from : 145 / Pax ( include transfer & kayak )

Cruise Type: Metal Cruise

No of Cabin: 20

Departure: Daily

Destination: Lan Ha Bay - Army Hospital Cave - Dark & Bright Cave

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  •    Round trip transfer Hanoi - Halong pick up in Hanoi old quarter
  •    Boat trip
  •    Accommodation on boat
  •    Kayaking or bamboo boat
  •    Bank fee ( for payment by credit cards )
  •    Tax and service charge
  •    English speaking guide 
  •    Entrance fees & sightseeing tickets
  •    Welcome drink
  •    Mineral water on the bus transfer
  •    Complimentary mineral water in the cabin
  •    All meals on board
  •    Fishing equipment
  •    Cooking demonstration and Tai Chi session
  •    Original passport
  •    Sun glasses, Sun block
  •    Wide brim hat
  •    Insect repellents
  •    Swimming suits
  •    Camera
  •    Cash for personal expenses
  •    Hiking shoes and warm clothes ( winter days )
  •    Drink by order
  •    Gratuities and personal expenses
  •    Spa service on the cruise
  •    Other services not clearly mentioned above
  •   Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming, kayaking or snorkeling excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather.
  •   Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  •   Meals onboard are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood…. Guests should advise any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
  •   Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 15 days prior to check-in: free of charge
  • From 15 to 8 days prior to check-in : 50% of total rates
  • From 7 to 3 days prior to check-in: 75% of total rates
  • Less than 72 hours prior to check-in: 100% of total rates
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates

Cancellation due to bad weather

If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:

  • Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
  • During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.
  • The final cost will be confirmed by your consultant via email. In all cases, please contact us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!

Children Policy

  • FOC for children under 4 years old is applicable for one children sharing a cabin with two adults ( No extra mattress) , limited to one child per cabin.
  • The children from 5 to 11 years old : charge 75% of adult price , is applicable for one children sharing a cabin with two adults ( No extra Mattress ), limited to one child per cabin.
  • Two children below 11 years old staying in a seperate cabin will be charge 75% of the adult price
  • Children from 12 years old will be charge the same as adults.
  • Extra bed is available with additional charge at 20$/night ( upon your request )
Day 1 : Hanoi - Lan Ha Bay - Dark & Bright Cave ( Lunch + Dinner )
9:00 – 9:30: You are picked up from your hotels in Hanoi for 2.5 hour driving on 5B highway to the Got Harbor in Hai Phong Province for the cruise. 
12:00 – 12:30: Tender will transfer you to embark Calypso Cruises. You will be served with a welcome drink and a towel.
Followed by our cruise briefing where you will also be given safety instructions before checking into your cabins. While the cruise sailing, you enjoy a bon-appetite lunch and being impressed by the beauty of hundreds of karst islands on your way passing Halong Bay to Lan Ha Bay.
15:00: Visit Light and Dark Water Cave, where you can do kayaking or bamboo boat rowed by local people.
17:30: Return to Calypso Cruise. It’s time to admire the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin and enjoy happy hour (buy 2, get 1 more free).
You take part in cooking demonstration to learn our Vietnamese cuisine.
Take part in cooking demonstration by our chef to learn about Vietnamese cuisine.
19:00: A great dinner awaits you. 
20:30: Your free time to enjoy the landscapes of the Bay on the top deck, sing karaoke, enjoy ordered drinks from the bar, try your luck at squid fishing or just relax in your cabins, etc.
Overnight on board.
Day 2 : Lan Ha Bay - Army Hospital Cave - Hanoi ( Breakfast + Lunch )
06:30: Wake up early to enjoy the dawn and start a perfect new day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
7:00 – 7:45: Have a light breakfast in the restaurant.
8:00: Then you take a bus route for about 20 minutes on Cat Ba Island from Gia Luan Pier to visit Army Hospital Cave, a special place to save the significant Vietnamese history during the resistance war. During the travel, you will be immersed in the wild fresh natural scenery of Cat Ba National Park.
10:00:Back to Calypso Cruise.  Check out your cabin.You have lunch while the Calypso Cruise back to the harbor
12:00: Disembark the boat and return to port.
14:30 – 15:00: Arrive at Hanoi. End of the trip.
Special note: Cruise itineraries and schedules are subject to change without pre notice depending on the weather and operating conditions.
  •   24-hour Security

  •    Reception
  •    Rowing boat
  •    Safety box at reception
  •    Tender for sightseeing
  •    Bar
  •    Beauty Services and Massage
  •    Restaurant
  •   Cooking Demonstration

  •    Fishing
  •    Kayaking
  •    Tai Chi 
  •   Cave visiting
  •   Swimming