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Gray Line Cruise

Gray Line Cruise

Gray line Cruise is the newest Classic cruise of 113-years worldwide brand Gray Line. Spreading over 3 decks with 14 luxury cabins, our best halong luxury cruise offers boutique interiors with oak-wooden wall. All rooms and bathrooms have large sea view. VIP cabin has private terrace, Jacuzzi bathtub and private balcony.

Itinerary

 

Day 1: HALONG BAY - CAVE - KAYAKING - SWIMMING(L/D)

7:45 - 08:15: Pick up at hotel.

12:15: Embark at Tuan Chau Marina pier (Tuan Chau island, Halong city). Enjoy complimentary drink at Gray Line private lounge.

12:30: Transfer to Gray Line Halong Cruise by tender. Welcome drink, followed by cruise briefings. Check in your cabins.

13:00: Enjoy a great set lunch. Relax on sundeck and grab the unparalleled scenery of Halong Bay while cruising ahead to the Bay. Cruise through Hoa Cuong floating fishing village.

14:30: Arrive at Me Cung Cave ( Bewitching Grotto).  Join tour with guide to explore the cave. Climb up several rugged stone stairs to see a great lake considered as a royal garden and surrounded by mountains.  Its water is blue all year round. 

16:00: Back to the cruise and head to Bright Cave - a very beautiful lagoon belongs to Lan Ha bay, Cat Ba Island. Forget about the distance of geography, the cave now introduced by Gray Line Cruise. Visit some tunnel caves by Kayak or bamboo boat. Time to savor the beauty and amazing islet’s stalactites in detail. 

Enjoy swimming around the cruise(upon weather condition). Relax on the sundeck. Enjoy fantastic views and take stunning pictures of gleaming sunsets.

18:30: Join Cooking demonstration on the sundeck. Learn how to make the fresh/fried spring rolls and mix fish-sauce. 

19:30: Enjoy fabulous buffet BBQ dinner (available for group 15 pax and above+) served with a variety of Vietnamese and Western foods. 

21:00: Evening activities: watching film at the outdoor bar, playing board and Card games; squid fishing on boat.  Enjoy squid cooked after fishing.

22:00: Overnight at the quietest sleeping area. End of Day 1

 

Day 2: VISIT FISHING VILLAGE - HALONG BAY - HANOI(B/L)

06:30: Tai Chi class on the Sundeck.

07:30: Have breakfast with Coffee, tea and bakeries on board.

08:30: Arrive at Gray Line exclusive floating house, Rang Dua area by tender – one of few existing houses left after the regulation of Management to relocate the traditional floating village to main land.

Spend about 1 hour to experience how different life compared to mainland.  Learn about their foods, how they earn a living, their children, their culture and their private fish farm.

Just for Gray Line customer only.

09:30 - 11:00: Check out cabin. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room to enjoy the bay scenery on the way back to Tuan Chau pier. Farewell Lunch served on board.

11:45: Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina. Relax at Gray Line private lounge. Transfer back to Hanoi. End of halong bay trips.

Price in USD/Per person, include round trip transfer

Cabin Type 01st May to 30th Sep
(Low Season)
01st Oct to 31th April
(High Season)
Single cabin Double cabin Single cabin Double cabin
Deluxe $ 230/person $ 150/person $ 250/person $ 160/person
Deluxe Balcony $ 250/person $ 160/person $ 270/person $ 170/person
Suite $ 280/person $ 175/person $ 300/person $ 185/person

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Service Included

  • Private cabin with ensuite bathroom on Gray Line cruise
  • Private boat for Day 2
  • English Speaking Guide on board
  • All meal on board as itinerary
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Kayaking
  • Cycling on the second day
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in rooms daily
  • Daily fresh fruit in rooms daily
  • Tax, service c-harge, insurance on board

Service Not Included

  • Beverages, tips and personal expenses
  • Snorkeling/ diving (upon your request)
  • Meeting package (upon your request)
  • Wedding package (upon your request)
  • Accommodation in Viet Hai village (upon your request)
  • Entrance and Sightseeing fees
  • Transportation ( surc-harge 50 USD to include )

Note: Peak season surc-harge:

25% on Christmas 24/12; New Year 31/12 and Lunar New Year’s Eve.

Children Policy:

  • Under 05 yro: free of c-harge (sharing bed with parents)
  • 05-12 yro: Child Rate above adult cost (sharing cabin with parents)
  • Over 12 yro: Full adult’s cost (difference cabin)
 

DAY 01: HALONG GRAY LINE CRUISE: VISIT HALONG BAY - CAVE - KAYAKING - SWIMMING(L/D)

7:45 - 08:00: Shuttle bus pick up at hotel

12:15: Embarkation at Tuan Chau Marina pier, Tuan Chau island, Halong city. Enjoy complimentary drink at Gray Line private lounge.

