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Starlight cruise

10/13/2014 2:47:26 AM
Starlight Cruise is the newest member in Luxury Collection by Oriental Sails. This five-star cruise features 32 spacious cabins with at least 22m2/each and become the most enjoyable way for those who wish to explore Halong Bay in grand style. With Starlight Cruise, cruising on the World Heritage site is more than just a touring experience that we offer - it's a passion that we are delighted to share with you.
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08:00: 08:30: Leave Hanoi for Halong City. Check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The Oriental Sails Lounge in Hong Gai Tourist Wharf.
12:30 – 13:00: Embark Starlight Cruise. Enjoy welcome drink and get a brief introduction about cruise and safety guidelines. Check-in your cabin.
13:15 – 16:00: Have lunch while cruising in the magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay.
16:00 – 17:00: Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the most beautiful cave in Bai Tu Long Bay
17:00 – 17:30: Return to Starlight Cruise, Cruising to Cong Do Area, enjoy the sunset and relaxing with Jacuzzi
17:30 – 19:00: Try mini-golf on the top deck or take part in a cooking demonstration and food décor with our Chef. Happy hour with finger food is served.
19:00 – 21:00: Dinner is served. Private dinner is available on request.
21:00 – 22:00: Join squid fishing with the crew, sing karaoke or just laze around, relax in your cabin. Overnight on board at Cong Do Area.

06:30 – 7:00: Welcome a new day with amazing dawn on the Legendary Gulf of Tonkin. Refresh your body & soul by a Tai-chi lesson on sundeck.
07:00 – 08:00: Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Vung Vieng fishing village.
08:00 – 09:00:y ou 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.
09:00 – 09:30:  Return to Starlight Cruise for freshening up and checking out your cabin. Starlight Cruise weighs the anchor to continue roaming around the picturesque route toward Hon Gai harbor.09:30 – 12:00:  Have early lunch.
12:00: Disembark. Cruise ends.

Our price quoted in USD per cabin:

Period Oct 1st, 2016 - Apr 30th, 2017,
Oct 1st, 2017 - Dec 31st, 2017
May 1st, 2017 - Sep 30th, 2017
Type of cabins Single Double Extra bed Single Double Extra bed
Deluxe $266 $372 $130 $256 $352 $115
Executive $286 $417 $130 $276 $392 $115
Suite balcony $326 $452 $160 $316 $432 $125

What to take

We suggest a small, lightweight daypack for cameras, extra film, and drinking water and swimming gear, passports & spending money.

Entrance fees, Taxes and Service Charge
English or French speaking guide
Luxury accommodation with A/C, bathtub & shower, mini bar
Exclusive Cruise through Halong Bay
Welcome Cocktail
Vietnamese Seafood Lunch and Dinner, International Brunch Buffet
Sunrise Tai Chi Class
Starlight Cruise’s special gift
Insurance on board
Kayak based on twin share

Tips and Gratuities
Shuttle bus Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi: $30/pax/round trip
Surcharge on Tet, Christmas, public holidays,...

The above cruise itinerary is subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice.

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Total Length: 58 m
Crew: 46

Number of cabins: 32
Deluxe: 12 cabins; 22m2 (4.4m x 5m), First Deck
Executive: 18 cabins; 22 m2 (4.4m x 5m), Second Deck
Suite balcony: 02 cabins; 50 m2 (5m x 10m), Third Deck

Public areas:
Welcome Hall: Nicely set-up to give guests a warm welcome
Restaurant: Total Area of 350 m2, including performing stage, bar, viewing front deck and balcony, indoor area is surrounded with panoramic windows for great Bay view.
Bar & Lounge: 50 m2, lounge, book library, souvenirs, board games
Starlight Terrace: 78.5 m2 including a bar and a barbecue kitchen, great place for sunset cocktail & BBQ dinner
Wine Cellar: Various wines are on display. Karaoke bar and disco floor with total sound insulation system. Great place for wine lovers
Front Deck: Wide open, non-occupied front deck for great views of the Bay, and photo shootings
Sundeck: 320 m2 of open space for sunbathing, Taichi lesson, mini golf
Swimming Deck: Separate swimming deck

Rowing basket boat
Cooking lesson
Mini Golf

Individually controlled air-conditioning
TV with plugged-in USB
Stocked mini-bar/snack
In-house phone
Life vests
Safety box
Fire extinguisher / Smoke detector
Private Jacuzzi
Stand shower
Bath robe
Bathroom amenities
Hair dryer
Electric shaver outlet
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