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3D2N Luxury Cruise (5-Star) | Halong & Lan Ha Bay **Outdoor Jacuzzi, Stunning Balcony Rooms

By Doris Cruise

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You're here for the best of both worlds - an adventure with nature and a luxurious experience with this beautiful, modern interior for you to lounge in.


3 days 2 nights
Group trip (50 travellers per group)
Experience both luxury and adventure on Doris Cruise. Each room is fitted with a spa bathtub and private balcony. You will sail to destinations at Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba area, swimming & kayaking at Ba Trai Dao Islet and explore the Dark & Bright Cave (Hang Sang & Toi). This includes more activities: cycling in Viet Hai Village and visiting the floating village. You'll also enjoy Vietnamese delicacies, barbeque seafood buffet and learn how to make local spring rolls on board.
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What's included

From US$ 311 7,228,739 VND per person
  • Limo Transfer from Hanoi to Tuan Chau Marina Harbour and back via Expressway
  • Welcome Drink
  • Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
  • In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Luxury Cabins with A/C
  • Meals on board (3 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts)
  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Cooking class
  • Fishing equipment
  • Passenger insurance
  • Kayak
  • Beauty, Spa Services
  • Other beverages
  • Christmas (24th Dec) & New Year (31st Dec) surcharge
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Your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
Your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.


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Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Hanoi - Tuan Chau Harbour - Lan Ha Bay
 Hanoi - Tuan Chau Harbour - Lan Ha Bay

Today you will kayak to different lagoons and islets in Lan Ha Bay.

Accommodation: Doris Cruise - Junior Suite/ Triple Suite

  • 08:30: The driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter.
  • 11:30 – 12:00: Arrive at Tuan Chau harbour.
  • 12:00 – 12:30 Meet the captain, crew to get a brief introduction about cruise and safety guidelines. Complete check-in procedure.
  • 13:00: Enjoy Vietnamese seafood and vegetarian set menu lunch, while cruising in the magnificent Halong – Lan Ha Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay. - Continue cruising through Con Vit islet (Duck Islet), Thumb islet and Gia Luan Harbor where belonged to Cat Ba area. - Discover lagoon natural area which belongs to Lan Ha Bay. Drop anchor for swimming or just simply sunbathe on the deck.
  • 16:00 Arrive at Ba Trai Dao Islet. You will kayak to beautiful spots, take a dip or simply sunbathe on our cruise (private, wild and fresh air).
  • 18:00-18:15: Join cooking class guided directly by Chef of Doris Cruise. You have a chance to learn the making of Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring roll or famous cuisine of Vietnam.
  • 19:00: Time for dinner enjoying special seafood and Vietnamese typical food on the cruise with Buffet BBQ food.
  • 21:00: Evening entertainment: cards game, chess, squid fishing, relax with massage service.
  • Overnight on Doris Cruise.
Day 2: Lan Ha Bay - Viet Hai Village - Van Boi Beach
Lan Ha Bay - Viet Hai Village - Van Boi Beach

Today you will learn the basics of Tai Chi, cycle in a local village and visit a local fish farm.

Accommodation: Doris Cruise - Junior Suite/ Triple Suite

  • 6:30: Join a Tai Chi session for the early risers on the sun deck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body and there is no better environment to practice this than amongst the limestone peaks and islands.
  • 07:00: Breakfast
  • 8:20: Transfer to a small boat, you will head to Viet Hai Village.
  • 9:45-10:00: Cycle and enjoy gorgeous sceneries along Viet Hai village roads. You will also visit a local family’s house to see the daily life of local people. 12:00: Lunch and rest.
  • 14:30: Arrive at VAN BOI Beach area for swimming or kayaking. You will have a chance to see the fish farm at the typical Lan Ha bay floating village.
  • 16:00: Free time
  • 19:00: Dinner
  • Overnight on board.
Day 3: Lan Ha bay - Hanoi
Lan Ha bay - Hanoi

Today you will explore the dark and bright caves on a bamboo raft rowed by the locals.

  • 06.30: Tai Chi lesson on sundeck.
  • 7:00-7:45: Have breakfast.
  • 08:00: Sail through the calm emerald waters heading to Dark & Bright Cave (Hang Sang & Toi), exploring the cave yourself on a small bamboo boat rowed by the locals.
  • 09:30: Check-out from the private cabin and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay for room service. Complete check-out procedure.
  • 10:00: Early Buffet lunch
  • 11:30: Arrival at Tuan Chau Harbor
  • 12:00 – 12:30: Return to Hanoi in a car
  • 15:00 - 15:15: Arrive at Hanoi

Meet your guide

Doris Cruise

Doris Cruise – a truly fabulous 5-star cruise to discover the new route from Halong to Lan Ha Bay. Travellers highly recommend their overnight cruise as the staffs provide impeccable customer service and a good variety of food. You don't want to miss waking up to panoramic views at the bay too.
1 year experience
Fluent English

Doris Cruise Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Doris Cruise pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Cash (for purchasing drinks during happy hour, buying souvenirs or tips)
Change of clothes
Electrical adapter
Hat (it gets sunny!)
Insect repellent
Light jacket/sweater (for the evenings)
Passport (required for registration on the boat)
Shorts & T-shirts
Umbrella and/or light rain jacket

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