Phoenix Cruise

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Cabin price from :  $149

Tour Type : Cruise
Tour Route : Hanoi - Cat Ba - Lan Ha Bay - Ha Long Bay - Hanoi
Why this cruise : Great itinerary, delicious food, excellent kayaking and swimming, friendly staff, valued for money, social activities

Discover the splendours of Ha Long Bay aboard the Ha Long Phoenix Cruiser, a wooden junk that combines classic beauty with modern comfort. Designed in a traditional Asian style, it boasts luxurious and elegant features. From the moment you step on board you will feel pampered. Our professional crew and experienced captains will safely take you to explore the tranquil scenery.

Cabins: the Ha Long Phoenix Cruiser boasts a total of 16 deluxe cabins measuring 14 sqm each. The cabins also feature their own air-conditioner, private en-suite, and rustic rattan furnishings. What sets our rooms apart is our attention to details: wooden panelling, crisp white linen, and romantic oceam views, allowing your family to enjoy the Bay from the privacy and comfort of your own room.

Restaurant: Located at the head of the junk with an area for check in/out, this luxurious restaurant is designed to serve 40 customers with separate tables and chairs carved from fine wood. Customers are served delicious traditional food as they enjoy the Bay.

Sundeck: On the top deck passengers will find the sunset station with a canvass roof. This is the ideal place from which to suntan or soak up the atmosphere of the Bay, perhaps while enjoying one of the exotic cocktails served by the waiters. 

 

Highlights

-         Cruising among the thousands of limestone islands in Ha Long and Lan Ha Bays.

-         Visiting floating fishing villages and pearl farms to discover the fascinating culture.

-         Kayaking through an amazing tunnel under a karst mountain.

-         Swimming in the calm turquoise waters off pristine  sandy white beaches.

-         Sharing serene sunsets and delightful dawns over the Bay.

-         Enjoying a full range of social and entertainment activities on board at night.

Option 1: Lan Ha Bay insight

Day 1: Hanoi – Cat Ba Island – Lan Ha Bay (L/D)

AM: 6.30 - we pick you up from your hotel then head to Hai Phong City for a hydrofoil boat ride to Cat Ba Island, then a short bus ride to Beo pier where a little boat takes you to a floating house at a corner of Lan Ha Bay. Afterwards, we relax on the comfortable draft house just above the fish nets while a fresh sea food lunch (vegetarian menu available) is prepared.

PM: After learning basic paddle strokes and paddling routes from your certified kayaking guide, it's your time to grab the paddle and make your own strokes, passing floating villages, lagoons and private beaches while observing local daily life from your cool kayak.

Dinner and overnight in your simple draft house just above the water.

Day 2: Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba Island – Hanoi (B/L)

AM: Coffee and breakfast at your draft house to warm up the morning dew for a stunning day in the serene bay. Keep paddling to the other side of the awaking Lan Ha Bay where you will visit a dark cave with a lagoon behind it (tide permitting), and then more paddling to the meeting point to take a transfer boat back to Cat Ba Island. Have lunch at a resort nestling at a corner of Xuan Dam Village.

PM: We take you to Cai Vieng harbor for a hydrofoil boat ride back to Hai Phong. Be picked up by our vehicle then drive back to Hanoi. Trip ends at your hotel at around 16.30.

 

Option 2: Ha Long Discovery

Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (L/D)

AM: Be picked up at your hotel at 8.00 for a 3.5 hour bus ride through the countryside of the Red River Delta to Ha Long City. Upon arrival on board the Ha Long Phoenix Cruiser,a  fresh seafood lunch (vegetable menu available) is served while the boat glides out.

PM: A short ride from the middle of the bay to an island for the famous Sung Sot Cave, followed by visiting Ti Top island where you can relax on its beach or walk up to the top for the panoramic view of the anchorage area. As the sun sets over the bay, relax on the sun-deck with your favorite drink. Dinner is served with typically local seafood. Overnight on board.

Day 2: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B/L)

AM: Rise for a breathtaking view on the sun-deck, then be ready with fun kayaking around the area and stunning vistas in the serene bay. Back to the boat, you learn tips and techniques to make popular Vietnamese dishes just before lunch time. Lunch is served when cruising back to the harbor.

