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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.

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Hightlights 
  • Traveling from Hanoi to Halong Bay with ease and comfort by premium seaplane: 45-minute flight plus 15-minute scenic tour to enjoy incredible view of Halong Bay from the top.
  • Exceptional 3 day cruise in the Gulf of Tonkin.
  • Two nights onboard with accommodation in luxurious cabin, private balcony, fully furnished bathroom and two-way air-conditioner.
  • Visiting a peaceful Lan Ha Bay area by rowing boat.
  • Swimming or Kayaking from secluded white-sand beaches.
  • Exploring the most impressive grotto in Halong Bay.
  • Savoring our chef selection of Vietnamese and international dishes.
  • Join a glittering array of entertainment with Vietnamese cultural activities such as cooking class, folk songs, traditional games, etc.
  • Discount of 20% on all SPA services if booked before departure dates.

Day 1: Lan Ha Bay (L/D)

07.30: (08.30 from Oct - Apr) Private car picks up at hotel in Hanoi center to Hanoi airport for 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, addded 15 minutes over the bay for 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 Chicken Crock, Finger Islet, Toad Islet…

15.00: Explore Dark & Bright Cave by bamboo boat or kayak.

Optional: Traditional massage (chargeable), sunbathing on board or swimming around platform in Dark and Bright Lagoon.

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 onboard 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 cocktail, entrance fee and sightseeing fee.
  • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin onboard The Au Co cruise.
  • 02 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfasts.
  • Visit to Dark and Bright Cave area by rowing boat.
  • Visit to the Surprise Cave.
  • Regular tea and juice (watermelon, carrot, cucumber, passion fruit) and drinking water during the cruise; regular coffee during breakfast.
  • 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.

Day 1: Lan Ha Bay (L/D)

07.30: (08.30 from Oct - Apr) Private car picks up at hotel in Hanoi center to Hanoi airport for 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, addded 15 minutes over the bay for 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 Chicken Crock, Finger Islet, Toad Islet…

15.00: Explore Dark & Bright Cave by bamboo boat or kayak.

Optional: Traditional massage (chargeable), sunbathing on board or swimming around platform in Dark and Bright Lagoon.

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 onboard 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 cocktail, entrance fee and sightseeing fee.
  • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin onboard The Au Co cruise.
  • 02 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfasts.
  • Visit to Dark and Bright Cave area by rowing boat.
  • Visit to the Surprise Cave.
  • Regular tea and juice (watermelon, carrot, cucumber, passion fruit) and drinking water during the cruise; regular coffee during breakfast.
  • 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.

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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. Conditional rates, special last minutes booking 07 days before cruising date, getting 10% discount. It is non-refundable rate. 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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Conditional rates, special last minutes booking 07 days before cruising date, getting 10% discount. It is non-refundable rate.

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Conditional rates, special last minutes booking 07 days before cruising date, getting 10% discount. It is non-refundable rate.

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