Emerald Hotel Hanoi Aphrodite Cruise

Aphrodite Cruise
Aphrodite Supreme Cruise is the result of a subtle combination between the quintessential definition of traditional shipbuilding and modern western comfort. The Cruise has 17 luxury rooms; each room is fully equipped with contemporary amenities and sophisticated traditional oriental style decorations.

The journey with Aphrodite Cruise will take you to many beautiful sites of Halong Bay. And Luon Cave – situated on Bo Hon Island is one of the most attractive destinations. Appear out of a fairy tale scene, this is where the cliffs stretch vertically out of the pure blue ocean. Rowing boat or kayaking here will bring the most astonishing and unforgettable memories to you and your travel partners. 

Tour Features

APHRODITE CRUISES - HA LONG BAY 02 DAY PROGRAM

Summary:

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.

Itinerary:


Day 1: Passage to Floating house and fish farm (L, D)


12h30: On arrival to Tuan Chau Island pier, you are met with Aphrodite team and crew, and privately driven by tender to our well designed and equipped Aphrodite Junk for a welcome drink and check in. Following your check in, the day is yours to spend at leisure while Junk cruise following the route of back side of Cat Ba National Park, aim to get away from other tourist Junks. Lunch will be on the top floor of the sea-view restaurant.

14h00: You will meet your friendly, local Ha Long bay tour guide for an introduction to your journey and activities of the day.

15hh30: Sampan boat trip – get an insight into life at a typical Ha Long bay fishing village. Cua Van fishing village is a stand out example of tourism based community and sustainable tourism in Ha Long bay. The trip includes visits to a village school, fish farm and local fishing museum.

There is an option of 1 hour kayaking activities around Cua Van Fishing village at the same time

16h30: Get back to Aphrodite Junk for relaxing till dinner time while Junk continues cruising to anchor site in near Coconut Beach Island.

1800-1900hrs Tope deck Sunset Happy Hour

19h00:  A scrumptious dinner will be served in the Fine Dining Room, or on your private balcony.

20:00  until late. Board games, and story tales of legends Top Deck Bar.

Day 2: Hidden Treasure Cruising to Ha Long bay’s Cave (B, L)


07h00: Start your morning well with a traditional Taichi class on the boat sundeck instructed by our experienced staff.

07h30: Buffet breakfast served at the boat restaurant.

08h00: Accompanied by your expert local guide, venture to visit the Me Cung cave which has been recognized by archaeologists as one of the vestiges of the pre-Halong new Stone Age culture that existed nearly 10,000 years ago. After a narrow crack only allowing one person through at a time, many partitions appear. These chambers are somewhat small and narrow, but very refined and with many stalagmites and stalactites bearing beautiful forms. By the end of the walk, the panoramic view of Ha Long bay is well deserved.   

09h00: Upon return from the Aphrodite Junk you will check out of your room and travel back to Tuan Chau pier. Brunch will be served on the cruise back to the main land.

10h00: The route back to Tuan Chau pier will follow the Eastern part of Ha Long bay, an area rarely seen by tourists. This will be a good opportunity for last minute photos and relaxing.

11h15: Van transfer back to Hanoi. Trip ends at your hotel at 16h00.

INCLUDED:

•    Welcome Drink
•    Cruise Itinerary and Program
•    Round trip shuttle bus (Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi)
•    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
•    Tai Chi session
•    Conference Equipment (Charter only)
•    Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges

EXCLUDED:
•    Visa Arrangements
•    Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
•    Kayaking
•    Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
•    All other services not clearly mentioned above

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
•    Promotion might apply, inclusions and exclusions might change – you will be informed of changes upon booking.

WHAT TO BRING:
•    Sun block
•    Camera + Film
•    Insect repellent
•    Original Passport
•    Hat
•    Swimming suite
•    Sun glasses
•    Candy, cakes, books, notebooks, pens, pencils or other learning tools for children and elderly in the fishing village.

Price:

Number in Group Validity until 31st Dec 2014
Price per person in US$ in party of
Charter 5,520
2 4- 6 8 Single Supplement
Luxury Cabins 199
195 190
81
 Luxury Balcony Cabins
 205 200
195
 85
 Family cabins
 265 260
255
 95
Terrace Suites
 285  270  275  130
APHRODITE CRUISES - HA LONG BAY 03 DAY PROGRAM

Summary:
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.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Passage to Floating house and fish farm (L, D)


12h30: On arrival to Tuan Chau Island pier, you are met with Aphrodite team and crew, and privately driven by tender to our well designed and equipped Aphrodite Junk for a welcome drink and check in. Following your check in, the day is yours to spend at leisure while Junk cruise following the route of back side of Cat Ba National Park, aim to get away from other tourist Junks. Lunch will be on the top floor of the sea-view restaurant.

