Athena Luxury Cruise


The Athena Luxury Cruise is an exquisite addition to Ha Long Bay, offering a five-star luxury experience. This cruise boasts three spacious decks, each designed to provide you with the utmost comfort and indulgence. The lower deck features a welcoming reception area, luxurious cabins, and a convenient boarding area. Moving up to the middle deck, you will find more beautifully appointed cabins, as well as an elegant indoor restaurant and bar where they can enjoy gourmet meals and refreshing drinks. For those seeking relaxation and breathtaking views, the rooftop sundeck is the perfect destination. Here, you can unwind in style, with access to an open bar, a cozy coffee lounge, and rejuvenating spa facilities including a sauna. With a total of 21 high-end cabins, the Athena Cruise offers a range of five different styles, allowing you to tailor your voyage to your exact preferences and desires. Whether you prefer classic elegance or modern luxury, there's a cabin style to suit every taste aboard the Athena Luxury Cruise.

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Athena Luxury Cruise

Starts
Bai Tu Long Bay
Destinations
+ 4
Ends
Bai Tu Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay → Ti Top Island → Cua Van Fishing Village → Dark and Bright Cave → Luon Cave → Ho Ba Ham Islets

Highlights

  • ­Distinct route through Bai Tu Long Bay - the quieter and well-preserved area of Ha Long Bay.
  • Large and Luxury cabins with Balcony with sitting area.
  • Luxury 15 seat Felix Limousine transportation that redesigned from the 35 seat vehicle to provide you with more leg room, free drink and snack, wifi on board and USB to charge the phones
  • Complimentary fresh fruit for every room.
  • Complimentary wine for Athena Terrace Suite and Family Suite.
  • Special arrangement for your honeymoon or birthday at no extra cost.
Age range
under 87 year olds
Star
5 Stars

Itinerary

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2 Days 1 Night

  • 2 Days 1 Night
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  1. Day 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay.

    At Athena, visitors have the choice between a one-night or two-night package aboard to explore the bay. As part of the Athena Group, various cruise brands are available, enabling the organization of both the renowned and classic route in Ha Long Bay, as well as the less-touristic journey through Bai Tu Long Bay. Regardless of your travel style, your trip with us promises to be brilliant and unforgettable.
    Leave Hanoi at 9:00 AM if you opt for a private transfer or between 8:30 AM and 9:00 AM for the shuttle bus, arriving at Halong International Harbour around 11:30 AM (transportation service upon your request).
    12:00: Athena Team warmly welcomes you at Halong International Harbour. Complete the luggage check-in procedure at the waiting lounge before boarding the cruise.
    12:30: Transferred to the Athena Cruise by a tender boat. The cruise manager and the entire crew welcome you onboard. While you enjoy our signature welcome drink, a safety briefing and itinerary explanation will be provided.
    12:45: Lunch is served at our cozy restaurant. As the cruise departs towards Halong Bay, absorb yourself in the gorgeous scenery and famous limestone sights.
    14:45: The cruise stops at “Bo Nau” cave (Pelican Cave), the core area of the world’s natural heritage. Transfer by tender to “Sung Sot” Cave (Surprising cave) – the biggest and most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.
    15:45: Leaving Surprising cave, continue by tender to Titov Island, named after Gherman Stepanovich Titov – the Soviet astronaut who visited in 1962. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach, or climbing the steps of the Rock to the island's top. Experience a magical panoramic view of Halong Bay.
    17:00: Return to the Athena Cruise after a chain of interesting activities. Relax as the cruise moves to the overnight place – Titop587.
    18:00 – 19:00: While waiting for the sunset on Halong Bay, take advantage of the Happy Hour “Buy 1 get 1 free” drink offer as the sun gives way to stunning twilight.
    18:30: A Cooking Demonstration of traditional Vietnamese dishes will be organized by Athena Head Chef.
    19:00: Enjoy a fusion set menu to warm up your stomach after a long active day.
    20:30: Free time for evening activities: film entertainment, mini-games (in the dining room), squid fishing, massage… The cruise manager will be there to support you.

  2. Day 2: Bai Tu Long Bay – Luon Cave – Hanoi.

    06:30: Start your day with a Tai Chi exercise session on the sundeck while cruising to the “Luon” Cave.
    07:00: Enjoy a light breakfast served at the restaurant.
    08:00: Explore “Luon” cave – one of the caves that showcases the beautiful endemic vegetation of Halong Bay. Choose between kayaking (free) or taking a traditional woven (bamboo) boat rowed by a local boatman (public ticket 50.000đ/person).
    09:00: Return to the Athena cruise, relax, and pack your luggage. Leave your luggage outside the door. The Athena team will collect and prepare them on the Pier.
    09:30: Indulge in a brunch buffet at the restaurant after checking out while cruising towards the port.
    10:45: Transferred by tender back to Halong International Harbor and disembark. Meet your driver for a transfer back to Hanoi or another destination if transportation arrangements have been made. 

