Oriental Sails

Built in 2009 and newly renovated in 2014 in ancient Vietnamese style, Oriental Sails features 18 deluxe cabins of traditional style combined with modern facilities and comfort. The junk boasts rattan & wooden furnishings, a multitude of windows for amazing views from the inside, and a panoramic sundeck allowing different activities with the beauty of Halong Bay as a backdrop.
Departure date: Flexible Travel Dates
$117.00
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Designed in the concept of Oriental style junk boat, the Oriental Sails is among the good-feedback junks in Halong Bay. The Oriental Sails features with air-conditioned 18 bedrooms. On the first floor (first desk) are 10 bed rooms and kitchen. And located on the second floor are 8 cabins with connecting door, restaurant and bars. Oriental Sails Cruise is the wonderful way to enjoy Halong Magical Bay. The top desk is equipped with comfortable tanning chairs & the wooden bar is a wonderful place to view Halong majestic Halong Bay (Halong Bay touren).

 

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

Explore Halong Bay on Oriental Sails – one cruise vessel featuring 18 deluxe cabins and one featuring 8 deluxe cabins furnished in classic Vietnamese style. This cruise into the legendary Bai Tu Long Bay includes various activities that will indeed provide a truly unique experience. It’s all terrific!

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 Oriental Sails followed by cruise briefing.

13:00 – 15:30 Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails 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 Oriental Sails 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 Oriental Sails 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 Oriental Sails 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$ 127 US$ 167 US$ 117 US$ 157

 

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’s private waiting hall - The OS Lounge.

12:30 – 13:00 Embark on Oriental Sails followed by cruise briefing.

13:00 – 15:30 Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails 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 Oriental Sails 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 Oriental Sails 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.

09:30 – 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 Oriental Sails 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 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 Oriental Sails 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$ 219 US$ 299 US$ 209 US$ 289

 

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.