2 Days - 1 Night Cruising Bai Tu Long Bay with Starlight Cruise
Starlight Cruise is the newest member in The Luxury Collection of the Oriental Sails Co., Ltd. This five-star Halong Bay cruise ship features 32 spacious cabins, each at least 22 sqm. It’s the most enjoyable way for those who wish to explore Halong Bay in grand style. With Starlight, cruising around the UNESCO World Heritage Site is more than just a touring experience that we offer; it’s a passion that we are delighted to share with you.
DAY 1: HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY (L/D)
8:00 – 8:30: Pick-up at hotel and start the 3.5-hour drive to Halong International Cruise Port. Check in at Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall: the OS Lounge.
12:15 – 12:45: Embark on Starlight Cruise by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive room key.
13:00 – 15:30: Savor a delectable lunch as Starlight Cruise meanders past the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay, heading to Vung Vieng fishing village – one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay – and observe the life of the village’s local fishermen.
– Option 1: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip around Vung Vieng fishing village.
– Option 2: With the help and instruction of our tour guide, take a kayak and go kayaking by yourself around the village.
17:30 – 18:00: Return to Starlight Cruise and relax as the sun starts to set. Enjoy Happy Hour at the bar and on the sundeck while the cooking demonstration is organizing.
19:00: Dinner is served.
20:30 – 22:00: Socialize with other guests, try your luck at squid fishing, sing and dance, or just relax in your cabin.
– Overnight on board the Starlight Cruise in the Cong Do area.
DAY 2: BAI TU LONG – HANOI (B/L)
6:30 – 7:00: Wake up early to enjoy the dawn and start a perfect new day with tai chi exercise on the sundeck.
7:00 – 9:00: Catch the morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, and have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave.
– Visit Thien Canh Son Cave, a medium-size cave that is one of the least visited caves in Bai Tu Long Bay.
09:30: Check-out of the room and settle any bills. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.
09:30 – 12:00: Enjoy an early lunch while the boat returns to the harbor.
12:00 –16:30: Disembark and return to your hotel in Hanoi.
THINGS TO BRING AND THINGS TO KNOW
+ Passport with valid Vietnamese visa.
+ Some cash in Vietnamese Dong or USD for personal expenses.
+ Sunblock or insect repellent.
+ Sport shoes and swim suit.
+ Warm clothes [from Dec through March].
+ Please be ready on time for our pick up service.
+ We do not accept credit card payments on board.
+ Outside beverages have applicable corkage fee.
+ Pack lightly, keeping most of your luggage at your hotel.
+ $150 USD per person.
+ Single supplement: $70 USD.
+ Children 0 to 5 years old: free of charge, sharing foods with parents.
+ Children 6 to 11 years old: charge 75% of an adult.
+ Children 12 years and older: charge 100%.
+ Pick up from your hotel in Old Quarter.
+ Transfer Hanoi—Ha Long Bay—Hanoi.
+ Luxury accommodation with A/C, bathtub and shower, mini bar
+ Exclusive cruise through Bai Tu Long Bay.
+ Welcome drink.
+ Entrance and sightseeing fees.
+ Onboard English speaking guide.
+ All meals on board.
+ Morning tai chi class.
+ Snacks during Happy Hour.
+ Insurance on board.
What's Not Included:
- Beverages, tax, travel insurance and service charges.
- Tips, personal expenses.
- Pick up from outside Hanoi's Old Quarter.
+ Cruise itineraries and schedules are subject to change without prior notice depending on the weather and operating conditions.
+ We arrive back in Hanoi around 4:30 pm. If you have to catch a flight, bus or train later in the evening, contact us so that we may assist you with your schedule and transportation choices.