Indochina Sails Halong Bay

Tuan Chau Tourist Wharf, Halong City, Vietnam
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Indochina Sails - The Luxury You Deserve!

The Indochina Sails creates a new concept of security and higher the quality of fleet activities on the bay. With 23 deluxe cabins, it gives customers a sense of refinement and luxury that can’t be found in other boats on Halong Bay. Halong Indochina Sails is not only differentiate itself in innovative guest rooms and elegant design but also in creating unique cruising routes: Heaven Gate’s Island, Titov Island and many popular destinations.

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Cruise Overview

Launched in: 2007
Numer of Cabins: 15
Cruise Type: Wooden Boat
Operated by: Indochina Sails

Cabin & Rates

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Superior Cabin

13.0 m2
Double/Twin
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Deluxe Cabin

15.0 m2
Double/Twin
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Suite cabin

19.0 m2
Double
Private Balcony
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Price Includes

  • Welcome Drink
  • Cruise Itinerary and Program
  • Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
  • In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Luxury Cabins and Suites with A/C
  • Luxury en-suite Bathroom
  • 1 Vietnamese Lunch and Dinner (2 Vietnamese Lunch and Dinner for 3 Days 2 Nights)
  • 1 International Breakfast (2 International Breakfast for 3 Days 2 Nights)
  • Conference Equipment (charter)
  • Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges.

Price Excludes

  • Transfer Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi (book in next step)
  • Surcharge for check-in on: Lunar New Year, Christmas Days: 24th Dec, New Year’s Eve: 31st Dec
  • Airfares, Car Transfers and Hotels
  • Beauty Spa Services and Massage
  • Beverages
  • Tips and Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 15 days prior to check-in: 10% of total rates
  • From 14 to 2 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
  • Less than 48 hours prior to check-in: 100% of total rates
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates

Cancellation due to 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!

Children Policy

  • FOC Rate for children under 5 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults (No extra Mattress)
  • The Child Rate for children from 5 to 12 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults: 75% Adult rate (No extra Mattress)
  • 02 child under 12 years sharing 1 cabin will be count as 01 Single Room.
  • Only 1 (one) child under 5 years traveling with 2 (two) adults free of charge when sharing parents bedding.
  • - Maximum capacity of extra mattress/baby cot in a room is 1.
  • EXTRA MATTRESS POLICY / EXTRA BABYCOT POLICY: Applied for maximum 1 child sharing cabin with parents
  • - 3 days 2 nights cruise: 50 USD/ Bed
  • - 2 days 1 night cruise: 25 USD/ Bed

Full Itinerary

Day 1 Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay
08:00 - 12:00 Pick up at Hanoi Hotel, transfer to Halong (book transfer in next step).

12:30 Arrive at Tuan Chau Port – Board Indochina Sails, enjoy welcome drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.

Enjoy the deluxe Vietnamese set menu lunch while the boat setting sail into Halong Bay. (Massage service is available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise. Please book in advance.) We cruise through the incredible bay passing the most beautiful and quiet area including Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Finger islet...

In the afternoon, explore the Sung Sot Cave - one of the most spectacular and largest grottoes of Halong Bay. The mouth of the grotto is reached by ascending about a hundred stone steps.

Come back to the boat, we organize a Fruit and Vegetable carving lesson led by our Head Chef. During the lesson, the chef will conduct Fruit and Vegetable carving showing the guests how we decorate and make some traditional Vietnamese food.

18:00 - 19:00 – Happy Hour Buy one drink-get one free (wine by the bottle excluded).

Dinner is served on board. After dinner, spend your free time to relax in your cabin or attend in evening activities board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.

21:00 – 22:00: Happy Hour Buy one drink-get one free (wine by the bottle excluded).

Overnight on board.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Indochina Sails
Day 2 Day 2: Halong Bay - Hanoi
Rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes). Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries are available.

Next, transfer by tender to the Titop Island. About one hour is spent on the island allowing time for a climb up the steps to the peak for a breathtaking 360 degree view of the Bay (there is also an expansive viewing deck half way up). After the climb there is time left to relax on the beach and have a swim.

Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove all of your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier).

09.30 Enjoy a full breakfast in the dining room. Bills are settled after breakfast. Relax while cruising back to the mainland.

On arrive at Tuan Chau port, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation.t

12:00 - 16:00 Transfer from Halong to Hanoi. On arrival, drop at your hotel or meeting point. End of tour.

Meals: Breakfast, Brunch
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.

