Tour Code: VCR-HL/EM
Hanoi - Halong Bay    Journey Map
One of the great natural wonders of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Halong Bay covers an area of 1,500 km over which are scattered thousands of limestone islands and grottoes rising from the clear, emerald waters. The only way to really appreciate Halong Bay's natural beauty is on an overnight cruise.
Be transported back to the old times, charm and luxury of Indochina's Emeraude Classic Cruises, with all the comforts and personal service you could possibly wish for. Sail the mysterious Halong Bay in a deluxe 55 meters vessel that has been designed in the tradition of Le Tonkin.
   Enjoy the stunning views of limestone caves and off-shore islets

   Relax yourself with the comforts and personal service on board with
    professional, friendly crew

   Bespoke cabin exudes warmth and character with high standards
    of workmanship, distinguished style and impeccable service

   Cruise among hundreds of islets to discover unspoilt pockets of Halong
    Bay and its remote, floating fishing villages

   Rewarding journey for entire relaxation on timeless –style luxury junk boat
    surrounded by outstanding Halong Bay

Day 1: Hanoi –Halong Bay (L, D)
Enjoy a refreshing cocktail upon boarding the Emeraude around noon at the Emeraude Pier. After checking in, have lunch at the restaurant.
Cruise among hundreds of islets to discover unspoilt pockets of Halong Bay and its remote, floating fishing villages. Kayak or swim from the vessel’s stern deck. At the Hang Trong anchorage, whet your appetite with an onboard cooking demonstration.
After sunset, enjoy dinner at the restaurant, before retiring to your cabin for a good night sleep or join the crew and learn squid fishing.

Day 2: Halong Bay –Hanoi (B)
Wake up the next morning at sunrise, practice Tai Chi on the sundeck, feel the early morning salt water scent; bask in the early sun rising from behind the mountains.
After an American buffet breakfast, check out at around 09:30 am and disembark at Emeraude Pier. Arrive back to Hanoi by noon.

Welcome cocktail, European breakfast buffet, Inter-continental Asian buffet lunch and dinner
Excursion Entrance fee
Road transfer from and to Halong City
Luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin
Insurance onboard, Tax and service charges
Visa arrangement
Pre & post accommodation in Hanoi
Kayak & spa services
All service non-clearly mentioned above, Personal expenses (drinks, extra services and tips…)
Price per person in USD 2 PAX 3 - 5 Pax Single Supplement
Superior cabin, shuttle bus 0 0 0.0000
Superior cabin, private transfer 0 0 0.0000
*The above prices are based on the group from 4 - 6pax and valid until Sep, 2008. All prices might be changed subject to your group size and travel period. Some tours have Deluxe Option available. Please contact us for further information.

Best Time to Do: all year round, best from September to April of next year.

Booking Terms & Conditions: Tour itinerary and tour prices are subject to change without notice. Please contact us for further information

Related information:
Halong Bay - Vietnam World Natural Heritage Site
Hotels in Halong City
Halong Bay Cruises

Boat description:
The Emeraude offers 38 cabins meticulously designed to evoke the nostalgic charm of colonial Indochina.With polished wooden floors and brass fixtures and fittings the Emeraude's cabins offer timeless elegance while the restaurant offers delicious, freshly caught local seafood and the flavours of traditional Indochinese fare.

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