tours HaLong Come Halong and Stay In Imperial Cruises

Halong bay on Imperial Cruise & Catba Island

DAY 1: HANOI– HALONG BAY (L, D) – Scenic cruise, kayaking, swimming 

07:45 – 08:15: Pick up at your hotel and depart for Ha Long City.

12:30 – On arrival at pier, you will board your Imperial Cruise and you are warmly welcomed by professional and friendly crew.

13:00 – Check into cabin and enjoy specially lunch while cruising through most beautiful parts of the magical bay with thousands of amazing limestone islands emerging from emerald water. 14:30 – Keep cruising to make use of the relaxing time on boat after lunch, capturing stunning photos of the legendary bay.

16:00 – Kayaking and swimming, discovery the bay.

18:00 – Joy the sunset party on the sundeck in warm and romantic atmosphere, make friends with other members in the group, enjoy fresh local fruit.  

19:00 – Enjoy special dinner cooked by our professional chef.

20:30 – The moment you choose your own way to relax after dinner, singing karaoke, relaxing on the sundeck, squid fishing available for entertainment during the night time.

DAY 2: HALONG BAY (B, L, D)

07:00 – Enjoy your breakfast, coffee, tea, fruits.

OPT1: Second night in the bungalow (Catba Sandy Beach Resort in Nam Cat island)

08:00 – Visit Surprising Cave – the most beautiful one in Halong Bay.

09:00 – Back to Imperial Cruise for check-out. Keep cruising towards Ha Long Bay, passing by hundreds of islands and islets with different shapes depending on your imagination.

09:30 – Transfer to our daily boat, sailing through Lan Ha bay for 2 hours.

11:30 – Arrive at bungalow for check in.

12:00 – Lunch in the restaurant at the bungalow – on Nam Cat island

13:00 – Enjoy your private time at leisure, relaxing, sunbathing on the beach or using some services available on the bungalow like playing football, volleyball, kayaking to explore untouched area near by bungalow. Optional trip (biking trip to Viet Hai village 13:30-17:00) must be booked in advance, extra U.S. $5/ person.

18:30 – Having BBQ dinner in bungalow Catba Sandy Beach

20:30 – Relax at leisure on your own or joint some activities in bungalow – Catba Sandy Beach

OPT2: Second night on the boat

08:15 – Transfer to our daily boat. Full day activities (from 8:AM – 16:00) on day boat. Scenic cruising for hours to the most tranquil areas of Halong Bay

11:30 – Relaxing time on one of the most secluded beach in the tranquil area, swimming, sunbathing and exposing yourself to the nature.

12:30 – Enjoy barbecued lunch on the daily boat

14:00 – Kayaking to discover the exceptional beauty of nature in the tranquil bay.

15:30 – Keep cruising to other parts of the bay

17:00 Back to your Imperial Classic Cruise to refresh and relax, making friends with new group.

19:00 Enjoy the second dinner on boat

20:30 – Relax at leisure on your own or joint some activities on the cruise.

DAY 2: HALONG BAY – HANOI (B, L)  – Scenic cruise, cooking class

OPT1: Second night in the bungalow(Catba Sandy Beach Resort in Nam Cat island)

07:00 Breakfast served at bungalow, check out time

08:15 Pick-up at Bungalow by boat (incase you stay at the hotel in Catba Town: 07:00 Breakfast at the hotel. 07:30 Pick-up at the hotel by bus back to the boat)

09:30 Get on the cruise to attend the cooking class while cruising back Halong harbor

OPT2: 02 nights on the boat.

07:00 – Enjoy your breakfast, coffee, tea, fruits.

09:00 – Back to the boat for check-out. Keep cruising alongside thousands of islands and islets with different shapes depending on your imagination.

10:00 – Cooking class, guided how to prepare and make spring rolls, one of the most popular Vietnamese food.

11:00 – Farewell Lunch served on the cruise before you arrive at harbor.

12:30 – Get on the bus to Hanoi.

17:00– Arrive at Hanoi.

 Inclusive services:

  • Transport Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi by bus.
  • Welcome drink on boat
  • Water on bus
  • Free pick up and see off in Hanoi Old Quarter Area
  • English speaking Tour guide
  • 3 lunches + 2 dinners + 2 breakfasts
  • Double/ twin – sharing room on boat
  • Kayaking Safe & Clean, Happy Hours
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Entrance fees

Exclusive services:

  • Private car
  • Beverages.
  • Tips and other personal services
  • Single Supplement: US$20.00/room/nite in Cabin on boat
  • Tips & Others Personal Expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusions

Children rates:

  • A group with 2 adults and 1 child: the child under 5 years old is FOC, sharing bed with parents.
  • A group with 2 adults & children: One child under 5 years old is FOC, the other children under 5 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rate, sharing bed with parents.
  • Children from 5 to under 9 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rate, sharing bed with parents.
  • Children from 9 years old are charged at 100% based on adult rates

Notes:

  • Bungalow at Catba Sandy Beach (on Nam Cat island):  It is suitable only for relaxing, loving nature, doing row-kayak. Since it is in remote island, the facility/room is simply basic, wifi is available (but it s not strong), electronic power sometimes is not stable. So if you would like to have a better accommodation, please choose the option to stay at the hotel or resort at the Catba mainland)
  • extra Service if you want to upgrade to Ocean View bungalow: USD 15/person is for air-conditioning family ocean view room
  • Tour guide : We use the local guides in the boat and the bungalow in Catba, so you may find there are some guides in the trip, not only one.
  • If you take 2 nights cruise: You will not have to check out on day 2 but  transfer to day cruise (smaller boat) to visit another part of Halong Bay on Day 2 (morning to afternoon) and come back the main cruise in the afternoon
  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • In case of bad weather (the boat is not allowed to push off or not allowed to overnight in the sea), please choose of the below options:
  • 1- Staying at the hotel (first night in Halong bay – 3* standard) – Tour cost is not changed. (hotel expense will be covered by the organizing company).
  • 2- Back to Hanoi on the first day – Tour cost is charged as one of Halong bay one day trip.
  • In case guests require shuttle bus, please note that pickup time will be around 7.45am to 8.30am. After 8.30am, guests are advised to arrange their own car to Halong bay
  • Our boarding time is between 12:00pm to 12:30pm at NO.26 TUAN CHAU PORT, TUAN CHAU ISLAND. After 12:45pm, guests are considered as No-show and pay 100% penalty tour charge
  • Kindly provide us full guest’s passport information at least 02 days before cruise departure.  Any cases of late or wrong information provision may lead to the delay or even the rejection of the guest check-in
  • Meals onboard are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood menu… Guests should advise of vegetarian or allergic foods at least one (1) day prior to the cruise date. Alternity foods will be prepared
  • Surcharge 10 usd/pax if travel date is on Lunar New Year period.
  • Boat/Bungalow air-conditioner turn-on about at 7:00pm-7:00am