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Au Co Cruises

Au Co Cruise Halong
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.


Au Co Cruise Halong 3 days 2 nights

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Tour code: HLCAC3D

Duration: 3 Days


From: $480

The Au Co is the first and only luxury cruise operator specialising in offering a three-day two-night voyage through world-renowned Ha long 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.
Auco Halong Cruise
Operating from Mar 2012, Au Co Cruise Halong Bay combines state-of-the-art safety standards and innovative oriental design, providing luxury and dedication in every detail. With 32 spacious cabins, the Au Co Cruise is the first and only luxury boutique cruise vessels operating in the Gulf of Tonkin, creates a new link between Halong Bay and Cat Ba Island. Inspired by the Legend of the love story between the Dragon Lord of the sea – Long Quan – and the young fairy – Au Co, reputable French architects have worked with us to create a luxury ship which fuses modern Asian design with a French flair for elegance and style.
 
FACTSHEET
No of vessels : 02
Length : 56m
Width : 10.43 m
Depth : 3.20m
Crew : 45
Passenger cabins: 32 all with French balcony, floor-to-celling sliding glass doors
Passenger berths: 66
Build : 2011
Launch : Mar 2012
 
Cabins and facilities:
Luxury Au Co Cruise supplies 32 luxury Cabins and Suites with the sense of space, the abundance of light and the level of refinement in the elegant interiors. Large floor-to-ceiling windows and glass doors in the cabins and cabin bathrooms allow natural light to flood in and offer panoramic views of the Gulf of Tonkin. Most cabins and suites provide additional space and comfort in the form of your own private balcony - the ultimate place to relax and enjoy the fresh air, day or night.
 
DELUXE CABIN
There are 12 Deluxe Cabin located on the main deck of the Au Co Cruise. Each of cabins at 20m2 is firnished in a minimal style with a choice of double or twin beds, and two lounge chairs with a coffee table. The bathroom finished in wooden, features a separate glass-enclosed shower stall.
Amenities:
Auco Cruise Deluxe Twin
• Well-appointed en-suite bathroom
• In-house telephone
• Natural hardwood floors, handcrafted mosaic furniture
• Hair dryer
• In-cabin refrigerator
• Coffee / tea maker
• Individually controlled air-conditioning / heater
• Complimentary drinking water throughout the trip onboard
• Bathrobes
• Complimentary bottle of wine (01/cabin/stay)
• Deluxe bathroom amenities
 
GRAND DELUXE CABIN
Located on the upper deck, our two Grand Deluxe Cabins offer passengers stunning views of Halong Bay through their panoramic windows. Each cabin is 20 m2, including an en-suite bathroom and handcrafted furniture. As with all our cabins and suites, the sense of space and luxury is enhaanced by the elegant decoration and minimal style.
Amenities:
Auco Cruise Suite
• Well-appointed en-suite bathroom
• In-house telephone
• Natural hardwood floors, handcrafted mosaic furniture
• Hair dryer
• In-cabin refrigerator
• Coffee / tea maker
• Individually controlled air-conditioning / heater
• Complimentary drinking water throughout the trip onboard
• Bathrobes
• Complimentary bottle of wine (01/cabin/stay)
• Deluxe bathroom amenities
 
EXECUTIVE CABIN
Located on the upper deck, the 14 Au Co Executive cabins at 20m2 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, handcraftes bed and tables, give a harmonious balance between modern design and tradition detailing.
Amenities:
Au-Co Cabin Facilities
• Well-appointed en-suite bathroom
• In-house telephone
• Natural hardwood floors, handcrafted mosaic furniture
• Hair dryer
• In-cabin refrigerator
• Coffee / tea maker
• Individually controlled air-conditioning / heater
• Complimentary drinking water throughout the trip onboard
• Bathrobes
• Complimentary bottle of wine (01/cabin/stay)
• Deluxe bathroom amenities
 
LONG QUAN SUITE
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. Auco Cruise CabinsWith 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.
Amenities:
• Flower & fruit basket
• Bottle of champagne/Suite/stay
• Tea and coffee facilities
• Bathtub and standing shower
• Other special in-room amenities
 
