Luxury Cruises

Au Co Cruise

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Starting: Hanoi
Destinations: Hanoi
Itinerary: 3 days / 2 nights

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About Au Co Cruise

Taking its name from the legendary goddess–considered the Great Mother of Vietnamese, Au Co Cruise is the most luxurious cruise ship 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.

To date, Au Co is the only cruise in Halong Bay to deliver an exclusive 3 day 2 night trip, covering all major bays: Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay as well as the pristine Cat Ba island.

Whichever cabins you choose, you will be guaranteed an exciting trip delivered by experienced and helpful Au Co’s crew. Get ready to treat yourself to the luxury amenities on board while experiencing the true beauty of Halong Bay in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way.

32 cabins of 5 different types: Deluxe, Grand Deluxe, Executive, Long Quan and Au Co are sophisticatedly and artistically designed to bring out the most memorable experience for voyagers. Each cabins are equipped with floor-to-ceiling windows and glass doors, allowing guests to enjoy panoramic view of the Bay. Timber floors and private balcony creates a space for utmost relaxation and enjoying sunlight and fresh air. It is not an exaggeration to say that Au Co Cruise is the best choice for upper end cruise in Halong Bay.

Best things we love:

5 things that we love most about Au Co Cruise

  • Largest cruise in Halong Bay – maximum 64 guests
  • Unique routing with visit to all 3 bays
  • Exclusive 3 day 2 night cruise trip
  • State of the art design
  • Responsible cruise

Your Itinerary

Day 1: Halong Bay


Arrive at Bhaya Group Cruise Centre at Tuan Chau International Passenger Port. Relax in your VIP lounge.


Let the vacation begin with a delicious lunch as the boat cruises toward Ha Long Bay. At 15:00 Visit Cua Van floating fishing village by kayaking or traditional rowing boat. The village is well known for its location in the heart of World Heritage Site Halong Bay. Cua Van has been listed among 16 most beautiful coastal destinations in the world by Travel and Leisure magazine.


Join our Cooking demonstration in the dining room, or enjoy Happy Hour with “Buy One Get One Free” on the sun deck. These activities are followed by signature dinner prepared by our famous chef. After that, you could relax with a drink at Lan Ha bar or enjoy squid fishing from the main deck with crew members

Day 2: Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay


Well instructed Tai Chi class is waiting for you on the Sundeck with breakfast available right after the session. Have breakfast onboard while The Au Co cruises through the Bay passing a lot of beautiful spots. It’s good time to take amazing pictures.

Arrive at a local island, where a pretty small village nestles and waits for you to explore. Spend your active morning on cycling and exploring the tropical junk (weather permitting) in the national park with a guide from crew members. Visit ancient houses and “Bhaya Community Farm”, get to know about agricultural life and the story of Bhaya Community project here.


Enjoy lunch on board and get ready for afternoon activity: Kayak to explore sandy beaches in Ho Ba Ham Area. Bar opens for happy hour with buy one get one free on drinks.


Another sumptuous Vietnamese buffet BBQ dinner to delight the second night floating on Halong Bay. Enjoy your free time with your friends or family or meet crew members for interesting stories and legends about Ha Long.

Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi


Calm your mind with Tai Chi early morning class while the ship is cruising quietly around Bai Tu Long Bay. A light breakfast with coffee and tea and bakeries should go for a treat. Discover Tien Ong Cave which is also an archaeological site. Covering an area of 1,000 m2 with stunning stalactites and stalagmites, The cave is one of the finest caves in Halong Bay.

At 9:00am back to the ship and prepare to check out.

Payment & Cancellation

Cruise Policy:

  • Check in on board: 12:20pm
  • Check out:  10:45am
  • Arrival time in Hanoi: 4:30pm
  • Free of charge for children under 5 years old, sharing cabin with 2 adults, limitting to 1 child per cabin.
  • Children from 5 to 11 year old sharing with two adults will be charged $200/child, extra bed subject to availabilty
  • Two children under 12 stay in a private cabin will be charged 75% cabin rate
  • Peak season surcharge: Surcharge $50/adult and $30/child for Gala dinner applies if guests stay on board on December 24th and/or December 31st.
  • Shuttle bus: $40/ adult and $30/ child round trip. Pick up point: at hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter or in front of Hanoi Opera House

Booking Policy:

  • More than 30 days prior to check-in: free of charge
  • From 30 to 7 days prior to check-in: 10% of total rates
  • From 6 to 3 days prior to check in: 50% of total rates.
  • Less than 3 days prior to check-in: 100% of total rates.
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates.
  • Cancellation notice must be in written form and send to us via email. Refund will be processed between 5-7 business days.


  • Welcome cocktail, Entrance fees and sightseeing fees
  • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned en-suite cabin
  • 02 Lunches, 02 Dinners & 02 Breakfasts.
  • Iced-water & regular tea during the cruise
  • Kayak and snorkeling equipment
  • Flower & basket / suite / stay
  • Onboard insurance


  • Airfares, transfers to and from Ha Long Bay
  • Visa arrangements
  • Beauty spa services
  • Other beverages, tips and personal expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned

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