Day 1: Hanoi - Halong bay - Ginger Cruise (Lunch/Dinner)
08.30-12.30: Pickup by private car at your hotel about 8.30. Spend 3 hour sight seeing country Vietnam on the way to Halong city. Arrive at Pier just before 12.00 AM. Welcome by Ginger/Jasmine staff and embark with the shuttle boat for short transfer (approximately 5 minutes) to the Ginger. Welcome drink is served.
13.00-18.00: Enjoy lunch on board while the Ginger/Jasmine cruise to Bai Tu Long Bay, passage into the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons’ teeth.
After lunch, take a short trek to a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay dotted with Halong Ginger/Jasmine golden sails, go swimming on a quite beach at Soi Sim Island or sunbathing on the sundeck.
At sunset time, kayak or simply take a bamboo row boat to discover Hang Doi with many coral reefs in a scenic lagoon. Later afternoon, visit an interesting fishing village.
18.30-21.00: Back on board to enjoy cocktails while watching sunset and later unwind at on board restaurant.
Day 2: Ginger Cruise - Halong Bay - Hanoi (Brunch)
06.30: Greet the day with a morning Tai Chi exercise with an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. Coffee or tea is served.
08.00-09.00: Visit beautiful limestone Sung Sot grotto.
09.00-11.00: Buffet brunch is served while enjoy last glimpse of the Halong Bay.
11.30 onward: Time to say good bye to Halong and back to Hanoi.
LAND SERVICE COST :
Price below is in US dollar per person based on twin shared ROH room
Pax of group
From 05 Jan - 30 April 2010
From 01 May - 30 Sep 2010
Breakfast and accommodation sharing a twin/double cabin.
Boat cruises as specified in the programme.
Travel in an appropriate private air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced safe driver.
Entry fees for Halong Bay
Welcome cocktail on Arrival, Vietnamese buffet lunch and dinner on first day. European breakfast buffet in the next day
Free use of swimming and squid fishing equipment, Tai Chi Class
VAT and other taxes
International flight tickets and airport tax.
Escorted guide from Hanoi to Halong and back
Private chartered cruise
Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
Camera fees (if any)
Diving & kayaking fees
Hotels in use:
1 pax is already in single cabin
Baby under 2: No charge. Child from 2-12: only 1 child allowed without extra bed added: 79USD/child.
Single supplement is added where you would like to stay in single cabin applied for group from 3 passengers up.
Cost for extends 1 night at Halong bay is 35US$/group (car only).
Cost for guide escort Hanoi - Halong Bay and return: US$48/group
Compulsory gala dinner on 24th and 31st December. Lunar New Year 2009 is surcharged 25% on the above total cost.
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