Valentine Junk 2 days
With thousands of Limestone Moutains and cliffs jutting from it’s calm waters, Halong Bay is a Unesco World Heritage site and one of the world’s most spectacular natural wonders.
The “Valentine”, launched in late 2007, is perfect for those seeking a more exclusive and intimate experience. Valentine is a full-service vessel offering all the facilities and amenities of our larger boats, but with only five cabins; four Deluxe cabins at 19 square meters each and one Suite cabin at 30 square meters. All of them on Valentine bathrooms feature bathtub/Jacuzzis as well as showers. Come to explorer Halong aboard the Indochina Sails, and let us meet all your travel needs.
- Daily departure from Hanoi.
- Private Pick-up & drop-off services Private transfer Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi. Private Pick-up & drop-off services Hanoi / Halong / Hanoi private transfer.
- Welcome drink Cruise Itinerary and Program Entrance and sightseeing Fees English-speaking guide on board Luxurious Cabins and Suites with A/C and en-suite bathrooms Meals as mentioned( B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner) Vietnamese and International Breakfast.
- Kayak Mineral water on coach.
- On-board Insurance Taxes and Service Charges
- Massage Services
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses
- Tips and Gratuities
- All other services not clearly mentioned above
Day 1 : Hanoi - Halong (L/D)
08:30 Warmly pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Depart for Halong Bay 11:30 Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier. 12:15 Transfer by tender to the Indochina Sails boat – enjoy Welcome Drink. Receive cruise briefing and check in to cabins and begin cruise. 13:00 Lunch - deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu. Massage service is available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise. 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 supplied. We will spend about 45 minutes on the island. 15.15 Transfer back to the boat and sail for approximately 45 minutes to our second destination - the Bat Cave area. 16.15 Arrive at the Bat Cave area. There are two programs to choose from at this time. One option is a 40 minute kayaking program to the nearby Bat Cave and lagoon and surrounding waters. Kayaking is $10. per person unless already booked as part of your package. Water is supplied. The second option is to visit the largest floating fishing village in Halong Bay. We will travel to the village on the tender and tour the village for approximately 20 minutes. 18:30 Arrive at Luon Bo area - anchor for overnight. 19:00 Dinner - deluxe Vietnamese & Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner. 20:30 Evening activities include: film entertainment in the dining room at approximately 2:15, board games and playing cards are available. 21:00 Happy Hour! Buy one drink - get one free (wine excluded). 23.00 End of program for Day One
Day 2. Halong – Hanoi (B)
6:45 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room. 7:00 Arrive at the Surprise Cave area, there is a small fishing village here. Relax onboard. You may join Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck at 7:00, duration about 30 minutes. 8:00 Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up the 100 steps to the entrance of the cave and tour on foot for approximately 45 minutes. 9:00 Upon return to the boat take time to freshen up and please check-out of cabins. Please leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer to the pier). Depart for Bai Chay/Halong pier.
9:30 Enjoy Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet served in the dining room. Settle bills in the dining room after breakfast. 10:00 Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room and enjoy the bay scenery as we approach the pier. 10:45 Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier. 11:00 Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation. Rejoin private car for transfer back to Hanoi.