Paloma Cruise - RECOMMENDED

Opt : 2days/1night - Sleep on Boat

Trip code: PLOC2D

The Paloma is a brand new Chinese wooden junk crewed by a professional, loyal and dedicated team. Spread over 4 decks she has 22 en-suite fully equipped luxury cabins, a bar with soft seating and plasma TV, gourmet restaurant, outside dining area, sundeck and luxury spa.
Come onboard The Paloma. 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.

Day 1: Hanoi - Bai Tu Long Bay - Thien Canh Son Cave (L/ D)

7.30-7.45:  Our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter

12.30:  Arrive at Paloma office in Halong City, transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise. Enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in cabin and start the cruise.

13.30 Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; Start sailing among famous Islets (Indochina studio, Am Islet) of Bai Tu Long Bay, the wildest beauty with the panoramic natural views.

15.15 – 15.40:  Visit and explore the well-hidden Co Cave (known as  Thien Canh Son Cave) where you can  hiking to the middle of the mountain to see the wild and mysterious beautiful cave, contemplate numerous  sparkling  stalactites  appear  like 'hanging  lamps’  inside  the  Cave. (No swimming)

After the exploration of Thien Canh Son Cave, enjoy kayak activities around magnificent karst mountains or back cruise for sunset party 

19.15 Having dinner on board.

21.00 Relaxing or joining  activities on boat as: Squid Fishing, Movie Night, Board Games, Massage & Spa services or relax at the leisure then overnight at private cabin at Cong Do area.

Overnight on Paloma Cruise

 

Day 2: Cong Do - Vung Vieng floating village - Hon Gai Harbor -  Hanoi (B/ L)

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

07.00 Have breakfast

07:45 - 09.00:  Exploring Vung Vieng fishing village and short visit to the pearl farm to learn how natural pearls are grown.

10.00: Check out cabin. Then return to dining room for Vietnamese cooking class. 

10.30 Enjoy set menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch. Relax and enjoy the rest of Halong Bay before getting back to harbor.

11.45 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbor. Get on a van or a car back to Hanoi.

16.30 PM. Arrive in Hanoi. Trip ends

 

Room Description:

- Deluxe cabins are located on the first deck with windows. The rooms are double bed or 02 single beds, roomy size of 13.5 square meters.

- Ocean View cabins are located on the second deck and offers beautiful view of the Bay, roomy size of 15 square meters.

Family Executive cabin (3 pax) is the largest cabin on Paloma Cruise with 27 sqm of luxury amenities. The suite can house a maximum of 3 adults and 1 child under 12.

- Paloma Suites are located on the second deck, a perfect choice for honeymoon and couples wishing to have a luxury stay on board the cruise, roomy size of 23 square meters.

Cabin Categories Low Season
Double/Twin cabin
(Per person in US$)
High Season
Double/Twin cabin
(Per person in US$)
Single Room Surcharge
(Per person in US$)
Deluxe Ocean View 169 USD 179 USD 85 USD
Premium Ocean View 189 USD 199 USD 90 USD
Paloma Suite 204 USD 239 USD 90 USD
Family Executive Suite (3pax) 194 USD 214 USD N/A

Peak season surcharge:

 25 $US per person on Christmas Eve (24th Dec), New Year Eve (31st Dec) and Lunar New Year dates

 

Notes:

  • High Season: Oct 01st 2019 to Dec 31st 2019

                             Jan 01st 2020 to Apr 30th 2020

  • Low Season: May 01st 2019 to Sept 30th 2019


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.
  • Children from 5 -11 years old will be charged 50 % of a Adult and shared cabin with parent.
  • Two children below 12 need to stay in a separate cabin will be charge 75% of the adult price.
  • Children over 12 years old will be charged the same as Adults

 

Things to bring & to know:

  • Passport with valid visa.
  • Some cash in Vietnamese Dong/ USD for personal expenses.
  • Sun block or insect repellent, sport shoes, swimming suites. Bring something warm to wear (from Dec till Mar).
  • Please be ready on time for our pick up service.
  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Other excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals on board 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 number and visa expiry date for all passengers.
  • Wifi connection is available on board but has limited internet connectivity throughout the itinerary due to the sea and the karst limes-tones and mountains blocking the signal from the satellites. Please take this into your consideration.
Book this tour
Include:
  • Shuttle bus Ha Noi - Ha Long - Ha Noi
  • Full equipped luxury en –suite cabin with A/C, hot water
  • All meals on board (1 lunch,  1dinner, 1breakfast, 1brunch)
  • Complimentary 02 bottled mineral inside  the cabin
  • Complimentary morning tea and coffee
  • Welcome drink
  • Tai Chi Session
  • Cookery demonstration
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Local rowing boat/ Kayak
  • Fruits and local wine party
  • Internet wifi on dining room
  • Fishing equipment
  • English speaking guide
  • On board insurance and service charges
Exclude: Beverages, Tips and other personal expenses, All other services not clearly mentioned above, ect.



Paloma Cruise - RECOMMENDED

Opt : 3days/2nights - Sleep on Boat

Trip code: PLOC3D

Day 1: Hanoi - Bai Tu Long Bay - Thien Canh Son Cave (L/ D)

7.30-7.45:  Our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter

12.30:  Arrive at Paloma office in Halong City, transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise. Enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in cabin and start the cruise.

