Athena Luxury Cruise

Departure: Daily from Hanoi
from $165/person
* Free Kayaking
* Free Vietnam visa service
Built in 2016, the Athena Cruise made its maiden voyage on 1/7/2017.  The Athena Cruise is the brand new 5-star cruise ship designed to offer you a one of a kind experience in Bai Tu Long Bay - the most spectacular area of the world famous Ha Long Bay. We would like to send you our unique selling points as follows.

  • 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 service included at no extra cost ( from 1stJuly 2017 to 30/09/2017). Options of 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 seat 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 forAthena Terrace Suite and Family Suite
  • Special arrangement for your honeymoon or birthday at no extra cost.

Cruise category: Athena Luxury Cruise
Address: Unit 507, International Centre, 17 Ngo Quyen St., 200000 Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone: +84 982 661 133

Price range: $330 - $1210

User rate:

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  • Launch Year
    2017
  • No. of Decks
    3 decks
  • Cruise Length
    60m
  • Cruise category
    Athena Luxury Cruise
  • Number of Cabins
    21 Cabins
  • Cruise Width
    13m
  • Cruise Capacity
    48 Persons
  • Cruise Height
    12.5m

CRUISE RATE

RATE: This rate is quoted in USD per Cabin

2 DAYS PROGRAM1 October 2019 - 31 December 20191 Jan 2020 - 30 Apr 2020
CRUISE RATE Double Cabin Single Cabin Double Cabin Single Cabin
ATHENA EXECUTIVE SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 330 255 330 255
ATHENA ELEGANT SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 350 270 350 270
ATHENA TERACE SUITE WITH LARGE TERACE 400 300 400 300
FAMILY TRIPLE SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 580 580
FAMILY CONNECTING SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 4 PAX 800 800
TRANSFERShuttle BusPrivate Car
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Hanoi 25/pp 65/pp
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Airport N/A 75/pp

 

3 DAYS PROGRAM1 October 2019 - 31 December 20191 Jan 2020 - 30 Apr 2020
CRUISE RATE Double Cabin Single Cabin Double Cabin Single Cabin
ATHENA EXECUTIVE SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 585 440 585 440
ATHENA ELEGANT SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 605 455 605 455
AATHENA TERACE SUITE WITH LARGE TERACE 645 485 645 485
FAMILY TRIPLE SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 960 960
FAMILY CONNECTING SUITE WITH PRIVATE BALCONY 4 PAX 1210 1210
TRANSFERShuttle BusPrivate Car
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Hanoi 25/pp 75/pp
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Airport N/A 85/pp
Above Price Includes:Excludes:
- Welcome Drink
- Cruise Itinerary and Program
- Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
- In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
- Luxury Cabins and Suites with A/C
- Meals as in program
- Insurance and Service Charges.
- Airfares, Car Transfers and Hotels
- Beauty Spa Services and Massage
- Beverages
- Tips and Personal Expenses
- All other services not clearly mentioned above
- Kayaking is available for /person
- Surcharge for New Year and Christmas

Booking Policy:

- Check in time in Halong Bay (Hon Gai harbor): From 12:30pm
- Check out time from Halong Bay: From 11.15 AM
- Free of charge for children under 5 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults (No extra Mattress)
- The Child Rate for children from 5 to below 12 years old is applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults: 75% Adult rate (No extra Mattress)
- Two children below 12 years sharing private cabin get 25% discount from adult cabin rate.
- Kayaking is free of charge for 3 day 2 night trip. For 2 day 1 night trip, kayaking fee /person applies and must be booked in advance.
- Peak season surcharge: Surcharge of  per person applies if guests stay overnight on December 24th and/or December 31st.

