# Swan Boutique Cruises: One of the Best Brand Cruises in Halo...

Swan Boutique Cruises: One of the Best Brand Cruises in Halong Bay

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Overview

  • Departure: Daily
  • Cruise line: Swan Boutique Cruises
  • Number of cabins: 11
  • Year of build: 2018

Activities & Entertainment

  • Kayaking
  • Tai Chi Class
  • Cooking Class
  • Spa
  • Boats

Room Types

Deluxe Cabin

Deluxe Cabin

  • Number of cabins: 8
  • Size: 14 sqm
  • Max occupancy: 2 adults + 1 child
  • Bed options: double/twin
  • Location: 1st and 2nd deck
Deluxe Triple Cabin

Deluxe Triple Cabin

  • Number of cabins: 3
  • Size: 14 sqm
  • Max occupancy: 2 adults + 1 child
  • Bed options: double/twin
  • Location: 1st deck
Family Connecting Door

Family Connecting Door

Connecting cabin
  • Number of cabins: 1
  • Size: 30 sqm
  • Max occupancy: 5
  • Bed options: double/twin
  • Location: 1st deck

Amenities & Facilities

  • 11 rooms with sea view
  • Sundeck
  • Luxury restaurant
  • Authentic spa service
Day 1
Hanoi - Halong Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay - Cap La - Cong Do Area

7:45 - 8:30: Our guide will pick you up at the hotel in Hanoi and head to the Bai Tu Long Bay, Halong city. 

12:00: You will arrive at Swan office, where you will take a short time to relax before embarking the cruise

12:45: It is time for the warmest welcome drinks from the cruise team. Then, listen to an introduction about safety on board and check in the cabin.

13:30: Have a Vietnamese lunch and enjoy leisure cruising to Bai Tu Long Bay

15:30: Explore Cap La Island in Bai Tu Long Bay. Then, take a kayak through the karst and beautiful nature, and relax, but cannot swim since all cruises in Halong Bay do not have allowance to organize swimming activities.

17:30: Come back to the cruise and enjoy Happy Hour (aka sunset time) with tea and fruits while the Swan Boutique Cruise sails to the overnight anchorage. 

19:00: Have a sumptuous set-dinner on board.

20:30: It’s time to relax on the sundeck, join games or try squid fishing.

Alternatively, you can also have fun with karaoke on board. 

Stay overnight on board in the Cong Do area.

Day 2
Bai Tu Long Bay - Thien Canh Son Cave - Halong Bay - Hanoi

06:30 Practice Tai Chi on the sundeck at the beginning of the day while enjoying the morning landscape of the whole bay. 

07:00: Have breakfast on board (coffee and tea are offered free)

08:00 Head to Thien Canh Son cave and contemplate its beauty. The tour guide will introduce the origin of Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, and this cave.

09:45 Check in your room on Swan Cruise. Prepare to take part in a traditional Vietnamese cooking demonstration.

10:30 Join a Vietnamese cooking demonstration 

11:00 Enjoy lunch while Swan Boutique Cruise returns to Hon Gai Harbor.

12:00 Come back to the harbor and then disembark in Hon Gai pier. 

12:30 Farewell Halong Bay then get back to Hanoi on the shuttle bus

17:30 Finish the itinerary of 2 days 1 night on Swan Boutique Cruise.

Day 1
Hanoi - Halong Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay - Cap La - Cong Do Area

7:45 - 8:30: Our guide will pick you up at the hotel in Hanoi and head to the Bai Tu Long Bay, Halong city. 

12:00: You will arrive at Swan office, where you will take a short time to relax before embarking the cruise

12:45: It is time for the warmest welcome drinks from the cruise team. Then, listen to an introduction about safety on board and check in the cabin.

13:30: Have a Vietnamese lunch and enjoy leisure cruising to Bai Tu Long Bay

15:30: Explore Cap La Island in Bai Tu Long Bay. Then, take a kayak through the karst and beautiful nature, and relax, but cannot swim since all cruises in Halong Bay do not have allowance to organize swimming activities.

17:30: Come back to the cruise and enjoy Happy Hour (aka sunset time) with tea and fruits while the Swan cruise sails to the overnight anchorage. 

19:00: Have a sumptuous set-dinner on board.

20:30: It’s time to relax on the sundeck, join games or try squid fishing.

Alternatively, you can also have fun with karaoke on board. 

Stay overnight on board in the Cong Do area.

Day 2
Bai Tu Long Bay - Thay Cave - Vung Vieng fishing village

06:30 Practice Tai Chi on the sundeck at the beginning of the day while enjoying the morning landscape of the whole bay. 

07:00: Have breakfast in the open air (coffee and tea are offered free)

08:30 The tour guide will introduce the history of Halong Bay caves

09:30: Take a kayak to Thay Cave (aka Master cave) (it’s up to the tide’s level)

11:45: Get back to Swan Boutique Cruise and have a tasty hot lunch, while the cruise goes to Vung Vieng fishing village.

14:00 Explore the fishing village using a bamboo boat, then pay a short visit to the pearl farm to learn about the process of pearls’ growth.

