The Au Co Halong Cruise

. Halong Bay

The Au Co Halong Cruise Special Offer

from
$250/p

Cruise Overview

Launched 2015
No of cabins: 32
Grade Luxury .
Passenger: 64 max

The Au Co Cruise

Graceful and sophisticated in every detail, The Au Co is setting new standards when it comes to luxury cruises in Halong Bay and travel in Vietnam, guaranteeing her passengers a lifetime experience. Her 3 day voyage will not only journey through the natural wonders of UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, Halong Bay, but uniquely will also allow passengers to discover the Bays of Lan Ha and Bai Tu Long, as well as Cat Ba Island, with its renowned National Park.
But what exactly is it that makes The Au Co a lifetime experience? For every cruise, The Au Co pledges the following:
a unique route – our three day two night cruise is the first of its kind, offering passengers the opportunity to explore three bays, including Halong Bay, and Cat Ba Island, discovering each of these exciting destinations through a variety of excursions and activities.
state of the art design – the ship herself not only features the latest safety features but is also designed throughout to give a sense of space and luxury, enhancing the cruise experience .
a cultural experience – from the decoration of the ship, to the quality of our dining service, through to the range of activities available, The Au Co is designed to allow our passengers to get a true sense of Vietnam and experience a taste of the Orient .
a responsible cruise – we aim to preserve the beauty of the Gulf of Tonkin for future generations by minimising the impact on the local environment, operating under the concept of sustainable tourism, and supporting local communities.

Cabin & Rates

Roomtypes

Rates (US$/person)

Deluxe Cabin

Premium Cabin - Au Co Cruise

20m2/main deck
Double/twin bed
n/a
max 2 persons

On Request 

Grand Deluxe Cabin

Premium Cabin - Au Co Cruise

20m2/Upper deck
Double/twin bed
n/a
max 2 persons

Executive Cabin

Premium Cabin - Au Co Cruise

20m2/Upper deck
Double/twin bed
n/a
max 2 persons

Long Quan Suite

Premium Cabin - Au Co Cruise

40m2/Upper deck
Double
Private Balcony
max 2 persons

Au Co Suite

dELUXE cABIN

36sqm/upper deck
Double
Private Balcony
max 2 persons

Au Co Cruise - Tour Itineraries

OPTION 1: 2 days/ 1 night by Au Co Cruise

DAY 1: HANOI - HALONG

08:00 – 08:30: Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Au Co Cruise JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge.
12:30 – 13:00: Embark on Au Co Cruise followed by cruise briefing.
13:00 – 15:30: Savor a delectable lunch as Au Co Cruise cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay.
15:30 – 16:30: You are free to choose one of the below options:
16:30 – 17:30: Return to Au Co Cruise and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set.
17:30-19:00: Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck and take part in our cooking class with Au Co Cruise Chef
19:00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00. Overnight on board at Cong Do Area. Overnight on Au Co Cruise.

  • Meals: Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Au Co Cruise

DAY 2: HALONG BAY - HANOI

06:30 – 07:00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
07:00 – 09:00: Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Sung Sot Cave
09:00 – 09:30: Visit Sung Sot Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay
09:30 – 10:00: Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.
10:00 – 11:00: Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board. Disembark Au Co Cruise at around 12h00.
12:00 – 16:30: Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30. Trip ends.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
  • Accommodation: N/A

OPTION 2: 3 days/ 2 nights by Au Co Cruise

DAY 1: HANOI - HALONG BAY

08:00 – 08:30: Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Au Co Cruise JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge.
12:30 – 13:00: Embark on Au Co Cruise followed by cruise briefing.
13:00 – 15:30: Savor a delectable lunch as Au Co Cruise cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay.
15:30 – 16:30: You are free to choose one of the below options:
16:30 – 17:30: Return to Au Co Cruise and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set.
17:30 – 19:00: Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck and take part in our cooking class with Au Co Cruise Chef
19:00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00. Overnight on board at Cong Do Area. Overnight on Au Co Cruise.

  • Meals: Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Au Co Cruise

DAY 2: HALONG - LAN HA BAY KAYAKING

06:30 – 07:00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck. Enjoy a cup of coffee or refresh yourselves in Bai Tu Long majestic Bay.
07:00 – 08:00: Have breakfast in the restaurant.
08:15 – 09:30: Discover the bay by one-day itinerary on our professional day boat.
9:30 – 12:00: Visit Thay Cave, coral reef reservation area, free swimming and jumping from the cruise to emerald water of the Bay.
12:00 – 13:30: Have lunch on our day boat, relax for couples of minutes.
13:30 – 15:30: Follow the itinerary, Vung Ha Lagoon is chosen to be next destination. You are free to visit a water cave, relax or swim on a beach, do kayaking.
15:30 – 17:30: Transfer back to Au Co Cruise Cruise. Have dinner and night activities on board.
Over second night on board at Cong Do area. Overnight on Au Co Cruise.
 

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Au Co Cruise

DAY 3: HALONG - HANOI

06:30 – 07:00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
07:00 – 09:00: Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Sung Sot Cave
09:00 – 09:30 : Visit Sung Sot Cave – – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay
09:30 – 10:00 :Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.
10:00 – 11:00: Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board.
Disembark Au Co Cruise at around 12h00.
12:00 – 16:30: Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30. Trip ends.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
  • Accommodation: N/A

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice

Au Co Cruise' Facilities and Services

Au Co Cruise Facilities

Dragon The Au Co Cruise Fact and figures

No of vessels 02
Length 56m
Width 10.43 m
Depth 3.20m
Crew 45
Passenger cabins 32 all with French balcony, floor-to-celling sliding glass doors
Passenger berths 66
Build 2011
Launch April 2012

The Au Co Cruise's Cabins

Deluxe Cabins
We have different kind of cabins for every possible taste. We wish you to cruise Halong Bay in the comfort that suits you best.
There are 14 Deluxe Cabin located on the main deck of The Au Co. 12 Deluxe Cabins at 20 square meters and 02 Deluxe Cabins at 25 square meters each are furnished in a minimal style with a choice of double or twin beds, and two lounge chairs with a coffee table.
The bathroom, finished in wooden, features a separate glass-enclosed shower stall. Grand Deluxe Cabins
Enjoy a luxury cruise in Halong Bay in one of our Grand Deluxe cabin!
Located on the upper deck, our two Grand Deluxe Cabins offer passengers stunning views of Halong Bay through their panoramic windows. Each cabin is 20 square meters, including an en-suite bathroom and handcrafted furniture. As with all our cabins and suites, the sense of space and luxury is enhanced by the elegant décor and minimal style. Executive Cabin
Savor a unique tour of Halong Bay by boat in our Executive cabins.
Located on the upper deck, The Au Co executive cabins at 20 square meters each offer extensive views of the seascape during your cruise thanks to their floor-to-ceiling windows and glass doors. Their chic interiors and contemporary furnishings, including hardwood floors, handcrafted bed and tables, give a harmonious balance between modern design and traditional detailing. Long Quan Suite
Named after the legendary father of the Vietnamese people, Lac Long Quan, and commanding a great position and views from the bow of the ship, the Long Quan Suites are very generous 36 square meters. With their spacious private terraces on the upper deck they offer guests the utmost in luxury and privacy, combining sumptuous indoor and outdoor living spaces in which to relax.
With a harmonious balance between the amazing view, the luxury and the traditional style, relaxing in our Long Quan Suite makes the best out of your Halong Bay cruise. Au Co Suites
Au Co is the most spacious suite out of all on Halong Bay boats.
Named after the legendary mother of the Vietnamese people, Au Co, it is only fitting that the largest suites on the boat are named after her. Occupying an unrivalled position at the aft of the boat with unparalleled views, both of the Au Co Suites are an extremely generous 40 square meters. With their spacious private terraces on the upper deck they offer guests the utmost in luxury and privacy, combining indoor and outdoor living spaces in which to relax.
 

RESTAURANT AND BAR
Uniquely located on the spacious terrace deck of The Au Co, and designed along Feng Shui principles, our restaurant and bar offer the perfect spaces for guests to connect with their surroundings while savoring an incredible array of fresh dishes or simply relaxing with a drink.
While designed in very different styles, both the restaurant and the bar have been created to ensure the ultimate in comfort, luxury and style. We want you to have an unforgettable cruise in Vietnam. SERVICES AND FACILITIES
We also provide other onboard services and facilities to improve your Halong Bay cruise experience which include:
Reception
Safe box in cabin
Doctor on call and first-aid kits
24-hour security
Baby sitter
Conference & meeting facilities
Tender for sightseeing
Car rental service with driver
Theme party on request
Kayaking, swimming, and squid-fishing equipment
Gift Shop
Sound proof system, noise reduction measures
Jacuzzi and Spa room
Portable DVD
DVD and CD selections
Board Games
Complimentary wifi

Au Co Cruise - Activities

Local rowing Boat

Get ready for visiting floating village where bamboo boats rowed by local people. You will have chance to experience history, culture and the daily life of local peoples while rowing through floating village.

Kayak

Do kayaking by yourself through floating houses, explore the beauty of limestone so close by yours eyes, hands and individual feeling.
You will make a short hiking trip around village, along landscape and enjoy water sport.

Swimming

Visit nature beach of Halong bay by walking along beach, swimming and joining sea activities. Relaxing after activities, immersing in the water to get stronger.

Squid Fishing

Who want to go fishing? When the night falls, it must be fun when standing on the boat and try your luck with sly squids. Squid fishing can be successful from your skills.

Taichi Class

If you love Taichi, please take a lesson from our Taichi master. Let’s come on the sundeck in the early morning and start your new day in fresh air.

Cooking Demonstration

Cooking demonstration is a way to learn how you can make Vietnam Spring roll by yourself, you may do at home for your family or friends. There is hope yet. With guides from our chef, we hope you can make Vietnam traditional food in perfect way.

Important information

What's included ?

Price Includes

  • Full equipped luxury en-suite cabin with A/C, hot water
  • Transfer to and from Halong by mini bus.
  • Accommodation based on twin/double sharing.
  • Set-menu meals.
  • English speaking tour guide on board.
  • All entrance fees and sightseeing tickets.
  • Insurance on board.
  • Welcome Drink (soft drink, tea or coffee).

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Beverages and Tobacco
  • Tips and other Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above

Children Rates

  • Children under 5 years old FOC
  • 2 Children under 12 sharing 01 cabin discounted 25% cabin
  • Children from 5 to 11 years old surcharge 75% adult
Note*: The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 45 days prior to check-in: 10% of total rates
  • From 30 to 45 days prior to check-in: 25% of total rates
  • From 15 to 29 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
  • From 07 to 14 days prior to check-in: 75% of total rates
  • Less than 07 days prior to check-in/No-Show: 100% of total rates

Cancellation by bad weather

If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:
  • Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
  • During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.
  • The trip be cut down from 2 nights to 1 night, tourists will be charged a 2 days/1 night trip, plus other used services, the rest will be refunded.
  • The final cost will be confirmed by your consultant via email. In all cases, please contact us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!

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