HALONG VALENTINE CRUISE 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS TOUR
DAY 01: HALONG VALENTINE CRUISE TOURS: Visit Halong bay - fishing village (L/D)
12.30: Boarding our boat at Tuan Chau Marina habour – enjoy welcome drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions. Start Halong bay cruise & package tours.
13.15 – 14.00: Passengers enjoy the deluxe Vietnamese Set Menu Lunch.
Massage service available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise. Please book in advance with your Cruise Manager.
14.00 – 16.30: We cruise through Halong Bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet area including Dinh Huong islet (Incense Burner), Dog rock, Kissing chicken rock (Fighting Cock), Finger islet.
16.30: Arrive at the Van Gia Fishing Village. This is one of the largest fishing villages on the Bay. Guests can choose between kayaking through the village or visiting on small bamboo boats (sampans) rowed by the villagers. For those who wish to go by kayak the kayaking option is $10.00 per person (unless pre-booked). Kayakers will depart from the boat in two-seater, self-rowed kayaks and kayak to and through the village and back to the boat. A kayaking tour guide will lead the way.
18.00: Valentine boat departs and sails for about 30 minutes to Luon Bo area, to anchor for overnight.
18.00 – 18.30: We organize the Fruit and Vegetable carving lesson led by our Head Chef. During the lesson, the chef will conduct Fruit and Vegetable carving showing the guests how we decorate and make some traditional Vietnamese food.
18.00 -19.00: First of two Happy Hours! Buy one drink-get one free (wine by the bottle excluded).
19.30: Dinner is served to the guests.
20.45: Evening activities include: Happy Hour! Board games like cards or Parcheesi are available, as well as massage service (massage service is available throughout the cruise). Also, everyone can try their luck at squid fishing on the boat with help from the crew.
21.00 – 22.00: Second Happy Hour! Buy one drink-get one free (wine by the bottle excluded).
23.00: End of Program for Day One.
DAY 02: HALONG VALENTINE CRUISE TOUR: Visit Cave - Kayaking & Swimming (B/L/D)
07.45: Enjoy Breakfast served in the dining room.
08.30 – 16.00: Guests are transferred to the Day Boat, a spacious and comfortable wooden junk with lounge, dining room and a sundeck with lounging furniture. This is daytime activities including cruising to less trafficked areas of the Bay, visiting Surprise Cave and kayaking around Bat Cave area (the itinerary could be revised flexibly base on the weather condition). Lunch is served on board mid-day. After lunch, the crew will take you to visit the Pearl Farm in the afternoon.
16.00: Return by tender to the Valentine boat. Rejoin the cruise and relax onboard as we sail to the overnight anchorage.
DAY 03: HALONG VALENTINE CRUISE TOUR: Visit titop island & back to habour (Brunch)
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 – 9.00: Transfer by tender to the Titop Island. About one hour is spent on the island allowing time for a climb up the steps to the peak for a breathtaking 360 degree view of the Bay (there is also an expansive viewing deck half way up). After the climb there is time left to relax on the beach and have a swim.
Around 9.00: Back to Valentine boat, you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove all of your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier). Depart for Halong habour.
09.30 Enjoy full breakfast Set Menu or Buffet in the Indochina sails dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the Halong bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.00 Arrive at Habour. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation. The Halong package tour will be finished.
Please note that times are approximate and may vary. Itinerary may change when necessary