08:15-09:00 – Hotel Pick up
Our English-speaking tour guide will pick up guests from various hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter, ranging from 08:15AM – 09:0OAM, we try to make the pick-ups as timely as possible but with morning traffic in the Old Quarter and many hotels to collect from this time is approximate. Please be ready to help expedite this process.
Transportation from Hanoi to Ha Long available if guest request with charge:
Shuttle Bus: 25 US$/ 2 way / person
Limousine: 35 US$ / 2 way / person
10:30-10:45 – Short Lavatory Break
Quick rest stop halfway to stretch your legs, use the facilities, or grab a quick snack in case you missed breakfast (our driver appreciates a coffee break as well!) before we get back on the road and finish the drive.
11:45-12:00 – Boarding The Cruise
The bus will arrive at Tuan Chau Marina, reach our pier, where our welcoming staff will be awaiting your arrival with a big smile.
12:00-13:30 – Lunch On Board
The cruise departs from Tuan Chau harbor for a joyful journey to discover the beauty of the world heritage Ha Long Bay. Along the way, you will have chance to pass through the grandeur of the legendary bay with thousands of limestone islands such as: Dog Rock, Duck Rock and especially Thumb Rock – a beautiful limestone islet rising from sea water in the shape of a giant thumb. Mother Nature has put Thumb Rock here to send a message of goodness to every passenger cruising in the ancient bay.
Have a Huge-Buffet Lunch with variety of dishes including Seafood – Vietnamese Food.
13:30-14:30 – Explore Surprising Cave (Amazing Cave – Sung Sot Cave)
Stop at Bo Hon Island. Our tour guide will take you to Sung Sot Cave/Surprising Cave, the largest and the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay. After about 200 steps under forest canopy, the entrance of the cave shows up. A paradise of appear in front of you. You will discover the cave in about 45 minutes before getting back to the cruise (For other tourists whom can’t walk much, you can stay on cruise, chilling out on the sundeck)
14:30-15:30 – Kayaking
Cruise heads to Luon Cave. In this area, it’s time for you to heat up with kayaking (about 30 minutes kayaking) or enjoying the beautiful scenery at Hang Luon (Creepy Cave) with the Rowboat – which is rowed by the local people in Ha Long Bay.
15:30-17:00 – Titop Island – Titop Beach – Titop Mountain
Stop at Titop Island. One this small island, you can climb halfway up the mountain to enjoy a panoramic view of Ha Long Bay. Looking down from high above gives you a wonderful sensation; at the same time offers you a spectacular view of every corner of the bay.
16:30 – Sunset Party – Tea, Cakes, Wine, Juice, Fruits
Complimentary: Wine, Vietnamese teas, fresh fruit, juice and little cakes to keep you satisfied until you return to Hanoi. While the sunset starts to drop and the sky fills with deep reds, purples, and yellows, enjoy the return
17:30 – Disembark – Bus
We dock at the harbor, get back onto the busses and cruise down the high speed highway. A quick stop halfway, and back to Hanoi
20:00-20:30 – Hotel Drop
We thank you for giving Arcady Luxury Cruise the chance to deliver you a once in a lifetime experience.
The tour guide will deliver you to the front door of the hotel of your choice in the Old Quarter.
*On weekends, some roads will not allowed vehicles to make room for the Walking street therefore our buses will drop you off at the closest and suitable point in the Old Quarter instead.
ü Lunch on board
ü Complimentary drinking water on bus
ü Welcome drink
ü Speed boat transfer to and from activities and beach
ü Wine, teas, coffees, fruits, cakes, 16:30-17:30
ü Entrance and sightseeing fees
ü English speaking guide
ü Beverages not mentioned above
ü Food or drinks ordered at the short rest stop
ü Any other services not mentioned above
ü On board insurance Service tax and fees
ü Bus transfer high speed toll way (round trip)
SHOULD WE BRINGS
ü Sunscreen , Small Luggage, Swimming Suite
ü Cash , Sunglass, Big Hat, Flip flops, Insect Spray
o Under 2 years old: Free for charge - Expenses paid by parents.
o From 3 to 4 years old: charge are 150.000 VNĐ (similar: 7 US$ )
o From 5 to 8 years old: 75% on the rate for an adult
o From 9 years old: 100% on the rate for an adult.
o Limited 1 Child ( under 4 years old ) per booking 2 Adult – if there is more than 1 child ( under 4 year old ), the additional child will be charged at 75% of the rate for an adult using the existing seat.
Cancellation for GIT bookings ( From 10 pax up )
o 8-21 days prior to actual arrival will be charged 30% on the total booking value
o 4 -7 days prior to actual arrival will be charged 50% on the total booking value
o 72 hours prior to actual arrival will be charged at 100% on the total booking value
Cancellation for FIT bookings
o 1-3 days prior to actual arrival will be charge 50% on the total booking value
o 24 hours prior to actual arrival will be charged at 100% on the total booking value
o Arcady Luxury Cruise accepts cash payment in US Dollar and Vietnam Dong.
o Due to strict rules of banks in Vietnam regarding foreign currencies, only new clean notes of US Dollar issue from 2006 until now are accepted. Notes with red marks, dirty marks and issued before 2006 are not accepted because they are refused by banks and have no value.
o Credit card payment is accepted and is subject to 3% extra for credit card fees.