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Nostalgia Cruise Halong Bay
Lot 33, Tuan Chau International Marina, Halong, Quang Ninh
9.3Excellent - 33 reviews

Nostalgia Cruise Halong Bay

Lot 33, Tuan Chau International Marina, Halong, Quang Ninh
9.3Excellent - 33 reviews
Launched in 2022
10 Cabins
Cruise-Lines: Nostalgia Cruise

Highlight Services & Facilities

  • Bar
  • Pool
  • Spa & Massage
Why choose Nostalgia Cruise?
  • A luxury cruise with a unique & combination of Indochinese design and Hue features

  • Only 10 aristocratic cabins with higher solitude and more custom-made service

  • Unique royal Vietnamese cuisine and Hue traditional tea after dinner

Cabin & Rates

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Prince & Princess Suite

Prince & Princess Suite

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

Queen Suite

2 pax
30.0 m2
Double/Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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King Suite

King Suite

2 pax
35.0 m2
Double
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Family Prince & Princess Suite

Family Prince & Princess Suite

4 pax
56.0 m2
Double/Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Booking Policy
Price Includes
  • Tax and service fees
  • Sightseeing tickets
  • Welcome drink and fresh fruit in the room
  • English guide on board
  • Luxury amenities on board
  • Comfortable bedroom and two-way air conditioner
  • Meals on board (01 breakfast, 01 lunch, 01 dinner, 01 combination lunch, applicable for the program 2 days 1 night, 02 breakfasts, 02 lunches, 02 dinners, 01 lunch). Combined breakfast (applicable to 3 days 2 nights program)
  • Tea party after dinner
  • Kayaking services, visiting caves.
  • Free wifi (internet connection has limited coverage and is unstable due to moving journey and surrounding mountains)
  • Cooking class, swimming (weather permitting) tea party, local wine tasting
  • Tai Chi early in the morning on the train
  • Squid fishing and watching movies at night
  • Insurance on board
Price Excludes
  • Bus round trip HN-HL-HN (Book in next step)
  • Air tickets, transportation and hotels
  • Vietnam Visa
  • Massage service
  • Drinks
  • TIP and personal expenses of guests
  • Other services not mentioned in the included room rate.
  • Surcharge for ticket increase in 2023 (if any)
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
  • The rate for children is applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults on a mattress.
  • Children from 05 - 11: Stay with parent 75% adult rate. Not Apply for Family Terrace Suite & Family Premium Terrace Suite
  • Children under 05: Stay with parent FOC
  • Only one (01) child under 4 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 Harbour - Trung Trang Cave
Day 2: Lan Ha Bay - Ao Ech Area - Hanoi
Last update 16:36 Monday 27 Nov 2023

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

About Nostalgia Cruise

Scheduled to launch in late 2022, Nostalgia promises to be one of the first 5-star cruises with the best itinerary to Cat Ba Island with Indochinese design combined with Hue Dynasty features, the first-ever architecture of worldwide cruises.

This cruise offers 10 private cabins with 3 room categories: King, Queen, Prince & Princess Suite, spreading out on 2 decks. Besides, you can immerse yourself in the jacuzzi pool with a spectacular view of the emerald ocean.

Nostalgia Cruise assuredly brings passengers the unique experience of the hidden poetic beauty of Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island. Why don’t you pack your luggage and discover the hidden poetic beauty of the world right now?

Facilities & Deck Plan

The 5-star Nostalgia Cruise has 03 decks with 10 luxury cabins that promise to bring you lavish accommodations on board:

  • The first deck: Mainly includes cabins - 05 Prince & Princess Suites, and a reception area where you check in before the trip.
  • The second deck: Is split into 02 parts - 05 suites (Queen Suite & King Suite) and a spacious restaurant for eating tasty food on board.
  • The top deck (Sundeck): An ideal place to sunbathe and enjoy the stunning views from the bay. Moreover, there is a beautiful swimming pool with a jacuzzi for guests to relax.

