Day 1: Hanoi - Halong - Lan Ha Bay - Viet Hai Village
08:00 - 08:30: Our limousine will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
11:00: Arrive at the Scarlet Pearl check-in area at Halong International Cruise Port - where we will complete the check-in process and other procedures.
Direct to Scarlet Pearl Cruise. Welcome aboard! Enjoy a welcome drink during the cruise briefing, including safety instructions, before check-in to your cabin.
A splendid lunch is served at Tahiti Restaurant while cruising into the primitive Lan Ha Bay. The bay has hundreds of small and large islands, making it an enormous, beautiful scene to look at while dining.
We reach the landing spot of Viet Hai Village on Cat Ba Island and hop on bikes (electric car available) for an active tour along small paved roads towards a village nestled in a valley. Meet and greet local inhabitants doing their daily work, see their homes and the village school.
Return to Scarlet Pearl Cruises to relax and admire the sunset on our sundeck. Our talented bartender will show you what it takes to be a bartender! You then can make a unique cocktail for a special family event after the course.
It is time to enjoy your dinner, as well as a unique cultural exchange on stage with other guests from all corners of the world and our Vietnamese hosts.
Day 2: Dark & Bright Cave - Hanoi
06:30: Begin your new day with a Yoga session, take photos, or enjoy the sunrise from your cabin window.
Enjoy a light breakfast in the delighted and peaceful beauty of the bay.
Visit Dark & Bright Cave which is the perfect destination for our excursion, a serene round lake encompassed by abundant trees and high stone walls.
Take your pick either exploring the cave by yourself in a kayak or comfortably on local bamboo boat rowed by the locals.
09:15 - 09:45: Return to Scarlet Pearl Cruises, pack your luggage and check-out of your cabin while cruising towards the port.
Enjoy an excellent brunch on board and then disembark at Halong International Cruise Port. Our luxury limousine car will transfer you back to Hanoi.
14:30 - 15:00: Arrive back to your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.