4 Days – 3 Nights: Kayak overnight in Cat Ba Ancient House Home stay 1 night at bungalow and 1 night aboard Junk

The tour’s itinerary will take you to Cat Ba Island & Lan Ha Bay to enjoy the beauty of Cat Ba World Archipelago Biosphere Reserve and avoid the touristy area. There you can explore the real beauty of the bay and also the daily life of the local people. While Lan Ha Bay is more pristine with beaches, caves, lagoons, rock formation, etc. Cat Ba Island has a wide range of nature ecosystems both terrestrial & marine, leading to incredible high rates of biodiversity cause of covering more than a half by the National park.

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Day 1: Hanoi – Cat Ba Island – Lan Ha Bay
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 offers views of rice field and local village and the cross the longest sea bridge in Southeast Asia.

10:00 am: Arrive in BẾN GÓT harbor(Cát Hải Island) and aboard speed boat to Cat Ba island.Following speed boat is the lovely ride of 10 minutes to Cai Vieng belonging to Cat Ba which mostly giving you the sea view and jungle smell of Cat Ba National Park.

11:30 am: Arrive at Cat Ba Island where our staff will meet you. and take you to go have a traditional Vietnamese  dishes served for lunch, then we will give you a quick briefing so you know what to expect from the day ahead. We will spend the afternoon visiting the floating fisherman’s village, where many fishermen and their families live and work. Following this we will paddle gently through the incredible scenery to the private camp, 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 Bungalow on a private beach.

Day 2 :Lan Ha bay – Three tunel lagoon – Three peaches island
8:30am: After feeding you well at breakfast time we will take you out for a day of kayaking. This is enough time to really explore some of the breath-taking islets and caves, and totally immerse yourself in the peace and tranquility. We will have lunch at Three Peaches Island (famous for crystal waters and natural 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 anchor site in Lan Ha bay for staying overnight in Private Cabin of the Junk. Dinner served on board.

Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Accommodation: Traditional Junk.

Day 3:Lan Ha Bay – Cycling Viet Hai Village
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 achingly 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.This more energetic option will reward you with breath-taking views over Halong Bay, and some stellar photo opportunities.Following lunch we will return you to Ben Beo Pier in time to catch the 16h00pm Van to Blue Swimmer Ancient House, check in and enjoy the set dinner with our host.

Food: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Cat Ba Ancient House Home stay.

Day4:Lan Ha bay – Cat Ba National park – Hanoi.

8:30am: After breakfast, we have options for today:

  • Van pick up and transfer centrer of Cat Ba National park to visit Quan Y cave which used to be hospital during American war and hiking to Ngu Lam peak to take the jungle view panorama picture.
  • Take a traditional Vietnamese cooking class.

12h:00: Enjoy a Vietnamese lunch at local restaurant in town before take the bus back to Hanoi. Trip ends around 19:30 pm.

Food: Breakfast, 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

Included: Accommodation, Kayak equipment, Bike, Meals as listed, Entrance fees, English speaking Guide, shuttle bus, Express bus ticket to and from Hanoi.

Excluded: Flights, Visas, Insurance, Drinks, Tips, Laundry and other items and services of a personal nature.


  • 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.

Tour Price

Group Tour Price: 2 People
390$ USD Per person.

Group Tour Price: 3-4 People
350$ USD Per person.

Group Tour Price: 5-10 People
310$ USD Per person.

Single Supplement
60$ 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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