L’Azalée Cruises: From 168 USD/person

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong (L,D)

07.30 - 08.00: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi by shuttle bus or private car

11.45am: Arrive at Tuan Chau Island and L’Azalee Cruises Ha Long Bay Reception Lounge for pre-cruise welcome, passenger registration and welcome drink.

12:00pm: Transfer from the Reception Lounge to your “L’Azalée Deluxe” boat to be welcomed  onboard by your  crew who will be hosting you for the duration of your cruise with us.

Commence safety briefing & tour of your boat with your Cruise Services Manager.

12:15pm: Depart from Tuan Chau Marina heading in a southerly direction and review your itinerary with your host and get settled into your cabin or relax on the upper deck.

1.00pm: Lunch is served while continuing to cruise through the tranquil, peaceful and calm waters  between Cat Ba Island and Ha Long Bay.

2.45pm:  Arrive and drop anchor at a local Pearl Farm located in the Lom Bo Canal area. Here you can take a leisurely walk around this floating village where they harvest local Pearls of Ha Long. There is also the opportunity to purchase directly here while visiting.

3.30pm: Weigh anchor and cruise in a westerly direction to the picturesque and tranquil bay area of “Tra  Bao” or commonly referred to also as “Kiem Lam”. This is a secluded bay within the Cat Ba National Park.

4.15pm: Arrive at Kiem Lam and here you can be energetic and jump into a kayak and paddle around or take a  dip for some swimming in the bay or simply relax on the boat while taking in the vista of this area.

5.15pm: Weigh anchor and cruise back in an easterly direction to “Anchorage 690,  where  your boat will moor for the evening by 6.00pm.

6.00pm: Arrive at your overnight anchorage location and for the avid home cook, our culinary team willdemonstrate two easy to make Vietnamese Dishes of Vermicelli Salad with Seafood and Grilled Meat with Lemongrass. You will be the envy of your friends at your next dinner party. You will receive a photo recipe card for each menu item demonstrated.

7.00pm: Wrap & Roll Time! Who is the best  & fastest spring roll wrapper onboard. Be in it to win it! The guest with the fastest and neatest wrapped Spring Roll as judged by our “Lead Chef” will win a  bar beverage credit of VND 200,000 to use with dinner.

7.30pm: “Dinner is served” on the main deck in the Restaurant.

9.00pm: After dinner you can choose to try your hand at some local squid fishing or play some board or card games or retire to the upper sundeck for a night cap.

Day 2: Halong – Hanoi (B)

Sunrise    For early risers you can take in a morning Sunrise from over the Bai Tu Long Bay area, watching the sun rise up and over the lime stone karsts of Ha Long.

6.30am: Start your morning with some simple meditation and relaxation on the upper sundeck with hosted Tai Chi by our own Tai Chi guru from our cruise team.

7.00am: “Good Morning Vietnam”. Breakfast is served from 7.00am till 8.15am

7: 30am: Weigh anchor and cruise in a north easterly direction to Sung Sot “Surprise” Cave.

8:00am: Drop anchor and take and exploring walk & tour through Sung Sot “Surprise” Cave. You will transfer by tender boat for this morning sightseeing.

9.00am: Return to your boat, freshen up and continue cruising north again towards Tuan Chau Island. On this leg of your cruise you will pass by well known karsts of Ha Long of Thumb Island, Fighting Cocks, the Insence Karst featured on the 200,000 dong note and other interesting formations.

10.30am: Check out time from your cabins and all beverage accounts can be settled onboard with the Cruise Services Manager at the reception desk on the lower deck lobby.

11.00am: Arrive back at Tuan Chau Marina and disembark for transfer to the L’Azalee Cruises Reception Lounge, complete final check-out requirements and be served with our light lunch snack before joining your return transfer back to Ha Noi or another onwardsndestination. Please note that we can arrange to have your light lunch snack packaged to take  away with you so that you can eat later in the afternoon in the car. Around Hanoi at 16:00 PM, drop of at  your hotel. End of services

Room Type

Single Cabin

Double Cabin

Superior

257

356

Junior Suite

316

418

 

Tour included

Tour excluded

Welcome Drink

Vietnamese Style Set Lunch

Vietnamese Set Dinner

 Full L’Azalee breakfast

Pre-departure light morning tea

Vietnamese Cooking Demonstration – The Art of Spring Rolling, MYO Ha Long Squid Cakes,   Morning Tai Chi on the Upper Sun deck.

Use of kayaks, snorkel & masks, fishing equipment, board games and cards.

Entrance fees to Ha Long Bay and daily set sightseeing attractions.

Transfer Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi: 35 USD/person

Beverages on meals

Tips

Visa to Vietnam

 

 

CHILD POLICY

Children above 12 yrs old are considered as adults. 

Children above 6 yrs old up to 12 yrs old - 50% on Adult Rate 

Children under 6 yrs old – Free of Charge

 

CANCELLATIONS & AMENDMENTS BY CUSTOMER

Any changes / amendments to an existing booking shall be considered as a cancellation and a new booking shall be made. Penalty charges shall apply accordingly, based on the charge for each cancelled cabin as per the following percentages:

 7 days and above

0%

 3 – 6 days

50% price

Less than 48 hours

100% price

No show

100% price

 

CANCELLATION BY CRUISE MANAGER DUE TO BAD WEATHER

The cancellation be announced by Cruise Manager of Halong Bay by case as below

  • Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
  • During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.