Luxury Getaway - The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Sandy toes, sunburned nose, summer is a blast, and your memories will always last with our special Summer Vacation package!

Experience one-night stay in the landmark Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, where guests will be privy to the hotel’s rich heritage while reveling in elegant accommodations that boast spa bathrooms as well as a host of new facilities.

Your journey will drive you to Halong Bay and The Gulf of Tonkin to join The Au Co Cruises adventure, the one and only three day two night cruise in the area, with a stunning program covering untouched sites of the gulf. Rejuvenate your energy with our complementary spa treatment that will leave you relax, renew and revitalize. Should you are a fan of gourmet and tasty wines, you have no reason to be absent from our Mini Wine tasting, enjoy your experience one sip at a time while on board with us. With its 5 star facilities and unique fine-dining experience, The Au Co Cruises is the perfect way to experience Vietnamese culture and explore the bay recognized as a world heritage by UNESCO.

Let the sea set you free!

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Whether you choose to kick off your cruise in style, or wind down at the end of your adventure, do so with a stay at our favorite hotel. Relish the opportunity and explore the city of Hanoi before you start your luxury Ha Long cruise. 

  • 02 night cruise aboard The Au Co Luxury Cruise in your chosen cabin type.
  • 01 night stay at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in a Premium room (Opera Wing, breakfast included). Either before or after your Halong Bay trip (depending on availability of hotel rooms).
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner onboard (as indicated in the itinerary)
  • Round trip transfer by Limousine Hanoi - Ha Long - Hanoi.
  • Recharge your mind and body with Complimentary spa treatment – body care for 60 minutes
  • Treat your palate with a Mini wine tasting onboard

Day 1: Halong Bay (L/D)

12:30Arrive at Bhaya Group Cruise Centre at Tuan Chau International Passenger Port. Relax in your VIP lounge.
12:45Embark on the cruise. Enjoy welcome drinks while our Cruise Manager informs safety briefing. 
13.00Start you cruise with a set-menu lunch while the ship cruises towards the southwest of Halong Bay.
15:00Visit Cua Van floating fishing village by kayaking or traditional rowing boat. The village is well known for its location in the heart of World Heritage Site Halong Bay. Cua Van has been listed among 16 most beautiful coastal destinations in the world by Travel and Leisure magazine. 
17:30Back to the ship and join happy hour - buy one get one free and enjoy complimentary snacks.
18:00Join exciting “Master-Chef Competition” and fruit carving demonstration, learn and try your hands with authentic Vietnamese food. The winner or the Master-Chef of The Au Co Luxury Cruise would be awarded surprising gifts. It’s also time to admire the sunset over enchanting Halong Bay while the ship anchors for an overnight stay.
19:30Set menu dinner is served in the restaurant while the ship is anchored for our overnight stop. 
21:00

Free time to be spent watching movies or squid fishing at the reception area. 

Day 2: Ha long Bay – Lan Ha Bay (B/L/D)

06:15Refresh your body and mind with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee.
07:00Have breakfast on board while The Au Co Luxury cruises through the bay, passing beautiful spots; a good time to take amazing pictures.
09:00Take a dip in the green emerald water in Ho Ba Ham. When kayaking around the area, find yourself a tranquil stretch of white sandy beach which is perfect for sunbathing.
10:30More time for swimming and kayaking in Ho Ba Ham area 
11:30Return to the boat. Take time to relax.
12:15Enjoy lunch in Halong restaurant while The Au Co cruises slowly past beautiful karst towers.
14:30

Arrive at a local island, where a pretty small village nestles and waits for you to explore. You will have time to cycle around the village and get to know the local life. Then take a short trek into the tropical junk* in a national park.

*: if weather allows

17:30Start the delightful evening with our Mini Wine Tasting onboard
19:30Barbecue party is ready on the sundeck. Experience Halong Bay beauty at night.
21:00

Free time to be spent watching movies in the cinema, squid fishing at reception area or a fruit carving session with our kitchen staffs.

Day 3: Halong Bay (B)

06:15A second chance to join the Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee. Or take time to watch the stunning sunrise on the sea.
07:00Breakfast buffet is prepared in the restaurant.
07:45Discover Tien Ong Cave which is also an archaeological site. Covering an area of 1,000 m2 with stunning stalactites and stalagmites, The cave is one of the finest caves in Halong Bay.
09:00Back to the ship and prepare to check out.
09:45Join a traditional Vietnamese tea ceremony while the ship sails back to the port
10:45Disembark in Tuan Chau port. Farewell.

Important notes

  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice. 
  • Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date. 
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by Port Authority. 
  • Wi-Fi is available onboard for free of charge in the terrace deck. However, interruption is expected due to nature of internet signal at sea.
  • 02 night cruise onboard The Au Co cruise in your chosen cabin type.
  • 01 night stay at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in Premium room (Opera Wing, breakfast included). This could be either before or after your Halong Bay trip (depend on availability of hotel rooms).
  • Complementary Body Care treatment for 60min
  • Mini wine tasting
  • Kayaking and swimming.
  • Regular tea and juice (watermelon, carrot, cucumber, passion fruit) and drinking water during the breakfast; regular tea & coffee during the cruise.
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner onboard (as indicated in the itinerary)
  • Sightseeing and insurance fees.
  • Cooking Demonstration.
  • Tai chi
  • Onboard insurance, taxes and service charges.
  • Round trip transfer by Limousine Hanoi - Ha Long - Hanoi.
  • Airfares and visa arrangements, other transfer service not mentioned in Inclusion.
  • Beauty spa services onboard.
  • Other beverages, tips and personal expenses.
  • All other services not clearly mentioned as Included.

