Three Day Halong Bay Cruise With Seaplane Transport From Hanoi

The fascinating combination of 3-day cruising Halong Bay and transportation by premium seaplane from Hanoi promises to leave you amazed with incredible view of the bay from the sky. 

Premium seaplane transportation together with unique cruise trip that offers countless opportunities to explore the exotic Halong Bay and to glimpse into the daily local life – join The Au Co for an exceptional experience of a lifetime.

Scenic Landscape Swimming Kayaking
Cruise Hightlights 
 
Travel from Hanoi to Halong Bay with a premium seaplane for the ultimate in comfort and convenience. Instead of a 3 hour shuttle bus, it takes only 45 minutes to get to Ha Long Bay. Save precious time and make the most of your adventure.
 
Seaplane transfer is a perfect way to enjoy incredible bird's-eye views of Ha Long Bay. As you pass thousands of limestone islets, passengers are able to appreciate the sheer scale and beauty of this phenomenal landscape.

Day 1: Lan Ha Bay (L/D)

07.30: (08.30 from Oct - Apr) Private car picks up at the hotel in Hanoi center to Hanoi airport for the seaplane. It is about 45 minutes' drive

09.00: (10.00 from Oct - Apr) Taking seaplane from Hanoi airport to Halong bay (it is about 45 minutes' flight, added 15 minutes over the bay for a scenic view).

11.00: Transfer by electric cart transfers from Hai Au lounge to Bhaya Group Center, waiting for cruise checking in.

12.00-12.30: Check-in at the cruise center, take rest and get ready to start your lifetime cruise.

12.45: Depart from Tuan Chau Island, meet the crew on board and receive the safety briefing.

13.00: Let the vacation begin with a delicious lunch as the boat cruises toward South East Ha Long Bay passing by Kissing rock, Finger Islet, Toad Islet…

15.00: Explore Halong's amazing caves by bamboo boat or kayak

Optional: Traditional massage (chargeable), sunbathing on board or swimming around platform

17.30: Bar opens for the Happy Hour "Buy one get one free". 

18.00: Traditional cooking demonstration on sundeck (or in the restaurant if weather does not allow) while The Au Co cruises back to overnight area.

19.30: Set 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, squid fishing at reception area. 

 

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

06.15: Start your day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee.

07.30: Have breakfast on board while The Au Co cruises through the Bay passing a lot of beautiful spots. It’s good time to take amazing pictures.

09.00: Arrive at Cat Ba Island.  Cycling and exploring the tropical junk in national park with the guide from crew members.

10.30: Return to the boat. Take time to relax. 

12.00: Enjoy lunch in Ha Long restaurant while The Au Co slowly passes by beautiful karst towers. 

14.30: Our captain and chief engineer will show Bridge and Engine room. A special tour allowed by the captain. 

15.00: Visit Ho Ba Ham area by kayaking (If weather does not permit, alternative: Ang Du area).

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 on drinking).

19.30: Enjoy 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 area OR join our kitchen staff for the fruit carving session.

 

Day 3: Halong Bay (B)

06.30: Start 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.

07.00: Take your time over breakfast.

08.00: Explore one of the biggest caves in Ha Long Bay, beautiful stalactites and stalagmite in Surprise cave.

09.00: Back to the boat, prepare for check out: passenger’s bags must be put in the corridor.

09.30: Join a Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony before check-out.

10.45: Disembark in Tuan Chau port. Farewell. 

  • 01-way seaplane transport from Hanoi airport to Halong bay (45-minute flight plus 15-minute scenic tour over the bay).
  • 01-way transfer from Hanoi centre to Hanoi airport by private car.
  • 01-way transfer from Halong back to Hanoi by private car.
  • Welcome drink, entrance fee and sightseeing fee.
  • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin onboard The Au Co cruise.
  • 02 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfasts.
  • Regular tea and juice (watermelon, carrot, cucumber, passion fruit) and drinking water during the breakfast; regular tea & coffee during the cruise.
  • Kayaking equipment.
  • Onboard insurance, taxes and service charges.
  • Visa arrangements.
  • Beauty & spa services.
  • Other beverages, tips and personal expenses.
  • All other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusion list.
Cruise Hightlights 
 
Travel from Hanoi to Halong Bay with a premium seaplane for the ultimate in comfort and convenience. Instead of a 3 hour shuttle bus, it takes only 45 minutes to get to Ha Long Bay. Save precious time and make the most of your adventure.
 
