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Phoenix Cruise

This tour offers you a great chance to discover Halong Bay, the wonderland of Karst topography with 3,000. On this tour will see Halong Bay closer and in an active way. Kayaking is the best way to explore how beautiful Halong is, to paddle through islets, to visit hidden caves, lagoons, unspoiled beaches, floating fishing village, to talk with local fisherman.. This two night cruise or 1 night cruise is an ideal for the keen novice or experienced kayakers.

Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Halong Phoenix Cruiser

8.00-8.30: First Choice pick you up  at your hotel. On the way to Halong city, enjoy the journey through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta and the scenery of rice fields, water buffalo and everyday Vietnamese village life
12.15: Embark on Halong Phoenix Cruise for welcome drink followed by a cruise briefing. Enjoy a delicious seafood lunch while our cruiser heads to the bay passing the beautiful limestone seascape.
15.15: Visiting Sung Sot cave, one of the most amazing caves in Halong Bay. The two chambers that form this amazing grotto are decorated with thousands of spectacular stalactite and stalagmite forms.
16.25: Enjoy kayaking with guideline around the fishing village then return to the vessel for free time at your leisure. Fresh fruit platter will be served on the sundeck.
17.45: Halong Phoneix cruises through the Bay to its overnight anchorage near Luon Cave
18.00: Cooking demonstration and discover the mystic recipes of the Vietnamese cuisine
19.00: Seafood set – dinner on board
21.00: Enjoy evening activities – Move night, Board Games, Fishing or karaoke program
Overnight on Halong Phoenix Cruiser

Day 2: Halong Phoenix Cruiser – Full day kayaking

A new day has come with beautiful sunrise view from your cabin
7.30: Have breakfast while complimentary tea & coffee are served
8.00: Transfer to day trip boat for excursion
9.00: The guide will show you the most beautiful and less touristy parts of the bay through a maze of islets amidst dramatic natural scenery to explore stalactite caves around Dark Cave and Bright Cave in Lan Ha Bay. The continue padding to Van Gia floating village, visit local people, floating school and clinic.
12.00 – 12.30: BBQ lunch near Fairy man’s cave and relaxation on board
13.30: Continue our paddling to Dong Tien (Fairy Cave) area. Visit and swim at Soi Sim Beach as option
16.00 – 16.15: Return to Halong Phoenix Cruiser
17.45: Halong Phoenix cruises through the Bay to its overnight anchorage near Luon Cave
19.00: Seafood set –dinner on board
21.00: Enjoy evening activities – Movie Night, Board Games, Fishing or karaoke program
Overnight on Halong Phoenix Cruiser

Day 3: Halong Phoenix Cruiser – Halong Bay – Hanoi

7.30: Have breakfast while complimentary tea & coffee are served
8.00: Trip by tender to Ti Top island for swimming or climb up to the top to see the outstanding scenery of the bay.
9.00: Return to Phoenix Cruiser. The vessel cruises leisurely back to harbor
9.30: Check out and settle the bill
11.00: Set menu lunch is served on board
12.00: Disembark and transfer back to Hanoi

Trip ends around 16.00. First Choice is to serve you next time!

Child policy: apply for a child sharing the same cabin or same room with 2 adults

- Under 3 years old: Free of charge

- From 4 to 9 years old: 70% adult price

- From 10 to 12 years old: 100% adult price

Departure: Every day from Hanoi

Hotels to be used:

- 4 star category: Sunrise Resort or similar

- 3 star category: Holiday View Hotel/ Sunflower 1 Hotel or similar


- Option 1 is not recommended for children under 9 years old

- Price is in USD per person on twin sharing basis

- Family room on Phoenix is available on request at US$ 389/ room/ night

- The tour itinerary can be changed without prior notice

- Breakfast and 2 nights accommodation deluxe en-suite twin/double cabin.
- Pick –up and transfer by A/C vehicle.
- English speaking tour guide.
- Entrance fees.
- Kayaking, complimentary glass of wine, fresh fruit.
- Cooking demonstration and night activities
- Refresher towel.
- Complimentary a bottle of water per way
- Meals as specified in the itinerary: 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners

- Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
- Tax and insurance.
- Others

Charter rate for Phoenix Cruises

Phoenix Cruise I: (with 16 deluxe cabins= 6 doubles+ 10 twins) US$ 4,140 (3 days 2 nights), crewed charter, meals, entrance fees, kayaks included, without transportation at US$ 240/ bus Hanoi- Halong- Hanoi

Phoenix Cruise II: (with 16 superior cabins= 5 doubles + 11 twins): USnbsp;3,852 (3 days 2 nights) crewed charter, meals, entrance fees, kayaks included
Excludes transfer Hanoi- Halong- Hanoi: US$ 240

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