Halong Emotion Cruise

Overview

One of the best ways to discover the natural beauty of the bay is on board Halong Emotion, designed to give you the best service you could possibly wish for. Watch the scenery go by with a nice glass of wine and do as much or as little as you feel like on your holiday.

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Halong Emotion combines charm and great comfort to meet the growing demand of travellers looking for luxurious cruises in the bay.
Halong Emotion combines charm and great comfort to meet the growing demand of travellers looking for luxurious cruises in the bay.

Halong Emotion combines charm and great comfort to meet the growing demand of travellers looking for luxurious cruises in the bay. Our boat, launched in July 2008, features 28 air conditioned cabins with private bathrooms and facilities similar to a boutique style hotel, a dining room with sea view, a bar and a superb sundeck. Designed in the 1910’s Indochina style, the Halong Emotion offers the perfect mix in traditional elegance and modern comfort. Special attention has been paid to the decoration and interior of the junk.

Restaurant & Bar

It is a warm and romantic atmosphere, will be the feeling you have when sitting by overlooking sea view window and being served in our restaurant. All the dishes are made of fresh materials in the coast.

It is a warm and romantic atmosphere, will be the feeling you have when sitting by overlooking sea view window and being served in our restaurant.
It is a warm and romantic atmosphere, will be the feeling you have when sitting by overlooking sea view window and being served in our restaurant.

Any taste of wine will be satisfied in the bar, which is located in the sundeck. And it is where you will have chance to watch the profession of our cook in barbecue.

Activities

Sundeck
Located on the top floor is the 500 m (1640 ft) sundeck, excellent for sunbathing, panoramic views and – if the weather permits – barbeques. Grab a drink in the bar, lay back and enjoy a magnificent sunset.

Take advantage of the cooler air in the mornings to practice Tai Chi. Different workshops will be organised by our instructors on deck.

Activities
Halong Emotion cruise offer you the various services on board :

  • Massage – spa beauty service
  • Traditional music: enjoying the Vietnamese culture by folk music
  • Kayaking: exploring the bays islands by yourself
  • Diving: Exploring the beauty under the water surface
  • Swimming: one of the most joyous moment when you are in Halong
  • Cooking classes: a chance to learn more about Vietnamese cooking style
  • Taichi classes: A great way to greet a new day ( if weather permitted)
  • Kite – flying

Royal Palace Cruise 2 days/1 night

Royal Palace Cruise offer the interesting trip through Bai Tu Long Bay and Halong Bay with many exciting activities such as cave discovering, kayaking, sunset party, Tai Chi, cooking class, experience being a King or Queen in traditional dress

Day 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay – Vong Vieng village – Ha Long Bay (L, D)
Scenic cruise, Vong Vieng village, kayaking, swimming

Royal Palace Cruise offer the interesting trip through Bai Tu Long Bay and Halong Bay with many exciting activities such as cave discovering, kayaking, sunset party
Royal Palace Cruise offer the interesting trip through Bai Tu Long Bay and Halong Bay with many exciting activities such as cave discovering, kayaking, sunset party

07:45 – 08:15: Pick up at your hotel and depart for Ha Long City.
12:30 – On arrival at pier, you will board your Royal Palace Cruise and you are warmly welcomed by professional and friendly crew. Check into cabin.
13:00 – Enjoy specially prepared lunch while cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay with thousands of amazing limestone islands emerging from emerald water. Sailing with Royal Palace Cruise in very tranquil route, exploring the exotic beauty of the must see Bai Tu Long Bay, a feeling in paradise will come to you.
15.30 – Visit Vong Vieng floating fishing village. Our guide will give you some information and interesting facts about this fascinating village and its local community, kayaking through slide rock cliffs.
16:30 – Back to your Royal Palace Cruise, keep cruising for an hour more to the sleeping area.
18:00 – Join the sunset party on the sundeck in warm and romantic atmosphere, drinking wine, enjoy fresh local fruit, listening soft, light music from the sundeck bar.
19:00 – Enjoy the special dinner cooked by our professional chef.
20:30 – The moment you choose your own way to relax after dinner, watching movies, listening to Vietnamese traditional music, wearing costumes for King, Queen and mandarin to take photo. Besides, board games, squid fishing available for entertainment during the night time.

