Peony Cruise

Peony Cruise

Starts
Lan Ha Bay
Destinations
+ 3
Ends
Lan Ha Bay
Halong Bay → Ho Ba Ham Islets → Dark and Bright Cave → Lan Ha Bay → Cat Ba Island

Highlights

  • Best saving 4 star cruise in Lan Ha Bay.
  • Cruise on Lan Ha Bay - one of the most stunning bays in Vietnam which has many amazing and uncontaminated beaches yet un-touristy.
  • Private balcony and panoramic views from each cabin.
  • Gourmet dining with authentic Vietnamese cuisine.
Age range
under 87 year olds
Star
4 Stars

Peony Cruise is a New Intention about the Luxury Cruises in Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long Bay. It is one of members of Pelican Group (including Pelican Cruise, Orchid Cruise). Peony Cruise is a well-mixed between a charming of Vietnamese traditional culture and a charming of European break – through stylish. It was a great production which collected our intelligence, experiences, passionate and creation to supply the luxury and boutique services. You will not be hopeless with Peony Cruise services as well as its path less populated in Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long 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 an on-board cooking class to challenge your skills in preparing a very famous Vietnamese dish - Spring roll.

Why choose Peony Cruise?
- It takes only 2 hours instead of 4 hours transfer by luxury minivan from Hanoi to Halong Bay.
- Visiting 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.
- Peony Cruise is one of the first 4 star plus cruises ever that offers the itinerary: Lan Ha Bay - Halong Bay.
- Luxurious and well-furnished cabins, all have private balcony and panoramic views from which you can savor yourself in the beauty of Lan Ha Bay - Halong Bay.
- The cruise is designed with limited cabin quantity in generous space that offers its guests relaxing atmosphere on board.
- Gourmet dining with authentic Vietnamese cuisine.

Itinerary

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2 Day 1 Night

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

    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).
    12h00 - 12h30: After enjoying a special cup of tea, transfer by tender to the Peony Cruise.
    13h00: Welcome onboard the Peony 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.
    13h15: 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.
    15h30: Explore the bay in the area where Ao Ech is situated. You enjoy on your own for kayaking at Ao Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay with its quieter.
    16h30: 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.
    17h30: 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 Peony 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!

  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.
    7h45: Progress to Trung Trang cave by bus on Cat Ba Island. This are is located in the middle of Cat Ba National Park with Kim Giao forest around the cave. Trung Trang Valley is the largest valley on Cat Ba Island. It 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. It has many stalactites that take on various shapes that will awe and inspire visitors to use their imagination.
    9h45: The cruise welcomes you back on board and it is time for fixing the bill and checking out.
    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 crews team and have great fun together!
    12h00: 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 - HAI PHONG

    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 Peony Cruise’s lounge by warm welcome.


    12h15 Transfer by tender to the PEONY CRUISE.


    12h30 We welcome our guests onboard the PEONY 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.


    13h00 PEONY 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


    15h00 We progress to Trung Trang cave by our bus on Cat Ba island which is located in the middle of Cat Ba National Park with Kim Giao forest around the cave. 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 2000 years. The cave has many stalactites that take on various shapes that will awe and inspire visitors to use their imagination.


    17h00 Peony Cruise gets in the less populated area at Tra Bau where is located in Lan Ha Bay. You will enjoy the green emerald and cool water by swimming


    17h45 Returning PEONY 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

  2. DAY 2: LAN HA BAY

    6h15 The day starts early onboard PEONY CRUISE with Tai Chi session on the sundeck. The breakfast is served in the restaurant with morning view of bay’s landscape, then continue our journey.


    8h30 Transfer to Peony 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 on a valley of local people. Optional electric car service is available (at an extra cost). Back to day boat for visiting Lan Ha Bay. Lunch served on day boat.


    13h30 Visiting 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 our professional tour guide on Peony Day Boat


    15h00 Return to PEONY CRUISE. Enjoying swimming at the untouched area. Then, 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

  3. DAY 3: HALONG BAY – HA NOI

    06h15Why 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 the breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out to explore the bay in the area where Ao Ech is situated. 7h45 You enjoy on your own for kayaking at Ao Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay with its quieter 9h30 Peony Cruise welcomes you back on board and it is time for checking out 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.


    14h00 Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip

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  • Full Side Ocean View
  • 28m2
  • Non-Smoking
  • Shower & Bathtub
  • Private Balcony
  • 1 Queen Size Bed or 2 Single Beds
  • Free Visa approval letter
  • Kayaking

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$ 305
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  • Full Side Ocean View
  • 28m2
  • Non-Smoking
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  • Private Balcony
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  • Free Visa approval letter
  • Kayaking

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$ 430
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  • Full Side Ocean View
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  • Free Visa approval letter
  • Kayaking

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$ 396
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  • 56m2
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  • 2 Queen Size Beds or 1 Queen Size Bed and 2 Single Beds
  • Free Visa approval letter
  • Kayaking

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$ 340
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$ 660
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Our Offers

    Additional Services

    • Exclusive Offer: Vietnam Visa Approval Letter

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    • Halong Bay Kayaking

      Free

      Free
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    • Private car (roundtrip Hanoi – Got Ferry Pier) ( 2 Days )

      US$ 105 / Car

      US$ 115 / Car

      US$ 130 / Van

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    • Shuttle Bus (roundtrip Hanoi – Got Ferry Pier)

      US$ 35 / person

      US$ 35 / person

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    • 25 Minute - Scenic Seaplane Over Halong Bay

      US$ 110 / person

      US$ 83 / person

      US$ 11 / person

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    Price Includes

    • Onboard English speaking tour guide.
    • Meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries.
    • Kayaking.
    • Sightseeing entrance fees.
    • Luxury cabin with A/C.
    • Welcome drink, fresh fruits.
    • Two bottle of mineral water in each cabin.

    Price Excludes

    • Airfare, visa arrangements.
    • Transportation.
    • 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 program.

    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).

    Cancellation & Refund:
    • Cancellation will be charged as follow:
    - From 1-5 cabins:
    + More than 15 days prior check in date: No charge.
    + From 14 to 10 days prior to the arrival: 50% of each cancelled cabin charged.
    + From 9 to 4 days prior to the arrival: 70% of each cancelled cabin charged.
    + Within 3 days before check-in date: 100% of the total rate charged.
    + No-Show: 100% on total charge.
    - From more than 6 cabins:
    + More than 45 days prior check in date: No charge.
    + From 45 to 31 days prior to the arrival: 20% of each cancelled cabin charged.
    + From 30 to 15 days prior to the arrival: 50% of each cancelled cabin charged.
    + From 14 to 7 days prior to the arrival: 70% of each cancelled cabin charged.
    + Within 6 days before check-in date: 100% of the total rate 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 Deluxe Balcony and Family Deluxe Suite Balcony.

    Extra bed (limited) is available on special request for all suite categories on Peony Cruises:
    - Child or Adult Extra Bed pays 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$ 20 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$ 20 per person + transportation.
    - Day cruise (3-4 hours cruise, no overnight, lunch on boat): US$ 85 per person.
    - Day cruise (3-4 hours cruise, no overnight, lunch on boat, round-trip transfer Hanoi - Got Ferry Pier): US$ 85 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$ 85 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 person.
    - Promotion or Early Bird comes with tight booking conditions and they will be notified separately by Vietnam Travel.

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