Signature Cruise

Signature Cruise Fact Sheet
Name: Signature Halong Cruise
Star Rating:    
Opening: November, 2013 

Facts and Figures
Number of vessels: 1
Length: 52 meters
Beam: 10.8 meters
Depth: 11 meters
Decks: 4 decks 
Lower Deck (290 m2) | Middle Deck ( 270 m2) | Top Deck (260 m2)  | Rooftop Sun Terrace (130 m2)
Passenger Suites: 12
Passenger berths: 18 
No of Crew: 20
Crew cabins: 2

Accommodation
No of cabin: 12
Cabin Types: 4
Junior Suite | Senior Suite | Exclusive Family Suite | Elite Family Suite
Capacity: 27passengers

Signature Junior Suite
No of cabin: 6 
Areas: 19.5 m2 (Double room) & 26 m2 (Twin room)
Bed type: 4 Twin + 2 Double
No of person allowed: 2 adults + 1 child (under 12yrs old)

Signature Senior Suite
No of cabin: 4
Areas: 28 m2
Bed type: Double
No of person allowed: 2 adults + 1 child (under 12yrs old)

Exclusive Family Suite
No of cabin: 1
Areas: 32 m2
Bed type: Triple (1 Double + 1 Single bed)
No of person allowed: 3 adults + 1 child (under 12yrs old)

Elite Family Suite
No of cabin: 2 connecting rooms
Areas: 45 m2
Bed type: Quadruple connecting (2 Double beds)
No of person allowed: 4 adults + 2 child (under 12yrs old)

Check in & Check out
Check in time: 12.00 PM
Check out time: 10.00 AM

Room Facilities
Contemporary and graceful decorations.    
Laundry bag.
Hand crafted wooden furniture including working desks, wardrobes, and luggage shelves.    
Slippers.
High quality wooden beds, comfortable mattress, soft pillows, crisp bed linen, and nice warm blankets.    
Toiletries.
In-room personal safe box.    
Hair-dryer.
Cable LCD Samsung 32 inches TV     
Hot Water.
Modern remote controlled air-conditioning.    
Jacuzzi
Private computer with internet access.    
Soft fluffy Towels.
Fully stocked Mini bar.    
Fruit baskets.
Electric kettle.        
Clothes hangers.

Restaurant & Bar
Restaurant & Bar: 90 m2    with 45 passengers
Buffet Breakfast: 7.00 – 8.00 AM 
Set Menu Lunch: 13.00 - 14.30  & 10.30 - 11.30
Set Menu Dinner: 19.00 - 21.00

Transportation
Shuttle bus service: Daily departure at 8:00 AM
Private Car service: On request
Helicopter service: On request

Port Location    
Address: Vinashin Port (# 6 Le Thanh Tong St., Hon Gai, Halong City, Quang Ninh, Vietnam)
Distance to Hanoi airport (Noi Bai): 170km (3.5hrs driving)
Distance to HaiPhong airport (Cat Bi): 80km (1.5hrs driving)
Payment on board
CREDIT CARD ACCEPTED: Visa, MasterCard 
   
Languages Spoken
English, Vietnamese

HALONG BAY 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT
(Bai Tu Long Bay – VungVieng Floating Village – Drum Cave – Amazing Cave – Halong Bay)

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 1: Bai Tu Long Bay exploration and floating villages visiting (L, D)
Day 2: Visiting Amazing caves and islets (B, BR)

DETAILED ITINERARY:

DAY 1: HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY (-/L/D)
07:30 – 08:15    Your transfer vehicle will collect you from your hotel in Hanoi and convey you to Halong City. 12.00 Embark at Vinashin harbor. You will be taken on our excursion boat from the wharf and make your way out onto the bay to board our luxurious craft, Signature Halong Cruise.
12:30    You will be welcomed aboard and greeted with a complimentary drink. Our Crew will conduct a compulsory safety procedures session and then you are free to check into your cabin and freshen up. Take some time to have a look around the vessel or watch the magical landscape go by.
13:00    As we begin to cruise through the bay a special lunch of fresh seafood and an assortment of appetizing favorites will be served. Dining on a luxury junk with fine food and drinks doesn’t come much better than this. You won’t get a better view in most restaurants around the world.
15:00    After lunch we set sail for Bai Tu Long Bay passing the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, extraordinary limestone karst landscapes, Oan Lagoon, Teapot and Monster Head Islets. Explore VungVieng fishing village by local rowing boats or kayaks to discover the interesting daily lives of its inhabitants. Signature Halong Cruise will stay close to Hang Trong Islet for the evening.
18:00    Our Vietnamese cooking class is a great way to learn how to prepare delicious appetizers and our expert chef will guide you through the process.
19:00    Dinner tonight with a range of different options guaranteed to please everyone’s palette.
20:30 – 00:00    Witness an unforgettable sunset over the bay and layback on the sun deck for some splendid star gazing. Relax with an exotic cocktail or whatever takes your fancy. Our bar has a wide range or wines, beers and liquors from around the world and is always a welcome sight for guests after a day on Halong Bay. Our onboard amenities and recreation activities are next to none. Try a specialized massage in our spa service in room.

