Oriental Sails

Oriental Sails

Starts
Bai Tu Long Bay
Destinations
+ 1
Ends
Bai Tu Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay → Vung Vieng Fishing Village → Thien Canh Son Cave

Highlights

  • Ideal for budget travelers.
  • Wide range of activities offered.
  • Enjoy the stunning view of thousands limestone islands in Halong Bay.
  • Visit Thien Canh Son cave, one of the biggest caves in Halong Bay.
  • Excursion to floating fishing village on a typical round-shaped rowing boat.
  • Kayaking is included in cruise price.
  • Cruise itinerary focuses on Bai Tu Long Bay - a less touristy path.
Age range
under 87 year olds
Star
3 Stars

Explore Halong Bay on Oriental Sails - one cruise vessel featuring 18 deluxe cabins and one featuring 8 deluxe cabins furnished in classic Vietnamese style. This 3 star cruise into the legendary Gulf of Tonkin - Bai Tu Long Bay includes various activities that will indeed provide a truly unique experience. It’s all terrific!

The junk boat of Oriental Sails offers rattan & wooden furnishings, cozy cabins & restaurant, wide windows for stunning panoramic views of Halong Bay, and relaxing spacious top deck allowing endless joy & leisure.

Splendid service together with wide range of facilities and activities provided will make you complain for nothing during your stay on Oriental Sails Halong. Book your Halong Bay Cruises with the elegant Oriental Sails that cruises to the less crowed and beautiful Bai Tu Long Bay today!

Itinerary

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2 Days 1 Night

  • 2 Days 1 Night
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  1. Day 1: Hanoi - Halong City - Bai Tu Long Bay.

    09:00-09:30: Pick-up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter (on your request) and start the two hour-and-a-half drive to Hon Gai Tourist Wharf in Halong City, check in Oriental Sails’ private waiting hall – The OS Lounge.
    12:15-12:45: Embark on Oriental Sails by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive room key.
    13:00-15:30: Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay, heading to Vung Vieng fishing village – one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen.
    – Option 1: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip around Vung Vieng Fishing Village.
    – Option 2: Take kayak and go kayaking by yourself with help and instruction of tour guide around the floating village.
    17:30-18:00: Return to Oriental Sails and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set. Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck while cooking demonstration is organizing.
    19:00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00.
    Overnight on board at Cong Do Area.

  2. Day 2: Bai Tu Long Bay - Hanoi.

    06:30-07:00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
    07:00-09:00: Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave. Visit Thien Canh Son - the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay.
    09:30: Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.
    09:30-11:00: Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board. Disembark Oriental Sails at around 12:00 P.M.
    12:00: Your transfer is awaiting for you there and transfers you back to Hanoi (transportation service on your request).

  1. Day 1: Hanoi - Halong City - Bai Tu Long Bay.

    09:00-09:30: Pick-up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter (on your request) and start the two hour-and-a-half drive to Hon Gai Tourist Wharf in Halong City, check in Oriental Sails’ private waiting hall – The OS Lounge.
    12:15-12:45: Embark on Oriental Sails by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive room key.
    13:00-15:30: Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay, heading to Vung Vieng fishing village – one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen.
    – Option 1: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip around Vung Vieng Fishing Village.
    – Option 2: Take kayak and go kayaking by yourself with help and instruction of tour guide around the floating village.
    17:30-18:00: Return to Oriental Sails and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set. Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck while cooking demonstration is organizing.
    19:00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00.
    Overnight on board at Cong Do Area.

  2. Day 2: Bai Tu Long Bay (by day boat).

    06:30-07:00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck. Enjoy a cup of coffee or refresh yourselves in majestic Bai Tu Long Bay.
    07:00-08:00: Have breakfast in the restaurant.
    08:30-15:30: Discover Bai Tu Long Bay by one-day itinerary on our professional day boat.
    – Cruise toward Tra San, Vung Ha Island where you can go kayaking, and catching beautiful sights and enjoy the wild, bewitching nature with many limestone islands, lovely small beaches.
    – Have lunch on our day boat at Vung Ha area.
    15:30-17:30: Transfer back to Oriental Sails. Have dinner and night activities on board.
    Spend the second night on board at Cong Do area.

  3. Day 3: Bai Tu Long Bay - Hanoi.

    06:30-07:00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
    07:00-09:00: Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave. Visit Thien Canh Son - the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay.
    09:30: Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.
    09:30-11:00: Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board. Disembark Oriental Sails at around 12:00 P.M.
    12:00: Your driver is awaiting for you there and transfers you back to Hanoi (transportation service on your request).

