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Gray Line Halong Cruise

11/8/2013 4:02:13 AM
Welcome on board. Recently brought to Vietnam, Gray Line Halong is proud to be the first oceanic overnight cruise along the 103-year history of Gray Line Worldwide. Be charmed by her exquisite luxury, intimate setting and unrivaled home from home service. An unforgettable way to witness the serene, calm settings of Halong Bay's exceptional natural beauty.
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This 2-day-tour covers almost all the beautiful highlights of Halong Bay and some famous fishing villages nearby. Tourists can fully experience sea kayaking, enjoy the fresh seafood and take part in other exotic activities.

Day 1 Hanoi – Halong (L – D)
7.45 - 8.15: Our English-speaking Guide will pick up guests from hotels at Hanoi Old Quarter, if using Gray Line shuttle service
12.15 Embark at Tuan Chau Marina. Enjoy complimentary drink at Gray Line reception terrace
12.30 Easily get on Gray Line by private auto pier, and then Crew, who will serve you along the trip, warmly welcomes you. Welcome drink is served following Cruise manager’s briefing. Check in to your reserved cabin and take a rest.
13.30 Enjoy a nice set-menu lunch. By local flavors in each dish, it vitally helps to recuperate after a 4-hour- car drive. In the meantime, Gray Line goes ahead to the Bay’s center.
After lunch, you are free to relax on sundeck. While the light of afternoon decreases slightly, hundreds of islands with different shares definitely amaze you by its natural beauty. What Gray Line makes your trip different is not the sights of Halong, but the line that you are on. It is the best to watch unparalleled sceneries of Halong in slow motion.
15:00 By tender, visit Titop Island. Free choice of activities such as sunbathing, swimming and especially conquering the peak of the biggest island in Halong that is named of a Russian space hero and taking panoramic photos of Halong bay in the afternoon
15.40 Arrive at OngCam floating house by tender – one of few existing houses (belong Lan Ha Bay) left after the regulation of Management to relocate the traditional floating village to mainland. You will discover the area’s tranquility by kayaking – an indispensable water activity in Halong, for those who love challenging themselves or sitting on bamboo boat, for those who love being gentle and sophisticated, to admire breathtaking scenes. No matter what you choose, you will have a very quick look at the evidence of floating village to understand how they survive in simple forms of floating houses. Centrally, the activity offers the serenity of escape, particularly in the late afternoon. From a distance, few small junks drift off into the sunset slowly. What cool and poetic moment!
17:30 Go back Gray Line boat for relaxation at dusk. Enjoy a mini sunset party with complimentary seasonal fruits and finger foods. To get memorable sunset moment, you should order some Halong-styled glasses of cocktail by joining buy- one-get- one-free offer, made by our skillful bartenders. It is the best time to have unforgettable photos!
18.30 Join in cooking class on the sundeck. Gray Line’s chef shows you how to make Spring Roll - an authentic specialty, which is voted for World's 50 best foods by CNN. Then you could do it yourself and taste it right after to see how well your skill.
19.30 A sophisticated dinner that gives you an appetite will be dedicatedly served in romantic ambience, especially with BBQ fresh seafood and a variety of Vietnamese and Western foods.
21:00 Free choice of evening activities: watching film at the outdoor bar; playing board, guitar and card games; going fishing squid on tender. Enjoy squid cooked after fishing if you are lucky!
22:00 Overnight at the quietest sleeping area, End of the first day in Halong

