3 Days – 2 Nights: Kayaking – Biking – Hiking Junk & Homestay

This tour’s itinerary takes you to Cat Ba Island & Lan Ha Bay to enjoy the beauty of Cat Ba Island National Park and avoid the touristy area. You can explore the real beauty of the bay and the daily life of the local people. Overnight on Junk and village homestay. Cat Ba Island home to a wide range of ecosystems that is great to explore by kayak, bicycle and trekking.


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 Tà (known as Dark Cave and Bat Cave). We kayak through the beautiful scenery of the bay and if the tides permit, will be able to paddle into Dark Cave and Bat Cave. kayaking around the lagoon behind the cave to enjoy the beautiful scenery,natural and fresh air. Following these activities, we kayak back to the Junk and continue our journey to the Dam Ong Cam area (opposite Ha Long Bay) to anchor overnight. This is a quiet area with a beautiful landscape. And a fresh Vietnamese dinner will be served on board.

Food: Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Overnight in a Private Cabin on Deluxe Junk


Day 2 Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba National Park – Viet Hai Village

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 cruise to the national park where we get on bicycles and ride to Viet Hai Village, once we arrive in the village we can choose to wander around and meet the locals or relax with a cold beer before dinner with the family at the homestay.

Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Overnight in Viet Hai Village Homestay.


Day 3: Viet Hai village – Trek – Cat Ba National Park – Hanoi

8:30 am: After breakfast, you can choose to relax in the village or take a two-hour trek up to Hai Quan Peak a stunning peak in the national park. The effort of the walk is well worth it when you see the fantastic panoramic views of Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay.  Photographic opportunities abound!

11:30 am: Lunch will be served at Homestay. Following lunch put the luggage in a vehicle as we bike to Cat Ba Town in time to catch the bus back to Hanoi. The trip ends around 19:30 pm. in Hanoi

Food: Breakfast and Lunch.



  • Please get in touch with us for larger group bookings; we may be able to offer a discount.
  • Earlier or Later returns are available upon request.
  • Minimum group size: 2 people. Maximum group size: 10 people. Don’t hesitate to 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.


  • Discovering Lan Ha Bay and enjoy relaxing quiet time at the white sand beach
  • Visiting Cat Ba National Park & Viet Hai Village to explore the animal and plant life as well as understand the daily life of the locals
  • Visiting a floating village and take unique photos with friendly people
  • Kayaking through water tunnels to discover hidden lagoons
  • Hiking up the top of Hai Quan Peak(Known as Navy Peak) offers a great view of Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay.

Includes: Kayak equipment, Bike, Meals as listed above, Entrance fees, Kayak and trekking guide, Private cabin on Deluxe Junk and Private rooms with bath and Air-conditioning at Viet Hai Village homestay, Transportation to and from Hanoi (Express bus ticket).

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

    Tour Price

    Group Tour Price: 2 People
    365$ USD Per person.

    Group Tour Price: 3-5 People
    345$ USD Per person.

    Group Tour Price: 6-10 People
    325$ USD Per person.

    Single Supplement
    70$ USD Per person.

    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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