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After pickup from your Hanoi Old Quarter hotel, travel to Hon Gai Harbor and board the Viola. Savor a buffet lunch, as you cruise Bai Tu Long Bay, before exploring Vung Vieng floating village by bamboo boat or kayak. Relax on Ban Chan Beach and then cruise through a stunning sunset. After a cooking class and dinner, choose between squid fishing, board games, or even karaoke (on request).

Day Two begins with tai chi, followed by a buffet breakfast. After exploring Thien Canh Son Cave, with its stalactites and stalagmites, relax on the sundeck or watch a fruit-carving demonstration. Savor an early lunch, as you admire the view while the boat returns to shore for your transfer back to your Hanoi hotel.

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Viola Halong Travel
Overview

It’s hard to truly experience UNESCO World Heritage Site Halong Bay without spending at least one night afloat. On this 4-star overnight Halong Bay cruise, travel beyond the day-trippers to less busy Bai Tu Long Bay. Visit Vung Vieng floating fishing village, Ban Chan Beach, and Thien Canh Son Cave, and enjoy a full program of activities, plus four delicious meals. Cruise includes round-trip door-to-door transfers.

Highlights
  • Experience Halong Bay, a UNESCO-listed site, on the 4-star Viola
  • Discover highlights of Bai Tu Long Bay: fishing villages, beaches, and caves
  • Enjoy activities from kayaking to a cooking class—and four delicious meals
  • Relax with door-to-door round-trip transfers and free Wi-Fi in public areas
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile
Great Boat but So Disappointed in Service

The boat is beautiful as are the rooms. The food was good as well (on par with other hotel buffet meals in Hanoi). Unfortunately the service is worse than terrible and their old Kayaks ruined our clothes. Very arrogant and disrespectful tour leader is named...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018
Nice tour, hypocrite guide.

We did the 2 day tour, the trip itself was good, the views were nice and the natur is amazing. Our guide became super nice to us, only after he realised that we were customers, he ignored us untill then. The food was great and...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018
Amazing boat, amazing food, amazing crew!!!

First time cruising Ha Long and my girlfriend and I were not disappointed. We did our research and went with the Viola Cruise. The company has 2 other boats - the Christina and Lemon so I'm sure those would be of same quality. The food...More

1  Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 6 March 2018
Absolute Must to Visit When at Hanoi

This is the second time I've done this tour and once again was not disappointed. All aspects were first class, the accommodation, the boat, food, and the crew. Our tour guide Lucky did a great job in looking after us. Good value for money. Only...More

Thank Clyde S
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile
Amazing cruise, for our 1st cruise, 2 days 1 night

Wow, what an amazing time we had, myself and husband along with our teenage son, loved the whole experience. It was well organised, the staff were great, Victor was so easy going and patient, but yet well organised and informative. The boat was beautiful, luxurious,...More

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