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Orchid Cruise 2 days

Hanoi - Halong Bay - Ba Trai Dao Islet - Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba Island - Trung Trang Cave - Frog Lake
9.3 Excellent Based on 47 reviews
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Overview

Joining the two days trip on Orchid Cruise, you will earn unforgettable experiences and memories while enjoying modest comforts provided by friendly staffs and the bay’s natural beauty. It’s the time for you to experience a night amidst the emerald waters and islands of Lan Ha Bay including interesting activities such as kayaking, fishing, exploring less-traveled areas of the bay, getting closer to the life in fishing villages, swimming, tai-chi exercising, cooking class... Let’s get on board with us!

Orchid Map
2 days / 1 night
Group tour
Departure: Daily from Hanoi Old Quarter
Daily from Hanoi Old Quarter
Suitable: Family with children, Honeymoon couple

Highlights

  • Only 2 hours on a brand new highway from Hanoi to Hai Phong city - Very fast & comfortable.
  • Explore an unique and less touristy route in Lan Ha Bay - Off the beaten track!
  • Enjoy super fun activities likes a lesson on how to fish using nets, kayak around the bay, and take a boat to explore caves.
  • Stay in luxury amenities with a comfortable bed and big private balcony.
  • Enjoy a wide sundeck offers a ton of light & incredible views.

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Suite Balcony

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

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

45.0 m2
Double
Private Balcony
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Family Suite Balcony

72.0 m2
Double/Twin
Private Balcony
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Family Premium Suite

72.0 m2
Double/Twin
Private Balcony
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Meals

1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Brunch, 1 Dinner

Transportation

Shuttle Bus

Accommodation

Orchid Cruise (1 night)

Price Includes

  • VAT
  • English speaking tour guide on boat
  • Luxury Cruise through Halong bay – Lan Ha Bay ( apply for 2 days 1 night) and Bai Tu Long Bay ( apply for 3 days 2 nights)
  • All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries, ( 02 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast) for 2 days 1 night, ( 03 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfast) for 3 days 2 nights
  • Kayaking, Cooking class, Tai chi exercise, Bamboo boat, Swimming (if the weather permits), Fish fishing, Movies, Squid fishing, Music entertainment
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Luxury cabin with A/C
  • Day boat, Exploring Sung Sot cave, Vung Vieng village, kayaking and tour guide for the 2nd day of 3 days/2 nights package
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flowers and fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 15 days prior to check-in: FREE of charge
  • From 15 to 10 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
  • From 9 to 3 days prior to check-in: 75% of total rates
  • Less than 72 hours prior to check-in: 100% of total rates
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates

Cancellation due to bad weather

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 applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults on mattress.
  • Children from 05 - 12: Stay with parent 75% adult rate.
  • 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

Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Orchid Cruise
Day 2: Halong Bay - Hanoi

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short 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.

Customer Reviews

Excellent

9.3

Based on 47 reviews

Traveler rating
  • Cruise quality
    9.5
  • Food/Drink
    9.2
  • Cabin quality
    9.7
  • Staff quality
    9.4
  • Activity
    8.8
Traveler type
  • Mature couples 47
  • Solo travellers 0
  • Family with children 0
  • Groups of friends 0
  • Young couples 0
9.0

Mr.Sam

Australia

2 November, 2018

"fantastic cruise!"

Overall the cruise was fantastic in every way. Friendly staff provided a relaxed atmosphere and enjoyable experience. A must do whilst in Vietnam

9.8

Mr.Andrew Fong

Singapore, Singapore

14 July, 2018

"The cruise was splendid!"

Dining was rated 9 due to the brunch on the last day which seem to be rather normal in comparison to the lavish spread provided during breakfast, lunch and dinner.

8.8

Mr.Hyun Woo Jo

Seoul, Korea, South

5 July, 2018

"well organized"

The trip is well organized and activities are well planned to make a memorable trip. The staff are friendly and helpful.

The constant offer to order non-complimentary drink every meal made me a bit uncomfortable. Dining was a bit disappointing, I wish the cruise served more of Vietnam food than just fusion food with no nationality.

9.8

Mr.David Evans

United Kingdom

3 April, 2018

"excellent cruise!"

The cruise was really excellent – our cabin was fantastic as we were upgraded to one of the suites on the boat. The rest of the cruise was also brilliant – the food was a very good indeed and the boat was newly fitted out to a high standard. The staff were also excellent and couldn’t have been more friendly and helpful. The whole thing was really well organised

9.6

Ms.Genevieve See-Yap

Ororama Supercenter J.R. Borja St. Cagayan de Oro City 9000, Philippines

12 March, 2018

"Everything went smoothly"

We enjoyed our trip very much, we had an excellent room. I think we were upgraded? :) We wish we could have stayed longer. Overall, we liked it a lot, except for the last 2.5 hours from when we had to vacate the room and just stay at restaurant while the crew prepared the boat for the next passengers.… More

10.0

Mr.Peter Milliac

Klosterneuburg, Austria

23 February, 2018

"Excited & had much fun"

the trip was excited and we had much fun. All and everything was very good arranged from pickup, checkin and transport to the hotel. Many tks for yr arrangement and
brgds
Helena and Peter

9.8

Ms.Christine Valiente

Singapore

30 January, 2018

"Excellent Service! Wonderful Halong bay Tour!"

