Athena Royal Cruise 2 day 1 night tour to Halong bay core classic route

(2 customer reviews)

5 star
21 room
2 day 1 night
Sung Sot cave, Titov island, Luon cave
Kayaking, Swimming, Squid fishing, Cave visit, Cooking
  • 5 star cruise
  • 50 mins transfer to pier
  • Classic itinerary
  • Have balcony/Terrace

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Athena Royal Cruise 2 day 1 night tour will take you to the core of Halong Bay that recognized by UNESCO as 1/7 Natural Wonder of the World. In this classic tour, you will be able to visit the largest cave in Halong bay: Sung Sot cave, swim at Titov beach or go hiking to the peak of the island for panoramic view, join in cooking class, fish for squid at night onboard, do kayaking/boat ride through the cave. Book it now with Hai Phong Tours!

Athena Royal Cruise comes with world-class facilities and a modern, refined interior design that meets a 5-star standard. With a completely new look and top-notch services, we are confident that the experience you have with us will be unforgettable. You will surely enjoy not only the luxury of the landscape but the beauty and comfort of the Cruise itself – the flower that blossoms from Wisdom and Art.

Room types for Athena Royal Cruise 2 day 1 night tour

Elegant Suite Balcony

Executive Suite Balcony

  • Location: 1st deck
  • Size: 25 sqm
  • Max Adults: 2
  • Bed:  Double/Twin/Extra
  • Boxed windows

US$317 per room was $355 (till end of Sep)

    Executive Suite Balcony double room
    Executive Suite Balcony
    Executive Suite Balcony double room

    Elegant Suite Balcony

    • Location: 2nd deck
    • Size: 28sqm
    • Max Adults: 2
    • Bed: Double/Twin/Extra
    • Full width windows

    US$376 per room

      Premium terrace

      Premium Terrace

      • Location: 2nd deck
      • Size: 30sqm
      • Max Adults: 2
      • Bed: Double/Extra
      • Tub available

      US$462 per room

        Royal Suite
        Tub in Royal Suite
        Royal suite interial

        Royal Suite

        • Location: 3rd deck
        • Size: 45sqm
        • Max Adults: 2
        • Bed: Double/Extra
        • Private balcony
        • Tub ensuite

        US$630 per room

          Itinerary of Athena Royal Cruise 2 day 1 night tour

          DAY 1

          Pick up

          • Hanoi Old Quarter: 8-8:30am
          • Haiphong: 10:45am

          12:00 Warmly welcomed by Athena Team in Halong International Harbour. Complete the luggage check-in procedure at the waiting lounge before boarding for the cruise.
          12:30 Transferred to the Athena Cruise by a tender boat. The Cruise Manager and the whole crew member welcome you onboard, a safety briefing and clearing our the itinerary will be delivered while you are enjoying our signature welcome drink
          12:45 Lunch is served at our cozy restaurant. As the cruise departs towards Halong Bay – a natural wonder of the world, absorb yourself in the gorgeous scenery and famous sights of limestone
          14:45 The cruise stops at “Bo Nau” cave (Pelican Cave), the core area of the world’s natural heritage. Transferring by tender to Sung Sot Cave (Surprising cave) – the biggest and the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.
          15:45 Leaving Surprising cave, keep moving by tender to the Titov island was named by Uncle Ho, after Gherman Stepanovich Titov – the Soviet astronaut who visited in 1962.
          Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach or climbing the steps of the Rock to the top of the island. A magical panoramic view of Halong Bay will surprise you there
          17:00 Back to the Athena Cruise after a chain of interesting activities. Time for relaxing while the cruise moves to the overnight place – (Titop587)
          18:00 – 19:00 Take advantage of the Happy hours “Buy 1 get 1 free” drink while the sun is giving way to stunning twilight.
          18:30 A Cooking Demonstration of traditional Vietnamese dishes will be organized by Athena Head Chef
          19:00 A fusion set menu will be served to warm up your stomach after a long active day
          20:30 Freetime for evening activities: film entertainment, mini-games (in the dining room); squid fishing; massage… The Cruise Manager will be there to support you

          DAY 2

          06:30 Good morning the Bay by joining Tai Chi Exercise on the sundeck in 30 minutes whilst cruising to “Luon” Cave
          07:00 A light breakfast is ready to serve at the restaurant
          07:30 Visit Luon cave – one of the caves open to the form beautiful endemic then vegetation of Halong Bay. 2 options to choose how to discover it: kayaking for free and traditional woven (bamboo) boat rowed by a local boatman.
          09:00 Come back to Athena cruise, relax and pack the luggage. Leave the luggage outside the door. Athena team will collect and get them ready on the Pier.
          09:30 Enjoy a brunch buffet at the restaurant after check-out while cruising toward the port
          10:45 Transfer by tender back to Halong International Habour and disembarkation.
          Farewell to guests.

          Drop off

          • Hanoi Old Quarter: 2:30-3:00pm
          • Haiphong: 1pm

          Note for Athena Royal Cruise 2 day 1 night tour

          • The itinerary can be changed without prior notice.
          • The timing of this itinerary is estimated, and the exact time will be informed before departure time.
          • All activities are included and optional. You can stay on the boat and relax instead of joining outside activities.
          • 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.
          • Standard menus onboard are served for all customers. If there is a special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least 3 days prior to the departure date.
          • Not to be missed: ID card/Passport (necessary for check-in)
          • Personal outfit recommendation: sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, sneakers, swimming suite…

          Food menu Athena Royal Cruise 2 day 1 night tour


          • Roundway transfer Haiphong <> Pier
          • English Speaking Guide from Hanoi and on boat
          • Entrance and Sightseeing fees
          • Luxury Cruise through Halong bay
          • All meals on board (2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast)
          • Cooking demonstration
          • Sunset party
          • Kayaking
          • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
          • 2 bottles of mineral water in cabin
          • Daily fresh fruit in cabin
          • Service charge, Insurance on board


          • Drinks, Laundry service
          • Personal expense
          • VAT

          Things to bring with for Athena Royal Cruise 2 day 1 night tour

          We suggest a small, lightweight daypack for cameras, extra film, bottled water, swimming gear, insect repellents, original passports, credit card and cash for the best experience with Athena Royal Cruise 2 day 1 night tour.

          2 reviews for Athena Royal Cruise 2 day 1 night tour to Halong bay core classic route

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            Hector O

            Excellent experience!!! All inclusive for food and activities: cruising, swimming, hiking, caves, beach, happy hour, cooking class, squid fishing, sunset to sunrise! Comfortable accommodation and delicious food! Stunning scenery!

            July 29, 2023

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            Johnny Morris

            From the moment you board the Athena Royal you are made to feel welcome and a special guest to the wonderful staff that manage this cruise.
            We would both highly recommend this Ha Long Bay cruise to anyone looking for something special.
            We booked the balcony room suite 2 and we were both very pleased with the very high comfort level.
            Great value for money.

            July 23, 2023

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