Day 1: HANOI - HAI PHONG - HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Pick up from Hanoi Old Quarter (book transfer in next step) and transfer to GOT Ferry Terminal in Hai Phong city. Up on arrival at around
Transfer to Azalea Cruise. Welcome guests on board. Check-in, then enjoy Welcome drink. Receive cruise brief and safety instruction by crew member.
Head to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. We have lunch before continuing our journey via the islets of Con Vit and Gia Luan. These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out of the sea in an impressive manner.
We progress to Trung Trang cave by our bus on Cat Ba island which is located in the middle of Cat Ba National Park with Kim Giao forest around the cave. Trung Trang Valley is the largest valley on Cat Ba Island. The valley covers an area of approximately 300 hectares, has a depth of 10m to 30m and is around 15km in the middle of Cat Ba National Park. Trung Trang Cave measures 300m lengthwise through the mountains. The cave was carved by nature for more than 2000 years. The cave has many stalactites that take on various shapes that will awe and inspire visitors to use their imagination.
Azalea Cruise gets in the less populated area at Tra Bau where is located in Lan Ha Bay. You will enjoy the green emerald and cool water by swimming
Returning AZALEA CRUISE boat you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you may join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. In the earlyevening the boat has its Happy Hour deal.
Deluxe dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff.
Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing, watching a movie in the restaurant.Overnight on board.
Day 2: LAN HA BAY
The day begins early aboard the AZALEA CRUISE with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Breakfast is served in the dining room with morning views of the bay landscape, then continue your journey.
Transfer to Azalea Day Boat to visit Viet Hai village. You will cycle along the village path and cross tropical forests and a dark tunnel. Admire the beautiful rice paddies along the way. Take a break in the village to relax. Visit an old local house made of straw, mud, bamboo ... you will have the chance to see the local life in the valley of the local population. Optional electric car service is available (for a fee). Return by day boat to visit Lan Ha Bay . Lunch is served on the day boat.
Visit Lan Ha Bay, get free breeze in low-traffic areas. You will use your imagination to name the beautiful islands of Lan Ha Bay or discover the interesting introduction of our professional guide on the Azalea day boat.
Return to AZALEA CRUISE. Enjoy swimming in the untouched area. Then you will join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will teach you how to prepare some Vietnamese dishes. Watch the beautiful sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. In the early evening, the boat has its Happy Hour offer
The luxury dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local cuisine prepared and served for you by our wonderful on-board catering staff. It's a delicious meal in a romantic and intimate setting After dinner, enjoy the scenery of the bay at night on the upper deck. Relax with a drink in the bar. Try your luck at the squid night fishing while watching a movie at the restaurant. Night on board.
Day 3: HALONG BAY - HANOI
Why not wake up early to enjoy the best of the bay while enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sun terrace; after which we serve breakfast. After breakfast, continue your journey and discover the bay in the region where Ao Ech is located.
Practice kayaking in the Ao Ech region to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay
Back on board and departure time. On your return, you can enjoy a delicious brunch. The tea ceremony is served at the restaurant. You will learn to savor tea and Vietnamese culture during this ceremony. Join the tea ceremony with our team and have fun with us!
We return to the side of the wharf to the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark. We say goodbye to the ferry GOT, it's the end of the program. Return to your deposit point in Hanoi around
End of the trip