Emeraude Halong bay cruise
2 day/1night trip
The History of
In 1910 a paddle steamer
called the Emeraude was offering unforgettable cruises in Halong Bay for
visitors to what was then French Indochina. The Emeraude was part of a
flotilla owned by the Roque family who had left Bordeaux in 1858 in
search of adventure and fortune. Over a period of more than 50 years
they found both. After several ups and downs including successful
trading and timber businesses, near bankruptcy and being taken hostage
by pirates, the Roque brothers built Emeraude, Perle, Saphir, Rubis and
Onyx to ferry passengers and freight along the waterways of Indochina
and cruise on magnificent Halong Bay.Today the Emeraude offers a regular
cruise service on board a luxurious replicasteamer with 39 cabins
meticulously designed to evoke the nostalgic charm of colonial
Day 01: Emeraude
08.30 Pick up from
in Hanoi and transfer to Halong bay
Arrive at Emeraude Pier.
Welcome by Emeraude staff
12.00 - 13.00 Welcome cocktail and check in on board the
13.00 - 18.00 The Emeraude cruises through Halong Bay
passing by some of the most
locations including Yen Ngua, Con Coc Mountains and a floating
13.00 - 15.00 A Vietnamese buffet lunch is served between
13.00 and 14.30 in the
15.00 - 16.00 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.
16.30 - 18.00
Anchor near Trinh Nu & Hang Trong, Swimming, Kayaking.
19.00 - 21.00 Vietnamese buffet dinner is served in the
Emeraude dinning room,
Optional BBQ on the Sundeck
Accommodation and overnight on board.
The Emeraude anchored between breathtaking Trinh Nu and
Hang Trong Cave, Halong Bay.
Day 02: Halong Bay -
Tai Chi Class
The Emeraude sets sail once again through the breathtaking
scenery of Halong Bay
07.00 - 08.30 European buffet breakfast is served in the
08.30 - 09.30 Check out.
09.30 - 10.00
Disembark at Emeraude Pier.
10.00 - 10.30
Car pick up from Emeraude Pier
and transfer back to Hanoi.
Arrival Hanoi and drop off at your hotel in Hanoi.
The trip concludes
About Emeraude Cruise
Rooms - Cabin
Each bespoke cabin
exudes warmth and character with high standards of workmanship,
distinguished style and impeccable service. With its polished
wooden floors and brass fixtures and fittings the Emeraude’s
rooms offer timeless elegance.
restaurant offers delicious, freshly caught local seafood and
other specialities. While enjoying breathtaking views of the
bay, passengers can enjoy the simple and honest flavours of
From the sun deck,
passengers can enjoy a soothing foot massage while sipping a
refreshing cocktail and gazing at the rock formations reflected
in the crystal clear water of the bay. The Emeraude’s huge
paddle wheel opens to reveal a swimming deck offering passengers
the opportunity to swim in the calm waters of the bay surrounded
by the majestic scenery.At dawn, that most magical time as the
sun rises, the soft and graceful movements of a t’ai chi class
on the deck complement the atmospheric silence of the bay.
Fresh fruit, free tea and
Round trip transfer
to and from Hanoi by
A.C comfortable van
to Halong bay
English speaking local guide,
Accommodation on twin cabin ( lockable )onDeluxe Emeraude cruise
meals (1 lunche, 1diner and 1 breakfast)
(can be arranged upon request)
than the above
Other personal expenses
Tour price in USD and per person,
on 2 people traveling together