Calypso Cruise

. Halong Bay

Special Offer

from
$130/p

Cruise Overview

Launched 2018
No of cabins: 20
Grade Deluxe .
Passenger: 52 max

Overview of Calypso Cruise

Calypso Cruises with double – bottoms offer travelers very safe trips. There are 2 Calypso cruises that both are new. One was built and started to run in Nov 2018, and the other is going to run in Jun of 2019. Each cruise consists of 20 luxury cabins. It is also suitable for a big group that needs all 20 twin beds cabins that difficult for you to find on other cruises. These twin beds can convertible to double bed. Calypso Cruises I & II are the fifth and sixth cruise in the fleet of Calypso Cruise Jsc with the impressive slogan: “The Timeless Experience of Lan Ha bay.” Calypso Cruises will bring you exciting emotions and even the most memorable moments when cruising on Lan Ha Bay.

Cabin & Rates

Roomtypes

Rates (US$/person)

Deluxe Cabin

Premium Cabin - Calypso Cruise

18m2/main deck
Double/twin bed
n/a
max 2 persons

On Request 

Deluxe Balcony Cabin

dELUXE cABIN

18sqm/upper deck
Double/twin bed
Private Balcony
max 2 persons

Family Deluxe

dELUXE cABIN

30sqm/main deck
Double/twin bed
n/a
max 2 persons

Calypso Cruise - Tour Itineraries

OPTION 1: 2 days/ 1 night by Calypso Cruise

DAY 1: HANOI – HAI PHONG – HALONG BAY – LAN HA BAY

9:00 – 9:30: You are picked up from your hotels in Hanoi for 2.5 hour driving on 5B highway to the Got Harbor in Hai Phong Province for the cruise.
12:00 – 12:30: Tender will transfer you to embark Calypso Cruises. You will be served with a welcome drink and a towel.
Followed by our cruise briefing where you will also be given safety instructions before checking into your cabins. While the cruise sailing, you enjoy a bon-appetite lunch and being impressed by the beauty of hundreds of karst islands on your way passing Halong Bay to Lan Ha Bay.
15:00: Visit Light and Dark Water Cave, where you can do kayaking or bamboo boat rowed by local people.
17:30: Return to Calypso Cruises. It’s time to admire the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin and enjoy happy hour (buy 2, get 1 more free).
You take part in cooking demonstration to learn our Vietnamese cuisine.
Take part in cooking demonstration by our chef to learn about Vietnamese cuisine.
19:00: A great dinner awaits you.
20:30: Your free time to enjoy the landscapes of the Bay on the top deck, sing karaoke, enjoy ordered drinks from the bar, try your luck at squid fishing or just relax in your cabins, etc.
Overnight on board.

  • Meals: Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Calypso Cruise

LAN HA BAY – CAT BA ISLAND – HANOI

06:30 – 07:00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
06:30: Wake up early to enjoy the dawn and start a perfect new day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
7:00 – 9:00: Have a light breakfast in the restaurant.
9:00: Check out your cabin. Then you take a bus route for about 20 minutes on Cat Ba Island from Gia Luan Pier to visit Army Hospital Cave, a special place to save the significant Vietnamese history during the resistance war. During the travel, you will be immersed in the wild fresh natural scenery of Cat Ba National Park.
10:30:Back to Calypso Cruises. You have lunch while the Calypso Cruise back to the harbor
12:00: Disembark the boat and return to Hanoi.
14:30 – 15:00: Arrive at Hanoi. End of the trip.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
  • Accommodation: N/A

OPTION 2: 3 days/ 2 nights by Calypso Cruise

DAY 1: HANOI – HAI PHONG – HALONG BAY – LAN HA BAY

9:00 – 9:30: You are picked up from your hotels in Hanoi for 2.5 hour driving on 5B highway to the Got Harbor in Hai Phong Province for the cruise.
12:00 – 12:30: Tender will transfer you to embark Calypso Cruises. You will be served with a welcome drink and a towel.
Followed by our cruise briefing where you will also be given safety instructions before checking into your cabins. While the cruise sailing, you enjoy a bon-appetite lunch and being impressed by the beauty of hundreds of karst islands on your way passing Halong Bay to Lan Ha Bay.
15:00: Visit Light and Dark Water Cave, where you can do kayaking or bamboo boat rowed by local people.
17:30: Return to Calypso Cruises. It’s time to admire the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin and enjoy happy hour (buy 2, get 1 more free).
You take part in cooking demonstration to learn our Vietnamese cuisine.
Take part in cooking demonstration by our chef to learn about Vietnamese cuisine.
19:00: A great dinner awaits you.
20:30: Your free time to enjoy the landscapes of the Bay on the top deck, sing karaoke, enjoy ordered drinks from the bar, try your luck at squid fishing or just relax in your cabins, etc.
Overnight on board.

