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Departure: Daily from Hanoi
from $150/person
* Free Kayaking
* Free Vietnam visa service
Built in 2016, the Athena Luxury Cruise made its maiden voyage on 1/7/2017.  The Athena Luxury Cruise is the brand new 5-star cruise ship designed to offer you a one of a kind experience in Bai Tu Long Bay - the most spectacular area of the world famous Ha Long Bay. We would like to send you our unique selling points as follows.

  • Distinct route through Bai Tu Long Bay- the quieter and well-preserved area of Ha Long Bay.
  • Large and Luxury cabins
  • Balcony with sitting area in all cabins.
  • Kayak service included at no extra cost ( from 1stJuly 2017 to 30/09/2017). Options of kayak or bamboo boat.
  • English speaking tour guide available from Hanoi-Ha Long- Hanoi.
  • Luxury 15 seat Felix Limousine transportation that redesigned from the 35 seat vehicle to provide you with more leg room, free drink and snack, wifi on board and USB to charge the phones.
  • Complimentary fresh fruit for every room.
  • Complimentary wine forAthena Terrace Suite and Family Suite
  • Special arrangement for your honeymoon or birthday at no extra cost.

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

Price range: $300 - $1210

User rate:

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Inquire this cruise

  • Launch Year
    2017
  • No. of Decks
    3 decks
  • Cruise Length
    60m
  • Cruise Star
    Athena Luxury Cruise
  • No. of Cabins
    21 cabins
  • Cruise Width
    13m
  • Cruise Capacity
    48 people
  • Cruise Height
    12.5m

CRUISE RATE

RATE: This rate is quoted in USD per Cabin

2 DAYS PROGRAM
1 May 2020- 30 September 2020
(Summer Promotion)
1 Jan 2020 - 30 Apr 2020
CRUISE RATE Double Cabin Single Cabin Double Cabin Single Cabin
ATHENA EXECUTIVE SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 300 233 330 255
ATHENA ELEGANT SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 320 248 350 270
ATHENA TERACE SUITE WITH LARGE TERACE 370 278 400 300
FAMILY TRIPLE SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 530 580
FAMILY CONNECTING SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 4 PAX 745 800
TRANSFERShuttle BusPrivate Car
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Hanoi 25/pp 65/pp
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Airport N/A 75/pp
 
3 DAYS PROGRAM
1 May 2020- 30 September 2020
(Summer Promotion)
1 Jan 2020 - 30 Apr 2020
CRUISE RATE Double Cabin Single Cabin Double Cabin Single Cabin
ATHENA EXECUTIVE SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 535 403 585 440
ATHENA ELEGANT SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 555 418 605 455
AATHENA TERACE SUITE WITH LARGE TERACE 595 448 645 485
FAMILY TRIPLE SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 865 960
FAMILY CONNECTING SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 4 PAX 1100 1210
TRANSFERShuttle BusPrivate Car
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Hanoi 25/pp 75/pp
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Airport N/A 85/pp
Above Price Includes:Excludes:
  • Shuttle Limousine bus for round trip Hanoi-Halong Expressway
  • Welcome drink
  • Entrance fees to sightseeing sites
  • Luxury bedroom with air conditioner and private bathroom on cruise
  • 01 lunch, 01 dinner and 01 breakfast for 2 days 1 night program
  • 02 lunches, 02 dinners and 02 breakfasts for 3 days 2 nights program
  • Mineral water in room
  • Fresh fruits in room
  • 01 bottle of wine in Athena Terrace Suite and Family Suite
  • Athena Royal Suite is included in 02 massage vouchers, 01 bottle of wine and private dinner on the sundeck.
  • Kayaking
  • Insurance on cruise
  • Visa fee
  • Spa and beauty care services.
  • Drinks, tips & personal expenses
  • All services that have not been specified above
  • VAT

2 DAYS PROGRAM

DAY 1: HA NOI- BAI TU LONG BAY - KAYAKING-VUNG VIENG FISHING VILLAGE

Leave Hanoi at 9:00 AM if you take the private transfer or from 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM if you take the shuttle bus and arrive in Hon Gai Pier around 11:30AM (transportation service on your request).

11:30: Ready at Athena check-in lounge
12:00: Boarding time.
13:00: Check-in your cabin.
13:15: The Cruise Manager will give a welcome speech with all the cruise information and Safety instructions.
13:30: Enjoy the Buffet Lunch with the best products of the Bay.
14:45: Visit the Vung Vieng Floating fishing village by kayak or bamboo boat
15:30-16:30: If you want to relax on the boat instead of participating in other activities feel free to use our sauna for no extra cost.
16:30: Relaxing time: the right moment for a massage or to take some pictures of the spectacular sunset in the bay.
17:00-18.30: Happy Hour: buy 01 get 01 drink
17:30: The Cooking Demonstration is waiting for you to discover the secrets of Vietnamese Cuisine
19:00: Dinner is ready in the restaurant. Fill your senses with a selection of Western fusion food and Vietnamese traditional dishes.
21:00: Enjoy 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.