2 DAYS PROGRAM

DAY 1: HANOI – HALONG BAY 
Leave Hanoi at 8:00 AM if you take the private transfer or from 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM if you take the shuttle bus and arrive in Halong Bay around 12:00PM (transportation service on your request). 
12.30 Boarding operations.
13.00 Check-in your cabin and get confident with the boat.
13.15 The Cruise Manager will give a welcome speech with all the cruise information and Safety instructions.
13.30 Enjoy the Vietnamese Lunch Selection, created by our chef with the best products of the Bay.
15.30 Get the chance to enjoy one truly Vietnamese experience by visiting the Floating fishing village of Vung Vieng
16.30 Leisure time on board and why not, the right moment for a massage or for take some pictures of the spectacular sunset in the bay.
17.30 The cooking show is waiting for you to discover the secrets of the Vietnamese Cuisine.
19.00 The gala dinner is ready to be served in the restaurant.
Fulfill your senses with a selection of plates in which our chef mixed the tradition with a touch of Western flavor.
20.30 – 22.00 Our drink promotion will help you to enjoy the after dinner under the stars of Ha Long Bay.
20.30 – Don’t forget the squid fishing on board.

DAY 2: HALONG BAY – HANOI 
06.30 Learn how to practice one of the oldest traditions of East Asia: The Tai Chi. A beautiful and relaxing experience on the open deck.
07.00 The Early Coffee Set is ready to wake up you
07.30 Explore one of the famous beauty of the bay: Paradise Cave (Thien Canh Son).
09.00 Check out time.
Leave your luggage outside the cabin and the key at the reception desk.
Our staff will transfer all luggage in our lounge.
09.00 Bill Settlement at the reception desk.
09.30 The brunch is ready in the restaurant.
10.45 The boat arrives to the pier.
Car is awaiting for you there and transfers you back to Hanoi (transportation service on your request).

Note: The above itinerary is subject to change without prior notice and depends on weather condition!

3 DAYS PROGRAM

DAY 1: HANOI – HALONG BAY 
Leave Hanoi at 8:00 AM if you take the private transfer or from 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM if you take the shuttle bus and arrive in Halong Bay around 12:00PM (transportation service on your request).
12.30 Boarding operations.
13.00 Check-in your cabin and get confident with the boat.
13.15 The Cruise Manager will give a welcome speech with all the cruise information and Safety instructions.
13.30 Enjoy the Vietnamese Lunch Selection, created for you by our chef with the best products of the bay.
15.30 Get the chance to enjoy one truly Vietnamese experience by visiting the Floating fishing village of Vung Vieng.
16.30 Leisure time on board and why not, the right moment for a massage or for take some pictures of the spectacular sunset in the bay.
17.30 The cooking show is waiting for you to discover the secrets of the Vietnamese Cuisine.
19.00 The gala dinner is ready to be served in the restaurant. Fulfill your senses with a selection of plates in which our chef mixed the tradition With a touch of Western flavor.
20.30 – 22.00 Our drink promotion will help you to enjoy the after dinner under the stars of Ha Long Bay.
20.30 – Don’t forget the squid fishing on board.

DAY 2: HALONG BAY 
06.30 Learn how to practice one of the oldest traditions of East Asia: The Tai Chi.
A beautiful and relaxing experience on the open deck.
07.00 – 08.30 Enjoy the Breakfast on board.
08.30 Transfer on the day boat ready to start an incredible experience.
Surrounded by a breathless landscape, discover some of the most beautiful corners of the bay.
Enjoy Kayaking and swimming.
Taste another typical selection of local food at lunch time.
15.30 Back on board of Athena Boat.
Get a full relax in your cabin or on the open deck.
Athena also offers you a relaxing and healthy sauna for free! (*)
17.30 Don’t forget the cooking class with some other thing to learn.
19.00 The gala dinner will be ready for you.
30.30 – All the activities and promotions still ready to support your Leisure Time.

DAY 3: HALONG BAY – HANOI
– 06.30 Once again our Tai Chi master will be happy to invite you for a new session.
– 07.00 The Early Coffee Set is ready to wake up you.
– 07.30 Explore one of the famous beauty of the bay: Paradise Cave (Thien Canh Son).
– 09.00 Check out time.
Leave your luggage outside the cabin and the key at the reception desk.
Our staff will transfer all luggage in our lounge.
– 09.00 Bill Settlement at the reception desk.
– 09.30 The brunch is ready in the restaurant.
– 10.45 The boat arrives to the pier.
Car is awaiting for you there and transfers you back to Hanoi (transportation service on your request).

Note: The above itinerary is subject to change without prior notice and depends on weather condition!

