A special tour visits both Halong bay and Bai Tu Long bay with the newest 5-star cruise – Athena cruise. Within 2 days, you will have opportunity to admire majestic beauty of the bay and join many exciting activities such as kayaking, rowing bamboo boat, cooking class, night squid ﬁshing, watch a documentary ﬁlm or simply relax on roof top deck. This trip surely brings you many joyful experiences.
Day 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long Bay – Vung Vieng Fishing Village (L, D)
10.30 Stopover in Hai Duong city where you can experience our hand-made Vietnamese handicraft products
12: 45 We will welcome you with a drink as you board the Athena Cruise. Our Cruise Manager will give you a briefing and safety instruction as well as review the itinerary for the day before you check in.
15.30-17.30 If you want to relax on the boat instead of participating in other activities feel can use our sauna for no extra cost, or chose to relax on our sundeck or in your cabin.
16:45 Visit Ban Chan beach for swimming or kayaking.
17:45 On our Sundeck you can participate and compete in our Master Chef Cooking Demonstration with traditional Vietnamese food: Deep Fried Spring Roll and the decorative technique of creating flower carvings from fresh fruit or vegetables.
21:00 Free time on the boat. Enjoy squid fishing from the first deck of the boat, enjoy the Sundeck and drink service or you can return to your room.
Day 2: Thien Canh Son cave – Bai Tu Long Bay – Hanoi (B, Br)
06:30: The best time to observe Halong Bay is in the early morning and we suggest that if you didn’t get to witness it yesterday that now is your last chance. Tai Chi will be conducted again today on our upper deck and is a terriﬁc way to feel as one with the peaceful surroundings.
07:30-08:30: Enjoy the last stage of your trip in Thien Canh Son cave and islets, which is a wild and mysterious beauty in the middle of the World Heritage.
10:30: Disembark, get on shuttle mini bus and get back to Hanoi.
- Tai Chi Session
- Cooking Class
- Fruits setup in cabin
- Kayaking/ bamboo boat
- Bottles of water in cabin
- Sauna from 15.30-17.30
- 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
- Entrance fees and sightseeing fees
- Welcome drinks with warm/cold tissues
- Experience English speaking guide/ station guide
- Full board meals: 01 lunch, 01 dinner, 01 light breakfast, 01 brunch
- In-house English-speaking Tour Guide as indicated in the itinerary
- A bottle of wine in Athena Family Suite and Athena Terrace Suite Cabins
- Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin, with hot shower inside the cabin
- Lunches and dinners (as specified in the itinerary) in the best local restaurants and full board on the boat in Bai Tu Long
- Boat cruises as specified in the programme. All Halong Bay boats will be fully licensed and comply with current safety regulations.
What’s Not Included
- Round trip transfers Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi (bookable)
- International flight tickets and airport tax
- Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses
- Surcharges for Peak seasons (if any)
- Any insurance, Vietnam visa stamp fee
- Beauty Spa Services and Massage
- Beverages and Tobacco
- Other services not mentioned above.
For more information about Halong bay tours, please visit our website.