7h00 – 7h30: Start pick up from the hotel in the Old Quarter then travel to Got ferry station.
9h30: Welcome aboard Arcady Cruise. Start the journey to the sea.
11h00: Transfer to the Cat Ba National Park, through the imposing mountains and thickly forest in the National Park.
11h30: Arrive at Hospital cave, start explore the cave known as a secret bomb proof hospital and safe house for the VC leaders was built inside a cave, high up on one of the many limestone karsts which dominate the island.
12h30: Pick up by bus, return Arcady Cruise
12h45: Enjoy the typical local Lunch will be served with fresh seafood and Vietnamese cuisines while leisurely cruising to the faraway islands of Ha Long Bay.
13h45: Kayaking or Bamboo boat in the heart of the Bay. Enjoy swimming in the crystal water.
15h00: Enjoy tea break with cookies, tropical fruits, tea and coffee, while the boat cruising through hundreds islands in Ha Long Bay
16h30: Cooking class. Make Nem (The Vietnamese fresh spring roll)
17h30: Disembark in Got pier, get back to the bus for transfer to Ha Noi.
19h30: Drop off at the hotel in the Old Quarter. End of service.
Tour Price: 89 usd/ pax
- Full transfer by AC tourist bus
- Complimentary water on bus
- Entrance fees
- English speaking guide
- Lunch on boat
- Hospital Cave
- Kayaking or Bamboo Boat
- Tea Break on boat.
- Dry Bag for Kayaking
- Towel for swimming
- Cooking Demonstration
- WIFI Access
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses, Tips and Gratuities
- What not mentioned above
- Swimming suite
- Sun cream
- Insect, Mosquito Spray
- Short clothes
- Hat or Cap
- The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
- In case of bad weather (the boat is not allowed to depart) the tour cost will be charged 50% of the normal one.
- Special request (diet or vegetarian …) should be sent before departure date.
- Surcharge 5 usd/pax if travel date in Lunar New Year
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