Day 2: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B, L)

A deluxe cruise with 12 cabins, daily departure from Halong
A deluxe cruise with 12 cabins, daily departure from Halong

Surprising Cave, scenic cruise, cooking class

06:00 – Take photos of sunrise, morning exercise with our Tai Chi master, a perfect healthy way to start a new day.
07:00 – Enjoy your breakfast, coffee, tea, fruits.
08:00 – Visit Surprising Cave – the most beautiful one in Ha Long Bay.
09:00 – Back to Royal Palace Cruise for check-out. Keep cruising towards Ha Long Bay.
10:00 – Cooking class opened right on the cruise.
11:00 – Farewell lunch served on the cruise before you arrive at harbor.
12:30 – Get on the bus to Hanoi.
16:30 – Transfer you back to your hotel.

Another Halong cruise: Information about deluxe cruises in Halong 

Indochina Sails 2 days/1 night

Indochina Sails – a luxury cruise team in Halong Bay – were designed in time-honored traditional style, with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities. What better way to experience the natural beauty and spectacular seascape of this UNESCO World Heritage site than on board an Indochina Sails junk!

Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (L,D)
07.30 – 08.00 Pick up at hotels in Hanoi Old Quarters (optional).
Indochina Sails boarding time is at 12:15 pm. Upon boarding guests are greeted with a welcome drink and gather in the dining room for a comprehensive safety and boat orientation briefing followed by itinerary details.
Indochina Sails - a luxury cruise team in Halong Bay - were designed in time-honored traditional style, with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities.
Indochina Sails – a luxury cruise team in Halong Bay – were designed in time-honored traditional style, with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities.

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After the briefing and check in we have a bit of free time till lunch is served at 1:00pm. Lunch is a multi-course Vietnamese and Western set menu. Any and all dietary needs will be catered to.
During lunch we cruise through the Bai Tu Long Bay, cruising through the most beautiful and quiet area in Bai Tu Long Bay and Halong Bay to visit Cua Van Fishing Village. Cua Van Floating Fishing Village (the largest fishing village on the Bay). At the village, which has a population of about 600 residents living in about 150 floating houses, guests can choose between kayaking through the village or visiting on small bamboo boats (sampans) rowed by the villagers.
Back on board after visiting the village there will be free time of about one and a half hours before the Cooking Class on board will be held by our Chef and all the passengers could attend to this. During that time the chef will conduct a Cooking Class showing the guests how make some Vietnamese food which is traditional food in Vietnam and guests will taste the food after the class. In addition we will have the first of our double happy hours from 6:00 till 7:00 during which time one free drink will be received for each one ordered. The dinner is served at 7:30pm.
Dinner is a sumptuous buffet featuring an array of salads, seafood, meat dishes, seasonal fresh fruits and deserts.
After dinner guests can relax in the dining room and lounge or on the upper deck and enjoy the second happy hour from 9:00 till 10:00. Board games and playing cards are available and massage services as well (massage service is available throughout the cruise). Also, everyone can try their luck at squid fishing from the boat with help from the crew.
Day 2: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B)
What better way to experience the natural beauty and spectacular seascape of this UNESCO World Heritage site than on board an Indochina Sails junk!
What better way to experience the natural beauty and spectacular seascape of this UNESCO World Heritage site than on board an Indochina Sails junk!
The next morning coffee, tea and breakfast pastries are on offer from 6:45. Tai Chi lessons are led by our tai chi master at 7:00 before we leave the boat at 7:45 for a walking tour of Titov Beach 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.
Back on board it’s time for final packing and freshening up before enjoying a full breakfast buffet, including traditional Vietnamese Noodles (Pho). After breakfast guests may relax in the dining room and lounge or on the deck enjoying the last Bay views before disembarkation at 11:00am. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation (optional).
Another Halong cruise: Victory Star Cruise

Paloma Cruise 2 days/1 night

Paloma Cruise is a brand new Chinese wooden junk crewed by a professional, loyal and dedicated team. Come on board Paloma Cruise and be charmed by her exquisite luxury, intimate setting and unrivaled home from home service. An unforgettable way to witness the serene, calm setting of Halong bay’s exceptional natural beauty.

Paloma Cruise is a brand new Chinese wooden junk crewed by a professional, loyal and dedicated team.
Paloma Cruise is a brand new Chinese wooden junk crewed by a professional, loyal and dedicated team.
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay
07.30 – 08.30 Pick up service by shuttle bus at hotels in Hanoi Old Quarters (optional).
12.30 Arrive at Paloma office, Halong City. Transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise – enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check into cabins and begin your cruise.
13.15 – 13.30 Having lunch – delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and thoughout the cruise).
15.00 Head to Bai Tu Long bay, pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Mat Quy (Monster Head) and Am Tich (Teapot) Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village.
Visit the Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boat (01 hour) or Kayak into the village then return to the vessel for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.
17.00 Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets near Hang Trong.
Happy Hour (sunset party)
18.30 Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.
19.15 Sumptuous Set-dinner on board.
21.00 Relaxing on 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 playing cards are available, and massage services are available. 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)
Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.
Paloma Cruise
Halong Bay
Day 2: Paloma Cruise – Hanoi
06.15 Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
07.00 Have breakfast in dinning room.
08.00 Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot).
08.15 Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to the boat.
10.00 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).
10.30 Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.30 – 12.00 Arrive at Hon Gai Habour. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the Paloma Office while waiting for return transportation.
16.00-16.30 Arrive in Hanoi.
Another  Halong cruises: Emotion Cruise

Hanoi – Halong by Hanoi Opera Cruise

Opera Cruise 2 days 1 night

Built in 2009, but based on an exotic oriental junk, the Hanoi Opera Cruise offers the best of both worlds: luxurious, traditional styling paired with sophisticated modern facilities and comforts! The junk features 3 decks designed with Asia Traditional decor. The boat boasts romantic wooden fixtures, a multitude of windows to make the most of the amazing views, and a spectacular upper deck for your total relaxation.
Hanoi – Halong by Hanoi Opera Cruise
Hanoi – Halong by Hanoi Opera Cruise

Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (-/L/D)

  • 8h00 : Hotel or private address pickup with our shuttle bus. Short break half way
  • 12h30: Arrive Halong Bay, welcome drinks. Check in to your cabin and set sail through the Bay while lunch is served
  • 14h30: Visiting Halong floating village by kayak or local rowing  boat
  • 16h00: Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by beautiful islets.Visit Titop island ( short trek to the top of island to have the overview of Halong bay from here ) for swimming and snorkeling
  • 17h00: Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the sundeck with local wine and fresh fruits.
  • 17h30: Join Cooking demonstrations
  • 19h00: Dinner is served in the restaurant
  • 21h00: Retire to your cabin or join the fishing excursion, watch a movie, have a drink at the bar, internet access or play exciting games

Day 2: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L/-)

  • 7h30 :  Breakfast, coffee and tea served, while sailing to Sung Sot cave
  • 8h30 : Drop anchor to explore Sung Sot cave (Surprising cave)
  • 9h30 : Back to our boat, relax before checking out
  • 10h30 : Lunch is served on board
  • 12h00 : Disembark at the harbor, Halong city. Take our shuttle bus to return to Hanoi
Hanoi – Halong by Hanoi Opera Cruise
Hanoi – Halong by Hanoi Opera Cruise

Inclusions:

  • Shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong- Hanoi.
  • Full furnished deluxe en-suite cabin with A/C, hot water
  • All meal on board (02 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast)
  • Complimentary 02 bottled waters in the cabin
  • Complimentary morning tea and coffee
  • Welcome drink
  • Cookery demonstrations
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Kayaking
  • Local rowing boat
  • Fishing equipment, movie, exciting games
  • English speaking guide
  • Fruits and local wine party
  • Free internet access
  • Travel insurance

Exclusion:

  • All airfares, transfers, hotels & visa arrangements.
  • Kayak, beverages, spa and personal expenses.
  • All services not clearly included.
  • Tip for driver and guide. travel to vietnam

Emotion Cruise

Halong Bay, “the bay where the dragon descends into the sea'”, is a spectacular seascape in the Gulf of Tonkin. More than 2,000 islands, islets and limestone formations rise from the emerald waters, remarkably shaped by wind and waves.
The best way to discover the natural beauty of the bay is onboard our newly built Halong Emotion, designed to give you the best service you could possibly wish for. Watch the scenery go by with a nice glass of wine and do as much or as little as you feel like on your holiday.

Halong Emotion Cruise combines charm and great comfort to meet the growing demand of travellers looking for luxurious cruises in the bay. Our first boat, launched in July 2008, features 28 air conditioned cabins, with private bathrooms and facilities similar to a boutique style hotel.

Restaurant on Boat

emotion

It is a warm and romantic atmosphere, will be the feeling you have when sitting by overlooking sea view window and being served in our restaurant. All the dishes are made of fresh materials in the coast. Any taste of wine will be satisfied in the bar, which is located in the sundeck. And it is where you will have chance to watch the profession of our cook in barbecue.

 

Sun Deck

emotion

Located on the top floor is the 500m sundeck, excellent for sunbathing, panoramic views and – if the weather permits – barbecues. Grab a drink in the bar, lay back and enjoy a magnificent sunset. Take advantage of the cooler air in the morning to practice Tai Chi. Different workshops will be organised by our instructors on deck.

Paloma Cruise

The Paloma Cruise is a brand new Chinese wooden junk crewed by a professional, loyal and dedicated team. Spread over 4 decks she has 16 en-suite fully equipped luxury cabins, a bar with soft seating and plasma TV, gourmet restaurant, outside dining area, sundeck and luxury spa.

paloma

Come onboard The Paloma Cruise. Be charmed by her exquisite luxury, intimate setting and unrivalled home from home service. An unforgettable way to witness the serene, calm setting of Halong Bay’s exceptional natural beauty.

The Paloma Cruise is your home while you are in Halong Bay. Good service is key. Our crew consists of 20 dynamic, passionate and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to making your stay with us special and unforgettable. Here, Halong Paloma Cruise details:

Cabins

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A selection of superior and deluxe cabins, honeymoon and family suites mixing the modern with traditional elements. All ensuite and fully equipped with air conditioning, in house phone and bathroom amenities, allowing you to relax in peace and luxury.
• 5 Superior (13m2) (double or twin)
• 7 Deluxe (15m2) (double or twin)
• 2 Honeymoon suites with balcony (17m2) with 270 degree panoramic sea views
• 2 Family suites with balcony (20m2) with 270 degree panoramic sea views

 

Bar and Dinning room

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Relax and unwind in the bar which adjoins the restaurant. Enjoy pre-dinner or after-dinner drinks, relax in the soft seating area, browse our selection of books and magazines or watch a DVD on the plasma TV. The bar is fully stocked with fine wines, spirits, alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.
On board you will be delighted with our top notch service and fine dining experience. Our menu is an innovative blend of European cuisine with an Asian twist. In Vietnam food preparation and presentation is an art form. A healthy and refined cuisine with exotic flavours features Vietnamese herbs, spices and other well-known traditional specialties. Non-meat eaters will be able to sample some of the best vegetarian food in Vietnam.

Sundeck

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The sundeck, situated on the 4th deck, is the perfect spot to view the limestone peaks, lagoons, grottoes and emerald sea. Relax on our cosy sun lounges and enjoy the cool sea breeze.

Victory Star Cruise

Victory star cabins

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Victory Star Cruise is designed and made of special wood, modern facilities and high artist decoration in each cabin. With 21 cabins, Victory Cruise is an ideal place for you to relax and enjoy natural beauty of Halong Bay. Facilities: Wooden covered Cabin; Wooden Floor; Bay view window; Air conditioner; Slipper; Shower system each cabin; Hot/Cold water served 24/24; Electric fan: Safety system; Fire extinguished.
Deluxe cabin: 02 Double
Superior family connecting: 02 cabins
Superior cabin: 15 (10 double , 05 twin)

Restaurant & Bar counter

victory

You shall explore Vietnam traditional cuisines and other international food with Eastern tastes to be served by friendly and warmly staff. You can enjoy karaoke at the restaurant or enjoy cocktails, beer and wine at the bar.

Terrace

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A very spacious and fresh air of Halong Bay you can feel at this poetic place. Let lie on the coach to relax the fresh air and see the sunrise of the new day or enjoy cocktails.
When the sun goes down, you can see thousands of stars sparkling on the sky and a dimmed romantic light on the bay. It’s so fantastic to choose for yourself special cocktails and experience some unforgettable moments.

 

Violet Cruise

Enjoy local day-caught seafood well-cooked in Vietnamese marvelous cuisine in a spacious boutique dining room, inspire yourself with glass of wine admiring the brilliant sunset of the bay or simply relax with gentle pampering at Violet spa after taking exercises in the Violet gym. Those are just available at Halong Violet which is an ideal junk for family gatherings, honeymooners, or couples of friends who love to explore the exotic bay still enjoying, however, elegant comforts.

To be launched on 1st November 2009, our newest five star junk  the Halong Violet Cruise will be fitted out in the 1930’ s Indochine style. It will feature a boutique dinning room, library & lounge, Spa & Gym and 6 individual cabins with marble bathroom, Jacuzzi & balcony. Here, Halong Violet Cruise details:

Violet suite

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04 Violet Suites: Dragon, Phoenix, Moon and Cloud: Entertain lavishly in a 43 sqm suite offering elegant Indochina 1930 decor featuring warm, exotic woods, fabrics and hand painted walls &ceiling. Exclusive amenities include plush king bedroom with private balcony & jacuzzi on upper deck. Amenities: LCD TV and full HD; Jacuzzi tub; Air – conditioner; In house phone; Deluxe amenities; Private balcony; Linen bedding; Glass standing shower; Mini bar; Wardrobe; Cotton bath robe.

Violet deluxe

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Large, gracious balcony allows streams of light into an airy 36 sqm room featuring elegant furnishings and rich decor. Meticulous attention to detail is reflected in a plush king bed and Italian marble bath featuring walk-in shower and bath tub with LCD TV & DVD. 02 Violet Deluxe: Mountain & Water. Both on main deck with: LCD TV and full HD; Jacuzzi tub; Air – conditioner; In house phone; Deluxe amenities; Private balcony; Linen bedding; Glass standing shower; Mini bar; Wardrobe; Cotton bath robe

Public Areas

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Enjoy day-catch seafood or Vietnamese fusion cuisine in a spacious boutique dining room, and indulge yourself with glass of champagne while watching the sunset or just relax with gentle pampering in Violet spa after exercising in the Violet gym. Halong Violet is the ideal place for honeymooners, small family or couples of friends who want to discover an exotic area while still enjoying elegant comforts.

Red Dragon Cruise

While all those who visit Halong Bay are charmed by the archipelago’s beauty, few visitors are aware that the three-thousand islands that dot this bay are home to many rare plants, including species found nowhere else in the world. We chose our boat’s name-Red Dragon- because, like an ancient junk boat in China. With its classic sails, polished woodwork and refined, Asian décor, the Halong Red Dragon Cruise offers an unforgettable ambiance of relaxed elegance. Join us, and see Halong Bay in style

Named and designed after an authentic Chinese junk, the original Red Dragon plied the rivers, seas and harbours of the Far East, from Singapore to northern China.Our Red Dragon is complete with five deluxe cabins and designed to resonate with superior class and grandeur. Larger than The Prince and Princess it is still small enough to get up close to the natural wonders, pocket lagoons and small fishing communities of Halong and Bai Tu Long bays.As soon as you board the Red Dragon, you will be surrounded by traditional handmade artisan woodwork. Whether you are relaxing in the comfort of your own cabin, lounging on the spacious sun deck, or dinning in the cosy restaurant, you will feel treated like royalty. Here, Ha Long Red Dragon Cruise details:

Deluxe Double

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03 Double Rooms – 10m2 with big window
02 Twin Rooms Deluxe Twin ( can be changed to double) – 10.3m2
01 Deluxe Triple – 14.2m2
Facilities: Individually controlled air-conditioning; Slippers; Wardrobe; Separate bathroom cabin with glass-standing-shower; Hair dryer; Bathroom amenities; 24 hour room service; Bottle of water on available

Sun Deck

red dragon

With its comfortable lounge chairs, fresh breeze and dazzling views, the Sundeck invites guests to lie back and relax. Featuring an impressive range of cocktails and an easy, relaxed ambiance, the Sunset Bar is a delightful place to socialize and watch the sun sink behind the bay’s myriad islands.

Bar & Lounge

red dragon

Located in the Restaurant, this cozy bar features silk chairs, embroidered décor. A wide variety of wines and cocktails is available.