Dora Cruise


The Luxury Cruise on Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay

A Gift from the 500-million-year World Natural Heritage to You!

Launched in the first half of 2020, Dora Cruise proudly stands as one of the newest 5-star luxury cruises in Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay. With 22 modern, safe, and private en-suite cabins, each featuring a fully private balcony and bathtub, Dora Cruise ensures the utmost luxury and privacy.

Dora Cruise mirrors the splendor and majesty of the surrounding World Heritage Site scenery. It offers a unique Vietnamese cruise experience, allowing dreams to come alive. The professional and dedicated team guarantees that Dora Cruise will be the highlight of any trip in Vietnam.

With over 20 years of experience in tourism, the goal has always been to provide exceptional and perfect services to passengers visiting Halong and Lan Ha Bay. This dedication inspired the development of Dora Cruise – a truly 5-star experience designed to explore the new route from Halong, a World Natural Heritage site, to Lan Ha Bay, the largest and most glamorous bay in Cat Ba. The belief is strong that the services and experiences offered by Dora Cruise will be deeply loved.

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  1. Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay.

    Leave Hanoi at 9:00 AM if you opt for a private transfer or between 8:30 AM and 9:00 AM for the shuttle bus, arriving at Tuan Chau Marina around 11:30 AM (transportation service upon your request).
    12:15 – 12:30: Arrive at Tuan Chau harbor.
    12:30 – 13:15: Transfer by speedboat to Dora Cruise. Welcome to Dora Cruise and enjoy a welcome drink. Meet the captain and crew to get a brief introduction to the cruise and safety guidelines.
    13:15 – 13:30: Enjoy a Vietnamese seafood and vegetarian lunch while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay. Continue cruising through Con Vit Islet (Duck Islet), Thumb Islet, and Gia Luan Harbor, which belongs to the Cat Ba area.
    14:30: After lunchtime, check-in and rest.
    15:30 – 17:00: Kayaking and swimming at the Tra Bau area (the background of the “Kong Skull Island” movie) or use the Jacuzzi (located at the prow of the 4th deck). Notice: Short clothes or swimsuits and flip-flops are suitable for kayaking. The reception provides life jackets, towels, and dry bags (to keep a camera, and cellphone for pictures). Meeting point: The Reception.
    17:30: Return to Dora Cruise and participate in our sunset party with fruit, cake, and wine. Take photos and relax.
    18:00 – 18:15: Join a cooking class guided directly by the Chef of Dora Halong Cruise. You have the chance to practice making Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring rolls or other famous Vietnamese cuisine.
    19:00: Dinner time, enjoying special seafood and typical Vietnamese food on the cruise.
    21:00: Evening entertainments: play games on the cruise (cards, chess), listen to music, squid fishing, relax, and overnight on the Dora Cruise.

  2. Day 2: Dark & Bright Cave – Halong Cruise – Hanoi.

    05:30 – 07:00: Get up early for the sunrise with fresh air.
    07:00: Join a Tai Chi session on the sun deck. Tai Chi helps focus the mind and condition the body, and there is no better environment to practice this than amongst the limestone peaks and islands.
    07:45: Morning view of the bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have a light breakfast.
    08:45 – 10:00: Visit Dark & Bright Cave by the tender (transfer boat) to the small floating house, where you have the opportunity to explore the cave on a local bamboo boat (rowing by the locals). Enjoy the peaceful morning with the beautiful scenery surrounding you. Alternatively, you can stay on the cruise and relax.
    10:00: Return to Dora Cruise and check out from the private cabin. Enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay.
    10:30: Check your cabin out. Please put your luggage in front of the door and return your room key to the receptionist. Take good care of your important belongings.
    10:45 – 11:00: Have lunch at the restaurant.
    11:30 – 11:45: Disembark from Dora Cruise and get on the transfer boat back to Tuan Chau Harbor.
    12:15 – 12:30: Return to the harbor. Meet your driver for a transfer back to Hanoi or another destination if transportation arrangements have been made.

  1. Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay.

