DAY 1: HANOI - BAI TU LONG BAY ARCHIPELAGO (B/L/D) 7.45 - 8.00: 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 14:00: After lunch, just make yourself at ease and relax. We are slowly getting off the classic cruising routes, far from the usual clichés of this busy tourism spot. Limestone rock formations will parade all around us for about 2 hours before our first stop. 15:00: We reach the perfect spot, remote and scenic, where the waters of Halong and Bai Tu Long hit and wave together. Let's get ready for serious things. Swimming suits, kayaking. Let's get closer to the water and explore the bay in depth. 17:30: Sunset party on the way back to anchorage area at Cong Dam - Cong Do. 18.30: Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat. 19.15: Dinner is served either inside or outside depending on weather conditions Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board activities. 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: BAI TU LONG ARCHIPELAGO - HANOI (B/L) 07.00: Enjoy the fresh air and gentle breezes of the bay in the morning while having breakfast on board. 08.00: We hop on bamboo boats to go visiting a Vung Vieng floating village surrounded by the mountains. 08:15: We spawn our way between numerous floating houses and small rowing boats that serve the everyday life as vehicle, itinerant shops, fishing utility, sometimes overnight shelter. 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 your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier). Take a last glance at the rocks, standing still as the eternal guardians of a kingdom, we are about to reach the pier. 10:30: 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. 11.45: Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour. Transfer by tender to the pier. Get on van or car back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi approximate 4:30 PM
Inclusive English Speaking Guide on boat. Entrance and Sightseeing fees Luxury Cruise through Halong bay All meal on board (2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast) Cooking demonstration Kayaking Welcome drink, cold handkerchief 2 bottles of mineral water in cabin Daily fresh fruit in cabin Tax, service charge, Insurance on board
Exclusive Airfares Visa Arrangements Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusions Round trip shuttle bus ( 20 USD/ person/ two ways)