Orchid Cruise

Opt : 2days/1night - sleep on cruise

Trip code: ORC2D

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

 

Reasons For Choosing Orchid Cruises: 

  • It only takes you 2 hours instead of 4 hours transfer by luxury mini van
  • Visiting Halong Bay, especially Lan Ha Bay. Lan Ha Bay is one of the most stunning bays in Vietnam which has many amazing and uncontaminated beaches yet un-touristy that you can enjoy awesome jade green water and many great photo opportunities.
  • First 5 star cruise ever that has the best itinerary: Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay
  • Luxurious and well-furnished cabin, all have private balcony from which you can savor yourself in the beauty of Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay.

Day 1: Hanoi – Hai Phong - Ha Long - Lan Ha Bay (L/ D)

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, 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.

13.00 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 where is belong to Cat Ba National Park

15.00 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. It’s carved by nature for more than 2000 years. It has many stalactites that take on various shapes that will awe & inspire visitors to use their imagination.

17.00 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

17.45 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 2: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/ Br)

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 to kayak 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.

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

 

 

 

Room Description:

Suite cabins are located on the first deck with private balcony which brings in a full spectrum of spectacular views of. These gorgeous cabins are built by hand to a large, roomy size of 36 square meters. Western style is the highlight of these cabins with full HD LED TVs and luxury facilities.

Premium cabins are located on the second deck with the most beautiful ocean set high on the ship for a spanning panorama view of the Bay. All cabins are designed with luxury and relaxation in mind. These beautiful cabins are fit to the large cabin size of 36 square meters. Western style is the highlight of these cabins with HD LED TVs and full facilities.

Orchid Suite cabins are located on the second floor and these cabins are the most luxurious of any cabin on the Orchid Cruises fleet. They host a private jacuzzi, secluded private bar in-cabin, the largest personal sized cabin on board at 45 square meters, a private sun lounge and lounge chairs on the private balcony. These perfectly designed cabins are fit with largest personal cabin size at 45 square meters. Western style is the highlight of these cabins with HD LED TVs and full facilities. Only two Exclusive Suites available!

Family Suite cabins are the connecting door cabins with 01 double Cabin and 01 Twin cabin, located on the first floor.  These beautiful cabins are the largest, most luxurious for families, at sizes of 72 square meters. Western style is the highlight of these cabins with HD LED TVs and fully furnished facilities. This cabin is good choice for small group or family with children.

Family Premium cabins are the connecting door cabins with 01 double Cabin and 01 Twin cabin, located on the second floor.  These beautiful cabins are the largest, most luxurious for families, at sizes of 72 square meters. Western style is the highlight of these cabins with HD LED TVs and fully furnished facilities. This cabin is good choice for small group or family with children.

Type of cabin Low Season
Double/Twin cabin
(Per person in US$)
High Season
Double/Twin cabin
(Per person in US$)
Single Room Surcharge
(Per person in US$)
Suite 229 USD 269 USD 140 USD
Premium Suite 249 USD 294 USD 170 USD
Orchid Excutive Suite 299 USD 354 USD 240 USD
Family Suite (3p) 269 USD 334 USD N/A
Family Suite (4p) 229 USD 269 USD N/A
Family Premium Suite (3p) 289 USD 349 USD N/A
Family Premium Suite (4p) 249 USD 294 USD N/A

Peak season surcharge:

+ 45 $US per person on Christmas (Dec 24th), New Year's Eve (Dec 31st) & Lunar New Year’s Eve 

 

Notes:

  • High Season: Jan 01st 2019 to Apr 30th 2019,

                             Oct 01st 2019 to Dec 31st 2019

  • Low Season: May 01st 2019 to Sept 30th 2019

 

Children Policy:

  • 1st child under 5 years old occupying the same room with parents will be free of charge.
  • Child from 5 – under 12 years old sharing the same room with parents will be charged 75% of adult rate.
  • Child from 7 – under 12 years old sharing the same room parents will be charged 75% of adult rate and utiziling existing bedding.
  • Children policy is not applicable for Family Suite cabin and Family Premium cabin.
  • 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- Haiphong- Hanoi
  • English speaking tour guide on boat
  • Luxury Cruise through Halong bay – Lan Ha Bay
  • Luxury cabin with A/C
  • All meals aboard as mentioned (01 lunch, 01 dinner, 01 light breakfast, 01 brunch)
  • Kayaking/Bamboo boat, 
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Tai chi Session
  • Swimming (if the weather permits)
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin
  • On board insurance and service charges
Exclude:  Airfare, visa arrangement, Beauty Spa Services & Massage, Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses, All other services not clearly mentioned above.