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Total Cabin(s)

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Cabins

  • Half Side Ocean View
  • 12m2
  • Non-Smoking
  • Shower
  • Non Balcony
  • none
  • Free Visa approval letter
  • Included Halong kayaking

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  • Double Cabin
$ 230
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Our Offers

    Additional Services

    • Exclusive Offer: Vietnam Visa Approval Letter

      Free

      Free
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    • Halong Bay Kayaking

      Free

      Free
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    • Private car (roundtrip Hanoi - Halong) ( 2 Days )

      US$ 110 / Car

      US$ 120 / Car

      US$ 140 / Van

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    • 25 Minute - Scenic Seaplane Over Halong Bay

      US$ 110 / person

      US$ 83 / person

      US$ 11 / person

      Total: 0
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    Price Includes

    • Professional English Speaking Guide on board.
    • Entrance fees.
    • All meals on board.
    • Accommodation in air-conditioned cabin.
    • Kayaking.
    • Welcome drinks, cold handkerchief.
    • Tai Chi class.
    • Cooking class.
    • Internet on board.
    • Insurance.
    • Baby cot on request.

    Price Excludes

    • Airfares, transfers to and from Halong Bay.
    • Foot and body massage.
    • Other beverages, tips and personal expenses.
    • Surcharge for Gala Dinner on the New Year's Eve (31 Dec 2019).
    • All other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusions.

    Policies

    Deposit & Payment:
    - A deposit of 30% of the tour price per person by credit card or bank transfer plus bank charges is required upon confirmation of your booking (if this amount is less than US$ 500, the full payment will be applied).
    - The balance will be paid 15 days prior to the check in date, or you can pay us upon arrival in cash or credit card when we meet in Hanoi.
    - Deposit or full payment could be settled via our secured online payment system (SSL).

    Cancellation & Refund:
    • Cancellation will be charged as follow:
    - From 1-5 cabins:
    + More than 4 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
    + Less than 4 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
    - No-Show: Will be charged in full.
    - From 6-10 cabins:
    + More than 10 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
    + From 10 to 4 days prior to the arrival: 25% of each cancelled cabins charged.
    + Less than 4 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
    - No-Show: Will be charged in full.
    - From more than 10 cabins: Please check with our travel consultants for more information.
    • Cancellation must be sent to and confirmed by Vietnam Travel's cruise specialist in writing (by email or fax).

    Child Policy:
    - Only one child under 6 years old stays free of charge when using existing bed with two adults.
    - Child under 6 years old pays 50% of an adult rate for meals if request for separate menu.
    - Two children under 6 years old stay and use existing bed with an adult, rate of single cabin will be applied but children are only provided meal if pay 50% of an adult rate.
    - Child rate applies from 6-11 years old:
    + Maximum one child from 6 to 11 years old is allowed to share existing bedding with adults. Child pays US$ 80 per person per night (double occupancy sharing).
    + Two children below 12 years old stay in a separate cabin, and pays 80% of a cabin (double occupancy sharing).
    + One child below 12 years old stays with an adult, 90% rate of double cabin will be applied.

    Bad Weather Policy:
    In the event the cruise is affected by bad weather, the cruise company reserves the right to cancel all or parts of their cruises services. Following charges may be applied:
    - Cancellation before 11:00 o'clock at cruise date: Full refund for the cruise package but transportation will be charged (if any).
    - Cruise is canceled and guests have meal (lunch) only (no cruise, no overnight, boat stays in the harbor): US$ 10 per person.
    - Cruise is canceled and guests have meal (lunch) and round-trip transfer Hanoi - Halong only (no cruise, no overnight, boat stays in the harbor): US$ 10 per person + transportation.
    - Day cruise (3-4 hours cruise, no overnight, lunch on boat): US$ 30 per person.
    - Day cruise (3-4 hours cruise, no overnight, lunch on boat, round-trip transfer Hanoi - Halong Bay): US$ 30 per person + transportation.
    - Only for 3 day/2night cruise program:
    + Complete 2 day/1 night cruise and back to shore before 10.00 A.M of day 2: the cruise rate of 2 day/ 1 night package is charged + transportation (if any).
    + Complete 2 day/ 1 night cruise and use the day boat and back to shore before 17.00 of day 2: 75% of the total price of 3 day/ 2 night cruise package is charged + transportation (if any).

    Other Policies:
    - Check-in time starts at 13:00 PM. Check-out by 10:00 AM.
    - Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
    - Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by the port authority.
    - A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification/ passport are required upon check-in.
    - Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
    - Surcharge for New Year Eve (31 December): US$ 30 per adult and US$ 25 per child from 6-11 years old.
    - Cruise itinerary is subject to change, with or without prior notice, depending upon tide and weather conditions.
    - Promotion or Early Bird comes with tight booking conditions and they will be notified separately by Vietnam Travel.


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