Sapa 2 days by bus (hotel)

The Au Co is the first and only luxury cruise operator specialising in offering a three-day two-night voyage through world-renowned Halong Bay, Cat Ba Island and the Gulf of Tonkin. The Au Co ship features the very latest safety standards and represents Vietnamese and Oriental culture at its best. Each of her 32 spaciously-designed private cabins boasts luxurious bathrooms and panoramic balconies



Au Co cruise 3 days 2 nights

 Cruise Highlights

Exceptional 3 day cruise to 3 bays and 1 Island (National Park of Cat Ba Island, Halong Bay, Bai Tu long Bay, Lan Ha Bay)

Biking on Cat Ba Island or walking excursion in the national park of Cat Ba Island

Accommodation in luxurious cabin with private balcony, fully furnished bathroom and two-way air-conditioning

Swim or Kayak from secluded white-sand beaches

Explore the most impressive grotto in Halong Bay

Savor our 5-star chef selection of Vietnamese and international dishes

Explore the bay with a kayak or relax in the complimentary Jacuzzi

 

DAY 1: HALONG BAY and LAN HA BAY (L/D)
08.30:  Transfer to Halong Bay from your hotel in Hanoi
12.30:  Arrive in Halong Bay. Check-in at the cruise centre.
12.45:  Depart from Tuan Chau Island, meet the onboard team and receive the safety briefing.

13.30:   Acquaint yourself with the five elements cuisine with lunch on board, while The Au Co cruises leisurely towards Lan Ha Bay area
15.30:   Visit Three Peaches Beach – Ba Trai Dao for swimming and other water activities.
17.30:   Take part in the Vietnamese food cooking demonstration.
18.00:   Enjoy Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1 free).
19.15:   Savour our five elements signature dinner of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water while the boat is anchored for our overnight stop.
20.30:   Relax with a drink at Lan Ha bar or join our crew and try squid fishing on the deck.
 

DAY 2:  HALONG BAY, LAN HA BAY and CAT BA ISLAND (B/L/D)

07.00:   Start the day with a Tai Chi class on the sundeck or enjoy the breathtaking views of the bay while the ship begins slowly cruising.
07.30:   Have breakfast onboard while The Au Co cruises in Ha Long Bay.
09.00:   Visit the famous Surprise Cave, Hang Sung Sot.
11.15:   Take a tour at the Captain’s Bridge and the Engine Room

12.00:   Enjoy lunch in Ha Long restaurant while The Au Co cruises towards Cat Ba Island. 

13.45:   Join a guided biking or hiking excursion through the national park of Cat Ba Island and visit The Au Co organic farm in Viet Hai Village. Another option is to use the electric trolley service available (at a bit of extra cost).
16.30:   Kayak & swim in the Viet Hai Lagoon.
17.00:   Make the most of an extended Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1 free).
19.15:   Try the barbeque buffet in the restaurant while the boat is at anchor.
20.30:   End the day with a drink at Lan Ha bar or join our crew and try squid fishing on the deck.
21.00:   Join our kitchen staff for the fruit carving sessions.
 

DAY 3: BAI TU LONG BAY (B)
06.30:   Start the day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck or enjoy the breath-taking views of the bay while The Au Co cruises leisurely in Bai Tu Long Bay.
07.00:   Take your time over breakfast.
07.45:   Visit Vung Vieng floating fishing village by traditional bamboo boat.

09.00:   Prepare for check out: passenger’s bags must be put in the corridor.
09.45:   Join a Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony then check-out.
10.45:   Disembark in Tuan Chau and leave for Hanoi.
15.00:   Return to Hanoi. End of service.