Explore the enchanting beauty of Ha Long Bay with Le Journey Premium 2-Day Cruise. Immerse yourself in a captivating adventure, from serene sunsets to kayaking through stunning caves. Discover your next unforgettable journey today.
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay.
Begin your extraordinary adventure in Ha Long Bay with Le Journey Premium Cruise. Your journey kicks off with a convenient hotel pick-up in Hanoi Old Quarter, ensuring a seamless start to your experience. Upon arrival at Tuan Chau International Cruise Port, our friendly staff warmly greets you and assists with the check-in process.
Step aboard our exquisite cruise and let the enchantment begin. Enjoy a refreshing drink and a cold towel as you settle into your comfortable cabin. The vessel sets sail from Tuan Chau Marina, revealing the awe-inspiring beauty of Ha Long Bay. Marvel at the mesmerizing limestone islands dotting the emerald waters as we head towards the renowned Surprising Cave.
Indulge in a sumptuous lunch at our luxurious onboard restaurant as we continue our journey towards Surprising Cave. Immerse yourself in the extraordinary formations and magical ambiance as you explore this captivating natural wonder. Our next destination is Titop Island, where you can bask in the sunshine, swim in the refreshing waters, and climb to the island’s peak for a breathtaking panoramic view of Ha Long Bay during the summer season.
As the day winds down, join our Sunset Party & Cooking Class. Relax on the sundeck, savor a cup of traditional Vietnamese tea or coffee, and witness the mesmerizing sunset painting the sky with vibrant hues. Engage in a hands-on cooking class led by our skilled chef and master the art of crafting delicious Fresh Spring rolls.
Take advantage of our Happy Hour promotion, offering a buy 2 drinks and get 1 for free deal on our delightful selection of cocktails and mocktails. Delight in the flavors and unwind as you soak up the tranquil atmosphere.
Indulge in a delightful dinner served on the sundeck, weather permitting, immersing yourself in a truly unforgettable dining experience under the stars. Afterward, unwind on the deck, relishing the peaceful ambiance of Ha Long Bay at night. Enjoy the soothing melodies of the music and, if you’re up for it, try your hand at squid fishing.
As the night deepens, our cruise ship anchors in a secluded area, providing a peaceful sanctuary for a restful night’s sleep. Wake up refreshed and ready to embrace the natural wonders that await you in the morning.
Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi.
Savor a delightful breakfast on board the cruise between 06:45 and 07:30 as we set sail towards the mesmerizing Natural Preservation Area. Get ready for an exciting kayaking adventure as we venture into the captivating Luon Cave. Keep your camera handy, as you might just capture some playful moments of the mischievous monkeys frolicking around the magnificent cliffs.
At 09:30, it’s time to check out of your cabin. Please place your luggage outside and leave the room key at the reception desk. Our attentive staff will take care of transferring your belongings to the designated waiting area. While you wait, take a leisurely stroll through our onboard shop and browse the curated selection of products offered by Le Journey Premium Cruise.
At 10:00, indulge in a satisfying early lunch at our restaurant on the second floor and settle any outstanding bills if needed. As the clock strikes 11:00, we arrive at Tuan Chau Marina, marking the end of your remarkable journey.
We sincerely thank you for choosing Le Journey Premium Cruise and allowing us to be a part of your unforgettable experience. We eagerly look forward to welcoming you back on board in the future.
Wishing you farewell and may your next adventure be filled with joy and cherished memories!
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.
Halong bay cruise tours
Lotussia Travel is a Hanoi tour operator offering a wide selection of multi-activity holidays in Vietnam. Most of our trips are private customized, and specially designed for small group tours, family vacations. The itinerary above is only a sample that can be further customized to better fit your requirements. Just follow it or contact us for designing your perfect adventure.
Occasionally our tour itineraries are updated during the year to incorporate improvements stemming from past travelers’ comments and our own research. The information given in this itinerary may be slightly different to that in the service proposal. It’s very important that you print and review a final copy of your itinerary a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans. If you have any queries, please contact us. We are here to help you!
