Discover the wonders of Ha Long Bay on a 2-day overnight cruise with dinner in the Fairy Cave. Sail past limestone islands and enjoy panoramic views of the bay from Mê Cung Cave and Ti Tov Island.
What to Expect
This 2-day off the beaten track cruise is the best way to see Ha Long Bay in a limited amount of time. You will not only visit the sights but also take part in a few interesting activities such as swimming, kayaking, dining in cave, and visiting a fishing village. In addition, be inspired by the thousands of fairy tale stories about the legendary bay.
Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Mê Cung Cave – Dinner in the Fairy Cave (L, D)
7:45 – 8:15am: Pick-up from your hotel near Hanoi Old Quarter by shuttle bus.
12:00 – 12:30pm: Embark on a cruise at Tuan Chau International Harbor. Enjoy a welcome drink and cruise briefing.
1:00 – 3:30pm: A sumptuous lunch will be served while cruising into the magnificent Ha Long Bay with its thousands of extraordinarily shaped limestone islands, considered by the Vietnamese to be heaven on the earth.
3:30 – 5:00pm: Explore the Lờm Bò area and be charmed by this outstanding masterpiece of Mother Nature. Visit Mê Cung Cave, one of the most beautiful caves in Ha Long Bay, and climb up to see the panoramic view of the bay.
5:00 – 7:00pm: Return to the cruise boat for a sunset party and admire the best moment of the day when the sun starts to set.
7:00pm: Savor an amazing and dreamlike dinner in Fairy Cave (or Drum Cave) with delicious food and be awed by a fascinating fruit and vegetable carving performance. Afterward, socialize with your new friends and crew members, enjoy squid fishing, or simply relax on the boat’s top deck in the middle of the tranquil bay. Overnight stay on board.
DAY 2: Kayaking – Ti Tov Island – Tuan Chau Harbor – Hanoi (B, L)
6:30 – 7:00am: Start your day with a Tai Chi session or a photo hunt.
7:15 – 7:45am: Enjoy breakfast in the fresh air and the peaceful beauty of the bay.
7:45 – 8:30am: Visit Ti Tov Island for a swim in the emerald waters or trek to the top of the island to take in the breathtaking panoramic views of the bay.
8:30 – 9:00am: Enjoy kayaking through the hidden beauty of the bay.
9:45 – 10:15am: Pack your luggage and check out of the cabin while cruising back toward the harbor.
10:15 – 11:45am: Join a cooking demonstration before enjoying an exceptional lunch buffet.
12:00 – 12:30pm: Disembark the cruise boat and say your farewells.
5:00 – 5:15pm: Arrive back to your hotel in Hanoi.
- Pick-up and drop-off from any hotel near Hanoi Old Quarter
- Welcome drink
- Deluxe en-suite cabin with A/C, hot water
- All meals on board
- Exceptional traditional Vietnamese cuisine served in different styles: course menu, barbecue cave/ beach dinner, and buffet
- English- and French-speaking tour guide
- Free kayaking or Bamboo boat rides for all tours
- Entrance and sightseeing fees
- Cooking demonstration
- Tai Chi
- nsurance, taxes and service charges
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- All other services not mentioned