12:30: Transfer by tender to Grayline boat - welcome drink. Cruise briefing and check in cabins for tourists.

13:00: Enjoy a great set lunch. Relax on sundeck and grab the unparalleled scenery of Halong Baywhile cruising ahead to the Bay. Cruise through Hoa Cuong floating fishing village.

14:20: Arrive at Me Cung Cave(Bewitching Grotto). Join tour with guide [Halong bright cave - grayline cruise tours] to explore the cave. Climb up several rugged stone stairs to see a great lake considered as a royal garden and surrounded by mountains. Its water is blue all year round.

16:15: Back to the cruise and head to Bright Cave - a very beautiful lagoon belongs to Lan Ha bay, Cat Ba Island. Forget about the distance of geography, the cave now introduced by Gray Line Cruise. Visit some tunnel caves by Kayak or bamboo boat. Time to admire the beauty and amazing islet’s stalactites in detail.

16:45 - 17:30: Enjoy swimming around the cruise ( upon weather condition). Relax on the sundeck. Enjoy fantastic views and take stunning pictures of gleaming sunsets. [Swimming - grayline cruise tours]

18:30: Join Cooking demonstration on the sundeck. Learn how to make the fresh/fried spring rolls and mix fish-sauce.

19:30: Enjoy fabulous buffet BBQ dinner (available for group 15 pax and above+) served with a variety of Vietnamese and Western foods.

21:00: Evening activities: watching film at the outdoor bar, playing board and Card games; squid fishing on boat. Enjoy squid cooked after fishing.

22:00: Overnight at the quietest sleeping area. End of Day 1.

 

DAY 02: HALONG GRAY LINE CRUISE: VISIT LANHA BAY - VIETHAI VILLAGE BIKING TOUR(B/LD)

06:30: Tai Chi class on the Sundeck. [Viethai village biking tours - grayline cruise tours]

07:30: Have breakfast with Coffee, tea and bakeries on board.

08:30: Transfer to Gray Line sightseeing boat, depart to Lan Ha bay, Cat Ba island.

10:00 - 12:00: Arrive at Viet Hai pier – 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. Take a short trek to the core of Cat Ba National Forest to visit Bat cave.

12:00 - 13:00: Cycle back to Viet Hai pier. Back to Cruise. Lunch served on board.

14:00 - 16:00: Kayaking at Three-Peach Islet – an ideal place with light wind and gentle wave, emerald pure water and none-touristic feeling. Swimming on the beach ( upon weather and tide condition).

17:30: Cruise back to anchorage area. [Halong kayaking tours - grayline cruise tours]

18:00: Relax and enjoy sunset on the Sundeck.

18:30: Join Cooking demonstration on the sundeck. Learn how to make the fresh/fried spring rolls and mix fish-sauce.

19:30: Enjoy fabulous buffet BBQ dinner (available for group 15 pax and above+) served with a variety of Vietnamese and Western foods.

21:00: Evening activities: watching film at the outdoor bar, playing board and Card games; squid fishing on boat. Enjoy dishes f-rom squid cooked after fishing.

22:00: Overnight at the quietest sleeping area. End of Day 2.

 

DAY 03: HALONG GRAY LINE CRUISE: VISIT FISHING VILLAGE - HALONG BAY - HANOI(B/L)

6:30: Tai Chi class on the Sundeck.

07:30: Have breakfast with Coffee, tea and bakeries on board. [floating village in halong bay]

08:30: Arrive at Gray Line exclusive floating house, Rang Dua area – one of few existing houses left after the regulation of Management to relocate the traditional floating village to main land.

Spend about 45 minute to experience how different life is compared to mainland. Learn about their foods, how they earn a living, their children, their culture and their pearl farm.

Just for Gray Line customer only.

09:30 - 10:30: Check out cabin. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room to enjoy the bay scenery on the way back to Tuan Chau pier. Farewell Lunch served on board.

11:45: Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina. Relax at Gray Line private lounge. Transfer back to Hanoi. End of Halong bay overnight cruise 3 days 2 nights.

Price in USD/Per person, included round trip transfer

Cabin Type 01stMay to 30th Sep
(Low Season)
01st Oct to 31th April
(High Season)
Single cabin Double cabin Single cabin Double cabin
Deluxe $ 400/person $ 260/person $ 420/person $ 270/person
Deluxe Balcony $ 440/person $ 270/person $ 460/person $ 295/person
Suite $ 480/person $ 310/person $ 500/person $ 315/person

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Service Included

  • Private cabin with ensuite bathroom on Gray Line cruise
  • Private boat for Day 2
  • English Speaking Guide on board
  • All meal on board as itinerary
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Kayaking
  • Cycling on the second day
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in rooms daily
  • Daily fresh fruit in rooms daily
  • Tax, service c-harge, insurance on board

Service Not Included

  • Beverages, tips and personal expenses
  • Snorkeling/ diving (upon your request)
  • Meeting package (upon your request)
  • Wedding package (upon your request)
  • Accommodation in Viet Hai village (upon your request)
  • Entrance and Sightseeing fees
  • Transportation

Peak season surc-harge:

25% on Christmas 24/12; New Year 31/12 and Lunar New Year’s Eve.

