- 07:45 - 08:30: Transfer to Hanoi airport and get on the seaplane and take a spectacular flight over Halong Bay for 15 minutes.

Flight schedule time:

Summer flight (1 April - 30 September): HAI601 09:00 10:00

Winter flight (1 October - 1 May): HAI601 10:00 11:00

- Arrive at the Orchid check-in counter, and wait until check-in time

- 11.30: Check-in at the cruise center, relax and prepare for your once-in-a-lifetime experience.

- Have lunch in restaurant while cruising Halong Bay 


- Discover beautiful limestones and learn Vietnamese history in Trung Trang Cave.

Optional: Sunbathing on board, traditional massage (chargeable) or swimming around the platform in Dark and Bright caves

- Orchid Cruises enters a less populated area at Tra Bau – Lan Ha Bay, where you can swim in the green, emerald water.

- Take part in a traditional cooking demonstration on sundeck (or in the restaurant depends on the weather ) while sailing back to the overnight mooring area

- Watching sunset while enjoy a drink on the sundeck during Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1)


- Set menu dinner is served in the restaurant

- Take in the quiet and relaxing landscape of the bay at night. Try your hand at squid fishing or unwind with a movie in the café.

- Overnight on board

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Orchid Cruise
Activities: - Swim or sunbathe in Tra Bau

- Cooking demonstration, Happy Hour

- Squid fishing, night movies, massage services


- After enjoying some morning tea/coffee, begin your day with a Tai Chi class on the sundeck.

- Transfer to the Orchid day boat to visit Viet Hai Village

- Witnessing the spectacular beauty of Cat Ba rainforest and dark tunnels while cycling through the village (electric car service provided)

- Visit an antique house for a deeper look at local life.

- Get back on the main boat and have lunch


- Kayaking in Lan Ha Bay and enjoy the stunning scenery or relaxing on the sand

- Return to Orchid Cruises for some chef-prepared Tapas. Enjoy the spectacular sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin while sipping refreshing cocktails at the cruise top-deck bar during Happy Hour.


- Enjoy dinner with great local cuisine in a cozy, romantic atmosphere.

- It's time to enjoy the beauty of the bay at night; our sundeck bar and restaurant are always open for requests. You may also go squid fishing or watch a movie in the restaurant, which also has chess and cards available.

- Overnight on board

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Orchid Cruises
Activities: - Tai Chi session

- Cycling through Viet Hai village

- Kayaking in Lan Ha Bay, Happy Hour

- Squid fishing, watching movie, etc


- Start the day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck or simply relax and take in the breathtaking sights of Halong Bay on the Orchid.

- Breakfast is served on board

- Kayaking to Ao Ech Area and explore  this hidden attraction

- 8.30: Return to Orchid Cruises and check out

- While cruising back, have a delicious brunch at our restaurant

- 11.30: Join a Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony before you disembark in Tuan Chau port.


- 16.30: Arrival at Hanoi Old Quarter. Ends trip.

Meals: Breakfast, Brunch
Accommodation: NA
Activities: - Tai Chi sesson

- Kayaking in Ao Ech

- Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony

Booking Policy

  • 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 Au Co in double/ twin (Deluxe Cabin)
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • 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 hours 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!