Backed by more than 10 years experience hosting international guests on the tranquil waters of Halong Bay, Indochina Sails has set a new standard for luxury cruising. The first company to offer overnight cruises on the bay, Indochina Sails is...
Indochina Sails is a susidiary of Huong Hai Junks, one of the first companies to offer tourist cruising on Halong Bay.
Backed by more than 10 years experience hosting international guests on the tranquil waters of Halong Bay, Indochina Sails has set a new standard for luxury cruising. The first company to offer overnight cruises on the bay, Indochina Sails is now widely known as the number one choice for discerning travelers, operating a fleet of six newly built wooden junks designed in time-honored traditional style, with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities. The two newest Junks are Valentine Premium with 5 cabins and Indochina Sails Premium – the largest Junk with 24 cabins.
Our boats feature spacious, well-appointed cabins and suites with large en-suite bathrooms, large sundecks with comfortable lounging furniture and elegant dining rooms and bars. We have designed and fitted our boats to international standards while maintaining traditional styling, creating the perfect balance of modern comforts and nostalgic ambiance.
Our goal is to offer a soothing as well as stimulating experience that you will remember and cherish. Our dedicated and professional management and staff await you and look forward to serving you on magnificent Halong Bay.
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 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 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.
15:45 :Return to the boat and sail for about 15 minutes to our second stop – Fishing Village
16:00 :Transfer by tender from the boat to visit the largest fishing village in Halong Bay – Cua Van Fishing Village. Tour the village approximately 45 minutes by Local Bamboo boat.
Optional of kayaking at Bat Cave (surcharge for Kayak)
17:00 : Depart and sail for about 30 minutes to Luon Bo area, where we will anchor for overnight.
19:00 : 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.
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). 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.
Please note that times are approximate and may vary. Itinerary may change when necessary
Day1 – Welcome aboard – Halong Cruise