Halong Bay – Cat Ba island 3 days

from $156
3 days    Halong bay,
  • Cycling Viet Hai village, Cat Ba
  • fishing village Viet Hai, cat Ba island
  • Viet bungalow Cat Ba

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 your self with the local life to have a stay in a bungalow in Viet Hai fishing village.

Tour Itinerary


  • An exclusive cruise Halong bay with 1 night on board Halong Bay & 1 night in Cat Ba island
  • Exciting activities with the local in Cat Ba island
  • Relaxing at beautiful Cat Ba beach.


Day 1. Hanoi – Halong bay cruise (L, D)

8.00-08:30 Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi, head out for Halong Bay. Have a break 20 minutes en-route to stretch your legs.

12.30 Arrive to Tuan Chau harbor, embark on board Dragon Cruise. Enjoy a welcome drink, cruise briefing.

  • Savor lunch on board while the boat set sail the legendary Halong bay and visit Sung Sot (Amazing cave) with millions of surprising stalactites and stalagmites.
  • Stop at Soi Sim island or Titop Island one hour for swimming, sun-bathing…
  • Drop anchor in a calm water area, relax on the sundeck at sunset, taste some local wine, fruits.
  • Join in a cooking session on board with our chef making some special dishes with suggested recipe.

19:00 Have dinner on board. Have fun with karaoke singing, or try your luck with squid-fishing.

Overnight on Dragon Cruise in the middle of Halong Bay.


Day 2. Halong bay – Cat Ba island (B, L, D)

07:00 Enjoy a new day with complimentary tea and coffee served. Have breakfast on board

  • Visit a Pearl farm, see the real pearl products and understand process of pearl making in Halong.
  • Change onto a Day-boat going Lan Ha Bay. Visit Monkey Island with endangered wild monkeys.
  • Stop at Viet Hai harbor. Enjoy 5km cycling ride through wonderful jungle to Viet Hai village. Short trek inside Cat Ba National Park.
  • Do cycling 5 km back to the harbor again. Enjoy lunch on board in Lan Ha bay.

Arrive at Beo wharf for a bus drive to Cat Ba town. Here you choose one of these options:

  • Opt 1) Stay overnight in Bungalow or in 3 star hotel (Hung Long Harbor/Sea Pearl hotel).
  • Opt 2) Stay overnight in 4 star hotel in Cat Ba town (Cat Ba Sunrise Resort)

19:00 Have dinner at hotel restaurant and free time at night to discover Cat Ba town.


Day 3. Cat Ba island – Halong – Hanoi (B, L)

07:00 Enjoy spectacular view of the morning landscape of Cat Ba town while having breakfast

08:00 Check out hotel. Bus takes you to harbor and get on the transfer boat to Halong Bay again. Move onto Dragon Cruise. Relax and photograph wonderful pictures of Halong on the way back.

11:00 Have lunch on junk while cruising back harbor and leave Dragon Cruise for bus transfer back to Hanoi.

17:30 Drop you off at your hotel. Tour ends.

Tour price

Hanoi – Halong – Cat Ba 3 days:
(USD per person in seat in coach basic)

Hotel class Price in USD/person
Dragon Gold cruise & Viet Bungalow $156
Dragon Gold cruise & Cat Ba Sunrise resort $250
Viet Beauty cruise & Cat Ba Sunrise resort $289

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.

Tour inclusive

  • 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

Tour exclusive

  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and other personal expenses
  • All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above

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