Starlight is a truly luxury cruise on Halong Bay provides you with the most of five star service as a floating hotel in the amazing landscape of Halong. This boats serve you more spaces than any other boats, with 32 cabins, many other spacious public area and load of modern facility. Cruising on Starlight for 3 day 2 night, you will spend time to see the most of Halong Bay area including a part of Bai Tu Long Bay, Halong Bay center and Lan Ha Bay. All the friendly staffs onboard will present you the best service, ensure your comfortable and memorable trip on the World Heritage site.
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (L/D)
08h00 : Leave Hanoi for Halong City. Check-in Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge in Hong Gai Tourist Wharf.
12h00 – 12h30 : Embark Starlight Cruise. Enjoy welcome drink and get a brief introduction about cruise and safety guidelines. Check-in your cabin.
13h15 : Have lunch while cruising in the magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations such as: Teapot Islet, Monster Face Islet, Torch Islet, Dragon Islet, Porcupines Islet, Pineapple Entrance. Pass by Drum Cave, Virgin Girl Cave, Van Gia Floating Village’s Entrance, Pearl Farm, then anchor at Titov Island area.
16h00 : Join a guided visit to Sung Sot Cave (also called Amazing Cave), one of the biggest and the most beautiful caves in Ha Long Bay.
7h20 : Return to Starlight Cruise, enjoy the sunset while relaxing with happy hours from now to dinner time at the bar.
18h00 : Enjoy happy hours with free finger foods and various drinks on discount. Try mini-golf on the top deck or take part in a cooking demonstration and food décor with our Chef.
19h00 – 21h00: Dinner is served. Private dinner is available on request.
21h00 – 22h00 : Time of second happy hours to the late night or join squid fishing with the crew, sing karaoke or just laze around or relax in your cabin.
Day 2: Lan Ha Bay & Halong Pearl Farm – Full-day kayaking & relaxing (B/L/D)
06h30: Welcome a new day with amazing dawn on the Legendary Gulf of Tonkin. Refresh your body & soul by a daily Tai-chi lesson on sundeck.
07h00: Be ready for a huge buffet breakfast.
08h00: Transfer to a day boat for a day cruise to Lan Ha Bay.
08h30 – 16h30:
Main option: Have the whole day relaxing and kayaking around Lan Ha Bay – the less touristic area of Halong. Discover Dark and Light Caves on kayaks, swim and relax on natural beaches. Drop by Halong Pearl Farm on the way back to the Starlight Cruise.
Sub-option: Kayaking & Rock Climbing with Western instructors (Minimum for 2 pax, booked and paid in advance, compulsory surcharge 100$/pax is applied)
10h15 – 12h30: Kayaking in Moody’s Beach areaSuite Balcony on Starlight cruise
13h00 – 14h00: Lunch and transfer to Thap Ngiem (Hai Pai Beach)
14h15 – 16h30: Rock Climb on Hai Pai Beach (option kayaking)
18h00 – 22h00: Contemplate romantic sunset. Enjoy dinner, partying, fishing or just lazing.
O/n on board
Day 3: Halong bay- Hanoi (B,L)
06h30: Welcome a new day with amazing dawn on the Legendary Gulf of Tonkin. Refresh your body & soul by a Tai-chi lesson on sundeck.
07h00 – 08h00: Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast.
08h00 – 09h00: You are free to choose one of the below options:
Option 1: Get your hands on some kayaking to explore hidden parts of the bay. For those who do not fancy kayaking can share a sampan rowed by local people.Visiting Cave in Halong
Option 2: Climb to the peak of Titop Island for the panoramic views of the bay. Relax on the beach, swim in the emerald water.
09h00: Return to Starlight Cruise for freshening up.
09h30: Check out your cabin. Starlight Cruise weighs the anchor to continue roaming around the picturesque route toward Bai Tho Mountain near the harbor.
10h30: Have early lunch.
12h00: Disembark. Cruise ends.
- Entrance fees, taxes and service charge
- Kayaking or Bamboo Rowing Boat trip in Luon Cave
- English speaking guide
- Luxury accommodation with A/C, bathtub & shower, mini bar
- Exclusive cruise through Halong Bay
- Welcome drink
- Cooking class 1time/trip
- Snacks in happy hour
- Meals on-board
- Sunrise Tai-chi demonstration
- Insurance on-board
- Transportation Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi by shuttle bus
- Personal expenses
- Private dinner (in cabin, on sundeck, in wine cellar, etc.) with service charge of 10$/pax