Emeraude Halong cruise trip 2 days /1 night
2 days / 1 night
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History of Emeraude Cruise
In 1910 a paddle steamer called the
Emeraude was offering unforgettable cruises in Halong Bay for
visitors to what was then French Indochina. The Emeraude was
part of a flotilla owned by the Roque family who had left
Bordeaux in 1858 in search of adventure and fortune. Over a
period of more than 50 years they found both. After several ups
and downs including successful trading and timber businesses,
near bankruptcy and being taken hostage by pirates, the Roque
brothers built Emeraude, Perle, Saphir, Rubis and Onyx to ferry
passengers and freight along the waterways of Indochina and
cruise on magnificent Halong Bay.Today the Emeraude offers a
regular cruise service on board a luxurious replicasteamer with
39 cabins meticulously designed to evoke the nostalgic charm of
Ha Long Bay, a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty is of more than 1500square km. This picturesque "Dragon descending to the sea" Bay has 1,969 limestone islets rising from the sea, many of them containing beautiful grottoes. Emeraude Cruises launched this Emeraude on 16 Dec 2003, the first ever luxury cruise ship designed as a direct inspiration from the past and built in Vietnam. Holiday-makers on Emeraude will cruise around scenic, memorable and beautiful Halong Bay.
Emeraude Cruise (L,D)
08.30: Pick up from your
hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Halong bay
12.00: Arrive at Emeraude Pier. Welcome by Emeraude staff
12.00 - 13.00: Welcome cocktail and check in on board the
13.00 - 18.00: The Emeraude cruises through Halong Bay
passing by some of the most scenic locations including Yen Ngua,
Con Coc Mountains and a floating fishing village.
13.00 - 15.00: A Vietnamese buffet lunch is served
between 13.00 and 14.30 in the Emeraude restaurant
15.00 - 16.00: There is an optional guided visit to
Sungsot Grotto (Grotto of Surprises), weather and tide
permitting. Option of afternoon tea with pastries on the sundeck
or in the restaurant and an aperitif before dinner.
16.30 - 18.00: Anchor near Trinh Nu & Hang Trong,
19.00 - 21.00: Vietnamese
buffet dinner is served in the Emeraude dinning room, Optional
BBQ on the Sundeck Accommodation and overnight on board. The
Emeraude anchored between breathtaking Trinh Nu and Hang Trong
Cave, Halong Bay.
Day 02: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B)
06.30: Tai Chi Class
07.00: The Emeraude sets sail once again through the
breathtaking scenery of Halong Bay
07.00 - 09.30: European buffet breakfast is served in the
09.30 - 09.30: Check out.
09.30 - 10.00: Disembark at Emeraude Pier.
10.00 - 10.30: Car pick up from Emeraude Pier and
transfer back to Hanoi.
15.00 - 15.30: Arrival Hanoi and drop off at your hotel
The trip concludes
Price in USD:
Superior double /twin : USD 198 per
Deluxe double/twin: USD 260 per preson
About Emeraude Cruise
Each bespoke cabin exudes warmth and character with high
standards of workmanship, distinguished style and impeccable
service. With its polished wooden floors and brass fixtures and
fittings the Emeraude’s rooms offer timeless elegance.
The Emeraude’s restaurant offers
delicious, freshly caught local seafood and other specialties.
While enjoying breathtaking views of the bay, passengers can
enjoy the simple and honest flavours of traditional fare.
From the sun deck, passengers can enjoy a soothing foot massage
while sipping a refreshing cocktail and gazing at the rock
formations reflected in the crystal clear water of the bay. The
Emeraude’s huge paddle wheel opens to reveal a swimming deck
offering passengers the opportunity to swim in the calm waters
of the bay surrounded by the majestic scenery. At dawn, that
most magical time as the sun rises, the soft and graceful
movements of a t’ai chi class on the deck complement the
atmospheric silence of the bay.
Entrance fee to Halong Bay.
Luxury air-conditioned deluxe
Tax and service charges
Roundtrip transport from Hanoi -
Halong - Hanoi
English speaking guide on board
Vietnamese buffet lunch and
European breakfast buffet
English /French speaking guide
The cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change
with or without prior notice depending on weather and
The following details are required at least one week
prior to cruise for advance registration: client’s full
name, date of birth, nationality, passport number, visa
Credit cards are accepted on board: Amex, Visa and
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