Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay
Pick up at the Old Quarter area to transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay.
Your first stop on arrival at Tuan Chau Island is the Ancora check-in lounge. You will have time to refresh after the long drive from Hanoi.
While enjoying welcome drinks, you will be introduced the itinerary and safety briefing by the Cruise Manager.
Time for lunch and you can enjoy the stunning views as the boat cruises towards the southeast of Halong Bay, passing Fighting- Cock and Finger Islet.
The next stop is the magnificent Sung Sot Cave, one of the biggest caves in Ha Long Bay with beautiful stalactites. You will be surprised by the breathtaking panoramic view across the Bay once you exit the cave as well as the stalactites and stalagmites formed over millions of years which have taken on fascinating shapes.
Visit Tung Sau Pearl Farm, where you can be dedicated to how to grow pearls – from culturing to harvesting. This is also an ideal destination for kayaking.
If you are interested in Vietnamese cuisines, you can join the traditional Vietnamese cooking class on sundeck under the experienced Chef’s guiding (or in the restaurant in case of inclement weather).
Delight in the shimmering atmosphere of thousands of stars while having a fantastic, expertly prepared dinner.
This is the perfect time for you to relax with spa treatments or enjoy a cocktail. Besides, there are free squid fishing tools at reception for you to try out this activity.
Overnight on board Ancora Cruises.