Day 2 Halong - Hanoi (B - L)
06.30 Awaken you (on desire) at dawn for morning exercise with body warm up, Tai Chi Quan… on sundeck or enjoy beautiful spectacles that a blazing sunrise breaks the clouds of the island on the bay!
07.30 Have a light breakfast at Gray Line restaurant
08.30 Explore Me Cung (Maze) cave. This least known cave locates on a remote island, which is rare in cave-lake seascape. Climb up several rugged stone stairs to admire the miracle of stalactites in a very complex structure, then gradually to the west overlooking a great lake considered as a royal garden surrounding by natural mountain walls, seemingly isolated on the bay. Its water looks blue all year round and breathtaking from high above. Moreover, values of nature and archeology of the cave as well as the life of local ancient people in thousand years ago will be revealed by Gray Line’s professional tour guide.
09.30 Come back the cruise. Time to check out your cabin, but not the end. Gray Line runs on another route back to the marina that offers amazing pictures of Mother Nature showing full of typical islets in Halong Bay. It must be a big part of your journey. Let us enjoy!
11:00 Farewell lunch is deliciously served at restaurant and say ‘’goodbye’’ to Gray Line’s crew, who serve you during the trip.
11:45 Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina. Relax at Gray Line reception room. Go back to Hanoi. End of services. The timing to reach Hanoi is about from 16.00-16.30 with normal traffic condition.

 
Our prices are quoted in $USD based per cabin for accommodation and full board
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Cabin type

From 01st Oct 2016 - 30th Apr 2017
From 01st Oct 2017 - 31st Dec 2017

From 1st May to 30th Sep 2017

Single cabin

Double cabin

Single cabin

Double cabin

Deluxe

$235.00

$305.00

$215.00

$285.00

Deluxe Balcony

$255.00

$335.00

$235.00

$315.00

GL Suite

$295.00

$365.00

$275.00

$345.00

Child 6-11 years (extra mattress

$80

$80

Service included:
Private cabin with ensuite bathroom on Gray Line cruise
English Speaking Guide on board
Entrance and Sightseeing fees
All meal on board: 1 lunch, 1 dinner, 1 light breakfast, 1 brunch
Cooking demonstration
Kayaking
Welcome drink, cold handkerchief 2 bottles of mineral water in rooms daily
Daily fresh fruit in rooms daily
Tax, service charge, insurance on board

Service excluded:
Shuttle bus transfer Hanoi - Halong -Hanoi: USD20/person
Beverages, tips and personal expenses
Snorkeling/ diving (upon your request)
Meeting package (upon your request)
Wedding package (upon your request)

Notes:
The time and itinerary may be subject to change due to the bad weather and other prevailing conditions without notice.Advance register is required with name, passport, nationality, gender, and visa for all passengers.
Swimming and kayaking may cancelled due to bad weather and unused service is subject to nonrefundable
Shuttle transfer Hanoi - Ha Long City (journey about 3.5-4 hours including 1 reststop), departing from Hanoi office, 125 Hong Ha street at 7:45 daily and from Halong office, Tuan Chau Marina at 12:00 daily. Please book further.
For safety: First aid kit is available in Reception desk; Life jackets are in the drawer under your bed; No smoking in restaurant and cabin; Be aware of long jelly fish (seasonal)

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CABIN
Gray Line Halong cabin is your eyes over Halong Bay. Our rooms featured large sea-view bathrooms and private balconies will ensure intimate privacy and comfort for you to enjoy cruising. The traditions and the modern blend harmoniously in distinctive handcrafted woodwork and boutique décor, which allows you to relax in style and makes the most of your Halong retreat.
 
Total number of Cabins .......................... 14
Capacity of Passengers .......................... 28
Combination.......................................... 2 connecting VIP Cabins can be combined with 1 Deluxe Balcony Cabin to accommodate 6 adults + 3 children


Room amenities
Air-conditioning adjustable individually
Bath linen
Satellite TV set
Complimentary mineral water
Fire Extinguisher, Emergency Hammers
Marble Bathrooms with sea view
Hair-Dryer
Complimentary toiletries
Toilet
Slippers
Wardrobe
Life jackets

DINING & BAR



Enjoy an aperitif before tucking in or relax and unwind after dinner in our lounge bar over cocktails and an extensive wine list.
Feel free to explore our menus - we will, of course, do our best to accommodate any special dinner requests.
Gray Line Halong Bar  We are passionate about continually pushing ourselves to create the most enjoyable and unique experience possible. From searching out rare and unique cocktails, to pushing an ever-changing colorful, creative menu, we stand out amongst the norm and predictable. A wide selection of the best vintages from around the world will complement fine beverages and creative Asian-inspired flavors.
The restaurant and the indoor bar are located on the
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