7:30 am to 8:30 am: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
Along the way to Halong Bay we will stop for a short break in an arts and crafts centre. Here you are able to watch the produce being made and grab a snack to eat
12:00 pm reach Vinashin Port and prepare for boarding
12:30 pm Welcome on board!
12:45 - We will welcome you with a drink as you board the Athena Cruise. Our Cruise Manager will give you a briefing and safety instruction as well as review the itinerary day before check in.
13:00 - Enjoy a buffet Lunch as the boat cruises from Ha Long to Bai Tu Long Bay.
15:30 - 17:30 - If you want to relax on the boat instead of participating in other activities, feel free to use our sauna for no extra cost, or chose to relax on our sundeck or in your cabin.
15:45 - You can visit Vung Vieng fishing village by rowing boat.
16:45 - We offer kayaking at this time.
17:30 - Happy hour in our bar will start from 17:30 to 18:45. Buy one get one free!
17:45 - On our Sundeck you can participate in our Chef Cooking Demonstration with traditional Vietnamese food: learn how to cook Deep Fried Spring Rolls and the decorative technique of creating flower carvings from fresh fruit or vegetables.
19:15 - A set menu multi-course Dinner will be served.
21:00 - Free time on the boat. Try squid fishing from the first deck of the boat, relax on the Sundeck and enjoy drink service until you wish to return to your room.
More than 7 days prior to check-in: free of charge
7 days prior to check-in: 10% of total rate
From 6 to 3 days prior to check in: 50% of total rate.
Less than 3 days prior to check-in: 100% of total rate.
No-Show: 100% of total rate.
Refund will take up to 7 working days
Cancellation due to bad weather conditions:
In the event of bad weather the Management Board of Halong bay will assess if a cancellation is necessary on the morning of departure. If such a cancellation is necessary we will make alternative travel arrangement for you on request or offer a full refund in accordance with the cruise policy