Top 5 most impressive cruises in Ha Long Bay
Overnight service on Ha Long Bay is increasingly favored by a huge number of both domestic and foreign tourists and has gradually become popular because it ensures to give visitors a variety of emotions and interesting experiences such as kayaking, night squid fishing, experiencing the life of fishermen on the famous fishing villages in Ha Long Bay or enjoying the romantic space while watching sunset and sunrise on Ha Long Bay, which has been twice recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage.
1. Orchid Cruise
Price: $175 - $300/ day
Orchid Cruises bring the charm of Lan Ha Bay, a part of Ha Long Bay, and the grace of orchids into one elegant world. As soon as getting on board, you are welcomed by the enchanting scent of orchids everywhere. Then it comes the scent of elegance. The Orchid Cruise is famous for hosting unique activities like swimming in Lan Ha Bay and a quick transfer from Hanoi to Orchid Cruise, at just about 2 hours. Other musical, cultural and entertainment activities are also highlights of this cruise. Like an orchid that has a long-lasting bloom. In addition, as a 5-star standard cruise, the professional nice staffs and delicious fusion cuisine should be considered as an impressive plus for Orchid.
2. Paradise Elegance Cruise
Price: $300 - $500/ day
Launched in late 2017 with total 31 spacious cabins, this cruise is one of the biggest & luxurious in Ha Long Bay. Combining Vietnamese design concepts with contemporary style, Paradise Elegance Cruise is a modern steel vessel that brings passengers a new image of luxury cruises in Ha Long Bay.
Besides a full range of facilities such as luxury restaurants, spa & wellness center, piano bar, and butler service, Paradise Elegance offers flexible 1 or 2-night cruising programs. On the second day of 2-night itinerary, passengers will transfer to a day boat called Paradise Explorer which takes them deep into the Bay with lunch served on boat. Due to cruising conditions or port authorities, itineraries are subject to change, and in that case, cancelled excursions will be replaced with equivalents if possible.
3. Indochina Sails Cruise
Price: $150 - $500/ day
Indochina Sails is one of the first companies specializing in luxury cruises in Ha long Bay with more than 20 years of significant experience. Its 5 new ships named Indochina Sails and Valentine recently came into service in 2007, 2008 and 2010 confirmed again its objectives of charm, comfort and perfect services; increased its capacity many times higher than before. Indochina Sails became the first choice of many tourists from inside and outside Vietnam for their trip to the World Natural Heritage – Ha Long bay.
Currently, all three yachts in this fleet are designed in sync with the bold colors of the Orient. The bedroom is arranged in an area of 15 - 18 square meters (quite comfortable for a fleet of wooden ships) with large glass windows that let the natural light in to fill the room and help you admire the beautiful view of Ha Long Bay more convenient.
4. President Cruise
Price: $232 -$350/ day
The President Experience is an experience par excellence. Step aboard this sumptuous floating hotel as it glides through the world’s most magnificent seascape, with Michelin star dining, nightly live music, your own private butler, and the most generous cabins found anywhere in Ha Long Bay. The 46-cabin cruise ship enjoys two capacious sundecks with wrap-around views, an outdoor Jacuzzi from which to gaze at evening sunsets, and an onboard spa from renowned Vietnamese wellness group. All cabins are equipped with hot showers and full bathroom amenities, towels and luxury linens. To ensure your safety and give you peace of mind, President Cruise is fully equipped with all necessary equipments compliant with international safety standards. The crew are active, passionate and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to making your trip with President Cruise special and unforgettable.
5. Aphrodite Cruise
Price: $175 - $325/ day
Receiving inspiration from Greek legends, the Aphrodite Cruise brings you luxury services with the personal touch. There are four kinds of cabins available, including luxury window sea view, luxury balcony, family suites window sea view and terrace suites, where you can experience the romance of Ha Long Bay amidst comfort and relaxation. The rooms are well-equipped with 100% cotton sheets, AC, 32-inch television, reading lamp, bathrobe, luggage rack and safety equipments. You’ll feel like a real King or Queen when enjoying services like spa, Jacuzzi and sauna while eating some of the most delicious food there is to offer among all Ha Long Bay cruises.
Above are just some few suggestions for your best choices of Ha Long Bay cruises. Hope you will pick up the most appropriate one and have a wonderful trip in Ha Long Bay.
Written by: Hieu La