Orchid Cruises are the leading line in 5* cruises in Ha Long Bay. We have brand new cruises in Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay with the highest level of customer service and an unbeatable relaxing environment that is sure to exceed your highest expectations of any and all Ha Long Bay cruises. We were the first cruise company that organized this specific cruise through Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay, and we have the deepest knowledge and experience of cruising to all of the best features of this unforgettable cruise route! Joining us, Orchid Cruises, on our enchanting travel through beautiful Ha Long Bay will allow travelers to relax and discover untouched areas, rare specialized itineraries we provide our guests to experience less traveled routes that other cruisessimply cannot offer you. Orchid Cruises house 14 luxury cabins with an elite, professional crew that will provide you the best services during your trip in Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay.
Season : Anytime City Of Departure: Hanoi Tour Code : ORCHID2D1N
DAY 1: HANOI – HAI PHONG – HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY
09:10 Our guests will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal – Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City.
11h30: Arriving to our Orchid Cruise’s lounge, here you will be welcomed by our lovely cruise members to do check-in procedures.
12:15 Transfer by tender to the main Orchid Cruise.
12:30 We welcome our guests onboard, here passengers can enjoy our special home-made welcome drink. Guests will be seated in our restaurant to receive their cruise briefing & safety instructions.
We start cruising and exploring Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay - one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
13:00 Enjoy lunch at our tables which offer a view to the amazing limestone karst formations, rising out of the sea.
15:00 Orchid Cruise enters a less populated area at Tra Bau - Lan Ha Bay. Enjoy a nice relaxing swim in the green emerald water and have kayaking activities here.
17:00 Returning to Orchid Cruise, you may join a Vietnamese traditional cooking class with some insights of Vietnamese dining culture. Our chef and staff will instruct you in making traditional dishes of Vietnam. Option: - Onboard Enjoy the Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1) at the bar while watching the view of the bay at sunset. - Massage service available. Please book with our Cruise Manager directly
19:30 Sumptuous Dinner is served. Experience a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting - take the time to enjoy our delicious local food prepared and served to you by our lovely caterers.
21:00 Try your hand-skill at squid fishing or watch a movie in the restaurant. Relax on the top deck & have a drink. Watch the calm and soothing landscape of the bay at night.
23:00 Overnight on board. End of Day One program
DAY 2: HALONG BAY – HANOI
06:15 Why not rise up early in the morning to witness he bay at its very best time to participate in our Taichi class?
6:45 Upon completing breakfast, we continue our journey and head out to explore the bay further.
07:45 Orchid Cruise will visit Sang Toi Cave, where you can experience the cave through kayaking activities or on a bamboo boat. Dark and Bright (also known as Day and Night) grotto is not only known for the stunning limestone structure at every turn but also for the interesting natural habitat.
09:30 Orchid Cruise welcomes you back on board and it is time for checking out
09:45 Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch in our restaurant
10:30 Join the last Tea Ceremony with our crew team before departure! Learn how to make, drink Vietnamese tea and understand how Vietnamese tea has been of influence to Vietnam’s culture.
11:30 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.
14:00 Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip.
Inclusions & Exclusions
English speaking tour guide on boat
All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries (02 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast)
Kayaking, Cooking class, Tai chi exercise, Swimming (if the weather permits), Movies, Squid fishing, Music entertainment, satellite TV
Sightseeing entrance fees
Luxury cabin with A/C
Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin
Airfare, visa arrangements
Sharing luxuxy van transfer 02 ways Hanoi- Halong-Hanoi
Beauty Spa Services & Massage
Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
Surcharge for Xmas, New Year’s day & Lunar New Year’s day