Halong Bay Luxury Cruise
For those with more time, as an alternative to the full day trip to Halong Bay from Hanoi you can now choose to spend a few days cruising through these incredible islands aboard the luxurious 'Jasmine' junk.
Launched in late 2007, 'Jasmine' marries modern technology with rich 1930s Indochina-style wooden décor and exquisite ornamentation throughout its air-conditioned 24 cabins, restaurant, bar and communal spaces. Enjoy reading on the sundeck lounge chairs with a light breeze and a spectacular view of the bay, or relax at the cosy bar with a refreshing drink. At the restaurant you can look forward to lavish international brunch, casual lunches of Vietnamese dishes, and formal dinners with delectable cuisine.
The Jasmine Premium cabins on the main deck have panoramic windows, in-house phone, ensuite shower, minibar, wardrobe and cotton bath robes. Upgrades can be made to Jasmine Deluxe or Junior Suite cabins.
3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS ITINERARY
DAY 1 - Hanoi to Halong Bay.
Private transfer from your hotel in Hanoi to Halong Bay, where you will board the 'Jasmine' in time for lunch. Sail through the magnificent and astonishing scenery. In the late afternoon walk to the summit of one of the islands for a panoramic view, and visit a floating village. There is the opprtunity to swim on a quiet beach, sunbathe on deck or take a bamboo rowing boat to explore a secluded lagoon. Enjoy a gourmet dinner under the stars.
Meals included: Lunch, dinner.
DAY 2 - Cruising in Halong Bay.
Transfer to a smaller 'day trip' boat with a private crew to cruise through the bays most untouched and less accessible areas. Swim on quiet beaches, visit water tunnels, fishing villages or go kayaking. Lunch is served onboard by a private chef. Return to the 'Jasmine' for dinner and overnight.
Meals included: Full breakfast, lunch, dinner.
DAY 3 - Halong Bay to Hanoi.
Visit a limestone grotto and enjoy some further leisurely cruising before returning to the dock for your private transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi.
Meals included: Full breakfast, brunch.
2 day/1 night cruises are also available.