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Day 01: Hanoi- Halong Bay

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.

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Day 02: Halong Bay (B,L,D)

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      The Gala dinner is ready for you.

20:30      Enjoy the Squid Fishing activity.

Free time on board. The bar is open late to serve you

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Day 03: Halong Bay- Hanoi (B,L)

  
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”

IMPORTANT NOTES: WIFI CONNECTION IS AVAILABLE ON BOARD BUT HAS LIMITED INTERNET CONNECTIVITY THROUGHOUT THE ITINERARY DUE TO THE SEA AND THE KARST LIMESTONES AND MOUNTAINS BLOCKING THE SIGNAL FROM THE SATELLITES. PLEASE TAKE THIS INTO YOUR CONSIDERATION
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INCLUSIONS EXCLUSIONS THINGS TO BRING
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Ha Long Bay tour permit, entrance fees and sightseeing fees.
  • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned cabin
  • Full board meals: 01 lunch, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast,01 brunch
  • Sauna facility from 15.30pm -16.30pm
  • Kayak service
  • Water, tea and fresh fruit in the cabin.
  • Taxes and service charges
  • Insurance on-board
  • Airfares, transportation to and from Ha Long Bay
  • Visa arrangements
  • Bamboo rowing boat (50,000vnd/ pax; upon your request)
  • Beauty spa services
  • Other beverages, tips and personal expenses
  • Surcharge on Christmas 24/12; New Year 31/12.
  • All other services that not clearly mentioned
  • Sun block
  • Camera + Film
  • Insect repellent
  • Original Passport  (Please do not forget to bring your all passport with you)
  • A wide brimmed hat
  • Swimming costume
  • Sunglasses

 

Remark:

  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels, and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be canceled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals onboard are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should provide us with any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least 3 days prior to the departure date.
  • 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.
  • Elderly people, people with physical health problem or kids who cannot use kayaking and need to use a bamboo boat are free of charge.

Policy for single and extra bed:

  • Single cabin: 75% of price per cabin
  • The third person using extra bed: price as one adult

Policy for children:

  • 01 child under 5-year-old (sharing a bed with parents): Free of charge
  • 01 child from 5 and under 11-year-old (sharing a bed with parents): 75% of the price per an adult
  • The second children 02 children under 5 years old using an extra bed per cabin: 75% of price per an adult
  • From 11-year-old: price as an adult

The Athena Cruise is the brand new five-star luxury cruise vessel in Ha Long Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay.  Built in 2016, the Athena Cruise made her maiden voyage on July 1st, 2017.  The ship has 3 decks: a lower deck with reception, cabins, and boarding area, a middle deck with cabins, an indoor restaurant and bar, and a rooftop sundeck with open bar, coffee lounge, spa and sauna.  On board the Athena Cruise there are 21 high-end cabins with 5 different styles available to custom-tailor your voyage with us.

Our journey from the legendary Ha Long Bay to the less-traveled Bai Tu Long Bay will give you a unique experience that other cruises do not offer.  On the Athena Cruise you will find yourself surrounded by natural beauty and captivated by the mysterious, ancient, natural wonder of Ha Long Bay.  Our friendly and professional staff and crew are dedicated to your safety and enjoyment.  We are available 24 hours a day to deliver to you the most luxurious and enjoyable experience on our ship.  Whether you seek adventure, luxury, romance, or relaxation, the Athena Cruise will give you the experience of a lifetime.

Cruise Name  Athena Cruise (SMC)
 Number of Vessels  1
 Lenght  55 meters
 Beam  13 meters
 Depth  12.5 meters
 Deck  3 decks: Lower Deck/ Middle Deck/ Rooftop Sundeck
 Passenger Suites  21 cabins
 Passenger  21 cabins
 Passenger Berth  31
 Number of Crew  30
 Crew Cabins  3

EXECUTIVE SUITE WITH BALCONY

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.

ROOM DETAILS:

  • 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

ELEGANT SUITE WITH BALCONY

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
  • 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
Accommodations Cabin size Bed size Check Rates

EXECUTIVE SUITE WITH BALCONY

25 m2  Double/Twin Enter your departure date

ELEGANT SUITE WITH BALCONY

28 m2 Double/Twin Enter your departure date

ATHENA TERRACE SUITE

 30 m2 Double/Twin Enter your departure date

ATHENA TRIPLE SUITE WITH BALCONY

 30 m2  1 Double + 1 Single Bed Enter your departure date

FAMILY CONNECTING SUITE

 45 m2  1 Double + 1 Single Bed Enter your departure date
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