Experience a captivating 3-day, 2-night journey with Sena Cruise in Lan Ha Bay. Our traditionally designed vessel offers comfort and luxury with an oriental touch across 16 cabins. Explore the region’s natural wonders through kayaking, swimming, and biking. Visit the enchanting Dark-Light cave, immerse in local fishermen’s lifestyle, and unwind in Lan Ha Bay’s serene tranquility. Discover a unique, balanced adventure in this less touristy itinerary, blending Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay exploration.
Day 1: Hanoi – Tuan Chau – Lan Ha Bay.
08:00 – 08:30: If you have booked our transfer service, our friendly staff will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
11:30 – 12:00: Arrive at Tuan Chau Harbor, the starting point of your exciting journey.
12:00 – 12:30: Step onto the tender boat and be transported to the magnificent Sena Cruise, where a warm welcome awaits you. Sip on a refreshing welcome drink as our knowledgeable cruise manager provides a detailed briefing about the cruise and ensures your safety. Once settled, you will proceed to check-in to your comfortable cabin.
13:00 – 13:30: It’s time to satisfy your taste buds with a delectable lunch while Sena Cruise sets sail into the breathtaking Lan Ha Bay. This hidden gem, an extension of the renowned Ha Long Wonder, offers a serene and less crowded experience. Marvel at the iconic Finger Islet, Candle Islet, and the mesmerizing limestone formations that adorn the bay.
15:00: Prepare to discover the enchanting Dark and Bright Cave, known for its pristine natural beauty and picturesque landscapes in Lan Ha Bay. Capture the romance and tranquility of the surroundings through your lens and embrace the opportunity for bamboo boat rides or a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters. Immerse yourself in the sheer magnificence of the limestone mountains and the vivid blue sky above.
17:00: As we return to Sena Cruise, get ready for an unforgettable sunset party on Lan Ha Bay. Witness the sky ablaze with vibrant hues, providing the perfect backdrop for stunning photographs and creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Take part in our engaging Cooking class, where you can learn the art of crafting traditional Vietnamese spring rolls and impress your friends back home.
Before dinner, our experienced captain will carefully choose a tranquil spot to anchor for the night, ensuring a peaceful and serene atmosphere.
19:00: Savor a sumptuous dinner, carefully prepared to delight your taste buds, and indulge in the flavors of Vietnam.
Afterward, take advantage of your leisure time to unwind at the bar, enjoy a movie in the restaurant, or treat yourself to a pampering spa treatment (advance booking required).
Quench your thirst with a wide selection of cocktails at our panoramic bar, or engage in onboard activities such as squid fishing or karaoke. We provide fishing rods and ensure the area is well-lit for squid fishing enthusiasts.
Prepare for a restful overnight stay on board the cruise, where you can immerse yourself in the tranquility and beauty of Lan Ha Bay, creating lasting memories of your journey.
Day 2: Lan Ha Bay – Viet Hai Village – Lan Ha Bay.
06:00: Rise and shine as an early bird, ready for a captivating photo hunt and an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Let the breathtaking views awaken your senses and refresh your body and mind.
07:00: Start your day with a light and delightful breakfast, fueling yourself for the exciting adventures ahead.
08:00-08:30: Prepare to be enchanted by the charm of Viet Hai Village, nestled in the scenic Cat Ba Island, Vietnam. This picturesque ancient village showcases Vietnam’s rich cultural heritage with its traditional houses crafted from natural materials. Immerse yourself in the serene landscapes, embark on bike or tram rides along idyllic trails, and embrace the peaceful ambiance. Moreover, Viet Hai Village serves as a gateway to the captivating beauty of Lan Ha Bay, where you can partake in exhilarating kayaking adventures and bask on secluded beaches. It’s a must-visit destination that offers an authentic and enchanting experience in Vietnam.
13:00: Indulge in a delectable lunch served on board, savoring the flavors while surrounded by the stunning natural wonders.
14:00: Prepare to be enchanted as the cruise transports you to a pristine beach area, where you’ll discover the untouched beauty of Ba Trai Dao Beach. Located in the serene Lan Ha Bay, Vietnam, Ba Trai Dao Beach is a hidden coastal paradise. With its soft white sands, crystal-clear turquoise waters, and picturesque surroundings, it provides an idyllic escape for beach lovers. Dive into the refreshing waters, bask in the warm sun, or embark on a thrilling kayaking adventure. This secluded haven is the perfect spot for both relaxation and exploration, allowing you to create unforgettable memories in this hidden gem of Vietnam.
16:00: Return to the comfort of Sena Cruise, where you can unwind on the sundeck and take advantage of the “Happy Hour Deal” available in all onboard bars. Raise a toast to the remarkable experiences of the day amidst the stunning surroundings.
19:00: Delight in a sumptuous dinner served onboard, savoring a delectable feast of flavors and enjoying the company of fellow travelers.
As the night unfolds, you have the freedom to choose how to spend your time. Whether you prefer to relax on the sundeck under the starlit sky, retreat to the comfort of your cabin, or try your hand at squid fishing, the choice is yours. Allow the tranquil ambiance of Lan Ha Bay to captivate your senses and create lasting memories.
Enjoy a restful overnight stay on board the cruise, embraced by the peaceful beauty of Lan Ha Bay.
Day 3: Lan Ha Bay – Tuan Chau – Hanoi.
06:00: Start your day as an early bird with a photo hunt, capturing the breathtaking scenery, and rejuvenate your body and mind by joining our invigorating Tai-chi session on the sundeck.
07:00: Sena Cruises – Luxury Boutique Cruises continues its voyage, gliding past awe-inspiring karst towers. Delight in a tranquil atmosphere as you sip on tea or coffee and indulge in a light breakfast.
08:15: Embark on an exciting adventure of kayaking and swimming in the Tra Bau area, famous for being the filming location of Kong Skull Island (King Kong) in Quang Ninh in 2018.
09:30: Return to the boat to complete the check-out process, cherishing the last moments of your cruise experience.
10:00: While relishing a delectable set menu lunch, Sena Cruise – Luxury Boutique Cruise gracefully navigates through the emerald waters, surrounded by the enchanting Karst Mountains. As an option, if you wish to visit Cat Ba Island, kindly inform us in advance, and we will arrange a transfer via our small transfer boat to Gia Luan Port.
11:30 – 12:00: Bid a fond farewell to the friendly crew as you disembark Sena Cruise and board the comfortable bus for your return journey to Hanoi.
15:00 – 16:00: Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi’s Old Quarter, bringing an end to an unforgettable and cherished trip filled with remarkable memories.
Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be cancelled due to poor weather.
Meals on board are fusion. Vietnamese, seafood and international. Guest should advise of any special food reference, allergies or dietary requirement at least 1 week prior to the cruise date.
Lan Ha bay cruise tours
Lotussia Travel is a local tour operator that offers a variety of cruise tours in Lan Ha Bay, Vietnam. You can choose from Lan Ha Bay 1-day tour, Lan Ha Bay 2-day trips, or Lan Ha Bay 3-day cruise tour. You can stay on a shared boat or a private chartered cruise and explore the less crowded Lan Ha Bay. The itinerary above is just an example that we can customize to suit your preferences. You can follow it or contact us to design your ideal adventure.