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3D2N Cruise (5 Star) | Lan Ha Bay & Village Cycling **Perfect for families

By La Pinta Cruise

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You're looking for something that combines luxury with a (relatively) off-the-beaten-path route. Bonus: The activities on board are great for families


3 days 2 nights
Group trip (40 travellers per group)
This is a luxury 5-star 3D2N cruise, with a limo transfer from Hanoi. It takes the slightly less touristed Lan Ha Bay route, and includes a stop on Viet Hai village, a traditional Vietnamese village. You'll have more time discovering Viet Hai Village walk the old houses, meet the local village folks to observe their local daily life, cycle around the beautiful village. In summers, there are beautiful rice fields all around, winters allow you to trek on some limestone cliffs and mountains. Additionally, Kayak and Swim at Van Boi. This is a great option for families as it includes differentiated activities on board such as a local wine experience, Vietnamese tea ceremony, Magic show and screening of Vietnamese cultural films.

Trip Highlights

Visit Floating Villages
Explore Caves
Visit Cat Ba Island
Bamboo Boating
Vietnamese Cooking Class
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What's included

From US$ 552 12,829,306 VND per person
  • Round trip Limo transfer from Hanoi Old Quarter via Expressway
  • Welcome Drink, hot and cold Towels
  • Kayaking, Cooking class, Tai chi exercise, Bamboo boat, Swimming (subject to the weather conditions) Squid fishing, Music entertainment, satellite TV
  • Entrance Fees
  • English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Spacious air-con Cabins and en-suite Bathrooms
  • 02 Breakfast, 02 Lunch, 02 Dinner, 01 Brunch on board
  • Insurance
  • Beauty Spa Services & Massage
  • Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
  • Surcharge for Xmas, Solar New Yearäó»s day & Lunar New Yearäó»s day
  • All other services not stated above
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Guests Accommodation in Hanoi Old Quarter
Guests Accommodation in Hanoi Old Quarter
Other Notes

Pick up at your accommodation in Cat Ba Island at an additional charge of VND 300k.


Trips available daily
Mar 02
Mar 03
Mar 04
Mar 05
Mar 06
Mar 07
Bookings should be made at least 3 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Hanoi - Hai Phong - Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay
Hanoi - Hai Phong - Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay

Today you will explore Trung Trang caves and Trau Bay

Accommodation: La Pinta Cruise - Double/twin - Deluxe Ocean View

  • 9:00 – 9:30: Pick-up around Hanoi old quarter
  • 9:30 – 11:45: Head on the expressway 5B from Hanoi capital to Cat Hai island.
  • 11:45: Arrive at Got pier, Cat Hai Village, Hai Phong city, the lounge staff offer tea break (tea, lemon juice)
  • 12:00: Transfer to La Pinta Cruise.
  • 12:15: Welcome drink followed by cruise briefing and safety instructions before check-in.
  • 12:30: Savor a delicious lunch at the restaurant.
  • 14:15 – Head Cat Ba Island were you will explore Trung Trang cave and Kim Giao forest.
  • 17:00 – Head back out into the water and find your self in Tra Bau, a quiet area for swimming and kayaking.
  • 18:30 – Join the boat's chef for a cooking show, learn to make some Vietnamese traditional dishes and taste it.
  • 19:30 – Dinner is served on board.
  • 20:30 – 23:00 - View the bay at night up on the top deck, relax with romantic music, enjoy drinks from the bar while watching Top Gear Vietnam Special – a TV series by BBC or try your luck at squid fishing.
Day 2: Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay – Viet Hai Village
Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay – Viet Hai Village

Today you will discover the old houses in Viet Hai Village, Meet village folks, Kayak or swim at Van Boi

Accommodation: La Pinta Cruise - Double/twin - Deluxe Ocean View

  • 7:15 – Light buffet breakfast is served on board.
  • 8:15 – Start your excursion with a boat trip to Lan Ha Bay for sightseeing.
  • 9:30 – The boat docks at Viet Hai pier. Passengers choose bicycles or electric cars to travel 3.5 km into the village. Viet Hai village is in a valley within Cat Ba National Reserve.
  • 10:00 – Arrive at Viet Hai Village and meet the locals to observe their daily life.
  • 11:30 – Local lunch is served with fresh seafood and other local food.
  • 13:00 – Enjoy a bicycle or electric car ride back to Viet Hai pier.
  • 13:30 – A tender boat will take you to Van Boi- a small beach nearby. Here you can kayak or swim.
  • 15:30 – Return to the cruise boat.
  • 17:00 – Cruise to anchor in Rang Dua. Free time to relax, join a cooking class or take part in special activities on the sundeck (if weather permits).
  • 19:30 – Dinner on board.
  • 20:30 – 23:00 – View the bay at night up on the top deck, relax with romantic music, enjoy drinks from the bar while watching Top Gear Vietnam Special – a TV series by BBC or try your luck at squid fishing.
  • Overnight onboard
Day 3: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi
Ha Long Bay - Hanoi

Today you will explore the fishing area and observe locals

  • 6.00: Wake up in the middle of the bay, inhale the fresh air, watch the sunrise across the horizon.
  • 6.30: Get on tender boat to the nearby fishing area. On the seascape, you can observe men & women in traditional boats.
  • 7.00: Back to the cruise.
  • 7.15: Breakfast with a light buffet
  • 8.00: Transfers to Dark &Bright cave, explore the lovely cave by bamboo boats.
  • 8.45: Back on the cruise and relax
  • 9.15: Pack & check-out.
  • 9.45: Farewell brunch is served at the restaurant.
  • 11.45: Return to Got Pier.
  • 12.00: Disembark and bid adieu
  • 12.15: Transfer back to Hanoi
  • 14.30: Arrive at Hanoi old quarter

Meet your guide

La Pinta Cruise

La Pinta Cruise is one of the most luxurious 5- star cruises in Lan Ha Bay. It has 16 spacious cabins with private balconies, ample deck space and a well-equipped interior. La Pinta is also committed to high standards of customer services with the most dedicated crew who are eager to assist and advise, making every guest's stay onboard a delight.
2 years experience
Fluent English

La Pinta Cruise Policies

Child Pricing
Children (age 0 - 4) will pay a discounted price
Please click on the booking form to see child prices
Strict Cancellation Policy
As La Pinta Cruise 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

Packing list for the trip
Backup batteries and charger
Cash (for purchasing drinks during happy hour, buying souvenirs or tips)
Change of clothes
Electrical adapter
Hat (it gets sunny!)
Hiking shoes
Insect repellent
Light jacket/sweater (for the evenings)
Passport (required for registration on the boat)
Shorts & T-shirts
Umbrella and/or light rain jacket

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