3-Day Halong Bay Cruise with Seaplane Transport from Hanoi 3-Day Halong Bay Cruise with Seaplane Transport


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Could not ask for a better way to conclude our holidays in Vietnam!

Could not ask for a better way to conclude our holidays in Vietnam!
The cruise ship facilities were top notch. You would find it hard to fault the following: room & general cruise ship facilities, food ( it's of an oriental focus with produce selected from an organic farm Au Co Cruises sponsor on CAT BA island), activities (e.g. kayaking, swimming, bike riding on CAT BA island, exploration of nearby local caves, tai chi), services, staffs

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Happy Memories of 3 days/2 nights
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3-Day Halong Bay Cruise with Seaplane Transport from Hanoi

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3-Day Halong Bay Cruise with Seaplane Transport from Hanoi

The fascinating combination of 3-day cruising Halong Bay and transportation by premium seaplane (Hai Au Aviation) from Hanoi promises to leave you amazed with incredible view of the bay from the sky and at sea.
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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Cruise highlights
  • 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 BaiTu Long 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


08.30Start departure from Hanoi for Noi Bai airport.
10.00Depart for Halong from Noi Bai airport.

11.15:  Arrive at Bhaya Cruise Center in Tuan Chau Island
12.45:  Depart from Tuan Chau Island, meet the onboard team and receive the safety briefing.

13.30:   Acquaint yourself with the five elements cuisine with lunch on board, while The Au Co cruises leisurely towards the Vung Ha area.
15.30:   Visit the Ban Chan Beach for swimming and water activities.
17.30:   Take part in the Vietnamese food cooking demonstration.
18.00:   Enjoy Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1 free).
19.15:   Savour our signature 5-star gourmet menu while the boat is anchored for overnight stop.
20.30:   Relax with a drink at Lan Ha bar or join our crew and try squid fishing on the deck.

Halong Bay panorama

Kayaking through the lagoons in Halong Bay


07.00:   Start the day with a Tai Chi class on the sundeck or enjoy the breathtaking views of the bay while the ship begins slowly cruising.
07.30:   Have breakfast onboard while The Au Co cruises in Bai Tu Long Bay.
Visit Thien Canh Son cave.
11.15:   Take a tour at the Captain’s Bridge and the Engine Room

12.00:   Enjoy lunch in Ha Long restaurant while The Au Co cruises towards around the bay.
14.30:   Join free activity on beach swimming and kayaking.
17.00:   Make the most of an extended Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1 free).
19.15:   Try the barbeque buffet in the restaurant while the boat is at anchor.
20.30:   End the day with a drink at Lan Ha bar or join our crew and try squid fishing on the deck.
21.00:   Join our kitchen staff for the fruit carving sessions.
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Visiting Vung Vieng on bamboo boat

Fruits carved by the gifted hands of the Au Co staff


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 Bai Tu Long Bay.
07.00:   Take your time over breakfast.
07.45:   Visit Vung Vieng floating fishing village by traditional bamboo boat.
09.00:   Prepare for check out: passenger’s bags must be put in the corridor.
09.45:   Join a Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony then check-out.
10.45:   Disembark in Tuan Chau and leave for Hanoi.
15.00:   Return to Hanoi. End of service.
  • 1-way seaplane transport from Hanoi to Halong (45-minute flight plus 15-minute scenic tour over the bay)
  • 1-way transfer from Hanoi centre to NoiBai airport
  • 1-way transfer from Bhaya Cruise Center (in Ha Long) 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
  • 2 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts during the cruise
  • Visit to VungVieng by rowing boat
  • Visit to Thien Canh Son 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


  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice. 
  • Flight schedules are subject to change due to weather, operating conditions or other issues deemed necessary by Hai Au aviation and airline authorities 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.
  • Wifi is available onboard for free of charge in the terrace deck. However, interruption is expected due to nature of internet signal at sea.

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