La Pinta cruise is one of the finest mid-size cruise ships on the sea route of Ha Long Bay to Lan Ha Bay. She is a brand-new cruise of 16 spacious cabins, built in full windows, ample deck and well-equipped interior and she possibly owns the top customer services. La Pinta aims at an ultimate leisure, perfect for couples and families to explore Lan Ha Bay, and to discover untouched areas within the World Heritage Ha Long Bay ensemble.
Explore an unique and less touristy route in Lan Ha Bay - Off the beaten track
Have 2 nights on La Pinta cruise - 5 stars brand new cruise with 16 stylish cabins
Enjoy swimming, kayaking in the crystal clear water and relax by sunbathing on sundeck
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DAY 1: HANOI - HAI PHONG - HA LONG BAY - LAN HA BAY (L, D)
9:00-9:30 Optional pick-up arrangement around Hanoi old quarter* by La Pinta Limousine service team. Check-up guests list, personal belongings then depart.
9:30-11:45 Heading on the new national highway 5B from Hanoi capital to Cat Hai island.
11:45 Limo arrives at Got Pier, La Pinta staff welcome you at our lounge, tea break (tea, lemon juice, purified bottled water available)
12:00 Transfers to La Pinta Cruise.
12:15 Welcome on board La Pinta Cruise. Enjoy welcome drink then receive cruise briefing and safety instructions before check-in.
12:30 Savor a delicious lunch at the restaurant (our menus mostly cater specialties of Vietnamese and some international cuisines) while enjoying the beauty of the canals and islets on the way such as Da Chong, Con Vit and Gia Luan.
(Đá Chồng- Stacking Stones is a destination in Quang Ninh province, well-known for adventure tours. Con Vịt- Duck is an islet, shaped like a duck. Gia Luận is a village in Cat Ba island-the 3rd largest island in Vietnam, under Hai Phong governance.)
14:30 La Pinta stops at Vung Tra Bau where you can either enjoy kayaking or swimming in emerald water.
(Vụng Trà Báu is a small bay surrounded by stone islets, clear and clean, no strong wind and ideal for swimming.)
16:00 Back to the cruise and free time for refresh/relaxing on your own.
16:45 La Pinta cruise anchors on seawater at Rang Dua (Coconut sand dune) near adjoining of Ha Long Bay & Cat Ba island.
17:00-17:45 Join La Pinta chefs for a cooking show where you can learn how to make of some Vietnamese traditional dishes and taste it. Also, you are welcome to take part in our special activity** or any activity at your choice.
19:30 Dinner is served on board.
20:30-23:00 After finishing dinner, you can enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck, relax with romantic music, enjoy drinks from the bar while watching Top Gear
Vietnam Special - a TV series by BBC or try your luck at squid fishing. Or you can also grab some drinks and enjoy your leisure time in privacy in your room private balcony.
DAY 2: HA LONG BAY - LAN HA BAY - VIET HAI VILLAGE (B, L, D)
7:15 Light buffet breakfast is served on board.
8:15 Start your excursion with a boat trip to Lan Ha Bay for sightseeing.
9:30 The boat docks at Viet Hai pier. Passengers choose bicycles or electric cars to travel 3,5km into the village. Viet Hai village is in a valley within Cat Ba National Reserve.
10:00 You could either shoot photos, video or walk in old houses. Meeting village folks to observe local daily life is another suggestion. In summer it is beautiful rice field, winter
time you may do some trekking on lime stone cliffs and mountains.
11:30 Local lunch is served with fresh seafoods and local foods.
13:00 Enjoy a ride on bicycles or electric cars back to Viet Hai pier.
13:30 Our trip boat takes you to Van Boi- a small beach nearby. Here you can do some
kayaking or swimming.
15:30 Back onto day trip boat to transfer to La Pinta Cruise.
17:00 Cruise to anchor place in Rang Dua. Free time to relax on your own, join a cooking
classic or take part in our special activity** on sundeck (if weather permits).
19:30 2nd dinner on board.
20:30-23:00 Free time - you can enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck, relax with romantic music, enjoy drinks from the bar or try your luck at squid fishing or you can also grab some drinks and enjoy your leisure time in privacy in your room/ private balcony. Overnight on board.
DAY 3: HA LONG BAY - HA NOI (B, Br)
6:00 Wakeup in the middle of the bay, inhale the fresh air, watch the sunrise on broad horizon and admire the breathtaking seascape.
6:30 You would spend about 10 minutes travelling on our tender to nearby fishing area. The tender maintains a distance of 20-30m (60-90 ft) away from the Chã. On seascape you could enjoy a man and a woman in fishery classic costume to perform netting within 20 minutes. On tender you could take photos, making your own video clip of this performance or limestone islets on the bay.
(Chã is a traditional small boat, made of timber frame and bamboo coated with natural plant compound or asphalt mixture)
7:00 Back to the cruise.
7:15 Breakfast with light buffet.
8:00 Transfers to Dark & Bright cave, explore this lovely cave by bamboo boats.
8:45 Back onto cruise, please join our special activity** or any activity at your choice on board.
9:15 Pack & check-out.
9:45 Farewell brunch is served at the restaurant. You could observe the scenes at different angles and grab this chance to do a photo hunting as the boat slowly cruises passing by many islets of Halong Bay on her waterway back to pier.
11:45 La Pinta cruise returns at Got Pier.
12:00 Disembark and say goodbye to the cruise.
12h:15 Transfer back to Hanoi by Limo service (optional).
14:30 Arrive in Hanoi old quarter*, drop off at your hotel.
Trip ends here, yet La Pinta crew would love to see you soon!
- Entrance fees and sightseeing fees
- English speaking tour guide on boat
- Welcome drink with warm/cold towel
- Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin
- All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries ( Breakfast=B, Lunch = L, Dinner=D)
- Kayaking, Cooking class, Squid fishing, Tai chi exercise, Bamboo boat, Music performance
What's Not Included
- Airfare, visa arrangements
- Beauty Spa Services & Massage
- All other services not stated above
- A/C transfer Hanoi- Haiphong- Hanoi (book in next step)
- Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
- Surcharge for Xmas, Solar New Year’s day & Lunar New Year’s day
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