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Departure: Daily from Hanoi
from $125/person
* Free Vietnam visa service
Boarding at: Halong Bay
Believing that “5-star” has various shapes, Ancora Cruises has strived to perfect our luxury line for fresh experiences in Halong Bay, with an upgraded level of premium cruising services.

Unique route, a sailing pioneer to discover Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long – Lan Ha Bay. Only 1.5 hour from Hanoi centre to Ancora Cruise instead of 4 hours as other cruises. Elegant Ancora Cruise Concept with luxury facilities.

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Cruise category: Ancora Cruise
Address: Unit 507, International Centre, 17 Ngo Quyen St., 200000 Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone: +84 982 661 133

Price range: $250 - $605

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  • Launch Year
    2017
  • No. of Decks
    5 decks
  • Cruise Length
    63,14m
  • Cruise Star
    Ancora Cruise
  • No. of Cabins
    cabins
  • Cruise Width
    12m
  • Cruise Capacity
    44 people
  • Cruise Height
    8m

CRUISE RATE

RATE: This rate is quoted in USD per Cabin

2 DAYS PROGRAM
1 May 2020- 30 September 2020
(Summer Promotion)
1 January 2020 - 30 Apr 2020
& 1 October 2020 - 31 December 2020
CRUISE RATE Double Cabin Single Cabin Double Cabin Single Cabin
DELUXE BALCONY 250 220 285 245
EXECUTIVE 260 230 295 255
ACORA SUITE 360 300 365 325
TRANSFERShuttle BusPrivate Car
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Hanoi 25/pp 65/pp
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Airport N/A 75/pp
Above Price Includes:Excludes:
- Two-day cruise in Bai Tu Long Bay cruise
- One night in your selected cabin type.
- Lunch; Set-menu dinner; Brunch.
- Complimentary regular tea and coffee onboard.
- Sightseeing fees
- Onboard insurance and service charges.
- Rowing boat
- All airfares, transfers, hotels and visa arrangements.
- Kayaks, beverages, spa and personal expenses.
- VAT
- All services not clearly mentioned
3 DAYS PROGRAM
1 May 2020- 30 September 2020
(Summer Promotion)
1 January 2020 - 30 Apr 2020
& 1 October 2020 - 31 December 2020
CRUISE RATE Double Cabin Single Cabin Double Cabin Single Cabin
DELUXE BALCONY 430 380 495 420
EXECUTIVE 450 400 515 440
ACORA SUITE 540 490 605 530
TRANSFERShuttle BusPrivate Car
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Hanoi 25/pp 75/pp
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Airport N/A 85/pp
Above Price Includes:Excludes:
- Three-days cruise in Bai Tu Long Bay
- Two nights in your selected cabin type.
- 2 Breakfasts: 2 Lunches; 2 Set-menu dinners; 1Brunch.
- Complimentary regular tea and coffee onboard.
- Sightseeing fees
- Kayak
- Onboard insurance and service charges.
- All airfares, transfers, hotels and visa arrangements.
- Kayaks, beverages, spa and personal expenses.
- VAT
- All services not clearly mentioned
Booking Policy:

- Check in time in Halong Bay (Hon Gai harbor): From 12:30pm
- Check out time from Halong Bay: From 11.15 AM
- Free of charge for children under 5 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults (No extra Mattress)
- The Child Rate for children from 5 to below 12 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults: 75% Adult rate (No extra Mattress)
- Two children below 12 years sharing private cabin get 25% discount from adult cabin rate.
- Kayaking is free of charge for 3 day 2 night trip. For 2 day 1 night trip, kayaking fee /person applies and must be booked in advance.
- Peak season surcharge: Surcharge of  per person applies if guests stay overnight on December 24th and/or December 31st.

