Paloma family cruise is a Halong wooden junk, built in 2009, designed for private group, honeymoon group, private group, equipped with private bath room, wide windows, air-con. Tour itinerary is very interesting with famous of Halong Bay places: Surprising Cave, Fishing village, Cat Ba Island, Titop Island.
Option 1: We would like to offer you this cruise’s itinerary as the same Paloma Cruise Itinerary (Discovery Halong Bay & Bai Tu Long Bay)
Option 2: Discovery Bai Tu Long Bay Archipelago
Day 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay Archipelago(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: Sun set 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
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 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 f-rom 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.
Things to bring & to know
- 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 our pick up service
- We advise you that you should leave your big luggage at your hotel or our office in Hanoi.