Paloma Cruise: 4-star Elegant Ship in Halong Bay

Paloma Cruise: 4-star Elegant Ship in Halong Bay

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  • 2 days 1 night
  • 3 days 2 night

Start from:  USD 195 /person
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  • Departure: Daily
  • Cruise line: Paloma Cruise
  • Number of cabins: 20
  • Year of build: 2010

Activities & Entertainment

  • Swimming
  • Sailing boat
  • Fishing
  • Tai Chi Class
  • Cooking Class

Room Types

Deluxe Ocean View Cabin

Deluxe Ocean View Cabin

  • Number of cabins: 8
  • Size: 14 sqm
  • Maximum capability: 2 adults + 1 child under 12
  • Bed options: double/twin
  • Location: 1st deck
Premium ocean view cabin

Premium ocean view cabin

  • Number of cabins: 8
  • Size: 16 sqm
  • Maximum capability: 2 adults + 1 child under 12
  • Bed options: double/twin
  • Location: 2nd deck
Family suite with balcony

Family suite with balcony

  • Number of cabins: 02 cabins
  • Size: 27 sqm
  • Maximum capacity: 03 adults + 01 Child under 12
  • Bed options: Triple cabin
Paloma Suite with Panoramic window

Paloma Suite with Panoramic window

  • Number of cabins: 02 cabins
  • Size: 23 sqm
  • Maximum Capacity: 02 adults + 01 Child under 12
  • Bed options: double

Amenities & Facilities

  • Mini bar
  • Indoor and outdoor restaurant
  • Private terrace
  • Luxury cabins
Day 1
Ha Noi – Bai Tu Long Bay – Vung Vieng Floating Village

7:45 – 8:00 Be picked up at your hotel by our bus or private car.

12:30 Arrive at Paloma office, Halong City and then be transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise before enjoying welcome drinks. Receive cruise briefing, check in cabins and start off your cruise.

13:30 Have lunch with 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 a bamboo sampan for an hour or Kayak in to the village then return to Paloma Cruise for your leisure or Join one of the following optional activities including sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.

18:00 Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets near Hang Trong.

Join Happy Hour with a Sunset party.

18:30 Join a Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.

19:15 Enjoy a sumptuous set-dinner onboard.

21:00 Relax on your cabin or join the on board activities such as 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 on Paloma Cruise.

Day 2
Surprise Cave – Hanoi

06:15 Start 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 Surprise Cave (Hang Sung Sot).

08:15 Be transferred by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes and then 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 menu set for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch.  Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room, enjoy the rest of Halong bay before getting back to harbor are also highlights in this cruise tour.

11:45 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbor. Be transferred by tender to the pier before getting on van or car back to Hanoi.

17:00 Arrive in Hanoi

Day 1
Hanoi - Bai Tu Long Bay - Thien Canh Son cave

7:30 - 8:00: You will be picked up at your hotel in the center of Hanoi by shuttle bus or private car.

12:30: Arrive at Paloma cruise's office in Halong City, then board the cruise.

13:30: Have lunch on board and enjoy the wild beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay.

Canoeing between the islets (Am Island, Indochina Island,...) of the bay.

15:30: Visit Thien Canh Son Cave, then experience kayaking among the majestic limestone mountains.

18:00: Join the sunset party on the deck.

19:15: Dinner and overnight on board.

(You can participate in night squid fishing, watching movies, playing cards, or experiencing Massage and Spa services)

Day 2
Bai Tu Long Bay - Cap La area

6:00: Start the day with Tai Chi exercises, enjoy tea or coffee.

7:00: Have breakfast

8:30: Get off the smaller boat and start your cruise to see the amazing beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay.

Here, you can participate in Kayaking in the Cap La area - this is an area deep inside the bay, there are many hidden lagoons surrounded by towering limestone mountains and small beaches.

12:30: Have a barbecue on board.

14:00: After lunch, you will have more time to kayak or swim (depending on the weather)

16:00: Return to Paloma Cruise.

19:00: Dinner and sleep on board

 (You can participate in night squid fishing, watch movies, play chess, or experience Massage and Spa services)

Day 3
Vung Vieng Floating Village - Hanoi

6:00: Start the day with a Tai Chi class on the deck, then relax with tea or coffee.

7:00: Have breakfast

7:45 - 9:00: Explore Vung Vieng floating fishing village, visit Pearl farm to learn how natural pearls grow.

