Calypso Cruiser

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Cabin price from :  $167

Tour Type : Cruise
Tour Route : Hanoi - Halong bay - Lan Ha Bay - Hanoi
Why this cruise : Valued for money, great itinerary, spacious cabins, friendly staff, delicious food, kayaking, swimming, social activities

The cabins -  Sized from 12.5 sqms, all Calypso cabins are selectively equipped with fine bedding and are well-appointed with expansive windows exposed to the widest views of the Bay. Acknowledging that the views are constantly changing, the bathroom is also widely exposed to the views to ensure that every moment counts.

Dining - featuring a feast for the senses, the Calypso restaurant offers delicious freshly-caught  seafood and other specialities to celebrate the fullest enjoyment of your cruise. Fine cuisine mingles with friendly staff, calm water and stunning views of thousands of islets for a truly unforgettable experience.

Sun deck - There’s probably no better place in the world, as the views from the sun deck are breath taking, panoramic and constantly changing. The sun deck offers an ideal space and atmosphere to enjoy sunbathing, socialising, snapping great pictures of Ha Long Bay, sipping a refreshing cocktail while gazing at the rock formations reflected in the crystal clear water of the Bay, or just simply lazing as the sun starts to set.

Activities - Enriching the body and the soul: rock climbing, swimming, snorkelling and kayaking in the crystal clear waters of Ha Long Bay are all integral experiences during your time with Calypso. The cruise with kids will be fantastic as kids indulge themselves in the exciting swim or kayaking with parents.

Regular events like guest’s birthdays, honeymoon celebrations, Halloween  national days, Christmas, New Year and the like such are well-attended to ensure your full enjoyment and excitement during your precious time on board.

 

Highlights

-         Cruising among the thousands of limestone islands in Ha Long and Lan Ha Bays

-         Visiting floating fishing villages and pearl farms to gain fascinating cultural insights

-         Kayaking through an amazing tunnel under a karst mountain

-         Climbing amazing rocks that rise from the crystal clear water of the Bay

-         Swimming the calm turquoise waters off pristine sandy white  beaches

-         Sharing serene sunsets and delightful dawns over the Bay

-         Enjoying a full range of social and entertainment activities on board at night

Day 1: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay (L/D)

08.00:    Pick-up at your hotel and start the 3 and a half hour drive to Ha Long Bay

12.00:    Embark on the Calypso Cruiser, followed by a cruise briefing

13.00:    Savour a sumptuous lunch as the Calypso Cruiser cruises further along the limestone islands of Fighting Cock, Dog Rock and the Incense Burner.

15.30:    Visit an amazing cave

17.30:    Enjoy drinks on the sun deck, snap photos of the Bay, go swimming or just relax as the sun

              starts to set.

Those who fancy some experience in cooking Vietnamese dishes can join in our brief Vietnamese cooking course on board while enjoying  complimentary wine.

19.00:    Dinner is served. Socialise with other guests or just laze around.

Overnight on board in a tranquil area. Evening activities available include night squid fishing, karaoke and dancing.

 

Day 2: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (B/L)

06.00:    Start your day with swimming, exercise or photography

07.00:    Have breakfast at sunrise

Kayaking, visiting Luon cave and swimming

Option:  Those who do not fancy kayaking can visit Titop Island to enjoy the panoramic view of Ha Long Bay or just relax or swim at the beach

Head back to the Harbour

11.00:     Disembark the boat

12.00:    Transfer back to Hanoi. The trip finishes at the hotel at around 16.30.

Day 1: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay (L/D)

08.00:    Pick-up at your hotel and start the 3 and a half hour drive to Ha Long Bay

12.00:    Embark on the Calypso Cruiser, followed by a cruise briefing

13.00:    Savour a sumptuous lunch as the Calypso Cruiser cruises further along the limestone islands of Fighting Cock, Dog Rock and the Incense Burner.

15.30:    Visit an amazing cave

17.30:    Enjoy drinks on the sun deck, snap photos of the Bay, go swimming or just relax as the sun

              starts to set.

Those who fancy some experience in cooking Vietnamese dishes can join in our brief Vietnamese cooking course on board while enjoying  complimentary wine.

19.00:    Dinner is served. Socialise with other guests or just laze around.

Overnight on board in a tranquil area. Evening activities available include night squid fishing, karaoke and dancing.

 

Day 2: Lan Ha Bay (B/L/D)

07.00:    Have breakfast on the boat

08.30:    Transfer to day boat for a cruise to Lan Ha Bay

Option 1: Rock-climbing with western instructors (surcharge applies)

10.15:    Rock climbing on Moody’s Beach (option: kayaking)

13.00:    Lunch and transfer to Thap Ngiem (Hai Pai Beach)

14.15:    Rock climbing on Hai Pai Beach (option: kayaking)

Option 2: Relaxing and kayaking

Have the whole day to relax on the beautiful shores of Van Boi and Ba Cat beach and a leisurely kayak around Lan Ha Bay

16.30 – 17.00: Cruise back to the Calypso Cruiser

19.00: Enjoy dinner. Partying, fishing or just lazing. Overnight on board

 

Day 3: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (B/L)

06.00:    Start your day with swimming, exercise or photography

07.00:    Have breakfast at sunrise

Kayaking, visiting Luon cave and swimming

Option:  Those who do not fancy kayaking can visit Titop Island to enjoy the panoramic view of Ha Long Bay or just relax or swim at the beach

Head back to the Harbour

11.00:     Disembark the boat

12.00:    Transfer back to Hanoi. The trip finishes at the hotel at around 16.30.

 

 For Itinerary 1 (2 days/1 night)

Cabin type 1st May - 30th Sep From 1st Oct - 30th Apr   
Single cabin Double cabin Single cabin Double cabin
Deluxe 167 230 192 269

 

For Itinerary 2 (3 days/2 nights)

Cabin type 1st May - 30th Sep From 1st Oct - 30th Apr   
Single cabin Double cabin Single cabin Double cabin
Kayaking optino 322 437 381 531

Rock Climbing 356 503 437 641

 

Inclusions:

 

-         Professional English Speaking Guide

-         Entrance fees and sightseeing tickets

-         Cruise through Halong bay

-         All meals on board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

-         Accommodation in air-conditioned cabin

-         Kayaking.

-         Rock climbing for the 2nd day (for 3Ds/2Ns Rock

climbing)

-         Welcome drinks, cold handkerchief

-         Tai Chi class 

-         Cooking class on Calypso Cruiser

-         Internet on board 

-         Insurance

-         Baby cot on request

 

Exclusions:

 

-         Drinks

-         Massage

-         Gratuities and personal expenses

-         Barbecue on beach (Option: 3Ds2Ns

-         kayaking): USD 25/person

-         VAT 10%

 

 

Extra services:

  1. Shuttle Bus Hanoi – Hon Gai – Hanoi: 35USD/ person
  2. Private Transfer Hanoi – Hon Gai – Hanoi: 150USD/ 4seat car, 190USD/ 7 seat car, 200USD/ 16 seat van

Notes:

  1. Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
  2. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled or replaced by biking or trekking tour on Cat Ba Island due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  3. Meals onboard are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood and international. Guests should advise any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
  4. Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.
  5. Children who have their traveling documents attached to parent's passport must travel with the parent. Credit cards accepted on board: Amex, Visa and MasterCard.
  6. Surcharge of 25% will be added for cruises on December 24 & 31 and Lunar New Year Eve.

 

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