Oriental Sails - 3 Days Cruise in Halong bay
Duration: 3 days Transportation: Bus/Car, Boat
Route: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay - Hanoi
Languages: English Tiếng Việt (View map)
Oriental Sails I
Built in 2009 and newly renovated in 2014 in ancient Vietnamese style, Oriental Sails features 18 deluxe cabins of traditional style combined with modern facilities and comfort. The junk boasts rattan & wooden furnishings, a multitude of windows for amazing views from the inside, and a panoramic sundeck allowing different activities with the beauty of Halong Bay as a backdrop.
Oriental Sails II
Inspired by traditional Vietnamese style, Oriental Sails II (8 cabins) features Vietnamese charm combined with modern facilities and high quality service. The junk boat offers rattan & wooden furnishings, cozy cabins & restaurant, wide windows for stunning panoramic views of Halong Bay, and relaxing spacious top deck allowing endless joy & leisure.
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (Lunch, Dinner)
08h00 – 08h30 Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Halong Bay
12h00 – 12h30 Embark on Oriental Sails followed by cruise briefing
13h00 – 15h30 Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruise further along the limestone islands of Fighting Cock, Turtle Island…
15h30 – 17h30 Visit Amazing Cave and kayak along the hidden parts of the bay
17h30 – 19h00 Snap photos or just relax as the sun starts to set
19h00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests or just laze around.
Overnight on board.
Day 2: Halong – Lan Ha Bay (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
06h00 – 07h00 Start your day with Tai Chi on sundeck.
07h00 – 08h00 Have breakfast at sunrise
08h30 – 09h00 Transfer to day boat for a cruise to Lan Ha Bay
Option 1: Relaxing & Kayaking
Have the whole day relaxing on the beautiful beaches of Van Boi beach, Ba Cat beach, and leisure kayak around the Lan Ha Bay.
16h30 – 17h00 Cruise back to the main boat.
19h00 Enjoy dinner. Partying, fishing or just lazing.
Overnight on board.
Option 2: Kayaking & Rock Climbing with Western instructors
10h15 - 12h30 Kayaking in Moody’s Beach area.
13h00 - 14h00 Lunch and transfer to Thap Ngiem (Hai Pai Beach).
14h15 - 16h30 Rock Climb on Hai Pai Beach (option kayaking).
Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch)
06h00 – 07h00 Start your day with Tai Chi exercise or photo hunt
07h00 – 09h00 Have breakfast at sunrise. Visit Titop island to enjoy the panorama view of Halong Bay or just relax, swim at the beach. Cruise pass by Ba Hang Fishing Village, pass Dog Rock and Incense Burner.
09h30 Check out room.Continue to the Harbor. Disembark Oriental Sails at around 12h00
12h00 – 16h30 Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30