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Seaplane from Hanoi + Orchid Cruise Package 3 Days
Lot 32, Tuan Chau International Marina, Halong City
9.5Excellent - 240 reviews

  • Free Hanoi Food Tour. Value $29/pax
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Seaplane from Hanoi + Orchid Cruise Package 3 Days

Lot 32, Tuan Chau International Marina, Halong City
9.5Excellent - 240 reviews
Launched in 2016
14 Cabins
Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba Island
Cruise-Lines: Orchid Classic Cruise

Highlight Services & Facilities

  • Bar
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa & Massage
  • Tai Chi
  • Cooking Class
  • Private Balcony
Why choose Orchid Classic Cruise?
  • Best boutique luxury cruise to Lan Ha Bay

  • Beautiful jacuzzi pool on sundeck

  • All cabins have large private balcony & bathtubs

Cabin & Rates

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Suite Balcony Most popular

Suite Balcony

2 pax
36.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Premium Suite Balcony

Premium Suite Balcony

2 pax
36.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Orchid Exclusive Suite

Orchid Exclusive Suite

2 pax
45.0 m2
Double
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Booking Policy
Price Includes
  • 01-way seaplane transport from Hanoi airport to Halong bay (45-minute flight plus 15-minute scenic tour over the bay).
  • 01-way transfer from Hanoi centre to Hanoi airport by private car.
  • 01-way transfer from Halong back to Hanoi by private car.
  • 02 nights cruise on board the Orchid Cruise
  • 02 lunches, 02 dinners & 02 breakfasts on board
  • Regular tea and juice (watermelon, carrot, cucumber, passion fruit) and drinking water during the breakfast; regular tea & coffee during the cruise.
  • Discount 20% spa services for book 7 days in advance
  • All entrance fees as program
  • 01 bottle of mineral water per person per day on bus and in room
Price Excludes
  • Airfares (international and domestic)
  • Beverages or tips
  • Visas arrangements.
  • Beauty spa services.
  • Additional transfer required due to any emergency situation
  • All others services not clearly mentioned in the inclusion list.
Cancellation Policy
  • More than 15 days prior to check-in: 10% of total rates
  • From 14 to 4 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
  • Less than 4 days prior to check-in: 100% of total rates
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates

If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:

  • Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
  • During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.
  • The trip be cut down from 2 nights to 1 night, tourists will be charged a 2 days/1 night trip, plus other used services, the rest will be refunded.
  • The final cost will be confirmed by your consultant via email. In all cases, please contact us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!
Children Policy
  • For Cruise:
  • Free of charge for one child below the age of 5 years traveling with two adults. Extra child below 6 is charged at US$ 120 / child/ stay. Part A cannot guarantee the availability of a cot.
  • Children from 5 to 11 years of age sharing a cabin with two adults on one bed are charged as child rate, limited to one child per cabin only.
  • Two children below 11 years sharing a private cabin are charged at 75% of the full cabin rate. Child from the age of 12 must occupy a separate cabin and pay the full cabin rate.
  • For Seaplane:
  • - From 2 - 5 years old & up (private seat occupied): 100% Adult Fare (surcharge +421 USD)

Cruise Itineraries

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2 days
3 days
Seaplane + Cruise
Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay Seaplane - Lan Ha Bay - Trung Trang Cave
Day 2: Cat Ba Island - Lan Ha Bay - Viet Hai Village
Day 3: Ao Ech Area - Tuan Chau Cruise Port - Hanoi
Last update 08:58 Wednesday 31 Jan 2024

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • Please kindly provide us your passport information at least 01 week before the cruise date.
  • If you have any specific food request (vegetarian, allergic, non-seafood, etc.), feel free to let us know so we can serve your demands with the best.

About Orchid Classic Cruise

Orchid Classic Cruise is a premier 5-star overnight junk boat, takes you through Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island. This junk seamlessly blends a strong steel exterior with a traditional wooden interior, incorporating timeless Asian elements.

Facilities & Deck Plan

Orchid Cruise has 3 decks with a diversity of facilities that satisfy you on your onboard time.

The first deck features two types of rooms: 04 Family Suites (or 08 Suite Balcony Cabins). Towards the front of the ship, you'll find the crew's cockpit, while the stern houses the reception area and spa & massage room.

The second deck is where an outdoor bar, an indoor restaurant, and a jacuzzi are located. Furthermore, there are 04 Premium Suites (or 02 Family Premium Suites) and 02 Exclusive Suites (located at the stern) with spaces of 36m2 and 45m.

All suite rooms offer a 180-degree view terrace, and a quieter environment separate from the other standard rooms. all perfect for luxury enthusiasts. 

The sundeck deck provides ample outdoor space for guests to relax and sunbathe comfortably.

 

Orchid Deck Plan

Orchid deck plan

Orchid Classic is renowned for its state-of-the-art facilities, featuring modern furnishings and advanced amenities that ensure passengers receive exceptional service.

