FIRST DAY: Ha Noi - Ha Long bay ( L, D) 8.45- 9.15 am: Pick-up time
For those who book our transfer service will be collected from hotels around Hanoi Old Quarter. Instead of spending 4 hours on the traditional road to Ha Long city, we will shortly arrive at Tuan Chau Wharf by express way after 2,5 hours driving. 11.45: Check in time at Tuan Chau Wharf, transfer to SERENITY CRUISES 12.15: Embark on SERENITY CRUISES
Warmly welcome to SERENITY CRUISES! While enjoying welcome drink, our cruise manager will deliver cruise briefing and safety introduction. After that you will check in your cabin 12.45: Enjoy International buffet lunch
Fantastic buffet lunch is served. In the meantime, SERENITY CRUISES will get you far away from crowded part of Ha Long bay and head to magnificent scenery Lan Ha Bay – an extension of Ha Long Wonder which is much quiet and less touristic.The cruise passes Finger Islet, Frog Islet and hundreds of uniquely shaped limestone mountain. 15.00: Explore Lan Ha - Ha Long bay, hit the water on kayak and go swimming
SERENITY CRUISES reach Dau Be Island, one of the most beautiful islands located in the South East of Ha Long bay. It is your time to discover Ha Long bay on your own way by doing double –sharing kayak, explore the beauty of nature in hidden lagoon with lots of stalactites hang down from the ceiling cave. This activity might depend on the tide level of the bay. In case the tide level is too high or too low, we will do kayaking in Dark Cave, Bright Cave area. There is a stop for those who wish to swim and snorkel in the beautiful colored water 16.30: Happy Hour & cooking demonstration
Back to SERENITY CRUISES after outdoor activities, this is perfect time to relax yourself with a cocktail, Happy hour deal is available from 16.30 – 18.30. Onboard, you may join a traditional cooking class presented by our crew.
Before dinner, our experienced captain will choose the most tranquil area to anchor for overnight 19.00: Taste deluxe Dinner Set Menu
Enjoy dinner made with all energy of our experienced chefs. After the incredible dinner, the rest of the evening is free time for SERENITY CRUISES’ guests to relax on sundeck with a drink, enjoy spa treatment, watch movie in the restaurant,… SECOND DAY: Ha Long bay - Ha Noi. (B, L))
6.30: Do Taichi section on sundeck
Wake up yourself in peaceful nature, start second day on SERENITY CRUISES with Taichi on sundeck. Afterwards, light breakfast is served. 7.45: Visit Viet Hai Village
Our crew will take you to Viet Hai village, located in the valley in the core of Cat Ba National Park. Spending around 30 minutes for biking along, you will feel the peaceful atmosphere, charming scenery of a typical village in the North of Vietnam. 9:15: Return SERENITY CRUISES
You may simply relax on the cruise then spend few minutes to settle your bill and check out from 9.15-10.00 am 10:00: Enjoy delightful brunch
During the time well prepared brunch is served, SERENITY Cruises slowly navigates emerald water and thousands of karst mountains towards the Harbour. 11.30: Disembark SERENITY CRUISES, 12.00-12.15: “Goodbye Lan Ha – Ha Long bay”
Return at Tuan Chau Wharf and get ready for driving back to Hanoi (for booking in advanced)
15.00: Arrive back Hanoi Old Quarter, end of unforgettable trip Important Notes:
Cruise itinerary might be changed due to weather and other conditions without prior notice
Swimming or kayaking activity may be not possible due to bad weather. Unused services are not subjected to a refund
Meals onboard are served with seafood, Vietnamese and international style. Any special request for food preference, allergies or dietary requirements should be informed at least 2 days before the departure date
Advanced registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expired date is required for all passengers.
Wifi is available in the restaurant/bar area only, internet connectivity is limited due to geography of Ha Long bay
PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
The cancellation decision is made by Management Board of Halong Bay on the day of the trip in case of bad weather conditions. In such case, we will make alternative travel arrangement for you on request or offer refund in accordance with the cruise policy (Read more about cancellation due to bad weather).
Cruise Inclusions & Options
Shuttle bus (round trip) transfer Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi
Full furnished deluxe en-suite cabin with A/C, hot water
All meals on board (02 Lunches, 01dinner, 01 breakfast)- 3 days ( 2 breakfast , 3 lunch , 2 dinner)
Complimentary bottled water in the cabin
Complimentary morning tea and coffee
Entrance and sightseeing fees
Fishing equipment, movie, exciting games
English speaking guide
Fruits and local wine party
All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above
Children less than 4 years of age are FOC, sharing a room with parent/s.
Children from 4 to 11 years of age are charged 75%, sharing a twin room
Children from 12 years of age and above are charged as adult
The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults on mattress.
Shuttle bus: free of charge
Peak season surcharge: Surcharge 20% cabin rate during Lunar New Year period
From 30 to 7 days prior to check-in: free of charge
From 6 to 3 days prior to check in: 20% of total rates.
Less than 2 days prior to check-in: 100% of total rates.
No-Show: 100% of total rates.
Cancellation notice must be in written form and send to us via email. Refund will be processed between 5-7 business days.