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Oriental Sails

Oriental Sails

Star Rates:
Price From: $154 $124
Itineraries: 2 days/1 night | 3 days/2 nights |
Built in 2009 and newly renovated in 2014 in ancient Vietnamese style, Oriental Sails features 18 deluxe cabins of traditional style combined with modern facilities and comfort. The junk boasts rattan & wooden furnishings, a multitude of windows for amazing views from the inside, and a panoramic sundeck allowing different activities with the beauty of Halong Bay as a backdrop.

Inspired by traditional Vietnamese style, Oriental Sails II (8 cabins) features Vietnamese charm combined with modern facilities and high quality service. The junk boat offers rattan & wooden furnishings, cozy cabins & restaurant, wide windows for stunning panoramic views of Halong Bay, and relaxing spacious top deck allowing endless joy & leisure.
2 days/1 night

Itinerary of Oriental Sails 2 days/ 1 night

DAY 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay (L/D)

08:00 – 08:30 – Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge.

12:30 – 13:00 – Embark on Oriental Sails followed by cruise briefing.

13:00 – 15:30 – Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay.

15:30 – 16:30 – You are free to choose one of the below options:

  • Option 1 – Fishing village visit: Those are interested in local daily life: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip (around 45 minutes) around Vung Vieng fishing village – one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen. The village is set in closed lagoon, surrounded by mountains, excellent settings for some good photos.
  • Option 2 – Beach and kayaking: For those who like some water activities and beach. The tender shall take you to Ban Chan beach, where you can enjoy yourself on the beach, swimming or playing volleyball…, or try your hands in some kayaking in the magnificent setting for Halong Bay.

16:30 – 17:30 – Return to Oriental Sails and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set.

17:30 – 19:00 – Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck and take part in our cooking class with Oriental Sails Chef

19:00 – Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22:00.

Overnight on board at Cong Do Area

DAY 2: Bai Tu Long – Hanoi (B/L)

06:30 – 07:00 – Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.

07:00 – 09:00 – Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave

09:00 – 09:30 – Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay

09:30 – 10:00 – Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.

10:00 – 11:00 – Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board.

Disembark Oriental Sails at around 12:00.

12:00 – 16:30 – Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16:30

Tour Price: USD/pax (valid until December 31st 2017)
Price Promotion price Single supplement
154 USD/pax 124 USD/pax 40 USD/pax

Included:

  • Meals as mentioned
  • Accommodation on board (on twin /double basis)
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees Kayaking
  • Welcome drink, fresh fruit

Excluded:

  • Drinks
  • Pick-up and transfer by A/C vehicle 10USD/person
  • Surcharge for New Year Eve Dec 31st and Christmas Dec 24th: 35USD/person
  • Gratuities and personal expenses