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Dragon Pearl Junks - Indochina Junks

Houseboat | 11 bedrooms | sleeps 23

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised

The newest and the largest of the Indochina Junk family in Halong Bay & Bai Tu Long Bay, the three Dragon's Pearl Junks are modeled on the traditional Chinese junks that used to sail these waters.

Whether you are dinning in the restaurant, lounging on one of the two sundecks or relaxing in the comfort of your cabin on the Dragon's Pearl cruise, you will be surrounded by the handcrafted teak and oak that make the Dragon's Pearl cruises wonderful sailing vessels in Halong Bay & Bai Tu Long Bay

The Dragon's Pearl Junk is ideal for parties for larger groups (up to 23 people) or even incentive groups. Alternatively book a berth and get to meet new friends as you cruise the Halong bay & Bai Tu Long Bay.

The Features of the Dragon's Pearl Junks:

Number of Junks: 03

The Dragon's Pearl Cruise 1: Launched April 2010

The Dragon's Pearl Cruise 2: Launched June 2010

The Dragon's Pearl Cruise 3: Launched July 2010

Length: 29.0 metres

Width: 6.9 metres 11 Deluxe Cabins (4 Double, 7 Twin)

2 Upper Luxury Dinning Areas: In and Outdoors

2 Spacious Sundecks and Relaxation Areas: Front and Back

1 Staff Section

1 Kitchen

Size Sleeps up to 23, 11 bedrooms
Nearest beach Soi Sim Beach, Three Peaches Beach, Ti Top Beach
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cat Bi (Hai Phong) International Airport Station 75 km, Nearest railway: Hanoi Railways Station - 124 Le Duan Str., Hanoi C 195 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Boat available, Sea view
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 11 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms of which 11 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Single beds (10), Double beds (6), Cots (5), Dining seats for 23, Lounge seats for 23
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking

The North Vietnam region

Northern Vietnam - it's full of culture. Historically, and to this day, it has been significantly poorer than the southern part of the country. Cultural and political differences remain strong - the language is pronounced differently in some ways, and there's definitely a more authoritarian feel in the cities.

The largest city in northern Vietnam is the capital of Hanoi, and it's the only attractive one. But there are numerous other sites, such as Ha Long Bay, the mountain resort of Sapa, and the historical battlefield of Dien Bien Phu.

Cities:

Cao Bang

Dong Hoi

Haiphong

Hanoi

Lao Cai

Lang Son

Ninh Binh

Vinh

Lai Chau

Hoa Binh

Other destinations:

Bac Ha - hilltribe markets near the Chinese border

Co To Island

Cuc Phuong National Park

Dien Bien Phu - site of the French defeat in 1954

Dong Dang - on the border with China

Ha Long Bay - a world-famous natural wonder

Sapa - popular site for visiting indigenous tribes

Tam Coc - Ha Long Bay-like karst scenery along the river

Bac Giang - Pristine natural forest with ecotourism stays and visits

Halong Bay

"Ha Long" means "Bay of Descending Dragons", though prior to the 19th century this name was not recorded in any document or archive. When mentioning the present-day Quang Ninh Sea or Ha Long Bay, old historical books often referred to them by the names of An Bang, Luc Thuy or Van Don. Not until the late 19th century did the name of Ha Long Bay appear on a French Marine Map. The Hai Phong News, a French newspaper of the time, had an article, Dragon appears on Ha Long Bay, reporting the following story: In 1898 a sub-lieutenant named Lagredin, captaining the Avalanse reported seeing a huge sea snake on Ha Long Bay. This was also witnessed by many of the crews. Thus emerged the European image of the Asian dragon. Whether this appearance of a strange animal looking like a dragon resulted the name of Ha Long Bay is not known.

The Ha Long Bay archipelago is made up of 1969 islands, both settled and uninhabited. These can be accessed from various ports, though in the special case of Cat Ba you can also arrive either by car, motorbike or bus (via Haiphong) or combined bus/boat (from Hanoi via Halong City).

This unique UNESCO World Heritage Site is a popular place for tourists and it is good to know that large parts of Ha Long Bay are officially protected from development. The islands vary greatly in size and shape as well as structure.

Visitors might want to allow a few days to explore this magical bay as its attractions are extremely numerous.

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Review 1-7 of 7

6 Apr 2014

5/5

"Bai Tu Long Bay....Fabulous"

We sailed Bai Tu Long Bay rather than the Halong Bay route after reading on TA that it was less crowded. Our hotel recommended Dragon Pearl II from IndoChina Junks 2 day 1 night cruise. The Junk is sm… More

19 Mar 2014

4/5

"Great Experience"

After a long bumpy, dusty 4 hour drive from Hanoi to Halong Bay we were met at the wharf by the local guide Hung. He was always laughing and we really enjoyed his friendly personality. We were on the … More

17 Mar 2014

5/5

"Breathtaking Nature in total comfort"

We sailed on the Dragon Pearl II on the 3 day 2 night itinerary. I was travelling with my adult daughter. We stayed in Hanoi upon arrival in Vietnam and on the day of our departure a van was sent to o… More

14 Mar 2014

5/5

"different"

loved our one night cruise round halong bay .still cold in feb but the crew and passengers made our trip our cabin was quite lovely .the food was good .cant thank the crew enough they were great halo… More

11 Jan 2014

2/5

"Disappointing Halong Bay trip"

We were very disappointed with our 3 day/2 night Halong Bay cruise, although there were redeeming qualities. We were sold it by our hotel who told us it was a mid-range tour with higher quality food a… More

17 Dec 2013

5/5

"Best Halong Bay trip"

Had a great time. Crew was fantastic and really full of information. Made us feel really welcome during the tour. Cabins were spacious and well presented. The trip was very kid-friendly (I had 3 k… More

18 Nov 2013

5/5

"5 star experience"

The Junk and the cabin were like stepping back in time but with every current amenity even a good shower flow with hot water. Beautifully done with teak and white linens and excellent food. The food a… More

Review 1-7 of 7

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