DAY 2: HA LONG BAY - HANOI (B/BR/-)
06:00    The nicest time of the day on Halong Bay is the morning. Head to the upper deck to participate in our daily Tai Chi sessions. Relax with an early morning cup of tea, coffee or juice anywhere you wish on the boat and watch the never ending miraculous scenery unfold before you.
07:00    Enjoy our light breakfast. It is one of the best, if not the best in the region and our guests are always satisfied. 
08:00    After breakfast we board the excursion boat for a side trip to Surprise Cave (Sung Sot). The 100 stair climb is well worth the extraordinary views this grotto worn over millions of years into a lime stone karst.
09:00    Back onboard it is time to check out of your cabin as we draw closer to the mainland. After a final early lunch and a last goodbye from our crew, you will board our excursion boat and head back to the wharf where you will be met by your return trip vehicle to transfer you to Hanoi. 
13:00    Get on shuttle mini bus and get back to Hanoi
16:30    Arriving in Hanoi. End of our services.

INCLUDED:
•    Cruise itinerary and program
•    Entrance and sightseeing fees
•    Cabins and suites with A/C and en-suite bathroom
•    1 Breakfast / 1 Lunch + 1 Brunch / 1 Dinner
•    Cooking class
•    Tai Chi session
•    Insurance, taxes and service charges

EXCLUDED:
•    Airfares
•    Transfer by shuttle bus costs USD25 per person for round trip (Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi)
•    Beauty spa services and massage
•    Kayaking.
•    Beverages and tobacco.
•    Tips and other personal expense.
•    All other services not mentioned above

HALONG BAY 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS
(Bai Tu Long Bay – Vung Vieng Floating Village – Drum Cave – Lan Ha Bay – Toi and Sang Cave - Amazing Cave – Halong Bay)

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 1: Bai Tu Long Bay exploration and floating villages visiting (L, D)
Day 2: Lan Ha Bay Excursion (B, L, D)
Day 3: Visiting Amazing caves and islets (B, BR)

DETAILED ITINERARY:
DAY 1: HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY (-/L/D)
07:30 – 08:15    Make your way through the Red River Delta from Hanoi to Halong City via your transfer vehicle.
12:30    Your cruise will begin with a transfer from the mainland on our excursion boat which will transport you to our main vessel, Signature Cruise Halong Bay. Upon boarding you will be greeted by our friendly Captain and Crew and enjoy a complimentary welcome drink. After a brief introduction and safety procedures overview, you will be checked into your cabin and have some free time to relax and explore the craft.
13:00    A delicious lunch will be served in our main dining room as we slowly cruise through the magnificent limestone formations which make up Halong Bay. Feast on delicious seafood and a wide range of other delicious dishes as we make our way deeper inside Halong Bay.
15:00    In the afternoon we sail to Bai Tu Long Bay passing extraordinary limestone karst landscapes, Oan Lagoon, Teapot and Monster Head Islets, and the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha. 13:00 we head to Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boats or kayaks to explore the interesting daily lives of its inhabitants.
16:30    Back onboard Signature Cruise Halong Bay’s main craft we will drop anchor near Hang Trong Islet for our overnight stay surrounded by incredible landscape. 
18:00    Our qualified chef will conduct a Vietnamese cuisine cooking demonstration and invites you all to participate in the preparation of these mouth-watering delights.
19:00    Your dinner this evening will be served in dinning room.
Evenings are beautiful on Halong Bay, and just because the sun goes down doesn’t mean the night is over. Take advantage of our onboard facilities or just relax to your heart’s content. Our professional massage and spa services will give you the pampering you deserve after a hard day of cruising.
20:30 – 00:00    Relax at our fully stocked bar with an assortment of local and international favorites. Try your luck at night squid fishing, watch a film or simply relax on our roof top deck under the cover of a star filled sky. The choice is yours.

