# Peony Cruise: 4-star Halong Bay Cruise at a Reasonable Cost

Peony Cruise: 4-star Halong Bay Cruise at a Reasonable Cost

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Overview

  • Departure: Daily
  • Cruise line: Peony Cruise
  • 24 cabins
  • Year of build: 2018

Activities & Entertainment

  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Squid-fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Massage

Room Types

Deluxe Cabin

Deluxe Cabin

Room with balcony
  • Number of cabins: 5
  • Size: 25sqm
  • Max occupancy: 3
  • Bed options: twin/double
Exclusive Suite

Exclusive Suite

Room with balcony
  • Number of cabins: 4
  • Size: 45sqm
  • Max occupancy: 3
  • Bed options: king size
Premium Deluxe Cabin

Premium Deluxe Cabin

Room with balcony
  • Number of cabins: 5
  • Size: 25sqm
  • Max occupancy: 3
  • Bed options: twin/double
Family Premium Deluxe Cabin

Family Premium Deluxe Cabin

Room with balcony, Connecting room
  • Number of cabins: 5
  • Size: 50sqm
  • Max occupancy: 5
  • Bed options: twin/double
Family Deluxe Cabin

Family Deluxe Cabin

Room with balcony
  • Number of cabins: 5
  • Size: 50sqm
  • Max occupancy: 5
  • Bed options: twin/double

Amenities & Facilities

  • 40 luxurious cabin with private balcony
  • Luxury Restaurant
  • Sundeck
  • Halal Food, Halal kitchen
  • Modern style
  • 5-star cruise
Day 1
Hanoi - Hai Phong - Lan Ha Bay

09:00 – 09:30: Passengers show up at 16 Thi Sach Street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi to be transferred to Hai Phong. Extra fee is required if tourists use shuttle bus service

12:00: The tender boat which transfers you to Peony Cruise will pick you up at Got Ferry of Cat Hai, Hai Phong.

While the tender boat is moving, you will be offered welcome drinks and the cruise manager will deliver a brief introduction about the cruise as well as some safety rules. Then you will check-in and transfer to Peony Cruise to explore the stunning Lan Ha Bay.

12:15: Lunch is served on a boat with fresh food and tasty specialties of Lan Ha Bay. While you are having lunch on the luxurious cruise, Peony Cruise is moving towards Lan Ha Bay.

15:30: Tourists visit the area of Frog Pond, which has been well-known for its appealing natural beauty.

In the Frog Pond area, you can take some stunning photos and go kayaking to discover the hidden beauty of Lan Ha Bay. There you can also immerse in the crystal water of the sea and feel the splashing waves consoling your soul.

17:30: You will enjoy the charming sunset moments and have a warm party on the sundeck. Alternatively, you can opt to experience spa treatment service on board.

19:00: A deluxe dinner at the restaurant of Peony Cruise is available for tourists.

21:00 – 00:00: Passengers will have some choices to enjoy nightlife after meal time. At the bar, you will sway to the melodious music, have a glass of cocktail, enjoy the seascape at night and relax on board. Another selection for you is to go squid-fishing or stay at your cabin and admire the splendid night of Halong Bay.

Day 2
Halong Bay - Ao Ech area - Dark and Light cave

06:30 – 07:30: You can catch the sight of sunrise in Halong Bay if you get up early. Breakfast is prepared at the restaurant of Peony Cruise.

07:30: The last destination in the itinerary of Peony Cruise is Dark and Light Cave. Dark and Light Cave not only includes stalagmites and stalactites in various shapes and sizes but also accompanies peaceful scenery and emerald sea.

09:30: Tourists do check-out and settle the bill at the reception area of Peony Cruise. Lunch is prepared on board, and you will have lunch while the cruise is returning to the port.

09:30: Tourists do check-out and settle the bill at the reception area of Peony Cruise. Lunch is prepared on board, and you will have lunch while the cruise is returning to the port.

12:00: Peony Cruise disembarks in the port.

Day 1
Hanoi - Hai Phong - Lan Ha Bay - Ao Ech area

09:00 – 09:30: Passengers show up at 16 Thi Sach Street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi to be transferred to Hai Phong. Extra fee is required if tourists use shuttle bus service.

12:00: The tender boat which transfers you to Peony Cruise will pick you up at Got Ferry of Cat Hai, Hai Phong.

While the tender boat is moving, you will be offered welcome drinks and the cruise manager will deliver a brief introduction about the cruise as well as some safety rules. Then you will check-in and transfer to Peony Cruise to explore the stunning Lan Ha Bay.

12:15: Lunch is served on a boat with fresh food and tasty specialties of Lan Ha Bay. While you are having lunch on the luxurious cruise, Peony Cruises is moving towards Lan Ha Bay.

