Cat Ba island - Ha Long - Lan Ha bay 3 days on Vega luxury cruise

HA LONG BAY - LAN HA BAY - CAT BA ISLAND

3 days on the Vega Luxury Cruise

Cruising – Kayaking – Biking – Trekking - Enjoying a lovely night on the tranquil Lan Ha bay

 

Day 01: Hanoi – Ha Long bay – Lan Ha bay - Anchor for overnight in Lan Ha Bay

In the morning

  • Approximately 07:45 – 08:15 our professional tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel (only pick up in the old quarter area) for a 3-hour drive through the Red river Delta to Ha Long city
  • 11:30 arrive at the wharf on Tuan Chau Island
  • 12:00 Vega crew warmly welcome you on the boat and enjoy a welcome tropical drink under the sun in a pleasant atmosphere before you are taken to your room.

In the afternoon

  • 12:45 Enjoy fresh lunch on Vega luxury cruise ( We can cater vegetarian or vegan food)
  • Lunching and cruising into the bay pass by Thien Cung cave and Dau Go cave, The fighting cock stones…. Cap Bai islet, Finger Islet…we are in the middle of the World Heritage site of Ha Long bay.
  • Cruise to enjoy the spectacular seascapes of Ha Long Bay in the unique route heading to Lan Ha bay for kayaking and swimming.
  • Continue towards Lan Ha bay on the hidden route for different amazing sightseeing, pass by the Dark and Light cave, Frog lagoon, Ba Trai Dao beach, Stick islet, Buddhist statue stone….
  • Arrive in Lan Ha bay, the biosphere reserved area of the World, is famous for its especially phosphorescence at night time.
  • On each 2 – seat kayak our tour guide will lead you through the narrow lanes of the karst mountains to fishing villages, we can visit and talk with the fisherman to get to learn more about the daily life on the sea.
  • Paddle under a tunnel grotto a stunning lagoon (depending on the tide sometimes ). Here you can dip into the emerald waters. Swimming and snorkeling to see corals or you can also reach some secluded beaches for a while relaxing lying on sand…
  • Enjoy the sunset falling on the crystal bay.

In the evening

  • Enjoy dinner and overnight on the lovely peaceful bay once on your lifetime.
  • Squid fishing is a good choice to those who love night tranquility.
  • Enjoy a peaceful lovely night on the bay

Inclusive services: Sharing transfer in a  29 seats bus or minivan, deluxe sea view room on the Vega cruise, full-time English speaking tour guide, kayak, entrance fees into Ha Long Bay – Lan ha Bay, meals (Lunch+ Dinner)

 

Day 02: Trekking through the National Park of Cat Ba – Overnight on the Vega luxury Cruise

In the morning

  • 06.00 At the crack of dawn, you can walk to the sun deck to experience a spectacular sunrise before having a light breakfast. (Breakfast time: 6.30AM-8.00 AM)
  • 07:10 Tender ship to Cat Ba Island, Viet Hai dock for a bicycle trip to Viet Hai village.
  • Ride a bike for 30 minutes on the shadowed paths, enjoying the landscape on the way to the village located in a beautiful valley of the National Park of Cat Ba.
  • Visit a local house to get to know about the local people as well as their daily life of work or visit the island school…
  • Back to Vega cruise and a local boat will take you 40 minutes through Lan Ha bay pass by floating fishing villages of Cai Beo to Cat Ba island then a car drive up to the central of the park for trekking
  • A moderate trek into the park upto Ngu Lam Peak (the trek up and down takes 2,5-3 hours depending). At the summit you will obtain a universal view of Cat Ba Island – Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay. Triple scenes in your one Photo shot! that is amazing
  • Trek down, visit the Hospital cave, the cave was used to be the hospital in the war (if you are not interested, you can skip or change to visit Trung Trang cave).
  • Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant
  • In the afternoon

  • After lunch, we drive to visit the Cannon fort – the old battle base of the island for not only pay a visit to the ruin relics of the war but also for a great universal of Lan Ha bay
  • Walk on the on-cliff path for spectacular landscapes…from the beach Cat Co 1 to Cat Co 3
  • Dip to swim on Cat Co 3 beach for relaxing moments.
  • Afterwards boat back to the cruise
  • You can enjoy more kayaking or swimming from the Cruise.
  • In the evening

  • Enjoy Dinner on the boat desk
  • Fishing at night is available
  • Enjoy the second peaceful lovely night on the bay

Inclusive services: Private car or bus, local boat , bike, full time English speaking tour guide, entrance fees, meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), deluxe sea view room on the Vega cruise.

 

Day 03: Lan Ha bay – Ha Long bay  - Hanoi / Ninh Binh/Hai Phong Airport

In the morning

  • Enjoy breakfast with the dawn rising from the bay (Breakfast time: 6.30AM-8.00 AM)

You can enjoy more kayaking or swimming from the Cruise.

  • Relaxing on board or swimming in the bay or breathing nature on the large sundeck chairs.
  • 10:30 check out and start cruising on another route throughout thousands of limestone islands and islets, taking precious Uni pictures meanwhile enjoying our tasteful brunch.
  • 12:00 arrive back at Ha Long dock.

In the afternoon

  • 12:10 disembark, say goodbye Halong Bay and Drive back to Hanoi. You can customize your trip plan to other places such as Hai Phong airport/Ninh Binh – Tam Coc/Van Don airport….
  • Estimated to arrive in Hanoi between 16:00 – 16:30.
  • We will drop you back to Vega office  or to your hotel. (in the old quarter)

Inclusive services: Shared transfer by  29 seat bus or minivan, full time English speaking tour guide and meals (Breakfast + Lunch)

Tour exclusive: personal things, all types of drink and tip for tour guide and crew.

Note: The above tour itinerary is subject to be changed due to the tide/weather or the policy of the bay administration board.

Price

Deluxe sea view room

Charm balcony room

Single room supplement

430 USD/person (-30%)

300 USD/person

490 USD/person (-30%)

340 USD/person

+ 270 USD

 

Tour excludes

- Beverage

- Tips to the tour guide, driver and crew

- Personal expenses

- All other services are not mentioned

- VAT tax.

 

Policies for children:

- Children under 5 - year old get free of charge for sharing bed with parents

- Children from 5 - year old to 9 years sharing bed with parents pay 75% of the tour price

- Children from 10 - year old and above pay 100% of the tour price

 

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