Athena Elegance Cruise

Athena Elegance Cruise

Starts
Bai Tu Long Bay
Destinations
Ends
Bai Tu Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay

Highlights

  • Distinct route through Bai Tu Long Bay- the quieter and well-preserved area of Ha Long Bay.
  • Large and luxury cabins.
  • Balcony with sitting area in all cabins.
  • 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 forAthena Terrace Suite and Family Suite
  • Special arrangement for your honeymoon or birthday at no extra cost.
Age range
under 87 year olds
Star
4 Stars

As a brand new five-star cruise vessel from Halong Bay to Bai Tu Long Bay, Athena Elegance Cruise comes packed with 3 beautiful decks and 21 exquisitely spacious high-end cabins designed with 5 different styles and complemented with a touch of elegance. At the lower deck, you can find reception, cabins, and boarding area; cabins, an indoor restaurant and bar are built in the middle deck; and an open bar, coffee lounge, spa and sauna located on the rooftop sundeck.

With VIP treatment of Athena Elegance Cruise's hospitable staff and luxurious accommodations, the cruise will give you a unique experience of your lifetime on Halong Bay. Sail with Athena Elegance Cruise, you will emerge yourself into the beauty of the mysterious, ancient, natural wonder in Halong Bay. Athena Elegance Cruise is a perfect choice and a reliable address for you to hold your special events such as honeymoon, anniversary, business meeting, company celebration, family holiday, old-school friends or romantic getaway. Just leave all concerns behind and let us help you have an ideal trip!

Note: Athena Elegance Cruise is not available from 1 May 2019 to 30 June 2019 to maintain and renovate. It will be renamed to Elegance Royal Cruise and in service from 1 July 2019.

Itinerary

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2 Days 1 Night

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

    The Athena Elegant Cruise offers 2-day tour for tourists who desire to discover the magic, peaceful and silent beauty of Thien Canh cave and Cong Dong area. Wonderfully, you will have a chance to experience the spectacular view of Bai Tu Long, chosen as one of the representative areas of marine conservation in Vietnam. Besides, you are served with delicious and traditional dishes. Just come with our ship and you will receive unforgettable moments during your trip.

    It takes only about 2.5 hours from Hanoi's Old Quarter to Hon Gai Pier where the Athena Elegance Cruise awaits you. Round-trip transportation is on request with additional surcharge.

    11:45: Arrive in Hon Gai Pier and boarding operations.
    12:45: The Cruise Manager will give a welcome speech with all the cruise information and safety instructions.
    13:15: Enjoy the lunch with the best products of the bay.
    14:45: Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by kayaking.
    15.30-16.30: If you want to relax on the boat instead of participating in other activities, feel free to use the cruise sauna at no extra cost.
    17:00-18:30: Happy Hour: buy 01 get 01 free.
    17:30: The Cooking Demonstration is waiting for you to discover the secrets of Vietnamese Cuisine.
    19:00: Enjoy set menu dinner on board.
    21:00: Join the Squid Fishing activity. Free time on the boat.
    The bar is open late to serve you. Overnight at Cong Do Area.

  2. Day 2: Bai Tu Long Bay - Hanoi.

    06:30: Practice one of the oldest traditions of East Asia: Tai Chi – A beautiful and relaxing experience on the open deck. Tea and coffee are served.
    07:00: Light breakfast is served.
    07:30: Explore Thien Canh Son cave in Ha Long Bay. Witness its beautiful stalactites and stalagmites (there are about 200 steps to get up to the cave).
    09:00: Check out time. Leave your luggage outside the cabin and the key at the reception desk. The cruise staff will transfer your luggage to Athena Elegance Cruise lounge for you. Bill settlement at the reception desk.
    09:30: Brunch is served at the restaurant on the 2nd deck.
    10:45: The boat arrives at the pier.
    Meet your driver, leave Halong Bay for Hanoi.

  1. Day 1: Hanoi - Bai Tu Long Bay.

    If you desire to explore all the corners of Bai Tu Long Bay, the 3-day/ 2-night cruise package is the most perfect itinerary. Here you will have opportunities to discover traditional culture of local residents in a fishing village and learn about the way they live. In particular, with a wide range of activities, Athena Elegance Cruise promises you a fantastic trip - a great combination of unique experience about beauty landscapes and cultural exchange.

    It takes only about 2.5 hours from Hanoi's Old Quarter to Hon Gai Pier where the Athena Elegance Cruise awaits you. Round-trip transportation is on request with additional surcharge.

