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Three Day Luxury Halong Bay Cruises and Gulf of Tonkin Discovery

Travel further where few ships go on our 3D/2N itinerary, taking in the natural beauty of both Halong and Lan Ha Bays. Swim in secluded waters, cycle to a remote village on at Ba Island, and experience a floating village in the quiet early morning hours. On board, cooking competitions, a traditional tea ceremony, and our legendary BBQ evening under the stars await.

Kayaking

Kayaking

Cave Exploring

Cave Exploring

Cycling

Cycling

Swimming

Swimming

Sunbathing

Sunbathing

SPECIAL NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENT
Exclusively for departures on December 30th & 31st, 2022

Join us on these 02 departures for the most memorable holiday moments and welcome a promising new year 2023!

The event features: 

  • An unparalleled French gastronomy experience from renowned Guest Executive Chefs onboard The Au Co Cruise
  • A Festive New Year countdown party on the sundeck with fine wines, live music & good company

Cruise Highlights: 

  • Exceptional 3-day cruise to explore Halong Bay - a World Heritage Site recognized twice by UNESCO.
  • Take part in a Masterchef 'Halong Bay' Competition
  • Swim in the secluded Trinh Nu beach
  • Kayak in the most pristine water and enjoy the fresh air around the Trinh Nu area
  • Savor delicious food, and enjoy the magnificent scenery of karst formations which are uniquely Halong Bay
  • Discover untouched spectacular scenery by bike and go trekking in a local village

SPECIAL NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENT
Exclusively for departures on December 30 & 31, 2022

Join us on these 02 departures for the most memorable holiday moments and welcome a promising new year 2023!

Main features: 

An unparalleled French gastronomy experience from renowned Guest Executive Chefs onboard The Au Co Cruise

A Festive New Year countdown party on the sundeck with fine wines, live music & good company

The New Year's Eve program includes:

An extravagant 6-course dinner featuring the fusion of French & Asian gastronomy artistically created by our Guest Executive Chefs from Chefs et Vous;

An extraordinary countdown party under the starry sky in the middle of the World Heritage site Halong Bay;

Limitless joyful moments with friends and family as you dine, wine, and dance your way into the New Year 2023.

DAY 1

Main attraction: Trinh Nu Area

Things to do: Kayak in Trinh Nu Area/ Sip between sights at Happy Hour/ Give Masterchef "Halong Bay Edition" a try / Watch your favorite movie in moonlight open cinema

Departs: 12:30 PM

Attraction:

Trinh Nu Area

Trinh Nu Area includes Trinh Nu Cave, which is the finest sunlight-filled cave in Halong Bay, and a stunning private beach surrounded by Ha Long Bay's crystal water. This is where visitors will have a chance to unwind in a quieter neighborhood and be in touch with raw nature.

Activities (on-board & off-board):

Kayak in the tranquil Trinh Nu Area

Take in the stunning views of Trinh Nu Area by kayaking in the jade-colored water. This activity is highly recommended to all guests. Or sunbathe on a private beach nestled behind Trinh Nu Cave.

Rejoice at Happy Hour - Buy 1 Get 1

Taste our most exquisite drinks varied vastly in the selection, while enjoying the scenic panorama view of Halong Bay during Happy Hour, time to rejoice with the buy 1 get 1 promotion.

Masterchef "Halong Bay Edition"

Try your hand to create authentic Vietnamese dishes and observe the fruit carving demonstration by our chefs. Don’t forget to check out the magical Ha Long sunset scene serving as background.

Watch your favorite movie in moonlight open cinema

An evening under the luminous night sky of Ha Long Bay to enjoy a classic movie while sipping delicious cocktails is the fantasy-come-true for any romantic heart.

DAY 2

Main attraction: Viet Hai Village, Cua Van Floating Village

Things to do: Bike in the serene Viet Hai Village/ Join a traditional village-style lunch/ Swim in the unknown lagoon/ Kayak in Cua Van Floating Village/ Have fun with fruit-carving demonstration/ Recharge energy with BBQ party on sundeck

Attraction:

Viet Hai Village 

Viet Hai Village is a small village with 80 households nestled in the midst of jungles and covered by the high mountain range of the Cat Ba National. The villagers are natives of Ha Long Bay who live self-sufficiently by fishing, farming, and breeding.

Cua Van Floating Village

Cua Van Floating Village is exceptional as it is home to generations of fisherman families. Lots of these residents never depart. This is an opportunity for guests to enjoy rowing boats driven by the locals around the village while watching how they live in their floating houses.

Activities (on-board & off-board):

Bike in the serene Viet Hai Village

Viet Hai village is absolutely the most significant destination to visit with its stunning serene surroundings. Choose your favorite way to reach the central part of Viet Hai while enjoying the beauty of the ordinary by walking, biking, or paying for a round-trip seat on a trolley.

