Oriental Sails

  • Duration: 3 days

With ancient design inspired by traditional Vietnam style, Orient Sails provides 2-day and 3-day trips toward “off the beaten track” unexplored Bai Tu Long Bay. The attraction of Bai Tu Long Bay consists of pristine scenery with rich biodiversity National Park. Tourists can decide on 18-cabin or 8-cabin junk, both feature modern facilities, cozy atmosphere, first class services and numerous of wonderful views windows. Throughout the journey, beside sightseeing majestic landscape and experience the less visited Thien Canh Son Cave as well as Cong Do area, Orient Sails supplies various of joyful activities: kayaking, cooking demonstration, Tai Chi exercise,… in addition. Reward yourself an unforgettable adventure in an Orient way!.

Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay/A Night on a Peaceful Bay

In the morning

  • At 08:00 – 08:30, the shuttle bus will pick you up and transfer you to Halong Bay, which takes you around 4 hours through small villages with beautiful fields of rice and vegetable.
  • Arriving in the harbor, board the cruise and have lunch in the restaurant

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In the afternoon

  • 12:15 – 12:45 Embark on Oriental Sails by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive room key

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  • 13:00 – 15:30 Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay, heading to Vung Vieng fishing village – one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen
    • Option 1: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip around Vung Vieng Fishing Village
    • Option 2: Take kayak and go kayaking by yourself with help and instruction of tour guide around the Village
  • 17:30 – 18:00: Return to Oriental Sails and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set. Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck while cooking demonstration is organizing

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In the evening

  • 19:00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22:00.

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Parameter: Driving: Hanoi – Halong: 180 km/ 4 hours/way

Overnight on cruise

Day 2: Halong Bay – Hanoi/Flavor of the Bay

In the morning

  • 06:30 – 07:00 Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.

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  • 07:00 – 09:00 Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave. Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay
  • 09:30 Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.
  • 09:30 – 11:00 Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board. Disembark Oriental Sails at around 12:00

In the afternoon

  • 12:00 – 12:30: Disembark the cruise and you will be transferred back to your hotel and in Hanoi and it will be a 3.5 hour journey with 30-min short break again

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Parameter: Driving: Halong – Hanoi: 180 km/4 hours/way

Overnight in Hanoi  

Lan Ha Bay has 139 beautiful, small and pristine sandy beaches, many of which lie between two stone mountains. Just imagine that after a long day exploration of caves and grottoes, you will feel entirely relaxed bathing the azure-blue water of the beaches or lying on the white sandy beaches. Your trip will be much more enjoyable with a kayaking amidst the bay.

Exploring Lan Ha Bay with a small boat is a part in your unforgettable cruising experience with V’Spirit Classic Cruise.

Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (L/D)

08h00 – 08h30:  Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3.5 hour drive to Halong Bay. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta country side and have a short break on the way.
12h00 – 12h30:  Embark on V’Spirit Classic Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.
13h00 – 15h30: Savor a delectable lunch as V’Spirit Classic cruises among the limestone islands.
15h30 – 16h30: Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Luon Cave area.
16h30:  Back to the V’Spirit Classic.
16h30 – 17h30: Cruising to Soi Sim island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Soi Sim or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay.
17h30: Return to the main boat for a shower. Relax or snap photos as the sun starts to set.
19h00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, fish for squid, or just laze around.
Overnight on board.

DAY 2: Halong – Lan Ha Bay (B/L/D)

06h30 – 07h00:  Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt
07h00 – 08h30:  Have breakfast on board.
08h30:  Transfer to a Day Boat for a cruise to Lan Ha Bay.
08h30 – 12h00:  Explore the Light and Dark Cave by kayak. Swimming and relaxing at the beaches
12h00 – 14h00:  Return to the day boat. Enjoy a barbecue lunch on board.Kayaking more to explore Lan Ha Bay or just leisure at the beaches.
14h00 – 14h30:  Visit a floating Pearl Farm and learn the technique for making high quality pearls.

If the weather permits, we continue along to Three Peach Beach for swimming.
14h30 – 16h00: Cruise back to the main boat
19h00: Enjoy dinner and overnight on board

Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L)

06h30 – 07h00: Join Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.
07h30 – 08h30: Have breakfast at sunrise.
08h30 – 09h30: Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the nicest cave in Halong Bay.
09h30:  Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.
09h30 – 10h30: Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.
10h30 – 11h30:  While heading back to the harbor, watch the cooking demonstration before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
12h00 – 12h30: Disembark V’Spirit Classic Cruise
12h30: Transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi city center.
16h30 – 17h00: Trip finishes.

Inclusion and exclusion

INCLUSION EXCLUSION
Cabin with Ocean view Meals, Beverages which are not specified in the program
English speaking guide on cruise Any unclarified flight tickets
Welcome drink and complimentary water on the bus and in your cabin Personal travel insurance
All meals as listed in the program Any personal expenses
Shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi (Pick-up and drop-off points must be in the old quarter) but private car is upon your request Any gratuities and tips to driver or tour guide ($3-5/person/day for both guide and driver)
All entrance fee and sightseeing tickets as listed Bank fee
Any surcharge for holiday

Price Policy

AGE RANGE ROOM SHARING BED REQUEST CHARGE
Kid < 5 years old 2 adults Existing bed FOC
Kid < 5 years old 2 adults Extra bed 75% charge
5 =< kid =< 12 years old 2 adults Existing bed 75% charge
5 =< kid =< 12 years old 2 adults Extra bed 100% charge
Kid =< 12 years old   1 adult/kid Existing bed
Kid >= 12 years old Any Existing bed