The North Trail Vietnam - Cocktail Cruise Experience 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 with an amazing trek to Ngu Lam Peak in Ca... View more
Travel Styles: Backpackers , Adventure Tours
Destinations: Halong Bay (budget)
Duration: 2 days & 1 night

Day 1 : Hanoi – Cat Ba – Lan Ha Bay - Private Island (Lunch and dinner)

Picture of Hanoi – Cat Ba – Lan Ha Bay - Private Island

Itinerary Details Day 1: Hanoi – Cat Ba – Lan Ha Bay - Private Island

07:30 Departs from Hanoi by bus for 2h30 to Got pier in Hai Phong.

12:45 Arrive in Cat Ba town and get on the cruise. Tasty lunch is served on the boat.

13:30 You will have chance to see the magnificent landscape of Lan Ha bay, then take time to visit the Fishing village and have more than one hour to do the kayaking through Dark and Light cave. Remember to try your luck looking for a member of the white-headed languor family. They are critically endangered languor’s, which are protected in Cat Ba National Park. Cruise will be anchored for a while so you can have time for swimming or boat jumping.

18:00Arrive on our Private Island and check in.

19:30 Awesome dinner served on second floor restaurant.

“There are no strangers on our Island, only friends that you haven’t met yet”

Let’s have some friendly games with pool table, karaoke, beer challenge or just set up a small party for all of our new friends. If you don’t like noisy atmosphere you can just relax and enjoy the peaceful beach and wait for the beach bonfire at 00:00 to welcome a new coming day.

Day 2 : Cat Ba Trekking to Ngu Lam Peak – Hanoi (Breakfast and lunch)

Picture of Cat Ba Trekking to Ngu Lam Peak – Hanoi

Itinerary Details Day 2:  Cat Ba Trekking to Ngu Lam Peak – Hanoi

05:00 If you don’t have a super party or stay up too late last night so you may catch a memorable sunrise view on the beach. If you did enjoy your last night so let just save your morning on bed until 07:00am.

07:00 - 08:30 Buffet breakfast at the restaurant.

09:30 Leave the Island to Cat Ba town by a smaller boat. Take the bus to Cat Ba national park and start 2-hour trekking to reach Ngu Lam peak, one of the most beautiful and panoramic view of Cat Ba island.

12:30 Have lunch at a local restaurant then transfer to the pear to catch the ferry. After 2.5-3 hours driving you will get back to Hanoi at around 17:00.

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 and lunch on day 2 with Vietnamese dishes.
  • English speaking guide during the trip.
  • Overnight based on 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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