12.00 Arrival in Tuan Chau Island, at the doorstep of Vietnam’s most fascinating wonder
12.15 Boarding time
12.30 Welcome Drink – cruise briefing, safety instructions, check-in cabins.
Strong believers in the holistic nature of premium service, your Paradise Private Butlers are trained in all areas of service for you to take away with you priceless memories of a professional and efficient but still warm and personal service.
Your heavenly journey across Halong Bay commences.
13.00 Seafood Lunch Platter
Enjoy your meal in the elegant dining-room, the private dining of your cabin or even on the balcony for a better view of the amazing landscape that unleashes before your eyes.
Paradise Cruise gives you the chance to see more undiscovered parts of the Bay- not only will you cruise through Halong Bay but you will also pass by many amazing areas. You will pass Luon Cave called the “Tunnel Cave” in English, due to its long 60 meters leading to a tranquil lake; Trong Cave, which enchanting interior is often used for gala-diner and banquet; Ho Dong Tien cave whose mouth, you will see, is right at sea level.
15.00 – 16.30 Visit Thien Canh Son for swimming and kayaking. Here you also explore one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay.
16.30 – 18.00 Continue cruising and sightseeing on the Bay while the Afternoon Tea is served on the Sundeck: A Coffee and Tea brewing demonstration will introduce you to the traditional culture of drinking tea and coffee in Vietnam. Nibbles include cakes and biscuits.
You can request a cooking demonstration with your butler to discover the Vietnamese cuisine. Try rolling the spring rolls, with the assistance of your butler or the Chef.
18.00 – 19.15 Relax or book on-board Spa Services (refer to menu in your cabin)
19.30 – 21.00 Dinner À La Carte
21.00 – 23.00 Evening Activities – relax at leisure; choose from our selection of movies to watch in the intimacy of your cabin; try Squid Fishing or book a Beauty Spa service onboard.
06.30 – 07.00 Tai Chi session on the sundeck at the break of dawn.
07.00 – 07.30 Coffee & tea with assorted homemade pastries at your disposition in the dining-room.
07.45 – 08.30 Breakfast À La Carte
08.30 Transfer to the Paradise Explorer, the day boat that will take you to places most junks cannot access
Note: Please leave your luggage in your cabin as you will return to Peak afterwards.
10.30 Board a bamboo rowing boat for the visit of the Vung Vieng Floating Village with its school, museum, tiny floating houses and the kind villagers.
12.30 Return to Paradise Explorer for a delicious Vietnamese lunch.
14.00 Visit Vung Ha Island and participate in trekking or kayaking activities.
This beautiful and unspoiled island is a wild and less visited location in the Bay, which will amaze you with its charming serenity.
16.00 Return to Paradise Explorer and transfer back to Paradise Peak.
16.30 – 17.15 Relax at leisure. Take this opportunity to book a session at our onboard Spa Services (refer to Spa menu in your cabin)
If you did not feel like it on the first day, you can still take the opportunity to enjoy the Afternoon Tea on the second day. Vietnamese Coffee and Tea demonstration on the sundeck with cake and biscuits.
17.30 – 19.00 Another cooking demonstration will take place on the sundeck. Feel free to join again or for the first time if you did not on the first day.
19.30 – 22.00 Dinner À La Carte
22.00 – 24.00 Evening Activities – relax at leisure; enjoy Movie Night, Squid Fishing or Beauty Spa services
6.30 Tai Chi session on the Sundeck at the break of dawn
7.00 – 7.30 Light breakfast: Tea, coffee and assorted pastries
7.30 – 8.30 Choose among visiting Luon Cave on a rowing bamboo boat with local people; exploring Sung Sot Cave one of the largest and most beautiful cave in Halong Bay or Swimming, kayaking and trekking at Titop Island.
8.30 Breakfast À La Carte
9.45 Cabin Check-out and bill settlement
10.30 The boat anchors in the wharf. Time to go ashore from the boat.
For guests who booked a private car, it will pick you up upon disembarking