2-Day Halong Bay Cruise on the Viola cruise from Hanoi
This 4-star cruise in Halong Bay is proud to welcome you on-board one of its luxury boats for your dreamlike Viola Cruise in Halong Bay! Enjoy a 2-day tour of the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site of Vietnams Halong Bay. Cruise among the stunning karst rock formations, sample delicious seafood suppers, and get a cookery demonstration of traditional Vietnamese cuisine. Relax on board, or snorkel, kayak, and swim in refreshing waters. You will sleep on board an atmospheric junk ship, and sail past delightful floating villages.
Sailing through the iconic Ha Long Bay, Viola Cruise features elegant and comfortable accommodation with free WiFi access in its public areas. Offering an English-speaking guide, it has a restaurant and provides free kayaking activities.
Day 1: Ha Noi – Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay (Lunch and Dinner)
7:45am to 8:30am – Transfer to Halong Bay from your hotel in Hanoi’s Old Quarter
12:30pm – Arrive at Hon Gai Harbor, Ha Long City, transfer to Viola Cruise by tender
12:45pm – Enjoya welcome drink, then check in your cabin
1:30pm – Cruise Bai Tu Long Bay and have a buffet lunch
3:30pm – Explore Vung Vieng Fishing Village. Discover the daily life of the fishing communities by bamboo boat or kayak around Vung Vieng for an hour.
4:30pm – Swimming and sunbathing at Ban Chan Beach
5:30pm – Relax and enjoy the sunset party with Happy Hour, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, while the boat is cruises to Cong Dong-Cong Do to anchor for the night.
6pm – Take part in a cooking class, and learn how to cook traditional Vietnamese cuisine.
7:30pm – Have dinner
9pm – Free evening to join some activities of board games, squid fishing or karaoke (on request). Enjoy a variety of drinks at the luxury sundeck bar (chargeable) with wines, cocktails, brandy and juices.
Day 2: Bai Tu Long Bay – Hanoi (Breakfast and Lunch)
6:30am – Wake up early in the morning for Tai Chi exercise
7am – Have a buffet breakfast
7:45am – Visit Thien Canh Son Cave
9:30am – Check-out and relax on the sundeck or watch a fruit carving demonstration.
10:30am – Enjoy the last scenery of the Ha Long Bay with an a la carte lunch while the boat cruises back to shore.
12pm – Transfer back to Hanoi.
4pm to 5pm – Arrival back in Hanoi.