Taste of Romance - The Au Co Luxury Cruise & Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

This season, guaranteed to set the heart racing with your significant other in a unique romantic getaway. Celebrate your love with the finest things in life. At the history landmark Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, you will be privy to the hotel’s rich heritage while reveling in its classic French Colonial elegance.

Savor a 3 day 2 night cruise onboard The Au Co Luxury Cruise with a stunning program covering untouched sites of Halong Bay. With its 5-star facilities, exclusive itinerary and Vietnamese culture theme, The Au Co is the perfect way to enjoy time together while making lifetime memories.

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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 majestic city of Hanoi together before you start your luxury and romantic Halong cruise.

  • 02 nights cruise aboard The Au Co Luxury Cruise in your chosen cabin type.
  • 01 night stay at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in a double Premium room (Opera Wing, breakfast included). Either before or after your Halong Bay trip (depending on availability of hotel rooms).
  • 01 bottle of sparkling wine & seasonal flowers set up in the cabin for a romantic stay (on the Au Co Cruises)
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner onboard (as indicated in the itinerary)
  • Round trip transfer by shuttle bus Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi.

Day 1: Halong Bay (L/D)

12.30

Arrive in Halong Bay. Check-in at the cruise center, take rest and get ready to start your lifetime cruise.
12:45Depart from Tuan Chau Island, meet the crew on board and receive the safety briefing.
13.00Let the vacation begin with a delicious lunch as the boat cruises toward South East Ha Long Bay passing by Chicken Crock, Finger Islet, Toad Islet…
15:00Explore one of the biggest caves in Ha Long bay, beautiful stalactites and stalagmite in Surprise Cave.
17.30Bar opens for the Happy Hour "Buy one get one free". It’s truly happy time to relax, while enjoying tropical cocktail and complimentary snacks.
18.00Exciting “Master-Chef Competition” and fruit carving demonstration on sundeck (or in the restaurant in case of inclement weather) while the boat cruises to overnight anchorage area.
19:30Set menu dinner is served in the restaurant while the boat is anchored for our overnight stop.
21:00

Free time to be spent watching movies in the restaurant or on the sundeck, squid fishing at reception. 

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

06.15Start your day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee. 
07.30Have breakfast onboard while The Au Co cruises through the Bay passing a lot of beautiful spots. It’s good time to take amazing pictures.
09.00Arrive at a local island, where a pretty small village nestles and waits you to explore. Spend your active morning on cycling and exploring the tropical junk in national park with local guide. Visit ancient houses and “Bhaya Community Farm”, get to know about agricultural life and the story of Bhaya Community project here.  
10:30Return to the boat. Take time to relax.
12:00Enjoy lunch in Ha Long restaurant while The Au Co slowly passes by beautiful karst towers.
14:30Our captain and chief engineer will show Bridge and Engine room. A special tour allowed by the captain.
17:00

Time for kayaking, leisurely explore the hidden caves & karst on the bay. Enjoy serene and stunning close-up beauty of Halong Bay from kayaks.

16.30

Back to the boat for relaxation on board.

17.30

Make the most of an extended Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1 free) and enjoy complimentary snack.

19.30Enjoy the barbeque buffet in the restaurant while the boat is at anchor
21:00

More free time to be spent watching movies in the restaurant, squid fishing at the reception OR join our kitchen staff for the fruit carving session. 

Day 3: Halong Bay (B)

06:30Start the day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck or enjoy the breath-taking views of the bay while The Au Co cruises leisurely in Halong Bay.
07:00Take your time over breakfast.
08.00You would visit Cua Van floating village by bamboo boat, where you witness rustic floating houses, get to know about local life on the bay.
09:00Back to the boat, prepare for check out: passenger’s bags must be put in the corridor.
09.30Join a Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony before check-out.
10:30Disembark in Tuan Chau port. Farewell.
  • 02 night cruises on board The Au Co cruise in your chosen cabin type.
  • 01 night stay at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi inPremiumroom (Opera Wing, breakfast included). This could be either before or after your Halong Bay trip (depend on the availability of hotel rooms).
  • 01 bottle of sparkling wine & seasonal flowers (on the Au Co Cruises)
  • 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 lesson.
  • Onboard insurance, taxes and service charges.
  • Round trip transfer by luxury limousine Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi (shuttle sharing bus)
  • Airfares and visa arrangements, other transfer service not mentioned in Inclusion.
  • Beauty spa services.
  • 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 majestic city of Hanoi together before you start your luxury and romantic Halong cruise.

