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Video shows the luxurious property of Violet Cruise Halong Bay

Violet is Heritage Line’s most coquettish French-Indochinese designed luxury vessel. Gleaming wooden floorings, opulent silks and velvets, selected artifacts and ornaments are distinct characteristics of this Art-Deco ship. Being ‘one-of-a-kind’ sailing the famed Halong Bay in the Gulf of Tonkin she grants the highest level of privacy for their residents.

With just six bright, spacious suites – all showcasing an individual, impressive interior – Violet is perfect for romantic sojourns, well-being cruising or privatized sailings. All suites include luxurious amenities and have wonderful private balconies.

Journeying through Halong Bay aboard this unique boutique ship assuredly makes one’s stay unforgettable – be it as an individual, couple or a small group. Email: violetcruise@impresstravel.com or contact the hotline (Whatsapp, Zalo, Viber, Skype) at +84.912 379 189 – Mr. Alex.

Tours Itinerary


Embracing the magnificent scenery of Halong Bay from dusk to dawn, weaving among the limestone islands, infatuated with the idyllic beauty of the small fishing village nestled next to the mountains – The rustic and untouched landscapes of Halong Bay will fill visitors with unforgettable memories.

Culinary tasting:

Using exotic flavors and spices originally found in Vietnamese cuisine, Orchid’s talented chefs will fill the hearts of foodies with an incredibly scrumptious menu. The ingredients are carefully selected, processed and upgraded from time to time, following our original exclusive recipes invented by our Head chef. The plates are then creatively presented to satisfy the palates and eyes of diners from North to South.

Night squid fishing:

Relax your soul in the vast sky and fresh cool breeze of the night sea, play the role of a fisherman who goes out to fish for squid at night. Catching the squid yourself and enjoying the fresh products on the spot will definitely be an unforgettable memory in your Orchid Cruise journey.


Liberating your body under the cool azure-blue water, swimming freely amongst the magnificent sights of the karsts and inhale the salty flavor of the sea – these moments are sure to engrave in your mind of the emotional journey to discover Halong Bay- World’s Heritage.

Spa treatment:

Drifting along Halong Bay to enjoy the majestic wonders, away from the daily hustle and bustle, this is the ideal time for you to relax your body and mind and. Immerse yourself in the luxurious relaxation space of Orchid Spa; along with a team of professional staff, each process of care and treatment will be unforgettable.

Tea ceremony:

Since ancient times, tea is not only associated with daily life but also considered the quintessence of Vietnamese culture. Amidst the charming heritage site, with a cup of warm, fragrant afternoon tea, visitors will have the opportunity to discover and experience the unique art of tea tasting – an elegant pleasure imbued with Vietnamese traditional identity.

Discover Halong Bay & Lan Ha Bay with Violet Cruise

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Day 01

Welcome to Hanoi & 1/2 city tour

  • Overview about: Apricot Hotel,
  • At Apricot Hotel, we are passionate about Vietnamese art, culture and heritage, and we are proud to share local favourites with you. As the first hotel in Vietnam to strike a delicate blend between locally renowned art and hospitality, Apricot Hotel is Hanoi’s new small luxury hotel. Located merely steps away from the city’s iconic Hoan Kiem lake, the hotel pays homage to Vietnam’s finest artists by showcasing original artwork.
  • After a pleasant stay in Apricot Hotel, get ready for the Halong tour on Orchid Cruises.

Day 02

Hanoi– Marina - Cua Van - Cave - Mooring (LUNCH & DINNER)

Embark on an enchanting Halong Bay journey as you acquaint yourself with the amenities on board our vessel. Witness the breath-taking scenery from the sun deck during our initial hours of cruising. Our first destination is Cua Van, a floating fishing villages in Halong Bay, which some fishermen still use as a base for their fishing and aquacultural activities. Glide through this serene area in a small bamboo boat rowed by locals, offering a glimpse into the village and understand how once whole families use to life on water here. For the more active ones, take a kayak and paddle around the floating hamlet for a very personal exploration (complimentary only for 2-night stays).

