Orchid Cruise


Orchid Cruises are the leading line in 5-star cruises in Lan Ha Bay - Ha Long Bay. The cruises offer the highest level of customer service and an unbeatable relaxing environment that is sure to to exceed your highest expectations of any and all Ha Long Bay cruises. Orchid Cruises are the leading pioneer in cruising Lan Ha Bay - Ha Long Bay, offering their guests the best highlights of this beautiful and wild route.

Joining Orchid Cruises on our enchanting travel through beautiful Ha Long Bay, travelers will have great time to relax and discover untouched areas, experience a new destination back side of Ha Long Bay. Orchid Cruises house 14 luxury cabins with an elite, professional crew that will provide you the best services during your holiday in Halong!

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Orchid Cruise

Starts
Lan Ha Bay
Destinations
+ 6
Ends
Lan Ha Bay
Lan Ha Bay → Da Chong Islet → Cat Ba Island → Thoi Quyt Area → Coc Ngoi Islet → Trung Trang Cave → Ao Ech Area → Viet Hai Village

Highlights

  • Exclusive departure port - only 2 hours from Hanoi by car.
  • Visit Halong Bay, especially Lan Ha Bay - one of the most stunning bays in Vietnam which has many amazing and uncontaminated beaches yet un-touristy that you can enjoy awesome jade green water and many great photo opportunities.
  • One of the first 5 star cruises ever that offer the new route: Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay.
  • Explore Cat Ba Island by bicycle.
  • Kayak in tranquil waters of Lan Ha Bay (Ao Ech area).
  • Luxurious and well-furnished cabins, private balcony and panoramic views from which you can savor yourself in the beauty of Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay.
  • Gourmet dining with authentic Vietnamese cuisine.
Age range
under 87 year olds
Star
5 Stars

Itinerary

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2 Days 1 Night

  • 2 Days 1 Night
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  1. Day 1: Hanoi - Hai Phong - Lan Ha Bay.

    Explore one of the largest and the most beautiful caves on Halong Bay. Nothing is more enjoyable than free kayaking on the vast sea, and exploring the natural beauty of many Islets. Moreover, you will also have a chance to join our Cooking class to challenge your skills in preparing a very famous Vietnamese dish - Spring roll.

    09h00 - 09h30: You will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take about 2 hours on the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal – Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City (transportation is on request with additional surcharge).
    12h15: Transfer by tender to the Orchid Cruise.
    12h30: Welcome onboard the Orchid Cruise. Enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Start to cruise and explore Halong Bay - one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
    13h00: The cruise proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have International Buffet Lunch while passing via the islets of Con Vit area. 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 Gia Luan area where is belong to Cat Ba National Park.
    14h15: Progress to Trung Trang cave by bus on Cat Ba Island which is located in the middle of Cat Ba National Park with Kim Giao forest.
    Trung Trang Valley is the largest valley on Cat Ba Island. The valley covers an area of approximately 300 hectares, has a depth of 10m to 30m and is around 15km in the middle of Cat Ba National Park. Trung Trang Cave measures 300m lengthwise through the mountains. The cave was carved by nature for more than 2,000 years ago. The cave has many stalactites that take on various shapes that will awe and inspire visitors to use their imagination.
    17h00: The cruise gets in the less populated area at Tra Bau where is located in Lan Ha Bay. You will enjoy swimming on the green emerald and cool water.
    17h45: Return to the cruise, you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you may join a traditional cooking class. The cruise's chef will instruct you how to make some Vietnamese dishes.
    Option: Massage service is available on board. Book with Cruise Manager directly!
    19h30: Sumptuous Candlelight Deluxe Dinner Set Menu is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by Orchid Cruise's 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 is available on board. Book with Cruise Manager directly!
    23h00: End of Day One program. Overnight on Orchid Cruise.

  2. Day 2: Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay - Hanoi.

    06h15: Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which breakfast is served. Continue your journey and head out to explore the bay.
    07h45: Enjoy kayaking at Ao Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay.
    09h30: Back to the cruise and it is time pack your luggage to check out.
    10h00: Enjoy a delightful brunch whilst cruising back.
    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 crews team and have great fun together!
    11h35: Return to the quay side in the south of the bay to disembark. Bid farewell at Got Ferry Terminal. Meet your driver and transfer back to Hanoi (transportation is on request at additional surcharge).

