Spring 2024-2 Day 1 Night Customize - Kayaking/Hiking and overnight at Homestay in Viet Hai village – Cat Ba National Park.

Spring is here, and so is the perfect time to embark on an exhilarating 2-day, 1-night kayaking journey through the stunning landscapes of Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island, Vietnam! Experience Nature's Beauty: Paddle through breathtaking limestone karsts, hidden lagoons, and crystal-clear waters, all while exploring the untouched beauty of Cat Ba.

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 fields and local villages to Cat Hai Island.

10:00 am: Arrive in Bến Gót harbor (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 center of Lan Ha Bay, enjoy a delicious lunch that 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 and natural and fresh air. Following these activities, we kayak back to the Junk and continue our journey to the jetty and transfer to the Cat Ba National Park and the LÂN Homestay where you check in and dinner is served at the homestay.

Food: Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Overnight private room at LÂN Homestay in Cat Ba National Park.


Day 2nd: Viet Hai Village – Hanoi.

8:30 am: A healthy breakfast will be served at the homestay. Optional to:

1: Trekking and hiking up to Hai Quan Peak (known as Navy Peak).

-Today we will explore the beauty of Cat Ba Island and experience the majesty of Viet Hai National Park. 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 Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay, and some stellar photo opportunities.

Lunch will be served at the homestay. Following lunch, we will go biking return to the harbor, and get aboard back to Ben Beo Pier in time to catch the bus back to Hanoi. The trip ends around 19:30.

2: Kayaking Lan Ha Bay and Fishing village, swimming.

-Check out of LÂN Homestay then cycle back to Việt Hải harbor, transfer to the middle of Lan Ha Bay, and paddle across Lan Ha Bay to visit Tay Keo Lagoon.

If Tides permit, we will take you kayaking into the Ba Do cave (Red Lady) and then keep kayaks back out to visit pristine beaches, floating farms & peaceful lagoons.

12:00: Have lunch on the Beach (or at a floating house), then relax and swim on secluded beaches. Snorkels are available upon request.

14:00: After this package activities we will be back on the boat and then heading back to Ben Beo pier in time to catch the bus will depart at 15:30 back to Hanoi. The trip ends around 19:30.

Food: Breakfast & Lunch

Accommodation: N/A.


  • Exploring a labyrinth of limestone cliffs that rise out of the sea
  • Visit Navy Peak
  • 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.
  • Overnight at homestay in the national park and take unique photos with friendly people
  • Visiting Cat Ba National Park & Viet Hai Village to explore the animal and plant world as well as understand the daily life of the locals.

Included: Sea Kayak equipment, Meals as listed above(2 set menu lunch,1 set menu dinner,1 set menu breakfast), Entrance sightseeing fees, Freshwater supported during the day, English speaking tour Guide, Boat, Private room at homestay, Express bus ticket to and from Hanoi(or to and from Ninh Binh).

Not included: Other drinks, tips, personal expences and, Insurance.

    Tour Price

    Group Tour Price: 2-10 People
    170$ USD Per person.

    Single Room Supplment
    15$ USD.

    • 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.

    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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