This The North Trail Vietnam - The Cocktail Cruise Experience is is specially designed for budget (backpackers) who like to have a great time on our private island and experience the best of cruising through Halong and Lan Ha Bay! The area used for kayaking... View more
Travel Styles: Backpackers , Adventure Tours
Destinations: Halong Bay (budget)
Duration: 3 days & 2 nights

Day 1 : Cocktail Cruise - Hanoi – Cat Ba – Private Island (Lunch and dinner)

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Itinerary Details Day 1: Hanoi – Cat Ba – Private Island

7.30 Depart from Hanoi to Cat Ba

12.30 Have lunch

13.00 Check – in 

16.00 Sunset trekking. Go swimming at Sunset Beach, witness how beautiful the Sunset is at this part of the Bay

19.00 Have dinner with BBQ

21:00 Chill out at bar; Cocktail Champion games; Cue pong, Ping-Pong is available.

00:00 Bonfire to welcome a new day

Day 2 : Cocktail Cruise - Lan Ha Bay – Halong Bay (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

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Itinerary Details Day 2:  Lan Ha Bay – Halong Bay

7.00 Have breakfast

8.00 Boarding the Cocktail boat from our Island. Visit local fishing villages, kayaking & swimming, have lunch while cruising around Ha Long Bay

13.00 Drop off at Cat Ba fishing harbor. Then there are 2 options:

           1.    Visit Cat Ba island by yourself. 3pm the boat will take you back to our private Island.

           2.    Back to our private Island to have a relax or climb up to the top of the mountain in the afternoon.

Day 3 : Cocktail Cruise - Lan Ha Bay – Halong Bay – Hanoi (Breakfast and lunch)

Picture of Cocktail Cruise - Lan Ha Bay – Halong Bay – Hanoi

Itinerary Details Day 3:  Lan Ha Bay – Halong Bay – Hanoi

07:00-08:30 Buffet breakfast and pancakes served with tea and coffee. 

09:00 Say goodbye to our Island and go to Cat Ba National Park for a 2hr trek* up to Ngu Lam Peak where you will have an amazing panoramic view of the forest and peaks in Cat Ba … Something you can’t miss!

*Trekking can take up to 2hr and is a little tough so be sure to take sport shoes and insect repellent. 

13:00 Have lunch at a local restaurant in a remote area of Cat Ba, look at the beautiful views or visit their farm.

14:00 Take a 15min ferry back to Haiphong.

17:00 Bus arrives back in Hanoi. Trip ends.

Besides starting the cruise from Hanoi it is now also possible to join-in from Hai Phong

What’s included?

  • Return transfer by A/C minivan and boat.
  • All entrance tickets to sites indicated in itinerary.
  • Trekking options on the island.
  • Welcome drink on boat.
  • Lunch and dinner on day 1, breakfast, lunch and dinner on day 2; breakfast and lunch on day 3 with Vietnamese dishes.
  • English speaking guide during the trip.
  • Overnight based on hostel (dorm accommodation).

What’s excluded?

  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • All not indicated in our itinerary

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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