3-day trip Halong - Cat Ba Island to visit the most highlights of Halong bay, an exclusive cruise on Halong bay and spend night on board, explore the legendary and the world natural heritage Halong bay, go further to Cat Ba Island and enjoy a relaxing time at the beach or blend yourself with the local life to have a stay in a bungalow in Viet Hai fishing village.
WHAT TO EXPECT
- An exclusive cruise Lan Ha bay with 1 night on board Halong Bay & 1 night in Cat Ba island
- Exciting activities with the local in Cat Ba island
- Kayaking, Swimming on quiet Lan Ha bay
- Relax at beautiful beach of Cat Ba island
Day 1. Hanoi – Halong Bay Cruise (L, D)
07:00-7:30: Pick-up at hotel in the Hanoi Old Quarter by shuttle bus departing to Cat Ba island (via the ferry) with stopovers for refreshing en route.
12:00: Arrive Beo Harbor in Cat Ba island, transfer by tender to Sunlight Cruise, and enjoy welcome drinks, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions then check in to your cabin.
13:00: A special lunch in Vietnamese cuisine of fresh seafood and an assortment of appetizing favorites are served while sailing through these islands.
14:30: The cruise sails through Lan Ha Bay and completes its entry through the Cua Van area. The area is surrounded by extraordinary karst landscapes. Explore bay by your own kayaking through Dark & Bright caves.
16:30: Enjoy Swimming in a nearby area, you can join jumping or diving from the top of the boat into water.
18:00: Come back to cruise later to enjoy cooking class with fresh spring roll.
19:00: Dinner is served in the restaurant. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff.
After dinner you can do squid fishing or singing karaoke.
20:00-21:00: “Happy hour” – free fresh local beer drinks on Sundeck with group. Overnight on board
Day 2. Viet Hai village – Cat Ba National Park (B, L, D)
06:00: Waking up enjoying beautiful moments when a blazing sunrise breaks the clouds of the island on the bay (accept winter time have no sunrise).
07:00: Your breakfast will be ready in quite a bay.
08:00: Start riding bicycle 5 km to Viet Hai Village, Viet Hai is a small village in the midst of jungles, covered by high mountains range of the Cat Ba National Park.
09:30: Riding back to our boat have shower then before checking out.
11:00: A special lunch in Vietnamese cuisine of fresh seafood and an assortment of appetizing favorites are served while sailing through these islands
12:00: Disembark to Beo Harbor. Then drive to Cat Ba Town for check in hotel. Free time explore Catba Town.
*14:00: Our local tour guide will take you to visit Cat Ba National Park (by motorbike/car depending how big the group will be) which is a tourist attraction to millions of domestic and oversea visitors. Its chance to take nice photo on top view of Ngu Lam Peak.
Keep moving to visit Trung Trang cave which has an ecosystem in mysterious darkness, home to many species of creatures such as bats, birds, insects and reptiles. The lighting system is very limited to preserve the characteristics of the ecological environment in the cave.
*NOTE: this part of the schedule can be moved to the following day instead.
19:00: Dinner is served in the restaurant, overnight in hotel
Day 3. Cat Ba – Hanoi (B, L)
06:00: Waking up enjoying beautiful moments when a blazing sunrise breaks the clouds of the island on the bay (accept wintertime has no sunrise)
Free relaxing at the stunning beach of Cat Ba island.
11:00: Have Lunch in a restaurant, then check out your hotel.
12:00: Get on the bus coming back to Hanoi, say goodbye Lan ha Bay – Cat Ba Island.
16:30: Back to Hanoi. Drop you back at your hotel.
Hanoi – Halong – Cat Ba 3 days:
(USD per person in seat in coach basic)
|Hotel class||Price in USD/person|
|Sunlight Cruise & 3-star hotel in Cat Ba||$178|
|Sunlight Cruise & 4-star hotel in Cat Ba||$205|
Not fit your requirement.? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.
- Shuttle bus transfer Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi
- Full furnished en-suite cabin with A/C, hot water on junk
- 1 night at bungalow/hotel in Cat Ba island (Twin shared basic)
- English speaking guide
- Welcome drink,
- Full board meals and some local wine, fresh fruit on board in the afternoon.
- Kayaking, cooking demonstration, activities on board
- Entrance and sightseeing fees
- On board insurance
- Personal expenses
- Tips and other personal expenses
- All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above
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