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Halong Royal Palace Cruise 3 days 2 night

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What to Expect

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay Tours - Royal Palace Cruise (Lunch & Dinner)

Stop At: Halong Bay Vietnam
07:45 - 08:15: Pick up at your hotel (in Hanoi Old Quarter area only) and depart for Ha Long City.
12:30 - On arrival at pier, you will board your Royal Palace Cruise and you are warmly welcomed by professional and friendly crew.
13:00 - Check-in cabin and enjoy specially prepared lunch while cruising through most beautiful parts of the magical bay with thousands of amazing limestone islands emerging from emerald water. Sailing with Royal Palace Cruise in very tranquil route, exploring the exotic beauty of the legendary Bay, a feeling in paradise will come to you.
14:30 - Keep cruising to the most beautiful parts of Halong Bay. This is the best time to relax after lunch and enjoy your privacy, capturing stunning photos of the legendary bay.
15:30 - Small tender brings you to visit Titop island, hiking to the top of the island from where tourists can capture panoramic view of Halong Bay.
16:30 - Kayaking & swimming
18:00 - Join the sunset party on the sundeck in warm and romantic atmosphere, making friends with other members in the group, enjoy fresh local fruit, listening soft, light music, wearing traditional costumes for kings, queens and mandarins.
19:00 - Enjoy the special dinner cooked by our professional chef.
20:30 - The moment you choose your own way to relax after dinner, listening to music, singing karaoke, relaxing on the sundeck, squid fishing available for entertainment during the night time. Enjoy your overnight time on Royal Palace Cruise.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight on boat.

Day 2: Halong Bay (B, L, D)

Stop At: Halong Bay Vietnam
06:00 – Morning exercise with our Tai Chi master, a perfect healthy way to start a new day.
07:00 – Enjoy your breakfast, coffee, tea, fruits.
8:15 - Transfer to our daily boat. Full day activities (from 8:AM - 16:00) on day boat. cruising to other parts of Halong Bay, less touristy
09:30 – Get off the boat to discover a beautiful cave named “Fairy Lake cave”, very famous for the beauty, geological and historical values. Tourists can see and take photos of beautiful stalagmites and stalactites and a mysterious lake as well.
10:30 - Kayaking, discovering the tranquil bay. 12:00 – Back to the daily boat and relax before enjoying lunch on boat.
13:00 – Keep cruising to other parts of Halong for an hour more.
14:00 – Stop over at a fishing farm, where the local people raise fish and cultivate pearls.
15:00 – Keep cruising back. 16:00 - Back to your sleeping boat to relax and enjoy your private time on boat.
19:00 - Enjoy the second dinner on boat
20:30 - Relax at leisure on your own or joint some activities on the cruise
Duration: 20 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight on boat

Day 3: HALONG BAY - HANOI (B, L) - Scenic cruise, cooking class

Stop At: Halong Bay Vietnam
06:00 - Take photos of sunrise, morning exercise with our Tai Chi master, a perfect healthy way to start a new day.
07:00 - Enjoy your breakfast, coffee, tea, fruits.
07:45 - Visit Surprising Cave - the most beautiful one in Halong Bay
09:00 - Back to the Royal Palace Cruise for check-out, keep cruising towards Ha Long Bay to explore other parts of the huge Bay, passing by hundreds of islands and islets with different shapes depending on your imagination.
10:00 - Cooking class opened right on the cruise.
11:00 - Farewell brunch served on the cruise before you arrive at harbor.
12:30 - Get on the bus to Hanoi.
17:00 - Transfer you back to your hotel.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up & Drop off at hotel in the old quarter.
Departure Time
9/28/2019 - 1/28/2021Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
3 days
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Shuttle Bus with Air-conditioned - Transport Round Trip: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi
  • Welcome drinks with warm/cold tissues.
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing fees
  • Accommodation the air-conditioned Deluxe cabin.
  • English-speaking guide during the tour
  • In house English-speaking guide
  • All activities outlined above, including swimming, kayaking, cooking and night squid fishing.
  • Entry/Admission - Halong Bay
  • Beverages, Other personal expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above
  • Cruise rate do not apply in Vietnam's Holidays, New Year, Christmas, Lunar New Year
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


About the operator

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