Orchid Cruise

. Halong Bay

Orchid Cruise Special Offer

from
$215/p

Cruise Overview

Launched 2016
No of cabins: 14
Grade Luxury .
Passenger: 28 max

Orchid Cruise Overview

The Orchid Cruises are the leading of luxury 5* cruises level in Ha Long Bay and we are the BRAND NEW cruises in Ha Long Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay with the highest level of ship’s friendship environment and finest cruises to exceed your highest expectation about Ha Long Bay cruises. As the higher regulation of the local authority on board, we are the first cruise company that organized the cruise throughout Ha Long Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay with the most highlight of this beautiful and wild route. Joining with us, you absolutely have chance to discover untouched area with less travelled route which other cruises could not offer to you. Orchid Cruises has 14 most luxury cabins with the professional crew will provide you the best services as yours highest expectation of the cruise in Ha Long Bay plus untouched area of Bai Tu Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay

Cabin & Rates

Roomtypes

Rates (US$/person)

Suite Balcony

Premium Cabin - Orchid Cruise

36m2
Double
Private Balcony
max 2 persons

On Request 

Premium Suite Balcony

Premium Cabin - Orchid Cruise

36m2
Double
Private balcony
max 2 persons

Orchid Exclusive Suite

dELUXE cABIN

45sqm
Double
Private Balcony
max 2 persons

Family Suite Balcony

dELUXE cABIN

72sqm
Double
Private Balcony
max 4 persons

Family Premium Suite

dELUXE cABIN

72sqm
Double
Private Balcony
max 4 persons

Orchid Cruise - Tour Itineraries

OPTION 1: 2 days/ 1 night by Orchid Cruise

DAY 1: Hanoi - Hai Phong - Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay

77.45-8.15: Our guide & the bus will take you from your hotel in Hanoi old quarter to Dinh Vu Port (Haiphong) . Arrive at 11.30
12.00: Transfer to Orchid Cruise. On the way to the main boat, you will have a chance to see Cai Trap canal.
12.15: Welcome guests onboard. Check-in, then enjoy Welcome drink. Receive cruise brief and safety instruction by crew member.
The boat anchors in the south of Halong Bay - one of the "New Seven Wonders of Nature".
12.40: The cruise proceeds to Da Chong islet - where you can see a lighthouse built by French over 100 years ago.
Lunch at the restaurant on board.
Start our jouney to the islets of Con Vit and Gia Luan. This area is untouched, as not many cruise ships use the route.
14.45: Progress to Ba Trai Dao Islet of Lan Ha Bay - a seperate part of Halong Bay. The region is known for its pristine beaches and spectacular beauty, having about 400 fascinating islands.
15.00: Take a trip to small coracles, used by fishermen for centuries. There, you will learn how they go about their trade, cast the nets whilst navigating the water in tiny crafts.
You may prefer to try kayaking or simply just enjoy a swim (this program applies between the months of April and November).
In the winter months, you may visit Viet Hai village with guide. Take a bicycle trip along the village path and go through rain forests and dark tunnels. Visit an ancient local house and there, you will have a chance to see the local life of the people. Optional electric cart service is available (at an extra cost).
17.45: Return to Halong Bay Cruise. You can watch the magnificent sunset. Onboard you may enjoy a traditional cooking class. Our chef will introduce and instruct you in the making of some Vietnamese dishes.
19.30: Dinner is served with delicious local food prepared by our wonderful onboard catering staff.
21.30: Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Try your hand at night squid fishing, watching movie in the restaurant. Overnight on board.
Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)
Activities: Swiming, Kayaking, Watching movies, Cooking Class, Playing game.  

  • Meals: Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Orchid Cruise

DAY 2: 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 sun deck; 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.
7:45: You enjoy on your own to kayak at Ao Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay
9:30: Back on board and time for checking out. While cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch. 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. Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi at around
14:00. End of trip.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
  • Accommodation: N/A

OPTION 2: 3 days/ 2 nights by Orchid Cruise

DAY 1: Hanoi - Hai Phong - Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay

7.45-08.10: You will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the highway to Dinh Vu Port, Haiphong where we arrive at around 11h30. You can take special tea at Orchid Cruise’s lounge by warm welcome.
12.00: Transfer by tender to the ORCHID CRUISE. On the way to the main boat, you will have a chance to see Cai Trap canal.
12.15: We welcome our guests onboard the ORCHID CRUISE and then check in, enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise brief and safety instruction by crew member and Cruise Manager, anchored in the south of Halong Bay, one of the ‘New Seven Wonders of Nature’ in a worldwide survey. Halong Bay is steeped in culture from hundreds of years ago. The bay has remained unchanged for centuries, with beautiful seas and impressive islands.
12.40: Your Halong Bay 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 Islet area.
14.45: 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. Unlike the main, Ha Long Bay, the islands of Lan Ha Bay are forested, and most are small in stature.
15h00 We take you for a trip in the small coracles, used by fishermen for centuries. will learn how they go about their trade, casting the nets, whilst navigating the waters in their tiny craft. Alternatively 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 waters of the bay, in the Ba Trai Dao area (this program applies between the months of April and November)
In the winter months, (December to March) Tourists instead, may visit Viet Hai village with guide. 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 cart service is available (at an extra cost).
Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)
17.45: Returning your Halong Bay 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
19h30: 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 21h30: 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)
End of Day One program.