Join a traditional village-style lunch

The peaceful lifestyle of Viet Hai villagers inspires visitors to pay more attention to our wellness, starting from a very basic thing such as a healthy and organic meal. Here, guests will be able to gather around the food and experience a typical Vietnamese village-style lunch prepared by the locals in the lush green nature of Bhaya Cafe.  

Swim in the unknown clear lagoon

It's all about a unique experience. So, this emerald lagoon area with crystal clear water is safe and just for Bhaya's passengers. Get ready to take a dip in this emerald lagoon surrounded by serene limestone towers and mellow bird singing.

Kayak or try the local rowing boat in Cua Van Floating Village

Soak up the stunning views of the floating village while leisurely moving along the incredible tranquil emerald-colored sea. It is the chance to experience moments in the life of the local fishermen who were born in the water area.

Recharge energy with BBQ party on sundeck

Recharge your energy by joining a sumptuous BBQ Buffet Party. The freshest seafood and tons of other great surprises will remain as memories of a lifetime.

Have fun with a fruit-carving demonstration

Have you ever seen how an artist turns the fruit into lively shapes of animals or aesthetic patterns? To learn more about this handicraft, joining a demonstration onboard will be a new experience for you.

DAY 3

Main attraction: Sung Sot Cave

Things to do: Tai Chi on sundeck/ Visit Sung Sot Cave

Attraction:

Sung Sot Cave

The most popular and largest cave in Ha Long Bay, Sung Sot Cave keeps up to its reputation by constantly wowing any visitor, regardless of new or old. Its marvelous structure tells an incredible history that you don't want to miss.

Activities (on-board & off-board):

Tai Chi on Sundeck

Rejuvenating the body and spirit with a refreshing Tai Chi lesson as the sun rises over the acclaimed UNESCO Heritage Site is one of the most relaxing experiences that passengers have. Practicing this beautiful art regularly can help treat a number of human ailments.

Be amazed by Sung Sot Cave’s beauty

Paying a visit to the largest and most renowned cave will definitely awe you with many good surprises. Behold the impeccable creation by Nature and use your imagination to connect with ancient folklore.

Check-out: 10:30 AM

  • Welcome drink
  • 3 Days/ 2 Nights cruise in Halong Bay
  • 02-night stay in your chosen cabin type (air-conditioned & en-suite)
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Complimentary use of Kayaks
  • Complimentary use of bicycle to explore Viet Hai village
  • Excursion as indicated in cruise program*
  • 02 Lunches, 02 Dinners, 02 Breakfasts
  • Onboard insurance, tax and service charges

*Subject to real-time weather & operation condition & might change without prior notice.

  • All airfares, transfers, hotels and visa arrangements.
  • Beverages, spa, and personal expenses.
  • All services & excursions not clearly indicated in 'Inclusion' list.

SPECIAL NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENT
Exclusively for departures on December 30th & 31st, 2022

Join us on these 02 departures for the most memorable holiday moments and welcome a promising new year 2023!

The event features: 

  • An unparalleled French gastronomy experience from renowned Guest Executive Chefs onboard The Au Co Cruise
  • A Festive New Year countdown party on the sundeck with fine wines, live music & good company

Cruise Highlights: 

  • Exceptional 3-day cruise to explore Halong Bay - a World Heritage Site recognized twice by UNESCO.
  • Take part in a Masterchef 'Halong Bay' Competition
  • Swim in the secluded Trinh Nu beach
  • Kayak in the most pristine water and enjoy the fresh air around the Trinh Nu area
  • Savor delicious food, and enjoy the magnificent scenery of karst formations which are uniquely Halong Bay
  • Discover untouched spectacular scenery by bike and go trekking in a local village

SPECIAL NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENT
Exclusively for departures on December 30 & 31, 2022

Join us on these 02 departures for the most memorable holiday moments and welcome a promising new year 2023!

Main features: 

An unparalleled French gastronomy experience from renowned Guest Executive Chefs onboard The Au Co Cruise

A Festive New Year countdown party on the sundeck with fine wines, live music & good company

The New Year's Eve program includes:

An extravagant 6-course dinner featuring the fusion of French & Asian gastronomy artistically created by our Guest Executive Chefs from Chefs et Vous;

An extraordinary countdown party under the starry sky in the middle of the World Heritage site Halong Bay;

Limitless joyful moments with friends and family as you dine, wine, and dance your way into the New Year 2023.

DAY 1

Main attraction: Trinh Nu Area

Things to do: Kayak in Trinh Nu Area/ Sip between sights at Happy Hour/ Give Masterchef "Halong Bay Edition" a try / Watch your favorite movie in moonlight open cinema

Departs: 12:30 PM

Attraction:

Trinh Nu Area

Trinh Nu Area includes Trinh Nu Cave, which is the finest sunlight-filled cave in Halong Bay, and a stunning private beach surrounded by Ha Long Bay's crystal water. This is where visitors will have a chance to unwind in a quieter neighborhood and be in touch with raw nature.

