Orchid Cruise (Unique Itinerary)

Orchid Cruise offers 14 luxury cabins with an elite, professional crew that will provide you the best services during your trip in Ha Long!
  • Unique route, a sailing pioneer to discover Halong Bay - Bai Tu Long - Lan Ha Bay
  • Only 02 hours from Hanoi centre to Orchid Cruise instead of 04 hours as other cruises
  • Elegant Orchid Cruise Concept with luxury facilities

CRUISE CABINS
Suite Cabin With Private Balcony 
Number of cabins: 8
Balcony Cabin locations: 1st Floor
Average cabin size: 36.0 square meters
Type of cabin: Twin or Double size
Maximum number of person allowed: 2 adults + 1 (extra bed)
Private sitting area: Yes
Private balcony: Yes
 
Family Suite Cabin With Private Balcony 
Number of cabins: 4
Balcony Cabin locations: 1st Floor
Average cabin size: 72.0 square meters
Type of cabin: Twin and Double size
Maximum number of person allowed: 4 adults + 2 (extra bed)
Private sitting area: Yes
Private balcony: Yes
 
Premium Suite Cabin With Private Balcony 
Number of cabins: 4
Balcony Cabin locations: 2nd Floor
Average cabin size: 36.0 square meters
Type of cabin: Twin or Double size
Maximum number of person allowed: 2 adults + 1 (extra bed)
Private sitting area: Yes
Private balcony: Yes
 
Orchid Exclusive Suite 
Number of cabins: 2
Balcony Cabin locations: 2nd Floor
Average cabin size: 45.0 square meters
Type of cabin: King size
Maximum number of person allowed: 2 adults + 1 (extra bed)
Private sitting area: Yes
Private balcony: Yes
DAY 1: HANOI – HAI PHONG - HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY
09h15: 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 Orchid Cruise’s lounge by warm welcome.
 
12h00: Transfer by tender to the ORCHID CRUISE.
 
12h15: We welcome our guests onboard the ORCHID 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.
 
12h40: ORCHID CRUISE boat proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. We have lunch before continuing our journey via the islets of Con Vit and Gia Luan. 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 Cua Van to Ba Trai Dao area.
 
15h00: We progress to Ba Trai Dao beach area of Lan Ha Bay- a separate part of Halong Bay. This is a quiet tourist paradise in Vietnam. The region is known for its pristine beaches and spectacular beauty, having about 400 fascinating islands. You may prefer to try your hand at kayaking or simply just enjoy a swim. This is a great experience, immersed in the crystal clear water of the bay, in the Ba Trai Dao area (Visiting Ba Trai Dao from October to May. From June to September, visiting Tra Bau area, belongs to Lan Ha Bay. Tra Bau is also one of the ideal destinations for kayaking and swimming. Come here, you will have a chance to immerse yourself in blue water.)
 
18h00: It’s time to try the authentic well-known local liquor as “Ba Kich liquor” (Morinda officinalis). This is a kind of wealthy and tasty liquor which is really highly recommending liquor in Viet Nam. You might never forget this lovely purple liquor
 
18h30: Returning ORCHID CRUISE boat 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

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
 
23h00: End of Day One program
 
DAY 2: HA LONG BAY – HANOI
06h00: Why 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 breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Sang Toi cave is situated.
 
9h30: Visitors then return to ORCHID CRUISE boat for check-out procedures
 
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. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a safe onward journey.
 
14h00: Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip
 
INCLUDES:
+ Luxury Van Hanoi – Hai Phong – Hanoi
+ English speaking tour guide on boat
+ Luxury Cruise through Halong bay – Lan Ha Bay (apply for 2 days 1 night) and Bai Tu Long Bay (apply for 3 days 2 nights)
+ All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries, (02 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 light breakfast) for 2 days 1 night, (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, satellite TV
+ Sightseeing entrance fees
+ Luxury cabin with A/C
+ Day boat for exploring Viet Hai village, Ba Ham lake, kayaking and tour guide for the 2nd day of 3 days/2nights package
+ Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin
 
EXCLUDES:
+ Airfare, VISA arrangement
+ Beauty Spa Services & Massage
+ Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
+ All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusions
 
DAY 1: HANOI – HAI PHONG - HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY 
09h15: 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 Orchid Cruise’s lounge by warm welcome.
 
12h00: Transfer by tender to the ORCHID CRUISE.
 
12h15: We welcome our guests onboard the ORCHID 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.
 
12h40: ORCHID CRUISE proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have lunch while passing via the islets of Con Vit and Gia Luan. 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 Cua Van to Ba Trai Dao area.
 
