Calypso Cruiser

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The myth of Calypso has been inspirited into the Calypso Cruiser. “Glamour” and “Grandeur” are best to characterize Calypso. The cruiser features 12 luxury cabins, all finely equipped, and exposed to the widest view of the Bay; a restaurant features a feast for the senses; and a panoramic sundeck allowing different activities with the beauty of Halong Bay as backdrop.

  • Built: 2009
  • Design concept: traditional wooden style
  • Length: 33m / Width: 8m / Height: 9m
  • Deck 1: 8 cabins and kitchen
  • Dec k 2: 4 cabins + Bar and restaurant
  • Average cabin size: 12.5 sqm
  • Sundeck: Tanning chairs, wooden bar
  • Cabins Facilities: comfort bedding, Air-con, Private Bath, bar, and rustic rattan furnishings
  • Generator: 4.500KVA / Cruising speed: 8 nautical knots per hour
  • Crew: 12

Dining:

The Calypso restaurant offers freshly-caught delicious seafood and other specialities to celebrate the fullest enjoyment of your sail-away. Fine cuisine mingles with friendly staffs, calm water, X-breeze and stunning view of thousands of islets around for a truly unforgettable experience.

Sundeck:There’s properly no better else in the world, as the views from the Sundeck are breath-taking, panoramic and constant-changing. The Sundeck offers ideal space and atmosphere to enjoy sunbath, to socialize, to snap great pictures of Halong Bay, to sip a refreshing cocktail while gazing at the rock formations reflected in the crystal clear water of the bay, or just simply lazing as the sun starts to set.

Activities:

Swimming, snorkeling and kayaking in the crystal waters of Halong Bay are integral experience during your time with Calypso.
Regular events like guest’s birthdays, honeymoon celebrations, Halloween, National days, Christmas, New Year and like such are well attended to ensure your fullest enjoyment and excitement during your valuable time onboard.

Policy:

  • Check in time 12:00 am
  • Check out time 11:00 am

Cabin Amenities

Sized from 12.5sqm, all Calypso cabins are selectively equipped to confine fine bedding, and are well recognized with expansive windows to be exposed to the widest views of the bay. Acknowledging the views are constantly changing, the bathroom is also widely exposed to the views to ensure every moment of yours counts.

  • Total number of Cabins 12
  • Total Passenger Capacity 24
  • Individually controlled Air-Conditioning Wardrobe
  • Hot and Cold Shower Complimentary Bottled Water
  • Toilet Slipper
  • Toiletries Fire Extinguisher

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Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B,L,D)

07.30 – 08.30 Pick up at hotels in Hanoi Old Quarters (included) and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Halong Bay

12.00 – 12.30 Embark on Calypso Cruiser followed by cruise briefing

13.00 – 15.30 Savor a sumptuous lunch as Calypso Cruiser cruise further along the limestone islands of Fighting Cock, Dog Rock and Incense Burner…

15.30 – 17.30 Visit Amazing Cave.

17.30 – 19.00 Enjoy drinks on Sundeck, snap photos the overview of Halong Bay, go swimming or just relax as the sun starts to set. Those who fancy some experience in cooking Vietnamese dishes can join in our brief Vietnamese cooking course on board while having some free wine.

19.00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests or just laze around. Overnight on board in a tranquil area. (Evening activities available: night squid fishing, karaoke, dancing…)

Day 2: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B)

06.00 – 07.00 Start your day with swimming, exercise or photo hunt

07.00 – 11.00 Have breakfast at sunrise. Get your hand on some kayaking, visiting Luon cave, swimming.

Option: For those who do not fancy kayaking can visit Titop Island to enjoy the panorama view of Halong Bay or just relax, swim at the beach. Head back to the Harbor.

Disembark Calypso Cruiser at around 11h00

12.00 – 16.30 Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30

Price for group tour: USD/pax

Options Twin/double Single Supplement
Price/pax $155/pax $60/pax
Pick up & Drop off Included  n/a

Inclusion:

  • Shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi with A/C
  • Professional English Speaking Guide
  • Entrance Fees and Sightseeing Tickets in Halong Bay
  • 3 star Cruise through Halong bay
  • All meals on board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Accommodation in Deluxe air-conditioned cabin
  • 1 hour kayaking (2 pax/double kayak)
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • Insurance on board
  • Cooking class.

Exclusion:

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • VAT

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Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (L, D)

07.30 – 08.30 Pick up at hotels in Hanoi Old Quarters (included) and 3.5hr drive to Halong Bay

12.00 – 12.30 Embark on Calypso Cruiser, followed by a cruise briefing

13.00 – 15.30 Savor a delicious lunch as Calypso Cruiser goes deep into Halong Bay, passing Fighting cock rock, Dog Rock and Incense Burner, to name a few

15.30 – 17.30 Visit Amazing Cave. Kayak the hidden parts of the Bay

17.30 – 19.00 Swimming, photo shooting or just relaxing at dawn

 19.00 Enjoy dinner. Party, fishing or just lazing. O/n on board.

Day 2: Halong – Lan Ha Bay

07.00 – 08.00 Have breakfast on boat

08.30 – 09.00 Transfer to day boat for a cruise to Lan Ha Bay

Option 1 Rock-climbing with Western instructors

10.15 – 12.30 Rock Climb on Moody’s Beach (option kayaking)

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch and transfer to Thap Ngiem (Hai Pai Beach)

14.15 – 16.30 Rock Climb on Hai Pai Beach (option kayaking)

Option 2 Relaxing & kayaking

Have the whole day relaxing on the beautiful beaches of Van Boi beach, Cat Ba beach, and leisure, kayak around Lan Ha Bay.

16.30 – 17.00 Cruise back to Calypso Cruiser.

19.00 Enjoy dinner. Party, fishing or just lazing. O/n on board

Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B)

06.00 – 07.00 Early swimming, exercising or photo hunting

07.00 – 11.00 Having breakfast at sunrise. Cruising through Drum cave, Man’s Head Islet, Van Gia fishing village and then leisurely back to harbor.

Disembark Calypso Cruiser at around 11.00am

12.00 – 16.30 Drive back to Hanoi and trip ends at your hotel at around 4.30pm

Price for group tour: USD/pax

 Options Twin/double Single Supplement
Kayaking $255/pax $120/pax
Rock climbing $279/pax $120/pax
Pick up & Drop off Included

Inclusion:

  • Shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi with A/C
  • Professional English Speaking Guide
  • Entrance Fees and Sightseeing Tickets in Halong Bay
  • 3 star Cruise through Halong bay
  • All meals on board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Accommodation in Deluxe air-conditioned cabin
  • 1 hour kayaking (2 pax/double kayak) (applied for 2 days – 1 night trip)
  • Kayaking for the 2nd day (applied for 3 days 2 nights Kayaking)
  • Rock climbing with western instructors for the 2nd day (applied for 3 days-2 nights Rock climbing)
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • Insurance on board

Exclusion:

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • VAT