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Paloma Halong Bay Cruise 

Paloma Halong Bay Cruise 
TOUR INFORMATION
  • Tour Code: HLC-002
  • Price from: 144 $
  • Duration: 2 days & 3 days
  • Departure: Hanoi
Book this tour Paloma Halong Bay Cruise 
Paloma Cruise - the best Halong Bay cruise recommendation is a Halong wooden junk crewed by a professional, loyal and dedicated team. Spread over 4 decks she has 20 en-suite fully equipped luxury cabins, a bar with soft seating and plasma TV, gourmet restaurant, outside dining area, sundeck and luxury spa. Come on board The Paloma Cruise and enjoy many interesting activities (cooking class, kayaking, relaxing Tai Chi lessons…) as well as the glorious splendor of Halong Bay. Be charmed by her exquisite luxury, intimate setting and unrivalled home from home service. An unforgettable way to witness the serene, calm setting of Halong Bay's exceptional natural beauty.
 

Overview

Paloma Cruise - the best Halong Bay cruise recommendation is a Halong wooden junk crewed by a professional, loyal and dedicated team. Spread over 4 decks she has 20 en-suite fully equipped luxury cabins, a bar with soft seating and plasma TV, gourmet restaurant, outside dining area, sundeck and luxury spa. Come on board The Paloma Cruise and enjoy many interesting activities (cooking class, kayaking, relaxing Tai Chi lessons…) as well as the glorious splendor of Halong Bay. Be charmed by her exquisite luxury, intimate setting and unrivalled home from home service. An unforgettable way to witness the serene, calm setting of Halong Bay's exceptional natural beauty.
The Paloma is your home while you are in Halong Bay. Good service is key. Our crew consists of 20 dynamic, passionate and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to making your stay with us special and unforgettable.

Cabins & Facilities
 
Superior
Deluxe
Paloma Suite
Family Suite
  • Air conditioning
  • En-suite luxury bathroom with shower
  • Toiletry amenities / Wardrobe
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Safety deposit box
  • In house phone (internal calls only)
  • Dressing table / Hairdryer
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector
Restaurant & Bar
 
Relax and unwind in the bar which adjoins the restaurant. Enjoy pre-dinner or after-dinner drinks, relax in the soft seating area, browse our selection of books and magazines or watch a DVD on the plasma TV. The bar is fully stocked with fine wines, spirits, alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.
On board you will be delighted with our top notch service and fine dining experience. Our menu is an innovative blend of European cuisine with an Asian twist. In Vietnam food preparation and presentation is an art form. A healthy and refined cuisine with exotic flavours features Vietnamese herbs, spices and other well-known traditional specialties.

Facilities & Services
  • Cruise Itinerary and Program
  • Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
  • In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Luxury Cabins and Suites with A/C
  • Luxury en-suite Bathroom
  • All meals on board
  • Kayaking (subject to availability)
  • Snorkel Equipment (subject to availability)
  • Meeting Facilities and Equipment
  • Tai Chi Session
  • Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges​

DAY 1: HANOI - BAI TU LONG BAY - VUNG VIENG FLOATING VILLAGE (L, D)

08h00 Our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi.

12h30 Arrive at Paloma office, Halong City. Transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise – Enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in cabin and begin your cruise.

13h30 Having lunch – delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the tour).

15h00 Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Monster Head and Teapot Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village. Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for an hour or kayak in to the village. Short visit to Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are created. Then return to Paloma Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional  activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc...

18h00 Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets near Hang Trong. Happy Hour (sunset party).

18h30 Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.

19h15 Sumptuous set-dinner onboard.

21h00 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 onboard Paloma Cruise.

DAY 2: AMAZING CAVE - HANOI (B, L)

06h15 Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.

07h00 Breakfast will be served

08h00 Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot Cave ).

08h15 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.

10h00 Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove all of your belongings from your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier).

10h30 Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch.  Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room, enjoying the rest of Halong bay before getting back to harbor.

11h45 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the Paloma Office while waiting for return transportation.

16h30  Arrive in Hanoi. End of the trip. Finish your Paloma Halong Bay Cruise with Amity Smile Travel.

DAY 1: HANOI - BAI TU LONG BAY - VUNG VIENG FLOATING VILLAGE (L, D)

08h00 Our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi.

