Pelican Cruises: 3 days Halong Bay Cruise- FantaSea Travel
Route: Halong Bay – Ti Top – Bai Tu Long Bay – Cua Van – Surprise Cave
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Highlights

You will get deeper insights into the charm and tranquil beauty of Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay with the Pelican Halong Cruise 3 days 2 nights. Along the journey, you will visit the amazing Surprise (Sung Sot) Cave, the vibrant Cua Van fishing village, enjoy the stunning view of the sunrise or sunset over the bay. The trip not only brings you to the magnificent destinations but also offer you active activities in the bay. If you are looking for a comfortable and memorable trip on Halong Bay, Pelican Halong Cruise is where it all begins.

Tour Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1: HANOI – HALONG (L, D)

08.00 – 12.00 Transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay by Pelican's shuttle bus or by private car (not included)

12.00 – 13.00 Up on arrival to Tuan Chau Island, you are welcome by the crew with welcome drink at the Pelican Cruise Lounge then will embark on cruise. Once you are on cruise, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in to your cabin.

13.00 – 19.30 Enjoy buffet lunch with Vietnamese 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 Tung Sau area, is covered by the leaping rocks, cultured pearl fishery. You can wit yourself the process of the jewel, from culturing to harvesting and sculpting, Moreover, you have a chance to do kayaking based on your preference. Enjoy busy space with pearl maker, you can experience the completion of pearl.

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.

Attend the Cooking class on sundeck – How to make Vietnamese spring rolls - traditional Vietnamese food. Then enjoy Happy Hour, it is time for chit chat and relaxing. Watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay. 

19.30 – 23.00 Enjoy Deluxe Vietnamese 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.


DAY 2: HALONG BAY – BAI TU LONG BAY (B, L, D)

06.00 – 08.00 The day starts early onboard with Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Coffee, tea and pastries for breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape.

08.00 – 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, free kayaking and 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.

Attend the Cooking class on sundeck. Enjoy Happy Hour. 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.


DAY 3: HALONG – HANOI (B, L)

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 and say goodbye to the crew.

Tour Price

Tour Price

3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS PELICAN CRUISE RATES

HIGH SEASON: 01 JAN 2019 – 30 APR 2019

+ Deluxe Cabin: US$540 for two (02) persons

+ Child below 5 years old, sharing cabin with 2 adults: Free of charge

+ Child from 5 to 11 years old, sharing cabin with 2 adults: US$198/person

+ Two children below 12 years old, sharing a private cabin: US$207/person

Not applicable for Lunar New Year 02 Feb 19

PEAK SEASON: 02 FEB 2019

+ Deluxe Cabin: US$569 for two (02) persons

+ Child below 5 years old, sharing cabin with 2 adults: Free of charge

+ Child from 5 to 11 years old, sharing cabin with 2 adults: US$209/person

+ Two children below 12 years old, sharing a private cabin: US$218/person

LOW SEASON: 01 MAY 2019 – 30 SEP 2019

+ Deluxe Cabin: US$530 for two (02) persons

+ Child below 5 years old, sharing cabin with 2 adults: Free of charge

+ Child from 5 to 11 years old, sharing cabin with 2 adults: US$198/person

+ Two children below 12 years old, sharing a private cabin: US$203/person

Notes

+ Maximum two adults and one child per cabin;

+ Child from the age of 12 years old and above is considered as adult;


TRANSFERS FROM HANOI TO HALONG BAY (OPTIONAL)

Roundtrip tranfer rates by Pelican’s shuttle bus:

+ Adult and child from 5 years old: US$20/person

+ Child below 5 years old: Free of charge

+ Pick up/Drop off: Any hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter or in front of Hanoi Opera House at 1 Trang Tien str., Hanoi

+ Transfer time: From 3 to 3.5 hours

Services included

Services included

+ Three-day cruise in Halong Bay aboard the Pelican;

+ Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin;

+ Welcome drinks upon arrival;

+ Complimentary water, tea and coffee onboard;

+ Entrance and sightseeing fees;

+ 02 breakfasts, 03 lunches, 02 dinners;

+ Cooking demonstration, afternoon tea and Tai Chi session;

+ English speaking in-house tour guide on boat;

+ Kayaking and rowing boat to fishing village;

+ Travel insurance on board, tax and service charges;

Services not included

Services not included

+ All airfares, transfers, hotels and visa arrangements;

+ Round trip transfers to and from Halong Bay (Shuttle bus available);

+ Beauty and Spa services;

+ Beverages, tips and personal expenses;

+ Surcharge for New Year, Christmas;

+ Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.