Children Policy:

  • Under 05 yro: free of c-harge (sharing bed with parents)
  • 05-12 yro: Child Rate above adult cost (sharing cabin with parents)
  • Over 12 yro: Full adult’s cost (difference cabin)

NOTE

  • The time and itinerary may be subject to change due to the bad weather and other prevailing conditions without notice.
  • Advance register is required with name, passport, nationality, gender, and visa for all passengers.
  • Swimming and kayaking may cancelled due to bad weather and unused service is subject to nonrefundable
  • Shuttle transfer Hanoi - Ha Long City (journey about 3.5-4 hours including 1 rest stop), departing f-rom Hanoi old quater around  7:45 daily and f-rom Halong office, Tuan Chau Marina at 12:00 daily. Please book further.
  • For safety: First aid kit is available in Reception desk; Life jackets are in the drawer under your bed; No smoking in restaurant and cabin; Be aware of long jelly fish (seasonal)

Overview

Built in 2013, Gray line Ha long is the newest Classic cruise of 113-years worldwide brand Gray Line. Spreading over 3 decks with 14 luxury cabins, it offers boutique interiors with oak-wooden wall. All rooms and bathrooms have large sea view. VIP cabin (Suites) has private terrace, Jacuzzi bathtub and private balcony. More different than other cruises in Halong Bay, Gray Line Halong Cruise's first criterion is taking serious care to ensure you the safest cruising in Halong Bay.

FLEET

  • Exterior: Traditional Vietnamese wooden Junk
  • Capacity: 28 passengers per cruise

LOCATION

  • Operating Location: Halong bay, Vietnam
  • Office: Tuan Chau Marina, Tuan Chau island, Halong city, Quang Ninh province, Vietnam

TRANSPORTATION

  • Shuttle bus service: Daily departure at 7:45 AM f-rom Hanoi, and at 12:00 f-rom Tuan Chau
  • Private car service: On request
  • Helicopter service: On request

SERVICES

  • Reception desk assistance
  • 24 hour security
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Souvenir boutique
  • Bar opened f-rom 7.00AM until 11.00 PM on 3rd
  • Deck dining-room
  • Languages spoken: English, Vietnamese

DINNING & BAR

Our restaurant serves all the classics as well as modern dishes in a relaxing and intimate setting. We also serve authentic Halong regional cuisine to give passengers a taste of locals. If you haven't tried it before, we hope you will feel adventurous with us!

Enjoy an aperitif before tucking in or relax and unwind after dinner in our lounge bar over cocktails and an extensive wine list.

Feel free to explore our menus - we will, of course, do our best to accommodate any special dinner requests.

We are passionate about continually pushing ourselves to cre-ate the most enjoyable and unique experience possible. F-rom searching out rare and unique cocktails, to pushing an ever-changing colorful, creative menu, we stand out amongst the norm and predictable. A wide se-lection of the best vintages f-rom around the world will complement fine beverages and creative Asian-inspired flavors.

The restaurant and the indoor bar are located on the 2nd deck.

The outdoor bar is on the Sundeck.

Open Time:

Breakfast

  • A light breakfast with tea/coffee/pastries is served f-rom 6.30 AM to 7.30 AM
  • A full buffet brunch is available f-rom 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Lunch

Set menu 1.15 PM - 2.30 PM

Dinner

  • A-la-carte 7.00 PM - 8.30 PM with diversified menus feasting your taste
  • Bars: Open 24 hours
  • Note: Open time is subject to change without prior notice.

CABIN

  • Gray Line Halong cabin is your eyes over Halong Bay. Our rooms featured large sea-view bathroom and private balcony will ensure intimate privacy and comfort for you to enjoy cruising. The traditions and the modern blend harmoniously in distinctive handcrafted woodwork and boutique décor, which allows you to relax in style and makes the most of your Halong retreat.
  • Total number of Cabins: 14
  • Capacity of Passengers: 28
  • Combination: 2 connecting VIP Cabins can be combined with 1 Deluxe Balcony Cabin to accommodate 6 adults + 3 children

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning adjustable individually Hair-Dryer
  • Bath linen Complimentary toiletries
  • Satellite TV set Toilet
  • Complimentary mineral water Slippers
  • Fire Extinguisher, Emergency Hammers Wardrobe
  • Marble Bathrooms with sea view Life jackets

Deluxe Cabins

The deluxe cabins with large sea-view windows are 15m2 and located in the first deck. Bed types include twins or double rooms. Each cabin has the capacity of 2 adults (no extra bed).

