The Paloma is your home while you are cruising in Halong Bay. This Halong Bay cruise will turn as an unforgettable experience. Enjoy the exquisite luxury and the intimate setting of the ship. Get the best service. Paloma Cruise is an amazing way to witness the exceptional and serene natural beauty of Halong Bay.
Day 1 : Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay – Thien Canh Sơn Cave
7.30-7.45: Our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
12.30: Arrive at Paloma office in Halong City. Transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise – Enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in cabin and start the cruise.
13.30 Having lunch – a delicious Vietnamese set menu.
15:15 – 15:40 : Head to Bai Tu Long Bay. Pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Monster Head and Teapot Islets and Thien Canh Son Cave. Visit and explore the well-hidden Co Cave (known as Thien Canh Son Cave) where you can hiking to the middle of the mountain to see the wild and mysterious beautiful cave, contemplate numerous sparkling stalactites appear like ‘hanging lamps’ inside the Cave.
After the exploration of the cave, return to the boat and enjoy sunset party.
18: 00 Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets in Cong Dam.
19.15 Having dinner on board.
21.00 Relaxing or joining activities on boat: film entertainment, light music for dancing …. Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.
Happy Hour! Buy two drink – get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
Day 2 : Cong Do Sleeping Area – Vong Vieng Floating Village – Hon Gai Habour
06.15 Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
07.00 Have breakfast
07:45 – 09.00: Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for an hour in to the village. Short visit to Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are created. Then return to Paloma Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage etc.
09:45: 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 directly to the pier).
10:00: Check out cabin. Then return to dining room for Vietnamese cooking class.
10:30 Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch. Relax and enjoy the rest of Halong Bay before getting back to harbor.
11.45 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour. Get on a van or a car back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi at around 4:30 PM.
Day 2: Deep In To Bai Tu Long – Cap La – Cong Do Angchor
06:15: Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served07:15 – 8:00: Catch the morning view of seascape while enjoying the buffet breakfast in the restaurant.
08:30: Transfer to the Smaller boat and start cruising to admire the great beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay.
Visit Cap La Area – Deep into Bai Tu Long Bay, the are is full of the famous hidden lagoons covered by majestic limestone islands and islets with wild beaches.
Visit fishing village and go fishing with local people. Learn how daily fishmen in Halong bay live and works. Try your luck to catch more fish for lunch.
09:30: Explore Geological park in Cap La or Vung Ha area (depend on the weather and tide levels), a pristine natural beach lapped by the turquoise water.
12:30: BBQ lunch is served on the beach (depend on the weather or tide levels).
14:00: Continue to discover Master Cave – one of the largest & well-hidden cave in Bai Tu Long Bay.
16:00: The vessel cruises back to the bay for a second overnight anchorage near Cong Do areas. Happy hour (Sunset party).
19:15: Having dinner on board.
21:00: Relaxing or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing …. Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.
Day 3 : Cong Do Sleeping Area – Vong Vieng Floating Village – Hon Gai Habour
07:45 – 09.00: Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for an hour in to the village. Short visit to Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are created. Then return to Paloma Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.