Paradise Luxury Cruises (strongly recommended)

CHECK IN / CHECK OUT
Boarding time 12:00 PM Disembark time 11:00 AM


CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED
Visa, Master Card, American Express


FOREIN LANGUAGE SPOKEN
English, French


ACCOMMODATION
Paradise Suite: 06 Rooms
Paradise Deluxe: 16 Rooms
Paradise Superior: 12 Rooms

 

PARADISE SUITE:
Number of rooms
Average room size
Number of beds
Maximum number of persons
Special
Room type
06
19.2m2
01 King-size Bed 180cm x 205cm
02 Adults + Extra Bed for 01 Child
Private Balcony + Jacuzzi Bathroom
Luxury & Non-Smoking
PARADISE DELUXE:
Number of rooms
Average room size
Number of beds
Maximum number of persons
Special
Room type
16
18.2m2
01 Queen-size Bed 165cm x 205cm
02 Adults + Extra Bed for 01 Child
Private Balcony
Deluxe & Non-Smoking
PARADISE SUPERIOR:
Number of rooms
Average room size
Number of beds
Maximum number of persons
Special
Room type
12
16.2m2
02 Single Beds 95cm x 205cm
02 Adults + Extra Bed for 01 Child
NON Private Balcony
Superior & Non-Smoking
SERVICES ON BOARD
Reception
24 - hour security   
Safe deposit box at reception
Luggage store facility
IDD phone at the reception
Boutique
Library
Conference & meeting facilities
Doctor on call
Dial-up internet at the reception


FACILITIES & SERVICES

· Cruise Itinerary and Program
· In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
· Luxury Cabins and Suites with A/C
· Luxury en-suite Bathroom
· Hairdryer and slippers
· Bathrobe (Suites only)
· In-house Telephone and Internet
· Mini-Bar (Suites only)
· Dining Room, Bar and Sundeck
· Full-board Meals (Asian & International Buffets)
· Cabin Service (Snack Meals)
· Wine and Cigar Selection
· Kayaking, Swimming and Snorkeling Equipment (subject to availability)
· Cooking Demonstration (bad weather only)
· Beauty Services and Massage
· Tai Chi Session
· Souvenir and Amenities Sales
· Entertainment Activities and Happy Hour
· Movie Nights, Board Games and Squid Fishing
· Meeting Facilities and Equipment (charter only)
· Special Theme Cruises (charter only)
· Special Leisure Activities (charter only)
· Safety Facilities and First-Aid Equipment
· English-speaking local crew and foreign 


SEMINAR & SPECIAL EVENTS Upon Request

 

FIRST DAY

12.00 Arrive at Tuan Chau Island
12.15 Transfer to cruise ship
12.30 Welcome Drink – cruise briefing, safety instructions, check-in cabins. Cruise and program commence
13.00 – 14.30
 
Serve Special Paradise Lunch on board while cruising and exploring Halong Bay while passing by Soi Sim Beach and Coconut Tree Island, two iconic attractions in the bay. Soi Sim Beach is where you can find a lot of ancient trees in Ha Long Bay.
14.45 – 15.45 Explore Cua Van Floating Village by rowing bamboo boats with the local people or do kayaking by yourself, the best way to get an introduction of what its like living in Halong Bay. Considered as the core zone of Halong Bay, Cua Van Floating Village has an area of 22ha with 127 households and more than 700 people living in the community.
15.45 – 17.00 The vessels will continue cruising in Halong Bay, passing by famous attractions such as Tien Ong Cave, a favourite attraction for archaeologists because of its rich history, Trong Cave, a cave in a shape of a drum, Ho Dong Tien, a cave that has a lake inside and is believed to have fairies descending in the lakes, Luon Cave,where the golden hair monkeys can be found, Ti Top Island, where you can find the most stunning 360° view of Halong Bay and Coconut Tree Island for the overnight stay.
Enjoy the spa at your leisure on-board.
17:00 – 19:00 Enjoy “Happy Hour” Buy one take one on selected beverages, while the vessels anchor at the Coconut Tree Island for overnight stay.
18.00 – 19.00 Enjoy cooking demonstration with the chef on-board to discover a short history of the Vietnamese cuisine. Learn how to toast the Vietnamese way through the evening’s toast of the local rice wine and followed by the Pre – dinner cocktails on the sundeck serving assorted canapés and nuts.
19.30 – 22.00 Feast on an elegant Paradise dinner. Start the dinner in a Traditional Bao Dai dress, dine like a king or a queen, and take photos with the manager on board.
21.00 – 23.00 Evening Activities – relax at leisure; enjoy Movie Night, squid Fishing or cap off the night with some Beauty Spa services.
         

 

SECOND DAY

 
6.30 Start the morning with a relaxing Tai Chi session on the Sundeck.
7.00 – 7.30 Rejuvenate with a cup of coffee or tea with some assorted homemade pastries afterwards.
7.30 – 8.30 Relax or Visit Sung Sot Cave, a cave that was discovered by a group of French explorers in 1901 with some magnificent limestone formations and considered as one of the most beautiful caves in Halong bay.
8.30 Enjoy an International A-la-Carte Breakfast Menu.
9.30 Time for checkout and settle all bills.
10.30 Arrive at Tuan Chau Island after cruise.
10.30 – 12.00 A traditional Vietnamese lunch is served at the Paradise Suites Hotel (AppliedONLY for guests booked shuttle bus of Paradise Cruises)
12.15 – 12.30 Shuttle bus back to Hanoi from Halong Bay.


INCLUDES:
+ Welcome Cocktail
+ Cruise Itinerary and Program
+ Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
+ In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
+ Luxury Cabins and Suites with A/C
+ Round trip shuttle bus (Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi)
+ Luxury en-suite Bathroom
+ 1 Asian Lunch and Dinner Buffet
+ 1 International Breakfast Buffet
+ Snorkel Equipment (subject to availability)
+ Meeting Facilities and Equipment (charter only)
+ Tai Chi Session
+ Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges

EXCLUDES:
+
Kayaking 
+ Beauty Spa Services and Massage
+ Beverages and Tobacco
+ Tips and other Personal Expenses
+ All other services not clearly mentioned above

NOTE
+ Child 5 – 12 years old in shared cabin USD115 (shared with min. 2 adults)
+ Peak season surcharge 25% for checking-in on any of these days:
+ Lunar New Year (To be specified)
+ National Day (Sept. 2nd)
+ Christmas (Dec. 24th)
+ New Year`s Eve (Dec. 31st)
+ Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change upon weather and operating conditions

 

FIRST DAY

12.00 Arrive at Tuan Chau Island
12.15 Transfer to cruise ship
12.30 Welcome Drink – cruise briefing, safety instructions, check-in cabins. Cruise and program commence
13.00 – 14.30
 
Serve Special Paradise Lunch on board while cruising and exploring Halong Bay while passing by Soi Sim Beach and Coconut Tree Island, two iconic attractions in the bay. Soi Sim Beach is where you can find a lot of ancient trees in Ha Long Bay.
14.45 – 15.45 Explore Cua Van Floating Village by rowing bamboo boats with the local people or do kayaking by yourself, the best way to get an introduction of what its like living in Halong Bay. Considered as the core zone of Halong Bay, Cua Van Floating Village has an area of 22ha with 127 households and more than 700 people living in the community.
15.45 – 17.00 The vessels will continue cruising in Halong Bay, passing by famous attractions such as Tien Ong Cave, a favourite attraction for archaeologists because of its rich history, Trong Cave, a cave in a shape of a drum, Ho Dong Tien, a cave that has a lake inside and is believed to have fairies descending in the lakes, Luon Cave,where the golden hair monkeys can be found, Ti Top Island, where you can find the most stunning 360° view of Halong Bay and Coconut Tree Island for the overnight stay.
Enjoy the spa at your leisure on-board.
17:00 – 19:00 Enjoy “Happy Hour” Buy one take one on selected beverages, while the vessels anchor at the Coconut Tree Island for overnight stay.
18.00 – 19.00 Enjoy cooking demonstration with the chef on-board to discover a short history of the Vietnamese cuisine. Learn how to toast the Vietnamese way through the evening’s toast of the local rice wine and followed by the Pre – dinner cocktails on the sundeck serving assorted canapés and nuts.
19.30 – 22.00 Feast on an elegant Paradise dinner. Start the dinner in a Traditional Bao Dai dress, dine like a king or a queen, and take photos with the manager on board.
21.00 – 23.00 Evening Activities – relax at leisure; enjoy Movie Night, squid Fishing or cap off the night with some Beauty Spa services.
         

 

SECOND DAY

6.30 Start the morning with a relaxing Tai Chi session on the Sundeck.
7.00 – 7.30 Rejuvenate with a cup of coffee or tea with some assorted homemade pastries afterwards.
7.45 - 8.30 Enjoy an International A-la-Carte Breakfast Menu.
8:30 – 8:40 Prepare to transfer to Day boat – Paradise Explorer for cruising off the beaten track of the bay
9.00 – 10.00 Relax or visit Titop Island, where you can take part in array of exciting activities such as swimming and climbing to the top of the island with 400 steps to see the breathtaking view of the bay.
10.30 – 11.30 Visit Luon Cave by boat or by kayak, a stunning cave by the bay where local villagers go to for dating and meet ups.
12.00 – 1.30 Return to Paradise Explorer and continue cruising to the other part of the bay while enjoying a Vietnamese lunch that will be served onboard
14.00 – 15.00 Visit Tien Ong Cave, a cave that has a thousand year contact with seawater made out of two main chambers and has a lot historical mysteries dating back to the Hoa Binh Culture (10,000-20,000 BCE) and do kayak activities.
15:30 – 16.00 Return to Paradise Explorer before heading back to main boat.
17:00 – 19:00 Enjoy “Happy Hour” Buy one take one on selected beverages, while the vessels anchor at the Coconut Tree Island for overnight stay.
18.00 – 18.30 Enjoy cooking demonstration with the chef on-board to discover a short history of the Vietnamese cuisine. Learn how to toast the Vietnamese way through the evening’s toast of the local rice wine and followed by the Pre – dinner cocktails on the sundeck serving assorted canapés and nuts or enjoy the spa at your leisure.
18.30 – 19.00 Fall in love with a pre-dinner cocktail on the sundeck.
19.30 – 22.00 Feast on an elegant Paradise dinner. Start the dinner in a Traditional Bao Dai dress, dine like a king or a queen, and take photos with the manager on board.
21.00 – 23.00 Evening Activities – relax at leisure; enjoy the Movie Night, squid Fishing or cap off the night with some Beauty Spa services.
 

THIRD DAY

6.30 Start the morning with a relaxing Tai Chi session on the Sundeck.
7.00 – 7.30 Rejuvenate with a cup of coffee or tea with some assorted homemade pastries afterwards.
7.30 – 8.30 Relax or Visit Sung Sot Cave, a cave that was discovered by a group of French explorers in 1901 with some magnificent limestone formations and considered as one of the most beautiful caves in Halong bay.
8.30 Enjoy an International A-la-Carte Breakfast Menu.
9.30 Time for checkout and settle all bills.
10.30 Arrive at Tuan Chau Island after cruise.
10.30 – 12.00 A traditional Vietnamese lunch is served at the Paradise Suites Hotel (AppliedONLY for guests booked shuttle bus of Paradise Cruises)
12.15 – 12.30 Shuttle bus back to Hanoi from Halong Bay.

 
 INCLUDES:

+ Welcome Cocktail
+ Cruise Itinerary and Program
+ Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
+ In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
+ Luxury Cabins and Suites with A/C
+ Round trip shuttle bus (Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi)
+ Luxury en-suite Bathroom
+ Asian Lunch and Dinner 
+ International Breakfast Buffet
+
Kayaking 
+ Snorkel Equipment (subject to availability)
+ Meeting Facilities and Equipment (charter only)
+ Tai Chi Session
+ Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges

EXCLUDES:
+ Beauty Spa Services and Massage
+ Beverages and Tobacco
+ Tips and other Personal Expenses
+ All other services not clearly mentioned above

NOTE
+ Child 5 – 12 years old in shared cabin USD165 (shared with max. 2 adults)
+ Peak season surcharge 25% for checking-in on any of these days:
+ Lunar New Year (To be specified)
+ National Day (Sept. 2nd)
+ Christmas (Dec. 24th)
+ New Year`s Eve (Dec. 31st)
+ Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change upon weather and operating conditions

 

Price of 2 day/1 night trip: Per person in US$ 

From Oct. to Dec. 2016 & Jan. to Apr. 17    
Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Charter
 Deluxe with window           220 215 125 5,780
 Deluxe with Balcony           235 230 155
 Suite           285 275 195

 
From May to Sept. 2017

Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Charter
 Deluxe with window           200 195 110 5,426
 Deluxe with Balcony           220 215 125
 Suite           270 260 165

 
Price of 3 day/2 night trip: Per person in US$ 

 

From Oct. to Dec. 2016 & Jan. to Apr. 17    
Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Charter
 Deluxe with window           370 365 220 9,958
 Deluxe with balcony           405 400 250
 Suite           508 490 340

 
From May to Sept. 2017

 Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Charter
 Deluxe with window           330 325 185 9,319
 Deluxe with balcony           360 355 225
 Suite           460 450 315