Discover the beauty of Ha Long Bay on a luxurious 3-day Amanda Cruise tour. Enjoy breathtaking views of limestone islands and kayaking in Trinh Nu Cave before a Sunset Party and cooking class. Kayaking at Dark and Bright Caves, swimming at Three Peaches Beach, and a visit to the Pearl Farm Exhibition Center. Explore Sung Sot Cave and enjoy a Tai Chi class before an early lunch and check-out. Book your adventure today!
Day 1: Hanoi – Tuan Chau – Halong Bay.
Between 7:30 and 8:00 in the morning, we will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and transfer you to Ha Long.
Upon arriving at Tuan Chau International Cruise Port between 11:30 and 12:00, our cruise staff will greet you warmly in the waiting lounge and assist you with the check-in procedure. Once on board Amanda Cruise, our crew will offer you a refreshing drink and cold towel before showing you to your cabin. The vessel will then depart from Tuan Chau Marina, taking you on an exciting journey to discover the beauty of Ha Long Bay. Along the way, you can enjoy breathtaking views of some of the most beautiful spots in Ha Long and admire the grandeur of the Bay with its thousands of limestone islands, while the vessel heads to Trinh Nu Cave.
After taking in the scenery, enjoy a delicious lunch at our luxurious on-board restaurant as the vessel cruises toward Trinh Nu Cave. You’ll have some free time to relax in your cabin before preparing for kayaking activities in Trinh Nu Cave area at 2:00 pm.
You will be transferred to Trinh Nu Cave by tender and upon arriving, you will take part in kayaking activities. To reach Trinh Nu beach, you will kayak around thousand-year-old limestone formations before walking for 5 minutes through Trinh Nu cave. Trinh Nu beach will amaze you with its white sand, emerald water, and mild pleasant weather conditions.
At 5:30-6:00 pm, we’ll have a Sunset Party & cooking class while the vessel cruises toward the shore. Enjoy some relaxing moments while sipping a cup of traditional Vietnamese tea or coffee on the sundeck amid the wonderful scenery and beautiful sunset. Ha Long Bay is calm during the day, but when the sun goes down, the Bay becomes even more tranquil and peaceful. You’ll be instructed by our chef on how to make delicious traditional Vietnamese steamed rice rolls, and then you can enjoy the rolls that you’ve made yourself.
During Happy Hour (5:30-6:30 pm), buy two drinks and get one for free! You’ll then have dinner on the Sundeck at 7:30 pm (if the weather is favorable). After dinner, enjoy a peaceful view of the Bay at night on the deck. You can also participate in evening activities such as getting a massage (subject to additional charge), having an herbal wood foot bath in your room (free of charge for one herbal bag per cabin), or enjoying music and drinks at the Sky Bar while admiring the breathtaking view of the Bay at night and going squid fishing.
The cruise ship will anchor for your peaceful night stay in a quiet area.
Day 2: Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay.
At 8:30, a day boat will arrive at Amanda Cruise to pick you up and depart from Titop area in Ha Long Bay. At 10:30, you will be transferred to Lan Ha Bay, which is formed by the archipelago of Cat Ba Island, and stop at the Dark and Bright Caves area for an hour and a half of kayaking.
Lunch will be served on the boat at 11:30. At 12:30, you will move to Ba Trai Dao Beaches, also known as the Three Peaches Beaches, for an hour and fifteen minutes of swimming in crystal clear water and enjoying a beautiful white sandy beach.
The boat will return to Ha Long Bay at 1:30 to explore more landscapes. At 2:45, you will visit the Pearl Farm Exhibition Center and Museum for about forty minutes to learn about pearl farming, harvesting, and business. After that, you will head back to the boat and be transferred to Amanda Cruise.
Day 3: Halong Bay – Tuan Chau – Hanoi.
Start your day with a Tai Chi class on the sundeck at 6:15am. Then, from 6:30-7:00am, enjoy a light breakfast of coffee, tea, cake, and fruit.
At 7:30am, explore Sung Sot cave, one of the largest and most beautiful caves in Ha Long Bay. The cave boasts unique rock formations that can’t be found anywhere else. The path to the mouth of Sung Sot Cave is covered by a canopy of leaves, and the steep stone steps give tourists the feeling of climbing mountains and experiencing the excitement of stepping to the sky.
From 8:30-9:30am, you can rest in your room, enjoy the herbal foot bath prepared by our crew, sunbathe on the sundeck, take pictures of Ha Long Bay, or shop for souvenirs on the boat. At 9:30am, it’s time to check out. Please put your luggage outside your cabin and leave the room key at the reception desk. Our staff will transfer your luggage to the waiting area, where you can shop for some Amanda Cruise products while you wait.
At 10:00am, enjoy an early lunch buffet at the restaurant on the 2nd floor and settle any outstanding bills. At 11:00am, we’ll arrive at Tuan Chau Marina. Transfer back to your accommodation in Hanoi. Trip ends.
Price per person based on double occupancy (Deluxe Cabin).
- Round-trip transfer by shuttle bus from Hanoi to Halong City and back to Hanoi.
- Accommodation on a 5-star luxury cruise.
- Welcome drink and cold towel upon arrival.
- Tea, coffee, bottled mineral water, and room amenities included as per room standards.
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Gala dinner on the sundeck (if weather permits).
- Foot bath basin in the room and complimentary herbal bags.
- Fresh fruit provided in all rooms.
What’s NOT included
- Room upgrade.
- Supplement for single cabin.
- Surcharge for public holidays.
- Spa, massage.
- Travel insurance.
- Personal expenses.
Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather.
Meals on board are fusion. Vietnamese, seafood and international. Guest should advise of any special food reference, allergies or dietary requirement at least 1 week prior to the cruise date.
For environmental protection purposes, the use and carrying of plastic bags, single-use plastic bottles, and any other disposable plastics is prohibited in Ha Long Bay.
Halong bay cruises
Lotussia Travel is a locally-owned tour operator that provides a variety of cruise options for visitors to Halong Bay in Vietnam. These include a one-day Halong Bay tour, a two-day and one-night itinerary, and a three-day and two-night cruise tour on either a traditional-style boat or a modern luxury ship with comfortable amenities. The Amanda Cruise Halong Bay 3 Day 2 Night Itinerary is just an example that can be further customized to better suit your preferences. You can choose to follow the itinerary as is or contact us to design a plan that’s tailored to your specific needs.