about 45 minutes to our second stop - the Bat Cave area. 16.00. Arrive at the Bat Cave area. There are two programs to choose from at this time. Option 1: 40 minute kayaking program to the nearby Bat Cave and lagoon and surrounding waters Option 2: Visit the Cua Van floating fishing village, the largest floating fishing village in Halong Bay . There are about 130 floating houses and about 600 people live and work in the village. We will travel to the village on the tender and tour the village for approximately 20 minutes. 17.45. Depart and sail for about 30 minutes to Luon Bo area, where we will anchor for overnight.19.00 . Deluxe Vietnamese & Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner. 20.30. Evening activities include: film entertainment in the dining room at approximately 21.00, board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available.
Also at this time we offer, when possible, an excursion to a nearby squid fishing boat. We travel by tender and you will be able to board the boat and see how the local fishermen catch squid and other fish, the excursion lasts about 45 minutes. Availability depends on several prevailing conditions; if available we will inform you after dinner and will depart at 20.30. Cost for the excursion is $10.00 per person. Please note that those joining will miss the beginning of the movie. 21.00 . Happy Hour! Buy one drink - get one free (wine excluded)23.00. Have a good night.