The Carina cruise supports sustainable and responsible tourism to ensure the Ha Long Bay environs remains cared for and not exploited. We want to contain any negative environmental impact of the cruise industry in Ha Long Bay as well as supporting conservation and protection initiatives and working working with the local community
Unlike most cruises in Ha Long Bay, Carina Cruise benefits from being one of the more intimate junks. With just 9 luxury en-suite cabins, and manned by a young and experienced crew of 10. We cater for small groups, couples and individuals. Our cosier atmosphere provides a more personalized service compared to most other cruises in Ha Long. But The Carina’s generous size means that you won’t feel cramped. We are large enough for you to keep yourself to yourself but small enough to feel that you are travelling with a group of friends.
Choose Swan cruise to maximize your experience in Halong Bay: discover thousands of cliff Stone Island rising from the crystal waters, long sandy beaches, amazing grottoes, and lagoons alternate with authentic fishing culture will fascinating the visitor.
The allure of Southeast Asia is in the unexpected blend of stunning pagodas and romantic colonial architecture; the colorful cacophony of market streets where silks and silver are sold next to cilantro and roasted fish; and the terraced rice fields and timeless villages. Experience Indochina on a unique adventure that adapts our activity to best fit each location
Travelling to Myanmar is more attractive travellers who want to learn about Buddhism, you can visit Chaukhtetgyi Reclining Buddha image which is the biggest one in Yangon. Also Hundreds of Ancient Stupas, Temples, Monasteries, Libraries and Buddhist Universities welcome you to the then Heart of Buddhism
If you don’t have much time, with 5 Days you also can visit the highlight of Myanmar included Yangon, Bagan, Mount Popa. The famous Buddha in Yagon or boat for sunset in Bagan, mount a bicycle touring around in the monument zone in Mount Popa…
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
The northern part of the country consists mostly of highlands and the Red River Delta. Phan Xi Pang, located in Lao Cai province, is the highest mountain in Vietnam.
In the Central is famous with beaches, dunes, and lagoon, There is an ancient imperial city of Hue, a tranquil Hoi An where you can have clothes made in one day and a Da Nang dynamic by Han river.
Southern Vietnam is divided into coastal lowlands, the mountains of the Annamite Range and extensive forests.
Vietnam has become a major tourist destination since the 1990s, assisted by significant state and private investment, particularly in coastal regions.
To the east and the south of Vietnam are Laos & Cambodia, these countries are nowadays developing tourism.
Laos has become popular with tourists for its relaxed style of living and for retaining elements of the "original Asia" lost elsewhere. The official tourism slogan is "Simply Beautiful". The main attractions for tourists include Buddhist culture and colonial architecture in Luang Prabang gastronomy and ancient temples in the capital of Vientiane
Cambodia’s tourism is the country’s second - greatest source of hard currency after the textile industry. Especially, Angkor Wat is Buddhist temple complex and the largest religious monument in the world and famous destination for visitors to Cambodia, it was built in the early 12th century.
Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, is over one thousand years old but not old. This is the place where you can enjoy an incomparable combination of tradition, elegance and progress, a fascinating blending of East and West.
Vientiane is a small city, the capital experiences a major influx of tourists. The city contains many temples and Buddhist monuments with Pha That Luang, a Buddhist stupa, one of the most famous in Laos. It is the most important national cultural monument and very popular amongst foreign tourists
Phnom Penh (literally, "Penh's Hill") takes its name from the present Wat Phnom ("Hill Temple"). Legend has it that in 1372, an old nun named Lady Penh went to fetch water in the Mekong and found a dead Koki tree floating down the stream. Inside a hole of the Koki tree were four bronze and one stone Buddha statues.
Ha Giang is the host to impressive mountain ridges, extremely stunning rice terraces, winding mountain roads, many hill tribes with Khau Vai love market and many other kirmesses. This is one of the best places for culture explorers and adventure lovers.
