For those who wish to discover Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island in another way more realistic or just want to escape from the bustle of everyday life for longer time, 3 Days 2 Nights itinerary on Sealife Legend is a better choice. This is a great chance to get closer to the local people who live on the island, listen to their stories, enjoy the local cuisine or just simply take in the commanding views of emerald bay while cycling around the ancient Viet Hai village. Travelers will be delighted to find the spectacular combination of variety retreats on board. Let grab your chance to experience excursion to Viet Hai village with Sealife Legend.
DAY 1: HANOI – HA LONG – LAN HA BAY
07:30: Pick up guests in Hanoi (Applicable for guests using our transfer service). Sealife Legend shuttle bus will pick you up at the hotel in the Old Quarter area and depart to Ha Long.
11:30: Arrive at Sealife Legend waiting lounge at Tuan Chau international Marina port, Sealife Group’s staffs will welcome you at the waiting lounge.
12: 00-12: 30: Transfer by speed boat from Tuan Chau port to Gia Luan port to board the Sealife Legend cruise. Guests are invited to drink and use cold / warm towels by season. The management will give you a short briefing about the cruise and disseminate safety regulations before you check in.
13:00 – 13:30: Lunch is ready to be served at Fish Net restaurant area and admire the beauty of the majestic limestone mountains emerging from the emerald blue sea while the Sealife Legend cruise moves to Lan Ha bay.
15:30 – 16:00: Van Ta area is inclusive of Dark and Bright Cave, border of Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay. And Sealife Legend Cruise invite you to visit this cave by bamboo boat rowed by local people through some floating houses where they are feeding fishes, clams and oysters. You also can explore this area in your own way by kayaking (depending on weather conditions). After rowing boat trip, you have a chance to swim in the green emerald and cool water before cruising to the boat to sleeping area.
17:30: Back on the cruise, you can choose a relaxing massage service to rejuvenate the body, or take a dip in the Jacuzzi while watching the sunset fall on Ha Long Bay and enjoy 5-star-quality cocktails as the “Happy Hour” promotion program.
• Please contact our staffs if you want to use massage services. (surcharge if request)
• “Happy Hour” program: buy 1 get 1 drink free at Sky Bar on the 3rd floor in the hour from 17:30 to 19h.
18:00: After a relaxing time, you are welcomed to our demonstration with Vietnamese tradition liquor tasting and learn how to make the tradition cuisines made by fish men. You and the chefs will make “Ca Thinh” rolls – fermented fish – using traditional vinegar made from distiller’s grains, rice powder, fresh herbs and rice paper. Then cheer up with a Vietnamese traditional liquor tasting. Drinking and having fun in the local style will be unforgettable memories of your trip.
19:15: Enjoy a delicious dinner at the restaurant. You can freely choose your favorite dishes according to the menu available at the restaurant.
20:30: Enjoy the nightlife of Lan Ha Bay. Immersing yourself in music, enjoy a drink from the bar when relax at Navy Club, take part in karaoke activities with the good sound equipment quality. In addition, you can relax on the Sundeck and admire the view of Lan Ha bay at night or manually catch the fresh squid or simply take a rest and watch Ha Long bay from the balcony in your room.
22:30: Return to your room, you enjoy your private rest time, fall asleep and get ready for a new day with lots of exciting activities.
DAY 2: (BY SPEED BOAT) – VIETNAM HAI VILLAGE – CAT BA WORLD BIOSPHERE RESERVE – HOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTER – KONG: SKULL ISLAND.
06:00: Starting the new day with Vovinam class – the martial art of Vietnam, admire the sunrise on the green bay while enjoying a cup of tea or coffee ready to start an exciting new day.
0́8:00: Enjoy a light breakfast at Fish Net restaurant.
09:00: Transfer by the speed boat to visit the Cat Ba Biosphere Reserve where is Viet Hai ancient village. You will take the bicycle along the village and admire the beautiful view of the lagoon, the lush forests and the endless rice fields on both sides of the road. Afterwards, you can explore the poetic streets or old houses right in the village.
12:00: You will enjoy the traditional meal of Vietnamese people in Viet Hai village, listening the historical stories of the fishermen’s daily life here.
14:00: After lunch, we return to the pier for short cruise to the Hollywood blockbuster – Kong: Skull Island filming which is untouched and protected area of Lan Ha Bay. You enjoy the magical beauty of the bay to understand why this area was choose in this film.
14:45: Time to swim and relax at the untouched beach in Lan Ha Bay.
16:00: Return to Sealife Legend Cruise to do kayaking or relax on the sun deck.
16:30: Shortly cruising to sleeping area for rejuvenating your mind body and soul with our open Jacuzzi, sauna, gymnasium and massage or relaxing in the Jacuzzi while watching the sunset fall on Ha Long Bay and enjoy quality cocktails 5 stars under the “Happy Hour” promotion program.
18:00: You are invited to experience the art of Vietnamese traditional tea tasting at Dragon Legend restaurant on the third floor to discover the historical stories of Vietnamese tea art.
19:15: Enjoy a delicious dinner at Fish Net restaurant by choosing your favorite dishes in the available menu.
20:30: Time for guests to enjoy your private moment, relax on the deck or participate in squid fishing, karaoke at Navy Club.
DAY 3: LAN HA BAY – CAT BA ISLAND – HANOI
06:30: Welcome the energetic new day with Vietnamese Martial Class – Vovinam activity on the deck and watch the sunrise.
07:15: A light breakfast is available to serve you at the restaurant with tea, coffee and cakes.
08:00: You will join the tour of Cat Ba World Biosphere by transshipment and just 5 minutes more by Sealife Group bus from Gia Luan Port to Hoa Cuong Cave – the wonderful stalagmite cave.
10:00: You return to the Selife Legend Cruise after the time of sightseeing. This is the time you return to the room and recheck your personal belongings before checking out. Enjoy a buffet brunch at the restaurant while the cruise goes back to the dock.
11:00 – 11:30: End of the trip. You leave the yacht to canoe to return to the waiting house in Tuan Chau and return to Hanoi.
- Three days on luxury Sealife Legend Cruises
- Welcome drink with warm/cold towel
- Entrance fees and sightseeing fees
- In-house English-speaking guide
- Accommodation in luxurious air-conditioner suite cabin
- All meals on board as mentioned.
- Vovinam lesson
- Bamboo boat trip
- Cooking demonstration
- Night squid fishing
- Transfer to cave in Cat Ba
- Service charges, travel insurance
- Sharing limousine transfers or private car
- Electric car ride in Viet Hai village
- Tipping and gratuities
- Visa arrangements
- Beauty spa and massage services
- Other beverages, tips and personal expenses
- All other services not otherwise stated