DAY 1: Hanoi â€" Bai Tu Long Bay â€" Halong bay. Meals =Lunch, Dinner.
7.45-8.00 A Swan shutter bus will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Ha Long City.
12.30: Arrive at the Swan Cruises office in Ha Long City where you will be transferred by tender to the Swan Cruises. On arrival you will be greeted with a welcome drink, receive a cruise safety briefing and be shown to your cabin.
13.30: A delicious lunch of fresh seafood and Vietnamese cuisine will be served while we leisurely. Cruise to the core of Bai Tu Long Bay.
15:00: Enjoy the breath taking views of Ha Long Bayâ€™s dramatic limestone karsts, peaceful inlets and floating villages. Your cruise will make a stop at Dark and Light Cave where you have the choice to explore the village by either bamboo sampan or kayak. After an hour of water activities you will return to Swan Cruise for some free time to lounge on the sundeck or swim in Ha Long bayâ€™s calm waters.
17.00: Back on board the boat we will cruise to our overnight anchorage point.
17.30: Before dinner you will take part in a Vietnamese cooking demonstration and enjoy cocktails on the deck as the sun sets.
19.15: Dinner will be a set menu of exquisite Vietnamese cuisine served in the dining room and enjoyed with other Swan Cruises guests.
21.00: The rest of the evening is free to enjoy at your leisure, whether thatâ€™s relaxing in your cabin or taking part in Swan Cruises onboard activities which include, film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room board and card games. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.
Overnight on Swan Cruises Halong bay.
DAY 2: Visit Sung Sot cave ( Surprising cave) â€" Halong Bay â€" Hanoi. Meals =Breakfast, Lunch.
06.15: Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
07.00: Have breakfast.
08.00: Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot Cave ).
08:15: Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to the boat.
10.00: Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.
Please remove all of your belongings from your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier).
10.30: Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch. Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room, enjoying the rest of Halong bay before getting back to harbor.
11.45: Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour. Transfer by tender to the pier. Get on van or car back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi approximate 4:30 PM. End of the trip.