L'Azalee Cruises: From 325 USD/person

Day 1: Hanoi – Halong (L,D)

07:30 – 08:00 AM: 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  Bảo” or commonly referred to also as “Kiểm Lâm”. This is a secluded bày within thể Cát Bà 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 will demonstrate 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 on board. 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 Bay (B,L,D)

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 for a 30 minute transit time.

8:00am     Drop anchor and remain onboard for a 3o minute transit period. Please advise your Cruise  Services Host of the sightseeing option you would like to explore, on the evening before in preparation for the day ahead and your further exploring of the bay.

8.30am      Transfer by tender boat from “Spirit of the Bay” boat to Ti Tov Island. This is approx. 15 mins  where we will process your Day Cruise permit with the local Port Authority here.

8.45am     Embark on your L’Azalee cruises day transfer boat of “L’Azalée Premium” or “L’Azalée Classic”.
                   The allocated day cruise boat may vary subject to passenger numbers on the day for our 3D/2N Itinerary.

ROUTE 1 Choice

10.15am    Cruise south and arrive at 3 Peaches Island and meander through the small karsts of Lan Ha in  the Cat Ba Island area. Discover a small natural & private sandy beach for swimming, kayaking taking in the tranquility of the area.  Some rare sightings of the rare species of Cat Ba  Langurs have been seen around this area on the land. 

                (This sightseeing route is not available for the  period of June to September in Summer)

ITINERARY of DAY 2…. Cont.

11.45am    Make your way back to the boat for freshening up and relaxing while we prepare your lunch.

12.00pm    Lunch is served while you are anchored.

2.45pm     Weigh anchor again and head in a northerly direction now en-route to Luon Cave.

1.45pm      Arrive at Luon Cave and drop anchor where you can choose to kayak yourself or hop onto a  Sampan and be rowed through the cave opening by a local resident of the bay to then explore  the tranquil lake with blue water, surrounded by luxuriant trees and high jagged stone walls that  you will discover once passing through the tunnel entrance of this well known icon of Ha Long.

 Or instead of arriving at Luon Cave you may choose to arrive at Ti Tov Island/Beach at 2.00pm where you can choose to take a high and scenic walk up the mountain of the island and take some panoramic and picturesque photos high up over the bay. Here at Ti Tov you can also swim off the beach or take in some more kayaking.

3.00pm  Transfer from Ti Tov Island back to your “Spirit of the Bay” boat for your second night onboard.  Prior to departure from Ti Tov Island your Captains will complete Port Authority passenger  registering formalities for your second evening on the bay.

 OR  ROUTE 2 Choice

9.45am   Cruise south and arrive at Cua Van Fishing Village which remains one of the well  known Fishing Villages on the bay. Here you can see the traditional floating village life for local families where fishing is their primary source of income. This village dates back for hundreds of years and passing down through the generations growing up here.

10.00am  Here you can choose to kayak your way around the village or hop into a local Sampan boat and  be rowed around by one of the local residents. Located at the village there is also a small Museum  to visit that showcases artifacts of the indigenous people of the area.

11.30am       Make your way back to the boat for freshening up and relaxing while we prepare your lunch.

12.00pm       Lunch is served while you are anchored.

1.00pm      Weigh anchor again and head in a northerly direction now en-route to Luon Cave.

 1.45pm       Arrive at Luon Cave and drop anchor where you can choose to kayak yourself or hop onto a  Sampan and be rowed through the cave opening by a local resident of the bay to then explore the tranquil lake with blue water, surrounded by luxuriant trees and high jagged stone walls that  you will discover once passing through the tunnel entrance of this well known icon of Ha Long.

Or instead of arriving at Luon Cave you may choose to arrive at Ti Tov Island/Beach at 2.00pm  where you can choose to take a high and scenic walk up the mountain of the island and take some panoramic and picturesque photos high up over the bay. Here at Ti Tov you can also swim off the beach or take in some more kayaking.

 3.00pm   Transfer from Ti Tov Island back to your “Spirit of the Bay” boat for your second night onboard.  Prior to departure from Ti Tov Island your Captains will complete Port Authority passenger  registering formalities for your second evening  on the bay.

 3.30pm   Arrive back at your “Spirit of the Bay” boat for your second evening onboard. Take the time out  to relax in your cabin or on the upper sundeck for the afternoon. During this time the boat will  cruise through the waters of Tra Bao.

 6.00pm    Arrive at your overnight anchorage location and for the avid home cook, our culinary team will   demonstrate 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 3: 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 onwards destination. 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.

Please note that all cruising is subject to weather conditions on the day and authorization from the Port Authority. All permits for overnight cruising can be authorized from between 11.30am – 4.00pm daily subject to actual and forecast weather conditions in the area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Room Type

Single Cabin

Double Cabin

Superior

490

676

Junior Suite

602

802

 

Tour included

Tour excluded

  • Two day/one night cruising on Ha Long Bay onboard “L’Azalée Deluxe” Cruise
  • Meals as itinerary
  • Kayaking activities
  • Sightseeing activities to Peal Farm, Kiem Lam & Surprise Cave
  • Onboard insurance, tax & service charges for your itinerary package

 

  • All airfares, transfers, hotels & Visa arrangements
  • All services not listed above
  • All bar beverages consumed onboard.
  • Transfer Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi: 35 USD/pax

 

 

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.