  1. Day 1: Hanoi - Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba Island.

    Taking a rest in the bay of Wonders, relaxing on the crystal blue ocean or charming white sand beaches, you will soon forget all the pressure and enjoy your journey to the land of pleasure: wonderful landscapes, fresh and tasty seafood, peaceful atmosphere. This will be sure a special vacation for you!

    09h00 - 09h30: You will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take about 2 hours on the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal – Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City (transportation is on request with additional surcharge).
    12h15: Transfer by tender to the Orchid Cruise.
    12h30: Welcome onboard the Orchid Cruise. Enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Start to cruise and explore Halong Bay - one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
    13h00: The cruise proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have International Buffet Lunch while passing via the islets of Con Vit area. 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 Gia Luan area where is belong to Cat Ba National Park.
    14h15: Progress to Trung Trang cave by bus on Cat Ba Island which is located in the middle of Cat Ba National Park with Kim Giao forest.
    Trung Trang Valley is the largest valley on Cat Ba Island. The valley covers an area of approximately 300 hectares, has a depth of 10m to 30m and is around 15km in the middle of Cat Ba National Park. Trung Trang Cave measures 300m lengthwise through the mountains. The cave was carved by nature for more than 2,000 years ago. The cave has many stalactites that take on various shapes that will awe and inspire visitors to use their imagination.
    17h00: The cruise gets in the less populated area at Tra Bau where is located in Lan Ha Bay. You will enjoy swimming on the green emerald and cool water.
    17h45: Return to the cruise, you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you may join a traditional cooking class. The cruise's chef will instruct you how to make some Vietnamese dishes.
    Option: Massage service is available on board. Book with Cruise Manager directly!
    19h30: Sumptuous Candlelight Deluxe Dinner Set Menu is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by Orchid Cruise's 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 is available on board. Book with Cruise Manager directly!
    23h00: End of Day One program. Overnight on Orchid Cruise.

  2. Day 2: Explore Lan Ha Bay.

    6h15: The day starts early onboard with Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Breakfast is served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape, then continue your excursion.
    8h30: Transfer to Orchid Day Boat to visit Viet Hai village. You will take the bicycle trip along the village path and go through rain forests and dark tunnel. Enjoy 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 chance to see the local life in a valley. Optional electric car service is available (at an extra cost). Back to day boat for visiting Lan Ha Bay. Lunch will be served on day boat.
    13h30: Visit Lan Ha Bay, taking a free breeze at area with the path less visited. You will use your imagination to name any beautiful islands in Lan Ha Bay or get the interesting introduction of the cruise's professional tour guide on Orchid Day Boat.
    15h00: Return to the cruise. Enjoy swimming at the untouched area. Then, you may like to join a traditional cooking class. The Orchid Cruise's chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnamese dishes. Watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin.
    19h30: Deluxe Dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by Orchid Cruise's wonderful onboard catering staff.
    21h30: Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoy drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing, watching a movie in the restaurant. Overnight on board.
    Option: Massage service is available on board. Book with Cruise Manager directly!
    23h00: End of Day Two program.

  3. Day 3: Lan Ha Bay - Hai Phong - Hanoi.

    06h15: You may like to do Tai Chi session on the sundeck or just relax in your cabin.
    07h45: After breakfast, continue your journey and head out to explore the bay in the area of Ao Ech (Frog Lake), a secluded spot perfect for kayaking or swimming.
    09h30 - 10h00: Back on board, a brunch & Tea Ceremony is served as you cruise back into harbour, arriving at 11h30 and from there you can continue your journey back to Hanoi.

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Cabins

  • Full Side Ocean View
  • 36m2
  • Non-Smoking
  • Shower & Bathtub
  • Private Balcony
  • 1 Queen Size Bed or 2 Single Beds

Single Cabin

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$ 450
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- Booking must be made and confirmed at least 60 days before cruising date.
- No cancellation within 60 days before cruising date.

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  • Full Side Ocean View
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$ 503
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  • 45m2
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$ 645
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$ 838
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- 5% OFF.
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  • Full Side Ocean View
  • 72m2
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  • Private Balcony
  • 2 Queen Size Beds or 1 Queen Size Bed and 2 Single Beds

Single Cabin

  • Single Cabin
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$ 922
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Early Bird
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- 5% OFF.
- Booking must be made and confirmed at least 60 days before cruising date.
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  • Full Side Ocean View
  • 72m2
  • Non-Smoking
  • Shower & Bathtub
  • Private Balcony
  • 2 Queen Size Beds or 1 Queen Size Bed and 2 Single Beds

