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Heritage Cruises
USD 197
ATA-HL-HRT 2 days/ 3 days

Launching in Aug 2019, with 1, 2 and 3-night options, Heritage Cruises will offer authentic experiences for 40 guests aboard an architecturally designed boutique river and ocean cruise ship departing from Haiphong – only 90 minutes from Hanoi. Amenities include two restaurants, a spa, indoor and outdoor lounge, swimming pool and pool bar and 20 suites with picture windows offering ocean views.

Introduction

Itinerary

Heritage Discover Cruise - 2 days 1 night trip

DayActivitiesLocation
1

9:15 You will be greeted at your hotel to take the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal, Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City (arrive about 11:30). You will travel on the longest bridge in Southeast Asia and be greeted at our lounge before boarding.

12:15 Board the Heritage Cruises boat and enjoy a welcome drink as you receive a cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in to your suite. Lunch is served at L’Indochine Restaurant.

12:40 Cruise to Da Chong islet, where you can see a heritage lighthouse built by the French more than 100 years ago. After lunch, cruise to Gia Luan Lagoon where limestone karst formations rise out of the sea. This quiet bay is untouched and remote, as not many cruise ships visit.

15:00 The cruise vessel approaches the Ba Trai Dao or Three Peach beaches in Lan Ha Bay, a natural frontier between the provinces of Halong and Haiphong. This secret hideaway has beaches, caves and coves, plus the spectacular natural beauty of about 400 islands. Guests can try kayaking or simply swim in the clear waters of the bay.

17:30 Back on Heritage Cruises, enjoy life aboard the vessel or in your suite, and with cocktail in hand watch the sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Activities include afternoon tea and wine tasting, and the chef will lead a Vietnamese cookery class.

19:30 A memorable dining experience will be offered at the restaurant, with local food in an intimate and romantic setting.

21:30 Enjoy evening views of the bay at the bar on the top deck. Try your hand squid fishing, or watch a movie in the restaurant. The bars are open until late.

2

6:00 Start the day with a session of Vovinam on the sundeck, followed by a light breakfast. Then take the bamboo boats to explore the Dark and Bright Cave.

9:30 Return to the ship for checkout.

10:00 Enjoy brunch while cruising back to harbour.

11:35 Return to Got Harbour and relax at our lounge while your transportation arrives.

12:10 Departure to Hanoi for those who have booked our Limousine service.

14:00 Approximate time of arrival in Hanoi, and drop-off at your hotel.

Heritage Explorer Cruise - 3 days 2 nights trip

DayActivitiesLocation
1

9:15 You will be greeted at your hotel to take the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal, Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City (arrive about 11:30). You will travel on the longest bridge in Southeast Asia and be greeted at our lounge before boarding.

12:15 Board the Heritage Cruises boat and enjoy a welcome drink as you receive a cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in to your suite. Lunch is served at L’Indochine Restaurant.

12:40 Cruise to Da Chong islet, where you can see a heritage lighthouse built by the French more than 100 years ago. After lunch, cruise to Gia Luan Lagoon where limestone karst formations rise out of the sea. This quiet bay is untouched and remote, as not many cruise ships visit.

15:00 Approach the Ba Trai Dao beaches in Lan Ha Bay, a natural frontier between two provinces, Halong Bay and Cat Ba Archipelago. This is a secret hideaway with its pristine beaches, caves and coves, plus the natural beauty of about 400 limestone islands. Options include kayaking or swimming.

17:30 Head back to the cruise ship and grab a cocktail to watch the sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Options include a tea ceremony or wine tasting, massage, or a Vietnamese traditional cookery class.

19:30 A memorable dining experience at the restaurant features local delicacies in an intimate setting.

21:30 Relax at the top-deck bar, try your hand at squid fishing or watch a movie in the restaurant. The bars are open late.

2

6:00 Practise Vovinam on the sundeck at sunrise, followed by coffee, tea and pastries.

