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Calypso Cruise

Calypso Cruise

Destination:
Ha Long - Bai Tu Long - Cat Ba
Price:
from 192$
Category:
Deluxe cruise
The myth of Calypso has been inspirited into the Calypso Cruiser. “Glamour” and “Grandeur” are best to characterize Calypso. The cruiser features 12 luxury cabins, all finely equipped, and exposed to the widest view of the Bay; a restaurant features a feast for the senses; and a panoramic sundeck allowing different activities with the beauty of Halong Bay as backdrop.
Cost in USD per cabin

Transfer’s service:

  • Supplement for A/C Shuttle Bus Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi: 15 USD per person
  • Supplement for A/C Private Transfer Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi: 120USD/ 4 seats car, 130USD/ 7 seats car, 140USD/ 16 seats car, 200USD/ 25-29 seats car places, 280USD/ 45 seats car


Day 1 : Hanoi -  Bai Tu Long (L,D)

8:00-8:30

Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall - The OS Lounge (excluded)

12:00-12:30

Embark on Calypso Cruiser followed by cruise briefing.

13:00-15:30

Savor a delectable lunch as Calypso Cruiser cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay.

15:30-16:30

You are free to choose one of the below options:

 

Option 1: Fishing village visit

 

Those are interested in local daily life: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip (around 45 minutes) around Vung Vieng fishing village - one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen. The village is set in closed lagoon, surrounded by mountains, excellent settings for some good photos.

 

Option 2: Beach and kayaking

 

For those who like some water activities and beach. The tender shall take you to Ban Chan beach, where you can enjoy yourself on the beach, swimming or playing volleyball…, or try your hands in some kayaking in the magnificent setting for Halong Bay.

 

16:30-17:30

Return to Calypso Cruiser and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set.

18:00-19:00

Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00. Overnight on board at Cong Do Area.

 

Day 2 : Bai Tu Long - Hanoi (B,L)


6:30-7:00

Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.

7:00-9:00

Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave

9:00-9:30

Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay

9:30-10:00

Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.

10:00-11:00

Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board. Disembark Calypso Cruiser at around 12h00.

12:00-16:30

Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30 (excluded)

 

Cruise includes

  • English speaking guide
  • Cruise through Ha Long bay
  • Meals on board
  • Accommodation in air-conditioned cabin
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing tickets in Ha Long Bay
  • Tai Chi class

 

Cruise excludes

  • Round trip transfer from Hanoi to Ha Long and vice versa 
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Kayaking

 

Remark:

  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.
  • Surcharge 30$/pax for Christmas and New Year.

 

Children’s policy: 

  • Children under 6 years old are FOC, sharing room with parents. (Baby cot on request: Free)
  • Children from 6 to 11 years old are charged 75%, sharing room with parents

 

Cost in USD per cabin

Transfer’s service:

  • Supplement for A/C Shuttle Bus Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi:  15 USD per person
  • Supplement for A/C Private Transfer Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi: 120USD/ 4 seats car, 130USD/ 7 seats car, 140USD/ 16 seats car, 200USD/ 25-29 seats car places, 280USD/ 45 seats car

 

Day 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay (L, D)

8:00-8:30

Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC private waiting hall - The OS Lounge

12:00-12:30

Embark on Calypso Cruiser followed by cruise briefing.

13:00-15:30

Savor a delectable lunch as Calypso Cruiser cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay.

15:30-16:30

You are free to choose one of the below options:

 

Option 1: Fishing village visit

Those are interested in local daily life: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip (around 45 minutes) around Vung Vieng fishing village - one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen. The village is set in closed lagoon, surrounded by mountains, excellent settings for some good photos.

 

Option 2: Beach and kayaking

For those who like some water activities and beach. The tender shall take you to Ban Chan beach, where you can enjoy yourself on the beach, swimming or playing volleyball…, or try your hands in some kayaking in the magnificent setting for Halong Bay.

 

16:30-17:30

Return to Calypso Cruiser and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set.