12h30 Arrive at Paloma office, Halong City. Transferred by tender to Paloma Halong Bay Cruise – Enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in cabin and begin your cruise.

13h30 Having lunch – delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the tour).

15h00 Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Monster Head and Teapot Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village. Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for an hour or kayak in to the village. Short visit to Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are created. Then return to Paloma Halong Bay Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional  activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc...

18h00 Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets near Hang Trong. Happy Hour (sunset party).

18h30  Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.

19h15 Sumptuous set-dinner onboard.

21h00 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 Halong Bay Cruise.

DAY 2: HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY (B, L, D)

06h15 Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served

07h00 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.

08h30 Transfer to smaller boat for Lan Ha Bay excursion.

09h30 Guided kayaking and swimming at Three Peaches beach, a pristine natural beach lapped by the turquoise water.

12h30 BBQ lunch is served on beach (depend on the weather or tide levels).

14h00 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).

16h00 Return to Paloma Halong Bay Cruise for dinner and overnight.

17h00 The vessel cruises back to the bay for second overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien. Happy hour (Sunset party).

19h15 Sumptuous Seafood Set – dinner onboard.

21h00 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 onboard Paloma Halong Bay Cruise.

DAY 3: AMAZING CAVE - HANOI (B, L)

06h15 Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.

07h00 Breakfast will be served

08h00 Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot Cave ).

08h15 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.

10h00 Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove all of your belongings from your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier).

10h30 Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch. Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room, enjoying the rest of Halong Bay before getting back to harbor.

11h45 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the Paloma office while waiting for return transportation.

16h30 Arrive in Hanoi. End of your trip. Finish your Paloma Halong Bay Cruise with Amity Smile Travel.

Sửa nội dung
1. HOW DO I BOOK AND PAY FOR A TOUR?
Amity Smile Travel can be booked online by click on the ‘book this tour’ button on the tour that you want to book. Besides, you can let us know by contacting us via email or the phone and from there you will be in direct correspondence with one of our travel consultant who will help you step by step. 
Our email: info@amitysmiletravel.com
Our phone number: +84-4 3212.3589
Our hotline: +84 (0)982 45 2222
Payment for a tour is done via bank transfer or by credit card at Paypal or payment by Western Union.

2. CAN I POSTPONE OR CANCEL  MY TRIP? 
All purchases are final and you will need to agree with our term & conditions before confirming your order. In some cases, your booking will be cancelled or postponed for a future day.  However, if you need to cancel within 14 days we may state in our conditions that we will charge cancellation fees. 

3. IF I PURCHASE A PACKAGES, CAN I TRAVEL IN REVERSE DIRECTION?
Yes, our packages are made up on individual travel vouchers, which can be use in any order.  You may want to travel our intineraries in reverse or you may want to complete your package over a number of short trip. 

4. DO YOU OFFER LONGER OR MORE CUSTOMIZE TOUR? 
Yes, you can ask for longer or customize with any tours. If you have any request or questions please do not hesitate to contact us via email address: info@amitysmiletravel.com, our travel experts will help you decides which is best itinerary for you.

5. I HAVE SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS – WILL THEY BE CATERED FOR?
We will try our best to accommodate all dietary requirements but in some out-of-the-way places it can be very difficult to guarantee. We will let you know if there are places on your itinerary where this is the case. Please let us know at the time of booking of any food requirements or allergies and we will pass the information onto your leader. It is also a great idea to bring a card with your dietary requirements written in local language for those time you are eating away from the group.

6. WHAT IS THE CURRENCY IN MY DESTINATION?
It is a good idea to travel with a credit card and ATM card. In Vietnam, the US Dollars and Euros are more widely accepted than other currencies (off course, out of VN Dong). However, in some cases, at some hotels they can accept your local currency but not very much. 

7.  WHAT STANDARD OF ACCOMMODATION SHOULD I EXPECT? 
The standard of accommodation depends on trip style you have choosen. Find out more

8. WHAT DO I DO IF I NEED HELP WITH MY BOOKING?
If you need any help with your booking please let us know by contacting us as soon as possible at anytime  via:
Email address: info@amitysmiletravel.com
Our phone number: +84-4 3212.3589
Or, hotline: +84 982 45 2222. 
We will make our hardest  to help you with the most comfortable and enjoyable trip.
 
