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Dolphin Diamond Sail Halong Bay is a traditional junk, small enough to be intimate but large enough to be comfortable, is the perfect way to explore the bay. The Dolphin Sail boat has 6 – 8 cabins, all -conditioned, en-suite cabins and a glorious picture-window salon with sofas and easy chairs, this vessel elegantly explores the islands and bays. The Vietnamese food on board is exceptional, served by friendly local staff…

Cruise Junk Overview:

  • About Dolphin Diamond Sail Halong Bay :
  • Joining in Dolphin Diamond Sail Halong Bay, you will have an unforgettable experience on a splendid, luxurious cruise as well as enjoy the superb sceneries in Ha Long bay – a famous World Heritage – with more than 3000 islands and islets rising from deep emerald sea water, dipping yourselves in natural beautiful landscapes, feeling the clean and fresh air, watching the dawn and sunset and particularly the moonlight over the bay.

  • The Restaurant Dinning Room & Bar:
  • The second deck of each junks is designed as a harmonious atmosphere combination between bar and dinging area, which offers a comfortable and romantic setting in which to take in the beauty of the bay white enjoying delicious, freshly caught seafood and other Vietnamese cuisine at its finest.

    Cruises offer a wide selection of Aperitifs, Spirits, Beer and a selection of fine wines from around the world.

    Cabin Amenities (All Cabin Types).

    Room size: 9 – 14 spm, 2 single beds or 1 double bed.

    Private en-suite with panoramic window individually controlled air-conditioning; reading light, paining adorning the wall, Tea & Coffee table. Private bathrooms with shower, deluxe toilet amenities and towels. Safety equipment: Medical, First-aid, life jacket, lifebuoy.

  • Sun decks, Sun bed & Garden bar:
  • Stretch out and relax on our spacious rooftop sun decks, Our comfortable lounge furniture is perfect for sipping a cocktail or reading a book; talking with friends you have made on board or taking a nap; sunning or counting the stars. Days or night, see you on the sun deck!

    The unique itineraries are designed to maximize your holiday experience and enjoyment. Dolphin Diamond Sail Halong Bay offer swimming and kayaking, a visit to a local floating fishing village, panoramic and breath-taking bay views from atop Titop island, squid fishing from the boat with the crew.

  • Transportation:
  • The rounded shuttle Bus service, is inclusive in the cruise rate, daily departs at 8:00 AM-8:30 AM from Hanoi Old Quarter with compliment bottle of water on bus. Private Car service is On Request.

  • Check-in/Check-out:
  • Check in time: 12:30 - 12:45 noon. Check out of room time: 10:00 am. Disembark time: 11:30 am.

HALONG BAY WITH DOLPHIN DIAMOND SAIL.

DAY 1: Ha Noi - Halong bay - Dolphin Junk Cruise. Meals = Lunch, Dinner.

7h45 – 8h00: Pick you up at the hotel in the Old Quarter, Hanoi.

10h00 – 10h30: Stop over in Hai Duong city.

12h00 – 12h30: Arrive at Ha Long City and Transfer to cruise ship.

12h45: Enjoy soft welcome drink, check-in registration.

13h15: Have lunch on the boat where you will be satisfied by many kinds of seafood.

14h15- 17h00: Cruise towards Bai Tu Long Bay for pristine scenery, especially, you will be cruised to explore the mystery of Sung Sot Cave (the cave of Surprise), kayaking before the romantic sunset.

17h30: Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the sun deck with local red wine and fresh fruit.

18h30: Join in cooking class demonstration (Teaching you how to make our specially, Spring rolls) on board.

19h00: Get free time, enjoy fresh seafood dinner.

20h00 – 22h00: Relaxing on your cabin or join some activities organized on boat like drinking, dancing, karaoke… You might also try your luck at the squid fishing from the boat.

Overnight on Dolphin Junk Cruise.

DAY 2: Dolphin Junk Cruise - Hanoi. Meals =Breakfast, Lunch.

07h00 – 08h00: Have some coffee and a tasty breakfast.

08h00 – 10h30: Cruise to Titop beach or Soi Sim Island, swimming (if the weather permitted), walking up to the top of Titop for a spectacular scenery of the bay. Cruise through the emerald water between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, En route, you have time for sightseeing with many beauty spots of the world natural heritage including Finger island, Fighting Cock islet, Incense Burner islet, Dog islet, Dragon, Horse Neck, Buffalo Head islet and many other strange shape islands.

