Genesis Regal Cruise - HIGHLY RECOMMEND

Opt : 2days/1night - sleep on cruise

Trip code: GERC2D

Free Invitation letter

Free Shuttle bus Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi

Free Kayaking 

 

Ha Long is very famous, but is overcrowded in recent year. And now, a new ‘’passage of dragon’’ has been created to fulfill the enjoyment in the wonder by visiting both of Ha Long and Lan Ha Bay, a mysterious paradise of Tonkin gulf. Very unique itineraries and new attractions would be made to get the different journeys.

The Genesis Regal has traditional design with the ultimate luxury, inspired by the royal elegance of the French-Indochine style. All rooms have balconies, bathtubs, super panoramic windows… along with detailed utilities and traditional meticulous decoration.

All that not only bring a perfect leisure feeling but also help visitors seemly touch the hand to beauty of nature…All promise to bring a never-forgotten experience.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay in the same journey
  • New and unique itinerary with the most balance of: activities, relaxing and sightseeing.
  • Admiring Cat Ba Island to explore Hoa Cuong, one of the pristine karst cave.
  • Go Kayaking/rowing sampan in Dark-Light cave, one the most beautiful water cave on the Bay
  • Discover and integrate in the life of fishermen in a fishing house on the bay (exclusive)
  • Relaxing overnight on the quietest area of Lan Ha Bay.

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay (L/ D)

08.30 – 09.00 Starting the journey, Genesis Tour guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby in Ha Noi as scheduled. Moving on expressway 5B, tourist will be introduced about the culture, live…of Vietnamese by our Tour guide. (If not using our limousine shuttle, we will greet you at Genesis guest station, Tuan Chau Marina, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province)

11.45 – 12.00 Guests arriving in Genesis’s waiting room, the staff will welcome visitors, to leave your lounge and registration procedures for the trip. Genesis team will welcome you at lounge and register for your trip.

You will embark Genesis Regal Cruise in the warmly greeting of the team who will accompany you guys in the trip.

Receive the room key, check in and take a rest at your reserved room before lunch, while Regal Cruise set sailing.

12.10 – 12.30 Tender will take you on board the Genesis Regal in the warm welcome of the crew – who will accompany and serve you on the trip. Go up to on board Tonkin restaurant for sort briefing. Enjoy the welcome drink and listen to briefing about rules of safety, schedule of ship by Cruise Manager on board.

12.40 Back to the Tonkin restaurant, you enjoy set menu lunch with delicious food and drinks. Regal Cruise slowly glides between the numerous small islands and the sea-green color of the bay.

14.30 – 15.40 After lunch, visitors continue the journey to explore the other hidden beauty of Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay. You can choose to sip cocktails on the sundeck or relaxing in the cabin with an extra-large view to the small green islets.

15.40 Reaching Dark- Light area of 3 underwater caves.

In this activity, visitors have two choices, either by themselves creating separate roads for exploring by kayaking or sit on boats that rowed by the local people to soak in the peaceful atmosphere.

Guests have about 1 hour here to have the opportunity to admire closest to nature of wonder.

16.40 Regal Cruise will move to safe anchorage. Visitors can choose to swim in emerald water or going on sundeck to enjoy the magnificence of the bay where were voted as one of the top 20 beautiful sunset in Asia by CNN.

18.00 Especially, visitors do not forget to join the "sunset party" on the open sundeck area of the ship. In the rhythm of the music, boldly add the party atmosphere of the trip. Do not miss the special offer "Happy hours - buy one get one free" to enjoy the memorable moments in the trip.

Moreover, Regal Chef will guide you how to make one of the 50 best dishes in the world, voted by CNN – “Nem” – Deep Fried Spring Rolls in Vietnam.

19.30 Guests will enjoy the delicate dinner in the warm and cozy ambience. The freshly cooked seafood dishes, mixed by Vietnamese and Western styles, promise to bring guests an unforgettable dinner on this memorable trip.

21.00 A free time for some activities such as: films; playing chess, reading books, listening to music, trying your luck with squid fishing, tea culture learning, or enjoy the starlight of night sky in the bay on sundeck.

