Luxury cruise in Halong Bay (3 days - 2 nights)
HANOI – HAI PHONG - HALONG - LAN HA
You will be welcomed in the old quarter of Hanoi to take the highway to Dinh Vu Port, Haiphong, where we arrive at around 11:30. We offer a warm welcome and tea in the Orchid Cruise Lounge.
12:00 On the way to the main boat, you will have the chance to see the Cai Trap canal.
12h15 We welcome our guests aboard the ORCHID CRUISE. Register and enjoy the welcome drink. You will receive a cruise briefing and safety instructions. You will then be able to start sailing and exploring Halong Bay – one of the new seven wonders of nature.
12h40 ORCHID CRUISE passes through the Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Lunch passing through the islets of Con Vit and Gia Luan. This area is intact because many cruise ships use the road via Cat Ba Island – Thoi Quyt area – Coc Ngoi Island – through Cua Van to Ba Trai Dao.
3:00 pm We progress in the Ba Trai Dao beach area of Lan Ha Bay, a distinct part of Halong Bay. It is a quiet tourist paradise. Indeed, the area is known for its pristine beaches and spectacular beauty, with about 400 fascinating islands. Unlike the main, Ha Long Bay, the islands of Lan Ha Bay are wooded, and most are small.
It is a great experience immersed in the crystal clear waters of the bay in the Ba Trai Dao area.
5:30 pm You can also admire the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. On board, you can join a class of traditional cooking. Our chef will teach you how to cook some Vietnamese dishes.
Option: Massage service available.
7:30 pm A gastronomic dinner will be served. Enjoy the delicious local cuisine prepared and served for you by our team.
9.30 pm Enjoy the evening bay landscape on the upper deck. You will relax while enjoying the drinks from the bar. Guests can try the night fishing and watch a movie in the restaurant. Night on board.
Option: Massage service available.
23:00 End of the first day program
HALONG - BAI TU LONG
The day begins early on ORCHID CRUISE with a Tai Chi session on the terrace.
Coffee, tea and pastries for breakfast are served in the dining room with a view of the bay landscape.
8h30 Visit of the village of Viet Hai. You will borrow the bike trip along the village lane and cross the tropical forests and the dark tunnel. Enjoy a beautiful landscape of rice paddies on the way. Stop at the village to relax. Visit an old local house, made of straw, mud, bamboo … you will have the chance to see the local life on a valley of the local population. An optional electric car service is available (at an additional cost).
Return ship by boat to visit Bai Tu Long Bay. Lunch served by day boat.
1:30 pm Visit Bai Tu Long Bay, free kayak and swim in the Ba Ham Lake area in the middle of a narrow, rectangular area with four sides surrounded by vertical cliffs. (If time allows it).
Return to ORCHID CRUISE. You will join a class of traditional cuisine. Our chef will instruct you in making certain dishes from Vietnam. Watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. In the early evening, the boat has its Happy Hour deal.
7.30pm A luxury dinner is served. Enjoy the delicious local cuisine prepared and served for you by our wonderful on-board catering staff. It’s a delicious meal in an intimate romantic setting
9.30 pm Enjoy the evening bay landscape on the upper deck. Relax while enjoying the bar’s drinks. Try the night fishing for squid fishing, watch a movie in the restaurant. Night on board.
Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (see massage menu)
11 pm End of the second day program
HALONG - HANOI
06:00 Why not go early to see the bay at its best while enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the terrace; Afterwards we serve a light breakfast. After breakfast, continue our journey and go by canoe to explore the bay in the region where the cave of Toi Sang is located.
9:30 am Visitors return ORCHID CRUISE for check-out procedures
10:00 am Cruise, you can enjoy a delicious brunch
11:35 am We return to the southern dock of the bay, where our visitors land.
12:10 PM We are happy to go to the port of Dinh Vu, it is the end of the program.
14:00 Return to your departure point in Hanoi. End of the trip
* This program is only a suggestion. Click on "BOOK THIS TOUR" to contact us and personnalize it!
* We provide vegetarian meals or else upon request.
* For any question about our conditions, please refers to our legals mentions.