Please note that while we operate successful trips in Vietnam throughout the year, some changes may occur in our itineraries due to inclement weather and common seasonal changes to timetables and transport routes. This can happen with little notice so please be prepared for modifications to the route. The order and timing of included activities in each location may also vary from time to time.
Depending on the proposed option (semi-guide tour or all-inclusive package tour), the price may include the following services. Please bear in mind Lotussia Travel is specialized in tailor-made trips. Trip cost vary depending on group size and other details.
- Car transfers.
- Local tour guide. The English-Speaking guide is provided by default. Other language may be available upon request (with extra charge).
- Entrance fees.
Unless required most of the following services are usually not included in our tour price.
- Flight/Train tickets.
- Tour leader.
- Local porter(s).
- International travel insurance.
- Personal expenses.
Our tour guides speak English or French. They hold a university degree in tourism and national license as a guide. If you wish to send a tour leader along with any group, he or she can fully rely on the knowledge and experience of our local guides.
Remote treks are always accompanied by a local representative to deal with permits and authorities and manage the porter team. They speak the local dialects, know the cultural traditions and give tips on suggested behavior in fragile ecological areas and tribal communities. For some itineraries, the role of tour leader and representative is combined.
Our drivers don’t speak English. It’s possible that a few of them might know some basic words, such as telling time, stop, and lunch. If you’re looking for effective communication throughout the journey, we highly recommend booking a tour guide.
Principally, Lotussia Travel requires all the trip associates to know the destinations well by any means of traveling or enquiry to the local suppliers to figure out all the relative details of any trip. For adventure tours such as jungle trekking, mountain hiking, sea kayaking, river rafting or biking, cycling tours, Lotussia Travel will never add any new routes into available schedule until survey or pre-view it.
Lotussia Travel carefully choose all the hotels, guest-houses or home-stays based on service quality, location, and characteristics, doing best to make the accommodations in the remote small places as comfortable as possible. Please bear in mind that hotels in Vietnam might not be in the same standard in other country. Generally hotels in major cities such as Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh city, Hoian, Hue…are much better than hotels and guest-houses in mountainous areas.
Lotussia Travel take dinning as an indispensable experience to clients since it is an important part in Vietnamese culture. Therefore, Lotussia Travel will not intend take clients to the most expensive restaurants but non-touristy local ones which offer delicious, local food, with nice or interesting atmosphere. The restaurants might be simple in the country but LOTUSSIA Travel guarantee is sanitary and cleanliness. Or even on our trek, we encourage our cook offer client food with new tastes from day to day. During adventure itineraries to mountainous or remote areas, there is sometimes no choice for hotel and restaurants. We will try our best to bring you the best taste of local food.
As the tap water in Vietnam is undrinkable, Lotussia Travel recommend clients to drink bottled water throughout your trip, or boiled water on treks. Lotussia Travel offers bottle water all the day, and soft drinks like Cola, Sprite or Vietnamese Tea or if possible juice in restaurants (if mentionned in itinerary). This is not automatically included in the packages. In simple restaurant or on camping, Lotussia Travel offers boiled water, instant coffee or juice, wrapped milk (Details are confirmed in bottom of your itinerary).
In most destinations of Vietnam, all the roads are well paved though the traffic is quite messed up like in Hanoi, Hai Phong… We use proper vehicles, car, minibus or coach in good condition based on the size of the groups. We use 4WD only on the rough road where the other vehicles could not pass through or based on clients requirement on overland journeys or treks. For cycling itineraries, we usually use our support minibus or minibus with support truck. For sea kayaking, river rafting trips, diving packages we use standard boat as support. Detailed information is provided on our service proposal.
We use drivers who are native or local of each travel destination and maintain good safety records for all trips. Most of our drivers can speak English but a little bit. This is just enough to understand basic words such as “time of departure”, “stop”, “restaurants”, “hotels”…If you want to learn more about Vietnamese culture and information about sightseeing sites, booking a tour guide is highly recommended.