The Au Co

The Au Co

Starts
Halong Bay
Destinations
+ 2
Ends
Tien Ong Cave
Halong Bay → Cua Van Fishing Village → Ho Ba Ham Islets → Tien Ong Cave

Highlights

  • Exceptional 3-day cruise to explore Halong Bay - a World Heritage Site recognized twice by UNESCO.
  • Accommodation in luxurious cabins with private balconies, fully furnished bathrooms and two-way air-conditioning.
  • Savor our new menu: A unique fusion of fresh Vietnamese ingredients prepared with classic French techniques.
  • Immerse in impressive grottoes and caves around the bay.
  • Discover untouched spectacular scenery by bike and go trekking in a local village.
Age range
under 87 year olds
Star
5 Stars

The Au Co launched in Apr 2012 - the biggest cruise on the bay was a remarkable 55.29m in length and 10.43m in width at that time. Each of our 32 spacious cabins has its own private balcony or terrace – allowing unparalleled private views of the surrounding seascape.

Grab your chance to explore Halong Bay – Natural Wonder, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of cultural and historical significance – on a unique 3 days 2 nights cruise with The Au Co. With a wide range of activities onboard and extra, The Au Co promises you a most memorable experience while discovering the Gulf of Tonkin and enjoying your time.

Whether you choose to explore hidden caves by kayak or bamboo boats, swimming in the emerald waters, cycling to explore local village or simply indulging in the magnificent view on the sundeck… there is always something to meet everyone’s expectation. Open-air bar, spa & massage area and Jacuzzi are awaiting your time to pamper yourself. The diversity of activities onboard and so forth keeps your cruise always interesting and worth remembering for a lifetime!

Itinerary

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3 Days 2 Nights

  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  1. Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Overnight on cruise.

    Leave Hanoi at 10:00 AM if you take the private transfer or from 9:00 AM to 09:30 AM if you take the shuttle bus (transportation service on your request).
    12:30: Arrive in Tuan Chau Marina, Halong Bay. Check-in at the cruise center, take rest and get ready to start your lifetime cruise.
    12:45: Embark on the cruise. Enjoy welcome drinks while our Cruise Manager informs safety briefing.
    13:00: Start your cruise with a set-menu lunch while the ship cruises towards the southwest of Halong Bay.
    15:00: Visit Cua Van floating fishing village by kayaking or traditional rowing boat. The village is well known for its location in the heart of World Heritage Site Halong Bay. Cua Van has been listed among 16 most beautiful coastal destinations in the world by Travel and Leisure magazine.
    17:30: Back to the ship and join happy hour - buy one get one free and enjoy complimentary snacks.
    18:00: Join exciting “Master-Chef Competition” and fruit carving demonstration, learn and try your hands with authentic Vietnamese food. The winner or the Master-Chef of The Au Co Luxury Cruise would be awarded surprising gifts. It’s also time to admire the sunset over enchanting Halong Bay while the ship anchors for an overnight stay.
    19:30: Set menu dinner is served in the restaurant while the ship is anchored for our overnight stop.
    21:00: Free time to be spent watching movies or squid fishing at the reception area.

  2. Day 2: Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay - Overnight on cruise.

    06:15: Refresh your body and mind with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee.
    07:00: Have breakfast on board while The Au Co Luxury cruises through the bay, passing beautiful spots; a good time to take amazing pictures.
    09:00: Take a dip in the green emerald water in Ho Ba Ham. When kayaking around the area, find yourself a tranquil stretch of white sandy beach which is perfect for sunbathing.
    10:30: More time for swimming and kayaking in Ho Ba Ham area
    11:30: Return to the boat. Take time to relax.
    12:15: Enjoy lunch in Halong restaurant while The Au Co cruises slowly past beautiful karst towers.
    14:30: Arrive at a local island, where a pretty small village nestles and waits for you to explore. You will have time to cycle around the village and get to know the local life. Then take a short trek into the tropical junk in a national park( if weather allows).
    17:30: Bar opens for happy hour with buy one get one free on drinks.
    19:30: Barbecue party is ready on the sundeck. Experience Halong Bay beauty at night.
    21:00: Free time to be spent watching movies in the cinema, squid fishing at reception area or a fruit carving session with our kitchen staffs.

  3. Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi.

    06:15: A second chance to join the Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee. Or take time to watch the stunning sunrise on the sea.
    07:00: Breakfast buffet is prepared in the restaurant.
    07:45: Discover Tien Ong Cave which is also an archaeological site. Covering an area of 1,000 m2 with stunning stalactites and stalagmites, The cave is one of the finest caves in Halong Bay.
    09:00: Back to the ship and prepare to check out.
    09:45: Join a traditional Vietnamese tea ceremony while the ship sails back to the port.
    10:45: Disembark in Tuan Chau Port.
    Transfer back to Hanoi.

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Our Offers

    Additional Services

    • Exclusive Offer: Vietnam Visa Approval Letter

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    • Halong Bay Kayaking

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    • Private car (roundtrip Hanoi - Halong) ( 3 Days )

      US$ 130 / Car

      US$ 140 / Car

      US$ 165 / Van

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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, entrance fee and sightseeing fee.
    • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin.
    • 2 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts.
    • Onboard insurance, taxes and service charges.

    Price Excludes

    • Transfer round trip (on request).
    • Beauty spa services.
    • Other beverages, tips and personal expenses.
    • All other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusion list.

    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 7 days prior to arrival: No charge.
    + From 7 to 4 days prior to arrival: 50% of each cancelled cabin charged.
    + Less than 4 days prior to arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
    - No-Show: Will be charged in full.
    - From 5-10 cabins:
    + More than 30 days prior to arrival: No charge.
    + From 30 to 8 days prior to arrival: 30% of each cancelled cabin charged.
    + From 7 to 4 days prior to arrival: 50% of each cancelled cabin charged.
    + Less than 4 days prior to arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
    - No-Show: Will be charged in full.
    - More than 10 cabins:
    + More than 30 days prior to arrival: 30% of each cancelled cabin charged.
    + From 30 to 8 days prior to arrival: 50% of each cancelled cabin charged.
    + From 7 to 4 days prior to arrival: 70% of each cancelled cabin charged.
    + Less than 4 days prior to 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 6 years old stays free of charge when using existing bed with two adults.
    - Child rate applies from 6-11 years old:
    + Maximum one child from 6-11 years old is allowed to share existing bedding with adults. Child pays US$ 90 per person per night.
    + Two children below 12 years old stay in a separate cabin and pay 75% of a cabin rate (double occupancy sharing).
    - Child from 12 years old: price as an adult.

    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$ 50 per adult (from 12 years old), US$ 50 per child (5-12 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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