Duration:2 days 1 night
Tour route:Hanoi - Halong bay - Bai Tu Long Bay - Vung Vieng Fishing Village - Sung Sot cave - Hanoi
In 2009, Paloma Cruise, one of deluxe cruises in Halong Bay was launched so as to bring guests a memorable time in Halong Bay. It was made of wood and built as Chinese architecture. Guests can enjoy spa facilities, spacious sundeck and the library on the board. There are 18 cabins on this cruise. These Paloma’s air-conditioned cabins are decorated with the most modern wooden furniture in bright colors and windows opening stunning bay views. Moreover, each cabin has a safe, a fridge and a private bathroom. With games room, karaoke and barbecue facilities, you will never feel bored. All these things surely give you the best time when you visit Halong Bay.
Cruising, swimming, snorkeling and kayaking in the crystal waters of Ha Long Bay in the Bai Tu Long Junk
Visit fishing village by rowing boat, explore the mystery of Sung Sot cave…
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong – Vung Vieng fishing village – Bai Tu Long Bay (L,D)
7.45 – 8.15: 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 into cabins and begin your cruise. Arrive at Paloma office, Halong City. Transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise – enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check into cabins and begin your cruise.
13.15 – 14.30: Have lunch – delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the cruise).
15.00: Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Mat Quy (Monster Head) and Am Tich (Teapot) Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village.
Visit the Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boat (01 hour) or Kayak into the village then return to the vessel for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.
17.00: 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 on board.
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 on board Paloma of Cruise.
Day 2: Halong – Surprise Cave – Halong – Hanoi (B,L)
06.15: Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served
07.00: Have breakfast in the dining room.
08.00: Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot).
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 cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier).
10.30: Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.30-12.00: Arrive at Hon Gai Harbor. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the Paloma Office while waiting for return transportation
16.00-16.30: Arrive in Hanoi
Cruise Itinerary and Program
Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
Luxurious Cabins and Suites with A/C and en-suite
Bathrooms All meals on board (Lunch, dinner, breakfast)
Complimentary mineral water
On board insurance, tax, service charges
Airfares, Car Transfers and Hotels Visa Arrangements
Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
All other services not clearly mentioned above
Check-in: 12:00 PM
Check-out: 11.00 AM
Shuttle bus: Shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi
Pick up time in Hanoi: About 7:45 AM to 8:00 AM
Return time in Hanoi: About 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
English Speaking Guide
Children and Extra beds:
Child under 4 years: FOC sharing bed & meal with 2 adults (Maximum 1 child).
From 4 – 10 years old: sharing cabin with 2 adults charge 75% adult rate
Children above 10 years must pay full adult rate.
More than 30 days before the beginning of the trip: 20% of the total rates.
15 to 30 days before the trip: 50% of the total rates.
From 7 to 14 days before the trip: 75% of the total rates.
No refunds for cancellations 7 days before the journey.
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