Enter the mystical landscape of Halong Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin a board Paradise Luxury 3 day and 2 night cruises. With over 2000 incredible geological formations known as karsts jutting from the serene waters, it is no wonder that this region is World Heritage Listed. Halong Bay can be found within a three hour drive from Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam. This cruise departs from Tuan Chau Island and itinerary includes locations such as Bai Tu Long Bay, numerous caves, Vung Vieng Fishing Village and Thien Canh Son Beach to name a few.
The facilities on each of the four Paradise Luxury vessels are incredible. These purpose built boats are intimate with only 17 cabins but are spacious with four decks, that include facilities such as a bar and a spa.
If you are looking for a unique and luxurious cruising escape on Halong Bay, this tour should be on the top of your list.
Each of The Paradise Luxury vessels has 17 cabins. All cabins are stylish in design with wooden floors and feature incredible vistas from the cabins of the beautiful Halong Bay. Passengers can choose from four elegant types of accommodation. All cabins comfortably cater for 2 Adults and 1 child (under 12 years in an extra bed / cot).
All Cabins Feature:
• En-Suite Bathrooms
• Complimentary toiletries
• Personal safe
• Complimentary mineral water
|Cabin Type||Cabin Location||Avg. Cabin Size||Bedding||Cabins Per Vessel.|
|Deluxe Cabin||1st Deck||16m²||Twin or Double||6|
|Deluxe Balcony||2nd Deck||18m²||Twin or Double||7|
|Paradise Suite||1st Deck||23m²||Double||2|
|Terrace Suite||2nd Deck||23m²||Double||2*|
* Except for Paradise Luxury Vessel 1, which has no Terrace Suites.
Additional Cabin Features:
• Deluxe Balcony - Private Furnished Balcony
• Paradise Suite - LCD screen TV & DVD player, Minibar, Jacuzzi bathtub, bathrobes
• Terrace Suite - Furnished private forward facing terrace, marble bathroom
The restaurants and bars on board the Paradise Luxury Cruise vessels are a great place to enjoy the stunning surrounds of UNESCO World Hertiage Listed - Halong Bay and mingle with other guest to share your travel stories. The menus are a fusion of Vietnamese and European cuisines. Found on the 3rd deck of the vessels, the atmosphere is elegant with both fine dining and buffet menus. The bar is opened from 7.00am to 11.00pm and can also be found on the 3rd deck in the dining-room,
|Light Breakfast||6.30am to 7.30am||Tea, Coffee & Pastries|
|Breakfast||8.30am to 10.00am||Full Buffet Breakfast|
|Lunch||1.15pm to 2.30pm||Set Menu|
|Dinner||7.00pm to 8.30pm||Set Menu|
Day 1: Arrive at Tuan Chau Island around midday. From here you are transferred to the vessel. After enjoying a welcome drink, mandatory safety instructions and check-in your 3 Day, 2 Night Paradise Luxury Cruise disembarks. Lunch is served as you cruise pass Ti Top Island, through Hoa Cuong a local fishing village and many of the local caves of the region including Luon, Trong, Ho Dong Tien as well as Cua Van floating village.
Before arriving at your next destination, enjoy a Vietnamese tea and coffee making demonstration and conservation information session.
Anchoring at Dark and Bright Cave, explore the area by rowing bamboo boats with local people or kayak by yourself. Returning to the vessel the cruise continues around Halong Bay whilst enjoying Happy Hour. Before dinner and pre-dinner cocktails on the sundeck, you have the option to visit the on board spa or spend some time at the various demonstrations. These include cooking some of the more traditional Vietnamese foods and serving local rice wine. Evening activities include fishing, spa services or movie night. The cruise docks overnight at Coconut Three Island.
Day 2: For early rises, join a session of Tai Chi on the sundeck or sample some of the light breakfast delights or for those who wish to sleep in the full breakfast is available later this morning. After breakfast, change vessels to Paradise Explorer for a day of activities that includes visiting Bai Tu Long Bay and Thien Chan Son Beach where you will have the opportunity to enjoy kayaking or swimming. Returning to Paradise Explorer a Vietnamese lunch is served on board before cruising to Vung Vieng Fishing Village. Spend some time in the village and experience life on the water in a traditional bamboo boat. Head back to Paradise Luxury vessel to enjoy the afternoon at your leisure before Happy Hour commences. Before dinner discover another popular Vietnamese dish at your on board chef's cooking demonstration.
Day 3: Awake refreshed with morning and participate in a relaxing Tai Chi session on the sundeck. For those ready for a light breakfast, enjoy tea, coffee and an assortment of handmade pastries. Before the full buffet breakfast is served you have the opportunity to visit Sung Sot Cave or just stay on board and relax some more! If you're feeling energetic, climb the 700 stairs of these incredible limestone creations to see the largest and most scenic cave in Halong Bay. Disembark your vessel as it arrives back at Tuan Chau Island mid morning.
Note: Itinerary is subject to change without notice.
Whilst on board, you have the opportunity to take part in the following activities.
On Board Activities
• Tai Chi Demonstration
• Cooking Demonstration
• Local specialty tasting
• Snorkelling & fishing equipment
• Movie nights
There is also an extensive range of spa services on board which include treatments such as - Aromatherapy Massage, Traditional Vietnamese massage, traditional Thai Massage and warm stone massage and many more. These are not included in the cruise price.
All cruises depart from a private pier on Tuan Chau Island. Tuan Chau is located south-west of Halong City and accessed from the mainland via a bridge.
Paradise cruise will pick up/drop off at the hotels (clients will be waiting at the hotel lobby at 7.30AM for Paradise vehicle`s pick up). Authentic hotel, Maison D`Hanoi Hanova, Maison d`Hanoi Boutique Hotel, May De Ville Old Quarter, Hilton, La Dolce Vita, Serenade, Lan Vien, Silk Path, Melia Hanoi, Mercure Hanoi La Gare, MGallery L`Opera Hotel and Sofitel Legend Metropole.
Clients staying at Intercontinental Westlake, Pullman Hanoi, Sheraton Hanoi, Sofitel Plaza Hanoi, Sunway Hotel will have to make their own arrangement to V-Presso Coffee, Hanoi Towers, Office Building, 49 Hai Ba Trung Str., Hoan Kiem, Hanoi at around 7.00 AM - 7.30AM waiting for Paradise vehicle`s pick up. There will be a sign board mentioned `The pickup point of Paradise Cruise`.
Other hotels in old quarter Depend on case by case, because sometimes the Hotel located in very narrow streets so the shuttle bus cannot pick up. We will keep you and clients update about the pickup point.
Boarding Vessel: 12.15pm
Disembark Vessel: 10.30am
Children 0-4 years: Free of charge (if no extra bed required). Small fee required if extra bed is required. Cots are available on request.
Children 5-12 years: Child price applies
Dietary requirements: Please advise your consultant at time of booking of any special dietary requirements
Halong Port Authority: Approve all daily departures. In the case of bad weather conditions, the Port Authority might limit the possibility of cruising or cancel cruise
Note: Passport and visa information will be required for advance registration prior to departure
Operated By: Paradise Cruises