Welcome to Ha Long Bay

Oriental Sail

 
halong oriental sails cruise

3 star  Oriental Sails - Cruise for a lifetime experience. Built in 2007 in ancient Vietnamese style, Oriental Sails features 16 deluxe cabins of traditional style combined with modern facilities and comfort. The junk boasts rattan & wooden furnishings, a multitude of windows for amazing views from the inside, and a panoramic sundeck allowing different activities with the beauty of Halong Bay as a backdrop.

Brief Boat Specifications
Built: 2013
Design concept: oriental style
Length: 38m / Width: 8m / Height: 9m
Deck 1: 12 cabins and kitchen
Dec k 2: 4 cabins with connecting doors + Bar and restaurant
Sundeck: Tanning chairs, wooden bar
Cabins Facilities: comfort bedding, Air-con, Private bath, bar, and rustic rattan furnishings
Generator: 4.500KVA / Cruising speed: 8 nautical knots per hour
Crew: 12
 
Transportation
Shuttle Bus service Daily departure at 8:00-8:30 am from Hanoi
Private Car service On request
 

Check-in/Check-out  

  • Check in time 12:00 nn
  • Check out time 11:00 am
Relaxation - You just can’t afford to miss it
There is probably no better place than Halong Bay to de-stress and re-energize, thus Oriental Sails’ facilities and services are to bring you utmost relaxation. The sundeck offers great space and atmosphere to enjoy sunbath, to snap great pictures of Halong Bay, to sip a refreshing cocktail while gazing at the rock formations reflected in the crystal clear water of the bay, or just simply lazing as the sun starts to set. The widescreen serves you great clips of the Bay and movies of its old time A wide range of regular events and parties are raising a part in your unforgettable cruising experience with Oriental Sails.

 
Services and Facilities
 
Reception (English and Vietnamese Speaking)
24-hour security
Themed Parties on request
Car Rental Service with Driver
Tender for Sightseeing
Kayaking & Fishing equipments
Number of Cabins 16 fully-furnished cabins
Average Room Size 11.6 sqm
Bed Type
6 Queen Size
10 Twin (Convertible into Family Room)
Room Capacity 2 adults + 1 child below the age of 6 per cabin
 
The Cabins - Stylish romance at charm and comfort
 
Committed to offer guests both charm and comfort, Oriental Sails cabins offer a range of facilities and an elegant ambiance The cabins are designed and fitted international standards, featuring a rich wooden decor, with large windows from which to enjoy the spectacular scenery of Halong Bay. The comfortable bedding with luxuriant linens ensures you a restful sleep in style. Cabin amenities: Air-conditioner, Mini – bar, Slippers, Bathroom amenities, Wardrobe, Private shower with hot water  
 
Accomodation
 
Deluxe Cabin 16 per ship (all convertible into Double Bed)
Total number of Cabins 16
Total Passenger Capacity 32
 
Cabin Ammenities
Individually controlled Air-Conditioning Wardrobe
Hot and Cold Shower Complimentary Bottled Water
Toilet Slippers
Toiletries Fire Extinguisher
 
Dining - It’s further than just dining
 
The Oriental Sails’ restaurant offers freshly-caught delicious local seafood and other specialities. The restaurant setting, friendly staffs, calm water, X- breeze and stunning view of thousands of islets around all attend to serve you a terrific dining experience.    

 

Dining Room
 

Cuisine Vietnamese Seafood & Various International Dishes
Breakfast 08:00 – 8:30 daily
Lunch 13:00 – 14:00 daily
Dinner 19:00 – 20:00 daily
Seating capacity 32 passengers
 
Activities - Dare or care to adventure
 
A wide range of activities are planned during your cruising with Oriental Sails Exploring the caves, kayaking through floating villages, swimming in the middle of nowhere, climbing stiff rocks rising out of breathtaking Lan Ha Bay, snapping photos of a lifetime, sunbathing on a pampered deck , to name but a few… All contribute to make your visit a truly memorable one.

On – Board Activities
  • Swimming
  • Kayaking
  • Excursions to caves, grottos, beaches & fishing village
  • On Boat Events (by request)
  • Meetings & Conferences Wedding Ceremonies

Day 1:         Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay (L/D)
08:00 – 08:30    Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall - The OS Lounge.
12:30 – 13:00    Embark on Oriental Sails followed by cruise briefing.
13:00 – 15:30    Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay.
15:30 – 16:30    You are free to choose one of the below options:
Option 1:         Fishing village visit
Those are interested in local daily life: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip (around 45 minutes) around Vung Vieng fishing village - one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen. The village is set in closed lagoon, surrounded by mountains, excellent settings for some good photos.
Option 2:         Beach and kayaking
For those who like some water activities and beach. The tender shall take you to Ban Chan beach, where you can enjoy yourself on the beach, swimming or playing volleyball…, or try your hands in some kayaking in the magnificent setting for Halong Bay.
16:30 – 17:30     Return to Oriental Sails and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set. 
17:30 - 19:00      Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck and take part in our cooking class with Oriental Sails Chef
19:00                    Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00.
    Overnight on board at Cong Do Area 

Day 2:         Bai Tu Long – Hanoi (B/L)
06:30 – 07:00    Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
07:00 – 09:00    Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave
09:00 – 09:30    Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay
09:30 – 10:00    Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.
10:00 – 11:00    Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board.
Disembark Oriental Sails at around 12h00.
12:00 – 16:30    Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30