The legendary Halong Bay is the best place to visit: a collection of spectacular limestone grottoes, emerald sea water, diversified flora and fauna, beautiful floating fishing villages with luxury cruises
Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng is noted for its cave and grotto systems as it is composed of 300 caves and grottos with a total length of about 70 km, of which only 20 have been surveyed by Vietnamese and British scientists; 17 of these are in located in the Phong Nha area and three in the Kẻ Bàng area.
Established as a Hill Station, Sapa has been a romantic and incredibly picturesque resort town for years. This is home to spectacular rugged scenery, fabulous rice terraces, lush vegetation, Fansipan - the highest peak in Vietnam and many colorful custom hill tribes.
Con Dao islands are in the Southeast region of Vietnam, served as a prison island for political prisoners during the French colonial era prison. Today Con Dao has great historical import and attracts Vietnamese and increasing numbers of foreign tourists to the renovated prisons
Cat Ba is the largest island in the Bay and approximately half of its area is covered by a National Park which is home to the highly endangered Cat Ba Langur. The island has a wide variety of natural ecosystems, both marine and terrestrial, leading to incredibly high rates of biodiversity
Bac Can province is home to Ba Be National Park and Vietnam's largest natural fresh lake. This is an ideal place for nature explorers and culture lovers. Best things to do in Ba Be are taking boat trips to visit caves, waterfalls and minority villages, cycling and fishing.
Ninh Bình is located 91 km from Hanoi and has both rail and road transport links. Express rail connections with Hanoi in the north and Thanh Hoa and Vinh in the south. Buses from Hanoi's South Bus Station stop by Ninh Bình; the bus routes parallel and complement the rail route.
Hoa Binh, a gateway to the captivated Northwest of Vietnam, is endowed with imposing nature and beautiful villages of the hill tribes. This is one of the best community and eco tourism destinations in Vietnam
Huế is well known for its historic monuments, which have earned it a place in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. The seat of the Nguyễn emperors was the Citadel, which occupies a large, walled area on the north side of the Perfume River. Inside the citadel was a forbidden city where only the emperors, concubines, and those close enough to them were granted access
Lang Co is a small fishing village nestled by Hai Van Pass 60 Km south of Hue City and 40 KM north of Da Nang City. Covering Chuoi (Banana) plain, Ghenh Da (Rocky Bank), and Hai Van Highway, Lang Co is considered one of the four main national tourism destinations in the central region that attract many local and foreign tourists
Da Nang is one of the major port cities in Vietnam (in addition to Ho Chi Minh and Hai Phong) and the biggest city on the South Central Coast of Vietnam, Danang is the commercial and educational center of Central Vietnam.
The town is a tourist attraction because of its history, traditional architecture and crafts such as textiles and ceramics. Many bars, hotels, and resorts have been constructed both in Hội An and the surrounding area. The port mouth and boats are still used for both fishing and tourism.
Nha Trang is one of the most important tourist hubs of Vietnam, thanks to its beautiful beaches with fine and clean sand and the clear ocean water with mild temperatures all year round
Da Lat is known as an area for scientific research in the fields of biotechnology and nuclear physics. With its year-round cool weather, Da Lat supplies temperate agriculture products for all over Vietnam, also famous tourist destination with beautiful landscape.
Phan Thiet city is the capital of Bình Thuận province, main economics sources are agriculture, aquaculture, services, and tourism and is a coastal city which is famous for its tourism district Mui Ne and its seafood as well as sea products such as fish sauce. Phan Thiet is also known as the land of dragon fruits
Ho Chi Minh City formerly named Saigon and known as the far- east pearl, is the largest city of Vietnam. Today, the city's core is still adorned with wide elegant boulevards and historic French colonial buildings, various museums as the Revolutionary Museum, the Museum of Southeastern Armed Forces, Cu Chi Tunnel...
Châu Đốc is a city in An Giang Province, bordering Cambodia, in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam, famous for its variety of fish sauces, a kind of anchovy. The local economy is based on culture of basa catfish export and on tourism. The town is a busy trading center due to its border position with Cambodia.
