A luxury cruise ship on the Red River in Hanoi, April 2 2022. Photo courtesy of AClass Cruises Group
A new cruise tour on Hanoi's Red River was launched Saturday as part of efforts to diversify the tourist experience post-pandemic.
The tour run by AClass Cruises Group can accommodate 99 passengers at a time on a three-hour journey that takes them through historic bridges such as Long Bien and Chuong Duong and explore the beauty of the river at night.
The cruise tour, "Jade of River," is available from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily. It also features modern facilities with international standard such as massage jacuzzi, gym and private dining room. Guests will enjoy outdoor BBQ party and free drink.
Tickets cost from VND1.39 million ($61.36) from Monday to Thursday and from VND1.49 million on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The dining area on a "Jade of River" cruise ship in the Red River in Hanoi. Photo by AClass Cruises Group
There will be music programs and food events on board.
The Red River originates in China and flows for around 510 km through Hanoi and five provinces in northern Vietnam.
It has become a popular tourist attraction and always bustles with weekend camping activities.
In 2019, before Covid-19 appeared, Hanoi received 7.02 million foreign tourists.