Arrival to Hanoi in the early morning and transfer to the hotel. Shower and breakfast.
We pick you up from your hotel between 8:00 am and 8:30 am. for a 3.5 hour drive North East of Hanoi taking you to reach Halong Bay. You will arrive at Tuan Chau International Marina on the harbor of Halong’s biggest island. A refreshing welcome drink is served and you can check into your cabin.
As you settle into your cabin, our boat sets sail to the centre of this World Heritage site. Lunch is served in the restaurant while you enjoy the amazing scenery and delicious lunch of fresh local seafood. Cruise among the hundreds of islands and gorgeous natural settings, limestone bedrocks and sheer cliffs of tiny islets. You will pass by Duck and Thumb islets, and then Coconut Island.
At Luom Bo area, the boat stops and you will kayak in the turquoise waters here. Swimming at the secluded sandy beach is an option for people who are not interested in kayaking.
As the sun sets over the bay, we head back to our cruise and relax. The boat will continue to cruise to the Fairy Lake (Ho Dong Tien) area and anchor for the night.
Dinner is served with local seafood and then you may choose to enjoy a drink from the bar or experience squid fishing, before retiring.
Overnight on board: Halong Phoenix Cruise 3***