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Garden Bay Junk

Garden Bay Junk

Destination:
Ha Long
Price:
from 175$
Category:
Deluxe cruise
The Garden Bay cruise was especially designed for cruising Ha Long bay. Guests will experience caves, islands and floating villages that can only be enjoyed by small cruise ship. The itineraries are for discerning travelers who care about the typical aspects of unique landscapes visited. All sea-view cabins are well-equipped with a seating area, safety deposit box and air conditioning en-suite bathrooms. While on-board, guests can join in a lot of activities including swimming, visiting local fishing villages by kayaking, squid-fishing. Both Vietnamese and international dishes will be served at the restaurant. Onboard barbeque facilities are available.
Cost in USD per cabin

Transfer’s service:

  • Shuttle bus Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi: 30 USD/ pax/ 02 ways.
  • Private car  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 -  Ha Long Bay (L,D)

8:30

Hotel pick-up and take a 4-hour drive to Ha Long Bay, short refreshment en-route

12:30

Arrival in Ha Long, enjoy a welcome drink onboard

13:00

Enjoy a freshly prepared lunch while cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay and into Ha Long Bay

15:00

Explore Vung Vieng village and learn about life in Ha Long Bay communities.

16:00

Visit Vung Ha area for kayaking, swimming, and relaxing in one of the Bay’s hidden caves

17:00

Relax back at the boat as we cruise into the secluded Dong Tien Lake where the boat will anchor overnight

17:30

Sunset party and happy hour on the sundeck

18:00

Cooking class offering lessons in traditional Vietnamese cuisine

19:30

Dinner will be served with Authentic Vietnamese Cuisines

21:00

Relax and enjoy the evening or choose from a variety of activities including board games and squid fishing

23:00

End of the program for Day 1. Overnight stayed on board

Day 2 : Ha Long - Hanoi (B, L)

6:30

Rise early for morning tai chi on the sundeck

7:15

Enjoy a light breakfast while cruising to Sung Sot area.

8:00

Explore the Sung Sot Cave - the largest and most impressive of Ha long Bay’s extensive cave system.

9:00

Return to the boat for check out.

10:00

Flower carving demonstration on Sun Deck.

10:40

Enjoy the last of the Ha Long Bay scenery over lunch as the boat cruises back to shore.

12:00

Transfer back to Hanoi

16:00

Drop off at the hotel in Hanoi. End of the trip.

 

Price includes

  • Welcome Drink, hot/cold Towels
  • 01 bottles of water/pax/night
  • Cooking Class, Fruit Carving Flower
  • Tai Chi exercise
  • Entrance Fees
  • English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Spacious air-con Cabins and en-suite Bathrooms
  • 01 Breakfast, 02 Lunches and 01 Dinner on board
  • Insurances
  • Kayaking

 

Price excludes

  • Shuttle bus Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi
  • Tips and Beverages
  • Personal Expenses
  • VAT
  • All other services not clearly mentioned as included


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 for Christmas (24/12/2015) and New Year (31/12/2015):

           - For adult and children from 12 year old: 52USD per person

           - For children from 6 to below 12 years old: 14USD per child

           - For children under 6 years old: free

 

Children’s policy: 

  • Baby Cot is free of charge and according to availability.
  • Free of charge for children below the age of 5 years old (limiting to one child
  • per one booking)
  • Children from the age of 5 to below 8 years old sharing bed with parents will be charged 50% of the adult rate.
  • Children from 8 to 12 year’s old sharing cabin with parents will be charged at 75% of adult rate.
  • Two children under 12 years old sharing a cabin will be charged at 75% of full cabin rate.
  • Children from the age of 12 years old pay full as adult rate.

 

Cost in USD per cabin

Transfer’s service:

  • Shuttle bus Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi: 30 USD/ pax/ 02 ways.
  • Private car  Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi: 155USD/ 4 seats car, 160USD/ 7 seats car, 180USD/ 16 seats car, 270USD/ 25-29 seats car , 370USD/ 45 seats car

 

Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (L, D)

8:30

Hotel pick-up and take a 4-hour drive to Ha Long Bay, short refreshment en-route

12:30

Arrival in Ha Long, enjoy a welcome drink onboard.

13:00

Enjoy a freshly prepared lunch while cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay and into Ha Long Bay.

15:00

Explore Vung Vieng village and learn about life in Ha Long Bay communities.

16:00

Visit Vung Ha area for kayaking, swimming, and relaxing in one of the Bay’s hidden caves.

17:00

Relax back at the boat as we cruise into the secluded Dong Tien Lake where the boat will anchor overnight.

17:30

Sunset party and happy hour on the sundeck.

18:00

Cooking class offering lessons in traditional Vietnamese cuisine.

19:30

Dinner will be served with Authentic Vietnamese Cuisines

21:00

Relax and enjoy the evening or choose from a variety of activities including board games and squid fishing.  