10h30 – 11h30: Lunch is served on boat.

12h00 – 12h30: Take our shuttle bus to return to Hanoi.

16h30 - 17h00: Arrive in Hanoi approximate 17:30 PM.

What to Bring.

  • Sun block.
  • Camera + Film.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Original Passport.
  • A wide brimmed hat.
  • Swimming suite.
  • Warm clothes in the Winter time [From December till March].
  • Sun glasses.

Cruise Notes.

  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming, kayaking or snorkelling excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • In line with our responsible vision of tourism, please note that we do not include the most popular caves of the bay in our program. We consider that they are an insult to heritage preservation.
  • On the way to Halong and back to Hanoi, we will stop at a place with food, beverages and souvenirs for sale. This is not to trick you and that will be the only times of the whole trip you may feel in the tourism mass. But that is the only place on the way, where you, your driver and your guide can use clean toilets without being forced to buy anything. Thanks for your understanding.
  • Meals: Vietnamese menu. Would you please advise us any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers.

HALONG BAY & CAT BA ISLAND WITH DOLPHIN DIAMOND JUNK CRUISE - 03 OPTIONS.

    DAY 1: Ha Noi - Halong bay - Dolphin Junk Cruise. Meals = Lunch, Dinner.

    7h45 – 8h00: Pick you up at the hotel in the Old Quarter, Hanoi.

    10h00 – 10h30: Stop over in Hai Duong city.

    12h00 – 12h30: Arrive at Ha Long City and Transfer to cruise ship.

    12h45: Enjoy soft welcome drink, check-in registration.

    13h15: Have lunch on the boat where you will be satisfied by many kinds of seafood.

    14h15- 17h00: Cruise towards Bai Tu Long Bay for pristine scenery, especially, you will be cruised to explore the mystery of Sung Sot Cave (the cave of Surprise), kayaking before the romantic sunset.

    17h30: Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the sun deck with local red wine and fresh fruit.

    18h30: Join in cooking class demonstration (Teaching you how to make our specially, Spring rolls) on board.

    19h00: Get free time, enjoy fresh seafood dinner.

    20h00 – 22h00: Relaxing on your cabin or join some activities organized on boat like drinking, dancing, karaoke… You might also try your luck at the squid fishing from the boat.

    Overnight on Dolphin Junk Cruise.

    DAY 2: Halong bay - Lan Ha bay or Cat Ba Island. Meals = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

  • Option 01: 02 nights on boat - Fullday Kayaking.
  • 06h00 – 07h00: If you like enjoying Ha Long Bay’s sunrise, Kayaking in Halong bayplease get up early before 6h00 A.M.

    07h00 – 08h00: Breakfast, coffee and tea served.

    08h30 – 09h00: Transfer to smaller boat to explore Day and Night cave. Guided kayaking through pristine natural caves lapped by the turquoise water.

    12h00 – 13h00: Have lunch on boat

    14h00: Swimming, snorkeling or relaxing on Ba Trai Dao island (three peaks island), one of the most beautiful isolated beaches (private, wild and fresh air). You also can discover the wild surrounding area by kayaking.

    15h30: Visit Halong Pearl farm village to learn how local people are farming oysters and collecting pearls.

    16h30: return to the Dolphin Junk for second night.

    17h00: Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the sundeck with local red wine and fresh fruits.

    19h00: Fresh seafood dinner is served on board.

    20h00 – 22h00: Relaxing on your cabin or join some activities organized on boat like drinking, dancing, karaoke… You might also try your luck at the squid fishing from the boat.

    Overnight on Dolphin Junk Cruise.

  • Option 02: 01 night on boat & 01 night at hotel in Cat Ba island.
  • 06h00 – 07h00: If you would like to enjoy to Ha Long Bay’s sunrise, Cat Ba Island, please get up early before 6h00 A.M.

    07h00 – 08h00: Have some coffee and a tasty breakfast.

    08h00 – 08h30: We will cruise to Cat Ba Island, from Gia Luan Dock.

    08h30: Our bus will take you to the National Park which is home of 32 different types of mammals and more than 2000 species of flora. Take a short trek through the forest and climb up the Ngu Lam Mountain. From the peak of the mountain you can see the whole landscapes of Cat Ba Island.

    11h00: The guide takes you back to your hotel.

    12h00: Have lunch at hotel.

