4 Days – 3 Nights: Kayak 1 Night at Bungalow on Beach and 1 Night aboard Junk Boat and 1 night at ancient house home-stay

Our 4-day 3-night tour takes you to enjoy the beauty of Cat Ba Island and Lan Ha Bay that avoids the main tourist areas. 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. Cat Ba Island has a wide range of natural ecosystems leading to incredibly high rates of biodiversity and a lovely landscape to explore we overnight on a classic junk, beach bungalow and Cat Ba Ancient home-stay.

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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.

11:20 am: 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. we check in to your private bungalow and have time to relax on the beach before a Vietnamese dinner on the beach.

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

Day 2 :Lan Ha bay – Three tunel lagoon – Three peaches island
8:30am: After a relaxing breakfast 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 clean 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 aboard Junk. Dinner served on board the junk.

Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Accommodation: 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 take you to our Cat Ba Ancient House Home stay. After check in, you can shower, relax have a drink and enjoy the set barbecue dinner outdoors.

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: Kayaking to Monkey island and Fishing village ,swimming.
Water taxi pick up and transfer back to Ben Beo pier then our Van pick up and transfer center 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 in the jungle panorama view over the forest and bay.

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

Food: Breakfast, Lunch

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Note:

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.

Highlights:

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
420$ USD Per person.

Group Tour Price: 3-4 People
390$ USD Per person.

Group Tour Price: 5-10 People
360$ USD Per person.

Single Supplement
90$ USD extra for single Room.

Note: Please contact us for big group discount.

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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