Emeraude Cruises 2 Days

Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi.
02 Days/01 Night.
Guided Tour Date:


Highlights: Boating, cave visiting, and cultural experience
Summary: Emeraude Cruises launched the Emeraude on December 16, 2003, the first ever luxury cruise ship designed as a direct inspiration from the past in Vietnam. Holiday-makers on Emeraude will cruise around scenic, memorable and beautiful Halong Bay.
French owner, Eric Merlin, accidentally discovered the existence of a magnificent fleet of four single-wheeled paddle steamers-Emeraude, Perle, Saphir and Rubis, operating in Halong and other parts of Vietnam from 1906 to 1945 from a black and white postcard he bought in France!


Day 1: Hanoi - Halong (L/D)

  • 12.00 - 13.00: Upon arrival at the port, a warm welcome by Emeraude staff and then board the shuttle boat for a short transfer (approximately 5 minutes) to the Emeraude. Welcome cocktail and check in on board the Emeraude.
  • 13.00 – 18.30 The Emeraude cruises through Halong Bay passing by some of the most scenic locations including Yen Ngua, Con Coc Mountains and a floating village.
    A Vietnamese buffet lunch is served between 13.00 and 14.30 in the Emeraude restaurant
    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.
  • 18.30: Arrive at Hang Luon lake for overnight on board.
  • 19.00 - 21.00: Vietnamese buffet dinner is served in the Emeraude dinning room, BBQ on the Sundeck. Accommodation and overnight on board the Emeraude at Hang Luon lake, Halong Bay.

Day 2: Emeraude Cruise - Halong Bay - Hanoi (B)

  • 06.00: Tai Chi Class.
  • 07.00: The Emeraude sets sail once again through the breathtaking scenery of Halong Bay heading for Halong Public Port.
  • 07.00 – 09.00: European buffet breakfast is served in the Emeraude restaurant.
  • 08.30 - 09.45: Check out of cabin.
  • 09.45 - 10.00: Transfer by shuttle boat back to Halong Public Port. End of Services.

Tour Prices

Number of Person in Group/Pax Tour cost per Person (in US $)
Class Superior Cabin Deluxe Cabin P.Roque Suite Emeraude Suite Captain's Suite
Single 308 321 557 557 557
Double 350 375 624 624 624

Trip includes:

  • Welcome cocktail
  • Entrance fee to Halong Bay
  • Tender boat.
  • Bus transfer: Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi
  • Cruise through Halong Bay
  • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin
  • Tax and service charges
  • Sightseeing tickets
  • Vietnamese buffet lunch and dinner and European breakfast buffet
  • Foreign management and multilingual crew and service staff

Trip excludes:

  • All airfares and transfers
  • Visa arrangements
  • Kayak, massage
  • Personal expenses (drinks, extra services and tips) and all services non-clearly


  • Cruise itinerary and schedule subject to change upon weather and operations conditions.
  • Surcharge of 25% will be added for cruises on December 24 & 31 and Lunar New Year Eve.
  • No additional charge for one child under 6 sharing the same bed, one child per booking only.
  • US$ 75.00 net for one child from 6 to 12 sharing cabin with parents on extra mattress, one child per booking.
  • A valid passport is required upon check-in on board. All major Credit cards are accepted on board: Amex, Visa & Master.