Oriental Sails

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Oriental Sails
Oriental Sails

Overview of Oriental Sails

Built in 2007 in ancient Vietnamese style, Oriental Sails features 16 deluxe cabins of traditional styling combined with modern facilities and comfort. The boat boasts rattan & wooden furnishings, a multitude of windows for amazing views from the inside, and a panoramic upper deck allowing different activities with the beauty of  Halong Bay as a backdrop.

Oriental Sails Cruise Facts

  • Length: 38m
  • Width: 8 m
  • Height: 9 m
  • Desk1: 12 cabins and kitchen/ Desk 2: 4 cabins with connecting doors, Bar and restaurant
  • Sundeck: Tanning chairs, wooden bar
  • Cabin Facilities: Comfort bedding, Air – con, Private Bath, Bar, and rustic rattan furnishings
  • Generator: 4.500KVA
  • Cruising speed: 8 nautical knots per hour
  • Crew: 12 persons
Oriental Sails
Oriental Sails

Oriental Sails Accommodation

Total number of cabins: 16 deluxe cabin (connecting cabins are available)
Total passengers: 32

2-day itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (L,D)

07.30 – 08.30 Pick up at hotels in Hanoi Old Quarters (included) and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Halong Bay
12.00 – 12.30 Embark on Oriental Sails followed by cruise briefing
13.00 – 15.30 Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruise further along the limestone islands of Fighting Cock, Turtle Island …
15.30 – 17.30 Visit Amazing Cave(Sung Sot Cave) and kayak along the hidden parts of the bay
17.30 – 19.00 Go swimming, snap photos or just relax as the sun starts to set
19h00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests or just laze around.
Overnight on board.

Day 2: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B,L)

06.00 – 07.00 Start your day with swimming, exercise or photo hunt
07.00 – 11.00 Have breakfast at sunrise. Cruise through Drum Cave Island, Man’s Head Islet, Van Gia Fishing Village and then head back to the Harbor
Disembark Oriental Sails at around 11h00
12.00 – 16.30 Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30

Price for group tour (USD/pax) 

Cabin Twin/double Single Supplement
Price/pax $119/pax $40/pax
Pick up & drop off Included

Inclusions:

  • Shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi with A/C (No bus: discount 10USD/pax)
  • Accommodation Deluxe Cabin on Oriental Sails.
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief.
  • Insurance on board.
  • Tai Chi.
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Sightseeing Halong Bay and other points of interests.
  • Activities Swimming, Cave Explorations.
  • 1 hour kayaking (2 pax/double kayak)
  • Tour guide & Cruise service

Exclusions:

  • Drinks.
  • Gratuities and personal expenses.

Tour Note:

  • What to bring: Original passport, swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent
  • Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
  • The itinerary may be subject to change due to the bad weather condition

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Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (L/D)

07.30 – 08.30 Pick up at hotels in Hanoi Old Quarters (included) and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Halong Bay
12.00 – 12.30 Embark on Oriental Sails followed by cruise briefing
13.00 – 15.30 Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruise further along the limestone islands of Fighting Cock,
Dog Rock and Incense Burner, to name a few
15.30 – 17.30 Visit Amazing Cave and kayak along the hidden parts of the bay
17.30 – 19.00 Go swimming, snap photos or just relax as the sun starts to set
19.00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests or just laze around. Overnight on board

Day 2: Lan Ha Bay (B, L, D)

07.00 – 08.00 Have breakfast on boat
08.30 – 09.00 Transfer to day boat for a cruise to Lan Ha Bay

Option 1: Rock-climbing with Western instructors
10.15 – 12.30 Kayaking around Moody’s Beach area.
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch and transfer to Thap Ngiem (Hai Pai Beach)
13.45 – 15.30 Rock Climb on Hai Pai Beach (option kayaking)

Option 2: Relaxing & kayaking
Have the whole day relaxing on the beautiful beaches of Van Boi beach, Ba Cat beach, and leisure
kayak around the Lan Ha Bay.

16.30 – 17.00 Cruise back to the main boat.
19.00 Enjoy dinner. Overnight on board

Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B)

06.00 – 07.00 Start your day with swimming, exercise or photo hunt
07.00 – 11.00 Have breakfast at sunrise. Cruise through Drum Cave Island, Man’s Head Islet, Van Gia Fishing
Village and then head back to the Harbor. Disembark Oriental Sails at around 11h00
12.00 – 16.30 Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30

Price for group tour (USD/pax)  –  Valid until 30 Sept 2012

Cabin

Price/pax

Single Supplement

Rock Climbing

239

80

Kayaking

209

80

 

Oriental Sails
Oriental Sails

Inclusions:

  • Shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi with A/C (No bus: discount 10USD/pax)
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Accommodation on board (on twin /double basis)
  • Pick-up and transfer by A/C vehicle.
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • 1 hour kayaking (2 pax/double kayak)
  • Welcome drink, fresh fruit.

Exclusions:

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities and personal expenses.

Tour Note:

  • All rates are in US$ per person.
  • Free of charge for children under 4 years sharing bed with parents.
  • Surcharge 50% rate of adult for children (5-8 years) sharing bed with parents.(maximum 1child/couple, 2nd kid are full charged).
  • Children from 09 years old are full charged at adult price
  • The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
  • Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date.