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Paloma Cruise

Paloma Cruise

Paloma Cruise

The Paloma is a brand new Chinese wooden junk crewed by a professional, loyal and dedicated team for Halong luxury cruises. Spread over 4 decks she has 16 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 c-harmed by her exquisite luxury, intimate setting and unrivalled home f-rom home service. An unforgettable way to witness the serene, calm setting of Halong Bay's exceptional natural beauty. 

Itinerary

 

DAY 1 Hanoi - Halong Paloma Cruise(L - D)

7.45 - 8.15: Our shuttle bus will pick you up at your hotel.

10:00: Taking a short break in the middle way (30 minutes)

12.30: Arrive at Paloma office, Halong City. Transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise – enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check into cabins and begin your cruise.

13.15 - 14.30: Have lunch - delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and thoughout the cruise).

15.00: Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Mat Quy (Monster Head) and Am Tich (Teapot) Islets and Vung

Vieng fishing village.

Visit the Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boat (01 hour) or Kayak into the village then return to the vessel for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.

17.00: D-rop anchor in the calm water 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: Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board 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, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing f-rom the boat.

Happy Hour! Buy two drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)

Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.

 

DAY 2: Halong Cruise on Paloma - Return to Hanoi(B - L)

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

07.00: Have breakfast in the dinning room. 

08.00: Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot). 

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 f-rom the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier).

10.30: Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.

11.30 - 12.00: Arrive at Hon Gai Habour. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the Paloma Office while waiting for return transportation

16.00 - 16.30: Arrive in Hanoi. D-rop until hotel. Finish the nice trip with Paloma Cruise. Good bye & see you again.

(Airport transfer is avalable. Upon requests)

Rate 2 days/1 night( Price in USD/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 Triple cabin Single cabin Double cabin Triple cabin
Deluxe Ocean View $ 205/person $ 143/person N/a $ 215/person $ 150/person N/a
Premium Ocean View $ 212/person $ 152/person N/a $ 232/person $ 160/person N/a
Paloma Suite $ 260/person $ 130/person N/a $ 279/person $ 140/person N/a
Family Excutive Suite $ 380/person $ 218/person $ 187/person $ 394/person $ 225/person $ 194/person

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Costs include:

  • Shuttle Bus pick up f-rom hotel in Hanoi - Halong Bay - hotel in Hanoi.
  • Welcome Drink
  • Cruise Itinerary and Program
  • Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
  • In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Luxurious Cabins and Suites with A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
  • All meals on board (Lunch, dinner, breakfast)
  • Complimentary mineral water
  • Fish equipment
  • Kayaking to explore tunnel caves
  • Onboard insurance, tax, service c-harges

Costs exclude:

  • Pre-post accommodation in Hanoi
  • Visa Arrangements
  • Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
  • Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above

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. Please advise us of 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

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 c-harge 75% of the adult price.
  • Children f-rom 12 years older will be c-harged the same as adults. Extra bed is available with additional c-harge at 20$ /night (upon request) 

THINGS TO BRING

  • Passport with valid visa
  • Some cash in Vietnamese Dong / USD for personal expenses
  • Sun block or insect repellent, swimming suites
  • Bring something warm to wear ( F-rom December till March ).
  • Please be ready on time for the pick up at your hotel.
  • We advise you that you should leave your big luggage at your hotel or our office in Hanoi.
 

DAY 1

7.45 - 8.15: Our shuttle bus will pick you up at your hotel.

10:00: Take a short break in the middle way (30 minutes)

12.30: Arrive at Paloma office, Halong City. Transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise – enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check into cabins and begin your cruise.

13.15 - 14.30: Have lunch - delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and thoughout the cruise).

15.00: Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Mat Quy (Monster Head) and Am Tich (Teapot) Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village. Visit the Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boat (01 hour) or Kayak into the village then return to the vessel for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.

17.00: D-rop anchor in the calm water 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: Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board 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, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing f-rom the boat.

Happy Hour! Buy two drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)

Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.

 

DAY 2

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

07.00: Paloma weighs anchor to sail through the bay and pass by several beautiful places such as Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu (Virgin) cave, Coc Ngoi (Toad) Islet, etc. Early breakfast in the dinning room.

08.30: Transfer to Smaller boat for Lan Ha Bay excursion.

09.30: Guided kayaking and swimming at Three Peaches beach, a pristine natural beach lapped by the turquoise water.

12.30: BBQ lunch is served on beach (depend on the weather).

14.00: Continue discovering discovery Toi and Sang Cave (depend on the condition), the most remote point in Lan Ha Bay and bordering the Gulf of Tonkin. Visit its quaint fishing village and lagoon. Possibility of kayaking through an amazing tunnel under a karst mountain (time permitting).

16.00: Return to Paloma Cruise.

17.00: The vessel cruises back to the bay for second overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien. Happy hour (Sunset party).

19.15: Sumptuous Seafood Set – dinner onboard.

21.00:  Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board 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, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing f-rom the boat. 

Happy Hour! Buy two drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)

Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.

 

DAY 3

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

07.00: Have buffet breakfast in dinning room.

