City Trips and Tours
Our guide will meet you at Noi Bai airport and escort you to the hotel for checking in. In the afternoon, we proceed for the Hanoi city tour to Ho Chi Minh mausoleum to see the Parliament House, President Palace; visit Tran Quoc Pagoda – one of the nicest Pagoda in Hanoi, then go to Hoan Kiem lake– the heart of Hanoi city & Walk-in the Old quarters. Return at the hotel for your overnight stay in Hanoi.
In the morning, our guide will meet you at your hotel. The shuttle bus or private car will pick up. Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta. Around 12:00 – 12:30, we will arrive at Tuan Chau Marina and you will be welcome aboard the cruise. Meet the captain, the crew and join us for a welcome drink as we tell you about the life onboard. At 13:00, you will check into your cabin to refresh and unwind.
At 13:30, lunch will be served while cruising ahead to Ha Long Bay. In the Afternoon, try activities like explore the Surprising Cave – the most beautiful cave in Ha long Bay. It is one of the widest grottoes in Ha Long Bay with thousands of stalactites and stalagmites. Visit the Titop Island, practice swimming and climbing up to the Top of the Island and take the best view of Halong Bay in the Summertime or visit a floating Pearl Farm Village and learn the technique for making high-quality pearls in the Wintertime. Continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoying the beautiful seascape on the way. After that, come back to the boat, enjoy the Sunset Party on the sundeck (free wine & fresh fruits). Relax in the evening till Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around. Enjoy your overnight stay on board with clean air-conditioned rooms with private washrooms.
With a beautiful Morning in the bay, start your day with Taichi exercises or a photo hunt. Have breakfast and coffee served at 7 while the boat passes some beautiful places. Transfer to a smaller boat to explore Lan Ha Bay. Enjoy guided kayaking at a pristine natural cave lapped by the turquoise water.
Lunch will be served on boat in the afternoon. For the afternoon activities, discover Monkey Island, you can also swim, trek up to the mountain. Return to your boat, take time to refresh and relax at Lan Ha Bay. Check-in the Bungalow situated on the Monkey Island or hotel in Cat Ba Island. Spend a relaxed evening while you use your free time after to explore the beach. Dinner will be served at the bungalow. Overnight stay will be arranged in a nice room in the bungalow on the beach or hotel in Cat Ba Island.
Start your morning at the Cat Ba Island at 6:45 – 7:00 am. Have breakfast and check out of the bungalow/hotel. Our tour guide will pick you up at your bungalow/hotel, you will then transfer to a smaller boat and get back to the Apricot Cruise. Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing by the Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more. Join in the Cooking Class, and learn how to make Spring rolls, before an early lunch is served. At 11:30 – 12:00, disembark at the harbor at Tuan Chau Marina. At 16:30 - 17:00, arrive at Hanoi, our Guide and Private Car will take you to the airport for flight to Saigon to spend an overnight stay in Saigon.
Drive to My Tho, known as the "bigger rice basket" in Vietnam. Upon arrival on cruising through the Mekong River, you will pass a number of fishing villages. Visit some small islets as Turtle, Dragon, Phoenix Island, under a green canopy of water coconut trees. Walkthrough some villages to a fruit garden and taste tropical fruits, while having live traditional music. Have honey tea. Enjoy a short rowing boat ride and get back to Saigon city for your overnight stay here.
The next morning, visit the Cu Chi tunnel, an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese guerrillas to protect the region against the American attacks during the Vietnam War. We can even crawl a part inside the tunnel, visit their infirmary, kitchen to discover how people had survived hereby. Get Back to Saigon and then transfer to the airport for Departure. Your incredible tour, with numerous memories, ends here!