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Indochina Sails Junk

Indochina Sails Junk
TOUR INFORMATION

Backed by over ten years experience hosting international guests on the tranquil waters of Halong Bay, Indochina Sails has set a new standard for luxury cruising. The first company to offer overnight cruises on the bay, we are now widely known as the number one choice for discerning travellers. Our fleet of six newly built wooden junks are designed in time-honoured traditional style, with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities. What better way to experience the natural beauty and spectacular seascape of this UNESCO World Heritage site than on board an Indochina Sails junk!

  1. Indochina Sails Cruises

  2. Indochina Sails Cruises Room

  3. Indochina Sails Cruises Room 1

  4. Indochina Sails Cruises Living room

  5. Indochina Sails Cruises Dinning room

  6. Indochina Sails Cruises Bar

  7. Indochina Sails Cruises Kayaking

  8. Indochina Sails Cruises Dinning on board


Overview

Backed by over ten years experience hosting international guests on the tranquil waters of Halong Bay, Indochina Sails has set a new standard for luxury cruising. The first company to offer overnight cruises on the bay, we are now widely known as the number one choice for discerning travel. Our fleet of six newly built wooden junks are designed in time-honoured traditional style, with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities. What better way to experience the natural beauty and spectacular seascape of this UNESCO World Heritage site than on board an Indochina Sails junk!

Cabin & Facilities:

Our cabins and suites 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 luxuriant linens ensure you a restful sleep in style.

Superior Room
Deluxe Room
Suite Room (Separate Tub/Jacuzzi)

Facilities:

  • Individually controlled Air-conditioning
  • En-suite Luxury Bathroom
  • Massage Shower
  • Deluxe Toilet Amenities and Towels
  • Hairdryer, Bathrobe and Slipper
  • In-house Telephone
  • Mini Bar and Safe

Dinning room

Elegant dining room:
 (32 seats for Indochina Sails 1,2,3 and 50 seats for Indochina Sails 24. 12 Seats for Valentine 1, 6 Seats for Premium Valentine). Large panorama windows. Cozy and warm atmosphere. Fully air-conditioned. Excellent local cuisine. Vietnamese Set Menus or Buffets. International Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet. Attentive and charming service. International Wine and Drink List. Fresh Coffee Specialties. Tobacco and Cigar selection. Cooking Demonstrations.

Bar: International Cocktail and Drink List. Professional and charming service. Daily Happy Hour (21.00 – 23.00). Movie Nights and wooden Board Games

Facilities & Services:

  • Conference & meeting facilities
  • Tender for sightseeing
  • Beauty Services and Massage
  • IDD at the reception
  • Activities on Board
  • Swimming / Kayaking
  • Fishing / Snorkeling
  • Tai Chi / Cycling
  • Spa & Massage
  • Cooking classes

Destination:
Day 1

Halong Bay

11.30: Arrive at Bai Chay/ Halong pier. 12.15: Transfer by tender to the boat – enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions. 12.30: Check in and begin cruise. Sail through beautiful Bai Tu Long Bay enroute to Halong Bay. 13.00: Lunch – enjoy deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu Lunch.

During lunch we cruise through the Bai Tu Long Bay, cruising through the most beautiful and quiet area in Bai Tu Long Bay and Halong Bay to visit Cua Van Fishing Village. Cua Van Floating Fishing Village is one of the largest fishing village on the Bay. Guests can choose between kayaking through the village or visiting on small bamboo boats (sampans) rowed by the villagers.

Back on board after visiting the village there will be free time of about one and a half hours before the Cooking Demonstration on board will be held by our Chef and all the passengers could attend to this. During that time the chef will conduct a Cooking Demonstration showing the guests how we decorate and make some Vietnamese food which is traditional food in Vietnam. In addition we will have the first of our double happy hours from 6:00 till 7:00 during which time one free drink will be received for each single ordered. The dinner is served at 7:30pm.

Dinner is a sumptuous buffet featuring an array of salads, seafood, meat dishes, seasonal fresh fruits and deserts.

After dinner guests can relax in the dining room and lounge or on the upper deck and enjoy the second happy hour from 9:00 till 10:00. Board games and playing cards are available and massage services as well (massage service is available throughout the cruise). Also, everyone can try their luck at squid fishing from the boat with help from the crews.

