Explore one of the largest and the most beautiful caves in Lan Ha Bay. Nothing is more enjoyable than free kayaking on the vast sea and exploring the natural beauty of the islands. Moreover, you also have a chance to join our cooking class to challenge your skills in preparing a very famous Vietnamese dishes.
✓ Tuan Chau international terminal
✓ Ha Long bay
✓ Lan Ha bay
✓ Tra Bau
✓ Viet Hai village
✓ Cat Ba island
✓ Three Peaches area
✓ Trung Trang cave
✓ Swimming in the bay
✓ Jacuzzi pool
✓ Happy hour
✓ Cooking demonstration
✓ Squid fishing (seasonal)
✓ Cave visit
DAY 1 : TUAN CHAU - HA LONG BAY – LAN HA BAY – TRA BAU
8:20 – 8:50 : A limousine bus picks the guests up at your hotel in the old quarter or at No 34 Hoa Ma, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi. (There would be an additional charge for a shuttle bus if it booked from Hanoi).
12:00 : The crew members of Peony Cruises will welcome you at No.34, Tuan Chau Marina, Quang Ninh. Phone for receptionist at Peony Cruises’s lounge: +84 987671669 / +84 936905115.
12.30 : You will be taken aboard our support vessel and travel from the wharf via the bay to board our luxurious craft, Peony Cruises. Itinerary briefing is
announced during this time.
13.00 : Welcome fresh drinks, wet towels and a special lunch of fresh food and an of appetizing delicacies will be served. You will be enchanted when decadently dining on our luxury junk. Life just doesn't get better than this! We then set sail for Lan Ha Bay - A member of the World’s Most Beautiful Bays.
Enjoy the delicious luncheon of fresh seafood and an assortment of appetizing
delicacies while cruising along Lan Ha bay with the breathtaking scenery
15:30 : Visiting Tra Bau area where has known as an area famous for its unspoiled, poetic natural beauty and attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. This is the best time for kayaking to discover the truest beauty of the limestone islands.
Immerse yourself in the emerald green water of the bay or enjoy the Jacuzzi
pool on the Peony Cruises.
17:30 - 18:30 : Joining us for Cooking demonstration to learn how to make one of the most famous Vietnamese cuisines, the spring rolls. Or reach the top deck of cruise where the guests can admire the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin.
Enjoy a Happy Hour time – BUY ONE GET ONE FREE at the bar. It is an ideal time for photography enthusiasts to capture the greatest moment of sunset over Lan Ha Bay.
19.30 : Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served by our skillful chef.
This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting.
21:00 – 22.00 : Relax and sip the exotic cocktails and drinks at the sky bar (with surcharge).
Indulge yourself with spa service (optional) or simply relax on the top deck just
under the cover of a brightly illuminated sky.
Or try to get your luck at the squid fishing on the main deck.
DAY 2 : LAN HA BAY – VIET HAI VILLAGE – THREE PEACHES AREA
6:00 : Begin the day full of energy with the Tai Chi session and enjoy the sunrise over the bay.
6:45 – 7.15 : Breakfast is served at the restaurant.
8:00 – 8:30 : The guests are transferred to a day trip boat and set sail for the further Lan Ha Bay - cruising along the peaceful and quiet nature of the bay. Or you are free to relax on cruise if you do not like to move for a day trip.
10:30 - 11:00 : After reaching Viet Hai jetty, the guest will have a great experience in cycling or having a ride on an e-cart to Viet Hai village through the tropical rainforest canopy and towering limestone mountains, also surrounded by the green.
Learn about the villager’s daily life and how people built and lived in the
bamboo thatched houses; the earthen walls are made of straw and mud covered with trellis, forming walls to block rain and wind.
12:15 - 13:30 : Return to the day trip boat and enjoy lunch at the restaurant while the boat is cruising to the kayaking and swimming spot.
13:30 : Explore the secluded and quiet lagoon by kayaks or having a swim off the boat is a great fun.
16:30 : Head back to the Peony Cruises to relax. Have a soak in the Jacuzzi pool. Enjoy the music and your favorite drinks by the pool.
