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Orchid Classic Cruise

Description

As the first 5-star quality cruise to explore both Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay, Orchid Classic remains a timeless inspiration thanks to its classic Indochine architecture combined with all-wooden interiors. Consisting of 14 spacious suites with balconies and private baths overlooking the gulf, an outdoor jacuzzi on sundeck, Orchid Classic with 5-star services guarantees clients an extraordinary experience in discovering the mysterious beauty of the bays.

Orchid Classic Cruise still preserves its elegant colour and sweet fragrance to attract travellers to enjoy an amazing journey with us.

  • Orchid Classic Cruise
  • Launched 2016
  • 14 cabins
  • Wooden
  • Halong and Lan Ha Bay
  • Vietnam

Orchid Classic Cruise's Facilities

  • 24-hour Security
  • Boutique Library
  • Observatory
  • Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Spa & Beauty
  • Tender for sightseeing

Cruise Itineraries

09:10 Our guests will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal – Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City.
11h30: Arriving to our Orchid Cruise’s lounge, here you will be welcomed by our lovely cruise members to do check-in procedures.
12:15 Transfer by tender to the main Orchid Cruise.
12:30 We welcome our guests onboard, here passengers can enjoy our special home-made welcome drink. Guests will be seated in our restaurant to receive their cruise briefing & safety instructions.
We start cruising and exploring Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
13:00 Enjoy lunch at our tables which offer a view to the amazing limestone karst formations, rising out of the sea.
15:00 Orchid Cruise enters a less populated area at Tra Bau – Lan Ha Bay. Enjoy a nice relaxing swim in the green emerald water and have kayaking activities here.
17:00 Returning to Orchid Cruise, you may join a Vietnamese traditional cooking class with some insights of Vietnamese dining culture. Our chef and staff will instruct you in making traditional dishes of Vietnam. Option: – Onboard Enjoy the Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1) at the bar while watching the view of the bay at sunset. – Massage service available. Please book with our Cruise Manager directly
19:30 Sumptuous Dinner is served. Experience a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting – take the time to enjoy our delicious local food prepared and served to you by our lovely caterers.
21:00 Try your hand-skill at squid fishing or watch a movie in the restaurant. Relax on the top deck & have a drink. Watch the calm and soothing landscape of the bay at night.
23:00 Overnight on board. End of Day One program
06:15 Why not rise up early in the morning to witness he bay at its very best time to participate in our Taichi class?
6:45 Upon completing breakfast, we continue our journey and head out to explore the bay further.
07:45 Orchid Cruise will visit Sang Toi Cave, where you can experience the cave through kayaking activities or on a bamboo boat. Dark and Bright (also known as Day and Night) grotto is not only known for the stunning limestone structure at every turn but also for the interesting natural habitat.
09:30 Orchid Cruise welcomes you back on board and it is time for checking out
09:45 Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch in our restaurant
10:30 Join the last Tea Ceremony with our crew team before departure! Learn how to make, drink Vietnamese tea and understand how Vietnamese tea has been of influence to Vietnam’s culture.
11:30 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.
09:10 Our guests will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal – Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City.
11h30: Arriving to our Orchid Cruise’s lounge, here you will be welcomed by our lovely cruise members to do check-in procedures.
12:15 Transfer by tender to the main Orchid Cruise.
12:30 We welcome our guests onboard, here passengers can enjoy our special home-made welcome drink. Guests will be seated in our restaurant to receive their cruise briefing & safety instructions.
We start cruising and exploring Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
13:00 Enjoy lunch at our tables which offer a view to the amazing limestone karst formations, rising out of the sea.
15:00 Orchid Cruise enters a less populated area at Tra Bau – Lan Ha Bay. Enjoy a nice relaxing swim in the green emerald water and have kayaking activities here.
17:00 Returning to Orchid Cruise, you may join a Vietnamese traditional cooking class with some insights of Vietnamese dining culture. Our chef and staff will instruct you in making traditional dishes of Vietnam. Option: – Onboard Enjoy the Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1) at the bar while watching the view of the bay at sunset. – Massage service available. Please book with our Cruise Manager directly
19:30 Sumptuous Dinner is served. Experience a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting – take the time to enjoy our delicious local food prepared and served to you by our lovely caterers.
21:00 Try your hand-skill at squid fishing or watch a movie in the restaurant. Relax on the top deck & have a drink. Watch the calm and soothing landscape of the bay at night.
23:00 Overnight on board. End of Day One program
06:15 The day starts early with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. A light breakfast is served in the restaurant with morning view of the bay’s landscape, then we continue our journey.
08:00 Taking Orchid Cruise to visit Viet Hai village – the authenticity, originality and uniqueness of this village will undoubtedly leave an unforgettable impression on your adventure.
Optional: Bicycles and electric car service is available free of charge.
12:30 Back to visit Lan Ha Bay. Lunch is served on our Day boat.
14:30 Swimming at Ba Trai Dao area (Three Peaches beach) and enjoy the beautiful scenery with clear blue sea and fine white sand.
17:30 Back to the main boat where you can join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes (different dishes from the previous day). Option: – Onboard Enjoy the Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1) at the bar while watching the view of the bay at sunset. – Massage service available. Please book with our Cruise Manager directly
19:30 Deluxe Dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our chef & wonderful catering staff onboard.
21:30 Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand-skill at night squid fishing or watch a movie in the restaurant.
23:00 Overnight on board. End of Day Two program.
06:15 Why not rise up early in the morning to witness he bay at its very best time to participate in our Taichi class?
6:45 Upon completing breakfast, we continue our journey and head out to explore the bay further.
07:45 Orchid Cruise will visit Sang Toi Cave, where you can experience the cave through kayaking activities or on a bamboo boat. Dark and Bright (also known as Day and Night) grotto is not only known for the stunning limestone structure at every turn but also for the interesting natural habitat.
09:30 Orchid Cruise welcomes you back on board and it is time for checking out 09:45 Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch in our restaurant
10:30 Join the last Tea Ceremony with our crew team before departure! Learn how to make, drink Vietnamese tea and understand how Vietnamese tea has been of influence to Vietnam’s culture.
11:30 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

