Pelican Cruise – a pioneering new generation luxury of vessel with both uncompromising quality and safety standards.
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Explore one of the largest and the most beautiful caves on Halong Bay. Nothing is more enjoyable than exploring the natural beauty of many Islets. Moreover, you will also have a chance to join our Cooking class to challenge your skills in preparing a very famous Vietnamese dish – Spring roll.
Destination: Tuan Chau Island, Luon Cave, Ti Top beach, Luon Bo area, Sung Sot Cave
Activities: Cave exploration, Bamboo boat ride, Swimming, Spa massages (with surcharge), Cooking demonstration, Cooking class, Watching Vietnamese cultural films, Music entertainment, Squid fishing, Tai Chi
Started offering service in early 2012, Pelican Cruise is one of the most popular luxury cruise lines in Halong Bay. The fleet of Pelican Cruise has a total of three vessels, one was launched in 2012 while the two others were put into waters in 2013.
Following the luxury standards, each Pelican Cruise has 22 well-appointed cabins, a luxury bar & restaurant, and a spacious sundeck. In terms of accommodation, each cabin in Pelican cruise has been set in a perfect setting to meet various requirements. All cabins have a wide bow-window and a private balcony and feature wooden floor and hand-made furniture. Contemporary amenities such as Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, in-house telephone, private bathroom, hot and cold shower can be found in each cabin.
In addition to modern facilities and advanced services, Pelican is one of the few Halong Bay cruises being fully equipped with sonars and radars. This is one of the safest cruises in Halong Bay that passengers can place their trust in.
+ Cooking Class
7.30 – 12.00 : Our shuttle bus will come to pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi centre. Drive to Halong City. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta country side. Stopover at Hai Duong province for refreshment about 30 minutes
12.00 – 13.00 : Arrive at Tuan Chau island – Take break and welcome drink at Pelican Halong Cruise Lounge. Transfer to Pelican Halong Cruise
13.00 – 19.30 : Welcome drink – receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
Enjoy buffet lunch with Vietnamese and International dishes served while cruising through the bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet areas, such as Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Soi Sim beach, Coconut Three Island
Visiting Luon cave, the perfect combination of lime-stone mountains and jade-green sea by bamboo boat with local people. Enjoy quiet space and pure air, you will feel relaxed truly. If you are lucky, you will see monkeys on islands.
Visiting the beautiful Ti Top beach for swimming (if the weather permits), Ti Top Beach is especially famous for its fresh atmosphere, clean water, and smooth white sand that create a great ambiance for tourists to relax or passengers can take steps to reach on the top of Ti Top beach to have a whole panorama view of Halong Bay.
Back to the boat and free time while sailing to Luon Bo area, and anchor overnight.
Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)
Attend the Cooking class on sundeck – How to make Vietnamese spring rolls – traditional Vietnamese food. Then enjoy Happy Hour (Buy one drink-get one free). It is time for chit chat and relaxing. Watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay.
19.30 – 23.00 : Dinner – Deluxe Vietnamese and International BBQ Set Menu Dinner
Evening activities include: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar, watching movies and many sort of Vietnam cultural films, relaxing and spending a romantic night on Pelican Halong Cruise’s music, playing cards, chess are available, reading magazines in room and dining room. You may also try your luck at squid fishing & fishing from the boat..
23.00 End of Program for Day One.
06.00 – 08.30 Taking part in Tai Chi class on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes). Coffee, tea and pastries for breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape.
08.30 – 19.30 : Transfer to day boat for visiting Cua Van village, a small community with around 700 residents living in the root of Ngoc Mountain. Visit Cua Van village by a rustic – row boat, meet the local people who will help you row the boat for sightseeing. Enjoy quiet space and fresh air, you will feel truly relaxing.
Back to day boat for visiting Bai Tu Long Bay, enjoy beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay, swimming at Ba Ham Lake area situated in the middle of a narrow, rectangular area, with the all four sides enclosed by vertical cliffs. (if the weather permit).
Set menu lunch served on day boat. Back to Pelican Halong Cruise. Free time on boat for relaxing.
Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage Menu)
Attend the Cooking class on sundeck. Enjoy Happy Hour (Buy one drink-get one free). Watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay.
19.30 – 23.00 Deluxe Vietnamese Dinner will be served.
Evening activities include: Leisure time for chatting around the bar, watching many sorts of Vietnam cultural films. Relaxing and spending a romantic night on Pelican Halong Cruise’s music. Reading magazines in room and dining room. You may also try your luck with squid fishing on the boat.
23.00 End of Day Two program
06.00 – 08.00 The day starts early onboard with Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi, also called Tai chi chuan, combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements.
Coffee, tea and pastries for breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape.
08.00 – 11.30 Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. It takes approximately 45 minutes for cave visiting. Visit Sung Sot Cave, one of the most biggest cave in Halong bay with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Return to the boat by tender. Proper shoes are highly recommended.
Back to Pelican Halong Cruise. Check out and settle your bill at reception.
Have a buffet brunch while cruising back to the Tuan Chau Wharf. Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery while approaching the wharf.
Disembark to Tuan Chau Wharf. Say goodbye to the crew.
12.00 – 17.00 Return to Hanoi by shuttle bus. Stop over the middle to visit a traditional workshop and refreshment about 30 minutes. Arrive in Hanoi. End of the trip.