Describtion: The Indo 1 and Indo 2 are identical boats and were both launched in 2007. Each comprises 15 cabins (Superior and Deluxe Cabins). The deluxe cabins are are a bit larger and feature rainfall showers and are all situated on the second decks of the boats.Our newest boat, the Indo 3, launched in late 2008, also features ceramic artworks handcrafted in Bat Trang, well known as the home of the country’s most talented ceramic craftsmen. All of our boats are decorated with silk from Van Phuc, the “Silk Village”.
The cruise will bring to you a wonderful crusing in Halong bay with luxury antique accommodations, with perfect service proved by the crew.
Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by rowing boat by beautiful local girls
Cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay, trekking or swimming at Soi Sim island.
Visiting the Sung Sot cave....
Good for :
Couples, honeymooners, friends, expats and Vietnamese
Those on a luxury Vietnam holiday and wish to experience Halong Bay in style.
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong (L;D)
08:30: Pick up from your hotel then transfer to Halong (optional)
11.30Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
12.15Transfer by tender to the boat – enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.
12.30Check in and begin cruising to Halong Bay.
13.00Lunch is served - enjoy deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu Lunch.
Massage service available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise. Please book in advance with your Cruise Manager.
14.45Transfer to Titop Island. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach and climbing the steps to the top of the mountain on the island for fantastic views and photo opportunities. Water and towels will be supplied.
15:45Return to the boat and sail for about one hour to our second stop – Cua Van Floating Fishing Village, the largest fishing village in Halong Bay.
17.00Arrive at the fishing village. There are two options for visiting the village, by kayak or by sampan. For those who do not wish to kayak we will travel by tender and then transfer to small bamboo boats (sampans) rowed by villagers. For those who wish to go by kayak the kayaking option is $10.00 per person (unless pre-booked). Kayakers will depart from the boat in two-seater, self-rowed kayaks and kayak to and through the village and back to the boat. A kayaking tour guide will lead the way.
18.00Depart and sail for about 30 minutes to Luon Bo area, to anchor for overnight.
18.00 – 19.00First of two Happy Hours! Buy one drink-get one free (wine by the bottle excluded).
19.30Dinner is served.
20.45Evening activities include: Happy Hour!, board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.
21.00 – 22.00Second Happy Hour! Buy one drink-get one free (wine by the bottle excluded).
23.00End of Program for Day One.
Day 2: Halong – Hanoi (B)
06.45Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
07.00Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes).
07.00Arrive at the Surprise Cave area. There is a small fishing village here.
07.45Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 150 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 150 steps and return to the boat.
09.00 Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove all of your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier). Depart for Bai Chay/Halong pier.
09.30Enjoy Breakfast in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.00Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation.
PRICE: (US$ per person):
* Low season (May 1st - Sep 30th 2014)
Based on Double/Twin sharing Superior Cabin: US$ 165 / adult; Single Superior Cabin: US$ 270 / adult
Based on Double/Twin sharing Deluxe Cabin: US$ 188 / adult;Single Deluxe Cabin: US$ 305 / adult
Based on Double/Twin sharing Suite Cabin: US$ 215 / adult;Single Suite Cabin: US$ 350 / adult
Based on Double/Twin sharing President Cabin: US$ 243 / adult;Single President Cabin: US$ 415 / adult
* High season (01 Jan - 30 Apr & 01 Oct - 31 Dec 2014)
Based on Double/Twin sharing Superior Cabin: US$ 185 / adult; Single Superior Cabin:US$ 305 / adult
Based on Double/Twin sharing Deluxe Cabin: US$ 215 / adult; Single Deluxe Cabin: US$ 350 / adult
Based on Double/Twin sharing Suite Cabin: US$ 233 / adult;Single Suite Cabin: US$ 395 / adult
Based on Double/Twin sharing President Cabin: US$ 308 / adult; Single President Cabin: US$ 525 / adult
INCLUDED IN CRUISE RATES
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
Deluxe Vietnamese and International Lunch and Dinner
Vietnamese and International Breakfast
Conference Equipment (Charter only)
Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges
EXCLUDED IN CRUISE RATES
Airfares, Round trip Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi by shuttle bus (25 USD per person)
Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
Kayaking (Ten dollars U.S. per person, when not pre-booked)
Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
All other services not clearly mentioned above
Cruise itinerary and schedule subject to change upon weather and operations conditions.
Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number, visa expiry date for all Passengers
A valid passport is required upon check-in on board. Children whose traveling documents are attached to parent’s passport must travel with the parent. Credit cards accepted on board: Amex, Visa and MasterCard.
Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
Connecting room is available upon reques.
Surcharge of 25% will be added for cruises on December 24 & 31 and Lunar New Year Eve.
Things to bring
Original passport, swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent.