Calypso Cruise

Was inspirited by the myth of Calypso which also was represented in the traditional Asian design, “Glamour” and “Grandeur” are best to characterize the Calypso. The cruiser presents a luxurious exterior blending with the gorgeus nature of Halong bay harmoniously. Calypso Cruiser features 12 deluxe cabins, all finely equiped and exposed to the widest view of the bay as well as wide range of recreational activities in the spectacular scenery of the Bay of Descending Dragons.
Destinations: Halong Bay to Bai Tu Long Bay - the outstanding voyage.
Departure date: Flexible Travel Dates
$135.00
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Sized from 12.5m2 (134.5ft2), all Calypso cabins are selectively equipped to confine fine bedding, and are well recognized with expansive windows to be exposed to the widest views of the bay. With 12 deluxe cabins, it's totally suitable for those who'd love to avoid the rush and find the tranquil. 

Calypso cruiser also characterizes a fine dining resturant and bar on the second deck, which always serves you best food ever like a feast for the senses. The top deck gives you a panaromic view of splendid Halong bay and  let you enjoy the magical moments of a day – dawn and sunset, which promises you unforgetable and thoroughly relaxing moments in your Halong bay Cruise tour. Moreover, this is a place for different activities like Taichi in the morning, dining at night which will enhance your experiences at magical Halong bay. Recreational activities like cave visiting, swimming, kayaking in the emerald water of Halong bay are intergral experience during your time with Calypso.

 

Room Features

Non smoking rooms | Air conditioning

Free Toiletries | Desk Slippers | Hair dryer | Bath Towels

Ensuite Bathroom | Private Toilet | Complimentary mineral water

Magazines | Life jacket | Fire Extinguisher | Emergency Hammer

Wine bottle | Fresh fruit

 

Services

Deluxe Cabins

Central Air-Conditioning

En-suite Bathroom

Private Balconies

Dining Room and Bar

Conference Equipment

Cruise Program

Entertainment

Day 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay (L/D)

08:00 – 08:30 Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall - The OS Lounge.

12:30 – 13:00 Embark on Calypso Cruiser followed by cruise briefing.

13:00 – 15:30 Savor a delectable lunch as Calypso Cruiser cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay.

15:30 – 16:30 You are free to choose one of the below options:

Option 1:  Fishing village visit Those are interested in local daily life: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip (around 45 minutes) around Vung Vieng fishing village - one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen. The village is set in closed lagoon, surrounded by mountains, excellent settings for some good photos.

Option 2:  Beach and kayaking For those who like some water activities and beach. The tender shall take you to Ban Chan beach, where you can enjoy yourself on the beach, swimming or playing volleyball…, or try your hands in some kayaking in the magnificent setting for Halong Bay.

16:30 – 17:30 Return to Calypso Cruiser and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set.

17:30 - 19:00 Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck and take part in our cooking class with Calypso Cruiser Chef.

19:00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00. Overnight on board at Cong Do Area.

 

Day 2: Bai Tu Long – Hanoi (B/L)

06:30 – 07:00 Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.

07:00 – 09:00 Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave

09:00 – 09:30 Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay

09:30 – 10:00 Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.

10:00 – 11:00 Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board. Disembark Calypso Cruiser at around 12h00.

12:00 – 16:30 Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30.

 

Tour Information

Type of Cabin

 

From 01 Oct 2016 to 30 Apr 2017

Peak Season

From 01 May 2017 to 30 Sep 2017

Summer Promotion

Rate for 1 person

(Double/Twin Shared)

Single Supplement

Rate for 1 person

(Double/Twin Shared)

Single Supplement

Deluxe

(12 cabins)

US$ 150 US$ 200 US$ 135 US$ 185

 

SERVICE INCLUSIONS:

  • Shuttle bus transfer (Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi) US$ 10/pax/way
  • Entrance fees, Taxes and Service Charge
  • English or French speaking guide
  • Luxury accommodation with A/C, bathtub & shower, mini bar
  • Exclusive Cruise through Halong Bay
  • Welcome Cocktail
  • Vietnamese Seafood Lunch and Dinner, International Brunch Buffet
  • Kayaking
  • Sunrise Tai Chi Class
  • Insurance on board
  • All tax & bank fee


SERVICE EXCLUSIONS:

  • Snorkel Equipment (subject to availability)
  • Visa Arrangements
  • Beauty Spa Services and Massage
  • Beverages and Tobacco
  • Tips and other Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above

Day 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay (L/D)

08:00 – 08:30 Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC private waiting hall - The OS Lounge.

12:30 – 13:00 Embark on Calypso Cruiser followed by cruise briefing.

13:00 – 15:30 Savor a delectable lunch as Calypso Cruiser cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay.

15:30 – 16:30 You are free to choose one of the below options:

Option 1:  Fishing village visit Those are interested in local daily life: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip (around 45 minutes) around Vung Vieng fishing village - one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen. The village is set in closed lagoon, surrounded by mountains, excellent settings for some good photos.

Option 2:  Beach and kayaking For those who like some water activities and beach. The tender shall take you to Ban Chan beach, where you can enjoy yourself on the beach, swimming or playing volleyball…, or try your hands in some kayaking in the magnificent setting for Halong Bay.

16:30 – 17:30 Return to Calypso Cruiser and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set.

17:30 - 19:00 Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck and take part in our cooking class with Calypso Cruiser Chef

19:00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00. Overnight on board at Cong Do Area

 

 

Day 2: Bai Tu Long Bay (B/L/D)

06:30 – 07:00 Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck. Enjoy a cup of coffee or refresh yourselves in Bai Tu Long majestic Bay.

07:00 – 08:00 Have breakfast in the restaurant.

08:15 – 09:30 Discover the bay by one-day itinerary on our professional day boat.

9:30 – 12:00 Visit Thay Cave, coral reef reservation area, free swimming and jumping from the cruise to emerald water of the Bay.

12:00 – 13:30 Have lunch on our day boat, relax for couples of minutes.

13:30 – 15:30 Follow the itinerary, Vung Ha Lagoon is chosen to be next destination. You are free to visit a water cave, relax or swim on a beach, do kayaking.

15:30 – 17:30 Transfer back to Calypso Cruise. Have dinner and night activities on board. Over second night on board at Cong Do area.

 

Day 3: Bai Tu Long – Hanoi (B/L)

06:30 – 07:00 Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.

07:00 – 09:00 Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave

09:00 – 09:30 Visit Thien Canh son Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Area

09:30 – 10:00 Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.

10:00 – 11:00 Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board. Disembark Calypso Cruiser at around 12h00.

12:00 – 16:30 Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30.

Tour Information

Type of Cabin

 

From 01 Oct 2016 to 30 Apr 2017

Peak Season

From 01 May 2017 to 30 Sep 2017

Summer Promotion

Rate for 1 person

(Double/Twin Shared)

Single Supplement

Rate for 1 person

(Double/Twin Shared)

Single Supplement

Deluxe

(12 cabins)

US$ 260 US$ 360 US$ 240 US$ 340

 

SERVICE INCLUSIONS:

  • Shuttle bus transfer (Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi) US$ 10/pax/way
  • Entrance fees, Taxes and Service Charge
  • English or French speaking guide
  • Luxury accommodation with A/C, bathtub & shower, mini bar
  • Exclusive Cruise through Halong Bay
  • Welcome Cocktail
  • Vietnamese Seafood Lunch and Dinner, International Brunch Buffet
  • Kayaking
  • Sunrise Tai Chi Class
  • Insurance on board
  • All tax & bank fee


SERVICE EXCLUSIONS:

  • Snorkel Equipment (subject to availability)
  • Visa Arrangements
  • Beauty Spa Services and Massage
  • Beverages and Tobacco
  • Tips and other Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above
  • Children from 01 to 05 years old are FOC, sharing room with parent(s).
  • Children from 6 to 11 years old are charged 75%, sharing room with parent(s).
  • Ages of children are counted based on year of birth.

*** Opposite rooms, side-by-side rooms, extra mattresses (maximum 01 mattress/ 01 room) are available on request. 

ATTENTION:

  • What to bring: Original passport, swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent, credit card or cash
  • Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
  • Passenger’s passport is required to bring along the trip for overnight registration
  • Passenger’s personal information is required to send to reservation before departure
  • The above cruise itinerary is subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice.
  • Promotion might be applied, inclusions and exclusions might be changed – you will be informed of changes upon booking.
  • For safety reasons, these below passengers are not highly recommended to do overnight cruise in Bai Tu Long Bay:

- Person with disability: physical or sensory

- Person who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed, epilepsy…

- Person who is older than 80

- Person who is overweight (>120kg) 

NOTES: 

  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice.
  • Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.
  • Wifi is available onboard for free of charge in the terrace deck. However, interruption is expected due to nature of internet signal at sea.
  • For safety reasons, it is not recommended for the following visitors to cruise overnight in Halong Bay: any person with a disability: physical or sensory, or who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed, epilepsy and so forth.