Far away from bustling Hanoi capital city, you will discover Ha Long Bay (a natural UNESCO World Heritage site) in a different way. On this overnight cruise, you'll sail around the bay and explore the Cave of Surprises (Sung Sot Cave). Kayak and swim in various locations. Take part in a Vietnamese cuisine cooking class and various activities. Professional guide, hotel pickup and drop-off, meals and entrance fees are included.
Your guide will pick you up at the hotel around 7:45am to start your journey to Ha Long city. Stop en-route for short break and arrive at the harbor at noon. Embark on a cruise and enjoy a welcome drink aboard the vessel. Have Vietnamese seafood and vegetarian lunch, while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay. Then, arrive at the Van Gia floating fishing village, take a row boat through the village or kayak to tour around the floating fishing village. Continue to explore the bay and visit Halong Pearl Farm Village as well as swim in the Bay.
Return to your cruise and relax and enjoy fresh fruits. Join a cooking class guided directly by the chef of the cruise. You will have a chance to practice Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring rolls or other famous Vietnamese cuisine. Time for dinner, enjoying special BBQ seafood on the cruise. Evening entertainment includes playing games on the cruise such as card games, chess, karaoke, squid fishing.
Wake up early in the morning for a Tai Chi session on the sundeck, and then enjoy a light breakfast while cruising to Sung Sot (Amazing Cave) and join a guide to visit and explore the cave. Return to the boat for check-out and enjoy lunch. Disembark at the harbor and transfer back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi city center at around 5pm.