ATHENA CRUISE 2D1N (5 STARS)
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.
DAY 1: HANOI – HALONG BAY – BAI TU LONG
12:45 – We will welcome you with a drink as you board the Athena Cruise. Our Cruise Manager will give you a briefing and safety instruction as well as review the itinerary day before check in.
13:00 – Enjoy a buffet Lunch as the boat cruises from Ha Long to Bai Tu Long Bay.
15:30 – 17:30 – If you want to relax on the boat instead of participating in other activities, feel free to use our sauna for no extra cost, or chose to relax on our sundeck or in your cabin.
15:45 – You can visit Vung Vieng fishing village by rowing boat.
16:45 – We offer kayaking at this time.
17:30 – Happy hour in our bar will start from 17:30 to 18:45. Buy one get one free!
17:45 – On our Sundeck you can participate in our Chef Cooking Demonstration with traditional Vietnamese food: learn how to cook Deep Fried Spring Rolls and the decorative technique of creating flower carvings from fresh fruit or vegetables.
19:15 – A set menu multi-course Dinner will be served.
21:00 – Free time on the boat. Try squid fishing from the first deck of the boat, relax on the Sundeck and enjoy drink service until you wish to return to your room.
DAY 2: THIEN CANH SON CAVE – HANOI
06:15 – We have a Tai Chi demonstration on the Sundeck; tea and coffee are available at this time.
06:45 – Breakfast will be served in the restaurant.
07:20 – Explore Thien Canh Son cave in Ha Long Bay. Witness its beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Note: there are about 400 steps to get up to the cave.
08:45 – Check out is from 08:45 to 9:30. At this time you can put your luggage on the first deck for us to transfer to our tender and settle your bill with reception.
09:15 – Brunch will be served at the restaurant on the 2nd deck.
10:30 – Disembark to Vinashin Marina.
Distinct route through Bai Tu Long Bay- the quieter and well-preserved area of Ha Long Bay.
Large and Luxury cabins
Balcony with sitting area in all cabins.
Kayak or bamboo boat.
English speaking tour guide available from Hanoi-Ha Long- Hanoi.
Luxury 15 seat Felix Limousine transportation that redesigned from the 35 seats vehicle to provide you with more leg room, free drink and snack, wifi on board and USB to charge the phones.
Complimentary fresh fruit for every room.
Complimentary wine for Athena Terrace Suite and Family Suite
Special arrangement for your honeymoon or birthday at no extra cost.