Halong sunset kayak in Lan Ha Bay

Ha Long Bay & Cat Ba (3 days / 2 nights) from Hanoi

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3 days
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Vietnamese, English

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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy a 3-day trip to Ha Long Bay and Cat Ba
  • Spend a night on a boat and enjoy the view
  • Explore lagoons by kayak
  • Attend a cooking lesson or learn Tai Chi
Ha Long Bay Cruise & Cat Ba Island are the most famous attractions that can't be missed in Vietnam's north. Enjoy one night on a Traditional Junk Boat and one night at a hotel in Cat Ba Island Centre with beaches nearby.
What to Expect
This three-day itinerary to Ha Long Bay and Cat Ba island in North of Vietnam gives you the best chance to enjoy the World Heritage listed Ha Long Bay from the traditional junk boat. Here you can relax on the tanning deck, swim in the clear, aqua blue waters and enjoy the best cuisine available in the bay. All the while you will be looked after by dedicated and attentive crew. There is also the option of exploring some of the bay's most secluded lagoons using a fleet of modern easy-to-maneuver kayaks for some unforgettable scenery only accessible by kayak.

Day 1: Hanoi - Ha Long 
Meet your tour guide then go to Ha Long Bay. Have a break 20 minutes en-route to free your legs. Embark at Bai Chay harbor and board a traditional Ha Long cruise by a tender. Enjoy a welcome drink, receive cruise briefing.  Savor lunch on board and visit Sung Sot “Amazing” cave with millions of surprising stalactites and stalagmites. Stop at Soi Sim island or Titop Island, one hour for swimming. Enjoy kayaking, the best way to explore true beauty of Ha Long. Drop anchor in a calm water area, relax on the sundeck at sunset, taste some local wine, fruits. Join in a Cooking session on board with the chef making some special dishes with suggested recipe. Have dinner on board. Have fun with karaoke singing, or try your luck with squid-fishing. Overnight on Traditional Halong Cruise.

Day 2: Ha Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba Island 
Enjoy a new day with complimentary tea and coffee served. Have breakfast on board. Visit a Pearl farm, see the real pearl products and understand process of pearl making in Ha Long. Change onto a Day-boat going Lan Ha Bay. Visit Monkey Island with endangered wild monkeys. Stop at Viet Hai harbor. Enjoy 5km cycling ride through wonderful jungle to Viet Hai village. Short trek inside. Arrive at 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. Stay overnight in 3 star hotel (Hung Long Harbor/Sea Pearl hotel). Have dinner in hotel restaurant and free time at night to discover Cat Ba town.

Day 3: Cat Ba Island - Ha Long Bay - Hanoi 
Enjoy a spectacular view of the morning landscape of Cat Ba town while having breakfast. Check out hotel. The bus takes you to harbor and get on the transfer boat to Ha Long Bay again. Change onto Dragon Gold Cruise. Relax and photograph wonderful pictures of Ha Long on the way back. Have lunch on Junk while cruising back harbor and check out cruise. Start the bus dive back to Hanoi. Have a rest half-way to free your legs. Drop you off at your hotel.
What's Included
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel by air-conditioned bus
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Cooking lesson
  • Tai Chi session
  • Kayaking in Ha Long
  • Biking in Viet Hai, Cat Ba island
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals as indicated
  • Accommodation (Cruise cabin on the first night; hotel room on the second night)
What's Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
Meeting Point

Your hotel in Hanoi

What to Remember
• Children under 5 years old: free of charge when sharing a room with the parents
• Children from 5 up to 9 years old: charge 50% when sharing cabin with parents); charge 75% (two children have one cabin).
• Children from 10 years old up: Charge adult price

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