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Backed by over ten years experience hosting international guests on the tranquil waters of Halong Bay, Indochina Sails has set a new standard for luxury cruising. The first company to offer overnight cruises on the bay, we are now widely known as the number one choice for discerning travellers. Our fleet of six newly built wooden junks are designed in time-honoured traditional style, with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities. What better way to experience the natural beauty and spectacular seascape of this UNESCO World Heritage site than on board an Indochina Sails junk!

Indochina Sails is a susidiary of Huong Hai Junks, one of the first companies to offer tourist cruising on Halong Bay.
Backed by more than 10 years experience hosting international guests on the tranquil waters of Halong Bay, Indochina Sails has set a new standard for luxury cruising. The first company to offer overnight cruises on the bay, Indochina Sails is now widely known as the number one choice for discerning travelers, operating a fleet of six newly built wooden junks designed in time-honored traditional style, with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities. The two newest Junks are Valentine Premium with 5 cabins and Indochina Sails Premium – the largest Junk with 24 cabins.
Our boats feature spacious, well-appointed cabins and suites with large en-suite bathrooms, large sundecks with comfortable lounging furniture and elegant dining rooms and bars. We have designed and fitted our boats to international standards while maintaining traditional styling, creating the perfect balance of modern comforts and nostalgic ambiance.
Our goal is to offer a soothing as well as stimulating experience that you will remember and cherish. Our dedicated and professional management and staff await you and look forward to serving you on magnificent Halong Bay.
Mission Statement
- To be the Number One Cruise Operator in Halong Bay.
- To provide a product of consistently superior quality.
- To provide the best service possible at all times.
- To provide professional service in a personalized and friendly manner.
Philosophies and Values
- To maintain the philosophy of CQI - Continuous Quality Improvement.
- To be attentive to the feedback of our Travel Industry Partners.
- To be attentive to the feedback of our guests.
- Our guests are our number one priority.
- Our employees are our most valued resource.
Objective
To continue to grow and improve our company in order to maintain our standing as a premier provider of world-class services to the visitors of Vietnam in general and Halong Bay in particular.

