Build: (place/year) Halong (2012)
Width: 6.7 m
Height: 5.8 m
Sundeck: on top
Passenger Capacity: 20
With her 9 deluxe comfortable cozy rooms, Lan Ha Legend Cruise brings you the feeling of “home from home”
KAYAKING - SWIMMING - BIKING IN LAN HA BAY & CAT BA ISLAND
DAY 01: Enjoy welcome drinks & fresh towel.
13h00: Check-in your cabin. Enjoy fresh seafood lunch. The cruise will escape crowded Halong bay, keep sailing toward Lan Ha bay & Bai tu long bay where less touristy, quiet & cleaner than Halong bay. You will have chance to take photographs when we passing amazing islands, islets, beaches: Finger islet, Frog islet, Teapot islets, Dark & Bright cave...
15h00: Kayaking around Dark & Bright cave area which are located under water a millions of years ago & you may even see wild monkeys. This is also the most beautiful lagoon in Lan Ha bay for kayaking activities. If you don't like to do kayaking, you can sit on the sampan boat which is controlled by fisherman to go around.
17h00: back to the boat, go up the huge sundeck & enjoy small sunset party with local fruits & tea. You will have chance to jump off from the boat into the emerald water, swimming in free style.
The Cruise will anchor at the tranquil lagoon among Bai tu long bay and Lan ha bay
Our Barbecue dinner will be served on the top deck (if the waether permits) or at the cozy restaurant with fresh seafood
Evening: You can enjoy Squid fishing, karaoke, dancing, using bar services, play funny games...
DAY 02: LAN HA BAY - HALONG BAY - HANOI (B/L)
Waking up for a new day to enjoy sunrise and recharge your energy with fresh breakfast, tea, coffee & cake which is ready to serve you from 7h00 - 8h30.
Following the unique route will lead you visit a small beautiful lagoon with some original floating house where we experience the daily life & culture, go catching fishes with nets & local people. If you catch fishes, you & our chef will cook for funny meal. This is amazing activities which only our cruise arranges. Or you can relax & enjoy a calm morning on boat, swimming around the cruise in the emerald water.
Around 9h30: Back to the Lan Ha Legend boat, check-out time & enjoy a cooking class (Vietnamese Spring Roll making) when the boat cruising back to habour.
An early lunch will be served on boat before arriving at the habour.
12h30: Disembark & Finish.
Option: When the tour finish, we can drop you off at the Habour in Cat Ba Island, where you can travel around Cat Ba Island by your own.
- Local bus from Habour to Cat ba island town: 25.000 VND per person (1 USD more)
- Private taxi 4-7 seated: around 300.000 VND per way (around 13 USD)
- Shuttle bus from Cat Ba island to Hanoi: 15 USD per person perway (at 9.00 Am & 3.30 Am). It's taking around 4 hours per way
=== WELCOME TO HANOI OLD QUARTER HOMESTAY & AUTHENTIC HANOI HOMESTAY===
My name is Luan, I have worked for 10 years as local guide, and I travelled in many places in Vietnam. My biggest dream is to travel all over the world and be able to share my great knowledge about Vietnam. With my family, we decided to support each other and open HANOI OLD QUARTER HOMESTAY & AUTHENTIC HANOI HOMESTAY.
My main objectives were to include what the travelers want the most which is experiencing the authentic Vietnamese life and exploring local activities. Today, I consider that the authentic Vietnamese life has become quite rare. Whenever or wherever you travel you all want discover new customs and learn more about a culture. So this inspired me to the host and share my home with the travelers from all over the world.
=== MY FAMILY ===
My Homestay were opened as the interfering cultural place to connect friends with new friends. The homestay couldn’t be more authentic without my family, all raised and born in Hanoi. As a longstanding Vietnamese tradition, my family includes three generations:
Me and my wife Nguyen Nhu Quynh (Name of the flower which only hatch in midnight of the Lunar New Year) – She works as the official staff. She also can speak Chinese because she lived in Shanghai for 3 years. We have a 4-year-old son together, his name is Do Truong An (Peaceful forever).
Nguyen Do Khai – My younger brother – a high school student. He helps me to take care the guests in evening and do like a safeguard for our homestay. So very SAFE at my homestay.
Nguyen Viet Thuy – My father – He is a retired cook. He can help you with the Traditional Vietnamese Food with an authentic taste. If you want to learn how to cook some tasty Vietnamese dishes or enjoy a family dinner, feel free to inform me in advance then we can prepare the dinner for you.
Finally, my mother Do Ngoc Lan also the Housekeeping Executive – She has been working in three star and four-star hotel for more than 15 years. So you can feel the cleanness, comfort and relaxation at my home.
=== ACCOMODATION ==
My home is located in the Old quarter, the heart of Hanoi, surrounded by good restaurants and shops, in green, quiet streets within walking distance of Hoan Kiem Lake which is the perfect environment to enjoy your holidays.
The cozy rooms are lovely decorated with air-conditioning. Some of the rooms have a balcony with a nice view of the Old Quarter streets. The others rooms are located in the back of the building, which guarantees you a relaxing and quiet night.
=== EXTRAS ===
- Pick up service from and to the airport.
- Renting or buying motorbike.
- Family dinner.
- Local Tour Arrangements
ABOUT ME – LUAN DO
I have been working in tourism industry for 10 years. Traveling all around my country from the north to the south, experiencing all the local culture and authentic places of Vietnam.
Each year, I help more than 1000 guests who became my friends later to experience d the authentic places and real landscapes of Vietnam.
I always offer the best rates guaranteed. I have not had the working office or company.
So I do not have to pay the government tax or operating fee. Moreover, I have the good relationship with all the hotel owners or tour suppliers. That is why I can offer not only the best local knowledge but the best rates also.
In order to make our own brand, I have created Local Tours Vietnam.
Our mission statement: “Stay as locals, Play as locals”.
With our traveling passion, we really hope to bring Vietnam to the world.
"I love Vietnam and proud of its amazing nature, a deep orient culture blended with local traditional customs and its unforgettable history. Showing them to you, my travelers, is my passion. Your satisfaction about the trip is my happiness. You will come back to visit a place when you like a place so much. Thus making you falling in love with my country is my mission. I will customize your trip upon your special requests to help you with just a limited time, but so much to enjoy"
We offer the personalized tours, tailored to suit your own itineraries, times, etc. They can be for just one person; a couple, a small family group or a group of friends. Prices may be adjusted depending on the number taking part in the tour.
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