23:00

End of the program for Day 1. Overnight stayed on board.

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

6:45

Start your day with Tai Chi exercise and photo hunt

7:15

Coffee, tea and light breakfast pastries served in the dining room.

8:15

Transfer to a Day Boat and begin to cruise to Lan Ha Bay

9:00

Explore the Dark Cave and Bright Cave by Kayaking

11:00

Back to the Day Boat for relaxing, sun bathing on sundeck

12:00

A multi-course lunch will be served mid-day with seafood and grills

13:00

Cruise further to the Ba Trai Dao which is most  secluded and untouched area if the weather permits

14:00

Swimming, sunbathing on the small ambiance beaches or discover around this area by kayaking

15:30

Visiting Pearl Farm village. You will have chance to interact with local fishers to know how they get the high quality pearls from mussel

17:00

Return to main boat. Relaxing and Enjoy the rest of the day on board. Overnight stayed on board.

Day 3: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B, L)

6:30

Rise early for morning tai chi on the sundeck

7:15

Enjoy a light breakfast while cruising to Sung Sot area.

8:00

Explore the Sung Sot Cave - the largest and most impressive of Ha long Bay’s extensive cave system.

9:00

Return to the boat for check out.

10:00

Flower carving demonstration on Sun Deck.

10:40

Enjoy the last of the Ha Long Bay scenery over lunch as the boat cruises back to shore.

12:00

Transfer back to Hanoi

16:00

Drop off at the hotel in Hanoi. End of the trip.

 

Price includes

  • Welcome Drink, hot/cold Towels
  • 01 bottles of water/pax/day in room
  • Cruise Itinerary and Program
  • Cooking Class, fruit carving flower
  • Tai Chi
  • Entrance Fees
  • In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Spacious air-con Cabins and en-suite Bathrooms
  • 02 Breakfast, 03 Lunches and 02 Dinner on board
  • Insurance
  • Kayaking
  • Onboard Insurance

 

Price  excludes

  • Shuttle bus round way Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi
  • Tips and Beverages
  • Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned as included
  • VAT


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 for Christmas (24/12/2015) and New Year (31/12/2015):

           - For adult and children from 12 year old: 52USD per person

           - For children from 6 to below 12 years old: 14USD per child

          - For children under 6 years old: free

 

Children’s policy: 

  • Baby Cot is free of charge and according to availability.
  • Free of charge for children below the age of 5 years old (limiting to one child
  • per one booking)
  • Children from the age of 5 to below 8 years old sharing bed with parents will be charged 50% of the adult rate.
  • Children from 8 to 12 year’s old sharing cabin with parents will be charged at 75% of adult rate.
  • Two children under 12 years old sharing a cabin will be charged at 75% of full cabin rate.
  • Children from the age of 12 years old pay full as adult rate.

 

Specifications

Marguerite Garden Cruise

Building materials

 

Operated since

September 2012

Length

34

Width

8

Height

6.5

Depth

NA

Dining Room

Yes. On Second deck

Bar/ Sundeck

Yes. On third deck

Massage cabin

Yes

Crew

11

Cruising speed

10 Nautical knots/hour

 

Accommodation

Deluxe Cabin

Premium Cabin

Suite Cabin

Triple Cabin

Situated on the 1st floor, deluxe cabins have a smaller window but still providing beautiful views and fully furnished with variety of amenities.

Cabin size: 16.5 m2
Bed size: Twin/ Double

Situated on the 2nd floor, each cabin has wide windows facing to the ocean both sides, providing wonderful views of the bay and fully furnished with variety of amenities.

Cabin size: 23.0 m2
Bed size: Twin/ Double

 

Suite cabin will bring private space for you.
It is also has private cabin. Your private balcony is a fabulous place to watch the sunset.
We also set up 01 bottle of wine, a fruit of basket.

Cabin size: 23.0 m2
Bed size: Double/Twin

Each cabin has a large window providing for the most beautiful views and fully furnished with variety of amenities.

Cabin size: 19.0 m2
Bed size: 1 Double + 1 single

 

Cabin Amenities (all cabin types)

  • Beauty mirror
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Hair-dryer
  • Hot water
  • In-house Telephone
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Safety box
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Wardrobe

 

Services & Facilities

  • Baby cot
  • Bar
  • Cabin Service (Snack Meals)
  • Fresh flower
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour Security
  • Doctor on call
  • Reception
  • Safety box at reception

 

Dining Room & Bar

Savor your great meal while viewing spectacular beauty of Ha Long Bay in a modern dining room. Our mini bar serves a wide range of drinks and food such as coffee, tea, snack, seafood and grills which are suitable with your taste. We ensure the safety food sanitation for all kinds of dishes and beverage so that you can enjoy your delicious meal.

 

Onboard Activities

  • Cooking classes
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Movie nights
  • Swimming
  • Tai Chi
  • Wooden games

 


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