13.30 Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; Start sailing among famous Islets (Indochina studio, Am Islet) of Bai Tu Long Bay, the wildest beauty with the panoramic natural views.

15.15 – 15.40:  Visit and explore the well-hidden Co Cave (known as  Thien Canh Son Cave) where you can  hiking to the middle of the mountain to see the wild and mysterious beautiful cave, contemplate numerous  sparkling  stalactites  appear  like 'hanging  lamps’  inside  the  Cave. (No swimming)

After the exploration of Thien Canh Son Cave, enjoy kayak activities around magnificent karst mountains or back cruise for sunset party 

19.15 Having dinner on board.

21.00 Relaxing or joining  activities on boat as: Squid Fishing, Movie Night, Board Games, Massage & Spa services or relax at the leisure then overnight at private cabin at Cong Do area.

Overnight on Paloma Cruise

 

Day 2: Deep into Bai Tu Long Bay - Cap La Area (B/ L/ D)

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

07.15 – 8:00: Catch the morning view of seascape while enjoying the breakfast in the restaurant.

08.30: Transfer to the Day Boat and start cruising to admire the great beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay.

Visit Cap La Area - Deep into Bai Tu Long Bay, there is full of the famous hidden lagoons covered by majestic limestone islands and islets with small beaches.

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

14.00: After Lunch, you have more time for kayaking around magnificent karst mountains or relaxing on the beach. 

16.00: The vessel cruises back to the bay for a second overnight anchorage near Cong Do areas. Happy hour (Sunset party)

19.15: Having dinner on board.

21.00: Relaxing or joining  activities on boat as : Squid Fishing, Movie Night, Board Games, Massage & Spa services or relax at the leisure then overnight at private cabin at Cong Do area 

Overnight aboard on Paloma Cruise.

 

Day 3: Cong Do Sleeping Area - Vung Vieng Floating Village - Hon Gai Harbor - Hanoi  (B/ L)

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

07.00 Have breakfast

07:45 - 09.00:  Exploring Vung Vieng fishing village and short visit to the pearl farm to learn how natural pearls are grown.

10.00: Check out cabin. Then return to dining room for Vietnamese cooking class. 

10.30 Enjoy set menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch. Relax and enjoy the rest of Halong Bay before getting back to harbor.

11.45 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbor. Get on a van or a car back to Hanoi.

16.30 PM. Arrive in Hanoi. Trip ends

 

Room Description:

- Deluxe cabins are located on the first deck with windows. The rooms are double bed or 02 single beds, roomy size of 13.5 square meters.

- Premium Ocean View cabins are located on the second deck and offers beautiful view of the Bay, roomy size of 15 square meters.

- Family Executive cabin (3 pax) is the largest cabin on Paloma Cruise with 27 sqm of luxury amenities. The suite can house a maximum of 3 adults and 1 child under 12.

- Paloma Suites are located on the second deck, a perfect choice for honeymoon and couples wishing to have a luxury stay on board the cruise, roomy size of 23 square meters.

Cabin Categories Low Season
Double/Twin cabin
(Per person in US$)
High Season
Double/Twin cabin
(Per person in US$)
Single Room Surcharge
(Per person in US$)
Deluxe Ocean View 269 USD 279 USD 135 USD
Premium Ocean View 284 USD 304 USD 145 USD
Paloma Suite 319 USD 339 USD 155 USD
Family Executive Suite (3pax) 299 USD 319 USD N/A

Peak season surcharge:

25 $US per person on Christmas Eve (24th Dec), New Year Eve (31st Dec) and Lunar New Year dates

 

Notes:

  • High Season: Oct 01st 2019 to Dec 31st 2019

                             Jan 01st 2020 to Apr 30th 2020

  • Low Season: May 01st 2019 to Sept 30th 2019

 

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.
  • Children from 5 -11 years old will be charged 50 % of a Adult and shared cabin with parent.
  • Two children below 12 need to stay in a separate cabin will be charge 75% of the adult price.
  • Children over 12 years old will be charged the same as Adults

 

Things to bring & to know:

  • Passport with valid visa.
  • Some cash in Vietnamese Dong/ USD for personal expenses.
  • Sun block or insect repellent, sport shoes, swimming suites. Bring something warm to wear (from Dec till Mar).
  • Please be ready on time for our pick up service.
  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Other excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals on board 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 number and visa expiry date for all passengers.
  • Wifi connection is available on board but has limited internet connectivity throughout the itinerary due to the sea and the karst limes-tones and mountains blocking the signal from the satellites. Please take this into your consideration.
Book this tour
Include:
  • Shuttle bus Ha Noi - Ha Long - Ha Noi
  • Full equipped luxury en –suite cabin with A/C, hot water
  • All meals on board (2 lunches,  2dinneres, 2breakfastes, 1brunch)
  • Complimentary 02 bottled mineral inside  the cabin
  • Complimentary morning tea and coffee
  • Welcome drink
  • Tai Chi Sesion
  • Cookery demonstration
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Local rowing boat/Kayaking
  • Fruits and local wine party
  • Internet wifi on dining room
  • Fishing equipment
  • English speaking guide
  • On board insurance and service charges
Exclude:Beverages, Tips, Other personal expenses, All other services not clearly mentioned above, ect.