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  • Pandaw Cruise - Halong Bay & Red River 11 days

  • Pandaw Cruise - Halong Bay & Red River 11 days

  • Pandaw Cruise - Halong Bay & Red River 11 days

  • Pandaw Cruise - Halong Bay & Red River 11 days

  • Pandaw Cruise - Halong Bay & Red River 11 days

  • Pandaw Cruise - Halong Bay & Red River 11 days

Pandaw Cruise - Halong Bay & Red River 11 days

6500 USD/2pax From: 6174 USD/2pax
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Destinations:
Halong Bay - Thai Binh - Ninh Giang Town - Day River - Ninh Binh - Red River - Hanoi - Duong Lam Ancient Village - Viet Tri
Duration:
11 days / 10 nights
Departure:

Halong Bay

  • Excellent- 5.0/5

For the first time travellers will be able to explain the key sites of Northern Vietnam by river ship traversing the Red River delta and its main tributaries, connecting the wonders of Halong Bay with the excitements of down town Hanoi, and then on into the interior, well off the beaten track. Sailing deep into Highland Vietnam we will discover the mountain villages and a number of tribal areas. We will go as far as is navigable up the Song Red River and then down the little known Da or Black River.

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Highlights

 Cruise through thousands of islands in Halong Bay, visit floating fishing village to know more about daily life of local people
 Visit picturesque countryside villages, trace back the origins of Vietnamese culture and tradition and feel the bucolic atmosphere
 Trip to famous Bat Trang Pottery Village and learn about traditional ceramic making
 Explore cultural sights and experiences of Hanoi like Hoa Lo Prison, Temple of Literature, Ho Chi Minh Complex and enjoy the water puppet show
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    Price
  • Main Deck

    Main Deck

    • 15.6 m2
    • Twin beds (85 x 200 cm)

    Room info

    Free Vietnam Visa. Save $12/pax

    Special Offer - Free Gift Voucher 100 USD/per person

    6500 USD 6174 USD For 2 adults

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  • Upper Deck

    Upper Deck

    • 15.6 m2
    • Twin beds (85 x 200 cm)

    Room info

    Free Vietnam Visa. Save $12/pax

    Special Offer - Free Gift Voucher 100 USD/per person

    8000 USD 7600 USD For 2 adults

    Booking Now

    Price Includes
     
    • Entrance fees
    • Guide services (English language)
    • Gratuities to crew
    • Main meals
    • Locally made soft and alcoholic beverages
    • Jugged coffee and selection of teas and tisanes
    • Mineral water
    • Transfers between ports of embarkation and Hanoi International Airport at the start and end of the voyage.

    Price Excludes
     
    • International flights
    • Port dues
    • Laundry
    • All visa costs
    • Fuel surcharges (see terms and conditions)
    • Imported beverages such as wines
    • Premium spirits and liqueurs
    • Fancy soft drinks like Perrier
    • Espressos and cappuccinos at bar.

    Cancellation by Customer
    • Cancellation before 120 days prior to the start of the cruise:30 % of the total rate
    • Between 120 and 61 days prior to the start of the cruise: 50 % of the total rate
    • Between 60 and 30 days prior to the start of the cruise: 70 % of the total rate
    • Less than 30 days prior to the start of the cruise: 90 % of the total rate
    • 15 days or less: 100% of the cruise price

    Cancellation due to bad weather

    If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:
    • Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
    • During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.
    • The trip be cut down from 2 nights to 1 night, tourists will be charged a 2 days/1 night trip, plus other used services, the rest will be refunded.
    • The final cost will be confirmed by your consultant via email. In all cases, please contact us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!

    Children Policy
     
    • Free of charge for children below 5 years old, in parents' room and using existing bedding.
    • Baby cots are available.
    • Children above 5 ears must occupy a separate bed and pay full rate (Single or double occupancy).

    Transfer from airport or meeting point in Hanoi to Halong to embark on the cruise with a stop for lunch en-route. Cast off in the late afternoon for an evening sailing to drop anchor in a sheltered bay amidst the amazing island scenery.

    Pickup from airport:

    We pick you up at Noi Bai International Airport – Seat in coach. Last departure is no later than 12:00. Please look for a Pandaw sign with your name on in the arrival hall. Arrival in Halong at around 16:00.

    Pickup from Hanoi:

    For passenger already in Hanoi the night before, please meet at: Pan Pacific Hotel Hanoi - 1 Thanh Nien Road, Ba Dinh District. Registration at hotel lobby 10:00. Coach departs from the hotel at 11:00. Arrival in Halong at around 16:00.

    Start from Halong:

    For passengers already in Ha Long Bay on the night before, please come to Tuan Chau International Jetty at 16:00 for check in.

