Indochina Sails Cruise
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Indochina Sails Halong Bay

Tuan Chau Tourist Wharf, Halong City, Vietnam
9.0 Excellent Based on 59 reviews

Cruise Overview

Launched in: 2007
Number of cabin: 15
Cruise Type: Wooden Boat
Destination: Halong Bay - Sung Sot Cave - Titop Island - Pearl Farm
Operated by: Indochina Sails

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.

Cabin & Rates

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Boutique Superior

13.0 m2
Double/Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Boutique Deluxe

14.0 m2
Double/Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Deluxe Balcony

16.0 m2
Double/Twin
Private Balcony
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Indochina Suite

20.0 m2
Double
Private Balcony
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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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.

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 10 days prior to check-in: FREE of charge
  • From 10 to 3 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
  • Less than 72 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

Cruise Itineraries

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay
Day 2: Halong Bay - Hanoi

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 & Facilities

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

Customer Reviews

Excellent

9

Based on 59 reviews

Traveler rating
  • Cruise quality
    9.2
  • Food/Drink
    8.9
  • Cabin quality
    9.1
  • Staff quality
    9.4
  • Activity
    8.4
9.8

Mr.Ian Pilkington

Perth, Australia

23 April, 2018

"Really enjoying the experience!"

Hi Hang, trip is going great and really enjoying the experience. All guides have been brilliant and really helpful.

Just a question - do we take all luggage to Halong Bay, or can we leave some behind in Hanoi ?

9.8

Ms.Natasha Tiemstra

Calgary, Canada

3 April, 2018

"Great experience"

Thank you so much for organizing my trip. It was fantastic.

10.0

Mr.Michael Brown

NORTH VANCOUVER, Canada

13 March, 2018

"Fantastic !"

Fantastic boat, excellent food, amazing service, comfortable bed, nice bathroom. The room is a little cramped with no place to store luggage. We loved Halong Bay!

10.0

Ms.Jayne M Barker

Huddersfield, United Kingdom

10 January, 2018

"Exceeded our expectations "

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.

9.8

Ms.Trang Wishart

Gerringong, Australia

26 December, 2017

"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

10.0

Mr. Alan John Syme

United Kingdom

22 November, 2017

"The cruise was was excellent"

We were very impressed with our boat the Indochina Sails 1. Our cabin was lovely, the crew were very friendly & attentive & the food was first class! We enjoyed all the activities & had a wonderful time. We had a wonderful time & will definitely recommend to our friends & be back to do the trip again. Halong Bay is a must, it's very beautiful

We have nothing negative to say about our trip everything was well organised from start to finish

9.0

Mr.VICTOR CARLOS FERRIOLS

Philippines

19 June, 2017

"Well organized "

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

9.0

Mr. Basem

Saudi Arabia

15 March, 2017

"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

9.2

Ms.charlotte Ward

London, United Kingdom

10 October, 2016

We had a great time, Thanks

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!

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FAQs

The distance from Hanoi to Halong Bay is about 170 km. Shuttle Bus takes you around 3.5 hours, included haft-hour for break time from Hanoi to Halong Bay. If you go by private car, it takes around 3 hours.
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.
Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change upon weather and operations conditions.
Halong Bay is a very suitable place for honeymoon, wedding anniversary or birthday vacation. Depend on your budget, you can join a sharing cruise or take a private cruise. But all our cruise partners have activities to celebrate for your special occasions such as decorating your bed with rose petals in a heart shape, giving chocolate or birthday cake...

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.

Once you selected an accommodation, click 'Book Nov' button to continue.

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).

Step 2: Book Extra Services

This step meets your needs in booking optional services like transfer, visa, kayaking or other interesting activities related to your current booking.

Tips: Don't forget to book hotels, tours together in this step! It's a smart way to get more savings.

Step 3: Submit Booking

Here you can review, add or remove your booking items, complete and submit your booking form.

After your booking is submitted, the system navigates to a 'Thank you page and send you an automatic email listing all the services you requested.

Our travel consultant will get in contact with you within 01 working day to inform about the service availability & payment.

Step 4: Confirm Availability & Deposit

1. Check availability :

After receiving your booking request, our consultant will check the availability of the services. If the services are available, our consultant will send you a payment link for the deposit by email, otherwise we will give you some alternative suggestions.

Notice: our email may go to your spam mailbox, please check your spam mailbox if you don't receive our response in one working day.

2. Deposit:

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: 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 are 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.