Start/Finish
Hanoi / Halong Bay
Duration
2 days / 1 night, 3 days / 2 nights
Deal price
US$271
Typically
US$301

Full Itinerary

- This itinerary is a privately guided tour, designed just to show you what is possible.
- We can tailor this trip, it's inclusions and the accommodations, to meet your requirements, budget, and interests.

Day 1: Hanoi – Hai Phong – Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay

09h15

You will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal – Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City where we arrive at around 11h30. The passengers have a chance to experience on longest and newest bridge in South East Asia area. You can take special tea at Orchid Cruise’s lounge by the warm welcome.

12h00

Transfer by tender to the ORCHID CRUISE.

12h15

We welcome our guests onboard the ORCHID CRUISE and then check in, enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check-in. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.

12h40

ORCHID CRUISE boat proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. We have lunch before continuing our journey via the islets of Con Vit and Gia Luan. These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out of the sea in an impressive manner. This area is untouched, as not many cruise ships use the route via the Cat Ba Island – Thoi Quyt area – Coc Ngoi islet – through Cua Van to Ba Trai Dao area.

15h00

We progress to Ba Trai Dao beach area of Lan Ha Bay- a separate part of Halong Bay. This is a quiet tourist paradise in Vietnam. The region is known for its pristine beaches and spectacular beauty, having about 400 fascinating islands. You may prefer to try your hand at kayaking or simply just enjoy a swim. This is a great experience, immersed in the crystal clear water of the bay, in the Ba Trai Dao area (Visiting Ba Trai Dao from October to May. From June to September, visiting Tra Bau area belongs to Lan Ha Bay. Tra Bau is also one of the ideal destinations for kayaking and swimming. Come here, you will have a chance to immerse yourself in blue water.)

18h00

It’s time to try the authentic well-known local liquor as “Ba Kich liquor” (Morinda Officinalis). This is a kind of wealthy and tasty liquor which is really highly recommending liquor in Viet Nam. You might never forget this lovely purple liquor

18h30

Returning ORCHID CRUISE boat you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you may join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. In the early evening, the boat has its Happy Hour deal.

Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)

19h30

Deluxe dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting

21h30

Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing, watching a movie in the restaurant. Overnight on board.

Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)

23h00

End of Day One program



Day 2: Halong Bay – Hanoi

06h00

Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Sang Toi cave is situated.

9h30

Visitors then return to ORCHID CRUISE boat for check-out procedures

10h00

Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch

10h30

Tea Ceremony is served at the restaurant. You will learn how to enjoy Vietnamese tea and Vietnamese cultural at this ceremony. Joining Tea Ceremony with our crews’ team and have great fun with us!

11h35

We return to the quayside in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.

We bid farewell at GOT ferry, this is the end of the program. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a safe onward journey.

14h00

Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip



Day 1: Hanoi – Hai Phong – Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay

09h15

You will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal – Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City where we arrive at around 11h30. The passengers have a chance to experience on longest and newest bridge in South East Asia area. You can take special tea at Orchid Cruise’s lounge by warm welcome.

12h00

Transfer by tender to the ORCHID CRUISE.

12h15

We welcome our guests onboard the ORCHID CRUISE and then check in, enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check-in. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.

12h40

ORCHID CRUISE proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have lunch while passing via the islets of Con Vit and Gia Luan. These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out of the sea in an impressive manner. This area is untouched, as not many cruise ships use the route via the Cat Ba Island – Thoi Quyt area – Coc Ngoi islet – through Cua Van to Ba Trai Dao area.

15h00

We progress to Ba Trai Dao beach area of Lan Ha Bay- a separate part of Halong Bay. This is a quiet tourist paradise in Vietnam. The region is known for its pristine beaches and spectacular beauty, having about 400 fascinating islands. You may prefer to try your hand at kayaking or simply just enjoy a swim. This is a great experience, immersed in the crystal clear water of the bay, in the Ba Trai Dao area (Visiting Ba Trai Dao from October to May. From June to September, visiting Tra Bau area, belongs to Lan Ha Bay. Tra Bau is also one of the ideal destinations for kayaking and swimming. Come here, you will have a chance to immerse yourself in blue water.)

18h00

It’s time to try the authentic well-known local liquor as “Ba Kich liquor” (Morinda Officinalis). This is a kind of wealthy and tasty liquor which is really highly recommending liquor in Viet Nam. You might never forget this lovely purple liquor

18h30

Returning ORCHID CRUISE, you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you may join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. In the early evening the boat has its Happy Hour deal

Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)

19h30

Deluxe dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting

21h30

Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing, watching a movie in the restaurant. Overnight on board.

Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)

23h00

End of Day One program



Day 2: Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay

6h00

The day starts early onboard ORCHID CRUISE with Tai Chi session on the sundeck.

Coffee, tea, and pastries for light breakfast are served in the dining room with the morning view of bay’s landscape, then continue our journey.

8h30

Transfer to day boat for visit Viet Hai village. You will take the bicycle trip along the village path and go through rainforests and dark tunnel. Enjoy the stunning scenery of rice fields on the way. Stop at the village to relax. Visit an ancient local house, made from straw, mud, bamboo…you will have the chance to see the local life on a valley of local people. Optional electric car service is available (at an extra cost).

Back to day boat for visiting Bai Tu Long Bay. Lunch served on the day boat.

13h30

Visit Bai Tu Long Bay, free kayaking and swimming at Ba Ham Lake area situated in the middle of a narrow, rectangular area, with the all four sides enclosed by vertical cliffs. (if the weather permit).

16h00

Return to ORCHID CRUISE. You will join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. Watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. In the early evening, the boat has its Happy Hour deal

19h30

Deluxe dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting

21h30

Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing, watching a movie in the restaurant. Overnight on board.

Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)

23h00

End of Day Two program



Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi

06h00

Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve light breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Toi Sang cave is situated.

9h30

Visitors then return ORCHID CRUISE for check-out procedures

10h00

Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch

10h30

Tea Ceremony is served at the restaurant. You will learn how to enjoy Vietnamese tea and Vietnamese cultural at this ceremony. Joining Tea Ceremony with our crews team and have great fun with us!

11h35

We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.

We bid farewell at GOT ferry, this is the end of the program. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a safe onward journey.

14h00

Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip



Pricing

  • The price is per person in USD, based on twin-sharing
Cabin TypeSuite Balcony (1st floor)Premium Suite Balcony (2nd floor)Family Suite Balcony (2-cabin connecting, 1st floor)
High season (Jan -Apr & Oct-Dec 2019)
2 Days 1 Night271301Upon Request
3 Days 2 Nights454508Upon Request
Surcharge 4 Feb, 24 Dec & 31 Dec
48
Low season (May-Sept 2019)
2 Days 1 Night226250Upon Request
3 Days 2 Nights371415Upon Request

Cruise Highlights

  • Spacious cabins with private balcony (minimum 36sqm)
  • Gym & Spa services available
  • BB Lunch on the beach
  • Luxury minivan for transfer from/back Hanoi
  • Sails on Halong bay & Lan Ha Bay, explore Cat Ba island & Cat Ba National Park
  • Happy Hours Deal
  • Candlelight Deluxe Dinner Set Menu
  • Activities (Tai Chi, Cooking demonstration, Kayaking, Squid fishing, Fishing, Swimming)

Inclusions

  • Shuttle bus from/back your hotel in Hanoi (applied for the hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter only)
  • English speaking tour guide on the boat
  • All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries
  • Sightseeing entrance fees

  • Kayaking, Cooking class, Tai chi exercise, Swimming (if the weather permits), Movies, Squid fishing, Music entertainment, satellite TV
  • Luxury cabin with A/C
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower, and fresh fruits basket, two bottles of mineral water in each cabin

Exclusions

  • Beauty Spa Services & Massage
  • Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses

  • All other services not clearly mentioned above

Cruise Information

Suite Cabin with Balcony

Number of cabins: 8
Balcony Cabin locations: 1st Floor
Average cabin size: 36.0 square meters
Type of cabin: Twin or Double size
Maximum number of person allowed: 2 adults + 1 (extra bed)

Family Suite with Balcony

Number of cabins: 4
Balcony Cabin locations: 1st Floor
Average cabin size: 72.0 square meters
Type of cabin: Twin and Double size
Maximum number of person allowed: 4 adults + 2 (extra bed)

Premium Suite with Balcony

Number of cabins: 4
Balcony Cabin locations: 2nd Floor
Average cabin size: 36.0 square meters
Type of cabin: Twin or Double size
Maximum number of person allowed: 2 adults + 1 (extra bed)

Orchid Exclusive Suite

Number of cabins: 2
Balcony Cabin locations: 2nd Floor
Average cabin size: 45.0 square meters
Type of cabin: King size
Maximum number of person allowed: 2 adults + 1 (extra bed)

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 8 days prior to check-in: FREE of charge
  • From 8 to 3 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
  • Less than 72 hours prior to check-in: 100% of total rates
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates.

Children Policy

  • Child under 2 years sharing fully paid cabin with parents: No additional charge, limited to one child per cabin.
  • Child under 12 sharing fully paid cabin with parents: Charge 75%, limited to one child per cabin.
  • From 12 years old and upper: 100% of adult price



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