Services

  • 24-hour Security
  • Conference & meeting facilities
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Reception
  • Rowing boat
  • Safety box at reception
  • Tender for sightseeing
  • Theme Cruise
  • Baby cot
  • Bar
  • Beauty Services and Massage
  • Cabin Service (Snack Meals)
  • Fresh flower
  • IDD at the reception
  • Restaurant

Departure Info

  • Shuttle Bus: Pick-up at the customer's hotel around 7:30 - 8h:00 am
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Guide: English or French guide on boat

Activities on Board

  • BBQ Dinner
  • Cooking classes
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Movie nights
  • Spa & Massage
  • Swimming
  • Tai Chi
  • Wooden games

Activities on Request

  • Birthday / Wedding anniversary/ Honeymoon
  • Corporate Party
  • Steam/Sauna
  • Wedding ceremony

58 reviews are submitted by our customers after using service: Indochina Sails

Very good

8.9

Based on 58 reviews

Traveler rating
  • Cruise quality
    9
  • Food/Drink
    8.8
  • Cabin quality
    9
  • Staff quality
    9.3
  • Activity
    8.2
Score breakdown
9.2

Ms.charlotte Ward

London, United Kingdom

10 October, 2016

We had a great time, Thanks

8.6

Mr. Basem

Saudi Arabia

27 May, 2016

Excellent

They didn't told me the soft drink is not free and in the end they handed me a bill for the soft drink. it's not that big money, but they should've told me before

8.6

Mr.VICTOR CARLOS FERRIOLS

Philippines

22 September, 2015

Crew are friendly, accommodating, and organized. Cruise ship is very clean, well equipped in passengers' needs & safety, with first class accommodations and services. There's quite a good and delicious selection of Vietnamese and Western food in the Lunch and Breakfast Buffet, specially enjoyed the… More

Though the Crew tried their best to understand, they have a hard time understanding and communicating with guests' needs and inquiries except for Annie the Tour Guide in Charge who was the only one who could speak & understand English fluently. Instead of the (Itinerary) specified sumptuous Buffet Dinner,… More

8.8

Mr.Thomas Roemhild

Kelkheim, Germany

22 June, 2015

Its been an awesome journey. Everything was perfectly planned during those 3 days.
The Staff did a perfect job to please everybody. We loved the low numbers of passengers on the junk.
We definitely would come back!

9.8

Ms.Trang Wishart

Gerringong, Australia

5 June, 2015

The trip was fantastic.

Cruise need to let your customers know that they will can go swimming and that they can purchase something at Ti Top beach and will need their camera if they want to go up the hill for a walk

9.0

Mr.Tim Ryan

Mooloolaba, Australia

23 April, 2015

Not long enough on board

10.0

Ms.Jayne M Barker

Huddersfield, United Kingdom

18 January, 2015

The cruise was fantastic and exceeded our expectations in every way. The cabin was beautiful, and the food and staff exceptional. I would give everything 10/10.

8.6

Mr.HERVE STERNBERG

HAIFA, Israel

13 December, 2014

good junk, good service

not enough activities the second day: we booked for a 3 days cruse because we wanted a whole day to visit remote places in along bay, Ba Tu Long bay and Lan Ha bay, the visits and the kayak was good but we had a very long lunch pose and we finish the day visit too early, it could be organize in a better… More

9.4

Ms.Emma Le Vicount

United Kingdom

12 June, 2014

I very much enjoyed the cruise thank you and for the 1st 4 points I would give 10/10

However, the activities I would only rate 7/10 I enjoyed the visit to the floating visit however I was disappointed with tiptop island. There was a petrol generator on the beach & I felt the fumes the noise & fumes spoilt what should have been a relaxing experience

10.0

Ms.Elizabeth Thomas

Wellington, New Zealand

18 May, 2014

the premium boat was amazing, very first class. The food and staff were both wonderful. Very flexible program.………………….

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FAQs

The booking process is represented through 5 steps below:

Step 1: Check Rates

Fill in the numbers of adults, children and infants of your group, enter your departure date and click 'Check Rates' button, you will see the accommodation prices.

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Tips: To get more special discounts, please take a look at 'Trip saving for booking together' section where you can check rates and get a discount for booking 02 services at the same time. The discount amount ranges from US$3 to US$60 per room per night (hotel) or per pax (tour).

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After receiving the payment link in the email sent from our consultant, please make the deposit as soon as possible to secure your booking. When we receive your deposit payment, our consultant will reserve the services for your booking as following:

If all of the services are reserved successfully, we will send you a Confirmation Email including the deposit invoice and other useful information

If the services are fully booked and are not available, we will inform you and suggest other options. In case you no longer want to book these services, we will refund all of the deposit amount.

Notice: Your booking will NOT be confirmed until we send you the Confirmation email. The remaining balance can be paid later - before departure date. For some urgent bookings or special types of promotion, 100% of the total cost will be required.

Step 5: Come & Final Payment

The full payment must be made before your departure date. The exact deadline will be confirmed by our travel consultant depending on each service you booked.

The remaining balance can be paid by Cash (VND, USD, AUD, EUR) or by credit card. For the customers who're going to stay in Hanoi, we're able to setup a direct meeting to collect the final payment.

Notice: Payment by cash on arrival is only applied for trips starting from Hanoi and the arrival date is before the payment deadline (confirmed by our travel consultant). All currencies are exchanged by local rate.

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When your group adds members, the price for per person will be reduced correspondingly. Furthermore, when you book more services, we will offer extra discount for additional services. To save your budget, you should travel with other people and book as more services together as possible.
Activities you can take part in during within a Cruise program is: Movie Night, Board Games, visiting Floating village, go fishing, cooking class, kayaking or swimming, biking, climbing… It depends on each cruise and the length of Cruise program as 02 days or 03 days. Please see more details in cruise itineraries.
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