  • 02 nights cruise aboard The Au Co Luxury Cruise in your chosen cabin type.
  • 01 night stay at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in a double Premium room (Opera Wing, breakfast included). Either before or after your Halong Bay trip (depending on availability of hotel rooms).
  • 01 bottle of sparkling wine & seasonal flowers set up in the cabin for a romantic stay (on the Au Co Cruises)
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner onboard (as indicated in the itinerary)
  • Round trip transfer by shuttle bus Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi.

Day 1: Halong Bay (L/D)

12.30

Arrive in Halong Bay. Check-in at the cruise center, take rest and get ready to start your lifetime cruise.
12:45Depart from Tuan Chau Island, meet the crew on board and receive the safety briefing.
13.00Let the vacation begin with a delicious lunch as the boat cruises toward South East Ha Long Bay passing by Chicken Crock, Finger Islet, Toad Islet…
15:00Explore one of the biggest caves in Ha Long bay, beautiful stalactites and stalagmite in Surprise Cave.
17.30Bar opens for the Happy Hour "Buy one get one free". It’s truly happy time to relax, while enjoying tropical cocktail and complimentary snacks.
18.00Exciting “Master-Chef Competition” and fruit carving demonstration on sundeck (or in the restaurant in case of inclement weather) while the boat cruises to overnight anchorage area.
19:30Set menu dinner is served in the restaurant while the boat is anchored for our overnight stop.
21:00

Free time to be spent watching movies in the restaurant or on the sundeck, squid fishing at reception. 

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

06.15Start your day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee. 
07.30Have breakfast onboard while The Au Co cruises through the Bay passing a lot of beautiful spots. It’s good time to take amazing pictures.
09.00Arrive at a local island, where a pretty small village nestles and waits you to explore. Spend your active morning on cycling and exploring the tropical junk in national park with local guide. Visit ancient houses and “Bhaya Community Farm”, get to know about agricultural life and the story of Bhaya Community project here.  
10:30Return to the boat. Take time to relax.
12:00Enjoy lunch in Ha Long restaurant while The Au Co slowly passes by beautiful karst towers.
14:30Our captain and chief engineer will show Bridge and Engine room. A special tour allowed by the captain.
17:00

Time for kayaking, leisurely explore the hidden caves & karst on the bay. Enjoy serene and stunning close-up beauty of Halong Bay from kayaks.

16.30

Back to the boat for relaxation on board.

17.30

Make the most of an extended Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1 free) and enjoy complimentary snack.

19.30Enjoy the barbeque buffet in the restaurant while the boat is at anchor
21:00

More free time to be spent watching movies in the restaurant, squid fishing at the reception OR join our kitchen staff for the fruit carving session. 

Day 3: Halong Bay (B)

06:30Start the day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck or enjoy the breath-taking views of the bay while The Au Co cruises leisurely in Halong Bay.
07:00Take your time over breakfast.
08.00You would visit Cua Van floating village by bamboo boat, where you witness rustic floating houses, get to know about local life on the bay.
09:00Back to the boat, prepare for check out: passenger’s bags must be put in the corridor.
09.30Join a Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony before check-out.
10:30Disembark in Tuan Chau port. Farewell.
  • 02 night cruises on board The Au Co cruise in your chosen cabin type.
  • 01 night stay at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi inPremiumroom (Opera Wing, breakfast included). This could be either before or after your Halong Bay trip (depend on the availability of hotel rooms).
  • 01 bottle of sparkling wine & seasonal flowers (on the Au Co Cruises)
  • 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 lesson.
  • Onboard insurance, taxes and service charges.
  • Round trip transfer by luxury limousine Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi (shuttle sharing bus)
  • Airfares and visa arrangements, other transfer service not mentioned in Inclusion.
  • Beauty spa services.
  • 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 is conditional rate. Any cancellation under 25 days before cruising date, 50% charge of total booking. 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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