Paloma Cruise: From 114 USD/ pax

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong (L/D)

7.45 – 8.15: 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 into cabins and begin your cruise.

13.15 – 14.30: Have lunch – delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the cruise).

15.00: Head to Bai Tu Long Bucht, pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Mat Quy (Monster Head) and Am Tich (Teapot) Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village.

Visit the Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boat (01 hour) or Kayak into the village then return to the vessel for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.

17.00: Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets near Hang Trong.

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.

Happy Hour! Buy two drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)

Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.

Day 2:  Halong (Halong Dschunke) - Hanoi (B/L)

06.15: Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served

07.00: Have breakfast in the dining room.

08.00: Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot).

08.15: 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.

10.00: 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).

10.30: Enjoy Set Menu for lunch 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.

11.30-12.00: Arrive at Hon Gai Harbor. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the Paloma Office while waiting for return transportation

16.00-16.30: Arrive in Hanoi

Notes:

Cruise itinerary and schedule subject to change upon weather and operations conditions.

Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number, visa expiry date for all Passengers

A valid passport is required upon check-in on board. Children whose traveling documents are attached to parent's passport must travel with the parent. Credit cards accepted on board: Amex, Visa and MasterCard.

Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.

Things to bring

Original passport, swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent.

 

 

Price per cabin  to April 30th 2016 & Oct 1st 2016 – Dec 31st 2016

High Season

CABIN

Single

Double

Triple

Deluxe Ocean View

210

288

 

NA

Premium Ocean View

228

310

 

NA

Paloma Suite

279

380

NA

NA

Family Executive Suite- Balcony

435

425

569

 

Price per Cabin  May 1st 2016- Sept 30th 2016

Low Season

CABIN

Single

Double

Triple

Deluxe Ocean View

180

248

 

NA

Premium Ocean View

195

270

 

NA

Paloma Suite

245

325

NA

NA

Family Executive Suite- Balcony

355

350

469

 

Inclusions

Exclusions

  • Welcome drink
  • Entrance and sightseeing feesVisit to fishing village by rowing boat
  • Air-conditioned ensuite cabin
  • Visit to Sung Sot Cave
  • Kayaking
  • Complimentary mineral water in room
  • Complimentary morning Tea & coffee
  • All meals on board(Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast)
  • Tai Chi
  • Fishing equipment
  • English speaking guide
  • Onboard insurance, tax and service charges
  • Visa 
  • Arrangements
  • Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusions
  • Round trip shuttle bus transportation
  • Shuttle bus Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi: 15 USD/ 2 ways
  • Free for one children under 4 year-old, second children will be charged 5 USD/person

 

 

CHILD POLICY

Free of charge for one child below the age of 4 years traveling with two adults. Limited one child per cabin only

Children from 4 to below 12 years of age sharing a cabin with two adults on one bed are charged at 50% of adult rate, limited to one child per cabin only.

Children under 12 year old stay private cabin or share with one adult will pay 75% price of adult

 

CANCELLATIONS & AMENDMENTS BY CUSTOMER

Any changes / amendments to an existing booking shall be considered as a cancellation and a new booking shall be made. Penalty charges shall apply accordingly, based on the charge for each cancelled cabin as per the following percentages:

 

Period prior to the cruise date

From 1-2 cabins

More than 5 days

No charge

4-2 days

50% of total price

<48 shours

70 % of total price

No show

100 % of total price

 

CANCELLATION BY CRUISE MANAGER DUE TO BAD WEATHER

The cancellation be announced by Cruise Manager of Halong Bay by case as below

  • Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
  • During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.