Port of call - Shore excursions in Halong Bay and Catba island
Updated: 30/10/2018 | 4:22:26 AM
We have different type of boats and they are customized for all kinds of excursions in the area. Our team has experience in serving Holland America Line's customers, whether you are looking for a 1-day trip or an overnight stay, Sails of Indochina Cruises has the...
Isles of Indochine: Vietnam's Bay of Dragons
Updated: 29/1/2018 | 6:05:25 AM
Low clouds scudded across the sky as our little boat glided over the emerald water. From time to time fisherfolk waved at us from passing sampans, and occasionally we spotted a stately junk, its sails silhouetted against the horizon like the wings of a giant butterfly....
What to do and see when you arrive in Halong Bay by cruise ship ?
Updated: 28/1/2018 | 12:15:33 PM
Ha Long Bay, in northeast Vietnam, is known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests. Junk boat tours and sea kayak expeditions take visitors past islands named for their shapes, including Stone Dog and Teapot islets....
The Emerald Isles of Halong Bay & Lan Ha bay - Towering Limestone Isles
Updated: 28/1/2018 | 9:38:42 AM
Seeking solace and refuge from my routine, I ventured to do a cruise in Halong Bay. It was a notion that had only existed to me in reverie for much too long. Yet I was ready and eager to finally make my journey into this renowned natural wonder a reality. I couldn’t...
The uncrowded alternative to Halong Bay that you probably haven't heard of
Updated: 2/4/2017 | 11:05:29 AM
We were standing in King Kong’s lair, transported here by a bamboo sampan that had weaved its way along a network of ochre waters, cutting through buoyant bunches of purple hyacinth, gliding past rippling layers of emerald mountains, to a series of vast interconnected...
Moon Garden Homestay: Authentic rural experience in Ky Son Village
Updated: 25/2/2017 | 10:10:13 PM
Moon Garden Homestay is a small resort located in outskirt of Hanoi – Ky Son Village, Xuan Son commune, Son Tay district, Hanoi, Vietnam. Coming to Moon Garden Homestay, the guests will be accommodated in the traditional architecture style stilt house and join...
Venture off the trodden paths with Traditional Sailing Junk – One Day Cruise from Cat Ba Island
Updated: 11/12/2016 | 9:22:34 PM
Take a traditional Chinese fishing junk around the Cat Ba area to experience the beauty and tranquility of the ocean sights surrounding the island and Ha Long Bay area. These junks were built in Van Don and in the picturesque fishing port of Cai Rong. They operate...
Bac Son Valley and Homestay Tour - 02 Days
Updated: 25/9/2016 | 9:37:08 PM
A new but very beautiful Vietnam tour to Bac Son valley, a rural district of Lạng Sơn Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam and it is situated 160km northeast of Hanoi. One of the interesting aspects about this valley is its incredibly high mountains...
Lan Ha Bay - Wonder of Nature
Updated: 18/8/2016 | 4:13:38 AM
Lan Ha Bay is located off the southeast coast of Cat Ba Island in Halong Bay. This area is an idyllic spot to escape the crowds of Halong Bay and those looking to venture off-the-beaten-track will find a natural playground ripe for exploring.
Frequently asked questions with Indochine Junk Cruises
Updated: 30/6/2016 | 8:23:22 AM
Indochine Junk is the pionneer in private sailing junks in the wonder of nature Lan Ha bay and Catba island, Vietnam. We offer private and authentic sailing cruises in Bai Tu Long and Lan Ha Bay to stay away from crowded places and venture off the beaten tracks...
Venture off beaten paths in Far North Vietnam ( Tonkin )
Updated: 29/6/2016 | 8:31:03 PM
At the border gate of China, in Ha Giang province, the trip will help you to discover the unusual landscape of Vietnam: mountains and circuses limestone, roads perched on terraced fields, rivers and waterfalls combined in a wild nature.
Trekking in Pu Luong Nature Reserve
Updated: 29/6/2016 | 7:23:09 PM
A half day traveling from Hanoi, Pu Luong nature reserve brings you a little concentrated view of Vietnam. The Pu Luong Nature Reserve is an area of outstanding beauty, cultural interest and high biodiversity value. Leave the city behind and explore the beautiful...
Lan Ha bay and Cat Ba island by traditional sailing junk
Updated: 29/6/2016 | 7:12:25 PM
Miracle of the nature, Ha Long is one of the major limestone karst areas of the world which has been invaded by the sea. Ha Long Bay has an outstanding landscape, thousands of islands of boundless shapes rising out of the quiet blue water of the Bay and hundreds...
Off The Beaten Path, Viet Hai village, Navy Peak and Cat Ba National Park
Updated: 28/6/2016 | 9:06:07 AM
Viet Hai Village, located approximately 18 km from Cat Ba island, the small fishing village of Viet Hai stretches along the coastline. To reach the village one can embark on an 8km trek passing the Ao Ech Lake before arriving in Viet Hai or take a sailing junk...
Off the beaten track: Tung Thu Beach, Cat Ba island with Sails of Indochina
Updated: 27/6/2016 | 12:38:13 PM
Once upon a time, Tung Thu Beach was bustling like the Cat Co beaches, with a restaurant, cabanas, and the whole shebang on the shore, but for some reason all of these now lie abandoned.