Orchid Luxury Cruise


Athena Cruise

DAY 1: HANOI – HAI PHONG - HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY (L,D)

7.30am - 8am - You will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the highway to Halong City and Hon Gai harbour where we arrive at around 12.30pm.

12pm - Transfer by tender to Orchid Luxury Cruise, giving you chance to see the Cai Trap Canal on the way.

12.15pm - 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.

12.40pm - ORCHID LUXURY 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.

3pm - 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. 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.

5.30pm - Returning ORCHID LUXURY 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.

7.30pm - 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.

9.30pm - 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 Orchid Luxury Cruise.

Day 2: HALONG BAY – HANOI (B, Br)

6am - 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 Sang Toi cave is situated.

9.30am - Return to ORCHID LUXURY CRUISE boat for check-out procedures.

10am - Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch.

11.35am - We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.

12.10pm - We bid farewell at Dinh Vu port, this is the end of the program in Halong Bay.

2pm - Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi.

End of the trip with Orchid Luxury Cruise.

DAY 1: HANOI – HAI PHONG - HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY (L,D)

10am - You will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the highway to Dinh Vu Port, Hai Phong where we arrive at around 11h30. You can take special tea at Orchid Cruise’s lounge by warm welcome.

12pm - Transfer by tender to Orchid Luxury Cruise, giving you chance to see the Cai Trap Canal on the way.

12.15pm - 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.

12.40pm - ORCHID LUXURY 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.

3pm - 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. 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.

5.30pm - Returning ORCHID LUXURY 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.

7.30pm - 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.

9.30pm - 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 Orchid Luxury Cruise.

DAY 2: HALONG BAY – BAI TU LONG BAY (B,L,D)

6am - The day starts early onboard ORCHID LUXURY 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.

8.30am - Transfer to the day boat for a visit to 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 Bai Tu Long Bay. Lunch served on day boat.

1.30pm - Visit Bai Tu Long 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).

4pm - Return to ORCHID LUXURY 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.

7.30pm - 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.

9.30pm - 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 Orchid cruise.

DAY 3: HALONG BAY – HANOI (B,Br)

6am - 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 cave is situated.

9.30am - Visitors then return to ORCHID CRUISE for check-out procedures.

10am - Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch

11.35am - We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.

12.10pm - We bid farewell at Dinh Vu port, this is the end of the program.

2pm - Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip

  • VAT
  • Luxury minivan Hanoi - Hai Phong - Hanoi
  • English speaking tour guide on boat
  • Luxury Cruise through Halong bay – Lan Ha Bay (apply for 2 days 1 night) and Bai Tu Long Bay (apply for 3 days 2 nights)
  • All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries, (02 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 light breakfast) for 2 days 1 night, (03 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 light breakfasts) for 3 days 2 nights
  • 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 Viet Hai village, Ba Ham lake, kayaking and tour guide for the 2nd day of 3 days/2 nights package
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin
  • Airfare, visa arrangements

  • Beauty Spa Services & Massage

  • Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses

  • All other services not clearly mentioned above

Note:

  • The itinerary might be changed subject to change due to weather or tide condition with our prior notice.

  • Cruise schedule subject to change upon weather and operation conditions.

  • Promotion might apply, inclusions and exclusions might change – you will be informed of changes upon booking.

Orchid Cruise 2 Day 1 Night - prices

Suite Balcony Twin/Double
$436
Cabin
Orchid Luxury Cruise
Premium Suite Balcony
$476
Cabin
Orchid Luxury Cruise
Orchid Exclusive Suite
$580
Cabin
Orchid Luxury Cruise
Family Suite Balcony (3 pax)
$774
Cabin
Orchid Luxury Cruise
Family Suite Balcony (4 pax)
$888
Cabin

Orchid Cruise 3 Day 2 Night - prices

Suite Balcony Twin/Double
$689
Cabin
Orchid Luxury Cruise
Premium Suite Balcony
$761
Cabin
Orchid Luxury Cruise
Orchid Exclusive Suite
$948
Cabin
Orchid Luxury Cruise
Family Suite Balcony (3 pax)
$1250
Cabin
Orchid Luxury Cruise
Family Suite Balcony (4 pax)
$1407
Cabin

*All prices shown are for low season 1st May - 30th September - contact us now for high season prices!