Paloma Cruising Halong Bay

  • Duration:2 days / 1 night, 3 days / 2 nights
  • Destinations: Halong Bay
165 USD

The area immediately northeast of Halong Bay is known as Bai Tu Long Bay and is the focus of our Halong cruise tour. Hundreds of islets rising from the clear waters, long sandy beaches beckon, grottoes and lagoons entice the visitor – an area relatively underdeveloped and unpolluted by the tourist trade. Our one night cruise on Paloma Halong Cruise is memorable experience for you to explore natural beauty of majestic bay in a limited time schedule .

2 DAYS / 1 NIGHT

DAY 1: HANOI - BAI TU LONG BAY - VUNG VIENG FLOATING VILLAGE (L / D)

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 welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in cabin and begin your cruise.

13.30 Having lunch – delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the tour).

15.00 Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Monster Head and Teapot Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village. Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for an hour or kayak in to the village. Short visit to Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are created. Then return to Paloma Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.

18.00 Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets near Hang Trong. 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: AMAZING CAVE - HANOI (B / L)

06.15 Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.

07.00 Have breakfast

08.00 Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot Cave ).

08.15 Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to the boat.

10.00 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).

10.30 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 van or car back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi approximate 4:30 PM.

3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS

DAY 1: HANOI - BAI TU LONG BAY - VUNG VIENG VILLAGE (L / D)

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 welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in cabins and begin your cruise.

13.30 Having lunch – delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the tour).

15.00 Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay. Visit the Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boat (01 hour) or Kayak into the village. Short visit to Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are created. Then return to the vessel for your leisure or join one of the following optional  activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.

18.00 Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets near Hang Trong. 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: HA LONG - LAN HA BAY (B / L / D)

06.15 Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served

07.00 Paloma weighs anchor to sail through the bay and pass by several beautiful places such as Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu (Virgin) cave, Coc Ngoi (Toad) Islet, etc. Early breakfast in the dinning room.

08.30 Transfer to Smaller boat for Lan Ha Bay excursion.

09.30 Guided kayaking and swimming at Three Peaches beach, a pristine natural beach lapped by the turquoise water.

12.30 BBQ lunch is served on beach (depend on the weather or tide levels).

14.00 Continue to discovery Toi and Sang Cave (depend on the tide condition ), the most remote point in Lan Ha Bay and bordering the Gulf of Tonkin. Visit its quaint fishing village and lagoon. Possibility of kayaking through an amazing tunnel under a karst mountain (time permitting).

16.00 Return to Paloma Cruise for dinner and overnight.

17.00 The vessel cruises back to the bay for second overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien. Happy hour (Sunset party).

19.15 Sumptuous Seafood 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 3: AMAZING CAVE - HANOI (B / L)

06.15 Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.

07.00 Have breakfast

08.00 Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot Cave).

08.15 Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to the boat.

10.00 Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove all of your belongings from the cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier).

10.30 Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.

11.45 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbor. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the Paloma Office while waiting for getting on Van back to Hanoi.

Arrive in Hanoi about 4:30 PM


Notes :

B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner

Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming, kayaking or snorkeling excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.

- Meals: Vietnamese menu.  Would you please advise us any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.

- Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport numberand visa expiry date for all passengers

Children Policy:

The FOC rate for children under 4 years old is applicable for one children sharing a cabin with two adults (No extra mattress), limited to one child per cabin.

- Two children below 12 staying in a separate cabin will be charge 75% of the adult price. Children from 12 years older will be charged the same as adults.

- Extra bed is available with additional charge at 20$ /night (upon your request)

Things to bring & to know:

Passport with valid visa

- Some cash in Vietnamese Dong / USD for personal expenses

- Sun block or insect repellent, swimming suites

- Bring something warm to wear [From December till March]

- Please be ready on time for our pick up service

- We advise you that you should leave your  luggage at your hotel or our office in Hanoi

 

 

 

Superior ( 10 cabins)

Deluxe (8 cabins)

Suite ( 2 cabins)

Family Suite with balcony ( 2 cabins)

Peak Season 

( From January to April ; October to December )

165 USD

175USD

205 USD

225 USD

Low Season      

( From May to September ) 

154 USD

165 USD

185 USD

200 USD

- SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: Please Contact Us

Include:

English Speaking Guide on boat.

- Entrance and Sightseeing fees

- Luxury Cruise through Halong bay

- All meal on board (2 lunches, 1 dinners, 1 breakfast)

- Cooking demonstration

- 1 Sunset party

- Kayaking

- Welcome drink, cold handkerchief

- 2 bottles of mineral water in cabin

- Daily fresh fruit in cabin

- Service charge, Insurance on board

Exclude:

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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