Itinerary

Era Cruise 2 days 1 night

  • Overviews
    Ready for this unique experience then board Era Cruise halong, for 2 days & 1 night exploring the breathtaking and peaceful view of Halong bay. Start cruising and enjoy our special feast of Vietnamese dishes while the cruise slowly slide on the romantic waves of Halong Bay. Relax on the sundeck or take part in our activities as kayaking, swimming, visiting  cave and Island, cooking class,Lan ha bay and Bai Tu Long Bay. With Era Cruises excellent service in hospitality you will feel home. The tour guides are friendly and knowledgeable and this tour is friendly and safe for families with children and we guarantee you 100% satisfaction. We depart daily from Hanoi or Halong Bay, Dinh Vu Harbor.  
  • Itinerary
    Era Cruise 2 days 1 night   Day 1. Hanoi – Hai Phong – Halong bay – Lan Ha bay (L, D)   9.00AM : Era Cruise 's Li,ousine will Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi, drive on the highway to Dinh Vu port in Hai Phong. Warm welcome and enjoy tea at Era Cruise’s lounge. 12.00. Transfer by tender to the ERA CRUISE. On the way to the main boat, you will have a chance to see Cai Trap canal. 12.15. Welcome onboard the CRUISE. Enjoy welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in your cabin. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay – one of the World Natural Heritage site. 12.40. Boat heads to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have lunch before continuing our journey via the islets of Con Vit and Gia Luan. These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out of the sea in an impressive manner. This area is untouched, as not many cruise ships use the route via the Cat Ba Island – Thoi Quyt area – Coc Ngoi islet – through Cua Van to Ba Trai Dao area. 15.00. Move to Ba Trai Dao beach area of Lan Ha Bay – a separate part of Halong Bay. This is a quiet tourist paradise in Vietnam. The region is known for its pristine beaches and spectacular beauty, having about 400 fascinating islands. Unlike the main, Ha Long Bay, the islands of Lan Ha Bay are forested, and most are small in stature. You may prefer to try your hand at kayaking or simply just enjoy a swim. This is a great experience, immersed in the crystal clear waters of the bay, in the Ba Trai Dao area. 17.30. Returning cruise boat you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you may join a traditional cooking class. The chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. 19.30. Deluxe dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting. 21.30. Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks at the bar or try your luck at night squid fishing, or watching movie in the restaurant. Overnight on Halong Era Cruise.     era cruise 2 days 1 night     Day 2. Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)   06.00 Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve light breakfast. Then continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area of the Sang Toi cave. 9.30 Return to ERA CRUISES boat for check-out procedures. 10.00 Whilst cruising back you will enjoy a delightful brunch. 11.35 We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, then disembark. 12.10 Bid farewell at Dinh Vu port, get on bus to return to Hanoi. End the tour at your hotel around 14.30.     Era Cruise 2 days 1 night Tour inclusive:   Transferring by shuttle bus Hanoi – Hai Phong – Hanoi English speaking tour guide on boat Luxury cruise through Halong bay – Lan Ha Bay (apply for 2 days 1 night) and Bai Tu Long Bay (apply for 3 days 2 nights) Full board meals as mentioned in the itineraries, (02 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 light breakfast for 2 days 1 night, 03 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 light breakfasts for 3 days 2 nights) Kayaking, Cooking class, Tai chi exercise, Bamboo boat, Swimming (if the weather permits), Movies, Squid fishing, Music entertainment, satellite TV Sightseeing and entrance fees Luxury cabin with A/C, en-suite bathrooms Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin   Era Cruise 2 days 1 night Tour exclusive : Beauty Spa Services & Massage Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses All other services not clearly mentioned above              
  • Ship Fact

