Overview

Paradise Cruise offers flexible 1 or 2 night programs, with excursions. Guests who cruise for two nights on Paradise Luxury, Elegance and Peak will transfer to a smaller boat — Paradise Explorer — on the second day. Guests will cruise deeper into the Bay, with lunch served on Explorer. Please keep in mind that itineraries are subject to change by port authorities or cruising conditions. If there are changes, we will endeavour to replace cancelled excursions with equivalents.

Itinerary

DAY ONE

11.30 Check-in at Paradise Suites Hotel – Tuan Chau Island
After arriving at Paradise Suites Hotel on Tuan Chau Island, you will be transferred to Paradise Elegance.
12:30 Embark on Paradise Elegance
Once you have been transferred to Paradise Elegance, you will be checked-in and given a short briefing about your cruise while sipping your welcome drink at Le Marin Restaurant.
13:00 Lunch at Le Marin Restaurant
Lunch will be served in Le Marin Restaurant while Paradise Elegance cruises toward Halong Bay. You will pass the famous Fighting Cocks Islet, and Thien Cung and Dau Go Caves.
14:45 Visit to Tung Sau Pearl Farm or kayak*
Your first excursion is a visit to Tung Sau Pearl Farm, an area in Halong Bay dedicated to growing pearls and prac ticing a handmade technique based on Vietnamese tradition and Japanese technology. This is also an ideal destination for kayaking. If this excursion doesn’t take your fancy, stay on board and treat yourself to a delicious after noon tea.
16:15 Visit to Sung Sot Cave
Your second stop of the day is the magnificent Sung Sot Cave, where you can take in the panoramic views across Halong Bay after visiting the cave. Alternatively, you can opt for an afternoon of pampering at Le Parfum Spa* or an afternoon tea in Le Piano Bar.
18:00 Cooking Demonstration and Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails*
At sunset, Paradise Elegance will anchor overnight at Coconut Tree Island. Watch a cooking demonstration on the L’Odyssée Sundeck while enjoying Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails* at the bar.
19:30 Dinner at Le Marin Restaurant
Savour a delicious dinner at Le Marin Restaurant, or choose a special spot anywhere else on board to dine. After dinner, indulge in drinks* and live music at Le Piano Bar, squid fishing, a spa treatment at Le Parfum Spa* or movies in your cabin.(Please note that live music is not available on Mondays.)

DAY TWO

06:30 Tai Chi on L’Odyssée Sundeck
Watch the sunrise with a Tai Chi session on L’Odyssée Sundeck, followed by a light breakfast in Le Piano Bar.
07:30 Visit to Titov Island
You will visit popular Titov Island, where you can go swimming or hike to the top for another stunning, panoramic view of the Bay.
08:30 Breakfast Buffet at Le Marin Restaurant
Back on board, a buffet breakfast will be served as we once again cruise past Thien Cung and Dau Go Caves and Fighting Cocks Islet before your bill settlement, check-out and return to Tuan Chau Island.
10:30 Disembark at the Tuan Chau Marina
After disembarking from Paradise Elegance, a light lunch at the Paradise Suites Hotel is served for guests booked on the Paradise shuttle bus.
12:00 Return to Hanoi.

Notes: Due to cruising conditions, itineraries may change without prior notice. Wi-Fi is available in the restaurant/bar area, but internet connectivity is limited due to the geography of Halong. Thank you for your understanding.

*Additional charges

INCLUSION

  • 2 day cruise itinerary and program
  • 1 night in luxury cabins/suites with en-suite bathroom, air conditioning
  • 1 breakfast / 1 lunch / 1 dinner
  • Complimentary regular tea and coffee on board
  • Two bottles of water in cabin daily
  • Cooking demonstration, afternoon tea and Tai Chi session
  • Onboard insurance, taxes and service charges
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees

EXCLUSIONS

  • Airfare & airport transfers
  • Visa arrangements
  • Kayak
  • Spa treatment services
  • Beverages and tobacco
  • Tips and other expenses not mentioned in inclusions

1 Hanoi – Mai Chau – Homestay

1 Mai Chau – Trekking - Hano

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Get in our car this morning and we will take you along National Road No.6 to the small, isolated town of Mai Chau, which is about 170 km from Hanoi. Nestled between two towering cliffs and surrounded by emerald green paddies, it is an enchanting sight that presents an idyllic rural scene. Stop en route to capture the beautiful moments of the valley. Lunch with delicious local food is served in the village.
In the afternoon, start the trekking tour to Pom Coong and Na Phon villages - home to the Thai minority people. While trekking along the terraced rice fields and small villages, you will have a chance to experience both the natural beauty of the area and discover the culture by meeting local people. Return to your host family in the afternoon and join them for a homemade dinner.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Homestay.

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