       

Destination:
Day 2

Halong Bay

06.45: Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room. 07.00: Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes). 07.00: Arrive at the Surprise Cave area. There is a small fishing village here. 07.45: We leave the boat  for a walking tour of Titov Beach Island. About one hour is spent on the island allowing time for a climb up the steps to the peak for a breathtaking 360 degree view of the Bay (there is also an expansive viewing deck half way up). After the climb there is time left to relax on the beach and have a swim.

Back on board it’s time for final packing and freshening up before enjoying a full breakfast buffet, including traditional Vietnamese Noodles (Pho). After breakfast guests may relax in the dining room and lounge or on the deck enjoying the last Bay view’s before disembarkation at 11:00am.


Destination:
Day 1

Halong Bay

11.30: Arrive at Bai Chay/ Halong pier. 12.15: Transfer by tender to the boat – enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions. 12.30: Check in and begin cruise. Sail through beautiful Bai Tu Long Bay enroute to Halong Bay. 13.00: Lunch – enjoy deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu Lunch.

During lunch we cruise through the Bai Tu Long Bay, cruising through the most beautiful and quiet area in Bai Tu Long Bay and Halong Bay to visit Cua Van Fishing Village. Cua Van Floating Fishing Village is one of the largest fishing village on the Bay. Guests can choose between kayaking through the village or visiting on small bamboo boats (sampans) rowed by the villagers.

Back on board after visiting the village there will be free time of about one and a half hours before the Cooking Demonstration on board will be held by our Chef and all the passengers could attend to this. During that time the chef will conduct a Cooking Demonstration showing the guests how we decorate and make some Vietnamese food which is traditional food in Vietnam. In addition we will have the first of our double happy hours from 6:00 till 7:00 during which time one free drink will be received for each single ordered. The dinner is served at 7:30pm.

Dinner is a sumptuous buffet featuring an array of salads, seafood, meat dishes, seasonal fresh fruits and deserts.

After dinner guests can relax in the dining room and lounge or on the upper deck and enjoy the second happy hour from 9:00 till 10:00. Board games and playing cards are available and massage services as well (massage service is available throughout the cruise). Also, everyone can try their luck at squid fishing from the boat with help from the crews.

       

Destination:
Day 2

Halong Bay

The next morning coffee, tea and breakfast pastries are on offer from 6:45. Tai Chi lessons are led by our tai chi master at 7:00 before breakfast is served at 7:45.

At 8:30 the guests transfer to the Indochina Sails Day Boat, a spacious and comfortable wooden junk with lounge and dining room and a sundeck with lounging furniture. The day’s activities include cruising to less trafficked areas of the Bay for swimming, kayaking and other activities (the itinerary could be revised flexibly base on the weather condition). Lunch is served on board mid-day and passengers return to the Indochina Sails main boat at about 4:00pm for free time on board till the pre-dinner happy hour from 6:00 till 7:00 and dinner at 7:30.

After dinner guests can enjoy their second evening on the Bay relaxing in the dining room and lounge or on the upper deck and enjoy the happy hour from 9:00 till 10:00. Board games and playing cards are available and massage services as well (massage service is available throughout the cruise). Also, everyone can have another chance to try their luck at squid fishing from the boat with help from the crew.


Destination:
Day 3

Halong Bay

The next morning coffee, tea and breakfast pastries are on offer from 6:45. Tai Chi lessons are led by our tai chi master at 7:00 before we leave the boat at 7:45 for a walking tour of Titov Beach Island. About one hour is spent on the island allowing time for a climb up the steps to the peak for a breathtaking 360 degree view of the Bay (there is also an expansive viewing deck half way up). After the climb there is time left to relax on the beach and have a swim.

Back on board it’s time for final packing and freshening up before enjoying a full breakfast buffet, including traditional Vietnamese Noodles (Pho). After breakfast guests may relax in the dining room and lounge or on the deck enjoying the last Bay views before disembarkation at 11:00am.

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We will confirm the availability of the hotel, and send you payment details as with tour booking.

When do I need to pay for hotel / resort booking ?
All hotel/ resort reservations must be paid in advance and immediately after booking the hotel/resort. We cannot hold hotel/resort bookings without payment.
Note that we accept payment through PayPal, then it’s easy for you to send us the Deposit, to hold your hotel/resort bookings.

If you are paying by credit card online, your credit card will not be billed until after we confirm the availability of the hotel.