17:30 - 18:30 : Enjoy “happy hour” on the deck and BUY ONE GET ONE FREE. Watch the sunset falling on the bay.
Attend the cooking demonstration to learn the different type of the Vietnamese spring rolls.
19:30 : Dinner is served at the Peony Cruises ‘s restaurant.
21:00 - 22:00 : Enjoy the nightlife of the bay from the deck. Immerse yourself in music. Taste some cocktail at the bar. Otherwise, you can go for the squid fishing with the sailors or simply relax in the room and watch Ha Long Bay from the balcony.
DAY 3 : LAN HA BAY – CAT BA ISLAND – TUAN CHAU
6:00 : Begin the day full of energy with the Tai Chi session and enjoy the sun just rising up beyond the horizon.
6:45 - 7:15 Breakfast is served while cruising back to Gia Luan jetty. (Breakfast time maybe adjust and follow the real itinerary)
7:30 - 9:00 : You will join the tour of Cat Ba World Biosphere by transshipment. It takes 30 minutes to transfer from Gia Luan to Trung Trang – one of the most impressive caves in Cat Ba island, Vietnam. The limestone cave has thousands of talactites in various shapes, offering geological values with a typical cave ecosystem.
9:30 : Return to the main boat from the cave and the guests will do the cabin check out. Luggage is placed outside of the cabin.
Lunch is served at the restaurant. Settle the bar bill by the desk at the restaurant (if any)
10:30 - 11:00 : Disembark the Peony Cruises and transferred back to Block #34, Big Bay group terminal, Tuan Chau Marina. Relax and wait for the luggage.
Lunch is served at the restaurant. Settle the bar bill by the desk at the restaurant (if any)
11:30 - 12:00 : The guests are ready at Tuan Chau Marina.
Note: The itinerary is subject to change without notice, in accordance with the weather and other operating conditions.
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1. Cruise rate
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3. Children and extra beds
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by the cruise management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately.
4. Cancellation policy: Any cancellation will be charged as following:
Under any circumstances that the booking has to be cancelled, the refund amount will be deducted 3% of the bank transfer fee.
a. Cancellation by guests:
|Period Prior to the cruise date||Cancellation Fee|
|More than 14 days before check-in||0%|
|Less than 14 days||100% of each cancelled cabin|
|No show||100% of each cancelled cabin|
We reserve the right to cancel your booking under some unavoidable circumstances like: weather conditions, wars, civil strife, industrial disputes, natural disasters, terrorism, or under orders from the Local Authority. Bad weather conditions will also lead to cancellations in order to guarantee your safety.
b. Cancellation by Peony Cruises
The following policies will be applied for bad weather:
25 USD/ guest
Lunch & shuttle bus
Lunch + 5 hours visiting the Bay
85 USD/ guest
Lunch + Visiting the Bay + Transportation
120 USD/ guest
Guests buy 3D2N package and only stay 1 night
Rate for 2D1N
Guests buy 3D2N package but only stay 1 night and day boat trip until between 3 pm and 7pm on the second day
75% of 3D2N rate
Cancellation will ONLY be announced by the Hai Phong Local Port Authority and often at short notice. Therefore your understanding in these situations will be highly appreciated as these circumstances are entirely out of our control.
5. Refund of Unused services
No refund or exchange can be made in respect of accommodation, meals, sightseeing tours, transport or any other services which are included in the tour package but which is not utilized by the tour member.
6. Passengers’ information and dietary requests
Clients are requested to submit all passenger details at least 24 hours prior to check-in of passengers, including (i) Full name, (ii) Date of birth, (iii) Gender, (iv) Nationality, (v) Passport number, (vi) Vietnam visa expiry date.
All dietary restrictions should be informed at least 48 hours prior to check-in to help us to serve the guests better.
Explore one of the Largest and the most Beautiful Caves on Lan Ha Bay. Nothing is more enjoyable than free kayaking on the vast sea, and exploring the natural beauty of many Islets. Moreover, you will also have a chance to join our Cooking class to challenge your skills in...