  • Meals: Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Calypso Cruise

DAY 2: LAN HA BAY – CAT BA ISLAND

Today we shall have a deeper exploration of Lan Ha Bay using our small day-boat cruising through the multiple islands & islets, hidden beaches… also a short visit on bicycles to Viet Hai village, an isolated village in the very heart of Cat Ba National Park.
6:30: Wake up early to enjoy the dawn and start a perfect new day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
7:00 – 8:30: Have a light breakfast in the restaurant.
8:30: You get picked up by a small day boat and cruise through Lan Ha Bay before disembarking at Viet Hai dock..
9:30: Go cycling a short trip of 5km to Viet Hai – a small village in the midst of the jungle, surrounded by the high mountain range of Cat Ba National Park. The area has become popular with foreign tourists, without attracting the mass tourism.
11:00 : Return by bicycle to the dock and board our dayboat again to sail further to the other side of Lan Ha Bay.
12:00 : Arrival at Van Boi area. The day boat anchors for a peaceful lunch.
13:00-15:40: Kayaking around Van Boi area. Then we move on to Ba Trai Dao (Three Peaches) Beach. You are free to swim in this beautiful & clean area.
16:00: Return to Calypso Cruise. Enjoy the happy hours on Sundeck or relaxing in your cabins.
19:00: Dinner in the Dining Hall and enjoy the activities on board. Overnight on board.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Calypso Cruise

DAY 3: CAT BA ISLAND – HANOI

06:30: Wake up early to enjoy the dawn and start a perfect new day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
7:00 – 9:00:Have a light breakfast in the restaurant.
9:00: Check out your cabin. Then you take a bus route for about 20 minutes on Cat Ba Island from Gia Luan Pier to visit Army Hospital Cave, a special place to save the significant Vietnamese history during the resistance war. During the travel, you will be immersed in the wild fresh natural scenery of Cat Ba National Park.
10:00: Back to Calypso Cruise. You have lunch while the Calypso Cruise back to the harbor.
12:00: Disembark Calypso Cruise and return to Hanoi.
14:30 – 15:00: Arrive at Hanoi. End of the trip.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
  • Accommodation: N/A

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice

Calypso Cruise' Facilities and Services

Calypso Cruise Facilities

FACTS & FIGURES

Total Length: 55 m
Total Width: 10.5 m
Depth: 3.15 m
Engine: YANMAR 650 hp
Generator: 03 DENYO (100 KVA, 60 KVA, 25 KVA)
Crew: 18
Number of cabins: 20
Capacity: 52 passengers

PORT LOCATION

Address: Got Harbor – Hai Phong Province
Distance to nearest hospital: 4 km
Distance to Hanoi Airport (Noi Bai): 120 km or 2.5 driving hours
Distance to Hai Phong Airport (Cat Bi): 25 km or 45 driving minutes
Distance to Hanoi City: 100 km or 2 driving hours

TRANSPORTATION

Shuttle bus service: Daily departure, pick up at guests’ Hotels within Hanoi Center
Private Car service: Available upon request

CHECK-IN / CHECKOUT

Check in time: 01:00 PM
Cabin check out time: 9:00 AM

PUBLIC AREA

Welcome Hall: Nicely set-up to give guests a warm welcome
Restaurant: Total Area of 136 m2, including performing stage, bar, LED screen, indoor area is surrounded with panoramic windows for great Bay view, outdoor balcony
Front Deck: Wide open, non-occupied front deck for great views of the Bay, and photo shootings
Sundeck: 300 m2 of open space for sunbathing, Taichi lesson

CABINS AMENITIES

Individually controlled air-conditioning
Stocked mini-bar
In-house phone
Slippers
Life vests
Safety box
Wardrobe
Fire extinguisher / Smoke detector Bathroom amenities:
Bathroom amenities: Stand shower, bathrobe, toilet, hairdryer, electric shaver outlet

Calypso Cruise - Activities

Local rowing Boat

Get ready for visiting floating village where bamboo boats rowed by local people. You will have chance to experience history, culture and the daily life of local peoples while rowing through floating village.

Kayak

Do kayaking by yourself through floating houses, explore the beauty of limestone so close by yours eyes, hands and individual feeling.
You will make a short hiking trip around village, along landscape and enjoy water sport.

Swimming

Visit nature beach of Halong bay by walking along beach, swimming and joining sea activities. Relaxing after activities, immersing in the water to get stronger.

Squid Fishing

Who want to go fishing? When the night falls, it must be fun when standing on the boat and try your luck with sly squids. Squid fishing can be successful from your skills.

Taichi Class

If you love Taichi, please take a lesson from our Taichi master. Let’s come on the sundeck in the early morning and start your new day in fresh air.

Cooking Demonstration

Cooking demonstration is a way to learn how you can make Vietnam Spring roll by yourself, you may do at home for your family or friends. There is hope yet. With guides from our chef, we hope you can make Vietnam traditional food in perfect way.

Important information

What's included ?

Price Includes

  • Overnight on luxury Calypso Cruise.
  • Welcome drinks with warm/cold hand towel upon arrivals
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing fees
  • English & Vietnamese speaking tourist guide on boat
  • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin
  • All meals on board
  • Morning Taichi class, cooking demonstration, night squid fishing, games.
  • Kayaking/bamboo boat activity
  • Cycling and transfer in Cat Ba Island (for 3 days)
  • Visit Army Hospital Cave

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Beverages and Tobacco
  • Tips and other Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above

Children Rates

  • Children under 5 years old FOC
  • 2 Children under 12 sharing 01 cabin discounted 25% cabin
  • Children from 5 to 11 years old surcharge 75% adult
Note*: The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 45 days prior to check-in: 10% of total rates
  • From 30 to 45 days prior to check-in: 25% of total rates
  • From 15 to 29 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
  • From 07 to 14 days prior to check-in: 75% of total rates
  • Less than 07 days prior to check-in/No-Show: 100% of total rates

Cancellation by bad weather

If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:
  • Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
  • During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.
  • The trip be cut down from 2 nights to 1 night, tourists will be charged a 2 days/1 night trip, plus other used services, the rest will be refunded.
  • The final cost will be confirmed by your consultant via email. In all cases, please contact us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!

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