aphrodite cruise

Aphrodite Cruise 3 days/2 nights

Price$435.0 $391.5 (per person)

Duration:  3 days/2 nights

Group size:  34 pax

Itinerary: Hanoi – Tuan Chau – Halong Bay – Cua Van village – Dau Be point – Halong Bay

Experience the stunning world heritage listed Ha long land and sea scape, the unique lifestyle of its traditional people and their way of life, and some of its lesser known secrets in true style and elegance on our luxury 3 day escape. You will cruise to the far side of Ha Long bay in luxury and comfort, an area that’s not yet on tourist’s radar. You venture off the beaten track, kayaking to visit floating fish farm and house to experience the daily life of local. There is plenty of time for nature lovers to discover many secluded beaches, lagoons and caves.

Highlights

  • 2 luxury cruises with 17 cabins each, daily departure from Tuan Chau Marina
  • Cruise to the far side of Ha Long bay in luxury and comfort, an area that’s not yet on tourist’s radar.
  • Take a brief look into the life styles and cultures of the traditional floating fishing villages.
  • Discover the hidden lagoons, grottos and crystal waters by kayak

Tour options

Luxury cabinDescription Luxury cabin without balcony (min = 2pax)

$435.0 $391.5

Luxury Balcony

Description Luxury Balcony (min = 1 pax, max = 2 pax)

$460.0 $414.0

Family Suite

Description Family Suite (min = 3 pax, max = 3 pax + 1 kid)

$435.0 $391.5

Terrace Suite

Description Terrace Suite (min = 1 pax, max = 2 pax + 1 kid)

$680.0 $612.0

Itinerary

Day 1: Heading to Floating houses and fish farms (L, D)

07.30 – 08.00 am: Optional pickup service by shuttle bus

12.30 – 12.45 pm: On arrival at the pier of Tuan Chau Island, you will meet the Aphrodite team and crew, and you will be privately driven by our tender boat to our well-designed and well-equipped Aphrodite Junk. A welcome drink is waiting for you on the third deck, in our charming panoramic restaurant. You will be given a short speech introducing the vessel’s facilities and services, as well as safety instructions. After the check in, take time for yourself. Enjoy the view while the cruise heads straight to the South, and makes its way along Cat Ba National Park, away from other tourist Junks.

13.15 pm : Lunch will be at the panoramic restaurant on the third deck.

15.45 pm: The cruise will reach the village of Cua Van. Get an insight of the local life, strolling aboard a sampan boat, around a typical Halong bay fishing village. Cua Van is a stand out example of community-based and sustainable tourism in Halong bay. The excursion includes a visit to the school, to a fish farm and to the local fishing museum.
There is an option of 1 hour kayaking around Cua Van Fishing village instead of the sampan stroll.

16.45 pm: Back onboard the Aphrodite vessel, you will have time to relax, enjoy the spa and massage service and/or the Happy Hour at the bar. The cruise will now head to the moorage area, near Coconut Beach Island.

19.15 pm: A scrumptious dinner will be served in the Fine Dining room. The main courses will be prepared before your eyes. You are also given the possibility to have dinner served on your private balcony.

20.45 pm till late: Squid fishing, Board games, and stories, tales and legends at the Top Deck Bar.

Day 2: Heading to the far reaches of Halong bay (B, L, D)

06.30 am: Begin the day mastering energy flows during a Tai Chi session, while the sun rises.

07.00 am: Breakfast buffet will be served at the restaurant.

08.00 am: You will be transferred to a day-boat, soon heading to Dau Be point which is at the furthest side of Halong bay. Dau Be point is famous for its tunnels, lagoons, crystal waters and secluded beaches. The highlight of this day will be kayaking through spectacular tunnels to reach secret lagoon (if tides permit).

09.30 am: First kayak stroll of the day. Follow your tour guide in the maze of karts rocks.

11.30 am: Fresh sea food and traditional Vietnamese cuisine will be served aboard the Junk. She will be anchored close to a beautiful beach. You will have time to swim and enjoy the beach after lunch.

13.30 pm: Relax on beach and practice more kayaking. You will also have the opportunity to visit a temple and a floating fish farm.

17.00 pm: Back on the Aphrodite Junk for optional spa and massage services, happy hour, scrumptious dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Heading to the beginning of times (B, L)

06.30 am: Begin the day mastering energy flows during a Tai Chi session, while the sun rises.

07.00 am: Breakfast buffet will be served at the restaurant.

08.00 am: 08.00 am: Your local guide will take you to explore the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay with amazing stalagmite & stalactite formations. While onboard you can take advantage at leisure of our Spa, Beauty & Massage services.

09.00 am: Back on the Aphrodite Junk, it will be time to get prepared for the check out. The cruise will head back to Tuan Chau pier.

09.30 am: Check out time.

10.00 am: Brunch will be served. Do not miss an opportunity for last minute photos.

11.30 am: Transfer by van back to Hanoi. The trip ends at your hotel at 16h00.

NOTE:

  • The itinerary might subject to change due to weather or tide condition with our prior notice
  • Cruise schedule subject to change upon weather and operation conditions
  • 25% surcharge for Christmas, New Year Ever and Lunar New Year

What’s Included

  • Welcome Drink
  • Cruise Itinerary and Program
  • Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
  • In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Luxurious Cabins and Suites with A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
  • Luxury Vietnamese and International Lunch and Dinner (Set Menu)
  • Vietnamese and International Breakfast
  • Sampan boat trip and kayaking
  • Tai Chi session
  • On board insurance

What’s Not Included

  • Transfers from/to Hanoi (35USD/pax)
  • Massage Services
  • Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above

Product ID:

T31APH02