Halong Bay is an amazing gift of nature and we want to keep it green for the next generation. Currently, the World Heritage site – Halong Bay is damaged by human activities in the pursuit of short-term economic goals. The question is what we can do to save Halong Bay before it comes to the edge of no turning back.
This green tour package is a part of our responsible travel campaigns to promote good sustainability practices, aim to raise awareness, influence our guests, partners and staffs to protect our nature and human life.
This green tour runs on the date 26th of every summer month.
By joining this green tour, you contribute to a series of action within our “For a Green Halong Bay” program and community-based tourism in Yen Duc village.
Booking this tour, you save as much as up to 30% OFF. The price 330 USD/person has been discounted to ONLY 219 USD/person for the best responsible travel experience and high-class service by Indochina Junk.
We are looking for guests and partner who care about the environment and local community, you are all welcome to join us and raise awareness for both locals and other guests. We hope you will help to spread this sustainable program to other people through social media, blogs, and worth of mouth. It all helps to have more actions from different organization and individuals toward environment protection in Halong Bay and local community sharing.
07.30 – 08.00 AM: After breakfast at hotel, you will be picked up by luxury van then depart for Ha Long Bay. After nearly 4 hour drive, there comes the harbor. Our local guide will see you for the check in and cruise briefing. Lunch is served while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay. In the afternoon, you spend the time to go kayaking around the limestone island. While kayaking, you will collect rubbish floating on water and bring back to the boat for treatment in the mainland. Dinner and overnight on board.
Start a day with glorious view of the bay with a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy the breakfast in the fresh air. Later, you have a visit to Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic row-boat, meet the local people and visit a fish farms. This is a responsible program to support locals in the fishing village, you will get to know and interact with locals about their life. Around 10.00 – 11.30, we cruise towards the harbor while an A la carte lunch is served.
Arrive at Yen Duc village at 1h30 and check in Viet House. In the afternoon, you will be guided to visit an English class for children in the village. This is the annual class operated by Yen Duc village tour to help local children in learning English. There would be so much fun and interesting interaction with local children here then experience some farming work as fishing, gardening.
In the evening, after dinner, you will join to make floating cakes with locals then stay overnight in the village.
The day starts with morning exercise then you spend time on bike to visit a local market, enjoy free talk with locals then visit a local house. In this local house, you will experience Vietnamese local life and give support to make local products.
After lunch, you will experience water puppet show performed by local artists then get in the luxury van back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi at 5:30 PM, trip ends.