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  • US$155 (2Day 1Night)
  • US$275 (3Day 2Night)
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Athena Cruise

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. 

Athena Cruise

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OUR ACTIVITIES

Here at Athena Cruise, we believe that travel is not just about what you see but how you see it. We invite you to experience Vietnam with activities that will make your trip unforgettable. From diving into your surroundings with hands-on kayaking or soaking up the view with relaxing Tai Chi. Whatever your travel style, we have something for you!

THIEN CANH SON CAVE

Discover a mysterious ancient cave hidden beneath wild forest canopy and naturally chiseled stone. Explore the three vast caverns of Thien Canh Son Cave, a real-life dream world filled with age-old stalagmites, stalactites and surreal rock formations.

KAYAKING

We offer kayak service for you to explore the beauty of Ha Long Bay to the fullest. Kayaking around Vung Vieng fishing village will be an experience of your life time that you can’t get anywhere else!

VUNG VIENG FLOATING VILLAGE

Get a taste of local culture with a traditional bamboo boat trip to the isolated floating village of Vung Vieng. Learn more about this peaceful community as you sail by the only school, the village’s museum and the modest floating homes that have housed generations.

COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS

Learn about traditional Vietnamese cuisine with a cooking demonstration from our professional chefs. Find out more about local produce and flavors, help whip up popular Vietnamese dishes with expert guidance and, most importantly, taste the final results!

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.

In Vietnam, we never say “Goodbye” we always say “See you again”

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

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

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

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.

In Vietnam, we never say “Goodbye” we always say “See you again”

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