La Pinta Cruise Cat Ba

Duration: 2D1N or 3D2N
Price: $239
Highlights: Hanoi - Lan Ha Bay - Bright Cave - Halong Bay
La Pinta cruise is one of the finest mid-size cruise ships on the sea route of Ha Long Bay to Lan Ha Bay. She is a brand-new cruise of 16 spacious cabins, built in full windows, ample deck and well-equipped interior and she possibly owns the top customer services. La Pinta aims at an ultimate leisure, perfect for couples and families to explore Lan Ha Bay, and to discover untouched areas within the World Heritage Ha Long Bay ensemble
  • DAY 1: HANOI - HAI PHONG - HA LONG BAY - LAN HA BAY (L/ D)

    Morning:
    9:00-9:30 Optional pick-up arrangement around Hanoi old quarter* by La Pinta Limousine service team. Check-up guests list, personal belongings then depart.
    9:30-11:45 Heading on the new national highway 5B from Hanoi capital to Cat Hai island.
    11:45 Limo arrives at Got Pier, La Pinta lounge staff offer tea break (tea, lemon juice or purified bottled water).
    12:00 Transfers to La Pinta Cruise.
    Afternoon:
    12:15 On board La Pinta Cruise. Enjoy welcome drink then receive cruise briefing and safety instructions before check-in.
    12:30 Savor a delicious lunch at the restaurant (our menus mostly cater specialties of Vietnamese and some international cuisines) while enjoying the beauty of the canals and islets on the way such as Da Chong, Con Vit and Gia Luan.
    (Đá Chồng- Stacking Stones is a destination in Quang Ninh province, well-known for adventure tours. Con Vịt- Duck is an islet, shaped like a duck. Gia Luận is a village in Cat Ba island-the 3rd largest island in Vietnam, under Hai Phong governance.)
    14:30 La Pinta stops at Vung Tra Bau where you could either enjoy kayaking or swimming in emerald water.
    (Vụng Trà Báu is a small bay surrounded by stone islets, clear and clean, no strong wind and ideal for swimming.)
    16:00 Back to the cruise and it’s your time to refresh, relax and join our sunset party.
    16:45 La Pinta cruise anchors on seawater at Rang Dua (Coconut sand dune) near adjoining of Ha Long Bay & Cat Ba island.
    17:00-17:45 Join La Pinta chefs for a cooking show where you could learn how to make of some Vietnamese traditional dishes and taste it. Also, you are welcome to take part in our special activity** or any activity at your choice.

    Evening:
    19:30 Dinner is served on board.
    20:30-23:00 After finishing dinner, you could view the bay at night up on the top deck, relax with romantic music, enjoy drinks from the bar while watching Top Gear Vietnam Special - a TV series by BBC or try your luck at squid fishing. Or you could also grab some drinks and have your leisure time outside your cabin private balcony. Overnight on board.

  • DAY 2: HA LONG BAY - HA NOI (B/Br)

    Morning:
    6:00 Wakeup in the middle of the bay, inhale the fresh air, watch the sunrise on broad horizon
    and admire the breathtaking seascape.
    6:30 You would spend about 10 minutes travelling on our tender to nearby fishing area. The tender maintains a distance of 20-30m (60-90 ft) away from the Chã. On seascape you could observe a man and a woman in fishery classic costume netting within 20 minutes. On tender you could take photos, making your own video clip of this performance or lime stone islets on the bay.
    (Chã is a traditional small boat, made of timber frame and bamboo coated with natural plant compound or asphalt mixture)
    7:00 Back to the cruise.
    7:15 Breakfast with light buffet.
    8:00 Transfers to Dark & Bright cave, explore this lovely cave by bamboo boats.
    8:45 Back onto cruise, please join our special activity** or any activity at your choice on board.
    9:15 Pack & check-out.
    9:45 Farewell brunch is served at the restaurant. You could observe the scenes at different
    angles and grab this chance to do a photo hunting as the boat slowly cruises passing by many
    islets of Halong Bay on her waterway back to pier.
    11:45 La Pinta cruise returns at Got Pier.
    12:00 Disembark and say goodbye to the cruise.
    12h:15 Transfer back to Hanoi by Limo service (optional).
    Afternoon:
    14:30 Arrive in Hanoi old quarter*, drop off at your hotel.
    Trip ends here, yet La Pinta crew would love to see you soon!

    IF YOU WANT TO TAKE 3D2N WITH LA PINTA, PLEASE REFER THE ITINERARY HERE

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Prices are quoted in USD per cabin:

Cabin type   Jan 1 2019 - Apr 30 2019 May 1, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019
Oct 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
Deluxe ocean view with balcony 1 pax $248 $229
 2 pax $380 $360
3 pax $529 $509
Executive ocean view with balcony 1 pax $269 $249
2 pax $405 $386
3 pax $543 $525
Premium  family connecting with balcony 3 pax N/A N/A
4 pax $725 $694
5 pax $920 $800
Pinta Suite with balcony 1 pax $279 $290
2 pax $509 $449

Important Notes:
(*) Pick-up and drop off services in Hanoi old quarter applied for tourists who book shuttle bus transfer only.
(**) Special activity subject to weather or seasonal conditions.
Cruise itineraries and schedules are subject to change without notice depending on the weather and operating conditions.

 Included:

- Entrance fees and sightseeing fees
- English speaking tour guide on boat
- Welcome drink with warm/cold towel 
- Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin
- All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries ( Breakfast = B, Lunch = L, Dinner = D)
- Kayaking, Cooking class, squip fishing, Tai Chi exercise, Bamboo boat, Music performance

Excluded:

- Airfare, Visa arrangement 
- Beauty Spa services & Massage
- A/C transfer Hanoi – Haiphong – Hanoi (contact us)
- All others services not stated above
- Beverages, tips, gratuities, and other personal expenses
- Surcharge for Xmas, Solar New Year’s day & Lunar New Year’s day