Halong Bay Pelican Cruises
Itinerary 2 Days - 1Night
Day 01: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay (Meals: L, D)
7.30 – 12.00 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Halong City through the paddy fields in the Red River Delta. Stopover at Hai Duong province for refreshment about 20 – 30 minutes.
12.00 – 13.00 Arrive in Tuan Chau Wharf – Breaking and taking photo at Pelican Private Lounge
Transfer by tender to the boat
13.00 – 15.30 Check in and enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise brief and safety instruction by crew member and Cruise Manager
Start cruising. Enjoy buffet lunch while cruising to magnificent Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay, admire the fascinating formations on the way. You will have opportunity to see the famous such as: Perfume Rock,Fighting Cock, Lonely Rock, Saddle Rock…. before arrives to “Vung Viêng” village.
15.30 – 17.30 Visit “Vung Viêng” village by a rustic – row boat, meet the local people who will help you row the boat for sightseeing. Enjoy quiet space and fresh air, you will feel truly relaxing.
Free optional swimming and kayaking around many small and big islands at emerald Bai Tu Long water.
17.30 – 19.30 Back to the boat and free time for relax
Cooking class on sundeck – How to make Vietnamese spring rolls. Then enjoy the spring rolls you make together and Happy Hour (buy one drink, get one free). It is time for chatting and relaxing.
19.30 – 23.00 Deluxe Vietnamese Dinner will be served
Evening activities include: Leisure time for chatting around the bar, watching many sorts of Vietnam cultural films. Relaxing and spending a romantic night on Pelican Cruise’s music. Reading magazines in room and dining room. Passengers may also try their luck with squid fishing on the boat.
Day 02: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi City (Meals: B, L)
06.00 – 09.00 Taking part in Tai Chi class on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes)
Coffee, tea and pastries for breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape.
Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. It takes approximately 45 minutes for cave visiting. Return to the boat by tender. Proper shoes are highly recommended.
09.00 – 11.30 Check out and make payment in reception area
Have a buffet brunch while cruising back to the Tuan Chau Wharf. Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as approaching the wharf.
11.30 Transfer by tender to Tuan Chau Wharf. Say goodbye to the crew
12.00 – 16.30 Return from Halong to Hanoi by shuttle bus
Stop over the middle to visit a traditional workshop
16.30 Arrive in Hanoi
End of the trip.
Price: USD185 per person