Orchid Classic Cruise 3 days / 2 nights

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As the first 5-star quality cruise to explore both Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay, Orchid Classic remains a timeless inspiration thanks to its classic Indochine architecture combined with all-wooden interiors. Consisting of 14 spacious suites with balconies and private baths overlooking the gulf, an outdoor jacuzzi on sundeck, Orchid Classic with 5-star services guarantees clients an extraordinary experience in discovering the mysterious beauty of the bays.


This new luxury boat features 14 cabins:
• 8 balcony suites on 1st deck
• 4 premium suites on 2nd deck
• 2 Orchid exclusive suites on 2nd deck with private terrace

All air-conditioned cabins include a private balcony that open up to views, seating area fitted with a satellite TV and a minibar, en-suite bathrooms with bathtub, hairdryer and free toiletries. Free wifi is provided throughout the property.

Cabin Size Bed Max occupancy
Balcony Suite 36 m2 Twin/Double 2 adults + 1 (extra bed)
Family Suite 72 m2 Twin/Double 4 adults + 2 (extra bed)
Premium Suite 36 m2 Twin/Double 2 adults + 1 (extra bed)
Family Premium Suite 72 m2 Twin/Double 4 adults + 2 (extra bed)
Orchid Exclusive Suite 45 m2 Double 2 adults + 1 (extra bed)
Room amenities
  • Balcony
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Free bottled water
  • Refrigerator
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers



Luxury van picks you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta on the way to Ha Long Bay.


Arriving at Tuan Chau Marina, have check-in procedures at the waiting lounge.


Transfer to Orchid Cruises by a tender boat. Welcome our guests onboard, where passengers can enjoy our special homemade welcome drink. Guests will be seated in our restaurant to receive their cruise briefing & safety instructions.


Passenger will be taking lunch while cruising Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.


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 cave located in Trung Trang Valley, which is 15km away from the northwest of Cat Ba town. The cave is 300m long through the mountain, possessing a mysterious beauty due to the geological tectonics in million years along with many historical vestiges. The cave has many stalactites with different shapes that stimulate human imagination and amaze visitors.


Orchid Cruises enter an open, sparsely populated area at Tra Bau – Lan Ha Bay. Please enjoy a nice swim in the green emerald water here.


Being back onboard you may join a cooking demonstration, enjoy the Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1) at the bar while watching the view of the bay at sunset
Option: Massage service available. Please book with our Cruise Manager directly.


Savor a fusion dinner made with the freshest ingredients in a sophisticated space with elegant French neoclassical style and traditional oriental touches.


It’s time to admire the beauty of the night on the bay, our bar on sundeck and in the restaurant welcome you. You may want to try your luck with squid fishing or watch a movie in the restaurant, we also have chess and cards for you.


Overnight on board.




The day starts early onboard with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck.


Breakfast is served in the restaurant with a morning view of our bay’s landscape, then we continue our journey.


Transfer to day boat to visit Viet Hai village. You will take the bicycle trip along the village path and go through rain 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 will be served on day boat.


Visit Ba Trai Dao (Three peach islets), this peaceful body of water has beautiful scenery, making it the perfect place for scenic kayaking or relaxing on a sandy beach.


Return to Orchid Cruises. Guests may join a cooking class, take a swim at the untouched area, or enjoy the Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1) at the bar while watching the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin.



Fusion 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.



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)



End of Day Two programs.





It is a perfect time to refresh and indulge yourself in the peaceful beauty of the bay with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. If you want to hunt for dawn, get up from 5:30 to 6:00 depending on the season, and consult our sailors.


We will have breakfast at the restaurant while continuing the cruise.


Kayaking activities in the Ao Ech area are held to discover the hidden charm of Ha Long – Lan Ha Bay.


Orchid Cruises welcomes you back on board and it is time for checking out.


Enjoy a delightful brunch at our restaurant while cruising back.


Disembark Orchid Cruises at Tuan Chau Marina, say best wishes, and end your cruise with us.


Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip.


Price & Inclusion

PRICE (VND per person):

+ From 1st May to 30th September 2024:

  2 pax 3 pax 4 pax Single Supplement
Suite Balcony 8,210,000  7,720,000  N/A +5,590,000
Premium Suite 9,150,000 8,590,000  N/A +6,520,000
Exclusive Suite 11,780,000 10,990,000  N/A +9,020,000
Fam Suite  N/A 10,070,000 8,400,000  N/A
Fam Premium Balcony  N/A 11,310,000 9,340,000  N/A

+ From 1st October to 30th April 2025:

  2 pax 3 pax 4 pax Single Supplement
Suite Balcony 9,990,000 9,380,000 N/A +6,680,000
Premium Suite 11,170,000 10,470,000 N/A +7,850,000
Exclusive Suite 14,400,000 13,530,000 N/A +11,600,000
Fam Suite  N/A 12,310,000 10,230,000 N/A
Fam Premium Balcony  N/A 13,870,000 11,400,000 N/A


