Au Co Cruise stands out among the luxury cruises in Halong Bay; it prides itself in setting new standards in terms of comfort, customer satisfaction, and environmental protection. Au Co Cruise is far more than just another company offering a luxury tour of Halong Bay.
Indeed, the tour itself is quite luxurious, but we’ll get back to that in a minute. Au Co Cruise is remarkable for something much more important; their steadfast commitment to protecting the fragile environment of Halong Bay.
The team on Au Co understand that if we want to have the chance to continue to enjoy the coveted scenery of Halong Bay, we need to engage in sustainable, responsible tourism. That’s why the Au Co family commit their efforts to supporting numerous environmental initiatives in the region.
Their focus on the outer world, however, does nothing to detract from their attention onboard. The ship itself is state-of-the-art, and so are all of the cabins and facilities within it. Guests can choose between five different types of luxurious cabins, all of which flaunt their spacious designs, romantic lighting, and plush beds.
08:00 – 8.30: Get picked up from your hotel in the Old Quarter or nearby ( not included in the price).
There will be a 30-minute stop en route for refreshments.
12.30: Arrive at Bhaya Group Cruise Centre at Tuan Chau International Passenger Port. Relax in your VIP lounge.
12.45: Embark on the cruise. Enjoy welcome drinks while our Cruise Manager informs safety briefing.
13.00: Start you cruise with a set-menu lunch while the ship cruises towards the south west of Halong Bay.
15.00: Visit Cua Van floating fishing village by kayking or traditional rowing boat. The village is well known for its location in the heart of World Heritage Site Halong Bay. Cua Van has been listedamong 16 most beautiful coastal destinations in the world by Travel and Leisure magazine.
17.30: Back to the ship and join Happy Hour – buy one get one free and enjoy complimentary snacks.
18.00: Join exciting “Master-Chef Competition” and fruit carving demonstration, learn and try your hands with authentic Vietnamese food. The winner or the Master-Chef of The Au Co LuxuryCruise would be awarded with surprising gifts. It’s also time to admire the sunset over enchanting Halong Bay while the ship anchors for overnight stay.
19.30: Set menu dinner is served in the restaurant while the ship is anchored for our overnight stop.
21.00: Free time to be spent watching movies in the cinema or squid fishing at reception area.
06.15: Refresh your body and mind with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee.
07.00: Have breakfast on board while The Au Co Luxury cruises through the bay, passing beautiful spots; a good time to take amazing pictures.
09.00: Arrive at a local island, where a pretty small village nestles and waits for you to explore. Spend your active morning on cycling and exploring the tropical junk (weather permitting) inthe national park with a guide from crew members. Visit ancient houses and “Bhaya Community Farm”, get to know about agricultural life and the story of Bhaya Community project here.
10.30: Return to the ship. Take time to relax.
12.15: Enjoy lunch in Halong restaurant while The Au Co cruises slowly past beautiful karst towers.
15.00: Kayak to explore sandy beaches in Ho Ba Ham Area.
17.30: Bar opens for happy hour with buy one get one free on drinks.
19.30: Barbecue party is ready on the sundeck. Experience Halong Bay beauty at night.
21.00: Free time to be spent watching movies in the cinema, squid fishing at reception area or a fruit carving session with our kitchen staffs.
06.15: A second chance to join the Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with complimentary tea and coffee. Or take time to watch stunning sunrise on the sea.
07.00: Breakfast buffet is prepared in the restaurant.
07.45: Discover Tien Ong Cave which is also an archaeological site. Covering an area of 1,000 m2 with stunning stalactites and stalagmites, The cave is one of the finest caves in Halong Bay.
09.00: Back to the ship and prepare to check out.
09.45: Join a traditional Vietnamese tea ceremony while the ship sails back to the port.
10.45: Disembark at Tuan Chau International Passenger Port. Farewell.
4.3 / 5
based on 4 reviews
- Cruise condition/Cleanliness
4.3 / 5
- Room comfort/Standard
4.0 / 5
- Staff Performance
4.3 / 5
4.0 / 5
- Service Quality
5.0 / 5
- Value for money
4.3 / 5
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