+ All other services not clearly mentioned above.

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

IMPORTANT NOTES

+ Programs & schedules subject to change without prior notice. Inclement weather, tide levels and operating conditions at sea may force changes in cruise itinerary and schedule at any time. Kayaking and swimming excursions, in particular, may be cancelled due to rough weather;

+ Cruise offers fusion cuisine: international, seafood and Vietnamese. Please advise us at least one (01) week ahead of departure about any specific food preferences, dietary restrictions or food allergies;

+ Port authorities insist on advance registration including full name, gender, date of birth, nationality, and passport number. At check-in a valid passport is required. Port authority may deny boarding if these conditions are not met;

+ Wi-Fi internet is available for free on terrace deck, but note that the internet signal at sea suffers frequent interruption;

+ The cancellation decision is made by Management Board of Halong Bay on the day of the trip in case of bad weather conditions. In such case, we will make alternative travel arrangement for you on request or offer refund in accordance with the cruise policy.


BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. Rates

Tour prices are per person and are net prices, quoted in United State Dollars.

Prices are subject to change without notice. Some prices can only be guaranteed at the time the booking is made and may differ from that quoted as it is based on the “best available rate of the day from the supplier”. Reservations during peak times (Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, National Holidays) may be subject to supplementary charges.

2. Payment

Deposit payment can be settled by cash, bank wire transfer, or credit card. A deposit of 30% of total rate is required at the time of booking. Final payment is due 15 days prior to arrival date (low season and high season) and 30 days prior to arrival date (peak season). If the final payment is not received on time, FantaSea Vietnam may cancel the booking and invoke the cancellation fee.

If payment is made by credit card, a surcharge of 2% will be applied to Visa and Master and 3% to American Express.

If payment is made by bank transfer, please make payment direct to our bank account:

Beneficiary Bank:     Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank)

                                    Thanh Cong Branch, Hanoi City, Vietnam

Swift code:                 BFTVVNVX-045

Beneficiary name:     FANTASEA CO., LTD

Address:                    181 Xa Dan 2, Dong Da Dist., Hanoi City, Vietnam

USD Account No.:    0451 370 2442 97

Please note that our prices are not inclusive of transfer fees levied by your bank and overseas bank. Please ask your bank to transfer the sum prior to deduction or any shortfall.

We reserve the right to release a part or full booking if the full payment is not completed as per the booking deadline.

Payment in Vietnam Dong (VND) is to be made equivalent to the amount in United States Dollars (USD) at the official exchange rate of the Vietcombank at the time of payment.

3. Cancellation

Cancellation will be charged as follows:

+ More than 30 days prior to check-in: free of charge;

+ From 15 to 30 days prior to check-in: 30% of total rates;

+ From 07 to 14 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates;

+ Less than 07 days prior to check-in: 100% of total rates;

+ No-Show: 100% of total rates;

Please note that non-refundable policy will be applied for special promotion packages and will be informed at the time of booking.

Cancellation notice must be in written form and send to us via email. Cancellation by phone is not acceptable. Refund will be processed between 5-7 business days.

4. Refund of Unused services

No refund or exchange can be made in respect of accommodation, meals, sightseeing tours, transports or any other services, which are included in the packages but not utilized by the guests.

5. Confirmation

All confirmations are generally confirmed by e-mail within 2 working days. In case immediate confirmation is not possible, we will inform you of the booking status at the time of reservation.

6. Voucher

Voucher will be issued by FantaSea Vietnam by email/fax after the booking is confirmed and payment is completed.

7. Liability and Insurance

FantaSea Vietnam accepts no responsibility for any loss, injury, damage or delay due to natural disaster, politic actions, weather or causes beyond its control. Travel insurance and medical precautions are essential. Your travel insurance must provide cover against personal accident, medical expenses, emergency repatriation and personal liability. We strongly recommend that you hire a travel insurance policy for any trips.

8. Guests’ Information

The client is requested to submit all guests’ details at least 48 hours prior to check-in (Full name, Date of birth, Gender, Nationality, Passport number, Vietnam visa expiry date, Contact number).

This personal information will only be used for check-in procedure only, and will not be shared or used for any commercial purposes.

9. Early Check-in or Late Check-out

Please note that early check-in or late check-out is not available.

10. Other Notes

Please note that all the above services & tours have yet to be booked, they are proposed for your information only and we will not make any reservations before we receive your confirmation to do so. If one or some proposed service(s) is (are) not available at the moment of booking, we will try to find other possibilities/options or other similar service(s) in order to avoid changes to the program.