This trip gives you opportunities to deeply discover Lan Ha bay and Cat Ba Island. You’ll get a chance to kayak and explore Lan Ha Bay which is great and quiet area of Halong bay and sleep in a specific home-stay. A trek through Cat Ba National Park to Viet Hai Village will give you great experiences of nature, adventure and culture combination.
Day 1: Hanoi – Hai Phong – Cat Ba – Lan Ha bay (L, D)
To reach Cat Ba Island, you have to spend 2.5 hours driving from your hotel in Hanoi to the pier in Hai Phong City then embark into an express boat to Cat Ba Island.
At Cat Ba Town, you will be greeted by Vietnam typical tours’s guide and transferred to the Beo Pier for checking in on a fishing boat. Delicious lunch will be served while you’re floating on Lan Ha Bay.
After lunch, you’ll start exploring the Light and Dark Cave by kayaking and swimming on a private beach. Then back to the boat, have shower, take a short rest and wait for dinner.
If you want to experience the locals’ daily life, you can have a night-fishing with a local fisherman. It promises to bring you unforgettable memories, especially when you can catch fish by yourself. Overnight on fishing boat.
Day 2: Lan Ha bay – full day (B, L, D)
Let your soul unwind in peace when wake up early and enjoy breakfast on boat. After being full of energy, surely that you are ready for kayaking through beautiful islets and lagoons of Lan Ha Bay such as Three Tunnel Lagoon, Three Peach Lagoon and Pen Islet. These destinations will bring you peaceful time that you have never experienced before.
Stop at natural mini beaches on Lan Ha Bay, you will taste a delicious seafood lunch in poetic scenery. After that, you will experience rock climbing activity to conquer a peak on Lan Ha Bay and enjoy exciting feeling like being on the top of the world.
You will return to Cat Ba Town at sunset, check in Cat Ba home-stay then have dinner and overnight there.
Day 3: Trekking Cat Ba National Park – Viet Hai village (B, L, D)
The natural sounds will wake you up early to enjoy a tranquil morning at your home-stay. After tasting a delicious breakfast, you will embark in a minivan to visit Hospital Cave and then explore Cat Ba National Park. There you will have chance to see many flora and fauna kinds by joining in about 5 hour trekking to Viet Hai village. If you are a natural lover, don’t forget your camera for great photos including wild animals as squirrels, snakes, frogs, thousands of butterflies, etc.
Arrive at Viet Hai village, lunch will be served at a local restaurant then you are free to explore its surroundings, meet the locals or simply take a rest before taking boat trip back to Cat Ba Town and your home-stay.
Dinner & overnight at the home stay.
Day 4: Cat Ba – Hai Phong – Hanoi (B, L)
On the last day of this Cat Ba Tour, you are free with your own activities: reading your favorite book at your home-stay or cycling to visit the traditional fish sauce making workshop.
After lunch, you will have a short break and then turn back to Hai Phong City where our driver is waiting to take you back to Hanoi.
Trip ends at you hotel in Hanoi at around 17:00.