08.00 If you book the transportation service, you will be picked up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter to transfer to Halong. After 3 hours and 30 minutes, the vehicle reaches Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, then you check in at Oriental Sail waiting hall.
12.15 Hopping on a transfer boat to embark on Oriental Sails junk. The staff provide the safety instruction and give your room key.
13.00 Lunch is served on board while the boat is sailing to your first destination- Vung Vieng Fishing Village. You admire the amazing scenery of Bai Tu Long Bay with hundreds of limestone islets, caves with special ecological system. In Vung Vieng Village, you can choose one in two options written below:
- Option 1: You hop on a small boat rowed by local people to move around to explore the village, observe the daily life of fishermen.
- Option 2: You can kayak by yourself around the village with the instruction of the tour guide.
17.30 Come back to the junk, take a shower and relax on sundeck in sunset. It is time for Happy Hour at the bar and on deck. In this trip, a cooking class is included. It is perfect for anyone who loves cooking and wants to learn about Vietnamese traditional cuisine. The chief will teach you how to make some dishes and you can enjoy your works with your partners.
19.00 Have dinner in our restaurant. After that, you are free and easy. You can hang out with other people at the bar, sing and dance, take a rest in your room or join in the group of squid fishing on board. Those activities are available till 22.00
Overnight on Oriental Sails at Cong Do area.