Viator Vietnam

Halong Luxury Cruises
ONE NIGHT HA LONG BAY CRUISE ABOARD PALOMA
Bai Tu Long Bay – Thien Canh Son cave –Cong Dam Area – Thien Canh Son cave-Vong Vieng floating village-Bai Tu Long Bay

DAY 1: HANOI - BAI TU LONG BAY - THIEN CANH SON CAVE ( Meals: L,D)  
7.30-7.45 Our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
12.30 Arrive at Paloma office, Halong City. Transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise – Enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in cabin and start the cruise.
13.30 Have lunch – a delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the cruise).
15:15 - 15:40 :  Head to Bai Tu Long Bay. Pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Monster Head and Teapot Islets and Thien Canh Son Cave.  Explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son cave. 
15:45 - 18:00 : Enjoy relaxing on a white sandy beach at Hon Co island, swimming or kayaking.
18:00 Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets in Cong Dam. Happy Hour (sunset party).
18:30 Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.
19.15 Sumptuous set-dinner onboard.
21.00 Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (please book in advance with your tour guide), board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.
Happy Hour! Buy two drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.

DAY 2:  CRUISE TO VONG VIENG FLOATING VILLAGE - HA NOI  (Meal: L,D)
06.15 Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
07.00 Have breakfast
07:45 - 09.00 Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for an hour in to the village. Short visit to the Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are grown. Then, return to Paloma Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.
09.45 You have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. 
Please remove all of your belongings from your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier). 
10:00: Check out cabin
10:30 Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch. Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room, enjoying the rest of Halong bay before getting back to harbor.
11.45 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour. Transfer by tender to the pier. Get on a van or a car back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi at around 4:30 PM.

Price USD125
 
TWO NIGHTS HALONG BAY CRUISE ABOARD PALOMA CRUISE
Bai Tu Long bay – Thien Canh Son Cave – Geological park in Cong Dam/Vung Ha – Vong Vieng floating village

DAY 1: HANOI - BAI TU LONG BAY - THIEN CANH SON CAVE ( LUNCH AND DINNER )  
7.30-7.45 Our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel.
12.30 Arrive at Paloma office, Halong City. Transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise – Enjoy a welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in your cabin and start your cruise.
13.30 Lunch time – enjoy a delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the tour).
15:00 - 15:30 :  Head to Bai Tu Long Bay. Start sailing among the famous Islets (Indochina studio, Am Islet…) of Bai Tu Long Bay, a wild beauty with plenty of panoramic natural views.
Explore the well-hidden Co Cave (known as Thien Canh Son Cave). 
15:30 - 16:40 : Enjoy relaxing on a white sandy beach at Hon Co island, swimming or kayaking.
16:45 Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets in Cong Dam. Happy Hour (sunset party).
18:00 Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.
19.15 Sumptuous set-dinner on board.
21.00 Relax in your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (please book in advance with the guide), board games and cards and massage. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.
Happy Hour! Buy two drink - get one free (bottles of wine excluded)
Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.

DAY 2: DEEP IN TO BAI TU LONG BAY– CONG DAM (HON XEP, NATURAL PARK) – CONG DO ANCHOR ( BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER )
06:15: Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served
07:15 – 8:00: Catch the morning view of seascape while enjoying the buffet breakfast in the restaurant.
08:30: Transfer to the Smaller boat and start cruising to admire the great beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay.
Visit Cong Dam Area - Deep into Bai Tu Long Bay, the are is full of the famous hidden lagoons covered by majestic limestone islands and islets with wild beaches.
09:30: Guided kayaking and swimming at Geological park in Cong Dam or Vung Ha area (depend on the weather and tide levels), a pristine natural beach lapped by the turquoise water.
12:30: BBQ lunch is served on the beach (depend on the weather or tide levels).
14:00: Continue to discover Master Cave - one of the largest & well-hidden cave in Bai Tu Long Bay.
16:00: The vessel cruises back to the bay for a second overnight anchorage near Cong Do areas. Happy hour (Sunset party).
19:15: Sumptuous Seafood Set – dinner onboard.
21:00: Relax in your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (please book in advance with your tour guide), board games and cards, and massage. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.
Happy Hour! Buy two drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
Overnight on Paloma cruise

DAY 3:  CRUISE TO VUNG VIENG FLOATING VILLAGE - HA NOI  ( BREAKFAST - LUNCH )
06.15 Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
06.45 Have breakfast
07.45 - 09.00 Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for an hour. Short visit to Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are grown. Then return to Paloma Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.
09.00 Upon return to the boat, you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. 
Please remove all of your belongings from your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier).
10.00: Check out of the cabin.
10:30 Enjoy Farewell lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room, enjoying the rest of Halong Bay before getting back to harbor.
11.30 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour. Transfer by tender to the pier. Get on a van or a car back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi around 4:30 PM.


Inclusion
English Speaking Guide on boat
Entrance and Sightseeing fees.
Overnight on the Luxury Paloma Cruise
All meals on board ( 3 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts )
Cooking demonstration.
2 Sunset parties on sundeck
Kayaking
Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
2 bottles of mineral water in rooms
Daily fresh fruit in cabin
Service charge, Insurance on board

Exclusion
Airfares
Visa Arrangements
Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusions
Round trip shuttle bus transportation


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