3 Days – 2 Nights: Kayaking – Biking – Hiking – Overnight in Bungalow on Private Beach

This tour’s itinerary takes you to Cat Ba Island & Lan Ha Bay to enjoy the beauty of Cat Ba Island Archipelago Biosphere Reserve and avoid the touristy area. You can explore the real beauty of the bay and the daily life of the local people. Overnight in a bungalow on a private beach. Cat Ba Island has a wide range of ecosystems that is great to explore by kayak, bicycle and trekking.

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Day 1: Hanoi – Cat Ba Island – Lan Ha Bay

7:00 am: Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi for 3-hour journey through rice fields and villages to Hai Phong and travel the longest sea crossing bridge in Southeast Asia.

10:00 am: Arrive in Bến Gót harbor on Cát Hải island and aboard the speed boat to Cat Ba Island. Following speed boat is the lovely ride of 10 minutes through Cat Ba Island that has great views of the sea and forest on the way to Cái Viềng pier in Cat Ba town.

11:20am: Our guide will meet you and take you to a delicious lunch of local seafood and Vietnamese dishes we will take you to Ben Beo Pier. Following a short introduction and safety instructions we 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. We spend the day paddling through ‘Dark Cave’, and ‘Bat Cave’ on our way to the secluded beach on a small island with private bungalows on the small island, after check in we have time to relax on the beach, go for a swim or have a cold beer before a Vietnamese BBQ seafood dinner is served. Evening free to relax on the beach and take in the quiet secluded location.

Food: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight in Deluxe room at our Eco Bungalow on Beach.

Day 2 Biking/Trekking/Kayaking  Lan Ha bay – Viet Hai village
8:30am: After breakfast cruise to Cat Ba Island and cycle to Viet Hai National Park. Don’t worry, it’s not too challenging! Depending on you desire you can choose to wander around the village and meet the locals, or take a two-hour trek through the mountains in the national park. The effort of the trek is well worth the effort for the fantastic panoramic views over the bay. Photographic opportunities abound! Following lunch we will get back in kayaks and visit some secluded beaches, beautiful temples, floating farms & lagoons as we paddle back to the beach bungalows. time to relax and have a cold beer or juice after a long day, dinner and overnight at beach bungalows.

Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight in Deluxe room at our Eco Bungalow on Beach.

Day3 Kayaking Lan Ha Bay – Three tunnel lagoon – Hanoi
8:30am: After breakfast we cruise to Three Tunnels Lagoon and Cave, here we paddle through caves to hiden lagoons only accessible by kayak, it is an experience no to be missed. We have lunch on Three Peaches Island which is famous for crystal waters and beautiful beaches before cruising back to Ben Beo to catch the transport back to Hanoi (Public Bus or Private transfer).

Food: Breakfast and Lunch.



  • 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


  • Discovering Lan Ha Bay and enjoy relaxing quiet time at the white sand beach
  • Visiting Cat Ba National Park & Viet Hai Village to explore animal and plant world as well as understand the daily life of the locals
  • Visiting a floating village and take unique photos with friendly people
  • Kayaking through water tunnels to discover hidden lagoons
  • Overnight at Bungalow on private Island and Beach in Lan Ha bay
  • Hiking up the top of Hai Quan Peak (Know as Navy peak) offering a great view of the Halong bay and Lan Ha bay

Including: Sea Kayaking, cycling and trekking, All meals as listed, Entrance fees, Bottled drinking water, experienced English speaking guide and Overnight in Deluxe room at our Eco Bungalow on Beach, Express bus and speedboat ticket to and from Hanoi.

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

    Tour Price

    Group Tour Price: 2-4 People
    290$ USD Per person.

    Group Tour Price: 5-10 People
    270$ 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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