Taking a rest in the bay of Wonders, calming on the crystal blue sea or charming white sand beaches, you’ll Soon forget all the pressure and enjoy your trip to the country of pleasure: beautiful landscapes, fresh and tasty sea food, tranquil setting. This can sure be a unique vacation for you!
Day 1: Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay – Discover Da Chong Area. O/n Azalea Cruise
Our guide and driver welcome you at hotel at 9.00 am in Hanoi Old Quarter to leave Hanoi for Hai Phong City. Travel in teh new highway to reach Got Ferry in Hai Phong City, at Azalea Private Lounge. It just takes about 2,5 hours on bus to reach Got Ferry. Have a warmly welcome and enjoy a special tea at Azalea Cruise’s lounge.
At noon time transfer by a tender from the harbor to the Azalea Cruise to get on board. Have a welcome driver while listening the cruise briefing from our guide as well as safety instructions and make check in procedure.
Next you have lunch on the restaurant of the cruise while passing via Con Vit and Gia Luan Islets. Proceed to Da Chong islet – an untouched amazing limestone karst information rise up out the sea as the impressive manner. Here you can see a lighthouse built by French over 100 years old.
Continue to Ba Trai Dao beach area belonging Lan Ha Bay where has the separate part with Halong Bay. Have a kayaking or only enjoy swimming at this pristine beach. While kayaking through the bay you can have a great experience, have the immerse in the crystal clear seawater in Ba Trai Dao area (the best time for visiting is from October to May). From June to September will visit Tra Bau area also in Lan Ha Bay for the best weather and safe.
Now is the time to return the cruise and have the authentic well-known local liquor “Ba Kich liquor” (Morinda officinalis). This is a kind of wealthy and tasty liquor which is really highly recommending liquor in Viet Nam. You might never forget this lovely purple liquor
Enjoy the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. And then you may join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you how to make and cook some Vietnam dishes. The boat has also its Happy Hour deal
Optional: Massage service available. Let book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)
Have dinner on board with delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting
If you wish you can ask the cruise team and have a night squid fishing, watching a movie in the restaurant. Overnight on board.
Day 2: Full Day in Cat Ba Island – Lan Ha Bay – Viet Hai Village. O/n Azalea Cruise
Start the new day early with Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Then have coffee, tea and pastries for light breakfast are served in the dining room. Here is the chance for a morning view of bay’s landscape.
Continue on day boat to visit Viet Hai village. At the village you take a bicycle trip along the village path to pass through rain forests and dark tunnel. En route is the enjoyment for stunning scenery of rice fields. Reach the village you visit an ancient local house which made from straw, mud and bamboo, etc. Share the local life with local people (Optional: extra charge for electronic car).
After that you return Lan Ha Bay on the day boat and have lunch on the day boat.
Continue to visit Lan Ha Bay and have free kayaking as well as swimming at Ba Ham Lake. It is in the middle of a narrow, rectangular area, with the all four sides enclosed by vertical cliffs. (if the weather permits).
Next you return Azalea Cruise and join traditional cooking class. Under the instruction of our chef, you can learn how to cook some Vietnamese dishes. Enjoy the sunset over the bay
- Enjoy the Happy Hour deal on the boat. Have dinner with delicious local foods.
- Enjoy the night landscapes of the bay on the sundeck while having drinks from the bar.
- More chance for requiring squid fishing at night or watching a movie in the restaurant. Overnight o board.
Day 3: Lan Ha Bay – Toi, Sang Cave – Hanoi
Enjoy the sunrise on the bay and then have a Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck. Have breakfast at restaurant.
Continue the trip on the local boat to discover the bay in the area of Toi, Sang Cave.
Return Azalea Cruise around 9.30 am and make check out procedure. Tea ceremony is served at the restaurant and have a great fun with cruise team. Have a delightful brunch while the cruise return the harbor.
Arrive in Got Ferry at noon time
Our driver welcomes you at Got Ferry and transfers you return Hanoi city. You will arrive in Hanoi around 14.20 pm. We hope you have the most enjoyment with Azalea Cruise 3 days Cruise services and wishing to see you again. Wishing you a wonderful time for the rest holiday in Vietnam.