DAY1: HANOI - HA LONG (L,D) 60KM CYCLING
We will leave Hanoi behind for Dong Trieu town and pass through the green fields of the Red River Delta. On the way we will have a chance to visit one of the Humanity Centers, which support local disabled children. Arriving at Dong Trieu town we cycle through this peaceful area of country lanes and rice fields. We will also visit some schools, Dong Trieu's ceramic villages, and chat with the local people.
Arrive in Ha Long city, board our traditional wooden junk boat, for an overnight journey. Take an opportunity to refresh and then join friends for a pre-dinner drink in the bar. After dinner, unwind in the bar where there is a selection of books, magazines and board games or relax in the spa, join some of our team to go cuttle fishing at night. Overnight on board.
DAY2: HA LONG BAY DISCOVERY (B,L,D)
For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sun deck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body and there is no better environment to practice this than amongst the limestone peaks and islands. Take an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay or have an early morning swim.
After breakfast transfer from The cruise to a smaller boat which will take you to one of the more remote and secluded parts of the Lan Ha Bay waters and islands. Our guide will take you on a kayaking tour of the waters. There is no better way to discover the lagoons, the coral reef, beaches and limestone peaks. After lunch we discover Ho Ba Ham Islet in Lan Ha Bay which borders the Gulf of Tonkin. Accommodation and overnight on junk.
DAY3: HALONG BAY – HANOI (B,L) 45KM CYCLING
For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sun deck.After breakfast we sail through the waters and pass by a number of caves including Trong (Drum)cave, Trinh Nu (Virgin) cave, Coc Ngoi (Toad) cave and we drop anchor at Surprise (Sung Sot) Cave. Disembark and visit Surprise Cave located on Bo Hon Island. Transfer back to Hanoi. End tour.