Launched in 2012, The Au Co is the only cruise operator in Halong Bay offering continuous three-day cruise in a single trip through the Gulf of Tonkin, covering world-renowned Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay & Cat Ba Island. In addition to bringing the guests to the most remote parts of the area to provide them with an exclusive itinerary, The Au Co features state of the art design in safety and luxury. The fleet is composed of 2 luxurious ships, boasting 32 spacious private cabins each with fully equipped bathrooms and panoramic balconies.
• The Au Co - for all travelers seeking a lifetime experience.
• The Au Co strives to provide minimum impact on the local environment and will operate under the concept of sustainable tourism. It’s the owners’ major goal and commitment to support local communities and conserve the beauty of the Gulf of Tonkin for future generations.
Maximum Traveller : 15
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
7:30 am to 8:30 am: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. 12.30: Arrive in Halong Bay. Check-in at the cruise center, take rest. 12.45: Depart from Tuan Chau Island, meet the crew on board and receive the safety briefing. 13.00: Let the vacation begin with a delicious lunch as the boat cruises toward South East Ha Long Bay passing by Kissing rock, Finger Islet, Toad Islet… 15.00: Explore Halong’s amazing caves by bamboo boat or kayak. 17.30: Bar opens for the Happy Hour Buy one get one free on drinking. 18.00: Traditional cooking demonstration on the sundeck while The Au Co cruises back to overnight area. 19.30: Set menu dinner is served in the restaurant while the boat is anchored for our overnight stop. 21.00: Free time to be spent watching movies in the cinema behind the bar or enjoying squid fishing at the reception.
06.15: Start your day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee. 07.30: Have breakfast on board while The Au Co cruises through the Bay passing a lot of beautiful spots. It’s good time to take amazing pictures. 09.00: Arrive at Viet Hai village at Cat Ba Island. Cycling or making a short trek into the spectacular jungle scenery to discover the out-of-this-world landscapes here. 10.30: Return to the boat. Take time to relax. 12.00: Enjoy lunch in Ha Long restaurant while The Au Co Cruises slowly passes by beautiful karst towers. 14.30: Our captain and chief engineer will show Bridge and Engine room. A special tour allowed by the captain. 15.00: Kayaking at Ho Ba Ham area - one of the main filming spots in Halong Bay where still remains untouched, tranquil natural scenery and special ecological environment (If weather does not permit, alternative: Ang Du area). 16.30: Back to the boat for relaxation on board. 17.30: Make the most of an extended Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1 free) on drinking. 19.30: Enjoy the barbecue buffet in the restaurant (or sundeck depends on weather) while the boat is at anchor. 21.00: More free time to be spent watching movies in the restaurant, squid fishing at the reception OR join our kitchen staff for the fruit carving session.
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 Halong Bay. 07.00: Take your time over breakfast. 08.00: Explore one of the biggest caves in Ha Long bay, beautiful stalactites, and stalagmite in Surprise cave. 09.00: Back to the boat, prepare for check out: passenger’s bags must be put in the corridor.
09.30: join a Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony before check-out. 10.45: Disembark in Tuan Chau port. Farewell.
Check out before 11:30 am. 12:00 pm: Depart Halong Bay for Hanoi. 4:30 pm: We shall drop you back off at your hotel in Hanoi’s old quarter. We hope you had a legendary journey and hope to see you again!
Departure Point : Hanoi Old Quarter
Departure time : 7:30 am to 8:30 am: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
Duration : 3 days
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