Paloma Cruise

. Halong Bay

Paloma Cruise Special Offer


Cruise Overview

Launched 2015
No of cabins: 24
Grade Deluxe .
Passenger: 48 max

Overview of Paloma Cruise

Paloma Cruise Halong is a traditional wooden junk that combines classic beauty with modern comfort in both design and decoration.
Come on board Paloma Cruise Halong Bay, you will have a chance to enjoy many interesting activities (cooking class, kayaking, swimming, Tai Chi lesson,…) as well as the glorious splendor of Halong Bay. We ensure our customers will have the most memorable vacation where your floating hotel takes you discover scenic wonders of the Bay. Halong Bay Paloma is is a unique cruising experience while you are in Halong Bay.
Good service is key. Therefore, we always want to hear from our customers so that we can improve our services and we really value their feedback. We built objective for the future is to continue to provide the best service and develop new products. When joining Paloma Cruise, we commit to provide the lowest rates with our “Best Rate Guarantee” and bring you the experiencing you expected. Join us, you will love the experience onboard Paloma Halong Cruise.

Cabin & Rates


Rates (US$/person)

Deluxe Ocean View

Premium Cabin - Oriental Sails

14m2/main deck
Double/twin bed
max 2 persons

On Request 

Premium Ocean

Family room Paloma Suite

16sqm/upper deck
Double/twin bed
max 2 persons

Family Suite Balcony

dELUXE cABIN Paloma Suite

27sqm/upper deck
Double/twin bed
Private Balcony
max 3 persons

Paloma Suite

Paloma Suite dELUXE cABIN

23sqm/upper deck
Private Balcony
max 2 persons

Paloma Cruise - Tour Itineraries

OPTION 1: 2 days/ 1 night by Paloma Cruise

DAY 1: Explore Bai Tu Long Bay – Thien Canh Son – Cap La

07.40 – 08.00 : Pick up at your hotel in Ha Noi by shuttle bus
12.00 – 12.30 : Embark at Hon Gai International harbor.
12.30 – 13.00 : Check-in, enjoy welcome drink & cruise briefing.
13.30 – 15.00 : Have lunch while cruising to magnificent BaiTu Long Bay; admire the fascinating formations on the way.
15.15 – 15.40 : Explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son Cave.
15.45 – 18:00 : Enjoy relaxing on a white sandy beach at Hon CoIsland, swimming or kayaking.
18:00 – 19.00 : Back to junk for refreshing before having dinner on board.
20.00 – 21.00 : Relax, enjoy fresh air & overnight on Paloma Cruise.

  • Meals: Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Paloma Cruise

DAY 2: Explore Vung Vieng floating village by Bamboo Boat

07.30 – 08.00 : Morning view of Bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the fresh air.
08.30 – 09.30 : Visit VungVieng fishing village by a rustic row-boat, meet the local peopleand pass through the floating school and fish farms.
10.00 : Check out of the cabin. Start cruising towards the harbor while an A la carte lunch is served.
11.45 – 12.00 : Disembark. Drive to Yen Duc village in Dong Trieu province.
14.00 – 14.30 : Enjoy water puppet show performed by local artists.
14.45 – 17.30 : Arrive in Hanoi. Trip ends.

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

OPTION 2: 3 days/ 2 nights by Paloma Cruise

DAY 1: Explore Bai Tu Long Bay – Thien Canh Son – Cap La

7.30-7.45 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 a welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in your cabin and start your cruise.
13.30 Lunch time – enjoy a delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the tour).
15:00 - 15:30 : Head to Bai Tu Long Bay. Start sailing among the famous Islets (Indochina studio, Am Islet…) of Bai Tu Long Bay, a wild beauty with plenty of panoramic natural views.
Explore the well-hidden Co Cave (known as Thien Canh Son Cave).
15:30 - 16:40 : Enjoy relaxing on a white sandy beach at Hon Co island, swimming or kayaking.
16:45 Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets in Cong Dam. Happy Hour (sunset party).
18:00 Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.
19.15 Sumptuous set-dinner on board.
21.00 Relax in your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (please book in advance with the guide), board games and cards and massage. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.
Happy Hour! Buy two drink - get one free (bottles of wine excluded)
Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.

