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About Arcady Cruise
Welcome aboard Arcady Cruise is the first deluxe boutique one-cabin junk on Lan Ha Bay - Ha Long Bay. Our intimate vessel is designed with sophistication and luxury for our valued guests. From the moment you step aboard to the time you disembark, you will be surrounded by luxurious handcrafted woodwork and pampered in luxury. With a schedule of special activities lasting 8 hours, you will be invited to visit Cat Ba National Park, Hospital Cave, swim in the sea, kayaking and cooking classes…You will experience an unforgettable romantic trip of a lifetime! We look forward to welcoming you on the Arcady Cruise!
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7h00 – 7h30: Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in the Old Quarter to Got ferry station.
9h30: Welcome aboard Arcady Cruise. Start the journey to the sea and join a cooking class to make "Nem" (The Vietnamese fresh spring roll).
11h00: Transfer to Hospital cave, start to explore the cave is known as a secret bomb-proof hospital and safe house for the VC leaders was built inside a cave, high up on one of the many limestone karsts which dominate the island.
12h45: Enjoy the typical local Lunch will be served with fresh seafood and Vietnamese cuisines while leisurely cruising to the faraway islands of Ha Long Bay. After lunch, you will join the kayaking or Bamboo boat in the heart of the Bay. Enjoy swimming in the crystal water. And then you will be enjoyed a tea break with cookies, tropical fruits, tea, and coffee and watch the sunset on the deck.
17h30: Disembark in Got pier, get back to the bus for transfer to Ha Noi. Arrival Hanoi at 19:30.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Brilliant journey. All was arranged well. We met a very kind staff. Thanks a thousand times for all. And I can recommend this company for all tourists in Vietnam.. All the best!!More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Arcadycruise, Guest Relations Manager at Arcady Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Pasan Siriwardhana, Thank you so much for your opinions! We are so happy to hear all that from you. This gives us big motivation to keep up with our good work to bring such excellent service to more and more guests. We wish you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This one day tour from Hanoi was amazing. On the way from Hanoi to Halong Bay, our guide Henry told us interesting and funny anecdotes about Hanoi and Vietnam. Then we went to visit the Hospital Cave. Henry explained patiently and with a lot of...More

Date of experience: December 2019
Arcadycruise, Guest Relations Manager at Arcady Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear AURORE B, Thank you so much for your review and for your suggestion! We are so happy to hear that you had a great experience with us on that day. Your opinions give us a lot of motivation to keep up with our good...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour I took had 27 people on it, a mix of nationalities and couples/solo/families. Pick up from Hanoi by tour guide Hiep and under 2 hour bus to the dock. Boat was clean and fine for the trip, we had a perfect day of...More

2  Thank supershearer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour guides are fantastic, very attentive, friendly and knowledgeable. Their language skills were great and we could have a fluent conversation, ask questions and receive helpful answers. The boat was very nice, the timing was perfect and the range of activities and options was...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed November 4, 2019 via mobile

Peter was our guide. He was excellent! We went swimming, jumping off the boat and canoeing. Peter took all our photos/ videos. Boat was very nice - cleanest public toilet in Vietnam. The food was AMAZING and just kept on coming. Worth every cent!

1  Thank ashlee f
Reviewed October 25, 2019 via mobile

We had Henry as our tour guide and he was superb! Not only was he knowledgeable and greatly interactive during our tour of Halong Bay, but he was also able to answer some of our history questions regarding Vietnam. Aside from that, our trip was...More

4  Thank lennoloS
Reviewed October 24, 2019

What an amazing jam packed day!! So worth the money! Great driver amazing tour guide Henri and the boat staff brillant! We saw so much of all the amazing rock islands and chilled on the top deck with delightful bay breezes - so delicious was...More

Date of experience: October 2019
4  Thank Joanne C
Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

We did this day trip yesterday. Our guide (Hiep) was fantastic! He was so knowledgeable about Vietnamese culture and history. He was also very responsive to the needs of guests. Lunch was delicious and plentiful. We were able to kayak around the islands. We then...More

4  Thank AbbieC979
Reviewed October 20, 2019

I spent the day fulfilled with Arcady Cruise. They had fun activities and beautiful sceneries lined up and paired with an accommodating, knowledgable, patient and friendly crew. If you ever visit Vietnam, make sure to book a tour with them. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2019
3  Thank nikkitamtam
Reviewed October 18, 2019

Really nice trip! Beautiful bay, kayaking, good food at cruise, spring roll cooking demonstration as well as visiting secret military hospital at Cat Ba island. The tour guide Peter is very friendly and enthusiastic, he told about life in rural Vietnam, Vietnam history, history of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Angie W
December 21, 2018|
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In the hot weather You should bring swimming suite, hat, sunglasses, sun cream, sandal is fine for this trip. If the weather be cold you should bring Jacket, Sweaters, Shoes will be better than sandal. The cold weather in... More
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