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Address: 17A Hang Dong Str. | Hoan Kiem Dist., Halong Bay, Vietnam
Phone Number: 0936743136
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Fee: Yes
Description: Alova Gold Cruise is a Vessel consists of 9 luxury cabins decorated in...
Alova Gold Cruise is a Vessel consists of 9 luxury cabins decorated in classic Asian style is the best choice for discovering Halong bay - one of 7 new world wonders in Vietnam. Being launched in Nov. 2011, Go Asia travel would like to offer a chain of great values to Halong visitors. Alova cruise is designed and built for the couple; family and small group with the most convenient itinerary, comfortable restaurant, luxuriant room as well as exciting bar. Besides, with professional, skilled staff and a Dutch manager, we commit to satisfy all the guests even the strictest ones! Package tours can be in two or three days depart from Hanoi at 8 a.m or from Halong bay tourist wharf at 12 p.m.
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Halong Bay lives up to the Lonely Planet description

Our hotel (Art Trendy Ha Noi) coordinated a 2 day / 1 night cruise package to Halong Bay. We enjoyed every aspect of the tour. It was amazing to see what the Vietnamese can load... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Our hotel (Art Trendy Ha Noi) coordinated a 2 day / 1 night cruise package to Halong Bay. We enjoyed every aspect of the tour. It was amazing to see what the Vietnamese can load on a scooter as the bus rolled past them and the rice paddies on the way. The cabins on the boat were comfortable and we... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Picked up early doors by the guide kin who seemed lovely! 3 hour trip on the bumpy roads of vietnam till you get to halong bay - gives you a chance to see the locals and different towns which was nice! First day incl gorgeous lunch on the boat and then you sail to an island where you climb over... More 

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Emmalouisetaylor1, Thank you so much for taking time to write us a very detailed review. We are happy that you enjoyed “all in all great trip with amazing food and plenty of activities”. You also listed highlights of the itinerary which are climbing, kayaking, cooking class, visiting the biggest cave in Ha Long (Amazing cave). You liked our “so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We had an amazing experience with our tour guide Sunny and his crew. We were picked up from our hotel in Hanoi in a roomy and air conditioned bus. Once in Ha Long Bay, we made our way to our boat that we shared with six other tourists. The cabins had everything that would be needed, although we didn't spend... More 

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Bishops Stortford, England
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

A very full 2 day/1 night cruise - definitely got a good workout walking up lots of steps to the top of an island, visiting 'surprising cave' and kayaking. I think my favourite part of the trip was learning how to make spring rolls and how to make incredible flowers from various vegetables and how to turn a tomato into... More 

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear MelBBishopsStort, Thank you so much for sharing your nice experience on Alova Gold Cruise. All your words are very exciting! We are happy that you had enjoyable time with visiting “surprising cave”, kayaking and especially cooking class. We are fully aware that almost cruises go to the same itinerary. That's why we try to make the difference by quality... More 

UK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This trip was provided trough our tour with Fleetway Travel. The boat was smaller than I expected, there were 18 of us on our tour and that seemed to fill the boat. It was a nice group, which always makes a difference. Dinner and breakfast is on shared tables which gives you a chance to meet your fellow guests, we... More 

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear MDUK, There is a wide variety of choices to spend the night in Ha Long Bay. It is our honor to be chosen by you. Thank you so much for your trust and using our services. We are proud that Alova Gold cruise is one of newest 3 star cruise on Ha Long Bay. With concept of 3 star... More 

Huddersfield, ENGLAND
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This 2 day / 1 night trip was one of the highlights of the holiday taking us to see the stunning view of the Halong Bay islands whilst incorporating swimming at Ti Top island, kayaking round a few of the islands and visiting one of the biggest caves I have ever seen. Our tour guide Tuan was good. The boat... More 

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear AndrewandDebbie, We are delighted that you loved our interesting itinerary. In addition, your comment about the route back to harbor is highly appreciated. We will try our best to improve the limitation of itinerary then all our customers can get the nice experiences like you did. Thank you so much for your compliment about accommodation, food and tour guide... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Spent one night (2 days) on Halong bay on one of these boats. The boat was smaller than I expected (it only had about 8 rooms) which was nice. The food was fantastic and all the crew were very friendly. In particular Tee, the young barman, was engaging and willing to have some fun. He was always smiling which made... More 

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Mattmul, Through your short description, we saw that you totally enjoyed your trip on our cruise. Thank you so much for being our guest! Our boat size is small with 09 rooms. With this size, we serve maximum of 20 people. The group small enough to bring you a warm atmosphere. We hope that you felt home and made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Food was great. Staff were warm and good-natured. The programmed activities were remarkable, especially the historic 3-km kayaking. As the vessel is quite small, the entire experience was intimate and you can experience nature at its best. Sunny, the guide, who exemplifies his name, added up to the package. Thanks for the pictures, Sunny!

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Marie Kristine R, We would love to share that food is one of our strength. We are confident to serve all our customers with fresh, delicious food and nice decoration. Kayaking is truly a highlight when you visit Halong Bay. 3 km kayaking will help you get the closest view about gorgeous beauty of Halong Bay. We are so... More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

My two friends and I started our Vietnam holiday with the Alova Gold 2 day, 1 night cruise through Halong Bay. It was my second time traveling through Vietnam, and I was a bit wary because of mishaps on a previous Mekong Delta tour, but absolutely everything surpassed my expectations. Everything on the tour went smoothly, from pick up at... More 

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Claudia F, We are really happy to see that this is the second time you visit to our country. We are more than happy that you had a perfect start with our Alova Gold Cruise 2 days 1 night this time. We would share that it is very poor for you because you are fish allergy then they cannot... More 

Auckland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Many thanks to Mr Cao Kim Kien our guide. We had a wonderful time and thoroughly enjoyed Halong Bay. This boat is small enough that you get to mix with everyone but big enough not to get on top of each other. Our 2 days were well organised and full of fun. The drive from Hanoi is quite long but... More 

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Martin N, Manager at Alova Gold Cruises Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear mshg, It's very kind of you to leave your nice review on Trip Advisor. We are really happy to see that you had a “wonderful” time with us! You are right when talking about the size of our cruise. “This boat is small enough that you get to mix with everyone but big enough not to get on top... More 

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