Orchid Cruise

Opt : 3days/2nights - sleep on cruise

Trip code: ORC3D

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

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, 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.

13.00 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 where is belong to Cat Ba National Park

15.00 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. It’s carved by nature for more than 2000 years. It has many stalactites that take on various shapes that will awe & inspire visitors to use their imagination.

17.00 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

17.45 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 2: Lan Ha Bay (B/ L/ D)

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, and then continues 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. Enjoy 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

19.30Deluxe 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 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B/ L) 

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 to kayak 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.

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

 

 

Room Description:

- Suite cabins are located on the first deck with private balcony which brings in a full spectrum of spectacular views of. These gorgeous cabins are built by hand to a large, roomy size of 36 square meters. Western style is the highlight of these cabins with full HD LED TVs and luxury facilities.

- Premium cabins are located on the second deck with the most beautiful ocean set high on the ship for a spanning panorama view of the Bay. All cabins are designed with luxury and relaxation in mind. These beautiful cabins are fit to the large cabin size of 36 square meters. Western style is the highlight of these cabins with HD LED TVs and full facilities.

- Orchid Suite cabins are located on the second floor and these cabins are the most luxurious of any cabin on the Orchid Cruises fleet. They host a private jacuzzi, secluded private bar in-cabin, the largest personal sized cabin on board at 45 square meters, a private sun lounge and lounge chairs on the private balcony. These perfectly designed cabins are fit with largest personal cabin size at 45 square meters. Western style is the highlight of these cabins with HD LED TVs and full facilities. Only two Exclusive Suites available!

- Family Suite cabins are the connecting door cabins with 01 double Cabin and 01 Twin cabin, located on the first floor.  These beautiful cabins are the largest, most luxurious for families, at sizes of 72 square meters. Western style is the highlight of these cabins with HD LED TVs and fully furnished facilities. This cabin is good choice for small group or family with children.

- Family Premium cabins are the connecting door cabins with 01 double Cabin and 01 Twin cabin, located on the second floor.  These beautiful cabins are the largest, most luxurious for families, at sizes of 72 square meters. Western style is the highlight of these cabins with HD LED TVs and fully furnished facilities. This cabin is good choice for small group or family with children.

Type of cabin Low Season
Double/Twin cabin
(Per person in US$)
High Season
Double/Twin cabin
(Per person in US$)
Single Room Surcharge
(Per person in US$)
Suite 349 USD 419 USD 200 USD
Premium Suite 384 USD 470 USD 290 USD
Orchid Executive Suite 479 USD 579 USD 340 USD
Family Suite (3p) 419 USD 514 USD N/A
Family Suite (4p) 354 USD 389 USD N/A
Family Premium Suite (3p) 469 USD 474 USD N/A
Family Premium Suite (4p) 389 USD 394 USD N/A

Peak season surcharge:

+ 45 $US per person on Christmas (Dec 24th),  New Year's Eve (Dec 31st) & Lunar New Year’s Eve 

 

Notes:

  • High Season: Jan 01st 2019 to Apr 30th 2019,

                             Oct 01st 2019 to Dec 31st 2019

  • Low Season: May 01st 2019 to Sept 30th 2019

 

Children Policy:

  • 1st child under 5 years old occupying the same room with parents will be free of charge.
  • Child from 5 – under 12 years old sharing the same room with parents will be charged 75% of adult rate.
  • Child from 7 – under 12 years old sharing the same room parents will be charged 75% of adult rate and utiziling existing bedding.
  • Children policy is not applicable for Family Suite cabin and Family Premium cabin.
  • 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 mini van Hanoi- Haiphong- Hanoi
  • English speaking tour guide on boat
  • Luxury Cruise through Halong bay – Lan Ha Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay (apply for 3 days 2 nights)
  • Luxury cabin with A/C
  • All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries (03 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 light breakfasts) 
  • Kayaking/Bamboo boat
  • Swimming (if the weather permits)
  • Squid fishing, Music entertainment, Satellite TV
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Tai chi Session
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Day boat for exploring Ba Ham lake, Viet Hai village, kayaking 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
  • On board insurance and service charges
Exclude: Airfare, visa arrangement, Beauty Spa Services & Massage, Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expense, All other services not clearly mentioned above