Swimming | Cooking Class | Fishing Village | Squid Fishing | Climbing | Kayaking
Luon cave | Surprise Cave | Cua Van Floating Village | Titov Island
Indochina Sails can be said to be the great sister of all cruises in Halong Bay, offering excellent service with an unparalleled cruise itinerary for the past 15 years in operation. There are a total of two Indochina Sails vessels and one higher class (Indochina Sails Premium), making the company among the largest cruise operators in Halong Bay.
This traditionally built, custom-designed yacht stands out with attentive service, spacious and well-appointed cabins, which are divided into a variety of classes for the better consideration of passengers: Superior, Deluxe, Suite and President Suite.
Indochina Sails delight its passengers with a large sundeck where outdoor BBQ would be the highlight and Taichi classes every early morning to refresh and absorb full of energy for a long trip; elegant restaurants serving both Vietnamese authentic and international buffets; international wine bar and a variety of on-board entertaining activities: kayaking and beauty spa service and massage. It is without doubt that Indochina Sails has made its name in Halong Bay’s boat selection.
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay
Be picked up between 7:30AM and 7:45AM for a car trip to Halong City (transfer by shuttle bus or private vehicle, not included in cabin price). Take advantage of the trip to watch the rustic sceneries of Vietnam’s village life on road sides. Arrive at Tuan Chau Pier at 11:30 then transfer to the cruise ship and enjoy welcome drink.
After listening to cruise safety instruction and checking in your room, enjoy the deluxe Vietnamese set menu while viewing the panorama of Halong Bay through scenic windows of the cruise ship. By 16:00, embark at Surprise Cave, one of the most outstanding caves in Halong Bay.
Set sail again to the area where we will drop anchor for the night.
Enjoy our special session on carving fruits and vegetables, performed by our talented chef. You will also learn the basics of making some Vietnamese dish. Dinner will be served soona fter.
The night might never be more energetic with a long list of entertainments: movie night, board games, massage services and especially squid fishing.
Day 2: Halong Bay – Hanoi
Get up early for the Taichi morning session at 6:45, and then enjoy a cup of tea as you immerse in the peaceful morning in Halong Bay. At 7:45, the cruise ship transfer to Titov Beach Island, one of the best place for a bird eye view of Halong Bay. Climb up the stairs on the island or take time for swimming.
Come back to the boat at 9:00 for check out and packing-up for the trip back to Halong City. After full buffet breakfast, guests can relax in the dining room or on sundeck. Arrive at Tuan Chau pier at 11:00 then get on the minivan back to Hanoi.
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong bay
Our guide will pick you up at your hotel at 7:45 AM for a car trip to Halong City (transfer by shuttle bus or private vehicle, not included in cabin price). Take advantage of the trip to watch the rustic sceneries of Vietnam’s village life on road sides. Arrive at the pier at 11:30 then transfer to the cruise ship and enjoy welcome drink.
After listening to cruise safety instruction and checking in your room, enjoy exquisite lunch set while viewing the panorama of Halong Bay through scenic windows of the cruise ship. You will see the many caves and grottos on the way as we cruise through the water body of Bai Tu Long Bay.
By 16:00, embark at Surprise Cave and enjoy a visit to the most breathtaking place in Halong Bay.
We will spend about 45 minutes on the cave. Depart and sail for about 30 minutes to the place where we will anchor for the night.
Those interested can join us in the dining hall to learn to make traditional Vietnamese food with our Chef and especially watch our fruit and vegetable carving session. Dinner will be served soon after, featuring both local and international cuisines.
In the evening, there are board games available if you want some family activities or you can try your luck at squid fishing which is a unique activity at night in Halong Bay.
Day 2: Halong Bay Discovery
The day starts early but enthusiastically with Tai Chi morning class on the sundeck and light breakfast at 7:00AM. Transfer by tender to the our day boat and begin to cruise to some of Halong Bay’s hidden locations. The adventure is even more exciting as you will be visiting the Luon Cave, one of the rare place to find golden hair monkeys.
At 10:30, visit Cua Van Floating Village which houses about 600 residents. Learn more about the village life by chatting with the locals. This is also a good time for taking a sampan boat ride around the village or kayaking by yourself.
A multi-course lunch will be served mid-day. In the afternoon we will visit the largest pearl farm in Halong Bay. Come back to the cruise ship at 16:00 and embark for the night.
Enjoy a long list of deluxe Vietnamese and Western fares for dinner after such an activity-packed day. Then it is free time for you to spend at your own leisure. Our happy hour will resume from 21:00 to 22:00.
Day 3: Halong bay – Hanoi
Another exciting Tai Chi session on the sundeck to warm up the day. Get down to the tender and go to Titov Beach and Island where you would have aorund 45 minutes to climb uphill to the entrance and sightseeing the majestic cave. Take plenty of photos as you will get the best catch from the top point of Titov Island. Return to the main boat for pakaging your lugage by 9:00AM then enjoy the fare well brunch in the dinning room. Arrive at Tuan Chau Pier at 11:00 and drive back to Hanoi.
• Exterior standing balcony
• Individual controller A/C
• Massage/Rainfall showers
• Deluxe Toilet Amenities
• In-house Telephone
• Complimentary Water
• Mini bar
• TV & DVD Player
• Safety Equipment
• Life Vests
• Safety box
• Flower & fruit basket
• En-suite Bathroom
• Separate tub/Jacuzzi