An overnight cruise on the sumptuous Paradise Peak Cruise
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History & culture | Natural world | Relaxation
This sumptuous floating hotel offers some of the finest five-star cruising on Halong Bay. There are eight suites, each designed with both style and sophistication in mind. Air conditioned bedrooms come with ample storage including his and her wardrobes. The en-suite bathrooms are spacious and feature Jacuzzi bathtubs and separate walk-in showers. Superior Suites and Premium Suites have the added benefit of a private balcony or terrace, perfect for enjoying the landscapes of the bay. Other in-suite amenities include a butler service, a private dining area and a mini bar. There's a spa and fitness centre, a sundeck offering 360-degree views and a wonderful restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and delicious a la carte dinners.
Day by day itinerary
Hanoi - Halong Bay
Depart Hanoi in the morning for an approximately 3.5-hour drive to Halong Bay. En-route enjoy the captivating rural scenery and see fields of busy workers farming their rice fields using traditional methods. Arrive at Tuan Chau Island at 12:00 pm, before transferring to the cruise ship. When you board, enjoy a welcome drink, before being informed of safety instructions and having a cruise briefing.
Afterwards, enjoy a delicious Paradise Lunch on board while you cruise past Hao Cuong fishing village, Soi Sim beach, Ho Dong Tien cave, Trong cave and Trinh Nu cave. In the afternoon, stop at Luon Cave - one of the most beautiful destinations in Halong Bay, where you can relax on a traditional bamboo boat. Next up you will visit Titop Island, where you can enjoy swimming or hiking to the island's summit, and panoramic views across the whole of Halong Bay.
In the evening, enjoy a cooking demonstration with the chef to learn about the Vietnamese cuisine of traditional spring rolls. Also learn how to raise a toast in the traditional Vietnamese way, with some local rice wine. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious Paradise Peak dinner in traditional Bao Dai dress, and pause for photos with the captain and manager on board. After dinner, enjoy one of many evening activities available, including a movie night, board games, fishing or beauty treatments in the spa.
Stay: Paradise Peak Cruise
Lunch and dinner included
Halong Bay - Hanoi
Take an optional Tai Chi class on the sundeck at the break of dawn, before a light breakfast of tea, coffee and assorted pastries. Then visit Sung Sot Cave for a scenic hike to the magnificent limestone formations, that can be found at this beautiful cave. Return to the boat at 08:30 am for a full international breakfast, before checking out. Finally, the boat will anchor in the wharf, where you will disembark and begin your drive back to Hanoi. On arrival, get dropped off at your hotel in Hanoi.
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