22.00 Cruise goes to overnight point at the quietest part of the wonders. Finishing the first day with a good night's sleep

 

Day 2:  Lan Ha Bay - Hanoi (B/ Br)

06.30 Tai Chi wake up to new days are practiced out on the sundeck. This is also the moment visitors can pick up the dawn on the bay.

07.30 A light and nutritious breakfast served at the restaurant will help you enjoy the last day on the bay, which is always full of energy.

08.30 Tour guides and tender will take you to visit a floating house on the bay. The local host will welcome you as home-guests, visitors will be exchanged with the owner, to understand the information about culture, history ... of the fishing village on Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay. Guests enjoy traditional dried fish and traditional wine offered by the local host..

09.30 – 10.30 Guests return to the boat, stay and check out procedures. Enjoying the scenery of the Bay and a delicious buffet brunch while cruising back to the harbor.

11.45 Regal Cruise arrives in Tuan Chau Marina. Guests will relax at the private lounge, preparing luggage and depart back to Hanoi.

14.00 – 14.30 Return to Hanoi Hotel after moving quickly by the highway.

Finishing your memorable journey with Regal Cruise

 

Room Description

- Junior Balcony Suites are located on the second deck with a dramatic view of the bay with its floor-to-ceiling windows and large private balcony, en-suite Bathroom with standing Shower and Bathtub. The cabins come with twin beds or double bed. Connecting room is available, this type of cabin is a perfect choice for family or group of friends.

- Senior Balcony Suites are located on the more private third deck with a dramatic view of the bay with its floor-to-ceiling windows, large private balcony, en-suite Bathroom with standing Shower and Bathtub. The cabins come with twin beds or double bed. Connecting room is available, this type of cabin is a perfect choice for family or group of friends

- Regal Terrace Suites are located on the third deck and these cabins are the most luxurious of any cabin on the Genesis Regal Cruise. They host a private sun lounge and lounge chairs on the private balcony, full length of crystal - clear glass windows, en-suite bathroom with standing shower and Bathtub. Only two Regal Terrace Suites available.

 

Notes:

  • High Season: Jan 01st 2020 to Apr 30th 2020,

                             Oct 01st 2020 to Dec 31st 2020

  • Low Season: May 01st 2020 to Sept 30th 2020
Cabin Categories Low Season
Double/Twin cabin
(Per person in US$)
High Season
Double/Twin cabin
(Per person in US$)
Single Room
(Per person in US$)
Junior Balcony Suite 179 USD 193 USD 309 USD
Senior Balcony Suite 189 USD 203 USD 325 USD
Regal Terrace Suite 209 USD 229 USD 367 USD
Family Junior Suite 179 USD 193 USD N/A
Family Senior Suite 189 USD 203 USD N/A
Connecting Junior Suite 179 USD 193 USD N/A
Connecting Senior Suite 189 USD 203 USD N/A

Peak season surcharge:

+ $US 55/adult and 25 $US/child on Christmas 24/12 and New Year 31/12

 

Children Policy:

  • 1st child under 6 years old will be free of charged if sharing the same bed and meals with parents 
  • 1st child under 6 years old will be charged 35 $US/child if sharing the same bed with parents and including meals on board: 1 Lunchs, 1 Dinners, 1 Breakfast & 1 brunch
  • Child from 6 – under than 11 years old sharing the same room parents will be charged 75% of adult rate, including extra bed and meals (applicable for Family Room)
  • 02 children will be charge 75% of adult rate to have 1 room
  • Baby cot for infant is free of charge

 

Things to bring & to know:

  • Passport with valid visa.
  • Some cash in Vietnamese Dong/ USD for personal expenses.
  • Sun block or insect repellent, sport shoes, swimming suites. Bring something warm to wear (from Dec till Mar).
  • Please be ready on time for our pick up service.
  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Other excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood.... Guests should advise any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers.
  • Wifi connection is available on board but has limited internet connectivity throughout the itinerary due to the sea and the karst limes-tones and mountains blocking the signal from the satellites. Please take this into your consideration.
Book this tour
Include:
  • Luxury minivan Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi (New Express Highway)
  • English speaking tour guide on boat
  • Luxury Cruise through Ha long bay – Lan Ha Bay
  • Luxury cabin with A/C
  • All meals (01 lunch, 01 dinner, 01 light breakfast, 01 brunch)
  • Kayaking/ Bamboo boat
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Tai chi Session
  • Swimming (if the weather permits)
  • Squid fishing, Movies, Music entertainment, satellite TV
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottles of mineral water in each suite.
  • On board insurance and service charges
Exclude:  Beauty spa and massage services, Other beverages, Tips and personal expenses & All other services not specified



Genesis Regal Cruise - HIGHLY RECOMMEND

Opt : 3days/2nights - sleep on cruise

Trip code: GERC3D

Free Invitation letter

Free Shuttle bus Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi

Free Kayaking 

Day 1: Hanoi – Lan Ha Bay (L/ D)

09.00 – 09.30 starting the journey, our English speaking tour guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel as scheduled. Use the NEW EXPRESSWAY Hanoi-Haiphong-Halong in comfort and time saving. On the way, you could see the local beauties by rice fields, road-side lifestyle, longest sea-cross bridge…and we also skip the commercial shopping center as usual. (If Guests drive by private car, we will pick you up at Genesis guest station, Tuan Chau pier, Halong city)

10.50 – 11.15 Visit Pearl Workshop on land to see how is a process of pearl collecting and see craft-man create the jewels from pearl

11.45 Guests arriving in Genesis’s waiting room, the staff will welcome visitors, to leave your lounge and registration procedures for the trip.  

12.10 – 12.30 Tender will take you on board the Genesis Regal in the warm welcome of the crew – who will accompany and serve you on the trip. Go up to on board Tonkin restaurant for sort briefing. Enjoy the welcome drink and listen to briefing about rules of safety, schedule of ship by Cruise Manager on board.

Having a rest at the booked room.

Genesis Regal Cruise set sail sailing for the trip to discover the unforgettable experience on Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay

13.00 Back to the restaurant, Guests enjoy set menu lunch with delicious food and drinks suitable for admiring landscape on Lan Ha Bay. Our Cruise slowly glides between the numerous small islands and the sea-green color of the bay. Enjoying the delicious food or just watching the beautiful scenery of Lan Ha Bay through the windows of the restaurant.

14.10 The Cruise stops at Gia Luan wharf area, a small pier located between Lan Ha Bay, a path for tourists to visit Cat Ba Island. Guests will have the opportunity to set foot on Cat Ba National Park. After leaving the boat to the port, the car will take visitors down the asphalt road through the forest; the next stop point is Hoa Cuong Cave- one of the karst caves typical of the cave system in the limestone mountains which were formed from million years ago. Hoa Cuong Cave are not large or mighty, but the stalactites or stones in the heart of glittering beauty as its name. Guests will have an hour to visit the cave and walk around the Cat Ba National Park or take part in bicycling activities in order to better understand the information, interesting stories about Cat Ba Island.

15.00 Return to Genesis Regal Cruise, visitors continue the journey to explore the other hidden beauty of Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay. You can choose to sip cocktails on the sundeck or relaxing in the cabin with an extra-large view, where cruise on the waterway between the two bays, is one of the most scenic spots in the Gulf of Tonkin with the small green islands.

Genesis Regal Cruise is directed towards the most beautiful area to go by kayaking in Dark –Light Cave.15:40 After relaxing and sightseeing on board, Regal Cruise will stop in the Dark- Light Caves, where is the final point between Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay – the most beautiful area to go by kayaking on the bay with a system of 3 underwater caves.

In this activity, visitors have two choices about 1 hour, either by themselves creating separate roads for exploring underwater caves by kayaking or sit on sampan boats rowed by the local people to soak in the peaceful atmosphere.

