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2D1N Lan Ha Bay, Halong Bay & Cat Ba National Park

By Cat Ba Green Trail

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You want a fuss-free Cat Ba trip on a basic boat with knowledgeable guides! The delicious food is defo a plus point & you'll also visit Cat Ba's very own Jurassic Park!

Overview

2 days 1 night
Group trip
You will cruise between Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay on a standard junk. The guide will show you the remote areas of Northern Halong Bay, where you will get to explore a labyrinth of limestone cliffs that rise out of the sea and paddle through mystical caves to discover deserted lagoons and beautiful sandy beaches.

Trip Highlights

Viet Hai Village
Monkey Island
Cat Ba National Park
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What's included

From US$ 115 2,672,681 VND per person
  • All entrance fee
  • Kayak, bike
  • 01 bottle of mineral water per day
  • Bicycle and tourist boat
  • All meals are mentioned
  • Accommodation: boat, bungalow or floating house
  • English speaking guide
  • Drinks
  • Tips and personal service
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Transport

Pick-up
07:30AM
198 Mot Thang Tu street, Cat Ba town (Cat Ba Green Trail office)
Drop-off
05:00PM
198 Mot Thang Tu street, Cat Ba town (Cat Ba Green Trail office)

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Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Cat Ba - Lan Ha Bay - Halong Bay (Northern Region)
Cat Ba - Lan Ha Bay - Halong Bay (Northern Region)

Today you will see a floating fishing village and kayak through different caves in Lan Ha Bay.

  • 7:30 AM: Our tour guide and the shuttle bus will pick you up.
  • 7:45 AM to 11:00 AM: Get on the boat and cruise to Lan Ha Bay, visit floating fishing villages and pass the border to go into Ha Long bay. You will have a chance to see a lot of limestone karsts with different shapes such as Pen islet, Sailing islet, Frog islet…. The boat will pause at Cam lagoon for swimming.
  • 11:30 AM: Savor a delicious set menu lunch on the boat
  • 01:00 PM to 17:00 PM: Keep cruising to Hang Ca, stop to visit a fish farm and then start kayaking through Dark cave, Bat cave, and Bright cave. Here you have a chance to visit the less-accessed area to get the most exotic scenery to yourself.
  • 06:30 PM to 10:00 PM: Dinner will be served on the boat with traditional Vietnamese food; fresh seafood set menu or upon your request. Sleep in Bungalow, boat or floating homestay
Day 2: Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba
Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba

Today you will hike around Cat Ba National Park

  • 7:00 AM: See the sunrise and breath the fresh air on the bay; post breakfast and prepare to explore more the beauty of the bay
  • 7:45 AM to 11:00 AM: The boat brings you to Viet Hai harbor where you start cycling to pass the rice field and reach Viet Hai. Hiking around the village to meet local people and experience their life of farming
  • 11:30 AM: Have lunch in the village prepared in a local way
  • 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM: Cycle back to the pier where the boat will cruise to discover a different part of the bay by kayaking through hundreds of hidden limestone and swimming at deserted beaches
  • 03:30 PM: The boat will bring you to Monkey Island for hiking to get an amazing view from the viewpoint. Get on the boat and return to Cat Ba town.

Meet your guide

Cat Ba Green Trail

Cat Ba Green Trail has designed a trip through the less-visited areas of Cat Ba island so you are more likely to have the scenery to yourself. Their staff are very friendly, professional, and have in-depth local knowledge.
3 years experience
Basic English

What others are saying

4.8 out of 40 helpful reviews
niquelio
02 Jan 2020 on Trip Advisor
The tour was great! The bus pick up us early in the morning to start before other tours. The landscapes were awesome. We did many activities like kayaking through caves in calm waters, swimming in a very peaceful and lonely lagoon, and hiking in the Monkey Island. The lunch was delicious and with many options, including vegetarian, and it was a lot of food. And finaly, but not least, our guide Than was very kind and cheerful, se was always thinking in pie wellness and security; he speaks very good english, and he knows a lot of good tips about the bays and its surroundings. We were only 23 people in the boat, so the experience became more prívate. Overall, the tour was excellent and for a few more dollars, compared with the other tours, it's worth ir.
davidalso
02 Jan 2020 on Trip Advisor
All in all it was a great tour with only one thing missing: tasty food for vegetarians. The guide was super friendly and made our day very cool.
Road55897
02 Jan 2020 on Trip Advisor
We are so lucky to have a good guide Mr. Thanh. He can speak in good English and very clear explanation. Most of us are first in kayak.Mr. Thanh can guide us so well and we have a confident and did it successfully. We had a fun and enjoyable. Thank you Mr. Thanh.
melste
02 Jan 2020 on Trip Advisor
We had an awesome trip with our tour guide Kong. He is the best guide we had in whole Vietnam. Very knowledgeable about everything, we were stunned about how much he knows. He is funny and takes care very well. The food was the best one we had on any tour. We were not rushed at any point. By setting off at 7.30 we were ahead of anyone. You will have a great time for sure if you choose to do this trip and have Kong as your guide.
Olivia E
30 Dec 2019 on Trip Advisor
This day trip is well worth it and was wonderful! The scenery we saw was incredible and as the boat was small and not a huge cruise boat we got to go to very remote areas of Lang Ha and Halong Bay where there were none to very few tourists which was very special and great if you want to get away from other tourists. Our guide Thank was awesome - so sweet and funny and very informative on safety as well as general information about the places we were going. The day involves kayaking through caves which was amazing, beautiful traditional lunch on the boat, swimming in remote areas and hiking up Monkey Island all guided by our tour guide. I would highly recommend this tour!

Cat Ba Green Trail Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Cat Ba Green Trail pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

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Dry bag
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