Destination: Hanoi – Tuan Chau Island – Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba Island - Tuan Chau Island - Hanoi
DAY 1: HANOI – TUAN CHAU ISLAND – LAN HA BAY11:30 - Check-in at Paradise Lounge - Tuan Chau Island
After arriving at Tuan Chau Island, you will check-in and be given your cabin key at Paradise Lounge on Tuan Chau Island.
12:00 - 12:30 - Embark on Paradise Grand Cruise in Lan Ha Bay
Once you have been transferred to Paradise Grand from the high-speed ferry Paradise Express, you will be given a short briefing about your cruise while sipping your welcome drink in the Restaurant.
13:00 - International Buffet Lunch in the Restaurant
International buffet lunch will be served in the restaurant while Paradise Grand cruises to the islands and islets of stunning Lan Ha Bay.
14:30 - Sightseeing the Most Beautiful Lan Ha Bay or Indulging in Spa Treatment
After lunch, you can take time to contemplate the beauty of Lan Ha Bay or alternatively, treat yourself to a delicious afternoon tea or book in for a pamper session in the Spa*.
14:30 - 16:00 - Viet Hai Village, Van Boi Island or Three Peach Beach
During Winter season from December to March, there’re two options for you to select: Either visit Viet Hai Village and explore local Vietnamese lives on your own bicycle and go trekking, or experience the most interested activities in the water – kayaking* and swimming – on Van Boi Island.
From April to November, guests can join the Summer-Autumn Itinerary: Visit Three Peach Beach, where you can go for a refreshing swim on the secluded beach, or go kayaking* in the midst of limestone karsts and Lan Ha Bay’s emerald water.
17:30 - 19:00 - Cooking Demonstration and Happy Hour
At sundown, Paradise Grand will anchor overnight. This is the perfect time for you to enjoy Happy Hour* in the Piano Lounge in the melody brought by live music band aboard. Foodies can partake in Vietnamese cooking demonstration before dinner, and guaranteed to whet the appetite.
19:00 - À la carte Dinner in the Restaurant
Savor a delicious À la carte dinner with premium Michelin-standard menu crafted by Celebrity Chef John Burton-Race in the Restaurant.
21:00 - 23:00 - Night Entertainment with Live Music
After dinner, indulge in drinks* and live music at Piano Lounge, a spa treatment at Spa* or movies in your cabin.
DAY 2: LAN HA BAY - CAT BA NATIONAL PARK06:30 - 07:00 - Tai Chi or Yoga on the Sundeck
Welcome your second day on board Paradise Grand with a Tai Chi or Yoga session on the sundeck as the sun rises.
07:00 - 07:30 - Light Breakfast in the Restaurant
A light breakfast with freshly-baked pastries, coffee and tea is ready in the Restaurant.
08:30 - Full Breakfast in the Restaurant
After your full buffet breakfast is served in the restaurant, it is the time to get ready for another exciting day exploring Lan Ha Bay.
10:00 - Transfer to the High-speed Ferry to Gia Luan Port for Excursions
Keep in mind to bring along your necessary accessories to make the most of Cat Ba Island excursions.
10:30 - 11:30 - Visit Trung Trang Cave on Cat Ba Island
Discovering Trung Trang Cave - the most beautiful cave on Cat Ba Island - will make you experience magnificent atmosphere, feeling like you are lost in a heaven in the ground.
11:30 - 12:00 - Transferring to Cat Ba City by Paradise Shuttle Bus
After visiting the must-see Trung Trang Cave, you will be transferred by Paradise shuttle bus to Cat Ba city.
12:00 - Lunch in the restaurant on Cat Ba Island
After your morning excursions, re-energies yourself with a fresh and delicious Authentic Vietnamese lunch in the restaurant at Tung Thu area.
13:30 - 14:30 - Swimming and kayaking at Tung Thu Beach
Discover Tung Thu beach – A hidden area on Cat Ba Island for a refreshing swim in the cool, emerald waters. The more adventurous can opt to kayak.
15:00 - 16:00 - Explore Cat Ba National Park by trekking
The second visit in the afternoon is the most iconic and well-known trail in the north of Vietnam, the walk can be a strenuous one at times, but it is also a very rewarding one. The summit you'll be treated to outstanding views of the Cat Ba National Park.
17:15 - Return to Paradise Grand Cruise Lan Ha Bay.
17:30 - 19:00 - Happy Hour and Cooking Demonstration
At sundown, Paradise Grand will anchor overnight. This is the perfect time for you to enjoy Happy Hour*
in the Piano Lounge in the melody brought by live music band aboard. Foodies can partake in Vietnamese cooking demonstration before dinner, and guaranteed to whet the appetite.
19:00 - Second dinner aboard Paradise Grand
Relish your last night on board with Michelin dinner in the restaurant. Once again, Piano Lounge offers live music (except on Mondays) after dinner if you are not ready to call it a night. Alternatively, you can return to your cabin for a relaxing evening watching in-room movies.
DAY 3: LAN HA BAY – TAN CHAU ISLAND - HANOI07:00 - 07:30 - Light Breakfast in the Restaurant
A light breakfast with freshly-baked pastries, coffee and tea is ready in the restaurant.
07:30 - 08:30 - Visit Dark and Bright Cave
Your last stop of the trip is the magnificent Dark and Bright Cave, you will be transported there by locals rowing bamboo boats or you can kayak* at your own pace. This is a poetic and stunning location that acts as an access way to a beautifully tranquil lake, surrounded by walls of stones in different scales and sizes.
08:30 - Buffet Breakfast in the Restaurant
Back on board, a buffet breakfast will be served as we once again cruise back to the harbor before your bill settlement and check-out.
10:30 - Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina
After disembarking from Paradise Grand, you will be transferred to the high-speed ferry Paradise Express for returning back to Tuan Chau Marina.
12:00 - Return to Hanoi.
Notes: Due to cruising conditions, itineraries may change without prior notice. Wi-Fi is available in the restaurant/bar area, but internet connectivity is limited due to the geography of the bay. Thank you for your understanding. End of Paradise Grand Cruise 3 Days 2 Nights.
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