16.40 We will move to safe overnight point in this area, visitors can choose to experience the harmony of blue water on the bay or going on sundeck to enjoy the magnificence of Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay where were voted as one of the 20 most beautiful sunset in Asia by CNN

18.00 Especially, visitors do not forget to join the “sunset party” on the open sundeck area of the ship. In the rhythm of the music, boldly add the party atmosphere of the trip. At the same time, visitors can interact with each other, share their experiences in the journey. In the romantic sunset, reward yourself and sip a cocktail, prepared under the hands of the bartender. Do not miss the special offer “buy one get one free” to enjoy the memorable moments during the trip.

Moreover, our chef will guide you how to make one of the 50 best dishes in the world, voted by CNN – “Nem” – Deep Fried Spring Rolls in Vietnam. Amazing with the simplicity of “Nem” in Vietnam will certainly bring the most complete experience for visitors to Vietnamese cuisine.

19.30 Guests will enjoy the delicate dinner in the warm and cozy atmosphere. The freshly cooked seafood dishes, blending Vietnamese and Western styles, promise to bring guests an unforgettable dinner on this memorable trip.

21.00 Guests will be free time to choose evening entertainment activities such as relaxing with popular films; playing chess, reading books, listening to music, trying your luck with squid fishing, or playing melodic music with yacht guitars on sundeck, or  enjoying peace on the sack. Lie back and see the night sky in Ha Long Bay- Lan Ha Bay

22.00 Cruise goes to overnight point at the quietest part of the wonders.

Overnight on Cruise.

 

Day 2: Three Peaches Bay – Viet Hai Village– Cat Ba Island (B/ L/ D)

06.30 Preparing for a day of outdoor activities, you can get up early to start the day with 30 minutes of Tai Chi practice. This is also the moment visitors can pick up the dawn on the Bay; breathing one of the freshest airs on earth.

07.30 Enjoy breakfast with a menu including: sandwiches, pastries, eggs, ham, sausage full of energy to prepare for exploring the attractive destinations of Cat Ba Island and Lan Ha Bay.

08.30 Transferring guests to another day boat and taking to visit Lan Ha Bay, a beautiful bay that not many visitors know, Three Peaches Bay, sail straight to Viet Hai Village where is located on the mainland in the national forest of Cat Ba National Park, Hai Phong City.

10.00 – 12.00 The boat to Viet Hai wharf, you get bicycles to Viet Hai Village about 4km. A small village deep in the valley, surrounding mountains, beautiful scenery with rice fields, buffalo … You stroll around the village, meet with local people, visit the school of the local children, or 800m walk to a small mountain cave that locate in Cat Ba National Park.

12.00 – 13.00 Cycling back to Viet Hai wharf, Enjoying lunch on board. You relax, sunbathe. Boats will take you away on Lan Ha Bay, directly overlooking Three Beaches Bay.

14.00 – 16.00 You go kayak explore the area of the Three Peaches Bay. Guests can sunbath and swim on the private beach.

17.30 Day boats will take visitors back to the Genesis Regal Cruise, back to the point overnight on the bay.

18.00 Relaxing on the sundeck and enjoying the bay after a long day. Cooking class or join a traditional dish of Vietnam, today we will make fried spring rolls, one of the most traditional dishes for any family in Vietnam.

19.30 Enjoy dinner on board with an all-new menu that includes local seafood delights combined with some Western-style cooking.

20.00 Guests will be free time to choose evening entertainment activities such as relaxing with popular films; playing chess, reading books, listening to music, trying your luck with squid fishing, or playing melodic music with yacht guitars on sundeck, or  enjoying peace on the sack. Lie back and see the night sky in Halong Bay- Lan Ha Bay.

Overnight on Cruise

 

Day 3: Lan Ha – Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B/ Br)

06.30 Tai Chi wake up to new days are practiced out on the sundeck. If you are a fan of this activity, do not miss it. This is also the moment visitors can pick up the dawn on the bay; breathing one of the freshest airs on earth.

07.30 A light and nutritious breakfast served at the restaurant will help you enjoy the last day on the bay, which is always full of energy.

08.30 Tour guides and tender will take you to visit a floating house on the bay. Formerly a fishing village crowded with hundreds of cultural Lan Ha Bay, but now only one family as welcoming guests, visitors will be exchanged with the owner, to understand the information about culture, history … of the fishing village on Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay. Guests enjoy traditional dried fish and traditional wine offered by the local host.

