Ginger Cruise Halong Tour 3 days 2 nights

by Heritage Cruises - Cruise Ship: Ginger Cruise
Ginger Cruise Halong Tour 3 days 2 nights
9.6 out of 10
Destinations:Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi
Duration: 3D2N
Price From: 380 USD

Our 3 day itinerary on Halong Ginger permits us to experience Halong Bay in style and explore the untouched areas of this magical Bay. We will have chance to swim in quite beaches, try some kayaking, visiting caves and fishing village in Halong Bay. This cruising loop is very well designed with quiet & wonderful overnight anchoring spot.

Room Types Max Halong Lowest Rate No. Rooms .
Deluxe Single Cabin
1
person
USD 595
USD 680
5 Rooms left
(Check-in 05 May 2015 to 30 Sep 2015)
Superior Double Cabin
2
person
USD 650
USD 750
4 Rooms left
(Check-in 05 May 2015 to 30 Sep 2015)
Deluxe Single Cabin
1
person
USD 620
USD 700
6 Rooms left
(Check-in 05 May 2015 to 30 Sep 2015)
Deluxe Double Cabin
2
person
USD 710
USD 800
5 Rooms left
(Check-in 05 May 2015 to 30 Sep 2015)
Superior Single Cabin
1
person
USD 645
USD 715
4 Rooms left
(Check-in 01 Oct 2015 to 05 May 2016)
Superior Double Cabin
2
person
USD 695
USD 780
5 Rooms left
(Check-in 01 Oct 2015 to 05 May 2016)
Deluxe Single Cabin
1
person
USD 675
USD 765
4 Rooms left
(Check-in 01 Oct 2015 to 05 May 2016)
Deluxe Double Cabin
2
person
USD 730
USD 810
5 Rooms left
(Check-in 01 Oct 2015 to 05 May 2016)
Price Included
  • Entrance fees, Taxes and Service Charge
  • English speaking guide
  • Luxury accommodation with A/C, hot shower, mini bar
  • Kayaking for the 2nd day (applied for 3 days/ 2 nights package)
  • Exclusive Cruise through Halong Bay
  • Welcome Cocktail, Vietnamese Seafood Lunch and Dinner, International Brunch Buffet (as stated in itinerary)
  • Sunrise Tai Chi Class
  • Cruise Halong’s gift
  • Insurance on board
Price Excluded
  • Return transfers from Hanoi to Halong
  • Beverage and other personal expenses
  • Kayaking services (for itinerary of 2 days 1 night)
  • Gratuity on board
  • All other services not mentioned in Inclusions
  • Christmas 24/12, New Year 31/12, Lunar New Year’s Eve.

Tour Highlight:

- Enjoy swimming on quiet beaches, visiting water tunnels, fishing villages or kayaking in the crystal of waters of Ha Long Bay in the wooden junk that combines classic beauty with modern comfort.
- Visit Cua Van fishing village.
- Full day kayaking in the untouched area of Bai Tu Long Bay.
- Discover many coral reefs, enjoy seafood well-cooked in Vietnamese.

Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Ginger Junk (L/D)

Day 2: Halong Bay Discovery (B/L/D)

Day 3: Halong- Hanoi (B)

Day 1: Hanoi - Drive to Halong Bay

8:00 Pick up at hotel in the Old Quarter
12.30 Transfer by tender to the boat – enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.

12.45 Check in and begin cruise.

13.15 Lunch is served. Spa services available after lunch and throughout the cruise. There is a menu of available services in your cabin. You may book services with Spa staff after lunch or at any time with any of the boat’s management or guide staff.

15.45 Arrive at the Cua Van floating fishing village area. Upon arrival we will transfer by tender to Tien Ong cave. There aremany caves in Halong Bay, but Tien Ong is the most recently explored and opened for public access. In 2007 a team of Vietnamese archeologists conducted extensive research which led to the discovery of human bones and artifacts dating to

10,000 – 8,000 BC. 

The second option is to travel by kayak (self-rowed). The kayaking option is $20 per person.

17.15 Depart and sail for about 45 minutes to Luon Bo area, where we will anchor for overnight.

17.45 Our Chef will demonstrate the preparation of a particular Vietnamese cuisine in the dining room. Our guide will let you know what item will be prepared and will explain the process during the demonstration. Duration about 20 – 30 minutes

19.30 Dinner is served.

21.00 Short presentation is given about Halong Bay in the dining room.

Overnight on Ginger Junk Cruise

 

Day 2: Halong Bay – Cat Ba Island – Halong Bay

06.30 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.

07.00 Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 20 minutes).

08.15 Transfer by tender to our day boat, Sunset. Breakfast will be served as the boat sets sail for Cat Ba Island.

10.15 Arrive at Cat Ba Island and travel to the Viet Hai Village by bicycle or motorbike. The trip takes about 10 minutes on motorbike or about 25 minutes by bicycle. Tour Viet Hai, a small village with about 300 residents, for about 30 minutes. Visit the village school and clinic and observe everyday life of a Vietnamese countryside village. Return to the boat by bicycle or motorbike.

11.45 Back on board, set sail for the Bat Cave.

12.30 Lunch is served.

13.30 Join the kayaking excursion to the Bat cave and surrounding waters. Kayaking duration about 45 minutes. There will also be time for relaxing on board and swimming while here.

15.30 Depart form the Bat Cave area and sail to rejoin the main boat.

15.45 Return to the main boat and free time till dinner.

17.45 Our Chef will demonstrate the preparation of a particular Vietnamese cuisine in the dining room. Our guide will let you know what item will be prepared and will explain the process during the demonstration. Duration about 20 – 30 minutes

19.30 Dinner is served.

21.00 Short presentation is given about Halong Bay in the dining room.

Overnight on Ginger Junk Cruise
 

Day 3: Halong Bay Cruise – Drive to Hanoi

06.30 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.

07.00 Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 20 minutes).

07.15 Arrive at SoiSim Island.

07.30 Transfer by tender to the Island. There is a beach for swimming and you may also hike to the top of the island for great views and photo opportunities. The hike involves walking up about 400 stone steps; it normally takes about 10-15 minutes to the top. If you plan on hiking please be sure to wear proper footwear. We will spend about one hour on the island.

08.30 Upon return to the boat you will have one hour to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove all of your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier). Depart for Tuan ChauMarina.

09.30 Breakfast served in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.

11:00 Disembarkation and transfer by tender to Tuan Chau Marina.

Car is awaiting for you there and transfers you back to Hanoi.

Overview
Overview
Tai Chi
Tai Chi
Superior Twin Cabin
Superior Twin Cabin
Superior Double Cabin
Superior Double Cabin
Restaurant
Restaurant
Restaurant service
Restaurant service
Deluxe Double Cabin
Deluxe Double Cabin
Lounge Service
Lounge Service
Public Area
Public Area
Sundeck
Sundeck