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

09h10 You will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal – Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City where we arrive at around 11h30. The passengers have a chance to experience on longest and newest bridge inSouth East Asia area. You can take special tea at Orchid Cruise’s lounge by warm welcome.
12h15 Transfer by tender to
theORCHID CRUISE.
12h30 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.
13h00 ORCHID
CRUISE proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have International Buffet Lunch while passing via the islets of Con Vit area. 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 Gia Luan area where is belong to Cat Ba National Park
14h15 We progress to Trung Trang cave by our bus on Cat Ba island which is located in the middle of Cat Ba National Park with Kim Giao forest around the cave.
Trung Trang Valley is the largest valley on Cat Ba Island. The valley covers an area of approximately 300 hectares, has a depth of 10m to 30m and is around 15km in the middle of Cat Ba National Park. Trung Trang Cave measures 300m lengthwise through the mountains. The cave was carved by nature for more than 2000 years. The cave has many stalactites that take on various shapes that will awe and inspire visitors to use their imagination.
17h00 Orchid Cruise gets in the less populated area at Tra Bau where is located in Lan Ha Bay. You will enjoy the green emerald and cool water by swimming
17h45 Returning ORCHID
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 Sumptuous Candlelight Deluxe Dinner Set Menu 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 One program

DAY 2: HALONG BAY – HANOI

06h15 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 the breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out to explore the bay in the area where Ao Ech is situated.
7h45 You enjoy on your own for kayaking at Ao
Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay
9h30 Orchid Cruise welcomes you back on board and it is time for checking out
10h00 Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch
10h30 Tea Ceremony is served at the restaurant. You will learn how to enjoy Vietnamese tea and Vietnamese cultural at this ceremony. Joining Tea Ceremony with 
our crews team and have great fun with us!
 
11h35 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.
14h00 Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip
 
 

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

09h10  You will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal – Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City where we arrive at around 11h30. The passengers have a chance to experience on longest and newest bridge inSouth East Asia area. You can take special tea at Orchid Cruise’s lounge by a warm welcome.
12h15 Transfer by tender to the ORCHID CRUISE.
12h30  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.
13h00  ORCHID CRUISE proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have International Buffet Lunch while passing via the islets of Con Vit area. 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 - ThoiQuyt area - Coc Ngoi islet - through Gia Luan area where is belong to Cat Ba National Park
14h15  We progress to Trung Trang cave by our bus on Cat Ba island which is located in the middle of Cat Ba National Park with Kim Giao forest around the cave.
Trung Trang Valley is the largest valley on Cat Ba Island. The valley covers an area of approximately 300 hectares, has a depth of 10m to 30m and is around 15km in the middle of Cat Ba National Park. Trung Trang Cave measures 300m lengthwise through the mountains. The cave was carved by nature for more than 2000 years. The cave has many stalactites that take on various shapes that will awe and inspire visitors to use their imagination.
17h00  Orchid Cruise gets in the less populated area at Tra Bau where is located in Lan Ha Bay. You will enjoy the green emerald and cool water by swimming
17h45  Returning ORCHID 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  Sumptuous Candlelight Deluxe Dinner Set Menu 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 One program

DAY 2: LAN HA BAY

6h15    The day starts early onboard ORCHIDCRUISE with Tai Chi session on the sundeck.
The breakfast is served in the dining roomwithmorning view of bay’s landscape, then continue our journey.
8h30    Transfer to Orchid Day Boat to visit Viet Hai village. You will take the bicycle trip along the village path and go throughrain 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 Lan Ha Bay. Lunch servedonday boat.
13h30  Visiting Lan Ha Bay, taking a free breeze atarea with the path less visited. You will use your imagination to name any beautiful islands in Lan Ha Bay or get the interesting introduction of our professional tour guide on Orchid Day Boat
15h00  Return to ORCHID CRUISE. Enjoying swimmingat the untouched area.  Then, 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

06h15 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 the breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out to explore the bay in the area where Ao Ech is situated.
7h45    You enjoy on your own to kayak at AoEch area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay
9h30    Orchid Cruise welcomes you back on board and it is time for checking out
10h00  Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch
10h30  Tea Ceremony is served at the restaurant. You will learn how to enjoy Vietnamese tea and Vietnamese cultural at this ceremony. Joining Tea Ceremony with ourcrews team and have great fun with us!
11h35  We return to thequay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.
            We bid farewell at GOT ferry, this is the end of the program.
14h00  Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip

INCLUDED

• English speaking tour guide on the boat
• All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries, 
• Kayaking, Cooking class, Tai chi exercise, Swimming (if the weather permits, Movies, Squid fishing, Music entertainment, Satellite TV, Local wine experience, Tea ceremony
• Sightseeing entrance fees
• Luxury cabin with A/C
• Day boat for exploring Viet Hai village and tour guide for the 2nd day of 3 days/2nights package
• Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottles of mineral water in each cabin

 EXCLUDED

• Airfare, visa arrangements
• Beauty Spa Services & Massage
• Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
• All other services not clearly mentioned above
• Luxury mini van sharing Hanoi- Got ferry, Haiphong- Hanoi 


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