Cruise overview

Tuan Chau Marina Terminal Station, Ha Long, Vietnam View on map
8.9/10
Editor Rating

“ For travelers who like a combination of colonial style and contemporary features, Heritage Line – Jasmine cruise makes a compelling choice. The ship provides ordinary journeys to Halong Bay and a laid-back atmosphere onboard.”

Editor Reviews

Pros

+ Jasmine cruise is old-fashioned and characterful.
+ Very nice cabins with a well-equipped bathroom and balcony.
+ Shore excursions are interesting and educational while activities on board are fun.

Cons

- The boat is not very well-maintained.
- The price for massage and spa is relatively expensive.

Bottom Line

This is an old ship with unique characteristics and lovely cabins.

About

Type: Wooden
Launched: 2011
No Of Cabins: 23
Pick Up Time: 7:30 Am
Drop Off Time: 16:00 Pm
Operating Area: Halong Bay
Available Tours: 2d1n, 3d2n
Destinations: Tien Ong Cave, Cua Van Fishing Village, Sung Sot Cave, Luon Cave, Halong Pearl Farm, Bat Cave

9.0/10

Itinerary & activities

Jasmine cruise specializes in destination-focused itineraries. Tourists will visit Tien Ong cave with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites, Cua Van fishing village, Sung Sot cave, and Halong Pearl Farm. What’s more, there is a time for relaxing and swimming in the Bat cave area.

  • Library
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tai chi
  • Cooking class
  • Cave visiting
  • Bamboo boat trip

8.9/10

Cruise quality

Built with French-Indochina style, this wooden junk features 3 sails and is decorated with polished woodwork. The ship’s quality is quite degraded by the time and needs some improvements.

9.0/10

Service & facilities

Guests can convene in the cruise dining area with a lounge that gives a taste of traditional and international cuisines as well as immerse in a broad range of convenient facilities such as massage a room, a cozy terrace with seating area, and a spacious sundeck.

  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking rooms
9.1/10

Cabin quality

Cabins on the ship are tastefully-designed with the French style and teak-wood furniture. Rooms are not very spacious but equipped with many modern amenities and especially a Jacuzzi in the Jasmine junior suite.

Room TypeMaximumSize
Deluxe Double or Twin Room with Balcony2 adults, 0 Children18 sqm
Junior Suite2 adults, 0 Children24 sqm
8.9/10

Food & Drink

Boasting an Indochina colonial setting, the cruise formal restaurant brings guests culinary delights of Asian, Vietnamese, and international dishes. After mealtime, a small bar on the top deck is an ideal spot for enjoying drinks and snacks.

8.5/10

Value for money

Deluxe double or twin room costs from US$498.

Access for people with disabilities?

There are no facilities for disabled guests.

Family-friendly?

The ship offers baby cot in the room while the extra bed is only available in Jasmine junior suite.

Free of charge for children under 5 years old if using the existing bed with parents.

Last updated: January 30, 2020

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Frequently asked questions

1.Can the program be changed?

The cruise program and schedule can be changed due to the weather without prior notice.

2.Do we have brunch in the morning?

Yes, buffet brunch is served on day 3 at the shore at around 11:00 AM.

3.What activities can we do onboard?

Passengers can join some onboard activities including a cooking class, a BBQ party, fishing, tai chi, and massage services.

4.What events can be arranged on the cruise?

Some events that can be celebrated on Jasmine cruise are birthday, honeymoon, wedding ceremony, and wedding anniversary.

5.Is Jasmine cruise a sister of Violet cruise?

Yes, Jasmine cruise is a sister of Violet cruise which belongs to the Heritage Line.