THE AU CO ITINERARY 2-Day-1-Night Discovery of the Gulf of Tonkin
DAY 1: HANOI – LAN HA BAY (L/D)
12:30 Arrive at Bhaya Cruise Center, located within the Tuan Chau International
Marina. Relax in the private lounge that is exclusively accessible to The Au Co’s
passengers with amuse-bouche and lemon tea.
12:45 Board The Au Co and visit the cabin before heading to the Halong Restaurant for
a safety briefing as well as to meet the Cruise Manager and the crew while
enjoying a fresh welcome drink.
13:00 The journey begins with a Vietnamese fusion lunch while The Au Co cruises
towards Lan Ha Bay.
15:30 Get the first look of Cat Ba Island. Choose a bicycle and pedal to Viet Hai Village
– a small village nestled in the heart of Cat Ba National Park with Bhaya Cruises’ in-house tour guides. While there, tour a Vietnamese ancient house and learn about “Viet Hai Community Farm” & “Save the Langurs”, two of Bhaya Cruises’ corporate social responsibilities projects.
17:30 Back to the vessel to enjoy Happy Hour deals with complimentary snacks at Lan Ha Open Bar with buying one get one free on a vast selection of drinks.
18:00 Participate in a MasterChef “Halong Bay Edition” Competition and fruit carving demonstration on the sundeck (or in the restaurant, depending on the weather). Try your hand at creating authentic Vietnamese dishes, with the winner of the competition awarded surprising gifts. Make sure to admire the sunset over enchanting Halong Bay while The Au Co anchors for the night.
19:30 Savor the beautiful set-menu dinner in the restaurant while admiring the Vietnamese cultural dances.
21:00 The evening is at leisure to watch a film at Moonlight Open Cinema, sip cocktails on the sundeck or play board games at the reception area.
DAY 2: LAN HA BAY – HALONG BAY – HANOI (B)
06:15 Rejuvenate the body and spirit with a refreshing Tai Chi lesson as the sun rises
over the acclaimed UNESCO Heritage Site. Complimentary coffee and tea are
served in the restaurant at this time for who might need a pick-me-up. 07:00 Start the day with a hearty breakfast buffet in the restaurant.
08:00 Sight-see around Cua Van Floating Village well-known for its location in the heart of Halong Bay, by kayak or traditional rowing boat. The area is considered one of the most beautiful destinations in the world by Travel & Leisure Magazine
09:00 Return to The Au Co as the vessel cruising leisurely back to Harbor. 09:30 Join a traditional Vietnamese Tea Ceremony and learn about the culture. 10:30 Disembark at Tuan Chau International Marina. Hẹn Gặp Lại!
PRICE :339 USD
Air-conditioned en-suite cabin
Entrance and sightseeing fees
Kayak & Bicycle
1 lunch, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast
Onboard insurance, tax, and service
Airfares, transfer to and from Halong Bay Beverages, spa, and personal expenses All other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusion list
Inclement weather, tide levels and operating
cruise itinerary and schedule at any time. Kayaking and swimming excursion, in particular, may be canceled due to rough weather.
The cruise offers fusion cuisine: international, seafood and Vietnamese. Please advise Bhaya Cruises at least one (01) week ahead of departure about any specific food preference, dietary or food allergies.
Port authority insists on advance registration including full name, gender, date of birth, nationality and passport number. At check-in, a valid passport is required. Port authority may deny boarding if these conditions are not met.
Free Wifi available on terrace deck, but note that the internet signal at sea suffers frequent interruption.
conditions at sea may force changes in