Day 1: Hanoi - Indochina Sails (L, D)
7:30 am to 8:30 am: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. 12:30 Enjoy welcome drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.13.15 Passengers enjoy the deluxe Vietnamese Set Menu Lunch.14.00 -16.00 Cruise through Halong Bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet areas including Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Finger Islet.16.00 Arrive at Surprise Cave - one of the most spectacular and largest grottoes of Halong Bay. The mouth of the grotto is reached by ascending about a hundred stone steps.17.30 Depart and sail for about 30 minutes to anchor overnight.18.30 - 19.00 Attend the Fruit and Vegetable Carving Lesson led by our Head Chef. During the lesson, the chef will conduct Fruit and Vegetable carving.19.30 Dinner is served.21.00 - 23.00 Happy Hour! Buy one drink - get one free .23.00 End of Program for Day 1.
Day 2: Explore full Halong Bay (B, L, D)
06.15 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.06.45 Enjoy Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck (lasting for about 30 minutes).07.45 Enjoy Breakfast served in the dining room.Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the cruise.08.30 - 09.45 Guests are transferred to the Indochina Sails Day Boat, a spacious and comfortable wooden junk with lounge, dining room and sundeck. Daytime activities include cruising to less trafficked areas of the Bay, visiting Luon Cave - guests can find golden hair monkeys here.10.30 - 11.30 Explore Cua Van Floating Village. This is one of the largest fishing villages on the Bay. Guests can visit the floating village on small bamboo boats (sampans) rowed by villagers.12.30 Lunch is served on board mid-day.14.30 After lunch, guests will pay a visit to Pearl Farm in the afternoon.15.30 Return by tender to the Indochina Sails boat. Rejoin the cruise and relax onboard as we sail to the overnight anchorage.19.30 Dinner is served.20.45 Evening activities. Board games like cards or Parcheesi are available, as well as massage service.21.00 - 23.00 Happy Hour! Buy one drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded).23.00 End of program for Day 2.
Day 3: Indochina Sails - Hanoi (B, L)
06.30 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.06.45 Enjoy Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck .07.45 - 09.00 Guests are transferred by tender to the Titov Island. About one hour is spent on the island, allowing time to climb to the peak for a breathtaking 360 degree view of the Bay.09.00 Upon returning to the boat, guests will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. 09.30 Enjoy a full breakfast in the dining room. Bills are settled after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.11.00 Arrive at Tuan Chau port, relax inside the pier building. Check out before 11:30 am. 12:00 pm: Depart Halong Bay for Hanoi. 4:30 pm: We shall drop you back off at your hotel in Hanoi’s old quarter.