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Lagoon Explorer Junk

The Lagoon Explorer I & II were the first junks on the Bay which could actually sail! Built for expeditions, you can go to any corner of the Bay. Whether you are dinning in the restaurant, lounging on the sundeck or relaxing in the comfort of your cabin, you will be surrounded by the handcrafted teak and oak that make the Lagoon Explorer Junks true masterpieces.
 
The Lagoon Explorer I & II were the first junks on the Bay which could actually sail! Built for expeditions, you can go to any corner of the Bay.
Whether you are dinning in the restaurant, lounging on the sundeck or relaxing in the comfort of your cabin, you will be surrounded by the handcrafted teak and oak that make the Lagoon Explorer Junks true masterpieces.
 
Features of the Princess
Number of junks: 4
The Princess 1 and The Princess 2 – Launched September 2007
The Princess 3 and The Princess 4 – Launched May 2008
Length: 17.0 metres
Width: 5.2 metres
  • 1 Deluxe Cabin with en-suite bathroom
  • 1 Lounge Deck for dinning
  • 1 Sundeck and Relaxation Area
  • 1 Staff Section 1 Kitchen

Services

Kayaking
Kayaking is the best way to explore the breathtaking beauty of Halong. Paddle through islets; visit hidden caves, lagoons, unspoiled beaches and floating fishing villages; and talk with local fishermen.
Thanks to the bay’s thousands of islands the conditions for sea kayaking are ideal – the water is calm, the current is fine and the wind is not too strong.
 
Beach BBQ
After some enjoyable kayaking, there is no better way of treating yourself than with a private seafood barbecue on an unspoilt beach.
Within minutes a quiet beach is transformed into a romantic spot with beautiful umbrellas providing shade and an elegant dinning table right on the beach. Our crew will invite you for a BBQ lunch on the beach – as if it were a wonderful gift granted by a mermaid. Imagine for a moment that you are the only people on earth enjoying a fabulous meal under the clear blue sky on your own private beach.
Start with a glass of wine and proceed to enjoy an array of succulent, grilled seafood. The melodious music of the waves will put the finishing touches to the perfect, dreamy ambience.
 
Fishing Trip
Going fishing with local fishermen makes for an excellent tour. Indochina Junk is the first and only company on Halong Bay with this programme.
Our fishing trips create the genuine feeling of being a fisherman on these waters, and make for an exciting and interesting excursion for all tourists. 
 
Dining in a Cave
After a whole day packed full of activities, we anchor at a secluded harbour where you will enjoy an amazing dinner in your private cave.
Pass through the cave’s mouth and along the candle-lit pathway for the most enchanting of experiences. Allow yourself to be bewitched by the mystical scenery inside.
The dinner will be an unforgettable experience as much for the delicious and beautifully presented food, as for the romantic setting. This is a wonderful occasion, ideal for a honeymoon, wedding anniversary, birthday, or even a special surprise for your loved one. Enjoy, share, relax – it will make your trip even more memorable.
 
Mangrove Forestation
As part of our ecotourism programme for a responsible environment in Halong Bay, our mangrove forestation project was first initiated by Indochina Junk for the purpose of restoring an area of mangrove that has been reduced by the effects of nature and man. We are helping to create a living environment for the species to provide abundant marine resources for those living in the fishing villages around Halong Bay.
By joining our mangrove forestation tour, visitors have a chance to show their responsibility through practical activities such as planting mangrove trees. A bit of hard work and a lot of fun, join in the activities you never thought you would do in modern life even if you had the time. Join in, and experience a unique experience with us.

Day 1: Hanoi - Hon Gai Harbour - Bai Tu Long Bay - Thien Canh Son Cave

07.45 Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi by shuttle bus.
12.00 Embark at Hon Gai International harbour.
13.00 Check-in, enjoy a welcoming drink and cruise briefing.
13.30 Have lunch while cruising in the magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
15.00 Enjoy swimming in the crystal clear water.
15.40 Explore the secluded Thien Canh Son Cave.
16.45 Short cruise to Hon Co Island where you can relax on a white sandy beach, swim or kayak.
18.00 Back to the junk for relaxation.
19.00 Have dinner and stay overnight on board.
 

Day 2: Vung Vieng Fishing Village - Hon Gai Harbour - Hanoi

07.30 Enjoy the bay’s morning landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the open air.
08.30 Visit Vung Vieng fishing village in a rustic rowing-boat, meet the local people and pass through the floating school and fish farms.
09.30 More leisure time for swimming in the middle of the bay.
10.00 Cruise back to the harbour while an a la carte lunch is served.
11.45 Disembark. Farewell.
15.45 Arrive in Hanoi. End of trip.

