Paloma Cruise

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Paloma Cruise possesses 18 luxury cabins, which were creatively renovated to provide the best comfort to travellers. Each cabin is equipped with full standard amenities and large windows that provide the best view of the bay during the stay focus on a unique cruising route.

The Paloma Cruise passes by most highlight offers enough time to explore..

Highlights: Bai Tu Long Bay – Vong Vieng Floating Village – Trong Cave – Ha Long Bay – Sung Sot Cave


Day 1 – Ha Noi – Bai Tu Long Bay –  Vung Vieng Floating Village (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. Transfer by tender to the ‘Paloma’. Enjoy a welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in to your cabin and begin your cruise.

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

15:00          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 then return to Paloma Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.

18:00          Drop anchor in the calm waters 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          Relax in your cabin or join the onboard 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. Massage services are also  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’

Day 2     Amazing Cave – Ha Noi (B,L)

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

07.00          Enjoy breakfast

08.00          Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot Cave ).

08:15          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.

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 to the pier).

 10:30         Enjoy set menu lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room, enjoy the rest of Halong Bay on the return to the harbour.

11.45          Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour. Transfer by tender to the pier. Return to Hanoi by van or car. Arrive in Hanoi approximate 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: 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 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.
  • 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)

Things to bring & know            

  • Passport with valid visa
  • Some cash in Vietnamese Dong / USD for personal expenses
  • Sun block and insect repellent, swim suits
  • Bring something warm to wear (December till March)
  • Please be ready on time for our pick up service
  • We advise you leave your luggage at your hotel or our office in Hanoi.


  • English Speaking Guide on boat.
  • Entrance and Sightseeing fees
  • Luxury Cruise through Halong bay
  • All meal on board (2 lunches, 1 dinners, 1 breakfast)
  • Cooking demonstration
  • 1 Sunset party
  • Kayaking
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in cabin
  • Daily fresh fruit in cabin
  • Service charge, Insurance on board


  • Airfares
  • Visa Arrangements
  • Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusions
  • Round trip shuttle bus transportation

Price of 2Days/1Night trip:

Shutle bus fee: US$ 25/ person/ 2 ways

Cabin type 1st May – 30th Sep,2014 From 1st Oct, 2014 to 30th Apr 2015
Twin/Double cabin Single cabin Twin/Double cabin Single cabin
Superior cabin $160/pax $245/cabin $180/pax $250/cabin
Deluxe cabin $180/pax $270/cabin $195/pax $281/cabin
Paloma suite cabin $210/pax $325/cabin $225/pax $335/cabin
Family suite cabin $235/pax $470/cabin $245/pax $480/cabin


Price of 3Days/2Night trip

Shutle bus fee: US$ 25/ person/ 2 ways

Cabin type 1st May – 30th Sep,2014 From 1st Oct, 2014 to 30th Apr 2015
Twin/Double cabin Single cabin Twin/Double cabin Single cabin
Superior cabin $285/pax $415/cabin $295/pax $429/cabin
Deluxe cabin $320/pax $458/cabin $325/pax $468/cabin
Paloma suite cabin $345/pax $495/cabin $355/pax $507/cabin
Family suite cabin $378/pax $736/cabin $388/pax $746/cabin