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Sena Cruises: Traditional and Cozy Boutique Ship in Halong Bay

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Overview

  • Departure: Daily
  • Cruise line: Sena Cruises
  • Number of cabins: 14
  • Year of build: 2019

Activities & Entertainment

  • Swimming
  • Mountain hiking
  • Sightseeing
  • Tea ceremony
  • Spa and massage
  • Taichi session
  • Squid fishing

Room Types

Balcony Deluxe Cabin

Balcony Deluxe Cabin

Room with balcony
  • Number of cabins: 02
  • Size: 25 sqm
  • Max occupancy: 2 adults + 1 child
  • Bed options: double/twin
  • Location: 1st deck
Balcony Deluxe Connecting Cabin

Balcony Deluxe Connecting Cabin

Room with balcony, Connecting room
  • Number of cabins: 01
  • Size: 50 sqm
  • Max occupancy: 4 adults + 1 child
  • Bed options: double/twin
  • Location: 1st deck
Balcony Executive Cabin

Balcony Executive Cabin

Room with balcony
  • Number of cabins: 08
  • Size: 25 sqm
  • Max occupancy: 2 adults + 1 child
  • Bed options: double/twin
  • Location: 2nd deck
Balcony Executive Connecting Cabins

Balcony Executive Connecting Cabins

Room with balcony, Connecting room
  • Number of cabins: 01
  • Size: 50 sqm
  • Max occupancy: 4 adults + 1 child
  • Bed options: double/twin
  • Location: 2nd deck
Sena Terrace Suite Cabin

Sena Terrace Suite Cabin

Room with balcony
  • Number of cabins: 02
  • Size: 50 sqm
  • Max occupancy: 3 adults + 1 child
  • Bed options: double/single
  • Location: 1st deck

Amenities & Facilities

  • 14 well-furnished cabins
  • Deluxe restaurant
  • Dynamic bar
  • Cooking class
  • Comfortable spa
  • Diverse menu
  • 24-hour room service
Day 1
Hanoi – Halong – Lan Ha Bay

08:00: Depart for Halong

Passengers who book the transportation service of Sena Cruises will depart from Hanoi Old Quarter to Halong Bay.

11:00 – 11:15: Arrive at Tuan Chau Marina

After reaching Tuan Chau Marina, tourists will join the luxurious Sena Cruises and start a trip to the less-travelled area in the world heritage.

12:15 – 12:30: Welcome on board

The cruise team of Sena Cruises warmly welcome guests on the vessel. While sipping a cup of drink, tourists will listen to the brief introduction and safety guides delivered by the cruise manager. After that, tourists complete the check-in procedure and receive the room key.

13:00: Have lunch aboard

While Sena Cruises is passing impressive seascapes of Halong Bay such as Finger and Candle Islets, tourists will have a sumptuous lunch at the restaurant of the cruise.

15:00: Visit Ao Ech

Ao Ech (or Frog Pond) is a peaceful and quiet destination in Lan Ha Bay. If the weather is favorable, Sena Cruises might stop at Ba Trai Dao Island instead. There tourists can explore the beauty of the bay by kayaking and contemplating the imposing beauty of limestone mountains rising on the sea.

16:30: Tea ceremony

After all tourists get back to the vessel, Sena Cruises will set sail to the mooring point in Lan Ha Bay. At that time, tourists can take part in the Happy Hour deal and tea ceremony at the bar. Alternatively, tourists can relax and enjoy the gorgeous sunset in Lan Ha Bay.

19:00: Savor dinner

It is time for you to recharge your energy after a long excursion. A fabulous dinner is served at the restaurant with a diverse menu. After dinner, tourists can opt for relaxing in the sundeck, watching a movie at the shared lounge, sipping a cup of cocktail or joining squid fishing with the crew.

Day 2
Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba – Hanoi

06:00: Taichi exercise

Start your new day on Sena Cruises with the Taichi exercise on the spacious sundeck. The morning exercise not only eases your mind but also refreshes your body.

06:30: Breakfast time

A light breakfast with tea and coffee will be available at a peaceful setting on the vessel so that tourists can fully enjoy a wonderful morning. Meanwhile, Sena Cruises will start the excursion to Cat Ba Island.

08:15 – 08:30: Tra Bau Village

 Tra Bau area is one of the settings of the blockbuster Kong: Skull Island in Vietnam, and it is also the stopover of Sena Cruises in this journey. There you can visit the local fishermen and listen to their stories about their daily life.

10:00: Brunch time

Tourists return to the vessel and have some time to relax and enjoy a brunch on the cruise. Sena Cruises will get back to Tuan Chau Marina; and if you want to get to Cat Ba Island, the tender boat of Sena Cruises will transfer you to Gia Luan Dock.

11:30 – 12:30: Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina

12:30 – 13:00: Return to Hanoi

Day 1
Hanoi – Halong – Lan Ha Bay

08:00: Depart for Halong

For tourists booking the transportation service of Sena Cruises, the shuttle bus will collect tourists in Hanoi Old Quarter, then depart for Halong Bay.