AU CO SUITE
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.
Additional amenities & services for the Suites:
Au-Co Cruise Bar
• Flower & fruit basket
• Bottle of champagne/Suite/stay
• Tea and coffee facilities
• Bathtub and standing shower
• Other special in-room amenities
 
Entertainment and activitites:
The Gulf of Tonkin is the perfect place to experience a wide range of activities, from biking to kayaking, from swimming to squid fishing. Whichever you choose you will do so surrounded by some of the most dramatic and exciting scenery, heightening your sense of adventure.
Kayaking
This is not only a healthy sporting activity but also one of the best and easiest ways to explore the magnificent caves, lagoons and World Heritage sights of Halong Bay; as well as the more unspoilt, neighbouring bays of Lan Ha and Bai Tu Long. Famous for its thousands of islands and islets spread throughout the wide bays, our small kayaks for 1-2 (and even 3) people are not only easy to control and great exercise but also offer a fresh and interesting perspective on the delightful scenery surrounding you.
Au Co Spa
Biking on Cat Ba Island
Taking a leisurely bike ride through the scenic landscape of Cat Ba National Park is one of the best ways to enjoy the beauty of this wonderful island. Cat Ba is the largest island in the Gulf of Tonkin. Indeed, the Lonely Planet described Cat Ba as being ‘rugged, craggy and jungle-clad, it is straight out of Jurassic Park’.
Swimming and snorkelling
‘Really nice and refreshing’ is how passengers often describe wallowing in the placid waters of Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay. Indeed, this is an experience not to be missed. Whether you choose to swim or snorkel, The Au Co staffs are always on hand to ensure your safety and make sure you have an enjoyable time in the cool, dark waters of the Gulf of Tonkin.
Squid fishing
As night falls, The Au Co’s staff will hand out fishing rods and guide you in this interesting pastime, which could easily occupy an entire evening. Be patient, focus, and soon, with a flick of the wrist, you can celebrate your very first catch! And of course, your ‘reward’ is to see the fruits of your labour turned into one of many inspired dishes by The Au Co’s team of chefs.
DAY 1: HALONG BAY – BAI TU LONG BAY (L/D)
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The first day provides an introduction to the amazing scenery of Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay. Cruising through Halong Bay will literally take your breath away. Relaxing at secluded beaches.
Depart from Tuan Chau, meet the on board team and receive a safety briefing. Acquaint yourself with the five elements cuisine with lunch on board, while The Au Co cruises leisurely towards to Vung Ha area. Enjoy your time at Vung Ha Beach for swimming in the emerald waters and other recreational activities on the beach.
Enjoy the magnificent seascape from sundeck. Back to The Au Co to join a Cooking demonstration then enjoy Happy Hour After that, you could relax with a drink at Lan Ha bar or enjoy squid fishing, The boat will anchor for the night in a peaceful location.
 
DAY 2: BAI TU LONG BAY, LAN HA BAY and CAT BA ISLAND (B/L/D)discover-catba-nation-park
Start the day with Tai Chi on the sundeck of the boat while enjoying the panorama. After breakfast, visit the Vung Vieng by rowing traditional bamboo boats for about an 01 hour.
Then, come back to the boad and take a tour of the Captain's Bridge and the Engine Room. After that, savour a delicious lunch while the ship cruises towards Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island for a guided biking or hiking excursion in the national park of Cat Ba Island and visit of The Au Co Organic Farm. After that, kayak and swim in Viet Hai Lagoon.
Back to The Au Co to enjoy an extended Happy Hour for. Try the barbeque buffet in the restaurant while the boat is at anchor. The day ends with a drink at Lan Ha bar or try squid fishing on the deck.
Last but not least for the day, join our kitchen staff for a fun fruit carving sessions.
 
DAY 3: HALONG BAY (B)go-fishing-on-halong-bay Awake early and join the Tai Chi session on the sundeck or enjoy the breath-taking views of the bay After breakfast, take a short guided tour to visit Sung Sot (Surprise) Cave - one of the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay. Then, go back onboard to prepare for check out. You can also join a Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony. Finally, the ship disembarks in Tuan Chau and return to Hanoi by shuttle bus/private car.