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

25% discount for booking from 30th Jul - 30th Dec 2018

15% discount for booking from 01st Jan – 01st Apr 2019



(3 days / 2 nights )

More than 20 –year experiences in organizing tours to Ha Long Bay but still in the crowds of tourists and 500 boats.

Thanks to the Government for the newly launched bridge from Hai Phong city crossing the strait to Cat Hai Island. Nowadays we can see Ha Long Wonder from its back where least boats and less travelled and especially this route is for us toexplore the hidden area of Cat Ba Island and Lan Ha Bay - The additional part of the Wonder of Ha Long Bay and the world Biosphere reserved area.

This cruise is for thistour itinerary designed to carry out that mission, also for those whom dislike tourists and passions discovering.


Day 01: Hanoi –Cat Ba Island – Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay – Angkor to overnight in Lan Ha Bay

AM: Boating to View Halong Bay from its back side in the Less travelled atmosphere

  • 08:00 – 08:30 pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter area or in front of Hanoi Opera House.
  • for Hai Phong city on the free-way AH 5B enjoying the peaceful landscape of rice field of the Red river Delta. Enjoy driving on the longest sea passing bridge of Vietnam of which front is Cat Ba Island – Huge mountain scene and green mangroves.
  • 20 minutes on the ferry to Cat BaIsland where you will feel your enjoyment coming by green mangroves running along the mountain feet. After that is the coastal road for amazing views to the bay and the valley shadowed paths through the National Park for more authenticNature on the route down to the other side of the Park calledGia Luan dock where you can view Halong Bay, the dock for fishing sampansand here we will boat Unicharm Cruise.
  • 12:30 UniCharm crew warmly welcome you on board. Visit the boat and check in the room and lunch on boat (We can cater Vegetarian or vegan food on your request).
  • Enjoying the first fresh seafood lunch and cruising among the bay from the back of Halong Bay – Tuan Chau Island to Cap Bai Islet and then NgonTay Island (Finger Islet) where you can view the universal seascape of Halong Bay World Heritage such as Sung Sot cave and Titop Island.
  • On the hidden route for different views of the bay, pass by AoEch lagoon (Frog Lagoon) to Ba Trai Dao (Three Peaches). We start discovering the most beautiful and peaceful bay called Lan Ha Bay, the bay with crystal water and round lagoons and the Hon Dua (the Stick Islet). The bay is the additional part of the Wonder of Halong Bay and the World Biosphere reserved area.

PM: Kayaking – Snorkeling to Open the Hidden Charm and Feel how Unique is

  • Discover the additional part of the Wonder of Halong Bay and the World Biosphere reserved area by kayaking and snorkeling.
  • On each 2-seat kayak we will paddle through narrow lanes of the karst mountains to visit fishing villages, call on some local fishing families to get to learn more about the daily life of the local fisherman.
  • Paddle to a stunning lagoon with tunnel grotto (depend on the tide, we may not be able to reach). Here we will dip into the emerald waters. Swimming and Snorkeling to see Corals are our highlights of this day. You can also reach some secluded beaches for a while relaxing lying on sand…
  • Back to the boat for “cooking class” (our tour guide will show you how to make some famous Vietnamese traditional dishes that you can easily demonstrate home for your family after this trip).
  • Enjoy Dinner and overnight on the lovely peaceful bay once on your lifetime.


Day 02: Cat Ba Island activities

Biking in Viet Hai village – Trekking in Cat Ba National Park and Kayaking in Lan Ha bay.

AM: Biking – Boating

  • Wake up among the smooth waves and karst mountains and fishing villages.
  • 07:00 AM - Enjoy light snack with special Vietnamese sweet potato cake and tea, coffee.
  • 07:30 AM - Tender ship to Cat Ba Island, reach Viet Hai dock for a bicycle trip to Viet Hai village. Riding a bike for 1 hour 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 some local house to know about the local people as well as their daily life of work or visit the island school…
  • Cycle or you can walk to Hang Doi( Bat cave) - the home of the park bats focus here.

Afterward cycling back to the Cruise

  • 10:00 Continue a small motor boat to reach Cat Ba town
  • Visit to the Canon Fort.
  • Early lunch at 11:00 – 11:30

PM: Trekking –Kayaking – Snorkeling

  • 12:30 drive to the central of Cat Ba National Park for a moderate trek to Ngu Lam Peak( the trek up and down takes 2,5-3 hours). 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!
  • 15:30 – 16:00 get to Beo dock to take small boat to transfer back to UniCharm Cruise
  • Kayaking and snorkeling again or you just want to relax or swimming from the boat.
  • Dinner and overnight on Unicharm Cruise.



Day 03: Lan Ha Bay – Halong Bay – Hanoi

AM: Relaxing – Swimming - Boating

  • Light snack on board.
  • Relaxing on board or swimming in the bay or breathing nature on the sundeck
  • 10:00 start cruising pass by the fishing villages and thousands of limestone islands and islets, taking precious Uni pictures and meanwhile enjoying our tasteful brunch.
  • 12:00 arrive back Gia Luan dock


PM: Driving back to Hanoi

  • 12:00 – 12:30 arrival back, say goodbye to the bay and disembark UniCharm Cruise for another drive on thefree-way AH5B back to Hanoi.

       Estimated to arrive back in Hanoi at 15:30 – 16:00 – end the tour at your hotel


Type of room

Number of guest stay



Uni Balcony

On the 1st & 2nd floor with balcony, 20m





Charm Terrace

On the 2nd & 3rd floor with terrace, 30m





UniCharm Family Terrace

On the 2nd & 3rd floor with terrace, 50-60m





Extra bed: 395 USD


- Round-trip shuttle bus: Hanoi – Got Ferry Harbor – Hanoi

- Welcome drink

- Entrance fee

- English speaking guide

- 02 complimentary bottles of water per room per night

- Cooking class

- Tea and coffee

- Meals on board: 03 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 light breakfasts.

- Activities mentioned in itinerary: Biking, swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, trekking

- Satellite television

- Internal telephone.

- Onboard insurance & service charge



- Airfare, visa arrangement


- Beverage, tip, gratuities and other personal expenses

- All other services not clearly mentioned above


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