As Vietnam's most popular natural attraction, there are so many highlights on this 2 Day, 1 Night Paradise Luxury Cruise around Halong Bay. You will have the opportunity to kayak, swim, learn about traditions such as tea and coffee making and how to toast the Vietnamese way with local rice wine and watch a cooking demonstration. Cruise through fishing villages and see remarkable cave formations all from the comfort of this luxury vessel.
There are four vessels in the Paradise Luxury fleet. In keeping with traditional Vietnamese junk design, these vessels were constructed to provide a luxurious home away from home escape. With the backdrop of Halong Bay, you can experience the "Bay of Descending Dragons" from the top deck from dawn to dusk.
This 2 Day 1 Night Paradise Luxury Cruise departs from Tuan Chau Island (3 hours from Hanoi), is a great way to discover Halong Bay.
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 2 Day, 1 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: 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. 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
• Kayaking (extra charges apply)
• Snorkeling & 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.
Coach and private car transfers are available from Hanoi accommodation (additional cost not included in cruise price).
Pick up time: 7.30am - 8.00am
Drop off time: 4.30pm
A set lunch is provided at Paradise Suites Hotel (this is ONLY available to guests who have booked on the shuttle transfer bus with Paradise Cruises).
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