Azalea cruise (Unique Itinerary)



WHY CHOOSING AZALEA CRUISE:
 
  • Travelling on new high way by luxury van connecting Hanoi to Ha Long Bay which makes your journey to this wondrous sight shorter and more comfortable (*you now can arrive in 2 hours & leave Hanoi later instead of 4 hours by the old way) 
  • Visiting Halong Bay, especially Lan Ha Bay. Lan Ha Bay is one of the most stunning bays in Vietnam which has many amazing and uncontaminated beaches yet less touristy that you can enjoy awesome jade green water and many great photo opportunities. 
  • Experience fishing with genially locals and come out with amazing livelihood stories. 
  • One of the first 5 star cruises ever that has the best itinerary: Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay 
  • Luxurious and well-furnished cabins, all have private balcony from which you can savor yourself in the beauty of Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay.


Day 1 : HANOI – HAI PHONG – HA LONG BAY – LAN HA BAY  (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)
 

  • 09h15: Pick up you at Essence Palace hotel and depart to Hai phong on highway to Got Harbor, Haiphong where we arrive at around 11h30. You can take special tea at lounge by warm welcome.
  • 12h00: Transfer by tender to the Azalea Cruise Ha Long. On the way to the main boat, you will have a chance to see Cai Trap canal.
  • 12h15: We welcome our guests onboard the Azalea Cruise Ha Long and then check in, enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Start cruising and explore Ha Long Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
  • 12h40: Azalea Cruise Ha Long boat proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. We have lunch before continuing our journey via the islets of Con Vit and Gia Luan. These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out of the sea in an impressive manner. This area is untouched, as not many cruise ships use the route via the Cat Ba Island – Thoi Quyt area – Coc Ngoi islet – through Cua Van to Ba Trai Dao area.
  • 15h00: We progress to Ba Trai Dao beach area of Lan Ha Bay- a separate part of Ha Long Bay. This is a quiet tourist paradise in Vietnam. The region is known for its pristine beaches and spectacular beauty, having about 400 fascinating islands. Unlike the main, Ha Long Bay, the islands of Lan Ha Bay are forested, and most are small in stature.
  • You may prefer to try your hand at kayaking or simply just enjoy a swim. This is a great experience, immersed in the crystal clear waters of the bay, in the Ba Trai Dao area.
  • 17h30: Returning Azalea Cruise Halong boat you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you may join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. In the early evening the boat has its Happy Hour deal.
  • Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)
  • 19h30: Deluxe dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting
  • 21h30: 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.
  • Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)
  • 23h00: End of Day One program with Azalea Cruise in Ha Long Bay.

Image result for orchid Halong cruise map
 
Day 2 : HA LONG BAY – HANOI  (Breakfast & Lunch)
  • 06h00: Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve light breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Sang Toi cave is situated.
  • 9h30: Return to Azalea Cruise Ha Long boat for check-out procedures
  • 10h00: Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch
  • 11h35: We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.
  • 12h10: We bid farewell at Dinh Vu port, this is the end of the program.
  • 14h00: Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip

 

 

 

Day 1 : HANOI – HAI PHONG – HA LONG BAY – LAN HA BAY (Breakfast & Lunch)
 

  • 09h15: Pick up you at Essence Palace hotel and depart to Hai phong on highway to Got Harbor, Hai phong where we arrive at around 11h30. You can take special tea at lounge by warm welcome.
  • 12h00: Transfer by tender to the Cruise . On the way to the main boat, you will have a chance to see Cai Trap canal.
  • 12h15: We welcome our guests onboard the Azalea Cruise Ha Long and then check in, enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Start cruising and explore Ha Long Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
  • 12h40: Azalea Cruise Ha Long proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. We have lunch before continuing our journey via the islets of Con Vit and Gia Luan. These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out of the sea in an impressive manner. This area is untouched, as not many cruise ships use the route via the Cat Ba Island – Thoi Quyt area – Coc Ngoi islet – through Cua Van to Ba Trai Dao area.
  • 15h00: We progress to Ba Trai Dao beach area of Lan Ha Bay- a separate part of Halong Bay. This is a quiet tourist paradise in Vietnam. The region is known for its pristine beaches and spectacular beauty, having about 400 fascinating islands. Unlike the main, Ha Long Bay, the islands of Lan Ha Bay are forested, and most are small in stature.
  • You may prefer to try your hand at kayaking or simply just enjoy a swim. This is a great experience, immersed in the crystal clear waters of the bay, in the Ba Trai Dao area.
  • 17h30: Returning Azalea Cruise boat you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you may join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. In the early evening the boat has its Happy Hour deal.
  • Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)
  • 19h30: Deluxe dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting
  • 21h30: 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.
  • Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)
  • Overnight on Azalea Cruise in Ha Long Bay.
 
