This brand new 16 Room Steel Hull beauty was build entirely with our guest in mind. Offering spacious and beautifully furnished cabins which blends flawlessly contemporary Vietnamese design with modern conveniences of a luxury accommodation.
Day 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay – Ha Long Bay – Cristina Cruise
|7:30 AM||Your guides greet you and board our air-conditioned bus the 3 1/2 hour journey to Ha Long Bay where we will board Cristina Diamond Cruise.|
|12:00 NN||Settle into your elegantly appointed Bay View Cabins as the vessel begins to cruise. Buffet Lunch is serve as we cruise slowly to the bay via Bai Tu Long.|
|2:30 PM||We will anchor at our assigned overnight spot and transfer to our small tender to start our exploration by visiting Sung Sot (Surprising Cave) one of the largest cave in the bay which was discovered by French explorers.|
|3:30 PM||We will proceed to a local fishing village and get up close and personal with the amazing limestone formations of the by kayaking|
|4:30 PM||Upon arrival on Titop Island, plunge into the emerald waters of Ha Long Bay safely from the white sandy beach of the island or trek up to the lookout point at the peak of the island for beautiful view of Ha Long Bay.|
|6:00 PM||Upon returning to Cristina Cruise, ascend to the sundeck for our Sunset Party to try some local fruits and sip some cocktails to quench your thirst.|
|7:00 PM||In the evening, our chef will prepare sumptuous 11 course meal|
|9:00 PM||After dinner, retreat to your room to rest and relax or join in some activities such as squid fishing, board games or enjoy a relaxing massage.|
Day 2: Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay
|6:30 AM||Enjoy the morning view of bay’s landscape while practicing Tai-Chi. Breakfast will be served after the lesson.|
|8:00 AM||Transfer to the day activity boat and visit a local pearl farm.|
|9:00 AM||Begin the cruise to some of Ha Long Bay’s most secluded and untouched areas.|
|10:00 AM||Explore Day and Night cave, a little paradise which is nestled in its own little cove and accessible only by kayaking through some cave tunnels.|
|12:00 NN||Back to the daily cruise to have lunch. In the afternoon, continue exploring the secluded Lan Ha Bay.|
|2:00 PM||Proceed to Ho Dong Tien (Fairy Lake Cave), guided by a local guide who will show you stalactites, stalagmites, and other types of amazing formations. Trekking towards the end of the cave, iy will open up to a lake which locals believe is where fairies descend to swim.
**Note: Guests will be required to do some crawling and squeezing through tight places. This activity is not recommended for guests who are claustrophobic and children below age of 9.
|3:30 PM||Daily cruise takes you back to the Cristina Cruise for overnight.|
|4:30 PM||Arrive back to Cristina Cruise to rest. Guest may get a massage after a tiring day.
**Note: Massage price is not included in the package.
|5:30 PM||Meet and mingle with the new group of guests that arrives and share your experience with them.|
|7:00 PM||Enjoy dinner on cruise|
|9:00 PM||Evening entertainment: Play games such as card games, chess, karaoke and/or squid fishing.|
Day 3: Lan Ha Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay – Ha Long Bay – Hanoi
|6:30 AM||Enjoy the morning view of bay’s landscape while practicing Tai-Chi. Breakfast is available after the lesson.|
|9:00 AM||Check out of the cabins|
|10:00 AM||Laze around the sundeck or join our chef in a cooking class, making traditional Vietnamese spring roll.|
|11:00 AM||To complete your Vietnamese Culinary experience, you will be presented with a traditional Vietnamese family meal.|
|12:00 NN||Upon arrival back to Hon Gai Wharf, disembark and proceed to our Ha Long City office while waiting for transport back to Hanoi.|
|12:30 PM||We continue onward by air-conditioned bus through the Vietnamese countryside and into bustling metropolis of Hanoi.|
|4:30 PM||Arrive in Hanoi. End of your trip.|