Cat Ba island - Ha Long - Lan Ha bay 3 days (one night on Vega luxury cruise + 1 night in hotel)

HA LONG BAY - LAN HA BAY - CAT BA ISLAND

First night on Vega luxury cruise, second night in hotel on Cat Ba Island

Bay Cruising - National Park Biking + Trekking - Lagoons kayaking

 

Day 01: Ha Noi – 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 in the old quarter) 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 room check in.

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 luxury Cruise, full-time English speaking tour guide, kayak, entrance fees into Ha Long Bay – Lan ha Bay, meals (Lunch+ Dinner)

 

Day 02: Biking and trekking in the Cat Ba National park – Overnight at hotel in Cat Ba Town

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 for check out 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 up to 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 Ha Long 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.

-Check in the hotel . You can walk around Cat Ba town by night, enjoy local food.

Inclusive services: Private car or bus, local boat , bike, full time English speaking tour guide, entrance fees, meals (Breakfast + Lunch) ,Hung Long 3 - star hotel or Cat Ba view 3 - star hotel.

Day 03: Cat Ba island – Tuan Chau island – Ha Noi

In the morning

-Breakfast at hotel.

-Relaxing and  swimming in the Cat Co beach or walk around visit Cat Ba town

11:00 check out and lunch at restaurant.

11:30 drive to Gia Luan dock then take a speed boat to Tuan Chau 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/NinhBinh – 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. (only in the old quarter area).

Inclusive services: Shared transfer by  29 seat bus or minivan, speed boad, 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 on Vega luxury cruise

Superior room in 3 - star hotel in Cat Ba

Charm balcony room on Vega luxury cruise

Superior room in 3 - star hotel in Cat Ba

Single room supplement

255 USD/person

275 USD/person

+120 USD

 

Not includes.

- Beverage

- Tips to the tour guide, driver and crew

- Personal expenses

- All other services are not mentioned

- VAT Tax if it is issued

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Policies for children:

- Children under 5 - year old get free of charge for sharing bed with parentsPolicies for children:

- 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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