Important note*

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASING ON ACTUAL SITUATION.
  • For overnight registration, we will need passport information (Full name, sex, Nationality, passport number, date of birth) of passengers at least four weeks prior to cruise date.
  • Transfers from/to Hanoi to/from Halong bay is not included.

Cabins & Rates

Cabintype Rates
(US$/person)

Orchid Classic Cruise
  • 45sqm
  • Upper deck
  • Double
  • Max 2 persons


Contact us for price

Orchid Classic Cruise
  • 72sqm
  • Upper deck
  • Double/2 Single beds
  • Max 4 persons

Orchid Classic Cruise
  • 36sqm
  • Upper deck
  • Double/Twn
  • Max 2 persons

Athena Luxury Cruise
  • 36sqm
  • Main deck
  • Double/Twn
  • Max 2 persons

Orchid Classic Cruise
  • 72sqm
  • Main deck
  • Triple (1king size bed+ 2 single beds)
  • Max 4 persons

Note*: The price shows in the calendar is proposed rate for 2 day package in low season. Please book the cruise or contact us with your departure date and group size. We will check and send the best price then.

Booking Policy

  • Full meals onboard
  • Luxury cabin with A/C
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin
  • English speaking tour guide on boat
  • Kayaking, Cooking class, Tai chi exercise, Swimming (if the weather permits), Movies, Squid fishing, Music entertainment, satellite TV
  • Morning Tai Chi onboard
  • Sightseeing entrance fees.
  • Sharing luxuxy van transfer 02 ways Hanoi- Halong-Hanoi
  • 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

Cancellation by Customer
For cancellations of bookings, the following charges will apply:

  • More than 15 days before arrival: Free of charge.
  • Within 7 days to 15 days before arrival: 30% of total tour price..
  • Within 3 days to 7 days before starting time: 50% of total tour price.
  • Within 72 hours before starting time: 100% of total tour price.

Free of charge for babies (0 – 3 years old)
Children from 4 to under 8 years old: 75% of adult rate
Child from 9 years must pay the full adult rate

Amenities

  • Air-conditioner
  • Bath Tub - Roomtype
  • Cabinet
  • Free Wifi - Public area
  • Hair Dryer
  • Non Smoking Rooms
  • Private Balcony - All rooms
  • Private Balcony - Roomtype
  • Private Bathroom
  • Safety box
  • Seating Area
  • Shower
  • Tea & coffee facility
  • Toiletries
  • TV

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