Freedom Island is a small island hidden in the middle of the beautiful Lan Ha Bay. This place owns a charming scenery, unspoiled nature that makes anyone who comes here feel enchanted. The highlight of Freedom Island is its beautiful beach with two beaches on both sides. Viewed from above, the scenery here is as beautiful as the famous beaches in foreign countries.
THE 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS ITINERARY ON AQUA OF THE SEAS CRUISE – FREEDOM ISLAND
DAY 1: TUAN CHAU PORT – HA LONG BAY – LAN HA BAY – KAYAK – SUNSET PARTY (Lunch buffet, Dinner setmenu)
11:45 am: Arrive to No 11 Tuan Chau International Port – have check-in procedures at the waiting lounge.
12:30 pm: Transfer to Aqua Of The Sea Cruise by speedboat
13:00: Have buffet lunch while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay – Lan Ha bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
15:30: Aqua Of The Sea Cruise cruise moves near Ba Trai Dao beach (or Calves Head island or Tra Bau island) in Lan Ha Bay.
Do kayaking and swimming
17:00: Free time to relax on the cruise. Don’t miss the sundeck area to catch the sunset, enjoy the sunset party and take part in a cooking class of authentic Vietnamese dishes.
19:30: Time for dinner
21.00: Evening entertainments: play game on the cruise (card games, chess, karaoke, squid fishing) or relaxing with massage service
Overnight on Aqua Of The Sea Cruise
DAY 2: TAICHI – TRUNG TRANG CAVE OR HOA CUONG CAVE – FREEDOM ISLAND (Breakfast, Lunch buffet, Dinner BBQ)
06:30: It is a perfect time to refresh and indulge yourself in the peaceful beauty of the bay with a tai chi session on the sundeck. If you want to hunt for dawn, get up from 5:30 to 6:00 depending on the season.
06:45 – 07:45: Have breakfast
07:45 – 09:00: The car takes you to visit Trung Trang cave or Hoa Cuong cave.
9:30: You come back on board and it is time for check out.
10:00: Enjoy a delightful brunch at our restaurant while cruising back.
11.15 – 11.30: The private boat will take you to the Freedom Island
12.00 – 12.30: Welcome to Freedom Island
The Private boat docked at the wharf, you check in to the Island, enjoy a welcome drink, and listen to the Island Manager announce information about the schedule, and safety regulations on the Island.
12.45 – 13.45: Lunchtime
Enjoy your first meal on the Island at the Restaurant area. Our chef will thoughtfully prepare special dishes, with the taste of the local sea, prepared uniquely and harmoniously.
13.45 – 14.00: Check-in
After lunch, you will receive your room key, and check in with assistance from the Island staff.
14.00 – 15.30: Free time
Free time to enjoy all the best that Freedom Island has to offer. Enjoy delicious drinks at the outdoor bar, walk on the beach to enjoy the fresh air, listen to the waves, or participate in recreational activities such as billiards, and beach volleyball. Or you can also rest in your room.
15.30: Visit Hang Thung cave (when weather conditions permit)
If the weather conditions and tidal characteristics are favorable, you will be invited to participate in exciting cave exploration activities. After about 10 minutes of traveling from Freedom Island, our boat will take you to the cave entrance. Here, you will leave the boat, and climb a short slope to reach the top of the cave. You’ll get to explore a form of cavern formed over millions of years impacted by the rise and fall of seawater, breathe completely fresh air, and get amazing photos once you reach the top of the cave.
After finishing the visit to the cave, the boat will take you back to Freedom Island.
Please note: The activity is only available when the tide conditions on the day of your visit permit. Sea levels will vary from day to day. On high tide days, the mouth of the cave is almost flooded, this activity will not be possible.
16.30: Walk through the primeval forest, explore, and check in at Freedom rock riffs
For those who love climbing activities, Freedom rock riffs are a MUST-TRY! Are you ready for this exploratory experience?
