Glory Cruises Experience is an immersion in culture, heritage and natural beauty of one of the most enchanting destinations in the world. Travelling with us on a journey rich in local color, luxurious surroundings, gracious services and discover the art of Glory Cruise on Halong Bay, the world heritage site. Coming with us, you feel the most satisfied!
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay ( L, D )
08.00: Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Halong City through the paddy fields in the Red River Delta.
10.00: Stopover on the way for refreshments.
12.00 -12.30: Arrive at Tuan Chau Wharf – Break and photo opportunities at Glory Cruises Marina Private Lounge, enjoy Welcome Drink.
12.30: Transfer by tender to the boat, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.
13.00-13.30: Check in and begin cruise. Enjoy deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu Lunch is served while the cruising through the bay.
15.00: Visit exciting Ba Hang fishing village, the village is free from busy roads and streets, electric lights, houses and high rise buildings. Instead, there are only herds of little boats and rafts. You will have the chance to discover the traditional culture and customs of the fishermen. Enjoy kayaking, relaxing on the cruise.
16.00: Return to the boat and join cooking class by Glory Cruise’s Chef.
16.30: Time for relaxing on boat.
17.00: Enjoy swimming on Soi Sim beach, If the weather permits, you can reach on the top of Soi Sim beach to have a panorama view of Halong Bay.
19.00: Dinner – Deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu Dinner.
21.00: Evening activities include: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar. Watching movies and many sorts of Vietnam cultural films. Relaxing and spending a romantic night on Glory Cruise’s music. Playing cards, chess are available, reading magazines in room and dining room. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing & fishing from the boat.
21.00 – 23.00: Happy Hour! Buy two drinks- get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
23.00: End of Program for Day One.
Day 2: Halong – Lan Ha – Halong (B, L, D)
06.30: Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries is served in the dining room
07.00: Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes). Transfer to sightseeing boat for Lan Ha Bay excursion. Visit Pearl Farm to see how the farmer make the pearl. After that, keep ahead to discover the Dark and Light cave.
12.00: Vietnamese Lunch is served, If weather permitting, Keep ahead to Three Peaches Beach, join kayaking, at a pristine natural beach lapped by turquoise water. Cruise back to Glory Cruise, relax and explore how amazing Halong is.
19.00: Dinner – Deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu Dinner
21.00: Evening activities include: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar. Watching movies and many sort of Vietnam cultural films. Relaxing and spending a romantic night on Glory Cruise’s music. Playing cards, chess are available, reading magazines in room and dining room. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing & fishing from the boat.
21.00 – 23.00: Happy Hour! Buy two drinks – get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
23.00: End of Program for Day Two.
Day 3: Halong – Hanoi (B, Br)
06.30: Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
07.00: Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes).
08.15: Transfer by tender to the Sung Sot 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. Proper shoes are highly recommended.
09.00: Back to the cruise by tender, then check-out and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay.
09.45: Buffet brunch (breakfast/lunch) or A la carte Menu while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.45: Transfer by tender to the pier. Time to say goodbye to the crew.
12.00 – 12.30: Return from Halong to Hanoi by shuttle bus.
14.00: Stopover in Hai Duong province to visit a ceramics workshop.
16.00 – 17.00: Arrive in Hanoi. End of the trip.
– Shuttle bus between Hanoi-Halong – Hanoi.
– Welcome Drink
– Cruise Itinerary and Program
– Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
– In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
– Luxurious Cabins and Suites
– Deluxe Vietnamese and International Lunch and Dinner
– Vietnamese and International Breakfast
– Conference Equipment (Charter only)
– All Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner, BR= Brunch)
– Beverages, Tips
– Government taxes
– Personal expenses
– Single supplement