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Paradise Explorer Cruise

Halong Bay, Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam

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As its name implies, going sightseeing with Paradise Explorer Cruise, tourists will have a wonderful opportunity to explore more undiscovered parts of Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bays and Lan Ha Bays.

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Paradise Cruises is one of the most prestigious and luxury cruises in Halong Bay, which specializes in providing various choices of cruise to better serve the needs of tourists going sightseeing in Halong. This company offers four options for tourists including Paradise Luxury, Paradise Privilege, Paradise Peak, and Paradise Explorer.

These four types of vessels are designed in different styles to make various options for tourists. If tourists want to have a perfect trip in every detail, Explorer is the best choice because it was created to serve tourists with exactly finest details to satisfy even if the most demanding customers. A system of Paradise Explorer Cruise has two vessels including Explorer I and Explorer II. These cruises are designed with 26.5 meters long, 6.4 meter wide, and 2.3 meter high and launched in December, 2010.

 

Go sightseeing with Paradise Explorer, tourists may have different experiences even if they are first timers or returning visitors. Having a great sleep in Paradise Suites Hotel, the first and only boutique hotel in Halong Bay will be the first different experience of tourists that other cruises in Halong Bay do not offer. In fact, Explorers do not involve sleeping on the vessels, instead, tourists will have a great night in a decorated room in Paradise Suites Hotel by just only a short walk from harbor. Staying in land, of course, means that your room is more spacious and equipped with better amenities. This promises to bring tourists an truly-relaxing night before continuing their voyage in remarkable Halong Bay.

In term of the quality, tourists can rest assured that all rooms in Paradise Suites Hotel designed to satisfy expectations of travelers from all over the world who are seeking sophistication and class. Below are room information for your reference:

Room size: 32 m2 Telephone  Seating area

Bed type: Twin 1.1m × 2.0m

Double 2.2m × 2.0m

Extra bed

En-suite bathroom/

Bath towels/

Bathrobes

Mini bar /

Tea and coffee amenities/

Electric kettle
Air conditioner / heater Table / Desk Seating area
Iron / Ironing facilities Satellite TV Safety deposit box
Hair - dryer Complimentary mineral water Shower toiletries
Wardrobe / storage space Alarm clock  

 

 

Services

With regard to services on board, like other cruises in Paradise Cruise, Explorer also provides tourists the best services including services on request such as baby sitter, baby cot, baby chair, beauty and health services like luxury spa, beauty treatments, foot massage

 

Activities and recreation

In general, each itinerary of Paradise Cruise will have different activities for tourists. However, there are some common activities like swimming, fishing, snorkeling, cycling, kayaking, etc. In addition, in the first day of your itinerary, there are many interesting activities such as visit local night markets and Halong fish market, relax on beach and play some beach sports, go fishing, etc.

 

Paradise Explorer two days one night

In the first day with Halong Paradise Explorer Cruise two days one night, after check in at Paradise Suites Hotel, tourists can take a rest and participate in a plenty of activities around Tuan Chau Island including:

- Enjoy Luxury Spa, Massage & Beauty Treatments
- Attend Tai Chi or Yoga Class
- Visit local night markets to browse for local handicrafts and souvenirs (evening)
- Enjoy the bar and music from our live band
- Relax on the beach and join some water sports available off shore
- Go fishing with local fisherman – eat what you catch or bring back to the restaurants to prepare
- Visit Halong fish market and take part in a cooking class with our chef
- Try some farming with the locals
- Cycle around Tuan Chau Island and visit the friendly village
- Visit Yen Tu Pagoda which dates back centuries
- Discover Vat ba Island with full of hiking cycling and opportunities to visit local villages

In the second day, after embarkation and having a buffet breakfast on board, tourists will  discover Halong Bay, a wonder of nature at 9.00 - 10.30 am. If you travel in winter, you will have a chance to visit Cat Ba Island and Viet Hai Village. In addition, tourists can go sightseeing by a bicycle or motorbike. On the other hand, if tourists travel Halong in summer, they will have a different program with Paradise Explorer. In details, tourists will visit Vung Vieng floating village exploring surrounding landscapes and daily activities of fishermen here. With this experience, tourists will be transferred to a small rowboat paddling through the village and interacting with local people. In addition, tourists also have opportunity to visit Tung Sau pearl farm and discover the intricate methods of oyster and pearl cultivation.

