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 | 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 CruisesWarmly welcome while enjoying welcome drink. Our cruise manager will deliver cruise briefing and safety introduction. After that you can check in your cabin. 

13:00 | Enjoy 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 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 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:

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 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. 

  • 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 
  • 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!