6:15: The day starts early on-board ORCHID CRUISE with Tai Chi session on the sun deck.
The breakfast is served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape, then continue our journey.
8:30: Transfer to Orchid 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 is served on day boat.
13:30: Visiting Lan Ha Bay, taking a free breeze at area with the path less visited. You will use your imagination to name any beautiful islands in Lan Ha Bay or get the interesting introduction of our professional tour guide on Orchid Day Boat.
15:00: Return to ORCHID CRUISE. Enjoying swimming at the untouched area. Then, you will join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. Watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. In the early evening the boat has its Happy Hour deal
19:30: Deluxe Dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful on-board catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting
After dinner, 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.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Orchid Cruise
Day 3: HALONG BAY - HANOI
06:15: Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sun deck; after which we serve the breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out to explore the bay in the area where Ao Ech is situated.
7:45: You enjoy on your own to kayak at Ao Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay
9:30: Back on board and time for checking out. While cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch. Tea Ceremony is served at the restaurant. You will learn how to enjoy Vietnamese tea and Vietnamese cultural at this ceremony. Joining Tea Ceremony with our crews team and have great fun with us!
11:35: We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark. We bid farewell at GOT ferry, this is the end of the program. Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi at around 14:00. End of trip.
Meals: Breakfast, Brunch