Whether you are in winter or summer program, you will be transferred back to Explorer Cruise for lunch at 12.00. There are many other exciting activities waiting tourists such as kayaking, swimming, make Halong Bay seafood salad, etc. You itinerary will be ended at 17.30 pm.

 

Include

- 1 Breakfast
- 1 Lunch
- 1 night at the Paradise Suites Hotel
- 1 full day tour on the Paradise Explorer
- Entrance and sightseeing fees
- 2 bottles of mineral water
- Bicycle rental/motorbike and driver on Cat Ba Island
- Boat and rower in Vung Vieng floating village
- Snorkel equipment (subject to availability)
- English Speaking Tour Guide (other languages available at an extra cost)
- Insurance and Tax

 

Exclude

- Transfer services ( Notes: Because of the timings of this trip the shuttle bus cannot be an option for this package. A private car with 4-7 seats is at $173 round trip)
- Airfare and visas
- Dinner(s)
- High afternoon tea on the explorer ($8/person)
- Any extra beverages
- Spa services
- Kayak rental($15/kayak)
- Tips and gratuities
- All other services not clearly mentioned above

 

Paradise Explorer three days two nights

In the first day with Halong Paradise Explorer Cruise two days one night, after check in at Paradise Suites Hotel, tourists can take a rest and participate in a plenty of activities around Tuan Chau Island including:

- Enjoy Luxury Spa, Massage & Beauty Treatments
- Attend Tai Chi or Yoga Class
- Visit local night markets to browse for local handicrafts and souvenirs (evening)
- Enjoy the bar and music from our live band
- Relax on the beach and join some water sports available off shore
- Go fishing with local fisherman – eat what you catch or bring back to the restaurants to prepare
- Visit Halong fish market and take part in a cooking class with our chef
- Try some farming with the locals
- Cycle around Tuan Chau Island and visit the friendly village
- Visit Yen Tu Pagoda which dates back centuries
- Discover Vat ba Island with full of hiking cycling and opportunities to visit local villages

The second day also nearly the same, however, in the second night with Paradise Explorer Cruise in Halong, tourists will rest in Paradise Suites Hotel. Approximately at noon in the third day, tourists will check out Paradise Suites Hotel.

 

Include

- 2 Breakfast
- 1 Lunch
- 2 nights at the Paradise Suites Hotel
- 1 full day on the Paradise Explorer
- Entrance and sightseeing fees
- 2 bottles of mineral water
- Bicycle rental/motorbike and driver on Cat Ba Island
-  Boat and rower in Vung Vieng floating village
- Snorkel equipment (subject to availability)
- English Speaking Tour Guide (other languages available at an extra cost)
- Insurance and Tax

 

Exclude

- Transfer services ( Notes: Because of the timings of this trip the shuttle bus cannot be an option for this package. A private car with 4-7 seats is at $173 round trip)
- Airfare and visas
- Dinner(s)
- High afternoon tea on the explorer ($8/person)
- Any extra beverages
- Spa services
- Kayak rental($15/kayak)
- Tips and gratuities
- All other services not clearly mentioned above

 

Check-in/Check-out

Tourists will check in at 2.00 pm at Paradise Suites Hotel after being transferred from Hanoi to Tuan Chau Island. Basing on the itinerary tourists choose, you will check out before 12.00 at noon in the second day (Paradise Explorer two days one night) or in the third day (Paradise Explorer three days two nights). For more detailed information, please ask staffs to make sure you are on time.

