A 72-hour advance registration with the cruise 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 be traveling with the parent. No refunds are offered if local police and port authority refuse passengers passages when passengers fail to present valid passports for inspection.
Kindly note the itinerary as following: DAY 1
12:00 12:15 Register/Check-in at Emeraude Café
12:15 12:30 Embarkation
12:30 12:35 Captain Raises Anchor
12:35 14:30 Cruising Halong Bay
12:45 14:00 Vietnamese Buffet Lunch
14:00 15:00 Free & Easy
15:00 16:00 Guided Shore Excursion to Sung Sot Grotto
16:00 16:30 Crepe Station on Sundeck and Cruising to Pearl farm
16:30 17:30 Kayaking* or Swimming at Pearl farm
18:00 18:30 Vietnamese Fresh Spring Roll Cooking Class (Sundeck)
18:30 19:00 Complimentary Canapes on the Sundeck
19:00 21:00 European Dinner Buffet Served (Dress Code: Smart)
21:00 22:00 Bills Settlement (Optional)
20:00 22:00 Squid Fishing (Seasonal)
20:30 23:00 Silver Screen "INDOCHINE”DAY 2
06:00 07:30 Coffee, Tea, Cookies and Muffins Served on the Sundeck
06:30 07:00 Learn ancient art of Tai Chi on Sundeck
07:00 08:00 (Summer Program) Swimming and Kayaking* at Ho Dong Tien Area
07:00 07:30 (Winter Program) Cruise to Luon Cave
07:30 08:00 (Winter Program) Bamboo Boat Ride inside Luon Cave
08:30 10:00 Energizing Full Breakfast Served
08:00 10:30 Cruising Bai Tu Long Bay through Ba Hai and Hang Ma Islands
08:00 09:00 Leave Luggage Outside of Cabins
09:30 10:00 Check-Out
10:30 11:00 Disembarkation
11:00 11:15 Drop Off Point – Emeraude CaféREMARKS
Summer Program is from April to October.
Winter Program is from November to March.
The shuttle bus departs at 8:00 AM from the Emeraude's sales office at 12 Ly Dao Thanh Street (Press club building), Hoan Kiem, Hanoi and boat embarkation starts at 12:20AM at Emeraude Cafe, 6A Le Thanh Tong, near Phu Dong restaurant, Hon Gai pier, Halong City. Please contact Emeraude Classic Cruises if you need this service. Guests are required to provide the hotel name, address and contact number in Hanoi and Halong at least 24 hours in advance for the pick-up service.
(*) Chargeable, (a) Massages available all day, (b) Set menu applies for cruise with 14 persons and below, (c) Day cruise rate of USD74 (VND1,550,000) person will be charged from Oct 2014 to Oct 2015 if authority cancels overnight cruise due to weather conditions; and (d) Lunch at USD15 (VND315,000) per person will be charged if authority cancels day or overnight cruise due to weather conditions.
Package includes: welcome drink, all meals on board the cruise and mineral water, onshore excursion, guided tour to Sung Sot cave, all sightseeing and entrance fees, Tai Chi and Spring Roll cooking lessons, squid fishing (seasonal), onboard insurance.
Package excludes: transportation, beverages, kayak, massage services, individual expenses and others non-clearly mentioned services.
For 3 days 2 nights program: On day 2, guest can disembark and travel around or enjoy the activities at the pier. Re-check-in will be at 12.00PM on same day. Following Emeraude's itinerary same like day 1, guest will have opportunities to discover Halong Bay at double happiness.Children and extra beds:
Guests over 5 years old are considered as adults.
Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.