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.
Child from 0 - 4 Years old is free of charge. Sharing the same bed with parents
Child from 5 - 11 years old = 75% Adult`s cost. Private Bed (extra Bed) within the same cabin as parents
Child from 12 - up = 100% Adult`s cost. Private Bed (extra Bed) within the same cabin as parents
Triple Cabin = 3 Persons sharing one Cabin (01 Double Bed + 01 Single Bed). 3rd person pays 50% extra
Family connecting door cabin = 2x Double Cabin price
Peak season surcharge: + 25% on Christmas 24/12; New Year 31/12 and Lunar New Year1s Eve.
Cruise itinerary and schedule are subjected to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
Meals on-board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests with any special food preferences, allergies, or dietary requirements should advise us at least one (01) week prior to the cruise date.
Advance registration is required with your 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 permission may be denied by the port authority.
Wi-Fi is available on-board free of charge on the terrace deck. However, interruptions are to be expected due to the nature of the internet signal at sea.
There will be a 20 minute break each way from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay for those who are using our transfer service. Food, beverages and souvenirs will be available for purchase. It is the only place on the way where passengers and the driver can use clean toilets. There is no pressure or obligation to buy anything.
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