For your own private trip
07.30 For anyone who booked the transportation service, you will be picked up in Hanoi to set off for Halong.
10.20 We stop at Yen Duc Village for a short trip. This village is in Dong Trieu district of Quang Ninh Province which is located on the highway from Hanoi to Halong, so that it makes this place become a convenient stop for tourists.
10.30 Before having lunch in the village, you will have time to watch water puppet show which takes about half an hour.
12.00 After lunch, you continue moving from Yen Duc to Halong Bay.
13.15 You embark Dragon Pearl Cruise at Hon Gai International Harbor.
13.45 To save time, the crew will guide you to check-in the cabin and provide the instruction about safety and other matters. Let savor your welcome drink.
14.00 You are on the way to Cap La, a small fishing village located between Bai Tu Long and Halong Bay.
17.00 Time for outdoor activities. You can row around by kayak in Cap La and Tra San area for sightseeing. This outdoor geological museum has been preserved for 340 million years and still retains many primitive features. There are many of coral reefs under clear water, white sand beach of Tra San.
18.00 Let’s return to the boat to swim then take a rest before having dinner.
19.00 Your dinner will be served in the restaurant. After that, you can spend your free time at our bar, play games and enjoy the night scenery of the Bay. Overnight on board in Cong Do.
07.30 Waking up with a cup of tea or coffee while waiting for your breakfast.
08.30 Continue the journey with the outstanding outdoor geological museum- Cong Dam area.
09.00 You arrive to Cong Dam. You start kayaking to explore geological park with different shapes of islets, mysterious caves and beautiful beaches. This area has a small fishing village with a population of about 120 people. You can sit in bamboo boats rowed by local people to discover the surrounding.
11.00 You return to the Dragon Pearl junk to refresh. The cruise sails and arrives Hon Co Island (Grass Island) for swimming and relaxing. This island, compared with other islands in Halong Bay, is not a popular name among travelers, so it still preserved its pristine beauty with clean beach and crystal- like water.
12.00 Enjoy your BBQ lunch on a wild beach. (Depending on the availability and weather condition)
13.45 It is time to discover Thien Canh Son Cave, which is famous for its mysterious beauty with thousands of glittering stalactites.
16.00 Going back to the boat and take a break while moving to Cong Do area. You kayak through Cong Do and explore Thay Cave. This cave is about 3 meters wide and about 150 meters deep. Wide dome with stalactites hangs down all strange shapes which gives a sense of unique and mysterious charm.
19.00 Enjoy dinner with different types of dishes from Vietnamese cuisines to Western cuisines. Relax and feel the fresh air on deck. Overnight on board.
07.30 Enjoy your breakfast in the open air and look at the incredible view of the bay in the morning while the junk sails to Vung Vieng Fishing Village.
09.00 A rustic boat will take you to Vung Vieng Fishing Village, a peaceful place and an attractive destination with small floating houses and pearl farm. You will experience the life of a fishermen such as fish catching, cooking or riding boat.
10.15 It is time to check-out and then the cruise will go back to Hon Gai Harbor. You will have an early lunch on board.
12.30 Reaching the Hon Gai harbor.
13.15 Get in your car to set off for Hanoi. We will stop along the way for a short break.
17.30 Back to Hanoi Old Quarter. End of the trip to Halong Bay 3 days 2 nights.
*** Visiting Yen Duc village is included when you book shuttle bus 2 ways. Please let us know if you want to book private transferring and visiting Yen duc village as well