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Orchid Cruises - 2D1N - Itinerary


Day 01: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay

Orchid Cruise, Halong Bay
Orchid Cruise, Halong Bay
  • 08:30: After breakfast at your hotel, you will be taken on a journey as a luxurious van whisks you away from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. You will have the chance to rest or marvel at the picturesque Red River Delta landscape on your way to Ha Long Bay.

  • 11:30: Arrive at Lot 32 - Tuan Chau Marina and undergo hassle-free check-in procedures in the welcoming lounge. Enjoy special tea offerings as a warm introduction.

  • 12:15: Board the Orchid Cruises via a tender boat. Receive a warm welcome with refreshing drinks. Gather at the restaurant for a cruise briefing and safety instructions.

  • 13:00: Savor a delightful lunch while cruising through the enchanting Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay, recognized as one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.

  • 14:15: You will be informed about the journey to Trung Trang cave on Cat Ba Island, nestled amidst the Kim Giao forest within Cat Ba National Park. Explore the 300-meter-long cave adorned with awe-inspiring stalactites shaped by nature over 2000 years.

  • 17:00: Orchid Cruises ventures into the serene Tra Bau area in Lan Ha Bay. Take a refreshing swim in the emerald-green waters.

  • 18:00: Do not miss out on joining a cooking demonstration on board and relish Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1) at the bar while soaking in the bay's sunset views. Optional massage services are available - just simply book with our Cruise Manager.

  • 19:15: Indulge in a fusion dinner featuring the freshest ingredients, served in an elegant setting with a blend of French neoclassical style and traditional oriental touches.

  • 21:00: As night falls, appreciate the bay's beauty from the sundeck bar or the restaurant. Try your hand at squid fishing, enjoy a movie, or engage in chess and card games. Spend the night on board.

Inclusions: Lunch & Dinner

Day 02: Ha Long Bay– Hanoi

Orchid Cruise, Halong Bay
Halong Bay tours, Orchid Cruise
  • 06:30: Awaken your senses with a tai chi session on the sundeck, immersing yourself in the serene beauty of the bay. Early risers can catch the dawn from 5:30 to 6:00, depending on the season - consult sailors for guidance.

  • 07:00: Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the restaurant as the cruise continues.

  • 07:45: Participate in kayaking activities in the Ao Ech area, uncovering the hidden charm of Ha Long - Lan Ha Bay.

  • 08:30: Rejoin Orchid Cruises and proceed with the check-out process.

  • 10:00: Delight in a sumptuous brunch at the restaurant while cruising back.

  • 11:30: Disembark Orchid Cruises at Tuan Chau Marina, bid farewell, and conclude your memorable cruise.

  • 14:30: Return to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the journey.

Inclusions: Breakfast & Brunch



  • Luxury room and facilities as ordered.

  • All onboard meals as mentioned in the itinerary.

  • Kayaking, cooking demonstration, Tai chi session, swimming in the sea (if the weather permits), movies, squid fishing, music entertainment.

  • English-speaking tour guide and onboard service fee.

  • Welcoming drink, two bottles of water in the cabin.

  • Onboard insurance, sightseeing fees, and value added tax.

  • Hanoi - Ha Long transportation (the luxury van is available to be booked).

  • Massage treatment (available to be booked in advance).

  • Personal expenses and services not included in the service include.

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We spent 3 weeks in 3 different countries and our guides were knowledgeable and had expert knowledge of our surroundings

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