Orchid Classic Cruise


As the pioneer high-class cruise to explore both Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay, Orchid Classic stands as a timeless inspiration. Its classic Indochine architecture combined with all-wooden interiors creates an ambiance of elegance and luxury. Featuring 14 spacious suites with balconies and private baths overlooking the gulf, as well as an outdoor jacuzzi on the sundeck, Orchid Classic offers top-notch services that guarantee clients an extraordinary experience. Whether you're admiring the breathtaking scenery or indulging in the cruise's luxurious amenities, Orchid Classic ensures an unforgettable journey of discovery through the mysterious beauty of the bays.

Orchid Classic 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 – 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).
    11:00 – 11:30: Arriving at Lot 32 – Tuan Chau Marina – have check-in procedures at the waiting lounge. You can take special tea at the lounge with a warm welcome.
    11:45 – 12:00: Transfer to Orchid Cruises by a tender boat. Welcome aboard, you’ll have some welcome drinks and gather at the restaurant for a cruise briefing and some safety instructions.
    12:45 – 13:00: You will be taking lunch while cruising and visiting Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay – one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature.
    15:00 – 15:30: We progress to Dark and Bright Caves – a must-visit destination! Kayaking through these caves is the ultimate way to experience the breathtaking beauty of Halong Bay up close.
    Option 2: Discover Ba Trai Dao (Three Peaches Islets), where tranquil waters and picturesque landscapes create an idyllic setting for kayaking or unwinding on a sandy shore. Take pleasure in a refreshing swim in the emerald-green waters. (If the weather permits)
    17:00 – 17:30: Orchid Cruises anchors for an overnight stay in Tra Bau, Lan Ha Bay, offering a serene landscape to immerse yourself in the bay’s natural beauty.
    18:00 – 18:15: On board, you may join a cooking demonstration and enjoy the Happy Hour (buy-1-get-1) at the bar while watching the view of the bay at sunset.
    Option: Massage service available. Please book with our Cruise Manager directly.
    19:15 – 19:30: Savor a fusion dinner made with the freshest ingredients in a sophisticated space with elegant French neoclassical style and traditional oriental touches.
    21:00 – 21:30: It’s time to admire the beauty of the night on the bay, our bar on the sundeck, and the restaurant welcomes you. You may want to try your luck with squid fishing or enjoy a game of chess or cards.
    23:00: Overnight on board.

  2. Day 2: Halong Bay – Hanoi.

    06:00 – 06:30: Indulge yourself in the peaceful beauty of the bay with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. If you want to catch the dawn, wake up between 5:30 and 6:00, depending on the season. Feel free to seek guidance from experienced sailors.
    06:45 – 07:00: Enjoy breakfast at the restaurant as we continue our cruise.
    08:30 – 08:45: Progress to Hoa Cuong Cave, also known as Diamond Cave, which remains untouched by humans, preserving its natural beauty. Hidden deep in a forest-covered mountain, it exudes mystery and wonder, sure to mesmerize visitors!
    09:45 – 10:00: Back aboard Orchid Cruises for check-out.
    10:00 – 10:30: Enjoy a delightful brunch at our restaurant while cruising back.
    11:00 – 11:45: Disembark Orchid Cruises at Tuan Chau Marina. 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).
    11:00 – 11:30: Arriving at Lot 32 – Tuan Chau Marina – have check-in procedures at the waiting lounge. You can take special tea at the lounge with a warm welcome.
    11:45 – 12:00: Transfer to Orchid Cruises by a tender boat. Welcome aboard, you’ll have some welcome drinks and gather at the restaurant for a cruise briefing and some safety instructions.
    12:45 – 13:00: You will be taking lunch while cruising and visiting Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay – one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature.
    15:00 – 15:30: We progress to Dark and Bright Caves – a must-visit destination! Kayaking through these caves is the ultimate way to experience the breathtaking beauty of Halong Bay up close.
    Option 2: Discover Ba Trai Dao (Three Peaches Islets), where tranquil waters and picturesque landscapes create an idyllic setting for kayaking or unwinding on a sandy shore. Take pleasure in a refreshing swim in the emerald-green waters. (If the weather permits)
    17:00 – 17:30: Orchid Cruises anchors for an overnight stay in Tra Bau, Lan Ha Bay, offering a serene landscape to immerse yourself in the bay’s natural beauty.
    18:00 – 18:15: On board, you may join a cooking demonstration and enjoy the Happy Hour (buy-1-get-1) at the bar while watching the view of the bay at sunset.
    Option: Massage service available. Please book with our Cruise Manager directly.
    19:15 – 19:30: Savor a fusion dinner made with the freshest ingredients in a sophisticated space with elegant French neoclassical style and traditional oriental touches.
    21:00 – 21:30: It’s time to admire the beauty of the night on the bay, our bar on the sundeck, and the restaurant welcomes you. You may want to try your luck with squid fishing or enjoy a game of chess or cards.
    23:00: Overnight on board.

  2. Day 2: Lan Ha Bay – On cruise.

    06:00 – 06:30: The day starts early onboard Orchid Cruises with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Breakfast is served in the dining room, offering a morning view of the bay’s landscape, before you continue your journey.
    06:45 – 07:00: Enjoy breakfast at the restaurant.
    07:45 – 08:00: Free time for leisure activities.
    13:30 – 14:00: Transfer to the day boat to visit Viet Hai village. Enjoy a bicycle trip along the village path, passing through rainforests and dark tunnels. Experience the stunning scenery of rice fields along the way. Stop at the village to relax and visit an ancient local house, made from straw, mud, and bamboo. Experience the local life in the valley of local people.
    Optional electric car service is available (at an extra cost).
    14:00 – 14:30: Return to the day boat for a visit to Lan Ha Bay. Lunch will be served on the day boat. Visit Ba Men Temple, a peaceful body of water with beautiful scenery, making it the perfect place for scenic kayaking or relaxing on a sandy beach.
    16:00 – 16:30: Return to Orchid Cruises. You may join a cooking class, take a swim in the untouched area, or enjoy Happy Hour (buy 1, get 1) at the bar while watching the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin.
    19:00 – 19:30: Fusion dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served by the wonderful onboard catering staff. This delightful meal is served in an intimate, romantic setting.
    21:00 – 21:30: Enjoy the night landscape of the bay from the top deck. Relax while enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing or enjoy a movie in the restaurant. Overnight on board.
    Option: Massage service available. Please book directly with the Cruise Manager (see massage menu).
    23:00: End of day two program.

  3. Day 3: Lan Ha Bay – Hanoi.

    06:00 – 06:30: Indulge yourself in the peaceful beauty of the bay with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. If you want to catch the dawn, wake up between 5:30 and 6:00, depending on the season. Feel free to seek guidance from experienced sailors.
    06:45 – 07:00: Enjoy breakfast at the restaurant as we continue our cruise.
    08:30 – 08:45: Progress to Hoa Cuong Cave, also known as Diamond Cave, which remains untouched by humans, preserving its natural beauty. Hidden deep in a forest-covered mountain, it exudes mystery and wonder, sure to mesmerize visitors!
    09:45 – 10:00: Back aboard Orchid Cruises for check-out.
    10:00 – 10:30: Enjoy a delightful brunch at our restaurant while cruising back.
    11:00 – 11:45: Disembark Orchid Cruises at Tuan Chau Marina. Meet your driver for a transfer back to Hanoi or another destination if transportation arrangements have been made.

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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.

    Policies

    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 NET 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 - Tuan Chau Marina 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 - Tuan Chau Marina): 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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