Doris cruise – truly 5-star cruise experiencing Lan Ha Bay, Halong Bay. Passengers have new different and marvelous destinations at Lan Ha Bay and Ha Long Bay, swimming and kayaking at Ba Trai Dao Islet, heading to Dark & Bright Cave (Hang Sang & Toi), Con Vit islet (Duck Islet), Thumb islet and Gia Luan Harbor … Let’s discover itineraries and beautiful blue ocean in yellow sunshine
08:00 – 08:30: Our driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter
(If you book our transfer service)
09:00: Departure to Halong Bay for around 2.5 Hours with 20 minutes short break.
11:30 – 12.00: Arrive Tuan Chau harbor
12:00 – 12:30 Get transfer to Doris Cruise by a tender boat.
Around 13:00 Warmly welcome to Doris Cruise and enjoy Welcome drink, meet the captain, crew to get a brief introduction about cruise and safety guidelines.
Enjoy the lunch while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
– Continue cruising through Con Vit islet (Duck Islet), Thumb islet and Gia Luan Harbour were belonged to Lan Ha Bay. Drop anchor for swimming or just simply sunbathe on the cruise (private, wild and fresh air).
– Heading back toward the sleeping area
Check-in your cabin.
17.30: Come back to Doris Cruise and participate in our sunset party. Take photos and relax.
18.30: Join cooking class guided directly by Chef of Doris Halong Cruise. You have chance to practice Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring roll or famous cuisine of Vietnam.
Take advantage of the Happy hours “Buy 2 get 1 free” drink program at the Sky Bar
19.00: It is time for your romantic dinner
21.00: You are free for relaxing on cruise. Playing games, squid fishing, relaxing with massage service (on request) and stay overnight on the Doris Cruise.
Today we shall have a deeper exploration of Lan Ha Bay using our Small Day-Boat cruising through the multiple islands & islets, hidden beaches… also a short visit on bicycles to Viet Hai village, an isolated village in the very heart of Cat Ba National Park.
06:45 The breakfast is ready at the restaurant. Today you can wakeup late then have breakfast before departure. Please be ready at the reception latest 08.30.
08.20 – 08.45 You will be transferred to the Small Day-Boat then go to the south of Lan Ha Bay and heading to Viet Hai village. Please note that you will spend whole daylight in the village and on the Daily Boat and only come back to Doris Cruise around 16:00 – 16:30.
09:00: Small Day-Boat goes through Lan Ha Bay before disembark at Viet Hai dock.
10:00: Go cycling a short trip of 5km to Viet Hai village – a small village in the midst of the jungle, surrounded by the high mountain ranges of Cat Ba National Park. The area has become popular with foreign tourists, without attracting the mass tourism so that it is still very rustic. For those who are not fancy with cycling will be arranged by electric car.
11.30: Return to the dock and board our Small Day-Boat again to sail further to the other side of Lan Ha Bay.
12:00: Enjoy the lunch with beautiful view
13:00 -14:00: Kayaking around Tai Keo cave area, a tunnel cave, to a lake like “Dragon eye”.
14:00 – 14:30 We move on to some hidden beaches around Ba Trai Dao (Three Peaches) area
14:30 – 15:30: You are free to go swimming in this beautiful & clean area
16:00 – 16:30: Transferring back to Doris Cruise, take time to refresh or enjoy the jacuzzi pool or you can do the kayaking and swimming around the boat again
17:15 The Doris cruise is moving to cruises sleeping area
18:00 We serve you the small tea break on the sundeck under beautiful sunset
18:15 Come and join with us in the cooking class “How to make deep fried spring rolls” at outside of the restaurant
19:00: It’s time for dinner.
After dinner reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at our bar, wine and cigars cellar or enjoy the landscape of the bay at night. Take one of our on-board activities like squid fishing, watching TV in your room. Stay overnight on Doris Cruise.
You should bring
Small changes (cash) to buy some drinks
Sun scream, Hat, Sunglasses
Dry bag and towels (our staff will prepare for you)
06:30: Early morning sun risers can enjoy Tai Chi lesson on sundeck.
07:00-07:45: Have breakfast. Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.
08:00: Mingling yourself in the stunning views of the Bay and its dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters heading to Dark & Bright Cave (Hang Sang & Toi), exploring the cave yourself on local bamboo boat rowed by the locals.
09:30: Back to your cabin, take relax and check carefully all the luggage before leaving your cabin. Check-out from the private cabin and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay for room service. Complete check-out procedure.
10:00: Enjoy your last buffet lunch at Doris cruise.
11:30: Doris Cruise are landing Tuan Chau Harbor, tourist say goodbye to sailors and finish the cruise.
12:00 – 12:30: Return to Hanoi by the luxury limousine.
15:00 – 15:15: Arrive in Hanoi
Special Note: The itinerary can be changed without prior notice because of the weather’s condition or authority’s policy.
Entrance fees, sightseeing fee, kayaking, rowing boat
English speaking guide
Luxury accommodation, shower
Meals onboard: 03 lunches, 02 dinners and 02 breakfasts
Sunrise Tai Chi
Internet WIFI in the cabin, Satellite – HD LED Television
Cooking class on cruise
Limousine round trip
Tips for tour guide and driver
All services and items not