Cabins feature the beautiful and durable “Huong timber”, which is very good for the health. Each boat has luxury cabins on the second floor and senior cabins on the first floor,all with well-appointed amenities including luxurious bed linen, in-house telephone, and separate bathroomswith a massage shower, a mini fridge, air-conditioning, and wardrobe.
With the aim of serving tourists better, Indochina Sails was set up as an independent branch to operate a fleet of luxury cruise vessels. It has introduced four boats: One Indochina Sails 14 cabins, Two Indochina Sails with 15 cabins and the biggest one is 23 cabins. The cabin categories are: Superior, Deluxe, Suite, President Suite with Double and Twin beds available.
Day 01: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Bai Tu Long (Meals: Lunch, Dinner)
Upon boarding guests are greeted with a welcome drink and gather in the dining room for a comprehensive safety and boat orientation briefing followed by itinerary details. Lunch is served on boat with a multi-course Vietnamese and Western set menu. Any and all dietary needs will be catered to. During lunch we cruise through the Bai Tu Long Bay, cruising through the most beautiful and quiet area in Bai Tu Long Bay and Halong Bay to visit Cua Van Fishing Village. Cua Van Floating Fishing Village. At the village, which has a population of about 600 residents living in about 150 floating houses, guests can choose between kayaking through the village or visiting on small bamboo boats (sampans) rowed by the villagers.
Back on board after visiting the village there will be free time of about one and a half hours. During that time the chef will conduct a Cooking Class showing the guests how make some Vietnamese food which is traditional food in Vietnam and guests will taste the food after the class. In addition we will have the first of our double happy hours from 6:00 till 7:00 during which time one free drink will be received for each one ordered. The dinner is served at 7:30pm.
Dinner is a sumptuous buffet featuring an array of salads, seafood, meat dishes, seasonal fresh fruits and deserts.
After dinner guests can relax in the dining room and lounge or on the upper deck and enjoy the second happy hour from 9:00 till 10:00. Also, everyone can try their luck at squid fishing from the boat with help from the crew.
Day 02: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (Meals: Breakfast)
The next morning coffee, tea and breakfast pastries are on offer from 6:45. Tai Chi lessons are led by our tai chi master at 7:00 before we leave the boat at 7:45 for a walking tour of Titov Beach Island. About one hour is spent on the island allowing time for a climb up the steps to the peak for a breathtaking 360 degree view of the Bay (there is also an expansive viewing deck half way up). After the climb there is time left to relax on the beach and have a swim.
Back on board it’s time for final packing and freshening up before enjoying a full breakfast buffet, including traditional Vietnamese Noodles (Pho). After breakfast guests may relax in the dining room and lounge or on the deck enjoying the last Bay views before disembarkation at 11:00am.