Combination Luxury Cruise Bai Tu Long & Yen Duc village 3 Days/2 Nights

This package divides your stay for 1 night on board in Ha Long Bay and 1 night in luxury Vietnamese house in Yen Duc village, the tour is a great combination of unique experience, both natural landscapes discovery and cultural exchange. This village tour is managed by Origin Vietnam and local community based. Yen Duc village is just on the way between Hanoi and Ha Long Bay, creating a very easy accessible place. It is worth staying more and enjoy.

Trip Highlight

  • Cruise through magnificent islands of Bai Tu Long Bay and explore the hidden charm in Thien Canh Son cave
  • Have a leisure time on pearl beach of Hon Co island with nice white sandy stretch along the shore
  • No better way to discover the hidden lagoon by kayaking through islands and islets as paradise scene
  • Experience local life with local fishermen at fishing village of Vung Vieng, their culture by homestay at Yen Duc village and learn more of local farming

DAY 1: HON GAI HARBOUR – BAI TU LONG BAY – THIEN CANH SON CAVE (L, D)

07.35 – 08.00: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter

Bai Tu Long Bay

Bai Tu Long Bay

12.00 – 12.30: Embark at Hon Gai International harbor.

12.30 – 13.00: Check-in, enjoy welcome drink & cruise briefing.

13.30 – 15.00: Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; admire the fascinating formations on the way.

15.15 – 15.40: Explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son Cave.

15.45 – 18.00: Enjoy relaxing on a white sandy beach at Hon Co Island, swimming or kayaking.

18.00 – 19.00: Back to junk for refreshing before having dinner on board.

20.00 – 21.00: Relax, enjoy fresh air & overnight on board.

DAY 2: VUNG VIENG FISHING VILLAGE – HON GAI HARBOR – YEN DUC VILLAGE (B, L, D)

07.30 – 08.00: Morning view of Bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the fresh air.

Vung Vieng Fishing Village

Vung Vieng Fishing Village

08.30 – 09.30: Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic row-boat.

10.00: Check out of the cabin. Start cruising towards the harbor while an A la carte lunch is served.

11.45 – 12.00: Disembark. Drive to Yen Duc village – the second village of the day for another new experience.

13.30: Arrive at Yen Duc village; check in the luxury room in Viet House. Enjoy welcome drink and free time for discovering the poetic landscape.

15.30: Visit an ancient house in the village to gain a deeper understanding of Vietnamese family traditions.

16.00: Experience the farming works such as milling and pounding rice, picking vegetables, gardening, and fishing. Then interact and exchange with local people.

18.30: Enjoy dinner.

20.00: Participate in the farmer’s daily life or make traditional Troi (floating rice) cakes with the host.

21.30: Overnight in Viet House.

DAY 3: YEN DUC VILLAGE – HANOI (B, L)

Taichi session

Taichi session

06.30: Start a new day with Tai Chi session. Have breakfast before cycling around the village in the fresh air, passing a local market and visiting the culture house of village.

09.30: Visit a local house and learn about their handicraft work.

10.30: Return to Viet House and Check out. Have lunch and relax.

13.30: Enjoy water puppet show by local artists. Farewell.

17.00 – 17.30: Arrive in Hanoi. Trip ends.

Cruises Cost: Please contact us for best rate

Inclusive Exclusive What’s to bring?
  • Accommodation (Ha Long Bay & Yen Duc village)
  • Kayaking
  • Entrance fee
  • Shuttle bus Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Yen Duc – Hanoi
  • All meals as specified in the tour
  • Activities in village tour
  • Transportation in the village (bicycle)
  • Water puppet show
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Local travel insurance
  • Personal expenses.
  • Drinks.
  • Bank charge (for card payments).
  • Passport.
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun block
  • Wide brimmed hat
  • Insect repellent
  • Comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Warm clothing (in winter from November to April)
 

Trip Note

Visits to local house

Visits are made by permission of the host and hostess. Please respect the local culture and traditions.

Participation in farm work

Depending on the time of the year, tourists will be allowed to take part in daily farm activities such as: planting, harvesting and milling rice, cultivating vegetables, fishing, etc.

Visitors will be able to participate in daily village life including preparing dinner, baking, gathering relatives, and teaching children.

Sightseeing

Visiting the local markets, temples, monuments at Mountain 73, King Thay River, and various other sites.

Interact with local people and joining them to learn how to play drums, sing folk songs, make handmade fans, and enjoy a water puppet show.

Check-in time at 1:00 PM and Check-out time at 12:00 PM. (Early check-in or late check-out upon availability).

The above timing may be changed depending on your arrival or departure time.

Children policy

  1. Child under 4 years sharing bed with parents: Free of charge
  2. Child from 4 – 12 years having own bed: 75% adult price
  3. Child from 7 – 12 years sharing bed with parents: 50% adult price
  4. Child from 2 – 6 years sharing bed with parents: only meal cost charge

 

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