Valentine Junk 3 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)
8.30. Our driver will pick you up at the hotel and transfer to Halong pier.
11.30. Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
12.15 Transfer by tender to the boat - enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.
12.30 Start cruising on the 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.
• Arrive at the Bat Cave area. There are two programs to choose from at this time.
Option1: 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.
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 Enjoy deluxe Vietnamese & Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner.
20.30 Evening activities include: film entertainment in the dining room at approximately 9:00, board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available We also offer Squid fishing on the Boat or on the Tender.
21.00 Happy Hour! Buy one drink - get one free (wine excluded)
23.00 Have a good night.
Day 2: Halong Bay (B/L/D)
06.45 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
07.00 Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes).
07.45 Enjoy Breakfast served in the dining room.
08.30 Transfer by tender to the "Day Boat" and begin to cruise to some of Halong Bay 's more untouched locales. Exact locations depend on tide conditions. Enjoy a leisurely day of kayaking and swimming. A multi-course lunch will be served mid-day. Pack lightly; swimwear and set of dry clothes and there may be some walking through shallow water and on slippery rocks so appropriate shoes for this (you may bring the sandals provided in your cabins).
16.00 Return by tender to the Indochina Sails boat.
17.45 Food carving demonstration in the dining room.
18.30 Arrive at Luon Bo area - anchor for overnight.
19.00 Deluxe Vietnamese and Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner.
20.30 Evening activities include: squid fishing from the boat, film entertainment in the dining room at approximately 21:00, board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available.
21.00 Happy Hour! Buy one - Get one free (all beverages except wine by the bottle).
23.00 Have a good night.
Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B)
06.30 Enjoy Tai Chi on the sundeck.
07.30 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
07.45 Arrive by boat at the Surprise Cave - Optional tour program: prepare for visiting the Surprise Cave OR relax onboard the boat. Massage service is available.
08.00 Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave . Tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes.
09.00 Upon return to the boat please check-out of cabins. Please leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer to the pier).
09.15 Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier). Depart for Bai Chay/Halong pier.
09.30 Enjoy Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.00 Arrive at Bai Chay. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi . Thanks for joining with Luxury Travel.