Single Cabin

  • Single Cabin
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$ 944
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- 5% OFF.
- Booking must be made and confirmed at least 60 days before cruising date.
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  • Full Side Ocean View
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  • Non-Smoking
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  • Private Balcony
  • 2 Queen Size Beds or 1 Queen Size Bed and 2 Single Beds

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$ 1,047
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    Price Includes

    • On-board English speaking tour guide.
    • All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries, (02 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 light breakfast for 2 days 1 night or 03 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 light breakfasts for 3 days 2 nights).
    • Kayaking, Cooking Class, Tai Chi exercise, Bamboo boat, Swimming (if the weather permits); Movies, Squid fishing, Music entertainment.
    • Sightseeing entrance fees.
    • Luxury cabin with A/C.
    • Day boat for exploring Ba Ham lake, Viet Hai village, kayaking and tour guide for the 2nd day of 3 days/2 nights package.
    • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin.
    • Taxes and service charges.

    Price Excludes

    • Airfare, visa arrangements.
    • Transfers Hanoi- Hai Phong- Hanoi.
    • Beauty Spa Services & Massage.
    • Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses.
    • Surcharge for Xmas, New Year’s Day & Lunar New Year’s Day.
    • All other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusions.

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    Deposit & Payment:
    - A deposit of 30% of the tour price per person by credit card or bank transfer plus bank charges is required upon confirmation of your booking (if this amount is less than US$ 500, the full payment will be applied).
    - The balance will be paid 15 days prior to the check in date, or you can pay us upon arrival in cash or credit card when we meet in Hanoi.
    - Deposit or full payment could be settled via our secured online payment system (SSL).

    Refund & Cancellation:
    • Cancellation (for FIT only) will be charged as follow:
    + More than 15 days prior check in date: No charge.
    + 10-14 days before check in date: 50% on total value of the trip charged.
    + 4-9 days before check in date: 70% on total value of the trip charged.
    + Within 3 days before check-in date: 100% on total charged.
    + No-Show: 100% on total charge.
    • Cancellation must be sent to and confirmed by Vietnam Travel's cruise specialist in writing (by email or fax).

    Child Policy:
    - Only one child under 5 years old stays free of charge when using existing bed with two adults.
    - Child rate applies from 5-12 years old:
    + Maximum one child below 12 years old is allowed to share existing bedding with adults. Child pays 75% of adult rate per person (double occupancy sharing).
    + Two children below 12 years old stay in a separate cabin. Each child pays 75% of adult rate per person (double occupancy sharing).
    - Child rate is not applied for the following cabin type: Family Suite Balcony and Family Premium Suite Balcony.

    Extra bed (limited) is available on special request for all suite categories on Orchid Cruises:
    - Child or Adult Extra Bed: 40% of the cabin NETT rate (double occupancy sharing).

    Bad Weather Policy:
    In the event the cruise is affected by bad weather, the cruise company reserves the right to cancel all or parts of their cruises services. Following charges may be applied:
    - Cancellation before 11:00 o'clock at cruise date: Full refund for the cruise package but transportation will be charged (if any).
    - Cruise is canceled and guests have meal (lunch) only (no cruise, no overnight, boat stays in the harbor): US$ 25 per person.
    - Cruise is canceled and guests have meal (lunch) and round-trip transfer Hanoi - Got Ferry Pier only (no cruise, no overnight, boat stays in the harbor): US$ 25 per person + transportation.
    - Day cruise (3-4 hours cruise, no overnight, lunch on boat): US$ 90 per person.
    - Day cruise (3-4 hours cruise, no overnight, lunch on boat, round-trip transfer Hanoi - Got Ferry Pier): US$ 90 per person + transportation.
    - Only for 3 day/2night cruise program:
    + Complete 2 day/1 night cruise  and back to shore before 10.00 A.M of day 2: the cruise rate of 2 day/ 1 night package is charged + transportation (if any).
    + Complete 2 day/ 1 night cruise and use the day boat and back to shore before 17.00 of day 2: the cruise rate of 2 day/ 1 night package plus US$ 90 per person is charged + transportation (if any).

    Other Policies:
    - Check-in time starts at 12:30 PM. Check-out by 11:00 AM.
    - Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
    - Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by the port authority.
    - A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.
    - Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
    - Surcharge for Christmas Eve (24 December) and New Year Eve (31 December) & Vietnamese Lunar New Year's Day: US$ 40 per adult and US$ 25 per child.
    - Promotion or Early Bird comes with tight booking conditions and they will be notified separately by Vietnam Travel.

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