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Paloma Cruise 3 Days

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Boat / Cruise Ship: Paloma Cruise 
Tour Type: Group Tour
Itinerary: HaLong - Bai Tu Long - Vung Vieng Village - Lan Ha Bay - Ho Ba Ham Islet - Van Gia Village - Trong (Drum) cave - Trinh Nu (Virgin) cave - Coc Ngoi (Toad) cave - Surprise (Sung Sot) Cave - Halong
Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
Brief Itinerary:
Day 1: Hanoi - Halong (180km) (L/D)
Day 2: Lan Ha Bay discovery (B/L/D)
Day 3: Halong - Ha Noi (180km) (B/L)

Exchange Rate:US$1=VND23,385
Cabin CategoryFrom 1st May to 30th Sep, 20151st Jan to 30th Apr & 1st Oct to 31st Dec, 2015
Single CabinDouble/ Twin CabinSingle CabinDouble/ Twin Cabin
SuperiorVND 7,400,825
(~US$ 316)
VND 5,095,650
(~US$ 218)
VND 8,492,750
(~US$ 363)
VND 5,580,950
(~US$ 239)
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DeluxeVND 7,886,125
(~US$ 337)
VND 5,459,625
(~US$ 233)
VND 9,244,965
(~US$ 395)
VND 6,066,250
(~US$ 259)
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Paloma SuiteVND 9,099,375
(~US$ 389)
VND 6,308,900
(~US$ 270)
VND 10,361,155
(~US$ 443)
VND 6,794,200
(~US$ 291)
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Family SuiteVND 13,345,750
(~US$ 571)
VND 6,672,875
(~US$ 285)
VND 14,704,590
(~US$ 629)
VND 7,352,295
(~US$ 314)
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Double Cabin
Spa
Paloma Cruise
Taichi class
Kayaking
Rowing boat
BBQ lunch on beach

All rates are quoted per person for join in boat. Family cabin (1 double + 1 single bed) are available.

Surcharge for round trip transfer between Hanoi- Halong
Supplement for round trip transfers by shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong: VND420,000 (US$20)/ person;
For private round trip transfers Hanoi – Halong:
VND3,822,000 (US$ 182)/ 4seat car, VND4,074,000 (US$194)/ 7 seat car, VND 4,557,000 (US$217)/ 16 seat car.


Children’s Policy:
The FOC Rate for children under 4 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults (No extra mattress).
The Child Rate for children from 4 to 12 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults. Extra bed are available with additional charge at VND315,000 (US$15)/ night (Upon request)

Prices Include:
• Entrance and Sightseeing fees
• Luxury Cruise through Halong bay
• Kayaking for 2nd day (applied for 3 days - 2 night trip)
• All meal on board
• Welcome drink and cold handkerchief
• 02 bottles of mineral water in room
• Sunset party
• 01 bottle of red wine in Paloma Suite and Family Suite.
• Cooking demonstrations
• English speaking guide boat
• Daily fresh fruit in room
• Morning tea and coffee
• Service charge and insurance on board

Prices Exclude:
• Airfares
• Visa Arrangements
• Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
• All other services not clearly mentioned above
• Tax
• Round trip transfer Hanoi- Halong.


Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay (L/D)
08:30 am approx
Our guide will meet you at your hotel. Mini bus or private car pick up.
Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta. You will have a chance to take photos.
Comfort break
The distance from Hanoi to Halong bay is approximately 3 ½ hours


12 noon approx
Arrive Halong Bay. Welcome aboard The Paloma. Meet the captain and crew and join us for a welcome cocktail as we tell you about life onboard.
Check into your cabin. Time to refresh and unwind.
Set sail as lunch is prepared by our chef.
Join us for a relaxing lunch in the restaurant or on the outdoor dining area. Enjoy the stunning views of the Bay, its dramatic limestone islands as we sail through the calm waters.


Afternoon

While we make our way to Bai Tu Long Bay, relax on the sundeck and watch the world go by or take an afternoon nap in your cabin.
Early afternoon arrive at Vong Vieng floating fishing village
Drop anchor.

Our guide will give you some information and interesting facts about this fascinating village and its local community.

