09:00: Get picked up at your hotel in the Old Quarter, you’ll leave for Ha Long Bay, one of the most spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Areas and the world’s largest marine limestone ‘karst’ landscape.
12:00 Arrival in Tuan Chau Island and check-in at Paradise Suites Hotel.
12:15 Transfer to Paradise Elegance Cruise 5* by Electric cart.
12:30 You will be given a short briefing about your cruise itinerary and safety regulations while sipping your welcome drink aboard the Paradise Elegance.
13:00 – 14:30 Time to enjoy your lunch at Le Marin Restaurant while Paradise Elegance passes by beautiful islets of Halong Bay.
14:30 – 15:30 Visit Tung Sau pearl farm. You will have the chance to explore the process of pearl cultivation or experience kayaking*.
15:45 – 16:45 Visit Titov Island – the island is named after the Russian cosmonaut Gherman Stepanovich Titov. You can either choose to hike the mountain to get an overview of Halong Bay or swim at the beach on the island.
17:15 – 19:00 At sunset, Paradise Elegance will anchor overnight. It is the perfect time to enjoy Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1 free from 17:30 to 18:30) and a cooking class on the notable Vietnamese dish while being serenaded by a live music performance by Philippines band** at L'Odyssée Sundeck or Piano Lounge.
19:00 – 22:00 Savor your Western set dinner, which is prepared by our talented chef, at Le Marin restaurant.
20:30 – 23:00 After dinner, indulge in drinks* and a spectacular live band** at Piano Lounge, join the squid fishing at the back of the boat or enjoy fantastic movies in your cabin.
06:30 Boost the energy for the new day with a Tai Chi session at L'Odyssée Sundeck.
07:00 Enjoy a light breakfast with some freshly baked pastries, coffee, and tea at Le Marin Restaurant.
07:45 – 08:45 Visit Sung Sot cave – The most beautiful and largest cave in Halong Bay. Let your imagination run wide with stalactites and stalagmites at various shapes and sizes. At the end of the way out, you can have an amazing panoramic view from the viewpoint.
08:50 – 09:50 Breakfast will be served at Le Marin Restaurant while the cruise passes by Thien Cung and Dau Go Cave and the Fighting Cock Islet.
09:50 – 10:15 After breakfast, you may settle your bills and return the room keys at the reception area. Then you may enjoy your remaining moments at Piano Lounge or on the sundeck looking at the astonishing view of Halong Bay.
10:15 – 10:30 Paradise Elegance returns to Tuan Chau Marina. You will disembark and finish your journey here.
10:30 You meet your driver/guide for driving back to Hanoi.
13:00: Arriving in Hanoi. Drop off at your hotel.