CALYPSO CRUISE (3 *** standard)
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.
Tour grade: easy, relax
Tour code: VRT-HALONG 03
Tour duration: 2 days 1 night
Type of tour: sharing boat, sleep on junk
Day 1: Hanoi - Halong
Day 2: Halong - Hanoi
Calypso Luxury Cruiser Factsheet
Brief Boat Specifications
Design concept: traditional wooden style
Length: 33m / Width: 8m / Height: 9m
Deck 1: 8 cabins and kitchen
Dec k 2: 4 cabins + Bar and restaurant
Average cabin size: 12.5 sqm
Sundeck: Tanning chairs, wooden bar
Cabins Facilities: comfort bedding, Air-con, Private Bath, bar, and rustic rattan furnishings
Generator: 4.500KVA / Cruising speed: 8 nautical knots per hour
Shuttle Bus service Daily departure at 8:00-8:30 am from Hanoi
Private Car service On request
Check in time 12:00 am
Check out time 11:00 am
Total number of Cabins 12
Total Passenger Capacity 24
Individually controlled Air-Conditioning Wardrobe
Hot and Cold Shower Complimentary Bottled Water
Toiletries Fire Extinguisher
Services and Facilities
Reception (English and Vietnamese Speaking)
Themed Parties on request
Car Rental Service with Driver
Tender for Sightseeing
Kayaking & Fishing equipments
Number of Cabins 12 fully-furnished cabins
Average Room Size 12.5 sqm
Cuisine Vietnamese Seafood & Various International Dishes
Breakfast 07:00 – 8:00 daily
Lunch 13:00 – 14:00 daily
Dinner 19:00 – 20:00 daily
Seating capacity 24 passengers
On – Board Activities
Excursions to caves, grottos, beaches & fishing village
On Boat Events (by request)
Meetings & Conferences Wedding Ceremonies
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (L/D)
08h00 – 08h30: Pick-up from your hotel for the 3 hour-and-a-half hour drive to Halong Bay
12h00 – 12h30: Embark on Calypso Cruiser followed by cruise briefing
13h00 – 15h30: Savour a sumptuous lunch as we cruise amongst the limestone islands which such wonderful names as; Fighting Cock, Dog Rock and Incense Burner.
15h30 – 17h30: Visit Amazing Cave
17h30 – 19h00: Enjoy drinks on Sundeck or captor some great shots of this amazing seascape, enjoy a swim or just sit back and relax as the sun starts to set.
Those who would like to learn how some of the fantastic Vietnamese dishes are made on board can join in on our brief Vietnamese cooking course.
19h00 Dinner is served. After dinner you can chose to socialize with other guests, try your luck with some night squid fishing, mabe sing some karaoke or even enjoy a dance under the stars, the choice is yours.
Overnight Calypso Cruiser will be anchored in a tranquil area.
Day 2: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L)
06h30 – 07h00 Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
07h00 – 11h00 Why not enjoy an early breakfast whilst watching the sunrise. After breakfast there is time to enjoy some kayaking, visiting Luon cave or a cooling swim.
For those who do not fancy kayaking, there is also the option of visiting Titop Island where you can enjoy a panorama view of Halong Bay or you may chose to just relax, or enjoy a swim at the beach.
Before heading back to the harbor and saying our goodbyes to Calypso crew, you will enjoy lunch onboard.
12h00 – 16h30 Transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi where our tour ends at approx 16h30
Under price and inclusion for the above ??? No bus: USD 10 (2 ways) i don't know what this refers to.
PRICE: USD 184$
(based on twin/double sharing basic)
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: USD 60$
Connecting family rooms are available on request.
No bus: – USD 10 (2 ways)
Child 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. Age of children based on year of birth.
Meals as mentioned
Accommodation on board (on twin /double basis)
Pick-up and transfer by A/C vehicle
English speaking tour guide
Entrance fees Kayaking
Welcome drink, fresh fruit
Gratuities and personal expenses
What to bring: Original passport, swim suits, sun glasses, insect repellent Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure. The itinerary may be changed due to the bad weather conditions.