Sunrise For early risers you can take in a morning Sunrise over Bai Tu Long Bay and watch the sun rise over the lime stone karsts of Ha Long.
7.00am “Good Morning Vietnam”. Breakfast can be served anytime you like from 7am onwards. The choice if yours of an early start to the day or a more leisurely later start to the day. Please advise your host the evening before of the time you would like to have breakfast.
8: 30am Weigh anchor and cruise in a northerly direction to the Ba Hang area of Halong.
10:00am Drop anchor at Ba Hang and time to get active with a choice of exploring up to three caves, a local fishing village, paddle around on a Sampan and explore a couple of grottos in the area. Please take small essentials that you may need for the morning activities as your boat will return to port for daily replenishing and then be back to pick you up for the continuous of your day two itinerary. Your host will stay with you during this activity time.
12.00pm Return to your boat, freshen up in readiness for lunch and start cruising again through the central isles passing by several landmarks & icons of Ha Long Bay such as the karst featured on the 200,000 dong note, Thumb island, the fighting cocks and a few more.
12:30pm Lunch is served while you are cruising.
3.00pm Drop anchor again and you may choose to take a walking climb up either Ti Top or Soi Sim Islands. From either of these islands you can take panoramic photographs looking down over the bay. You may also wish to take a swim again.
4.30pm Weigh anchor and continue cruising south to your second evening anchorage location at Drum Cave.
5.30pm Drop anchor and settle in for the evening at your overnight anchorage location of Drum Cave. Sunset tapas snacks are served for pre-dinner nibbles.
7.00pm “Dinner is served” on the upper deck. Should you wish to have dinner a little later than this time, please advise your onboard host so that he can prepare at the time of your convenience.
After dinner you can choose to play a board game, watch your choice of DVD from our on board library of DVD’s or try your hand at some evening squid fishing if you did not manage to catch any squid the night before.