9. WHAT IS AN EXTRA COST?
An extra cost is something you will pay direct to the tour or hotel upon arrival. Or, something is mentioned in NOT INCLUDED.  Most of Amity Smile trips are “All Clusive” meaning no extra fees will need to be paid. 

10. HOW DO I KNOW  MY RESERVATION IS CONFIRMED?
After you make an online booking, we will follow up with you to confirm availability and confirm the booking.  Your reservation is not confirmed until receive this follow up email or fax. 

11. CAN I MAKE CHANGES TO THE ITINERARY  OF MY GROUP TRIP, EITHER BEFORE OR DURING THE TRIP?
Please make sure that you are happy with your group trip itinerary before booking because we are unable to change them for individual travelers. However, if you and a group of friends, colleagues,…would like your own personally designed itinerary, get in touch with our travel consultants, they can tailor an itinerary just for you.

12.IN CASE OF EMERGENCY ON TOUR, WHO WILL I CONTACT?
When on tour, your tour guide is the first person of contact. We have our own hotline,  so emergency assistance is available 24hours per day. Please see the office contact details listed on your itinerary or on your voucher. 

13. I AM NOT READY TO BOOK RIGHT NOW,  WHAT SHOULD I DO?
For flights, you can make a booking and then we can hold the booking for a limited period of time until you are ready to purchase and issue the ticket. When you make a booking, we will inform you of the amount of time until the ticket must be issued since this time frame varies by airline.
For hotels, in order to make a booking and hold a room, you must confirm and pay immediately. Unfortunately, we cannot hold a hotel booking for you without payment.
For tours, as tours are related to hotels booking. We will need you 30% for Deposit. This amount is to cover our costs if you cancel the tour. Almost is for cancellation charges of hotels/resorts.
Thank you so much for your support to Amity Smile Travel !

2 Days 1 Night

(1 May - 30 Sept 15)

GRADE TOUR
PRICE PER CABIN IN US$
DOUBLE / TWINSINGLE
Superior room$ 288$ 205
Deluxe room$ 310$ 220
Paloma Suite$ 360$ 240
Family Suite (3 pax)$ 510N/A
(Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking! All rates are quoted in US$/cabin)


3 Days 2 Nights

(1 May – 30 Sept 15)

GRADE TOUR
PRICE PER CABIN IN US$
DOUBLE / TWINSINGLE
Superior room$ 495$ 340
Deluxe room$ 530$ 360
Paloma Suite$ 595$ 415
Family Suite (3 pax)$ 825N/A
(Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking! All rates are quoted in US$/cabin)


2 Days 1 Night

( 1 Oct – 31 Dec 15)

GRADE TOUR
PRICE PER CABIN IN US$
DOUBLE / TWINSINGLE
Superior room$ 310$ 225
Deluxe room$ 335$ 240
Paloma Suite$ 395$ 289
Family Suite (3 pax)$ 585N/A
(Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking! All rates are quoted in US$/cabin)


3 Days 2 Nights

( 01 Oct – 31 Dec 15)
GRADE TOURPRICE PER CABIN IN US$
DOUBLE / TWINSINGLE
Superior room$ 535$ 385
Deluxe room$ 575$ 416
Paloma Suite$ 615$ 463
Family Suite (3 pax)$ 885N/A
(Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking! All rates are quoted in US$/cabin)

*** Itinerary & program subject to change when necessary with or without prior notice.

THE TRIP INCLUSIONS: 
  •  Entrance and Sightseeing fees
  •  Luxury Cruise through Halong bay
  •  All meal on board (2 days 1 night: 2 lunchs, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast; 3days 2 nights: 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners)
  • Kayaking for 1 hour (applied for 2 days – 1 night trip)
  • Kayaking for the 2nd day (applied for 3 days – 2 nights trip)
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Daily 2 bottles of mineral water & fresh fruit in cabin
  • Sunset parties on sundeck
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • English speaking guide on shuttle bus and boat
  • Service charge
  • Insurance on board

THE TRIP EXCLUSIONS: 
  •  Airfares
  •  Visa Arrangements
  •  Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
  •  All other services not clearly mentioned above
  •  Tax
  •  Shuttle bus (15$/pax/round trip)
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: Vietnamese menu.  Would you please advise us 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 number and 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.
  • 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 at 20$ /night (upon your request).
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