This brand-new luxury Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay cruise is an excellent choice for those looking for a unique route through the less touristy areas of both Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay and to do it in comfort and style. A truly unique experience. The cruise ha... View more
Destinations: Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay
Duration: 3 Days & 2 Nights
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Day 1 : Hanoi – Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay (Lunch and dinner)

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Itinerary day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay

08:00 | Pick-up at your hotel or stay in the Old Quarter of Hanoi.

11:00 – 11:15 | Arrive at the pier. She anchors far from crowded and touristic areas in the calm water surrounded by beautiful islets. 

12:15 – 12:30 | Embark on Sena Cruises. Warmly welcome while enjoying a welcome drink. Our cruise manager will deliver cruise briefing and safety introduction. After that you can check in your cabin.

13:00 | Enjoy a fabulous lunch while this Luxury Boutique Cruise starts her sail into magnificent Ha Long Bay – an extension of Ha Long Wonder, which is much quieter and has fewer tourists. She will pass the famous Finger Islet, Candle Islet and thousands of uniquely shaped limestone towers and islands.

15:00 | Explore Lan Ha – Ha Long Bay, hit the green emerald water for kayaking or swimming (if the weather permits) while we reach Ba Trai Dao beach, which is one of the most beautiful beaches located in the South East of Halong Bay. Ba Trai Dao is a famous tourist attraction with three nice fairytale beaches, a truly romantic landscape.

It is time to discover Lan Ha Bay by yourselves with your travel buddy sharing a kayak. While kayaking, you will have a brief look at the geology of the karts mountains that form a beautiful surrounding.

16:30 | Back at the cruise to relax. Enjoy our Happy Hour Deal in all bars on cruise. On board, we will show you how to serve Vietnamese Lotus Tea in the right, but simple way in order to preserve all its sweetness and lingering taste.

When tasting this noble tea, you will know that it is worth the price. A cup of high-grade green tea combined with lotus’s luscious fragrance gives us a crisp, sweet, vanilla hinted flavor with the scent of Lotus flower lingering in the mouth.

Before dinner, our experienced captain will choose the most tranquil area to anchor for the night.

19:00 | Savor a deluxe Dinner BBQ on the top deck. After this incredible dinner, take time to relax or chat at the bar, watch a movie in the restaurant or enjoy a relaxing Spa treatment. You will stay overnight on cruise.

Day 2 : Full Day Activities in Halong Bay & Lan Ha Bay (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

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Itinerary day 2: Full Day Activities in Halong Bay & Lan Ha Bay

6:00 | An early bird photo hunt or join our Tai-chi session on the sundeck to refresh your body and mind.

6:30 | Enjoy a light breakfast

8:30 |Transfer to the Day Boat while we make our way to Dau Be Island, where Ba Ham Cave is located. Ba Ham Caves is a system of three hidden lagoons connected with each other by dark caves. The only way to discover the mystical caves and lagoons of Ba Ham Caves is by kayaking (depending on the tide of the day, we can explore in the afternoon or in the morning).

13:00 | Enjoy a peaceful lunch on the boat. If weather is permitted we will arrange lunch with BBQ on beach.

14:00 | Our transfer boat will take you to Cai Bèo fishing village, the largest floating village in the Gulf of Tonkin and relish the beauty of Lan Ha Bay. The floating village has become a safe shelter for fishing boats during storms. There are approximately 300 households living in floating villages in Lan Ha Bay. By seeing the village, you will have the chance to explore the exciting life on floating villages at sea. 

16:00 | We return to Sena Cruise where you can relax on the sundeck with a cocktail before dinner is served.

19:00 | Enjoy dinner

Enjoy the rest of the evening with a drink on the sundeck, watch some TV in your room or try your luck with catching squids.

Day 3 : Lan Ha Bay – Viet Hai Cat Ba - Hanoi (Breakfast and lunch)

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Itinerary day 3: Lan Ha Bay – Viet Hai Cat Ba - Hanoi

6:00 | An early bird photo hunt or join our Tai-chi session on the sundeck to refresh your body and mind.

6:30 | The cruise continues her sail to Cat Ba Island, passing amazing karst towers. Tea, coffee and light breakfast is served with fresh air and peaceful surroundings. 

7:15 | 

OPTION 1: Visit Viet Hai village

Our crew will take you to Viet Hai, a small village located in the midst of the jungles, covered by the high mountain range of Cat Ba National Park. Spending around 30 minutes for biking along, you will feel the peaceful atmosphere and charming scenery of a typical village in the North of Vietnam.

OPTION 2: Cat Ba Island – Visit Trung Trang Cave

In the months when the tide is too high (from May to Oct), the cruise will take you to visit Trung Trang Cave an iconic and historic cave in Cat Ba island.

Our cruise manager/tour guide will inform you which option we will follow based on weather conditions on the day of departure.

9:15 | Back at the cruise you’ll have some time for fresh-up and relax. Please spend a few minutes to settle your bill and check out from 9.15-10.00 am.

10:00 | Taste a delightful brunch while Sena Cruises slowly navigates through the emerald waters and thousands of karst mountains towards the harbor.

11:45 – 12:00 | Disembark and farewell to the crew.

12:30 – 13:00 | Travel back to Hanoi by comfortable bus.

16:00 | Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, end of an unforgettable trip.

The given price per person on our website is based on 2 people (sharing deluxe balcony cabin)

The price includes 2-way transfer by comfortable bus. A surcharge of USD15 per person is applied for transfers by limousine bus and of course we can arrange private transfers. 

What’s included?

  •         Full furnished luxury cabin with private balcony - A/C, hot water
  •         All meals on board: 2 lunches, 1 dinner and 1 breakfast 
  •         Welcome drink
  •         Complementary 2 bottles of mineral water in your cabin.
  •         Tai Chi, Cooking demonstrations
  •         Entrance and sightseeing fees 
  •         Kayaking
  •         English speaking guide 
  •         Shuttle bus (only in Hanoi old quarter) 
  •         Taxes and Service Charges

What’s excluded?

  •         All other (alcoholic) beverages
  •         Tips and personal expenses
  •         Travel insurance
  •         All not indicated in our itinerary

What do I need to bring?

  •         Booking voucher from us
  •         Valid Passport with valid visa
  •         Cash for personal expense

What do I need to know?

During the period March to November it will good to pack your swimming gear, a towel, a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect repellent, toiletries, a camera and lots of batteries. Warm clothing for the cooler months of November to March is advised. How much luggage can I take? Your vehicle has limited space so please keep your luggage to a maximum of 15kgs in a backpack or soft over-night bag and include a small day pack to hand carry for easy access to camera, sunscreen, water etc. Inhibitions can be left in the luggage storage rooms at your hotel with your other unwanted baggage.

Get Up and Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!

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