    SHIP FACT OF ALOVA GOLD CRUISE I & II

       
     SPECIFICATIONS     ALOVA GOLD CRUISE I   ALOVA GOLD CRUISE II
     Operated since  November 2011  June 2012
     Generator  450 KVA  450 KVA
     Speed  13 km/hour  13 km/hour
     Length  30 m  32 m
     Width  6 m  6 m
     Height  8.5 m  8.5 m
     Dining Room   40 m2  40 m2
     Bar  Western Bar  Western Bar
     Bar/ Sundeck  Sofa & tanning chairs  Sofa & tanning chairs
     No of deck  3 decks  3 decks
     Safety certified   Yes   Yes
    ACCOMMODATION   
    Total cabins 9 9
    Twin cabins 4 4
    Double cabins 3 3
    Triple cabins 2 2
    BENEFIT  
    Welcome Cocktail  Yes  Yes
    Cooking class  Yes  Yes
    Flower carving class Yes Yes
    Kayaking 1 hour 1 hour
    Breakfast American breakfast American breakfast
    Lunch Vietnamese cuisine Vietnamese cuisine
    Dinner Vietnamese cuisine Vietnamese cuisine
    Birthday Free birthday cake Free birthday cake
    Drinking water in cabin 1 bottle of water/person 1 bottle of water/person
    FACILITIES AND SERVICE       
    High-quality wooden décor Yes Yes
    Air-conditioner Yes Yes
    Private bathroom Yes Yes
    Bathroom amenity Yes Yes
    Hair dryer/ Towel Yes Yes
    High quality white linen Yes Yes
    Slippers in cabin Yes Yes
    Umbrella Yes Yes
    Dry bag [for kayaking] Yes Yes
    TV & DVD player in bar Yes Yes
    Squid fishing equipment Yes Yes
    Safety Equipment Yes Yes
    Life jacket Yes Yes
    Internet wifi No No
    Minibar and TV in room No No
    Sightseeing tender Yes Yes
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Era Cruise 3 days 2 nights

  • Overviews
    Discover Era Cruise 3 days 2 nights tour to explore the breathtaking and peaceful view on this unique halong bay. Start cruising and enjoy our special feast of Vietnamese dishes while the Era Cruise slowly slides on the romantic waves of Halong Bay. On the second day, our smaller boat and local guide will take you to discover the untouched places on Halong Bay as visiting fishing village, pearl farm and enjoy the BBQ seafood lunch.You can spend all time swimming and kayaking among hundreds of islets. With Era Cruises excellent service in hospitality you will feel home. The tour guides are friendly and knowledgeable and this tour is friendly and safe for families with children and we guarantee you 100% satisfaction. We depart daily from Hanoi or Halong Bay, Dinh Vu Harbor. UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
    • Cruise through stunning Halong Bay on traditional Asian junk
    • Full day Kayak around breathtaking limestone scenery
    • Vietnamese feast of delicious seafood
      ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Price mentioned for 3 days & 2 nights per room Bookable rooms [cabins] options:
    • Double room 2 guests
    • Twin room 2 guests
    • Triple room 3 guests
     
  • Itinerary
    Era Cruise 3 days 2 nights   DAY 1: HANOI – HAI PHONG - HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY (Lunch/Dinner) 09h15: Our bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, transfer to Cat ba island through Highway. When arriving habour around 11.30, you can enjoy special tea at ERA Cruise’s lounge by warmly welcome. 12h00: Transfer by tender to the ERA SLEEPING BOAT. 12h15: We welcome our guests onboard the ERA CRUISE and then check in, enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay - one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature. 12h40: ERA CRUISE proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have a lunch while passing via the islets of Con Vit and Gia Luan. These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out of the sea in an impressive manner. This area is untouched, as not many cruise ships use the route via the Cat Ba Island - Thoi Quyt area - Coc Ngoi islet - through Cua Van village to Ba Trai Dao area. 15h00: We progress to Ba Trai Dao beach area of Lan Ha Bay- a separate part of Halong Bay. This is a quiet tourist paradise in Vietnam. The region is known for its pristine beaches and spectacular beauty, having about 400 fascinating islands. Unlike the main, Ha Long Bay, the islands of Lan Ha Bay are forested, and most are small in stature. You may prefer to try your hand at kayaking or simply just enjoy a swim. This is a great experience, immersed in the crystal clear waters of the bay, in the three peach beaches area. 17h30: Returning ERA CRUISE, you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you may join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. In the early evening the boat has its Happy Hour deal Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu) 19h30: Deluxe dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting 21h30: Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing, watching a movie in the restaurant. Overnight on board. Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu) 23h00: End of Day One program   DAY TWO: LAN HA BAY – BAI TU LONG BAY - HALONG BAY (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)   6h00: The day starts early onboard ERA CRUISE with Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Coffee, tea and pastries for light breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape, then continue our journey. 8h30: Transfer to day boat for visit Viet Hai village. You will take the bicycle trip along the village path and go through rain forests and dark tunnel. Enjoy stunning scenery of rice fields on the way. Stop at the village to relax. Visit an ancient local house, made from straw, mud, bamboo…you will have chance to see the local life on a valley of local people. Optional electric car service is available (at an extra cost). Back to day boat for visiting Bai Tu Long Bay. Lunch served on day boat. 13h30: Visit Bai Tu Long Bay, free kayaking and swimming at the area which situated in the middle of a narrow, rectangular area, with the all four sides enclosed by vertical cliffs. (if the weather permit). 16h00: Return to ERA CRUISE. You will join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. Watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. In the early evening the boat has its Happy Hour deal 19h30: Deluxe dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting 21h30: Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing, watching a movie in the restaurant. Overnight on board. Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu) 23h00: End of Day Two program  
     