Day 2 : HA LONG BAY – BAI TU LONG BAY (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)
 
  • 6h00: The day starts early onboard Azalea Cruise Ha Long with Tai Chi session on the sundeck.
  • Coffee, tea and pastries for light breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape, then continue our journey.
  • 8h30:Transfer to day boat for 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 Bai Tu Long Bay. Lunch served on day boat.
  • 13h30:Visit Bai Tu Long Bay, free kayaking and swimming at Ba Ham Lake area situated in the middle of a narrow, rectangular area, with the all four sides enclosed by vertical cliffs. (if the weather permit).
  • 16h00: Return to Azalea Cruise Ha Long. 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.
  • 19h30: Deluxe dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting
  • 21h30: 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.
  • Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)
  • Overnight on Azalea Cruise Ha Long

Image result for orchid Halong cruise map
Day 3 : HA LONG BAY – HANOI (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)
 
  • 06h00: Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve light breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Sang Toi cave is situated.
  • 9h30: Return to Azalea Cruise Ha Long for check-out procedures
  • 10h00: Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch
  • 11h35: We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.
  • 12h10: We bid farewell at Dinh Vu port, this is the end of the program.
  • 14h00: Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip

 

PRICE OF 2DAYS/1NIGHT TRIP:

From January to April & October to December, 2018
Cabin Category 1 person 2 persons  4 persons 8 persons
Suite Balcony on 1st deck 348 236 231 226
Premium Suite Balcony on 2nd deck 398 261 256 251
Azalea Exclusive Suite on 2nd deck 528 326 321 N/A
  3 persons 4 persons
Family Suite Balcony on 1st deck 280 241
Family Premium Suite Balcony on 2nd deck                       313 266
 
From May to September, 2018
Cabin Category 1 person 2 persons 4 persons 8 persons
Suite Balcony 304 206 201 196
Premium Suite Balcony 344 226 221 216
Azalea Exclusive Suite 453 283 278 N/A
  3 persons 4 person
Family Suite Balcony 248 211
Family Premium Suite Balcony                        275 231
 

PRICE OF 3DAY/2NIGHT TRIP: 
From January to April & October to December, 2018
Cabin Category 1 person 2 persons 4 persons 8 persons
Suite Balcony 571 369 361 356
Premium Suite Balcony 661 414 409 404
Azalea Exclusive Suite 895 585 580 N/A
  3 persons 4 persons
Family Suite Balcony 443 378
Family Premium Suite Balcony                        503 418
 
From May to September, 2018
Cabin Category 1 person 2 persons 4 persons 8 persons
Suite Balcony 499 323 318 313
Premium Suite Balcony 571 359 354 349
Azalea Exclusive Suite 758 452 447 N/A
  3 persons 4 persons
Family Suite Balcony 447 268
Family Premium Suite Balcony                        440 354

CHILDREN POLICY
One child under 5 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
One child from 5 to under 12 years is charged 75 % of the room stay per night and person when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged 40 % of the room stay per night and person in an extra bed
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Inclusions:

Luxury Van Hanoi – Hai Phong – Hanoi
English speaking tour guide on boat
Luxury Cruise through Halong bay – Lan Ha Bay (apply for 2 days 1 night) and Bai Tu Long Bay (apply for 3 days 2 nights)
All meals aboard as mentioned in the itineraries, (02 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast) for 2 days 1 night, (03 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfast) for 3 days 2 nights
Kayaking, Cooking class, Tai chi exercise, Bamboo boat, Swimming (if the weather permits), Fishing, Movies, Squid fishing, Music entertainment
Sightseeing entrance fees
Luxury cabin with A/C
Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flower and fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin

Exclusions:

Airfare, VISA arrangement
Beauty Spa Services & Massage
Beverages
Tips & Others Personal Expenses
All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusions