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Orchid Cruises

Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay – Viet Hai Fishing Village – Cat Ba island – Ao Ech Area

Orchid Cruises are the leading line in 5-star cruises in Halong Bay. The BRAND NEW cruises in Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay with the highest level of customer service and an unbeatable relaxing environment are sure to exceed your highest expectations of any and all Halong Bay cruises. Orchid cruises were the first cruising through Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay, and they have the deepest knowledge and experience of cruising to all of the best features of this unforgettable cruise route! Joining Orchid Cruises, on the enchanting travel through beautiful Halong Bay will allow travelers to relax and discover untouched areas, rare specialized itineraries we provide you to experience less traveled routes that other cruises simply cannot offer to you. Orchid Cruises house 14 luxury cabins with an elite, professional crew that will provide you the best services during your travels in Halong!

Cruise Itinerary

2 days
Orchid Cruises 2 Days 1 Night Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba Island – Ao Ech Area

Day 01: Hanoi – Hai Phong – Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay

09:10

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.

12:15

Transfer by tender to the Orchid Cruise.

12:30

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.

13:10

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.

14:15

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.

15:00

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

15:45

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)

19:30

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

21:30

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)

23:00

End of Day One program

Day 02: Halong Bay – Hanoi

06:15

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.

07:45

You enjoy on your own for kayaking at Ao Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay

09:30

Orchid Cruise welcomes you back on board and it is time for checking out

10:00

Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch

10:30

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!

11:35

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.

14:30

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

Inclusive of

  • VAT
  • 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, Bamboo boat, 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

 Exclusive of

  • Airfare, visa arrangements
  • 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 above
3 days
Orchid Cruise 3 Days 2 Nights Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay – Viet Hai Fishing Village – Cat Ba island – Ao Ech Area

Day 01: Hanoi – Hai Phong – Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay

09:10

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.

12:15

Transfer by tender to the Orchid Cruise.

12:30

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

13:30

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.

14:15

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.

15:00

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

15:45

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)

19:30

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

21:30

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)

22:00

End of Day One program.

Day 02: Lan Ha Bay

06:15

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.

08:30

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.

13:30

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

15:00

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

19:30

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

21:30

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)

23:30

End of Day Two program.

Day 03: Halong Bay – Hanoi

06:15

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.

07:45

You enjoy on your own for kayaking at Ao Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay

09:30

Orchid Cruise welcomes you back on board and it is time for checking out

10:00

Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch

10:30

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!

11:35

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.

14:30

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

Inclusive of

  • VAT
  • English speaking tour guide on boat
  • All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries (03 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfasts)
  • 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, kayaking and tour guide
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin

 Exclusive of

  • Airfare, visa arrangements
  • 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 above

Stateroom:

Cabin Amenities

  • LED TV
  • Air- Conditioner
  • Wardrobe
  • Hair dryer
  • Bath Linen
  • En-Suite bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Mini bar
  • Music Entertainment
  • Table and chair
  • Complimentary mineral water
  • Safety Box
  • Smoke detector and fire extinguisher
  • Emergency hammer
  • Slippers
  • Bathtub – Jacuzzi
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Life jacket
  • Fruits basket & flower

Fleet Launch

  • Number of boats: 03
  • Number of cabins: 14
  • Length: 54m
  • Width: 11m
  • Height: 11m
  • Number of decks: 03
  • Number of crew members: 20
  • Number of passengers: 28

Facilities

  • Spa
  • Bar
  • Gym

Food & Dinning:

Restaurant is located in the dining room with very comfortable facilities, the easy way to get breeze.

There are air – conditioning at the restaurant, bar, fridge, screen led TV, phone call. Restaurant is the good view to look from inside dining room, also the place for meeting travelers around the world, MICE, conference, Karaoke, in emergency case – everybody will go to the restaurant and finally, the restaurant is using for have breakfast, lunch, dinner

Activities:

  • Discovering amazing grotto & island
  • Kayaking/Swimming/ Sunbathing/ Bamboo boat
  • Afternoon cooking lesson with traditional dishes
  • Oriental Tai Chi class early morning
  • Happy Hour
  • Squid fishing
  • Movie/entertainment/board game available

Price:

2 Days 1 Night Annual Rates
(Except May to Sept)
Promotion Deal
(May to Sept)
Cruise Type Rate/ person Single Supp Child (5-12) Rate/ person Single Supp Child (5-12)
Suite Balcony $216 $148 $162 $173 $119 $130
Premium Suite Balcony $245 $177 $183 $196 $141 $147
Orchid Exclusive Suite $319 $251 $239 $255 $201 $191
Family Suite Balcony (3 persons) $273 N/A N/A $219 N/A N/A
Family Suite Balcony (4 persons) $222 N/A N/A $177 N/A N/A
Family Premium Suite Balcony (3 persons) $311 N/A N/A $249 N/A N/A
Family Premium Suite Balcony (4 persons) $250 N/A N/A $200 N/A N/A
3 Days 2 Night Annual Rates
(Except May to Sept)
Promotion Deal
(May to Sept)
Cruise Type Rate/ person Single Supp Child (5-12) Rate/ person Single Supp Child (5-12)
Suite Balcony $389 $267 $292 $311 $214 $233
Premium Suite Balcony $440 $318 $330 $352 $255 $264
Orchid Exclusive Suite $573 $450 $430 $458 $360 $344
Family Suite Balcony (3 persons) $491 N/A N/A $393 N/A N/A
Family Suite Balcony (4 persons) $399 N/A N/A $319 N/A N/A
Family Premium Suite Balcony (3 persons) $559 N/A N/A $448 N/A N/A
Family Premium Suite Balcony (4 persons) $450 N/A N/A $360 N/A N/A

Note:

  • Surcharge US$43/person on Dec 24, 2018 & Dec 31, 2018
Price from:
$173
Price per person, based on 2 people

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