11:00 – 11:15: Arrive at Tuan Chau Marina

After about 2.5 hours travelling by shuttle bus, tourists will reach Tuan Chau Marina. There Sena Cruises is waiting to deliver tourists the most wonderful journey of a lifetime.

12:15 – 12:30: Welcome on board

On the vessel of Sena Cruises, the crew will welcome tourists with a cup of drink, a brief introduction about the vessel and some safety instructions on board. After that, tourists complete the check-in procedure and receive the room key.

13:00: Have lunch aboard

While Sena Cruises is passing impressive seascapes of Halong Bay such as Finger and Candle Islets, tourists will have a sumptuous lunch at the restaurant of the cruise.

15:00: Visit Dark and Light Cave

Dark and Light Cave is the first excursion on Sena Cruises, which is on the border of Halong and Lan Ha Bays. Like many other caves in Halong Bay, this cave is a magnificent and mysterious world of stalagmite and stalactites. There tourists can join kayaking to explore the cave and its surrounding area.

16:30: Tea ceremony

A tea ceremony on board will show tourists how to make and enjoy Vietnamese lotus tea in the right way. Lotus tea is an exclusive part of the traditional tea ceremony of Vietnam, so don’t miss this good chance to feel the taste and fragrance of this high-quality product. Alternatively, tourists can get some more drinks with the Happy Hour deal program of Sena Cruises at the bar.

While passengers are taking part in these exciting activities, Sena Cruises will sail to a tranquil overnight area in Lan Ha Bay.

19:00: Savor dinner

A fabulous dinner is served on the top deck with a diverse menu for all the needs of tourists. After dinner, tourists can opt for relaxing in the sundeck, watching a movie at the shared lounge, sipping a cup of cocktail or joining squid fishing with the crew.

Day 2
Lan Ha Bay – Halong Bay

06:00: Taichi session

Early risers can get the stunning sunrise on the sea while taking part in the energetic Taichi exercise on the sundeck. Don’t miss these relaxing moments on Sena Cruises.

06:30: Light breakfast

A light breakfast with pastries, Vietnamese coffee and tea will be prepared for you before the excursions of the second day on Sena Cruises.

08:30: Explore Lan Ha Bay

The tender boat will take you to the less-travelled destinations of Lan Ha Bay such as Ba Trai Dao Island, Coconut Island and Buddhist Stone Statue. If the weather is favorable, you can take part in exciting activities such as kayaking, swimming, snorkeling or simply sunbathing on a white sand beach.

13:00: Lunch on the tender boat

Lunch time will allow tourists to take a break and enjoy delicious dishes before the afternoon journey.

14:00: Cai Beo Fishing Village

Cai Beo Fishing Village is known as one of the largest fishing villages in Lan Ha Bay, which still retains its pristine and traditional beauty. This is not only the home for more than 300 families but also the safe storm shelters of fishing boats in the nearby area. A visit to Cai Beo Village is a good chance for you to discover the daily life of the locals.

16:00: Return to Sena Cruises

You can relax on the spacious sundeck of Sena Cruise or have a cup of cocktail while waiting for the dinner

19:00: Dinner on board

Savor your evening with a tasty dinner made from fresh ingredients. After dinner, you can go squid fishing, relax at your cabin or have a cup of drink at the bar.

Day 3
Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba – Hanoi

06:00: Taichi exercise

The morning exercise not only eases your mind but also refreshes your body. Therefore, you should start your day with a Taichi exercise on the sundeck and enjoy the fresh atmosphere of the sea in the early morning.

06:30: Breakfast time

A light breakfast with tea and coffee will be available at a peaceful setting on the vessel so that tourists can fully enjoy a wonderful morning. Meanwhile, Sena Cruises will start the excursion to Cat Ba Island.

09:15: Trung Trang Cave

Trung Trang Cave is the stopover of Sena Cruises on the third day. This cave is typical for the group of more than 150 limestone islets around Cat Ba National Park, which is also the home for thousands of bats in this area.

If the weather and tide conditions permit, another selection of Sena Cruises is Viet Hai Fishing Village, an old village in Cat Ba National Park. Tourists can explore the village by bicycle or electric car, interact with the friendly locals and

10:00: Brunch time

Tourists return to the vessel so that Sena Cruises can get back to Tuan Chau Marina. During that time, a brunch will be served on the cruise before disembarkation. If you want to get to Cat Ba Island, the tender boat of Sena Cruises will transfer you to Gia Luan Dock.

11:30 – 12:30: Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina

12:30 – 13:00: Return to Hanoi

Important Notes

  • The itineraries might be changed due to the cruising conditions without any prior notice.
  • The time in the schedule is for reference only. The specific time in the program of Sena Cruise will be announced on the departure day.
  • Tourists can choose to relax on the cruise instead of participating in all the activities mentioned in the program.