A. Our Junks
Our boats, or Junks, are built in Vietnam, utilizing local materials and the handiwork of skilled shipbuilders, craftsmen and artists. As in the days of old they are built entirely of wood. The wood featured in the interiors is called “go huong”, which translates as aromatic wood, it is a highly durable and beautifully grained wood which adds to the rich and warm character of the boats.
Each of our boats features spacious, well-appointed cabins and suites with large ensuite marble bathrooms, a large sundeck with comfortable lounging furniture and an elegant dining room and bar. We have designed and fitted our boats to international standards while maintaining traditional Chinese Junk styling, creating the perfect balance of modern comforts and nostalgic ambiance.
The Indo 1 and Indo 2 are identical boats and were both launched in 2007. Each comprises 15 cabins (Superior and Deluxe Cabins). The deluxe cabins are are a bit larger and feature rainfall showers and are all situated on the second decks of the boats.
Our newest boat, the Indo 3, launched in late 2008, also features ceramic artworks handcrafted in Bat Trang, well known as the home of the country’s most talented ceramic craftsmen. All of our boats are decorated with silk from Van Phuc, the “Silk Village”.
Our smaller boat, the “Valentine”, launched in late 2007, is perfect for those seeking a more exclusive and intimate experience. Valentine is a full service vessel offering all the facilities and amenities of our larger boats, but with only five cabins; four Deluxe cabins at 19 square meters each and one Suite cabin at 30 square meters, all with Jacuzzis.
B. Cabins
Our cabins and suites are designed and fitted to international standards, featuring a rich wooden decor, with large windows from which to enjoy the spectacular scenery of Halong Bay. The comfortable bedding and luxuriant linens ensure you a restful sleep in style. Large ensuite, marble bathrooms feature massage showers and deluxe towels and toiletries.
- Indochina Sails 1 & 2  
- Indochina Sails 3  
- Valentine  
- Valentine Premium 
- Indochina Sails Premium 
1. INDOCHINA SAILS 1 & 2
Superior Room:  International-standard cabin design with rich wooden interior, comfortable bedding with luxuriant linens and marble ensuite bathroom. Available as Twin or Double, size 13 m2.
Deluxe Room:  International-standard cabin design with rich wooden interior, comfortable bedding with luxuriant linens and marble ensuite bathroom.
In addition to larger size, Deluxe cabins offer Second Deck location and enahanced bathroom facilities with Massage and Rainfall Showers.
Available as Twin or Double, size 14 m2
Facilities:
- Individually controlled Air-conditioning
- En-suite Luxury Bathroom
- Massage Shower
- Deluxe Toilet Amenities and Towels
- Hairdryer, Bathrobe and Slippers
- High-quality White Bed Linen
- Fresh Flowers
- In-house Telephone
- Mini Bar and Safe
- Complimentary Drinking Water
- Safety Equipment and Life Vests
2. INDOCHINA SAILS 3
Superior Room: International-standard cabin design with rich wooden interior, comfortable bedding with luxuriant linens and marble ensuite bathroom. Available as Twin or Double, size 14 m2.
Deluxe Room: International-standard cabin design with rich wooden interior, comfortable bedding with luxuriant linens and marble ensuite bathroom.
In addition to larger size, Deluxe cabins offer Second Deck location, French Windows leading to an exterior standing balcony and enahanced bathroom facilities with Massage and Rainfall Showers.
Available as Twin or Double, size 16 m2.
Facilities:
- Individually controlled Air-conditioning
- En-suite Luxury Bathroom
- Massage Shower
- Deluxe Toilet Amenities and Towels
- Hairdryer, Bathrobe and Slippers
- High-quality White Bed Linen
- Fresh Flowers
- In-house Telephone
- Mini Bar and Safe
- Complimentary Drinking Water
- Safety Equipment and Life Vests
Suite Room: International-standard cabin design with rich wooden interior, comfortable bedding with luxuriant linens and marble ensuite bathroom.
In addition to larger size, Suite cabins offer Second Deck location, French Windows leading to an exterior standing balcony and enahanced bathroom facilities with Massage and Rainfall Showers and separate Tub/Jacuzzi.
Available as Double only, size 19 m2.
Suite facilities:
- Individually controlled Air-conditioning
- En-suite Luxury Bathroom
- Massage Shower and Rainfall Showers
- Separate Tub/Jacuzzi
- Deluxe Toilet Amenities and Towels
- Hairdryer, Bathrobe and Slippers
- High-quality White Bed Linen
- Fresh Flowers
- In-house Telephone
- Mini Bar and Safe
- Complimentary Drinking Water
- Safety Equipment and Life Vests
3. VALENTINE
Valentine Deluxe: International-standard cabin design with rich wooden interior, comfortable bedding with luxuriant linens and marble ensuite bathroom with Massage and Rainfall Showers and separate Tub/Jacuzzi. Available as Twin or Double, size 19 m2.
Valentine Suite: International-standard cabin design with rich wooden interior, comfortable bedding with luxuriant linens and marble ensuite bathroom with Massage and Rainfall Showers and separate Tub/Jacuzzi. In addition to larger size, Suite cabin offers Second Deck location. Available as Double only, size 30 m2.
Facilities:
- Individually controlled Air-conditioning
- En-suite Luxury Bathroom
- Massage Shower and Rainfall Showers
- Separate Tub/Jacuzzi
- Deluxe Toilet Amenities and Towels
- Hairdryer, Bathrobe and Slippers
- High-quality White Bed Linen
- Fresh Flowers
- In-house Telephone
- Mini Bar and Safe
- Complimentary Drinking Water
- Safety Equipment and Life Vests
4. VALENTINE PREMIUM
Valentine is a full service vessel offering all the facilities and amenities of our larger boats, but with only two deluxe cabins (22 square meters).
5. INDOCHINA SAILS PREMIUM
The Indochina Sails Premium comprises 24 exquisitely appointed cabins, ultra spacious public areas, Massage Cabin and Gym.
C. Dining Room and Bar:
Our dining rooms offer a comfortable and romantic setting, with large panoramic windows from which to take in the beauty of the bay while enjoying Vietnamese cuisine at its best. The cozy bars offer a selection of Aperitifs, Spirits, Cocktails, beer and a selection of fine wines from around the world.
Food:
Our experienced chefs provide a varied selection of Vietnamese and International cuisine including fresh local seafood, all carefully prepared and presented.
Services:
Our staff are trained to provide the best possible service to our passengers at all times. The relaxed and welcoming manner of our hospitality creates an atmosphere in which our guests feel that they are at home away from home.
D. Activities
Our itineraries are designed to maximize your holiday experience and enjoyment; included are daytime excursions to the largest floating fishing village on the bay and to an island featuring swimming and a climb to the best panoramic view of the bay. We offer kayaking through caves into peaceful lakes surrounded by limestone mountains. We also tour one of the bay’s largest and most spectacular indoor caves, “Sung Sot” or “Surprise Cave”.
Evening activities include an assortment of board games and film entertainment, and fishing for squid from the boat with our crew. We also offer, in squid season, an evening excursion to a nearby squid fishing boat for an up-close look at the local fishermen plying the waters of the bay for squid and other fish.
We offer kayaking in all of our itineraries for a unique opportunity to see some of Halong Bay’s most interesting scenery while being as close to the sea as possible. Our kayaking excursions incorporate paddling through amazing caves and into placid and peaceful lagoons bringing you as close to the wildlife of Halong Bay as possible. Sightings of monkeys and bats are often part of the excursions.
Onboard massage services are available as well to enhance your cruise. Each morning we offer our guests a unique start to their day; Tai Chi on the sundeck . They may join our Tai Chi masters for an introduction to this ancient form of meditative exercise. By imitating the movements of the instructor one will benefit externally and internally, physically and mentally, enjoying a balance and unity of the outer and inner self.

