Launched in 2009, the Paloma Cruise Halong is a brand new Vietnamese-style wooden junk crewed by a professional, loyal, and dedicated team. The junk is sort of deluxe boutique deluxe class. It has 4 decks and features 16 en-suite fully equipped luxury cabins, a bar with soft seating and plasma TV, a gourmet restaurant, an outside dining area, a sundeck, and luxury spa.
Passengers on boat the Paloma will definitely be enchanted by the exquisite luxury, intimate setting, and unrivaled home-from-home service. It is really an unforgettable way to witness the serene, calm setting of Halong Bay’s exceptional natural beauty.
Focusing on customer care services, The Paloma is your home while you are in Halong Bay. The Junk has 20 dynamic, passionate, and enthusiastic individuals who are dedicated to making your stay with us special and unforgettable.
Tour Route: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay – Vung Vieng Floating Village – Amazing Caves – Hanoi
Duration: 2 Days
Departure date: Any time you wish
Start/ End: Hanoi/ Hanoi
Day 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay- Vung Vieng Floating Village (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 (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the tour).
15:00 Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Monster Head and Teapot Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village.
Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for an hour or Kayak into the village then return to Paloma Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming, etc.
18:00 Drop 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 in your cabin or joining the onboard 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 from the boat.
Happy Hour! Buy two drinks – get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.
Day 2: Amazing Caves – Hanoi (B, L)
06:15 Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
07:00 Have breakfast in the dining room.
08:00 Explore the Surprising 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 from your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier).
10:30 Enjoy the Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle the bills after lunch. Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room, enjoying the rest of Halong Bay before getting back to the harbor.
11:45 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour. Transfer by tender to the pier. Get on a van or car back to Hanoi.
Arrive in Hanoi approximately 4:30 PM.