About Sena Cruises

Halong Bay is a precious gem in North Vietnam, and Sena Cruises is a perfect prism for tourists to admire the beauty of this heritage. Understanding the expectations of international friends for an authentic experience in Vietnam, Sena Cruises always does the best to deliver tourists the most high-quality services and wonderful moments in the journey of a lifetime. 

Sena Cruises introduces passengers the brand new and luxurious vessels, which are well-appointed with deluxe facilities and first-class amenities. A complete system of cabins, sundeck, restaurant, bar and spa will meet the requirements of all tourists for a convenient journey to Halong and Lan Ha Bay. Joining Sena Cruises, you will get comfortable moments and wonderful time with the dedicated services of the leading cruise. 

Featuring the traditional culture of Vietnam, Sena Cruises takes all the designs into consideration, from the exterior appearance to the interior decoration so that the ship can carry the heartbeat and breath of the ancient culture. Sena Cruises is like a harmonious combination of traditional boutique style, modern amenities, stunning nature and attractive destinations. 

In addition to the world-class experiences, one of the missions of Sena Cruises is to preserve the clean environment and pristine beauty of every rendezvous in the world heritage. The cruise team of Sena Cruises makes tireless efforts to maintain the core values and satisfy all the tourists. If you intend to take a journey to Halong Bay, Sena Cruise always warmly welcomes you. 

6 things that we love most abou Sena Cruises

  • A combination of traditional and boutique styles
  • One of the most modern vessel in Halong and Lan Ha Bay
  • Spacious cabin with en-suite bathroom and private balcony
  • Offering plenty of interesting activities
  • Offering plenty of interesting activities
  • Dedicated services and cruise team

Cruise Inclusions & Options

Price inclusions
  • Luxurious cabin with full facilities and private balcony
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees
  • All meals mentioned in the program
  • 2 bottles of water at cabin daily
  • Taichi session and tea ceremony
  • Kayaking, swimming, squid fishing
  • English speaking tour guide
Price exclusions
  • Airfares and visa arrangements
  • Inland transportation to and from Halong
  • Spa treatment
  • Beverages and tobacco
  • Surcharge for Christmas, New Year and Tet Holiday
  • Personal expenses and tips
  • Others charges not clearly mentioned in the inclusions
Booking policy

Cancellation by guests:

  • Standard Rate: Free of charge for changes in departure dates. Free of charge for cancellation 7 days before check-in.
  • Early Bird Rate: Free of charge for changes in departure dates before check-in 7 days. Free of charge for cancellation before check-in 14 days.
  • Refundable Rate: Free of charge for changes in departure dates before check-in 7 days. Free of charge for cancellation before check-in for 10 days.
  • Non-refundable Rate: Charged 20 USD for changes in departure dates. No refund will be made for cancellation.
  • All upgrades in types of cabins are free of charge.

Cancellation by Sena Cruises:

  • Before guests depart from Hanoi: 100% refund
  • During the cruise: depending on the used services
  • Before 08:00 AM, and the 3 days 2 nights itinerary is shortened to the 2 days 1 night itinerary: guests paid for the 2 days 1 night itinerary only.
  • Before 05:00 PM on the second day of the 3 days 2 nights itinerary: guests are charged 75% tour package.
Cruise Policy
  • Tourists will be picked up and dropped off at Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Booster seat and biking gear for kids are available on request
  • Children under 5 years old sharing the same bed with parents: free of charge
  • Children from 5 to 8 years old sharing the same bed with parents: 50% charge
  • Children from 9 to 11 years old sharing the same bed with parents: 75% charge
  • Children from 12 years old: 100% charge
  • Two children under 12 years old using a separate cabin: 75% charge
  • Transportation service from and to Halong: 35 USD/person/2 ways
  • Travel insurance is important to cover any risks and medical issues
  • Sena Cruises take no responsibility for loss, damage, injury caused by unavoidable or unpredictable conditions

Frequently Asked Questions

Is cruising in Halong Bay safe for tourists?

The safety of guests and crew on Sena Cruise is taken into priority, and the security is maintained on board all the time. Passengers should follow the safety instructions delivered by the cruise manager while taking part in activities in the itineraries.

Is the medical service available on board?

In all cruises in Halong and Lan Ha Bays, the doctor is not a cruise member. However, in an emergency case that needs the help of a doctor, Sena Cruises will transfer you back to the harbor within 1 hour and take you to hospital. The crew member of Sena Cruises is well-trained and qualified enough to provide you with first-aid and some basic medical supply.

What kinds of information do I need to show when making a reservation?

Guests are required to provide all the needed information, including full name, date of birth, passport number, nationality and visa expiry date for advance reservation. Your valid passport is needed for onboard check-in.

What should I bring for the cruise to Halong Bay?

Sena Cruises advises guests to carry suitable clothes, swimsuit, sunscreens, sunglasses, mosquito repellent and a pair of comfortable shoes. Don’t forget to prepare a smartphone with a good camera for taking gorgeous photos.

Do Sena Cruises have any special menu for people with special dietary requirements?

If guests have any special request for food or have any food allergies, please contact and inform the cruise team prior to departure at least one day.

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