Orchid Cruise

To be launched in November 2016, Orchid Cruise employs state of the art design with a second-to-none cruise routing. Going beyond the ordinary itinerary, Orchid will take you through the best and most hidden part of Halong Bay: it starts from Dinh Vu port near Cat Ba island and cruises around Bai Tu Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay.

With only 14 luxurious cabins on board with lowest size from 36 sqm, the cruise will promise the best trip you can take in Halong Bay. All cabins in Orchid Cruise provide full ocean view and private balcony to let you enjoy the magnificent seascape of Halong Bay. There are 5 choices of room types, namely, Suite with Balcony, Family Suite with Balcony, Premium Suite with Balcony, Family Premium Suite with Balcony, and Orchid Exclusive Suite - each with its own advantage and fitted for a specific group of travelers. All cabins in Orchid Cruise are fully equipped with advanced amenities to ensure the maximum comfort and satisfaction of customers.

Besides luxury private cabin, public amenities on Orchid Cruise are also unparalleled: beauty spa services, theme party on request, pick up services by Limousine car, luxury bar and restaurant, gym room, and so forth. A great deal of thrilling activities like kayaking, sunbathing, squid fishing, discovering amazing grotto and island, cooking lesson, etc. are awaiting you on Orchid trip.

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Suite Balcony Single
  • Room size: 36 sqm
  • Bed size: Double Bed or 2 Beds
  • View: Room with balcony

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  • All board-meals included
  • No booking or credit card fees

Free Visa Approval Letter

Free Kayaking

Free 60' foot/body massage

Meals included

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Suite Balcony Double
  • Room size: 36 sqm
  • Bed size: Double Bed or 2 Beds
  • View: Room with balcony

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  • All board-meals included
  • No booking or credit card fees

Free Visa Approval Letter

Free Kayaking

Free 60' foot/body massage

Meals included

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Premium Suite Cabin With Balcony single
  • Room size: 36.0 sq
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Premium Suite Cabin With Balcony double
  • Room size: 36.0 sq
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Orchid Exclusive Suite single
  • Room size: 45 sqm
  • Bed size: Double Bed
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Orchid Exclusive Suite Double
  • Room size: 45 sqm
  • Bed size: Double Bed
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DAY 1: H.NOI– H.PHONG - HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY

09h10

You will be collected from Old Quarter Center to take the new highway to Orchid Private Lounge - Got Ferry 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.

12h00

Transfer by tender to the ORCHID CRUISE.

12h15

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.

12h40

ORCHID 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 area.

15h00

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. 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 water of the bay, in the Ba Trai Dao area (Visiting Ba Trai Dao from October to May. From June to September, visiting Tra Bau area, belongs to Lan Ha Bay. Tra Bau is also one of the ideal destinations for kayaking and swimming. Come here, you will have a chance to immerse yourself in blue water.)

18h00

It’s time to try the authentic well-known local liquor as “Ba Kich liquor” (Morinda officinalis). This is a kind of wealthy and tasty liquor which is really highly recommending liquor in Viet Nam. You might never forget this lovely purple liquor

18h30

Returning ORCHID 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.

Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)

19h30

Deluxe 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)

23h00

End of Day One program

DAY 2: HALONG BAY – H.NOI

06h00

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 breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Sang Toi sea cave is situated.

9h30

Visitors then return to ORCHID CRUISE boat for check-out procedures

10h00

Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch

10h30

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!

11h35

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. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a safe onward journey.

14h00

Back to your drop-off point in Old Quarter Center. End of the trip

Inclusion

-VAT
-English speaking tour guide on boat
-All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries (02 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast)
-Kayaking, Cooking class, Tai chi exercise, Bamboo boat, Swimming (if the weather permits), --Movies, Squid fishing, Music entertainment, satellite TV
-Sightseeing entrance fees
-Luxury cabin with A/C
-Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin

Exclusion

-Airfare, visa arrangements
-Beauty Spa Services & Massage
-Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
-Surcharge for Xmas, New Year’s day & Lunar New Year’s day
-All other services not clearly mentioned above

DAY 1: H.NOI – H.PHONG - HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY

09h10

You will be collected from Old Quarter Center to take the new highway to Orchid Private Lounge - Got Ferry Terminal, H. Phon 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.

12h00

Transfer by tender to the ORCHID CRUISE.

12h15

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.

12h40

ORCHID CRUISE proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have lunch while passing 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 area.

15h00

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. 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 water of the bay, in the Ba Trai Dao area (Visiting Ba Trai Dao from October to May. From June to September, visiting Tra Bau area, belongs to Lan Ha Bay. Tra Bau is also one of the ideal destinations for kayaking and swimming. Come here, you will have a chance to immerse yourself in blue water.)

18h00

It’s time to try the authentic well-known local liquor as “Ba Kich liquor” (Morinda officinalis). This is a kind of wealthy and tasty liquor which is really highly recommending liquor in Viet Nam. You might never forget this lovely purple liquor

18h30

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)

19h30

Deluxe 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)

23h00

End of Day One program

DAY 2: LAN HA BAY

6h00

The day starts early onboard ORCHID CRUISE with Tai Chi session on the sundeck.