2 DAYS PROGRAM

DAY 1: HANOI – HALONG BAY

08:00  Pick up at Old Quarter area to transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay (if the package is included transfer service).
11:30  Your first stop on arrival at Tuan Chau Island is the Ancora check-in lounge. You will have time to refresh yourself after the long drive from Hanoi and wait for checking-in.
12:15  After taken to the to Ancora Cruise, you will be checked-in.While enjoying welcome drinks, you will be introduced the itinerary and safety briefing by Cruise Manager.
13:00  You will have time to savor your delicious set lunch menu and enjoy the stunning views as the boat cruises towards the southeast of Halong Bay, passing Fighting-Cock and Finger Islet.
14:45  Your next stop is the magnificent Sung Sot Cave, one of the biggest caves in Ha Long Bay with beautiful stalactites. You will be surprised by the breathtaking panoramic view across the Bay once you exit the cave as well as the stalactites and stalagmites formed over millions of years which have taken on fascinating shapes.
16:00 You have a visit to Tung Sau Pearl Farm, where you can be dedicated how to grow pearls – from culturing to harvesting. This is also an ideal destination for kayaking.
18:30  If you are interested in Vietnamese cuisines, please join our traditional Vietnamese cooking class on sundeck under the experienced Chef’s guiding (or in the restaurant in case of inclement weather).
19:15  Delight in the shimmering atmosphere of thousands of stars while eating a fantastic, expertly prepared dinner.
20:30  This is the perfect time for you to relax with spa treatments or enjoy a cocktail. Besides, we provide free for squid fishing tools at reception.
22:30  Overnight on board Ancora Cruises.

DAY 2: HALONG BAY – HANOI

06:00  Warm up your day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with a breathtaking view as the sun rises on Halong Bay.
06:45  Light breakfast is served at the restaurant.
07:30  You will visit popular Titov Island, where you can go swimming or hike to the top for another stunning, panoramic view of the Bay.
09:15  Back on board, you settle your bill, check-out and return to Tuan Chau Island
09:30  Brunch is served at the restaurant while the boat heads back to the harbor.
10:45  Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina, return to Hanoi.

For more information or enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us. Enjoy your cruise!

Notes:

  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice.
  • Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather.
  • Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (01) week prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required prior to departure at least 3 days with your full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiration date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.
  • Wi-Fi is available onboard free of charge. However, regular interruption is expected due to nature of internet signal at sea.

3 DAYS PROGRAM

DAY 1: HANOI – HALONG BAY

07:30  Pick up at Old Quarter area to transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay (if the package is included transfer service).
11:30  Your first stop on arrival at Tuan Chau Island is the Ancora check-in lounge. You will have time to refresh yourself after the long drive from Hanoi and wait for checking-in.
12:15  After taken to the to Ancora Cruise, you will be checked-in.While enjoying welcome drinks, you will be introduced the itinerary and safety briefing by Cruise Manager.
13:00  You will have time to savor your delicious set lunch menu and enjoy the stunning views as the boat cruises towards the southeast of Halong Bay, passing Fighting-Cock and Finger Islet.
14:45  Your next stop is the magnificent Sung Sot Cave, one of the biggest caves in Ha Long Bay with beautiful stalactites. You will be surprised by the breathtaking panoramic view across the Bay once you exit the cave as well as the stalactites and stalagmites formed over millions of years which have taken on fascinating shapes.
16:00 You have a visit to Tung Sau Pearl Farm, where you can be dedicated how to grow pearls – from culturing to harvesting. This is also an ideal destination for kayaking.
18:30  If you are interested in Vietnamese cuisines, please join our traditional Vietnamese cooking class on sundeck under the experienced Chef’s guiding (or in the restaurant in case of inclement weather).
19:15  Delight in the shimmering atmosphere of thousands of stars while eating a fantastic, expertly prepared dinner.
20:30  This is the perfect time for you to relax with spa treatments or enjoy a cocktail. Besides, we provide free for squid fishing tools at reception.
22:30  Overnight on board Dynasty Cruises.

