- The cruise through Halong Bay provides an amazing opportunity to witness the stunning natural beauty of the area while enjoying delicious Vietnamese cuisine.
- The exploration of Amazing cave Cave, one of the biggest caves in Ha Long, offers a chance to witness incredible rock formations and a glimpse into the area’s geology and history.
- The 1.5-hour bamboo boat excursion through Tam Coc, known as “Ha Long Bay on Land,” is a breathtaking experience that showcases the natural beauty of the region’s paddy fields, rivers, water, clouds, sky, and cave system.
- The trek to the top of Lying Dragon Mountain to reach the Mua Cave provides a stunning panoramic view of Tam Coc and the surrounding area.
- The visit to Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam from the 10th and 11th centuries.
Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (L,D)
11:30 – Arrive at La Casta lot 17, Tuan Chau Marina – Ha Long, and enjoy a welcome drink while checking in before boarding the cruise.
From 11:30 to 12:00 – After taking a rest, our high-speed tender will transfer you to the main boat, which takes around 25 minutes. Upon arrival, the La Casta crew will warmly welcome you with a welcome drink, and you will be given a short briefing about La Casta Cruise and safety guidelines at our restaurant. After that, you can complete the check-in procedure and check into your suite cabins.
At 13:00 – We will serve lunch in the restaurant, and then La Casta Cruise will start to depart for the voyage to discover Lan Ha Bay.
At 15:45 – We will visit the Ba Trai Dao area and the natural lagoon of Lan Ha Bay, which includes a beach that breathes a romantic atmosphere and three smaller islets resembling three giant peaches on the sea. You can join our activities, such as kayaking, swimming, sightseeing, and exploring the Ba Trai Dao area.
However, in unfavorable weather conditions, to ensure the safety of our guests, this destination would be changed to Dark and Bright cave, famous for its pristine natural beauty and poetic, attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. You can still join our activities such as kayaking, sightseeing on the bamboo boat, or swimming, which is an interesting activity to discover the true beauty of the stunning limestone structure and blue sky of Lan Ha Bay.
From 17:30 to 18:30 – You can come back to our La Casta cruise and enjoy the pre-dinner sunset party with Happy Hour Promotion (buy 2 get 1 free with some kinds of drinks) at the bar while watching the view of the bay at sunset.
At 18:00 – You can join a cooking demonstration, where our chef will guide you on how to make some simple signature Vietnamese dishes.
At 19:30 – You can enjoy a special seafood and typical Vietnamese food on the cruise.
At 21:00 – We will provide evening entertainment such as squid fishing or karaoke, followed by an overnight stay on the La Casta Cruise.
Day 2: Ha Long bay – Ninh Binh/Tam coc (B,L)
At 6:15 -Wake up early and join the Tai Chi session on the sundeck area, enjoy the fresh atmosphere, and watch the sunrise in Lan Ha Bay.
From 7:00 to 7:45 – Have breakfast, and admire the morning view of the bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.
At 8:00 – Stroke the stunning views of the Bay and its dramatic limestone islets. We will visit the famous Tra Bau, where you can freely kayak and explore the landscape or swim.
At 9:00 – You can return to your cabin, relax and check all your luggage before leaving your cabin.
At 9:30 – Complete the check-out procedure and enjoy your brunch at La Casta cruise while having a fantastic cruise on the bay for room service.
At 10:30 – Enjoy brunch at the restaurant.
At 11:15 – Disembark from the cruise as our crew says farewell, and board a speed boat back to Tuan Chau Marina.
Then, you will take the Limo bus at 12:00 from Tuan Chau harbor to Ninh Binh, which takes about 3 hours. Check in at an amazing bungalow surrounded by mountains and ricce paddies.
You will have free time to explore Ninh Binh by walking or cycling and stay overnight in Tam Coc.
Dinner is at your own expense.
Day 3: Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Ha Noi ( B,L)
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and get ready for an amazing day.
09:30 Pick up from your hotel.
10:30 Visit Hoa Lu, the capital of Vietnam in the 10th and 11th centuries, where you will explore the many ancient temples and relic sites that remain.
11:45 Savor a delicious buffet lunch featuring a variety of special local cuisines, including vegetarian options.
13:00 Embark on a 1.5-hour bamboo boat ride through Tam Coc. Marvel at the stunning beauty of the paddy fields, river, water, clouds, sky, and spectacular cave system, all of which contribute to a masterpiece known as “Ha Long Bay on Land” by the Vietnamese people.
16:30 – 19:00 – It’s time to say goodbye and get on the bus to return to Hanoi.
We’ll drop you off at your hotel doorstep by 19:00.
End of the tour.
Traveling single has an extra cost of: $116