See Halong Bay & Cat Ba Island, the most famous tourist attractions that should not be missed in Vietnam's Northern tour progam. Spend one night on a boat and the other at a hotel at Cat Ba for the most enjoyful impression of Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay.
What to Expect
Experience a 3-day tour in Northern Vietnam and see Halong Bay & Cat Ba Island, the most famous tourist attractions that should not be missed in Vietnam's Northern tour progam. Spend one night on a boat and the other at a hotel at Cat Ba for the most enjoyful impression of Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay. Here, you will have chance to swim in the blue water, do kayaking around the landscape, exploring the mysterious beauty of Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay...
DAY 1: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay (Lunch, Dinner)
7:45-08:15 - Meet your tour guide at your hotel lobby for Ha Long Bay.
12:30 - Embark at Tuan Chau pier, Ha Long City. Get transfered by tender to Cruise. You will be greeted by crew members followed by welcome drinks, get a cruise briefing and check in to your cabin.
13:15 - Enjoy a set lunch onboard while cruising on bay, then freely relax with the sea wind in your face.
14:50 – Drop anchor at Vung Vieng fishing village (Belong Bai Tu Long Bay) to visit one of the largest and oldest fishing village on Halong bay. Explore the lives of local fishing villagers and then visiting the farm of pearls processing.
15:10 – Return drop anchor, there, some options for extra activities such as: Kayaking, Swimming (* jump on from tender or at the beach nearby Vung Vieng village) with joyful time.
17:30 – Get back the cruise, take a shower, then join in a sunset party while the cruise is moving to the area of Hang Trong (Drum Cave) for overnight.
18:00 - On board: Cooking class and Happy hours on sundeck with owl-light.
19:30: Gala dinner, then freely relax with other choices: Squid fishing or Karaoke or chating & drinking to each other on sundeck.
DAY 2: Ha Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba Island (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
06:30 Enjoy the sunrise over Ha Long Bay or take part in a Tai Chi session on the cruise's sundeck.
07:00 Enjoy a new day with complementary tea and coffee served. Have breakfast on board.
7:45 - Visit Sung Sot's amazing cave with millions of surprising stalactites and stalagmites – one of the biggest and most beautiful caves on Halong bay.
9:30 - Trabel back to the cruise, check out of your room and change onto a Day-boat going Lan Ha Bay.Visit Monkey Island with endangered wild monkeys.
Stop at Viet Hai harbor. Enjoy 5 km of cycling ride through wonderful jungle to Viet Hai village. Make a short trek inside Cat Ba National Park. Do cycling 5 km back to the harbor again. Enjoy lunch on board in Lan Ha bay.
Arrive at Beo harbor for a bus drive to Cat Ba town. Here you choose one of these options:
Stay overnight in a 3 star hotel (Hung Long Harbor Cat Ba Island)
19:00 Have dinner in the hotel restaurant and enjoy free time at night to discover Cat Ba town.
DAY 3: Cat Ba Island - Ha Long Bay, Hanoi (Breakfast / Lunch)
07:00 Enjoy the spectacular view of the morning landscape of Cat Ba town while having breakfast.
08:00 Check out of your hotel. The bus takes you to the harbor and you can get on the transfer boat to Ha Long Bay again. Change onto Day boat . Relax and photograph wonderful pictures of Ha Long on the way back.
11:00 Have lunch on Junk while cruising back to the harbor and leave the day boat. Start your bus drive back to Hanoi. Have a rest half-way to free your legs.
17:00 Drop you off at your hotel
- Transfer and transportation Hanoi – Halong – Cat Ba – Monkey Island Resort and back Hanoi
- Accommondation on Monkey Island Cruise & Bungalow at Monkey Island Resort
- Experienced English-speaking tour guide
- All meals as mentioned
- Entrance fees for mentioned sites, kayaking
What's Not Included
- Early check-in or late check-out
- Other meals with drinking
- Personal expenses
- VAT, Tip
Know Before You Go
• You should visit in Summer, Autumn, or Spring