JUNK CRUISE - Indochina Sails

With more than 10 years participating in the tourism trade at Ha Long Bay with an experienced group of ships, Indochina is a reliable trademark. Within 2007, 3 more deluxe ships namely Indochina Sails and Valentine come into use, increasing the number of customers served many times higher then before. To win customers’ trust by continuous learning and improve material facilities, equipments as well as staff’s serving techniques, Indochina is proud to be the first choice of many tourists inside and outside Vietnam when visiting the World Natural Heritage Area – Ha Long Bay
Junk's name Indochina Sails 1 Indochina Sails 2 Valentine
Operation Year 2007 2007 2007
Built By Huong Hai Junk Huong Hai Junk   Huong Hai Junk  
Length 42 m 42 m 27 m
Beam 9.8 m 10 m 9.7 m
Draft 8.5 m 8.7 m 7.2 m
Cabin 14 (10 Superior + 4 Deluxe) 15 (11 Superior + 4 Deluxe) 5 (4 Deluxe + 1 Suite)
Engine 2*220 KVA 2*220 KVA 2*140 KVA
Generator 2*240 HP (Caterpillar) 2*320 HP (Caterpillar) 2*140 HP (caterpillar)
Tonnage 700 tones 700 tones 400 tones
Cruising Speed 7.5 nautical knots 9 nautical knots 7.5 nautical knots

Overnight Cruise for 2 days/1 night on Ha Long Bay  • Daily Departure.

DAY 1 
11.30 Arrive at Bai Chay/ Ha Long
11.45 Transfer by tender to boat – enjoy Welcome Cocktail receive cruise briefing and safety instructions
12.15 Depart by boat to Ha Long Bay – start cruise and check-in cabins
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch – enjoy deluxe Vietnamese Set Menu
14.45 Arrive by boat at Bat Cave (Hang Doi) – choose from optional tour program: visit local fishing village by tender OR visit cave by rowing sampan or kayak OR relax with beauty services onboard
15.00 Transfer from boat – visit Cua Van Fishing Village by tender/ visit Bat Cave by rowing sampan or kayak/ relax onboard
16.20 Return transfer to boat
16.30 Depart by boat to Soi Sim Beach
17.15 Transfer by tender from boat to Soi Sim Beach – go swimming or just relax
18.15 Return transfer by tender to boat
18.30 Depart by boat to Luon Bo Area
18.50 Arrive by boat at Luon Bo Area – anchoring for overnight
19.00 – 21.00 Dinner -  enjoy luxury Vietnamese Set Menu or Buffet
21.00 – 23.00 Happy Hour – ‘Buy One, Get Two’ drinks at Bar and Sundeck
21.30 Evening Activities – choose from optional evening activities: enjoy classical Movie Night OR play board games with fellow passengers OR relax with onboard beauty services OR join squid fishing with crew
23.00 End of Program

DAY 2 
06.00  Optional Meditation and Yoga Session on Sundeck
07.00  Depart by boat to Surprise Cave (Sung Sot) – Raise anchor and continue cruise
07.20  Arrive by boat at Surprise Cave – choose from optional tour program: visit famous cave OR enjoy swimming and kayaking OR relax with beauty services onboard
07.30  Transfer by tender to Surprise Cave/ Go swimming or kayaking/ Relax with beauty services onboard
08.30  Return transfer by tender to boat
08.30 – 10.00  Breakfast – International Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet
09.45 Depart by boat to Bai Chay – Continue cruise
10.15  Check-out cabins and settle bills
11.15  Arrive by boat at Bai Chay/ Ha Long
11.20  Transfer by tender from boat – Farewell and End of Cruise

Prices in US dollars/per Cabin/ 2days cruise (valid from 01 Jan 2008)
Cabins Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2008 May 1 - Aug 31, 2008
Single Double Child (5-12) 

Single Double Child (5-12) 

Superior room  319  351 95  273 306 82
Deluxe room  375  419 95  319  358 82
Valentine Deluxe  375  419  95  375  419 95
Valentine Suite  455  505 169  455  505 169 
Indochina Sails Charter  4,914  4,147
Valentine Charter  2,100  2,100

Overnight Cruise for 3 days/2 night on Ha Long Bay  • Daily Departure.

