DAY 1: HANOI - BAI TU LONG BAY - THIEN CANH SON CAVE ( LUNCH AND DINNER )
7.30-7.45 We will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter by our bus or private car
12.30 You will arrive at Paloma office, Halong City. Tenders will take you to Paloma Cruise. After embarking, you will have time enjoy welcome drink, receive cruise briefing, check in your cabin and start the cruise.
13.30 Have lunch – a delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the cruise).
15:15 - 15:40 : Our Junk will head to Bai Tu Long Bay, passing the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Monster Head and Teapot Islets to explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son cave.
15:45 - 18:00 : Free time for you relaxing on a white sandy beach at Hon Co island, swimming or kayaking.
18:00 Our boat will anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets in Cong Dam. Happy Hour (sunset party) begins.
18:30 You will have a chance to join Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat .
19.15 Sumptuous set-dinner on board.
21.00 Relax on your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (please book in advance with your tour guide), board games, playing cards, and massage services as well. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.
Happy Hour! Buy two drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.
DAY 2: DEEP IN TO BAI TU LONG BAY– CONG DAM (HON XEP, NATURAL PARK) – CONG DO ANCHOR ( BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER )
06:15: Kick off your new day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck and enjoy a cup of tea & coffee during sunrise.
07:15 – 8:00: Have the buffet breakfast in the restauran with the morning view of seascape.
08:30: Transfer to the Smaller boat and start sailing to admire the great beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay.
Visit Cong Dam Area - Deep into Bai Tu Long Bay, the area is full of the famous hidden lagoons covered by majestic limestone islands and islets with wild beaches.
09:30: You will take part in guided kayaking and swimming at Geological park in Cong Dam 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 explore Master Cave - one of the largest & well-hidden caves 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: Sumptuous Seafood Set – dinner onboard.
21:00: Relax in your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (please book in advance with your tour guide), board games and cards, and massage. You may also try squid fishing from the boat with the help of our crew.
DAY 3: CRUISE TO VUNG VIENG FLOATING VILLAGE - HA NOI ( BREAKFAST - LUNCH )
06.15 Kick off your new day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
07.00 Have breakfast in the dinning room with the morning view of the Bay's landscapes.
07:45 - 09.00 You will have a 1 hour visit tothe Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan. Short visit to the Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are grown. Then, com back Paloma Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.
09.45 You have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.
Please remove all of your possessions from your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (our staff will transfer directly to the pier).
10:00: Check out cabin
10:30 Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. Bills would be settled after lunchtime. Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room, enjoying the rest of Halong bay before getting back to harbor.
11.45 You will arrive at Hon Gai Harbour. Our tenders will take you to the pier.
Our bus will bring you back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi at around 4:30 PM.