Signature Cruise (5 star experience)

SIGNATURE JUNIOR SUITE: These suites are located on our lower deck and we have double and twin suites available, depending on our guests needs.
 
SIGNATURE SENIOR SUITE: Our Signature Senior Suites are situated on our middle deck and offer a space of 34M2. These delightful suites provide you with a double bed, an ensuite and a private balcony for your relaxation. Couples find these rooms superb for their sophisticated design and exceptional features. Your private balcony is a fabulous place to watch the sunset with a cocktail.
 
EXCLUSIVE FAMILY SUITE: The Signature Exclusive Family Suite in comprised of a double bed and a single bed and can accommodate up to 4 guests. Consisting of a total area of 38M2, it contains one large room, an en-suite and a private terrace for your enjoyment. Small groups of friends or small families find this suite perfect for its privacy and it is positioned at the front of our vessel on the middle deck.
 
ELITE FAMILY SUITE: Located on our middle deck, the Signature Elite Family Suite is extremely popular with families and larger groups. It offers 2 double connecting rooms, a spacious en-suite and a large private terrace and has a total floor space of 51M2. This suite is the perfect place to have a romantic candlelit dinner or a small private party.
 
FACILITES
Contemporary and graceful decorations.
Hand crafted wooden furniture including working desks, wardrobes, and luggage shelves.
High quality wooden beds, comfortable mattress, soft pillows, crisp bed linen, and nice warm blankets.
In-room personal safe box.
LCD Samsung 32 inches TV
Modern remote controlled air-conditioning.
Fully stocked Mini bar.
Hair-dryer.
Electric kettle.
Clothes hangers.
Laundry bag.
Slippers.
Toiletries.
Exceptionally clean private bathroom.
Hot Water.
Bath-tub.
Soft fluffy Towels.
Fruit baskets.
Daily changes of bed sheets, blankets, pillows, bath and face towels.
Laundry and dry-cleaning service.

DAY 1: HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY (LUNCH/DINNER)
07:30 – 08:00: Be picked up by Signature minivan at our hotel and head to Halong City.
12:30: You will be taken on tender from the wharf and make your way out onto the bay to board the luxurious craft, Signature Cruise. You will be welcome aboard and greeted with a complimentary drink. The cruise manager will conduct a compulsory safety procedures session and then you are free to check into your cabin and freshen up. Take some time to have a look around the vessel or watch the magical landscape go by.
13:15: As we begin to cruise through the bay a special lunch of fresh seafood and an assortment of appetizing favorites will be served. 
15:00: After lunch we set sail for Bai Tu Long Bay passing the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, extraordinary limestone karst landscapes. Explore Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boats to discover the interesting daily lives of its inhabitants.
16:30: Back onboard Signature Cruise Halong Bay’s main craft, drop anchor for your overnight stay surrounded by incredible landscape.
17:30 – 18:30:  Happy hour with special drink menu (Buy one get another one for free).
17:30: Enjoy Vietnamese cooking demonstration, which is a great way to learn how to prepare delicious appetizers.
19:15: Relish special Signature Dinner in restaurant.
20:45 – 12:00: Your free time to relax with an exotic cocktail or whatever takes your fancy. Bar on the cruise has a wide range or wines, beers and liquors and is always a welcome sight for guests after a day on Halong Bay. Order a specialized massage in room. Choosing with other activities boat cruise such as watch documentary movies, squid fishing or simply relax on our roof top deck under the cover of a star filled sky.
 
DAY 2: THIEN CANH SON CAVE – BAI TU LONG BAY – HANOI ( LIGHT BREAKFAST / BRUNCH)
06:30: The nicest time of the day on Halong Bay is the morning. Head to the upper deck to participate in our daily Tai Chi sessions. Relax with an early morning cup of tea, coffee or juice anywhere you wish on the boat and watch the never ending miraculous scenery unfold before you.
07:00: Light breakfast will be served in the restaurant (pastries, tea, coffee).
7:30 – 8:30: Enjoy the last stage of your trip in Thien Canh Son cave and isletswhich is a wild and mysterious beauty in the middle of the World Heritage. Back to our main board afterwards.
09:30: check out of your cabin as you draw closer to the mainland. After a final early brunch and a last goodbye from the crew at 11:15, you will board our tender and head back to the wharf where you will be met by your return trip vehicle to transfer you to Hanoi.
12:00-12:30: Get on shuttle mini bus and get back to Hanoi.
16:00-16:30: Arrival back to our Essence Hanoi hotel. End of your memorable trip!

