Full Day Trekking and cycling in Cat Ba National Park

Cat Ba Biosphere Reserve covers approximately half of the land area of Cat Ba Island, and also includes a large area of marine ecosystems. In fact, it is the first protected area in Vietnam that comprises of a marine and a terrestrial component. This, combined with the vast number of threatened indigenous species and rich natural diversity, makes Cat Ba Biosphere Reserve of international importance. One of the most renowned residents of the reserve is the elusive Cat Ba Langur. A few years ago there were only 50 adults in the population of this endangered primate, which lives nowhere else on the planet. A super-human effort from the Cat Ba Langur Conservation Project means that the numbers of Langurs are now slowly increasing (up to 65 adults at last count), but they still need every bit of protection they can get.
The National Park itself is beautifully peaceful; a haven of lofty trees and gently rustling undergrowth, dripping down precipitous limestone crags like a freezeframe of a rich, green waterfall. A misty day may restrict the view somewhat, but it adds exponentially to the magical, mysterious atmosphere inside the verdant forests.
Immerse yourself in the deepest, most remote depths of Cat Ba National Park with this tour. The four hour hike to Viet Hai Village will bring you the feeling of being in the middle of no where. Experience the wild animals and natural forest, as well as having interaction with local people in the remote traditional village.

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Day 1: Hanoi – Cat Ba Island – Lan Ha Bay (L/D)

8:00am:Pick up and transfer to the entrance gate of Cat Ba National Park

8:30am: Follow the mountain path across Cat Ba Biosphere Reserve to get to Viet Hai village.

12:00pm:  Have lunch at “Whispering Nature”,  a locally run restaurant.

13:00pm: After lunch, you have the option of walking around and enjoying village life or taking a two hour hike up into the stunning National Park for some great panoramic views and photograph opportunities of Ha Long bay.

15:00pm: Cycling out to Viet Hai quay to catch Junk boat support back to Ben Beo. The boat riding is the also the highlight in the afternoon with a break at local floating house and fish farm.

16:30pm: Arrive in Ben Beo pier.Van transferring back to Your Hotel.
Trip ends.

Food: Lunch.


  • 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.
    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.
  • Experiencing traditional home-stay in Cat Ba Island, talk to the locals to understand how they live their life.

Included: Sea Kayaking, Bike, Meals as listed above, Entrance fees, Accommodation in Ancient house,Guide,Junk,Transportation to and from Hanoi(Express Bus).

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

Tour Price

Group Tour Price: 2 People
70$ USD Per person.

Group Tour Price: 3-5 People
60$ USD Per person.

Group Tour Price: 6-10 People
50$ USD Per person.

Group Tour Price: 11-15 People
40$ USD Per person.

  • Earlier or Later departure and return are available upon request.
  • Minimum group size: 2 people.Maximum group size: 15 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.

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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