    11:45: Arrive in Hon Gai Pier and boarding operations.
    12:45: The Cruise Manager will give a welcome speech with all the cruise information and safety instructions.
    13:15: Enjoy the lunch with the best products of the bay.
    14:45: Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by kayaking.
    15:30-16:30: If you want to relax on the boat instead of participating in other activities, feel free to use the cruise sauna at no extra cost.
    17:00-18:30: Happy Hour: buy 01 get 01 free.
    17:30: The Cooking Demonstration is waiting for you to discover the secrets of Vietnamese Cuisine.
    19:00: Enjoy set menu dinner on board.
    21:00: Join the Squid Fishing activity. Free time on the boat. The bar is open late to serve you.
    Overnight at Cong Do Area.

  2. Day 2: Explore Bai Tu Long Bay on a day boat.

    06:30: Practice one of the oldest traditions of East Asia: Tai Chi - A beautiful and relaxing experience on the open deck.
    07:00-08:15: Breakfast is served in the restaurant.
    08:30: Transfer on the day boat to start an incredible trip around Halong Bay. Surrounded by a breathless landscape, you will discover some of the most beautiful corners of the bay. Enjoy kayaking in the area.
    12:00: Have lunch on the boat.
    15:30-16:30 Back to the Athena Elegance Cruise and enjoy your free time. Relax in your cabin or on the sundeck. Free sauna session.
    17:00-18:30: Happy hour: Buy 01 get 01 drink free.
    17:30: Cooking class with some new technique to learn.
    19:00: The Gala Dinner is ready for you.
    20:30: Enjoy the Squid Fishing activity. Free time on board. The bar is open late to serve you.

  3. Day 3: Bai Tu Long Bay - Thien Canh Son Cave - Hanoi.

    06:30: Practice one of the oldest traditions of East Asia: Tai Chi – A beautiful and relaxing experience on the open deck.
    07:00: The Early Bird Coffee is ready to wake up you.
    07:30: Explore Thien Canh Son cave in Ha Long Bay. Witness its beautiful stalactites and stalagmites (there are about 200 steps to get up to the cave).
    09:00: Check out time. Leave your luggage outside the cabin and the key at the reception desk. The cruise staff will transfer your luggage to Athena Elegance Cruise lounge for you. Bill settlement at the reception desk.
    09:30: Brunch is served at the restaurant on the 2nd deck.
    10:45: The boat arrives at the pier.
    Meet your driver, leave Halong Bay for Hanoi.

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  • 23m2
  • Non-Smoking
  • Shower & Jacuzzi
  • Non Balcony
  • 1 Queen Size Bed or 2 Single Beds
  • Free Visa approval letter
  • Kayaking

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$ 310
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  • Full Side Ocean View
  • 28m2
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  • Shower
  • Private Balcony
  • 1 Queen Size Bed or 2 Single Beds
  • Free Visa approval letter
  • Kayaking

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$ 340
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  • Full Side Ocean View
  • 30m2
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  • Private Balcony
  • 1 Queen Size Bed or 2 Single Beds
  • Free Visa approval letter
  • Kayaking

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$ 420
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  • Full Side Ocean View
  • 46m2
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  • Shower & Jacuzzi
  • Non Balcony
  • 2 Queen Size Beds or 1 Queen Size Bed and 2 Single Beds
  • Free Visa approval letter
  • Kayaking

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$ 620
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  • Full Side Ocean View
  • 56m2
  • Non-Smoking
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  • Private Balcony
  • 2 Queen Size Beds or 1 Queen Size Bed and 2 Single Beds
  • Free Visa approval letter
  • Kayaking

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Our Offers

    Additional Services

    • Exclusive Offer: Vietnam Visa Approval Letter

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    • Halong Bay Kayaking

      Free

      Free
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    • Private car (roundtrip Hanoi - Halong) ( 2 Days )

      US$ 110 / Car

      US$ 120 / Car

      US$ 140 / Van

      Total: 0
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    • Luxury Shuttle Bus (roundtrip Hanoi - Halong)

      US$ 25 / person

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    • 25 Minute - Scenic Seaplane Over Halong Bay

      US$ 110 / person

      US$ 83 / person

      US$ 11 / person

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    Price Includes

    • Welcome cocktail.
    • Halong 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, transportation to and from Ha Long Bay.
    • Visa arrangements.
    • 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 - Got Ferry Pier 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 - Got Ferry Pier): 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$ 40 per adult (from 12 years old).
    - Surcharge for Vietnamese Lunar New Year Holiday (24 Jan - 26 Jan 2020): US$ 5 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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