Launched in 2017, Proudly Maya Cruise is known as the most luxury Halong bay cruise. And this unique 4-star plus cruise caters the top-notch services on the schedule of Cat Ba island, Lan Ha Bay & Halong bay and here is also the 2nd pioneering luxury of vessel with both uncompromising quality and safety standards being run by Thuan Phat Cruise company. Rooted from the Arabic characters, The “Maya” would be inscribed as “Maja” referring to the “Mother” and according to our Asian worshipping culture, Mother means the proliferation, protection & accumulation for the people and here is the major reason why we take the Maya to name for our vessel with a hope of peace & prosperity.
This charming princess was made in a very famous & reputable shipyard in Hai Phong & designed in a combination between Vietnamese traditional style and the French architecture. We are one of few cruises operating in both Cat Ba island and Halong Bay with fully equipment, the highest safety standards with sonar, radars. Each cabin is provided modern alarm devices linked to a central monitoring system, smoke sensor, fire extinguishers, hydrant and hoses, life jacket and clear emergency instructions.
MAYA cruise will take you to pass by the most famous tourist attractions that can’t be missed in Vietnam’s northern tour progamme.
However, the most important one to make the excellent service, to constantly listen to and learn any feedback of customers to improve our service, to constantly researching, developing a new product and build the new remote to the gorgeous area with the path less traveled, to constantly keep environment in Halong Bay is our staff – the HUMAN RESOURCES
DAY 1: HANOI - HAIPHONG
9h00: You will be pick up from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the highway to Got Port, Haiphong where we arrive at around 11h30.
12h00: Transfer by tender to the MAYA SHIP. We welcome our guests onboard the MAYA CRUISE and then check in, enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Start cruising and explore Lan Ha Bay & Ha Long Bay.
12h40: MAYA CRUISE proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have lunch while passing via the islets. These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out of the sea in an impressive manner.
15h00: We progress to Tra Bau area of Lan Ha Bay- a separate part of Halong Bay. This is a quiet tourist paradise in Vietnam. You can try at kayaking or simply just enjoy a swim. This is a great experience, immersed in the crystal clear waters of the bay and enjoy free cocktail on Floating Bar.
17h30: Returning MAYA 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. Enjoy sun set party and Happy Hour deal
19h30: 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.
DAY 2: MORE CRUISE & RETURN HANOI
06h00: Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve light breakfast.
Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Toi Sang cave is situated.
9h30: Visit then return MAYA CRUISE for check-out procedures
10h00: Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch
11h35: We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.
12h10: We bid farewell at Got port, this is the end of the program.
14h30: Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip
- Cruise itinerary subject to change due to weather condition.
- You must bring a valid passport for overnight registeration.
- Vegetarian would be arranged requiring an andvance informed.
- Please note that all alcohol bring onboard will be charged for service fee.
- Pick up time will be about 9.00 around the Old Quater area only. Please be ready at your hotel lobby and wait for us because we can't come in time.
- If you intent to visit Ninh Binh which considering as a must visit destination. We can arrange bus go direct from habour instep of going back hanoi.