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Paloma Cruise

Hon Gai Port, Halong Bay (the cruise with 16 cabins)

Super 9.2 - Score from 188 traveler reviews

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2 days from us $160/person

3 days from us $270/person

How to book a cabin and Important Notes. Click here !
Please Note: Low season(Months:5,6,7,8,9) - High Season(Months: 10,11,12,1,2,3,4) Rates in “High Season” are normally higher than “Low Season” ( Rates from some luxury cruises only).
How to book cabin(s): Check rates » Choose No.Rooms » Book it » Check Out (You might also book different cabins by choosing "No.Rooms" then "Book it" one by one » Check Out) » Book other services in next step » Send request » We check rates & availability » Make changes » You make deposit » Confirm.
Shuttle bus: You might also have to pay the shuttle bus fees if you book on some 5 stars cruises(rate from us $ 30/person for 2 ways: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi). Superior cruises & some Deluxe Cruises included.
@ Shuttle bus fee only included for the route: Hotel in Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hotel in Hanoi
Final payment: After make a deposit or your whole group(Please visit our payment page here). The rest money, you are going to pay us once we meet you at your hotel in Hanoi. We'll tell you more information about the trip, then give you travel ticket.
Or you can pay online before 1 to 15 days to save your time.
Pick up/Drop off: Our modern & safe shuttle buses pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi every morning around 07:45 am - 08:30 am, and drop you off at the same place around 04 pm - 05 pm on the final day of your trip.(another place? please request !) .
// All cruises in Halong Bay leave from the docks around 12:00 - 12:30 pm daily and arrive back at the docks around 11am: 11:30 am on the final day of the trip.
@ If you have flights at late afternoon after your halong bay tour, please inform us ASAP, so we can arrange a car directly to the airport for your group.
What to bring?: Passports, sunglasses,camera, sport shoes, essential luggage,jackets & sweaters(winter in months:11,12,1,2,3,4), some medicine for sea-sickness(optional).
@ You can leave your big suitcases at your hotel in Hanoi while on a cruise.
@ If you do not stay at your hotel in Hanoi again after the trip, please bring all luggage with you.
How far?: 170km from Hanoi to Halong Bay,  around 4 hours to go(included break time en route).
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Paloma Cruise Halong Bay is a brand new Chinese wooden junk crewed by a professional, loyal and dedicated team. Spread over 4 decks she has 16 en-suite fully equipped luxury cabins, a bar with soft seating and plasma TV, gourmet restaurant, outside dining area, sundeck and luxury spa.

Come on-board Halong Paloma Cruise, be charmed by her exquisite luxury, intimate setting and unrivaled home from home service. An unforgettable way to witness the serene, calm setting of Halong Bay's exceptional natural beauty.

Paloma Cruise Cabins

These are cruise cabins for Paloma Cruise:
Cabin Cabin Size (m2) Bed Type Extra Bed
14
Double bed
NO

Cabin: Superior Double Cabin

Bed size: Double bed

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services
14
2 single beds
NO

Cabin: Superior Twin Cabin

Bed size: 2 single beds

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services
16
Double Bed
YES

Cabin: Deluxe Double Cabin

Bed size: Double Bed

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services
16
2 single beds
YES

Cabin: Deluxe Twin Cabin

Bed size: 2 single beds

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services
25
King Size Bed
YES

Cabin: Suite Panoramic View

Bed size: King Size Bed

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services
22
YES

Cabin: Family Suite Private Terrrace and Balcony

Bed size:

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services

Paloma Cruise Facilities

General of Paloma Cruise

  • Reception
  • Safety box at reception
  • Boutique Library
  • 24-hour Security
  • Doctor on call
  • Conference and meeting facilities
  • Tender for sightseeing
  • Rowing Boat
  • Theme Cruise
  • Newspagers and magazine
  • Gymnasium
  • Observatory
  • Sundeck
  • Restaurant

Services of Paloma Cruise

  • Baby cot
  • Cabin Service (Snack Meals)
  • Bar
  • Laundry service
  • Turndown service and daily presents
  • IDD at the reception
  • Library
  • Boutique shop
  • Masssage and Spa

Activities on Board

  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Snorkeling
  • Wooden Game
  • Dinner in Cave
  • Cooking classes
  • Movie nights
  • Cycling
  • Tours of caves
  • Tours of Fishing Floating village
  • BBQ Beach
  • Singing and Dancing
  • Taichi in the morning
  • Swimming
  • Dinner on the beach
  • Rocking and Climbing

Cruise Restaurant

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  • Vegetarian food
  • Western Food
  • Buffet lunch or dinner
  • Set menu
  • Soft drinks and Cocktails
  • Seasonal fruits
  • Vietnamese Food and Seafood
  • International breakfast
  • Morning buffet brunch

Cruise Policies

CHILDREN POLICIES

  • From 0 – 4 years old: Free of charge
  • From 5 – 9 years old: 75% of adult rates if using existing bed in the room
  • Over 9 years older: 100% as a dult rates

CANCELLATION POLICIES

Cancellations only become effective once our sales office receives notification of cancellation IN WRITING to our email: kim.bookingonline@gmail.com

For individual guests or group of guests with number of person lower than 6:

  • If cancelled up to 7 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged
  • If cancelled up to 3 days before date of arrival, 50 percent of total will be charged
  • If cancelled before 1 days or No – Show, the total of reservation will be full charged