Deluxe Balcony Cabins

The deluxe balcony cabins are 18m2 and located in the second deck with private balcony. Bed types include twins or double rooms. Each cabin has the capacity of 2 adults and 1 child with extra bed.

VIP Cabins

The VIP cabins are 20m2 and located in the second deck with connecting door, Jacuzzi bathtub and private terrace of 10m2 with panorama view. Each cabin has the capacity of 2 adults and 1 child with extra bed.

ACTIVITIES

Water activitives

Halong Kayaking Trip

Halong Bay is the extraordinary place for arranging kayaking trip. Going on a kayaking trip is the excellent way not only to enjoy the outstanding beauty of nature which includes spectacular featuring thousands of limestone islands and rocks rising f-rom tranquil turquoise and water, but also to explore the hidden caves and untouched beaches and all other challenges as well.

Visiting Fishing Village

One of highlights of Halong trips and attract a huge number of visitors is coming to Vung Vieng fishing Village whe-re local people have been living in floating houses and their main income is still by fishing. Reaching the village, you will have chance to learn about their daily life with simple scenes by visiting the Floating schools, watching local house with decorators which is typical for Vietnamese Fishing Village, experiencing the real Fishing Village locals' life by rowing boat or discover halong in your own way by kayaking. There are also a bundle of local souvenirs for selling pearl.

Rock climbing to maximum your challenges

With many limestone karsts rising f-rom the sea, Lan Ha Bay is one of the majestic climbing areas of the world. You can climb on Moody's Beach or Butterfly Valley in the West of Cat Ba islands under instructions. Moreover , you will have half day of kayaking or swimming.

Snorkeling and scuba diving

Snorkeling and scuba diving in Halong is such an excellent choice because of spacious underwater world with diversified marine creatures inside. Just put on scuba glasses, diving fins, scuba cylinder, and then jump into the water, a wonderful ocean world would instantly be opening in font of tourists' eyes. Millions of splendid coral such as mushroom, leather or stag-horn and colorful fishes would extremely surprise anyone. Gray Line Halong Cruise offers all equipment for your best exploration under the Halong water.

Squid fishing

Gray Line Halong Cruise has an escort tender boat which will make your squid fishing trip easier. Squid fishing is such an exciting activity at night. After dinner, tourists will be taken by tender boat to the squid fishing area which is driven by our experienced crew. You will be instructed some fishing techniques for catch squids. After the night, our crew and you will cook the "results" and enjoy together. Surely, squid fishing will make your night interesting and full of laugh.

On-board activities

Sunbathing and sport activities

Having sunbath at sun-deck or on softy sand beaches both is extremely exciting. The sand beach is also an ideal place for energetic sport activities such as: beach volleyball or football on Sung Sot beach.

Tai Chi Demonstration

On cruises, a Tai Chi class can cre-ate very special moments, for example, shortly after sunrise with fresh air and mild temperatures on the sun deck.

Joining Gray Line cooking class

Vietnamese cuisine is one of Asia's most delicious foods and maybe in some way you have been already enjoy some. However, joining Gray Line cooking class, you will have opportunities to enjoy Vietnamese dishes in such your own unique way. You will learn how to prepare materials for cooking and learn step by step how to process a typical Vietnamese dish - nem cuon (so call spring rolls). And then, you will enjoy the delicious that was cooked by yourself. If you are a fan of Vietnamese food you should definitely take a cooking class.

Special activities

Wedding on a hidden beach

Wedding is an unforgettable memory in families. It will become more memorable and unique if your wedding will be held among this c-harming Halong bay, on cruise deck or a beautiful beach. Your wedding will be served with all the perfect services upon your request.

Meeting and conference on Gray Line Halong Cruise

Gray Line Halong Cruise offers full standard services for meeting and conference with maximum capacity for 80 persons on sundeck (outdoor meetings) or 40 persons in the hall (indoor meetings. Our cruise offers full equipments for meeting on board as Back d-rop, Projector, Screen, Coffee brake and snack, Continental buffet lunch, Paper& pencil, Table and chair (Seating plan: Classroom or Theatre), Flowers arrangement, Drinking water.

Author: Halong Tours Vietnam

Source: halongtourvietnam.org

Total rating: 55 in 11 rating - Ranking: 5 - 11 vote
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  Reader Comments

  • Viet Mind Tours

    2-Day trip in the Halong bay. Trip was ok (I hoped to see more and didn't expect so many tourists ...) but service on the boat was wonderful: staff was nice and polite, meals were excellent, and excursions were magnificent.
    Visited July 2016
    Jamso

    Viet Mind Tours
      20/04/2017 03:40
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