Tour overview

DAY 1: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (Lunch + Dinner)

7.45 – 8:30: The Swan shutter bus will pick you up from your hotel at Hanoi Old Quarter Area and head to Halong Bay to enjoy your trip on a 3 star Halong Bay cruise.

12.30: Arrive at Swan reception and be transferred by tender to Swan Cruise.

12.45: Enjoy welcome drink followed by the cruise briefing about the safety of boat and activities included then cabin check-in.

13.30: Delicious Vietnamese set menu is served in the dining room while leisurely cruising to the staple of Bai Tu Long Bay.

15.00: Arrive at the kayaking area – Cap La Island. Kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature, swimming and relaxing is surely the most fun and exciting experiences during the trip to Halong Bay of Vietnam.

17.30: Get back to the boat and join Sunset party from the sundeck and enjoy the amazing view of the bay while our cruise is sailing to the overnight anchorage.

19.00: Sumptuous set-dinner onboard. You will have a chance to enjoy the cool and wonderful atmosphere of Halong Bay in the evening which is truly worthy.

20.30: It’s free time for joining Games; go squid fishing to get fun and luckily you can catch some squids there.

Overnight onboard at the quiet area.

DAY 2: Thien Canh Son Cave – Vung Vieng Are – Vung Ha- Capla Island

6.30: Star your new day by some slow actions of Tai Chi on the Sundeck. Tai Chi is the combination of making breath and body moving to get a good health.

07.00: Fully charged for your body in you breakfast served in Western style and one Vietnamese traditional food – “PHO”.

08.00: Our tender will transfer you to visit the Thien Canh Son Cave. There you can learn more about the history of Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay and how this grotto has been made under the introduction of our tour guide.

09.30: Transfer to 1 day trip boat to reach the most beautiful area in Bai Tu Long Bay-Vung Vieng Fishing Village, the beautiful quiet area for swimming or kayaking.

12.00: Fresh BBQ seafood lunch will be served on board while cruising to the next destination.

14.00: Arrive at Vung Ha area to enjoy swimming or kayaking through the stunning mystery Karst Mountains.

16.30: Get back to Swan Cruise and enjoy sunset party afterward

19.00: Vietnamese style dinner will be served.

20.30: Free time for joining Games, you may also try your luck with squid fishing.

Stay overnight in Halong Bay.

Day 3: Cap La Island- Bai Tu Long Bay- Hon Gai Harbor- Hanoi

06.30: Start early Tai Chi demonstration on the sundeck.

07.00: Breakfast will be served in Western style and highlighted with ‘PHO’

09.30: Finish packing and check out of your cabin. Prepare to join in our traditional cooking demonstration.

10.30: Vietnamese cooking demonstration on the boat.

11.00: Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese brunch.

12.00: Disembark in Hon Gai pier

12.30: Farewell Halong Bay then returns to Hanoi

17.00: End of service.

Attention: The itinerary is subject to change due to the weather, tide level, and operating conditions without prior notice.
Beside 2 nights overnight on the cruise, you can see cruises itinerary for Halong Bay and Swan Cruises 2 Days 1 Night

  • Local speaking English tour guide on boat.
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Deluxe boutique cruise through Halong bay
  • All meal on board (2 lunches, 1 dinners, 1 breakfast)
  • Cooking demonstration
  • 1 Sunset party
  • Kayaking
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in cabin
  • Daily fresh fruit in cabin
  • Service charge, Insurance on board
  • Round trip shuttle bus from Hanoi
  • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Tips and Beverages
  • Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned as included
  • Travel insurance
  • Sun block
  • Camera + Film
  • Insect repellent
  • Original Passport  (Please do not forget to bring your all passport with you)
  • A wide brimmed hat
  • Swimming costume
  • Sunglasses