  • Meals: Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Orchid Cruise

DAY 2: Lan Ha Bay

6:15: The day starts early on-board ORCHID CRUISE with Tai Chi session on the sun deck. The breakfast is served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape, then continue our journey.
8:30: 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 is 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 on-board catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting After dinner, 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.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Orchid Cruise

DAY 3: Halong Cruising - Hanoi

06:15: Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sun deck; 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.
7:45: You enjoy on your own to kayak at Ao Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay
9:30: Back on board and time for checking out. While cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch. 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. Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi at around
14:00. End of trip.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
  • Accommodation: N/A

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice

Orchid Cruise' Facilities and Services

Orchid Cruise Facilities

CRUISE CABINS
Suite With Balcony Cabins: Bai Tu Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay from your private balconies which bring you the unforgettable memory of our legend bays. These beautiful points of cabins are fit in the large cabins size with 36 square meters. Cabin size: 36.0 m2
Cabin location: 1st deck
Type of cabin: Twin or Double size
Max Person: 02 adults + 01 adult (extra bed)
Private sitting area: Yes
Private balcony: Yes
Cabin features:.

LED TV Safety box; Bathtub
Air conditioning Lamp
Wardrobe Life jacket
Hair dryer Fire extinguisher
Bath linen Emergency hammer
En-Suite bathroom Slippers
Private toilet Complimentary mineral water

Family Suite With Balcony Cabins: Situated on the second floor with more beautiful ocean view of Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay, all of Premium Ocean View Cabins are well designed with large windows open to the sea and even you could enjoy your own Ha Long Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay from your private balconies which bring you the unforgettable memory of our legend bays. These beautiful points of cabins are fit in the large cabins size with 36 square meters.

Cabin size: 72.0 m2
Type of cabin: Twin or Double size
Max Person: 04 adults + 02 children below the age of 12 (extra bed)
Private sitting area: Yes
Private balcony: Yes
Cabin features:

Led Tv Safety box
Air conditioning Lamp
Wardrobe Life jacket
Hair dryer Fire extinguisher
Bath linen Emergency hammer
En-Suite bathroom Complimentary mineral water
Private toilet Bathtub

M.I.C.E.
Enjoying such a Natural Wonder may be a purely relaxing and contemplative experience, but Orchid Luxury Cruises want to satisfy the expectations of its most active guests by providing them with exciting events and activities too. May you be into individual activities to satisfy your feeling for a pure and original freedom, or rather into group fun and entertainment or into intimate surprises tailored to families or couples: just enjoy our offerings!

Orchid Cruise - Activities

Local rowing Boat

Get ready for visiting floating village where bamboo boats rowed by local people. You will have chance to experience history, culture and the daily life of local peoples while rowing through floating village.

Kayak

Do kayaking by yourself through floating houses, explore the beauty of limestone so close by yours eyes, hands and individual feeling.
You will make a short hiking trip around village, along landscape and enjoy water sport.

Swimming

Visit nature beach of Halong bay by walking along beach, swimming and joining sea activities. Relaxing after activities, immersing in the water to get stronger.

Squid Fishing

Who want to go fishing? When the night falls, it must be fun when standing on the boat and try your luck with sly squids. Squid fishing can be successful from your skills.

Taichi Class

If you love Taichi, please take a lesson from our Taichi master. Let’s come on the sundeck in the early morning and start your new day in fresh air.

Cooking Demonstration

Cooking demonstration is a way to learn how you can make Vietnam Spring roll by yourself, you may do at home for your family or friends. There is hope yet. With guides from our chef, we hope you can make Vietnam traditional food in perfect way.

Important information

What's included ?

Price Includes

  • Full equipped luxury en-suite cabin with A/C, hot water
  • Transfer to and from Halong by mini bus.
  • Accommodation based on twin/double sharing.
  • Set-menu meals.
  • English speaking tour guide on board.
  • All entrance fees and sightseeing tickets.
  • Insurance on board.
  • Welcome Drink (soft drink, tea or coffee).

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Beverages and Tobacco
  • Tips and other Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above

Children Rates

  • Children under 5 years old FOC
  • 2 Children under 12 sharing 01 cabin discounted 25% cabin
  • Children from 5 to 11 years old surcharge 75% adult
Note*: The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 45 days prior to check-in: 10% of total rates
  • From 30 to 45 days prior to check-in: 25% of total rates
  • From 15 to 29 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
  • From 07 to 14 days prior to check-in: 75% of total rates
  • Less than 07 days prior to check-in/No-Show: 100% of total rates

Cancellation by 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!

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