07:15 - 07:30: The limousine and tour guide will pick up at hotel (book transfer in next step) and join a short ride of 1.5 hour to Cat Hai Island, Hai Phong province via newest expressway.
09:45: Arrival and embark on Estella Cruise. The cruise will take you on an odyssey of 8-hours in deep exploration through remote Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay, discovering many hidden splendors of untouched natural wonders. Enjoy breath-taking scenery from river to the sea. Lunch is served on cruise.
13:00: Drop anchor at a cave amid dramatic natural scenery in Kiem Lam archipelago. After an introduction from our expert on how to paddle safely, you will do kayaking amidst a maze of incredible rock formations rising majestically from jade-green water. Every turn brings another surprise and secret passages of an array of stalagmite caves leaded into hidden lagoons with a unique eco-system, getting close to sea creatures and coral reefs. Alternative kayak, taking a bamboo boat rowed by a fisher folk and gently gliding through stalagmite caves leaded into hidden lagoons.
15:00: Swimming on crystal clear emerald water with amazing backdrops. Passages of the genuine floating house of local where the indigenous life that have been living on for centuries. Back to cruise and join the cooking demonstration by chef. You will also have chance to practice yourself.
16:30: Enjoy tea break on cruise. There is something magical about the tradition of taking the tea at the sea – fresh biscuit, Vietnamese traditional cake, green tea and seasonal fruit are served by our crews while you mingle with other guests to savor the unique moment of sunset.
17:30: Disembark for the ride back to Hanoi. Arrive at hotel at around 19:00. End of services.