Three Day Luxury Cruises Halong Bay and Gulf of Tonkin Discovery

Grab your chance to explore Halong Bay – Natural Wonder, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of cultural and historical significance – on a unique 3 day 2 night cruise with The Au Co. With a wide range of activities, The Au Co Luxury Cruise promises you the most memorable experience while discovering the Gulf of Tonkin.

Whether you choose to explore hidden caves by kayak or bamboo boats, swimming in the emerald waters, cycling around Cat Ba island or simply indulging in the magnificent view on the sundeck…, there is always something to enjoy your time. Open-air bar, spa & massage area and Jacuzzi are awaiting you to pamper yourself. The diversity of activities onboard and so forth keeps your cruise always interesting and worth remembering.

Join The Au Co Luxury Cruise for the experience of a lifetime in the Gulf of Tonkin!

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Cruise Highlights

  • Exceptional 3-day cruise to explore Halong Bay - a World Heritage Site recognized twice by UNESCO.
  • Accommodation in luxurious cabins with private balconies, fully furnished bathrooms and two-way air-conditioning
  • Savor our new menu: A unique fusion of fresh Vietnamese ingredients prepared with classic French techniques
  • Immerse in impressive grottoes and caves around the bay.
  • Discover untouched spectacular scenery by bike and go trekking in Viet Hai village, on Cat Ba national park. 

DAY 1: HALONG BAY and LAN HA 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.

12.45: 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 Dark & Bright Lagoon 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" on drinking.

18.00: Traditional cooking demonstration on the 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 cinema behind the bar or enjoying squid fishing at the reception. 

 

DAY 2:  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 Viet Hai village at Cat Ba Island. Cycling or making a short trek into the spectacular jungle scenery to discover the out-of-this-world landscapes here.

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

12.00: Enjoy lunch in Ha Long restaurant while The Au Co Cruises 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: Kayaking at Ho Ba Ham area – one of the main filming spots in Halong Bay where still remains untouched, tranquil natural scenery and special ecological environment (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 barbecue buffet in the restaurant (or sundeck depends on weather) 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: LAN HA BAY - 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.

  • Welcome drink, entrance fee and sightseeing fee.
  • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin.
  • 02 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfasts.
  • Visit to Dark & Bright Cave, Ba Ham Lake and Surprise Cave.
  • Visit Cat Ba Island by biking 
  • Regular tea and juice (watermelon, carrot, cucumber, passion fruit) and drinking water during the breakfast; regular tea & coffee during the cruise.
  • Kayaking equipment.
  • Morning Tai Chi on sundeck.
  • Cooking demonstration.
  • Onboard insurance, taxes and service charges.
  • Airfares, transfers to and from Halong Bay.
  • Visa arrangements.
  • Beauty spa services.
  • Other beverages, tips and personal expenses.
  • All other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusion list

Cruise Highlights

  • Exceptional 3-day cruise to explore Halong Bay - a World Heritage Site recognized twice by UNESCO.
  • Accommodation in luxurious cabins with private balconies, fully furnished bathrooms and two-way air-conditioning
  • Savor our new menu: A unique fusion of fresh Vietnamese ingredients prepared with classic French techniques
  • Immerse in impressive grottoes and caves around the bay.
  • Discover untouched spectacular scenery by bike and go trekking in Viet Hai village, on Cat Ba national park. 

DAY 1: HALONG BAY and LAN HA 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.

12.45: 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 Dark & Bright Lagoon 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" on drinking.

18.00: Traditional cooking demonstration on the 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 cinema behind the bar or enjoying squid fishing at the reception. 

 

DAY 2:  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 Viet Hai village at Cat Ba Island. Cycling or making a short trek into the spectacular jungle scenery to discover the out-of-this-world landscapes here.

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

12.00: Enjoy lunch in Ha Long restaurant while The Au Co Cruises 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: Kayaking at Ho Ba Ham area – one of the main filming spots in Halong Bay where still remains untouched, tranquil natural scenery and special ecological environment (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 barbecue buffet in the restaurant (or sundeck depends on weather) 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: LAN HA BAY - 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.

  • Welcome drink, entrance fee and sightseeing fee.
  • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin.
  • 02 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfasts.
  • Visit to Dark & Bright Cave, Ba Ham Lake and Surprise Cave.
  • Visit Cat Ba Island by biking 
  • Regular tea and juice (watermelon, carrot, cucumber, passion fruit) and drinking water during the breakfast; regular tea & coffee during the cruise.
  • Kayaking equipment.
  • Morning Tai Chi on sundeck.
  • Cooking demonstration.
  • Onboard insurance, taxes and service charges.
  • Airfares, transfers to and from Halong Bay.
  • 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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