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Overnight Classic Halong Bay Cruise with La Vela

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    What to Expect
    La Vela Classic offers a unique cruising route that takes you to hidden corners away from the most crowded parts of Halong Bay. 

    Kayaking and swimming is a focal point, and we hunt out the most beautiful areas for an unforgettable dip in the emerald green waters and splendid kayaking routes to make your own way through the Bay. 

    For those looking to delve a little further into the Vietnamese culinary experience, we offer afternoon cooking classes. 

    Other activities include early morning tai chi, kite-flying for children and spa and massage services. 

    First Day

    12.15 - 12.30

    Arrive at slot 1 & 2, La Vela private pontoon for check in registration

    12.45

    Welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instruction and cabin check-ins. Your fabulous Halong excursion commences

    13.15 - 14.30

    Enjoy the buffet lunch onboard while the cruise sails passing by magnificent sceneries of the World Heritage Site

    15.00 – 16.00

    Explore Sung Sot Cave - Hiking up and down 600 steps to the magnificent limestone formations of the biggest and most marvelous cave in Halong Bay.

    16.30 - 17.30

    Back to the vessel and continue sailing. Enjoy your relaxing time aboard, among the magnificence of the Heritage Site. A wide range of fine wine or spirits are served in the open-air bar on the sundeck.

    18.00

    Participate in La Vela cooking class under the attentive instruction of our top chef, to discover the Vietnamese cuisine of traditional spring rolls.

    17.00 - 19.00

    Enjoy Happy Hours: Buy One, Take One Free (own expense)

    19.30

    Time for dinner and evening entertainments: bar, spa, squid fishing and overnight on the cruise.

    Second Day

    6.30

    Wake up early to enjoy the stunning sunrise on the Bay. Begin a new day with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck

    7.00 - 7.30

    Coffee & tea with homemade cookies and biscuits will be served onboard

    7.30 - 8.30

    Cruising to Tung Sau area to visit Pearl Farm. Visiting Pearl farm is very interesting as you have been shown how the pearls are grown, farmed and harvested. You might be interested in purchasing a Vietnam Pearl here with endless choice.

    8.30

    Enjoy buffet breakfast while the cruise pass by other beautiful parts of the Bay.

    9.30

    Check out and settle any bills for services not included

    11.00

    Back to the Tourist Wharf
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    La Vela Pontoon , Paradise Private Area, Tuan Chau, Halong City
    Departure Time
    12:30 PM
    Duration
    2 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Cruise itinerary and program
    • Deluxe cabins with air conditioning
    • Deluxe en suite Bathroom
    • Meals on-board
    • Tai Chi session
    • Insurance, taxes and service charges
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off Beauty spa services and massage Kayaking Beverages and tobacco Tips and other personal expenses All other services not clearly mentioned above
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Rate is per room for 1-2 passengers only.
    • Any additional passengers will be subject to supplemental fees at operator's discretion
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Jack and his team on board the Bhaya Halong Bay overnight cruise provided us with exceptional service providing us with a wonderful experience. The cruise was very scenic and peaceful, providing a great balance between relaxation and activities. A special thank to the Chef for
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    After the coach journey from Hanoi, our holiday group of 18 arrived at the La Vela cruise ship. A boat of around 20 rooms, ours was on the 2nd floor and better than expected with a decent Ensuite and small balcony. The bed was comfortable, the air conditioning good and the
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    We did the overnight cruise on Halong Bay..fantastic. Experience!!! The boat is old but well maintained and our room was clean. The staff are awesome and very friendly and efficient. They took into account any dietary needs and always on hand to assist! Happy hour was great too
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