Valentine Cruise

Valentine Cruise

Starts
Surprise Cave
Destinations
+ 1
Ends
Ti Top Island
Surprise Cave → Cua Van Fishing Village → Ti Top Island

Highlights

  • Small size luxury cruise
  • Excellent services on board
  • Great for honeymoon trips
Age range
under 87 year olds
Star
4 Stars

The “Valentine”, launched in late 2007, is perfect for those seeking a more exclusive and intimate experience. Valentine is a full service vessel offering all the facilities and amenities of our larger boats, but with only five cabins; four Deluxe cabins at 19 square meters each and one Suite cabin at 30 square meters. All of the on Valentine bathrooms feature bathtub/Jacuzzis as well as showers. 

Itinerary

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2 Days 1 Night

  • 2 Days 1 Night
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  1. Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay

    Leave Hanoi at 8:00 AM if you take the private transfer or from


    7:30 AM to 8:00 AM if you take the shuttle bus and arrive in Halong Bay around


    12:00PM (transportation service on your request).


    12.30 Boarding our boat at Tuan Chau Port – enjoy welcome drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.


    13.15 – 14.00 Passengers enjoy the deluxe Vietnamese Set Menu Lunch. Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the cruise. Please book in advance with your Cruise Manager.


    14.00 – 16.30 Cruise through Halong Bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet areas including Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Finger Islet.


    16.30 Arrive at Cua Van Floating Fishing Village. This is one of the largest fishing villages on the Bay. Guests can choose between kayaking through the village or visiting on small bamboo boats (sampans) rowed by villagers. For those who wish to kayak, the kayaking fee is $10.00 per person (unless pre-booked). Kayakers will depart from the boat in two-seater, self-rowed kayaks, kayaking through the village and back to the boat. A kayaking tour guide will lead the way.


    18.00 Depart and sail for about 30 minutes to Luon Bo area, and anchor overnight.


    18.00 – 18.30 Attend the Fruit and Vegetable carving lesson led by our Head Chef. During the lesson, the chef will conduct Fruit and Vegetable carving, showing the guests how we decorate and make some traditional Vietnamese food. 18.00 -19.00 First Happy Hour! Buy one drink – get one free (wine by the bottle excluded).


    19.30 Dinner is served. 20.45 Evening activities. Board games like cards or Parcheesi are available, as well as massage service (massage service is available throughout the cruise). Also, everyone can try their luck at squid fishing on the boat with help from the crew.


    21.00 – 22.00 Second Happy Hour! Buy one drink – get one free (wine by the bottle excluded).


    23.00 End of Program for Day 1.

  2. Day 2: Halong Bay – Hanoi

    06.45 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.


    07.00 Enjoy Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck (lasting for about 30 minutes).


    07.45 – 9.00 Guests are transferred by tender to the Titov Island. About one hour is spent on the island, allowing time to climb to the peak for a breathtaking 360 degree view of the Bay (there is also an expansive viewing deck half way up). After the climb, there is time left to relax on the beach and have a swim.


    09.00 Upon returning to the boat, guests will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please collect all of your belongings from the cabins and leave heavy luggage outside the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier).


    09.30 Enjoy a full breakfast in the dining room. Bills are settled after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.


    11.00 Arrive at Tuan Chau port, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation. Car is awaiting for you there and transfers you back to Hanoi (transportation service on your request).


    Note: The above itinerary is subject to change without prior notice and depends on weather condition!

  1. Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay

    Leave Hanoi at 8:00 AM if you take the private transfer or from


    7:30 AM to 8:00 AM if you take the shuttle bus and arrive in Halong Bay around


    12:00PM (transportation service on your request).


    12.30 Boarding our boat at Tuan Chau Port – enjoy welcome drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.


    13.15 – 14.00 Passengers enjoy the deluxe Vietnamese Set Menu Lunch. Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the cruise. Please book in advance with your Cruise Manager.


    14.00 – 16.30 Cruise through Halong Bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet areas including Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Finger Islet.


    16.30 Arrive at Cua Van Floating Fishing Village. This is one of the largest fishing villages on the Bay. Guests can choose between kayaking through the village or visiting on small bamboo boats (sampans) rowed by villagers. For those who wish to kayak, the kayaking fee is $10.00 per person (unless pre-booked). Kayakers will depart from the boat in two-seater, self-rowed kayaks, kayaking through the village and back to the boat. A kayaking tour guide will lead the way.


    18.00 Depart and sail for about 30 minutes to Luon Bo area, and anchor overnight.


    18.00 – 18.30 Attend the Fruit and Vegetable carving lesson led by our Head Chef. During the lesson, the chef will conduct Fruit and Vegetable carving, showing the guests how we decorate and make some traditional Vietnamese food.


