Peony Cruise


Peony Cruises are two of the luxurious yachts in Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay, which are celebrated as symbols of Vietnam's natural beauty. These cruises offer a perfect blend of classic European sophistication and the rustic essence of Vietnamese styling, creating a unique and captivating experience. Peony Cruises distinguishes itself with a variety of unique features, starting with its elegant design and luxurious amenities. The cruises boast a high-end restaurant where the menu is crafted with careful consideration to offer an exceptional culinary experience. The two yachts collectively feature 40 spacious cabins, each with a private balcony that provides breathtaking views of Ha Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay, and the emerald ocean.

Aboarding Peony Cruises, you can immerse yourself in a world of luxury and tranquility. The sophisticated European form of the yacht is complemented by subtle Vietnamese touches, creating an atmosphere that is both refined and deeply rooted in the local culture. The traditional music tones that fill the air during dinner at the restaurant add to the enchanting experience, transporting you to a different time and place. The spacious sundeck offers another dimension of relaxation, where you can enjoy a cocktail while taking in the stunning vistas and the serene ambiance of the evening. This setting provides the perfect backdrop for unwinding and reflecting on the day's adventures. The combination of luxurious amenities, exceptional service, and the natural beauty of the surroundings ensures that every moment spent on Peony Cruises is memorable.

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

Itinerary

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2 Days 1 Night

  • 2 Days 1 Night
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  1. Day 1: Hanoi – Tuan Chau Marina – 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).
    12:30: You will be taken aboard a support vessel and travel from the wharf through the bay to board the luxurious Peony Cruise. During this time, the itinerary briefing will be announced.
    13:00: Welcome fresh drinks, wet towels, and a special lunch of fresh food and an assortment of delicacies will be served. You will be enchanted when decadently dining on the junk. Enjoy the luncheon of fresh seafood and an assortment of delicacies while cruising along Lan Ha Bay with the breathtaking scenery.
    15:30: Visit Tra Bau area, known for its unspoiled, poetic natural beauty and attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. This is the best time for kayaking to discover the truest beauty of the limestone islands. Immerse yourself in the emerald green water of the bay or enjoy the Jacuzzi pool on Peony Cruises.
    17:30 – 18:30: Join a cooking demonstration to learn how to make one of the most famous Vietnamese cuisines, spring rolls. Or reach the top deck of the cruise where you can admire the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Enjoy Happy Hour – Buy one get one free at the bar. It is an ideal time for photography enthusiasts to capture the greatest sunset moment over Lan Ha Bay.
    19:30: Enjoy local food prepared and served by the skillful chef. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting.
    21:00 – 22:00: Relax and sip exotic cocktails and drinks at the sky bar (with a surcharge). Indulge yourself with a spa service (optional) or simply relax under the cover of a brightly illuminated sky on the top deck. Or try your luck at squid fishing on the main deck.