Booked with Best Price Travel for New Year Trip to Halong Bay (Orchid Cruise) for 2 days and 1 night. It was peak season and cruise was fully booked but they managed to find me and my bf a suite! I was assisted by Cindy who was so very accommodating and nice all throughout, from my initial inquiry and… More

10.0

Mr.JUMPEI AKIYAMA

tokyo, Japan

29 January, 2018

"We had a wonderful time throughout this trip. "

We traveled Veitnam for 10 days for the New Year holidays, and we are sure this cruise was one of the best memories for us.The staffs were well-trained and kind through the booking to the end. Accurate advice for booking, punctual picking from the hotel, comfortable car to the port, well-trained and… More

9.4

Mr.Teoh Boon Siang

Selangor, Malaysia

27 January, 2018

"Excellent. But I would rate Orchid cruise 9 marks."

the staff is helpful. the room is nicely kept. The food is nice.

10.0

Ms.Shelley Heeder

FREDERICKSBURG, United States

26 January, 2018

"Excellent service"

Your service was outstanding! Our airport transfer was on time and excellent. We had an amazing time on our Cruise on Halong Bay with Orchard Cruises. Thanks so much for arranging everything for us! We have had a very busy time since then on our previously arranged 3-week tour of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand.

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FAQs

The Prices showed on our system is in USD (United State Dollar), INCLUDED Tax and Service Charge but EXCLUDED Bank Fee. Please check carefully the inclusion and exclusion of services before booking. Included and excluded services will also be listed in our confirmation email.

Important note:

- Price is in United State Dollar (USD)

- Price is based on Double/Twin Occupancy accommodations.

- Price does NOT include surcharges for Bank Fee and other surcharges if any.

Before making a reservation, please check the price of the tour by filling the number of pax, choosing the departure date, and clicking "Check Rates" button in "Check Rates" tab. Click "Book It" button to reserve the accommodation type you prefer for the tour and process to the next step. Please select the optional transfer services or extra services of your choice from the list then click 'Add To Cart' button to navigate to the next step.

Re-check the services you would like to book then click “Submit Booking” ("Send My Inquiry" for Land Tours) to navigate to the final step. At the final step, fill your necessary information in the detail information form.

Please fill correct information, especially the email address and phone number so that we can contact with you to process the booking. Once finish filling the information, click "Submit" button to send the request to us.

Note: An automatic email will be sent to your email address and our salespeople will soon contact you regarding the reservation. In the meantime, you have successfully sent your request to us. Please remember to utilize our “Book Together” feature in reservation process to have more savings.

The booking process is represented through 5 steps below:

Step 1: Check Rates

Fill in the numbers of adults, children and infants of your group, enter your departure date and click 'Check Rates' button, you will see the accommodation prices.

Once you selected an accommodation, click 'Book Nov' button to continue.

Tips: To get more special discounts, please take a look at 'Trip saving for booking together' section where you can check rates and get a discount for booking 02 services at the same time. The discount amount ranges from US$3 to US$60 per room per night (hotel) or per pax (tour).

Step 2: Book Extra Services

This step meets your needs in booking optional services like transfer, visa, kayaking or other interesting activities related to your current booking.

Tips: Don't forget to book hotels, tours together in this step! It's a smart way to get more savings.

Step 3: Submit Booking

Here you can review, add or remove your booking items, complete and submit your booking form.

After your booking is submitted, the system navigates to a 'Thank you page and send you an automatic email listing all the services you requested.

Our travel consultant will get in contact with you within 01 working day to inform about the service availability & payment.

Step 4: Confirm Availability & Deposit

1. Check availability :

After receiving your booking request, our consultant will check the availability of the services. If the services are available, our consultant will send you a payment link for the deposit by email, otherwise we will give you some alternative suggestions.

Notice: our email may go to your spam mailbox, please check your spam mailbox if you don't receive our response in one working day.

2. Deposit:

After receiving the payment link in the email sent from our consultant, please make the deposit as soon as possible to secure your booking. When we receive your deposit payment, our consultant will reserve the services for your booking as following:

If all of the services are reserved successfully, we will send you a Confirmation Email including the deposit invoice and other useful information

If the services are fully booked and are not available, we will inform you and suggest other options. In case you no longer want to book these services, we will refund all of the deposit amount.

Notice: Your booking will NOT be confirmed until we send you the Confirmation email. The remaining balance can be paid later - before departure date. For some urgent bookings or special types of promotion, 100% of the total cost will be required.

Step 5: Final Payment

The full payment must be made before your departure date. The exact deadline will be confirmed by our travel consultant depending on each service you booked.

The remaining balance can be paid by Cash (VND, USD, AUD, EUR) or by credit card. For the customers who're going to stay in Hanoi, we are able to setup a direct meeting to collect the final payment.

Notice: Payment by cash on arrival is only applied for trips starting from Hanoi and the arrival date is before the payment deadline (confirmed by our travel consultant). All currencies are exchanged by local rate.

At the end of booking process, on the "Make a booking" page, you can enter any special requests into the "Special Request" box before submitting your booking. Another easy way is sending us your special request directly by email.
The deposit is required to guarantee your reservation (tours, hotels, transfer, etc.). After receiving your deposit, we're going to reserve the services for you. So the deposit is required to secure your booking. Normally, 30% of total cost will be required for deposit at the booking time. For some urgent cases or special types of promotion, we will require full payment at the booking time. Learn more: how to pay deposit