Day 1: Hanoi - Halong - Thien Canh Son cave (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 Halong Bay – 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 thoughout the cruise).
15.00: Head to Bai Tu Long Bucht, 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)
Day 2: Deep into Bai Tu Long Bay (B/L/D)
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)
Day 3: Vung Vieng floating village - Halong - Hanoi (B/L)
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.
- Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
- Meals onboard are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) day prior to the cruise date.
- Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number, visa expiry date for all Passengers
- A valid passport is required upon check-in on board. Children whose traveling documents are attached to parent's passport must travel with the parent. Credit cards accepted on board: Amex, Visa and MasterCard.
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