OVERVIEW

HIGHTLIGHTS:
  • The Au Co Luxury Cruise takes you further, exploring the untouched places so you can experience their distinctive geology, local history and endemic flora and fauna. Unlike more common three-day two-night cruises which use transfer boats, guests will remain on the same Au Co for the entire trip to have the best Halong Bay tour experience.
  • The en-suite luxury cabins aboard The Au Co feature a private balcony, floor-to-ceiling windows and meticulously designed high-end amenities
  • Aboard the Au Co Luxury Cruise, guests are offered many chances to participate in the variety of unique activities, throughout the 3 day cruise, which creates an authentic and traditional Vietnamese cultural experience
  • The Au Co Luxury Cruise actively participates and contributes to a number of environmental projects and initiatives in the area to guarantee we provide both responsible and sustainable tourism in Halong Bay.
FACTS & FIGURES: 
 
Number of Ship 02
Length 56 meters
Width 10.43 meters
Depth 3.20 meters
Crew 45
Engines 02 Yanmar (368 KW)
Passenger cabins 32 (all with floor – ceiling glass door)
Passenger berths 66
Built in 2011 - 2012
Air Draft 10 meters
Limousine Transfer Service Daily Departure at 8:45 AM
Check in time 13:00
Check out time 10:30 AM

CABIN CATEGORIES

Cabin Types Area (m2) Location No. of Cabins Bed Type Balcony
Deluxe  20 Main deck 14 per ship (*) 10 Twin convertible to Double & 4 Double Yes
Grand Deluxe 20 Upper deck 02 per ship 02 Double No
Executive  20 Upper deck 12 per ship (*) 10 Twin convertible to Double & 2 Double Yes
Long Quan Suite 40 Upper deck afterward 02 per ship 02 Queen Yes
Au Co Suite 36 Upper deck foward 02 per ship 02 Queen  Yes
(*) Including 4 connecting cabins.

Cabin amenities:
  • Natural wooden floors, hand-made furniture 
  • In-cabin refregerator, complimentary daily drinking bottles of water 
  • Well-appointed en-suite bathroom
  • Cofee /Tea maker and selection of teas and coffees
  • Individually controled air-conditioning/ heater
  • In-house telephone
  • Large picture window
  • Deluxe natural bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe box
  • Bathrobes
  • Emergency lighting & generator
  • Life jackets (for adults and children)
  • Smoke detector and fire extinguisher

Additional amenities & services for the Suites:
  • Flowers & fruit basket
  • Bottle of sparkling wine /suite / stay
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Private terrace
  • Bathtub and rain shower
  • Other special in-room amenities
Service & Facilities:
  • Reception
  • Library
  • Jacuzzi & Spa room
  • Conference & meeting facilities
  • Shaded sitting Sundeck
  • Gift shop
  • Board games
  • Baby Sitting
  • Doctor on call
  • 24-hour security
  • Theme party on request
  • Tender for sightseeing
  • Kayaking, swimming
  • Car rental service with driver
Activities:
  • Vietnamese Tea Ceremony
  • Early morning Taichi
  • Afternoon cooking lession with traditional dishes
  • Kayaking in hidden lagoons
  • Swimming and sunbathing in tranquil pristine sandy beach
  • Discovering amazing grottoes and islands
  • Biking and excursion tours with guide
  • Visiting floating fishing villages
  • Fishing with local communities and shopping for souvenirs (with surcharge)
  • Movies showing in the evening
Dinning  room & bar:
Breakfast  7:00 – 8:30
Lunch 13:00 – 14:30
Dinner 19:30 – 21:30
Seating capacity 70 passengers (plus outside seats along corridor & in the open bar)
Drink list and bar Teas, coffees, fresh juices, mocktails, cocktails, spirits and wine list sourced from around the world
 

ITINERARY

2-DAY-1-NIGHT: DISCOVERY OF THE GULF OF TONKIN
DAY 1: HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY – HALONG BAY (L/D)
  • 12:30  Arrive at Bhaya Cruise Center, located within the Tuan Chau International Marina. Relax in the VIP Lounge that is exclusively accessible to The Au Co’s passengers with amuse-bouche and welcome drinks.
  • 12:45  Board The Au Co and inspect 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 lunchwhile The Au Co cruises towards the southwest of Halong Bay.
  • 15:00  Sight-see around Cua Van Floating Culture Centerwell-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.
  • 16:00  Return to The Au Co. The ship cruises towards Bai Tu Long Bay, passing through Phao Dai Islet.
  • 18:00  Enjoy Happy Hourdeals with complimentary snacks at Lan Ha Open Bar with buying one get one free on a vast selection of drinks.
  • 19:30  Savor the painstakingly beautiful set-menu dinnerin 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: HALONG BAY – LAN HA BAY (B/L/D)
  • 06:15  Rejuvenate the body and spirit with a refreshing Tai Chilesson 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 breakfastbuffet in the restaurant as The Au Co cruises towards the center of Bai Tu Long Bay.
  • 09.00  Get a first look at 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.
  • 10.30  Return to The Au Co and prepare to checkout.
  • 11.00  Enjoy a full set lunchin Halong Restaurant.
  • 12.00  Check out by tender boat.
  • 12.30  Disembark at Tuan Chau International Marina. Hẹn Gặp Lại!
 
