This package divides your stay for 1 night on board in Ha Long Bay and 1 night in luxury Vietnamese house in Yen Duc village, the tour is a great combination of unique experience, both natural landscapes discovery and cultural exchange. This village tour is managed by Indochina Junk and local community based. Yen Duc village is just on the way between Hanoi and Ha Long Bay, creating a very easy accessible place. It is worth staying more and enjoy.

Day 1: Hon Gai Harbour – Bai Tu Long Bay – Thien Canh Son Cave (L, D)

07.35 – 08.00 : Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter

12.00 – 12.30 : Embark at Hon Gai International harbor.

12.30 – 13.00 : Check-in, enjoy welcome drink & cruise briefing.

13.30 – 15.00 : Have lunch while cruising to magnificent BaiTu Long Bay; admire the fascinating formations on the way.

15.15 – 15.40 : Explore the well- hidden ThienCanh Son Cave.

15.45 – 18.00 : Enjoy relaxing on a white sandy beach at Hon Co Island, swimming or kayaking.

18.00 – 19.00 : Back to junk for refreshing before having dinner on board.

20.00 – 21.00 : Relax, enjoy fresh air & overnight on board.

Day 2: Vung Vieng Fishing Village – Hon Gai Harbor – Yen Duc Village (B, L, D)

07.30 – 08.00 : Morning view of Bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the fresh air.

08.30 – 09.30 : Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic row-boat.

10.00 : Check out of the cabin. Start cruising towards the harbor while an A la carte lunch is served.

11.45 – 12.00 : Disembark. Drive to Yen Duc village – the second village of the day for another new experience.

13.30 : Arrive at Yen Duc village; check in the luxury room in Viet House. Enjoy welcome drink and free time for discovering the poetic landscape.

15.30 : Visit an ancient house in the village to gain a deeper understanding of Vietnamese family traditions.

16.00 : Experience the farming works such as milling and pounding rice, picking vegetables, gardening, and fishing. Then interact and exchange with local people.

18.30 : Enjoy dinner.

20.00 : Participate in the farmer’s daily life or make traditional Troi (floating rice) cakes with the host.

21.30 : Overnight in Viet House.

Day 3: Yen Duc Village – Hanoi (B, L)

06.30 : Start a new day with Tai Chi session. Have breakfast before cycling around the village in the fresh air, passing a local market and visiting the culture house of village.

09.30 : Visit a local house and learn about their handicraft work.

10.30 : Return to Viet House and Check out. Have lunch and relax.

13.30 : Enjoy water puppet show by local artists. Farewell.

17.00-17.30 : Arrive in Hanoi. Trip ends.


  • Accommodation (Ha Long Bay & Yen Duc village)
  • Kayaking
  • Entrance fee
  • Shuttle bus Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Yen Duc – Hanoi
  • All meals as specified in the tour
  • Activities in village tour
  • Transportation in the village (bicycle)
  • Water puppet show
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Local travel insurance


  • Personal expenses.
  • Drinks.
  • Bank charge (for card payments).

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  • This itinerary might subject to changes without prior notice. Please get final information from our sales staff before your date of cruise.
  • Promotion might apply, inclusions and exclusions might change – you will be informed of changes upon booking.
  • For safety reasons, these below visitors are not recommended to cruise overnight in Halong Bay:
  1. Person with disability: physical or sensory
  2. Person who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed, epilepsy…
  3. Person who is older than 80
  4. Person who is overweight (>100kg)
  5. Person who is taller than 2 meters

Yen Duc village tour is managed by Indochina Junk. For more information please visit Yen Duc village tour homepage.

Customer Reviews

The showing reviews were collected from past customer via feedback form provided at the end of cruise trip, based on genui ideas of customers and not qualify any selection!

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Carolyn May

9th October 2017
Duration: 2 nights

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Incredible diversity of meals beautiful quality and flavours. Catered for some special diets brilliantly. Due to being unable to kayaking it may have been an indoor activities on lieu of this.

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