Activities (on-board & off-board):

Kayak in the tranquil Trinh Nu Area

Take in the stunning views of Trinh Nu Area by kayaking in the jade-colored water. This activity is highly recommended to all guests. Or sunbathe on a private beach nestled behind Trinh Nu Cave.

Rejoice at Happy Hour - Buy 1 Get 1

Taste our most exquisite drinks varied vastly in the selection, while enjoying the scenic panorama view of Halong Bay during Happy Hour, time to rejoice with the buy 1 get 1 promotion.

Masterchef "Halong Bay Edition"

Try your hand to create authentic Vietnamese dishes and observe the fruit carving demonstration by our chefs. Don’t forget to check out the magical Ha Long sunset scene serving as background.

Watch your favorite movie in moonlight open cinema

An evening under the luminous night sky of Ha Long Bay to enjoy a classic movie while sipping delicious cocktails is the fantasy-come-true for any romantic heart.

DAY 2

Main attraction: Viet Hai Village, Cua Van Floating Village

Things to do: Bike in the serene Viet Hai Village/ Join a traditional village-style lunch/ Swim in the unknown lagoon/ Kayak in Cua Van Floating Village/ Have fun with fruit-carving demonstration/ Recharge energy with BBQ party on sundeck

Attraction:

Viet Hai Village 

Viet Hai Village is a small village with 80 households nestled in the midst of jungles and covered by the high mountain range of the Cat Ba National. The villagers are natives of Ha Long Bay who live self-sufficiently by fishing, farming, and breeding.

Cua Van Floating Village

Cua Van Floating Village is exceptional as it is home to generations of fisherman families. Lots of these residents never depart. This is an opportunity for guests to enjoy rowing boats driven by the locals around the village while watching how they live in their floating houses.

Activities (on-board & off-board):

Bike in the serene Viet Hai Village

Viet Hai village is absolutely the most significant destination to visit with its stunning serene surroundings. Choose your favorite way to reach the central part of Viet Hai while enjoying the beauty of the ordinary by walking, biking, or paying for a round-trip seat on a trolley.

Join a traditional village-style lunch

The peaceful lifestyle of Viet Hai villagers inspires visitors to pay more attention to our wellness, starting from a very basic thing such as a healthy and organic meal. Here, guests will be able to gather around the food and experience a typical Vietnamese village-style lunch prepared by the locals in the lush green nature of Bhaya Cafe.  

Swim in the unknown clear lagoon

It's all about a unique experience. So, this emerald lagoon area with crystal clear water is safe and just for Bhaya's passengers. Get ready to take a dip in this emerald lagoon surrounded by serene limestone towers and mellow bird singing.

Kayak or try the local rowing boat in Cua Van Floating Village

Soak up the stunning views of the floating village while leisurely moving along the incredible tranquil emerald-colored sea. It is the chance to experience moments in the life of the local fishermen who were born in the water area.

Recharge energy with BBQ party on sundeck

Recharge your energy by joining a sumptuous BBQ Buffet Party. The freshest seafood and tons of other great surprises will remain as memories of a lifetime.

Have fun with a fruit-carving demonstration

Have you ever seen how an artist turns the fruit into lively shapes of animals or aesthetic patterns? To learn more about this handicraft, joining a demonstration onboard will be a new experience for you.

DAY 3

Main attraction: Sung Sot Cave

Things to do: Tai Chi on sundeck/ Visit Sung Sot Cave

Attraction:

Sung Sot Cave

The most popular and largest cave in Ha Long Bay, Sung Sot Cave keeps up to its reputation by constantly wowing any visitor, regardless of new or old. Its marvelous structure tells an incredible history that you don't want to miss.

Activities (on-board & off-board):

Tai Chi on Sundeck

Rejuvenating the body and spirit with a refreshing Tai Chi lesson as the sun rises over the acclaimed UNESCO Heritage Site is one of the most relaxing experiences that passengers have. Practicing this beautiful art regularly can help treat a number of human ailments.

Be amazed by Sung Sot Cave’s beauty

Paying a visit to the largest and most renowned cave will definitely awe you with many good surprises. Behold the impeccable creation by Nature and use your imagination to connect with ancient folklore.

Check-out: 10:30 AM

  • Welcome drink
  • 3 Days/ 2 Nights cruise in Halong Bay
  • 02-night stay in your chosen cabin type (air-conditioned & en-suite)
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Complimentary use of Kayaks
  • Complimentary use of bicycle to explore Viet Hai village
  • Excursion as indicated in cruise program*
  • 02 Lunches, 02 Dinners, 02 Breakfasts
  • Onboard insurance, tax and service charges

*Subject to real-time weather & operation condition & might change without prior notice.

  • All airfares, transfers, hotels and visa arrangements.
  • Beverages, spa, and personal expenses.
  • All services & excursions not clearly indicated in 'Inclusion' list.