Day 1: Hanoi - Halong
Bay (Lunch and dinner included)
8h00: Our guide and shuttle bus will pick you up at your
hotel or private address and then transfer to Halong
city. On the haft way, you have a short break around 20
minutes at Hai Duong city where you can experience our
hand-made Vietnamese handicraft products such as lacquer
wares, paintings, sculptures, embroideries, clothing
etc, made by Hai Duong inhabitants and children war
victims. After that, we go straight to Halong city.
12h30: Arrive Halong Bay, Welcome aboard with drinks.
Checking in and setting sail through the mysterious bay
whilst an exquisite lunch is served in a relaxing
ambiance. Our cruise sails amongst natural rock
formations of picturesque beauty; boasting views of the
UNESCO World Heritage unique seascape of Halong Bay,
offering an opportunity to admire a collection of
sculpted islets with amazing shapes resembling: Fighting
Cock islet, Human heads islet, Swans islet, Toads,
Finger islet and Rocky Dog islet
14h30: Visiting Ba Hang (three caves area) floating
village by local rowing boat - one of 4 fishing villages
serving major tourist attractions in Halong Bay, located
in the region of well-known three caves, next to Thien
Cung (heaven) grotto, Dau Go grotto ... only with about
50 families spending their whole lives here. Excursion
to floating village: Taking a rowing boat by a local
woman and visiting the floating villages of fishing folk
that will provide you with a unique cultural insight of
warm and friendly people of the sea who have lived their
whole lives aboard tiny bamboo boat.
16h00: Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by
beautiful islets for swimming, kayaking to visit Luon
cave, surrounded by luxuriant trees and high dangerous
stone walls. Exploring by kayak: After a lesson with our
expert on how to paddle safely, you will kayak a maze of
incredible rock formations rising majestically from
green water, every turn will bring you new surprise.
Secret passages leading to hidden lagoons and magical
sea caves with a unique ecosystem, getting close to sea
creatures and coral reef.
17h00: Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the
sundeck with local wine and fresh fruits. At this time,
our guide also takes this chance to share more about
local peoples living and customs.
17h30: Join Cooking demonstration.You will be guided by
our chef step by step how to make a Vietnamese
traditional cuisine. This is a very great chance for you
to know about their daily life in Northern of Vietnam
and understand more Vietnamese ingredients and its
substitution that we use for our cooking class on the
19h30: Dinner is served in the restaurant. A perfect
moment for talking with friends and having a discussion
on the next days exploration.
21h00: Relaxing at your cabin or trying squid fishing
with the Royal crew, watching a movie, having a drink at
the bar, internet access or playing exciting games.
Overnight on board.
Day 2: Kayaking in Bai Tu Long bay (Breakfast,
lunch and dinner
7h30: Breakfast, coffee and tea served
8h30: Transfer by tender to smaller boat to visit the
pearl village - directly witnessed the pearl breeding,
admire the pearl products will be speccial souvenirs
for your friends. Then, explore Day and Night cave.
Guided kayaking, swimming, a pristine natural cave
lapped by the turquoise water.
12h00: Lunch is served on the small boat while cruising
another part of Halong bay.
14h00: Rowing small bamboo boat to vistit Van Gia
floating village where you have chance to see the real
daily life of fishermen.
15h30: Visit Soisim island- an soil island 400 m away
from Ti Top Island with many ancient trees suitable
for Short trek to the top, and from there, you will have
an overview of Halong bay, Baitulong bay and Halong
16h30: Return to Royal Heritage cruise, take time to
refresh and relax
17h00: Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the
sundeck with local wine and fresh fruits
17h30: Join Cooking demonstration. Another chance to
enjoy our Vietnamese traditional cuisines under our
chefs guide and you can do yourselves, which will be
small surprise for your relatives and friends when you
19h00: Dinner is served in the restaurant.
21h00: Retire to your cabin or join the fishing
excursion, watch a movie, have a drink at the bar,
internet access or play exciting games. Overnight on
Day 3: Halong Bay cruise - Hanoi (Breakfast and lunch
7h30: Light Breakfast, coffee and tea served, while
sailing to Sung Sot cave
8h30: Drop anchor to explore Sung Sot cave (Surprising
cave) - one of the largest and the most beautiful caves
in Ha Long Bay, regarded as an Opera theatre on Ha Long
Bay with 3 main chambers covering an area of over 10,000
9h30: Back to Royal boat, relax before checking out
09h45 11h15: Buffet Lunch will be served on board
whilst the Cruiser keeps on its route through the Bay
back to Ha Long City.
12h00: Disembark at the harbor, Halong city. Take our
shuttle bus to return to Hanoi
16h30: Arrival back at your hotel or home.
Transfers round trip by shuttle van
English speaking guide on board
Accommodation on board
All meals on board as mentioned in the itinerary
Entrance fees and permits
Insurance on board
Tour does not include:
Pre & post trip arrangements in Hanoi
Beverages and meals not mentioned
Tips, Personal expenses
Price per person in USD