    DAY Third : HALONG BAY – HAI PHONG - HANOI (breakfast)   06h00: Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve light breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Dark & bright cave is situated. 9h30: Visitors then return ERA CRUISE HALONG for check-out procedures 10h00: Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch 11h35: We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark. 12h10: We bid farewell at Got Ferry, this is the end of the program. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a safe onward journey. 14h15: Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip
         
    Era Cruise 3 days 2 nights Included
       
    Transferring by shuttle bus Hanoi – Hai Phong – Hanoi English speaking tour guide on boat Luxury cruise through Halong bay – Lan Ha Bay (apply for 2 days 1 night) and Bai Tu Long Bay (apply for 3 days 2 nights) Full board meals as mentioned in the itineraries, (02 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 light breakfast for 2 days 1 night, 03 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 light breakfasts for 3 days 2 nights) Kayaking, Cooking class, Tai chi exercise, Bamboo boat, Swimming (if the weather permits), Movies, Squid fishing, Music entertainment, satellite TV Sightseeing and entrance fees Luxury cabin with A/C, en-suite bathrooms Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin   Era Cruise 3 days 2 nights Tour Excluded     Beauty Spa Services & Massage Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses All other services not clearly mentioned above
  • Ship Fact

Era Cruises Halong 1 day tour

  • Overviews
        UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
    • Cruise through stunning Halong Bay on traditional Asian junk
    • Vietnamese feast of delicious seafood
      HIGHLIGHTS
    • Free pick up and drop off in Hanoi [Old Quarter]
    • Professional English speaking tour guide
    • Seafood lunch (we have Vegetarian Menu for vegetarians)
    • Visit fishing village
    • 45 minute kayaking around Halong Bay
    • Visiting Thien Cung Cave
    • Kids & Family friendly
      EXTENSION OPTION:
    • Extent your tour with going to Sapa train leaves around 9 PM, Sapa 3 nights & 2 days price start from 195 USD similar to 4.056.000 VND per person all included.
    Please feel free to contact us for an availability check or other travel wishes.contact   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Price mentioned for day tour all included  
  • Itinerary
     
    Era Cruise Halong One day   7:45 - 8:30 Am: Picking up from hotel/stay and depart for Halong Bay 10:30 Stopping over to stretch the legs on the way 12:30 - 16: 30: Boarding Era Cruise  and Cruising on the bay. Activity included: - Welcome Drink - Safety briefing - Lunch with Vietnamese dishes - Kayaking OR Bamboo boat rowing OR Relaxing - Visiting Thien Cung cave (Heaven Cave) - Enjoying fresh fruits - Disembarking to get on shuttle bus 18:00 Short stop to stretch your legs 20:30 Saying goodbye to you at your hotel/stay. Trip ends THINGS TO BRING& TO KNOW
    • Passport with valid visa
    • Some cash in Vietnamese Dong / USD for personal expenses
    • Sun block or insect repellent, sport shoes
    • 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 payment on board
    • Outside beverage has applicable corkage fee
    • Travel light, as you can please arrange to keep big luggage at your hotel
       NOTES
    • Itinerary is subject to change upon
    • Doctor and Pharmacy are not available on Halong Era Cruise
    • If you hotel/ stay is not located in the Hanoi old Quarter, please come to our office at 7.45 am to get on shuttle bus.
    • We arrive back in Hanoi between 8:30pm & 9:00pm – if you have to catch a flight, bus or train later in the evening, contact us to assist you with your schedule and transportation choices.
    Price: 55 USD/ 1 person INCLUSIONS
    • Transfer from hotel/stay in Hanoi Old Quarter to Halong Bay and return by A/C bus
    • All entrance tickets to sites indicated in itinerary
    • 2 bottles of water per person on bus and welcome drink on boat
    • Lunch with Vietnamese dishes
    • English speaking guide during the trip
    EXCLUSIONS
    • Kayaking or bamboo boat rowing (4 USD/1 person with ticket to Ba Hang Cave)
    • Beverages
    • Tax & service charge
    • Tips and personal expenses
    • Pick up from hotel or stay outside Hanoi's Old Quarter
    • Travel insurance
    • All not indicated in our itinerar
     
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