3-DAY-2-NIGHT: DISCOVERY OF THE GULF OF TONKIN 
DAY 1: HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY – HALONG BAY (L/D)
  • 12.30  Arrive at Bhaya Cruise Center, located within the Tuan Chau International Marina. Relax in the VIP Lounge that is exclusively accessible to The Au Co’s passengers with amuse-bouche and welcome drinks.
  • 12.45  Board The Au Co and inspect 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 lunchwhile The Au Co cruises towards the southwest of Halong Bay.
  • 15.00  Sight-see around Cua Van Floating Culture Centerwell-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.
  • 16.00  Return to The Au Co. The ship cruises towards Bai Tu Long Bay, passing through Phao Dai Islet.
  • 18.00  Enjoy Happy Hourdeals with complimentary snacks at Lan Ha Open Bar with buying one get one free on a vast selection of drinks.
  • 19.30  Savor the painstakingly beautiful set-menu dinnerin 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: HALONG BAY – LAN HA BAY – HALONG BAY (B/L/D)
  • 6.15: Rejuvenate the body and spirit with a refreshing Tai Chilesson 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.
  • 7.00: Start the day with a hearty breakfast buffetin the restaurant as The Au Co cruises through Lan Ha Bay to reach Cat Ba Island
  • 9.00: Arrive in 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.
  • 11.30: Return to The Au Co for some time at leisure to relax or try the jacuzzi and onboard spa.
  • 12.30: Lunch is served in Halong Restaurant while The Au Co passes beautiful karsttowers of Lan Ha Bay
  • 14.30: Visit Trinh Nu Cave - one of the finest sunlight-filled cave in Halong Bay, covering an area of 2,000m2with stunning assortment of stalactites and stalagmites. Passengers then can take a swim in the jade-colored water or sunbathe on aprivate beach nestled behind the cave.
  • 15.45: Return to The Au Co for some time at leisure to relax or try the jacuzzi and onboard spa.
  • 17.00: Lan Ha bar opens again for Happy Hourfor buy one get one free on a selection of drinks with complimentary snacks.
  • 17.30: Participate in a MasterChef“Halong Bay Edition” Competitionand 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: Feel the beauty of Halong Bay at night during a Barbecue Partyon the sundeck.
  • 21.00: Relax in your cabin, watch a movie in Moonlight Cinema, chat with new friends at the Lan Ha Bar or join a fruit-carving session with the kitchen staffs in the restaurant.
DAY 3: HALONG BAY - HANOI (B)
  • 6.15: Take advantage of a second chance to start the day with a Tai Chilesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee.
  • 7.00:full breakfast buffetis served in Ha Long restaurant.
  • 7.30:Explore Sung Sot Cave, the largest cave inside Halong Bay with 10,000 square meters of space hold thousands of stalactites and stalagmites and are threaded by a 500-meter paved passageway.
  • 8.30:Return to The Au Co and continue to enjoy the breakfast buffetin the restaurant while the ship cruises passing Lom Bo Island, Trong Mai Islet, and Ba Hang Fishermen village. Prepare to check out.
  • 9.45:Join a traditional Vietnamese Tea Ceremony while The Au Co cruises back to the port.
  • 10.30: Disembark from The Au Co at Tuan Chau International Marina.

PRICE

Applied from October 1st – December 31st, 2019
Price per cabin in US$:
Cabin Type One night program Two nights program
Single Double/ Twin Triple Single Double/ Twin Triple
Deluxe/
Grand Deluxe
318 450 600 650 900 1190
Executive 355 500 666 725 1000 1275
Long Quan Suite 483 670 N/A 990 1350 N/A
Auco Suite 558 770 N/A 1,160 1,560 N/A
 
Applied from May 1st – September 30th, 2019
Price per cabin in US$:
Cabin Type One night program Two nights program
Single Double/ Twin Triple Single Double/ Twin Triple
Deluxe/
Grand Deluxe
293 410 528 590 800 1060
Executive 330 460 590 640 880 1,120
Long Quan Suite 458 630 N/A 880 1,200 N/A
Auco Suite 540 740 N/A 1000 1,360 N/A
 
INCLUSION:
  • Transfer to and from Halong Bay
  • Welcome drink
  • Air-conditioned en-suite cabin
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Kayak & Bicycle
  • 2 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts
  • Onboard insurance, tax, and service charge 
EXCLUSION:
  • Airfares
  • Beverages, spa, and personal expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusion list
Children Policy:
  • Only one (01) child aged less than 6 years sharing room with two (02) adults is offered for  FOC
  • 01 child aged from 6 – 12 years is charged US$120 per night per child.
  • 02 children aged less than 12 years are charged 75% of 02 adults’ cabin price
  • Children aged from 12 years are considered as adult and charged same price applied for adults
Holiday Surcharge:
 
Date Adult/ Child from 12 up Child from 6- 12 Child below 6
Any night stay on 24 or 31 December USD 50/ 1 Person USD 25/ 1 child Free of charge
 
IMPORTANT NOTES
  • Inclement weather, tide levels and operating conditions at sea may force changes in 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.
 

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