L’Azalée Premium Cruise 3 Days/ 2 Nights

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Cruise on your own private Asian style sailing junk. Just you, your crew and spectacular backdrop of the bay. With L’Azalée Premuim Cruise, you will enjoy the peace and tranquility of cruising between the awe-inspring limestone formations and experiencing firsthand the local culture within the traditional floating villages. Your are amongst the islands, bays and beaches of Halong Bay – a UNESCO World Heritage-listed destination.

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Highlights

  • Take panoramic photographs looking down over the bay from the top of Soi Sim or Titop Island
  • Take part in some kayaking or swimming or simply recline on your boat taking in the magical scenery
  • Get active with a choice of exploring up to three caves, a local fishing village, paddle around on a Sampan and explore a couple of grottos

Itinerary

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Day 1: Hanoi – Halong bay (L,D)

 
8:00 – 8:30 optional pick up at hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter, then transfer to Halong(bookable)
11.30am Arrive at Tuan Chau Island and L’Azalee Cruises Halong Bay Reception Lounge for pre-cruise welcome, passenger registration and welcome drink
11:45am Transfer from the Reception Lounge to your dedicated private boat to be welcomed onboard by your dedicated boat crew who will be hosting you for the duration of your cruise with us. Commence safety briefing & tour of your boat with your personal host.
12:00pm Depart from Tuan Chau Marina heading in a southerly direction and review your itinerary with your host and get settled into your cabin or relax on the upper deck.
1.00pm Lunch is served while continuing to cruise through the tranquil, peaceful and calm water between Cat Ba Island and Halong Bay. Should you wish to have lunch either a little earlier or later than 1.00pm Please advise your onboard host so that he can prepare at the time of your convenience.
3.30pm Arrive and drop anchor in the bay area of Kiem Lam. In this secluded bay area you can be adventurous and take in some kayaking or swimming or simply recline on your boat taking in the magical scenery of this area.
5.30pm Weigh anchor and cruise further south to “Anchorage 690: where your boat will moor for the evening by 6.00pm. Sunset tapas snacks will be served for pre-dinner nibbles.
7.00pm “Dinner is served” on the upper deck. Should you wish to have dinner a little later than this time, please advise your onboard host so that he can prepare at the time of your convenience.
After dinner you can choose to play a board game, watch your choice of DVD from our on board library of DVD’s or try your hand at some evening squid fishing.
 
Day 2: Halong bay – Bai Tu Long bay (B,L,D)
 
Sunrise For early risers you can take in a morning Sunrise over Bai Tu Long Bay and watch the sun rise over the lime stone karsts of Halong.
7.00am “Good Morning Vietnam”. Breakfast can be served anytime you like from 7am onwards. The choice if yours of an early start to the day or a more leisurely later start to the day. Please advise your host the evening before of the time you would like to have breakfast.
8: 30am Weigh anchor and cruise in a northerly direction to the Ba Hang area of Halong.
10:00am Drop anchor at Ba Hang and time to get active with a choice of exploring up to three caves, a local fishing village, paddle around on a Sampan and explore a couple of grottos in the area. Please take small essentials that you may need for the morning activities as your boat will return to port for daily replenishing and then be back to pick you up for the continuous of your day two itinerary. Your host will stay with you during this activity time.
12.00pm Return to your boat, freshen up in readiness for lunch and start cruising again through the central isles passing by several landmarks & icons of Ha Long Bay such as the karst featured on the 200,000 dong note, Thumb island, the fighting cocks and a few more.
12:30pm Lunch is served while you are cruising.
3.00pm Drop anchor again and you may choose to take a walking climb up either Ti Top or Soi Sim Islands. From either of these islands you can take panoramic photographs looking down over the bay. You may also wish to take a swim again.
4.30pm Weigh anchor and continue cruising south to your second evening anchorage location at Drum Cave.
5.30pm Drop anchor and settle in for the evening at your overnight anchorage location of Drum Cave. Sunset tapas snacks are served for pre-dinner nibbles.
7.00pm “Dinner is served” on the upper deck. Should you wish to have dinner a little later than this time, please advise your onboard host so that he can prepare at the time of your convenience.
After dinner you can choose to play a board game, watch your choice of DVD from our on board library of DVD’s or try your hand at some evening squid fishing if you did not manage to catch any squid the night before.
 
Day 3: Halong – Hanoi (B/Br)
 
Sunrise For early risers you can take in a second morning Sunrise over Bai Tu Long Bay and watch the sunrise over the lime stone karsts of Halong.
7.00am “Good Morning Vietnam”. Breakfast can be served anytime you like from 7am onwards. anytime The choice if yours of an early start to the day or a more leisurely later start to the day. Please advise your host the evening before of the time you would like to have breakfast.
8.00am Weigh anchor and commence the final cruise leg of your journey with us. Relax onboard and take in your final glimpse and photo memories of this UNESCO World Heritage listed location.
10.45am Arrive back at Tuan Chau Marina and disembark for transfer to the L’Azalee Cruises Reception Lounge, complete final check-out requirements and be served with our light lunch snack before joining your return transfer back to Hanoi or another onwards destination.
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What’s Included

  • Welcome Drink
  • Meals as indicated in itinerary
  • Entrance fees to Halong Bay and optional sightseeing choices
  • Unlimited consumption of non-alcoholic beverages – bottled water, soft drinks, fruit juices, coffee & tea
  • Use of two single kayaks, snorkel & masks, fishing equipment, board games and cards, selection of DVD’s & music CD’s in your cabin

What’s Not Included

  • Transfer round trip HN – HL – HN
  • Tax,travel insurance ans service charge
  • Gratuities and personal Expenses
  • All not indicated in our itinerary

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