Orchid Cruise

  • Duration: 2 days

Standing among the most reputable cruises at Halong Bay, Orchid Cruise presents an elegant design with affordable prices and unique route. It is effortless to spend 1-day cruise around Lan Ha Bay – a separate part of Halong Bay known for its pristine beaches and forested islands. Purchase for 1 or 2-night cruise will give you a full chance to visit some Halong Bay’s less touristic sites include Lan Ha Bay’s Ba Trai Dao beach and the famed Cat Ba Island . All the cabins are well designed with large windows toward the bay’s marvelous landscapes highlighted by various shapes of limestone karst, also passengers are cheered by pleasant activities: swimming, kayaking, snorkelling, squid fishing,…

Experience Halong Bay, on a V’Spirit Classic Cruise, one of the best mid-range cruises available. You will not only see many fantastically shaped islands, beautiful beaches, and great natural caves, but you will also learn more about Halong Bay’s history and local people.

Day 1: Hanoi – Lan Ha Bay/A Night on a Peaceful Bay

In the morning

  • 09:10: You will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal – Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City
  • 11h30: Arrive at Got Ferry Terminal. You can take special tea at Orchid Cruise’s lounge by warm welcome

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In the afternoon

  • 12:15: Transfer by tender to the Orchid Cruise.
  • 12:30: 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.

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  • 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. 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.

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  • 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

In the evening

  • 19:00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around.

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Parameter: Hanoi – Got Ferry Terminal: 140km/Driving: 2 hours

Overnight on cruise

Day 2: Lan Ha Bay – Hanoi/Flavor of the Bay

In the morning

  • 06:15:Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
  • 07:45:You enjoy on your own for kayaking 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
  • 11:35: We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark and take the car to come back to Hanoi

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In the afternoon

  • 14:00: Trip finishes at the hotel in Hanoi. Free time on your own afterward.

Meals included: Breakfast/Brunch/__

Parameter: Got Ferry Terminal – Hanoi: 140km/ Driving: 2 hours

Overnight in Hanoi  


Inclusion and exclusion
Cabin with Ocean view Meals, Beverages which are not specified in the program
English speaking guide on cruise Any unclarified flight tickets
Welcome drink and complimentary water on the bus and in your cabin Personal travel insurance
All meals as listed in the program Any personal expenses
Shuttle bus Hanoi – Lan Ha Bay – Hanoi (Pick-up and drop-off points must be in the old quarter) but private car is upon your request Any gratuities and tips to driver or tour guide ($3-5/person/day for both guide and driver)
All entrance fee and sightseeing tickets as listed Bank fee
Any surcharge for holiday
Price Policy
Kid < 5 years old 2 adults Existing bed FOC
Kid < 5 years old 2 adults Extra bed 75% charge
5 =< kid =< 12 years old 2 adults Existing bed 75% charge
5 =< kid =< 12 years old 2 adults Extra bed 100% charge
Kid =< 12 years old   1 adult/kid Existing bed
Kid >= 12 years old Any Existing bed

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