Day 1 Hanoi - Halong Bay (L, D)
About 8:30 in the morning, we will be picked up from your appointed hotel in Hanoi. About 8:30 in the morning, we will be picked up from your appointed hotel in Hanoi. We will enjoy the peaceful bus ride as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta. You will have a chance to take photos. About half way we will have a comfort break.
Around 12 o’clock we will arrive at Halong Bay. We will follow the program as follow:
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.
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 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 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 drinks - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.
Accommodation and overnight on Paloma junk.
Day 2 Halong Bay - 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. Trip concludes
Price & Included Features
Trip Price Included
Private transfer or Shuttle van Hanoi - Halong bay – Hanoi is available (Please see extra cost and option for shuttle van or private transfer as above)
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 (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
Complimentary mineral water
Fishing equipment (subject to availability)
Onboard insurance, tax, service charges
Trip Price Excluded
Beauty Spa and massage
Tips and other personal expenses
All other services not clearly mentioned above
- The FOC rate for children under 4 years old is applicable for 1 (one) children sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults (No extra mattress), limited to one child per cabin.
- The Child Rate for children from 4 to 12 years old is applicable for 1 (one) children sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults (No extra Mattress), limited to one child per cabin.
- Extra bed (mattress) will be charge 20 USD net.
- Round trip shuttle bus service by Paloma Cruise from Hanoi: 20USD
- Pick up time about 7:45 - 8:15; drop off time about 4:30 - 5:00 at your hotel lobby
- Pick up & drop off at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter
- Time for activity may vary slightly. Itinerary & program subject to change when necessary and without prior notice.