14h00: You will meet your friendly, local Ha Long bay tour guide for an introduction to your journey and activities of the day.

15hh30: Sampan boat trip – get an insight into life at a typical Ha Long bay fishing village. Cua Van fishing village is a stand out example of tourism based community and sustainable tourism in Ha Long bay. The trip includes visits to a village school, fish farm and local fishing museum.

There is an option of 1 hour kayaking activities around Cua Van Fishing village at the same time

16h30: Get back to Aphrodite Junk for relaxing till dinner time while Junk continues cruising to anchor site in near Coconut Beach Island.

1800-1900hrs Tope deck Sunset Happy Hour

19h00:  A scrumptious dinner will be served in the Fine Dining Room, or on your private balcony.

20:00  until late. Board games, and story tales of legends Top Deck Bar.

Day 2: To the end of Ha Long bay (B, L, D)


06h30: Start your morning well with a traditional Taichi class on the boat sundeck instructed by our experienced staff.

08h00: Buffet breakfast served at the boat restaurant.

09h00: You will be collected from Aphrodite Junk for private transfer on day trip boat. , then heading to Dau Be point which is at the furthest side of Ha Long bay. Dau Be point is famous for its tunnel lagoons, crystal waters and secluded beaches... The highlight of the day will be kayaking through the spectacular tunnels and secret lagoon.

11h30: Lunch will be fresh sea food and traditional Vietnamese cuisine served aboard the Junk. The Junk will be anchored close to a beautiful beach and there will be time after lunch for swimming and enjoying the beach.

13h30: Visiting local fish farm, relaxing on beach and more kayaking is optional. There will also be the opportunity to gain an insight into local culture by visiting the beach temple and local floating fish farm.

16h30: Arrive back onboard the Aphrodite Junk for scrumptious dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Hidden Treasure Cruising to Ha Long bay’s Cave (B, L)

07h00: Start your morning well with a traditional Taichi class on the boat sundeck instructed by our experienced staff.

07h30: Buffet breakfast served at the boat restaurant.

08h00: Accompanied by your expert local guide, venture to visit the Me Cung cave which has been recognized by archaeologists as one of the vestiges of the pre-Halong new Stone Age culture that existed nearly 10,000 years ago. After a narrow crack only allowing one person through at a time, many partitions appear. These chambers are somewhat small and narrow, but very refined and with many stalagmites and stalactites bearing beautiful forms. By the end of the walk, the panoramic view of Ha Long bay is well deserved.   

09h00: Upon return from the Aphrodite Junk you will check out of your room and travel back to Tuan Chau pier. Brunch will be served on the cruise back to the main land.

10h00: The route back to Tuan Chau pier will follow the Eastern part of Ha Long bay, an area rarely seen by tourists. This will be a good opportunity for last minute photos and relaxing.

11h15: Van transfer back to Hanoi. Trip ends at your hotel at 16h00.

INCLUDED:

•    Welcome Drink
•    Cruise Itinerary and Program
•    Round trip shuttle bus (Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi)
•    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
•    Tai Chi session
•    Conference Equipment (Charter only)
•    Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges

EXCLUDED:

•    Visa Arrangements
•    Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
•    Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
•    All other services not clearly mentioned above

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
•    Promotion might apply, inclusions and exclusions might change – you will be informed of changes upon booking.

WHAT TO BRING:
•    Sun block
•    Camera + Film
•    Insect repellent
•    Original Passport
•    Hat
•    Swimming suite
•    Sun glasses
•    Candy, cakes, books, notebooks, pens, pencils or other learning tools for children and elderly in the fishing village.

Price:


Number in Group Validity until 31st Dec 2014
Price per person in US$ in party of
Charter 9,850
2 4- 6 8 Single Supplement
Luxury
310
305
300
180
 Luxury Balcony
 315 310
305
185
Family cabins
 440 435
430
 190
 Terrace Suite
 480 475
470
260
Price of 2Days/1Night trip:

Number in Group Validity until 31st Dec 2014
Price per person in US$ in party of
Charter 5,520
2 4- 6 8 Single Supplement
Luxury cabins
199
195 190
81
 Luxury Balcony Cabins
 205 200
195
 85
 Family Cabins
 265 260
255
 95
 Terrace Suites
 285 280
275
 130

Price of 3Days/2Nights trip:

Number in Group Validity until 31st Dec 2014
Price per person in US$ in party of
Charter 9,850
2 4- 6 8 Single Supplement
Luxury Cabins
310
305
300
180
Luxury Balcony cabins
 315 310
305
185
 Family cabins
440
435
430
190
 Terrace Suites
 480  475  470 260

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