3 Days – 2 Nights: Kayak Tour - Overnight in Bungalow and Junk.

This three-day trip from Hanoi combines Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island National park, covering the best of unique cruising and Kayaking in the area and bike and trekking to magnificent viewpoints that look over the bay, the 2-night trip includes one night on a classic junk in a private cabin and one night on a secluded beach in a private bungalow. Get the feel of the bay in only three days and away from the madness of Hanoi.


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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: Kayak Lan Ha Bay – Caves – Three peaches islands
8:30am: After a big breakfast we will take you out for a full-day of kayaking. We take the time to really explore some of the breath-taking islets and caves, and immerse yourself in the peace and tranquillity on the exotic location. Picnic lunch at Three Peaches Island (famous for crystal waters and beaches), visit Three Tunnels Lagoon and Cave. We will also visit temples, floating pearl farms, and secluded lagoons through out the day. At the end of the day when the sun starting to set we head back to meet the Junk. We have time for a swim, shower, cold beer as we cruise to out anchor spot for a well-deserved Vietnamese dinner on board the junk. Overnight in private cabin.

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

Day 3: Biking / Trekking  Cat Ba – Viet Hai Village – Hanoi
8:30am: Today we will explore the beauty of Cat Ba Island, and experience the majesty of Viet Hai National Park. A cycle ride through the beautiful forests and mountains will bring you to the National Park, which covers 50% of the island. You can choose whether to relax in the village and experience the rural lifestyle, or head out on a two hour trek through the mountains of the national park. This more energetic option will reward you with breath-taking views over Halong Bay, and some stellar photo opportunities. Following lunch in the village, we will return you to Ben Beo Pier in time to catch the bus back to Hanoi. Trip end around 19:00 pm in Hanoi.

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.
  • Kayaking 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: Sea Kayaking, biking and trekking, All meals as listed, Entrance fees, Bottled drinking water, experienced English speaking guide guide, and over night in private cabin on Junk, private beach bungalow 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
    320$ USD Per person.

    Group Tour Price: 3-4 People
    305$ USD Per person.

    Group Tour Price: 5-10 People
    290$ 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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