Serenity Cruises with perfect combination of modernity & tradition in design will not only bring you a journey in comfort & luxury but also take you deep into natural wonder with various interesting activities: kayaking, swimming, biking, etc. Two day one night cruise to less touristy area of Lan Ha & Ha Long bay is an ideal trip for those who seek for truly experience.
8:30 – 9:00 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 buffet lunch
Fabulous buffer 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 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 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
My wife (Ellie) and I did a one day tour of Lan Ha bay which was so well worth the money. It included a spring roll making lesson, kayaking, lunch (including aforementioned spring rolls) and jumping off the boat into pretty chilly water! We even...More
Loved this cruise. from the moment we met Miro, our guide, on the bus she was so welcoming and engaging. The Serenity boat it's self is perfectly equipped for the serenity experience. Platforms for diving off the top deck, plenty of seating and lounge chairs....More
Have an amazing experience aboard the Serenity cruise, so much so that I did it again. Once with friends and again with the bf. The staff are extremely helpful. Food was so delicious and there was plenty of it!! Really enjoyed making our spring rolls....More
The 2D1N cruise to the less touristy area of Lan Ha and Ha Long Bay was truly an unforgettable experience! The itinerary included kayaking in Lan Ha and biking in Viet Hai Village. Our group was lucky with the weather! Everything was very well organised...More
I was with a group of friends on this 2D1N tour. Package includes return transportation from our accommodation and all meals and activities. Halong bay was very peaceful and nice. The ship is new and nice facilities with good food and service from the crews....More
Had been to halong bay 4 times now (all 2D1N intineary) but I do have to say this is the best! was wowed by the coach that picked us up that allowed us a very comfortable ride up to halong bay. (i had prior bad...More
was planning for something really special and Serenity Cruises made our trip very special. We were worried that it's a new route and new company but everything was perfect. Staff were also well trained like a pro! Wish to see them again in near future...More
I went with a group of 6 to Hanoi and hear-say Halong Bay is a must go. We decided on a 2d1n cruise recommended by the airbnb host which we stayed in. We had a more expensive option but due to time constraint, we decided...More
We spontaneously booked the 2day/1night cruise on the express bus to cat ba and we are very glad we did! All the activities (kayaking, biking etc) and transportations were very well organised, the boat is brand new with the most beautiful rooms and the food...More
Awesome time! I cant say enough about the staff, food, and quality of activities. Excellent 4 course meals, enough activities for almost any activity level. Almost even caught a squid!
antastic cruise! We had the most wonderful Christmas Day cruise around Lan Ha Bay. (Sorry late review as travelling!) we were so glad we booked this, a highlight of our Vietnam travels. It was a lovely tour on a great boat Serenity. We had excellent...More
It’s my first time I have used Catba Express and I just knew it was so newly opened. But the tour was very well-organized. Everything was fine , including the good services, the pleasant young staff and facilities. They are quite professional. I am so...More
We were really satisfied about this cruise. Ship brand new, room big with private balcony,good food and kayaking experience very funny. May be 2 days are better than 1 ! A special thanks to Chris, really professional and ready to provide a reply to any...More
Breathtaking views. I did the one night two day trip and it was great and really fun. Staff were fantastic and food was fabulous.
We just returned from the 2 day 1 night cruise on the boat Serenity. It was magical. We are an extended family of 7 including children ages 3,10 and 13. We booked the cruise on Serenity after hearing that it was a new boat and...More
Fantastic！ My husband and I enjoyed this cruise very much. Seen many beautiful sights and the meal we were served a most delicious! Especially, the spacious room with privacy balcony in the cruise. Also the good arrangement for the wonderful activities. Thank you, Chris &...More
I highly recommend this company. Everything is perfectly organised. I went with them to/from Cat Ba Island and on one day trip to Lan Ba Bay and it was fantastic. The staff: Miro, Son and their colleagues were amazing, very friendly and caring. Food was...More
Went on the 2 day overnight cruise from Cat Ba Island and back out of Halong. The boat is brand new (2nd day) and lovely. Our room was spacious with huge windows to maximise your view. Had a bath at night looking out over the...More