Luxury Nostalgia Fact Sheet

Luxury Nostalgia Fact Sheet

If you seek serenity, peace, and purity in the beauty of Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay, Nostalgia Cruise is a perfect option. The cruise provides a 5-star standard service with elite and professional cruise staff

Luxury restaurant & bar: The cruise includes a spacious & airy restaurant having a maximum capacity of up to 35 people with panoramic ocean views.

Spacious sundeck: A wonderful place to sunbathe and enjoy fresh air from Lan Ha Bay

Modern swimming pool with jacuzzi: Located at the bow of the boat, the open-air pool will bring you comfortable relaxation on board with a magnificent view of the bay

Beauty Spa Services & Massage: You can relax and enjoy the professional service on the cruise with skillful staff

Medical assistant: Medical services are offered for guests to guarantee their health.

NOTE: Please book the massage service with the Cruise Manager directly.

Luxury swimming pool and sundeck

Luxury swimming pool and sundeck

Service & Activities

Staying on the cruise on a 3 days 2 nights itinerary, you will be taken to explore the stunning beauty of the bay. Enjoy the luxury experience at your own pace, with various choices to kayak, ride a boat, go swimming, or even enjoy a Tai Chi class:

  • Go swimming: Enjoy green emerald and cool water by swimming in the less populated Tra Bau area.
  • Traditional cooking class: You will be instructed in the making of some Vietnam dishes by the professional cruise chef.
  • Night squid fishing: Join in interesting squid fishing at night to try your luck and enjoy the fresh night air of the bay.
  • Tai Chi session: Start an early day onboard with a Tai Chi class on the sundeck to strengthen your health.
  • Go cycling: Take the bicycle trip along the Viet Hai village path and go through rain forests and dark tunnels.
  • Go kayaking: Enjoy kayaking in the Ao Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay.
Food & Drink

Choosing to spend your time on the cruise, you will have the opportunity to enjoy traditional Vietnamese cuisine combined with Hue cuisine with the freshest ingredients. All dishes are decorated beautifully with high-class style, and top chefs in Vietnam design the menu on the cruise.

  • 2 days 1 night tour: 01 lunch, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast, 01 brunch, and a welcome drink
  • 3 day 2 nights tour: 02 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfasts, 01 brunch, and a welcome drink

Note: Other beverages served upon request, such as wine, cocktails, beer,… will be charged separately.

Luxurious Fusion Cuisine

Luxurious Fusion Cuisine

Transportation

You can arrive at Tuan Chau Port by a private car service with a driver or a shuttle bus. Please contact the booking agent if you want to book transportation.

  • Transport from Hanoi: You will be picked up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter around 8:00 - 08:30, and take the new highway to Tuan Chau - Ferry Terminal - Halong City.
  • Transport from cruise port: After arriving at the pier, you will be welcome to embark on the cruise at around 12:00.
Reviews

Cruise: 9.8/10

(+) Pros

  • Unique & impressive design with Hue royal style

(-) Cons

  • Not fitted to huge group travelers due to the small capacity
  • More suitable for guests who love traditional Eastern design

Cabin: 9.6/10

(+) Pros

  • All suites have private balconies
  • Wooden materials are used, bringing a cozy & luxurious stay on board
  • Deluxe design with Eastern-style decorations

(-) Cons

  • Not suitable for visitors who prefer modern-style cruise
  • The King suite is not too spacious (30m2)

Facilities: 9.8/10

(+) Pros

  • The engine area is designed separately to avoid fuel smell
  • Elegant design inside with a combination of traditional & modern style
  • Comfortable 4-season swimming pool for 12-15 people
  • Luxury restaurant with 3 glass sides for stunning bay views

(-) Cons

  • No kid club & golf course on board
  • Massage services aren't included in the price

Food: 9.6/10

(+) Pros

  • Both Vietnamese traditional and European food (60% Hue royal cuisine)
  • Free tea party after dinner with mung bean pastry & Hue traditional tea