CABINS

1. EXECUTIVE SUITE WITH BALCONY (10 cabins)

Room Area : 25 m2
Bed size
Max People: 2 adults + 1 child under 12 years old

Equipment:

  • Air Conditioning with electronic remote
  • 32 inch LED TV
  • Wooden Furniture: Wardrobe, Desk and Chair, Sofa Chair with Coffee Table, and Luggage Shelves
  • High Quality Wooden Bed with Comfortable Mattress, Fresh Linens, Soft Pillows, and a Warm Blanket
  • Bath Linens and Robe
  • Slippers
  • Standing Shower
  • Personal Safe Box
  • Emergency Lamp and Hammer
  • Life Jacket
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Electric Kettle with complimentary Tea & Coffee
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Basket of Fresh Fruit
Description: Located on the first deck of the Athena Cruise, the Athena Executive Suite with Balcony is our most affordable cabin. Just one look and you will see that there is nothing standard about it. Every cabin features an outdoor sitting area and a large window, giving you a scenic view of the ocean and the beautiful stone formations of Ha Long Bay. The room is comfortable, well-designed, and romantic, complete with air conditioning, LED TV, and a standing shower with hot water 24 hours a day guaranteed. The private bathroom features a window allowing you to view the wondrous scenery during every moment that you stay with us.

Extra bed: yes

2. ELEGANT SUITE WITH BALCONY (6 cabins)

Room Area : 28 m2
Bed size
Max People: 2 adults + 1 child under 12 years old

Equipment:

  • Air Conditioning with electronic remote
  • 32 inch LED TV
  • Wooden Furniture: Wardrobe, Desk and Chair, Sofa Chair with Coffee Table, and Luggage Shelves
  • High Quality Wooden Bed with Comfortable Mattress, Fresh Linens, Soft Pillows, and a Warm Blanket
  • Bath Linens and Robe
  • Slippers
  • Standing Shower
  • Personal Safe Box
  • Emergency Lamp and Hammer
  • Life Jacket
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Electric Kettle with complimentary Tea & Coffee
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Basket of Fresh Fruit
Description: Located on the second deck of the Athena Cruise, the Athena Elegant Suite with Balcony is a private and quiet cabin that promises you a good night sleep during the night and a stunning and serene view during the daytime. The Elegant Suite is just couple steps away from our indoor restaurant and bar so if you want a drink in the middle of the night you know where to go.

Extra bed: yes

3. ATHENA TERRACE SUITE Cabins (2 cabins)

Room Area : 30 m2
Bed size
Max People: 2 adults + 1 child under 12 years old

Equipment:

  • Private Sun Terrace
  • Air Conditioning with electronic remote
  • 32 inch LED TV
  • Wooden Furniture: Wardrobe, Desk and Chair, Sofa Chair with Coffee Table, and Luggage Shelves
  • High Quality Wooden Bed with Comfortable Mattress, Fresh Linens, Soft Pillows, and a Warm Blanket
  • Bath Linens and Robe
  • Slippers
  • Standing Shower
  • Personal Safe Box
  • Emergency Lamp and Hammer
  • Life Jacket
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Electric Kettle with complimentary Tea & Coffee
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Basket of Fresh Fruit
Description: The Athena Terrace Suite is our premium cabin suite. Located on the second deck, the Athena Terrace Suite features a private sun terrace which offers you a panoramic view of the sea and breathtaking scenery. Designed to provide you with privacy, comfort and relaxation, this gorgeous cabin will make you fall in at first sight. A perfect choice for couples to spend their honeymoon, anniversaries or any other special moment of their love life!

Extra bed: Yes

4. ATHENA TRIPLE SUITE WITH BALCONY Cabins ( 2 cabins)

Room Area : 30 m2
Bed size: 1 Double + 1 Single
Max People: 3 adults + 1 child

Equipment:

  • Private Balcony with Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning with electronic remote
  • 32 inch LED TV – Wooden Furniture: Wardrobe, Desk and Chair, Sofa Chair with Coffee Table, and Luggage Shelves
  • High Quality Wooden Bed with Comfortable Mattress, Fresh Linens, Soft Pillows, and a Warm Blanket
  • Bath Linens and Robe
  • Slippers
  • Standing Shower
  • Personal Safe Box
  • Emergency Lamp and Hammer
  • Life Jacket
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Electric Kettle with complimentary Tea & Coffee
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Basket of Fresh Fruit
Description: The Athena Family Triple Suite is a great option for families or large groups. Located on the first deck, the Athena Family Triple Suite features a modern design and a private balcony. The Suite is the most spacious cabin on the first deck, giving you a home-like experience while enjoying our 5 star exquisite service. With the Athena Family Triple Suite, we want to make Ha long Bay your new dream home.