DAY 2: HALONG BAY

6:15 Warm up your day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with a breathtaking view as the sun rises on Halong Bay.
7:00 Light breakfast is served at the restaurant.
8:15 Transfer to day boat.
9:30 Discover Ho Dong Tien Cave – this is one of the most beautiful caves on Halong Bay due to not only charming beauty but also geological value and historical value.
10:40 Your next stop will be Drum Cave (Hang Trong) for kayaking and swimming.
12:30 After your morning excursions, re-energize yourself with a fresh and delicious lunch in the restaurant.
14:40 Visiting Me Cung Cave (or Maze Cave), which is one of the most mysterious caves in Halong with the compelling view to Lan Ha Bay.
15:30 You return to the cruise for relaxing.
18:30 If you are interested in Vietnamese cuisines, please join our traditional Vietnamese cooking class on sundeck under the experienced Chef’s guiding (or in the restaurant in case of inclement weather).
19:15 Delight in the shimmering atmosphere of thousands of stars while eating a fantastic, expertly prepared dinner.
20:30 This is the perfect time for you to relax with spa treatments or enjoy a cocktail. Besides, we provide free for squid fishing tools at reception.
22:30 Overnight on board Ancora Cruises.

DAY 3: HALONG BAY – HANOI

06:00  Warm up your day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck with a breathtaking view as the sun rises on Halong Bay.
06:45  Light breakfast is served at the restaurant.
07:30  You will visit popular Titov Island, where you can go swimming or hike to the top for another stunning, panoramic view of the Bay.
09:15  Back on board, you settle your bill, check-out and return to Tuan Chau Island
09:30  Brunch is served at the restaurant while the boat heads back to the harbor.
10:45  Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina, return to Hanoi.

For more information or enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us. Enjoy your cruise!

Notes:

  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice.
  • Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather.
  • Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (01) week prior to the cruise date.
  • Advance registration is required prior to departure at least 3 days with your full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiration date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by port authority.
  • Wi-Fi is available onboard free of charge. However, regular interruption is expected due to nature of internet signal at sea.

CABINS

1. DELUXE BALCONY Cabins:
The Athena Family Connecting Suite is best option for families with more than one child or a group of four. Located on the second deck, the Athena Family Connecting Suite is two cabins sharing a connecting door and a private balcony. By choosing this cabin you can keep your family together while maintaining individual privacy. This Suite caters the same luxury services and exquisite views for every guest in your party.

ROOM DETAILS:

  • Air Conditioning with electronic remote
  • 32 inch LED TV
  • Free Wi-Fi available
  • Wooden Furniture: Wardrobe, Desk and Chair, Sofa Chair with Coffee Table, and Luggage Shelves
  • High Quality Wooden Bed with Comfortable Mattress, Fresh Linens, Soft Pillows, and a Warm Blanket
  • Bath Linens and Robe
  • Slippers
  • Standing Shower
  • Personal Safe Box
  • Emergency Lamp and Hammer
  • Life Jacket
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Electric Kettle with complimentary Tea & Coffee
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Basket of Fresh Fruit

2. EXECUTIVE Cabins:
Located on the second deck of the Athena Cruise, the Athena Elegant Suite with Balcony is a private and quiet cabin that promises you a good night sleep during the night and a stunning and serene view during the daytime. The Elegant Suite is just couple steps away from our indoor restaurant and bar so if you want a drink in the middle of the night you know where to go.

ROOM DETAILS:

  • Air Conditioning with electronic remote
  • 32 inch LED TV
  • Free Wi-Fi available
  • Wooden Furniture: Wardrobe, Desk and Chair, Sofa Chair with Coffee Table, and Luggage Shelves
  • High Quality Wooden Bed with Comfortable Mattress, Fresh Linens, Soft Pillows, and a Warm Blanket
  • Bath Linens and Robe
  • Slippers
  • Standing Shower
  • Personal Safe Box
  • Emergency Lamp and Hammer
  • Life Jacket
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Electric Kettle with complimentary Tea & Coffee
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Basket of Fresh Fruit
3. ACORA SUITE Cabins
Being our premium cabin suite on the second deck, the Athena Terrace Suite is inspired with elegant design for a cozy space. This is definitely a perfect choice for couples to spend their honeymoon, anniversaries or any special events of your love life. In particular, this Suite features a private terrace that helps you enjoy the fantastic view of sea to the fullest.

ROOM DETAILS:


  • Private Sun Terrace
  • Air Conditioning with electronic remote
  • 32 inch LED TV
  • Free Wi-Fi available
  • Wooden Furniture: Wardrobe, Desk and Chair, Sofa Chair with Coffee Table, and Luggage Shelves
  • High Quality Wooden Bed with Comfortable Mattress, Fresh Linens, Soft Pillows, and a Warm Blanket
  • Bath Linens and Robe
  • Slippers
  • Standing Shower
  • Personal Safe Box
  • Emergency Lamp and Hammer
  • Life Jacket
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Electric Kettle with complimentary Tea & Coffee
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Basket of Fresh Fruit

SERVICES

Here at Athena Cruise, we believe that travel is not just about what you see but how you see it. We invite you to experience Vietnam with activities that will make your trip unforgettable. From diving into your surroundings with hands-on kayaking or soaking up the view with relaxing Tai Chi. Whatever your travel style, we have something for you!

THIEN CANH SON CAVE
Discover a mysterious ancient cave hidden beneath wild forest canopy and naturally chiseled stone. Explore the three vast caverns of Thien Canh Son Cave, a real-life dream world filled with age-old stalagmites, stalactites and surreal rock formations.

KAYAKING
We offer kayak service for you to explore the beauty of Ha Long Bay to the fullest. Kayaking around Vung Vieng fishing village will be an experience of your life time that you can’t get anywhere else!

VUNG VIENG FLOATING VILLAGE
Get a taste of local culture with a traditional bamboo boat trip to the isolated floating village of Vung Vieng. Learn more about this peaceful community as you sail by the only school, the village’s museum and the modest floating homes that have housed generations.

COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS
Learn about traditional Vietnamese cuisine with a cooking demonstration from our professional chefs. Find out more about local produce and flavors, help whip up popular Vietnamese dishes with expert guidance and, most importantly, taste the final results!

DINING EXPERIENCE
Enjoy an unforgettable fine dining experience with your loved ones. Sample delicious Vietnamese cuisine prepared by expert chefs and receive excellent, attentive service. Relish the perfect combination of impeccable contemporary design while overlooking the breathtaking age-old bay.

TAI CHI
Try the ancient art of Tai Chi surrounded by Bai Tu Long Bay’s natural beauty. Take to the sundeck as the sun rises over the bay’s calm waters and limestone karsts. Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere as you practice balance, awareness and meditation.

Frequently Asked Questions

CRUISE POLICY

Deposit & Payment:
- A deposit of 30% of the tour price per person by credit card or bank transfer plus bank charges is required upon confirmation of your booking (if this amount is less than US$ 500, the full payment will be applied).
- The balance will be paid 15 days prior to the check in date, or you can pay us upon arrival in cash or credit card when we meet in Hanoi.
- Deposit or full payment could be settled via our secured online payment system (SSL).

Cancellation & Refund:
• Cancellation will be charged as follow:
- From 1-3 cabins:
+ 7 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ Less then 7 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.
- From 4-6 cabins:
+ More than 21 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ From 20 to 7 days prior to the arrival: 50% of the total rate charged.
+ Less than 7 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.
- From 7-10 cabins:
+ More than 45 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ From 45 to 31 days prior to the arrival: 25% of the total rate charged.
+ From 30 to 21 days prior to the arrival: 50% of the total rate charged.
+ From 20 to 10 days prior to the arrival: 75% of the total rate charged.
+ Less than 10 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.
• Cancellation must be sent to and confirmed by Vietnam Travel's cruise specialist in writing (by email or fax).

Child Policy (to be confirmed upon reservation and subject to availability):
- Only 01 child under 13 years old is allowed to share cabin with parents, details as below:
+ FOC for 01 child under 5 years old, or
+ Surcharge US$ 105 for 01 child from 5-12 years old (sharing bed with parents).
- In case of Extra bed/ Mattress is required, the following surcharge will be applied accordingly/ US$ 25 for 2D/1N program & US$ 35 for 3D/2N Program.
- FOC baby cot for infant.

Other Policies:
- Check-in time starts at 11:30 AM. Check-out by 10:30 AM.
- Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
- Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by the port authority.
- A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification/ passport are required upon check-in.
- Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
- Promotion or Early Bird comes with tight booking conditions and they will be notified separately by Vietnam Travel.

Notes: Due to cruising conditions, itineraries may change without prior notice. Wi-Fi is available in the restaurant/bar area, but internet connectivity is limited due to the geography of Halong. Thank you for your understanding.
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