    Leave Hanoi at 9:00 AM if you opt for a private transfer or between 8:30 AM and 9:00 AM for the shuttle bus, arriving at Tuan Chau Marina around 11:30 AM (transportation service upon your request).
    12:15 – 12:30:
    Arrive at Tuan Chau harbor.
    12:30 – 13:15: Transferred by speedboat to Dora Cruise. Welcome to Dora Cruise and enjoy a welcome drink. Meet the captain and crew to get a brief introduction to the cruise and safety guidelines.
    13:15 – 13:30: Enjoy a Vietnamese seafood and vegetarian lunch while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay. Continue cruising through Con Vit Islet (Duck Islet), Thumb Islet, and Gia Luan Harbor, which belongs to the Cat Ba area.
    14:30: After lunchtime, check-in and rest.
    15:30 – 17:00: Kayaking and swimming at the Tra Bau area (the background of the “Kong Skull Island” movie) or use the Jacuzzi (located at the prow of the 4th deck). Notice: Short clothes or swimsuits and flip-flops are suitable for kayaking. The reception provides life jackets, towels, and dry bags (to keep a camera, cell phone for pictures). Meeting point: The Reception.
    17:30: Return to Dora Cruise and participate in our sunset party with fruit, cake, and wine. Take photos and relax.
    18:00 – 18:15: Join a cooking class guided directly by the Chef of Dora Halong Cruise. You have the chance to practice making Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring rolls or other famous Vietnamese cuisine.
    19:00 – 19:15: Dinner time, enjoying special seafood and typical Vietnamese food on the cruise.
    21:00: Evening entertainments: play games on the cruise (cards, chess), listen to music, squid fishing, relax, and overnight on the Dora Cruise.

  2. Day 2: Viet Hai Village – Ba Trai Dao Beach.

    05:30 – 07:00: Get up early for the sunrise with fresh air.
    07:00: Join us for a Tai Chi session on the sun deck. Tai Chi helps focus the mind and condition the body, and there is no better environment to practice this than amongst the limestone peaks and islands.
    07:45 – 08:45: Join a light breakfast with a panoramic view of the world heritage site. After breakfast, enjoy your time relaxing with the amazing view of Lan Ha Bay while the boat continues cruising further for sightseeing.
    09:15: Transfer to the daily boat heading to Viet Hai Village, a non-touristic place surrounded by Cat Ba reserved jungle.
    10:30: Visit Viet Hai Village. Options:
    - Option 1: Cycle around Viet Hai Village.
    - Option 2: Use an electric car to visit Viet Hai Village.
    12:00: Return to the day boat to continue cruising further in Lan Ha Bay. Enjoy lunch with a beautiful view.
    13:00 – 14:00: Arrive at a peaceful area for swimming or kayaking in the beautiful Lan Ha Bay. Join the guide to kayak around the wonderful wide nature and clean water.
    15:00: Visit the beautiful small beach named Three Peaches, surrounded by specially shaped limestone mountains. Swim and explore some hidden beaches around the Ba Trai Dao (Three Peaches) area.
    16:30: Return to Dora Cruise.
    17:00: Refresh or play some short games or enjoy massage services as we cruise to the sleeping area. Enjoy the Sunset Party and Cooking Class on the Sundeck.
    19:30: Dinner time, enjoying special seafood and typical Vietnamese food on the cruise. After dinner, reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at our bar, wine, and cigars cellar, or enjoy the landscape of the bay at night. Engage in onboard activities like squid fishing or watching movies in the restaurant.

  3. Day 3: Dark & Bright Cave – Halong Cruise – Hanoi.

    05:30 – 07:00: Get up early for the sunrise with fresh air.
    07:00: Join a Tai Chi session on the sun deck. Tai Chi helps focus the mind and condition the body, and there is no better environment to practice this than amongst the limestone peaks and islands.
    07:45: Morning view of the bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have a light breakfast.
    08:45 – 10:00: Visit Dark & Bright Cave by the tender (transfer boat) to the small floating house, where you have the opportunity to explore the cave on a local bamboo boat (rowing by the locals). Enjoy the peaceful morning with the beautiful scenery surrounding you. Alternatively, you can stay on the cruise and relax.
    10:00: Return to Dora Cruise and check out from the private cabin. Enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay.
    10:30: Check your cabin out. Please put your luggage in front of the door and return your room key to the receptionist. Take good care of your important belongings.
    10:45 – 11:00: Have lunch at the restaurant.
    11:30 – 11:45: Disembark from Dora Cruise and get on the transfer boat back to Tuan Chau Harbor.
    12:15 – 12:30: Return to the harbor. Meet your driver for a transfer back to Hanoi or another destination if transportation arrangements have been made.

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