08.00: Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot).

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 f-rom the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier).

10:30: Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.

11.30 - 12.00: Arrive at Hon Gai Habour. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the Paloma Office while waiting for return transportatio

16:00 - 16:30: Arrive in Hanoi. D-rop until hotel & finish the best Halong Bay Trip with Paloma Cruise.

(Airport transfer is avaiable. Upon requests)

Rate 3 days/2 nights ( Price in USD/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 Triple cabin Single cabin Double cabin Triple cabin
Deluxe Ocean View $ 365/person $ 257/person N/a $ 385/person $ 267/person N/a
Premium Ocean View $ 400/person $ 280/person N/a $ 416/person $ 285/person N/a
Paloma Suite $ 453/person $ 308/person N/a $ 463/person $ 315/person N/a
Family Excutive Suite $ 625/person $ 330/person $ 290/person $ 641/person $ 338/person $ 297/person

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Costs include:

  • Shuttel Bus pick up f-rom hotel in Hanoi - Halong Bay - hotel in Hanoi.
  • Welcome Drink on Board
  • Cruise Itinerary and Program
  • Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
  • In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Luxurious Cabins and Suites with A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
  • All meals on board (Lunch, dinner, breakfast)
  • Complimentary mineral water
  • Fish equipment
  • Kayaking to explore caves
  • Onboard insurance, tax, service c-harges

Costs exclude:

  • Visa Arrangements
  • Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
  • Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above

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. Please advise us of 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 

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 c-harge 75% of the adult price. 
  • Children f-rom 12 years older will be c-harged the same as adults. Extra bed is available with additional c-harge at 20$ /night (upon request) 

THINGS TO BRING

  • Passport with valid visa 
  • Some cash in Vietnamese Dong / USD for personal expenses 
  • Sun block or insect repellent, swimming suites 
  • Bring something warm to wear ( F-rom December till March ). 
  • Please be ready on time for the pick up at your hotel. 
  • We advise you that you should leave your big luggage at your hotel or our office in Hanoi.

Overview

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Visit the most beautiful sightseeing places on UNESCO World Heritage-listed Bai Tu Long Bay including Thien Canh Son cave, Vung Vieng floating village, and sail among famous islets (Indochina studio, Am Islet...)
  • Enjoy the 4-stars amenities on board including full service spa and a bar/lounge.
  • Swim in the emerald water or kayak through the karst mountains.
  • Sunbath on the sundeck with the panoramic view and join the sunset party.
  • Practice Tai Chi on the Sundeck and join cooking class guided directly by the Paloma Cruise Chef
  • Sleep soundly in one of the 22 comfortable, air-conditioned and ensuite cabins
  • Enjoy meals on board with seafood, traditional Vietnamese foods and BBQ lunch

The Paloma is a brand new Chinese wooden junk crewed by a professional, loyal and dedicated team. Spread over 4 decks she has 16 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 c-harmed by her exquisite luxury, intimate setting and unrivalled home f-rom 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.

Facts about The Paloma cruise

  • 10.5m wide
  • 43m Long
  • 4 decks
  • Luxury Spa (1st deck)
  • Luxury cabins (1st and 2nd decks)
  • Dining areas (3rd deck)
  • Sundeck (4th deck)

Paloma Cruise

A se-lection of superior and deluxe cabins, honeymoon and family suites mixing the modern with traditional elements. All ensuite and fully equipped with air conditioning, in house phone and bathroom amenities, allowing you to relax in peace and luxury.

  • 8 Superior (13,5m²) (double or twin)
  • 6 Deluxe (15m²) (double or twin)
  • 2 Honeymoon suites with balcony (23m²) with 270 degree panoramic sea views
  • 2 Family suites with balcony (27m²) with 270 degree panoramic sea views

Bar & Dining Room

Relax and unwind in the bar which adjoins the restaurant. Enjoy pre-dinner or after-dinner drinks, relax in the soft seating area, browse our se-lection of books and magazines or watch a DVD on the plasma TV. The bar is fully stocked with fine wines, spirits, alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.

On board you will be delighted with our top notch service and fine dining experience. Our menu is an innovative blend of European cuisine with an Asian twist. In Vietnam food preparation and presentation is an art form. A healthy and refined cuisine with exotic flavours features Vietnamese herbs, spices and other well-known traditional specialties.

Non-meat eaters will be able to sample some of the best vegetarian food in Vietnam.

During your stay on The Paloma, you won’t be short of things to do. Our expert guide will lead kayaking tours of the bay, enjoy swimming in the crystal clear waters or pamper yourself in our luxury spa. Join our staff in some late night cuttle fishing and we run cookery demonstrations for those interested in learning the art of Vietnamese cooking. Take part in early morning Tai Chi on the sundeck which is the perfect way to welcome the new day.

Water sport facilities and activities

  • Kayak (upon request or part of cruise package) 
  • Tender 
  • Bamboo rowing boat 
  • Swimming 
  • Cooking demonstrations 
  • Early morning Tai Chi 
  • Join the staff to go cuttle fishing in the evening 

Author: Halongtourvietnam.org

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