Coffee, tea and pastries for light breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape, then continue our journey.

8h30

Transfer to day boat for 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.

13h30

Visit Lan Ha Bay, free kayaking and swimming at Ba Ham Lake area situated in the middle of a narrow, rectangular area, with the all four sides enclosed by vertical cliffs. (if the weather permit).

16h00

Return to ORCHID CRUISE. 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

19h30

Deluxe 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)

23h00

End of Day Two program

DAY 3: HALONG BAY – H.NOI

06h00

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 light breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Toi Sang sea cave is situated.

9h30

Visitors then return ORCHID CRUISE for check-out procedures

10h00

Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch

10h30

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!

11h35

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. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a safe onward journey.

14h00

Back to your drop-off point in Old Quarter Center. End of the trip

Inclusion

-VAT
-English speaking tour guide on boat
-All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries (03 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfasts)
-Kayaking, Cooking class, Tai chi exercise, Bamboo boat, Swimming (if the weather permits, Movies, Squid fishing, Music entertainment, Satellite TV
-Sightseeing entrance fees
-Luxury cabin with A/C
-Day boat for exploring Ba Ham lake, Viet Hai village, kayaking and tour guide
-Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin

Exclusion

-Airfare, visa arrangements
-Beauty Spa Services & Massage
-Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
-Surcharge for Xmas, New Year’s day & Lunar New Year’s day
-All other services not clearly mentioned above


7.30

Orchid Day Bus Lines picks you up around Old Quarter Center, you are recommended to wait for our day bus at the hotel’s lobby.

There is ONLY Orchid Day Bus Line supply 2 hours transfers to Ha Long Bay. You will feel comfy with the luxury facilities on our bus with ONLY 2 hours length on No.5 road – the International Standard Express Way in Viet Nam.

10.00

Orchid Day Bus Lines arrived Pha Got Port and you are warmly welcome at our private lounge at Pha Got Port. Our professional receptionist will assist you to check in on board.

10.15

Our crew team welcomes you on board and then Orchid Day Cruise departs for Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long Bay with the Unique route.

This unique route is created and operated ONLY by Orchid Day Cruise and it goes through the much less visited area in Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long Bay.

10.30

Orchid Tour Guide notices the guests by his briefing on board

11.30

Set Deluxe Lunch Menu is served on board while Orchid Day Cruise goes through the untouched area in Lan Ha Bay

13.00

Orchid Day Cruise reaches Hang Sang – Hang Toi area (Brightness sea cave – Darkness sea cave) where belongs to Cat Ba National Park.

Hopefully you are good luck enough to see White Head Langurs who are strictly preserved by Vietnamese Park Ranger and also highly protected in Vietnamese Red Book. It’s time to enjoy a 45 minutes –Kayaking or Vietnamese bamboo boat with its rower for a lovely trip at the hidden area.

14.00

Guests gets back the wonder Orchid Day Cruise and boat goes through the non-touristic area in Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long Bay to Pha Got Port while continue a spectacular view of the bay

15.00

Enjoy Cooking Demonstration and experience the way of making traditional Vietnamese fresh spring roll with the crew on board.

17.00

Farewell time and the crew team says goodbye to you and you are welcome back on Orchid Day Bus to return Ha Noi

19.00

Orchid Day Bus Lines and tour guide arrives Old Quarter Center and drops you off at the hotel’s lobby.

Inclusion

VAT
Private Car
English speaking tour guide on boat
Luxury Cruise through Halong bay
Set Lunch Menu on board as mentioned in the itineraries
Kayaking, local boat (if the weather permits)
Cooking Class
Sightseeing entrance fees
Welcome drink, cold handkerchief

Exclusion

Airfare, visa arrangements
Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
Bank charge (for payment by credit cards)
All other services not clearly mentioned above

Booking policy

  • More than 30 days prior to check-in: free of charge
  • From 30 to 7 days prior to check-in: 10% of total rates
  • From 6 to 3 days prior to check in: 50% of total rates.
  • Less than 3 days prior to check-in: 100% of total rates.
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates.
  • Cancellation notice must be in written form and send to us via email. Refund will be processed between 5-7 business days.

Cruise Policy

  • Check in on board: 12:10pm
  • Check out:  11:35am
  • Return Hanoi: 2:30pm
  • The FOC rate for children under 5 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults. Only 1 (one) child under 5 years old traveling with two (2) adults is allowed for FOC per cabin.
  • Children from 5-11 will pay extra charge 75% of adult rate.
  • Children 12 and above must pay full fare as adult.
  • Peak season surcharge: Surcharge $50/adult and $40/child for Gala dinner applies if guests stay on board on December 24th and/or December 31st 2017 or February 15th 2018
  • Shuttle bus: $40/ adult and $30/ child round trip. Pick up point: at hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter or in front of Hanoi Opera House
  • Cruise runner: Orchid Cruise
  • Built: 2016
  • No. of cabin: 14 cabin(s)
  • Address: 5/33B Pham Ngu Lao, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

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