18:00-19:00

Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00. Overnight on board at Cong Do Area

 

Day 2: Bai Tu Long Bay (B, L,D)

6:30-7:00

Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck. Enjoy a cup of coffee or refresh yourselves in Bai Tu Long majestic Bay.

7:00-8:00

Have breakfast at sunrise.

8:15-9:30

Discover the bay by one-day itinerary on our professional day boat.

09:30-12:00

Visit Thay Cave, coral reef reservation area, free swimming and jumping from the cruise to emerald water of the Bay.

12:00-13:30

Have lunch on our day boat, relax for couples of minutes.

13:30-15:30

Follow the itinerary, Vung Ha Lagoon is chosen to be next destination. You are free to visit a water cave, relax or swim on a beach, do kayaking.

15:30-17:30

Transfer back to Calypso Cruise. Have dinner and night activities on board.

Over second night on board at Cong Do area.

 

Day 3: Bai Tu Long – Hanoi (B, L)

6:30-7:00

Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.

7:00-9:00

Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave

9:00-9:30

Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay

9:30-10:00

Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.

10:00-11:00

Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board. Disembark Calypso Cruiser at around 12h00.

12:00-16:30

Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30 (excluded)


Price includes

  • English speaking Guide on board
  • Welcoming drink
  • Luxury, en-suite cabin with A/C, hot water
  • All meals on boat


Price  excludes

  • Transportation Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra drinks
  • Kayaking

 

Remark:

  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.
  • Surcharge 30$/pax for Christmas and New Year.

 

Children’s policy: 

  • Children under 6 years old are FOC, sharing room with parents. (Baby cot on request: Free)
  • Children from 6 to 11 years old are charged 75%, sharing room with parents

Built in 2009, Calypso Cruise stands out from other junks and sails on the Bay for its flexibility in itinerary and activities offered. Especially for those with a heart for adventure, kayaking and rock climbing option on the second day of the trip will be too hard to miss. The cruiser features 12 luxury cabins, all finely equipped, and exposed to the widest view of the Bay. Enjoy Ha Long Bay the exciting way with this outstanding cruise service.

Specifications

Calypso Cruise

Building materials

 

Operated since

2009

Length

33m

Width

8m

Height

9m

Depth

1m

Dining Room

24 Passengers

Bar/ Sundeck

Yes

Massage cabin

Yes


Accommodation

Sized from 12.5sqm, all Calypso cabins are selectively equipped to confine fine bedding, and are well recognized with expansive windows to be exposed to the widest views of the bay. Acknowledging the views are constantly changing, the bathroom is also widely exposed to the views to ensure every moment of your counts.

Well recognized with expansive windows to be exposed to the widest views of the bay.

  • Deluxe cabin size: 12.5 m2
  • Bed size: 160cm * 200cm
  • Max person: 2


Cabin Amenities (all cabin types)

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller AC
  • Luxury en-suite bathroom
  • Deluxe toilet
  • Bathrobes
  • Mineral water
  • Slipper
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Life jacket amp; other Safety equipment


Services & Facilities

  • Reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Tender for sightseeing
  • Safety box at reception
  • Doctor on call
  • Kayaking, swimming, fishing


Dining Room & Bar

The Calypso restaurant offers freshly-caught delicious seafood and other specialties to celebrate the fullest enjoyment of your sail-away. Fine cuisine mingles with friendly staffs, calm water, X-breeze and stunning view of thousands of islets around for a truly unforgettable experience.

The views from the Sundeck are breath-taking, panoramic and constant-changing. The Sundeck offers ideal space and atmosphere to enjoy sunbath, to socialize, to snap great pictures of Ha Long Bay, to sip a refreshing cocktail while gazing at the rock formations reflected in the crystal clear water of the bay, or just simply lazing as the sun starts to set Cuisine Vietnamese Seafood amp; Various International Dishes.

Onboard Activities

Swimming, snorkeling and kayaking in the crystal waters of Ha Long Bay are integral experience during your time with Calypso. Regular events like birthdays, honeymoon celebrations, Halloween, National days, Christmas, New Year and like such are well attended to ensure your fullest enjoyment and excitement during your valuable time onboard.


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