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Cruises on Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay,165 km from Hanoi, is a World Heritage-listed member of the Seven Natural Wonders of the Modern World with 1,969 limestone islands and islets, 980 of the islands have names and most are uninhabited. Once you board your luxury vessel you can lounge on the sundeck with a cocktail or cold beer admiring the scenery or from the private terrace of your suite.

In Vietnamese, Ha Long means “ descending dragon “ according to popular legend a Dragon descended from heaven to defend the Viet people from invaders spraying fire and Emeralds and Jade thus creating the islands and the colour of the waters.

A Ha Long Bay 3-day – 2-night cruise with EZIASIATRAVEL provides an incredible high-end experience. All meals and activities are included as well as a terraced stateroom and transport to and from Hanoi. With the opening of the new highway between Hanoi and Ha Long Bay the journey in a VIP shuttle, has become even more streamlined and comfortable.

As you sail through the picturesque Bay area, it is understandable why it has been a popular place for Hollywood. The Bay has been the setting for multiple films, including Pan, Life with Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds, and Kong: Skull Island. Reports suggest that Ha Long Bay was scouted for a location for the Pierce Brosnan Bond Movie -Tomorrow Never Dies, but was eventually filmed in Thailand, although some say they recognised parts of Ha Long Bay in the film’s final cut... you be the judge.

Ha Long Bay Cruise as Part of the Northern Vietnam Tour Package

(Excerpt of Day Three of our set package)

As part of our Northern Vietnam tour, we will be visiting Ha Long Bay on day three of the trip and we will stay until day five. After breakfast at your Hotel in Hanoi, you will be transported by VIP Transport to Ha Long Bay.

  • 08:30 Limousine will pick up guests from Hotel. (10 - 15 mins break on the way)

  • 11:30 Arrive at Cruise Lounge in Ha Long Bay International Cruise Port and check-in. Guests will be offered a “welcome drink” and be briefed regarding the tour including safety instructions prior to boarding.

  • 12:00 Guests will commence boarding.

  • 13:00 Lunch is served at Signature Restaurant on board, while the vessel cruises across Lan Hạ Bay. This bay has hundreds of islands and islets, making it a wonderful background for guests to graze at whilst dining.

  • 15:30 First destination is Tra Bau Area, guests have a choice of kayaking or rowing a boat or swimming around the ship or to shore. On the way, you will be mesmerised by sparkling karsts with the sunlight creating dazzling displays. An extremely serene and green-lit place, ideal for kayak or swimming. A wonderous chance to immerse yourself in one of the most remote parts of Lan Hạ Bay. The shape of this lagoon looks like a giant frog resting, hence it explains its name “Ao Ếch” in Vietnamese.

  • 17:30 Return to the cruise to relax and admire the sunset on the sundeck over Lan Hay Bay. Around this time, our talented chef will run a cooking class. (depending on the season). (17:30 - 18:30 Happy Hour Discounted prices - this promotion is limited to a predefined drinks menu.)

  • 19:00 Fine-dining dinner along with a fun and interactive cultural exchange between guests and the Vietnamese host.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Overnight on the vessel

(and there are still two more days on board!)

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All our tours are designed by Mark Caldwell the Author of Asia Unpacked.

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