Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay (L, D)
07:45 – 08:00 Pick-up at your hotel and depart for Halong city. 12:00 – 12:15 On arrival at Halong city, you will board your Imperial Classic Cruise and you are warmly welcomed by professional and friendly crew. Check into cabin. 13:00 Enjoy specially prepared lunch while cruising towards thousands of amazing limestone islands emerging from emerald water, passing by Stone Dog islet, floating fishing village, incense burner islet, fighting cocks islet,… 15:30 Exploring Hoa Cuong cave or Marble cave, newly discovered. 16:00 Kayaking for an hour or more through slide rock cliffs. 17:30 Swimming time, this is great chance to relax in water, jumping, diving, take a back flip, somersault. 19:00 Enjoy dinner. 20:30 Evening activities like singing karaoke, dancing, squid fishing, playing cards or relax at leisure.
Day 2: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
07:00 Breakfast, coffee, tea, fruits will be served. 08:00 Check Out and start cruising further to discover the hidden charm of the bay, taking photos many islets with outstanding shapes as frog island, turtle island,… 10:00 Cooking class opened right on the cruise for all the people are interested in cooking, especially cooking Vietnamese food. 11:15 Farewell lunch served on the cruise before you arrive at harbor. 12:30 Get on the bus back to Hanoi. 16:30 Transfer you back to your hotel. The tour ends.
Halong Imperial Cruise is a traditional sail boat, built of wood with modern facilities and firt class service, is perfect for exploring Halong Bay on Imperial Cruise. The main food in Imperial Cruise is Vietnam traditional dishes made of local seafood. Besides, exprerienced cooks of Imperial Cruise will bring to you other delicious dishes from beef, chicken with fresh herbs and spices in set menu.
Kayaking in Halong Bay
- Kayaking one of the best and easiest ways to explore the magnificent caves & lagoons and World Heritage sights of Halong Bay. Famous for its thousands of islands and islets spread throughout the wide bay, our 2 people kayaks are not only easy to control and a great way to exercise while enjoying a fresh and interesting perspective on the delightful scenery surrounding you.
Biking on Cat Ba Island
- Taking a leisurely bike ride through the scenic landscape of Cat Ba National Park is one of the best ways to enjoy the beauty of this wonderful island. Cat Ba is the largest island in Halong Bay. Indeed, someone once described Cat Ba as having ‘very deep hillsides that give way to lush agricultural valleys that are as green as the rolling hills of Scotland’.
Swimming and snorkelling
- Really nice and refreshing’ is how visitors often describe wallowing in the placid waters of Halong Bay. Indeed, this is an experience not to be missed. Whether you choose to swim or snorkel, The Imperial Cruise staff are always on hand to ensure your safety and make sure you have an enjoyable time in the cool.
- Sleepless in Halong? We have the cure! As night falls, Halong Imperial Cruise’s staff will provide fishing rods and guide you in this interesting pastime, which could easily occupy an entire evening. Be patient, focus, and soon, with a flick of the wrist, you can celebrate your very first catch! And of course, your ‘reward’ is to see the fruits of your labour turned into one of many dishes by Halong Imperial Cruise’s chefs.