Halong Alova Gold Cruise

SPECIFICATIONS         ALOVA GOLD CRUISE I ALOVA GOLD CRUISE II 

Operated since
Generator   
Speed
Length 
Width 
Height
Dining Room
Bar 
Bar/ Sundeck
No of deck 
afety certified 

November 2011 
450 KVA 
13 km/hour 
30 m 
6 m 
8.5 m 
40 m2
Western Bar 
Sofa & tanning chairs
3 decks 
Yes
June 2012 
450 KVA 
km/hour 
13
32 m 
6 m
8.5 m 
40 m2
Western Bar 
Sofa & tanning chairs 
3 decks
Yes  

 

ACCOMMODATION 
Total cabins                                   
Twin cabins                                    
Double cabins                                
Triple cabins 
9
4
3
2
9
4
3
2

 

Day 1 Hanoi – Halong bay- overnight on cruise (Meal: L, D)

07:30-You will be met by a Alova Cruise’s guide at your hotel in Hanoi  and start 175 km road trip to Tuan Chau Island, Halong city (approximately 3.5 hours).

12: 30- Welcome aboard Alova Gold with cocktailspecialty.
- Safety briefing & check-in your private cabin.

Our Alova Gold Cruises take us on an odyssey through the vast expanse of Halong Bay wends among other worldly karsts’ foundation and open up views of one stupendous seascape after another, passes Dog islet, Incense Burners and Thumb Rock whileaVietnamese-fusioncuisine lunchis served in the restaurant aboard.

15:00 – Anchoring in a cove of TUNG GAU hidden archipelagoesamid dramatic natural sceneries that the other big ships can’t. These are pristine place with unique eco systemrarely visited by stranger.

Deep into the range of spectacular rock formations rise out of jade green water is timeless base of local fisher folks who have been living aboard their tinny huts for centuries. Cut off from civilization, their time-honoredtraditions have been lived recently. 

We visit primitive floating house, farm-fishing and meet the warm and engaging fisher folks. The highlight of this trip is join an fishing trip with fisher folks , learning the traditional techniques and putting the fishing net by yourself which setting a genuine mood of authentic local life on the mystical water.

The splendid sights of TUNG GAU archipelagoes which is not only composed of untouched natural beauty, cultural value, but also the significance of its biodiversity. There is no better way to explore this eco system on a kayak.

After an instruction on how to paddle safely, you will glide on mirrored-water. Exploring labyrinth of limestone islands that tower majestically above us in many fantastic shapes. Every turns brings new surprises, secret passages to hidden lagoons, and getting closest to sea creatures. Our exploration is ended with leisure swim on clear emerald water before return on boat.

17.00 – Sunset cruise to the other part of the bay whist sipping cocktail on top-deck, enjoy our HAPPY HOUR – buy one and get one free.

18.30 – We slip into quiet anchorages from where we spent the night. Cooking demonstration

19.00 – Dinner with exquisite Vietnamese cuisines and discuss about next day exploration. Our day ends with a romantic night at bar before retiring to you comfortable cabin. 


Day 2: Halong – Cat Ba – Hanoi (Meal: B, L)

07.00 –Captain’s breakfast.

08.00 - Disembark, bus ride through wild site of Cat Ba Island.
08.20 - VisitArmy Hospital Cave on Limestone Mountain: A remnant from Vietnam War. You will meet the witness of the war that live a part of interesting history.

Due to the heavy American bombing, a secret bomb proof hospital and safe house for the VC leaders was built inside a cave, high up on one of the many limestone karsts which dominate the island.

10.00 -Return on board. Check-out of the cabin. Time to say good bye to our crew and enjoy scenic cruise towards Tuan Chau Port.

11.30 – Disembark the cruise;Lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine at Hong Chau restaurant

12.30 - get on the bus to go back to Hanoi.

16.30–Drop at your hotel/ accommodation in the Old Quarter. End service.

Note: Itinerary can be changed upon the weather condition

 

THINGS TO BRING& TO KNOW
Passport with valid visa
Some cash in Vietnamese Dong / USD for personal expenses
Sunblock or insect repellent
Sport shoes & swimming suite
Bring something warm to wear [From Dec till March]
Please be ready on time for our pick up service
We do not  accept credit card payments on board
Outside beverage have applicable corkage fee
Travel light, as you can please arrange to keep big luggage at your hotel 

NOTES
Itinerary is subject to change upon weather conditions
Doctor and Pharmacy are not available on Alova Gold Cruise
We arrive back in Hanoi between 4:00pm & 5:00pm – if you have to catch a flight, bus or train later in the evening, contact me to assist you with your schedule and transportation choices.

