3 Days 2 nights Cruising, Kayaking, Trekking and Biking - Cave discovery

This three-day trip from Hanoi combines Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island, covering the best of the national park and UNESCO World Heritage site. Kayak to the quiet lagoons of Lan Ha Bay and hiking in Cat Ba National Park are the highlights. If you are a traveller who's dedicated to nature and adventure, this trip is a perfect choice for you.


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: Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba Island

8:30 am: After breakfast, we will cruise on the junk to Đầu Bê Island, This area is part of the Bai Tu Long Bay and its highlight is Hồ Ba Hầm (Three Tunnels Lagoon and Cave) here we kayak through caves through the mountain to explore a hidden lagoon. then paddle to visit Đền Bà Men Temple (a sacred temple for fishermen of the region).

11:30 am: After a stop on the island and temple, we will kayak back to the junk and then cruise toward Three Peaches Beach, famous for its’ crystal clear waters and clean beaches, we drop anchor and served an authentic seafood lunch amidst the beautiful scenery of the calm emerald waters and limestone cliffs. After lunch, we will do more kayaking around the area and find private beaches for swimming and relaxing.

16:30 pm: In the afternoon we kayak back to the Junk and continue our journey to the Centre of Lan Ha Bay, where we drop anchor and have time to relax on deck, take a swim, and take a shower before dinner. This is a very quiet 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 & wine) available on board.

Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation:  Overnight in a Private Cabin on Deluxe Junk.


Day 3: Cat Ba – Viet Hai Village – Hanoi

8:30 am: After breakfast on board 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 breathtaking views over Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay, and stellar photo opportunities.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Following lunch, we will bike to the quay and get aboard back to Ben Beo Pier in time 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 departure and return 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.

Included: Sea Kayaking, Bike, Meals as listed above, Entrance fees, Accommodation on DeluxeJunk, and Transportation to and from Hanoi (Express Bus).

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


  • Discovering Lan Ha Bay with thousands of beautiful and peaceful islands and inlets
  • Visiting Floating Village and experiencing local people’s lives on the bay
  • Staying overnight on board Deluxe Junk away from tourist crowds and behold the moon on the sea
  • 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
    390$ USD Per person including transportation to and from your hotel in Hanoi.

    Group Tour Price: 3-5 People
    365$ USD Per person including transportation to and from your hotel in Hanoi.

    Group Tour Price: 6-10 People
    355$ USD Per person including transportation to and from your hotel in Hanoi.

    Single Supplement
    80$ 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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