CRUISE TYPES

Paloma Cruise

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Come on board Paloma Cruise Halong Bay, you will have a chance to enjoy many interesting activities (cooking class, kayaking, swimming, Tai Chi lesson,…) as well as the glorious splendor of Halong Bay. We ensure you will have the most memorable vacation where your floating hotel takes you discover scenic wonders of the Bay. Halong Bay Paloma is is a unique cruising experience while you are in Halong Bay.


Rate from 126 per person
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Paloma Cruises Halong Bay offers fully equipment, crewed by 25 dynamic, passionate and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to make tourists feel comfortable as they are at home away from home during their journey on Paloma Cruises to explore the beauty of Halong Bay.
 
Fact sheet
 
Lanched in: 2010
Renovated: 2015
Length: 38m
Width : 9,5m
Height: 3,7m
Number of cabins: 20, 22
Max capacity: 48 pax
 

 

DAY 1: HANOI - BAI TU LONG BAY - THIEN CANH SON CAVE (L,D) 
 
7.30-7.45 Our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
 
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 in Cong Dam. 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. Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.
 
DAY 2:  CRUISE TO VONG VIENG FLOATING VILLAGE - HA NOI  (B,L)
 
06.15 Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
 
07.00 Have breakfast
 
07:45 - 09.00 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.
 
09.45 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 cabin
 
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.
DAY 1: HANOI - BAI TU LONG BAY - THIEN CANH SON CAVE (L,D)  
 
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).
 
15:00 - 15:30 :  Head to Bai Tu Long Bay. Start sailing among famous Islets (Indochina studio, Am Islet…) of Bai Tu Long Bay, the wildest beauty with the 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 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. Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.
 
DAY 2: DEEP IN TO BAI TU LONG BAY– CONG DAM (HON XEP, NATURAL PARK) – CONG DO ANCHOR (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 Smaller boat and start cruising to admire the widest beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay.
 
Visit Cong Dam Area - Deep into Bai Tu Long Bay, 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 or tide levels), 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 Master Cave - one of the most large & well-hidden cave in Bai Tu Long Bay.
 
16:00: The vessel cruises back to the bay for second overnight anchorage near Cong Do areas. 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. Overnight on Paloma cruise
 
DAY 3:  CRUISE TO VUNG VIENG FLOATING VILLAGE - HA NOI  (B,L)
 
06.15 Starting 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 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.
 
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 cabin.
 
10:30 Enjoy Farewell 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.
 
11.30 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.
Inclusions
 
Welcome Drinks on board
 
Meals as dedicated (B= Breakfast/Brunch, L=Lunch; D=dinner)
 
Hotel accommodation as program
 
Cruise Itinerary and Program
 
Entrance and Sightseeing Fees 
 
English speaking tour guide for touring part
 
Taxes and Service Charges
 
 
 
Exclusions
 
Airfares, Private Car Transfers, Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
 
Kayaking fee OR bamboo boat
 
Private/Shuttle bus with AC vehicle
 
No guide for transfer
 
Early check-in and late check-out
 
Surcharge for holidays
 
All other services not clearly mentioned above
 

WHAT TO BRING?

  • Sun Glasses
  • Sun Block
  • Wide Brim Hat
  • Insect Repellent
  • Swim Suits
  • Camera
  • Warm Clothes (in winter from November to April)
  • Original valid passport is required upon check-in on-board

 

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • This itinerary is subject to change without prior notice if adverse weather or tide conditions occur.
  • Day boat is a sharing boat, used for outdoor activities on the second day only.
  • Advanced reservationsare required with complete passenger details, including Full Name, Gender, Date of Birth, Nationality, Passport Number, Visa Expiry Date.
  • Please inform us of special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) before departure. 

Single cabin (1 person), Double cabin (2 people), surcharges for Holidays are not included. For Family/Group booking request, please contact us for best arrangement sales.halongbaysails@gmail.com

Cabin Type 01st Oct 2017 to 30th Apr 2018 01st May to 30th Sep 2018
Single Cabin Double Cabin Single Cabin Double Cabin
Superior $ 205 $ 272 $ 185 $ 252 Book
Deluxe $ 225 $ 290 $ 200 $ 270 Book
Paloma Suite $ 270 $ 350 $ 250 $ 310 Book
Cabin Type 01st Oct 2017 to 30th Apr 2018 01st May to 30th Sep 2018
Single Cabin Double Cabin Single Cabin Double Cabin
Superior $ 390 $ 520 $ 340 $ 470 Book
Deluxe $ 420 $ 550 $ 360 $ 500 Book
Paloma Suite $ 465 $ 610 $ 410 $ 570 Book


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