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 Halong 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.
DAY 1: HANOI – HALONG BAY (L, D)
08.00 Transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay by The Au Co’ shuttle bus or by private vehicle (not included)
12.30 Arrive at Bhaya Group Cruise Centre at Tuan Chau International Passenger Port. Relax in your VIP lounge.
12.45 Embark on the cruise. Enjoy welcome drinks while our Cruise Manager informs safety briefing.
13.00 Start you 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 kayking 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 with surprising gifts. It’s also time to admire the sunset over enchanting Halong Bay while the ship anchors for 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 in the cinema or squid fishing at reception area.
DAY 2: HALONG BAY – LAN HA BAY (B, L, D)
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 spot – a good time to take amazing pictures.
09.00 Arrive at a local island, where a pretty small village nestles and waits for you to explore. Spend your active morning on cycling and exploring the tropical junk (weather permitting) in the national park with a guide from crew members. Visit ancient houses and “Bhaya Community Farm”, get to know about agricultural life and the story of Bhaya Community project here.
10.30 Return to the ship. Take time to relax.
12.15 Enjoy lunch in Halong restaurant while The Au Co cruises slowly past beautiful karst towers.
15.00 Kayak to explore sandy beaches in Ho Ba Ham Area.
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.
DAY 3: HALONG – HANOI (B, Br)
06.15 A second chance to join the Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee. Or take time to watch stunning sun rise 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 at Tuan Chau International Passenger Port.
12.00 Transfer back to Hanoi by cruise’s shuttle bus or by private vehicles (not included)
Please contact us for the best rates.
+ Three-day cruise in Halong Bay aboard Au Co Cruises;
+ Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin;
+ Welcome drinks upon arrival;
+ Complimentary water, tea and coffee onboard;
+ Entrance and sightseeing fees;
+ 02 breakfasts (B), 02 lunches (L), 02 dinners (D) & 01 brunch (Br);
+ English speaking in-house tour guide on boat;
+ Kayaking and rowing boat to fishing village;
+ Bicycle to discover Viet Hai Village;
+ Travel insurance on board, tax and service charges;
Services not included
Services not included
+ All airfares, transfers, hotels and visa arrangements;
+ Round trip transfers to and from Halong Bay (Shuttle bus available);
+ Beverages, tips and personal expenses;
+ Surcharge for New Year, Christmas;
+ Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.
+ All other services not clearly mentioned above.
Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions
+ Programs & schedules subject to change without prior notice. Inclement weather, tide levels and operating conditions at sea may force changes in cruise itinerary and schedule at any time. Kayaking and swimming excursions, in particular, may be cancelled due to rough weather;
+ Cruise offers fusion cuisine: international, seafood and Vietnamese. Please advise us at least one (01) week ahead of departure about any specific food preferences, dietary restrictions or food allergies;
+ Port authorities insist 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;
+ Wi-Fi internet is available for free on terrace deck, but note that the internet signal at sea suffers frequent interruption;
+ The cancellation decision is made by Management Board of Halong Bay on the day of the trip in case of bad weather conditions. In such case, we will make alternative travel arrangement for you on request or offer refund in accordance with the cruise policy.
BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS
Tour prices are per person and are net prices, quoted in United State Dollars.
Prices are subject to change without notice. Some prices can only be guaranteed at the time the booking is made and may differ from that quoted as it is based on the “best available rate of the day from the supplier”. Reservations during peak times (Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, National Holidays) may be subject to supplementary charges.
Deposit payment can be settled by cash, bank wire transfer, or credit card. A deposit of 30% of total rate is required at the time of booking. Final payment is due 15 days prior to arrival date (low season and high season) and 30 days prior to arrival date (peak season). If the final payment is not received on time, FantaSea Vietnam may cancel the booking and invoke the cancellation fee.
If payment is made by credit card, a surcharge of 2% will be applied to Visa and Master and 3% to American Express.
If payment is made by bank transfer, please make payment direct to our bank account:
Beneficiary Bank: Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank)
Thanh Cong Branch, Hanoi City, Vietnam
Swift code: BFTVVNVX-045
Beneficiary name: FANTASEA CO., LTD
Address: 181 Xa Dan 2, Dong Da Dist., Hanoi City, Vietnam
USD Account No.: 0451 370 2442 97
Please note that our prices are not inclusive of transfer fees levied by your bank and overseas bank. Please ask your bank to transfer the sum prior to deduction or any shortfall.
We reserve the right to release a part or full booking if the full payment is not completed as per the booking deadline.
Payment in Vietnam Dong (VND) is to be made equivalent to the amount in United States Dollars (USD) at the official exchange rate of the Vietcombank at the time of payment.
Cancellation will be charged as follows:
+ More than 30 days prior to check-in: free of charge;
+ From 15 to 30 days prior to check-in: 30% of total rates;
+ From 07 to 14 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates;
+ Less than 07 days prior to check-in: 100% of total rates;
+ No-Show: 100% of total rates;
Please note that non-refundable policy will be applied for special promotion packages and will be informed at the time of booking.
Cancellation notice must be in written form and send to us via email. Cancellation by phone is not acceptable. Refund will be processed between 5-7 business days.
4. Refund of Unused services
No refund or exchange can be made in respect of accommodation, meals, sightseeing tours, transports or any other services, which are included in the packages but not utilized by the guests.
All confirmations are generally confirmed by e-mail within 2 working days. In case immediate confirmation is not possible, we will inform you of the booking status at the time of reservation.
Voucher will be issued by FantaSea Vietnam by email/fax after the booking is confirmed and payment is completed.
7. Liability and Insurance
FantaSea Vietnam accepts no responsibility for any loss, injury, damage or delay due to natural disaster, politic actions, weather or causes beyond its control. Travel insurance and medical precautions are essential. Your travel insurance must provide cover against personal accident, medical expenses, emergency repatriation and personal liability. We strongly recommend that you hire a travel insurance policy for any trips.
8. Guests’ Information
The client is requested to submit all guests’ details at least 48 hours prior to check-in (Full name, Date of birth, Gender, Nationality, Passport number, Vietnam visa expiry date, Contact number).
This personal information will only be used for check-in procedure only, and will not be shared or used for any commercial purposes.
9. Early Check-in or Late Check-out
Please note that early check-in or late check-out is not available.
10. Other Notes
Please note that all the above services & tours have yet to be booked, they are proposed for your information only and we will not make any reservations before we receive your confirmation to do so. If one or some proposed service(s) is (are) not available at the moment of booking, we will try to find other possibilities/options or other similar service(s) in order to avoid changes to the program.