DAY 1: HANOI – HALONG BAY (Lunch + Dinner)
07.45: Your transfer vehicle will pick you up from your hotel and start departure to Halong Bay. 12.30: Arrive at Hon Gai Pier. Transferred by tender to Halong Apricot Cruise. 12.45: Welcome onboard – enjoy welcome drink and follow Manager briefing safety on board. 13.00: Check in your cabin and freshen up. 13.30: Delicious lunch will be served with fresh seafood and Vietnamese cuisines while leisurely cruising to the core of Halong Bay. 15.30: Arrive kayaking area – Dark and Light Tunnels, belonged to Cat Ba National Park. Enjoy kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature. Then you can enjoy swimming in the crystal water (life vests are available). 17.30: Get back to Golden Sun, cruise to the overnight anchorage. 18.00: Let’s start Sunset party on cruise. Great time to relax, have some drinks and make friends. 19.00: Impressive dinner will be served with set menu. 20.30: Free time for joining games, playing cards or try your luck with squid fishing.
DAY 2: DISCOVER THE UNTOUCHED WONDER – LAN HA BAY (B/L/D)
06.30: Start Tai Chi demonstration on sundeck. 07.00: Breakfast will be served in Western style and furthermore with Vietnamese traditional food 07.50: Discovering cave, a natural ‘labyrinth’, made by Mother Nature. You would have chance to understand more about values of the Cave as well as Halong Bay. 09.15: Transfer to a smaller boat, head to Lan Ha Bay. 09.00: Cruise to ‘The Frog Home’ to do kayaking through incredible limestone karst or swimming in blue and peaceful water. 10.30: Visit the Pearl Farm – established by Japanese at the end of 20th Century. 11.30: Fresh barbecue seafood lunch will be served on board while cruising to the next destination. 14.00: Reach the most beautiful islet – ‘Ba Trai Dao’, belonged to Lan Ha Bay, the untouched area for swimming or kayaking with many private beaches, you can choose one for only you. 16.00: Return Apricot Cruise. 18h00: Let’s start Sunset party on cruise. 19.00: Vietnamese style dinner will be served. 20.30: Free time for joining Games, Karaoke or you may also try your luck with squid fishing.
DAY 3: BAI TU LONG BAY – HANOI (L/D)
06.30: Start Tai Chi demonstration on sundeck. 07.00: Breakfast will be served in Western style and furthermore with Vietnamese traditional food. Then you are free to photo hunting, sunbath or enjoy some coffee, tea while our cruise is coming into wonderful area – Bai Tu Long Bay. 09.30: Finish packing and check out of your cabin. Prepare to join in our traditional cooking demonstration. 10.15: Cooking demonstration with Vietnamese Traditional Cuisine – Fried Spring Roll. 10.45: Lunch will be served while Golden Sun is cruising back to the pier though BAI TU LONG BAY. 12.00: Disembark in Hon Gai pier. 12.30: Leave for Hanoi. 17.00: Return to Hanoi. End of service.