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3D2N Cat Ba Island 4-Star Cruise **Stop on Cat Ba Island, Roundtrip Transfer from Hanoi

By La Mignnone Cruise

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You'd like to further explore Cat Ba Island. This will bring you to Cat Ba National Park and the ancient Hospital Cave.


3 days 2 nights
Group trip (20 travellers per group)
La Mignnone will take you on a tranquil and charming route through Lan Ha Bay. The 9-cabin cruise is well-decorated with classic European design and a blend of Vietnamese rustic styling. On top of the 2-day itinerary, this includes a trek up to Ngu Lam Peak; where you can experience the wilderness of Cat Ba National Park and a visit to the ancient Hospital Cave. The activities are done in a small group (less than 20 guests). You could also experience squid fishing or night-kayaking to look for bioluminescent plankton (*season-dependent).

Trip Highlights

Floating Village
Viet Hai Village
Ngu Lam Peak
Trung Trang Cave
Cat Ba National Park
Bright & Dark Cave
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What's included

From US$ 230 5,345,516 VND per person
  • Welcome drink
  • Fresh fruits basket
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in each cabin
  • All meals onboard (03 Lunches, 02 dinner, 02 breakfasts)
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Kayaking, Local bamboo boat ride, Squid fishing, Cooking demonstration
  • English speaking guide
  • Roundtrip shuttle bus transfer (Hanoi - Halong) via Expressway
  • Complimentary morning tea and coffee
  • Bioluminescent plankton kayak activity: 15 USD per person
  • Beverages, tips, and gratuities.
  • Personal expenses.
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Your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
Your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter


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 - Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay
Hanoi - Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay

Today you will visit floating fishing village, Dark & Bright caves, Bai Trai Dao beach

Accommodation: La Mignnone - Deluxe Double/ Twin/ Triple Room

  • 7:45 to 8:15 - Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
  • 11:00 - Get on the ferry to Cat Ba Island, along the coastal road for amazing views to the bay.
  • 11:45 - Arrival at the Harbour, transfer to the cruise. Lunch served onboard passing by the floating fishing village. 14:00 - Head to Dark cave and Bright cave (hang Sang, Toi) Kayak through the narrow lanes of Kart mountains. 16:30 - Visit Ba Trai Dao beach, kayak or simply just enjoy a swim. Snorkel to see Corals in the crystal clear water 17:30 - Return to the boat for “ sunset party”. Enjoy a glass of wine, and fresh fruit, take amazing pictures of the sun setting behind the mountains.
  • 19:30 - Dinner served in the restaurant.
  • 21:30 - Retire to your cabin or join squid fishing, watch a movie, have drinks at the bar, internet access or play exciting games.
  • Overnight Onboard
Day 2: Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba Island - Halong Bay
Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba Island - Halong Bay

Today you will discover the ruin relics of the war and trek to Ngu Lam Peak for breathtaking views from the summit

Accommodation: La Mignnone - Deluxe Double/ Twin/ Triple Room

  • 6:00 - Enjoy sunrise and admire the never-ending miraculous scenery of the Bay. Practice an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck.
  • 7:00 - Have Light breakfast, coffee and tea served on board.
  • 7:45 - Transfer by a local motorized boat through Lan Ha bay pass by floating fishing villages of Cai Beo to Cat Ba Island, then drive to the park for a moderate trek up to Ngu Lam Peak (up and down takes 2.5-3 hours).
  • Later visit the Hospital cave, it used to be the hospital in the war (you can skip or change to visit Trung Trang cave).
  • 12:00 - Have lunch in a local restaurant
  • 14:00 - Drive up to the mountain to Cannon fort – the old battle base of the island, See the ruin relics of the war.
  • 16:00 - Return to the Cruise
  • Dinner Served onboard
  • Overnight onboard
Day 3: Lan Ha Bay - Viet Hai Village - Hanoi
Lan Ha Bay - Viet Hai Village - Hanoi

Today you will learn the local culture and daily lifestyle of the local folks in Viet Hai Village

  • 6:00 - Enjoy sunrise and admire the never-ending miraculous scenery of the Bay. Practice an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck.
  • 7:00 - Have Light breakfast, coffee and tea served on board.
  • 7:30 - The Cruise sails through Lan Ha Bay and completes its entry through Cua Van Area. Transfer to Tender for visit to Viet Hai Village. Take the electric car trip along the village path, go through tropical forests and bamboo houses.
  • 10:00 - Join the “cooking class”, learn to make the famous Vietnamese traditional dishes.
  • 11:00 - Lunch served on board.
  • 12:30 - Return and catch the bus heading back to Ha Noi.
  • 16:30 - Arrive at Ha Noi

Meet your guide

La Mignnone Cruise

La Mignonne Cruise belongs to Cat Ba Panorama, which was founded by a group of experienced tour guides who are eager in growing Cat Ba's tourism activities. It is one of the few cruises in Cat Ba that has a perfect blend between the classic European form and the rustic essence of Vietnamese styling. It's clearly distinguished from its elegant design, deluxe restaurant and 9 spacious cabins.
1 year experience
Fluent English

What others are saying

4.8 out of 40 helpful reviews
Christopher B
22 Feb 2020 on TripAdvisor
Hoang was a great guide he got me out of my room and did some great activities like a unique fish foot massage and snake wine. The food exceeded expectations and the views insane. I highly recommend this trip
Roxanne B
22 Feb 2020 on TripAdvisor
Our guide did a very good job of organizing us without being intrusive. He was patient and very knowledgeable about the areas we visited. I liked the small boat; it allowed us to get to know one another and conversations during drinks and dinner were wonderful.
15 Feb 2020 on TripAdvisor
I'm extremely happy to take a Cat Ba tour here. Everything were excellent planned, stuff were experienced, helpful and kind. Food was delicious and diverse.
Abdelrahman El-Beblawy
11 Feb 2020 on TripAdvisor
We were lucky to book with them, the staff was amazing, facilities are good and so is the food, loved the activities which included kayaking, cycling and visiting fishing villages.. Luan our guide was one of the nicest people ever, he saved our trip by quickly recovering our bag that we left in the taxi 1 hour before our flight, if you want a fun, safe and relaxed trip.. Definitely book here!
Paul B
03 Feb 2020 on TripAdvisor
Excellent 2 day trip with Luan as our tour guide! Everything was well organized and the crew was very friendly. In total we were 7 people on the boat, which was awesome to get to know the normally very touristic area. We all got along very well and had an excellent time. Many experiences, very much good food, very good drinks, very nice tour guide!

La Mignnone Cruise Policies

Child Pricing
Infants (age 0 - 3) will not be charged. Children (age 4 - 7) will pay a discounted price
Please click on the booking form to see child prices
Strict Cancellation Policy
As La Mignnone 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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