David Dunn - 3 Day 2 Night Halong Bay Cruise with the luxury of the Au Co
With a fleet of 2 luxurious ships, The Au Co is the only cruise operator in Halong Bay offering the three-day continuous cruise in a single trip through the Gulf of Tonkin, covering world-renowned Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay & Cat Ba Island. The Au Co features the state of the art design in safety and luxury as well as represents Vietnamese and Oriental culture at its best. Each ship has 32 spaciously-designed private cabins, boasting luxurious bathrooms and panoramic balconies.
DAY 1: HALONG BAY – BAI TU LONG BAY
12.30: Check in at the cruise center
12.45: Depart from Tuan Chau – Safety briefing – Presentation of the team .
13.30: Introduce the 05 elements cuisine. Lunch on board while The Au Co cruises leisurely towards to Sung Sot (Surprise) cave.
15.00: Visit the wheel house & Engine room.
15.45: Guided visit of Sung Sot (Surprise) Cave.
17.30: Take part in cooking demonstration.
18.00: Enjoy Happy hour in 1 hour (Buy one get one free).
19.15: Savour 5 elements signature dinner of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water while the boat is anchored for overnight.
21.00: Relish a drink at Lan Ha bar or join our crew and try squid fishing at the reception.
DAY 2: BAI TU LONG BAY, LAN HA BAY and HALONG BAY
06.30: Start the day with a Tai Chi class on the sundeck or enjoy the breath-taking views of the bay while the ship begins cruising quietly.
07.00: Have breakfast on board while The Au Co cruises in Bai Tu Long Bay.
09.00: Visit Vung Vieng floating fishing village by traditional bamboo boat.
12.00: The Au Co cruises towards Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island while lunch is served in Ha Long restaurant
13.45: Guided biking or hiking excursion through the national park of Cat Ba Island and visit to The Au Co organic farm.
16.30: Swim & kayak in Viet Hai Lagoon.
17.00: Happy Hours in 2 hours (Buy one get one free).
19.15: Barbeque buffet is available at the restaurant while the boat is at anchorage.
21.00: Enjoy a drink at Lan Ha bar or join our crew and try squid fishing at the reception.
DAY 3: HALONG BAY
07.00: Start the day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck or enjoy the breath-taking views of the bay while TheAu Co cruises leisurely in Ha Long Bay.
07.00: Have full breakfast until 9.30.
09.30: Passenger’s bags must be put in corridor & prepare for check out process.
09.45: Join the Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony.
10.45: Disembark in Tuan Chau and return to Hanoi by shuttle bus.
• Welcome cocktail, entrance fee and sightseeing fee.
• Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite executive twin cabin.
• 02 Lunches, 02 Dinners, 02 Breakfasts.
• Cycle on Cat Ba Island.
• Visit to Vung Vieng fishing village by rowing boat.
• Visit of Sung Sot cave.
• Regular tea, coffee, and drinking water during the cruise.
• Kayak equipment.
• 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.