DAY ONE: HANOI- HALONG BAY- LAN HA BAY ON ALISA CRUISE ( L/ D)
07:30– 08:20 Our tour guide and bus pick you up at your hotels in Hanoi old quarter upon your requirement.
08:30 Departure to Halong Bay for 3.5 Hours and on the way you can enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta country side
10:00- 10.20 Stopover at Hai Duong province for refreshment about 20 – 30 minutes
12:00- 12h30 Arrive at Tuan Chau harbor, take break and welcome drink at Alisa Cruise Lounge before boarding to Alisa Cruise
12:30 Welcome to Alisa Cruise, enjoy a welcome drink while our cruise manager gives a brief introduction, safety guidelines bout Alisa Cruise. Check-in your cabin and start cruising and explore Halong Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
12:40-14.00 Enjoy lunch with Vietnamese and International dishes served while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
14.00 After Lunch continues to cruising exploration in HALONG BAY passing by Cua Van Floating Village, Tien Ong Cave, Trong Cave, the Ho-dong Tien cave, Luon cave... Customers also have chance to experience how beautiful are for Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Soi Sim beach, Coconut Three Island
14:30 Arrival in Lan Ha Bay in Tung Gau Area- The most beautiful area in Halong Bay with wild natural beauty.
15:00 Continued exploration the Lan Ha bay. Depend on a specific day and season only 1 option will be chosen
KAYAKING OR BAMBOO BOAT ROWING IN LUON CAVE AREA
15.10- 16.00 Visiting Luon cave, the perfect combination of limestone mountains and jade-green sea by bamboo boat with local people. Enjoy quiet space and pure air, you will feel relaxed truly. If you are lucky, you will see monkeys on islands.
After Kayaking we will have 2 options to visit because we can not visit both places as it is not enough time and it is also depending on specific date, weather conditions and seasons ( Summer or Winter)
VISITING PEARL FARM VILLAGE IF YOU DO NOT LIKE GO KAYAKING
16:00 Visiting Halong Pearl Farm Village. Travelers will have a chance to visit Floating Pearl Farm and see how local people produce the great pearls. This Pearl Farm Village was established in 1995 by a Japanese organization, after years run by Japanese experts, it was transferred for Vietnamese. Our guide will show you around the farm and the museum there and explained how the process is done. You will pass a floating raft where some kinds of oyster pearls are grown and transplanted such as South Sea pearl, Tahitian Black Pearl,…etc. After that, you will see a processing room where workers transplanting oysters and understand some precious species of pearl. The last, you could see one of the workers here opening an alive oyster in front of your eyes to see pearl inside and then have to look their achievement in the showroom!
VISITING TITOP ISLAND FOR SWIMMING
16.00: Visiting the beautiful Ti Top beach for swimming (if the weather permits), Ti Top Beach is especially famous for its fresh atmosphere, clean water, and smooth white sand that create a great ambiance for tourists to relax or passengers can take steps to reach the top of Ti Top beach to have a whole panorama view of Halong Bay.
17:30 Come back to our Alisa Cruise and relax by enjoying Sun Set party with Juices, Cocktails, Red Vine and fruits on Alisa Sky Bar.
Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)
18:00- 18: 30 Join the cooking class guided directly by Chef of Alisa Cruise. on sundeck – Our Chef will guides how to make Vietnamese spring rolls - traditional Vietnamese food. Then enjoy Happy Hour (Buy 2 drinks get one free). It is time for chit chat and relaxes. Watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay.
19:30 Time for dinner enjoying special food on the cruise at Alisa Restaurant.
21:00 Evening entertainments:
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 Alisa Cruise’s music, playing cards, chess are available, reading magazines in room and dining room. You may also try your luck at squid fishing & fishing from the boat.
23.00: End of Program for Day One.
DAY TWO: HALONG BAY – FULL DAY KAYAKING- OVERNIGHT ON ALISA CRUISE ( B – L – D )
06:30 Early morning sun risers can enjoy Tai Chi le session on the sundeck. Tai chi also called Tai chi chuan, combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements. Coffee, tea, and pastries for breakfast are served in the dining room with a morning view of bay’s landscape.
