Aimed to provide the most luxurious and comfortable experiences with a full view of Hanoi and Halong Bay to worldwide travelers, the splendor package of Apricot Hotel Hanoi & Orchid Cruise promisingly brings you amazing discovery of nature and culture in various ways: kayaking in Lan Ha Bay, visiting cave, biking and intereact with locals in Viet Hai villages, joining cooking demostration session on cruise, attending Taichi class while watching sunrise on sundeck, etc. The combo also gives you a chance to explore local street foods and local people's lives when coming back to Hanoi through a Free Foodie Tour (tasting Bun Cha, Vietnam salad, Egg coffee...) that you should never miss out.
Relaxing stay in the luxury boutique Apricot Hotel the night before cruising
Enjoying the natural beauty of Halong Bay on the new and well-decorated Orchid Cruise
Only 2 hours driving from the Old Quarter to Orchid Cruise
Kayaking and swimming in Bai Trai Dao area and Ba Ham Lake
Discovering the “off the beaten track” Lan Ha Bay on the second day
Cycling in Viet Hai Village in the midst of jungles on Cat Ba island whilst seeing the local people's lives
Visiting the amazing Dark and Bright Cave by bamboo boat
Exploring Vietnamese authentic local street food in the Old Quarter with our knowledgeable private guide
|Day 1||Hanoi||Hanoi Arrival, Explore the Old Quarter and enjoy the old town at your...|
|Day 2||Hanoi, Hai Phong, Lan Ha bay, Ba Trai Dao islets (Three Peaches islets)||Driving to Dinh Vu Port (Hai Phong), get on board and enjoy the...||B, L, D|
|Day 3||Halong Bay, Viet Hai village, Ba Ham Lake||Start a fresh new day with Tai Chi class, transferred to Viet Hai...||B, L, D|
|Day 4||Halong Bay, Dark and Bright Cave, Hai Phong, Hanoi||Tai Chi class in early morning, visit Dark and Bright Cave, get back...||B, L|
Hanoi Arrival, Explore the Old Quarter and enjoy the old town at your own leisure, Relax in Hotel De l'Opera Hanoi prior to cruising
Welcome you to Hanoi, the heart of Vietnam which is considered as a blend between the traditional and the modern beauties.
On your departure day, our driver will be ready at International Noi Bai Airport, holding a name board with your name on it, welcoming and then transferring you to Apricot Hotel to check-in.
You will have the rest of your day to explore Hanoi and relax at the luxury hotel before cruising.
Hanoi,Hai Phong,Lan Ha bay,Ba Trai Dao islets (Three Peaches islets)
Driving to Dinh Vu Port (Hai Phong), get on board and enjoy the cruise's staff warm greetings, welcome drinks, have luch, kayaking and swimming in Bai Trai Dao Area, impressive traditional cooking class, enjoy night activities
9:45 - 10:00 AM: You will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take
the highway to Dinh Vu Port, Haiphong where we arrive at around 11h30.
You can take special tea at Orchid Cruise’s lounge by warm welcome.
12h00 PM: Transfer by tender to the ORCHID CRUISE. On the way to the main boat, you will have a chance to see Cai Trap canal.
12h15 PM: We welcome our guests on board 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 PM: 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.
15:00 PM: 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.
17h30 PM: Returning ORCHID CRUISE, you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. On board 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)
19:30 PM: 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 PM: 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 PM: End of Day One program.
Halong Bay,Viet Hai village,Ba Ham Lake
Start a fresh new day with Tai Chi class, transferred to Viet Hai village for cycling, free kayaking and swimming in Ba Ham Lake
06h00 AM: 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.
8:30 AM: 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 Bai Tu Long Bay. Lunch served on day boat.
13:30 PM: 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).
16:00 PM: 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.
19:30 PM: 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
21:30 PM: 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).
23:00 PM: End of Day Three program.
Halong Bay,Dark and Bright Cave,Hai Phong,Hanoi
Tai Chi class in early morning, visit Dark and Bright Cave, get back to the cruise, have brunch and drive back to Hanoi
06h00 AM: 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.
09h30 AM: Visitors then return ORCHID CRUISE for check-out procedures.
10h00 AM: Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch.
11h35 AM: We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.
12h10 PM: We bid farewell at Dinh Vu port, this is the end of the program.
14h00 PM: Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip.
17:00 PM: Our guide will come and take you to explore the street food in the Old Quarter and see the daily lives of local people. This tour helps you discover the ancient Hanoi old quarter throught tasting its authentic local street food From Nom (Vietnamese salad with beef), Pho (Beef noodle), Bun Cha (Vietnamese grilled pork with vemicelli) and end up with Ca Phe Trung - a blend of coffee and egg whites, folded with sugar. Seasonal Mixed Fruits is an option for who don’t “dare” to give Egg coffee a shot.
18:30 PM: The tour ends! Get back to your hotel by yourselves.
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