Lan Ha Bay Cruise full-day tour from Hanoi


Trip Length‎:Full-Day
Tour Departure Dates:Daily
Ship:Serenity Explorer Cruise
Departure from:Hanoi
Type of Transportation:Shuttle Bus
Price From:$61 $48/ Pax

Lan Ha Bay full-day cruise tour from Hanoi with Serenity Cruise, through 2 Bays with lots of outdoor activities kayaking, swimming, snorkeling, jumping, etc.

Due to the Vietnamese Lunar New Year holiday, we will stop operating the Serenity Premium cruise from February 9 to February 10, 2024.

We will charge a holiday surcharge of $4 for customers picking up in Cat Ba and $6 for customers picking up in Hanoi on February 11 and 12, 2024.

Hanoi → Cat Ba Island → Lan Ha Bay → Ba Trai Dao → Viet Hai Village tour

Off The Beaten Track

Find your unique self by exploring the off-the-beaten-track journey and admiring the magnificence of Cat Ba Island – Lan Ha Bay – Halong Bay – a new interprovincial UNESCO heritage site.

You can choose → Lan Ha Bay day tour from Cat Ba Island

Tour Price

Pick-up & Drop-off Cat Ba Town:61 48 USD/ PAX
Pick-up Hai Phong & Drop-off Cat Ba Town:69 56 USD/ PAX
Pick-up Hanoi & Drop-off Cat Ba Town:76 63 USD/ PAX
Pick-up Cat Ba Town & Drop-off Hanoi:76 63 USD/ PAX
Pick-up Hai Phong & Drop-off Hai Phong:89 76 USD/ PAX
Pick-up Hai Phong & Drop-off Hanoi:89 76 USD/ PAX
Pick-up & Drop-off Hanoi:89 76 USD/ PAX

Highlight Lan Ha Bay full-day tour from Hanoi – Serenity Explorer Cruise

  • An exclusive one-day journey from Hanoi to Cat Ba and Lan Ha Bay awaits.
  • The luxury cruise features spacious areas, a chill rooftop bar, two restaurants, a water slide floating swimming pool…
  • The unique route unveils the wild, untouched beauty of Lan Ha Bay.
  • Ignite your adventurous spirit with kayaking, swimming, and more.
  • Professional & enthusiastic team.Serenity Day Cruise

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Itinerary Lan Ha Bay Cruises full-day tour from Hanoi

7:00 – 7:30 Get picked up in your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter or our office – No. 106 Tran Nhat Duat, then travel via the 5B expressway to Hai Phong, stopping briefly at V52 in Gia Loc.

In Hai Phong, take the sea-crossing road from Tan Vu to Lach Huyen port, enjoying scenic views of Dinh Vu port.

Bus Hanoi to Cat Ba

10:15 – 10:30 Reach “CAT BA PEARL ISLAND“. Drive on a scenic road between the sea and the green mountains of Cat Ba National Park.

Cat Ba island coastal road

11:00 Warmly welcome to SERENITY CRUISES! While enjoying a welcome drink, our tour guide will provide key information about the cruise, itineraries, and other notes.

Overview Serenity Day Cruise

Our captain steers the cruise slowly, and the poetic scenery of Cai Beo ancient fishing village constantly appears with floating houses lying along the mountainside. You will be surprised at the peaceful beauty of this 7,000-year-old village.

Cai Beo floating village

The cruise moves further into the core of the Bay where you can’t help but be amazed by the gift of Mother Nature: a large bay area, the phenomenal emerald water embracing hundreds of rocky islands of various sizes and shapes.

11:30 Savor a delicious lunch (Buffet lunch is served for groups of 40 guests).

Restaurant Serenity Day Cruise
Restaurant Serenity Day Cruise

The cruise will continue through the East Gate and pass hundreds of unique rocky islands and admire the unique turtle-shaped Hon Rua island.

Rua Islet

13:00 After lunch, the cruise sails to Viet Hai Port. Disembark and head to the pier, where you will take an electric car/bicycle to the ancient Viet Hai Village.

Electric car Viet Hai Village

Experience a unique fish-foot massage, stroll through well-preserved traditional houses, or engage in conversations with local residents for a truly memorable experience.

cycling in Viet Hai village


Our Captain and Tour Guide will choose the best stop for the group to experience interesting activities: Swimming in the middle of the sea, boat jumping, sliding down from the top deck to cool water, and kayaking,….

Jumping in the Bay
Slide in the Bay

(We highly recommend that you wear a life jacket when swimming/ kayaking/playing with the water slide…for a safe journey)

kayaking in Lan Ha Bay
Inflatable pool

15:30 The boat begins its journey back to Beo Pier. It is the perfect time to relax yourself on the top deck with a cup of ordered drink.

16:15 A Small sunset party is served with fresh fruit, biscuits & tea.

Sunset Party

16:45 Return to Beo Dock, say ”Goodbye” Lan Ha Bay & Serenity Day Cruise team, and Get on the bus back to Hanoi.

Serenity Day Cruise Overview

20:30 Arrive at Hanoi Old Quarter, end of an unforgettable journey.

