Day 1: Hanoi arrival – Full day city tour (L, G)
Depart from Manila and arrive in Hanoi in the early morning our driver wil welcome and
take you to the hotel for check in. Sleep well
Late breakfast at your hotel, you have the ful day to discover Vietnam’s charming
capital. First stop would be the Ho Chi Minh Complex then visit the Temple of Literature,
Vietnam’s first university dating back to the 11th century, and to the St Joseph
Cathedral for religious activity. The rest of the day wil be shopping in the old quarter
Your overnight wil be in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay Day Cruise – Paradise Suites Hotel (B, L)
AM: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi at 7.45 – 8.00 (approx. 3.5hours’ drive). Your
heavenly journey across Halong Bay starts around noon on Tuan Chau Island at the
doorstep of Vietnam's most fascinating wonder.
11.00-12.00: Upon arival at the Paradise Lounge on Tuan Chau Island, check in your
luggage and take a moment to enjoy a hot drink or light snack. Your luggage wil be
taken to the Paradise Suites Hotel while you enjoy a range of food and beverages at the
12.30: Transfer to the cruise ship.
A short distance from the Lounge, you can walk straight onto the Paradise Luxury to get
acquainted with the ship.
12.45: Welcome briefing by our cruise manager and crew members.
Meet the team who wil be looking after you for the day and learn about the safety
procedures and the day’s proceedings. Feel free to have a good look round the vesel
and the fabulous facilities.
13.00: Lunch served onboard.
A delicious bufet lunch is served with a selection of both Vietnamese and Western
options available. We have a range of salads, hot dishes and deserts to satisfy
14.30: Explore the deep and cavernous Surprise Cave.
Surprise Cave, by far the most spectacular cave in Halong bay, is a marvel to behold.
Deep caverns and large chambers are elegantly lit as the path snakes up and down the
mountain. With both spectacular views of the Bay and unusual cave architecture, this is
one the true gems in Halong.
15.30: Continue cruising through Halong Bay.
Continue sailng through this natural masterpiece.
16.30: Transfer to the Explorer and cruise back towards the shore.
The Paradise Luxury wil remain in the Bay as you cruise back on the Paradise Explorer
to enjoy the Paradise Suites Hotel.
17.30: Arive back to shore and transfer to your room at the Paradise Suites
Hotel. Evening at your leisure to enjoy the facilties at the hotel and the surounding area.
Relax in the evening with our live band or check out the range of treatments in the spa.
Alternatively you can head to town to the night market or visit our travel desk to browse
a range of half day or ful day tours for the folowing day.
Day 3: Halong - Hanoi (B, L)
Check-out of the Paradise Suites Hotel. After having lunch transfer back to Hanoi. The
rest of day wil be your own until 8.00 pm direct transfer to the airport for flight to
Day 4: Manila arivall