 

Cancellation

In terms of cancellation, tourists will be charged basing on the time they make a request. The earlier they make cancellation request, the less they will be cost.

In details, with FIT booking (groups of less than 7 cabins), for those who inform more than 7 days before trip departure, they will receive a full refund. However, if tourists make a request of cancelation from 7 days to 3 days before arrival, they will be charged 50%. Finally, tourists informing less than 72 hours before vessel departure will not be returned the payment they did before.

For GIT booking (group of from 7 cabins), tourist informing cancellation more than 60 days before arrival will receive 100% the payment. On the other hand, they will be charged 50% of the total rate if informing from 60 - 31 days, 75% from 30 to 15 days, and 100% if less than 15 days.

 

Children and extra beds

For children under the age of 5 years old, they can freely share cabin with two adults and maximum one child. Baby cot is free of charge. However, if tourists require an additional bed, they must pay further $25 for two days - one night program and $35 for three days - two nights program.

The cost of an inclusive extra bed for children from 5 to 12 years old sharing cabin with two adults will depend on the itinerary and the time you travel.

Finally, with ones over 12 years old, they will be charged as adult's rate.

 

Cards accepted

To make the payment happening easily, conveniently and safely, tourists can pick up one of two options below. In the first way, tourists can use visa, master card, etc to make the payment through OnePay online payment gateway. Besides, tourists can also transfer their payment by credit card, bank wire transfer, or through Western Union Global Transfer.

 

How safe is your cruise?

To help tourist experience the most wonderful and safest cruise, all Paradise Cruises are  fully equipped with safety amenities and services such as leakage alarm systems, ICOM system, fire safety system, 24 hour security staff, video camera at entrance, regular safety inspections, etc.

 

What should I wear on the boat?

To keep your health and create the most convenient for your voyage, Paradise Luxury Cruise advise that you should take a light garments in summer and a jacket in winter because the weather can be pretty cold, especially at night. In addition, bringing a raincoat will be useful anytime due to the unpredictable weather.

There is a note if you want to do kayaking, you should change your clothes first because it is easily to get wet. In terms of wearing shoes, choose one that make you feel the most comfortable and appropriate according to the weather. Do not forget to bring walking shoes and bathing suit for your exciting excursions in the Bay.

   CRUISES' NAMES
PARADISE EXPLORER
I II
   Launched time
12-2010 12-2010
   Length
26.5m 26.5m
   Width
6.4m 6.4m
   Height
2.3m 2.3m
   Central Air conditioning
Yes Yes
   Dining-Room
Yes Yes
   Bar
Yes Yes
   Public Restrooms
Yes Yes
   Sundeck
Yes Yes
   Sport Activities
Yes Yes

 

Stylish Hanoi - Halong Getaway

In recent years, Hanoi is always one of the most attractive tourism cities in the world because of its both ancient and modern beauty, important historical relics, scenic spots, and very reasonable price. On the other hand, Halong Bay attracts tourists thanks to having pristine and untouched natural landscapes such as majestic caves, blue and crystal beaches, and high quality services. To explore the beauty of these special lands, tourists just only need to pay $243 and will take advantages of big promotion involving:

Sunrise or Sunset day cruise on Paradise Explorer or Paradise Luxury including:

- Cruise Program
- Sightseeing & Excursion fees
- Lunch 
- English-speaking onboard manager and crew
- Onboard insurance, Taxes and Service Charges

Round trip shared bus transfer Hanoi - Halong

1 night (before or after cruise) at Paradise Suite Hotel:

 

Note: This program is valid from January 1st, 2014 to December 31th, 2014. If you not travel in this time but want to book this tour, please contact us before to make a deal. Please be noted that guests passport information are required latest 24 hours before embarkation. For each guest, full name and surname, date of birth, nationality, passport number, Vietnamese visa number and expiry date are required.

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