INCLUSIONS
Pick up from hotel/stay in Old Quarter
Transfer by A/C modern bus, Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Hanoi
1 night on Alova Gold Cruise
English speaking guide for the duration of the trip
2 bottles of water per person in the bus
All entrance as indicated in itinerary
1 hour kayaking
Squid fishing available after 6PM
Cooking class
Visiting Sung Sot cave "Amazing Cave"
Visiting Ti Top Island
Complementary bottle of water in cabin and Welcome Mocktail Drink
Vietnamese lunch [2x]
Vietnamese dinner [1x]
Captain Breakfast [1x]
Safety instructions on board
All indicated in our itinerary 

EXCLUSIONS

Beverages, tax, travel insurance & service charge

Tips, personal expenses

All not indicated in our itinerary

Pick up from hotel or stay outside Hanoi's Old Quarter

3 DAYS – 2 NIGHTS ON  ALOVA GOLD CRUISE TO EXPLORE HALONG BAY WITH KAYAKING


First Day: Hanoi - Halong bay - Overnight on Alova Gold Cruises (Meals: L, D)

07:45 - 8.30 am: Picking up guests from hotel/stay and starting to drive to Ha Long Bay

10:30 - Stopping over to stretch the legs on the way

12:45 - Evening: Boarding Alova Gold Cruise & Cruising on the bay passing Dogislet, Incense Berners, Thumb Rock with activities

  • Welcome mocktail    
  • Safety briefing & check in cabin
  • Lunch with Vietnamese dishes
  • Kayaking & swimming at Ti Top Island or relaxing
  • Cooking class and happy hour

19: 30 Dinner with Vietnamese dishes & enjoying a romantic night at bar or doing squid fishing

 

Second day: Halong bay - Lan Ha Bay - Kayak -  Overnight on Alova Gold Cruises (Meals: B, L, D)

07:00 -8.15 am:

  • Wake Up Call
  • Preparing your daily back pack for full day kayaking (something warm and dry to wear, trouser, swimming suit, sun crème, sunglasses, money, camera)
  • Captain Breakfast.
  • 08.15 - 16.30: Small boat for discovering untouched Halong bay:
  • Boarding a small boat for full day kayaking & relaxing
  • Cruising& kayaking in Ha long Bay & visiting Fishing village
  • Barbecue Lunch, relaxing and visiting Pearl farm

16:30 Recheck in Alova Gold Cruise

18:00 Cooking Class

19:30 Dinner with Vietnamese Cuisine

 

Third day: Halong bay - Hanoi (Meals: B, L)

07:00 - 9.30 am: - Wake up call

  • Captain Breakfast
  • Visiting Sung Sot Cave (Surprising Cave)

09:30 Check out the room and clear the bills

10:00 - 12.30:

  • Our chef shows how to carve vegetables into flowers
  • Disembarking the cruise, while cruising by many beautiful islands on the way to Bai chay Pier
  • Lunch with Vietnamese dishes

12:30 Get on shuttle bus to go back to Hanoi

14:00 Short stop to stretch the legs

16:30 Saying goodbye to you at your hotel/stay. Trip ends

 
Please Note:
We arrive back in Hanoi between 4:00pm & 5:00pm – if you have to catch a flight, bus or train later in the evening, contact me to assist you with your schedule and transportation choices. 

THINGS TO BRING& TO KNOW
Passport with valid visa
Some cash in Vietnamese Dong for personal expenses
Sunblock or insect repellent
Sport shoes & swimming suite
Bring something warm to wear [From Dec till March]
Please be ready on time for our pick up service
We only accept cash payments on board
Outside beverage have applicable corkage fee
Travel light, as you can please arrange to keep big luggage at your hotel

NOTES
Itinerary is subject to change upon weather conditions
Doctor and Pharmacy are not available on Alova Gold Cruise

INCLUSIONS
Pick up from hotel/stay in Old Quarter
Transfer by A/C modern bus, Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Hanoi
English speaking guide for the duration of the trip
2 bottles of water per person in the bus
All entrance as indicated in itinerary
1 hour kayaking
Squid fishing available after 6PM
Cooking class
Visiting Sung Sot cave "Amazing Cave"
Visiting Ti Top Island
Full day on smaller cruise around stunning Halong Bay
Kayaking , swimming on the second day
Visit pearl farm
Complementary bottle of water in cabin and Welcome Mocktail Drink
Vietnamese lunch [3x]
Vietnamese dinner [2x]
Captain Breakfast [2x]
Safety instructions on board
All indicated in our itinerary

EXCLUSIONS
Beverages, tax, travel insurance & service charge
Tips, personal expenses
All not indicated in our itinerary
Pick up from hotel or stay outside Hanoi's Old Quarter

From 1st Jan to 31st Dec. 2016

 

2 Days 1 Night (Price in US$)

 

Cabin Category

 2 persons

 4 persons

Single Supplement

Charter

Deluxe Sea-view

 126

120

40

   

 

 


 

 

 

3 Days 2 Nights (Price in US$)

 

 

Cabin Category

 2 persons

 4 persons

Single Supplement

Charter

Deluxe Sea-view

 196

190

75

 

HELIOS LEGEND HOTEL

Address: No. 2D Duong Thanh Street - Hoan Kiem District - Hanoi - Vietnam.
Telephone: +84 43927 5566
Hotline: +84.966700128 / +84.974560425
Email: booking@helioslegendhotel.com