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Paloma Cruise 3 days/2 nights

Paloma Cruise 3 days/2 nights

book now!Code Tours: HS06PAL02
Price From: $293 $258
Duration: 3 days/2 nights
Itinerary: Bai Tu Long bay – Vong Vieng floating village – Trong cave – Lan Ha bay – Thien Canh Son Cave

Overview

The Paloma Cruise is a brand new Chinese wooden junk crewed by a professional, loyal and dedicated team. Spread over 4 decks she has 16 en-suite fully equipped luxury cabins, a bar with soft seating and plasma TV, gourmet restaurant, outside dining area, sundeck and luxury spa.

Come on board The Paloma. Be charmed by her exquisite luxury, intimate setting and unrivaled home from home service. An unforgettable way to witness the serene, calm setting of Halong Bay’s exceptional natural beauty.

The Paloma is your home while you are in Halong Bay. Good service is key. Our crew consists of 20 dynamic, passionate and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to make your stay special and unforgettable.

Itinerary

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 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).

15:15 – 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 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 aboard Paloma Cruise.

DAY 2: HALONG – LAN HA BAY (BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)

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: CRUISE TO VONG VIENG FLOATING VILLAGE – HA NOI  (BREAKFAST – LUNCH)

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

07.00 – Have breakfast

08.30 – 09.30 – Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for an hour 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.

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.

NOTES 

  • 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 on board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood…. Guests should advise 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 number and visa expiry date for all passengers.
Price

Tour Price: USD/pax (valid until December 31st 2017)
Cabin Price Promotion price Single supplement
Superior Cabin 293 USD/pax 258 USD/pax 153 USD/pax
Deluxe Cabin 318 USD/pax 283 USD/pax 168 USD/pax
Paloma Suite 343 USD/pax 308 USD/pax 182 USD/pax
Family Suite (MIN for 3pax) 378 USD/pax 343 USD/pax N/A

Inclusions: 

  • English Speaking Guide
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Luxury Cruise through Halong bay
  • All meal on board (3 lunchs, 2 dinners, 2 breakfast)
  • Cooking demonstration
  • 2 Sunset parties
  • Kayaking
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in rooms
  • Daily fresh fruit in rooms
  • English speaking guide on boat
  • Tax, service charge, Insurance on board

Exclusions:

  • Airfares
  • Visa Arrangements
  • All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusions
  • Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
  • Round trip shuttle bus (15USD/person)
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