Halong Swan Cruise

Highlight in this Cruise

Visit the most beautiful sightseeing places on UNESCO World Heritage-listed Halong Bay including the Cave of Surprises, Lan Ha Bay, and Vung Vieng floating fishing, Trong (Drum) Cave, Trinh Nu (Virgin) cave, Con Coc (Toad Islet), Three Peaches beach and Dark & Light Cave.

  • Enjoy world standard hospitable services and learm more about Vietnam on board a bar/lounge, culture  talk and learn basic vietnamese language for your next travel destinations
  • Swim in the emerald water in the ambiance area or kayak through the karst moutains.
  • Having sunbath on the top sundeck with the panoramic view
  • Join sunset party and cooking demonstration directly handle by our chef
  • Participate Tai Chi lesson on the Sundeck in the morning
  • Great vietnamese foods
  • Kayaking
  • Foat fishing village of Vung Vieng.

Included in this Cruise

  • Local speaking English tour guide on boat.
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Deluxe boutique cruise through Halong bay
  • All meal on board (2 lunches, 1 dinners, 1 breakfast)
  • Cooking demonstration
  • 1 Sunset party
  • Kayaking
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in cabin
  • Daily fresh fruit in cabin
  • Service charge, Insurance on board
  • Round trip shuttle bus from Hanoi
  • Hotel pick up & drop off

Exlusion in this Cruise

  • Airfares
  • Visa Arrangements
  • Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusions
  • Travel insurance

Addinformation in this Cruise

Child policy:     Children under 5 years old are FOC, sharing room with parents.

Children from 5 to 8 years old are charged 50%, sharing room with parents.

Children from 9 to 11 years old are charged 75%, sharing room with parents.

Two children below 12 staying in a separate cabin will be charge 75% of the adult price. Children from 12 years older will be charged the same as adults.
 

Notes

  • Times of activities may vary slightly. Itinerary and Program subject to change when necessary or in bad weather conditions
  • Advanced reservation is required with full passenger details, including Full Name, Date of Birth, Nationality, Passport Number, Visa Expiry Date etc.
  • A valid passport is required upon check-in onboard.
  • What to bring: Swimsuit, sun glasses, insect repellent.
  • Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
  • DAY 1

    DEPARTS 7:30 - 8:00 AM FROM YOUR HOTEL IN HANOI - ARRIVES 12:00 ARRIVAL HON GAI PORT

    PORT OF CALL: HON GAI

    HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY – DARK & LIGHT CAVE

    07.45: The Swan shutter bus will pick you up from your hotel and heading to northeast of Vietnam

    12.30: Arrive at Swan office, transferred by tender to Swan Cruise.

    12.45: Enjoy welcome drink, be briefing about safety on boat and activities included then check in cabin.

    13.30: Delicious Vietnamese set menu while leisurely cruising to the core of Halong Bay. 

    15.00: Arrive to kayaking area – that is Dark and Light Tunnels cave where belonged to Cat Ba National Park. Enjoy kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature, swimming and relaxing.

    17.30: Get back to the boat and enjoys Sunset party while our cruise sailing to the overnight anchorage. 

    19.00: Sumptuous set-dinner onboard.

    20.30: Free time for joining Games, or you may also try your luck with squid fishing. 

    Overnight onboard with Swan Cruise.

  • DAY 2

    DEPARTS 12:00 DISEMBARK - ARRIVES 4:30 PM YOUR HOTEL DROP OFF

    PORT OF CALL: HON GAI WHARF

    AMAZING CAVE– HANOI

    06.30: Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck.

    07.00: Breakfast will be served in Western style and furthermore with Vietnamese traditional food – ‘PHO’ 

    08.00: Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot Cave). Your guide will explain the history of Ha Long Bay and this Cave, made by Mother Nature

     09.30: Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.          

    Please remove all of your belongings from your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier). 

    10.30: Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.

    11.00: Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch.

    12.00: Disembark in Hon Gai pier

    12.30: Farewell Halong Bay then returns to Hanoi

    17.00: End of service.

    Attention: The itinerary is subject to change due to the weather, tide level and operating conditions without prior notice.

  • DAY 1

    DEPARTS 8:00 AM TO 8:30 AM - ARRIVES 11:00 AM

    PORT OF CALL: HANOI - DOAN XA VILLAGE

    HANOI – DOAN XA VILLAGE (Paddy Home)

    8.00 - 8.30: Our shutter bus will pick you up at your hotel; afterwards heading to country side where will be host by local family and discover culture by easy cycling and rural eco such as replanting rice, scooping water for irrigation, catching fish  in the afternoon. 

    11.00: Arrival to the village of Doan Xa, check in the room, take a rest and fresh up before lunch. Spend the afternoon time for an exciting biking through lush rice fields and villages where we are going to learn and actually hand on rice cultivation with Vietnamese in friendly local environment. Back to the village and relax by the pond for fishing, reading book or take strolling around village learn more about local daily life. 

    19.30: Start having dinners

    20.00: Having tea and talking to the house owner to learn about Vietnam War and life of Vietnamese people under subsidies economic and farm cooperative time 

    Overnight in Paddy Home


    More interesting option such as The Ox and The Fish, Green Belt Experience, Reel and Wheel, Cycle Me Gree please contact us for more detail information
     

  • DAY 2

    DEPARTS 10:30 DEPARTURE FROM VILLAGE - ARRIVES 12:00 ARRIVAL HALONG TOURIST WHARF

    PORT OF CALL: DOAN XA VILLAGE - HON GAI PORT

    DOAN XA VILLAGE- HALONG BAY (B/L/D)

    Highly recommended to getup early for a strolling around the village then return to our host for having breakfast at 07:30Check out at 8:30 while you are waiting the shuttle bus pass by, your tour guide will take you to visit quiet little markets in town for studying about local people, leave the market we continue to see the last place where you have chance to get to know a about how pottery and ceramic are being made. 
     

    10: 30 you are boarding on the Shuttle bus for keeping travel to Halong

    12.30: Arrive at Swan office. Transferred by tender to Swan Cruise.

    12.45: Enjoy welcome drink. Follow by briefing about safety on boat and check in cabin.

    13.30: Delicious Vietnamese set menu will served while leisurely cruising to the core of Halong Bay. 

    15.00: Arrive kayaking area – that is Dark and Light Tunnels cave where belonged to Cat Ba National Park. Enjoy kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature, swimming and relaxing.

    17.30: Get back to the boat and enjoys Sunset party while our cruise sailing to the overnight anchorage. 

    19.00: Sumptuous set-dinner onboard.

    20.30: Free time for joining Games, or you may also try your luck with squid fishing. 

    Overnight on board of Swan Cruise.

  • DAY 3

    DEPARTS 12:00 O'CLOCK AT HON GAI PORT - ARRIVES 4:00 PM DROP AT YOUR HOTELS

    PORT OF CALL: HALONG BAY - HANOI

    AMAZING CAVE– HON GAI HARBOUR

    06.30: Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck.

    07.00: Breakfast will be served in Western style and furthermore with Vietnamese traditional food – ‘PHO’.

    08.00: Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot Cave ). Your guide will explain the history of Ha Long Bay and this Cave, made by Mother Nature.

    09.30: Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.            

    Please remove all of your belongings from your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier). 

    10.30: Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.

    11.00: Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch.

    12.00: Disembark in Hon Gai pier.

    12.30: Farewell Halong Bay then return to Hanoi.

    17.00: End of service.

    Attention: The itinerary is subject to change due to the weather, tide level and operating conditions without prior notice.