Ha Long Dora 3 days Cruise

Daily Tour 3 day
Hanoi, Vietnam Ha Long cruise

Launched in early 2020, Dora Cruise is a luxurious cruise operating newly exceptional itineraries exploring the hidden charm of Halong – Lan Ha Bay. Dora Cruise is where the classic meets modernity in a romantic ambiance. Featuring the finest amenities along with top-end service from dedicated staff onboard, the variety of cooking styles that can offer diverse options for diners, and the iconic spots in Lan Ha Bay with enchanting beauty, Dora Cruise promises to bring to you unforgettable memories in Heritage Site.

What travelers love about Dora Cruise

  •   Well-furnished elegant style with a romantic design
  •   Spacious cabins with private balcony all types, available extra beds
  •   Different itineraries with exceptional selections of landmarks in Halong – Lan Ha Bay
  •   Innovative transfer with new routes in the 5B highway (2.5 hours driving)
  •   Features a fusion of Vietnamese and Western cuisine
  •   Connecting cabins for families or groups
  •   Available wellness facilities including spa treatments and a fitness room onboard
  •   Various activities on and off-board: cooking class, Tai-Chi Session, kayaking, swimming, biking, hiking, caving, etc


Day 1:Hanoi – Lan Ha bay – Tuan Chau Marina – Tra Bau (L/D)
  • Activities:Hanoi Hotel pick up, arrive Tuan Chau Marina, embark the speedboat transfer to the main ship, check-in Dora cruise, enjoy lunch, kayaking or swimming in Tra Bau area, join cooking class onboard, savor dinner, relax and overnight


08.45 – 09.15: Pick up at your hotel lobby in Hanoi Old Quarter ( If you book our limousine bus/ regular private car)
12.15 – 12.30: Arrive to Tuan Chau harbor
12.30 – 13.15: Transferred by speedboat to Dora Cruise. Welcome to Dora Cruise and enjoy welcome drink, meet the captain, crew to get a brief introduction about cruise and safety guidelines.
13.15 – 13.30: Enjoy Vietnamese seafood and vegetarian lunch, while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay
– Continue cruising through Con Vit islet (Duck Islet), Thumb islet and Gia Luan Harbor where belonged to Cat Ba area.
14.30: After lunch time, check in and rest.
15.30 – 17.00: Do the kayaking and swimming at Tra Bau area (the background of “Kong Skull Island movie”) or use Jacuzzi (Located prow of 4rd deck)
Notice: Short close or swim suite, flip flop is suitable for kayaking.
Reception Provide: Life jackets; Towels, Dry bags (keep Camera, cellphone to take picture)
Meeting point: The Reception
17.30: Come back to our Dora Cruise and participate in our sunset party with fruit, cake and wine. Take photos and relax.
18.00 – 18.15: Join cooking class guided directly by Chef of Dora Halong Cruise. You have chance to practice Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring roll or famous cuisine of Vietnam.
19.00 – 19.15: Time for dinner enjoying special seafood and Vietnamese typical food on the cruise.
21.00: Evening entertainments: play game on the cruise: cards game, chess, listen to music, squid fishing, relaxing and overnight on the Dora Cruise.

Day 2:Lan Ha bay – Cat Ba Island – Viet Hai village – Lan Ha bay (B/L/D)

  • Activities:Serving breakfast, transfer to the day boat, visit Viet Hai Village on Cat Ba Island by bike or electric car, enjoying lunch on the day boat, swimming or kayayking in Van Boi Area, back to the main ship, relax and savor dinner, overnight onboard


05.30 – 07.00: Get up early for the early sunrise with fresh air.
07.00: Join us for a Tai Chi session for on the sun deck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body and there is no better environment to practice this than amongst the limestone peaks and islands.
07.45 – 08.45: Joining light breakfast in a panorama view of the world heritage site. After breakfast, enjoy your time for relaxing in amazing view of the Lan Ha bay while the boat continues cruising further for sightseeing.
09.15: Transfer to the Daily Boat heading to Viet Hai Village – a not touristic place surrounded by Cat Ba reserved jungle.
10.30: Visit Viet Hai Village
+ Option 1: Do cycling around Viet Hai Village
+ Option 2: Use electric car to visit Viet Hai Village
12.00: Get back the day boat to continue cruising further in Lan Ha Bay. Enjoy the lunch with beautiful view.
13.00-14.00: Arrive the peaceful area for swimming or Kayaking at the peaceful & beautiful Lan Ha bay. You will join the guide to kayak around the wonderful wide nature, clean water.
15.00: There is a beautiful small beach named Three Peaches as the special shaped limestone mountains surrounding . We move on to some hidden beaches around Ba Trai Dao (Three Peaches) area and swimming there
16.30: Back to Dora Cruise
17.00: Take time to refresh or play some short game or with massage services as we cruise to sleeping area. Enjoy the Sunset Party & Cooking Class on the Sundeck.
19.30: Time for dinner enjoying special seafood and Vietnamese typical food on the cruise.
After dinner reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at our bar, wine and cigars cellar or enjoy the landscape of the bay at night. Take one of our on-board activities like squid fishing, watching movies in the restaurant.