Included services

  • All land transportation Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi
  • Welcome drink
  • Luxury en-suited cabin with A/C, hot water
  • All meals on boat
  • Kayaking or a boat row
  • Tea and coffee free
  • Tour guide on board

Excluded services

  • Daily expenses Soft drinks on the boat
  • Tip & gratuity to crews and drivers, guides
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Other things that not included in the programme 

Day 1: Hanoi - Hon Gai Harbour - Bai Tu Long Bay - Cap La

07.45 Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi by shuttle bus.
12.00 Embark at Hon Gai International harbour.
13.00 Check-in, enjoy a welcoming drink and cruise briefing.
13.30 Have lunch while cruising in the magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
15.00 Cruise to Cap La.
16.30 Enjoy paddling around Cap La and Tra San by kayak.
17.45 Back to junk for swimmingor relaxation.
19.00 Have dinner and stay overnight on board.
 

Day 2: Cap La - Cong Dam - Cong Do

07.30 Enjoy the bay’s morning landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the open air.
08.30 Cruise to Cong Dam while appreciating the rock formations of Halong Bay.
09:00 Kayak through hidden lagoons and Cong Damgeological park.
11.30 Sunbathe, relax or swim at Tra Gioi Beach.
12.30 BBQ lunch followed by relaxation on this deserted beach.
14:30 Visit Cong Dam Fishing Village by a rustic rowing boat, meat the local peopleand pass through the lagoons.
16.00 Cruise back to Cong Do for swimming or kayaking.
19.00 Have dinner and stay overnight on board.
 

Day 3: Cong Do - Thien Canh Son - Hon Gai Harbour - Hanoi

07.30 Enjoy the fresh air and gentle breezes of the bay in the morning while having breakfast on board.
08.30 Visit Thien Canh Son Cave followed by swimming.
10.30 Cruise towards the harbour while an a la carte lunch is served.
11.45 Disembark. Farewell.
15.45 Arrive in Hanoi. End of trip.

Included services

  • All land transportation Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi
  • Welcome drink
  • Luxury en-suited cabin with A/C, hot water
  • All meals on boat
  • Kayaking or a boat row
  • Tea and coffee free
  • Tour guide on board

Excluded services

  • Daily expenses Soft drinks on the boat
  • Tip & gratuity to crews and drivers, guides
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Other things that not included in the programme 

Day 1: Hanoi - Hon Gai Harbour - Bai Tu Long Bay - Cap La

07.45 Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi by shuttle bus.
12.00 Embark at Hon Gai International harbour.
13.00 Check-in, enjoy a welcoming drink and cruise briefing.
13.30 Have lunch while cruising in the magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
15.00 Cruise to Cap La.
16.30 Enjoy paddling around Cap La and Tra San by kayak.
17.45 Back to junk for swimmingor relaxation.
19.00 Have dinner and stay overnight on board.
 

Day 2: Cap La - Cong Dam - Vung Ha

06.30 Enjoy the bay’s morning landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the open air.
08.30 Cruise to Cong Dam while appreciating the rock formations of Halong Bay.
09:00 Kayak through hidden lagoons and Cong Damgeological park.
11.30 Sunbathe, relax or swim at Tra Gioi Beach.
12.30 BBQ lunch followed by relaxation on this deserted beach.
14:30 Visit Cong Dam Fishing Village by a rustic rowing boat, meat the local peopleand pass through the lagoons.
16.00 Cruise back to Vung Ha for swimming or kayaking.
19.00 Have dinner and stay overnight on board.
 

Day 3: Vung Ha - Ba Cua - Vung Vieng - Cong Do

07:30 Enjoy the morning on the bay while having breakfast.
08:30 Fish with the local people and learn about local fishing techniques.
09:30 Cruise to Ba Cua Beach for relaxation and swimming. Discover Bo Hung (Dor-beetle) Island by kayak.
11:30 Have lunch in a homestay on Vung Vieng fishing village.
14:00 Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by rowing boat.
15:00 Cruise back to Cong Do for swimming and kayaking.
19:00 Enjoy a deluxe dinner in Thien Canh Son Cave, stay overnight on board.
 

Day 4: Cong Do - Hon Gai Harbour

07.30 Enjoy the fresh air and gentle breezes of the bay in the morning while having breakfast on board.
08.30 Free time for kayaking, swimming or relaxation.
10.00 Cruise towards the harbour while an a la carte lunch is served.
11.45 Disembark. Farewell.
15.45 Arrive in Hanoi. End of trip.

Included services

  • All land transportation Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi
  • Welcome drink
  • Luxury en-suited cabin with A/C, hot water
  • All meals on boat
  • Kayaking or a boat row
  • Tea and coffee free
  • Tour guide on board

Excluded services

  • Daily expenses Soft drinks on the boat
  • Tip & gratuity to crews and drivers, guides
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Other things that not included in the programme 

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