You can pay us 30% Deposit in advance, then pay the rest 07 days before check-in date.

Can I make a reservation for someone else ?
Yes, you can make a reservation for someone else. Simply fill in the name of the guest for the booking and your contact details. You can also pay by cash, paypal or bank transfer for someone else. However, you cannot make a payment for someone else using credit card. The name on the credit card must match the name of the guest.

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For hotels, in order to make a booking and hold a room, you must confirm and pay immediately. Unfortunately, we cannot hold a hotel booking for you without payment.

For tours, as tours are related to hotels booking. We will need you 30% for Deposit. This amount is to cover our costs if you cancel the tour. Almost is for cancelation charges of hotels/resorts.

Can I make payment for someone else using a credit card ?
No, you cannot make a payment for someone else using credit card. The name on the credit card must match the name of the guest.
However, you can pay for someone else using bank transfer or through PayPal.

What currency your prices are in ?
All of the prices on our website are in US Dollar.

Do you accept credit card ?
Yes, We accept Mastercard, Visa Card and American Express.

How many payment methods do you offer and what are they ?
Now we offer 5 payment methods: Cash, Bank transfer, Credit card imprint, Secure PayPal online payment and payment through Western Union.

Do you have electronic air tickets ?
Very few of the airlines in Vietnam offer electronic ticket. If an electronic ticket is available, we will issue an electronic ticket instead of a paper ticket, unless a paper ticket is specifically requested by the customer. Electronic tickets will be emailed or faxed to the customer.

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If you confirm the booking but arrange to issue and pay the ticket later, we will inform you of the deadline for payment. If you do not make payment before this deadline, the booking will be automatically cancelled.

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2 days / 1 night

Valid 1 Jan - 30 Apr & 1 Oct - 31 Dec

Grade tour Price per person in US$ / cabin Single
supplement
1 pax2 pax
Indochina Superior$325$190
Indochina Deluxe$370$220
Indochina Suite$415$237
Indochina President Suite$545$312
(Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking! All rates are quoted in US$)

2 days / 1 night

Valid 1 May - 30 Sep

Grade tour Price per person in US$ / cabin Single
supplement
1 pax2 pax
Indochina Superior$290$170
Indochina Deluxe$325$193
Indochina Suite$370$220
Indochina President Suite$435$247
(Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking! All rates are quoted in US$)

3 days / 2 nights

Valid 1 Jan - 30 Apr & 1 Oct - 31 Dec

Grade tour Price per person in US$ / cabin Single
supplement
1 pax2 pax
Indochina Superior$593$338
Indochina Deluxe$613$353
Indochina Suite$673$395
Indochina President Suite$793$440
(Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking! All rates are quoted in US$)

3 days / 2 nights

Valid 1 May - 30 Sep

Grade tour Price per person in US$ / cabin Single
supplement
1 pax2 pax
Indochina Superior$493$298
Indochina Deluxe$523$308
Indochina Suite$613$353
Indochina President Suite$668$383
(Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking! All rates are quoted in US$)

Includes :

• Welcome Drink
• Cruise Itinerary and Program
• Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
• In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
• Luxury Cabins and Suites with A/C
• Luxury en-suite Bathroom
• 1 Vietnamese Lunch and Dinner (2 Vietnamese Lunch and Dinner for 3 Days 2 Nights)
• 1 International Breakfast (2 International Breakfast for 3 Days 2 Nights)
• Conference Equipment (charter)
• Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges.

Excludes:

• Airfares, Car Transfers and Hotels
• Visa Arrangements
• Beauty Spa Services and Massage
• Kayaking ( 2 days/1 night)
• Beverages
• Tips and Personal Expenses

1. Shuttle bus: Ha Noi – Ha Nlong – Ha Noi

  • Child under 5 ages: FOC
  • Child from 5-12 ages: 15$/ pax/ return
  • Adults: 25$/ pax/ return

2. Shuttle bus: Ha Noi – Ha Long or Ha Long – Ha Noi (1 Way)

  • Child under 5 ages: FOC
  • Child from 5-12 ages: 10$/ pax/ return
  • Adults: 15$/ pax/ return

*** Itinerary & program subject to change when necessary with or without prior notice
**Surcharge 40$/ adults and 15$ for above date: Lunar New Year 31/1/2014; X’mas 24/12/2014; New Year’s 31/12/2014

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