BAI TU LONG BAY 3D2N – SWAN CRUISES

Visiting one of the new seven wonders – Halong Bay on an overnight cruise, Swan Cruise is highly recommended in term of quality services and standard deluxe boutique cruise. Itself-appearance inspired from typical traditional boat that expose charming elegance as its name “swan”.  Swan cruise offers cozy connecting door cabin, cleaning boutique twin/double cabin, the family triple cabin, and luxury dining room, great sundeck, all taken care by well training staff.  The  3 days 2 nights cruise trip will bring you most beautiful quiet area and beach for kayaking, swimming and relaxing.        

  

DAY 1: HON GAI HARBOR – CONG DO – CAP LA ISLAND – TRA SAN (L, D)

7.30 – 8:30: The Swan shutter bus will pick you up from your hotel and heading to northeast of Vietnam

10:30 – 11:00: Quick stop at middle of the way to stretch your legs & relax.

12.30: Arrive at Swan office in Ha Long, enter our waiting lounge for short break before getting on boat. Then guests will transfer to Swan Cruises by tender.

12.45: Enjoy welcome drink, be briefing about safety on boat and activities included then check in cabin.

13.30: Have lunch while leisurely cruising to the core of Bai Tu Long Bay.

15.30: Arrive to Cap La Island – the beautiful area in Bai Tu Long bay. Kayaking through karats and breathtaking, relaxing (According to Halong Bay Board Management, all cruises in Halong Bay are not allowed to operate swimming activities)

17.30: Get back to the boat and enjoys Sunset party while our cruise sailing to the overnight anchorage.

19.00: Have dinner on board.

20.30: Free time for joining Games, you may also try your luck with squid fishing.

Overnight on Swan Cruise in Cong Do area.

DAY 2: DISCOVER THE LIFE OF LOCAL PEOPLE – VUNG VIENG VILLAGE OR BAI TU LONG BAY NATIONAL PARK (B, L, D)

6.30 : New day with doing Tai Chi on the sundeck and enjoy the morning landscape of the bay

7.00: Have breakfast in the open air. Coffee and tea is served fee

08.30: Transfer to the Day Boat and start cruising to contemplate the stunning beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay.

Attention: Because of the weather condition and tide level, the itinerary can be changed flexibly. The itinerary will follow 1 of 2 options as below. Our tour guide will inform you the exact itinerary when you are on tour.

OPTION 1:

09.30: Start cruising to Cong Dam while discovering geological values of Bai Tu Long Bay.

09:45- 11:30: Reach to Hon Co Island for swimming or relaxing.

12.00 – 13.30: Have a BBQ lunch on Beach (Depending on the availability and weather condition).

14.00: Enjoy kayaking through the hidden lagoons and geological park in Cong Dam.

16.30: Return to the main boat and join in Sunset Time (enjoy tea and fresh fruits). This time is regarded as “Happy Hour” – “buy two get one free” while our cruise is sailing to the overnight anchorage.

19.00: Dinner will be served in the dinning room.

20.30: Free time for joining games, you may also try your luck with squid fishing. If you want to sing karaoke, please inform our tour guide to be supported

OPTION 2:

09.30: A day of fun and relaxation with more kayaking to discover Bai Tu Long Bay. You also have a great chance to go fishing with the local fisherman.

11.45: Back to the boat for a delicious hot lunch at noontime while the cruise is moving to Vung Vieng floating fishing village.

14.00: You are on a rowing boat to explore Vung Vieng village and learn how pearls are grown.

16.30: Return to the main boat and enjoy sunset time with tea and fresh fruit. This time is regarded as “Happy Hour” – “buy two get one” while our cruise is sailing to the overnight anchorage. In addition, cooking demonstration is also organized by our guide at this time. You have a chance to make Vietnamese cuisine by yourself.

19.00: Dinner will be served in the dining room

20.30: Free time for joining games, you may also try your luck with squid fishing. If you want to sing karaoke, please inform our tour guide to be supported.

 

DAY 3: THIEN CANH SON CAVE – HON GAI HARBOR ( B, L)

06.30: Start early with Tai Chi on the sundeck

07.00: Have breakfast on board

8h.30: Visit Thien Canh Son cave- It is one of the most beautiful and famous cave of Bai Tu Long Bay.

09.30: Finish packing and check out of your cabin. Prepare to join in our traditional cooking class

10.30: Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.

11.00: Enjoy lunch while the cruises returning Hon Gai harbor..

12.00: Disembark in Hon Gai pier

12.30: Farewell Halong Bay then returns to Hanoi

17.00: End of 3-days-2-nights trip on Swan Cruises.

Attention: The itinerary is subject to change due to the weather, tide level and operating conditions without prior notice.

Cruise Includes:

  • English Speaking Guide from Hanoi and on boat
  • Entrance and Sightseeing fees
  • Cruise through Bai Tu Long Bay tour
  • All meals on board (3 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts)
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Sunset party
  • Tai Chi every morning
  • Kayaking
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in cabin
  • Daily fresh fruit in cabin
  • Service charge, Insurance on board
  • Round trip shuttle bus transportation

Cruise excludes:

  • Airfares
  • Visa Arrangements
  • Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusions