8:30am (Summer) or 9:30am (Winter) - Check in at counter 109, Domestic Hall E, Terminal 1, Noi Bai Airport
9:00am (Summer) or 10:00am (Winter) - Depart from Noi Bai Airport to Tuan Chau Marina by seaplane. After a 15-minute scenic flight over Halong Bay, land on the water and transfer to the Emeraude Cruise Cafe for check-in.
12:00 12:15 Check in Emeraude Café
12:15 12:30 Board the Emeraude Cruise Ship
12:30 14:00 Cruise out into Halong Bay and enjoy a delicious Vietnamese buffet lunch onboard
14:00 16:00 Guided shore excursion to to Sung Sot Grotto
16:00 17:30 (Winter) Pearl Farm visit or Kayaking*. (Summer) Titov Island – swimming or hiking.
*Extra costs apply.
18:00 19:00 Learn to cook Vietnamese spring rolls with a cooking class on-board, then enjoy canapes on the sundeck as you watch the sunset
19:00 21:00 European-style buffet dinner on-board
20:30 23:00 Squid fishing
6:00 - 7:30 Coffee, tea, cookies, muffins served on sundeck (included), followed by an optional Tai Chi class.
7:30 - 8:30 (Summer time) Pearl Farm visit or Kayaking*. (Winter time) Titov Island – swimming or hiking
9:00 - 09:30 Cabin check out
9:00 - 11:00 Enjoy breakfast onboard while cruising around Human Head islet, Trong Mai, and Dinh Huong islet
11:00 - 11:30 Return to the marina for the end of your cruise
12:00 - 16:00pm (If Shuttle option selected) Shuttle bus transfers back to downtown Hanoi, with drop-off at Old Quarter hotels.
12:30pm -13:30 (If Seaplane option selected) Take off from Tuan Chau Marina, fly back to Noi Bai Airport and return to your hotel by shuttle bus.
POINTS OF DEPARTURE & ARRIVAL
• Noi Bai Airport: Counter 109, Domestic Hall E, Terminal 1, Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi, Vietnam.
• Tuan Chau Marina: No T7 Tuan Chau Commercial Urban Area, Tuan Chau Ward, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province, Viet Nam.
All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.