Athena Elegance Cruise (Discovering Bai Tu Long Bay)

Why Athena Elegance Cruise


Ha Long Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and probably one of the most popular tourist attractions in Viet Nam. There are a large number of spectacular and legendary limestone Karsts and isles in various shapes and sizes. If you want to relax your mind after stress at work or study, putting Ha Long Bay on your to-go list is definitely your perfect choice you have ever had. Nevertheless, it is not easy to find out a suitable cruise among hundreds of Ha Long luxury cruises. Athena Elegance Cruise is the best recommendation for you to explore “rock wonder in the sky”.
With the modern and luxurious design, Athena Elegance Cruise will help you have the best feeling in your voyage. We offer numerous beverages such as liquors, cocktails, coffee, tea and fresh juice. Apart from gracious amenities, luxurious accommodations and the finest cuisine, we also offer you abundance of activities to discover one of the most extraordinary landscapes in Vietnam. The Athena Elegance Cruise is a perfect choice and a reliable place for you to hold your special events such as honeymoon, anniversary, business meeting, company celebration, family holiday, old-school friends or romantic getaway.  Just leave all concerns behind and let us help you have an ideal trip!

Overview:
As a brand new five-star luxury cruise vessel from Ha Long Bay to Bai Tu Long Bay, The Athena Elegance Cruise comes packed with 3 beautiful decks and 21 exquisitely spacious high-end cabins designed with 5 different styles and complemented with a touch of elegance. At the lower deck, you can find reception, cabins, and boarding area; cabins, an indoor restaurant and bar are built in the middle deck; and the rooftop sundeck has open bar, coffee lounge, spa and sauna.
With VIP treatment of our hospitable staff and our luxurious accommodations, Athena Elegance Cruise will give you a unique experience of your lifetime. On our ship, you will emerge yourself into the beauty of the mysterious, ancient, natural wonder in Ha Long Bay. In particular, we are available 24 hours a day to make sure that you will receive the best service during your holiday.

2 Day 1 Night On Athena Elegant Cruise


The Athena Elegant Cruise offers 2-day tour for tourists who desire to discover the magic, peaceful and silent beauty of Thien Canh cave and Cong Dong area. Wonderfully, you will have a chance to experience the spectacular view of Bai Tu Long, chosen as one of the representative areas of marine conservation in Vietnam. Besides, you are served with delicious and traditional dishes. Just come with our ship and you will receive unforgettable moments during your trip
 

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.

DAY 2: 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. Tea and coffee are served.

07:00          Light breakfast is served.

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.

09:30          Brunch is served at the restaurant on the 2nd deck.

10:45          The boat arrives at the pier.



NOTICE: 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

 


 

3 Day 2 Night On Athena Elegance Cruise


If you desire to explore all the corners of the bay, the 3days/ 2 nights package trip is the most perfect itinerary. Here you will be able to have opportunity to discover traditional culture of local residents in a fishing village and learn about the way they live. In particular, with a wide range of activities, Athena Elegance Cruise promises you a fantastic trip.
 

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.

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

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.

09:30          Brunch is served at the restaurant on the 2nd deck.

10:45         The boat arrives at the pier.

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

Price includes:

Welcome cocktail
Ha Long Bay tour permit, entrance fees and sightseeing fees.
Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned cabin
Full board meals: 02 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfasts, 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
 


Price excludes:

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

 

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 a single cabin and an extra bed:

The third person using extra bed: price as one adult

 

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

Valid from May 1st to September 30th, 2018 - Price is per cabin in US$


 

Type of cabin No of cabin 02 days & 1 night Single occupancy 03 days 2 nights  
Single Occupancy
Athena Suite Ocean View (Double / Twin) ( 1st deck) 12 300 215 570  
385
Athena Suite with private balcony (Double / Twin) ( 2nd deck) 7  340 245 650  
445
Athena Terrace Suite Double
with large terrace (2nd deck)
2  420 290 600  
505
Family Connecting Suite  Ocean View (Double / Twin) (1st deck) 2  680 N/A 1120  
N/A
Family Connecting Suite with private balcony (Double / Twin)  (2nd deck) 1  760 N/A 1200  
N/A


Valid from October 1st, 2018 to April 30th, 2019:- Price is per cabin in US$
 

Type of cabin No of Room 02 days & 1 night Single occupancy 03 days 2 nights  
Single Occupancy
Athena Suite Ocean View (Double / Twin) ( 1st deck) 12 330 245 610  
430
Athena Suite with private balcony (Double / Twin) ( 2nd deck) 7 360 269 660  
468
Athena Terrace Suite Double with large terrace (2nd deck) 2 470 328 710  
508
Family Connecting Suite  Ocean View (Double / Twin) (1st deck) 2 700 N/A 1200  
N/A
Family Connecting Suite with private balcony (Double / Twin)  (2nd deck) 1 810 N/A 1350  
N/A



PRICE  INCLUDES:
Round trip transfer Hanoi-Halong-Hanoi by shuttle bus.
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
 


PRICE  EXCLUDES:

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
 


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:

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