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1D Small-Group Cruise | Both Lan Ha Bay & Halong Bay **Max: 12 Guests

1D Small-Group Cruise | Both Lan Ha Bay & Halong Bay **Max: 12 Guests
1D Small-Group Cruise | Both Lan Ha Bay & Halong Bay **Max: 12 Guests
1D Small-Group Cruise | Both Lan Ha Bay & Halong Bay **Max: 12 Guests
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At a Glance

At a Glance

This trip departs daily for Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay. The trip takes place on a medium-sized boat with a maximum of 12 guests (a very small group to ensure the most personal experience!). It will start at 7.30 AM and end at 5.00 PM so you have about 9 hours to explore, kayak around the quaint lagoons, limestone karsts and dark caves. You will also hike up to Monkey Island for a panoramic view of the surroundings. As an added bonus: travellers have raved about the yummy food on this cruise!

Details

10.0 hours
Join-in trip
Up to 16 persons

Activities

Hiking
Boat Tour

Suitable For

Small Groups

Trip Highlights

Floating Village
Bright & Dark Cave
Monkey Island

Choose this if...

You have a short time and want to see the best of both Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay! Bonus: This boat provides a more personal experience by limiting its group size!

What's included

What's included

  • Return Transfer from Cat Ba Town
  • All entrance fees
  • Kayak rental
  • Sailing boat
  • Lunch
  • Mineral water
  • Dry-bags
  • English speaking guide
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Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Anywhere in Cat Ba Town 15 mins before selected timeslot Details
  • Cat Ba Island 15 mins before selected timeslot Details

Availability

Availability

Scheduled Trip Dates
Unavailable
Prices shown in SGD

What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent. Start/end times may depend on transport chosen.
Day 1: Cat Ba - Lan Ha Bay - Halong Bay - Cat Ba
Cat Ba - Lan Ha Bay - Halong Bay - Cat Ba

Today you will hike to see panoramic views of the bay, kayak and explore caves

  • Anywhere in Cat Ba Town (Cát Bà Town, Cat Ba, Cát Hải, Hải Phòng, Vietnam) - 15 mins before
  • 7.45 am: Meet at the office.
  • 8.30 am: Starts cruising to the Floating Fishing Village and to the border between Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay. Enjoy kayaking (one and half an hour) through some caves named BRIGHT CAVE -DARK CAVE-BAT CAVE to explore the beauty of the nature in hidden lagoons.
  • Move to a private swimming zone in the middle of Ha Long Bay named Cam lagoon where there is tranquil area and you can swim in clear, blue water, jump from the deck of the boat.
  • 12 pm: Lunch. Savour local Vietnamese food.
  • 1 pm: You can blow off some steam by sleeping in the boat or sitting on the deck of the boat en route to Monkey Island.
  • 2.30 pm: Hike up to Monkey Island, enjoy a panoramic view.
  • 4.30 pm: Get on to the boat and return to Cat Ba Town.
  • 5 pm: Estimated arrival time on the island.

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Cat Ba Smile Tours

Cat Ba Smiles Tour have been pleasing travellers with their hospitality and well-organised trips for a few years. Du and his staffs are very responsible, responsive and do their absolute best to make sure travellers have the most enjoyable way of seeing the archipelago.
3 years experience
Fluent English
Litter-Free

What others are saying

What others are saying

5.0 out of 40 helpful reviews
Uhriczech, Czech Republic
05 Dec 2019
Perfect day with Smile tours! Everyone was very helpful, we had been everywhere before most of the tourists arrived and the food was just amazing. There were also only 7 people + crew on the boat, so a lot of space for everyone. The office is just a bit difficult to find: go to Ireland hotel at: 51 Nui Ngoc, Cat Ba Island
Soph095
04 Dec 2019
The trip was great value for money and was one of the best tours we’ve booked. The entire crew was amazing & our tour guide Johnny was well informed and made our trip really special. The trip covered as much or more than the cruises we was going to book at half the price and wasn’t rushed. The lunch served on the boat was delicious as well!
Muellkriicha
01 Dec 2019
We started at 7:30 and were brought to the boat by bus. Then went past an old fishing village to a place to Kayak, it was beautiful and you even had the chance to go through a few small caves. After Kayaking you get to swim a little in the water but it was pretty exhausting cause you had to constantly swim against the stream. Food was freshly cooked on the boat and was ready to be eaten shortly after, also very delicious. Last but not least we visited the Monkey Island where you, indeed, are able to see some monkeys and feed them and especially hyke up the path. (good shoes recommended) The path can sometimes be pretty hard the further you get but it's worth it and if you can't do it you can always go down again. You arrive home at around 5pm and even get one free beer (which is what I'm doing right now) so all in all great experience, can recommend. Price: 500k
848stefant
01 Dec 2019
We had a great time exploring La ha bay, Halong bay and Monkey island. We had a good time with our guide Tar, he now how to avoide the croud from the other tours so we had enough time to enjoy the area with our small group. The food was amazing, it was betther than the food what i ate in the town. So i can really recimend this tour
Marlee89
30 Nov 2019
We had an amazing day with Smile Tours! Because we left early, we avoided the big crowd and we enjoyed beautiful views. Tar, our guide, was also very nice and accompanied us on all the activities, showing us the best spots. He also took some nice pictures which he sent to us afterwards. Highly recommend this tour!

Covid Policies and Practices

Covid Policies and Practices

Covid Cancellation Policy
If there are strict Covid-19 regulations that prevent you from going on your trip, you may get a full refund via Seek Sophie credits (can be used on multiple bookings with no expiry) or reschedule at no additional costs. Otherwise, we would do our best to help you reschedule in other cases. Read our full policy here.

Policies

Policies

Child Pricing
Infants (age 0) will not be charged. Children (age 1 - 3) will pay a discounted price
Please click on the booking form to see child prices
Usual Cancellation Policy (for Non-Covid reasons)
As Cat Ba Smile Tours would be holding the slot for you and turning down other potential customers, you won’t be able to cancel after you book.

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Change of clothes
Dry bag
Hat
Slippers/ sandals
Sunglasses
Sunscreen
Swimsuit
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