Launched in February 2017, Paradise Elegance is the latest and most promising product of Paradise Cruises Lines. With 31 cabins, the cruise can host up to 62 passengers. Both the extetior and interior designs are works of arts and a real treat for the eyes.
Hanoi (Old Street Quarter)
9.00 am (first day)
Around 2.30 pm (last day)
2 breakfasts + 1 brunch, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:
11.30 – Check in at Paradise Suites Hotel – Tuan Chau Island:
After arriving at Paradise Suites Hotel on Tuan Chau Island, you will be transferred to Paradise Elegance.
12:30 – Embark on Paradise Elegance
Once you have been transferred to Paradise Elegance, you will be checked-in and given a short briefing about your cruise while sipping your welcome drink at Le Marin Restaurant.
13:00 – Lunch at Le Marin Restaurant
Lunch will be served in Le Marin Restaurant while Paradise Elegance cruises toward Halong Bay. You will pass the famous Fighting Cocks Islet, and Thien Cung and Dau Go Caves.
14:45 – Visit to Tung Sau Pearl Farm or kayak*
Your first excursion is a visit to Tung Sau Pearl Farm, an area in Halong Bay dedicated to growing pearls and prac ticing a handmade technique based on Vietnamese tradition and Japanese technology. This is also an ideal destination for kayaking. If this excursion doesn’t take your fancy, stay on board and treat yourself to a delicious after noon tea.
16:15 – Visit to Sung Sot Cave
Your second stop of the day is the magnificent Sung Sot Cave, where you can take in the panoramic views across Halong Bay after visiting the cave. Alternatively, you can opt for an afternoon of pampering at Le Parfum Spa* or an afternoon tea in Le Piano Bar.
18:00 – Cooking Demonstration and Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails*
At sunset, Paradise Elegance will anchor overnight at Coconut Tree Island. Watch a cooking demonstration on the L’Odyssée Sundeck while enjoying Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails* at the bar.
19:30 – Dinner at Le Marin Restaurant
Savour a delicious dinner at Le Marin Restaurant, or choose a special spot anywhere else on board to dine. After dinner, indulge in drinks* and live music at Le Piano Bar, squid fishing, a spa treatment at Le Parfum Spa* or movies in your cabin.
(Please note that live music is not available on Mondays.)
06:30 – Tai Chi on L’Odyssée Sundeck
Start your second day on the right way with a relaxing Tai Chi session on L’Odyssée Sundeck as the sun rises, followed by a light breakfast at Le Piano Bar.
07:45 – Breakfast at Le Marin Restaurant
After your breakfast is served in Le Marin Restaurant; it’s the time to get ready for another exciting day exploring Halong Bay.
08:30 – Transfer to the Paradise Explorer tender for excursions
Keep in mind to bring along your necessary accessories to make the most of Halong Bay excursions.
09:00 – Visit Ti Tov Island
You will visit popular Ti Tov, where you can go swimming or hike to the top for another stunning panoramic view of the Bay.
10:30 – Cruise to Trong Cave Area and Trinh Nu Cave
After visiting Ti Tov Island, your next stop will be Trong Cave in Bo Hon Island. Inside the cave, all visitors will be surprised by so many stalactites hung down from the ceiling. This is also an ideal destination for those who would like to kayak.
12:00 – Lunch in the restaurant
After your morning excursions, re-energize yourself with a fresh and delicious lunch in the restaurant.
14:00 – Take a trip to Cua Van Floating Village by bamboo boat or kayak*
Discover Cua Van Floating Village – the largest of the five remaining floating fishing villages in the Bay. You will be transported there by bamboo boats, rowed by locals. The more adventurous can opt to kayak*.
15:30 – Return to Paradise Elegance
17:45 – Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails* and Cooking Demonstration
The Paradise Elegance will once again anchor overnight at Coconut Tree Island. Watch the sunset over the Bay while enjoying music and Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails* at Le Piano Bar, followed by a cooking demonstration on the L’Odyssée Sundeck.
19:30 – Second dinner aboard Paradise Elegance
Relish your last night on board with dinner at Le Marin Restaurant on L’Odyssée Sundeck or in your cabin. Once again, Le Piano Bar offers live music (except on Mondays) after dinner if you are not ready to call it a night. Alternatively, you can return to your cabin for a relaxing evening watching in-room movies.
06:30 – Tai Chi on L’Odyssée Sundeck
Watch the sunrise with a Tai Chi session on L’Odyssée Sundeck, followed by a light breakfast in Le Piano Bar.
07:30 – Visit to Titov Island
You will visit popular Titov Island, where you can go swimming or hike to the top for another stunning, panoramic view of the Bay.
08:30 – Breakfast Buffet at Le Marin Restaurant
Back on board, a buffet breakfast will be served as we once again cruise past Thien Cung and Dau Go Caves and Fighting Cocks Islet before your bill settlement, check-out and return to Tuan Chau Island.
10:30 – Disembark at the Tuan Chau Marina
After disembarking from Paradise Elegance, a light lunch at the Paradise Suites Hotel is served for guests booked on the Paradise shuttle bus.
12:00 – Return to Hanoi.
Just completed our 2 night 3 day cruise with paradise elegance and highly recommend to anyone. Had a great time thanks to all the staff and especially our director Mr Lee. He made everyone on board from the youngest to the oldest feel welcome and his sense of humour is tremendous. From kayaking to cave climbing to the floating fishing village, the squid fishing, the cooking classes, to the piano bar , tai chi and especially the 3 times stronger drink, he and his staff made it all very special.
Mr Lee i thank you .
What a great cruise!! This was my first experience staying on board a ship/boat, just happened to be Paradise Elegance 1 with Mr Lee as the captain and his amazing versatile staff!! From the elegantly spacious cabins, the welcome dance, the special vegetarian meals, the Tai Chi class,, the cooking class, the karaoke night and professionalism was excellent!! Recommend this tour strongly!!