Price Includes
  • Taxes and service charges
  • English speaking tour guide on boat
  • All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries
  • Kayaking, Cooking class, Tai chi exercise, Swimming (if the weather permits), Movies watching, Squid fishing, Music entertainment, Satellite TV
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Luxury cabin with A/C
  • Day boat for exploring Ba Ham Lake, Viet Hai village, kayaking and tour guide for the 2nd day of 3 day-2 night package
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottles of mineral water in each cabin
Price Excludes
  • Luxury mini van Hanoi- Haiphong- Hanoi (VND900,000 per person)
  • Airfare, visa arrangements
  • Beauty Spa Services & Massage
  • Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above
Cancellation policy
  1. Services are cancelled by the clients
  • In case the clients for any reasons cancel the trip, the following fees should be paid:
    • More than 45 days prior to check-in No cancellation charge
    • From 45 to 10 days prior to check-in 50% of total price
    • 10 days prior to check-in or No-show 100% of total price

      2. Services are cancelled by Orchid Cruises

  • According to the Ha Long Bay Management Board final decision, the cruise trip could be postponed, shortened or cancelled due to unexpected bad weather, including storm/ typhoon (summer), cyclone, thunder storm, foggy days (winter), monsoon (winter)… In this case, clients will be refunded the total sum of booked services. Should there are any rising services during that time, clients will pay basing on the actual amount.
Children policy
  • One child under 5 years stays free of charge using existing beds.
  • One child from 5 to 12 years is charged 75 % of the adult cost when using existing beds.
  • One older child or adult is charged 40 % of the room stay per night in an extra bed.
Peak Season Surcharge
Surcharge VND1,000,000 per person on:     
  • Lunar New Year: 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th February 2024
  • Christmas’ Eve: 24th December
  • New Year’s Eve: 31st December
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Couple Traveller

We did the 3 day/2 night cruise through EHG Travel for our Honeymoon and we were lucky enough to have been upgraded to the best cabin on the boat!

First, the transfers from our hotel to the boat was very comfortable, luxury van with AC and wifi. Then once we got to the waiting lounge, we were divided into groups, we were on Orchid cruise #2.

The boat’s beautiful! Our room is just amazing! We have breath taking views, it is so unreal! The food’s great too! We had the best meal 5 courses (lunch and dinner) and they even gave us a surprise during our dinner on our last night for all the couples on their honeymoon. Also we enjoyed the 2 happy hours each day!! Everyone got along well and had so much fun on this cruise!

A lot of fun activities to do too! We did a tour at the Cat Ba cave, Kayaking, Bamboo boat tour, swimming, Tai chi class and cooking class. Definitely do all the activities if you can!

From the time we got to the boat til the end of our trip, we received an excellent service from all the staff and shout out to our host/manager Alan! They were very friendly, helpful and attentive! They remember everyone’s names, pretty impressive! Sunny, Tony and Phantom and everyone is just the best!

This has been an amazing, unforgettable experience for us and we will definitely go back and do it again and bring family/friends with us! Thank you for all the staff for making our stay so special! Mahalo!


Shane C

Couple Traveller

We didn’t really know what to expect on our 3 day 2 night cruise. I always feel a little apprehensive in such situations. There was no need. From our arrival in the waiting lounge until arriving back at the jetty everything was organised to perfection. Information about the cruise is in the website so I won’t repeat it. We were given a very informative arrival briefing by the cruise manager Mr Hugo and from then on all went entirely as advertised. We were regularly updated on the itinerary but this was never more than necessary. The cabin was great. Food plentiful and of a very good standard. The dining room well furnished and bright with large widows giving views of stunning scenery. The staff were amazing, courteous, friendly and efficient. All food is inclusive but beverages are extra. The bill is settled at the end of the trip. After 3 days my account was correct to the penny and not at all unreasonable.

Mr Hugo and his wonderful team have my thanks for looking after us so well.

I definitely recommend this cruise. I think the two night cruise is preferable but that is subjective.



Couple Traveller

I can’t even begin to explain our stay at orchid cruise, the room we had was amazing we had the circle bed room, oh my the views from the bed etc unreal. We were fortunate enough to go Ha Long Bay on a clear day and night so the views of sunset and sunrise were sensational. Most beautiful place I’ve ever experienced in my life. The service was spectacular the staff really do make such an effort to make the service as personal as possible, remembering your name etc. We were on orchid cruise 3 and the staff that stood out to us was the assistant manager that did the cave tour I think her name was Tang(not entirely sure how to spell, sorry!), John and Andy! Amazing service

The activities was really good too! Visiting a cave on cat ba island, kayaking was amazing aswell, didn’t do a cooking class as we already did one in Hoi An but everyone else seemed to enjoy it.

The food in the evening was unreal, we had the lamb with rosemary sauce and fish with mushroom sauce with truffle in, WOW; they asked if I wanted seconds for lamb I couldn’t say no!

This has been the first time I have been on a cruise and it won’t be the last now! Although I have set the bar high for going on cruises after experiencing this one.


Jana V

Couple Traveller

We took the two nights that I recommend,one night I think is two short. We had an amazing experience! The boat is beutifull and comfortable. Room is amazing. And stuff is very nice!



Couple Traveller

After much consideration we opted for the 2 night, 3 day cruise with the Orchid line
and were so glad we did. The boat is beautiful, our room was huge with a small private balcony, and the staff was extraordinarily nice and accommodating. We really felt their mission was to make us as happy as possible with every detail. The boat is small enough to encourage interacting with all the other guests, but not so small that you wished you had more privacy. After 1 night we would have said we had an interesting and beautiful day floating in the bay with some activities, but after 2 nights it was by far the richer experience being able to spend the extra time biking, swimming at the beach, and getting to know our fellow travelers better. We didn’t see garbage and didn’t feel it was overly crowded!

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