Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay
07:45 - 08:15 Pick up at your hotel then depart for Halong bay (halong bay tour) (upon request)
11:30 Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
12:15 Transfer by tender to the boat – enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.
12:30 Check in and begin cruise. Sail through beautiful Bai Tu Long Bucht enroute to Halong Bay.
13:00 Lunch - enjoy deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu Lunch. Massage service available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise. Please book in advance with your Cruise Manager.
14:45 Arrive at Luon Cave. Depart from the boat and journey past such popular sites as “Ðau Nguoi” Head Island, “Con Rùa” Turtle Island and “Cong Troi” Heaven’s Gate Island on the way to the cave. There are two options for exploring the cave and surrounding area. One option is to transfer to small bamboo boats which are rowed by the local people. The second option is to travel by kayak (passengers row kayaks for themselves).
15:45 Return to the boat and sail for about 15 minutes to our second stop – Titop Island.
16:00 Arrive at Titop Island. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach and climbing the steps to the top of the mountain on the island for fantastic views and photo opportunities. Water and towels will be supplied. We will spend about 45 minutes on the island.
17:00 Depart and sail for about 30 minutes to Luon Bo area, where we will anchor for overnight.
19:15 Dinner - deluxe Vietnamese & Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner.
20:45 Evening activities include: film entertainment (on some boats) in the dining room at 21.00, board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.
21:00 – 23:00 Happy Hour! Buy one drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
23:00 End of Program for Day One.
Day 2: Halong Bay - Hanoi
Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes).
Arrive at the Surprise Cave area. There is a small fishing village here.
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.
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). Depart for Bai Chay/Halong pier.
Enjoy Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet 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.
Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation.
Arrive in Hanoi, end trip!
A valid passport is required upon check-in onboard.
25% surcharges applies for cruises on Christmas, New Year and Tet Holidays
Free of Charge for children < 5 years old, sharing fully-paid cabin, limited to one child per cabin.
Our smaller boat, the “Valentine”, launched in late 2007, is perfect for those seeking a more exclusive and intimate experience. Valentine is a full service vessel offering all the facilities and amenities of our larger boats, but with only five cabins; four Deluxe cabins at 19 square meters each and one Suite cabin at 30 square meters, all with Jacuzzis.The “Premium Valentine”, launched in June 2010, is perfect for those seeking a more exclusive and intimate experience. Valentine is a full service vessel offering all the facilities and amenities of our larger boats, but with only two deluxe cabins (22 square meters).
Dining Room and Bar
Our dining rooms offer a comfortable and romantic setting, with large panoramic windows from which to take in the beauty of the bay while enjoying Vietnamese cuisine at its best. The cozy bars offer a selection of Aperitifs, Spirits, Cocktails, beer and a selection of fine wines from around the world.
Food: Our experienced chefs provide a varied selection of Vietnamese and International cuisine including fresh local seafood, all carefully prepared and presented.
Services: Our staff are trained to provide the best possible service to our passengers at all times. The relaxed and welcoming manner of our hospitality creates an atmosphere in which our guests feel that they are at home away from home.
Length: 27 m
Width: 7.2 m
Height: 17 m
Depth: 2.2 m
Number of Cabins: 5
Dining Room Bar & Sundeck
Length: 27 m
Width: 6.5 m
Height: 13.4 m
Depth: 1.9 m
Number of Cabins: 2
Dining Room Bar & Sundeck