Opera Cruise for 2 days 1 night (Recommended)

Built in 2009, but based on an exotic oriental junk, the Hanoi Opera Cruise offers the best of both worlds: luxurious, traditional styling paired with sophisticated modern facilities and comforts! The junk features 3 decks designed with Asia Traditional decor. The boat boasts romantic wooden fixtures, a multitude of windows to make the most of the amazing views, and a spectacular upper deck for your total relax


Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Long (L, D)

8h00 – 8h30: Our bus picks you up from Hanoi to Ha Long bay. On the way, the bus stops for a short break about 15 minutes to drink coffee, tea. Beside that, you can see special traditional handicraft products which are made by local people, who are working with their skillful hands.

11h45 - 12h00: Arriving at Ha Long Harbor, you get on boat, check-in the room on boat. Boarding for a complimentary drink and delicious sea food on boat while our boat departs and takes you to visit Ha Long bay “The natural heritage of the world, it was recognized by UNESCO” with thousands of islands and islets. You will be attracted by the beauty of nature landscape. Further more, you have chances to see the most famous cave in Ha Long bay.
15h00: Tour guide takes you to discover the Sung Sot cave - “Cave of Surprises”. It make you surprised by stalactites and stalagmites of limestone, you can imagine many interesting symbols, even though you feel you are in the dream or in royal palace.

After that you can enjoy kayaking around the Fishing Villages or Titop island, and some of you don’t use kayak , you enjoy visiting the Titop mountain and climbing up on the top of mountain you can see the scenery of  the bay and the land. The wonderful day, when you are on the Titop Mountain you see the sunset makes scenery becoming different. After the time with the nice landscape, you get down and relax on the sandy beach, or you swim at the beach. 

17h30: Coming back to the boat for shower or relax. After that, enjoying the cooking class.

19h00:  Have dinner, then you enjoy squid fishing, watching movie or enjoying karaoke

Day 2: Halong – Hanoi (B, L)
6h00: Morning Vietnam Tai-Chi exercise, instruction on the sundeck.

7h00:  Have breakfast. After that, the boat takes you to see Oyster farm and Lan Ha bay, Van Gia fishing village. After Lan Ha Bay , The boat pass the Sim beach and  goes back , you can see Bai Tu Long Bay before the boat get to Halong harbour.

9h30: check –out the room

10h30:  Have lunch on boat.

12h00: The bus takes you back to Ha Noi.

16h30: Arriving in Ha Noi. End the tour .

Notes: Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change upon weather conditions. Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number, valid visa to Vietnam for all passengers

Price per Person  in USD (valid until 31 December  2010)

Cabin category Double/twin Single supplement
Deluxe cabin (9) 129 35
Ocean View(8) 135 40
VIP (2) 169 55
Family Suite (2) 175 60
Children under 4 year old FOC , Child 4 –9 years old sharing same cabin with parents charge 70%

Tour included:

Welcome drink
Luxury cabin with Air-conditioner, private bathroom, hot water, shower, standing cabin 
Meals (as specified in the itinerary)
Pick-up & transfer bus A/C Vehicle.
Speaking English tour guide.
Entrance fees.
Kayak, life jacket, water proof bags, fresh towel.
Insurance on board. 
Cooking class.

Tour excluded:

Drinks, gratuities & personal expenses.
All service non-clearly mentioned in the inclusions list.