    Meals: Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    Note this is a new river expedition and itineraries and schedules very much subject to change due to uncertain local conditions.
    Sail around Halong Bay and beyond with its 1,500 dramatic limestone islands and extraordinary rock formations, dating back 20 million years. We will visit a floating village and meet the local community, do kayak or take a rowing basket boat to bright & dark limestone caves.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    Morning continue cruising in Halong Bay then we will enter the river in the afternoon and setting sail to Pha Lai. Observe the lively and interesting life of the river, a key commercial waterway. We will anchor mid-stream.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    We are sailing on the Thai Binh River to Thanh Ha. Enjoy a walk through the village of Thanh Hai and experience the water puppet show performed by the local villagers. Back to the ship for lunch while the ship is continuing into Luoc River. Afternoon excursion to Ninh Giang to visit local market & learn about the homemade special cake (Banh Gai - Gai Cake). Continue by bus(25min) to Stork’s Island.During dinner the Pandaw will continue to Kim Son, Ninh Binh Province.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    This morning we will visit the famous stone cathedral of Phat Diem. Afternoon sail upstream from Day River to Ninh Binh City.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    In the morning we will visit Tam Coc, taking a rowing boat ride to visit the so call "Halong on land" in Ninh Binh. Afternoon excursion is to visit the bamboo and rattan village where they make their products fopr both domestic and oversea market.
     
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    In the morning we sail upstream on the Red River to Dien Xa village where we will walk to the bonsai village and meet with local artists and share their bonsai experience. We then continue on the Red River to Hanoi.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    Dropped anchor in the bustling city of Hanoi, passengers will visit some highlights of this Asian metropolis, must see’s like the notorious Hoa Lo Prison known as the Hanoi Hilton, Temple of Literature where Confucius did his thinking and the Ho Chi Minh Complex. Afternoon walking tour of Hanoi including a visit to a coffee shop where we learn about Vietnam’s famous coffee making industry. Before returning to your ship you will enjoy a traditional unicorn and lion dance at the jetty.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    Morning going off shore to visit Bat Trang Pottery Village then sail through day from Hanoi up the Red River to Viet Tri, not the most picturesque of towns but an excellent base for going deeper into Highland Vietnam. Going a shore we visit a timeless Arcadian Vietnam with emerald green rice paddies punctuated by lime stone rock formations. Of particular interest is the Thay and Tay Phuong Pagodas, hardly known, yet with exquisite temples dating from the 8th and 11th century and home to some fine Buddhist statuary carved from jackfruit trees. We will arrive in Vinh Phuc in the evening.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    In the morning we go ashore to visit the UNESCO village of Duong Lam. In the afternoon, visit the carpenter and smith village of Ly Nhan. We sail upstream on the Upper Red River to Viet Tri. Enjoy traditional dances on board.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    Disembark after breakfast and visit the conical hat making village of Gia Thanh. By bus we continue to Hung Lo Temple, Lunch will be served at a local restaurant, followed by a transfer to Hanoi airport or drop off point Pan Pacific Hotel Hanoi.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: NA

    Transfer to Hoa Binh, embark your ship at around 15:00 and set sail downstream for sunset and a night on the Da River.

    Pickup from airport:

    We pick you up at Noi Bai International Airport – Seat in coach. Last departure is no later than 12:00. Please look for a Pandaw sign with your name on in the arrival hall. Arrival in Hoa Binh at around 15:00.

    Pickup from Hanoi:

    For passenger already in Hanoi the night before, please meet at: Pan Pacific Hotel Hanoi - 1 Thanh Nien Road, Ba Dinh District. Registration at hotel lobby 11:00. Coach departs from the hotel at 12:00. Arrival at Hoa Binh Jetty at around 15:00.

    For passengers with own arrangements:

    Please arrive at Hoa Binh Jetty (behind AP Plaza Building) for embarkation at 15:00.
    Meals: Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    Note this is a new river expedition and itineraries and schedules very much subject to change due to uncertain local conditions.
    Hoa Binh was the site of a major battle in 1951 & 1952 with the French and is home to the Muong ethnic group. We will visit a museum and a local village where villagers still wear traditional dresses. Then take a local boat ride on the reservoir of Hoa Binh power station or optional tour to Mai Chau. Tonight you will enjoy the traditional performance of local hill tribe people.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    We enjoy a day sailing downstream admiring the unspoiled beauty of the Da River. We pass the Ba Vi National Park with its rich and diverse tropical and sub-tropical flora and fauna before arriving at Trung Ha. On board your guides and chefs will entertain you with cooking demonstrations and a talk on Northern Vietnam.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    After breakfast we will travel by coach through beautiful scenic countryside to the UNESCO village of Duong Lam. Then we continue cruising downstream to Viet Tri. Take in the sights and sounds of the bustling river with all kinds of craft and activity.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    In the morning we cruise to Tien Du ferry station where we visit the village of Gia Thanh famous for the making of conical hats. This is travel off the beaten track, as no tourists visit this area. Travel to Hung Lo Temple for 'Hat Xoan' and enjoy a performance of local dance from the villagers.Afternoon visit to a carpenter village. Return to the ship and continue cruising the scenic Lo River.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    Going ashore we visit a timeless Arcadian Vietnam with emerald green rice paddies punctuated by lime stone rock formations. Of particular interest is the Thay and Tay Phuong Pagodas, hardly known, yet with exquisite temples dating from the 8th and 11th century and home to some fine Buddhist statuary carved from jackfruit wood. In the afternoon, we visit Bat Trang Pottery Village. We then sail on the Lower Red River to Hanoi arriving in the evening.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    Dropped anchor in the bustling city of Hanoi, passengers will visit some highlights of this Asian metropolis, must see’s like the notorious Vietnam war prison known as the Hanoi Hilton, temple of literature where Confucius did his thinking and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Afternoon walking tour of Hanoi including a visit to a coffee shop where we learn about Vietnam’s famous coffee making industry. Before returning to your ship you will enjoy a traditional unicorn and lion dance at the jetty.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    Morning local boat ride to Stork 's Island with its well-maintained bird sanctuary and take a walking tour of Ninh Giang commune visiting the local market. Enjoy a homemade special cake (Banh Gai) and return to the ship for lunch. Afternoon cruising to Thanh Ha Commune where we take a walking tour visiting Thanh Ha Commune. Here, we enjoy a water puppet show & village walkabout.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    Morning sailing on the Thai Binh River and visit the Thanh Ha Commune where we take a walking tour. Here, we enjoy also a water puppet show. Observe the lively and interesting life of the river, a key commercial waterway. Back to the ship and have lunch while the ship cruises through amazing scenery to Halong Bay. We arrive at Halong Bay around 4 pm for a sunset cruise. Tonight enjoy a barbecue on a secluded bay in Halong Bay – quite wonderful!

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    Morning sailing in Halong Bay and beyond, with its 2,000 dramatic limestone islands and extraordinary rock formations dating back 20 million years. We will visit, by local boat, a floating home, stop at a beach and enjoy kayaking or taking a rowing basket boat to bright & dark limestone caves.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pandaw Halong Cruise
    Morning sail back to Tuan Chau Jetty. Disembark at 11:00 for transfer to Hanoi Airport or Pan Pacific Hotel Hanoi with stop for lunch at a local restaurant.Departure transfer service:

    Please note this is a seat in coach service to the airport, domestic flights must depart after 18:00, international flights after 19:00.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: NA
    Important Notes:
     
    • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
    • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.
    • Please kindly provide us your passport information at least 01 week before the cruise date.
    • If you have any specific food request (vegetarian, allergic, non-seafood, etc.), feel free to let us know so we can serve your demands with the best.

    Price Includes
     
    • Entrance fees
    • Guide services (English language)
    • Gratuities to crew
    • Main meals
    • Locally made soft and alcoholic beverages
    • Jugged coffee and selection of teas and tisanes
    • Mineral water
    • Transfers between ports of embarkation and Hanoi International Airport at the start and end of the voyage.

    Price Excludes
     
    • International flights
    • Port dues
    • Laundry
    • All visa costs
    • Fuel surcharges (see terms and conditions)
    • Imported beverages such as wines
    • Premium spirits and liqueurs
    • Fancy soft drinks like Perrier
    • Espressos and cappuccinos at bar.

    Cancellation by Customer
    • Cancellation before 120 days prior to the start of the cruise:30 % of the total rate
    • Between 120 and 61 days prior to the start of the cruise: 50 % of the total rate
    • Between 60 and 30 days prior to the start of the cruise: 70 % of the total rate
    • Less than 30 days prior to the start of the cruise: 90 % of the total rate
    • 15 days or less: 100% of the cruise price

    Cancellation due to bad weather

    If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:
    • Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
    • During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.
    • The trip be cut down from 2 nights to 1 night, tourists will be charged a 2 days/1 night trip, plus other used services, the rest will be refunded.
    • The final cost will be confirmed by your consultant via email. In all cases, please contact us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!

    Children Policy
     
    • Free of charge for children below 5 years old, in parents' room and using existing bedding.
    • Baby cots are available.
    • Children above 5 ears must occupy a separate bed and pay full rate (Single or double occupancy).

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