Paloma Cruise

Paloma Cruise 2 Days 1 Night

Paloma Cruise 2 days 1 night is the best choice for you to see both the magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay with our "off the beaten track" itinerary for a limited time schedule. You will not only explore less visited sites in Bai Tu Long Bay, but will also take part in a many other interesting activities such as : kayaking,...
Paloma Cruise 2 Days 1 Night
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  • Visit the most beautiful sightseeing places on UNESCO World Heritage-listed Bai Tu Long Bay  including Thien Canh Son cave, Vong Vieng floating village, and sail among famous islets (Indochina studio, Am Islet...)
  • Kayaking around magnificent karst mountains
  • Enjoy the 4-stars amenities on board including full service spa and a bar/lounge.
  • Sunbath on the sundeck with the panoramic view and join the sunset party.
  • Practice Tai Chi on the Sundeck and join cooking class guided directly by the Paloma Cruise Chef
  • Sleep soundly in one of the 20 comfortable, air-conditioned and ensuite cabins
  • Enjoy meals on board with seafood, traditional Vietnamese foods 


  • Inclement weather, tide levels and operating conditions at sea may force changes in cruise itinerary and schedule at any time. Other excursions, in particular, may be cancelled due to rough waves or bad weather.
  • Cruise offers fusion cuisine: international, seafood and Vietnamese. Advise Paloma at least one (1) week ahead of departure about any specific food preferences, dietary restrictions or food allergies.
  • Port authorities insist on advance registration including full name, gender, date of birth, nationality, and passport number. At check-in, a valid passport is required. Port authority may deny boarding if these conditions are not met.
  • Free Wi-Fi is available on terrace deck, but note that the internet signal at sea suffers frequent interruption.


( Bai Tu Long Bay – Vong Vieng floating village –Cong Dam Area – Thiên Canh Son Cave - Bai Tu Long Bay )

Day 1 : Hanoi - Bai Tu Long Bay - Thien Canh Sơn Cave

7.30-7.45:  Our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter

12.30:  Arrive at Paloma office in Halong City. Transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise – Enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in cabin and start the cruise.

13.30 Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; Start sailing among famous Islets (Indochina studio, Am Islet…) of Bai Tu Long Bay, the wildest beauty with the panoramic natural views.

15:15 - 15:40 :  Visit and explore the well-hidden Co Cave (known as  Thien Canh Son Cave) where you can  hiking to the middle of the mountain to see the wild and mysterious beautiful cave, contemplate numerous  sparkling  stalactites  appear  like 'hanging  lamps’  inside  the  Cave. ( No swimming) 

After the exploration of Thien Canh Sơn Cave, enjoy kayak activities around magnificent karst mountains or back cruise for sunset party  

18: 00 Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets in Cong Dam.

19.15  Having dinner on board.

21.00 Relaxing or joining  activities on boat as : Squid Fishing, Movie Night, Board Games, Massage & Spa services or relax at the leisure then overnight at private cabin at Cong Do area.

Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.

Day 2 : Cong Do Sleeping Area - Vong Vieng Floating Village  - Hon Gai Habour 

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

07.00 Have breakfast

07:45 - 09.00:  Exploring Vung Vieng Fishing Village: Discover the daily life of the fisher communities by bamboo boat (one hour). Short visit to  the Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are grown. ( No Swimming)

09:45: Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.

Please remove all of your belongings from your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier).

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.


  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
  • Swimming, or snorkeling excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals: Vietnamese menu. Please advise us of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers


  • The FOC rate for children under 4 years old is applicable for one children sharing a cabin with two adults (No extra mattress), limited to one child per cabin.
  • Two children below 12 staying in a separate cabin will be charge 75% of the adult price.
  • Children from 12 years older will be charged the same as adults. Extra bed is available with additional charge at 20$ /night (upon request)


  • Passport with valid visa
  • Some cash in Vietnamese Dong / USD for personal expenses 
  • Sun block or insect repellent, swimming suites
  • Bring something warm to wear  ( From December till March ). 
  • Please be ready on time for the pick up at  your hotel.
  • We advise you that you should leave your big luggage at your hotel or our office in Hanoi.
  • English Speaking Guide on boat.
  • Kayaking 
  • Entrance and Sightseeing fees.
  • Luxury Paloma Cruise in Halong Bay
  • All meals on board (2 lunches, 1 dinners, 1 breakfast).
  • Cooking demonstration.
  • Bamboo boat trip rowed by local people.
  • 1 Sunset party
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in cabin
  • Daily fresh fruit 
  • Service charge, Insurance on board
  • Airfares
  • Visa Arrangements
  • Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusions
  • Round trip shuttle bus transportation
  • (> 11 years old)
  • (4-11 years old)
  • (< 4 years old)