Highlights of Grayline Cruise
Embark at Tuan Chau Marina, enjoy free tea at Grayline
cruise private reception room
Visit to less-touristic places and experience the longest route and cruising time; ALMOST 24 hours on the Bay
Swim and conquer the panoramic peak at Titop Island
at Be Ong Cam area, near Lan Ha bay
and admire the serenity of escape
Explore Maze Cave – one of the little-known caves in Halong located at a very peaceful island
Enjoy dinner with BBQ seafood
in cozy and romantic ambience
Stay overnight at the quietest area in Halong Bay
- All timing above are estimated, the exact timing will be given by Tour Guide in that day
- Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions
- All activities in itinerary are included, just ignore some of them if you would love to have more relaxation
- Private cabin
- English Speaking Guide on board
- Entrance and Sightseeing fees
- All meal on board
- Cooking, Taichi demonstration
- Kayaking, sampan boat
- Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
- 2 bottles of mineral water in rooms daily
- Daily fresh fruit
- Tax, service charge, insurance on board
Things to bring:
- Shuttle bus transfer Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi
- Beverages, tips and personal expenses
- Meeting package (upon your request)
- Accommodation in Viet Hai village (upon your request)
- Original passport (must bring to check in)
- Sun glasses, hat
- Sun cream
- Hiking shoes
*PRICES BY USD/PERSON:
|Number of pax
|Type of cabin
- Children under 5 years old are FOC, sharing room with parents.
- Children from 5 to 8 years old are charged 50%, sharing room with parents.
- Children from 9 to 11 years old are charged 75%, sharing room with parents.
- Two children below 12 staying in a separate cabin will be charge 75% of the adult price. Children from 12 years older will be charged the same as adults.
*The shuttle bus drop you off back to your accommodation in The Old Quarter. If you still have 1 day free, we highly recommend Trang An - Hoa Lu full day tour
to see the other best place in Vietnam.
Day1: Hanoi – Halong (L – D)
07.45 - 8.130: Pick up guests from hotels at Hanoi Old Quarter (if using Gray Line’s shuttle service )
12.15: Embark at Tuan Chau Marina. Enjoy free tea at Gray Line reception room
12.30: Get on Grayline Cruise easily by private quay. Then you will be warmly welcomed by crew team, who will serve you during the trip. Welcome drink will be served instantly during cruise briefing. Check in your reserved cabin and take a rest.
13.30: Enjoy a nice set-menu lunch. By local flavors in each dish, it vitally helps to recuperate after a 4-hour-car drive. In the meantime, Grayline cruise goes ahead to the Bay center. After lunch, you are free to relax on sundeck. While the light of afternoon decreases slightly, hundreds of islands with different shares definitely amaze you by its natural beauty. What Gray Line makes your trip different is not the sights of Halong, but the line that you are on. It is the best to watch unparalleled sceneries of Halong in slow motion.
15:00: By tender, visit Titop Island. Have free choice of activities such as sunbathing; swimming; conquering the peak of the biggest island in Halong named of a Russian space hero and taking panoramic photos of Halong bay in the afternoon.
15.40: Arrive at Ong Cam floating house by tender – one of few existing houses (belongs Lan Ha Bay) left after the regulation of Management to relocate the traditional floating village to mainland. You will discover the area tranquility by kayaking – an indispensable water activity in Halong, for those who love challenging themselves or sitting on bamboo boat, for those who love being gentle and sophisticated, to admire breathtaking scenes. No matter what you choose, you will have a very quick look at the ruin of floating village to understand how they survive in simple forms of floating houses. Centrally, the activity offers the serenity of escape, particularly in the late afternoon. From a distance, few small junks drift off into the sunset slowly. What cool and poetic moment!
17:30: Go back Gray Line boat for relaxation. Regain your energy by enjoying fantastic views of Halong on sundeck at dusk. Enjoy the mini sunset party with complimentary seasonal fruits and finger foods. To get memorable sunset moment, you should order some Halong styled glasses of cocktail by joining buy-one-get-one-free program, made by our skillful bartenders.
18.30: Join cooking class on the sundeck. Gray Line’s chef shows you how to make spring roll - an authentic specialty, which is voted for World's 50 best foods by CNN
19.30: A sophisticated dinner that gives you an appetite will be dedicatedly served in romantic ambience, especially with BBQ fresh seafood and a variety of Vietnamese and Western foods.
21:00: Evening activities: watching film at the outdoor bar; playing board, guitar and card games; going fishing squid on tender. Enjoy squid cooked after fishing.
22:00: Overnight at the quietest sleeping area. End of the first day in Halong.
Day 2 : Halong - Hanoi (B - L)
06.30: Awaken you (on desire) at dawn for morning exercise with body warm up, Tai Chi… on sundeck or enjoy beautiful spectacles that a blazing sunrise breaks the clouds of the island on the bay!
07.30: Have a light breakfast with coffee, tea and bakeries at Gray Line restaurant.
08.30: This least known cave locates on a remote island, which is rare in cave-lake seascape. Climb up several rugged stone stairs to admire the miracle of stalactites in a very complex structure, then overlooking gradually to the west, a great lake will appear in font of you, considered as a royal garden surrounding by natural mountain walls. you will be seemingly isolated on the bay. Its water looks blue all year round and breathtaking from high above. Moreover, values of nature and archeology about Maze cave as well as the life of local ancient people in thousand years ago will be revealed by your professional tour guide.
9.30: Come back the cruise. Time to check out your cabin, but not the end. Grayline cruise runs on another route back to the marina that offers amazing pictures of Mother Nature showing full of typical islets in Halong Bay. It must be a big part of your journey. Let us enjoy!
11:00: Farewell lunch is deliciously served at restaurant and say ‘’goodbye’’ to Gray Line’s crew, who serve you during the trip.
11:45: Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina. Relax at Gray Line reception room. Go back to Hanoi. End of services.