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Hermes Cruise 2 Days 1 Night
Lot 20 | Tuan Chau Port, Halong City, Quang Ninh
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Hermes Cruise 2 Days 1 Night

Lot 20 | Tuan Chau Port, Halong City, Quang Ninh
9.6Excellent - 81 reviews
Launched in 2022
18 Cabins
Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay
BestPrice Travel
Cruise-Lines: Hermes Cruise

Highlight Services & Facilities

  • Bar
  • Jacuzzi
  • Pool
  • Spa & Massage
  • Private Balcony
Why choose Hermes Cruise?
  • One of the newest luxury Halong Bay cruises offering professional services

  • 02 outdoor swimming pools: a public one and a private one in the President Rooms

  • Spacious cabins (28 - 64m2) with a large private balcony and bathtub

  • Unique itinerary to visit both Halong and Lan Ha Bay on 3d2n cruise

Cabin & Rates

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Junior Suite

Junior Suite

2 pax
28.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Senior Suite

Senior Suite

2 pax
30.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Junior Family Connecting

Junior Family Connecting

4 pax
56.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Senior Family Connecting

Senior Family Connecting

4 pax
60.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Royal Suite Terrace

Royal Suite Terrace

2 pax
47.0 m2
Double
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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President Room

President Room

2 pax
64.0 m2
Double
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Booking Policy
Price Includes
  • Welcome drinks with warm/cold tissues
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing fees
  • Full furnished deluxe en-suite cabin with A/C, hot water
  • Experience English speaking guide
  • All meals on board
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Tai Chi session
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing equipment, movie, exciting games
  • Fruits and local green tea in the sunset party
  • 02 bottles of mineral water in cabin
  • On board insurance
  • VAT tax
Price Excludes
  • Airfares, transfers to and from Ha Long Bay
  • Visa arrangements
  • Beauty spa and massage services
  • Other beverages, tips and personal expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned
Cancellation Policy
  • More than 21 days before check-in: FREE of charge
  • From 11 to 20 days before check-in: 30% of total rates
  • From 7 to 10 days before check-in: 50% of total rates
  • Less than 7 days before check-in & 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
  • Children from 5 - 10: Stay with parent 75% adult rate. Extra bed : 75% adult rate
  • Children under 05: Stay with parent FOC
  • Only one (01) child under 5 years old sharing room with two (02) adults is allowed for FOC per cabin

Cruise Itineraries

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2 days
3 days
Day 1: Hanoi - Tuan Chau Port - Luon Cave - Titop Island
Day 2: Halong Bay - Sung Sot Cave - Hanoi
Last update 15:17 Thursday 01 Feb 2024

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

About Hermes Cruise

Hermes Cruise is a luxurious newly built cruise in 2023, unique to its two outdoor swimming pools that very few 5-star cruises in Halong Bay have.

Indulge in delectable dishes and pamper yourself with professional massage services and a bar experience onboard.

Facilities & Deck Plan

Besides the reception area at the stern, the first deck includes 8 Junior Suites, consisting of 4 double/twin, 2 Triple, and 2 Family Connecting with 28m2 and 56m2 capacities respectively.

On the second deck, there are 10 opulent staterooms, ranging from 36 to 64m2, including 4 Senior Suites, 2 Senior Connecting, 1 Family Senior Suite, 1 Triple Senior, 2 Royal Suite Terrace, and 2 President Suites (with a shared outdoor jacuzzi).

Hermes Cruise Deckplan deck 2 and Deck 1

The third deck hosts a large restaurant space. Additionally, there are a spa room and a galley at the stern of the ship. At the front of the ship is the captain's cockpit.

The top deck has a wide sundeck area with an open layout and an outdoor bar with a 360-degree view of Ha Long Bay's magnificent landscape. The indoor bar opens 24/24 while the outdoor bar opens from 17:00 to 24:00.

Hermes has specially designed an outdoor music stage on it to organize events. Passengers can also take a dip in the cool water in the outdoor jacuzzi pool in front of the bar.

Hermes Cruise Deckplan Sundeck And Deck 3

Continue scrolling to discover the exceptional amenities offered on Hermes Cruise, one of the finest 5-star cruises in Halong Bay. Find out what awaits you for a truly luxurious and relaxing experience on board.

Jacuzzi Pool

The sundeck has 600 m2 of floor space and offers a large jacuzzi pool with a capacity of 10 people, allowing you to indulge in ultimate relaxation while taking in the beautiful surroundings.

Jacuzzi Pool In Front Of Outdoor Bar

Airy outdoor jacuzzi and Hermes Bar

Restaurant

Located on the 3rd deck, the restaurant can accommodate around 100 guests with open kitchen space to offer the best culinary experience. In the restaurant, we serve many types of dishes, from Asian to European styles, by a 5-star chef.

Hermes Grand Restaurant

A luxury dining space designed in royal style

Spa Room

After a long day of exhausting exploration of Halong Bay's breathtaking environment, visitors may unwind in the massage area and spa. We have two massage tables, so let’s spend time enjoying the wonderful experience with your partner.

