2 Days 1 Night Lan Ha Bay Insight by Kayak

The two-day trip from Hanoi do not start in the normal Halong pier, but you can still experience the bay by kayak and crusing through Lan Ha Bay. This special program is suitable for those who love kayaking and discover the new experiences. Sleeping on a Deluxe Junk (with private cabin).


Day 1: Hanoi – Cat Ba Island – Lan Ha Bay

7:00 am: Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi for the 3-hour journey by bus past Hai Phong City the largest port in the Red River Delta. The bus ride on the highway also provides a good view of the rice field and local villages all the way to Cat Hai Island.

10:00 am: Arrive in Bến Gót harbour and board the speed boat to Cat Ba Island. Upon arrival, we transfer to the bus for a quick ride on the island to Cat Ba Town.

11:20 am: Arrive at Cat Ba Town where our staff will meet you then transfer you to our office at Ben Beo Pier. Following a short introduction, you will board the Junk and cruise in style around the unique floating villages, home to many families then anchor in a quiet lagoon on Lan Ha Bay, a delicious lunch will be served on the junk.

After lunch, we keep cruising to Áng Vạn Tà (known as Dark Cave and Bat Cave). There we get on the kayaks and paddle through the beautiful scenery of the bay we will be able to paddle into Dark Cave and Bat Cave (if the tide permits) and explore the area. Kayaking in the lagoon that is only accessible by kayak, enjoy the beautiful scenery of the secluded lagoon. Later in the afternoon, we kayak back to the Junk and cruise to Dam Ong Cam (opposite Ha Long Bay) to anchor for the night. This is a very quiet area with a beautiful quiet location, dinner will be served onboard the junk. Relax in the evening on deck and enjoy cold malt beverages (beer) available on board.

Food: Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Overnight in a Private Cabin on Deluxe Junk.

Day 2

8:30 am: After breakfast, we will cruise to Đầu Bê Island, this area is part of the large Bai Tu Long Bay and its highlight is Hồ Ba Hầm (Three Tunnels Lagoon and Cave) for more kayaking and visit Đền Bà Men Temple (a sacred temple for fishermen of the region). after a stop on the beach and the temple, we will kayak back to the junk and head toward Three Peaches Beach which is famous for its’ crystal clear waters and clean sand.

11:30 pm: We drop anchor and served an authentic seafood lunch on the junk amidst the beautiful scenery of the calm emerald waters and limestone cliffs that tower above.

13:30 pm: After lunch, you can choose to do some more kayaking in the area or more swimming before heading back to Ben Beo to catch the bus back to Hanoi. The trip ends around 19:30 pm in Hanoi.  

Food: Breakfast & Lunch

Accommodation: N/A


  • Earlier or Later returns are available upon request.
  • Minimum group size: 2 people.Maximum group size: 10 people. Please get in touch with 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 private transport(Car + Hydrofoil) to and from Hanoi at a reasonable price.


  • Exploring the picturesque Lan Ha Bay on this two-day tour from Hanoi

  • Paddling out into the calm waters and tunnel lagoon on your own kayak

  • Taking in stunning views of hidden islets and floating villages

  • Overnight on board Deluxe Junk away from tourist crowds in a quiet lagoon

Including:   Kayaking, Meals as listed above, Entrance fees,fresh water support,Tour Guide,Express Bus ticket  to and from Hanoi and Junk boat.

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

    Tour Price

    Group Tour Price: 2 People
    290$ USD Per person

    Group Tour Price: 3-5 People
    250$ USD Per person

    Group Tour Price: 6-10 People
    230$ USD Per person

    Single Supplement
    40$ USD extra for a 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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