  1. Day 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay.

    At Athena, visitors have the choice between a one-night or two-night package aboard to explore the bay. As part of the Athena Group, various cruise brands are available, enabling the organization of both the renowned and classic route in Ha Long Bay, as well as the less-touristic journey through Bai Tu Long Bay. Regardless of your travel style, your trip with us promises to be brilliant and unforgettable.
    Leave Hanoi at 9:00 AM if you opt for a private transfer or between 8:30 AM and 9:00 AM for the shuttle bus, arriving at Halong International Harbour around 11:30 AM (transportation service upon your request).
    12:00: Athena Team warmly welcomes you at Halong International Harbour. Complete the luggage check-in procedure at the waiting lounge before boarding the cruise.
    12:30: Transferred to the Athena Cruise by a tender boat. The cruise manager and the entire crew welcome you onboard. While you enjoy our signature welcome drink, a safety briefing and itinerary explanation will be provided.
    12:45: Lunch is served at our cozy restaurant. As the cruise departs towards Halong Bay, absorb yourself in the gorgeous scenery and famous limestone sights.
    14:45: The cruise stops at “Bo Nau” cave (Pelican Cave), the core area of the world’s natural heritage. Transfer by tender to “Sung Sot” Cave (Surprising cave) – the biggest and most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.
    15:45: Leaving Surprising cave, continue by tender to Titov Island, named after Gherman Stepanovich Titov – the Soviet astronaut who visited in 1962. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach, or climbing the steps of the Rock to the island's top. Experience a magical panoramic view of Halong Bay.
    17:00: Return to the Athena Cruise after a chain of interesting activities. Relax as the cruise moves to the overnight place – Titop587.
    18:00 – 19:00: While waiting for the sunset on Halong Bay, take advantage of the Happy Hour “Buy 1 get 1 free” drink offer as the sun gives way to stunning twilight.
    18:30: A Cooking Demonstration of traditional Vietnamese dishes will be organized by Athena Head Chef.
    19:00: Enjoy a fusion set menu to warm up your stomach after a long active day.
    20:30: Free time for evening activities: film entertainment, mini-games (in the dining room), squid fishing, massage… The cruise manager will be there to support you.

  2. Day 2: Explore Bai Tu Long Bay by day boat.

    06:30: Start your day with a Tai Chi exercise session on the sundeck while cruising to “Luon” Cave.
    07:00: Enjoy a light breakfast served at the restaurant.
    08:30: Transfer to a dayboat to discover a rustic floating village and another brilliant cave in Halong Bay.
    10:00: Arrive at the Tung Sau area, where you will explore the local fishing life by kayaking.
    12:00: After kayaking, enjoy a traditional Vietnamese menu for lunch.
    13:30: Transfer by tender back to Halong International Harbour and disembark.
    15:00: Return to the main cruise and relax. You can enjoy the outdoor jacuzzi, sunbathe on the sundeck, or experience a spa treatment.
    18:00 – 19:00: Take advantage of the Happy Hour, with "Buy 1 get 1 free" drinks, while enjoying the stunning twilight.
    18:30: Join a Cooking Demonstration of traditional Vietnamese dishes organized by Athena's head chef.
    19:00: Enjoy a fusion set menu dinner to warm up your stomach after an active day.
    20:30: Enjoy free time for evening activities such as film entertainment, mini-games (in the dining room), squid fishing, or a massage. The cruise manager will be there to support you.

  3. Day 3: Bai Tu Long Bay – Luon Cave – Hanoi.

    06:30: Start your day with a Tai Chi exercise session on the sundeck while cruising to the “Luon” Cave.
    07:00: Enjoy a light breakfast served at the restaurant.
    08:00: Explore “Luon” cave – one of the caves that showcases the beautiful endemic vegetation of Halong Bay. Choose between kayaking (free) or taking a traditional woven (bamboo) boat rowed by a local boatman (public ticket 50.000đ/person).
    09:00: Return to the Athena cruise, relax, and pack your luggage. Leave your luggage outside the door. The Athena team will collect and prepare them on the Pier.
    09:30: Indulge in a brunch buffet at the restaurant after checking out while cruising towards the port.
    10:45: Transferred by tender back to Halong International Harbor and disembark. Meet your driver for a transfer back to Hanoi or another destination if transportation arrangements have been made.

