Paloma Cruise: From 240 USD/ pax

Day 1     Ha Noi - Bai Tu Long Bay - Vung Vieng Village (L, D)

7.30-7.45  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 in cabins and begin your cruise.

13.30        Having lunch – delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the tour).

15:00        Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay. Visit the Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boat (01 hour) or Kayak into the village. Short visit to Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are created. Then return to the vessel for your leisure or join one of the following optional  activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.

18:00        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  - Lan Ha Bay (B, L, D)

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

07.00      Paloma weighs anchor to sail through the bay and pass by several beautiful places such as Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu (Virgin) cave, Coc Ngoi (Toad) Islet, etc. Early breakfast in the dinning room.

08.30      Transfer to Smaller boat for Lan Ha Bay excursion.

09.30      Guided kayaking and swimming at Three Peaches beach, a pristine natural beach lapped by the turquoise water.

12.30       BBQ lunch is served on beach (depend on the weather or tide levels).

14.00       Continue to discovery Toi and Sang Cave (depend on the tide condition ), the most remote point in Lan Ha Bay and bordering the Gulf of Tonkin. 
Visit its quaint fishing village and lagoon. Possibility of kayaking through an amazing tunnel under a karst mountain (time permitting).

16.00       Return to Paloma Cruise for dinner and overnight.

17.00       The vessel cruises back to the bay for second overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien. Happy hour (Sunset party).

19.15       Sumptuous Seafood 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 3      Amazing Cave - Ha Noi (B, L)

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

07.00      Have breakfast

08.00      Explore the Amazing Cave (Sung Sot Cave).

08:15      Transfer by tender to Amazing Cave. Amazing Cave is a huge cave consisting of three chambers, which you reach via 90 steps. Among the stalactites of the first hall, scores of gnomes appear to be holding a meeting. The walls of the second chamber sparkle if bright light is shone on them.

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 cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier).

10:30      Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.

11.45      Arrive at Hon Gai Harbor. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the Paloma Office while waiting for getting on Van back to Hanoi.

Arrive in Hanoi about 4:30 PM.

Notes :

  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming, kayaking or snorkeling excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather.Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals onboard are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood.... Guests should advise any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport numberand visa expiry date for all passengers.


Children Policy:

  • The FOC rate for children under 4 years old is applicable for one children sharing a cabin with two adults (No extra mattress), limited to one child per cabin.
  • The Child Rate for children from 4 to 12 years old is applicable for one children sharing a cabin with two adults (No extra Mattress), limited to one child per cabin.
  • Two children below 12 staying in a separate cabin will be charge 75% of the adult price. Children from 12 years older will be charged the same as adults.
  • Extra bed is available with additional charge (upon your request)


Things to bring & to know

  • Passport with valid visa
  • Some cash in Vietnamese Dong / USD for personal expenses
  • Sun block or insect repellent and swimming suites
  • Bring something warm to wear [From Dec till March]
  • Please be ready on time for our pick up service at your hotel in Hanoi or at the harbor
  • Please leave your big luggage at your hotel or Paloma office in Hanoi. 

 

 

 

Price per cabin  to April 30th 2017 & Oct 1st 2016 – Dec 31st 2017

High Season

CABIN

Single

Double

Triple

Deluxe Ocean View

400

530

 

NA

Premium Ocean View

434

580

 

NA

Paloma Suite

475

646

NA

NA

Family Executive Suite- Balcony

693

708

921

 

Price per Cabin  May 1st 2017- Sept 30th 2017

Low Season

CABIN

Single

Double

Triple

Deluxe Ocean View

354

500

 

NA

Premium Ocean View

372

521

 

NA

Paloma Suite

427

605

NA

NA

Family Executive Suite- Balcony

631

646

851

 

 

 
Inclusion Exclusion
  • English Speaking Guide on boat
  • Entrance and Sightseeing fees
  • Overnight on Luxury Paloma Cruise
  • All meal on board ( 3 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts )
  • Cooking demonstration
  • 2 Sunset parties on sundeck
  • Kayaking
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in rooms
  • Daily fresh fruit in cabin
  • Service charge, Insurance on board
  • Visa Arrangements
  • Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusions
  • Round trip shuttle bus transportation
  • Shuttle bus for adult: 20 USD/ 2 ways
  • Shuttle bus for children from 4-12: 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.