    14h00 – 17h00: Our guide takes you to Monkey Island. Stop at Monkey Island Beach for swimming and trekking to the top of the Monkey Island. Maybe change Monkey

    Island by Lan Ha bay, depending on the weather permit.

    18h00: Have dinner at hotel.

    19h00: Free time at Cat Ba town.

    Overnight in hotel in Cat Ba Island.

  • Option 03: 01 night on boat & 01 night at Bungalow in Cat Ba island.
  • 07h30: Have breakfast on boat and enjoy beautiful sunrise on Halong bay Gia Luan Harbour.

    09h00: Boat takes you to Gia Luan harbour. Get on Halong bay tour bus and then our driver will take you along a small road going through Catba national park with the two sides are mountains, forest trees and many kinds of tropical flowers.

    10h00: Come to Beo harbor, get on boat for going to to Monkey Island.

    10h30: Arrive Monkey Island, put your luggage at the lobby and start trekking up to the top of Cat Dua mountain, discover beautiful nature on the way, have overview and take panorama pictures of Lan Ha bay with hundreds of islets around.

    11h30: Back to Monkey Island Resort and have lunch in the restaurant closed to the beach.

    Afternoon: Free kayaking, play football, volley ball on the beach or you can play billiard, pingpong, talble football in the entertainment area of the resort.

    15h00: You will trek up Monkey Island mountain, take panorama pictures of Monkey Island then go go to other face of Monkey Island to see lovely monkeys playing on the beach then go back to Monkey Island resort.

    18h30: Have dinner in the restaurant at the beach ( often BBQ dinner).

    Evening: You will have “ warm up friendship” activities as singing karaoke, drink or take some dance in bar, play games or have free time seeing and listen to the sound of sea wave at Monkey Island romantic beach.

    Overnight in hotel in Monkey Island resort.

    DAY 3: Dolphin Junk Cruise - Hanoi. Meals = Breakfast, Lunch.

  • Option 01: 02 nights on boat: - Dolphin Junk Cruise - Hanoi.
  • 06h00 – 07h00: If you like enjoying Ha Long Bay’s sunrise, Halong bay, please get up early before 6h00 A.M.

    07h00 – 08h00: Have some coffee and a tasty breakfast.

    08h00 – 10h30: Cruise to Titop beach, swimming (if the weather permitted), walking up to the top of Titop for a spectacular scenery of the bay. Cruise through the emerald water between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, En route, you have time for sightseeing with many beauty spots of the world natural heritage including Finger island, Fighting Cock islet, Incense Burner islet, Dog islet, Dragon, Horse Neck, Buffalo Head islet and many other strange shape islands.

    07h00 – 08h00: Have some coffee and a tasty breakfast.

    10h30 – 11h30: Lunch is served on boat.

    12h00 – 12h30: Take our shuttle bus to return to Hanoi.

    16h30 - 17h00: Arrive in Hanoi about 17h30. Trip ended.

  • Option 02 & 03: 01 night on boat & 01 night at hotel or Bungalow in Cat Ba island: Cat Ba - Hanoi.
  • 06h00 – 07h00: Get up early for walking and swimming at Island and breakfast.

    08h00: Check out room. Then the bus takes you to Gia Luan quay and get on boat back to Halong Bay. The boat will go another way - through amazing islets amid dramatic natural scenery, take photos of Fighting Cock Islet, Dog Islet, Incense Burner Islet, and Fishing Village…

    11h00: Have lunch on the boat.

    12h30: Road trip back to Hanoi with stop-over in Hai Duong province. Arrive in Hanoi approximate 17:30 PM.

What to Bring.

  • Sun block.
  • Camera + Film.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Original Passport.
  • A wide brimmed hat.
  • Swimming suite.
  • Warm clothes in the Winter time [From December till March].
  • Sun glasses.

Cruise Notes.

  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming, kayaking or snorkelling excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • In line with our responsible vision of tourism, please note that we do not include the most popular caves of the bay in our program. We consider that they are an insult to heritage preservation.
  • On the way to Halong and back to Hanoi, we will stop at a place with food, beverages and souvenirs for sale. This is not to trick you and that will be the only times of the whole trip you may feel in the tourism mass. But that is the only place on the way, where you, your driver and your guide can use clean toilets without being forced to buy anything. Thanks for your understanding.
  • Meals: Vietnamese menu. Would you please advise us any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers.

