Emeraude Cruise

Duration: 2 days 1 night

Destination: Hanoi - Halong

In 1910 a paddle steamer called the Emeraude Cruises 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.


Day 1: Ha Noi - Ha Long - Overnight cruise
08h00: pick up from your hotel. Depart to Ha Long city (170 km).
12h00: Arrive at public port. Wellcome by Emeraude cruises staff and board for short transfer (approximately 20 minutes) to the Emeraude. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail upon boarding the Emeraude. After checking in, have lunch at the restaurant. Cruise among hundreds of islets to discover unspoilt pockets of Halong Bay and its remote. Kayak or swim from the vessel's stern deck. At the Hang Trong anchorage, where your appetite with an onboard cooking demonstration. After sunset, enjoy dinner at the restaurant, before retiring to your cabin for a good night sleep or join the crew and learn squid fishing.

Day 2: Ha Long Sunrise - Departure
Wake up early to enjoin the Sunrise on Halong Bay and practice Tai Chi on the sundeck. European buffet breakfast is served in the Emeraude cruises restaurant. The Emeraude cruises set sail once again through the breath taking scenery of Ha Long Bay heading for Ha Long public port. Check out of cabin & transfer by shuttle boat to Ha Long public port.
10h00: Arrive in Halong Whaft. Transfer back to Ha Noi.
16h00: End of the service at your hotel.


  • Welcome cocktail.
  • Entrance fee & cruise though Ha Long Bay.
  • Accommodation in luxury air - conditioned en- suite cabin, twin sharing.
  • Tax and services charges.
  • Insurance onboard.
  • Vietnamese buffet lunch and dinner, European breakfast buffet.
  • English speaking tourguide on Cruise.
  • Foreign management, multilingual crew and services staffs.


  • Visa arrangements
  • Personal expenses ( drinks, extra services and tips )
  • All services non clearly mentioned.

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