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
ORCHID CRUISES ITINERARY AND PROGRAM
Overnight Cruises - Daily Departure
 
2 DAYS/ 1 NIGHT
HANOI – HAIPHONG – HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY - HANOI

DAY 1: HANOI – HAI PHONG - HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY
09h10 - 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 
12h15 - Transfer by tender to the ORCHID CRUISE
12h30 - 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.
13h00 - ORCHID 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
14h15 - 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 - Orchid 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 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 (please see massage menu)
19h30 - Sumptuous Candlelight Deluxe Dinner Set Menu 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 One program
 
DAY 2: HALONG 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 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
9h30 - Orchid 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

Please note the Cruise Itinerary and Program may be subject to change without prior notice

INCLUDES:
  • Luxury mini-van sharing Hanoi- Got ferry, Haiphong- Hanoi 
  • English speaking in-house tour guide on boat
  • All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries, (01 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast, 01 brunch) for 2 days 1 night, (02 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfasts, 01 brunch) for 3 days 2 nights
  • Kayaking, Cooking class, Tai chi exercise, Swimming (if the weather permits), Movies, Squid fishing, Music entertainment, satellite TV, Local wine experience, Tea ceremony
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Luxury cabin with A/C
  • Day boat for exploring Viet Hai village 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 arrangements
  • Beauty Spa Services & Massage
  • Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above

WHAT TO BRING:
  • Sun block
  • Camera + Film
  • Insect repellent
  • Original Passport
  • Wide brim hat
  • Swimming costume for summer
  • Sun glasses
  • Proper shoes for cave sharing
  • Warm clothes for winter
ORCHID CRUISES ITINERARY AND PROGRAM
Overnight Cruises - Daily Departure
3 DAYS/ 2 NIGHTS
HANOI – HAIPHONG – HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY - HANOI
 
DAY 1: HANOI – HAI PHONG - HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY
09h10 - 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.
12h15 - Transfer by tender to the ORCHID CRUISE.
12h30 - 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.
13h00 - ORCHID 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
14h15 - 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 - Orchid 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 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 (please see massage menu)
19h30 - Sumptuous Candlelight Deluxe Dinner Set Menu 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 One program
 
DAY 2: LAN HA BAY
6h15 - The day starts early onboard ORCHID CRUISE with Tai Chi session on the sundeck.
The breakfast is served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape, then continue our journey.
8h30 - Transfer to Orchid 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 Orchid Day Boat
15h00 - Return to ORCHID 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
 
DAY 3: HALONG 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 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 to kayak at Ao Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay
9h30 - Orchid 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
 
Please note the Cruise Itinerary and Program may be subject to change without prior notice
 
INCLUDES:
  • Luxury mini-van sharing Hanoi- Got ferry, Haiphong- Hanoi 
  • English speaking in-house tour guide on boat
  • All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries, (01 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast, 01 brunch) for 2 days 1 night, (02 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfasts, 01 brunch) for 3 days 2 nights
  • Kayaking, Cooking class, Tai chi exercise, Swimming (if the weather permits), Movies, Squid fishing, Music entertainment, satellite TV, Local wine experience, Tea ceremony
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Luxury cabin with A/C
  • Day boat for exploring Viet Hai village 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 arrangements
  • Beauty Spa Services & Massage
  • Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above
 
WHAT TO BRING:
  • Sun block
  • Camera + Film
  • Insect repellent
  • Original Passport
  • Wide brim hat
  • Swimming costume for summer
  • Sun glasses
  • Proper shoes for cave sharing
  • Warm clothes for winter
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.)