10:30: Themed lunch on board

11:45: Ship to Hon Gai port, get on bus or car back to Hanoi

16:30: Arrive in Hanoi and end the journey.

Important Notes

  • The itinerary is subject to change due to the weather, tide level and operating conditions without prior notice.
  • Bookings on Occasional Events like Christmas Eve, New Year Eve, Vietnam Tet Holiday are subjected to surcharges in accordance with cruise policy

About Paloma Cruise

Let Paloma Cruise be your warm home as you will experience unforgettable moments on it such as exquisite luxury, intimate settings and unrivalled home from home service. Just such an amazing way to witness the serene and calm landscapes of Halong Bay‘s exceptional natural beauty on the best Paloma cruise. At the cruise, there is always the hospitable crew on board ready to welcome you with a memorable stay on one of the well-furnished cabins which are spreading over 4 decks with 16 en-suite fully equipped luxury cabins, a bar with soft seating and plasma TV, gourmet restaurant, outside dining area, sundeck and luxury spa.

6 things that we love most about Paloma Cruise

  • Paloma cruise has 4-stars amenities on board
  • Kayaking around spectacular karst mountains
  • Paloma Cruise follows the least crowded cruise route
  • Guests can dine and dance in Halong Bay cave, giving a unique experience
  • It is highly recommended for honeymoon couples, wedding anniversary, family loving private space
  • Paloma Cruise serves innovative blend of European cuisine with an Asian twist

Cruise Inclusions & Options

Price inclusions
  • English Speaking Guide on boat
  • Entrance and Sightseeing fees
  • Luxury Cruise through Halong bay
  • All meals on board: 2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast
  • Kayaking
  • Welcome drinks, cold handkerchief
  • Service charge
  • Insurance on board
  • Sunset party and cooking class
Price exclusions
  • Airfares
  • Visa arrangements
  • Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above
  • Private car transfer upon request
Booking policy

Cancellation by guests :

  • Cancellation needs to be made through email
  • Sharing: from 1 to 5 cabins
    • If cancellation is made more than 14 days prior to check-in: no charge
    • If cancellation is made less than 14 days prior to arrival: check-in 100% of total rate
    • If no-show: charge 100% of total rate
  • Charter: sharing from 5-10 cabins
    • If being cancelled in more than 30 days prior to check-in: no charge
    • If being cancelled from 30 days to 15 days prior to check-in: 25% of the total rate
    • If being cancelled from 14 days to 5 days prior to check-in: 50% of the total rate
    • If being cancelled in less than 48 hours prior to check-in: 100% of the total rate
    • If no show, charge 100% of the total rate

Cancellation by Paloma Cruise:

  • Paloma cruise reserves the right to cancel customers’ booking under some unavoidable cases like: wars, weather conditions, civil strife, industrial disputes, natural disasters, terrorism, or request from local authority. 
  • If being cancelled before customers leave Hanoi to Halong Bay: 100% refund
  • If being cancelled during the trip (customers have already used certain services: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong,...): count the actual fees will be charged
  • If being cancelled when the customers spend 1st night + 2nd day activities on the day cruise until 3:00 - 5:00 pm will be charged 75% of the package for 3 days 2 nights.

Children Policies

  • For children under 4 years of age: no charge in a sharing cabin with 2 adults
  • For children from 4 t o 11 years of age sharing cabin with 2 cabins, 75% of the adults’ charge
Cruise Policy

Cruise Policy

  • Cruise schedule is subject to change depending on weather, tides, and other conditions. Other excursions may be canceled due to bad weather. Unused services will be refunded.
  • Meals on board can be: Vietnamese dishes, seafood.... Guests should note the specific requirements of the dish (if any), allergies, other dietary requirements at least. 1 day before departure.
  • Customers who book in advance need to fill in their full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number, visa expiration date.
  • Port authorities give priority to pre-registration with information such as full name, gender, date of birth, nationality, and passport number. A valid passport is required.
  • Leave bulky luggage at the hotel or the Paloma train office in Hanoi.
  • Cruise booking on public holidays may incur additional fees according to cruise policy.

Policy for Children

  • Children under 4 years old are allowed to stay with their parents in 1 cabin (no extra blanket). The second child will lose 25% more.
  • Children from 4-11 years old will be charged 50% of the adult rate if sharing bed with parents. If using 1 more single bed, it will be charged 75% of the adult rate.
  • 2 children under 12 years old need to stay in a private cabin and will be charged 75% of the adult rate.
  • Children 12 years and older will be charged as adults.


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