Serenity Cruise

Duration: 2 Days
Transport: Bus, Cruise
Tour code: VRT69
Visiting Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay route, offering you the image of both famous and beautiful bay. Cruising through Halong bay to see the seascape and heading to Lan Ha bay where is less touristy. Discovering Halong Bay without crowd area, Kayaking among thousands of limestone islands, Cycling into the local fishing village to explore the local fisherman’s daily life... SERENITY cruise will get you far away from frequented areas of Ha Long bay and take you deep into the nature wonder. Developed by our tour specialists and geologists based in Halong – Lan Ha Bay areas, our itinerary guarantees a seamless trip into the wild and more importantly, a trip to know, feel and touch the wild.


Transfer Hanoi – Ha Long (Tuan Chau wharf) round trip.

Full furnished cabin with private Ocean View Balcony.

English speaking guide onboard.

All meals onboard mentioned (02 lunch, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast).

Entrance and sightseeing fees.

Cooking class

Taichi lesson

Kayaking (2 people share a kayak).

Cycling time in local fishing Viet Hai Village

Fishing game on boat

Complimentary 2 bottled water in each Cabin


Cabin Features:




Safety box

Hair dryer

Life jacket

Bath line

Air conditioner

Emergency hammer

Fire extinguisher

En-Suite bathroom

Music entertainment

Complimentary mineral water


Return airfares from your country to Vietnam

Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses

Other things not mentioned clearly in the packages

Visa to Vietnam

Please contact us at if you want to get more information for visa to Vietnam


Longest route (among typical cruise 2 day 1 night tours in the bays).

Creative and unique itinerary designed by Serenity Cruises specialists and geographers based in Halong – Lan Ha Bay areas

Only 2.5 hours bus transfer from Hanoi through the newest highway (instead of 5 hours as normal tour).

Free round trip bus transfer Hanoi – Ha Long (no hidden price)

Cutting-edge technologies in cruise construction, all cabin is connected to nature with private balcony

Professional and enthusiastic staffs


8:00 – 08:45: 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.

11:30: Arrive in Tuan Chau Wharf

She anchors far from crowded and touristy area in the calm water surrounded by beautiful islets.

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 fabulous lunch

Fabulous lunch is served while SERENITY CRUISES starts her sails into to magnificent Lan Ha Bay – an extension of Ha Long Wonder which is much quiet and less touristic. She will pass famous Finger Islet, Frog 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)

SERENITY CRUISE reaches Dau Be Island, one of the most beautiful islands located in the South East of Ha Long bay. It is time to discover Halong bay on your own with your travel buddies – sharing kayak. Go explore the beauty of nature in hidden lagoon with lots of stalactites hanging down from the cave ceiling. 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 go snorkeling in the lush green 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:Savor deluxe Dinner Set Menu

After the incredible dinner, take your leisure time to chat at the bar, watch the movie in the restaurant, enjoy Spa treatment … You wil stay overnight on boat.



6:30: Do Taichi section on sundeck

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

7:00: Have light breakfast

SERENITY CRUISES continues her sail to Cat Ba Island, passing amazing karst towers. Tea, coffee and light breakfast is served with fresh air and peaceful surroundings.

7:45:Visit Viet Hai village

Our crew will take you to Viet Hai, a small village located in the midst of jungles, covered by high mountains range 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 to SERENITY CRUISES

You will have sometime for fresh relax on the cruise then spend few minutes to settle your bill and check out from 9.15-10.00 am

10:00: Taste delightful lunch

During the time well prepared lunch is served, SERENITY Cruises slowly navigates emerald water and thousands of karst mountains towards the Harbour.

11:30: Disembark SERENITY CRUISES and farewell the crew

12:00 – 12:15:  “Goodbye Lan Ha – Ha Long bay”

Return at Tuan Chau Wharf and get ready for driving back to Hanoi (available for booking in advanced)

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

Price: 155 usd/ person

Single Supplement: surcharge 45 usd

Children Price & Extra Bed:

Only one (01) child under 5 years old sharing room with two (02) adults is allowed for FOC per cabin.

Child from 5 to under 12 years old sharing a private cabin on the mattress charged at 75% of the adult price/child.

Child from the age of 12 must solely occupy a cabin and pay as adult rate.


Cancellation by Customer:

More than 25 days prior to check-in No cancellation charge

From 25 to 10 days prior to check-in 50% of total price

10 days prior to check-in or No-show 100% of total price

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

What to bring:

Sun block, sport shoes, cash for personal expenses, and hat or umbrella, sun-glass, sun-cream, insect repellent

Wearing the long-clothes covering your knees while visiting temple, pagoda, Ho Chi Minh mausoleum.

Original passport

Cruise itinerary and schedule subject to change upon weather and operations conditions.

Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.

Warm clothes from October to March!