Day 3:Lan Ha bay – Dark and Bright Cave – Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L)

  • Activities:welcome a new day with Tai-Chi Class, serving light breakfast, visit Dark & Bright Cave, back to the main ship, check-out Dora cruise, enjoy brunch, disembark in the marina, back to Hanoi
05.30 – 07.00: Get up early for the early sunrise with fresh air.
07.00: Join us for a Tai Chi session for on the sun deck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body and there is no better environment to practice this than amongst the limestone peaks and islands.
07.45: Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have light breakfast.
08.45 – 10.00: You will be at reception to go visit Dark & Bright Cave by the tender (the transfer boat) to the small floating house and there you can have opportunity to explore the cave on local bamboo boat (rowing by the locals). Enjoy the peaceful morning on the beautiful scenery surround you.
Or You can stay on the cruise for relaxing.
10.00: Come back to Dora Cruise and check-out from the private cabin and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay.
10.30: Check your cabin out. Please put your luggage in front of the door and return your room key to the receptionist, take good care of your important belongings.
10.45 – 11.00: Have lunch at the restaurant
11.30 – 11.45: Leaving of Dora Cruise get on the transfer boat back Tuan Chau Harbor.
12:15 – 12:30: Return to Hanoi
14.00 – 14.30: Stopover in Hai Duong province to relax.
15.30 – 16.00: Arrive in Hanoi. End your trip

Room 1: Double – 2 Adult – Room Rate for 1 person

Room’ s info Pax Total in USD

Junior Suite

Room with balcony

All board-meals included

Included tax 10%, Service charge 5%

2 $310



Family connecting Junior Suite

Room with balcony Connecting room

All board-meals included

Included tax 10%, Service charge 5%

4 $310

Senior Suite with Balcony

Room with balcony

All board-meals included

Included tax 10%, Service charge 5%

2 $340



Executive Suite

Room with balcony

All board-meals included

Included tax 10%, Service charge 5%

2 $210



Honeymoon Suite with Terrace

Room with balcony

All board-meals included

Included tax 10%, Service charge 5%

2 $410


Included services

  • 1-night accommodation at a Capella’s suite cabin (all featured with private balcony/terrace and ocean-view bathtub)
  • 4 dining experiences: welcome lunch buffet, Chef’s special dinner set menu, Light breakfast buffet, and a Brunch buffet on departure day
  • Sunset party with refreshment in happy hours (17:00 – 19:00)
  • Free access to the cruise recreation facilities: Oasis Pool & Jacuzzi; the floating Ocean pool; Inflatable water slide; Mini-golf course; Cigar & Poker club; Fishing
  • Visiting the Bright cave by rowing boat
  • All entrance fee & permission fee
  • Exclusions

  • Transfer service from and to the cruise port in Tuan Chau ( Extra $40.00/person)
  • Usage of Stand-up paddleboard
  • Usage of the Sea Melody Mini-theatre room
  • Personal expense and gratuities

Booking Policy

Check-in: 12:00 PM-12:30 PM
Check-out: 11:15 AM
Shuttle bus: Daily Departure (Pick up and drop off in the Old Quarter)
Arrival time back to Hanoi: 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Guide: English speaking guide
Children and Extra beds:
– Free of charge for one child below the age of 5 years sharing bed with 02 adults. Limited one child per cabin only.
– Children from 5 to 12 staying on seperate bed and sharing room with parents: charged 75% adult price
– Children over 12 years old are considered as an adult.
– Surcharge $50/pax on Christmas (December 24), and New Year’s Eve (December 31), and Lunar New Year

Cancellation by Customer:
– More than 30 days before the beginning of the trip: 20% of the total rates.
– 15 to 30 days before trip: 50% of the total rates.
– From 7 to 14 days before trip: 75% of the total rates.
– No refunds for cancellations 7 days before the journey.
* NOTE: Please note that SPECIAL OFFERS that customers agree with the Travel Consultant are not eligible for the general cancellation policy and have to work under certain conditions of each booking.
Cancellation due to bad weather
If the cancellation is announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depending on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:
– Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (None of the services has been used): 100% refund.
– During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): Used services will be charged, the others will be refunded.
– The 3 days 2 nights trip is cut down into 2 days 1 night: Customers will be charged as much as 2 days 1 night trip, plus services that have been used. The others will be refunded.
– The final cost will be confirmed by your travel consultant via email. In all cases, please contact us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!
 Call Center: (+84) 975 622 208
From: $310 Child: $0 /person


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