Athena Cruise Ha Long 5 stars
Day 1: HANOI- HALONG BAY- LAN HA BAY ON ATHENA CRUISE ( L/ D)
07:30– 08:20 Our tour guide and bus pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter.
08:30 Departure to Halong Bay for 3.5 Hours and on the way you can enjoy the landscape of the the Red River Delta country side
12:00 Stopover at Hải Dương province for refreshment about 20 – 30 minutes12:00 Arrive to Tuan Chau harbor, take break and welcome drink at Athena Cruise Lounge before transfered to Alisa Cruise12:15 Welcome to Athena Cruise Halong 5 stars, enjoy welcome drink while our cruise manager give a brief introduction, safety guidelines bout Halong Athena Cruise. Check-in your cabin and Start cruising and explore Halong Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
12:30 Enjoy lunch with Vietnamese and International dishes served, while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
13.30 After Lunch continues to cruising exploration in HALONG BAY passing by Cua Van Floating Village, Tien Ong Cave, Trong Cave, Ho dong Tien, Luon cave.
14:30 Arrival in Lan Ha Bay where you go kayaking on the bay in Tung Gau Area- The most beautiful area in Halong Bay with wild nature beauty.
15:00 Continued exploration the Lan Ha bay.
16:00 Visiting Halong Pearl Farm Village. Travelers will have chance to visit Floating Pearl Farm and see how local people produce the great pearls. This Pearl Farm Village was established in 1995 by a Japanese organization, after years run by Japanese experts, it was transferred for Vietnamese. Our guide will show you round the farm and the museum there and explained how the process is done. You will pass a floating raft where some kinds of oyster pearls are grown and transplanted such as South Sea pearl, Tahitian Black Pearl,…etc. After that you will see a processing room where workers transplanting oysters and understand some precious species of pearl. The last, you could see one of the workers here opening an alive oyster in front of your eyes to see pearl in side and then have look their achievement in the showroom!
17:30 Come back to our Athena Cruises and relax by enjoying Sun Set party with Juices, Cocktails, Red Vine and fruits on Pararoma Roof Bar.
18:00- 18: 30 Join the cooking class guided directly by Chef of Athena Halong Cruise. You have chance to practice Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring roll or famous cuisine of Vietnam.
19:30 Time for dinner enjoying special food on the cruise at Athena Restaurant.
21:00 Evening entertainments: Relax at leisure; Beauty Spa Service; Enjoy night movie; Play game on the cruise such as cards game, chess, karaoke, squid fishing, and overnight on the Cruise
Day 2: ATHENA HALONG CRUISE- HANOI ( B/L)
6:30 Early morning sun risers can enjoy Tai Chi le session on the sundeck. Tai chi also called Tai chi chuan, combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements.
Coffee, tea and pastries for light breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape.
07:00 Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee and breakfast.
08:00 Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. It takes approximately 45 minutes for cave visiting. Visit Sung Sot Cave, one of the most biggest cave in Halong bay with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Return to the boat by tender. Proper shoes are highly recommended.
09:40 Back to Cruise
10:00 Check-out and settle bills at receptionHaving brunch at Alisa Restaurant on boat
12:30 Return to Hanoi by comfortable air-con shuttle bus
14:30 Stopover in Hai Duong province to visit a ceramics workshop
16:00 – 16:30 Arrive in Hanoi end your trip.
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CHILDREN ‘S POLICY
Children under 4 years old are FOC, sharing a room with parent/s.
Children from 4 to 7 years of age are charged 50%, sharing a room with parent/s.
Children from 8 to 10 years of age are charged 75%, sharing a twin/ double room
Children from 11 years old will be considered adult
Only one (01) child under 4 years old sharing room with two (02) adults is allowed for FOC
Athena Cruise Halong 5 stars INCLUSION:
Entrance fees, taxes and service charge;
English speaking guide;
Luxury accommodation with A/C, shower, mini bar;
Kayaking or rowing boat;
Meals on-board ( 3 main meals + 1 breakfast)
Sunrise Tai Chi demonstration;
Cooking class on cruise
Athena Cruise Ha long 5 stars EXCLUSION:
Tips for tour guide and driver;
Shuttle Bus Hanoi- Halong Bay- Hanoi;
All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above;
Supplement for A/CLimousin Dcar : Pick up and drop off at Hanoi City Center : 30USD/ pax/ 2 ways
Supplement for A/C 16-seat-car Pick-up and drop-off at Hanoi City Center: 20USD/pax/2 ways
Cruise itinerary and schedule subject to change upon weather and operations conditions.
Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number, visa expiry date for all Passengers
A valid passport is required upon check-in on board. Children whose traveling documents are attached to parent’s passport must travel with the parent. Credit cards accepted on board: Amex, Visa and MasterCard.
Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
Connecting room is available upon request.
Surcharge of 25% will be added for cruises on December 24 & 31 and Lunar New Year Eve.
Things to bring
Original passport, swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent.