Pelican Cruise

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Price from: $262 USD

Pelican Cruise is a chain of luxury cruise with 3 boats. Each of them has 22 bedrooms, 20 Deluxe Rooms and 02 Royal Suite Rooms with the newest facilities inside such as: restaurant, sundeck, bar…
The bar on cruise will serve you Vietnamese traditional food and Western food from the breakfast to dinner. The Sundeck also help you to have a great view of Ha Long Bay.
Two first cruises launched in 2012, the next one also activated in 2013. And the biggest one is planned to open in 2015.

Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay/A Night on a Peaceful Bay

In the morning

  • From 07:30 – 08:00: Our shuttle bus will pick you up and transfer you to Halong Bay, which takes you around 4 hours through small villages with beautiful fields of rice and vegetable.
  • 11:30: Arrive at Tuan Chau island – Take break and welcome drink at Pelican Halong Cruise Lounge
  • 12:00: Transfer to Pelican Cruise

Pelican Cruise (1)

In the afternoon

  • 12:30: Receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check-in. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature

Pelican Cruise (4)

  • 13:00: Enjoy buffet lunch with Vietnamese dishes served while cruising through the bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet areas, such as Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Soi Sim beach, Coconut Three Island.
  • 15:00: Visiting Tung Sau area, which is covered by the leaping rocks, cultured pearl fishery. You can with yourself the process of jewel, from culturing to harvesting and sculpting. Moreover, you have a chance to do kayaking based on your preference. Enjoy busy space with pearl maker, you can experience the completion of pearl
  • 16:00: Visiting the beautiful Titov beach for swimming (if the weather permits), Titov beach is especially famous for its fresh atmosphere, clean water, and smooth white sand that create a great ambience for tourist to relax or passengers can take steps to reach on the top of Titov island to have a whole panorama view of Halong Bay.
  • 17:00: Back to the boat and have free time while sailing to Luon Bo area and anchor overnight
  • 18:30: Attend the Cooking class on sundeck – How to make Vietnamese spring rolls – traditional Vietnamese food. Then enjoy Happy Hour (Buy one drink-get one free). It is time for chit chat and relaxing. Watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay.

Pelican Cruise (3)

In the evening

  • 19:30: Savor a sparkling and dreamlike dinner on top deck under the light of a thousand stars in middle of the tranquil Bay with extremely delicious food and be awed by a fascinating fruit and vegetable carving show. Delight in traditional music performances. Afterwards, socialize with the artist, new friends and crew members, join squid fishing.

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Parameter: Hanoi – Halong: 180km/Driving: 4 hours

Overnight on cruise

Day 2: Halong Bay – Hanoi/Flavor of the Bay

In the morning

  • From 06:00 – 08:00: The day starts early onboard with Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi also called Tai chi chuan, combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements. Coffee, tea and pastries for breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape.

Pelican Cruise (2)

  • 08:00: Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. It takes approximately 45 minutes for cave visiting. Visit Sung Sot Cave, one of the biggest cave in Halong bay with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Return to the boat by tenderProper shoes are highly recommended.
  • 09:30: Back to Pelican Cruise. Check out and settle your bill at reception.
  • 10:30: Have a lunch while cruising back to the Tuan Chau Wharf. Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery while approaching the wharf.

In the afternoon

  • 12:00 – 12:30: Disembark Pelican Cruise & Farewell
  • 16:30: Trip finishes at the hotel in Hanoi. Free time on your own afterward.

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Parameter: Halong – Hanoi: 180km/ Driving: 4 hours

Overnight in Hanoi  

Lan Ha Bay has 139 beautiful, small and pristine sandy beaches, many of which lie between two stone mountains. Just imagine that after a long day exploration of caves and grottoes, you will feel entirely relaxed bathing the azure-blue water of the beaches or lying on the white sandy beaches. Your trip will be much more enjoyable with a kayaking amidst the bay.

Exploring Lan Ha Bay with a small boat is a part in your unforgettable cruising experience with V’Spirit Classic Cruise.

Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (L/D)

08h00 – 08h30:  Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3.5 hour drive to Halong Bay. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta country side and have a short break on the way.
12h00 – 12h30:  Embark on V’Spirit Classic Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.
13h00 – 15h30: Savor a delectable lunch as V’Spirit Classic cruises among the limestone islands.
15h30 – 16h30: Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Luon Cave area.
16h30:  Back to the V’Spirit Classic.
16h30 – 17h30: Cruising to Soi Sim island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Soi Sim or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay.
17h30: Return to the main boat for a shower. Relax or snap photos as the sun starts to set.
19h00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, fish for squid, or just laze around.
Overnight on board.

DAY 2: Halong – Lan Ha Bay (B/L/D)

06h30 – 07h00:  Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt
07h00 – 08h30:  Have breakfast on board.
08h30:  Transfer to a Day Boat for a cruise to Lan Ha Bay.
08h30 – 12h00:  Explore the Light and Dark Cave by kayak. Swimming and relaxing at the beaches
12h00 – 14h00:  Return to the day boat. Enjoy a barbecue lunch on board.Kayaking more to explore Lan Ha Bay or just leisure at the beaches.
14h00 – 14h30:  Visit a floating Pearl Farm and learn the technique for making high quality pearls.

If the weather permits, we continue along to Three Peach Beach for swimming.
14h30 – 16h00: Cruise back to the main boat
19h00: Enjoy dinner and overnight on board

Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L)

06h30 – 07h00: Join Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.
07h30 – 08h30: Have breakfast at sunrise.
08h30 – 09h30: Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the nicest cave in Halong Bay.
09h30:  Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.
09h30 – 10h30: Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.
10h30 – 11h30:  While heading back to the harbor, watch the cooking demonstration before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
12h00 – 12h30: Disembark V’Spirit Classic Cruise
12h30: Transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi city center.
16h30 – 17h00: Trip finishes.

Inclusion and exclusion

INCLUSION EXCLUSION
Cabin with Ocean view Meals, Beverages which are not specified in the program
English speaking guide on cruise Any unclarified flight tickets
Welcome drink and complimentary water on the bus and in your cabin Personal travel insurance
All meals as listed in the program Any personal expenses
Shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi (Pick-up and drop-off points must be in the old quarter) but private car is upon your request Any gratuities and tips to driver or tour guide ($3-5/person/day for both guide and driver)
All entrance fee and sightseeing tickets as listed Bank fee
Any surcharge for holiday

Price Policy

AGE RANGE ROOM SHARING BED REQUEST CHARGE
Kid < 5 years old 2 adults Existing bed FOC
Kid < 5 years old 2 adults Extra bed 75% charge
5 =< kid =< 12 years old 2 adults Existing bed 75% charge
5 =< kid =< 12 years old 2 adults Extra bed 100% charge
Kid =< 12 years old   1 adult/kid Existing bed
Kid >= 12 years old Any Existing bed