Calypso **** Cruise – Lan Ha Bay

Nearly 10 years of establishing and affirming the brand in the travel industry, Oriental Sails is always the first choice of tourists while relaxing on Ha Long bay. With cruise lines from 3 to 5 stars such as Starlight Cruise, Oriental Sails, Calypso Cruiser, your journey to discover Ha Long bay is not just a normal trip but also the passion and interesting experience.

Calypso Cruises I & II 4 stars will be the fifth, sixth cruise in the fleet of Oriental with the impressive slogan: “The Timeless Experience of Lan Ha bay.”

The Calypso Cruises, a steel boat with sturdy double bottoms, wears a white gown as the beauty of a goddess in her twenties, full of life energy. Each cruise consists of 20 luxury cabins, designed in classic Indochina style. All furniture is made from high-grade wood with deep brown color creating a warm, close to nature atmosphere. Rooms are well-equipped with modern amenities and large windows with beautiful views of the bay. With a capacity of 50 guests, the Calypso Cruises create a cozy and fun space. The highlight of the cruise is three white masts. Looking from a far distance, three masts stand out to the sea to take the ship glide on the green channel, make the guests feel secure and fully enjoy exciting visit of Lan Ha.

Discover the mysterious Lan Ha bay by Calypso Cruises class, visitors will be able to kayak themselves around the Van Boi area or immersed in the blue water of Ba Trai Dao beach. On this journey, visitors also visit Sang – Toi cave in the area adjacent with Lan Ha bay, Ha Long bay; discover Quan Y caves – a landmark of heroic history; or visit Viet Hai – an isolated village located entirely in the middle of the sea, covered by high mountains and jungle of Cat Ba National Park.

In the morning, when the sun starts to flow through the glass door, the sound of the waves will wake visitors up to welcome a new day. Visitors can go to top floor to practice Taichi, play golf, or simply lie on the sun loungers in the nature with a cocktail and enjoy panoramic views of Lan Ha bay while the cruise gently sail across the water.

Calypso Cruises will help you to record exciting emotions and even the most memorable moments when cruising on Lan Ha bay.

DAY 1: HANOI – HAI PHONG – HALONG BAY – LAN HA BAY

9:00 – 9:30: You are picked up at your hotel for the 2.5 hour drive to Haiphong on the highway, the 4th biggest city in Vietnam, where you will start the cruise.

12:30: Arrive at the pier. The tender will take you to Calypso Cruise for boarding. You will receive a warm welcome by our Captain and his crew with drink and some refreshing towels. Our cruise manager/tourguide will give a brief introduction about Calypso Cruise and some instructions on safety regulations before lunch.
You have lunch while enjoying the beauty of the canals on our way to Halong Bay.

15:00: We arrive at Light and Dark Cave Area, where you can do kayaking or bamboo boat rowed by local people.

17:30: Return to Calypso Cruise, take a refreshing shower. Happy Hour will be offered while you can enjoy the sunset in this magnificent bay.

Take part in cooking demonstration by our chef to learn about Vietnamese cuisine.

19:00: A great dining experience awaits you.

20:30: Socialize with other guests, try your luck with squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00.

Overnight on board.

DAY 2: CAT BA ISLAND – HANOI

06:30: Wake up early to enjoy the dawn and start a new day with Tai Chi exercise on the top deck.

7:00 – 8:00: A light continental breakfast will be served while Calypso Cruise moves to Gia Luan wharf.

8:30: You take a bus route in 20 minutes to visit Army Hospital Cave in Cat Ba Island, an interesting place to save the history of significance of Vietnam during the resistance war against America. The cave consisted of a surgery room, eating room, meeting room, sport room, etc. During the travel, you will be immersed in the natural scenery of the wild, fresh of Cat Ba Island.

10:00: Return the boat, check out your cabin then have lunch in the restaraunt while the cruise sails back to pier.

12:00: Disembark the boat and return to port.

14:30 – 15:00: Arrive at Hanoi. End of the trip.

Special note: Cruise itineraries and schedules are subject to change without pre notice depending on the weather and operating conditions.

Inclusions:

  • Welcome drink, cold Handkerchief
  • Professional English Speaking guide
  • Entrance fee and sightseeing
  • Cruise through Halong bay
  • All meals on board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • 01 night accommodation in air-conditioned cabin
  • Kayaking for 1 hour
  • Insurance on boat
  • Baby cot (on request)
  • Tai Chi class
  • Internet on boat

 

Exclusions:

  • Beverages, Massage
  • All service non-clearly mentioned in the inclusions list

Extra service: 

  • Shutle bus Hanoi – Halong – US$ 20/person
  • Supplement for A/C Private Transfer Hanoi – Hon Gai – Hanoi: 115USD/4seat car, 150USD/7 seat car, 160USD/16 seat van. 

Notes:

  • Bring with you: Sun block, Camera, Insect repellent, Original Passport, Hat, Swimming clothes, Sun glasses.
  • Please care for the environment of Halong Bay.

Children’s Policy:

  • Children from 4 – 9 years old, sharing room with parent: 70% of adult price
  • Children under 4 years old: F.O.C
  • 01 child maximum per cabin.