|Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay (Lunch/Dinner)
Leave Hanoi for Halong Bay. Drive (3.5 hrs) thru the Red River Delta with its verdant farmland dotted with local villages.
Arrive at 12:00pm. Transfer to the Dragon's Pearl Junk, enjoy a welcome drink and lunch with fresh seafood as you embark on a 4 hours cruise into the bay to see the incredible Karst formations such as Lion, Tea Pot, and Toad... Cruise further past the Tam Cung caves gate, Dau Nguoi (Human Head) islet, and then visit the Sung Sot (Amazing) cave.
There will be lots of time for swimming and sun bathing. Cruise to a quiet firth and enjoy a great sunset dinner, relax under the starlit sky before retiring to the comfort of your cabin.
Day 2: Explore Halong Bay (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
There are two options to choose from on this day:
Option 1: Relaxing
After breakfast, take a smaller boat to visit Me Cung cave, to Lan Ha bay, through Ba trai dao islet, Ba Ham lake, swimming at quiet beach, Lunch on the beach or in cave. Then cruise back through Con chim, Dinh Gam islet, Hang Trai island, Con Nha islet, Du cave islet. Dinner & overnight on Dragon's Pearl.
Option 2: Trekking in Cat Ba National Park - 3 hours
After breakfast, take transfer boat and cruise to Cat Ba National Park. Trekking in a undiscorved of Viet Hai Village on snake trail with rockys rising from ground beside, you will have chance to discover the self-supplied life of local residents. Climb up the peak of a mountain, you will see panorama of Halong bay and Viet Hai Valley in the heart of Cat Ba Park, lunch in village on the way. Trekking back to transfer boat and cruise back to Dragons Pearl Junk for sunset Dinner & overnight.
Option 3: Adventure - Sea Kayaking Discovery
After breakfast, transfer to the Kayaking area where you will be given a basic paddling lesson by our expert on how to paddle safely at your comfort. After that, you and your guide will explore the mystical bay. There will be alot of swimming, visiting beach or a lagoon cave (depending on tidal conditions). BBQ lunch on beach or small boat. And then cruise to explore Dark & Bright cave before getting back to Dragons Pearl Junk for dinner & overnight.
Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi (Breakfast)
Early risers will enjoy a refreshing swim in a quiet firth. Brunch buffet will be served from 7:30am 9:30am. Youll continue cruising through the bay, along the way seeing more of the fascinating formations like Trong (Drum) cave, Yen Ngua (Saddle) islet, Ham Rong (Dragons mouth) islet, Am (Tea Pot) islet, Mat Qui (Monsters face) islet, former Indochina movies studio.
Check out procedure (10.30am-11.30am). Arrive at the harbor by 12pm, transfer to the pier and board the private coach back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi around 4:00pm. End of the services.