DAY 1 
11.30 Arrive at Bai Chay/ Ha Long
11.45 Transfer by tender to boat – enjoy Welcome Cocktail receive cruise briefing and safety instructions
12.15 Depart by boat to Ha Long Bay – start cruise and check-in cabins
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch – enjoy deluxe Vietnamese Set Menu
14.45 Arrive by boat at Bat Cave (Hang Doi) – choose from optional tour program: visit local fishing village by tender OR visit cave by rowing sampan or kayak OR relax with beauty services onboard
15.00 Transfer from boat – visit Cua Van Fishing Village by tender/ visit Bat Cave by rowing sampan or kayak/ relax onboard
16.20 Return transfer to boat
16.30 Depart by boat to Soi Sim Beach
17.15 Transfer by tender from boat to Soi Sim Beach – go swimming or just relax
18.15 Return transfer by tender to boat
18.30 Depart by boat to Luon Bo Area
18.50 Arrive by boat at Luon Bo Area – anchoring for overnight
19.00 – 21.00 Dinner -  enjoy luxury Vietnamese Set Menu or Buffet
21.30 Evening Activities – choose from optional evening activities: enjoy a classical Movie Night OR play board games with fellow passengers OR relax with onboard beauty services OR join squid fishing with our crew
23.00 End of Program

 

DAY 2 
06.00  Optional Meditation and Yoga Session on Sundeck
07.00 – 09.00  Breakfast – International Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet
08.00  Depart by boat to Surprise Cave (Sung Sot) – Raise anchor and continue cruise
08.30  Arrive by boat at Surprise Cave
09.00 Transfer by tender from boat to Viet Hai/ Cat Ba National Park
11.30 Arrive by tender at Viet Hai – take light bicycle trip through untouched forests and wildlife. Arrive at rural Viet Hai Village, enjoy scenery and interact with local people
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch – enjoy light Vietnamese Set Menu
13.30 – 15.45 Optional Tour Program: take a rather steep hiking trip up Navy Peak (Dao Hai Quan) and be rewarded with spectacular views over Ha Long Bay OR Take walking tour through Viet Hai Village and enjoy the tranquil scenery amongst green rice paddies. Take return bicycle trip back to tender
16.00 – 18.30 Return transfer by wooden tender to boat
18.40 Depart by boat to Luon Bo Area
19.00 Arrive by boat at Luon Bo Area – anchoring for overnight
19.00 – 21.00 Dinner -  enjoy luxury Vietnamese Set Menu or Buffet
21.00 – 23.00 Happy Hour – ‘Buy One, Get Two’ drinks at Bar and Sundeck
21.30 Evening Activities – choose from optional evening activities: enjoy a classical Movie Night OR play board games with fellow passengers OR relax with onboard beauty services OR join squid fishing with our crew
23.00 End of Program

 

DAY 3 
06.00  Optional Meditation and Yoga Session on Sundeck
07.00  Depart by boat to Surprise Cave (Sung Sot) – Raise anchor and continue cruise
07.20  Arrive by boat at Surprise Cave – choose from optional tour program: visit famous cave OR enjoy swimming and kayaking OR relax with beauty services onboard
07.30  Transfer by tender to Surprise Cave/ Go swimming or kayaking/ Relax with beauty services onboard
08.30  Return transfer by tender to boat
08.30 – 10.00  Breakfast – International Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet
09.45 Depart by boat to Bai Chay – Continue cruise
10.15  Check-out cabins and settle bills
11.15  Arrive by boat at Bai Chay/ Ha Long
11.20  Transfer by tender from boat – Farewell and End of Cruise


Prices in US$/per Cabin/ 3days cruise (valid from 01 Jan 2008)

Cabins Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2008 May 1 - Aug 31, 2008
Single Double Child (5-12) 

Single Double Child (5-12) 

Superior room 618 663 169 502 566 134
Deluxe room

648

696

169

538

592

134

Valentine Deluxe

648

696

169

648

696

169

Valentine Suite

72

806

356

726

806

356

Indochina Sails Charter

8,951

7,635

Valentine Charter

3 ,575

3,575

 

Roundtrip Shuttle Bus Service By Indochina Sails from Hanoi: USD 35/ person
Pick-up/ Drop-off place:  at your hotel. Departure:  8.00am. Duration: 2 days/ 1 night

 

INCLUDED

Welcome Cocktail

Entrance and Sightseeing Fees

Luxury en-suite air-conditioned Cabins and Suites

Vietnamese Buffet Lunch and Dinner

International Breakfast Buffet

Swimming Equipment

Conference Equipment (Charter Cruises only)

Onboard Insurance

Tax and Service Charges

 

EXCLUDED

Roundtrip Shuttle Bus Service By Indochina Sails from Hanoi

Airfares, Transfers and Hotels

Visa Arrangements

Kayaking, Beauty Spa Services, Massage, Tai Chi

Beverages

Tips and Personal Expenses

All other services not clearly mentioned above