DAY 1: HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY – THIEN CANH SON CAVE
7.30-7.45: Our guide will pick you up with the bus or private car at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
12.30: Arrive at Paloma office in Halong City. Then you will be transferred by tender on a trip to Paloma Cruise. The crew greets you with a tasty welcome drink. Receive cruise briefings, check in cabin and… start your elegant cruise.
13.30: Take a delicious lunch with a colorful Vietnamese set menu.
15:15 – 15:40: Pass by the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Monster Head and Teapot Islets and Thien Canh Son Cave on your route to Bai Tu Long Bay. Make a stop to explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son cave.
Fullfilled your exploration of the cave, you are set free for swimming and kayaking activities in the blue ocean.
18: 00: Your cruise arrive at the anchorage in a tranquil area surrounded by islets in Cong Dam. Join the Happy Hour (sunset party).
19.15: Enjoy your nice dinner on board.
21.00: In the evening you have free time at your leisure, whether you choose to relax or join activities on boat: film entertainment, light music for dancing …. Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.
Happy Hour! Buy two drinks – get one free (wine by bottle is excluded)
DAY 2: DEEP IN TO BAI TU LONG BAY– CONG DAM – CONG DO ANCHOR
06:15: Start your day with Tai Chi exercises on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee is served.
07:15 – 8:00: Satisfy your eyes with the mesmerizing morning view of seascapes while enjoying the buffet breakfast in the restaurant.
08:30: Embark a smaller boat, which will be in charge for your tour today. Cruise on a small junk to admire the great beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay.
Pay a visit to Cong Dam area – deep in the heart of Bai Tu Long Bay, and full of the famous hidden lagoons covered by majestic limestone islands and islets with wild beaches.
09:30: Now you have tie for fascinating kayaking and swimming at the Geological park of Cong Dam or Vung Ha area (depending on the weather and tide levels), a pristine natural beach lapped by turquoise water.
12:30: Enjoy your BBQ lunch served on the beach (depending on the weather or tide levels).
14:00: Your voyage leads you further to the discovery of Master Cave – one of the largest & well-hidden cave 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: Enjoy your nice dinner on board.
21:00: In the evening you have free time at your leisure, whether you choose to relax or join activities on boat: film entertainment, light music for dancing …. Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.
DAY 3: CRUISE TO VUNG VIENG FLOATING VILLAGE – HA NOI
06.15 Start your day with Tai Chi exercises on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee is served.
07.00 Satisfy your eyes with the mesmerizing morning view of seascapes while enjoying the buffet breakfast in the restaurant.
07:45 – 09.00 Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for around an hour. Take a short visit to the Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are grown. Then, you return to the 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.
10:00: Check out cabin. Then return to dining room for Vietnamese cooking class.
10:30 Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch. Relax and enjoy the rest of Halong Bay before getting back to harbor.
11.45 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour. Get on a van or a car back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi at around 4:30 PM.