Rates are Inclusive :

  • Transportation by A/C bus Ha Noi – Ha Long – Ha Noi.
  • Cruising as program.
  • Accommodation based on twin share (Wooden cabin), Cabin with A/C, private bathroom with hot water and shower.
  • Hotel or bungalow for 3 day cruise as:.
  • -03 star hotel: 1 night at Holiday View or Hung Long Hotel.

    -04 star hotel: Cat Ba Island resort, Catba Sunrise Resort.

    -Bunglalow option: Monkey Island.

  • Meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • Morning tea, coffee and cake.
  • Kayaking on Ha Long bay.
  • English- speaking guide (other languages are available upon request).
  • Sightseeing as specified including entrance fees.

Rates are Exclusive :

  • Expenditure of a personal request.
  • Private Transfer.
  • Laundry.
  • Emergency transfers.
  • Insurance.
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above.

Dolphin Diamond Sail Room Types

Twin / Double Room.

All of rooms are designed and fitted to international standards, featuring a rich wooden decor, with large windows from which to enjoy the spectacular scenery of Halong Bay. The comfortable bedding and deluxe linens ensure you a restful sleep in style.

Room amenities:

-Room size: 9 – 14 spm, 2 single beds or 1 double bed.

-Private en-suite with panoramic window individually controlled air-conditioning; reading light, paining adorning the wall, Tea & Coffee table.

-Private bathrooms with shower, deluxe toilet amenities and towels.

-Safety equipment: Medical, First-aid, life jacket, lifebuoy.

DOLPHIN DIAMOND SAIL CRUISE RATES - JOINT CRUISE. Rates are quoted in USD per Program.

Itineraries 01Pax/ Superior 01Pax/ Deluxe 02Pax/ Superior 02Pax/ Deluxe 03Pax
1 Night on Boat 115 125 180 219 269
02 Nights on Boat 240 260 360 380 539
02 Nights- Holiday Hotel 230 250 350 370 529
02 Nights- Hung Long Hotel 235 255 375 375 535
02 Nights- Bungalow 240 260 360 380 539
02 Nights- Island Resort 275 289 399 419 589
02 Nights- Sunrise Resort 299 319 419 439 629

Compulsory dinners :

    Surcharge USD 30 per person for compulsory dinner on following periods:

  • December 24th, 2014
  • December 31st, 2014
  • Lunar New Year Eve

Transfer Cost:

  • Rounded 04 Private car: Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi: 130 USD
  • Rounded 07 Private car: Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi: 160 USD
  • Departure place in Hanoi: Your Hotel in Hanoi (Old Quarter)
  • Expected departure time in Hanoi : 08:00 AM – 08:15 AM.
  • Expected return time in Hanoi : 5:30 PM
  • Shuttle bus: Is inclusive in the rate.

Children policy:

  • Children under 4 years old: are FOC, sharing room with parents, applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults.
  • Children from 4 years old: children aged 4 years or more in price as adults.

Cancellation Policy:

  • All cancellation must be made in writing to us through email only.
  • Cancellation made by the cruise itself: No cancellation fee applied
  • 07 days prior to check - in date: No cancellation fee applied
  • 03 – 06 days prior to check - in date : 30 % of each cancelled room.
  • Less than 03 days prior to check - in date : 100% of total room charge.

Cancellation policy due to bad Weather:

  • All cruises in Halong Bay must have permit from Management Board of Halong Bay to stay overnight in the Bay.
  • Based on the weather conditions (high winds, monsoon, thunderstorm, cyclone, storm,...), the Management Board has the right to cancel all overnight cruises on certain day to guarantee the safety of tourists.
  • In those cases, following policies will be applied:
  • - If the cancellation is informed before you leave Hanoi to Halong Bay (you have not used any service yet): 100% refund.

    - If the cancellation is informed during the trip (you have already used some services: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong,...): Only the fee of these services will be charged and we will refund whole remain amount.

    - If the trip are cut down from 3 days/2 nights to 2 days/1 night, we will charge as 2 days/1 night trip, plus other services you have already used and refund the remain amount.

    Important Notes:

  • The cancellation is announced ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and often in short notice of time. Therefore your understandings in these situations are highly appreciated.
  • The period from May to July is considered as storm weather in Halong Bay with many unpredictable weather conditions. Hence more cruises will be cancelled with short notice during this season.
  • In all cases, please Contact Us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!