Our guide will meet you at your hotel. Mini bus or private car pick up.
Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside,
farmlands and Red River delta. You will have a chance to take photos.
The distance from Hanoi to Halong bay is approximately 3 Â½ hours.
12 noon approx
Bay. Welcome aboard The Paloma. Meet the captain and crew and join us
for a welcome cocktail as we tell you about life onboard.
Check into your cabin. Time to refresh and unwind.
Set sail as lunch is prepared by our chef.
Join us for a relaxing lunch in the restaurant or on the outdoor dining
area. Enjoy the stunning views of the Bay, its dramatic limestone
islands as we sail through the calm waters.
Afternoon While we make our way to Bai Tu Long Bay, relax on the sundeck
and watch the world go by or take an afternoon nap in your cabin.
Early afternoon we arrive at Cong Do Island with its many lagoons home
to numerous species of sea-life, such as shrimp, crab, fish, squid and
aquatic plants while south-west of the island has a preserved, almost
undamaged coral reef.
We drop anchor.
Opportunity to go swimming in the clear warm waters or go kayaking.
Kayaking is suitable for all levels and ages. Our expert will run
through the safety procedures and after a basic paddling lesson our
experienced guide will lead you to explore the Bay, its lagoons and
For those who prefer a relaxing afternoon, make the most of sunbathing
on deck or pamper yourself with a massage and sauna in our luxurious
Early evening Back on board, enjoy the sunset with evening cocktails and fresh fruit.
Take an opportunity to refresh and then join friends for a pre-dinner drink in the bar.
A BBQ dinner is served in the restaurant or outdoor dining area, which
is a gastronomic delight.After dinner, unwind in the bar where there is a
selection of books, magazines and board games or relax in the spa;
watch a movie on our plasma TV; join some of our team to go cuttle
fishing at night or take a late night swim under the stars.
Accommodation and overnight on junk.
Day 2 : Halong Bay Cruise â€“ Hanoi ( B/L/D)
For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sun deck. Tai
chi helps focus the mind and condition the body and there is no better
environment to practice this than amongst the limestone peaks and
Take an opportunity to view the sunrise over the Bay or have an early morning swim
Breakfast, coffee and tea and served.
We set sail again and head to Vong Vieng floating fishing village.
Our guide will give you some information and interesting facts about this fascinating village and its local community.
Disembark and travel on the sampans rowed by the local people. They will
be your guides through their fishing village where you can meet the
locals, visit the school and pearl farms. See at first-hand what life is
like living on the water.
We are proud of our working partnership with, and support of, this community.
Back on board we start to head back the harbour.
Take time to refresh and relax before checking out. Bags can be left in the luggage store.
An early lunch is served.
12 noon Return to the shore and disembark from The Paloma as our crew say farewell.
Transfer to minibus or private and return to Hanoi
Arrival back at your hotel approximately 16:30/17:00
Only one child under 4 can share the cabin with
parents, free of charge.
Children aged from 5 -10 will share cabin with
75% charge of adult price.
Children from 11 years old will be charged as
the same as adults.
Baby cots available free of charge for every
cabin â€“ on request
Terms and conditions about our family Suite (1 double bed, 1 single bed)
- 2 adults and child 4 years old or under. Child no charge
- 2 adults and child 5-11 years. Charge of 75% for child
- 2 adults and child over 12 years old. Child full cost
- 1 Adults will be charge for Single Rooms are ( 65USD for Superior and 75USD for Deluxe)
- Full equipped luxury en-suite cabin with A/C, hot water
- All meals onboard
- Complimentary mineral water
- Complimentary morning tea and coffee
- Welcome drink
- Tai Chi
- Cookery demonstrations (on request)
- Entrance and sightseeing fees
- Fishing equipment
- English speaking guide Tour
- Mini bus per person round trip (see costs above)
- Private car (upon request)
- Beauty Spa and massage
- Additional drinks
- Tips and other personal expenses
- All other services not clearly mentioned above