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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

User rate:

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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: HA NOI- BAI TU LONG BAY-KAYAKING-VUNG VIENG FISHING VILLAGE
11:45 Arrive in Hon Gai pier and boarding operations
12:45 The Cruise Manager will give a welcome speech with all the cruise information and Safety instructions.
13: 15  Enjoy the lunch with the best products of the Bay.
14.45  Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by kayaking 15.30-16.30  If you want to relax on the boat instead of participating in other activities feel free to use our sauna at no extra cost.
17:00 -18:30 Happy Hour: buy 01 get 01 free
17:30  The Cooking Demonstration is waiting for you to discover the secrets of Vietnamese Cuisine.
19:00 Enjoy set menu dinner on board
21:00 Join the Squid Fishing activity. Free time on the boat.
The bar is open late to serve you. Overnight at Cong Do Area.

DAY 2: BAI TU LONG BAY-THIEN CANH SON CAVE- HA NOI
06:30  Practice one of the oldest traditions of East Asia: Tai Chi – A beautiful and relaxing experience on the open deck. Tea and coffee are served.
07:00  Light breakfast is served.
07:30  Explore Thien Canh Son cave in Ha Long Bay. Witness its beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Note: there are about 200 steps to get up to the cave.
09:00  Check out time.
Please put your luggage outside the cabin and the key at the reception desk.
Our staff will transfer your luggage to our lounge for you. Bill settlement at the reception desk.
09:30  Brunch is served at the restaurant on the 2nd deck.
10:45 The boat arrives at the pier.

In Vietnam, we never say “Goodbye” we always say “See you again”

3 DAYS PROGRAM

DAY 1: HA NOI- BAI TU LONG BAY-KAYAKING-VUNG VIENG FISHING VILLAGE
11.45      Arrive in Hon Gai pier and boarding operations
12.45      The Cruise Manager will give a welcome speech with all the cruise information and Safety instructions.
13: 15     Enjoy the lunch with the best products of the Bay.
14.45      Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by kayaking.
15.30-16.30 If you want to relax on the boat instead of participating in other activities feel free to use our sauna at no extra cost.
17:00-18.30 Happy Hour: buy 01 get 01 free
17:30      The Cooking Demonstration is waiting for you to discover the secrets of Vietnamese Cuisine.
19:00      Enjoy set menu dinner on board
21:00      Join the Squid Fishing activity. Free time on the boat. The bar is open late to serve you.
Overnight at Cong Do Area.

DAY 2: CONG DAM AREA
06:30      Practice one of the oldest traditions of East Asia: Tai Chi – A beautiful and relaxing experience on the open deck.
07:00-08:15 Breakfast is served in the restaurant.
08:30      Transfer on the day boat to start an incredible trip to Ha Long Bay.
Surrounded by a breathless landscape, you will discover some of the most beautiful corners of the bay.
Enjoy Kayaking in the area.
12:00      Have lunch on the boat.
15:30-16.30 Back to the Athena Cruise and you will have some free time. Relax in your cabin or on the Sundeck.
Free sauna session.
17:00- 18.30 Happy hour: Buy 01 get 01 drink free
17:30      Cooking class with some new technique to learn.
19:00      Enjoy set menu dinner on board.
20:30      Enjoy the Squid Fishing activity.
Free time on board. The bar is open late to serve you

DAY 3: BAI TU LONG BAY-THIEN CANH SON CAVE- HA NOI
06:30   Practice one of the oldest traditions of East Asia: Tai Chi – A beautiful and relaxing experience on the open deck.
07:00   The Early Bird Coffee is ready to wake up you
07:30   Explore Thien Canh Son cave in Ha Long Bay.
Witness its beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Note: there are about 200 steps to get up to the cave.
09:00    Check out time.
Please put your luggage outside the cabin and the key at the reception desk.
Our staff will transfer your luggage to our lounge for you. Bill settlement at the reception desk.
09:30      Brunch is served at the restaurant on the 2nd deck.
10:45      The boat arrives at the pier.
In Vietnam, we never say “Goodbye” we always say “See you again”

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.

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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