             Kayaking                                  Cycling                                 Taichi                               yoga
E. Itinerary:
2 Days 1 Night
Day 1
11:30  Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
12:15 Transfer by tender to the Indochina Sails boat – enjoy Welcome Drink. Receive cruise briefing and check in to cabins and begin cruise.
13:00  Lunch - deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu.
Massage service is available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise.
14.30  Arrive at Titop Island. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach and climbing the steps to the top of the mountain on the island for fantastic views and photo opportunities. Water and towels supplied. We will spend about 45 minutes on the island.
15.15 Transfer back to the boat and sail for approximately 45 minutes to our second destination - the Bat Cave area.
16.15 Arrive at the Bat Cave area. There are two programs to choose from at this time. One option is a 40 minute kayaking program to the nearby Bat Cave and lagoon and surrounding waters. Kayaking is $10. per person unless already booked as part of your package. Water is supplied.
The second option is to visit the largest floating fishing village in Halong Bay. We will travel to the village on the tender and tour the village for approximately 20 minutes.
18:30  Arrive at Luon Bo area - anchor for overnight.
19:00  Dinner - deluxe Vietnamese & Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner.
20:30  Evening activities include: film entertainment in the dining room at approximately 9:15, board games and playing cards are available.
21:00 – 23:00  Happy Hour! Buy one drink - get one free (wine excluded).
23.00  End of program for Day One
Day 2
6:45  Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
7:00  Arrive at the Surprise Cave area, there is a small fishing village here. Relax onboard. You may join Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck at 7:00, duraion about 30 minutes.
8:00  Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up the 100 steps to the entrance of the cave and tour on foot for approximately 45 minutes.
9:00  Upon return to the boat take time to freshen up and please check-out of cabins. Please leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer to the pier). Depart for Bai Chay/Halong pier.
9:30  Enjoy Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet served in the dining room. Settle bills in the dining room after breakfast.
10:00  Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room and enjoy the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
10:45  Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
11:00  Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation.
3 Days 2 Nights
Day 1
11:30  Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
12:15 Transfer by tender to the Indochina Sails boat – enjoy Welcome Drink. Receive cruise briefing and check in to cabins and begin cruise.
13:00  Lunch - deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu.
Massage service is available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise.
14.30  Arrive at Titop Island. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach and climbing the steps to the top of the mountain on the island for fantastic views and photo opportunities. Water and towels supplied. We will spend about 45 minutes on the island.
15.15 Transfer back to the boat and sail for approximately 45 minutes to our second destination - the Bat Cave area.
16.15 Arrive at the Bat Cave area. There are two programs to choose from at this time. One option is a 40 minute kayaking program to the nearby Bat Cave and lagoon and surrounding waters. Kayaking is $10. per person unless already booked as part of your package. Water is supplied.
The second option is to visit the largest floating fishing village in Halong Bay. We will travel to the village on the tender and tour the village for approximately 20 minutes.
18:30  Arrive at Luon Bo area - anchor for overnight.
19:00  Dinner - deluxe Vietnamese & Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner.
20:30  Evening activities include: film entertainment in the dining room at approximately 9:15, board games and playing cards are available, massage services are available.
21:00 – 23:00  Happy Hour! Buy one drink - get one free (wine excluded).
23.00  End of program for Day One
Day 2
6:45  Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
7:00  Arrive at the Surprise Cave area, there is a small fishing village here. Relax onboard. You may join Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck at 7:00, duraion about 30 minutes.
7:45  Enjoy Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet served in the dining room.
8:30  Transfer by tender to the “Day Boat” and begin to cruise to some of Halong Bay’s more secluded and untouched locales. Exact locations depend on tide conditions. Enjoy a leisurely day of kayaking and swimming. A multi-course lunch will be served mid-day.
16:00  Return by tender to the Indochina Sails boat.
18:30  Arrive at Luon Bo area - anchor for overnight.
19:00  Dinner - deluxe Vietnamese and Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner.
20:30  Evening activities include: film entertainment in the dining room at approximately 9:15, board games and playing cards are available, massage services are available.
21:00 – 23:00  Happy Hour!
Buy one drink - get one free (wine excluded).
23.00  End of program for Day Two
Day 3
6:45  Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
7:00  Arrive at the Surprise Cave area, there is a small fishing village here. Relax onboard. You may join Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck at 7:00, duraion about 30 minutes.
8:00  Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up the 100 steps to the entrance of the cave and tour on foot for approximately 45 minutes.
9:00  Upon return to the boat take time to freshen up and please check-out of cabins. Please leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer to the pier). Depart for Bai Chay/Halong pier.
9:30   Enjoy Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet served in the dining room. Settle bills in the dining room after breakfast.
10:00  Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room and enjoy the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
10:45  Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.
11:00  Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the pier building while waiting for return transportation.
PROMOTION SUMMER SAVER SENSATION
Valid from May 1st, 2011 to September 30th, 2011
Return Transfers by shuttle bus,
Kayaking and Sunset Wine Tasting.