3 DAYS PROGRAM

DAY 1: HA NOI - BAI TU LONG BAY - KAYAKING-VUNG VIENG FISHING VILLAGE

Leave Hanoi at 9:00 AM if you take the private transfer or from 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM if you take the shuttle bus and arrive in Hon Gai Pier around 11:30AM (transportation service on your request).

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.

CABINS

1. EXECUTIVE SUITE WITH BALCONY (10 cabins)

Room Area : 25 m2
Bed size
Max People: 2 adults + 1 child under 12 years old

Equipment:

  • Air Conditioning with electronic remote
  • 32 inch LED TV
  • 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
Description: Located on the first deck of the Athena Cruise, the Athena Executive Suite with Balcony is our most affordable cabin. Just one look and you will see that there is nothing standard about it. Every cabin features an outdoor sitting area and a large window, giving you a scenic view of the ocean and the beautiful stone formations of Ha Long Bay. The room is comfortable, well-designed, and romantic, complete with air conditioning, LED TV, and a standing shower with hot water 24 hours a day guaranteed. The private bathroom features a window allowing you to view the wondrous scenery during every moment that you stay with us.


2. ELEGANT SUITE WITH BALCONY (6 cabins)

Room Area : 28 m2
Bed size
Max People: 2 adults + 1 child under 12 years old

Equipment:

  • Air Conditioning with electronic remote
  • 32 inch LED TV
  • 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
Description: 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.


3. ATHENA TERRACE SUITE Cabins (2 cabins)

Room Area : 30 m2
Bed size
Max People: 2 adults + 1 child under 12 years old

Equipment:

  • Private Sun Terrace
  • Air Conditioning with electronic remote
  • 32 inch LED TV
  • 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
Description: The Athena Terrace Suite is our premium cabin suite. Located on the second deck, the Athena Terrace Suite features a private sun terrace which offers you a panoramic view of the sea and breathtaking scenery. Designed to provide you with privacy, comfort and relaxation, this gorgeous cabin will make you fall in at first sight. A perfect choice for couples to spend their honeymoon, anniversaries or any other special moment of their love life!


4. ATHENA TRIPLE SUITE WITH BALCONY Cabins ( 2 cabins)

Room Area : 30 m2
Bed size: 1 Double + 1 Single
Max People: 3 adults + 1 child

Equipment:

  • Private Balcony with Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning with electronic remote
  • 32 inch LED TV – 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
Description: The Athena Family Triple Suite is a great option for families or large groups. Located on the first deck, the Athena Family Triple Suite features a modern design and a private balcony. The Suite is the most spacious cabin on the first deck, giving you a home-like experience while enjoying our 5 star exquisite service. With the Athena Family Triple Suite, we want to make Ha long Bay your new dream home.


5. FAMILY CONNECTING SUITE (1 cabin)

Room Area : 45 m2
Bed size: 1 Double + 1Twin Connecting Cabin
Max People: 4 adults + 4 children under 12 years old

Equipment:

  • Private Balcony with Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning with electronic remote
  • 32 inch LED TV
  • 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

Description: 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.

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 1-4 cabins:

+ 15 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ From 14 to 4 days prior to the arrival: 50% of the total rate charged.
+ Less then 4 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.

- From 5-10 cabins:

+ More than 30 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ From 30 to 15 days prior to the arrival: 30% of the total rate charged.
+ From 14 to 4 days prior to the arrival: 50% of the total rate charged.
+ Less than 4 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.

- More than 10 cabins:

+ More than 30 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ From 30 to 15 days prior to the arrival: 50% of the total rate charged.
+ From 14 to 4 days prior to the arrival: 70% of the total rate charged.
+ Less than 4 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):

- Free of charge for one child below the age of 5 years traveling with two adults, sharing bed with two adults. Limited one child per cabin only.
- Children from 5 to below 12 years of age sharing a cabin with two adults on one bed are charged at 50% of adult rate, limited to one child per cabin only.
- Two children below 12 years sharing a private cabin are charged at 75% of the full cabin rate. Child from the age of 12 must occupy a separate cabin and pay the full cabin rate.


Other Policies:

- Check-in time starts at 11:30 AM. Check-out by 9:30 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.: 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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