3 Days 2 Night: Kayaking 2 Nights Sleeping Aboard Junk

This three-day trip from Hanoi takes in the best of Lan Ha Bay, Bai Tu Long bay and Cat Ba Island, covering all the best part of Halong bay. Unique cruising to the quiet Lan Ha Bay, Kayaking in Lan Ha Bay, and Bai Tu Long bay. a great trip for those who love the water overnight on classic junk and explore by sea kayaks.

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Day 1
7:00 am: Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi for journey to Hai Phong city the largest harbor in Red River Delta.
The bus ride on the highway has nice view of rice field and local village along the way. once in Hai Phong we travel the longest sea crossing bridge in Southeast Asia.

10:00 am: Arrive in Bến Gót harbor (Cát Hải island) and board speed boat to Cat Ba island. After the  speed boat is the lovely ride of 10 minutes to Cái Viềng pier on Cat Ba Island giving you great sea views and jungle forest of Cat Ba National Park.

11:30am:After a delicious lunch we will take you to Ben Beo Pier. Following a short introduction you will board a traditional Junk and cruise to the starting spot where we get in our kayaks and paddle  through the beautiful scenery of the bay and floating villages ewith the tide permitting, we will be able to paddle into Dark Cave and Bat Cave. We spend the rest of the day kayaking the bay exploring an make our way back to meet the junk late in the afternoon. Take time for a swim or relax on deck with a cold drink and take in the views. Vietamese seafood dinner onboard the junk. we anchor in a quiet lagoon overnight.

Food: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight in private cabin of the Junk.

Day 2. Kayaking
8:30am: After breakfast you cruise to Three Tunnels Lagoon and Cave for some more kayaking, paddle around and see more and more of the incredible scenery. Picnic lunch on Three Peaches Island which is famous for crystal waters and natural beaches have a swim or relax onthe beach before getting back in the kayaks and paddling to meet the junk and enjoy a meal under the stars and cruise to a secluded lagoon for a second night onboard the junk.

Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight in private cabin of the Junk

Day 3 . Kyaking 
8:30am: After breakfast we will cruise back to Lan Ha bay and you paddle across Lan Ha bay to visit Tay Keo Lagoon. If Tides permitting we will take you kayaking in to the Ba Do cave and back out to visit some pristine beaches, floating pearl farms farms & peaceful lagoons. After taking to to explore we will paddle back to Junk to have lunch while crusing back to Ben Beo pier in time to catch the bus back to Hanoi.Trip end around 19:30 in Hanoi.



  • Earlier or Later departure and return are available upon request
  • Minimum group size: 2 people. Maximum group size: 10 people. Please contact us for larger group bookings; we may be able to offer a discount
  • The price does not include Private transportation to and from Hanoi but we are able to book the private transport(Car + Hydrofoil) to and from Hanoi with reasonable price


  • Exploring a labyrinth of limestone cliffs that rise out of the sea
  • Paddling through mystical caves to discover deserted lagoons and beautiful sandy beaches
  • Kayaking to untouched parts of the bay to experience new interesting feelings
  • Swimming and relax on secluded beaches.
  • Overnight on Junk away from tourist crowds and enjoy the romantic scenery when the moon rises on the sea.

Including: Sea Kayaking, All meals as listed, Entrance fees, Bottled drinking water, experienced English speaking guide guide, and over night in private cabin on Junk, and Express bus ticket to and from Hanoi.

Excluding: Flights, Visas, Insurance, Other drinks, Tips, Laundry and other items and services of a personal nature,VAT.

    Tour Price

    Group Tour Price: 2 People
    360$ USD Per person.

    Group Tour Price: 3-5 People
    320$ USD Per person.

    Group Tour Price: 6-10 People
    280$ USD Per person.

    Single Supplement
    70$ USD extra for single Room.

    Payment must be made in full before departure, Please make booking 24 hours in advance, we reserve the right to cancel kayak tours based on weather conditions. Please see our terms and conditions for full details.
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