Cruise Halong Bay with The Oriental Sail


Hanoi to halong bay

Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (L, D)
08h00 – 08h30: Pick-up at your hotel in central Hanoi and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Halong Bay.
12h00 – 12h30: Embark on Oriental Sails followed by cruise briefing.
13h00 – 15h30: Savor a delectable lunch as the junk cruises further along the limestone islands of Fighting Cock, Dog Rock and Incense Burner, etc.
15h30 – 17h30: Visit Sung Sot Cave (Cave of Surprise) and kayak along the hidden parts of the bay.
17h30 – 19h00: Go swimming, take photos or just relax as the sun starts to set
19h00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests or just laze around. Overnight on board.


Day 2: Halong – Lan Ha Bay Discovery (B, L, D)
07h00 – 08h00: Have breakfast on boat
08h30 – 09h00: Transfer to day boat for a cruise to Lan Ha Bay
Option 1 Rock-climbing with Western instructors
10h15 – 12h30: Rock Climb on Moody’s Beach (option kayaking)
13h00 – 14h00: Lunch and transfer to Thap Nghiem (Hai Pai Beach)
14h15 – 16h30: Rock Climb on Hai Pai Beach (optional kayaking)
Option 2 Relaxing & kayaking
Have the whole day relaxing on the beautiful beaches of Van Boi beach, Ba Cat beach, and leisure kayak around the Lan Ha Bay.
16h30 – 17h00: Cruise back to the main boat.
19h00: Enjoy dinner. Overnight on board.

Day 3: Halong – Hanoi (B, L)
06h00 – 07h00: Start your day with swimming, exercise or photo hunt
07h00 – 11h00: Have breakfast at sunrise. Cruise through Drum Cave Island, Man’s Head Islet, Van Gia Fishing Village and then head back to the Harbor. Disembark Oriental Sails at around 11h00.
12h00 – 16h30: Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30.


  • Accommodation in air-conditioned cabin on twin sharing basis

  • Professional English Speaking Guide

  • Shuttle bus: Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi (P/U at hotel in Old Quarter)

  • Entrance Fees and Sightseeing Tickets in Halong Bay

  • Cruise through Halong bay

  • All meals as mentioned (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)

  • Kayaking for 1 hour (applied for 2 days – 1 night trip)

  • Kayaking for the 2nd day (applied for 3 days – 2 nights Kayaking)

  • Rock climbing with western instructors for the 2nd day (applied for 3 days-2 nights Rock climbing)

  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief

  • Insurance on board

  • Baby cot on request


  • Valued added tax (VAT)

  • Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses

  • All other services not clearly mentioned above

Packing list: Passport, sun glasses, sun hat, insect repellent, swim suit.

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