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:
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”
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.
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 Café
Summer Program is from April to October.
Winter Program is from November to March.
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 under 5 years old stay for free if using existing bedding.
Children 6-11 years old will be charged USD 75 per child per night when using existing bedding.
Children 12 years and over are considered as adults.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is by request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Day cruise is subject to additional charge of USD 74/VND 1,687,000 per person. This rate applies until October 31, 2016.
Lunch costs USD 15/VND 315,000 per person. This cost applies until October 31, 2016
Day cruise is subject to additional charge of USD 47/VND 1,075,000 per person. This rate applies from November 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017, if overnight cruise is canceled due to weather conditions.
Lunch costs USD 22/VND 500,000 per person. This cost applies from November 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017, if overnight cruise is canceled due to weather conditions.
There will be additional charges for massage service and set menu applied for cruise with 14 persons and below.
Package includes welcome drink, all meals on board the cruise, onshore excursion, guided tour to Sung Sot cave, Tai Chi and Spring Roll cooking lessons, onboard insurance, etc.
Package excludes transportation, beverages, kayak, massage services, individual expenses and others non-clearly mentioned services.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.