Alova Gold Cruises

Duration:in Days

2 DAYS – 1 NIGHT ON HALONG BAY WITH  ALOVA GOLD CRUISE


First Day: Hanoi - Halong bay - Overnight on Alova Gold Cruises (Meals: L, D)

07:45 - 8.30 am - Picking up guests from hotel/stay and starting to drive to Ha Long Bay

10:30 - Stopping over to stretch the legs on the way

12:45 - Evening: Boarding Alova Gold Cruise & Cruising on the bay

- Welcome mocktail    
- Safety briefing & check in cabin
- Lunch with Vietnamese dishes
- Kayaking & swimming at Ti Top Island or relaxing
- Cooking class and happy hour

19: 30 - Dinner with Vietnamese dishes & enjoying a romantic night at bar or doing squid fishing

Second day: Halong bay - Hanoi (Meals: B, L)

07:00 - 9.30 am:

- Wake up call
- Captain Breakfast
- Visiting Sung Sot cave

09:30 - Check out the room and clear the bills

10:00 - 12.30:

- Our chef shows how to carve vegetables into flowers
- Disembarking the cruise
- Lunch with Vietnamese dishes

12:30 - Get on shuttle bus to go back to Hanoi

14:00 - Short stop to stretch the legs

16:30 - Saying goodbye to you at your hotel/stay. Trip ends

THINGS TO BRING& TO KNOW

    Passport with valid visa
    Some cash in Vietnamese Dong / USD for personal expenses
    Sunblock or insect repellent
    Sport shoes & swimming suite
    Bring something warm to wear [From Dec till March]
    Please be ready on time for our pick up service
    We do not  accept credit card payments on board
    Outside beverage have applicable corkage fee
    Travel light, as you can please arrange to keep big luggage at your hotel

 NOTES

    Itinerary is subject to change upon weather conditions
    Doctor and Pharmacy are not available on Alova Gold Cruise
    We arrive back in Hanoi between 4:00pm & 5:00pm – if you have to catch a flight, bus or train later in the evening, contact me to assist you with your schedule and transportation choices.
    From 1-Jan-2014, we will cruise to Soi Sim Island instead of Titop Island.

INCLUSIONS

    Pick up from hotel/stay in Old Quarter
    Transfer by A/C modern bus, Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Hanoi
    1 night on Alova Gold Cruise
    English speaking guide for the duration of the trip
    2 bottles of water per person in the bus
    All entrance as indicated in itinerary
    1 hour kayaking
    Squid fishing available after 6PM
    Cooking class
    Visiting Sung Sot cave "Amazing Cave"
    Visiting Ti Top Island
    Complementary bottle of water in cabin and Welcome Mocktail Drink
    Vietnamese lunch [2x]
    Vietnamese dinner [1x]
    Captain Breakfast [1x]
    Safety instructions on board
    All indicated in our itinerary

EXCLUSIONS

    Beverages, tax, travel insurance & service charge
    Tips, personal expenses
    All not indicated in our itinerary
    Pick up from hotel or stay outside Hanoi's Old Quarter

 

3 DAYS – 2 NIGHTS ON  ALOVA GOLD CRUISE TO EXPLORE HALONG BAY WITH KAYAKING
First Day: Hanoi - Halong bay - Overnight on Alova Gold Cruises (Meals: L, D)

07:45 - 8.30 am: Picking up guests from hotel/stay and starting to drive to Ha Long Bay

10:30 - Stopping over to stretch the legs on the way

12:45 - Evening: Boarding Alova Gold Cruise & Cruising on the bay:

- Welcome mocktail    

- Safety briefing & check in cabin

- Lunch with Vietnamese dishes

- Kayaking & swimming at Ti Top Island or relaxing

- Cooking class and happy hour

19: 30 Dinner with Vietnamese dishes & enjoying a romantic night at bar or doing squid fishing

 
Second day: Halong bay - Lan Ha Bay - Kayak -  Overnight on Alova Gold Cruises (Meals: B, L, D)
07:00 -8.15 am:  - Wake Up Call

- Preparing your daily back pack for full day kayaking (something warm and dry to wear, trouser, swimming suit, sun crème, sunglasses, money, camera)

- Captain Breakfast.

08.15 - 16.30: Small boat for discovering untouched Halong bay:

- Boarding a small boat for full day kayaking & relaxing

- Cruising& kayaking in Ha long Bay & visiting Fishing village

- Barbecue Lunch, relaxing and visiting Pearl farm

16:30 Recheck in Alova Gold Cruise

18:00 Cooking Class

19:30 Dinner with Vietnamese Cuisine

Third day: Halong bay - Hanoi (Meals: B, L)

07:00 - 9.30 am: - Wake up call

- Captain Breakfast

- Visiting Sung Sot Cave (Surprising Cave)

09:30 Check out the room and clear the bills

10:00 - 12.30: - Our chef shows how to carve vegetables into flowers

- Disembarking the cruise

- Lunch with Vietnamese dishes

12:30 Get on shuttle bus to go back to Hanoi

14:00 Short stop to stretch the legs

16:30 Saying goodbye to you at your hotel/stay. Trip ends

Please Note:

We arrive back in Hanoi between 4:00pm & 5:00pm – if you have to catch a flight, bus or train later in the evening, contact me to assist you with your schedule and transportation choices. 

THINGS TO BRING& TO KNOW

Things to bring with you and to know
Passport with valid visa
Some cash in Vietnamese Dong for personal expenses
Sunblock or insect repellent
Sport shoes & swimming suite
Bring something warm to wear [From Dec till March]
Please be ready on time for our pick up service
We only accept cash payments on board
Outside beverage have applicable corkage fee
Travel light, as you can please arrange to keep big luggage at your hotel
 NOTES

Itinerary is subject to change upon weather conditions
Doctor and Pharmacy are not available on Alova Gold Cruise 

INCLUSIONS

Pick up from hotel/stay in Old Quarter
Transfer by A/C modern bus, Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Hanoi
English speaking guide for the duration of the trip
2 bottles of water per person in the bus
All entrance as indicated in itinerary
1 hour kayaking
Squid fishing available after 6PM
Cooking class
Visiting Sung Sot cave "Amazing Cave"
Visiting Ti Top Island
Full day on smaller cruise around stunning Halong Bay
Kayaking , swimming on the second day
Visit pearl farm
Complementary bottle of water in cabin and Welcome Mocktail Drink
Vietnamese lunch [3x]
Vietnamese dinner [2x]
Captain Breakfast [2x]
Safety instructions on board
All indicated in our itinerary
EXCLUSIONS

Beverages, tax, travel insurance & service charge
Tips, personal expenses
All not indicated in our itinerary
Pick up from hotel or stay outside Hanoi's Old Quarter