Overnight cruising is the best way to experience Halong Bay. The most popular is a 2-day, 1-night cruise, which is just enough time for travellers to experience the beauty of the bay with a range of fascinating excursions. With a 3-day, 2- night cruise, guests travel deeper into the bay and visit more “off the beaten track” locations.

Upon arrival in Hanoi, be greeted by our friendly representative who will transfer you to the hotel for check-in.
You will be brought to a local restaurant for welcome dinner. Free at leisure after dinner.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Meal included: Dinner at local restaurant



DAY02: Hanoi – Ha Long – by shuttle bus – overnight On Paradise cruise 
From 07:30 – 08:00: Your shuttle bus will pick you up from hotel and transfer to Ha Long.

11.30 Check-in at Paradise Lounge – Tuan Chau Island
Your first stop on arrival at Tuan Chau Island is the Paradise check-in lounge. You will have time to refresh yourself after the long drive from Hanoi.

12:30 Embark on Paradise Luxury
After your transfer to Paradise Luxury, you will be checked-in, then taken to the restaurant, where you will be briefed about your cruise while enjoying your welcome drink.

13:00 Lunch in the restaurant
As the Paradise Luxury makes its way to Halong Bay, you will have time to savor your delicious lunch while enjoying the stunning views - your first introduction to this majestic landscape.

14:00 Cruise Halong Bay or enjoy a Spa Treatment
After lunch, you will have time to be enchanted by the stunning landscape of Halong Bay. If the first stop isn’t for you, you can opt for an afternoon of pampering and indulgence at Le Parfum Spa*.

14:30 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 Visit Sung Sot Cave
Your next stop is the magnificent Sung Sot Cave, where you will be surprised by the breathtaking panoramic view across the Bay once you exit the cave. This is the largest cave in Halong Bay, and the stalactites and
stalagmites formed over millions of years have taken on fascinating shapes.

17:45 Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails* and Cooking Demonstration
Paradise Luxury will anchor overnight at Coconut Tree Island. This is the perfect time for you to enjoy a cocktail or two as the sun sets over the karst landscape. Foodies can partake in Vietnamese cooking demonstration
before dinner, and guaranteed to whet the appetite.

19:30 Royal Bao Dai Dinner
Dress like kings and queens for the Royal Bao Dai dinner at the restaurant. The rest of the evening is free for you to relax with a drink* or two, go squid fishing, book in for a spa treatment at Le Parfum Spa* or watch a movie in the restaurant.

Overnight on cruise

Meal included: Breakfast at hotel
Lunch on board
Dinner on board


DAY03: Ha Long – Hanoi by shuttle bus 
06:30 Tai Chi on Sundeck
Welcome your second day on board Paradise Luxury with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck as the sun rises, followed by a light breakfast in the restaurant.

07:30 Visit to Titov Island
Hike to the top of Titov Island for stunning panoramic views of the Bay. After your hike, go for a refreshing swim in Halong Bay’s emerald waters, or sip from a coconut in the shade. If you choose to stay on board,
book in for a pamper session in the Le Parfum Spa*.

08:30 Breakfast at the restaurant

Back on board, you can opt for your breakfast to be served in the restaurant or your cabin. Paradise Luxury will pass Thien Cung and Dau Go Caves and Fighting Cocks Islet before you settle your bill, check-out and return to Tuan Chau Island.

10:30 Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina
After disembarking from Paradise Luxury, and for guests booked on the Paradise shuttle bus, you will be served a light lunch at Paradise Lounge before the drive back to Hanoi.

12:00 Return to Hanoi by shuttle bus (1 lunch included)

* Payable upon bill settlement and cabin checkout
Program can be changed without prior notice

At around 15.00, our guide will pick you up again for late lunch in Hanoi followed by a visit to Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple and with ride on cyclo for 45 mins around Old Quarters.

Have dinner at a local restaurant and watch Vietnam’s unique Water Puppet Show.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Meal included: Breakfast on board
01 light lunch or 01 Lunch at Paradise suite hotel (included with Shuttle bus from Paradise)
Dinner at local restaurant

Please note that times are approximate and may vary.
Itinerary may change when necessary


DAY04: Hanoi – Departure 
After breakfast, the time is free for leisure and any last minute shopping before transfer to airport for return flight.

Meal included: Breakfast at hotel

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