  2. Day 2: Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba Island – Hanoi.

    06:00: Begin the day full of energy with the Tai Chi session and enjoy the sun just rising beyond the horizon.
    06:45 – 07:15: Breakfast is served while cruising back to Gia Luan jetty. (Breakfast time may be adjusted according to the real itinerary)
    07:30 – 09:00: Join the tour of Cat Ba World Biosphere by transshipment. It takes 30 minutes to transfer from Gia Luan to Trung Trang – one of the most impressive caves on Cat Ba island, Vietnam. The limestone cave has thousands of stalactites in various shapes, offering geological values with a typical cave ecosystem.
    09:30: Return to the main boat from the cave and do the cabin check-out. Luggage is placed outside of the cabin.
    10:00: Lunch is served at the restaurant. Settle the bar bill at the desk in the restaurant (if any).
    10:30 – 11:00: Disembark the Peony Cruises and transfer back to Block 34, Big Bay group terminal, Tuan Chau Marina. Relax and wait for the luggage.
    11:30 – 12:00: Back to 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 – Tuan Chau Marina – 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).
    12:30: You will be taken aboard a support vessel and travel from the wharf through the bay to board the luxurious Peony Cruise. During this time, the itinerary briefing will be announced.
    13:00: Welcome fresh drinks, wet towels, and a special lunch of fresh food and an assortment of delicacies will be served. You will be enchanted when decadently dining on the junk. Enjoy the luncheon of fresh seafood and an assortment of delicacies while cruising along Lan Ha Bay with the breathtaking scenery.
    15:30: Visit Tra Bau area, known for its unspoiled, poetic natural beauty and attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. This is the best time for kayaking to discover the truest beauty of the limestone islands. Immerse yourself in the emerald green water of the bay or enjoy the Jacuzzi pool on Peony Cruises.
    17:30 – 18:30: Join a cooking demonstration to learn how to make one of the most famous Vietnamese cuisines, spring rolls. Or reach the top deck of the cruise where you can admire the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Enjoy Happy Hour – Buy one get one free at the bar. It is an ideal time for photography enthusiasts to capture the greatest sunset moment over Lan Ha Bay.
    19:30: Enjoy local food prepared and served by the skillful chef. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting.
    21:00 – 22:00: Relax and sip exotic cocktails and drinks at the sky bar (with a surcharge). Indulge yourself with a spa service (optional) or simply relax under the cover of a brightly illuminated sky on the top deck. Or try your luck at squid fishing on the main deck.

  2. Day 2: Lan Ha Bay – Viet Hai Village – Cat Ba Island.

    06:00: Begin the day full of energy with the Tai Chi session and enjoy the sunrise over the bay.
    06:45 – 07:15: Breakfast is served at the restaurant.
    08:00 – 08:30: You are transferred to a day trip boat and set sail further into Lan Ha Bay, cruising along the peaceful and quiet nature of the bay. Alternatively, you can relax on the cruise if you prefer not to join the day trip.
    10:30 – 11:00: After reaching Viet Hai jetty, you will experience cycling or riding an e-cart to Viet Hai village through the tropical rainforest canopy and towering limestone mountains. Learn about the villagers’ daily life and how they built and lived in bamboo thatched houses with earthen walls made of straw and mud covered with trellis, forming walls to block rain and wind.
    12:15 – 13:30: Return to the day trip boat and enjoy lunch at the restaurant while cruising to the kayaking and swimming spot.
    13:30: Explore the secluded and quiet lagoon by kayak or enjoy a swim off the boat.
    16:30: Head back to the Peony Cruises to relax. Soak in the Jacuzzi mini pool, enjoy the music, and your favorite drinks by the pool.
    17:30 – 18:30: Enjoy “happy hour” on the deck with a buy-one-get-one-free offer. Watch the sunset over the bay. Attend a cooking demonstration to learn how to make different types of Vietnamese spring rolls.
    19:30: Dinner is served at the Peony Cruises restaurant.
    21:00 – 22:00: Enjoy the nightlife of the bay from the deck. Immerse yourself in music and taste some cocktails at the bar. Alternatively, go squid fishing with the sailors or simply relax in your room and watch Ha Long Bay from the balcony.

  3. Day 3: Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba Island – Hanoi.

    06:00: Begin the day full of energy with the Tai Chi session and enjoy the sun just rising beyond the horizon.
    06:45 – 07:15: Breakfast is served while cruising back to Gia Luan jetty. (Breakfast time may be adjusted according to the real itinerary)
    07:30 – 09:00: Join the tour of Cat Ba World Biosphere by transshipment. It takes 30 minutes to transfer from Gia Luan to Trung Trang – one of the most impressive caves on Cat Ba island, Vietnam. The limestone cave has thousands of stalactites in various shapes, offering geological values with a typical cave ecosystem.
    09:30: Return to the main boat from the cave and do the cabin check-out. Luggage is placed outside of the cabin.
    10:00: Lunch is served at the restaurant. Settle the bar bill at the desk in the restaurant (if any).
    10:30 – 11:00: Disembark the Peony Cruises and transfer back to Block 34, Big Bay group terminal, Tuan Chau Marina. Relax and wait for the luggage.
    11:30 – 12:00: Back to 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

    • 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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