08:30    Warmly pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Depart for Halong Bay 11:30     Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier. 12:15    Transfer by tender to the Indochina Sails boat – enjoy Welcome Drink. Receive cruise briefing and check in to cabins and begin cruise. 13:00    Lunch – deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu. Massage service is available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise. 14.30    Arrive at Titop Island. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach and climbing the steps to the top of the mountain on the island for fantastic views and photo opportunities. Water and towels supplied. We will spend about 45 minutes on the island. 15.15    Transfer back to the boat and sail for approximately 45 minutes to our second destination – the Bat Cave area. 16.15    Arrive at the Bat Cave area. There are two programs to choose from at this time. One option is a 40 minute kayaking program to the nearby Bat Cave and lagoon and surrounding waters. Kayaking is $10. per person unless already booked as part of your package. Water is supplied. The second option is to visit the largest floating fishing village in Halong Bay. We will travel to the village on the tender and tour the village for approximately 20 minutes. 18:30    Arrive at Luon Bo area – anchor for overnight. 19:00    Dinner – deluxe Vietnamese & Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner. 20:30    Evening activities include: film entertainment in the dining room at approximately 2:15, board games and playing cards are available. 21:00    Happy Hour! Buy one drink – get one free (wine excluded). 23.00    End of program for Day One