16:30: Come back to the cruise and have a sunset party

19:00: Enjoy your dinner on board

20:30: Take time to join games or try squid fishing

Stay overnight on Swan Boutique Cruise in Cong Do area

Day 3
Thien Canh Son cave - Halong Bay - Hanoi

06:30: Start your day with Tai Chi class on sundeck

07:00: Have an on-board breakfast

08:30: Visit Thien Canh Son cave - one of the most beautiful cave in Bai Tu Long Bay

09:30: Pack your luggage and check out of your cabin. Prepare to join in traditional cooking class on the cruise

10:30: Take part in Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat

11:00: Start your noontime with an onboard lunch while Swan Boutique Cruise returns Hon Gai Harbor

12:00: Disembark in the pier at Hon Gai

12:30: Farewell Halong Bay, before returning to Hanoi

17:00: End your trip with Swan Boutique Cruise at Hanoi

Important Notes

  • The itinerary might change for some objective causes without any notice.
  • Wifi is available onboard, but the connection might be unstable due to the geography of Halong and Bai Tu Long Bay
  • Some activities not mentioned in the inclusion require additional charges.

About Swan Boutique Cruise

Swan Boutique Cruise belongs to Swan Cruise Company established in 2015. The cruise alone enjoys its first voyage in 2018 on Bai Tu Long pristine bay. It has gotten more than 3000 excellent reviews on Tripadvisor. Featured with traditional and boutique style, this ship offers tourists with continual improvement in terms of accommodation and service for a rewarding stay onboard. 

The cruise team is outstanding with good quality, well-trained captain, chef trained in reputable vocational school and keen on oriental and western cooking recipes.Bar tend, housekeeping, waiters, machine and others are solidarity as members in a family with warm smile in faces and the same goal of keeping Swan Cruise always tidy and warm with high quality service. 

Indeed, Swan Boutique Cruises offers travelers an exciting escape from the hustle and bustle of city life while enjoying a special atmosphere of getting closer to nature. It is not merely sightseeing and relaxing, guests will take part in many activities like squid fishing, kayaking, cooking class and sunset party. These promise an unforgettable and fantastic experience of a lifetime. 

5 things that we love most about Swan Boutique Cruise

  • Swan Boutique Cruises was designed with Vietnamese traditional wooden style
  • It has large sundeck with a lot of tanning chairs
  • Passengers can take part in magical kayaking and enjoy beautiful Bai Tu Long Bay scenery.
  • The cruise is suitable for families with a family connecting room and triple room.
  • The cruise is suitable for families with a family connecting room and triple room.

Cruise Inclusions & Options

Price inclusions
  • Shuttle service
  • All meals included
  • Tai Chi class
  • Cooking class
  • Kayaking, squid fishing, bamboo boat
  • Travel insurance
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees
  • welcome drinks and cold towers
  • Karaoke service
Price exclusions
  • Vietnam visa and flight tickets
  • Transportation service on land
  • Spa service
  • Gala dinner fee
  • Personal demands 
  • VAT 10%
  • Other things not mentioned in the itinerary and program
Booking policy

Cancellation by guests:

  • From 1-3 cabins: Charge 50% on 7 days prior to check-in date, 75% on 5 days prior to check-in date, 100% on 3 days prior to check-in date.
  • From 4 cabins: Charge 50% on 15 days prior to check-in date, 75% on 10 days prior to check-in date, 100% on 7 days prior to check-in date.

Cancellation by Cruises:

  • Swan Cruise reserves the right to cancel customers’ booking under some unexpected circumstances like: weather conditions, civil strife, industrial disputes, wars, terrorism, natural disasters, or order from the local authority. 
  • Swan Boutique Cruise has to cancel your trip because of bad weather conditions to warrant the safety of both the cruise team and tourists. 

Children policy:

  • Children under 5 years old are FOC, sharing a room with their parents.
  • Children from 5-8 years old are charged 50%, sharing room with parents
  • Children from 9-11 years old are charged 75%, sharing room with parents
  • Two children under 12 years old staying in a separate room will be charged 75% of the mature price. 
  • Children above 12 years old will be charged the same as the price for adults. 
Cruise Policy
  • All the prices applied on the cruise are based on per person, not per cabin and charged by US dollar.

  • Insurance on board is applied if the damage/real loss/body injuries happen.

  • Swan Cruises Company does not accept responsibility for any injury, loss, damage or delay because of natural disaster, bad weather, political actions, or other unavoidance circumstances.

  • All confirmations are confirmed by fax or returned email.

  • Clients are requested to send an email of passenger details at least 24 hours before check in.

  • Personal information of customers is used for cruise purposes only

  • Dietary restrictions should be informed at least 1 day before the departure time.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Swan Boutique Cruises have options for guests with food restrictions?

Yes. Before the Swan Boutique Cruises starts its journey to Bai Tu Long, the cruise staff will ask you about your special dietary restrictions such as: are you a vegetarian or vegan? Do you have any allergies to food? That way, the chef on the boat will know how to prepare the meal for you. In case you are not on fish, pork or seafood, you are served other dishes. 

Are there western toilets on the cruise?

Yes. All guesthouses, hotels are well-equipped with western toilets. In case you are on long bus drives, the cruise spends time on stops to acceptable and hygienic toilet facilities which almost have western toilets. But, for the best state, you should carry hand sanitizer and toilet paper.

Will I need wet weather gear?

It is advised to bring wet weather gear but raincoats and umbrellas could easily be bought in Vietnam.

Should I take a backpack or suitcase?

It is recommended to bring a medium-sized lightweight with wheels and a soft cover (preferable).

Reviews

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