2 Days 1 Night: Kayaking, Trekking & Biking – Overnight On Junk

Our two-day itinerary takes you to Cat Ba Island & Lan Ha Bay to enjoy kayaking explore the real beauty of the bay and lagoons Overnight on Junk. Kayaking on Lan Hai Bay is an experience like no other take the bay at your own pace and explore where you want to go. Trek through Cat Ba National Park.


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 to Hai Phong City the largest harbour in the Red River Delta. The bus ride on the highway also brings you 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 (Cát Hải island) and board a speed boat to Cat Ba island. Following the speed boat is the lovely 10-minute ride to Cái Viềng pier belonging to Cat Ba which gives you the sea and jungle views of Cat Ba National Park.

11:20 am: Arrive at Cat Ba Island where our staff will meet you then transfer you to our office at Ben Beo Pier.

Following a short introduction, you will board a Junk and cruise in style around the unique floating villages, home to many fishermen and floating farms.  Anchor in the centre of Lan Ha Bay, enjoy a delicious lunch will be served on the junk.

After lunch, we will keep cruising to Áng Vạn T, we kayak through the beautiful scenery of the bay and will be able to paddle right into Dark Cave and Bat Cave (if the tide permits). Kayaking around the lagoon that is only accessible through the cave to enjoy the beautiful scenery, natural environment and fresh air. In the afternoon we kayak back to the Junk and continue our journey to Dam Ong Cam (opposite Ha Long Bay) to anchor for the night. This is a tranquil area with a beautiful natural landscape, 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: Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba Nation Park – Hanoi

8:30 am: After breakfast on board, we will cruise on the junk to Cat Ba National Park Pier and get ready to explore. We transfer your luggage as we get on mountain bikes and cycle to Viet Hai Village in the middle of the national park. Here the nice roads and easy hills make for a lovely introduction to the park.

10:00 am: Today we will explore the beauty of Cat Ba Island, and experience the majesty of the national park. You can choose whether to relax in the village and experience the rural lifestyle, or head out on a trek through the forest. This more energetic option will reward you with breathtaking views over Halong Bay, and some stellar photo opportunities of the rain forest. Vietnamese lunch in a homestay. Following lunch, we will cycle back to Cat Ba Town in time to catch the bus back to Hanoi. The trip ends around 19:30 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 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 private transport (Car + Hydrofoil) to and from Hanoi at a reasonable price.

Including: Kayaking, Meals as listed above, Water taxi transfer to the national park, Entrance sightseeing fees, drinking water support, Tour Guide and a private room on Deluxe Junk. Express bus/ Speed Boat ticket to and from Hanoi.

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


  • Overnight on Junk
  • 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 relaxing on secluded beaches
  • Hiking up the top of Hai Quan Peak(Known as Navy Peak) offers a great view of Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay

    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 Per person.

    – 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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