Grayline Cruise – Halong Bay is always a great choice for your trip to Halong Bay. Gray Line Cruise’s first criterion is taking serious care to ensure you the safest cruising in Ha long Bay. Beside our prestigious travel liability insurance,you can put your trust in our clear, unique and favorable itineraries. It goes without saying that every product is fine-tuned to provide experiences, whether they pertain to culture, adventure or the unique cuisine, that are true to the Vietnamese way of life. Surely it is your correct choice!
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong – Overnight Onboard (Lunch/Dinner)
You’ll be picked up from your hotel and whisked away to Halong Bay. Enjoy spectacular views of the Vietnamese countryside en route. Upon arrival at Tuan Chau Marina Pier, you’ll be tendered out to the Gray Line Halong Bay cruise ship where you’ll be greeted with a welcome drink and check-in to your suite. As we depart to our first stop, a fresh seafood lunch will be served onboard. Upon arrival at Vung Vieng fishing village, it’s up to you to decide to explore the side streets in a relaxing bamboo rowboat where your guides do the work or make your own way in a sea kayak. We’ll explore a neighborhood of floating structures home to 65 families, a floating school and a floating information centre. You’ll leave with memories to last a lifetime but to the locals, it’s just another day in the life! Continuing our cruise, we arrive at iconic Drum Cave, the perfect place to enjoy swimming alongside the ship or sunbathing on deck. A spring roll cooking class will be held on the sun deck for the gastronomically inclined. Embraced by 360 degrees of jaw-dropping views, make sure you have your camera ready. As the sun dips lower in the sky, prepare to see the sky lit ablaze like nowhere else on the planet. As the landscape melts from orange to red to blue, the stars come out to play and the party begins! Dine on deck, beneath the magical night sky of Halong Bay, enjoying a spread of fresh grilled seafood and traditional Vietnamese dishes. After dinner, take part in festivities including karaoke singing, squid fishing, movies, card games, music and other fun activities. When you’ve had enough, retire to your suite to relax and enjoy moonlit scenes of Halong Bay.
Day 2: Halong – Hanoi (Breakfast/Brunch)
Head to the sun deck for the unreal experience of sunrise at sea. Allow your guide to lead you through a gentle Tai Chi class. Relaxing stretches and exercises will fill you with energy for the day. Even late risers should consider going against the flow to have this experience, if only this once. A light breakfast will be served onboard including coffee, tea and baked goods. Arriving at our first stop, a tender will take you to visit amazing Sung Sot Cave, discovered by the French in 1901 and open to the public since 1936. This stunning site is surely one of the most impressive geological treasures of Halong Bay. As we continue our cruise, take a moment to reflect and absorb the memories of the past two days. Enjoy magnificent scenery and a farewell buffet brunch on our cruise back to the pier. Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina, enjoying the beautiful countryside once again as you travel back to Hanoi. You’ll arrive back in Hanoi in the late afternoon with plenty of time to make plans for dinner and evening activities.