Lan Ha Bay located in the South East of Cat Ba Town with 7,000 ha. The 300 or so karst islands and limestone share the same amazing scene as Halong Bay but with additional attraction of numerous white sand beaches and more floating house of local fishermen. Co... View more
Travel Style: Classic Tours
Destinations: Cat Ba, Lan Ha Bay (mid-range)
Duration: 2 days & 1 night
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Day 1 : Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba Cruise (Lunch and dinner)

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Itinerary Details Day 1: Cat Ba – Cruising Lan Ha Bay

7:30- 8:30 Pick you up at the hotel and leave for Cat Ba Island.

10am Arrive in Got harbor around 10am, speedboat to Cat Ba. A short bus ride will bring us to the center of Cat Ba.

In the afternoon: Get on a traditional wooden junk boat, check-in procedures.

1pm Lunch with fresh seafood is served (vegetarian and kids menus available). We are slowly getting off the classic cruising routes; keep admiring the amazing karsts with different formations on the way. Limestone rock formations will parade around us for about 2 hours before our first stop. 

3pm Exploring Dark and Bright Cave by rowing bamboo boats with local people or kayaking by yourself. Snorkeling, kayaks, paddles, dry bags for cameras are available on boat. Amongst the many ways to explore this legendary stone world, kayaking has been emerging as a new, exciting and adventurous way that can lead tourists to the most primary parts of the bay.

After one/one and a half hour kayaking, we get back to the boat. The further afternoon is perfect for some swimming, fishing, sunbathing or snorkeling… Relax on the sundeck; enjoy free fruits and drinks served by the crew.

7pm A romantic dinner embraced by one of the most spectacular sunsets in the world will warm up every sense and passion of yours, and the evening will be full of surprise with party on boat and night squid fishing, relaxing, enjoy music.

Staying overnight in a cozy air-conditioned cabin with en-suite bathroom facilities is also a favorite of many visitors.


Day 2 : Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba Cruise (Breakfast and lunch)

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Itinerary Details Day 2: Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba island – Hanoi

Wake up early to see the sunrise and recharge your battery.

7am Coffee, tea and fruit will be served from 6.30am. Wake up smoothly while witnessing the silence of beautiful misty bay, energize your body and soul or just allow yourself some idle time on a sunbath with a cup of coffee then having breakfast.

8.30 – 9am Visit Monkey Island, where you can climb mountains or simply take a photo with mischievous monkeys.

10am Back to main boat for check out: please put your baggage out to the corridor and settle your bill at reception.

Brunch will be served in the restaurant while the boat heads back to harbor.

11am We cruise back to the harbor from where we will start making our way back to Hanoi where we will drop you off at your hotel in the Old Quarter.

What’s included?

  • Cabin with A/C, hot water
  • All meals on board: 2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Kayaking
  • English speaking guide
  • Shuttle bus (only in Hanoi old quarter) 

What’s excluded? 

  • Beverages taxes or service charge
  • Personal expenses
  • All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above 

What do I need to bring?

  • Booking Invoice from us
  • Valid Passport with valid visa
  • Cash for personal expense 

What do I need to know?

During the period March to November it will good to pack your swimming gear, a towel, a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect repellent, toiletries, a camera and lots of batteries. Warm clothing for the cooler months of November to March is advised. How much luggage can I take? Your vehicle has limited space so please keep your luggage to a maximum of 15kgs in a backpack or soft over-night bag and include a small day pack to hand carry for easy access to camera, sunscreen, water etc. Inhibitions can be left in the luggage storage rooms at your hotel with your other unwanted baggage.

Get Up and Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!

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