Halong Bay Junks 4 stars

La Vela Junk

Welcome to La Vela Cruises (old name is Emotion cruise), a fleet of just two gorgeous steel boats designed to ensure the very best experience in Halong Bay. Our itineraries have been carefully crafted to both reflect the very best of what Halong Bay has to offer and to escape the crowds. Both La Vela Classic and La Vela Premium cruise ships house beautifully designed wooden cabins, offering comfortable and elegant spaces for overnight cruising. La Vela Cruises is managed by Paradise Vietnam, and reflects their reputation for excellent quality, premium service and unrivalled style.

 
All the junks of the same route are mentioned on Junk boat cruise Halong Bay !
Destinations: Hanoi – Tuan Chau- Ha Long Bay - Surprise Cave -Titop Island- – Hanoi

Itinerary

Day 1: EMOTION - LA VELA CRUISE (Lunch, Dinner) 

7.30 - 8.00:  We will pick you up at your hotel. It takes about 3 hours to drive from Hanoi to Halong Bay.
 
12.00 - 12:30: After arriving at Tuan Chau Tourist Wharf, you wil transfer to Emotion - La Vela Cruise
 
12.30: You will enjoy welcome drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instruction and check in your cabins. Your fabulous Halong excursion commences.
 
13.30 - 14:30: You will have the set menu lunch on board while the cruise sails passing by magnificent sceneries of the World Heritage Site
 
15.00 - 16:00: Go to visit and explore Surprise Cave by hiking up and down 600 steps to the magnificent limestone formations of the biggest and most marvelous cave in Halong Bay
 
16.00 - 16:45: Return to the vessel and continue sailing. Enjoy your relaxing time aboard, among the magnificence of the Heritage Site. There are a wide range of fine wine or spirits in the open-air bar on the sundeck.
 
17.30: You will take part in La Vela cooking class under the attentive instruction of our top chef, to learn the Vietnamese cuisine of traditional spring rolls. 

19.30: It is time for dinner and other evening entertainments: bar, spa, squid fishing and overnight on the cruise

Day 2:  EXPLORE HALONG BAY - TITOP ISLAND (Breakfast, A Lacarte)

6.30: Wake up early to enjoy the stunning sunrise on the Bay. Kick off a new day with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck.

7.00 - 7.30: Enjoy the cup of coffee & tea with assorted homemade pastries in the peaceful morning.

7.45- 8:30: You could relax or go to visit Titop Island. You can take part in a variety of exciting activities, iincluding: swimming, kayaking and trekking

8.30: Passengers enjoy Vietnamese breakfast while passing by other beautiful parts of the Bay ( A Lacarte menu).

10.30: Check out & back to the Tourist Wharf

10.30 - 12:00: You will have a lunch at 1958 Restaurant on Tuan Chau Island if you book shuttle bus of Emotion - La Vela Cruises)

12.00: Our shuttle bus will drive you back to Hanoi.
 

Price & Booking

Include

    • Welcome drink, juice, tea and coffee in the morning.
    • Entrance and sightseeing fees 
    • English/French speaking guide onboard
    • Luxury cabin with Air-conditioner, private bathroom, hot water, shower, standing cabin. 
    • All meals mentioned above (01 lunch, 01 set menu dinner, 01 light breakfast and A Lacarte )
    • Insurance onboard. 
    • Tax and service charges

Exclude

    • Hotels , airport transfer.
    • Optional requested services:  such as massages, beauty services, music performances, diving,… Barbeques and other specific wishes can be made on prior request only
    • Drinks, tips and personal expenses 
    • Beverages 
    • All service non-clearly mentioned in the inclusions list.
    • Kayaking: 10usd/1 kayak.
    • Shuttle bus/2pax/2way (Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi), 30usd/1pax.
Destinations: Hanoi – Tuan Chau- Ha Long Bay - Surprise Cave - Cua Van - Dark and Bright Cave - Titop Island – Hanoi

Itinerary

Day 1: EMOTION - LA VELA CRUISE (Lunch, Dinner) 

7.30 - 8.00:  We will pick you up at your hotel. It takes about 3 hours to drive from Hanoi to Halong Bay.
 
12.00 - 12:30: After arriving at Tuan Chau Tourist Wharf, you wil transfer to Emotion - La Vela Cruise
 
12.30: You will enjoy welcome drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instruction and check in your cabins. Your fabulous Halong excursion commences.
 
13.30 - 14:30: You will have the set menu lunch on board while the cruise sails passing by magnificent sceneries of the World Heritage Site
 
15.00 - 16:00: Go to visit and explore Surprise Cave by hiking up and down 600 steps to the magnificent limestone formations of the biggest and most marvelous cave in Halong Bay
 
16.00 - 16:45: Return to the vessel and continue sailing. Enjoy your relaxing time aboard, among the magnificence of the Heritage Site. There are a wide range of fine wine or spirits in the open-air bar on the sundeck.
 
17.30: You will take part in La Vela cooking class under the attentive instruction of our top chef, to learn the Vietnamese cuisine of traditional spring rolls. 

19.30: It is time for dinner and other evening entertainments: bar, spa, squid fishing and overnight on the cruise

Day 2: Explorer more Halong and Lan Ha Bay

6:30 Wake up early to enjoy the stunning sunrise on the Bay. Kick off a new day with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck.

7.00 - 7.30: You will have a light breakfast at La Vela Restaurant. 
 
8:30 - 8:40: You will transfer to Day boat to begin the 2nd day exploring the scenic Halong Bay.

10:30: The cruise takes you to Cua Van Floating Village - one of the most beautiful floating village in the bay. It its a great chance for you to explore the natural beauty and learn about the fishing lives of the locals. 

