Azalea Cruise

Welcome to Azalea Cruise

2 hr transfer by luxury minivan

24/7 Support

Every detail taken care of

Luxurious and well-furnished cabins
5 Decks
Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay

 

 

Spa, Massage and Gym
Various activities on board
Activities on board
Movies and musical entertainment

 

 

Gourmet dining with authentic Vietnamese cuisine

 

 

Cabins with big private balcony & ensuite bathrooms

 

 

Highlights

  • Enjoy the seascape of Halong Bay
  • Learn how to make traditional Vietnamese food
  • Squid fishing
  • Live jazz music
  • Relax on sandy beaches in Nha Trang
  • Visit caves and floating villages

What’s included

  • Luxury Cabin
  • Private transport in air-conditioned vehicles
  • All meals including, breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Entrance fees, performances, boat trips & excursions
  • Local English-speaking guides

2 Days 1 NIght  Itinerary Aboard Aboard Azalea Cruise

Explore one of the largest and the most beautiful caves on Halong 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 preparing a very famous Vietnamese dish – Spring roll.

Day 1

Hanoi – Haiphong – Halong Bay – La Ha Bay

09h10 You will be escorted to Haiphong City where we arrive at around 11h30. The passengers have a chance to experience on longest and newest bridge in South East Asia area. You can take special tea at Azalea Cruise’s lounge by warm welcome.

12h15 Transfer to the AZALEA CRUISE, then welcome guests onboard the AZALEA CRUISE and then check in, enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.

13h00 AZALEA CRUISE proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have International Buffet Lunch while passing via the islets of Con Vit area,  amazing limestone karst formations. . This area is untouched, as not many cruise ships use the route via the Cat Ba Island – Thoi Quyt area – Coc Ngoi islet – through Gia Luan area which belong to Cat Ba National Park

15h00 We progress to Trung Trang cave by our bus on Cat Ba island which is located in the middle of Cat Ba National Park with Kim Giao forest around the cave. Trung Trang Valley is the largest valley on Cat Ba Island.  Trung Trang Cave measures 300m lengthwise through the mountains. The cave was carved by nature for more than 2000 years.

17h00 Azalea Cruise gets in the less populated area at Tra Bau where is located in Lan Ha Bay. You will enjoy the green emerald and cool water by swimming

17h45 Returning AZALEA CRUISE, 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. 

19h30 Sumptuous Candlelight Deluxe Dinner Set Menu 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.

Day 2

 Halong Bay – Hanoi

06h15 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 the breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out to explore the bay in the area where Ao Ech is situated.

7h45 You enjoy on your own for kayaking at Ao Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay with its quieter

9h30 Azalea Cruise welcomes you back on board and it is time for checking out

10h00 Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch followed by a Tea Ceremony  at the restaurant. You will learn how to enjoy Vietnamese tea and Vietnamese cultural at this ceremony. Joining Tea Ceremony with our crews team and have great fun with us!

11h35 We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.

We bid farewell at GOT ferry, this is the end of the program.

14h00 Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip

Ha Long Bay

X Personal expenses, tips, and gratuities

X Other services not mentioned above

X Other beverages

X Travel Insurance

X Airfares, Airport transfer

X Visa stamp fee

3 Days 2 Nights Cruise Itinerary Aboard Azalea Cruise

Taking a rest in the bay of Wonders, relaxing on the crystal blue ocean or charming white sand beaches, you will soon forget all the pressure and enjoy your journey to the land of pleasure: wonderful landscapes, fresh and tasty seafood, peaceful atmosphere. This will sure be a special vacation for you!

  • Day 1

    Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hai Phong – Halong Bay -Lan Ha Bay

    09h10 You will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal – Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City where we arrive at around 11h30. The passengers have a chance to experience on longest and newest bridge in SouthEast Asia area. You can take special tea at Azalea Cruise’s lounge by warm welcome.

    12h15 Transfer by tender to the AZALEA CRUISE.

    12h30 We welcome our guests onboard the AZALEA CRUISE and then check in, enjoy a Welcome Drinks, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.

    13h00 AZALEA CRUISE proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have International Buffet Lunch while passing via the islets of Con Vit area. 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 Gia Luan area where is belong to Cat Ba National Park

    15h00 We progress to Trung Trang cave by our bus on Cat Ba island which is located in the middle of Cat Ba National Park with Kim Giao forest around the cave. Trung Trang Valley is the largest valley on Cat Ba Island. The valley covers an area of approximately 300 hectares, has a depth of 10m to 30m and is around 15km in the middle of Cat Ba National Park. Trung Trang Cave measures 300m lengthwise through the mountains. The cave was carved by nature for more than 2000 years. The cave has many stalactites that take on various shapes that will awe and inspire visitors to use their imagination.

    17h00 Azalea Cruise gets in the less populated area at Tra Bau where is located in Lan Ha Bay. You will enjoy the green emerald and cool water by swimming

    17h45 Returning to AZALEA CRUISE, 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 Sumptuous Candlelight Deluxe Dinner Set Menu 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

     

  • Day 2

    Lan Ha Bay

    6h15 The day starts early onboard AZALEA CRUISE with Tai Chi session on the sundeck. The breakfast is served in the restaurant with morning view of bay’s landscape, then continue our journey.

    8h30 Transfer to Azalea Day Boat to 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 Lan Ha Bay. Lunch served on day boat.

    13h30 Visiting Lan Ha Bay, taking a free breeze at area with the path less visited. You will use your imagination to name any beautiful islands in Lan Ha Bay or get the interesting introduction of our professional tour guide on Azalea Day Boat

    15h00 Return to AZALEA CRUISE. Enjoying swimming at the untouched area.  Then, 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)

    23h00 End of Day Two program

     

  • Day 3

    Halong Bay – Hanoi

    06h15 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 the breakfast. Upon completing the breakfast continue our journey and head out to explore the bay in the area where Ao Ech is situated.

    7h45 You enjoy on your own to kayak at Ao Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay

    9h30 Azalea Cruise welcomes you back on board and it is time for checking out

    10h00 Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch

    10h30 Tea Ceremony is served at the restaurant. You will learn how to enjoy Vietnamese tea and Vietnamese cultural at this ceremony. Joining Tea Ceremony with our crews team and have great fun with us!

    11h35 We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.

    We bid farewell at Got ferry, this is the end of the program.

    14h00 Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip

     

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