PALOMA CRUISES for halong bay trip, cruise halong bay with Paloma boat

Paloma Junk, Halong

The Paloma is a new wooden cruise crewed by a professional, loyal and dedicated team. Spread over 4 decks she has 16 en-suite fully equipped luxury cabins, a bar with soft seating and plasma TV, gourmet restaurant, outside dining area, sundeck and luxury spa. Come onboard The Paloma. Be charmed by her exquisite luxury, intimate setting and unrivalled home from home service. An unforgettable way to witness the serene, calm setting of Halong Bay’s exceptional natural beauty. The Paloma is your home while you are in Halong Bay. Good service is key. Our crew consists of 20 dynamic, passionate and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to making your stay with us special and unforgettable.

The Cabins
A selection of superior and deluxe cabins, honeymoon and family suites mixing the modern with traditional elements. All ensuite and fully equipped with air conditioning, in house phone and bathroom amenities, allowing you to relax in peace and luxury.
  • 5 Superior (13m²) (double or twin)
  • 7 Deluxe (15m²) (double or twin)
  • 2 Honeymoon suites with balcony (17m²) with 270 degree panoramic sea views
  • 2 Family suites with balcony (20m²) with 270 degree panoramic sea views
Food & Dining
Relax and unwind in the bar which adjoins the restaurant. Enjoy pre-dinner or after-dinner drinks, relax in the soft seating area, browse our selection of books and magazines or watch a DVD on the plasma TV. The bar is fully stocked with fine wines, spirits, alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.
On board you will be delighted with our top notch service and fine dining experience. Our menu is an innovative blend of European cuisine with an Asian twist. In Vietnam food preparation and presentation is an art form. A healthy and refined cuisine with exotic flavours features Vietnamese herbs, spices and other well-known traditional specialties.
Non-meat eaters will be able to sample some of the best vegetarian food in Vietnam.
Highlight :
  • Cruissing, swimming, snorkeling and kayaking in the crystal waters of Ha Long Bay in the Bai Tu Long Junk
  • Visit fishing village by rowing boat, explore the mystery of Sung Sot cave

2 days / 1 night cruise on board Paloma Cruise

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong

8:00 Pick up from your hotel. Then transfer to Halong bay
11:30 Arrive Halong Bay. Welcome on board. Meet the captain and crew and join us for a welcome cocktail as we tell you about life onboard. Set sail as lunch is prepared.
Enjoy lunch in the restaurant or on the outdoor dining area.
While we make our way to Bai Tu Long Bay, relax on the sundeck and watch the world go by or take an afternoon nap in your cabin.
Early afternoon arrive at Vung Vieng floating fishing village. Drop anchor. Our guide will give you some information and interesting facts about this fascinating village and its local community.
Disembark and travel on the sampans rowed by the local people. They will be your guides through their fishing village where you can meet the locals, visit the school and pearl farms. See at first-hand what life is like living on the water. We are proud of our working partnership with, and support of, this community.
Back on board The Paloma we head towards Halong Bay.
Drop anchor in the calm waters surrounded by islets, opportunity to go swimming in the clear warm waters or go kayaking. Kayaking is suitable for all levels and ages. Our expert will run through the safety procedures and after a basic paddling lesson our experienced guide will lead you to explore the Bay, its lagoons and beaches.
For those who prefer a relaxing afternoon, make the most of sunbathing on deck or pamper yourself with a massage and sauna in our luxurious spa.
Back on board, enjoy the sunset with evening cocktails and fresh fruit.
Take an opportunity to refresh and then join friends for a pre-dinner drink in the bar.
Dinner is served in the restaurant or outdoor dining area, which is a gastronomic delight.
After dinner, unwind in the bar where there is a selection of books, magazines and board games or relax in the spa; watch a movie on our plasma TV; join some of our team to go cuttle fishing at night or take a late night swim under the stars.

Day 2: Halong – Hanoi

6.00 For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sun deck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body and there is no better environment to practice this than amongst the limestone peaks and islands.
Take an opportunity to view the sunrise over the Bay or have an early morning swim.
Breakfast, coffee and tea are served.
After breakfast we sail through the waters and pass by a number of caves including Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu (Virgin) cave, Coc Ngoi (Toad) cave and we drop anchor at Surprise (Sung Sot) Cave.
Disembark and visit Surprise Cave located on Bo Hon Island. It is one of the widest grottoes in Ha Long Bay with thousands of stalactites and stalagmites.
10.00 We board The Paloma again. Take time to refresh and relax before checking out. Bags can be left in the luggage store.
An early lunch is served.
12.00 Return to the shore and disembark from The Paloma as our crew say farewell.
Transfer back to Hanoi around 16.30

Cruise Paloma 3 days 2 nights Halong Bay

Day 1     Ha Noi - Bai Tu Long Bay - Vung Vieng Village (L, D)

7.45-8.00  Our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel.
12.30         Arrive at Paloma office, Halong City. Transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise – enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in cabins and begin your cruise.
13.30        Having lunch – delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the tour).
15:00        Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay. Visit the Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boat (01 hour) or Kayak into the village then return to the vessel for your leisure or join one of the following optional  activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.
18:00        Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets near Hang Trong. Happy Hour (sunset party).
18:30       Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.
19.15       Sumptuous Set-dinner onboard.
21.00       Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (please book in advance with your tour guide), board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.         

Happy Hour! Buy two drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.

Day 2     HaLong  - Lan Ha Bay (B, L, D)

06.15      Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served
07.00      Paloma weighs anchor to sail through the bay and pass by several beautiful places such as Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu (Virgin) cave, Coc Ngoi (Toad) Islet, etc. Early breakfast in the dinning room.
08.30      Transfer to Smaller boat for Lan Ha Bay excursion.
09.30      Guided kayaking and swimming at Three Peaches beach, a pristine natural beach lapped by the turquoise water.
12.30       BBQ lunch is served on beach (depend on the weather or tide levels).
14.00       Continue to discovery Toi and Sang Cave (depend on the tide condition ), the most remote point in Lan Ha Bay and bordering the Gulf of Tonkin.
                 Visit its quaint fishing village and lagoon. Possibility of kayaking through an amazing tunnel under a karst mountain (time permitting).
16.00       Return to Paloma Cruise for dinner and overnight.
17.00       The vessel cruises back to the bay for second overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien. Happy hour (Sunset party).
19.15       Sumptuous Seafood Set – dinner onboard.
21.00        Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (please book in advance with your tour guide), board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.

                  Happy Hour! Buy two drink - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.

Day 3      Amazing Cave - Ha Noi (B, L)

Halong Bay 3 Days - 2 Nights06.15      Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
07.00      Have breakfast
08.00      Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot Cave).
08:15      Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to the boat.
10.00      Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove all of your belongings from the cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier).
10:30      Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.45      Arrive at Hon Gai Harbor. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the Paloma Office while waiting for getting on Van back to Hanoi.
Arrive in Hanoi about 4:30 PM.

Price in USD per person

Cabin Grade

2 days / 1 night

3 days / 2 nights






$ 139.00

$ 210.00

$ 269.00

$ 409.00


$ 152.00


$ 292.00

$ 445.00

Paloma Suite

$ 187.00

$ 285.00

$ 327.00

$ 499.00

Family Suite

$ 210.00

$ 420.00

$ 354.00

$ 709.00



  • Welcome drink
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • In-house English-speaking guide
  • Cabin on board
  • Meals and breakfast on borad
  • Insurance, Taxes and service charge

Nb: Supplement for A/C Shuttle Bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi: 25 usd/ person and supplement for A/C private car, please do not heritate to contact us for any enquiry and reservation.

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