Paloma Cruise: 2 day/ 1 night Itinerary


Bai Tu Long bay – Vung Vieng floating village – Trong cave – Ha Long bay – Sung Sot cave

Highlight: The area immediately northeast of Halong Bay is known as Bai Tu Long Bay and is the focus of our special itinerary. Hundreds of islets rising from the clear waters, long sandy beaches beckon, grottoes and lagoons entice the visitor – an area relatively underdeveloped and unpolluted by the tourist trade.

Day 1: Ha Noi - Bai Tu Long Bay - Vung Vieng Village 
7.45 – 8.15
Our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel.
Arrive at Paloma office, Halong City. Transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise – enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check into cabins and begin your cruise.
13.15 – 14.30
Have lunch – delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and thoughout the cruise).
Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Mat Quy (Monster Head) and Am Tich (Teapot) Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village.
Visit the Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boat (01 hour) or Kayak into the village. Short visit to Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are created. Then return to the vessel for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.


Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets near Hang Trong.
Happy Hour (sunset party)

Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.
Sumptuous Set-dinner onboard.

Relaxing 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 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 drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.
Day 2: Amazing Cave - Ha Noi
Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served
Have breakfast in the dinning room.
Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot).

Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to the boat.

Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove all of your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier).
Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.

Arrive at Hon Gai Habour. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the Paloma Office while waiting for return transportation

Arrive in Hanoi

NOTE: Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. 

Last modified on Monday, 15 June 2015 09:55
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