After being greeted at the airport by our friendly representative our car will be waiting to whisk you directly to the Hanoi Hilton Opera which is in the perfect location to explore Hanoi Old Town at your leisure.
07:30 - 08:20 Our tour guide and bus pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter.
08:30 Departure to Halong Bay for 3.5 Hours and on the way you can enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta country side
10:00 Stopover at Hai Duong province for refreshment about 20 - 30 minutes
12:00 Arrive at Tuan Chau harbor, take break and welcome drink at Alisa Cruise Lounge before transferred to Alisa Cruise
12:15 Welcome to Alisa Cruise, enjoy a welcome drink while our cruise manager gives a brief introduction, safety guidelines bout Alisa Cruise. Check-in your cabin and Start cruising and explore Halong Bay - one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
12:30 Enjoy lunch with Vietnamese and International dishes served while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
13.30 After Lunch continues to cruising exploration in HALONG BAY passing by Cua Van Floating Village, Tien Ong Cave, Trong Cave, Ho dong Tien, Luon cave
14:30 Arrival in Lan Ha Bay where you go kayaking on the bay in Tung Gau Area- The most beautiful area in Halong Bay with wild nature beauty.
15:00 Continued exploration the Lan Ha bay.
16:00 Visiting Halong Pearl Farm Village. Travelers will have a chance to visit Floating Pearl Farm and see how local people produce the great pearls. This Pearl Farm Village was established in 1995 by a Japanese organization, after years run by Japanese experts, it was transferred for Vietnamese. Our guide will show you around the farm and the museum there and explained how the process is done. You will pass a floating raft where some kinds of oyster pearls are grown and transplanted such as South Sea pearl, Tahitian Black Pearl,…etc. After that, you will see a processing room where workers transplanting oysters and understand some precious species of pearl. The last, you could see one of the workers here opening an alive oyster in front of your eyes to see pearl inside and then have to look their achievement in the showroom!
Rowing the BAMBOO BOAT in 45 minutes
17:30 Come back to our Alisa Cruise and relax by enjoying Sun Set party with Juices, Cocktails, Red Vine and fruits on Panorama Roof Bar.
18:00- 18: 30 join the cooking class guided directly by Chef of Alisa Cruise. You have a chance to practice Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring roll or famous cuisine of Vietnam.
19:30 Time for dinner enjoying special food on the cruise at Alisa Restaurant.
21:00 Evening entertainments: Relax at leisure; Beauty Spa Service; Enjoy night movie; Play game on the cruise such as cards game, chess, karaoke, squid fishing, and overnight on the Alisa Cruise
6:30 Early morning sun risers can enjoy Tai Chi le session on the sundeck. Tai chi also called Tai chi chuan, combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements.
Coffee, tea, and pastries for light breakfast are served in the dining room with the morning view of bay’s landscape.
07:00 Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee and breakfast.
08:00 Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. It takes approximately 45 minutes for cave visiting. Visit Sung Sot Cave, one of the biggest cave in Halong bay with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Return to the boat by tender. Proper shoes are highly recommended.
9:40 Back to Alisa Cruise
10:00 Check-out and settle bills at reception Having brunch at Alisa Restaurant on boat
12:30 Return to Hanoi by comfortable air-con shuttle bus
14:30 Stopover in Hai Duong province to visit a ceramics workshop
4:00 pm: Arrive Hanoi. Check in Hilton Opera Hotel. Stay overnight in Hanoi.
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 the Hanoi Hilton Opera.
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