Paradise Cruise (Strongly recommended)

Paradise Cruise (Strongly recommended)
Visiting the most famous Vietnamese World Heritage Site with Paradise Cruises is bound to be one of the highlights of your travel itinerary in Vietnam, thanks to the high-quality of our facilities and accommodation and the excellence of our customer service.

The architecture of the vessels draws its inspiration from the traditional Halong Bay junks. They have been furnished and designed to offer the utmost comfort worthy of a world-class luxury hotel and the enchanting charm of a boutique hotel. Fostering a customer-centred culture at all levels, the cruise commits to provide the highest standards of service to offer you an idyllic rendez-vous with the breathtaking scenery of Halong Bay.

Tour Features

Visiting the most famous Vietnamese World Heritage Site with Paradise Cruises is bound to be one of the highlights of your travel itinerary in Vietnam, thanks to the high-quality of our facilities and accommodation and the excellence of our customer service.

The architecture of the vessels draws its inspiration from the traditional Halong Bay junks. They have been furnished and designed to offer the utmost comfort worthy of a world-class luxury hotel and the enchanting charm of a boutique hotel. Fostering a customer-centred culture at all levels, the cruise commits to provide the highest standards of service to offer you an idyllic rendez-vous with the breathtaking scenery of Halong Bay.

CHECK IN:
Boarding time 12:00 PM

CHECK OUT:
Disembark time 11:00 AM

CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED

Visa, Master Card, American Express

FOREIGN 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 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 en-suite Bathroom

Luxury Cabins and Suites with A/C

Hairdryer and slippers

Bathrobe (Suites only)

In-house Telephone and Internet

Mini-Bar (Suites only)

Dining Room, Bar and Sundeck

Cabin Service (Snack Meals)

Full-board Meals (Asian & International Buffets)

Wine and Cigar Selection

Safety Facilities and First-Aid Equipment

Tai Chi Session

Beauty Services and Massage

Cooking Demonstration (bad weather only)

Souvenir and Amenities Sales

Entertainment Activities and Happy Hour

Movie Nights, Board Games and Squid Fishing

English-speaking local crew and foreign 

Special Theme Cruises (charter only)

Special Leisure Activities (charter only)

Kayaking, Swimming and Snorkeling Equipment (subject to availability)

Meeting Facilities and Equipment (charter only)

FIRST DAY

Pick up from 7.30 to 8.00 at Tirant hotel. You should wait at the lobby from 7.30 Am

11.30    Arrival in Tuan Chau Island, at the doorstep of Vietnam's most fascinating wonder
12.15    Boarding time
12.30    Welcome Drink – cruise briefing, safety instructions, check-in cabins.
 Strong believers in the holistic nature of premium service, our Paradise Butlers are trained in all areas of service for you to take away with you priceless memories of a professional and efficient but still warm and personal service.
 Your heavenly journey across Halong Bay commences.
13.15    Enjoy the view as the boat peacefully sails the bay, passing by Ba Hang floating village. A charming sightseeing, particularly when the fishermen wave as you pass their tiny floating houses while Vietnamse Set Menu Lunch is servedin the elegant dining-roome
14:30 – 16:00    In the afternoon take to a kayak and paddle your way around while collecting trash from around the bay- you will be given all the equipment needed and staff will be ready and waiting onboard to receive what you’ve picked up and dispose of it properly after returning to shore.
16:00 - 17:30    Continue cruising and sightseeing in Halong Bay while the Afternoon Tea is served on the Sundeck.
 Paradise Cruise gives you the chance to but you will also pass by many amazing areas. You will pass Luon Cave called see more undiscovered parts of the Bay- not only will you cruise through Halong Bay the “Tunnel Cave” in English, due to its long 60 meters leading to a tranquil lake; Trong Cave, which enchanting interior is often used for gala-dinner and banquet and Ho Dong Tien cave whose mouth, you will see, is right at the sea level. Meanwhile, our Coffee and Tea brewing demonstration will introduce you to the traditional culture of tea and coffee in Vietnam. Nibbles include cakes and biscuits.
 
The boat will later anchor in this area for the night.
     
17.30 – 19.00    Enjoy Happy Hour “Buy One and Get One Free”
 A cooking demonstration will take place on the sundeck. Have a go at making spring rolls, and learn to toast the Vietnamese way with local rice wine.
19.30 – 22.00    Enjoy a high-end, 6-course Vietnamese - Western fusion dinner
22.00 – 24.00    Evening Activities – relax at leisure; enjoy Movie Night, Squid Fishing or Beauty Spa services
                
SECOND DAY


6.30    Tai Chi session on the Sundeck, at the break of dawn
7.00 – 7.30    Coffee & tea with assorted homemade pastries at your disposition in the dining-room.
7.30 – 8.30    Visit Sung Sot Cave – one of the largest and most beautiful caves in Halong Bay.
8.15    International BuffetBreakfast
9.30    Cabin check-out and bill settlement
10.30    The boat anchors in the wharf. Time to go ashore from the boat
10.30 – 12.00    For guests who booked Paradise Cruises shuttle bus, a Set lunch will be served at Paradise Suites Hotel

For guests who booked a private car, it will pick you up upon disembarking.
12.15 – 12.30    Shuttle bus pick up at Paradise Suites Hotel, back to Hanoi.
INCLUDED

Welcome cocktail
Shutter Bus Two Way Transportation
Cruise Itinerary and program
Entrance and sight seeing fees
In-house English-speaking tour guide
Luxury Cabins &Suites with A/C
Luxury en-suite Bathroom
Full board meals as mentioned on programs
Snorkelling equipment (subject to availability)
Kayaking equipment during 3d/2n program
Meeting facilities and equipment (charter only)
Tai Chi Session
Insurance, taxes and service charge


EXCLUDED

Airfares and hotel accommodation
Visa arrangements
Beauty Spa Services and Massage
Beverages and Tobacco
Tips and other personal expenses
All other services not mentioned previously
For high season (from Feb to 30 April 2012 & October to December 2012)

Cabin Type

2 day 1 night

3 day 2 night

Single Occupancy

Double Occupancy

Single Occupancy

Double Occupancy

Deluxe with window

$416

$516

$755

$912

Deluxe with balcony

$474

$563

$870

$1,004

Paradise Suite & Terrace Suite

$588

$699

$1,098

$1,278

Child 5 – 12 years old

N/A

$144

N/A

$222

The rate is inclusive of round way shutter bus.


For low season (from 01 May to 30 September 2012)

Cabin Type

2 day 1 night

3 day 2 night

Single Occupancy

Double Occupancy

Single Occupancy

Double Occupancy

Deluxe with window

$367

$468

$658

$816

Deluxe with balcony

$426

$514

$774

$906

Paradise Suite & Terrace Suite

$540

$649

$1,002

$1,180

Child 5 – 12 years old

N/A

$112

N/A

$158

The rate is inclusive of round way shutter bus


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