Next, we transfer by tender to Tien Ong cave, providing evidence of human civilization dating back to 10,000 – 8,000 BC. This small cave provides some fascinating understandings of Halong Bay's geological history. Returning to the ship, we sail to the overnight mooring area, where the “blue hour" unveils Halong Bay's magical beauty. Relax on the sun deck with your favourite drink, absorbing the tranquil moment. Engage in a cooking class with our chef, practicing classic Vietnamese recipes to impress your loved ones at home later.

As evening descends, a multi-course à la carte dinner is served. If you like, join in later for an on-board presentation about the bay's unique features and secrets. Alternatively, try your hand at squid fishing with our staff for a delightful and entertaining experience. Spend the rest of the evening embracing the magical landscapes in the heart of Halong Bay, where once upon a time, sparkling jewels cascaded from heavenly dragons.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 03

Sung Sot Cave - Kayaking - Pearl Farm – Mooring (BREAKFAST-LUNCH-DINNER)

Awaken to the gentle waves and the aroma of freshly brewed coffee, complemented by pastries in the dining room. Engage in the morning Tai Chi class on the sun deck for a harmonious start amid the scenic surroundings. Embark on the day boat outing to explore the some truly unique sights of Halong Bay. During the sailing to our first stop, the impressive Sung Sot Cave, breakfast is served on our day boat.

Spanning 10,000 square meters, Sung Sot features two chambers with the outer one adorned with stalactite chandeliers and the inner chamber known as the grand “opera house." Marvel at the pond, plant life, and stunning rock formations crafted over millions of years. We had back to the boat for some relaxing time before you have the chance to explore the marine landscape by kayak. The cliffs stretch vertically out of the water and you feel a sense of freedom while meandering through this green medley of water and tree-topped islets.

Continue the journey to a floating pearl farm, where you'll discover the intricate process of cultivating, harvesting, and processing various pearls. Witness a skilled technician delicately implanting seeds into oysters. Although the odds are low, successful outcomes yield beautiful gemstones after several years. Sail back to the mothership to return to your suite offering time for sunbathing, spa, or embracing the captivating “blue hour” on the open deck.

After dinner you have another chance to join the crew for a funny squid fishing activity or you just recline on a lounger, absorbing the serenity of Halong Bay before retiring for the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04

Mooring - Ti Top Island - Marina - Hanoi(BREAKFAST, Lunch)

For early risers, tea, coffee and pastries are available in the dining room and a Tai Chi class is offered on the sun deck to awaken your mind and muscles.

We set sail to the small “Ti Top Island”. Formerly named Cat Nang, the island received a name change after former president Ho Chi Minh and the second man to orbit the Earth, Russian astronaut ‘Gherman Titov’, toured Halong Bay together in 1962. Since the cosmonaut was so fascinated with this picturesque islet, Uncle Ho would rename the island to honour Mr. Titov and as a gesture of friendship between their two countries.

Once arriving at Ti Top, you can go for a refreshing morning swim on a sandy beach or – if you prefer to be more active – climb 400 steps (20 min.) to the island’s top with stunning, panoramic views over the bay. Back on board, you can take a shower and freshen up. Enjoy the final moments of sailing as we head back to the harbour while breakfast is served. Relax on the sun deck or while savouring the last views of this iconic site.

Meals: Breakfast

What's included in this trip :

  • Luxury room and facilities as ordered.
  • All onboard meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Kayaking, cooking demonstration, Tai chi session, swiming in the sea (if the weather permits), squid fishing.
  • English-speaking tour guide and onboard service fee.
  • Welcoming drink, two bottles of water in the cabin.
  • Onboard insurance, sightseeing fees, and value added tax.
  • Apricot hotel in Hanoi & 1/2 day city tour.
  • Pick up & drop off Noi Bai Airport
What's excluded in this trip:
  • All international and domestic flights
  • Specified as Chinese/ Malaysian/ Indonesian/Thai speaking guide can be available on request to pay for extra-fee.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals not mentioned
  • Tips for tour guides, drivers, crew members in Ha Long Bay, other attendants if may have (3 USD/pax/day)
  • Other personal expenses not mentioned.

Lan ha Bay


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Great value for money with 4 stars hotel

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