 
Rate 2 days / 1 night ( Rate in USD / per person, included round trip transfer)

Cabin Type

01st May  to 30th Sep, 2016 (Low Season)

01st Oct to 31th Dec, 2016(High Season)

Single cabin

Double cabin

Single cabin

Double cabin

Deluxe

$ 145 / person

$ 100 / person

$ 152 / person

$ 112 / person

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Tour Includes:
  • Proffesional English speaking guide
  • Entrance  fee and sightseeing
  • Cruise through Halong bay
  • All meals on board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • One night accommodation on board Oriental Sails with A/C, hot water & shower
  • Kayaking for 1 hour
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • Insurance on board
  • Internet
  • Tai Chi class in the morning
  • Transfers: Round trip Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi by shuttle bus. Pickup/drop until hotel
Tour Excludes:
  • Beverages, Massage
  • All service non-clearly mentioned in the inclusions list
  • Pre-post accommodation in Hanoi
  • Visa approval arrangements
  • Tipping

 

Notes:

  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number, visa expiry date for all Passengers
  • A valid passport is required upon check-in on board. Children whose traveling documents are attached to parent's passport must travel with the parent. Credit cards accepted on board: Amex, Visa and MasterCard.
  • Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
  • Connecting room is available upon reques.
  • Surcharge will be added for cruises on December 24 & 31 and Lunar New Year Eve.
Things to bring
Original passport, swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent.

Day 1:         Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay (L/D)
08:00 – 08:30    Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall - The OS Lounge.
12:30 – 13:00    Embark on Oriental Sails followed by cruise briefing.
13:00 – 15:30    Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay.
15:30 – 16:30    You are free to choose one of the below options:
Option 1:         Fishing village visit
Those are interested in local daily life: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip (around 45 minutes) around Vung Vieng fishing village - one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen. The village is set in closed lagoon, surrounded by mountains, excellent settings for some good photos.
Option 2:         Beach and kayaking
For those who like some water activities and beach. The tender shall take you to Ban Chan beach, where you can enjoy yourself on the beach, swimming or playing volleyball…, or try your hands in some kayaking in the magnificent setting for Halong Bay.
16:30 – 17:30      Return to Oriental Sails and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set. 
17:30 - 19:00       Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck and take part in our cooking class with Oriental Sails Chef
19:00                  Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00.
Overnight on board at Cong Do Area 

Day 2:         Bai Tu Long Bay (B/L/D)
06:30 – 07:00    Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck. Enjoy a cup of coffee or refresh yourselves in Bai Tu Long majestic Bay.
07:00 – 08:00    Have breakfast in the restaurant.
08:15 – 09:30    Discover the bay by one-day itinerary on our professional day boat.
9:30 – 12:00      Visit Thay Cave, coral reef reservation area, free swimming and jumping from the cruise to emerald water of the Bay.
12:00 – 13:30    Have lunch on our day boat, relax for couples of minutes.
13:30 – 15:30    Follow the itinerary, Vung Ha Lagoon is chosen to be next destination. You are free to visit a water cave, relax or swim on a beach, do kayaking.
15:30 – 17:30    Transfer back to Oriental Sails Cruise. Have dinner and night activities on board.
Over second night on board at Cong Do area.


Day 3:         Bai Tu Long – Hanoi (B/L)
06:30 – 07:00      Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
07:00 – 09:00      Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave
09:00 – 09:30      Visit Thien Canh Son Cave - – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay
09:30 – 10:00      Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.
10:00 – 11:00       Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board.
Disembark Oriental Sails at around 12h00.
12:00 – 16:30       Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30.

Rate 3 days / 2 nights ( Rate in USD / per person, icluded round trip transfer)

Cabin Type

01st May  to 30th Sep, 2016 (Low Season)

01st Oct to 31th Dec, 2016(High Season)

Single cabin

Double cabin

Single cabin

Double cabin

Deluxe

$ 270 / person

$ 190 / person

$ 284 / person

$ 204 / person

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Tour Includes:
  • Professional English Speaking guide
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing
  • Cruise through Halong Bay
  • All meals on board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Two nights accommodation on board Oriental Sails Cruise with A/C, hot water & shower
  • Kayaking for the second day - applied for Kayaking option
  • Rock climbing with western instructour for the second day - applied for Rock Climbing option
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • Insurance on boat
  • Internet on boat
  • Tai Chi class in the morning
  • Shuttel Bus pick up from hotel in Hanoi - Halong Bay - hotel in Hanoi.
Tour Excludes:
  • Beverages, Massage
  • All service non-clearly mentioned in the inclusions list
  • Pre-post accommodation in Hanoi
  • Visa arrangements
  • Tipping

 

Notes:

  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number, visa expiry date for all Passengers
  • A valid passport is required upon check-in on board. Children whose traveling documents are attached to parent's passport must travel with the parent. Credit cards accepted on board: Amex, Visa and MasterCard.
  • Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
  • Connecting room is available upon reques.
  • Surcharge  will be added for cruises on December 24 & 31 and Lunar New Year Eve.
Things to bring
Original passport, swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent.

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Oriental sail in the bay

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Bar 

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Corridor

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Cooking class

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Taichi lesson on sundeck

 

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Source: halongtourvietnam.org

 
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