What travelers love about this cruise
- The first five star - all inclusive cruise Halong Bay
- Glorious Boutique Traditional style with the highlight of Royal Heritages
- Inspired by the luxurious life of Emperor Bao Dai - Vietnamese last rich in History and Royal Heritage
- Free unlimited massage, activities and exploration ( Optional price)
- A true, all-inclusive luxury experience, free beverages including fine wines, beer and premium spirits, soft drinks, bottled water, specialty coffee and tea served throughout the ship
- Guests can dine whenever and wherever they choose
- Butlers in dining time
- A newly built luxury cruise fleet, with all the latest safety feature
- All-suite cruises with private balcony. Comfortable accommodation
- Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included
- 24-hour room service option
- Pre-paid gratuities
- Picturesque locations
- Daily and evening entertainment
- Extra room amenities and services
- Variety of sports and activities outside & on boat
Insight was not the first local agency that I contacted. Through WhatsApp, the rep of the first agency which also receives an overall high praise at TripAdvisor always responded to me that he would check and get back to me “soon”, but every time the “soon” was over a week, and after I had to keep reminded him. I couldn’t help but thinking maybe that was the way how the travel agencies in Vietnam work – high promise, low delivery. The suites on Emperor Cruise I intended to book has 3 price tiers, the particular suite that I requested is under the 2nd tier, but grouped under the 3rd tier on the agency’s website, I therefore asked the rep to clarify. When I reminded him for a feedback after over a week, he asked me to book directly with the cruise company!!! Luckily he did that to me, or I wouldn’t have had contacted Insight Travel which gave me a total opposite impression. Through WhatsApp, Sophie of Insight Travel always offered prompt responses, even after her working hours. Not only the service was excellent, the prices she offered on both Emperor Cruise and Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi were also good deals; the food tour, despite being free, was a thumb-up as well. When I was in Hanoi, Sophie made sure I didn’t miss my programs. She checked with the food tour guide if I was OK, and checked with me the next morning if I was well on the cruise shuttle bus. I highly recommend Insight and Sophie. Insight 不是我一開始聯絡的旅行社，原本聯絡的旅行社在TripAdviser也有高評價，但每次回覆一個訊息都超過一個星期，且經常都是在我發文催促之後，最後還索性叫我自己跟船公司訂房。原本很擔心是否當地旅行社都是這種工作態度，後來找上Insight, 由Sophie跟我聯絡，處理事務態度完全不一樣，回覆問題既迅速又細心，提供的飯店及郵輪房間的價格都漂亮，連贈送的小吃行程都不馬虎，讓人極為滿意。
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Inspired by the luxurious life of Vietnam’s last King - Emperor Bao Dai, Emperor Cruise is the first five stars - all inclusive cruise in beautiful and extensive unexplored Bai Tu Long Bay (Quang Ninh) now. The cruise itself is a collection of Vietnamese rich History, Cultures, Arts and a discovery of the 30s with Inspirational Design and Royal Heritage. For the purpose of providing all passengers with an experience of being a Queen/ King, Emperor Cruise brings you Every Moment in which you are being treated as kings and queens, indulged in services such as music, fine art, architecture, culture, cuisine, history, and outdoor & indoor activities, life on boat, stories of the Emperor Bao Dai through the design and where everything is all included.
Being the most boutique, luxurious, sophisticated & unique designed cruise in Ha Long bay, Emperor Cruise highlights itself with 8 ensuite cabins equipped with full ocean view, private balconies, butlers on board, and limousine services to and from the port. All the boat likes a small Vietnam country with 8 suites named 8 villas of the Emperor Bao Dai through out all regions of Vietnam. Besides 8 suites, there are Gym, Spa & Massage, Open bars & lounges, Bistro- bar & cinema, library, kids’ club and huge restaurant.
Inspirational Stories behind the name of Emperor Cruises
Inspired by the last Emperor Bao Dai and his royal villas and palaces in all parts of Vietnam, all cabins on Emperor Cruises are named after the locations related to the opulent lifestyle of Emperor Bao Dai and his empire. And for each suite, including the King and Queen suites, features interesting stories from his life. All 8 suites will be decorated in warm colors with leather headboards, plush sofas or chairs and drapes, new lighting features, window coverings, fancy carpeting, modern works of art, stylish bed cushions, and throw pillows inspired by original designs dating from the 1930s. Emperor Cruises are all-suite cruises with cabins measuring from 28 to 70 square metres, large enough to be able to add an extra bed. All the suites are spacious with their own private balcony affording spectacular ocean views. The bathrooms are uniquely designed and fit for royalty with a tub or a walk-in shower. The ocean can be viewed from any corner of the bathroom. A spacious sitting area provides room to stretch out and watch television, read a book or simply enjoy the sunset or awake each morning to see new vistas.
