DAY 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay
Our tour guide will pick up you to Hanoi Old Quarter and start two-hour driving to embarking point via expressway.
Arrive in Tuan Chau Island, take a break at the Hermes Lounge after the long journey. From here, you will transfer to Hermes Cruise by tender.
Arrive in Hermes Cruises, you will be served a welcome drink and provided with a cold towel. Furthermore, you will also be given safety instructions before checking in to your cabin.
Have appetizing lunch at Hermes Cruise’s restaurant while cruising on exquisite water, passing Incense Burner Island, Fighting Cock islet, Stone Dog…
Visit Trinh Nu (Virgin) Grotto is considered a symbol of true love, one of the finest sunlight-filled cave in Halong Bay. Visitors can take a swim in the jade-coloured water or sunbathe on a private beach nestled behind the cave.
You will enjoy a unique journey either create own their paths to exploring by kayaking or sitting on boats of local people and immerse in the peaceful atmosphere.
Visit Titop Island or just relaxing on the sun-deck for fantastic views at The Bay
Hermes Cruise will anchor at the overnight area. This is the perfect time for you to enjoy the sunset party and join the Vietnamese cooking demonstration before dinner
Have dinner is served at the restaurant.
After dinner, you can free to relax or massage services and trying your luck with squid fishing, tea culture learning, or enjoy the starlight of the night sky in the bay on the sundeck.
DAY 2: Halong Bay Exploring – Visiting Cua Van Fisherman Village – Three Tunnels Lake
Good morning with Tai Chi meditation and catch sunrises on the sundeck
Have a light breakfast.
Discover Three Tunnel Lake by day boat- This is one of the three triangular peaks in the absolute protected area of World Natural Heritage Halong Bay.
Doing kayak on Three Tunnel Lake to see a green colour of tropical vegetation, very rich in species. The beach is a hidden gem with the picturesque appearance of the tall sea-almond tree pair, especially during the autumn.
Lunch is served at the restaurant
After lunch, you continue to visit Cua Van Fisherman Village – Tourists are not only immersed in the quiet, peaceful, fascinating and exotic space, admire the charming natural scenery, learn about the cultural life of the fishermen but also the rural women shows how to rowboat, net, catch fish/shrimp.
You have two options, either create own their paths to exploring by kayaking or sitting on boats of local people and immerse in the peaceful atmosphere.
Get back to the Hermes Cruises to rejoin the cruise and relax onboard
Savour your last dinner in the restaurant.
And then you are free to relax with squid fishing or just simply enjoy a movie in the restaurant.
DAY 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi
Catching sunrises and morning exercise with Tai Chi meditation session on the sundeck.
Have light breakfast with a cup of coffee/tea.
Discover the Sung Sot cave or Surprising cave – is the largest cave in Halong Bay discovered by the French in 1901. It has been one of the most appealing attractions for international tourists for years when opened for tourists in 1936. The stalactites and stalagmites formed over millions of years have taken on fascinating shapes.
It’s time to check out(Please collect all of your belongings from the cabins and leave heavy luggage outside the cabins, staff will transfer directly to the pier). Then enjoy a full breakfast in the dining room and relax on the sun-deck or inside the restaurant to enjoy the bay’s scenery.
Continue to move through Thien Cung and Dau Go Caves and Fighting Cocks Islet before return to Tuan Chau Marina.
You say goodbye the Hermes cruise. Our car will be at your arrangement to pick you up then drive back to Hanoi.
Arrive in Hanoi. End of the trip! Hope you enjoy all of our services. Thank you for doing a tour with Origin Vietnam!