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.
Our journey from the legendary Ha Long Bay to the less-traveled Bai Tu Long Bay will give you a unique experience that other cruises do not offer. On the Athena Cruise you will find yourself surrounded by natural beauty and captivated by the mysterious, ancient, natural wonder of Ha Long Bay. Our friendly and professional staff and crew are dedicated to your safety and enjoyment. We are available 24 hours a day to deliver to you the most luxurious and enjoyable experience on our ship. Whether you seek adventure, luxury, romance, or relaxation, the Athena Cruise will give you the experience of a lifetime.
DAY 1: HA NOI- BAI TU LONG BAY-KAYAKING-VUNG VIENG FISHING VILLAGE
12.30 Boarding time.
13.00 Check-in your cabin.
13: 15 The Cruise Manager will give a welcome speech with all the cruise information and Safety instructions.
13: 30 Enjoy the Buffet Lunch with the best products of the Bay.
15:30 Visit the Vung Vieng Floating fishing village. Kayak around the area.
15.30-16.30 If you want to relax on the boat instead of participating in other activities feel free to use our sauna for no extra cost.
16:30 Relaxing time : the right moment for a massage or to take some pictures of the spectacular sunset in the bay.
17:00-18.30 Happy Hour: buy 01 get 01 drink
17:30 The Cooking Demonstration is waiting for you to discover the secrets of Vietnamese Cuisine
19:00 The Gala Dinner is ready in the restaurant. Fill your senses with a selection of Western fusion food and Vietnamese traditional dishes.
21:00 Enjoy 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 breafast is served.
07:30 Explore Thien Canh Son cave in Ha Long Bay. Witness its beautiful stalactites and stalagmites.
Note: there are about 400 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 into 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 to the pier.
In Vietnam we never say “Goodbye” we always say “See you again”