DAY ONE : HANOI – HALONG BAY (Lunch/Dinner)
8h00AM : Our driver and tour guide will pick you at Hanoi Hotel in Old Quater
12.00 – 12.30: Arrive at Tuan Chau Tourist Wharf. Transfer to LaVela Cruise
12.30: Welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instruction and cabin check-ins. Your fabulous Halong excursion commences
13.30 – 14.30: Enjoy the buffet lunch onboard while the cruise sails passing by magnificent sceneries of the World Heritage Site
15.00 – 16.00: Explore Amazing Cave – Hiking up and down 600 steps to the magnificent limestone formations of the biggest and most marvelous cave in Halong Bay.
16.00 – 16.45: Back to the vessel and continue sailing. Enjoy your relaxing time aboard, among the magnificence of the Heritage Site. A wide range of fine wine or spirits are served in the open-air bar on the sundeck.
17.30: Participate in La Vela cooking class under the attentive instruction of our top chef, to discover the Vietnamese cuisine of traditional spring rolls.
19.30: Time for dinner and evening entertainments: bar, spa, squid fishing and overnight on the cruise.
DAY TWO : LA VELA CRUISE: KAYAKING & SWIMMING (Br/Lunch/Dinner)
8:30 – 8:40: Transfer to Day boat to begin the 2nd day exploring the scenic Halong Bay
10.30: The cruise takes you to Van Gia fishing Village. Time to discover the natural beauty and learn about the fishing life of local people.
12.30: Return to the day boat and continue cruising to Dark & Bright Cave. Meanwhile, enjoy Vietnamese buffet lunch on board.
14.00: Arrive at Dark & Bright Cave. Explore the beautiful cave by rowing bamboo boats with local people or kayaking by yourself.
15:30 – 16.00: Return to the main boat. Continue cruising and sightseeing in Halong Bay.
DAY THIRD : HALONG – HANOI (Brunch)
6.30: Wake up early to enjoy the stunning sunrise on the Bay. Begin a new day with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck
7.00 – 7.30: Coffee & tea with assorted homemade pastries will be served onboard
7.30 – 8.30: Relax or Visit Titop Island. You can take part in an array of exciting activities: swimming, kayaking, trekking…
8.30: Back to La Vela Cruise Halong bay. Passengers enjoy Vietnamese breakfast while the cruise passing by other beautiful parts of the Bay.
10.30: Check out & back to the Tourist Wharf
10.30 – 12.00: Set lunch served at 1958 Restaurant on Tuan Chau Island
12.30: Shuttle bus pick up and back to Hanoi.
Lavela Cruise 3 days 2 ngihts Inclusions
SHUTTLE BUS round trips (Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi)
Welcome drink, juice, tea and coffee in the morning.
Entrance and sightseeing fees, KAYAKING
English/French speaking guide onboard
Luxury cabin with Air-conditioner, private bathroom, hot water, shower, standing cabin.
All meals mentioned above (01 lunch, 01 set menu dinner, 01 light breakfast and brunch )
Tax and service charges
Lavela Cruise 3 days 2 nights Exclusions
Hotels, airport transfer
Optional requested services: such as massages, beauty services, music performances, diving, Barbeques and other specific wishes can be made on prior request only
Drinks, tips and personal expenses
All service non-clearly mentioned in the inclusions list.
Note: Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change upon weather conditions.
Advance registration is required with:
Date of birth,
Valid visa to Vietnam for all passengers
Surcharge on above rates for check-in on: Christmas Days: Dec 24th, New Year’s Dec 31st, Lunar New Year.