Day 1: Hanoi – Halong (L, D)
8:00 – 8:30 Your guide will pick you up at your hotel and depart for Halong City.
12:15 – 12:30 Upon arrival at Halong city, you will board your Silversea Cruise and be welcome with a fresh drink by our professional and friendly crew.
In the dining room you will listen to a comprehensive safety and boat orientation briefing by our cruise manager. Check into your cabin.
13:00 Enjoy your specially prepared lunch while passing by thousands of amazing limestone islands emerging from emerald water such as Stone Dog islet, floating fishing village, incense burner islet, Fighting Cocks islet,….
15:30 Drop off the cruise to explore the Hoa Cuong cave or Marble cave, which are just newly discovered.
16:00 Come back to your Silversea Cruise to relax on the sundeck for more than one hour on a very tranquil route, to explore the exotic beauty of the legendary bay.
17:15 – Swimming time, this is great chance to relax in water, jumping, diving, take a back flip somersault.
18:00 Join the sunset party on the sundeck in warm atmosphere, drinking wine, enjoy fresh fruits, listening soft and light musing from the sundeck bar. The sunset view in the middle of the mysterious bay will fulfill your views for today.
19:00 – Dinner is a sumptuous buffet featuring an array of salads, seafood, meat dishes, seasonal fresh fruits and desserts.
After dinner you can relax in the dining room and lounge or on the upper deck. Board games and playing cards available and massage services as well. For whom interested in fishing, Silversea Cruise is the only cruise in Halong Bay providing fishing rods to catch fish.
Day 2: Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay (B,L,D)
6:15 – Morning exercise with our Tai Chi master, a perfect healthy way to start a new day.
7:00 – Enjoy your breakfast, coffee, tea, fruits.
Option 1: Second night on the boat
09:30 – Transfer to our daily boat and head towards the Dark & Light cave for kayaking.
12:00 – Savor a delicious barbecue lunch on the daily boat or on the beach if the weather permits.
13:00 – It’s time to relax on one of the most beautiful and secluded beaches, swimming, sunbathing on the sandy beach.
14:30 – Keep sailing around, stopover at pearl village to visit a pearl farm which was established in 1995 by Japanese experts.
16:00 – Come back to the Silversea Cruise to refresh and relax, making friends with the new groups.
19:00 – Enjoy the second dinner with various dishes.
20:30 – Relax at your leisure after a long day trip or join some activities on the cruise
Option 2: Second night in the bungalow of Catba Sandy Beach Resort
09:30 – Transfer on our daily boat through Lan Ha bay for 2 hours.
11:30 – Arrive at the bungalow for check in.
12:00 – Lunch will be taken in the restaurant at the bungalow. Enjoy your private time at leisure, relax, sunbathing on the beach or use some services available on the bungalow like playing football, volleyball, badminton, play pool, table tennis, kayaking to explore untouched area nearby your bungalow. Optional trip (biking trip to Viet Hai village) must be booked in advance, extra 5 dollars per person. Lunch will be served on the daily boat before arriving at bungalow for check-in.
Day 3: Halong – Hanoi (B,L)
Option 1: Stay second night on the boat
6:00 – Take photos of the amazing sunrise on the ocean, or do some morning exercises with our Tai Chi master. Tai Chi in early morning is a gentle way to reduce stress and anxiety, which helps to increase flexibility and balance.
8:00 Enjoy your breakfast, coffee, tea, fruits while cruising for 3 hours and a half towards the Centre of Halong Bay. Where recognized the UNESCO as the World Heritage Site.
Opt2: Stay second night at Bungalow
07:00 – Enjoy your breakfast in your bungalow.
08:00 – Check-out, get to the pier where the daily boat will transfer you back to your Silversea Cruise. Keep cruising towards Ha Long Bay to explore other parts of the huge bay
10:30 – Cooking class opened right on the cruise. Our Chef will teach you how to make spring roll – one of the most typical food in Vietnam.
11:00 – Farewell lunch will be served on the boat.
12:00 – Embark from your cruise and get on the bus back to Hanoi.
16:30 – Transfer you back to your hotel. End of service.