DAY 1: HANOI TO HA LONG BAY
Embark on a 3.5 hour drive to Halong Bay with a quick rest stop at Hong Ngoc Center ? the best place to stop and stretch your legs en route. On arrival in Halong Bay, board your deluxe junk, settle into your cabin and prepare your appetite for an enjoyable lunch on deck. Mid-afternoon you will visit the mysterious atmosphere of Tien Ong cave, adorned with stalactites and stalagmites. Then continue to visit the Cua Van fishing village, the largest community on the bay.This will allow a closer look into the lives of local fishermen before you transfer to a bamboo boat and are rowed slowly through the village with a school among floating houses. Back to the boat, enjoy an cooking class with the chef while the boat will be cruising deep in the Bay and passing suggestive and picturesque area, to Ho Dong Tien, where we will anchor for the night. Dinner is served on board.
Overnight on junk (joined boat ? private cabin, 2 persons per cabin) (Lunch, Dinner)
DAY 2: HALONG
Wake up early and partake in a Tai Chi class which is held on the upper deck. Later this morning, another boat called Halong Sunset will pick you up and cruise deep inside the bay towards the Cat Ba National Park. Getting on the ground and enjoy a light bike or hiking to a nearby village. For those who wish to relax, you are more than welcome to stay on board and enjoy the scenery from the sun deck. After lunch on board, enjoy kayaking around the area to experience the vast waters in an up close and active way. Late afternoon, cruise back to your mother boat for a well deserved dinner before you call it a night.
Overnight on junk (joined boat ? private cabin, 2 persons per cabin) (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
DAY 3: HALONG TO HANOI
Enjoy a hearty breakfast on board while taking in the magnificent scenery and tranquility of the bay in the early hours or continue to join in Tai Chi class on top deck. Boat landfalls at Soi Sim Island, here you can relax in azure water of Halonng Bay or enjoy over 200 steps to the up top for panoramic view of the whole bay. Back to the boat for boarding towards the shore while brunch is served. Prepare your luggage and hand your key to the reception for check out. Arrive at the jetty late morning and transfer back to Hanoi with light snack provided en route. Opt to visit a traditional pottery workshop en route.
End of services (Brunch)