Day 1: HA NOI – HAI PHONG – HA LONG BAY - LAN HA BAY
Stop At: Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba Vietnam
09h10 You will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter. We arrive at around 11h30. The passengers have a chance to experience on longest and newest bridge in South East Asia area. You can take special tea at Peony Cruise’s lounge by warm welcome. 12h15 Transfer by tender to the PEONY CRUISE.12h30 We welcome our guests onboard the PEONY CRUISE and then check in, enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay - one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.13h00 PEONY CRUISE proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have International Buffet Lunch while passing via the islets of Con Vit area. These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out of the sea in an impressive manner. This area is untouched, as not many cruise ships use the route via the Cat Ba Island - Thoi Quyt area - Coc Ngoi islet - through Gia Luan area where is belong to Cat Ba National Park. 15h00 We progress to Trung Trang cave by our bus on Cat Ba island which is located in the middle of Cat Ba National Park with Kim Giao forest around the cave.. 17h00 Peony Cruise gets in the less populated area at Tra Bau where is located in Lan Ha Bay. You will enjoy the green emerald and cool water by swimming. 17h45 Returning PEONY CRUISE, you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you may join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. In the early evening the boat has its Happy Hour deal 19h30 Sumptuous Candlelight Deluxe Dinner Set Menu is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting. 21h30 Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing, watching a movie in the restaurant. Overnight on board.. 23h00 End of Day One program
Duration: 24 minutes
Accommodation included: Overnight in your selected cabin
Day 2: HALONG BAY – HANOI
Stop At: Halong Bay Vietnam
06h15 Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve the breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out to explore the bay in the area where Ao Ech is situated.. 7h45 You enjoy on your own for kayaking at Ao Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay with its quieter. 9h30 Peony Cruise welcomes you back on board and it is time for checking out. 10h00 Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch. 10h30 Tea Ceremony is served at the restaurant. You will learn how to enjoy Vietnamese tea and Vietnamese cultural at this ceremony. Joining Tea Ceremony with our crews team and have great fun with us!
11h35 We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.We bid farewell at GOT ferry, this is the end of the program.
14h00 Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip
Duration: 10 hours
No accommodation included on this day.