15:30: The first destination of the cruise is the area of Ao Ech (Frog Pond), which has been well-known for its appealing natural beauty.

In the Frog Pond area, you can take some stunning photos and go kayaking to discover the hidden beauty of Lan Ha Bay. There you can also immerse in the crystal water of the sea and feel the splashing waves consoling your soul.

17:30: Passengers enjoy the charming sunset moments and have a warm party on the sundeck. Alternatively, you can opt to experience spa treatment service on board.

19:00: Tourists will have a deluxe dinner at the restaurant of Peony Cruise.

21:00 – 00:00: After meal time, passengers will have some choices to enjoy nightlife in Halong Bay. At the bar, you will sway to the melodious music, have a glass of cocktail, enjoy the seascape at night and relax on board. Another selection for you is to go squid-fishing or stay at your cabin and admire the night of Halong Bay.

Day 2
Viet Hai village - Cat Ba National Park

06:30 – 07:30: Start your day by getting up early, doing morning exercise and enjoying breakfast available at the restaurant of Peony Cruise.

08:00 – 08:30: The first excursion of the day is to visit Viet Hai Village in Cat Ba National Park. This peaceful village nestles in an unspoiled area of the national park, where local people live in harmony with nature.

In Viet Hai Village, you will visit plain houses, cycle under the shadow of green trees and admire the impressive appearance of rice paddies.

12:00: Lunch with appetizing delicacies will be served at the restaurant of Peony Cruise.

14:00: Peony Cruise will take you to visit a white sand beach with gentle waves, where you can go swimming and participate in kayaking.

16:30: When returning to Peony Cruise, you can contemplate the moment of sunset while sipping some drinks and listening to the beautiful music.

19:15: Dinner with local specialties will be available at the restaurant.

20:45 – 00:00: To enjoy the second night on Peony Cruise, you can opt to immerse in music and cocktails at the bar, go squid-fishing on the deck or stay at your cabin, relax and admire the sparkling beauty of Halong Bay at night.

Day 3
Halong Bay - Dark and Light Cave - Hai Phong - Hanoi

06:30 – 07:30: If you get up early, you can catch the sight of sunrise in Halong Bay. Breakfast is prepared at the restaurant of Peony Cruise.

07:30: The last destination in the itinerary of Peony Cruise is Dark and Light Cave. Dark and Light Cave not only includes stalagmites and stalactites in various shapes and sizes but also accompanies peaceful scenery and emerald sea.

09:30: Tourists do check-out and settle the bill at the reception area of Peony Cruise. Lunch is prepared on board, and you will have lunch while the cruise is returning to the port.

12:00: Peony Cruise disembarks in the port.

Important Notes

  • The itinerary and program might change for some objective causes without any notice.
  • Wifi is available onboard, but the connection might be unstable due to the geography of Halong and Lan Ha Bays.
  • Some activities not mentioned in the inclusion require additional charges.

About Peony Cruise

Peony Cruise has been a high-end cruise in Halong Bay since 2018, whose aim is to provide tourists with the first-class services and off-the beaten-path experience in Halong and Lan Ha Bay, two most popular seascapes in North Vietnam. The well-arranged itineraries of Peony Cruise will bring tourists the most interesting and amazing journey passing famous stopovers in the Gulf of Tonkins. Knowing exactly what is the best for passengers, the cruise team of Peony Cruise always made a huge effort to satisfy all the guests in every cruise.

With a number of 24 well-equipped cabins, a system of bar, karaoke room, restaurant and sundeck, Peony Cruise will give tourists the most memorable experiences while discovering the world heritage Halong Bay. In addition to sightseeing and exploring activities, tourists can have plenty of choices such as spa treatment, cooking demonstration, dancing and relaxing on board. The cruise to Halong Bay will be much more exciting with these various activities.

The excursions of Peony Cruise consists of pristine and charming seascapes such as Frog Pond, Viet Hai Village, Cat Ba National Park, Dark and Light Cave, which are all the destinations that tourists coming to Halong and Lan Ha Bays should visit once in their lifetime. All you need to do is to carry your luggage and start discovering, and the cruise team of Peony Cruise will help you with the rest. Don’t worry about the long and tiring journey, you will always have time to relax on Peony Cruise, when you can enjoy melodious music, read books, watch movies and admire the beauty of Halong Bay by your side.

If you are considering a cruise in Halong Bay to spend your holiday, Peony Cruise is an ideal suggestion for you. Getting out of the hustle and bustle of the city life, immersing your soul in unspoilt nature and finding some wonderful moments for your life, all these things can be completed on Peony Cruise.