Seaplane transfer is a perfect way to enjoy incredible bird's-eye views of Ha Long Bay. As you pass thousands of limestone islets, passengers are able to appreciate the sheer scale and beauty of this phenomenal landscape.

Day 1: Lan Ha Bay (L/D)

07.30: (08.30 from Oct - Apr) Private car picks up at the hotel in Hanoi center to Hanoi airport for the seaplane. It is about 45 minutes' drive

09.00: (10.00 from Oct - Apr) Taking seaplane from Hanoi airport to Halong bay (it is about 45 minutes' flight, added 15 minutes over the bay for a scenic view).

11.00: Transfer by electric cart transfers from Hai Au lounge to Bhaya Group Center, waiting for cruise checking in.

12.00-12.30: Check-in at the cruise center, take rest and get ready to start your lifetime cruise.

12.45: Depart from Tuan Chau Island, meet the crew on board and receive the safety briefing.

13.00: Let the vacation begin with a delicious lunch as the boat cruises toward South East Ha Long Bay passing by Kissing rock, Finger Islet, Toad Islet…

15.00: Explore Halong's amazing caves by bamboo boat or kayak

Optional: Traditional massage (chargeable), sunbathing on board or swimming around platform

17.30: Bar opens for the Happy Hour "Buy one get one free". 

18.00: Traditional cooking demonstration on sundeck (or in the restaurant if weather does not allow) while The Au Co cruises back to overnight area.

19.30: Set 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, squid fishing at reception area. 

 

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

06.15: Start your day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee.

07.30: Have breakfast on board while The Au Co cruises through the Bay passing a lot of beautiful spots. It’s good time to take amazing pictures.

09.00: Arrive at Cat Ba Island.  Cycling and exploring the tropical junk in national park with the guide from crew members.

10.30: Return to the boat. Take time to relax. 

12.00: Enjoy lunch in Ha Long restaurant while The Au Co slowly passes by beautiful karst towers. 

14.30: Our captain and chief engineer will show Bridge and Engine room. A special tour allowed by the captain. 

15.00: Visit Ho Ba Ham area by kayaking (If weather does not permit, alternative: Ang Du area).

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 on drinking).

19.30: Enjoy 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 area OR join our kitchen staff for the fruit carving session.

 

Day 3: Halong Bay (B)

06.30: Start 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.

07.00: Take your time over breakfast.

08.00: Explore one of the biggest caves in Ha Long Bay, beautiful stalactites and stalagmite in Surprise cave.

09.00: Back to the boat, prepare for check out: passenger’s bags must be put in the corridor.

09.30: Join a Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony before check-out.

10.45: Disembark in Tuan Chau port. Farewell. 

  • 01-way seaplane transport from Hanoi airport to Halong bay (45-minute flight plus 15-minute scenic tour over the bay).
  • 01-way transfer from Hanoi centre to Hanoi airport by private car.
  • 01-way transfer from Halong back to Hanoi by private car.
  • Welcome drink, entrance fee and sightseeing fee.
  • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin onboard The Au Co cruise.
  • 02 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfasts.
  • Regular tea and juice (watermelon, carrot, cucumber, passion fruit) and drinking water during the breakfast; regular tea & coffee during the cruise.
  • Kayaking equipment.
  • Onboard insurance, taxes and service charges.
  • Visa arrangements.
  • Beauty & spa services.
  • Other beverages, tips and personal expenses.
  • All other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusion list.
Stunning sky from seaplane to Halong BayOverview of Halong Bay from seaplaneSpecial dish on the Au Co CruiseKayaking activity with the Au Co CruiseHappy Hour at Lan Ha Bar the Au Co Cruise

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