Ride a bicycle through the jungle and journey through the magnificent Dark and Light Cave by kayak or bamboo boat. After a day of swimming and kayaking by islets, relax with happy hour at sunset and dine on delicious Vietnamese cuisine and barbecue seafood.
Embark from Tuan Chau Marina and sip a welcome drink before a cruise briefing. Enjoy delicious seafood and Vietnamese cuisine for lunch while you sail to Dark and Light Cave. Here, explore the most fantastic water cave in the bay as you glide through the grotto in a kayak or bamboo boat for an hour.
Next, sail to Soi Sim Island to swim in emerald water along a sandy beach or climb to the top of the island for an impressive view of the bay. Back on the cruise, relax as you sip a drink during sunset happy hour and watch a Vietnamese cooking demonstration on the deck. After a dinner of Vietnamese food and barbecue seafood, play board games or try squid fishing.
Welcome dawn with a tai chi lesson on the sun deck and savor a Western-style breakfast. Then head to Cat Ba Island to explore Viet Hai Village in Cat Ba National Park by bike and ride 3 miles (5 km) through the wonderful jungle.
After lunch kayak in Lan Ha Bay, paddle by Three Peaches Islets, and swim at a beautiful beach. Relax with happy hour on the ship and watch a cooking demonstration before a dinner of Vietnamese food and barbecue seafood, followed by board games or squid fishing.
Greet the morning with tai chi and breakfast before you explore Sung Sot Cave (Surprise Cave) with a guide. Then return to the cruise and continue exploring Ha Long Bay, pass through Hoa Cuong floating village, and enjoy a delicious lunch before you disembark at Tuan Chau Pier.