Whether you choose to kick off your cruise in style, or wind down at the end of your adventure, do so with a stay at our favorite hotel. Relish the opportunity and explore the city of Hanoi before you start your luxury Ha Long cruise. 

  • 02 night cruise aboard The Au Co Luxury Cruise in your chosen cabin type.
  • 01 night stay at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in a Premium room (Opera Wing, breakfast included). Either before or after your Halong Bay trip (depending on availability of hotel rooms).
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner onboard (as indicated in the itinerary)
  • Round trip transfer by Limousine Hanoi - Ha Long - Hanoi.
  • Recharge your mind and body with Complimentary spa treatment – body care for 60 minutes
  • Treat your palate with a Mini wine tasting onboard

Day 1: Halong Bay (L/D)

12:30Arrive at Bhaya Group Cruise Centre at Tuan Chau International Passenger Port. Relax in your VIP lounge.
12:45Embark on the cruise. Enjoy welcome drinks while our Cruise Manager informs safety briefing. 
13.00Start you cruise with a set-menu lunch while the ship cruises towards the southwest of Halong Bay.
15:00Visit Cua Van floating fishing village by kayaking or traditional rowing boat. The village is well known for its location in the heart of World Heritage Site Halong Bay. Cua Van has been listed among 16 most beautiful coastal destinations in the world by Travel and Leisure magazine. 
17:30Back to the ship and join happy hour - buy one get one free and enjoy complimentary snacks.
18:00Join exciting “Master-Chef Competition” and fruit carving demonstration, learn and try your hands with authentic Vietnamese food. The winner or the Master-Chef of The Au Co Luxury Cruise would be awarded surprising gifts. It’s also time to admire the sunset over enchanting Halong Bay while the ship anchors for an overnight stay.
19:30Set menu dinner is served in the restaurant while the ship is anchored for our overnight stop. 
21:00

Free time to be spent watching movies or squid fishing at the reception area. 

Day 2: Ha long Bay – Lan Ha Bay (B/L/D)

06:15Refresh your body and mind with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee.
07:00Have breakfast on board while The Au Co Luxury cruises through the bay, passing beautiful spots; a good time to take amazing pictures.
09:00Take a dip in the green emerald water in Ho Ba Ham. When kayaking around the area, find yourself a tranquil stretch of white sandy beach which is perfect for sunbathing.
10:30More time for swimming and kayaking in Ho Ba Ham area 
11:30Return to the boat. Take time to relax.
12:15Enjoy lunch in Halong restaurant while The Au Co cruises slowly past beautiful karst towers.
14:30

Arrive at a local island, where a pretty small village nestles and waits for you to explore. You will have time to cycle around the village and get to know the local life. Then take a short trek into the tropical junk* in a national park.

*: if weather allows

17:30Start the delightful evening with our Mini Wine Tasting onboard
19:30Barbecue party is ready on the sundeck. Experience Halong Bay beauty at night.
21:00

Free time to be spent watching movies in the cinema, squid fishing at reception area or a fruit carving session with our kitchen staffs.

Day 3: Halong Bay (B)

06:15A second chance to join the Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee. Or take time to watch the stunning sunrise on the sea.
07:00Breakfast buffet is prepared in the restaurant.
07:45Discover Tien Ong Cave which is also an archaeological site. Covering an area of 1,000 m2 with stunning stalactites and stalagmites, The cave is one of the finest caves in Halong Bay.
09:00Back to the ship and prepare to check out.
09:45Join a traditional Vietnamese tea ceremony while the ship sails back to the port
10:45Disembark in Tuan Chau port. Farewell.

Important notes

  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice. 
  • Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date. 
  • Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by Port Authority. 
  • Wi-Fi is available onboard for free of charge in the terrace deck. However, interruption is expected due to nature of internet signal at sea.
  • 02 night cruise onboard The Au Co cruise in your chosen cabin type.
  • 01 night stay at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in Premium room (Opera Wing, breakfast included). This could be either before or after your Halong Bay trip (depend on availability of hotel rooms).
  • Complementary Body Care treatment for 60min
  • Mini wine tasting
  • Kayaking and swimming.
  • Regular tea and juice (watermelon, carrot, cucumber, passion fruit) and drinking water during the breakfast; regular tea & coffee during the cruise.
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner onboard (as indicated in the itinerary)
  • Sightseeing and insurance fees.
  • Cooking Demonstration.
  • Tai chi
  • Onboard insurance, taxes and service charges.
  • Round trip transfer by Limousine Hanoi - Ha Long - Hanoi.
  • Airfares and visa arrangements, other transfer service not mentioned in Inclusion.
  • Beauty spa services onboard.
  • Other beverages, tips and personal expenses.
  • All other services not clearly mentioned as Included.
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No charge for cancellations made more than 7 days prior to departure date. Cancellations received within 4-7 days prior to departure date will incur 50% of total charge. Cancellations received within 3 days prior to departure date or No-Show cases will incur 100% of total charge. This booking is "Conditions Apply", any cancellation with 25 days before cruising date, 50% charge. Under 14 days will be 100% charge. No charge for cancellations made more than 7 days prior to departure date. Cancellations received within 4-7 days prior to departure date will incur 50% of total charge. Cancellations received within 3 days prior to departure date or No-Show cases will incur 100% of total charge.

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No charge for cancellations made more than 7 days prior to departure date. Cancellations received within 4-7 days prior to departure date will incur 50% of total charge. Cancellations received within 3 days prior to departure date or No-Show cases will incur 100% of total charge.

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This booking is "Conditions Apply", any cancellation with 25 days before cruising date, 50% charge. Under 14 days will be 100% charge.

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This booking is "Conditions Apply", any cancellation with 25 days before cruising date, 50% charge. Under 14 days will be 100% charge.

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