Glory Cruise

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Glory Cruises are modern and tastefully designed boats, the boats feature spacious, well-appointed cabins and suites with large en-suite bathrooms, large sundecks with comfortable lounging furniture and elegant dining rooms and bars. We have designed and fitted our boats to international standards while maintaining traditional style, creating the perfect balance of modern comforts and nostalgic ambiance.

Glory Cruises offer an elegant, relaxing and fulfilling ways to explore endless style in Halong bay. The cruise brings us into contact with local people in different floating villages of the Halong bay. With Glory Cruises, you will have ample opportunity to see Vietnam in its authenticity and sample local culture and food, in a one unpacking, unforgettable vacation where your “floating hotel” get you insight into Halong bay Vietnam.

Our goal is to offer a soothing as well as stimulating experience that you will remember and cherish. Our dedicated and professional management and staff await you and look forward to serving you on magnificent Halong Bay.

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Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay ( L, D)

07.30 – 08.30 Pick up at hotels in Hanoi Old Quarters (included). Drive

to Halong City through the paddy fields in the Red River Delta.

10h00: Stopover on the way for a refreshment break

12h00: Arrive at Tuan Chau wharf – Break and photography time

12h30: Board Glory Cruises for departure. Welcome drink will be served

13h00: Lunch is served while cruising through the bay

15h30: Visit exciting Cua Van fishing village. The village is free of busy roads and streets, electric lights, houses and high rise buildings. Instead, there are only herds of little boats and rafts. You will have the chance to discover the traditional culture and customs of the fishermen.

16h30: Enjoy kayaking or swimming (if the weather permits).

17h00: Back on board and continue cruising to Drum Cave (Hang Trong) to dock.

19h00: Dinner is served.

21h00: Take some leisure time to enjoy chatting at the bar or enjoy some night fishing. Relax and spend a romantic night on Glory Cruise

Day 2: Halong – Hanoi (B/Br)

07.00: Coffee and tea will be served

08.00: Continue cruising

08h15: Visit splendid Sung Sot Cave

09h00: Check out and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay, passing Dinh Huong Island, fishing villages, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island and Sail Island.

09.30: Buffet brunch (breakfast/lunch) while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier

11h30: Arrive at the pier. Time to say goodbye to the crew.

12.00: Return from Halong to Hanoi.

14h00: Stop over in Dong Trieu town to visit a ceramics workshop.

16.00: Arrive in Hanoi End of the trip.

Please note the cruise itinerary and program may be subject to change without prior notice.

Price for group tour: USD/pax

Cabin

Price/pax

Promotion price

Single supplement

Deluxe cabin

$145/pax

$130/pax

$40/pax

Suite cabin

$175/pax

$157/pax

$50/pax

Family suite

$205/pax

$184/pax

$370/pax

Pick up & Drop off

Included

Children’s policy:

  • Children less than 4 years of age are FOC, sharing a room with parents.
  • Children from 4 to 7 years of age are charged 50%, sharing a room with parents.
  • Children from 7 to 11 years of age are charged 75%, sharing a twin room

Inclusions:

  • Shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi with A/C (no bus: discount $10/pax)
  • Accommodation in a twin share or double cabin
  • All Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B-= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner, BR= Brunch)
  • An English speaking guide.
  • 1 hour kayaking (2 pax/double kayak)
  • Sightseeing admissions.

Exclusions:

  • Drinks.
  • Government taxes
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips are welcome.

What to bring:

  • Sun block, camera + film
  • Insect repellent
  • Original Passport
  • A wide brimmed hat
  • Swimming suite, sun glasses

Note:

  • Tour price is quoted in USD per person and valid until 30th September 2011.
  • Special request should be informed in advance
  • Hotel and room number in Hanoi is required.

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Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay ( L, D)

07.30 – 08.30 Pick up at hotels in Hanoi Old Quarters (included). Drive to Halong City through the paddy fields in the Red River Delta.

10h00: Stopover on the way for a refreshment break

12h00: Arrive at Tuan Chau wharf – Break and photography time

12h30: Board Glory Cruises for departure. Welcome drink will be served

13h00: Lunch is served while cruising through the bay

15h30: Visit exciting Cua Van fishing village. The village is free of busy roads and streets, electric lights, houses and high rise buildings. Instead, there are only herds of little boats and rafts. You will have the chance to discover the traditional culture and customs of the fishermen.

16h30: Enjoy kayaking or swimming (if the weather permits).

17h00: Back on board and continue cruising to Drum Cave (Hang Trong) to dock.

19h00: Dinner is served.

21h00: Take some leisure time to enjoy chatting at the bar or enjoy some night fishing. Relax and spend a romantic night on Glory Cruise

Day 2: Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay (B/L/D)

7h30: Start the day with an International breakfast

08h30: Transfer to another boat for Lan Ha Bay excursion.

10h00: Guided kayaking, swimming & snorkeling at Three Peach Beach, a pristine natural beach lapped by turquoise water.

12h00: Fresh seafood lunch is served onboard or enjoy Barbeque on beach if the weather permitted.

13h30: Continue on to discover Ho Ba Ham Islet, the most remote point in Lan Ha Bay and bordering the Gulf of Tonkin.

14h30: Visit its quaint fishing village and lagoon

Possibility of kayaking through an amazing tunnel carved under a limestone mountain (time and weather permitting).

16h00: Cruise back to Glory Cruises

19h00: Sumptuous seafood set-dinner onboard

21h00: Retire to your cabin or join the fishing program

Overnight aboard

Day 3: Halong – Hanoi (B/Br)

07.00: Coffee and tea will be served

08.00: Continue cruising.

08h15: Visit splendid Sung Sot Cave

09h00: Check out and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay, passing Dinh Huong Island, fishing villages, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island and Sail Island.

09.30: Buffet brunch (breakfast/lunch) while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier

11h30: Arrive at the pier. Time to say goodbye to the crew.

12h00: Drive from Halong to Hanoi.

14h00: Stop over in Dong Trieu town to visit a Ceramics workshop.

16.00: Arrive in Hanoi. End the trip

Price for group tour: USD/pax

Cabin

Price/pax

Promotion price

Single supplement

Deluxe cabin

$240/pax

$216/pax

$100/pax

Suite cabin

$275/pax

$247/pax

$100/pax

Family suite

$305/pax

$274/pax

$550/pax

Pick up & Drop off

Included

n/a

Children’s policy:

  • Children less than 4 years of age are FOC, sharing a room with parents.
  • Children from 4 to 7 years of age are charged 50%, sharing a room with parents.
  • Children from 7 to 11 years of age are charged 75%, sharing a twin room

Inclusions:

  • Shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi with A/C (no bus: discount $10/pax)
  • Accommodation in a twin share or double cabin
  • All Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B-= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner, BR= Brunch)
  • An English speaking guide.
  • 1 hour kayaking (2 pax/double kayak)
  • Sightseeing admissions.

Exclusions:

  • Drinks.
  • Government taxes
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips are welcome.
  • What to bring:
  • Sun block, camera + film
  • Insect repellent
  • Original Passport
  • A wide brimmed hat
  • Swimming suite, sun glasses

Note:

  • Tour price is quoted in USD per person and valid until 30th September 2011.
  • Special request should be informed in advance
  • Hotel and room number in Hanoi is required.