8:30 Transfer to a speedboat to visit Viet Hai Village. Take a bicycle ride through a rainforest tunnel that leads to a rice-field vista. Visit a traditional house in a village deep in a national park where you can observe the lifestyle of the local people and enjoy lunch on the village. Back to the speedboat to visit Bai Tu Long Bay.

13:30 Visit Bai Tu Long Bay where you can go bamboo boating, kayaking or swimming at Ba Ham Lake, enclosed by vertical cliffs (weather permitting).

16:00 Return to Heritage Cruises and join a traditional cookery class. Watch the sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin and enjoy cocktails, beer or fine wine as the sky changes color.

19:30 Enjoy a fine-dining experience in the main restaurant.

21:30 Welcome the night at the bar on the top deck, or try squid fishing or watch a movie under the stars. The bars are open late.

3

6:00 Start the day with a session of Vovinam on the sundeck, followed by a light breakfast. Then take the bamboo boats to explore the Dark and Bright Cave.

9:30 Return to the ship for checkout.

10:00 Enjoy brunch while cruising back to harbour.

11:35 Return to Got Harbour and relax at our lounge while your transportation arrives.

12:10 Departure to Hanoi for those who have booked our Limousine service.

14:00 Approximate time of arrival in Hanoi, and drop-off at your hotel.

Tour details

Itinerary: 2 DAYS IN LAN HA BAY ON HERITAGE CRUISE

*Included Kayak

Cruise cabinRate/person  (USD)Single supplement  (USD)Children 5-11yr
Low Season (May – Sep/2020)
Delta SuiteUSD 197on requeston request
Ocean SuiteUSD 214on request
Captain SuiteUSD 240on request
Regal SuiteUSD 265on request
High Season (Oct/2019 – Apr/ 2020)
Delta SuiteUSD 227on requeston request
Ocean SuiteUSD 247on request
Captain SuiteUSD 277on request
Regal SuiteUSD 307on request

Itinerary: 3 DAYS IN LAN HA BAY ON HERITAGE CRUISE

*Included Kayak 
Cruise cabinRate/person  (USD)Single supplement  (USD)Children 5-11yr
Low Season (May – Sep/2020)
Delta SuiteUSD 393on requeston request
Ocean SuiteUSD 427on request
Captain SuiteUSD 479on request
Regal SuiteUSD 530on request
High Season (Oct/ 2019 – Apr/ 2020)
Delta SuiteUSD 454on requeston request
Ocean SuiteUSD 494on request
Captain SuiteUSD 555on request
Regal SuiteUSD 615 on request

Note:

– Surcharge: USD 71/adult for the night of 24th Dec and 31st Dec 2019

– Child policy: Please contact for details

– The itinerary is subject to change without notice in advance depending on the weather and operating conditions

TRIP INCLUDED

  • Welcome drink
  • Tender/speedboat transfer
  • Van for transportation on the island
  • English-speaking experience Manager and Cruise Director on board
  • 24-hour room service with no extra charges
  • Mini-bar replenished daily with soft drinks, beer and bottled water
  • Fresh seasonal fruits, snacks and nuts
  • Unlimited water, tea and coffee
  • Fine dining on board
  • Three – day/two-night cruise: 2 set lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts and 1 brunch de luxe.
  • Live music, cinema, bars and art gallery
  • Cookery and tea/cocktail demonstration
  • Vovinam, sauna, games, gym, swimming pool and other social areas
  • Beach activities such as kayaking, bamboo boating, caving, squid fishing
  • Upgrade to higher category accommodation or transportation (subject to availability)
  • Fun club for children, and library
  • All rooms with a private balcony, full ocean views and bathtub
  • English-speaking experience manager and cruise director service
  • Free WiFi
  • No bank charges if paying by credit card
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • Service charges and government tax

TRIP EXCLUDED

  • Beverages, travel insurance
  • Beauty spa and massage services
  • Tips, personal expenses
  • All not indicated in our itinerary
  • Transfer from Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi USD 30/ van

ATTENTION

What to bring: Original passport, swimming suits, sunglasses, bring something warm to wear [From Dec till March]

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