Grand Spa With High End Amenities

Ocean-view relaxing spa and massage room

Service & Activities

During the 2-day-1-night cruise, visitors will follow a schedule with the classic Halong Bay routes to explore Luon Cave - Titov Island - Sung Sot Cave. The 3-day-2-night trip will add Lan Ha Bay to an excursion of Dark & Bright Cave - Ba Trai Dao Beach - Me Cung Cave.

Regardless of which tour you choose, you are sure to have an unforgettable adventure with a lot of interesting activities on this family overnight cruise.

Kayak in Luon Cave

Kayaking around the serene area of Luon Cave will be a unique experience in the afternoon on Day 1. You’ll have around 1 hour to paddle in the gorgeous limestone mountains and islands.

Explore Titop Island

On Day 1, you also have the option to embark on a mountain hike to enjoy a panoramic view of Halong Bay or take a refreshing swim in the cool waters.

Discover Sung Sot Cave

The last day of the itinerary will give you the chance to visit Sung Sot Cave for about an hour. Here, you can listen to the legends and myths of the caves and immerse yourself in natural biodiversity.

Visit Dark & Bright Cave

Kayaking in the Dark and Bright Cave for 1.5 hours will be the highlight activity on the second day of the 3D2N itinerary. Capturing gorgeous photos or learning stories about the cave adds fascination to your experience.

Swim at Ba Trai Dao

On the 3-day itinerary, guests can enjoy a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters of Ba Trai Dao in Lan Ha Bay. Life vests are provided, allowing for a safe and leisurely swim in the calm sea.

Sightsee Me Cung Cave

Also a pros of the 2-night cruise, you can explore mesmerizing rock formations and take a boat ride through its narrow passages to admire the natural beauty. Don't forget your camera!

Spa & massage services

Experience ultimate relaxation on board with a variety of professional treatments available, including body therapy and foot reflexology. Sessions range from 30 to 60 minutes, with prices ranging from US $25 to $45 per service.

Food & Drink

With Hermes Cruise, you will fully enjoy lavish meals on board. The menu has a wide range of cuisine, from European to Asian, and is different for each meal, so you won't have to worry about repeating dishes.

The meal time is 6:30 - 6:45 for breakfast, 9:45 - 10:30 for brunch, 13:00 - 13:30 for lunch, and 19:30 - 21:00 for dinner.

Sumptuous Dishes

Delicious dishes on the luxury Hermes cruise

NOTE: If you have any requirements about food or have special dietary needs, please let us know before the journey starts so we can prepare suitable meals for you.

Transportation

The transfer service is available for guests to get from Hanoi Old Quarter/Airport to the cruise port. For an additional fee, you can opt for a shared shuttle bus or private car.

Equipped with top-of-the-line amenities such as spacious seats, a massage system, charging ports, air conditioning, and water bottles, every aspect of your journey is carefully designed to provide a truly fulfilling experience from start to finish.

Departing from Hanoi

The bus will pick you up at No. 7 Nghi Tam Street around 7:40 or 8:00 or at the Hanoi Opera House. You will then be transported to Tuan Chau Port in Halong City.

Departing from Tuan Chau Port

If you are making your way to the cruise, it is necessary to arrive at No. 20 Tuan Chau Island before 11:30. From there, you will be transferred to the cruise.

Waiting Lounge At Tuan Chau Port

Waiting lounge at Tuan Chau Port

Reviews

BestPrice's Reviews: 9.6/10

Facilities and Amenities: 9.8/10

Pros

  • The cabins are spacious and comfortable, providing plenty of room to stretch out and relax after a day of activities and exploration.
  • The sundeck area is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the view, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape and a peaceful atmosphere to unwind in.
  • The boat is clean and well-maintained, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience for all passengers.

Cons

  • While the boat offers Wi-Fi connectivity, the connection can be weak and unreliable at times.
  • The fitness center is small and limited, with only a few pieces of equipment available for use.

Highlight Facilities And Amenities

 

Food and Drinks: 9.7/10

Pros

  • The meals are well-prepared and delicious, with a good variety of options.
  • The bar offers a great selection of drinks.
  • The staff is attentive and accommodating.

Cons

  • The breakfast buffet could have more options.
  • The prices for food and drinks are higher than expected.

Delicious Food And Drinks

 

Activities and Itinerary: 9.5/10

Pros

  • The itinerary includes a well-planned mix of activities and sightseeing. Guests will have ample opportunities to explore the local culture and history, while also enjoying some leisure time.
  • The kayaking excursion is a definite highlight for many guests, offering a chance to experience the natural wonders of the area up close and personal.
  • The tour guides are more than just knowledgeable and friendly - they are passionate about the region and eager to share their insights and expertise with guests.

Cons

  • The schedule can feel rushed at times.
  • The night squid fishing excursion can be underwhelming.

Interesting Activities

 

Services: 9.5/10

Pros

  • Upon arriving at the port, the check-in process is smooth and efficient, allowing for stress-free embarkation.
  • The staff, who are always happy to lend a hand or offer a recommendation, are not only helpful but also incredibly friendly, creating a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere on board.
  • The boat provides a complimentary shuttle service to and from Hanoi, making it easy to explore the city without the hassle of arranging transportation.

Cons

  • The laundry service is expensive.
  • The boat can get crowded, especially during peak season.

When you choose to travel with Hermes, you not only get to witness the breathtaking natural beauty of Ha Long Bay but also partake in unique activities and experiences that are exclusive to Hermes Cruises. Allow BestPrice Travel to be your guide as you embark on a journey to explore the stunning Ha Long Bay!

 

Hermes Cruise on TripAdvisor

  • Number of reviews: 576
  • Excellent: 564/576 reviews

Ranked #5 of 267 Outdoor Activities in Halong Bay, Hermes Cruise on TripAdvisor has received a majority of positive feedback about its great hospitality, luxury experience, and the entire staff, from the restaurant manager and cruise manager to the tour guide.

In contrast, a few are complaining about the high price and the quality of the rooms. However, these reviews are in the minority, and the overall impression of the cruise is overwhelmingly excellent.

Hermes Cruise On TripAdvisor

Hermes Cruise reviews on TripAdvisor

If you're planning a trip to Halong Bay and are looking for a luxury and memorable experience, the Hermes Cruise is worth considering.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

Based on 79 customer's reviews

9.6
Excellent
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  • Cruise quality 9.7
  • Food/Drink 9.5
  • Cabin quality 9.5
  • Staff quality 9.6
  • Enter/act 9.5
9.2
Excellent - Ms.Kelly C
United States United States
21/05/2024
Outstanding service

Lam, our tour guide on the Hermes Cruise, was excellent! Knowledgeable and took care of everyone!! Fun!! The Hermes cruise was fantastic; everything ran well. There were many moving components to ensure everyone was where they needed to be! Great outings!! I enjoyed it!!

9.1
Excellent - Adrian R
Australia Australia
15/05/2024
Simply fantastic!

A great experience in a gorgeous setting. We thoroughly liked this cruise and participated in all of its activities. The personnel was fantastic, extremely polite, and inviting. A big thank you to Mr Lam, who was the best tour guide. He was both informed and funny. Henry was a very pleasant person who… More

9.3
Excellent - Mr.Atsushi M
Japan Japan
09/05/2024
Memorable

Hermes Cruises offers excellent service, with beautiful and comfortable hardware facilities and a friendly service staff. I had a great time on the trip and hope to return soon.
Mr. Lam's enthusiasm and energy, in particular, piqued the tourists' interest and made the trip even more enjoyable for me.… More

9.6
Excellent - Mr.KWOK
Hong Kong Hong Kong
25/04/2024
Amazing time aboard Hermes Cruise

We went on a 2-day, 1-night Hermes Cruise that was organized by Best Travel. Janet, our amazing staff member, made our magical journey. In addition to picking us up, the staff at our hotel assisted with moving our luggage.
There are just 18 rooms on the large, cozy ship, providing optimal comfort for all passengers.
For us, taking a kayak ride is the most beautiful hour.
Strongly recommended.

Pool On Sundeck
Sundeck Bar
Halong Bay Scenic
Visit By Small Boat
9.4
Excellent - Juliet K
Argentina Argentina
18/04/2024
Wonderful time on the Hermes Cruise!

Great experience on the Hermes Cruise! Tommy, our tour manager, was wonderful! Jack of all trades: led the culinary demo, guided us through the sights, took photos for everyone, answered all of our concerns, and made sure everyone's requirements were met. The suits were quite comfortable, and the trips we took were both enjoyable and well-organized!

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Questions & Answers (12)

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16/05/2024

In the cruise , what currency should I use. As for the massage can I know the price ?

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16/05/2024

You can use both Vietnam Dong (prefered) or US Dollar onboard. About the massage service, usually it ranges from $25 - $45. 

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05/03/2024

Hi, Can you please confirm how much shuttle buss will cost to pick us up in Hanoi? I read previously that the shuffle buss was free, but now I am reading it’s $25 per person? Can you please clarify this ? If it free if pickup is at hanoi Old Quarter or meeting point near Hanoi Opera House, or hotel? Thanks

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05/03/2024

Hi! The free shuttle bus (from Hanoi Old Quarter) is a limited time promotion, only apply for booking before 15 March 2024 with departure date from 1 Jan 2024 to 31 Mar 2024. If your booking isn't fit with the above condition, the shuttle bus is 25$/person.

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02/02/2024

Does the president room come with a private jacuzzi on the front of the boat or is it shared with another room/couple? Thank you

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02/02/2024
@Lilia Boerner:

Hi! The jacuzzi is shared between 2 president rooms.

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01/10/2023

Does the price include being picked up and returned from Hanoi and what time fo we get back to Hanoi as we have a flight booked at 1600hr. Thank you

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02/10/2023
@Stephen Hargreaves:

The price is seperated cabin price and transfer so that you can make decision on your own. For the flight depart at 16:00 am you will need a private transfer to go direct to the airport, the price will depend how many person will go

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31/07/2023

Hi, Does the President room share the outdoor jacuzzi with the other president room? There seems to be 2 president rooms but only one outdoor jacuzzi?

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31/07/2023

Yes the Jacuzzi shared by 2 President room.

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