Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay
11.30 am: Check-in at Paradise Suites Hotel - Tuan Chau Island
After arriving at Paradise Suites Hotel on Tuan Chau Island, you will be transferred to Paradise Elegance.
12:30 pm: Embark on Paradise Elegance
Once you have been transferred to Paradise Elegance, you will be checked-in and given a short briefing about your cruise while sipping your welcome drink at Le Marin Restaurant.
13:00 pm: Lunch at Le Marin Restaurant
Lunch will be served in the Le Marin Restaurant while Paradise Elegance cruises the islands and islets of stunning Halong Bay.
14:00 pm: Cruise Halong Bay or indulge in Spa Treatment
After lunch, you can take time to contemplate the beauty of Halong Bay or alternatively, can opt for an afternoon of pampering at Le Parfum Spa.
14:30 pm: Visit Tung Sau Pearl Farm or kayak.
Your first excursion is a visit to Tung Sau Pearl Farm, an area in Halong Bay dedicated to growing pearls and practicing a handmade technique based on Vietnamese tradition and Japanese technology. This is also an ideal destination for kayaking. If this excursion doesn’t take your fancy, stay on board and treat yourself to a delicious afternoon tea.
16:00 pm: Visit Sung Sot Cave
Your second stop of the day is the magnificent Sung Sot Cave, where you can take in the panoramic views across Halong Bay.
17:45 pm: Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails at Le Piano Bar and Cooking Demonstration
Paradise Elegance will anchor overnight at Coconut Tree Island and you can watch the sunset over the Bay. Enjoy music and Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails* at Le Piano Bar, followed by a cooking demonstration on the L'Odyssée Sundeck.
19:30 pm: Dinner at Le Marin Restaurant
Tantalize your taste buds with the selection of Western or Vietnamese cuisine on offer in Le Marin Restaurant. Eat on the restaurant, or choose a special spot anywhere else on board to dine. After dinner, adjourn to the Le Piano Bar for live music or simply chill out in your cabin with the movie for a romantic night in.
(Please note that live music is not available on Mondays.)
Day 2: Halong Bay full day
06:30 am: Tai Chi on L'Odyssée Sundeck
Start your second day on the right way with a relaxing Tai Chi session on L'Odyssée Sundeck as the sun rises, followed by a light breakfast at Le Piano Bar.
07:45 am: Breakfast at Le Marin Restaurant
After your breakfast is served in Le Marin Restaurant; it’s time to get ready for another exciting day exploring Halong Bay.
08:30 am: Transfer to the Paradise Explorer tender for excursions
Keep in mind to bring along your necessary accessories to make the most of Halong Bay excursions.
09:00 am: Visit Titop Island
You will visit popular Titov Island, where you can go swimming or hike to the top for another stunning panoramic view of the Bay.
10:30 am: Cruise to Trong Cave
After visiting the must-see Titov Island, your next stop will be Trong Cave in Bo Hon Island. Inside the cave, all visitors will be surprised by so many stalactites hung down from the ceiling. This is also an ideal destination for those who would like to kayak.
12:00 pm: Lunch in the restaurant
After your morning excursions, re-energize yourself with a fresh and delicious lunch in the restaurant.
14:00 pm: Take a trip to Cua Van Floating Village by bamboo boat or kayak
Discover Cua Van Floating Village - the largest of the five remaining floating fishing villages in the Bay. You will be transported there by bamboo boats, rowed by locals. The more adventurous can opt to kayak.
15:30 pm: Return to Paradise Elegance
17:45 pm: Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails and Cooking Demonstration
The Paradise Elegance will once again anchor overnight at Coconut Tree Island. Watch the sunset over the Bay while enjoying music and Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails* at Le Piano Bar, followed by a cooking demonstration on the L'Odyssée Sundeck.
19:30 pm: Second dinner aboard Paradise Elegance
Relish your last night on board with dinner at Le Marin Restaurant on L'Odyssée Sundeck or in your cabin. Once again, Le Piano Bar offers live music (except on Mondays) after dinner if you are not ready to call it a night. Alternatively, you can return to your cabin for a relaxing evening watching in-room movies.
Day 3: Back to Hanoi
06:30 am: Tai Chi on L'Odyssée Sundeck
Start the day afresh with a healthy Tai Chi session on L'Odyssée Sundeck, followed by a light breakfast, coffee and pastries at Le Piano Bar. Indulge yourself in one last spa treatment at Le Parfum Spa or simply relax onboard.
08:00 am: Breakfast at the restaurant
Breakfast is served in Le Marin Restaurant to revitalize you for the day ahead. On the way back to Paradise Harbour, Paradise Elegance will pass by Thien Cung and Dau Go Caves and the Fighting Cocks Islet. Our reception area will assist you to check out and settle your bill.
10:30 am: Return to Tuan Chau Marina
After disembarking from the Paradise Elegance, a light lunch at the Paradise Lounge is served for guests booked on the Paradise shuttle bus.
12:00 pm: Return to Hanoi.
Notes: Due to cruising conditions, itineraries may change without prior notice. Wi-Fi is available in the restaurant/bar area, but internet connectivity is limited due to the geography of Halong. Thank you for your understanding.
– 3 days cruise itinerary and program
– 2 night in luxury cabins/suites with en-suite bathroom, air conditioning
– 2 breakfasts / 2 lunches / 2 dinners
– Complimentary regular tea and coffee onboard
– One bottle of water per person in the cabin daily
– Cooking demonstration and Tai Chi session
– Onboard insurance, taxes and service charges
– Entrance and sightseeing fees
– Airfare & airport transfers
– Visa arrangements
– Spa treatment services
– Beverages and tobacco
– Tips and other expenses not mentioned in inclusions