07.00 - 07.30 - Collection from the hotel
The driver of Jade Sails’ shuttle bus will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Take two-hour scenic drive across the Red River Delta to Halong Bay.
09.45 - Welcome to the Jade Sails
Get on the cruise and enjoy a welcome drink while listening to the crew’s briefing. After this, you are free to explore the ship and check out the view as we begin sailing towards the limestone islands ahead of us.
11.00 - Lunch
A delicious lunch is served in the dining room of the cruise, during which there will be a live musical performance of traditional Vietnamese music and the constant scrolling of limestone mountains in the background.
13.30 - Visiting the Dark & Bright Caves
First, we cruise over to the Dark & Bright Caves, where we will board a bamboo boat rowed by a local resident. We will head through the Bright Cave, which is a small tunnel of water opening up magnificently onto an enclosed lake. Here, you will have time to skim the surface of this silent lagoon encircled by soaring limestone walls and dotted with luxuriant trees.
15.00 - Swimming and Kayaking in Tung Gau
There are over 400 islands dotted around the area of Tung Gau, making it the perfect place for us to revel in the scenery as we kayak and swim in these quiet, emerald waters. A quick lesson from the tour guide will set you up for your kayaking excursion, which is guaranteed to be one of the more memorable highlights of your time with the cruise.
16.00 - Cooking Class
As we return to the Jade Sails, our chef will emerge from the kitchen and show us how to create Vietnamese spring rolls to replicate at home. Have a go yourself afterwards as the most spectacular backdrop drifts by.
16.30 - Sunset Party
Summit on the sundeck for watch the magnificent sunset over the Seven Wonders of Nature, enjoy Sunset party. It’s ideal time to make acquaintance with new friends, sharing your traveling experience or simply watching the sunset or just relax. In the early evening the boat has its Happy Hour deal.
17.00 - Back to Tuan Chau Marina by speed boat.
17.30 - Disembark for another comfortable limousine ride back Hanoi.
19.30 - Drop off at your hotel doorsteps. Service ended.