DAY 01: HANOI – HALONG BAY (L,D)
7.30 – 08:15 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Halong City through the paddy fields in the Red River Delta.
10.00 Stopover on the way for refreshments
12.00 – 12.30 Arrive at Tuan Chau Wharf – Break and photo opportunities at Pelican Private Lounge
12.30 Transfer by tender to the boat
13.00 – 13.30 Check in and enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.
13.30 – 15.00 Start cruising. Enjoy lunch buffet with Vietnamese and International dishes served while the cruising through the bay
15.10 – 16.30 Visit Bat cave by bamboo boat or kayaking based on your preference. Enjoy quiet space and pure air, you will feel relaxed truly. If lucky, you will have chance to see monkeys on islands.
17.15 – 17.50 Visit the beautiful Soi Sim beach for swimming (if the weather permits) or you can reach on the top of Soi Sim beach to have a panorama view of Halong Bay.
17.50 – 18.15 Back to the boat and free time. Massage service if order.
18.30 – 19.00 Cooking class on sundeck – How to make Vietnamese spring rolls. Then enjoy Happy Hour (buy two drink, get one free from 18.00 to 19.00). It is time for chit chat and relaxing.
19.30 – 21.30 Dinner – Deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu Dinner
21.30 – 23.00 Evening activities include: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar. Watching movies and many sorts of Vietnam cultural films. Relaxing and spending a romantic night on Pelican Cruise’s music. Playing cards, chess are available, reading magazines in room and dining room. Passengers may also try their luck with squid fishing from the boat.
23.00 End of Program for Day One.
DAY 02: HA LONG BAY – BAI TU LONG BAY – HALONG BAY (B,L,D)
06.15 – 06.45 Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes).
07.00 – 08.00 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries is served in the dining room
08.30 – 10.30 Transfer to another boat to Vung Vieng fishing village. Have 2 hours for cruising. Time for sun bathing on sundeck, enjoy beauty of Bay (if the weather permits)
10.30 – 11.15 Visit exciting Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boat, the village is free from busy roads and streets, and skyscraper. Instead, there are only a few of boats and rafts. You will have chance to discover traditional culture and customs of fishermen.
11.15 Back to cruising. Vietnamese Lunch is served on boat.
12.30 – 14.00 Kayaking and swimming at Vung Ha, a pristine natural beach lapped by turquoise water. Possibility of kayaking through an amazing tunnel carved under a limestone mountain.
14.30 – 16.30 Cruise back to Pelican Cruises. Free time on boat
18.00 – 19.00 Enjoy Happy Hour with nice music (buy two drinks, get one free)
19.30 Dinner – Deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu Dinner.
21.00 Evening activities include: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar. Watching movies and many sorts of Vietnam cultural films. Relaxing and spending a romantic night on Pelican Cruise’s music. Playing cards, chess are available, reading magazines in room and dining room. Passengers may also try their luck with squid fishing from the boat.
23.00 End of Program for Day Two.
DAY 03: HA LONG BAY – HANOI (B,L)
06.15 – 06.45 Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes)
07.00 – 07.4507.00 – 07.45 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries is served in the dining room
07.45 Transfer by tender to the Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to the boat. Proper shoes are highly recommended
09.00 – 9.30 Return to the boat then check-out and payment at reception area.
10.00 Have buffet brunch while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.30 Transfer by tender to Tuan Chau pier. Time to say goodbye to the crew
12.00 – 12.30 Return from Halong to Hanoi by shuttle bus.
14.00 Stop over the middle to visit a ceramics workshop
16.30 Arrive in Hanoi.
PRICE OF 3DAY 2NIGHT
Deluxe Cabins with A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
All meals on board
Complimentary bottled water in the cabin
Entrance and sightseeing fees
Kayaking, local rowing boat
Taichi morning & Cooking demonstration, Happy Hour
Squid Fishing & movie show
English speaking guide
English speaking guide
Shuttle bus Hanoi- Halong – Hanoi
Airfare, VISA arrangements
Beauty Spa Services & Massage
Tips & Others Personal Expenses
All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusion
Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
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.
Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.