Au Co Cruise, Halong Bay
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A cruise through Halong bay on the Au Co is not to be missed. With space for just 66 guests, the cruise is an intimate journey through one of the world’s most spectacular natural landscapes, marked a world heritage site in 1994. Each cabin on the Au Co has its own private balcony, as well as the sundeck for fantastic 360-degree panoramic views of the bay, with a Taichi class included on the sundeck.
This 3-day, 2-night cruise is one of Vietnam’s many luxury experiences, allowing guests to experience the wind and wave eroded islands penetrating the sea and towering into the sky, all while in the comfort of your own cabin. A range of onboard activities are included in the cruise:
-An ethnic costume show offers insights into the 54 ethnic groups within Vietnam, including the Tay group, renowned for their signature indigo blue clothing, and the Hmong group, known for their flamboyant clothing that jingle from coins carefully attached to their waistbands, leggings, and hats.
-A tea ceremony highlighting Vietnam’s distinctive tea culture. Learn how the Vietnamese prepare their tea, and tips on choosing high-quality tea.
-A TaiChi class on the sundeck is a perfect way to rejuvenate yourself in preparation for a busy day of exploring. Taichi is a gentle way to release stress and fatigue, and can also improve strength and flexibility.
These are just some of the activities available to the cruise guests onboard the Au Co, and a diverse selection of offboard activities are also available when the boat is docked, including visits to meet the locals, trekking, kayaking, and cave exploring.