THE BOAT.Designed in the 1910’s Indochina style, the Year in operation: 2011.Aurora Cruise offers the perfect mix in traditional Length: 32m.elegance and modern comfort. Width: 10m.It features 12 comfortable rooms, a dining room Floors: 03.with sea view, a bar and an open sundeck. Cabin: 12 luxury en-suite cabins. Spaces: dining room, bar, sundeck. Engine: 120 HP. Generator: 120 KW. Cruising speed: 18 km/h. The Aurora Cruise designed to give you the best service you could possibly wish for. Watch the scenerygoing by with a nice glass of wine and do as much or as little as you feel like on your holiday. Our crewconsists of 11 dynamic, passionate and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to making your staywith us a truly unique cruise experience on Halong bay.CABINS.Deluxe Cabin.We have 06 deluxe cabins on the boat. All Inside Facilities & Amenities.cabins are located on the first floor, open tothe sea and have private WC, hot shower 06 Deluxe cabins (double or twin).and air-conditioning. Individually controlled air conditioning. En-suite bathroom with hot & cold shower. Toiletry amenities. Fruit basket. Complementary bottled water. Reading lamp.
Electric shaver outlet (220 voltage). Dressing table. Hairdryer. Umbrella. Life-jacket. Fire extinguisher.Deluxe Bay View Cabin.We have 04 Deluxe Bay View cabins on the boat. Inside Facilities & Amenities:The Deluxe Bay View cabins are located on themore private second deck with open windows to 04 Deluxe Bay View (double or twin).the bay, will bring you the truly sightseeing of the Individually controlled air conditioning.World Heritage Site. En-suite bathroom with hot & cold shower. Toiletry amenities. Fruit basket. Complementary bottled water. Reading lamp. Electric shaver outlet (220 voltage). Dressing table. Hairdryer. Umbrella. Life-jacket. Fire extinguisher.The Family Triple.We have 02 Family Triple cabins on the boat. The Inside Facilities & Amenities:Family Triple Cabin comes with 01 double bed and
01 single bed. Family cabins, as we call them, are 02 The Family Triple Cabins (double &ideal for a journey in Halong bay with children. single). Individually controlled air conditioning. En-suite bathroom with hot & cold shower. Toiletry amenities. Fruit basket. Complementary bottled water. Reading lamp. Electric shaver outlet (220 voltage). Dressing table. Hairdryer. Umbrella. Life-jacket. Fire extinguisher.Bar & Dining RoomRelax and unwind in the bar which adjoins the restaurant. Enjoy pre-dinner or after-dinner drinks, relax inthe soft seating area, browse our selection of books and magazines or watch a DVD on the plasma TV.The bar is fully stocked with fine wines, spirits, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Bar stocks a fullcomplement of aperitifs, wines, cocktails, drinks and snacks, and serves visitors until late at night.On board you will be delighted with our top notch service and fine dining experience. Our menu is aninnovative blend of European cuisine with an Asian mix. In Vietnam food preparation and presentation isan art form. A healthy and refined cuisine with exotic flavors features Vietnamese herbs, spices and otherwell-known traditional specialties.Vegetarians will be able to sample some of the best vegetable cuisine in Vietnam.The Sundeck.The sundeck, situated on the 3rd deck, is the perfect spot to view the limestone peaks, lagoons, grottoesand emerald bay. Relax on our cozy sun lounges and enjoy the cool sea breeze.
The ActivitiesDuring your stay on The Aurora Cruises, you won’t be short of things to do. Our experience guide willlead you to kayaking tours of the bay, enjoy swimming in the crystal clear or just be lazy at sunbathing onthe sundeck. Join our staff in some late night cuttle fishing and we run cookery demonstrations for thoseinterested in learning the art of Vietnamese cooking. Take part in a visit to caves, floating villages.Water sport facilities and other activities: Kayak (upon request or part of cruise package). Tender. Sampan boat rowing. Snorkeling. Sunbath. Swimming. Cooking demonstrations Early morning Tai Chi. Darts. Card-games. Cuttle fishing in the evening.Onboard SafetyTo ensure your safety and to give you peace of mind, The Aurora Cruise is fully equipped with all thenecessary equipment complying with international safety standards and requirements.On board we have: 30 life-jackets. 40 life buoys 4 lifeboats 1 extinguisher per cabin
VHF radio Automated alarm system throughout the vessel.As part of our introduction to life on board we will give you a short talk on our health and safetyprocedures.THE DETAILED ITINERARY.DAY 1: HANOI – HALONG BAY – AURORA CRUISES (L, D)8:00 – 8.30: Our shuttle bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel. Travel to Ha Long city for about3.5 hours.10:00: Take a short break at a stopover.12:00: Upon Halong City arrival, Transferred by tender to Aurora Cruise – enjoy welcome drink. Receivecruise briefing, check into cabins and begin your cruise.12:45: The fresh sea food lunch served on board while the junk cruises via Bai Tu Long Bay, passing bythousands of stunning islands, islets rising from emerald water…14: 30: A Visiting to Vung Vieng Floating Village by local sampan (01 hour) or Kayak into the villagethen return to the vessel for your leisure.16h00 Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by beautiful islets for swimming and snorkeling.17:00: Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the sundeck with local wine and fresh fruits.17:30 Join cooking class demonstration on board.19:00 Dinner is served in the restaurant.21:00 Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancingin the dining room (please book in advance with your tour guide), board games and playing cards areavailable. You might also try your luck at squid fishing from the boat. Overnight on board.DAY 2: HALONG BAY – HANOI (B, L)7h30 Breakfast, coffee and tea served, while sailing to Sung Sot cave.
8h30 Drop anchor to explore Sung Sot cave (Surprising cave).9h30 Back to our boat, relax before checking out. Set sails to cruise back Halong city, passing byThien Cung, Dau Go Caves and Fighting Cock Rock…10h30 Lunch is served on board.12:00 Disembark at the harbor, Halong city. Take our shuttle bus to return to Hanoi.16h00 Arrival back at your hotel or home. Trip ended.CHILDREN POLICY: Baby Cot is free of charge and according to availability. The child under 04 years old is free of charge applicable for 1 (one) children sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults (No extra mattress), one child per cabin. The child between 04 and 12 years old is 75 percent of the adult rate, applicable for 1 (one) child sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults (No extra Mattress), limited to one child per cabin. Children 12 years old and over will be charged at the adult rate.INCLUSIVE OF ABOVE PRICES: Full furnished deluxe en-suite cabin with A/C, hot water. All meals on board (02 Lunches, 01dinner, 01 breakfast). Complimentary morning tea and coffee. Fruit basket. Complimentary bottled water in the room. Complimentary bottled water in the bus. Welcome drink. Cookery demonstrations. Entrance and sightseeing fees.
Kayaking. Sampan boat row. Fishing equipment, movie, games... English speaking guide. Shuttle bus (round trip) Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi. Fruits and local wine party. On board insurance, tax and service charges.EXCLUSIVE OF ABOVE PRICES: Airfares, car transfers and hotel accommodation. Visa arrangements. Beverages. Extra meals on request. Tips and other personal expenses. All services are not mentioned above.TRIP NOTE: Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund. Meals on board are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should advise of any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the cruise date.
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 port authority.WHAT TO BRING: Sun block. Camera + Film. Insect repellent. Original Passport. A wide brimmed hat. Swimming costume. Sun glasses.CONTACT DETAIL:Head Office Address: 321 Bach Dang – Hoan Kiem – Hanoi – Vietnam.Tel: +84-4-62703072/73.Fax: +84-4-62703099.Emai: sales[at]auroracruises.vnWebsite: www.auroracruises.vn