DAY 2: LAN HA BAY EXCURSION (B/L/D)
06:00    Early birds are welcome to attend sunrise Tai Chi on our upper deck and it’s an excellent way to get your energy levels up for today’s adventures. You will be fascinated by the exquisiteness of Halong Bay in the early hours as you enjoy a coffee, tea or juice or take a dip in the emerald waters.
7:00    As we raise our anchor we cruise past incredible sites such as Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu (Virgin) cave, Coc Ngoi (Toad) Islet and more. Enjoy an amazing buffet breakfast offering an assortment of breakfast items and we are sure that you won’t be disappointed. Our coffee is chosen from the best, as are our selection of fresh juices.
12:00    Next we board our excursion boat to head to Lan Ha Bay, best known for its crystal clear sandy beaches. Enjoy kayaking, swimming or just relax on a stunning secluded beach. 12:00 A mouth-watering BBQ lunch will be served on the beach (weather permitting).
14:00    After lunch we continue on to the most isolated area of Lan Ha Bay near the border of The Gulf of Tonkin and explore Toi and Sang Caves. We visit a beautiful lagoon and charming fishing villages and depending on the weather and tides, kayak through an incredible tunnel under a limestone karst.
16:30    Back on board Signature Cruise, take some time to freshen up, take a nap or just relax at your leisure as we cruise to Drum cave areas for our overnight stay. Witness one of the most brilliant sunsets you will ever see. 
19:00    A special dinner will be served offering you outstanding food and quality service.
20:30 – 00:00    This evening is yours to enjoy whatever you please. Tonight we will hold a movie night with a selection of some of the latest release films available. We also have a selection of board games and trivia quizzes for your entertainment. Our bar is always open and is an ideal place to meet new people and share stories about your adventures.

DAY 3: HALONG BAY – HANOI (B/BR/-)
06:00    The best time to observe Halong Bay is in the early morning and we suggest that if you didn’t get to witness it yesterday that now is your last chance. Tai Chi will be conducted again today on our upper deck and is a terrific way to feel as one with the peaceful surroundings.
07:00    Our renowned light breakfast will be served this morning before boarding the excursion boat to visit Surprise Cave (Sung Sot) at 08:00. Climb 100 stairs and explore this incredible cavern with its stunning formations and magnificent views of Halong Bay and surrounding areas.
09:00    Back on our main craft it is time to check out of your cabin and enjoy the last stage of your trip with a delicious brunch as we continue to cruise back towards civilization through scenery that hasn’t really changed since the discovery of Halong Bay.
11:15    After a final farewell from our staff, you will be transported back to Halong City wharf via our excursion craft for your transfer back to Hanoi. We trust you had a pleasant journey on Signature Cruise Halong Bay and hope to have the pleasure of your company with us again.  
13:00    Get on shuttle mini bus and get back to Hanoi. 
16:30    Arriving in Hanoi. End of our services

INCLUDED:
•    Cruise itinerary and program
•    Entrance and sightseeing fees
•    Cabins and suites with A/C and en-suite bathroom
•    2 Breakfasts / 2 Lunches + 1 Brunch / 2 Dinners
•    Cooking class
•    Tai Chi session
•    Insurance, taxes and service charges

EXCLUDED:
•    Airfares
•    Transfer by shuttle bus costs USD25 per person for round trip (Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi)
•    Beauty spa services and massage
•    Kayaking.
•    Beverages and tobacco.
•    Tips and other personal expense.
•    All other services not mentioned above

Price of 2Days/1Night trip: Per person in US$ 
From Jan to Sept. 2014

Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Chater
Signature Junior Suite  185 180 + 90 5,351
Signature Senior Suite 210 205 + 115
Family Suite 250 245 + 209

From Oct. 2014 to Dec. April. 2015

Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Chater
Signature Junior Suite  210 205 + 95 5,905
Signature Senior Suite 225 220 + 115
Family Suite 271 265 + 215

Price of 3 Day 2 Night trip: Per person in US$ 
From Jan to Sept. 2014

Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Chater
Signature Junior Suite  278 275 + 137 10,959
Signature Senior Suite 305 300 + 160
Family Suite 355 350 + 180

From Oct. 2014 to April. 2015

Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Chater
Signature Junior Suite  303 300 + 187 10,588
Signature Senior Suite 330 325 + 210
Family Suite 380 375 + 230