For group of guest with number of person larger than 6:

  • If cancelled up to 10 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged
  • If cancelled up to 5 days before date of arrival, 50 percent of total will be charged
  • Later or No – Show, the total of reservation will be full charged

For group of guest whose charters the boat

  • If cancelled up to 30 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged
  • If cancelled up to 15 days before date of arrival, 50 percent of total will be charged
  • Later or No – Show, the total of reservation will be full charged

NOTES FOR PASSENGERS

  • You might also pay more us $ 15/person for Gala Dinner at Merry Christmas and New Year's Eve
  • Registration is required. Guest must contact with us 1 day before to supply passport’s information as: full name, gender, date of birth, nationality, passport number, visa expiry… otherwise, guest will get introduction about the method to check in, policies…. we will not responsible for any extra charge in case of late, missing. All of above cases are considered as no-show (not arrival).
  • Please note that the time may be changed depending on the policies of Halong bay management or weather permission. We will inform you before getting on the cruise.
  • For using the transfer service only: Daily shuttle bus departs from Hanoi Old Quarter at 8.00 – 8.30am, arriving Halong Bay at 12.00 – 12.30pm)
Cruise Tour:

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit Bai Tu Long Bay and Halong Bay, enjoy the beautiful & tranquil atmosphere of the Bays.
  • Enjoy excellent Vietnamese Cuisine & special seafood on board.
  • Visit Amazing Cave, TiTov Island and Swimming area, floating villages.
  • Enjoy the romantic sunrise & sunset on the cruise sundeck
  • Fishing and dancing at night with your hubby & your friends.
  • Kayaking through the grottoes & limestone of the Bay
  • Enjoy Sunset party

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay

7.45 – 8.15: Our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel.

12.30: 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).

15.00: 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 then return to the vessel for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.

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

Happy Hour (sunset party)

18.30: Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.

19.15: Sumptuous Set-dinner onboard.

21.00: 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:  Halong Bay - Hanoi

06.15: Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served

07.00: Have breakfast in the dinning room.

08.00: Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot).

08.15: 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.

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 the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier).

10.30: 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.

11.30-12.00: Arrive at Hon Gai Habour. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the Paloma Office while waiting for return transportation

16.00-16.30: Arrive in Hanoi.

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit Bai Tu Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay, enjoy the beautiful & tranquil atmosphere of the Bays.
  • Enjoy excellent Vietnamese Cuisine & special seafood on board.
  • Enjoy amazing & fantastic BBQ on the beach
  • Visit Amazing Cave, TiTov Island and Swimming Area.
  • Enjoy the romantic sunrise & sunset
  • Fishing and dancing at night with your hubby & your friends.
  • Full day Kayaking through the grottoes & limestone of the Bay

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay

7.45 – 8.15: Our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel.

12.30: 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).

15.00: 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 then return to the vessel for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.

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

Happy Hour (sunset party)

18.30: Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.

19.15: Sumptuous Set-dinner onboard.

21.00: 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: Halong Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay

06.15: Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served

07.00: Paloma weighs anchor to sail through the bay and pass by several beautiful places such as Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu (Virgin) cave, Coc Ngoi (Toad) Islet, etc. Early breakfast in the dinning room.

08.30: Transfer to Smaller boat for Lan Ha Bay excursion.

09.30: Guided kayaking and swimming at Three Peaches beach, a pristine natural beach lapped by the turquoise water.

12.30: BBQ lunch is served on beach (depend on the weather).

14.00: Continue discovering discovery Toi and Sang Cave (depend on the condition), the most remote point in Lan Ha Bay and bordering the Gulf of Tonkin. Visit its quaint fishing village and lagoon. Possibility of kayaking through an amazing tunnel under a karst mountain (time permitting).

16.00: Return to Paloma Cruise.

17.00: The vessel cruises back to the bay for second overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien. Happy hour (Sunset party).

19.15: Sumptuous Seafood Set – dinner onboard.

21.00: 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 3:  Halong Bay - Hanoi

06.15: Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served

07.00: Have breakfast in the dinning room.

08.00: Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot).

08.15: 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.

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 the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier).

10.30: 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.

11.30-12.00: Arrive at Hon Gai Habour. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the Paloma Office while waiting for return transportation

16.00-16.30: Arrive in Hanoi.

Included:

Welcome Drink
Cruise Itinerary and Program
Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
Luxurious Cabins and Suites with A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
All fantastic meals on board (Lunch, dinner, breakfast)
1 breakfast, 2 lunches and 1 dinner (2 days/1night itinerary)
2 breakfast, 3 lunches and 2 dinners (3 days/2nights itinerary)
BBQ lunch on beach (3 days/2night itinerary)
Complimentary mineral water
Fish equipment
Kayaking, swimming, fishing, sunset party.
Shuttle bus 2 ways( Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hanoi)
On board insurance, tax, service charges

Excluded:

Airfares and Hotels
Visa Arrangements
Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
All other services not clearly mentioned above

 

9.2
Based on 188 reviews

Score breakdown

Cruise quality
9
Food/Drink
9
Cabin quality
9.5
Staff quality
9
Entertainment
9.5

Traveler rating

Excellent:87
Very good:56
Good:44
Average:1
Poor:0
Terrible:0

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