Restaurant

Located on the second deck, the 35-seat restaurant, which is furnished fully wooden, makes the ambiance romantic. The food pick-up area is designed specifically for a row and specializes in serving buffets.

Outdoor Jacuzzi

At the bow of the boat, a round jacuzzi with 8-10 guests capacity, located on the second deck gives you a refreshing atmosphere and stunning views over the bay.

Relish on Jacuzzi therapy

Relish on jacuzzi therapy

Spa

A private spa area is arranged on the first deck for 2 guests each time, which supports professional wellness massage, exhilarating body therapy, facial care, and foot care.

Service & Activities

On the 2-day-1-night cruise, guests will embark on a planned itinerary to discover Cat Ba Island, including the exploration of Ao Ech and Trung Trang Cave. The 3-day-2-night trip extends the journey to Viet Hai Village and Ba Trai Dao Beach.

Explore Trung Trang Cave

A mysterious beauty due to the geological tectonics in million years along with many historical vestiges in Cat Ba National Park will be the highlight activity on Day 1 afternoon.

Kayak in Ao Ech Area

Take part in exhilarating kayaking activities in the secluded Ao Ech area on the morning of Day 2, designed to unveil the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay.

Swim in Ba Trai Dao

Take a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters on Day 2 of the 3-day itinerary. Let’s take the fresh water releasing all your stress immediately!

Cycle in Viet Hai Village

Another attraction of the 3-day-2-night tour is Viet Hai Village, where an energetic cycling adventure awaits. This off-the-beaten-path experience takes you through diverse and picturesque biking routes, showcasing coastal mountains and lush tropical greenery.

Cycling along winding village road

Cycling along a winding road on Cat Ba Island

Vietnamese cooking class

As part of the itinerary, guests can also participate in a Vietnamese cooking class after the sunset party. Learn the art of preparing fresh spring rolls, combining aromatic herbs, fish sauce, and other ingredients for a delightful culinary experience.

Spa and massage

  • Price: US $25 - $55
  • Duration: 30 - 90 minutes/ session

Immerse yourself in the expertise of skilled Vietnamese masseuses who have mastered age-old techniques. Indulge in a range of premium spa treatments, including body care, facial skincare, and head-back-shoulder treatments, all held to the highest 5-star standards.

Food & Drink

The skilled chefs aboard Orchid Cruise strive to deliver the finest flavors by preparing a remarkable selection of Vietnamese and international cuisine. The serving time is usually 7:00 for breakfast, 10:00 for brunch, 12:00 - 13:00 for lunch, and 19:15 for dinner.

The cruise manager will personally address and meticulously note down any special requests from guests, ensuring that they are communicated effectively to the kitchen.

Tasty eastern and western cuisine

Tasty Eastern and Western cuisine

Drinks

Complimentary two bottles of mineral water per day will be provided for beverages. Any additional drinks will be charged separately based on the prices listed on the bar menu.

  • Alcohol: From US $38/ bottle & US $8/ shot
  • Soft drink: From US $5.5/ item
  • Cocktail: From US $7.5/ glass

We provide a wide range of beverage options to cater to your taste preferences. Our extensive menu includes a diverse selection of choices, such as house wines, premium wines, champagne, red wines, and a variety of spirits, all designed to enhance your enjoyment onboard.

NOTE: The rate could be adjustable at times, you should contact us for the up-to-date price on the cruise.

A diverse array of refreshing non-alcoholic beverages is waiting for you to try. This includes a delightful selection of fresh fruit juices, smoothies, mocktails, sparkling water, Vietnamese and Western coffee, tea, and other soft drinks.

Transportation

Departing from Hanoi

The bus will conveniently collect you from your hotel in the Hanoi Old Quarter between 8:00 and 8:30. You will then be comfortably transported to Tuan Chau Port in Halong City by a 9 - 16-seat limousine.

Departing from Tuan Chau Port

If you are arranging your transportation, it is important to arrive at the designated waiting station (No. 32, Block 2, Tuan Chau International Port) for Orchid Cruise around 11:30.

By approximately 12:00, all guests will be transferred to the cruise via tender for a seamless embarkation process.

Orchid waiting lounge at Tuan Chau Harbor

Orchid waiting lounge at Tuan Chau Harbor

Reviews

BestPrice's Review: 9.6/10

Following a 2-day-1-night inspection trip, I wholeheartedly endorse Orchid Cruise to anyone searching for a remarkable luxurious cruise experience. With its exceptional service from a dedicated and attentive staff, this 5-star ship provides a top-tier experience that caters to seniors, families, and couples alike.

 

Facilities & Amenities: 9.6/10

The cruise line continuously updates its 5-star offerings with fully equipped amenities and stylishly designed cabins. My Suite Balcony showcases modern decor and provides a spacious cabin size of 36m2, ideal for couples. However, it may be slightly tight for a family of three.

Pros

  • The best combination of elegance and simplicity I have ever seen
  • The elegant wooden furnishings, exquisite black-and-white photographs, and subtle details make it a perfect place to take pictures
  • Only 14 well-appointed cabins for an overnight cruise are suitable for guests seeking tranquility.
  • The roomy cabins feature exquisite decorations, including exotic wood and contemporary furnishings, several spaces, suitable for various passenger preferences.

Cons

  • A limited number of staterooms and a large public area for mingling
  • The cabins were relatively clean but worn down and showing their age

 

Food & Drinks: 9.5/10

Orchid Cruise is well-suited for a wide range of guests due to its diverse culinary offerings, ranging from vegan options to international dishes. However, the food is of a standard quality without any standout specialties.

Pros

  • The dining area offers delicious food and stunning interior views
  • American, Vietnamese, and Asian, and grill/BBQ meals are offered at the buffet and à la carte
  • The sundeck's sunset party offers an excellent opportunity for guests to mingle and sip cocktails

Cons

  • The food needs a significant upgrade both in quality and local cuisine

 

Activities: 9.7/10

I thought the 2-day itinerary was well-designed to enjoy Lan Ha Bay with moderate exploration as visiting one cave and spending time kayaking in a place. 

Pros

  • Under the time experience on the Orchid Cruise, I think the moment I kayaked in the Ao Ech Area was amazing due to the magnificence of nature and easily put my feet up
  • Exciting trips to Trung Trang cave and a variety of water activities both onboard and offshore brought me breathtaking scenery

Cons

  • Time kayaking in Ao Ech was only around 45 minutes, which was quiet short for everyone

 

Services: 10/10

During the entire trip, the restaurant's enthusiastic and highly trained staff provided us with exceptional service and support, ensuring our utmost satisfaction in every activity. Furthermore, the spa service on board was wonderful because of how professional skills the staff were. 

Pros

  • The cruise places a strong emphasis on providing expert service and top-notch hospitality to its passengers. 
  • In addition to a range of exciting events, guests can relax and enjoy a variety of high-quality facilities onboard.
  • Great spa service with friendly and careful staff.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

Based on 238 customer's reviews

9.5
Excellent
Traveler rating
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Score breakdown
  • Cruise quality 9.7
  • Food/Drink 9.4
  • Cabin quality 9.7
  • Staff quality 9.6
  • Enter/act 9.2
9.0
Excellent - Joelle Rocher
19/02/2024

Hello Rosie, just wanted to let you know that everything is great. The room, bathroom, and the boat itself are all beautiful. Wishing you a lovely evening.

9.0
Excellent - Sentell
10/02/2024

The staff on board Orchid Cruise was exceptional, providing great service throughout our journey. Lyly and Jerry, in particular, delivered excellent service that exceeded our expectations. We would love to return for another trip next year.

8.8
Very good - David Te
10/02/2024

Jane displayed great efficiency and responsiveness in her communication. Whenever I required an immediate answer, I reached out to her via What's App, and she promptly assisted me.

9.2
Excellent - Ms.Shelley
05/02/2024

We had a fantastic time! We thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of it. The cabin was both clean and spacious, offering fabulous views from our room. The food exceeded our expectations and was truly outstanding. We had a great time partaking in the water activities and indulging in the spa treatments. Additionally,… More

9.2
Excellent - Jocelyne
02/02/2024
2 days/ 1 night Orchid cruise Halong Bay

We made a reservation for the 2-day, 1-night Halong cruise with Orchid through Best Price Travel. Unfortunately, we encountered issues with the booking process on the website, and it abruptly canceled during payment. We were skeptical and considered booking the trip through another website, suspecting… More

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Questions & Answers (84)

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19/02/2024

Can I book a one-way hotel transfer from a hotel in Hanoi and then book a different one way hotel transfer at end of cruise to hotel in Nihn Bihn??

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20/02/2024
@laurie schroeder:

Yes you can choose that option in the booking step.

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13/02/2024

Is wifi available on board?

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14/02/2024
@Magdalena:

Yes it is

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11/02/2024

Can you buy drinks during the day at the bar , can I bring some of my own snacks ?

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11/02/2024
@Janette Mcgregor:

You can buy drink at bar, for snack it is not allow to bring on boat.

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07/02/2024

I am a solo traveler to Vietnam Ha Long Bay Area in about 10 days. The price shown ex) $175/pax apply to solo travelers as well? Is there option to share a room or will be given a private room?

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07/02/2024

If you stay 1 alone you need to pay single surcharge. we don't sell sharing room between 2 different customer.

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05/02/2024

Hi if I book 3 day 2 nights What time is the check in the first day and what time we would be back the third day?

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05/02/2024
@Diana Varon:

Check in time about noon & check out boat at 11:30 - 11:00 (at the pier) 

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