After being greeted at the airport by our friendly representative our car will be waiting to whisk you directly to the Hotel Viet View which is in the perfect location to explore Hanoi Old Town at your leisure.
• Cooking Class 7:30 am to 8:30 am: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
Along the way to Halong Bay we will stop for a short break in an arts and crafts centre. Here you are able to watch local crafts being produced and grab a bite to eat
12:00 pm We will arrive at the port before being transferred to Glory Legend Cruise
Welcome drink - receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in.
Enjoy a lunch with Vietnamese dishes served while sailing through the bay, passing the imposing limestone formations.
You shall then board your bamboo craft piloted by indigenous locals. They will take you through a stunning cave formation into a tranquil bay where if you are lucky you can spot monkeys.
Next you are able to relax on the beach at Ti Top where you are able to swim in the warm water, get some rays or treck to the top of the outcrop for stunning panorama views.
Back to the boat and you have free time while sailing to Luon Bo area, and anchor overnight.
Attend the Cooking class on sundeck. Then enjoy Happy Hour (Buy one drink-get one free). Sit back and relax while watching the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay.
19:30-23:00: Dinner - Deluxe Vietnamese and International BBQ Set Menu Dinner
Evening activities include: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar, watching movies and many sort of Vietnam cultural films, relaxing and spending a romantic night on Glory Legend Cruise’s music, playing cards, chess are available, reading magazines in room and dining room. You may also try your luck at squid fishing & fishing from the boat.
6:00: Tai Chi class on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes)
8:00: Coffee, tea and pastries for breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape.
9:00 Visit Cua Van floating village, a small community with around 700 residents living at the foot of Ngoc Mountain. Local people will row you through the village on bamboo boat where you are able to see how they have adapted to life on the water.
Next you will go to Bai Tu Long Bay, you can enjoy the beauty of the bay or in Ba Ham Lake situated in the middle of a narrow, rectangular area, with the all four sides enclosed by vertical cliffs. (if the weather permit).
13:00 Set menu lunch served on day boat.
Back to Glory Legend Cruise. Free time on boat for relaxing.
Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage Menu)
Attend the Cooking class on sundeck. Enjoy Happy Hour (Buy one drink-get one free). Watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay.
19:30: Deluxe Vietnamese Dinner will be served.
Evening activities include: Leisure time for chatting around the bar, watching many sorts of Vietnam cultural films. Relaxing and spending a romantic night on Glory Legend Cruise’s music. Reading magazines in room and dining room. You may also try your luck with squid fishing on the boat.
• Local Lunch We shall meet you at your hotel after breakfast for a full day exploring the depths of what Hanoi has to offer. In the morning you will be shown the mausoleum of the nation’s founder Ho Chi Minh (close on Monday & Friday), the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda & the Temple of Literature.
After lunch at local restaurant, visit the impressive Museum of Ethnology which focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam, the beautiful West Lake, the Tran Vu Pagoda, the peaceful lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and the Ngoc Son temple. Take one hour rickshaw ride through the bustling old quarter streets of Hanoi & Enjoy a fantastic traditional water puppet show (unique to Vietnam). Stay overnight at Viet View Hotel (Classic room)
More than 7 days prior to check-in: free of charge
7 days prior to check-in: 10% of total rate
From 6 to 3 days prior to check in: 50% of total rate.
Less than 3 days prior to check-in: 100% of total rate.
No-Show: 100% of total rate.
Refund will take up to 7 working days
Cancellation due to bad weather conditions:
In the event of bad weather the Management Board of Halong bay will assess if a cancellation is necessary on the morning of departure. If such a cancellation is necessary we will make alternative travel arrangement for you on request or offer a full refund in accordance with the cruise policy