Oriental Sails

Number of Cabins: 18 Cabins Review Score: 8.5/10
Oriental Sails cruise was built in 2009 and designed in traditional Vietnamese style. All 18 deluxe cabins in traditional style are equipped with modern facilities and wooden furniture. Each room features sea view window which allow you to take in the beauty of nature from your room. A panoramic sundeck will be an ideal place to join various activities.

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Activities

  • Sunrise Tai-chi exercise
  • Kayaking
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Sunset happy hour
  • Excursions to caves
  • Swimming
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    • Sunrise Tai-chi exercise
    • Kayaking
    • Cooking demonstration
    • Sunset happy hour
    • Excursions to caves
    • Swimming
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    Oriental Sails Cabin

    All cabins of the cruise offer a wide range of facilities with an elegant atmosphere to make sure the charm and comfort of tourists.

    The cabins are designed and fitted international standards, featuring a rich wooden décor, with large windows for the spectacular scenery of Halong Bay. With the total area of 14.5 square meters, each room features a twin beds or a comfortable bed to make sure you have a restful sleep in style.

    Deluxe cabins also provide worry-free stays for tourists with high quality amenities and other emergency equipment.

    Cabin Amenities

    • Individually controlled Air-Conditioning
    • Wardrobe
    • Hot and cold shower
    • Complimentary bottled water (02 bottles per cabin per night)
    • Toilet slippers
    • Toiletries
    • Fire extinguisher
    Day
    1

    HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY (L/D)

    08:00 – 08:30: Pick up at your hotel and depart for 3.5 hour drive to Halong Bay

    12:30 – 13:00: Embark Oriental Sails followed by cruise briefing.

    13:00 – 15:30: Enjoy a fabulous lunch as the boat cruises through numerous islands of Bai Tu Long Bay

    15:30 – 16:30: You are free to choose one of the below options:

    Option 1: Fishing village visit

    Take a bamboo rowing boat trip (around 45 minutes) around Vung Vieng fishing village – to explore the life of local fishermen. The village is closed to lagoon which is excellent for beautiful photos.

    Option 2: Beach and kayaking

    Transfer to Ban Chan beach by tender, where you can refresh on the beach with some interesting activities like swimming or playing volleyball or kayaking in the magnificent setting of Halong Bay.

    16:30 – 17:30: Turn back to Oriental Sails and relax

    17:30-19:00: Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck and join our cooking class with the Chef

    19:00: Enjoy dinner followed by some interesting evening activities on Oriental Sails. Overnight on board at Cong Do Area

    Day
    2

    BAI TU LONG – HANOI (B/L)

    06:30 – 07:00: Welcome a new day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.

    07:00 – 09:00: Enjoy the morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, enjoy breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave

    09:00 – 09:30: Explore Thien Canh Son Cave – a hidden charm of Bai Tu Long Bay

    09:30 – 10:00: Check out your cabin

    10:00 – 11:00: Head back to the Harbor. Enjoy an early lunch on board. Disembark Oriental Sails at around 12h00.

    12:00 – 16:30: Transfer back to Hanoi. Finish the trip.

    Day
    1

    HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY (L/D)

    08:00 – 08:30: Pick up at your hotel and depart for 3.5 hour drive to Halong Bay

    12:30 – 13:00: Embark Oriental Sails followed by cruise briefing.

    13:00 – 15:30: Enjoy a fabulous lunch as the boat cruises through numerous islands of Bai Tu Long Bay

    15:30 – 16:30: You are free to choose one of the below options:

    Option 1: Fishing village visit

    Take a bamboo rowing boat trip (around 45 minutes) around Vung Vieng fishing village – to explore the life of local fishermen. The village is closed to lagoon which is excellent for beautiful photos.

    Option 2: Beach and kayaking

    Transfer to Ban Chan beach by tender, where you can refresh on the beach with some interesting activities like swimming or playing volleyball or kayaking in the magnificent setting of Halong Bay.

    16:30 – 17:30: Turn back to Oriental Sails and relax

    17:30-19:00: Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck and join our cooking class with the Chef

    19:00: Enjoy dinner followed by some interesting evening activities on Oriental Sails. Overnight on board at Cong Do Area

    Day
    2

    BAI TU LONG BAY (B/L/D)

    06:30 – 07:00: Welcome a new day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck. Enjoy a cup of coffee or refresh yourselve in Bai Tu Long Bay.

    07:00 – 08:00: Enjoy breakfast in the restaurant.

    08:15 – 09:30: Transfer to the day boat and discover the bay

    9:30 – 12:00: Make your way to Thay Cave for free swimming and jumping to the crystal clear water of the Bay.

    12:00 – 13:30: Enjoy lunch on the day boat, relax for a while

    13:30 – 15:30: Proceed to Vung Ha Lagoon where you have some time to explore a water cave, relax on the beach with a fresh swim or do kayaking.

    15:30 – 17:30: Head back to Oriental Sails for dinner. Enjoy night activities on board.

    Over second night on board at Cong Do area.

    Day
    3

    BAI TU LONG – HANOI (B/L)

    06:30 – 07:00: Welcome a new day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.

    07:00 – 09:00: Enjoy the morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, enjoy breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave

    09:00 – 09:30: Explore Thien Canh Son Cave – a hidden charm of Bai Tu Long Bay

    09:30 – 10:00: Check out your cabin

    10:00 – 11:00: Head back to the Harbor. Enjoy an early lunch on board. Disembark Oriental Sails at around 12h00.

    12:00 – 16:30: Transfer back to Hanoi. Finish the trip.

    Facilities and Services:

    • English speaking tour guide
    • 24-hour security
    • Themed parties on request
    • Car rental service with driver
    • Tender for sightseeing
    • Kayaking & Fishing equipment
    • Room capacity: 2 adults + 1 child below the age of 6 per cabin
    • Cuisine: Vietnamese seafood & various international dishes

    Check-in: 12:00 noon

    Check-out: 09:30 am

    Shuttle Bus: Daily departure at 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM in Hanoi

    Cancellation/ prepayment: 

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please contact us check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children and extra beds: 

     

    • All children are welcome.
    • Free! One child under 5 years stays free of charge when using existing beds. 
    • Free! One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a child's cot/crib. 
    • One further older child or adult is charged USD 100 per person per night in an extra bed.
    • The maximum number of extra beds/children's cots permitted in a room is 1.
    • Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
    • Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    Pets: Pets are not allowed.

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