Pelican Cruise is a 4-star cruise which has come into operation since early 2012. In order to bring tourists a wonderful trip on Halong Bay, Pelican Cruise offers 22 deluxe cabins of double and twin categories, restaurant, stunning sundeck as well as a beauty spa. On Pelican Cruise, tourists will enjoy a warm and comfortable ambiance as well as have a great chance to deeply explore World’s Wonder of Nature – Halong Bay.
In addition to modern facilities and advanced services, Pelican is one of the few Halong Bay cruises being fully equipped with sonars and radars. This is one of the safest cruises in Halong Bay that passengers can place their trust in.
Hanoi (Old Street Quarter)
8.00 am (first day)
Around 4.00 pm (last day)
1 breakfast + 1 brunch, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:
8:00 – 19:30
Our mini van will come to pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi centre (Hoan Kiem dist.). Drive to Halong city. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta country side.
Stopover at Hai Duong province for refreshment about 30 minutes.
Arrive at Tuan Chau island – Take break and welcome drink at Pelican Cruise’s lounge.
Transfer to Pelican Cruise.
Welcome drink – receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
Enjoy buffet lunch with Vietnamese dishes served while cruising through the bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet areas, such as Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Soi Sim beach, Coconut Tree Island.
Visiting Tung Sau area, is covered by the leaping rocks, cultured pearl fishery. You can wit yourself the process of the jewel, from culturing to harvesting and sculpting, Moreover, you have a chance to do kayaking based on your preference. Enjoy busy space with pearl maker, you can experience the completion of pearl.
Visiting the beautiful Ti Top beach for swimming (if the weather permits), Ti Top beach is especially famous for its fresh atmosphere, clean water, and smooth white sand that create a great ambiance for tourists to relax or passengers can take steps to reach on the top of Ti Top beach to have a whole panorama view of Halong Bay.
Back to the boat and free time while sailing to Luon Bo area, and anchor overnight.
Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly.
17:30 – 23:00
Attend the cooking class on sundeck – learning how to make Vietnamese spring rolls, a traditional Vietnamese food. Then enjoy Happy Hour (buy one drink – get one free). It is time for chatting and relaxing. Watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay.
Dinner: Deluxe Vietnamese BBQ set menu dinner.
Evening activities include: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar, watching movies and many sort of Vietnam cultural films, relaxing and spending a romantic night on Pelican Halong Cruise’s music, playing cards, chess are available, reading magazines in room and dining room. You may also try your luck at squid fishing & fishing from the boat.
End of Program for Day One.
06:00 – 08:00
The day starts early onboard with Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi also called Tai chi chuan, combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements.
Coffee, tea and pastries for breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape.
08:00 – 11:30
Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. It takes approximately 45 minutes for cave visiting. Visit Sung Sot Cave, one of the most biggest cave in Halong bay with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Return to the boat by tender. Proper shoes are highly recommended.
Back to Pelican Halong Cruise. Check out and settle your bill at reception.
Have a buffet brunch while cruising back to the Tuan Chau Wharf. Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery while approaching the wharf. Disembark to Tuan Chau Wharf. Say goodbye to the crew.
Return to Hanoi by mini van. Stop over the middle to visit a traditional workshop and refreshment about 30 minutes.
Arrive in Hanoi. End of the trip.
I just got back from the 2 day, 1 night cruise in Halong Bay, on the Pelican cruise boat. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience! The pickup in Hanoi went smoothly and then we were transferred to Halong Bay. I had a suite, with a private balcony and it was just amazing!!! We lucked out with having amazing weather. The food was very delicious for all meals! The staff were very friendly. I highly recommend this boat and it was one of the nicer ones that were out cruising!
Fantastic boat. Service: great. Food: fabulous! presentation: amazing! activities: great, including Tai Chi, food demostration and night fishing.
manager: Thomas: always present and attentive. Chef and staff incredibly good!