15h00: We progress to Ba Trai Dao beach area of Lan Ha Bay- a separate part of Halong Bay. This is a quiet tourist paradise in Vietnam. The region is known for its pristine beaches and spectacular beauty, having about 400 fascinating islands. You may prefer to try your hand at kayaking or simply just enjoy a swim. This is a great experience, immersed in the crystal clear water of the bay, in the Ba Trai Dao area (Visiting Ba Trai Dao from October to May. From June to September, visiting Tra Bau area, belongs to Lan Ha Bay. Tra Bau is also one of the ideal destinations for kayaking and swimming. Come here, you will have a chance to immerse yourself in blue water.)
 
18h00: It’s time to try the authentic well-known local liquor as “Ba Kich liquor” (Morinda officinalis). This is a kind of wealthy and tasty liquor which is really highly recommending liquor in Viet Nam. You might never forget this lovely purple liquor
 
18h30: Returning ORCHID 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
 
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
 
23h00: End of Day One program
 
DAY 2: HALONG BAY – BAI TU LONG BAY
6h00: The day starts early onboard ORCHID CRUISE with Tai Chi session on the sundeck.
Coffee, tea and pastries for light breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape, then continue our journey.
 
8h30: Transfer to day boat for 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 Bai Tu Long Bay. Lunch served on day boat.
 
13h30: Visit Bai Tu Long Bay, free kayaking and swimming at Ba Ham Lake area situated in the middle of a narrow, rectangular area, with the all four sides enclosed by vertical cliffs. (if the weather permit).
 
16h00: Return to ORCHID CRUISE. 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
 
23h00: End of Day Two program
 
DAY 3: HALONG BAY – HANOI 
06h00: Why 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 light breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Toi Sang cave is situated.
 
9h30: Visitors then return ORCHID CRUISE for check-out procedures
 
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. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a safe onward journey.
 
14h00: Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip
 
INCLUDES:
+ Luxury Van Hanoi – Hai Phong – Hanoi
+ English speaking tour guide on boat
+ Luxury Cruise through Halong bay – Lan Ha Bay (apply for 2 days 1 night) and Bai Tu Long Bay (apply for 3 days 2 nights)
+ All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries, (02 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 light breakfast) for 2 days 1 night, (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, satellite TV
+ Sightseeing entrance fees
+ Luxury cabin with A/C
+ Day boat for exploring Viet Hai village, Ba Ham lake, kayaking and tour guide for the 2nd day of 3 days/2nights package
+ Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin
 
EXCLUDES:
+ Airfare, VISA arrangement
+ Beauty Spa Services & Massage
+ Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
+ All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusions
 
PRICE OF 2DAYS/1NIGHT TRIP: PER PERSON IN US$ IN GROUP OF
From Jan. to Apr. 2018 & Oct. to Dec. 2018
Cabin Category 1 person 2 persons  4 persons 8 persons
Suite Balcony 416 271 266 261
Premium Suite Balcony 466 296 291 286
Orchid Exclusive Suite 596 361 356 351
  3 persons 4 persons
Family Suite Balcony 316 280
Family Premium Suite Balcony                        349 296
 
From May to Sep.  2018
Cabin Category 1 person 2 persons 4 persons 8 persons
Suite Balcony 352 233 228 223
Premium Suite Balcony 392 253 248 243
Orchid Exclusive Suite 496 305 300 295
  3 persons 4 person
Family Suite Balcony 268 223
Family Premium Suite Balcony                        307 252
 
PRICE OF 3DAYS/2NIGHTS TRIP: PER PERSON IN US$ IN GROUP OF
From Jan. to Apr. 2018 & Oct. to Dec. 2018
Cabin Category 1 person 2 persons 4 persons 8 persons
Suite Balcony 672 423 418 413
Premium Suite Balcony 762 468 463 458
Orchid Exclusive Suite 996 585 580 575
  3 persons 4 persons
Family Suite Balcony 508 427
Family Premium Suite Balcony                        568 475
 
From May to Sep.  2018
Cabin Category 1 person 2 persons 4 persons 8 persons
Suite Balcony 557 355 350 345
Premium Suite Balcony 629 391 386 381
Orchid Exclusive Suite 816 484 479 474
  3 persons 4 persons
Family Suite Balcony 422 357
Family Premium Suite Balcony                        470 393
 
Surcharge US$40 per person on Lunar New Year (18th Feb. 2018), Christmas (24th Dec.) and New Year (1st Jan.)