Officially launched on December 18th 2007, Jasmine was the second of the “Three Sisters” cruises in Halong Bay including Violet Halong Cruise, Ginger Halong Cruise operated by Heritage Line Company. With 23 spacious cabins, the Jasmine is built in the 1930’s Indochine style junk with three tawny sails and dark wood- cladding which sets the standard for the four star luxury cruise in Halong Bay.
Highlights
Day 1
Hanoi - Halong Bay (L, D)
8:00: Departure from Hanoi to Halong 12:00: Get on board and check in 12:30: Start to cruise Halong bay from Tuan Chau pier 13:00: Have delicious seafood lunch while sailing through many amazingly picturesque limestone islands. Visit Tien Ong Cave. Then, join a bamboo boat to Cua Van, the biggest and oldest fishing village in the bay to observe fishermen's daily life. Back to the boat to participate in a Vietnamese cooking class..
Overnight: Overnight on board
Day 2
Halong Bay - Hanoi (Brunch)
Enjoy morning Vietnamese coffee, tea and pastries. Then, join a Tai Chi morning class if you like. Next, relax, swim on Titop Island. If you like activities, climb up 330 steps to the top of island to get a panoramic view of bay. Back to Jasmine cruise for further sailing around the bay passing amazing scenery of Tam Cung Cave and Poem Mountain. Enjoy the brunch and back to Tuan Chau Pier at 11:00..
Hotels
The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.
INCLUDED
Accommodation based on twin/double sharing cabin
Meals as itinerary ( 1 lunch, 1 dinner, 1 brunch)
Entrance fee and sightseeing ticket
English speaking guide on board only
Taxes
NOT INCLUDED
Transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay and vice versa
Travel insurance
Drinks in each meals
Others not mentioned in the program
Surcharge on peak season (Christmas, New Year)
Review
TOUR DEtails
Starts
Hanoi
Ends
Hanoi
Hotel rating
4 star
Tour guide
Yes
Meals
Lunch: 1, Dinner: 1, Brunch: 1