PM: Our bus is waiting on the harbor to take you back to Hanoi. Trip ends at your hotel at around 16.00. 

Day 1: Hanoi – Cat Ba Island – Lan Ha Bay (L/D)

AM: 6.30 - we pick you up from your hotel then head to Hai Phong City for a hydrofoil boat ride to Cat Ba Island, then a short bus ride to Beo pier where a little boat takes you to a floating house at a corner of Lan Ha Bay. Afterwards, we relax on the comfortable draft house just above the fish nets while a fresh sea food lunch (vegetarian menu available) is prepared.

PM: After learning basic paddle strokes and paddling routes from your certified kayaking guide, it's your time to grab the paddle and make your own strokes, passing floating villages, lagoons and private beaches while observing local daily life from your cool kayak.

Dinner and overnight in your simple draft house just above the water.

Day 2:  Ha Long Bay Kayaking (B/L/D)

AM: Rise for a breathtaking view on the sun-deck, be ready with your camera for a stunning vista in the serene bay. After breakfast, a kayaking support boat will take you further to the southern end of Ha Long Bay to anchor in the tranquil beauty of Lan Ha, away from the overcrowded water area. Learn some basic paddling techniques, then make your own strokes and go private beaches hopping.

PM: Lunch (BBQ lunch on the beach, depending on the tide) and swim at a private beach. More kayaking to deserted lagoons and the perfect time to take in the views in the cool of the afternoon as the last rays of the sun cast reflections over this beautiful area. You will be back on the Phoenix Cruiser at the end of the afternoon. Dinner and overnight on the boat.

 

Day 3: Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba Island – Hanoi (B/L)

AM: Coffee and breakfast at your draft house to warm up the morning dew for a stunning day in the serene bay. Keep paddling to the other side of the awaking Lan Ha Bay where you will visit a dark cave with a lagoon behind it (tide permitting), and then more paddling to the meeting point to take a transfer boat back to Cat Ba Island. Have lunch at a resort nestling at a corner of Xuan Dam Village.

PM: We take you to Cai Vieng harbor for a hydrofoil boat ride back to Hai Phong. Be picked up by our vehicle then drive back to Hanoi. Trip ends at your hotel at around 16.30.

For Itinerary 1 (2 days/1 night)

 

Cabin type 1st May - 30th Sep From 1st Oct - 30th Apr  
Single cabin Double cabin Single cabin Double cabin
Deluxe 149 214 153 221

Phoenix 179 262 183 269

 

For Itinerary 2 (3 days/2 nights)

 

Cabin type 1st May - 30th Sep From 1st Oct - 30th Apr  
Single cabin Double cabin Single cabin Double cabin
Deluxe 291 401 297 425

Phoenix 327 461 332 473

 

Itinerary 1

Itinerary 2

Inclusions:

-         Breakfast and accommodation

-         English speaking tour guide.

-         Entrance fees.

-         Kayaking, complimentary wine, fresh fruit

-         Cooking demonstration and night activities.

-         Refresher towel.

-         Complimentary a bottle of water per way.

-         Meals as specified in the itinerary

 

Exclusions:

-         Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.

-         Tax and insurance.

-          Shuttle bus

 

Inclusions:

-         Breakfast and 2nights accommodation 

-         English speaking tour guide.

-         Entrance fees.

-         Kayaking, complimentary glass of wine, fresh fruit.

-         Cooking demonstration and night activities.

-         Refresher towel.

-         Complimentary a bottle of water per way.

-         Meals as specified in the itinerary

 

Exclusions:

-         Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.

-         Tax and insurance.

-          Shuttle bus

 

Extra services:

Shuttle Bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi: 25USD/ person

Private Transfer Hanoi – Hon Gai – Hanoi: 150USD/ 4seat car, 190USD/ 7 seat car, 200USD/ 16 seat van

 

Notes:

  1. Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
  2. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled or replaced by biking or trekking tour on Cat Ba Island due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  3. Meals onboard are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood and international. Guests should advise any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
  4. 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.
  5. Children who have their traveling documents attached to parent's passport must travel with the parent. Credit cards accepted on board: Amex, Visa and MasterCard.
  6. Surcharge of 25% will be added for cruises on December 24 & 31 and Lunar New Year Eve.

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