Carina Cruise 3 days/ 2 nights

Duration:  3 days/2 nights

Group size:  18 pax

Itinerary: Hanoi - Tuan Chau - Halong Bay - Surprising cave - Maze cave - Cua Van village - Luon Cave - Tuan Chau - Hanoi

  • Price
  • Free

carina-halong-cruise-overview

This three-day cruising itinerary to Halong Bay in Vietnam gives you the best chance to enjoy the World Heritage listed Halong Bay from the friendly Carina Cruise boat. Here you can relax on the tanning deck, swim in the clear, aqua blue waters, admire unforgettable scenery only accessible by kayak and enjoy the best cuisine available in the bay.

Highlights

Exploring Maze cave and finding out how the cave was named a maze

Discovering Luon Cave and taking kayaking, or swimming on the calm emerald waters

Visiting Cua Van village and learning about the daily life of the fishermen on bamboo boat or by kayak

Tour options

Deluxe

Description Price for Deluxe cabin

Free

Premium

Description Price for Premium cabin

Free

Itinerary details  

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong - Surprising cave (L, D)

07.45 – 08.15 approx

- Our guide will meet you at your hotel. The shuttle bus or private car pick up.

- Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta.

- You will have a chance to take photos. Comfort break. The time from Hanoi to Halong bay is approximately 3 ½ hours.

12 – 12.30 noon approx

- Arriving Tuan Chau marina. Welcome aboard Carina Cruise. Meet the captain, crew and join us for welcome cocktail as we tell you about life onboard.

- Check into your cabin. Time to refresh and unwind

- Set sail as lunch is prepared by our chef.

- Join us for a typical local lunch in the dining room or at the outdoor dining area. Mingling yourself in the stunning views of the Bay and it’s dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters heading to Maze cave

Afternoon
- Arrive at Surprising Cave (Hang Sửng Sốt), explore the cave and find out how the cave was named a Surprising.
- Heading to Titop island area. Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by beautiful islets. Visit Titop island for swimming and snorkeling or do the short trek to the top of island to have the overview of Halong bay from here
- Heading back toward the sleeping area
Early evening
- Summit on the sundeck watching the sunset, enjoy Sunset party. It’s ideal time to make acquaintance with new friends, sharing your traveling experience or simply watching the sunset
- An authentic Vietnamese menu is served
- After dinner, reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at our bar, or take for you one of our onboard activities: book reading, games, movies, and squid fishing…
Day 2: Maze Cave – Cua Van Floating Village – Pearl Farm (B, L, D)
06:30
- For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sun deck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body and there is no better environment to practice this than amongst the limestone peaks and islands.
- Local breakfast served
- Transfer to smaller boat to exploring Maze Cave, you will have change to visit one of the most beautiful cave in Halong bay and step up to the top of the mountain to get the amazing view of World Heritage.
- Mingling yourself in the stunning views of the Bay and it’s dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters heading to Cửa Vạn floating Village.
- Arrive Cửa Vạn Floating Village: Our guide will brief you information and the highlights about this fascinating floating village and its local community
- Take your option either exploring the village yourself on kayak or comfortably capture the daily life of the fishermen on bamboo boat rowed by the locals.
12:00 approx Lunch is served on board
Afternoon
- Cruising to Visit the Peal Farm, you will have chance to witness the whole process to make a valuable pearl from first step of growing to harvesting pearl in Halong Bay
- Return to your cruise, take time to refresh and relax
Early evening
- Summit on the sundeck watching the sunset, It’s ideal time to make acquaintance with new friends, sharing your traveling experience or simply watching the sunset
- An authentic Vietnamese menu is served
- After dinner, reward yourself with a tasteful cocktail, or take for you one of our onboard activities: book reading, games, movies, squid fishing….
Day 3: Luon Cave – Cooking Demonstration – Lunch – Farewell at your hotel (B, L)
06:30 For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body, joining Tai Chi session to full charge your energy for the day.
07:00 – 08:00 Local breakfast is served
08:00
- Mingling yourself in the stunning views of the Bay and it’s dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters heading to Luon Cave (Hang Luồn)
- Take your option either exploring the cave yourself on kayak or comfortably on bamboo boat rowed by the locals.
09:00 Check out the cabins, at your leisure while our cruise taking you pass by other beautiful highlights in the bay.
10:00 You will join with our short class of Cooking demonstration, how to make spring rolls before an early lunch is served.
12:00 Return to the shore and disembark from the cruise as our crew say farewell. Transfer to minibus or private and return to Hanoi.
Arrival back at your hotel approximately 16:30

What's Included  

  • Tai Chi
  • Welcome drink
  • Fishing equipment
  • English speaking guide
  • Cookery demonstration
  • Kayaking, local rowing boat
  • Fruits and local wine party
  • Internet wifi on dining room
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Complimentary morning tea and coffee
  • On board insurance and service charges
  • Full equipped luxury en-suite cabin with A/C, hot water
  • All meals on board (L= lunches, D= dinner, B= breakfast)
  • Complimentary 02 bottled mineral water inside the cabin

What's Not Included  

  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Transfer Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi (bookable in next step)
  • All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above

Product ID:
T31CAR02


 

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