Luxury Starlight Cruise - Halong Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay

Luxury Starlight Cruise - Halong Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay


Tour Features

Starlight Cruise is the latest member of reputable cruise Halong Bay crew own by Oriental Sails Company. Mr. Hai Phong and his partner Mr. Bui Chi decided to realize their dream of a super luxury cruise, which features their bold ideas about a premier cruise on Halong Bay.

After a long time in ship building workshop, finally, in July 2013 the spiritual son of the two cruise lovers – Starlight Cruise Halong was launched into service and from that day, international and Vietnamese travelers had another choice for luxury experience on Halong Bay. Over the time of development, Starlight Cruise is a popular luxury brand name for any looking for a sumptuous odyssey.

Our priority in design our cruise on Halong Bay has always been to maximize the enjoyment, convenience and comfort for our guests. The ship’s exquisitely decorated 32 spacious staterooms feature all the amenities of a fine hotel, with a large bed, a cozy sitting area, individually controlled air-conditioning, mini-bar, safety deposit box, in-house telephone, bathroom with shower, bathrobe slippers, hairdryer and in-house television.

BRIEF BOAT SPECIFICATION

Factsheet Halong Luxury Star Light Cruise

Built: 2013

Launched: July 2013






Star rating: *****

Operating area:

·         Halong Bay

·         Bai Tu Long Bay

·         Lan Ha Bay

Cruise duration:

·         2day/1night program

·         3day/2night program

Unique Selling Point:

·         Largest room size among cruise of similar standard (22m2 for Deluxe or Executive cabins and 50m2 for Suite cabins)

·         Private in-room double Jacuzzi with view to panoramic bay

·         Wine cellar stocked with various types of international wines

·         Currently the only ship owns double shelled – Enhance safety

·         On boat mini golf

Length: 58m / Width: 10.72m / Depth: 3.15m

Generator: 03 DENYO (150 KVA, 60 KVA, 45KVA)

Cruising speed: 8 nautical knots per hour

Crew: 46

Lower deck: 12 cabins & kitchen

Upper deck: 18 Executive cabins & Restaurant & Bar

Top deck: 02 Suite cabins

Sundeck: Tanning chair

Passenger cabins: 32 (06 Twin convertible to double and 06 Double, including 02 pairs of inter-connecting cabin  

CABIN AMMENITIES

+ Wooden floor, hand-made furniture

+ Individually controlled Air-Conditioning
+ Complimentary bottled water (02 bottles per cabin per night)

+ Mini bar

+ TV with plugged-in USB

+ In-house phone

+ Slippers  

+ Wardrobe

+ Life vest

+ Safety box

+ Fire extinguisher/smoke detector

+ Large glass window

+ Well-appointed en-suite bathroom
+ Hot and cold water

+ Double Jacuzzi

+ Standing shower
+ Toilet slippers
+ Toiletries
+ Hair dryer
 

public area

Well-come Hall: Nicely set-up to give guests a warm welcoming

Dining room: 350m2 including: performance stage, bar, balcony, large sea-view windows

Bar & Lounge: 50m2 including: lounge, book corner, souvenir shop, board games

Terrace: 78.5m including: an open bar, BBQ kitchen – a great place for sunset cocktails & BBQ dinner

Wine cellar: Various wines on display. Great place for wine lovers/private meals/meetings

Front deck: wide open, unoccupied front deck offers great view of the bay & photo shootings

Sun deck: 400m2: open space for sun-bathing; mini golf; Taichi lesson 

DINING ROOM

Cuisine: Vietnamese seafood & various international dishes
+ Breakfast: 07:00 – 8:00 daily
+ Lunch: 13:00 – 14:00 daily
+ Dinner: 19:00 – 20:00 daily
Sitting capacity: 30 passengers 
 
 

Language Spoken

Vietnamese, English 

TRANSPORTATION

Shuttle bus service: Daily departure at 8:00 – 8:30 AM from Hanoi center
Private car service: On request

+ Helicopter service: On request
Normal bus ride duration: 3.5 hours per way, including a rest at the stop-over
Port’s location: Oriental Sails Lounge & Café, 6A Le Thanh Tong, Hong Gai, Quang Ninh 
 
 

CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT CABINS

+ Check-in time: 12:00 PM
+ Check-out time: 09:30 AM

 


Starlight Cruise is the newest member in The Luxury Collection of the five-star best Halong bay cruises. Features 32 spacious cabins with at least 22m2/each, Starlight becomes the most enjoyable boat for their tour route & activities, too.

Halong Bay - Bai Tu Long bay - 2day/1night 

Itinerary:

DAY 1: HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY (L/D)

08:00 – 08:30 Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge.

12:15 – 12:45 Embark on Starlight Cruise by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive room key.

13:00 – 15:30 Savor a delectable lunch as Starlight Cruise further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay, heading to Vung Vieng fishing village – one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen.

– Option 1: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip around Vung Vieng Fishing Village

– Option 2: Take kayak and go kayaking by yourself with help and instruction of tour guide around the Village.

