3 days tour to Halong, Bai Tu Long, Lan Ha bay departing from Dinh Vu port Hai Phong

3 days tour to Halong, Bai Tu Long, Lan Ha bay departing from Dinh Vu port Hai Phong

3 days tour to Halong, Bai Tu Long, Lan Ha bay departing from Dinh Vu port Hai Phong daily departure. This is the unique 5 star cruise cruising through 3 bays: Halong, Bai Tu Long and Lan Ha.

WHY CHOOSE THIS?

  • Less touristy itinerary

  • Unique 5 star cruise departing from Dinh Vu port, Hai Phong

  • Only 1.5 hours transfer from Hanoi, 20mins from Hai Phong city

  • Cruising through 3 bays: Halong, Bai Tu Long, Lan Ha

  • All rooms have balcony

  • Family room for 3,4 persons ready

ITINERARY

DAY 1: HANOI/HAI PHONG – HALONG BAY – LAN HA BAY

Pick up from Hanoi: 10h00, You will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the highway to Dinh Vu Port at around 11h30.
Pick up from  Hai Phong: 11h00, Hai Phong Tours will take you to Dinh Vu port.

You can take special tea at Orchid Cruise’s lounge by warm welcome.
12h00 Transfer by tender to the main cruise. On the way to the main boat, you will have a chance to see Cai Trap canal.
12h15 We welcome our guests onboard the main 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 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. 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 Returning 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.
23h00 End of Day One program

DAY 2: HALONG BAY – BAI TU LONG 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 Bai Tu Long Bay. Lunch served on day boat.
13h30 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).
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 – HANOI

06h00 Enjoy 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.
9h30 Return to cruise for check-out procedures
10h00 Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch
11h35 We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.
12h10 We bid farewell at Dinh Vu port, this is the end of the program.

Drop off in Hanoi:
14h00 You will be back to Hanoi Old Quarter. Noi Bai airport transfer by private car is available on request.

Drop off in Hai Phong:

12h30 You will be in Hai Phong city center or Cat Bi Airport transfer is also available on request.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • English speaking tour guide onboard

  • All meals aboard as mentioned

  • Kayaking

  • Cooking class

  • Tai chi exercise

  • Bamboo boat

  • Swimming



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