HALONG BAY 3DAYS/2NIGHT - CALYPSO CRUISE
DAY 1: HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY – HA LONG BAY (L/D)
08h00 – 08h30: Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge.
12h00 – 12h30: Embark on Calypso Cruiser followed by cruise briefing.
13h00 – 15h30: Savor a delectable lunch as Calypso Cruise cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay and pass by Oan Islet (where a sense of the film L’Indochina was shot by Paradis Film with the famous French actress Catherine Deneuve played since 1992), Teapot Islet, Monster Face Islet, Torch Islet, Dragon Islet, Porcupines Islet and then anchor at Titop Beach area.
15h30 – 16h30: Visit Titop Island to enjoy the panoramic view of Halong Bay or just relaxing and swimming at Titop Beach.
16h30 – 17h30: Get your hands on some kayaking to visit Luon Cave, a tunnel to a little bay surrounded by a mountain range.
18h00 – 22h00: Enjoy happy hour on the Sundeck with various drinks on discount, snap photos of the overview of Halong Bay as the sun starts to set. For those who are fancy some experience in cooking Vietnamese dishes can join our brief Vietnamese cooking course.
Dinner is served.
Socialize with other guests or just laze around. Evening activities such as: night squid fishing, karaoke, dancing are available till 22h00. Second happy hour is from 21h00 to late night. Overnight on boat in a tranquil area.
DAY 2: HA LONG BAY – LAN HA BAY (B, L, D)
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 (Main option): Relaxing & Kayaking
09h00 – 16h30 Have the whole day relaxing and kayaking around Lan Ha Bay – the less touristic area of Halong. Discover Dark and Light Caves on kayaks, swim and relax on natural beaches. Drop by Halong Pearl Farm on the way back to the Oriental Sails.
Option 2: Kayaking & Rock Climbing with Western instructors (Minimum for 2 pax, booked and paid in advance, compulsory surcharge is applied)
10h15 – 12h30 Kayaking in Moody’s Beach area.
13h00 – 14h00 Lunch and transfer to Thap Ngiem (Hai Pai Beach.)
14h15 – 16h30 Rock Climbing on Hai Pai Beach (optional: kayaking).
18h00 – 22h00 Contemplate romantic sunset. Enjoy dinner, partying, fishing or just lazing. O/n on boat.
DAY 3: HA LONG BAY – HANOI (B/L)
06h00 – 07h00 Start your day with morning Tai Chi, exercise or photo hunt, enjoy the fresh air with a cup of tea or coffee…
07h00 – 08h00 Have breakfast at sunrise.
08h00 – 09h15 Join a guided visit to Sung Sot Cave, also called Amazing Cave – the most beautiful and the largest cave in Ha Long Bay.
9h30 – 10h00 Check out room. Continue cruising to enjoy the magnificent nature of the world wonder.
10h30 Have lunch while cruising to Bai Tho Mountain next to the harbor.
11h30 Disembark Calypso Cruiser.
12h00 – 16h30 Transfer back to Hanoi. Trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30
Price is quoted in US$295 per person.
No bus: – USD 10 (2 ways)
Child policy: – Children under 6 years old are FOC, sharing room with parents. (Baby cot on request: Free). Children from 6 to 11 years old are charged 75%, sharing room with parents. Age of children based on year of birth.
Pick-up and transfer by private A/C vehicle or shuttle bus
Waiting room at Hon Gai Tourist Wharf
Meals as mentioned
Accommodation on board (twin/ double basis)
English speaking tour guide
Tai Chi exercise
Internet on boat (Table computer with 3G connection)
Welcome drink, fresh fruit
Complimentary: a bottle water/ person in bus and in room