    18.00 -19.00 First Happy Hour! Buy one drink – get one free (wine by the bottle excluded). 19.30 Dinner is served.


    20.45 Evening activities. Board games like cards or Parcheesi are available, as well as massage service (massage service is available throughout the cruise). Also, everyone can try their luck at squid fishing on the boat with help from the crew.


    21.00 – 22.00 Second Happy Hour! Buy one drink – get one free (wine by the bottle excluded).


    23.00 End of Program for Day 1.

  2. Day 2: Halong Bay

    06.45 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.


    07.00 Enjoy Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck (lasting for about 30 minutes).


    07.45 Enjoy Breakfast served in the dining room.


    08.30 – 16.00 Guests are transferred to the Indochina Sails Day Boat, a spacious and comfortable wooden junk with lounge, dining room and sundeck. Daytime activities include cruising to less trafficked areas of the Bay, visiting Surprise Cave and kayaking around Luon Cave and Trong Cave area (the itinerary could be revised flexibly based on weather conditions). Lunch is served on board mid-day. After lunch, guests will pay a visit to Pearl Farm in the afternoon.


    16.00 Return by tender to the Indochina Sails boat. Rejoin the cruise and relax onboard as we sail to the overnight anchorage.


    18.00 – 19.00 First Happy Hour! Buy one drink – get one free (wine by the bottle excluded). 19.30 Dinner is served.


    20.45 Evening activities. Board games like cards or Parcheesi are available, as well as massage service (massage service is available throughout the cruise). Also, everyone can try their luck at squid fishing on the boat with help from the crew.


    21.00 – 22.00 Second Happy Hour! Buy one drink – get one free (wine by the bottle excluded).


    23.00 End of program for Day 2.

  3. Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi

    06.45 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room. 07.00 Enjoy Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck (lasting for about 30 minutes).


    07.45 – 9.00 Guests are transferred by tender to the Titov Island. About one hour is spent on the island, allowing time to climb to the peak for a breathtaking


    360 degree view of the Bay (there is also an expansive viewing deck half way up). After the climb, there is time left to relax on the beach and have a swim.


    09.00 Upon returning to the boat, guests will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please collect all of your belongings from the cabins and leave heavy luggage outside the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier).


    09.30 Enjoy a full breakfast in the dining room. Bills are settled after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.


    11.00 Arrive at Tuan Chau port, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation. Your transfer is awaiting for you there and transfers you back to Hanoi (transportation service on your request).


    Note: The above itinerary is subject to change without prior notice and depends on weather condition!

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Total Cabin(s)

#Cabin 1

Cabins

  • Half Side Ocean View
  • 19m2
  • Non-Smoking
  • Shower & Bathtub
  • Non Balcony
  • 1 Queen Size Bed or 2 Single Beds

Single Cabin

  • Single Cabin
  • Double Cabin
$ 467
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  • Partial Ocean View
  • 30m2
  • Non-Smoking
  • Shower & Bathtub
  • Non Balcony
  • 1 Queen Size Bed or 2 Single Beds

Single Cabin

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  • Double Cabin
$ 502
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Our Offers

    Additional Services

    • Exclusive Offer: Vietnam Visa Approval Letter

      Free

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

      US$ 110 / Car

      US$ 120 / Car

      US$ 140 / Van

      Total: 0
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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

    • Welcome Drink
    • 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)
    • Taxes and Service Charges

    Price Excludes

    •  Transfer round trip (on request)
    • Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
    • Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
    • All other services not clearly mentioned above

    Policies

    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 apply).
    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 can be settled via our secured online payment system SSL (Deposit),
    - Cancellation will be charged as follow:
    + More than 15 days prior check in date. No charge.
    + 7-14 days before check in date: 50% on total value of the trip charged.
    + Within 1-6 days before check in date: 100% on total charged.
    + No-Show: 100% on total charge.
    Cancellation have to be sent and received by cruise specialist of Vietnam Travel in writing (By email or fax)

     

    EXTRA MATTRESS POLICY / EXTRA BABYCOT POLICY: Applied for maximum 1 child sharing cabin with parents 
    - 3 days 2 nights cruise: 50 USD/ Bed 
    - 2 days 1 night cruise: 25 USD/ Bed 
    - All children under 5 years stay free of charge when sharing parents bedding. 
    - Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
    - Maximum capacity of baby cot in a room is 1. CHILD POLICY 
    a) The FOC Rate for children under 5 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults (No extra Mattress) 
    b) The Child Rate for children from 5 to 12 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults (No extra Mattress) 
    c) Only 1 (one) child under 5 years traveling with 2 (two) adults is allowed for FOC per group

    Surcharge for Christmas Eve (24 December) and New Year Eve (31 December) and Lunar New Year  $40.00/adult and $15.00/child 


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