While guests are able to sail through the gorgeous Halong Bay, they also are offered guided (English) tours through Sung Sot Grotto and the Floating Villages, on the Emeraude Cruise Ha Long Bay . Activities such as Tai Chi lessons, swimming, kayaking or cooking lessons are provided on this tour as well.
There is also Vietnamese and International buffet meals served in the boat’s dining room, and the bars offer a full set of French, Australian, and Chilean wines, as well as spirits, beers, cocktails and other drinks. A relaxing body massage can be enjoyed at the spa, at your own expense.
The elegant-looking Superior and Deluxe air-conditioned cabins also offers non-smoking options and come with an electronic door lock, umbrella and bottled water. The ‘Paul Roque Suite’ cabin has an amazing private balcony. The Captain’s Suite is spacious and comfortable and lined with colonial-era bamboo matting, and the Emeraude Suite is luxurious and roomy enough for a queen-sized bed, as well as a large sofa and space for guests to entertain.
Package includes: a welcome drink, all meals on board the cruise and mineral water, onshore excursions, guided tour of Sung Sot cave, all sightseeing and entrance fees, Tai Chi and Spring Roll cooking lessons, squid fishing (seasonal), and onboard insurance.
Package excludes: transportation, beverages, kayak, massage services, individual expenses and others non-clearly mentioned services.
Day 1: HANOI – HALONG (Lunch, Dinner)
At 8 am a Shuttle Bus or private car pick will pick you up and transfer you to Halong Bay, stopping on the way to relax, enjoy a refreshment break, or toilet stop before your check-in at the Emeraude Café on arrival.
At 12: 25 the Captain Raises the anchor, and the cruise of Ha Long Bay begins. A buffet of Vietnamese and International food will be served for lunch, while cruising. After eating relax before a guided tour of Sung Sot Grotto (Surprise Cave) commences. Continue cruising the stunning bay while enjoying a sun-deck Crepe Station. At around 4:30 your options will be to explore a floating village, enjoy some kayaking, or some swimming. Begin cruising again and enjoy a cooking class, and taste some free canapés on the sundeck at 7pm. A European & Vietnamese buffet dinner will be served. At 10pm you have the option of settling your bill, enjoy some squid fishing with the crew (seasonal) and from 8:30 to 11pm the film “Indochine” will be screened.
Day 2: HALONG – HANOI
At 8:00am you leave your packed baggage outside your cabin, and as the boat cruise continues on Halong Bay, a breakfast will be served, before returning to pier and disembarking.
Your shuttle bus or private car will transfer you back to your hotel in Hanoi, where our services end.