A combination of local life in a rural area and a unique journey to explore Halong bay on the cruise trip.
Day 1: Hanoi - Halong bay - Yen Duc village
07.30 - 08.00: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
After nearly 4 hour drive, there comes the harbor then embark Dragon Bay Cruise, start cruising to Bai Tu Long Bay, enjoy the beautiful limestone seascape while passing by Teapot islet, Blockhouse islet, Goat Head islet… then have lunch on board.
Arrive at Cong Do area, choose one of two experience to discover natural beauty of the bay:
- Visit mysterious Thien Canh Son cave and relax on the beach
- Kayak to explore this beautiful area then relax on the beach
On the way cruise back to harbor, you will pass by Dragon islet then have tea-break on board before disembarking, saying goodbye to the crew.
17.15: Disembark and get on the van to depart for Yen Duc village. Enjoy homemade cooking dinner and overnight in Yen Duc village.
Meals: Lunch and dinner. Accommodation: Deluxe Viet House in Yen Duc.
Day 2: Yen Duc village - Hanoi
06:30 AM: Start the new day with a morning exercise. Enjoy a nice breakfast, and then take a stroll around the village in the fresh air and visit local market, a villagers’ home while you learn how to make special brushes and fans from areca palm tree leaves.
Back to Viet House to check out, have lunch and relax. You will enjoy a water puppet show performed by local artists then get on the van back to Hanoi. The trip ends at 17:30 PM in Hanoi.
Meals: Breakfast and lunch.
- Transportation round trip Hanoi – Halong Bay
- Boat trip
- Meals as specified in itinerary
- Deluxe Viet House in Yen Duc
- Local English speaking guide on board and in Yen Duc
- Entrance and sightseeing fee
- Welcome drinks
- Personal expenses
- Extra drinks
- Spa service
- Bank charge (for payment by credit cards)
What's to bring
- Sun Glasses
- Sun Block
- Wide Brim Hat
- Insect Repellents
- Warm Clothes (in winter from November to April)
- Original Passport
NOTES: This itinerary might subject to change due to the weather conditions without prior notice.