INDOCHINA SAILS

Departure: Daily from Hanoi
Boarding at: Halong Bay
Cruise Rate: Quoted in USD/double Cabin for 2 persons

It is designed perfectly in inspiration of Classic Eastern style and finely equiped with modern amenities, Indochina fleet is considered as the most luxury and charming o­ne in Halong bay. Moreover, our qualified, experienced and highly motivated staffs look forward to make your stay impeccable. Indochina is proud to be the first choice of many tourists inside and outside Vietnam for their trip to the World Natural Heritage – Halong Bay.
Indochina Sails have the advantages of big sizes with big floors, standard rooms for big groups.
Facilities 

- Restaurants and Bar
- Kayaking Service (Optional)
- A/C cabins with en-suite bathrooms
- First Aid Kits
- Doctor o­n-call
- Luggage Storages
- Emergency Tender boat
- Major credit cards accepted
- Dial-up Internet Access at The Reception
- Conference and Meeting Equipment
- Safety box at the reception
- IDD at the reception
- Boutique
- Library (Rental and Exchange o­nly)
- 24/7 Security.

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ITINERARY
Day1 – Welcome aboard – Halong Cruise.
Our driver will meet you at your hotel at 7:45am to take you on the 4-hour drive passing the countryside of the Red River Delta to Halong Bay. (This transportation is on your request).
11.30 - 12.00   Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
12.15    Transfer by tender to the boat – enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.
12.30    Check in and begin cruise. Sail through beautiful Bai Tu Long Bay enroute to Halong Bay.
13.00    Lunch - enjoy deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu Lunch.
Massage service available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise. Please book in advance with your Cruise Manager.
14.45    Arrive at Luon Cave. Depart from the boat and journey past such popular sites as “Dau Nguoi” Head Island, “Con Rua” Turtle Island and “Cong Troi” Heaven’s Gate Island on the way to the cave. There are two options for exploring the cave and surrounding area. One option is to transfer to small bamboo boats which are rowed by the local people. The second option is to travel by kayak (passengers row kayaks for themselves). The kayaking option is $10.00 per person unless pre-booked. 
15:45    Return to the boat and sail for about 15 minutes to our second stop – Titop Island.
16.00    Arrive at Titop Island. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach and climbing the steps to the top of the mountain on the island for fantastic views and photo opportunities. Water and towels will be supplied. We will spend about 45 minutes on the island.
17.00    Depart and sail for about 30 minutes to Luon Bo area, where we will anchor for overnight.
19.15    Dinner - deluxe Vietnamese & Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner.
20.45    Evening activities include: film entertainment (on some boats) in the dining room at 21.00  board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.
21.00 – 23.00    Happy Hour! Buy one drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
23.00    End of Program for Day One.
Accommodation: Indochina Sails
Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2 – Halong Bay Cruise
06.45    Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
07.00    Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes).
07.00    Arrive at the Surprise Cave area. There is a small fishing village here.
07.45    Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to the boat.
09.00     Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove all of your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier). Depart for Bai Chay/Halong pier.
09.30    Enjoy Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.00    Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation.
Your driver will be awaiting you at the dock to take you back to your hotel or residence in Hanoi.(This transportation is on your request).
Meals: Breakfast.
Please note that times are approximate and may vary.
Itinerary may change when necessary
Included:
•    Welcome Drink
•    Cruise Itinerary and Program
•    Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
•    In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
•    Luxurious Cabins and Suites with A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
•    Deluxe Vietnamese and International Lunch and Dinner
•    Vietnamese and International Breakfast
•    Conference Equipment (Charter only)
•    Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges

Excluded:
•    Airfares, Car Transfers and Hotels
•    Visa Arrangements
•    Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
•    Kayaking (Ten dollars U.S. per person, when not pre-booked)
•    Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
•    All other services not clearly mentioned above

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ITINERARY
Day1 – Welcome aboard – Halong Cruise

Our driver will meet you at your hotel at 7:45am to take you on the 4-hour drive passing the countryside of the Red River Delta to Halong Bay. (This transportation is on your request).