Meet our staff at the lobby, and they will join you in a climbing program to explore the Freedom rock riffs. Here, you can enjoy the majestic beauty of nature and have the opportunity to save yourself emotional experiences by taking selfie pictures. Trekking time ranges from 45 minutes to 1 hour.
After checking in Freedom rock riffs ends you return to the main area of the Island. During this time, you can participate in other interesting activities such as swimming, kayaking, and beach volleyball.
Note: When participating in this activity, you should bring sports shoes or climbing shoes, and mosquito spray.
17.30 – 18.30: Sunset Party
Don’t miss the chance to enjoy unique drinks and fresh fruit during the Sunset Party. This is the time for you to feel the love in a romantic space with music, admire the romantic scenery of the sunset slowly falling with friends and loved ones, and sip your favorite drinks that our bar staff bartenders made. Some people consider this to be one of the most beautiful times of the day in terms of space, time, and emotions, and will leave you with many unforgettable impressions!
19.15 – 20.30: Dinner on the Island
You will enjoy a wonderful dinner at the outdoor beach area, under the shimmering lights, and listen to the wind and waves – the romantic melody of the sea.
21.00 – 23.00: Happy hours, billiards, campfire…
This is the evening prime time of your tour, with plenty of group bonding activities. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy special drinks at the bar. During this time frame, you will get a free drink with the purchase of two.
In addition, you can also stay at the outdoor bar to listen to music, relax, chat with friends, or go for a walk by the beach to feel the peace, with the cool taste of the sea breeze, and listen to the sound of the ocean, waves crashing, or simply participate in a game of billiards, table tennis.
23.00: Overnight on the Freedom Island
You rest, and enjoy a night of sleeping on the island, right on the beach with the sound of waves crashing. You will quickly fall asleep, deep to regain energy full of excitement for the next day.
DAY 3: FREEDOM ISLAND – TRAN CHAU HARBOR (Breakfast, Lunch)
05.30 – 06.00: Sunrise on the Island
You should wake up early to fully enjoy the beautiful sunrise and fresh morning air on Freedom Island.
07.00 – 10.00: Buffet Breakfast and Lunch
You will have a combination breakfast & lunch buffet at the restaurant. Meals are carefully prepared to recharge for the return journey.
10.15: Check out
Please check your luggage, check out, and pay all costs incurred on the Island (if any) at the bar.
11.00: Leaving Freedom Island, returning to Hanoi
The private boat will take you back to Tran Chau Harbor for you to board the car back to Hanoi. Our guide and driver will bring you back to your hotel in the Old Quarter area of Hanoi.
• Rooms on luxury yachts with 5-star standard on Aqua Of The Seas Cruise
• All rooms have a private balcony with sea view and bathtub
• 01 seasons fruit dish in room
• Modern Jacuzzi free to use
• Speedboats transfers to Aqua Of The Seas Cruise
• Meals according to the program.
• Sunset party in the afternoon.
• Offered fruit juice when boarding the cruise.
• Free use of kayaks
• Free room decoration, flowers and cakes for birthdays, wedding anniversaries, marriage proposals…
• Take part in kayaking activities to visit caves.
• Tickets for sightseeing according to the program.
• Performing art of cooking and enjoying tea
• Internet wifi, satellite TV in the room.
• Modern gym room
• Fishing equipment, squid fishing in the evening.
• Experienced and dedicated cruise guide.
• Insurance according to scenic tickets and service fees.
• Free daily karaoke at the restaurant
• Private boat transfers from Aqua Of The Seas Cruise to Freedom Island and vice versa;
• Welcome drink;
• Rooms on the Island;
• Drinking water 01 bottle/pax in the room;
• 03 meals on the Island as scheduled (01 Lunch, 01 Dinner, 01 combination breakfast);
• Trekking to Freedom rock riffs;
• Ticket insurance and service fees are included in the Island program.
• Shuttle bus from Hanoi Old Quarter to Tran Chau, Cat Ba, and vice versa
• Drinks on the menu.
• Other services not mentioned above and personal expenses incurred in the program.