Inclusions Lan Ha Bay Cruise full-day tour from Hanoi

  • Round trip transfer from Cat Ba Express office No. 106 Tra Nhat Duat, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi and Hanoi Old Quarter.
  • Comfortable cruise
  • English-speaking guide on boat
  • Welcome drink.
  • Entrance ticket, sightseeing ticket.
  • Lunch on cruise.
  • Experienced and professional tour guide.
  • Kayak, Swimming.
  • Free 1 bottle of water.

Exclusions Lan Ha Bay day tour from Hanoi

  • Tips for a tour guide.
  • Staff on the boat.
  • Drinks at the bar.
  • Other personal expenses…

Policies Applied For Children

  1. Children under 2 years old: Free of charge when joining the tour with 2 adults. Other children are charged 50%.
  2. Children from 3 to 8 years old: discount of 4 USD compared with the adult rate.
  3. Children from 9 years old are charged the same as adults rate.

Notes For Guests

  1. Guests are requested to submit their personal information at least 24 hours prior to the departure for the travel declaration to the port authority, including Full name, Birthday, and Address.
  2. The order of sightseeing places is subject to change. However, guests will visit all the places listed in the itinerary.
  3. The order of attractions may change but still ensure enough attractions according to the program.
  4. Unused services such as meals, sightseeing tours, transport, and activities listed in the agenda will not be refunded or exchanged.
  5. The duration of the tour is subject to change. The tour might end later or earlier than the agenda due to the wind direction and the tide.
  6. Guests can pay 100% before the tour or deposit 50% and pay 50% before checkout.

Things To Bring

  • Swimming suits.
  • Hat.
  • Bathrobe/towel.
  • Water-proof phone pouch.
  • Suncream.

What Activities in the Lan Ha Bay full-day tour?

Do kayaking by yourself in calm water through floating houses, and explore the beauty of limestone caves so close to your eyes, hands, and individual feeling.

1. Kayaking

If you are eager to explore the majestic Halong Bay by kayaking but still hesitate because of the crowd, Lan Ha Bay day cruise tour is proud to be your best choice.

Cruising with Jade Sails you will see both the magnificent Halong Bay with an “off the beaten track” itinerary for a limited time schedule.

kayaking Lan ha Bay

2. Swimming

Lan Ha Bay is said to be one of the best places to swim in Vietnam with numerous beaches.

The bay is not only an ideal place for sunbathing with dazzling sunlight, but also a beautiful beach with calm tides, and clean, and green water.

swiming Lan Ha Bay

3. Sunset Party

A sunset party which is served on a sun deck of Lan Ha Bay day cruise tour while the boat is sailing to themagnificent Lan Ha Bay will surely be a most different thing you have ever experienced.

Then, just go along with us for an unforgettable Lan Ha Bay Sunset Party on Serenity Cruise.

Sunset Lan Ha Bay

Jumping in the Bay

You can be allowed to jump into the water from the ship/cruise in Lan Ha Bay, while this activity is banned in Ha Long Bay & Bai Tu Long Bay.

You can choose to swim anywhere in Lan Ha (better with local security/instructor) while you can not do that in Bai Tu Long. You can swim in an allowed area in Ha Long Bay only.

Jumping in the Bay

What are the destinations on the Lan Ha Bay day tour?

1. Visit Lan Ha Bay

Lan Ha Bay

Lan Ha Bay is located in the south of Ha Long Bay and east of Cat Ba Island, Lan Ha Bay has an area of ​​over 7,000 hectares with the spectacular beauty of about 400 large and small islands.

Carrying in many interesting shapes, unlike Ha Long Bay, all the islands in Lan Ha Bay are covered with greenery, even if they are only extremely small islands.

2. Visit Cai Beo ancient fishing village

Cai Beo ancient fishing village

3. Viet Hai village

Viet Hai village Cat Ba is a small village located far away in Cat Ba National Park, Hai Phong. Viet Hai village is a community ecotourism destination, suitable for travelers who love exploration.

Numerous visitors come here to feel the lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery – air, mountains, trees and the locals.

If you have chance to visit the village, you will experience one of the most unique type of village in the North Vietnam.

Viet Hai Village

4. Rua Islet

Rua Islet - Lan Ha Bay

Rua Islet. Photo: Bui Hong Thang

It is a small islet situated in Lan Ha Bay with the shape of a swimming turtle. You can see it on the way from Beo port to Viet Hai village.

​​How to book?

  1. Book online with the booking box on this website. We will confirm your booking immediately
  2. Book in our office at No.106 Trần Nhật Duật, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
  3. Call our hotline to book: +84 976 951 999 (WhatsApp is available)
  4. Send your request to

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Overview 1
Overview 2
Overview 3


Sundeck 2
Sundeck 3
Sundeck 4
Sundeck 5
Sundeck 6


restaurant 2
restaurant 3

Slide in the Bay

Slide in the Bay

Inflatable Pool

inflatable pool
inflatable pool 2


From: $61 $48/ Pax