07:00 Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee and breakfast.
08:30 – 10:00 Transfer to Alisa Day Boat for Exploring Luon Cave where you can enjoy KAYAKING or rowing BAMBOO BOATS with local people or by yourself.
10:30 Continue cruising and passing through the Stone Dog Island. This Island is another fascinatingly shaped limestone rock in the bay.
11:30 Arriving Cua Van Fishing Village where you can doing kayaking around
12:30 Back to day boat and enjoy excellent lunch there
13.30 13:30 – 14:30: Cruising on boat to visiting Ho Dong Tien areaKeep cruising on the bay
16:30: Return to Alisa Cruise and relax on Sundeck and you can enjoy Sun Set Party with Juices, Cocktails, Red Vine and fruits...
16:30 Return to Alisa Cruise and relax on Sundeck and you can enjoy Sun Set Party with Juices, Cocktails, Red Vine and fruits.
19:30 Under the magnificent night sky, in the magic atmosphere in Ha long Bay, Our luxury set-menu dinner is served with a variety of Vietnamese and Asian foods.
17:30 Come back to our Alisa Cruise and relax by enjoying Sun Set party with Juices, Cocktails, Red Vine and fruits on Alisa Sky Bar. (Buy 2 drinks get one free).
18:00- 18: 30 Join the cooking class guided directly by Chef of Alisa Cruise. You have a chance to practice Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring roll or famous cuisine of Vietnam.
21:00 Evening activities include:
Join the squid fishing on the boat with our crews. You can enjoy the squid cooked with assistance from our chef.
Leisure yourself with our happy-hour drinks at the bar.
22:00 Overnight on Alisa Cruise near Surprising Cave, the quietest sleeping area permitted by Halong Governmental Authority.
DAY THREE: ALISA CRUISE- HANOI (B/L)
06:30 Early morning sunrise to enjoy Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck.
07:00 Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee and Enjoy breakfast.
08:30 -10:00 Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave ( Amazing Cave). Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. It takes approximately 45 minutes for cave visiting. Visit Sung Sot Cave, one of the biggest cave in Halong bay with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Return to the boat by tender. Proper shoes are highly recommended.
10: 00 Back to Alisa CruiseCheck-out and settle bills at reception
10:30 Enjoy the lunch on cruise
11:30-12:00 Alisa Cruise is landing Tuan Chau harbor, tourists say goodbye to sailors and finish the cruise.
12:30: Get on Air-con shuttle bus back Hanoi
14:30 Stopover in Hai Duong province to relax and visit a ceramics workshop.
16:00- 16:30 Arriving in Hanoi, end your trip.See you on the next trip.
CHANGE OF THE ITINERARIES
The Alisa Cruise 's itinerary may change from time to time depending on the weather forecast or the instructions given by the Halong Bay Management Authorities.
Wi-Fi is available on board the Alisa Cruise but is sometimes unstable due to weak signal points across the mountainous bay.
SURCHARGE: Addition charge of 35 USD/ Person ( Special Gala Dinner + New Year)
Christmas 24 Dec 2018/ 2019
New Year 31 Dec 2018/ 2019
Lunar New Year’s Eve in 2017- 2018 ( 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th Feb 2018)
- Entrance fees, taxes, and service charge
- English speaking guide
- Luxury accommodation with A/C, shower, mini bar
- Kayaking or rowing boat
- Welcome drinks + 2 bottled water in room
- Free Tea and Coffee in room + Free Water serving yourselves at restaurant
- Meals onboard ( 3 main meals + 1 breakfast)
- Sunrise Tai Chi demonstration
- Insurance onboard
- Cooking class on cruise
- Tips for tour guide and driver ( Optional)
- Personal expenses
- Shuttle Bus Hanoi- Halong Bay- Hanoi
- All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above
- Extra Services ( Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi )
ROUND TRIP LIMOUSINE LUXURY SHUTTLE BUS:
- Adult: USD 40 per adult
- Children from 5 to 10: USD 30
- Children under 4: USD 25