Halong Bay

3 day escorted tour itinerary

Luxury Halong Bay At Leisure Tour

Experience the treasure of Vietnam Halong Bay with Paradise Cruises at leisure

Take time to experience Halong Bay which is the treasure of Vietnam with this 2 night luxury itinerary. The ideal combination of 1 night in a French colonial style boutique hotel on land and 1 night on board the Paradise Luxury boat. As the title indicates this itinerary is at your leisure so pick up from Hanoi can be whatever time you wish. Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site popular with anybody looking to escape the bustle of Hanoi city. It is said until you have cruised on Halong Bay you have not visited Vietnam, so make sure this truly unforgettable experience is in your itinerary.

2018/2019 Tour Departures

Daily from Hanoi

Our Experts Recommend:
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Cruise among the limestone, lush islets of Halong Bay
  • Take in an unmissable experience at a slower more enjoyable pace
  • Premium level of hospitality with Paradise

Sample Itinerary Summary

We can tailor any part of this itinerary or create a new one just for you.

Duration
3 days
Destination Breakdown
Options
Group basis, Escorted
Included
  • Private return transfers between Hanoi and Halong Bay
  • Accomodation at Paradise Suites Hotel Halong
  • Accommodation on the boat in twin/ double cabin with private facilities
  • Meals as stated
  • English speaking local guide
  • All entrance fees and boat fees as mentioned
  • Activities as mentioned
Not included
  • International flights
  • Optional tours and activities on board
  • Meals and drinks other than mentioned in the itinerary
  • Compulsory gala dinners during festive period
  • Tips for the driver/guide

Itinerary Breakdown

Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi at your preferred time to transfer to Halong, this journey via private car is approximately 4 hours. Check into Paradise Suites Hotel Halong for your one night stay, the rest of your day and evening is at leisure.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Paradise Suites Hotel or similar

Enjoy breakfast at Paradise Suites Hotel before boarding the Paradise Luxury Cruise boat at midday which is docked just a few minutes away. A welcome drink will accompany your check in process followed by lunch, you will pass stunning scenery as well as iconic attractions Soi Sim Beach and Coconut Tree Island. This afternoon explore Cua Van Floating village by bamboo rowing boats where a whole community live. Back on board during late afternoon a cooking demonstration will take place followed by pre-dinner cocktails and canapes. After dinner evening activities range from movie night to board games or squid fishing, there are also beauty and spa services on board.

Points of Interest

  • Halong Bay
  • Cua Van Floating village
  • Coconut Tree Island
  • Cooking demonstration

Overnight Accommodation

  • Paradise Luxury Cruise or similar

Early risers can join the Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck, followed by coffee and tea with an assorted homemade pastries from 07:00 to 07:30hrs. After your hot drinks and pastries all guests can board a tender boat to visit Sung Sot Cave, one of the most beautiful caves in Halong bay, the magnificent limestone formations inside the cave will really take you by surprise. Return to the boat for an international a-la-carte breakfast and then set sail back to the pier. Check out from your cabin and arrive at Tuan Chau Island to disembark at around 10:30hrs. You will then transfer back to Hanoi city or alternatively Hanoi airport for your onward flight (surcharge applies).

Points of Interest

  • Sung Sot Cave
  • Early morning Tai Chi lesson
  • Halong Bay

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Traditional junk boat with a rustic touch of classical design
    • Panoramic views like no other
    • The jewel of Vietnam
    • Cua Van Floating village of Halong Bay