Athena Cruise

Athena Cruise

To be launched in mid-April 2017, Athena Cruise seeks to deliver a one-of-its kind trip to the natural world heritage site of Halong Bay. There are 4 types of cabins spreading over 3 decks: Executive suites, Elegant Suite, Terrace suite and Family Suite.

From: $150 USD

All staffs of Athena are well trained and always try to go out of their way to keep their inhouse guests happy all throughout the trip.

To be launched in mid-April 2017, Athena Cruise seeks to deliver a one-of-its kind trip to the natural world heritage site of Halong Bay. There are 4 types of cabins spreading over 3 decks: Executive suites, Elegant Suite, Terrace suite and Family Suite.

Restaurants and sundecks are both spacious and well-equipped to make sure you will enjoy every single moment being on board. You can spend your leisure time reading books or watching sunset with 360 degree view from the top deck, or indulge in luxury spa service.

Highlights
  • Free letter for visa on arrival (stamp fee is not included).
  • Free kayaking
Factsheet
  •  Number of Vessels   1
  •  Lenght           55 meters
  •  Beam 13 meters
  •  Depth 12.5 meters
  •  Deck   3 decks: Lower Deck/ Middle Deck/ Rooftop Sundeck
  •  Passenger Suites      21 cabins
  •  Passenger     21 cabins
  •  Passenger Berth       31
  •  Number of Crew       30
  •  Crew Cabins  3
  • Embarkation time: 11:45 PM
  • Disembarkation time: 11.00 AM
Transportation
  • Shuttle Bus Service: Daily departure at 7:10 AM
  • Private Limousine Transfer: On Request
  • Private Car Service: On Request
  • Helicopter/ Seaplane Service: On Request
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.
  • Please put your luggage outside the cabin and the key at the reception desk.
  • Our staff will transfer your luggage to our lounge for you. Bill settlement at the reception desk.
  • 09:30 Brunch is served at the restaurant on the 2nd deck.
  • 10:45 The boat arrives at the pier.

Price & Inclusion

PRICE (USD per person)

From 1st Jan to 30 Apr. & From 1 Oct. to 31 Dec. 2019

 2 pax3 pax4 paxSingle Supplement
Athena Executive Suite175N/AN/A+83
Athena Elegant Suite190N/AN/A+90
Athena Terrace Suite248N/AN/A+119
Family Triple SuiteN/A242N/AN/A
Family Connecting SuiteN/AN/A239N/A

From1 May to 30 Sept. 2019

 2 pax3 pax4 paxSingle Supplement
Athena Executive Suite150N/AN/A+70
Athena Elegant Suite170N/AN/A+80
Athena Terrace Suite230N/AN/A+110
Family Triple SuiteN/A187N/AN/A
Family Connecting SuiteN/AN/A218N/A
Price Includes
  • 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
  • Transfer by shuttle bus costs USD25 per person for round trip (Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi)
  • Airfares,
  • 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
Note
  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels, and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals on-board 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 extra bed
  • The third person using extra bed shall be added 75% 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
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.
  • Please put your luggage outside the cabin and the key at the reception desk.
  • Our staff will transfer your luggage to our lounge for you. Bill settlement at the reception desk.
  • 09:30      Brunch is served at the restaurant on the 2nd deck.
  • 10:45      The boat arrives at the pier.
Price & Inclusion

PRICE (USD per person)

From 1st Jan to 30 Apr. & From 1 Oct. to 31 Dec. 2019

 2 pax3 pax4 paxSingle Supplement
Athena Executive Suite310N/AN/A+158
Athena Elegant Suite325N/AN/A+158
Athena Terrace Suite385N/AN/A+188
Family Triple SuiteN/A340N/AN/A
Family Connecting SuiteN/AN/A318N/A

From1 May to 30 Sept. 2019

 2 pax3 pax4 paxSingle Supplement
Athena Executive Suite275N/AN/A+133
Athena Elegant Suite300N/AN/A+145
Athena Terrace Suite360N/AN/A+243
Family Triple SuiteN/A307N/AN/A
Family Connecting SuiteN/AN/A293N/A
Price Includes
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Ha Long Bay tour permit, entrance fees and sightseeing fees.
  • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned cabin
  • Full board meals: 02 lunch, 02 dinner, 02 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
  • Transfer by shuttle bus costs USD25 per person for round trip (Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi)
  • Airfares,
  • 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
Note
  • Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels, and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.
  • Meals on-board 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 extra bed
  • The third person using extra bed shall be added 75% 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
Peak season surcharge

Surcharge USD40 pax on:     Chrismat 24th December 2018

                                                   New Year Eva 31th December 2018

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