+ Transferring by air-conditioned shuttle bus between Hanoi and Halong Bay including hotel pickup and drop off
+ Enjoying 4-star amenities Flamingo Cruise on Halong Bay, a UNESCO listed World Heritage
+ Cruising among the thousands of limestone islands in Halong Bay and visit the most beautiful cave in the Bay, Sung Sot (Surprising) Cave
+ Kayaking in the area of the Dark & Bright Caves belonging to Bai Tu Long bay.
+ Shooting photos from sightseeing deck or aboard your kayak as your tour
+ Participating the cooking demonstration of Vietnamese traditional cuisine or early Taichi class
+ Witnessing spectacular sunsets and delightful dawns over the Bay
+ Swimming in the emerald water among karts mountains
+ Joining sunset party and other activities on Cruise
Day 1 : Hanoi – Halong Bay – Kayaking – Overnight on Flamingo Cruise (-/Lunch/Dinner)
7:45 – 08:00: Our shuttle bus with tour guide will pick you up at your hotels (Note: This pick-up is just applied for those who use our shuttle bus service)
En route, we’ll stopover at Hai Duong province for refreshments about 20 – 30 minutes
12:15: Upon approaching at Tuan Chau Marina pier of Halong city. You’ll be quickly welcome by our cruise manager & his team then transferred by a tender to get on board. Later on, a complimentary drink at Flamingo Cruise’s bar will help you fresh up after a long journey.
12:30: There will be a briefing introduction from our Cruise Manager before checking in your cabins.
13:00: Enjoy a lunch of set-menu while cruising via Bai Tu Long Bay to get to the Dark & Bright Caves.
15:00: Arrive in the area of the Dark & Bright Caves known the most beautiful destination belonging to Lan Ha bay. You’ll have a chance to take the rowing boat trip and pass through the magnificent landscape with limestone mountains and sea caves. While kayaking, you can witness the local life of the fishermen working around.
16:15: Back to the cruise and continue cruising to Drum cave.
16:45 – 17:30: Enjoy swimming around the cruise ( weather condition ) or relax on the sun-deck for fantastic views or shoot nice photos of sunset.
18:30: Cooking demonstration will be on the sun-deck. Let’s see how to make the fresh/fried spring rolls and mix fish-sauce.
19:30: Under the magnificent night sky, in magic atmosphere in Ha long Bay, Our luxury set-menu dinner is served with a variety of Vietnamese and Asian foods.
21:00: Evening activities include:
+ Join the squid fishing on boat with our crews. You can enjoy the squid cooked with assistance from our chef.
+ Or Laze yourself with our happy-hour drinks at the bar
22:00: Overnight anchorage near Drum cave, the quietest sleeping area permitted by Halong governmental office.
Day 2 : Discover Halong bay – The Surprising Cave (Light Breakfast/Brunch/-)
06:30: Tai Chi class on the Sun-deck.
07:30: Have breakfast with Coffee, tea and Bakeries on board.
08:30: Visit the Surprising Cave ( Hang Sung Sot ) discovered by the French in 1901. Opened for tourists since 1936, now it is a must-to-see and a symbol for geology value of Halong.
09:30 – 10:30: Check out time. Relax on the sun-deck or inside the restaurant to enjoy the bay scenery during the trip back the pier.
10:00: Farewell brunch’ll be served on board and saying goodbye to the screws.
12:00: Disembarkation at Tuan Chau Harbour. Our car will be at your disposal to pick you up then drive back to Hanoi.
16:00: Arrive in Hanoi.
***End of services***
+ Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice.
+ Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are subject to nonrefundable.
+ In-advance register is required with name, passport, nationality, gender, and visa for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.
+ Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
+ For safety: First aid kit is available at the Reception desk; Life jackets are in the drawer under your bed; No smoking in restaurant and cabin; Be aware of long jelly fish (seasonal)
Flamingo Cruise Services:
+ Roundtrip shuttle bus (Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi)
+ Private cabin
+ English Speaking Guide
+ Entrance and Sightseeing fees
+ All meal on board: 1 lunch, 1 dinner, 1 light breakfast, 1 brunch
+ Cooking demonstration
+ Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
+ 2 bottles of mineral water in rooms daily