Day 1: Hanoi – Halong (L, D)
Depart from Hanoi at approximately 7:45 - 8:15am. A guide will pick you up from your hotel before the journey to Halong Bay. Take a short break en route at Hai Duong Province, a popular handicraft shopping center and a great place to stretch your legs.
Arrive in Halong Bay at approximately 12:00pm.
In the afternoon, begin your cruise of Halong Bay while a seafood lunch is served on the boat. On the way, admire the amazing karst rock formations. You will arrive at Floating Village to visit local life of fishermen and enjoy 1-hour kayaking adventure.
Back on the cruise ship, make use of your free time to swim, sunbathe or snorkel. Relax on the sundeck, enjoy free fruits and drinks, or join a cooking demonstration class and learn how to prepare Vietnamese spring rolls, before sitting down to dinner. After dinner, you are free to relax, listen to music or try squid fishing in the bay. All equipment is provided.
Day 2: Halong – Hanoi (B, L)
After breakfast on board the boat, enjoy a 1-hour visit to Sung Sot (Amazing Cave), Halong Bay’s largest cave. Take some amazing photos before cruising back to the harbor. Along the way, experience the beauty of Dinh Huong Island (Incense Burner), Cho Da Island (Stone Dog) and Ga Choi Island (Fighting Cocks).
After lunch, disembark the junk and take a bus back to Hanoi. Make a short stop en route, and arrive back at your hotel at approximately 17:00.