Starlight Cruises

Departure: Daily from Hanoi
from $153/person
* Free Kayaking

* Free Vietnam visa service
This cruise lover decided to build the ship with one purpose in mind: to provide the most luxurious and immersive experience in World Heritage's Halong Bay. With a design that combines elegance with local artifacts and regional touches, Starlight Cruise offer an unparalleled setting for your exotic odyssey.

Our priority in design our ship 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.

Starlight's elegant-appointed public areas include a Restaurant, two lounges, library, gift shop, spa and wine cellar. The expansive Sundeck is haven for relaxation, where passengers can mingle and observe the unforgettable Halong Bay scenery from comfortable longer chair enjoy a cool drink from the Uranus Bar.

Starlight Cruise is truly remarkable ship as she offers the luxury of more space than any other cruise ship in Halong and features exquisitely decorated cabins and public areas. At Starlight Cruise we know that great service is more than just fulfilling your travel needs/ It's the genuine smile that greats you each day and the security of your expertise. It's the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration afford you from the first day aboard to the holiday's end.se television.

Cruise category: Starlight Cruises
Address: Unit 507, International Centre, 17 Ngo Quyen St., 200000 Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone: +84 982 661 133

Price range: $305 - $690

User rate:

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  • Launch Year
    2013
  • No. of Decks
    4 decks
  • Cruise Length
    58m
  • Cruise category
    Starlight Cruises
  • Number of Cabins
    32 Cabins
  • Cruise Width
    10.72m
  • Cruise Capacity
    64 Persons
  • Cruise Height
    3.15m

CRUISE RATE

RATE: Cruise Rate is quoted in US Dollar per CABIN

2 DAYS PROGRAM1 October 2019 - 31 December 20191 January 2020 - 30 Apr 2020 & 1 October 2020 - 31 December 2020
CRUISE RATE Double Cabin Single Cabin Double Cabin Single Cabin
Deluxe 305 230 305 230
Executive 335 245 335 245
Suite 365 295 365 295
TRANSFERShuttle BusPrivate Car
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Hanoi 20/pp
65/pp
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Airport N/A 75/pp
Above Price Includes:Excludes:
- Entrance fees
- Bamboo Rowing Boat trip with local rower
- English speaking guide
- Luxury accommodation with A/C, Jacuzzi & shower, mini bar
- Exclusive cruise through Bai Tu Long Bay
- Welcome drink
- Cooking class 1 time/trip
- Snacks in happy hour
- Meals on-board
- Sunrise Tai-chi exercise  
- Insurance on-board
- Complimentary a bottle water/ person in bus and in room
- Transfer round trip (on request)
- Drinks
- Gratuities
- Personal expenses
- Private dinner (in cabin, on sundeck, in wine cellar, etc.) with service charge of 10$/pax
3 DAYS PROGRAM1 October 2019 - 31 December 20191 January 2020 - 30 Apr 2020 & 1 October 2020 - 31 December 2020
CRUISE RATE Double Cabin Single Cabin Double Cabin Single Cabin
Deluxe 570 425 570 425
Executive 630 455 630 455
Suite 690 495 690 495
TRANSFERShuttle BusPrivate Car
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Hanoi 20/pp
75/pp
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Airport N/A 85/pp
Above Price Includes:Excludes:
- Entrance fees
- Bamboo Rowing Boat trip with local rower
- English speaking guide
- Luxury accommodation with A/C, Jacuzzi & shower, mini bar
- Exclusive cruise through Bai Tu Long Bay
- Welcome drink
- Cooking class 1 time/trip
- Snacks in happy hour
- Meals on-board
- Sunrise Tai-chi exercise  
- Insurance on-board
- Complimentary a bottle water/ person in bus and in room
- Transfer round trip (on request)
- Drinks
- Gratuities
- Personal expenses
- Private dinner (in cabin, on sundeck, in wine cellar, etc.) with service charge of 10$/pax

2 DAYS PROGRAM

Day 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay

Leave Hanoi at 9:00 AM if you take the private transfer or from 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM if you take the shuttle bus and arrive in Hon Gai Tourist Wharf around 12:00 PM (transportation service on your request).

12.00: 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

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: Transfer back to Hanoi for your leisure time

3 DAYS PROGRAM

Day 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay

Leave Hanoi at 9:00 AM if you take the private transfer or from 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM if you take the shuttle bus and arrive in Hon Gai Tourist Wharf around 12:00 PM (transportation service on your request).