Extra bed: Yes

5. FAMILY CONNECTING SUITE (1 cabin)

Room Area : 45 m2
Bed size: 1 Double + 1Twin Connecting Cabin
Max People: 4 adults + 4 children under 12 years old

Equipment:

  • Private Balcony with Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning with electronic remote
  • 32 inch LED TV
  • Wooden Furniture: Wardrobe, Desk and Chair, Sofa Chair with Coffee Table, and Luggage Shelves
  • High Quality Wooden Bed with Comfortable Mattress, Fresh Linens, Soft Pillows, and a Warm Blanket
  • Bath Linens and Robe
  • Slippers – Standing Shower
  • Personal Safe Box
  • Emergency Lamp and Hammer
  • Life Jacket – Fire Extinguisher
  • Electric Kettle with complimentary Tea & Coffee
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Basket of Fresh Fruit

Description: The Athena Family Connecting Suite is best option for families with more than one child or a group of four. Located on the second deck, the Athena Family Connecting Suite is two cabins sharing a connecting door and a private balcony. By choosing this cabin you can keep your family together while maintaining individual privacy. This Suite caters the same luxury services and exquisite views for every guest in your party.

Extra bed: yes (for child)

SERVICES

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!

DINING EXPERIENCE
Enjoy an unforgettable fine dining experience with your loved ones. Sample delicious Vietnamese cuisine prepared by expert chefs and receive excellent, attentive service. Relish the perfect combination of impeccable contemporary design while overlooking the breathtaking age-old bay.

TAI CHI
Try the ancient art of Tai Chi surrounded by Bai Tu Long Bay’s natural beauty. Take to the sundeck as the sun rises over the bay’s calm waters and limestone karsts. Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere as you practice balance, awareness and meditation.

CRUISE POLICY

Deposit & Payment:
- A deposit of 30% of the tour price per person by credit card or bank transfer plus bank charges is required upon confirmation of your booking (if this amount is less than US$ 500, the full payment will be applied).
- The balance will be paid 15 days prior to the check in date, or you can pay us upon arrival in cash or credit card when we meet in Hanoi.
- Deposit or full payment could be settled via our secured online payment system (SSL).

Cancellation & Refund:
• Cancellation will be charged as follow:
- From 1-3 cabins:
+ 7 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ Less then 7 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.
- From 4-6 cabins:
+ More than 21 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ From 20 to 7 days prior to the arrival: 50% of the total rate charged.
+ Less than 7 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.
- From 7-10 cabins:
+ More than 45 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ From 45 to 31 days prior to the arrival: 25% of the total rate charged.
+ From 30 to 21 days prior to the arrival: 50% of the total rate charged.
+ From 20 to 10 days prior to the arrival: 75% of the total rate charged.
+ Less than 10 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.
• Cancellation must be sent to and confirmed by Vietnam Travel's cruise specialist in writing (by email or fax).

Child Policy (to be confirmed upon reservation and subject to availability):
- Only 01 child under 13 years old is allowed to share cabin with parents, details as below:
+ FOC for 01 child under 5 years old, or
+ Surcharge US$ 105 for 01 child from 5-12 years old (sharing bed with parents).
- In case of Extra bed/ Mattress is required, the following surcharge will be applied accordingly/ US$ 25 for 2D/1N program & US$ 35 for 3D/2N Program.
- FOC baby cot for infant.

Other Policies:
- Check-in time starts at 11:30 AM. Check-out by 10:30 AM.
- Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
- 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.
- A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification/ passport are required upon check-in.
- Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
- Promotion or Early Bird comes with tight booking conditions and they will be notified separately by Vietnam Travel.

Notes: Due to cruising conditions, itineraries may change without prior notice. Wi-Fi is available in the restaurant/bar area, but internet connectivity is limited due to the geography of Halong. Thank you for your understanding.
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Unit 507, International Centre,
17 Ngo Quyen St., Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi
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