2 Days 1 night: 3 Days 2 nights:
  Superior double cabin   7,728,000 vnd / cabin
  Superior single cabin     6,720,000 vnd / cabin

  Deluxe double cabin      8,568,000 vnd / cabin
  Deluxe single cabin        7,560,000 vnd / cabin

  Suite doube cabin          9,408,000 vnd / cabin
  Suite single cabin           8,400,000 vnd / cabin
  Superior double cabin   12,138,000 vnd / cabin
  Superior single cabin     11,298,000 vnd / cabin

  Deluxe double cabin      12,978,000 vnd / cabin
  Deluxe single cabin        12,138,000 vnd / cabin

  Suite doube cabin         14,448,000 vnd / cabin
  Suite single cabin          12,978,000 vnd / cabin

Group price policies:
- 5% discount for any groups from 6 to 10 people
- 10% discount for any groups from 11 people or more
- Special promotion: 5% discount for all groups booking from 1 May to 30 September
All the prices are valid in 2011, subject to change without prior notices
Included:
- Welcome drink
- Cruise itinerary and program
- Entrance and sightseeing fees
- In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
- Luxurious cabins with A/C and en-suite bathrooms
- Deluxe Vietnamese and international breakfast, lunch and dinner insurance
- Kayaking (3 days 2 nights)
- Insurance (3 days 2 nights)
- Taxes and service charges
Excluded
- Airfares
- Car transfers
- Hotels
- Visa arrangements
- Massage services
- Kayaking (2 days 1 night)
- Beverages
- Tips
- Personal expenses
- All other services not clearly mentioned as included
Terms And Conditions
- Cruise rates based on group of two adults
- Advance reservation required
- Other terms and conditions apply
- Available on Indochina Sails boats only.



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