11.30 - 12.00   Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
12.15    Transfer by tender to the boat – enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.
12.30    Check in and begin cruise. Sail through beautiful Bai Tu Long Bay enroute to Halong Bay.
13.00     Lunch - enjoy deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu Lunch.
Massage service available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise. Please book in advance with your Cruise Manager.
14.45    Arrive at Luon Cave. Depart from the boat and journey past such popular sites as “Đầu Người” Head Island, “Con Rùa” Turtle Island and “Cổng Trời” Heaven’s Gate Island on the way to the cave. There are two options for exploring the cave and surrounding area. One option is to transfer to small bamboo boats which are rowed by the local people. The second option is to travel by kayak (passengers row kayaks for themselves).
15:45    Return to the boat and sail for about 15 minutes to our second stop – Titop Island.
16.00    Arrive at Titop Island. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach and climbing the steps to the top of the mountain on the island for fantastic views and photo opportunities. Water and towels will be supplied. We will spend about 45 minutes on the island.
17.00    Depart and sail for about 30 minutes to Luon Bo area, where we will anchor for overnight.
19.15    Dinner - deluxe Vietnamese & Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner.
20.45    Evening activities include: film entertainment (on some boats) in the dining room at 21.00, board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.
21.00 – 23.00    Happy Hour! Buy one drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
23.00    End of Program for Day One.
Accommodation: Indochina Sails
Meal: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2 – Halong Kayaking – Halong cruise
06.45    Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
07.00    Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes).
07.45    Enjoy Breakfast served in the dining room.
08.30    Transfer by tender to the “Day Boat” and begin to cruise to some of Halong Bay’s more untouched locales. Exact locations depend on tide conditions. Enjoy a leisurely day of kayaking, cave exploring and swimming. A multi-course lunch will be served mid-day. Pack lightly; swimwear and a set of dry clothes, and as there are different activities during the day bring both shoes (such as trainers) and flip-flops or sandals.
16.00    Return by tender to the Indochina Sails boat.
18.30    Arrive at Luon Bo area - anchor for overnight.
19.15    Deluxe Vietnamese and Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner.
20.45    Evening activities include: film entertainment (on some boats) in the dining room at 21.00, board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.
21.00 – 23.00    Happy Hour! Buy one drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
23.00    End of Program for Day Two.
Accommodation: Indochina Sails
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 – Halong Bay Cruise
06.45    Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
07.00    Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes).
07.00    Arrive at the Surprise Cave area. There is a small fishing village here.
07.45    Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to the boat.
09.00     Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove all of your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier). Depart for Bai Chay/Halong pier.
09.30    Enjoy Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.00    Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation.
Your driver will be awaiting you at the dock to take you back to your hotel or residence in Hanoi.(This transportation is on your request).
Meal: Breakfast.
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•    Welcome Drink
•    Cruise Itinerary and Program
•    Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
•    In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
•    Kayaking
•    Luxurious Cabins and Suites with A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
•    Deluxe Vietnamese and International Lunch and Dinner
•    Vietnamese and International Breakfast
•    Conference Equipment (Charter only)
•    Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges
Excluded:
•    Airfares, Car Transfers and Hotels
•    Visa Arrangements
•    Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
•    Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
•    All other services not clearly mentioned above

 Indochina Sails owns the most modern and luxury bedrooms
among the cruise service providers in Ha Long Bay. All the rooms are furnished in a traditional way, getting the best out of natural materials like wood, bamboo… If “Trac” wood – a rare, valuable and solid kind of wood is used to make the cover of the ship, all the inners are made of “Huong wood – a perfumed wood”, which gives not only the impressive color but also a special perfume that represents the high class and the unique character of Indochina Sails.
Indochina sails also takes full advantage of granite stones from Thanh Hoa, which are warm in the winter and fresh in summer, and every modern comforts imported from JapanIndochina
Superior Room
Our Superior rooms (13m2) located on first floor offers all the amenities necessary for you to feel comfortable: twin beds or a queen-size bed, air-conditioner, wall fan, refrigerator, en-suite bathroom with shower, safety equipment and life-jackets, mini bar and strongbox, high-class drapes and blanket, sanitary things in bathroom with towel, hair-dryer, slippers and bathing suit. Each features a picture window, providing added light and
memorable views.
Deluxe Room
Our Deluxe rooms (13m2) located on second floor, offers all the amenities necessary for you to feel comfortable: twin beds or a queen-size bed, air-conditioner, wall fan, refrigerator, en-suite bathroom with shower, safety equipment and life-jackets, mini bar and strongbox, high-class drapes and blanket, sanitary things in bathroom with towel, hair-dryer, slippers and bathing suit.
Each features a picture window, providing added light and memorable views. (massage shower, big bathtub, etc.) to be a 4 star floating hotel on the bay.
All the rooms in sails are especially designed with large windows on the sea so that the guests can view the whole admirable scene of Ha Long bay from their bedrooms.


The luxury, large and cozy dining room are perfectly designed to let people freely enjoy the miraculous view of Ha Long Bay. It can serve 32 customers at a time.
The main food in Indochina Sails is Vietnam traditional dishes prepared from local seafood. Besides, experienced chief of Indochina sails will consult and help you choose other delicious dishes from beef, chicken with fresh herbs and spices in the menu.
According to individual or group bookings, we organize music show with traditional musical group. With the big screen in the centre of the dining room, you can enjoy films "Indochine" - an1992 Academy Award winning French film that tells the story of a young Indochinese woman named Camille..
Indochina sails constantly developing newly-themed dinners and events and its Alacarte Menu.

The SunDeck

With its comfortable lounge chairs, fresh breeze and dazzling views, the Sundeck invites guests to lie back and relax. Featuring an impressive range of cocktails and an easy, relaxed ambiance, the Sunset Bar is a delightful place to socialize and watch the sun sink behind the bay’s myriad islands.
The Bar and Lounge
Located in the Restaurant, this cozy bar features silk chairs, embroidered décor. A wide variety of wines and cocktails is available.
The Foot Massage
Infused with the scents of lemongrass and fresh herbs, the bay view massage space provides the ultimate escape, allowing guests to enjoy a traditional Vietnamese foot massage in the midst of the bay’s beauty.
Sunrise Tai Chi classes
Greet the day with a morning Tai Chi class, held-weather permitting-on the open-air Sundeck.
Kayaking
Explore the bay’s uninhabited islands and sea caverns in our imported Canadian Seaward kayaks.
Snorkeling
Discover the colorful coral and fish that lie beneath the surface of the bay’s clear, calm water.
Cooking classes
Learn more about the ingredients and techniques used to create mouthwatering Vietnamese dishes.
Special events
Traditional dances and musical performances, fashion shows, and other events may be arranged upon request.

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