12:30: Return to the day boat  and continue cruising to Dark & Bright Cave. 

14:00: Arrive at Dark & Bright Cave. Explore the beautiful cave by rowing bamboo boats with local people or kayaking by yourself.

15:30 - 16:00: Return to the main boat. Our Junk will continue to bring you go sightseeing in Halong Bay.

17:30:  It is time to attend La Vela cooking class under the attentive instruction of our top chef, to learn the Vietnamese cuisine of traditional spring rolls.

19:30 - 21:00: Relax and enjoy the fine-dining dinner, well crafted with superb signature dishes on La Vela Cruise.

21:00 - 23:00: There are various evening activities – relax at leisure; enjoy Movie Night, Board Games, and Fishing or Beauty Spa services. 

Day 3:  EXPLORE HALONG BAY - TITOP ISLAND (Breakfast, A Lacarte) 

6.30: Wake up early to enjoy the stunning sunrise on the Bay. Kick off a new day with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck.

7.00 - 7.30: Enjoy the cup of coffee & tea with assorted homemade pastries in the peaceful morning.

7.45- 8:30: You could relax or go to visit Titop Island. You can take part in a variety of exciting activities, iincluding: swimming, kayaking and trekking

8.30: Passengers enjoy Vietnamese breakfast while passing by other beautiful parts of the Bay ( A Lacarte menu).

10.30: Check out & back to the Tourist Wharf

10.30 - 12:00: You will have a lunch at 1958 Restaurant on Tuan Chau Island if you book shuttle bus of Emotion - La Vela Cruises)

12.00: Our shuttle bus will drive you back to Hanoi.
 

Price & Booking

Include

    • Welcome drink, juice, tea and coffee in the morning.
    • Entrance and sightseeing fees 
    • English/French speaking guide onboard
    • Luxury cabin with Air-conditioner, private bathroom, hot water, shower, standing cabin. 
    • All meals mentioned above (01 Lunch, 01 set menu lunch , 02 set dinner, 02 light breakfast and A Lacarte )
    • Insurance onboard. 
    • Tax and service charges

Exclude

    • Airport Transfers & hotels.
    • Optional requested services:  such as massages, beauty services, music performances, kayaking,  diving,… Barbeques and other specific wishes can be made on prior request only
    • Drinks, tips and personal expenses.
    • Beverages .
    • All service non-clearly mentioned in the inclusions list.
    • Shuttle bus/2pax/2way (Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi), 30usd/1pax.
In line with our commitment to offer guests both charm and comfort, our cabins offer a range of facilities and an elegant ambiance. 
 
DELUXE CABIN
We have 22 deluxe cabins of 18m2. They are equipped with high standard facilities, response fully to 4 star hotel room. All cabins are open to the sea and have private WC, hot shower and air-conditioning
 
Facilities
  • High-quality wooden and bamboo decor
  • Air –condition
  • High-quality bed (double:160cm x 200cm; twin: 110cm x 200cm)
  • Fresh flowers
  • In-house Telephone
  • Wooden wardrobe
  • Indochina pictures
  • Fafety Equipment and Life Vests
 
SUITE CABIN
We design one Suite Cabin with 25m2, in front of the boat in first floor. Fully open to outside  and have a specific layout, the Suite cabin give a spectacular atmosphere. 
Facilities
  • High-quality wooden and bamboo decor
  • Air –condition
  • High-quality double bed:160cm x 200cm
  • Fresh flowers
  • In-house Telephone
  • Mini bar with Drink
  • Safety box
  • Special chair and table
  • Wooden wardrobe
  • Indochina pictures
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Bonus
  • 1 bottle Champagne
  • A romantic fresh flower basket
  • A fruit basket
  • 30 minutes of foot massage
 
PRESIDENT CABIN
The president cabin is without doubt our  best onboard setting. Largest, very comfortable , warmly decorated, luxury WC, fully equipped. This cabin can reply to the most demanding passenger. We have special extra services for President cabin. 
Facilities
  • High-quality wooden and bamboo decor
  • Air –condition
  • High-quality double bed:160cm x 200cm
  • Fresh flowers
  • In-house Telephone
  • Mini bar with Drink
  • Safety box
  • Wooden wardrobe
  • Indochina pictures
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests 
  • Bonus
  • 1 bottle Champagne
  • A romantic fresh flower basket
  • A fruit basket
  • 30 minutes of foot massage
  • Sauna and body massage
 
FAMILY CABIN
We have 2 family cabins. They are in fact two deluxe cabins with connecting door, one cabin with double bed and other with 2 twin beds. Family cabin, as we call them, are ideal for a journey in Halong bay with children.
 
Facilities 
  • High-quality wooden and bamboo décor
  • Air –condition
  • High-quality bed (double:160cm x 200cm; twin: 110cm x 200cm)
  • Fresh flowers
  • In-house Telephone
  • Wooden wardrobe
  • Indochina pictures
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
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Restaurant & Bar 
It is a warm and romantic atmosphere, will be the feeling you have when sitting by overlooking sea view window and being served in our restaurant. All the dishes are made of fresh materials in the coast.
Any taste of wine will be satisfied in the bar, which is located in the sundeck. And it is where you will have chance to watch the profession of our cook in barbecue.
Activities
La Vela Junk cruise offer you the various services on board :
  • Massage – spa beauty service
  • Traditional music: enjoying the Vietnamese culture by folk music
  • Kayaking: exploring the bays islands by yourself
  • Diving: Exploring the beauty under the water surface
  • Swimming: one of the most joyous moment when you are in Halong
  • Cooking classes: a chance to learn more about Vietnamese cooking style
  • Taichi classes: A great way to greet a new day ( if weather permitted)
  • Kite – flying

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