  • Meals: Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Paloma Cruise

DAY 2: Explore Vung Vieng floating village by Bamboo Boat

06:15: Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served
07:15 – 8:00: Catch the morning view of seascape while enjoying the buffet breakfast in the restaurant.
08:30: Transfer to the Smaller boat and start cruising to admire the great beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay.
Visit Cong Dam Area - Deep into Bai Tu Long Bay, the are is full of the famous hidden lagoons covered by majestic limestone islands and islets with wild beaches.
09:30: Guided kayaking and swimming at Geological park in Cong Dam or Vung Ha area (depend on the weather and tide levels), a pristine natural beach lapped by the turquoise water.
12:30: BBQ lunch is served on the beach (depend on the weather or tide levels).
14:00: Continue to discover Master Cave - one of the largest & well-hidden cave in Bai Tu Long Bay.
16:00: The vessel cruises back to the bay for a second overnight anchorage near Cong Do areas. Happy hour (Sunset party).
19:15: Sumptuous Seafood Set – dinner onboard.
21:00: Relax in 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 cards, and massage. 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)

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

DAY 3: Discover Cap La & Vung Ha by kayak

06.15 Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
06.45 Have breakfast
07.45 - 09.00 Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for an hour. Short visit to Pearl Farm to learn how natural pearls are grown. Then return to Paloma Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.
09.00 Upon return to the boat, you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.
Please remove all of your belongings from your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier).
10.00: Check out of the cabin.
10:30 Enjoy Farewell lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after lunch. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room, enjoying the rest of Halong Bay before getting back to harbor.
11.30 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour. Transfer by tender to the pier. Get on a van or a car back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi around 4:30 PM.

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

Important Notes:

  • 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

Paloma Cruise' Facilities and Services

Paloma Cruise Facilities

Paloma Cruise Fact and figures

Rebuilt: May 2015
Length: 38m
Height: 3,7m
Width: 9,5m
01 sun-decks: 80m
01 Dinning areas: 60m
Bar: 25m
22 Luxury Cabins
1 Massage and Spa Area

Paloma Cruise's Cabins

Deluxe Ocean View: 10 cabins
Premium Ocean View: 08 cabins
Paloma Suite: 02 cabins
Family Executive Suite: 02 cabins
Total number of cabins: 22 cabins
Total passengers: 48
Cabin Amenities (All Cabin Types)
02 bottle of mineral water
Individual controller air-conditioning
Mini bar
Shower cabin
Life vests
Bathroom amenities
Fire extinguishers
Umbrella / Raincoat at reception


If you're looking for a venue for a party or event for a big group, Paloma Cruise can organize for a group from 30 to 45 people. Halong Paloma cruises is perfect for peoples of all ages looking for a new way to host a celebration, family vacation, honeymooners, wedding party .....
Paloma Cruise offer the best in accommodations, decor and service. You can leisurely sunbathe on sundeck with the backdrop of the world’s wonder of nature, Halong Bay, or relax your body with our spa service. You can also take part in several exciting activities, like swimming in turquoise water at pristine beach.
Dining and dancing in Halong Bay Grotto/Cave, in addition, promise you and your group a unique experience. Candle light, live music, and fine dining!

Paloma 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.


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.


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

  • English Speaking Guide on boat
  • Entrance and Sightseeing fees.
  • Overnight on the Luxury Paloma Cruise
  • All meals on board ( 3 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts )
  • Cooking demonstration.
  • 2 Sunset parties on sundeck
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in rooms
  • Daily fresh fruit in cabin
  • Service charge, Insurance on board

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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