5 things that we love most about Peony Cruise

  • One of the two most luxurious 5-star yachts in Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay
  • Modern style with a perfect blend of Classic European form and rustic essence of Vietnamese styling
  • Spacious cabins with private balcony offering spectacular view of the bay
  • A system of bar, karaoke room, restaurant and sundeck
  • Only 2.5 hours from Hanoi center to Peony Cruise

Cruise Inclusions & Options

Booking policy

From 1 to 6 cabins:

  • More than 15 days prior to check-in: no charge
  • From 10 days to 14 days prior to check-in: 50% charge
  • From 4 days to 9 days prior to check-in: 70% charge
  • Less than 3 days prior to check-in: 100% charge
  • No show: 100% charge

From 6 to 10 cabins

  • More than 45 days prior to check-in: no charge
  • From 31 days to 45 days prior to check-in: 25% charge
  • From 15 days to 30 days prior to check-in: 50% charge
  • From 7 days to 14 days prior to check-in: 70% charge
  • Less than 6 days prior to check-in: 100% charge
  • No show: 100% charge
Cruise Policy
  • Children are welcome on Peony Cruises. An under-5-year-old child is free of charge on cruise, children from 5 to 11 years old are charged 75% of total price, and children from 12 years old will be fully-charged.
  • Extra bed or child’s crib needs the confirmation of the cruise manager.
  • The cruise might be cancelled by Peony Cruises due to some unavoidable situations. Some adjustments will be made to ensure the privilege of the guests.
  • If the guests do not use the services included in the package such as accommodation, catering, sightseeing, transportation and others, no refund or exchange would be made.
  • Travel insurance to ensure a safe and sound journey is a must.
  • Personal information of all guests is used for cruise purposes only.
  • Any dietary restrictions need to be informed at least 1 day prior to departure time.
Price inclusions
  • Welcome drinks and cold towels on tender boat
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Onboard instruction
  • Karaoke service (from 20:00 to 23:00)
  • Kayaking, bamboo boat and squid-fishing
  • 1 night for Itinerary 1, 2 night for Itinerary 2 on Peony Cruises with luxurious and well-equipped rooms
  • 4 meals onboard for Itinerary 1, 7 meals onboard for Itinerary 2
Price exclusions
  • Flight tickets and visa to Vietnam
  • Transportation service on land
  • Spa treatment service
  • Personal expenses
  • Gala dinner fee
  • VAT tax 10%
  • Other things not included in the program and itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions

Why does the shuttle bus stop for 30 minutes on the way from Hanoi to Halong?

It takes about 2 hours to get to Halong Bay, which is such a long and a little bit tiring way. So a half-way break will allow the driver to recharge the energy and help the guests to refresh themselves.

Are passengers’ own drinks allowed onboard?

You can bring your drinks onboard but according to the cruise policy, you have to pay an extra fee of 30 USD for wine or spirit, and 5 USD for beer or soft drink. If you wish to enjoy a cup of drinks during the journey, the bartender is always willing to serve your needs.

Do I need to pay in advance for my booking?

You can bring your drinks onboard but according to the cruise policy, you have to pay an extra fee of 30 USD for wine or spirit, and 5 USD for beer or soft drink. If you wish to enjoy a cup of drinks during the journey, the bartender is always willing to serve your needs.

Do I need to pay in advance for my booking?

To reserve your booking at Peony Cruise, you need to prepay at the time of completing the booking procedure. You can opt to pay by credit card, via bank transfers or by cash.

Are there any menus for those who have a special diet?

If you are on a special diet or get food allergies, please notify the cruise team at least one day before the departure time so that the cruise can prepare a suitable menu for you.

What should I do if I get sick onboard?

If you have any medical conditions, please inform the cruise team before the journey. Peony Cruise is equipped with first-aid facilities, and a doctor will be called whenever you have a health problem. Don’t forget to get travel insurance and prepare some standard medicines.

Which personal accessories do I need to prepare before the journey?

Besides some identity papers such as original passport and ID card, you need to bring sunscreens, sunglasses, a pair of sneakers for moving around, swimsuit and sweaters or hoodies in winter.

Is Wifi available on cruise?

Wifi devices are equipped on bus and cruise, but due to the geography of Halong Bay, the connection sometimes is not stable.

What is the best time to visit Halong Bay?

The best time to visit Halong Bay is from October to December, and from March to early May. The weather in Halong Bay during these times is relatively nice for your outdoor activities.

What activities can I participate in?

Peony Cruise provides tourists with a wide range of selections for onboard activities. You can do Tai Chi exercise in the morning, play board games, watch movies, take part in squid-fishing at night, participate in cooking class or experience spa treatment.

Can I hire Peony Cruise for my private groups?

Of course, you can hire Peony Cruise for your groups. Please contact Peony Cruise for more details.

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