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Au Co Cruise

Taking its name from the legendary young fairy – considered the Great Mother of Vietnamese, Au Co Cruise is among the most luxurious cruise ships operating in Halong Bay. The French architects have worked hard to give Au Co a beautiful fusion between Western and Eastern style, embedded in every single detail of the vessel’s interior and exterior details.

Itineraries: 2 Days - 1 Night / 3 Days - 2 Nights

Activities: Kayaking/ Cooking Class/ Swimming

From 502$ US

per person

The Au Co is the first and only luxury cruise operator specialising in offering a three-day two-night voyage through world-renowned Halong Bay, Cat Ba Island and the Gulf of Tonkin. The Au Co ship features the very latest safety standards and represents Vietnamese and Oriental culture at its best. Each of her 32 spaciously-designed private cabins boasts luxurious bathrooms and panoramic balconies.

Activities

  • Cycling
  • Visit floating villages
  • Tai Chi
  • Snokelling
  • Cooking class
  • Swimming
  • Tea celebration
  • Kayaking
  • Sunbathing
  • Fishing

Events

  • Fashion show
  • Beach party
  • Coporate party
  • Dinner in cave
  • Art perfomance
  • Wedding Anniversary
  • Meeting & Conference
  • Company retreat
  • Honeymoon
  • Reception
  • Doctor on call
  • Boutique library
  • Baby sitter
  • Pillow menu
  • Tender for sightseeing
  • Conference & meeting facilities
  • Theme party on request
  • Car rental service with driver
  • Jacuzzi and Spa
  • Kayaking, swimming, snorkelling
  • Board games
  • Gift shop
  • 24hour security
  • Portable DVD player

Deluxe cabins
Located on the main deck, The Au Co Cruise Deluxe Cabins, at 20 square metres, are furnished in a minimal style with a choice of double or twin beds, and two lounge chairs with a coffee table. They also feature a MP3 speakers for your in-cabin entertainment.
The bathroom, finished in wooden and mosaic, features a vanity counter and a separate glass-enclosed shower stall, with the picture window offering magnificent views of the passing scenery.

Grand deluxe cabins
Commanding fantastic views from The Au Co’s bow, our two Grande Deluxe Cabins are perfect for family groups or those craving more space. Each cabin is 25 square metres and can easily accommodate a third bed. As with all our cabins and suites, the sense of space and luxury is enhanced by the elegant décor and minimal style.

Excutive cabins
Located on the upper deck, The Au Co executive cabins at 20 square metrers 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 suites
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 metres. 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.

Au Co suites
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 metres. 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.

Contact us

Day 01: Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay (L, D)
08.00   Scenic three hours drive from Hanoi to Halong bay.
12.30   Embark The Au Co and start cruising leisurely towards Vung Vieng in Bai Tu Long.
13.00   Introduction to the 5 elements cuisine. Lunch on board
16.00   Guided kayaking or swimming in Vung Ha area
17.30 Learn about the role of tea in Vietnamese culture with a tea ceremony
18.00   Enjoy Happy Hour with “Buy One Get One Free” from 18:00 to 19:00: Beer, House wine (by the glass), Soft drinks, Long drinks, Cocktails
19.15   Our first 5 elements signature dinner of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water is served while the boat is anchored for the night.
21.00   Enjoy a drink at Lan Ha bar or join our crew and try squid fishing at the reception

Day 02: Bai Tu Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay, and Halong Bay (B, L, D)
06.30   Earlier risers start the day with a Tai Chi class on the sundeck or enjoy the breathtaking views of the bay as the boats starts cruising quietly
07.00   Breakfast on board while The Au Co cruises in Bai Tu Long Bay
09.00   Visit floating village by traditional rowing boat (1 hour tour)
12.15   The Au Co cruises towards Sung Sot Cave while lunch is served in Halong restaurant
15.00   Guided kayaking or swimming in the Dark & Bright Cave
17.00 Happy Hour with “Buy One Get One Free” from 17:00 to 18:00
17.30   Cooking demonstration
18.45 Visit the Bridge and Engine Room
19.15   Barbeque buffet is available at the restaurant while the boat is at anchorage
21.00   Enjoy a drink at Lan Ha bar or join our crew and try squid fishing at the reception

Day 03: Halong Bay and Hanoi (B)
06.30  Earlier risers start the day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck or enjoy the breathtaking views of the bay as the boats starts cruising quietly in Halong Bay
07.00  Light breakfast
07.45 Guided tour of Sung Sot cave: a beautiful cave with many photo opportunities. Note there are about 715 steps to climb (optional)
09.00  Farewell Brunch and check-out
10.45   Disembark in Tuan Chau and take shuttle bus to return to Hanoi.

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