FIRST DAY: Hanoi - Hon Gai Dock -> Bai Tu Long Bay -> Thien Canh Son cave -> Cong Do (Sleeping Area).
07:30 AM - 08:00 AM
Depart from Hanoi to Halong Bay by comfortable shuttle bus (optional)
Upon arrival at Emperor Cruises, located at Hon Gai dock, our team will welcome you in our lounge before boarding.
Our Experiences Manager will assist you with boarding to start cruising in Bai Tu Long Bay. Check in to your cabin as we set sail from Hon Gai dock to cruise among the many beautiful islets (scenes from the film ‘Indochine’ were filmed here). Bai Tu Long Bay has a wild beauty and the panoramas from the boat are unforgettable.
A set menu lunch will be served. Savor delicious Vietnamese food while admiring the grace of the bay.
Explore the area of Hon Co Island and Co Cave (Grass Cave, also known as Thien Canh Son). You can revel in the breathtaking view of Bai Tu Long bay from up high, as well as the glorious long white-sand beach of Hon Co Island. Afterwards relax on the beach, go swimming in the crystal clear water and explore the cave.
Back to the boat. Then you can choose from kayaking, taking massage, just relaxing or taking afternoon tea and watching the sky color change as the sun sets.
Attend our chef’s cooking demonstration and try your skills in the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking (making spring rolls) in a truly stunning setting.
Enjoy our a la carte course menu for dinner on board as you experience the charm of Bai Tu Long Bay at night. 21.00: Evening activities: enjoy our Movie Night, Board Games or our Massage and Spa services or even go squid fishing. Overnight on board Emperor Cruises.
Second Day: Cong Do Area - Cong Dam (Hon Xep Nature Park) - Thay Cave - Cong Do (Slepping Area)
06:15 AM – 06:45 AM
Welcome a new day with an amazing dawn on Bai Tu Long Bay with a Vovinam session on the sundeck.
Catch the morning view of seascape while enjoying the breakfast
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Transfer to Day small Boat and start cruising to admire the widest beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kayak and Visit Cong Dam Area- Hon Xep Nature Park - Deep into Bai Tu Long Bay, the famous hidden lagoons covered by majestic limestone islands and islets with wild beaches.
11.30 AM - 13.30 AM
Enjoy the lunch on day boat
13:30 PM - 15:00 PM
Discover Thay Cave, one of the largest and well-hidden cave in the bay
Transfer from Day Boat back to main boat – Emperor Cruises boat, enjoy massage service, guided art tour, tea demonstration, or just relax or try your skills in the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking (making spring rolls) in a truly stunning setting.
Enjoy your dinner on board as you experience the charm of Bai Tu Long Bay at night.
Evening activities: enjoy our Movie Night, Board Games or our Massage and Spa services or even go squid fishing. Overnight on board Emperor Cruises.
Third Day: Cong Do (Sleeping Area) - Thien Canh Son Cave - Hon Gai Dock
06:15 AM - 07:45 AM
Wake up to the gentle lapping of the water against the boat and as the first rays of the sun announce a new day. Before enjoying breakfast have cookies and tea and then try the Vovinam session on the sundeck as the sun rises over Bai Tu Long Bay
07:45 AM - 08:45 AM
Proceed to Vung Vieng floating village to board bamboo boats so the locals can row you around their village and oyster pearl farming plots.
Return to the cruise by small boat
Arrange the luggage and check out.
09:30 AM - 10.30 AM
Enjoy brunch on board while cruising back to the mainland.
Arrive back at Emperor Cruises dock, Halong City for disembarkation where your driver waits to take you back to Hanoi or the airport for your onward journey or home.