Itinerary details day 2 (lunch and dinner)
7.45: Meet up at the meeting point.
8.00: A short ride of 5 minutes will take us to Beo Harbor.
8.15: Welcome aboard and start cruising through Beo floating fishing village, passing Monkey island (we don’t stop at Monkey island to avoid the crowds of Vietnamese tourists) and keep cruising around Lan Ha Bay to enjoy hundreds of amazing landscapes of limestone islands.
9.30: We’ll make a stop to visit the biggest fishing farm where we spend around 20 minutes to walk around the farm, a great place to shoot some nice pictures and see how Vietnamese fishermen make their living.
10.00: We continue cruising by passing by the Buddha island before crossing the border to get out of Lan Ha Bay and into Ha Long Bay. We keep cruising into less touristy areas of the bay, close to Bai Tu Long Bay. The boat will bring you up to the Northern part of the bay and drop anchor at a very calm lagoon to have lunch.
11.50: Vietnamese food, seafood and vegetarian food lunch on the boat. After having lunch, participants have time to relax or take part in some boat jumping, swimming or just playing photographer with the landscape’s surrounds.
13.00: We pull the anchor to cruise to Hang Ca area to do some kayaking. We spend around 1.5-hour kayaking through Dark Cave, Monkey cave and Bright Cave to show you the beauty of the nature in these hidden lagoons. You might even see some monkeys jumping around. After kayaking, we continue moving to a beautiful spot for swimming, called Ba Trai Dao or 3 peaches.
15.15: We arrive at Ba Trai Dao where we anchor nearby a secluded sandy beach that separated from the crowds where you can enjoy a refreshing swim.
16.15: Back to the boat to move to the floating homestay to have overnight floating homestay, which is run by the Vietnamese Navy. It’s located in a calm lagoon that is separated from other fishing families. You can enjoy sunset and sunrise from this location).
16.45: Check in and relax at the floating homestay.
18.45: Vietnamese food and seafood dinner in the floating homestay.
20.00: Paddle into small areas to enjoy nature while watching the plankton.
21.00: Time to sleep.