Orchird Cruise

  • Launched In: 2016
  • Number of Cabin: 14
  • Cruise Type: Luxury
  • Destination: Ha Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay
  • Operated By: Orchird Cruise
from$178/per person

Overview

As the largest Halong Bay cruise tour operator, Orchid Cruise offers a cruise experience which combines the bay’s magnificent scenery with a taste of Vietnam’s rich traditional culture, while ensuring all the amenities and services discerning travellers expect. Orchid Cruise stands among the most reputable and sought after cruise operators, providing authentic cruises to affordable prices. We welcome you to Halong Bay.

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 15 days prior to check-in: FREE of charge
  • From 15 to 10 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
  • From 9 to 3 days prior to check-in: 75% of total rates
  • Less than 72 hours prior to check-in: 100% of total rates
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates

Cancellation due to bad weather

If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:

  • Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
  • During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.
  • The trip be cut down from 2 nights to 1 night, tourists will be charged a 2 days/1 night trip, plus other used services, the rest will be refunded.
  • The final cost will be confirmed by your consultant via email. In all cases, please contact us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults on mattress.
  • Children from 05 – 12: Stay with parent 75% adult rate.
  • Children under 05: Stay with parent FOC
  • Only one (01) child under 4 years old sharing room with two (02) adults is allowed for FOC per cabin

Itinerary

7:30

Orchid Day Bus Lines picks you up around Old Quarter Center, you are recommended to wait for our day bus at the hotel’s lobby.

There is ONLY Orchid Day Bus Line supply 2 hours transfers to Ha Long Bay. You will feel comfy with the luxury facilities on our bus with ONLY 2 hours length on No.5 road – the International Standard Express Way in Viet Nam.

10.00 Orchid Day Bus Lines arrived Pha Got Port and you are warmly welcome at our private lounge at Pha Got Port. Our professional receptionist will assist you to check in on board.
10.15 Our crew team welcomes you on board and then Orchid Day Cruise departs for Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long Bay with the Unique route.

This unique route is created and operated ONLY by Orchid Day Cruise and it goes through the much less visited area in Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long Bay.

10.30 Orchid Tour Guide notices the guests by his briefing on board
11.30 Set Deluxe Lunch Menu is served on board while Orchid Day Cruise goes through the untouched area in Lan Ha Bay
13.00 Orchid Day Cruise reaches Hang Sang – Hang Toi area (Brightness sea cave – Darkness sea cave) where belongs to Cat Ba National Park.

Hopefully you are good luck enough to see White Head Langurs who are strictly preserved by Vietnamese Park Ranger and also highly protected in Vietnamese Red Book. It’s time to enjoy a 45 minutes –Kayaking or Vietnamese bamboo boat with its rower for a lovely trip at the hidden area.

14.00 Guests gets back the wonder Orchid Day Cruise and boat goes through the non-touristic area in Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long Bay to Pha Got Port while continue a spectacular view of the bay
15.00 Enjoy Cooking Demonstration and experience the way of making traditional Vietnamese fresh spring roll with the crew on board.
17.00 Farewell time and the crew team says goodbye to you and you are welcome back on Orchid Day Bus to return Ha Noi
19.00 Orchid Day Bus Lines and tour guide arrives Old Quarter Center and drops you off at the hotel’s lobby.

Included:

  • VAT
  • Private Car
  • English speaking tour guide on boat
  • Luxury Cruise through Halong bay
  • Set Lunch Menu on board as mentioned in the itineraries
  • Kayaking, local boat (if the weather permits)
  • Cooking Class
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief

Excluded:

  • Airfare, visa arrangements
  • Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
  • Bank charge (for payment by credit cards)
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above

Day 1: Ha noi – Hai Phong – Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay

09:10 You will be collected from Old Quarter Center to take the new highway to Orchid Private Lounge – Got Ferry 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.
12:00 Transfer by tender to the ORCHID CRUISE.
12:15 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.
12:40 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.
15:00 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.)
18:00 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
18:30 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 (please see massage menu)

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)

23:00 End of Day One program

Day 2: Ha Long Bay – Ha Noi

06:00 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 sea 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!
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. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a safe onward journey.
14:00 Back to your drop-off point in Old Quarter Center. End of the trip

Included:

  • 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

Excluded:

  • 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

Day 1:Ha Noi – Hai Phong – Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay 

09:10 You will be collected from Old Quarter Center to take the new highway to Orchid Private Lounge – Got Ferry Terminal, H. Phon 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.
12:00 Transfer by tender to the ORCHID CRUISE.
12:15 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.
12:40 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.
15:00 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.)
18:00 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
18:30 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 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)

23:00 End of Day One program

Day 2: Lan Ha Bay

6:00 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.

8:30 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 Lan Ha Bay. Lunch served on day boat.

13:30 Visit Lan Ha 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).
16:00 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
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)

23:00 End of Day Two program

Day 2: Ha Long Bay – Ha Noi

06:00 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 sea cave is situated.
9:30 Visitors then return ORCHID CRUISE for check-out procedures
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. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a safe onward journey.
14:00 Back to your drop-off point in Old Quarter Center. End of the trip

Included:

  • 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 Ba Ham lake, 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

Excluded:

  • 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

Cabins & Rates

  • Max person:
    Adult: 2 - Child: 0 - Infant: 0
  • Cabin Size: 30 m2
  • Bed Size: Double, Twin
  • Extra Beds Available:
Cabin Amenities
Private Balcony, Shower, LED TV, Toilet, Slippers, Bathrobe, Bath Linen, Mini bar, Hot water, Safety box, Hair-dryer, Beauty mirror, En-suite Bathroom, In-house Telephone, Complimentary Drinking Water, Safety Equipment and Life Vests, Individual controller air-conditioning, Air - Conditioner, Table and chair, Lamp, Life jacket, Smoke detector and fire extinguisher, Emergency hammer
  • Max person:
    Adult: 2 - Child: 0 - Infant: 0
  • Cabin Size: 36 m2
  • Bed Size: Double, Twin
  • Extra Beds Available:
Cabin Amenities
Private Balcony, Shower, LED TV, Slippers, Bathrobe, Bath Linen, Mini bar, Hot water, Safety box, Hair-dryer, Beauty mirror, En-suite Bathroom, In-house Telephone, Complimentary Drinking Water, Safety Equipment and Life Vests, Individual controller air-conditioning, Air - Conditioner, Music Entertainment, Table and chair, Lamp, Life jacket, Smoke detector and fire extinguisher, Emergency hammer
  • Max person:
    Adult: 2 - Child: 0 - Infant: 0
  • Cabin Size: 45 m2
  • Bed Size: Double, Twin
  • Extra Beds Available:
Cabin Amenities
Private Balcony, Shower, LED TV, Toilet, Slippers, Bathrobe, Bath Linen, Mini bar, Hot water, Safety box, Hair-dryer, En-suite Bathroom, In-house Telephone, Safety Equipment and Life Vests, Individual controller air-conditioning, Air - Conditioner, Music Entertainment, Table and chair, Lamp, Life jacket, Smoke detector and fire extinguisher, Emergency hammer
  • Max person:
    Adult: 2 - Child: 0 - Infant: 0
  • Cabin Size: 72 m2
  • Bed Size: Double, Twin
  • Extra Beds Available:
Cabin Amenities
Private Balcony, Shower, LED TV, Toilet, Slippers, Bathrobe, Bath Linen, Mini bar, Wardrobe, Hot water, Safety box, Hair-dryer, Beauty mirror, En-suite Bathroom, In-house Telephone, Flower & fruit basket, Complimentary Drinking Water, Safety Equipment and Life Vests, Individual controller air-conditioning, Air - Conditioner, Music Entertainment, Table and chair, Lamp, Life jacket, Smoke detector and fire extinguisher, Emergency hammer
  • Max person:
    Adult: 2 - Child: 0 - Infant: 0
  • Cabin Size: 72 m2
  • Bed Size: Double, Twin
  • Extra Beds Available:
Cabin Amenities
Private Balcony, Shower, LED TV, Toilet, Slippers, Bathrobe, Bath Linen, Mini bar, Wardrobe, Hot water, Safety box, Hair-dryer, Beauty mirror, En-suite Bathroom, In-house Telephone, Flower & fruit basket, Complimentary Drinking Water, Safety Equipment and Life Vests, Individual controller air-conditioning, Air - Conditioner, Music Entertainment, Table and chair, Lamp, Life jacket, Smoke detector and fire extinguisher, Emergency hammer

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Notice: All the fee for your transfer will be paid by you, if you have any other request for payment, please update us, we will consider and update to you.

Depend on your time of cancellation, we charge you the specific fees as follows:

  • If your cancellation more than 15 days prior to the departure date: Free of charge
  • If your cancellation from 15 days to 4 days prior to the departure date: 55% of total booking
  • If your cancellation less than 3 days prior to the departure date: 100% of total booking

If the cancellation is informed by Ha Long Bay Management, depend on the time of the announcement, the cancellation policies will be:

  • Before departure from Ha Noi to Ha Long Bay: 100% refund
  • During the trip (with some serviced used such as transfer, meals…): we just charged the services used, the rest will be refunded, we will inform you the details by email.
  • With any other support, please contact us directly, we are always ready to support you.

  • Free of charge for one child under 5 years travelling with 2 adults, sharing bed. For each cabin just maximum 1 child only.
  • Surcharge 50% of adults rate for the child from 5 to 12 years, sharing bed and limited 1 child per cabin
  • Surcharge 75% of the full cabin for 2 the child below 12 year sharing a private cabin
  • For the child than 12 years will pay the full cabin rate

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