17:30 – 18:00 Return to Starlight Cruise and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set.  Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck while cooking demonstration is organizing.

19:00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00.

– Overnight on board at Cong Do Area

DAY 2: BAI TU LONG – HANOI (B/L)

06:30 – 07:00 Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck

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

– Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay

09:30 Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area

09:30 – 11:00 Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board. Disembark Starlight Cruise at around 12h00

12:00 – 16:30 Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30

Tour price at: 226USD per person 

Single cabin at 290USD 

Note: Christmas Eve & New Year Eve extra charge is excluded 

Tour inclusive: 

– English speaking guide

– Luxury accommodation with A/C, bathtub & shower, mini bar

– Exclusive cruise through Halong Bay

– Welcome drink

– Cooking class 1time/trip

– Snacks in happy hour

– Meals on-board

– Sunrise Tai-chi demonstration

– Insurance on-board

Tour exclusive:

– Transportation Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi by shuttle bus

– Drinks

– Gratuities

– Personal expenses

– Private dinner (in cabin, on sundeck, in wine cellar, etc.) with service charge of 10$/pax

– Entrance fees, taxes and service charge

What to bring with: 

We suggest a small, lightweight daypack for cameras, extra film, bottled water, swimming gear, insect repellents, original passports, credit card and cash.

– Passenger’s passport is required to bring along the trip for overnight registration.

– Passenger’s personal information is required to send to reservation before departure.

– The above cruise itinerary is subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice.

– Promotion might be applied, inclusions and exclusions might be changed – you will be informed of changes upon booking.

– For safety reasons, these below passengers are not highly recommended to do overnight cruise in Halong Bay:

– Person with disability: physical or sensory

– Person who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed, epilepsy…

– Person who is older than 80 

– Person who is overweight (>120kg)

Starlight Cruise is the newest member in The Luxury Collection of the five-star best Halong bay cruises. Features 32 spacious cabins with at least 22m2/each, Starlight becomes the most enjoyable boat for their tour route & activities, too.

Halong Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay 3day/2night

Itniterary:

DAY 1: HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY (L/D)

08:00 – 08:30 Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge.

12:15 – 12:45 Embark on Starlight Cruise by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive room key.

13:00 – 15:30 Savor a delectable lunch as Starlight Cruise further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay, heading to Vung Vieng fishing village – one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen.

- Option 1: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip around Vung Vieng Fishing Village

- Option 2: Take kayak and go kayaking by yourself with help and instruction of tour guide around the Village.

17:30 – 18:00 Return to Starlight Cruise and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set.  Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck while cooking demonstration is organizing.

19:00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00.

– Overnight on board at Cong Do Area

DAY 2: BAI TU LONG BAY (B/L/D)

06:30 – 07:00 Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck. Enjoy a cup of coffee or refresh yourselves in Bai Tu Long majestic Bay.

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

08:30 – 15:30 Discover Bai Tu Long bay by one-day itinerary on our professional day boat.

 – Cruise toward Tra San, Vung Ha Island where tourists can go kayaking, and catching beautiful sights and enjoy the wild, bewitching nature with many limestone islands, lovely small beaches. 

– Have lunch on our day boat at Vung Ha area.

15:30 – 17:30 Transfer back to Starlight Cruise. Have dinner and 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 Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.

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

– Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay

09:30 Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.

09:30 – 11:00 Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board.

– Disembark Starlight Cruise at around 12h00.

12:00 – 16:30 Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30

Tour price at 333USD 

Single cabin at 466 USD 

Note: Christmas Eve & New Year Eve extra charge is excluded

Tour inclusive: 

– Kayaking or Bamboo Rowing Boat trip in Luon Cave

– English speaking guide

– Luxury accommodation with A/C, bathtub & shower, mini bar

– Exclusive cruise through Halong Bay

– Welcome drink

– Cooking class 1time/trip

– Snacks in happy hour

– Meals on-board

– Sunrise Tai-chi demonstration

– Insurance on-board

– Complimentary a bottle water/ person in room

– Insurance on-board

Tour exclusive: 

– Transportation Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi by shuttle bus

– Compulsory surcharge for Rock-Climbing100$/pax

– Drinks

– Gratuities

– Personal expenses

– Private dinner (in cabin, on sundeck, in wine cellar, etc.) with service charge of 10$/pax

– Entrance fees, taxes and service charge

What to bring with: 

We suggest a small, lightweight daypack for cameras, extra film, bottled water, swimming gear, insect repellents, original passports, credit card and cash.

– Passenger’s passport is required to bring along the trip for overnight registration.

– Passenger’s personal information is required to send to reservation before departure.

– The above cruise itinerary is subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice.

– Promotion might be applied, inclusions and exclusions might be changed – you will be informed of changes upon booking.

– For safety reasons, these below passengers are not highly recommended to do overnight cruise in Halong Bay:

– Person with disability: physical or sensory

– Person who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed, epilepsy…

– Person who is older than 80

– Person who is overweight (>120kg)

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