HALONG BAY – LAN HA BAY – SENA CRUISES 3D2N

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 has 16, top quality, designed and luxury cabins for a journey in comfort while we take you deep into the natural wonder with various interesting activities, like kayaking, swimming and biking. 

Day 1:

Hanoi – Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay 

08:00 – 08:30 | Pick-up

For those who book transfer service, our bus will collect guests from hotels around Hanoi Old Quarter.

11:30 – 12:00 | Arrive Tuan Chau Harbor

12:00 – 12:30 | Transfer to the main boat by tender. Embark on Sena Cruise.

Warmly welcome to Sena Cruise! While enjoying a welcome drink, our cruise manager will deliver a cruise briefing and safety introduction. After that you will check in your cabin.

13:00 – 13:30 | Enjoy fabulous lunch

Fabulous Buffet lunch is served while Sena Cruise – Luxury Boutique Cruise starts her sail into magnificent Lan Ha Bay – an extension of Halong 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 Bay

Option 1: Sena Cruise – Luxury Boutique Cruise reaches Three Peach area (if the weather permits). It is time to discover Lan Ha Bay yourselves with your travel buddy sharing kayak. While kayaking, you will have a brief look at the geology of the Karts Mountains that form a beautiful surrounding

Option 2: We will visit the Dark and Bright Cave – famous for the pristine natural beauty and poetic, attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. Here you will take some photos of the romantic, lyrical local see-sights. This is also the best time for tourists to enjoy bamboo boats or swimming – which is an interesting activity to discover the truest beauty of the Limestone Mountains and the blue sky of Lan Ha Bay. Afterwards, visitors immerse in the emerald green water of Lan Ha Bay with exciting swimming activities.

17:00 | Time for relaxing

Back to Sena Cruise and relax on cruise. Enjoy our sunset time and “Happy Hour Deal” in all bars on cruise.

You will also have a chance to join our Cooking class to challenge your skills in preparing very famous Vietnamese spring rolls.

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

19:00 | Savor deluxe dinner

After the incredible dinner, take your leisure time to chat at the bar, watch the movie in the restaurant and enjoy Spa treatment (please book in advance).

After dinner, reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at a panoramic bar or take one of our onboard activities: squid fishing, karaoke. (We open the light and prepare the squid fishing rods). You will stay overnight on cruise.

 

Day 2:

Full Day Activities in Halong Bay & Lan Ha Bay

06:00 | Sunrise Tai-chi section on sundeck.

Be an early bird for a photo hunt and join our Tai-chi session on the sundeck to refresh your body and mind.

07:00 | Have light breakfast.

8:00-8.30 | Transfer to the Viet Hai.

You have a chance to visit the bay to go further than Lan Ha Bay. You start the journey to discover Viet Hai village – a peaceful village with extremely beautiful scenery by bike or tram along the trails, through vast rice fields. You stop to rest and visit the old house made from straw, mud, bamboo … find out the lives of local people.

13:00 | Have lunch 

14:00 | The cruise takes you to the pristine beach area.

On each 2-seat kayak our tour guide will lead you to paddle under a tunnel grotto to a stunning lagoon (depending on the tide sometimes). Here you can dip into the emerald waters. Swimming and snorkeling to see corals or you can also reach some secluded beaches for a while relaxing lying on sand…

16:00 | Go back to Sena Cruise

Relax on the sundeck and enjoy “Happy Hour Deal” in all bars on cruise.

19:00 | Enjoy Dinner

You may take the rest of the night with drinks on the sundeck, relax in your room, or try your luck with catching squids.

Staying overnight on cruise.

 

Day 3:

Lan Ha Bay – Hanoi 

06:00 | Sunrise Tai-chi section on sundeck.

Be an early bird for a photo hunt and join our Tai-chi session on the sundeck to refresh your body and mind.

07:00 | Having light breakfast

Sena Cruises – Luxury Boutique Cruises continues her sail, passing amazing karst towers. Tea, coffee and light breakfast is served with fresh air and peaceful surroundings.

08:15 | Explore Tra Bau Area

Join kayaking & swimming to explore the Tra Bau area – the famous filming location for Kong Skull Island (King Kong) in Quang Ninh in 2018.

09:30 | Return to the boat for check-out

10:00 | Lunch time

During the time a well-prepared Set menu lunch is served, Sena Cruise – Luxury Boutique Cruise slowly navigates emerald water and thousands of Karst Mountains towards the Harbor.

(If you want to go to Cat Ba Island, you must let us know, we will transfer you by Sena Cruise small transfer boat to Gia Luan Port).

11:30 – 12:00 | Disembark Sena Cruise and farewell the crew and back to Hanoi by bus

15:00 – 16:00 | Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, end of unforgettable trip.

  • Full furnished luxury cabin with private balcony – A/C, hot water 
  • All meals on board:
    3 lunches, 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts  
  • 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 
  • All other (alcoholic) beverages 
  • Tips and personal expenses 
  • Travel insurance 
  • All not indicated in our itinerary 
  • Booking voucher from us 
  • Valid Passport with valid visa 
  • Cash for personal expense 

Specific food requests

Please let us know if you have specific eating restrictions, allergic for certain things or if you are vegetarian, we can take that into account during the trips.

Useful information

Especially for the north and central Vietnam;

In the period between November and April, the weather is variable, from sunny to cold and rainy. It is advisable during this period to bring some rain gear with some warmer clothes. In the period from April to November, it is good to pack a hat with a wide brim, sunscreen (at least SPF15) and a reliable insect repellent. A thin rain poncho is useful all year round.

The south of Vietnam is generally a lot warmer all year round, so warm clothing is not really necessary.

Get Up And Go Vietnam does everything to make your trip an unforgettable experience. Unfortunately, we have no control over weather conditions. Our apologies for that!

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!