3 Days – 2 Nights: Paddle Board Tour Overnight in Bungalow and Junk

This three-day trip from Hanoi combines Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island, covering all the best of this area which is known as a part of Halong bay. Unique cruising to the quiet Lan Ha Bay, paddle boarding in Lan Ha bay and hiking in the National Park of Cat Ba are the special highlights. If you are real explorers who dedicate to exploring the areas in a different way, this trip is surely a perfect choice.

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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 paddleboard introduction, you will board a traditional Junk and cruise to the starting spot where we get in our boards and paddle through the beautiful scenery of the bay and floating villages. Following this we will paddle gently through the incredible scenery to the Eco Bungalow on a private island, where you can check in to your own private bungalow. There is plenty of time for swimming or relaxing and drinking in the views on the way.

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

Day 2: Lan Ha Bay – Cave area – Three peaches islands
8:30am: After a hearty breakfast we will take you out for a day of paddle boarding. We take the time to really explore some of the breath-taking islets and caves, and totally immerse yourself in the peace and tranquillity. We will have lunch at Three Peaches Island (famous for crystal waters and beautiful beaches), and visit Three Tunnels Lagoon and Cave. We will also see temples, floating farms, and secluded lagoons. After this action-packed day we will head back to the Junk. Shower and a well-deserved dinner onboard the junk.

Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Accommodation: Overnight in Private Cabin of the Junk.

Day 3 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 on the paddleboards and visit some secluded beaches, beautiful temples, floating farms & lagoons before cruising back to Ben Beo to catch the transport back to Hanoi (Public Bus or Private transfer).

Food: Breakfast & Lunch



  • Earlier or Later 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
  • Overnight on board away from tourist crowds and enjoy the romantic scenery when the moon rises on the sea
  • Overnight at bungalow on private island and beach in Lan Ha bay,this is like paradise for relaxing and resting.
  • Paddle Boarding through water tunnels to discover hidden lagoons
  • 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: Paddleboard, biking, trekking All meals as listed, Entrance fees, Bottled drinking water, experienced English speaking guide and overnight in private cabin on Junk, Overnight at Beach Bungalow, Express bus 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 People
    310$ USD Per person.

    Group Tour Price: 3-4 People
    325$ USD Per person.

    Group Tour Price: 5-10 People
    310$ 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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