12.00: Arrive at Tuan Chau Island
12.15: Transfer to cruise ship
12.30: Welcome Drink – cruise briefing, safety instructions, check-in cabins. Cruise and program commence
13.00 – 14.30: Serve Special Paradise Lunch on board while cruising and exploring Halong Bay while passing by Soi Sim Beach and Coconut Tree Island, two iconic attractions in the bay. Soi Sim Beach is where you can find a lot of ancient trees in Ha Long Bay.
14.45 – 15.45: Explore Cua Van Floating Village by rowing bamboo boats with the local people or do kayaking by yourself, the best way to get an introduction of what its like living in Halong Bay. Considered as the core zone of Halong Bay, Cua Van Floating Village has an area of 22ha with 127 households and more than 700 people living in the community.
15.45 – 17.00: The vessels will continue cruising in Halong Bay, passing by famous attractions such as Tien Ong Cave, a favourite attraction for archaeologists because of its rich history, Trong Cave, a cave in a shape of a drum, Ho Dong Tien, a cave that has a lake inside and is believed to have fairies descending in the lakes, Luon Cave,where the golden hair monkeys can be found, Ti Top Island, where you can find the most stunning 360° view of Halong Bay and Coconut Tree Island for the overnight stay.
Enjoy the spa at your leisure on-board.
17:00 – 19:00: Enjoy “Happy Hour” Buy one take one on selected beverages, while the vessels anchor at the Coconut Tree Island for overnight stay.
18.00 – 19.00: Enjoy cooking demonstration with the chef on-board to discover a short history of the Vietnamese cuisine. Learn how to toast the Vietnamese way through the evening’s toast of the local rice wine and followed by the Pre – dinner cocktails on the sundeck serving assorted canapés and nuts.
19.30 – 22.00: Feast on an elegant Paradise dinner. Start the dinner in a Traditional Bao Dai dress, dine like a king or a queen, and take photos with the manager on board.
21.00 – 23.00: Evening Activities – relax at leisure; enjoy Movie Night, squid Fishing or cap off the night with some Beauty Spa services.