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    Price Includes

    • Welcome cocktail.
    • Ha Long Bay tour permit, entrance fees and sightseeing fees.
    • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned cabin.
    • Full board meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Sauna facility from 15.30pm -16.30pm.
    • Kayak service.
    • Water, tea and fresh fruit in the cabin.
    • Taxes and service charges.
    • Insurance on-board.

    Price Excludes

    • Airfares.
    • Visa stamp fee.
    • Round-trip transfer Hanoi - Halong Bay (luxury shuttle bus/ private car).
    • Bamboo rowing boat (50,000 VND/ pax; upon your request).
    • Beauty spa services.
    • Other beverages, tips and personal expenses.
    • Surcharge on Christmas 24/12; New Year 31/12, Vietnamese Lunar New Year.
    • All other services that not clearly mentioned.

    Policies

    Deposit & Payment:
    - A deposit of 30% of the tour price per person by credit card or bank transfer plus bank charges is required upon confirmation of your booking (if this amount is less than US$ 500, the full payment will be applied).
    - The balance will be paid 15 days prior to the check in date, or you can pay us upon arrival in cash or credit card when we meet in Hanoi.
    - Deposit or full payment could be settled via our secured online payment system (SSL).

    Cancellation & Refund:
    • Cancellation will be charged as follow:
    - From 1-4 cabins:
    + More than 15 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
    + From 14 to 4 days prior to the arrival: 50% of each cancelled cabins charged.
    + Less than 3 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
    - No-Show: Will be charged in full.
    - From 5-10 cabins:
    + More than 30 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
    + From 30 to 15 days prior to the arrival: 30% of each cancelled cabins charged.
    + From 14 to 4 days prior to the arrival: 50% of each cancelled cabins charged.
    + Less than 3 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
    - No-Show: Will be charged in full.
    - More than 10 cabins:
    + More than 30 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
    + From 30 to 15 days prior to the arrival: 50% of each cancelled cabins charged.
    + From 14 to 4 days prior to the arrival: 70% of each cancelled cabins charged.
    + Less than 3 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
    - No-Show: Will be charged in full.
    • Cancellation must be sent to and confirmed by Vietnam Travel's cruise specialist in writing (by email or fax).

    Child Policy:
    - Only one child under 5 years old stays free of charge when using existing bed with two adults.
    - Child rate applies from 5-10 years old:
    + Maximum one child below 11 years old is allowed to share existing bedding with adults. Child pays 75% of adult rate per person (double occupancy sharing).
    + Two children below 11 years old stay in a separate cabin. Each child pays 75% of adult rate per person (double occupancy sharing).
    - Child from 11 years old: price as an adult.

    Extra Bed Policy:
    The surcharge is 50% a cabin rate for one extra bed. Limited to one extra bed per cabin only.

    Bad Weather Policy:
    In the event the cruise is affected by bad weather, the cruise company reserves the right to cancel all or parts of their cruises services. Following charges may be applied:
    - Cancellation before 11:00 o'clock at cruise date: Full refund for the cruise package but transportation will be charged (if any).
    - Cruise is canceled and guests have meal (lunch) only (no cruise, no overnight, boat stays in the harbor): US$ 50 per person.
    - Cruise is canceled and guests have meal (lunch) and round-trip transfer Hanoi - Halong only (no cruise, no overnight, boat stays in the harbor): US$ 35 per person + transportation.
    - Day cruise (3-4 hours cruise, no overnight, lunch on boat): US$ 70 per person.
    - Day cruise (3-4 hours cruise, no overnight, lunch on boat, round-trip transfer Hanoi - Halong): US$ 70 per person + transportation.
    - Only for 3 day/2night cruise program:
    + Complete 2 day/1 night cruise and back to shore before 10.00 A.M of day 2: the cruise rate of 2 day/ 1 night package is charged + transportation (if any).
    + Complete 2 day/ 1 night cruise and + transportation (if any) + hotel arrangement (5*) in Halong Bay or Hanoi: no refund.

    Other Policies:
    - Check-in time starts at 12:30 PM. Check-out by 11:00 AM.
    - Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
    - 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 the port authority.
    - A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification/ passport are required upon check-in.
    - Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
    - Surcharge for Christmas Eve (24 December) and New Year Eve (31 December): US$ 45 per adult (from 12 years old).
    - Surcharge for Vietnamese Lunar New Year Holiday (21 Jan - 24 Jan 2023): US$ 45 per adult (from 12 years old).
    - Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels, and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be canceled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
    - Promotion or Early Bird comes with tight booking conditions and they will be notified separately by Vietnam Travel.

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