3 Days 2 Nights (Swan Boutique Cruises+Paddy Home)

 

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: HANOI - DOAN XA VILLAGE, DONG TRIEU

07.30 – 8:30: Our shutter bus will pick you up at your hotel; afterwards heading to country side where will be host by local family and discover culture by easy cycling and rural eco such as replanting rice, scooping water for irrigation, catching fish  in the afternoon. 

11:00 Arrival to the village of Doan Xa, check in the room, take a rest and fresh up before lunch.

Spend the afternoon time for an exciting biking through lush rice fields and villages where we are going to learn and actually hand on rice cultivation with Vietnamese in friendly local environment.

Back to the village and relax by the pond for fishing, reading book or take strolling around village learn more about local daily life. 

19:30 Have dinner in Paddy Home, Dong Trieu.

20:00 Having tea and talking to the house owner to learn about Vietnam War and life of Vietnamese people under subsidies economic and farm cooperative time 

Overnight in Vietnam Eco Adventure's accommodation

DAY 2: DOAN XA VILLAGE - HON GAI HARBOUR - CAP LA ISLAND

Highly recommended to getup early for a strolling around the village to enjoy fresh atmosphere and open air in Vietnam countryside.

7:30  Return to the homestay for having breakfast.

8:30 Check-out our homestay. Be ready for the next experience!

While you are waiting the shuttle bus pass by, our tour guide will take you to visit quiet little markets in town for studying about local people, leave the market we continue to see the last place where you have chance to get to know a about how pottery and ceramic are being made. 

10:30 You are on the Shuttle bus for keeping travel to Halong.

12:00 Arrive at Swan office, Ha Long, and then you will transfer to Swan Cruises by tender.

12:45 Enjoy welcome drink, be briefing about safety on boat and activities included then check in cabin.

13:30 Have lunchtime while leisurely cruising to the core of Halong Bay. 

15:30: Arrive to Cap La Island the beautiful area in Bai Tu Long bay. Enjoy kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature, swimming and relaxing. 

17:30: Get back to the boat and enjoy Sunset Time with tea and fresh fruits. This time is regarded as “ Happy Hour” while our cruise is sailing to the overnight anchorage. 

19.00Dinner will be served in the dining room on board.

20.30: Free time for joining Games, you may also try your luck with squid fishing. If you want to sing karaoke, please inform our tour guide to be supported.

Overnight on Swan Cruise.

Attention: According to Halong Bay Board Management, swimming activity needs to be allowed to organize by Halong Bay Management Authority)

DAY 3: TRA SAN - THIEN CANH SON CAVE - HON GAI HARBOUR

06.30: Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck. Enjoy sea landscape of early morning and fresh atmosphere.

07.00: Have breakfast in the dining room on board.

07:45 Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – it is one of the most beautiful and famous island of Bai Tu Long Bay.

08.45: Return to the main boat

09.30  Arrange your luggage and check out of your cabin.  Our staffs will help you transfer your luggage directly to the pier.

10.00: Cooking demonstration is also organized by our guide at this time. You have a chance to make Vietnamese cuisine by yourself.

10.45: Have lunchtime in the dining room on board while cruising back to Hon Gai pier.

12.00: Disembark in Hon Gai pier

12.30: Farewell Halong Bay, then return to Hanoi

17.00: End of trip

Attention: The itinerary is subject to change due to the bad weather, the level of  tide and operating conditions without prior notice

Time in this itinerary is comparatively exact interval, not 100% exact time.

Inclusions:

• English Speaking Guide from Hanoi and on board
• Entrance and Sightseeing fees
• Cruise through Halong bay
• All meals on board (3 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts)
• Cooking demonstration
• Sunset party
• Tai Chi every morning
• Kayaking
• Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
• 2 bottles of mineral water in cabin
• Daily fresh fruit in cabin
• Service charge, Insurance on board

Exclusion:

• Round trip shuttle bus transportation ( Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi)
• Airfares
• Visa Arrangements
• Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
• All other services are not mentioned in Inclusions

 

Feature
15 sqm
Double/Triple/Twin bed
Air Conditioner
Private bathroom
Free wifi on bus and waiting lounge