Estella Cruise will take you on an odyssey of 8-hours in deep exploration through remote Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay, discovering many hidden splendors of untouched natural wonders. Enjoy breath-taking sceneries from river to the sea. Our journey starts with a cruise through 8-hundred years old history river surrounded by verdant mangrove forests dotted by white storks before heading into mystical world of uncharted Halong Bay.
07.15 – Meet Original Explorer tour guide at your hotel in Hanoi old quater.
08.00 – Start two-hour road journey to Hai Phong Province via expressway aboard ultra-luxurious chauffeur-driven limousine.
09.45 – Welcome abroad on our ESTELLA CRUISE and safe briefing
11.30 – Savour a mouth-watering lunch. While cruising through a maze of towering limestone mountains, you revel in the elegant restaurant that fully equipped with air-conditioning. A Vietnamese fusion cuisine lunch is served and spectacular seascape is always in view through expanded windows.
13.30 – Explore magic sea cave and hidden lagoons by kayak or bamboo boat rowing. Drop anchor at a cove amid dramatic natural scenery in Kiem Lam archipelago. After an introduction from our expert on how to paddle safely, you will do kayaking amidst a maze of incredible rock formations rising majestically from the jade-green water. Every turn brings another surprise and secret passages of an array of stalagmite caves led into hidden lagoons with a unique ecosystem, getting close to sea creatures and coral reefs. Alternative kayak, taking a bamboo boat rowed by a fisherfolk and gently gliding through stalagmite caves led into hidden lagoons.
15.00 – Swimming and sightseeing floating house, farm fishing. Swimming on crystal-clear emerald water with amazing backdrops.Passages of the genuine floating house of local fisherfolk where the indigenous life that has been living on for centuries.
15.30 – Cooking demonstrations and sunset party. Our chef will teach you how to make famous traditional Vietnamese springrolls. Here you will understand the culinary culture of the Vietnamese and the techniques that you will take it home. You savor this course that made by yourself with our traditional wine.
16.00 – Enjoy tea break. There is something magical about the tradition of taking the tea at the sea – fresh biscuit, Vietnamese traditional cake, green tea and seasonal fruit are served by our crews while you mingle with other guests to savor the unique moment of sunset.
17.30 – Disembark for another comfortable limousine ride back Hanoi via new expressway
19.00 – Drop off at your hotel doorsteps, service ended.