07:30 – 08:20: Pick up at your hotels in Hanoi old quarter upon your requirement.
08:30: Departure to Halong Bay for 3.5 Hours and on the way you can enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta country side
10:00 – 10:20: Stopover at Hai Duong province for refreshment about 20 – 30 minutes.
12:00 – 12:30: Arrive at Tuan Chau harbor, take break and welcome drink at Alisa Cruise Lounge before boarding to Alisa Cruise
12:30: Welcome to Alisa Cruise, enjoy a welcome drink while our cruise manager gives a brief introduction, safety guidelines bout Alisa Cruise. Check-in your cabin and start cruising and explore Halong Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
12:40 – 14:00: Enjoy lunch with Vietnamese and International dishes served while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
14:00: After lunch continues to cruising exploration in Halong Bay passing by Cua Van Floating Village, Tien Ong Cave, Trong Cave, the Ho Dong Tien cave, Luon cave… Customers also have chance to experience how beautiful are for Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Soi Sim beach, Coconut Three Island
14:30: Arrival in Lan Ha Bay in Tung Gau Area- The most beautiful area in Halong Bay with wild natural beauty.
15:00: Continued exploration the Halong Bay. Depend on a specific day and season only 1 option will be chosen
KAYAKING OR BAMBOO BOAT ROWING IN LUON CAVE AREA
151:0 – 16:00: Visiting Luon cave, the perfect combination of limestone mountains and jade-green sea by bamboo boat with local people. Enjoy quiet space and pure air, you will feel relaxed truly. If you are lucky, you will see monkeys on islands.
After Kayaking we will have 2 options to visit because we cannot visit both places as it is not enough time and it is also depending on specific date, weather conditions and seasons (Summer or Winter)
VISITING PEARL FARM VILLAGE IF YOU DO NOT LIKE GO KAYAKING
16:00: Visiting Halong Pearl Farm Village. Travelers will have a chance to visit Floating Pearl Farm and see how local people produce the great pearls. This Pearl Farm Village was established in 1995 by a Japanese organization, after years run by Japanese experts, it was transferred for Vietnamese. Our guide will show you around the farm and the museum there and explained how the process is done. You will pass a floating raft where some kinds of oyster pearls are grown and transplanted such as South Sea pearl, Tahitian Black Pearl, etc. After that, you will see a processing room where workers transplanting oysters and understand some precious species of pearl. The last, you could see one of the workers here opening an alive oyster in front of your eyes to see pearl inside and then have to look their achievement in the showroom!
VISITING TITOP ISLAND FOR SWIMMING
16:00: Visiting the beautiful Titop beach for swimming (if the weather permits), Titop Beach is especially famous for its fresh atmosphere, clean water, and smooth white sand that create a great ambiance for tourists to relax or passengers can take steps to reach the top of Titop beach to have a whole panorama view of Halong Bay.
17:30: Come back to our Alisa Cruise and relax by enjoying Sun Set party with Juices, Cocktails, Red Vine and fruits on Alisa Sky Bar.
Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)
18:00 – 18:30: Join the cooking class guided directly by Chef of Alisa Cruise on the sundeck. Our Chef will guides how to make Vietnamese spring rolls – traditional Vietnamese food. Then enjoy Happy Hour (Buy 2 drinks get one free). It is time for chit chat and relaxes. Watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay.
19:30: Time for dinner enjoying special food on the cruise at Alisa Restaurant.
21:00: Evening entertainments:
Evening activities include: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar, watching movies and many sorts of Vietnam cultural films, relaxing and spending a romantic night on Alisa Cruise’s music, playing cards, chess are available, reading magazines in room and dining room. You may also try your luck at squid fishing & fishing from the boat.
23:00: End of Program for Day One.