INCLUDED:
•    Cruise itinerary and program
•    Entrance and sightseeing fees
•    Cabins and suites with A/C and en-suite bathroom
•    1 Breakfast / 1 Lunch + 1 Brunch / 1 Dinner
•    Cooking class
•    Tai Chi session
•    Insurance, taxes and service charges


EXCLUDED:
•    Kayaking
•    Transfer by shuttle bus costs USD25 per person for round trip (Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi)
•    Beauty spa services and massage
•    Beverages and tobacco.
•    Tips and other personal expense.
•    All other services not mentioned above

DAY 1: HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY – VUNGVIENG FISHING VILLAGE (LUNCH / DINNER)
07:30 – 08:00: Depart from our hotel for your roadtrip through the Red River Delta  to Halong City. Breaking time will be arranged for your best comfort.
12:30: Your cruise will begin with a transfer from the mainland on the excursion to the main vessel, Signature Cruise. Upon boarding you will be greeted by the friendly crew and enjoy a complimentary welcome drink. After a brief introduction and safety procedures overview, you will be checked into your cabin and have some free time to relax and explore the craft.
13:15: A delicious lunch will be served in the main dining room as we slowly cruise through the magnificent limestone formations which make up Halong Bay. Feast on delicious seafood and range of other delicious dishes as you make your way deeper inside Halong Bay.
15:00: Head to Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boats or kayaks to explore the interesting daily lives of its inhabitants.
16:30: Back onboard Signature Cruise Halong Bay’s main craft, drop anchor for overnight stay surrounded by incredible landscape.
17:30-18:30: Happy hour with special drink menu (Buy one get another one for free).
17:30: We will conduct a Vietnamese cuisine cooking demonstration and invites you all to participate in the preparation of these mouth-watering delights.
19:15: Dinner time
20:45 – 00:00: Evening is beautiful time in Halong Bay, and just because the sun goes down doesn’t mean the night is over. Take advantage of the onboard facilities or just relax to your heart’s content. Relax at fully stocked bar with an assortment of local and international favorites. Try your luck at night squid fishing, watch a documentary film or simply relax on our roof top deck.
 
DAY 2: CONG DAM (BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER)
06:30: Early birds are welcome to attend sunrise Tai Chi on the upper deck and it’s an excellent way to get your energy level up for the whole day's adventure. You will be fascinated by the exquisiteness of Halong Bay in the early hours as you enjoy a coffee, tea.
08:00: Enjoy a buffet breakfast with best local coffee brand and fresh fruit juices.
09:00: Next you will board on the Signature Day Boat to head to Cong Dam Area, best known for its crystal clear sandy beaches. Enjoy kayaking, swimming or just relax on a stunning secluded beach.
12:00: Have lunch with Signature set menu on the day boat.
15:30: Back on board Signature Cruise, take some time to freshen up, take a nap or just relax at your leisure as we cruise to our overnight area. Witness one of the most brilliant sunsets you will ever see.
17:30-18:30: Bar opens for Happy Hour “Buy one get one free “.
17:30: Enjoy cooking demonstration to discover our Vietnamese cuisine of traditional spring rolls.
19:15: A special dinner will be served offering you outstanding food and quality service.
20:45 – 00:00: This evening is yours to enjoy whatever please you. we will hold a movie night with a selection of films available. We also have a selection of board games for your entertainment. Our bar is always open and is an ideal place to meet new people and share stories about your adventures.
 
DAY 3: THIEN CANH SON CAVE – BAI TU LONG BAY – HANOI (LIGHT BREAKFAST / BRUNCH)
06:30: The best time to observe Halong Bay is in the early morning and we suggest that if you didn’t get to witness it yesterday that now is your last chance. Tai Chi will be conducted again today on our upper deck and is a terrific way to feel as one with the peaceful surroundings.
07:30: Light breakfast will be served this morning.
07:30-08:30: Enjoy the last stage of your trip in Thien Canh Son cave and islets, which is a wild and mysterious beauty in the middle of the World Heritage.
09:30: Check out of your cabin and enjoy the last stage of your trip with a delicious brunch as you continue to cruise back towards harbor through scenery.
11:15: After a final farewell from cruise staff, you will be transported back to Halong City wharf
12:00 – 12:30: Get on shuttle mini bus and transfer back to Hanoi.
16:00 - 16:30: Arrival back to our Essence Hanoi hotel! End of services.

INCLUDED:
•    Cruise itinerary and program
•    Entrance and sightseeing fees
•    Cabins and suites with A/C and en-suite bathroom
•    2 Breakfasts / 2 Lunches + 1 Brunch / 2 Dinners
•    Cooking class
•    Tai Chi session
•    Insurance, taxes and service charges


EXCLUDED:
•    Kayaking
•    Transfer by shuttle bus costs USD25 per person for round trip (Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi)
•    Beauty spa services and massage
•    Beverages and tobacco.
•    Tips and other personal expense.
•    All other services not mentioned above

 


 

Price of 2 Day 1 Night trip: Per person in US$ 
From 01st Oct to 31st Dec 16 & 01st Jan to 30th April 17
Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Charter
 Signature Junior Suite  215 210 115 Please contact
 Signature Senior Suite 240 235 135
 Family Suite 290 285 200
 
From 01st May to 30th Sept 2017
Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Charter
 Signature Junior Suite  190 185 95 Please contact
 Signature Senior Suite 215 210 120
 Family Suite 265 260 170

Price of 3 Day 2 Night trip: Per person in US$ 
From 01st Oct to 31st Dec 16 & 01st Jan to 30th April 17
 Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Charter
Signature Junior Suite 315 310 150 Please contact
Signature Senior Suite 340 335 175
 Family Suite 390 385 185
 
From 01st May to 30th Sept 2017
 Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Charter
 Signature Junior Suite 290 285 125 Please contact
 Signature Senior Suite 315 310 150
 Family Suite 365 360 160
 
•    Transfer by shuttle bus costs USD25 per person for round trip (Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi)
•    Surcharge USD50 per person for Christmas (Dec. 24th) & New Year`s Eve (Dec. 31st)