The Au Co Cruise: From 435 USD/ pax

DAY 1:   HALONG BAY – LAN HA BAY (L/D)

08:00 - 08:30: Pick up at your hotel by shuttle bus or private car. It takes 3,5 hours to transfer to Halong Bay.

The first day of your cruise provides an introduction to the amazing scenery of Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay. Cruising through Halong Bay will literally take your breath away. Relaxing at secluded beaches

Depart from Tuan Chau, meet the on board team and receive a safety briefing. Acquaint yourself with the five elements cuisine with lunch on board, while The Au Co cruises leisurely towards to Lan Ha Bay area. Enjoy your time at Three Peaches Beach – Ba Trai Dao for swimming in the emerald waters and other recreational activities on the beach. Enjoy the magnificent seascape from sundeck

Back to The Au Co to join a Cooking demonstration then enjoy Happy Hour with “Buy One Get One Free”: Beer, House wine (by the glass), Soft drinks, Long drinks, Cocktails...

Savour our five elements signature dinner of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water. After that, you could relax with a drink at Lan Ha bar or enjoy squid fishing from the main deck with crew members.

The boat will anchor for the night in a peaceful location.

DAY 2:  HALONG BAY, LAN HA BAY  and CAT BA ISLAND (B/L/D)

Start the day with Tai Chi - physical movements designed for relaxation, balanceand health - on the sundeck of the boat while enjoying the panorama. After breakfast, take a short guided tour to visit Sung Sot (Surprise) Cave - one of the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay. Then, come back to the boad and take a tour of the Captain's Bridge and the Engine Room. After that, savour a delicious lunch in the Halong Restaurant while the ship cruises towards Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island for a guided biking or hiking excursion in the national park of Cat Ba Island and visit of The Au Co Organic Farm. Another option for visiting the island and the organic farm is to use the electric cart service available (at a bit of extra cost). After that, kayak and swim in Viet Hai Lagoon.

Biking on Cat Ba National Park

Back to The Au Co to enjoy an extended Happy Hour for two hours (drinks at half-price). Try the barbeque buffet in the restaurant while the boat is at anchor.

The day ends with a drink at Lan Ha bar or join our crew and try squid fishing on the deck.

Last but not least for the day, join our kitchen staff for a fun fruit carving sessions.

DAY 3:  BAI TU LONG BAY - Hanoi (B)

Halong Bay, designated a UNESCO world heritage site for its limestone rock formations, is home to about 2,000 isles and islets of different shapes and sizes, creating a truly breath-taking seascape. Halong Bay is also attractive for beautiful beaches on the small islands. Awake early and join the Tai Chi session on the sundeck or enjoy the breath-taking views of the bay while The Au Co cruises leisurely in Halong Bay.

After breakfast on board, visit the Vung Vieng by rowing traditional bamboo boats for about an 01 hour. Then, go back onboard to prepare for check out: your bags must be put in the corridor. You can also join a Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony. Finally, the ship disembarks in Tuan Chau and return to Hanoi by shuttle bus/private car.

Price per cabin  to April 30th 2016 & Oct 1st 2016 – Dec 31st 2016

High Season

CABIN

Single

Double

Triple

Deluxe

707

951

1,200

Grand Deluxe

750

1013

NA

Executive

800

1,060

1,320

Long Quan Suite

1,170

1,569

NA

Au Co Suite

1,313

1,761

NA

 

Price per Cabin  May 1st 2016- Sept 30th 2016

Low Season

CABIN

Single

Double

Triple

Deluxe

650

865

1,039

Grand Deluxe

686

915

NA

Executive

707

942

1,131

Long Quan Suite

1,039

1,385

NA

Au Co Suite

1,169

1,558

NA

 

Inclusion

Exclusion

  • English Speaking Guide on boat
  • Entrance and Sightseeing fees
  • Overnight on Luxury Paloma Cruise
  • All meal on board
  • Cooking demonstration
  • 2 Sunset parties on sundeck
  • Kayaking
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in rooms
  • Daily fresh fruit in cabin
  • Service charge, Insurance on board
  • Visa Arrangements
  • Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned in Inclusions
  • Round trip shuttle bus transportation
  • Shuttle bus for adult: 30 USD/ 2 ways
  • Shuttle bus for children from 4-12: 20 USD/ 2 ways
  • Free for one children under 4 year-old, second children will be charged 5 USD/person
  • Surcharge for New Year Eve and Christmas' Day: 60 USD/adult - 30 USD/child

 

 

CHILD POLICY

Cruise

One child under 6 yrs old sharing bed with parent

One child 6-12 yrs old share room with parent

Bhaya Classic

FOC

95 USD/child/night

The Au Co

FOC

100 USD/child/night

Legend Halong

FOC

100 USD/child/night

  • Maximum one child under 12 yrs old shares room with parent
  • Two children under 12 yrs old using private cabin: charge 75% of adult
  • Children from 12 yrs old is considered as adult

 

CANCELLATIONS & AMENDMENTS BY CUSTOMER

Any changes / amendments to an existing booking shall be considered as a cancellation and a new booking shall be made. Penalty charges shall apply accordingly, based on the charge for each cancelled cabin as per the following percentages:

Prior departure date

>10 rooms

5-10 rooms

<5 rooms

Before 30 days

30% of total price

0%

0%

08 - 30 days

50% of total price

30% of total price

0%

04 - 07 days

70% of total price

50% of total price

50% of total price

<3 days

100% of total price

100% of total price

100% of total price

 

CANCELLATION BY CRUISE MANAGER DUE TO BAD WEATHER

The cancellation be announced by Cruise Manager of Halong Bay by case as below

  • Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
  • During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.
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