12.00: Check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge.
12:30– 13:00: 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 cruises 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

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

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 the main cruise at around 12h00.
12:00: Transfer back to Hanoi for your leisure time

CABINS

Service

• Reception
• Library
• Board games
• Room Service 24/24 hours
• Massage: Traditional foot and body massage
• 24-hour security
• Doctor on call
• Dial up internet connection
• Luggage storage facility
• Dial up internet connection
• Luggage storage facility

Deluxe Double Room

Number of cabins: 12
Cabin location: 1st Deck
Average room size: 22m²
Bed type: Double/ Twin
Maximum number of people allowed: 2 adults + 1 extra bed

Executive Room
Number of cabins: 18
Cabin Location: 2nd Deck
Average room size: 22m2
Bed type: Double/ Twin
Maximum number of persons allowed: 2 adults + 1 extra bed

Suite Room

Number of cabins: 02
Cabin Location: 3rd Decks
Average room size: 50 m²
Bed type: Double
Maximum number of persons allowed: 2 adults + 1 extra bed
Additional amenities & services: Private balcony

SERVICES

TAI CHI EXERCISE

Tai Chi is an outstanding gem of traditional Chinese culture that is valuable in promoting health, developing combat and self-defense skills, and improving concentration and overall well-being. This ancient art uses gentle flowing movements to reduce the stress of today's busy lifestyles.

SPA,SAUNA STEAMBATH

The sauna uses high heat in a dry environment that encourages profuse sweating. The room and benches are lined with wood, which is porous and will not be too hot to touch or sit on.
The steam room is a heated room used for relaxation and short-term health benefits. This room share many of the features of a sauna but are distinguished by the presence of steam and moist heat, instead of the dry heat of a sauna.
Relax & Save! Take advantage of our off-peak rate!

EXPLORER HALONG BAY BY KAYAKING

Sea kayaking is the best way to explore the breathtaking beauty of Halong Bay. 
Paddling through islets to see the charming hidden caves, lagoons, unspoiled beaches and floating fishing villages will definitely touch your sense and emotion. The water is calm and the wind is not too strong, kayaking activities allow you explore Halong Bay getting closer to island and truly beauty of Halong Bay.

BEACH BBQ
Paddling around the islands then stopping by a wild beach to enjoy seafood barbecue is your sophisticated moment in your trip. 
Enjoying fully the feeling that you are the only people with a fabulous meal on your own private beach in one of the heavens on Earth. Starting with a glass of wine and proceed to enjoy an array of succulent, grilled seafood. The melodious melody of the waves and blue sky will get paradise close to you.

CRUISE POLICY

Deposit & Payment:

- A deposit of 30% of the tour price per person by credit card or bank transfer plus bank charges is required upon confirmation of your booking (if this amount is less than US$ 500, the full payment will be applied).
- The balance will be paid 15 days prior to the check in date, or you can pay us upon arrival in cash or credit card when we meet in Hanoi.
- Deposit or full payment could be settled via our secured online payment system (SSL).

Cancellation & Refund:
• Cancellation will be charged as follow:

- From 1-5 cabins:

+ Less then 4 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.
- From 6-10 cabins:
+ More than 11 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ From 4 to 10 days prior to the arrival: 25% of the total rate charged.
+ Less than 4 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.

- From 11-16 cabins:

+ More than 30 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ From 30 to 16 days prior to the arrival: 25% of the total rate charged.
+ From 5 to 15 days prior to the arrival: 50% of the total rate charged.
+ Less than 4 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.

- More than 17 cabins:

+ More than 30 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ From 16 to 30 days prior to the arrival: 50% of the total rate charged.
+ From 10 to 15 days prior to the arrival: 75% of the total rate charged.
+ Less than 10 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.
- Charter:
+ More than 45 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ From 30 to 45 days prior to the arrival: 25% of the total rate charged.
+ From 16 to 29 days prior to the arrival: 75% of the total rate charged.
+ Less than 16 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.

• Cancellation must be sent to and confirmed by Vietnam Travel's cruise specialist in writing (by email or fax).

Child Policy (to be confirmed upon reservation and subject to availability):

- Free of charge for one child below the age of 5 years traveling with two adults, sharing bed with two adults. Limited one child per cabin only.
- Children from 5 to below 12 years of age sharing a cabin with two adults on one bed are charged at 90% of an adult rate, limited to one child per cabin only.
- Two children below 12 years sharing a private cabin are charged at 80% of the full cabin rate. Child from the age of 12 must occupy a separate cabin and pay the full cabin rate.

Other Policies:

- Check-in time starts at 12:30 PM. Check-out by 10:30 AM.
- Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
- Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by the port authority.
- A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification/ passport are required upon check-in.
- Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
- Promotion or Early Bird comes with tight booking conditions and they will be notified separately by Vietnam Travel.

Notes: Due to cruising conditions, itineraries may change without prior notice. Wi-Fi is available in the restaurant/bar area, but internet connectivity is limited due to the geography of Halong. Thank you for your understanding.: Due to cruising conditions, itineraries may change without prior notice. Wi-Fi is available in the restaurant/bar area, but internet connectivity is limited due to the geography of Halong. Thank you for your understanding.
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