9.30 – 10.30 Guests return to the cruise, stay and check out procedures. Enjoy the scenery of the Bay and a delicious buffet brunch while cruising back to the harbor.

11.45 Genesis Regal Cruise arrives in Got Pier. Guests will relax at the private lounge, preparing luggage and depart back to Hanoi.

14.00 Return to Hanoi Hotel after moving quickly by the highway.

Finish your memorable journey with Genesis Regal Cruise.

 

Room Description

- Junior Balcony Suites are located on the second deck with a dramatic view of the bay with its floor-to-ceiling windows and large private balcony, en-suite Bathroom with standing Shower and Bathtub. The cabins come with twin beds or double bed. Connecting room is available, this type of cabin is a perfect choice for family or group of friends.

- Senior Balcony Suites are located on the more private third deck with a dramatic view of the bay with its floor-to-ceiling windows, large private balcony, en-suite Bathroom with standing Shower and Bathtub. The cabins come with twin beds or double bed. Connecting room is available, this type of cabin is a perfect choice for family or group of friends

- Regal Terrace Suites are located on the third deck and these cabins are the most luxurious of any cabin on the Genesis Regal Cruise. They host a private sun lounge and lounge chairs on the private balcony, full length of crystal - clear glass windows, en-suite bathroom with standing shower and Bathtub. Only two Regal Terrace Suites available.

Type of tour Low Season
Double/Twin cabin
(Per person in US$)
High Season
Double/Twin cabin
(Per person in US$)
Single room
(Per person in US$)
Junior Balcony Suite 319 USD 349 USD 559 USD
Senior Balcony Suite 339 USD 369 USD 590 USD
Regal Terrace Suite 379 USD 409 USD 659 USD
Family Junior Suite 319 USD 349 USD N/A
Family Senior Suite 339 USD 369 USD N/A
Connecting Junior Suite 319 USD 349 USD N/A
Connecting Senior Suite 339 USD 369 USD N/A

Peak season surcharge:

+ $US 50 per person: Lunar New Year’s dates.

 

Notes:

  • High Season: Jan 01st 2020 to Apr 30th 2020

                             Oct 01st 2020 to Dec 31st 2020

  • Low Season: May 01st 2020 to Sept 30th 2020

 

 

Children Policy:

  • 1st child under 6 years old will be free of charged if sharing the same bed and meals with parents
  • 1st child under 6 years old will be charged 70 $US/child if sharing the same bed with parents and including meals on board: 1 Lunchs, 1 Dinners, 1 Breakfast & 1 brunch
  • Child from 6 – under than 11 years old sharing the same room parents will be charged 75% of adult rate, including extra bed and meals (applicable for Family Room)
  • 02 children will be charge 75% of adult rate to have 1 room
  • Baby cot for infant is free of charge

 

Things To Bring & To Know

  • Passport with valid visa.
  • Some cash in Vietnamese Dong/USD for personal expenses.
  • Sun block or insect repellent, sport shoes, swimming suites.
  • Bring something warm to wear (from Dec till Mar).
  • Please be ready on time for our pick up service.
  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Other excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood.... Guests should advise any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers.
  • Wifi connection is available on board but has limited internet connectivity throughout the itinerary due to the sea and the karst limes-tones and mountains blocking the signal from the satellites. Please take this into your consideration.
Book this tour
Include:
  • Luxury minivan Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi (New Express High way)
  • English speaking tour guide on boat
  • Luxury Cruise through Ha long bay – Lan Ha Bay
  • Luxury cabin with A/C
  • All meals (02 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 light breakfasts, 01 brunch)
  • Kayaking/ Bamboo boat
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Tai chi Session
  • Swimming (if the weather permits)
  • Squid fishing, Movies, Music entertainment, satellite TV
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottles of mineral water in each suite.
  • On board insurance and service charges
Exclude:Airfare, visa arrangements, Beauty Spa Services & Massage, Beverages, Tips, Gratuities and other personal expenses, All other services not clearly mentioned above