Disembark and travel on the sampans rowed by the local people. They will be your guides through their fishing village where you can meet the locals, visit the school and pearl farms. See at first-hand what life is like living on the water.
We are proud of our working partnership with, and support of, this community.
Back on board The Paloma we head towards Halong Bay.

We drop anchor in the calm waters surrounded by islets

Opportunity
to go swimming in the clear warm waters or go kayaking. Kayaking is suitable for all levels and ages. Our expert will run through the safety procedures and after a basic paddling lesson our experienced guide will lead you to explore the Bay, its lagoons and beaches.
For those who prefer a relaxing afternoon, make the most of sunbathing on deck or pamper yourself with a massage and sauna in our luxurious spa.
Early evening
Back on board, enjoy the sunset with evening cocktails and fresh fruit.
Take an opportunity to refresh and then join friends for a pre-dinner drink in the bar.
Dinner is served in the restaurant or outdoor dining area, which is a gastronomic delight. After dinner, unwind in the bar where there is a selection of books, magazines and board games or relax in the spa; watch a movie on our plasma TV; join some of our team to go cuttle fishing at night or take a late night swim under the stars.
Accommodation and overnight on junk..

Day 2: Halong Cruising (B/L/D)
06:30
For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sun deck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body and there is no better environment to practice this than amongst the limestone peaks and islands.
Take an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay or have an early morning swim.
Breakfast, coffee or tea is served.
After breakfast transfer from The Paloma to a smaller boat which will take you to one of the more remote and secluded parts of the Lan Ha Bay waters and islands.
Our guide will take you on a kayaking tour of the waters. There is no better way to discover the lagoons, the coral reef, beaches and limestone peaks.
Or sunbathe on one of the secluded beaches, go swimming.
During the morning our chef and crew prepare a special BBQ lunch on the private beach (depends on the weather). After lunch we discover Ho Ba Ham Islet in Lan Ha Bay which borders the Gulf of Tonkin.
Our local guide will take you on a tour of the local community, Van Gia fishing village and lagoons.
 
16:00
Back on board The Paloma, take time to refresh and relax.
 
Early evening
Enjoy the sunset with evening cocktails and fresh fruit.
Dinner is served in the restaurant or outdoor dining area.
After dinner, unwind in the bar where there is a selection of books, magazines and board games or relax in the spa; watch a movie on our plasma TV; join some of our team to go night fishing or take a late night swim under the stars.

Accommodation and overnight on junk.
 
Day 3: Halong - Hanoi (B/L)
06:30
For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sun deck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body and there is no better environment to practice this than amongst the limestone peaks and islands.

Take an opportunity to view the sunrise over the Bay or have an early morning swim.
 
Breakfast, coffee and tea and served.
 
After breakfast we sail through the waters and pass by a number of caves including Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu (Virgin) Grotto, Coc Ngoi (Toad) cave and we drop anchor at Surprise (Sung Sot) Cave.
 
Disembark and visit Surprise Cave located on Bo Hon Island. It is one of the widest grottoes in Ha Long Bay with thousands of stalactites and stalagmites.
 
10:00 am
Back on board. Take time to refresh and relax before checking out. Bags can be left in the luggage store.
An early lunch is served.

12 noon
Return to the shore and disembark from The Paloma as our crew say farewell.
Transfer to minibus or private car and return to Hanoi.
Arrival back at your hotel approximately 16:30/17:00
 
Notes:
• The Cruise Itinerary and Program may be subject to change without prior notice.
Bring with you: Sun block, Camera + Film, Insect repellent, Original Passport, Hat, Swimming clothes, Sun glasses.
Care to the environment of Halong bay.
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YOUR TRAVEL CONSULTANTS
Mr. Lai Duc Anh (Andy)
Andy joined the company in 2008 as a travel consultant with background of a tour guide. Thanks to his, sales skill, team work and great achievements, he was appointed as Sales Manager in early 2010.
Ms. Doan Phuong (Fiona)
Phuong graduated from Hanoi University of Social Science and Humanity - Faculty of Tourism 5 years ago and she has been working both hard and smart to fulfill her long term goals of becoming an outstanding travel consultant.
Ms. Nguyen Thi Huong (Hanna)
Huong has joined our team for nearly three years as a travel consultant. Apart from being very hot at customer service, she maintains good relationships with local suppliers as well as our contracts, data files.
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