Untouched beauty with routes off the beaten track
Halong Bay is one of Vietnam’s most stunning attrations - there is no way to describe Halong Bay other than as purely breathtaking. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site and natural wonder of the world, the bay features thousands of limestone islands and cliffs emerging from the turquoise sea. Ha Long bay is translated into “where the dragon descends” Nowadays, Ha Long is too popular and crowed. So we find the way to cruise in Bai Tu Long. Bai Tu Long means “the place where the dragon children descended’. Adjacent, smaller and quieter, for many its untouched beauty surpasses than Ha Long bay. Rich in biodiversity, with a pristine environment and blessed with a marvelous landscape, the bay is dominated by thousands of limestone karsts and islets which rise out of the waters of the bay. It is dotted with floating villages, unspoiled beaches, caves and grottoes and tiny coves where you can hide to unwind and be a Robinson Crusoe for the day.
A True Destination Onboard Emperor Cruises
The first luxury cruise operator to offer five-star experiential travel in Halong Bay, the Emperor Cruises fleet is designed to be a sanctuary to ensure that every moment counts for the guests. The benefit of a luxury cruise with Emperor Cruises is that, apart from being small ships with personalized service and outstanding facilities, on an all-inclusive basis often there is no bill to pay at the end whether on a two- or three-day cruise or even a day cruise. With Emperor Cruises, luxury doesn't mean there won't be adventure! Guests spend their time watching wildlife, scuba diving, snorkeling, boating, kayaking, embracing Mother Nature, and passing the time with their fellow passengers and crew. Authentic, exclusive, all inclusive, sincere service, morable and safest boat in Halong Bay, your clients will be some of the privileged few who have discovered the huge difference that a small luxury ship with truly personalized service can make. Anything that is required, Emperor Cruises staff will make it happen. This masterpiece will be a place for the most sophisticated travelers to enjoy Vietnamese culture, history and gourmet cuisine, and where royal glamour and heritage will combine to create the epitome of elegance. Each VIP customer will be treated like an emperor and experience the best of the best, in privacy, and with every detail attended to. Everything is designed in accordance with the particular requirements and preferences of individual travelers in mind. The private butler and reception services will be available round the clock. During the day there is a choice of activities or just relaxation; in the evening there is time to socialize, indulge at the spa or enjoy the ‘Movies Under the Stars’ shown on the sundeck. Guests can even go fishing for squid if the weather permits. With Emperor Cruises, you will become Kings and Queens!
Bao Dai Library
Bao Dai had his own library which operated from 1923 to early 1947 when the French reoccupied the imperial city of Hue.The Bao Dai Library collected and stored almost all the royal books and precious documents of the previous emperors. This library is very rich in information and allows readers to understand the grandeur of the last dynasty in Vietnam, and today travelers can visit this when they are in Hue.Inspired by this royal museum, Emperor Cruises has its very own Bao Dai Library located on the upper deck, adjacent to the Ana Wellness and Spa, which is well stocked and exceedingly comfortable being a perfect setting for reading and relaxing.Curl up in a plush leather chair with a classic novel such as l’Amant, a history book of the Nguyen dynasty or the Dragon of Annam. As you sip a cup of coffee or tea in a very relaxing setting reminiscent of colonial times, reading about the history of Vietnam, you will be transported back in time.Discover luxury travel guide books about Nha Trang and Khanh Hoa, photos by famous photographers and paintings by Vietnamese artists. Peruse travel books to help you plan your next adventure in Vietnam and spend time doing your own research online at one of the computers. You can even play chess or other popular board games. DVDs are also available for guests who wish to watch a movie in the privacy of their suite.
Vietnam Tea and Coffee House
Vietnam is home to some of the best coffee and tea in the world but few people know it! Our Vietnam Tea and Coffee House on board Emperor Cruises brings you the essence of Arabica and Robusta, serves you the finest tea and introduces you to the art of drinking Vietnamese tea. Vietnam House is a natural meeting place, where a delightful selection of specialty coffees are prepared to order by our baristas including freshly brewed cappuccino or espresso. Traditional coffee such as café sua da and café den are on the menu, or you may want to learn how to make a café sua da yourself. You may try tra da, green tea, black tea or specialty teas and learn how the Nguyen Emperors enjoyed the art of drinking tea.
Space to relax, both indoors and outdoors
Our Heritage Lounge and Bar remind you that you are in the World’ Heritage Listed Site with the royal heritage, is located on the sun deck where you can sunbathe or enjoy a cold drink at the bar while taking in the breathtaking views, admire the sunset or take part in the wine tasting. The spacious sun deck affords superb views of the ever-changing fairytale landscapes. Get up early in the morning and welcome the first rays of sunshine announcing a new day and join in the open-air tai chi class. We e serve afternoon tea, where we introduce you to the traditional Vietnamese art of drinking tea. You can also sample the finest Vietnamese coffees and try your hand at making a café filter or café sua da for yourself. The Heritage Lounge and Bar is very spacious offering plenty of relaxing options with a sun deck and open-air cinema. During the cruise you can choose from a selection of complimentary wines, beers, soft drinks, cocktails and spirits, as well as teas and coffee.
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