The Mekong Delta, as a region, lies immediately to the west of Ho Chi Minh City, roughly forming a triangle stretching from Mỹ Tho in the east to Châu Đốc and Hà Tiên in the northwest, down to Cà Mau and the South China Sea at the southernmost tip of Vietnam, and including the island of Phú Quốc.
Can Tho is the largest city in the Mekong Delta. It is famous for its floating markets, where people sell and buy things on the river, as well as the bird gardens and the port of Ninh Kiều. The city offers a wide range of tropical fruits such as pomelo, longan, jackfruit, mango and durian
Phu Quoc is the largest island in Vietnam and famous for its two traditional products: fish sauce and black pepper. The rich fishing grounds offshore provides the anchovy catch from which the prized sauce is made. Tourism also plays an important part of the economy with the beaches being the main attraction
The Spratly Islands are a disputed group of more than 750 reefs, islets, atolls, cays, and islands. The archipelago lies off the coasts of the Philippines, Malaysia (Sabah), and southern Vietnam. Such small and remote islands have little economic value in themselves but are important in establishing international boundaries.
The Vietnamese call the islands Hoang Sa or Yellow Sands, has been found in historic Vietnamese documents dating back to the 15th century. In the modern language system it is written as Hoàng Sa or Cát Vàng. They all have the same meaning—the Yellow Sands or the Yellow Sandbank.
Used to be capital of the first Laos Kingdom -Lane Xang- and now well known as the seat of Laos culture and World Heritage Site, Luang Prabang is home to traditional monasteries, French-style architecture features and marvelous beauty of nature of Tad Sae waterfall, Tad Kuang Si waterfall, Phousi Mount, Mekong river..
Xieng Khouang is Located 435 kilometers northeast of the Vientiane capital. Most of its landscape consist of mountains and hills. Xieng Khouang Province offers the awesome beauty of high green mountains and rugged karst formations. Northeastern Laos
This tiny town on the road between Vientiane and Luang Prabang is evolving from a backpacker haven known for loud music, heavy partying, and taking a tyre tubing down the river into a more upscale adventure hub with variety of activities: cycling, motor-biking, trekking, kayaking, cliff climbing, and floating in a hot air baloon.
Khammouane Province, one of the provinces of Laos, covers an area of 16,315 square kilometers (6,299 sq mi) and is mostly of forested mountainous terrain. The province is bordered by Bolikhamsai Province to the north and northwest, Vietnam to the east, Savannakhet Province to the south, and Thailand to the west
Savannakhet, also known as Savan, is a city on the banks of the Mekong River. It is considered as one of the country's most significant cities: not only does Savan serve as a crucial river port as well as gateway to the south, but it also functions as a key trading hub with Thailand. In the past, the city also was valuable to the French as a transit point and administrative post
Champasak is rich cultural heritage includes ancient temple ruins and French colonial architecture. Champasak has some 20 wats (temples), such as a Wat Phou, Wat Luang and Wat Tham Fai. Freshwater Dolphins and the province's many waterfalls are tourist attraction.
The name Siem Reap means the 'Flat Defeat of Siam . Siem Reap serves as a small gateway town to the world famous heritage site of the Angkor temples. Thanks to those attractions, Siem Reap has transformed itself into a major tourist hub
Battambang is well known for being the leading rice-producing province of the country. For nearly 100 years, it was a major commercial hub and provincial capital of Siamese province of Inner Cambodia (1795-1907), populated by Khmer with a mix of ethnic Vietnamese, Lao, Thai and Chinese
Sihanoukville is located in the south of Cambodia. It is 230 kilometres (143 mi) southwest of Phnom Penh on a small Peninsula . Beaches are the main feature that attracts national and foreign visitors, from north to south are Victory Beach, Lamherkay Beach, Koh Pos Beach, Independence Beach....
The territory of Kep Province is surrounded by Kompot . The Kep Peninsula enters southwest to the Kep Bay in a triangle. A tiny archipelago of 13 islands (Koh) and islets are located at the east side of the peninsula