(-) Cons

  • Other beverages served upon request will be charged individually

Services: 9.4/10

(+) Pros

  • Friendly & professional staff
  • Medical assistant services are available

Activities: 9.6/10

(+) Pros

  • Interesting itinerary with various activities
  • Visit the must-see attractions of Lan Ha Bay
  • There are 02 available itineraries: 2 days 1 night & 3 days 2 nights journey

(-) Cons

  • Common routes may cause crowds in peak season

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

Based on 31 customer's reviews

9.3
Excellent
Traveler rating
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Score breakdown
  • Cruise quality 9.4
  • Food/Drink 9.1
  • Cabin quality 9.1
  • Staff quality 9.4
  • Enter/act 9.4
9.4
Excellent - Jim Gr
Canada Canada
06/06/2024
Nostalgic...it truly was

The cruise was fantastic, with a lovely crew handling all our requirements.
As a large family, we had particular food needs, and they took great care of us.
Mr. Kent was great, hilarious, and engaging throughout our meals.
I highly recommend them if you want to enjoy Halong Bay.

9.0
Excellent - Melissa
Singapore Singapore
09/05/2024

Our experience on the cruise was absolutely amazing. The staff members were delightful and went above and beyond to accommodate our dietary needs. It was the perfect way to unwind after our long journey through Vietnam.

9.6
Excellent - Ms.ANGELA
United States United States
23/04/2024
Great experience

We had an incredible trip to Halong Bay by booking a 2-day 1-night cruise through BestPrice Travel, which also included transfers. Janet, who handled our arrangements, deserves special recognition for her outstanding coordination. She kept us well-informed about pick-up timings and promptly addressed all our inquiries. Thanks to her amazing work, our overall experience was truly unforgettable.

9.2
Excellent - Ms. Jenny
Australia Australia
10/04/2024

We initially booked a tour to Ha Long Bay but later needed to make changes to opt for another cruise. Janet from Best Price Travel demonstrated exceptional flexibility and quickly facilitated the necessary adjustments, including arranging a refund and confirming the new booking. The trip itself was… More

8.8
Very good - Philip Plow
Australia Australia
04/04/2024

The wonders of nature, including the sea and mountains, are truly awe-inspiring. During my journey, I had the pleasure of experiencing the fabulous food on board the ship. The entire staff and crew were not only incredibly friendly but also exceedingly helpful, ensuring that every aspect of my trip… More

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Questions & Answers (13)

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04/10/2023

Hello! We are 6 people and want to book a 3 days 2 nights cruise in Ha Long Bay. From 26th of December Maybe 3 double suites? Can you reserve that for us if possible? And we also need private transport from the old quarter

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05/10/2023
@Rosie:

Till now the room still available and but because the time you travel is chrismast time so the room will full very quick

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10/08/2023

Could you please clarify what specific activities most visitors are keen on while staying on Nostalgia Cruise?

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10/08/2023
@Delia:

They will do many activities like do kayaking, swimming and cave discover

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02/08/2023

I have some questions: - Is it possible to have twin beds in all of the rooms? - - Is the cruise able to accommodate dietary restrictions? - Some of us may fly from Hanoi's Noi Bai International airport the same day that we disembark. Around what time can we expect to reach the airport?

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02/08/2023
@Varun:

Thank for your reply, for your question please find answer:

  1. There are 9 TWIN rooms at Nostalgia and 1 double room so I think it good for your group.
  2. Yes boat can accommodate every special diet requirement.
  3. If you flight out same day of cruise you should book flight later than 17:00 for domestic and 18:00 for international because you can get to airport at 15:00.
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14/07/2023

Does the cruise have jacuzzi bathtub?

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14/07/2023
@Alexis:

Yes the cruise have a public jacuzzi bathtub

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23/06/2023

My wife has been expecting for six months. Could she come along on the tour? If so, is a King Suite cabin available for August 7th?

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24/06/2023
@Kim Bin:

Till now the room is still available but you have to be quick as the room will be full very fast

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