4 Days 3 Nights
This four day three night cruise to Bai Tu Long Bay is absolutely unique and impressive with many activities. You will kayak to get closer to small limestone islands, fishing with local people, enjoy a BBQ lunch in the private beach…Keeping you off the beaten track with 3 nights staying in the Bay, you will be guided to admire the spectacular nature and get into local life in the floating village. The crews follow you during the trip and dedicate to personal service
Bai tu long bay map
Yen Duc village information:
Yen Duc village is in Dong Trieu town of QuangNinh province, in the Northeast Vietnam.The village ideally locates on the way between Hanoi and Halong Bay, just a short drive of 60 km from Halong Bay and 100km from Hanoi.
Yen Duc is a beautiful village with poetic scenery, charming rivers, historical mountains, sacred legends and relics related to Ly and Tran dynasty. The village was recognized as a national relic in 1993.
Currently, Yen Duc village is one of the few villages in the Delta still retain traditional agricultural features and sincere beauty of rural life with the golden rice fields in harvesting time, the gardens of areca trees in the sun. Considered as a “Stone wall” under the war, the village was a cradle of revolutionary movements with many brave, ingenious heroes and local people sacrificed to protect their hometown.
Similar to other rustic countryside, the local people here are very diligent, gentle and optimistic. Based on local community, Yen Duc village offers you day trip, water puppet show and overnight stay experience, learn more about Vietnamese culture and understand local life in a unique way
Yen Duc Village is about 60km to the west of Halong Bay on the way from & to Hanoi. Yen Duc Village is a typical Vietnamese agricultural village which is rich in culture and traditions, it is also granted with beautiful landscape. The village is surrounded by the historical mountains which are mirrored themselves in the Kinh Thay river. Also, similar to other typical traditional Vietnamese village in the North of Vietnam, Yen Duc Village has charming golden rice fields in the harvest time, a lot of lakes and ponds, colorful garden, especially the ranges of areca trees in the sunshine.
Yen Duc Village has many historical monuments and a famous ancient pagoda named Canh Huong which contains cultural and historical values dated back to Ly and Tran dynasty. Over the years, the stories are still alive together with each famous mountain, river and pieces of land here.
In the village, all the alley roads are very clean with unique stone walls, especially the local villagers are very friendly, honest and extremely hospitable.
Joining a trip to Yen Duc village is a great chance to visit the charming fields, a holy pagoda, a historical site and other relic sites while wandering narrow alleyways in the odorous fresh air and talking with hospitable local people. With a convenience graphic location, Yen Duc Village is an ideal tourist site with unique experience for the customers after Halong Bay.
4 Days - 3 Nights itinerary ( Bai Tu Long Bay - Yen Duc village )
Day 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay on Dragon’s Pearl Junk
07.45-08.15: Pick up at your hotel in Ha Noi by shuttle bus. After nearly 4 hour drive, there comes the harbor. Our local guide will see you for the check in and cruise briefing. Lunch is served while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay. In the afternoon, you enjoy paddling around Cap La by kayak to discover the natural beauty. Dinner and overnight on board
Day 2: Cap La – Cong Dam
Morning view of the Bay with a cup of tea or coffee, having breakfast in the fresh air, you cruise to Cong Dam to enjoy kayaking to hidden lagoons; discover geological values of Bai Tu Long Bay. Lunch will be served on board. In the afternoon, you visit Cong Dam fishing village by rustic row-boat, meet the local people and understand local life. The day ends when we cruise back to Cong Do, you enjoy a fabulous dinner in cave then stay overnight in the Bay.
Day 3: Bai Tu Long Bay – Yen Duc village.
In the morning, you take time to enjoy fresh air & gentle breeze of the Bay, having breakfast then more time for swimming or relaxing. Upon check out you room, we start cruising towards the harbor while A la carte lunch is served.
After disembarking, at 12:00 – 12:30, we drive you to Yen Duc village for a new experience in countryside of Vietnam.
It’s time for a visit to an ancient house to gain deeper understanding of Vietnamese customs. Be a true local with some farming works till the end of the daylight. Dinner in a local house, then keep your hand and your tongue working by 0joining us to make traditional Troi (floating rice) cakes before a peaceful night in Viet Village House.
Day 4: Morning at Yen Duc village – Handicrafts at local home
The day is devoted to the brilliant pure of the countryside. Some Taichi session for greater absorb of the air at 6.30am. Following a delicious breakfast, let’s take a stroll around the village and live more with the villagers by visiting a local family home and learn about their handicraft work.
Lunch is served and dedicated to most favorite Vietnamese dishes. A very fantastic Water Puppet show comes around 14.00; you can find it nowhere else in the world but Vietnam.
After the show, package your own memories and say goodbye to the village. Tour ends.
4 Days - 3 Nights Itinerary ( Bai Tu Long Bay )
Day 1: Hon Gai Harbour – Bai Tu Long Bay – Cap La
07.45 Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi by shuttle bus.
12.00 Embark at Hon Gai International harbour.
13.00 Check-in, enjoy a welcoming drink and cruise briefing.
13.30 Have lunch while cruising in the magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
15.00 Cruise to Cap La.
16.30 Enjoy paddling around Cap La and Tra San by kayak.
17.45 Back to junk for swimmingor relaxation.
19.00 Have dinner and stay overnight on board.
Day 2: Cap La -Cong Dam – Vung Ha
06.30 Enjoy the bay’s morning landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the open air.
08.30 Cruise to Cong Dam while appreciating the rock formations of Halong Bay.
09:00 Kayak through hidden lagoons and Cong Damgeological park.
11.30 Sunbathe, relax or swim at Tra Gioi Beach.
12.30 BBQ lunch followed by relaxation on this deserted beach.
14:30 Visit Cong Dam Fishing Village by a rustic rowing boat, meat the local peopleand pass through the lagoons.
16.00 Cruise back to Vung Ha for swimming or kayaking.
19.00 Have dinner and stay overnight on board.
Day 3 : Vung Ha – Ba Cua – Vung Vieng – Cong Do
07:30 Enjoy the morning on the bay while having breakfast.
08:30 Fish with the local people and learn about local fishing techniques.
09:30 Cruise to Ba Cua Beach for relaxation and swimming. Discover Bo Hung (Dor-beetle) Island by kayak.
11:30 Have lunch on board.
14:00 Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by rowing boat.
15:00 Cruise back to Cong Do for swimming and kayaking.
19:00 Enjoy a deluxe dinner in Thien Canh Son Cave, stay overnight on board.
Day 4 Cong Do – Hon Gai Harbour
07.30 Enjoy the fresh air and gentle breezes of the bay in the morning while having breakfast on board.
08.30 Free time for kayaking, swimming or relaxation.
10.00 Cruise towards the harbour while an a la carte lunch is served
11.45 – 12.00 Disembark. Drive to Yen Duc village in Dong Trieu province.
14.00 – 14.30 Enjoy water puppet show performed by local artist.
17.00 – 17.30 Arrive in Hanoi. Trip ends
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