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From Hanoi: Lan Ha Bay 2-Day Cruise with Luxury Transfer

Product ID: 28880
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Enjoy an exciting cruising experience in the amazing Lan Ha Bay. Embark on an extraordinary adventure with kayaking and swimming through the Dark and Bright Cave. Immerse yourself in the local culture and cuisine.
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Duration 2 days
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Vietnamese, English

Pickup included

• Pickup is available from hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM. If you are staying outside this area, you should take a taxi to Hanoi Opera House to be picked up there, also at around 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM. • Pickup is available from Noi Bai Airport or Cat Bi Airport for an extra fee. Please contact the local partner after booking to organize this.

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  • Sail around the limestone karst mountains, islands and caves of Lan Ha Bay
  • Cruise on board a luxury cruise boat
  • Explore the stalagmites and stalactites of grottos
  • Practice tai chi as the sun rises
  • Relax on deck and enjoy the views
  • Watch a cookery demonstration of Vietnamese cooking
  • Kayak around the lovely Tra Bau area
  • Watch the sunset over the misty mountains
  • Drive through the scenic landscape of the Red River Delta
Full description
Enjoy a sublime 2-day cruise around Lan Ha Bay on a beautiful cruise boat. Sail past the spectacular limestone karst mountains and golden beaches. Kayak to fishing villages, enjoy amazing food and learn about Halong’s history. Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the scenery is as astonishing as the atmosphere is relaxing.

Day 1: Hanoi – Lan Ha Bay (L, D)

9:00 - 9:30 AM: Pick-up at your hotel in Hanoi for the scenic 2.5-hour drive to Lan Ha Bay. Soak up the landscape of the Red River Delta countryside, with a short break en route.

12:30 AM - 1:00 PM: Climb aboard the V’Spirit Premier Cruise and get a short cruise briefing before you set sail.

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM: Savor a delectable lunch as cruise sails among the many limestone islands.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Explore the amazing Dark and Bright caves, the most beautiful cave in Lan Ha Bay.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Swimming in the private emerald water.

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM: Return to the main boat and continue cruising to a quiet area while enjoying the beautiful scenery on the way.

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM: Enjoy a sunset party on the sundeck and admire the best moment of the day, when the sun starts to set.

7:00 PM: Dinner is served. Meet and chat with the other guests, then join the crew to fish for squid. Laze on deck under the stars, or enjoy a cocktail in the bar.

Day 2: Lan Ha Bay – Hanoi (B, L)

6:30 AM - 7:00 AM: Rise and shine for a spot of Tai Chi or a photo hunt.

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM: Enjoy a relaxing breakfast as the sun rises.

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Experience some fantastic kayaking to discover the lovely Tra Bau area.

9:30 AM: Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM: As you head back to the harbor, watch a cooking demonstration before sitting down to a traditional Vietnamese lunch.

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM: Disembark the cruise ship back at the Tourist Wharf.

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM: Transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM: Arrive in Hanoi for the end of your tour.
  • Return transfers by shuttle bus between hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter and Lan Ha Bay
  • Welcome drinks
  • Cruise as per itinerary and program
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • English-speaking guide
  • Deluxe cabins with en-suite bathrooms and air-con
  • Vietnamese and international breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Kayaking
  • Insurance
  • Taxes and service charges
What’s Not Included
  • Airfares or car transfers
  • Beverages
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above
  • Compulsory surcharge for Gala Dinner on Christmas Eve (24 December) and New Year Eve (31 December) an additional 40USD per person paid on the night
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Times of activities may vary slightly
• The tinerary and program are subject to change due to bad weather
• Compulsory surcharge for Gala Dinner on Christmas Eve, December 24, and New Year's Eve, December 31, an additional $40 per person; the clients are to pay directly to the tour guide on board

From £267.81 per person

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Product ID: 28880